Music – 1952 – Bob Hope + Jane Russell + Roy Rodgers – Buttons And Bows – From Movie The Paleface

“Buttons and Bows” was a popular song published in 1947….with music written by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans….which was written for and appeared in the Bob Hope and Jane Russell movie, The Paleface…. and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song   It was a vocal selection on many radio programs in late 1948…..which was reprised in the sequel, Son of Paleface, by Roy Rogers, Jane Russell…

Music – 1979 – Hoyt Axton – Joy To The World – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

“Joy to the World“ is a song written by Hoyt Axton….and made famous by the band Three Dog Night….so, this is obviously not the Christmas Hymn Joy To The World….as this song is also popularly known by its opening lyric, “Jeremiah was a bullfrog.“  Three Dog Night originally released the song on their fourth studio album, Naturally, in November 1970….and subsequently…

Boxing – 1982 – Dr Ferdie Pacheco Interview Of Super Middlewt Mustafa Hamsho After Bobby Czyz Win

Bobby Czyz is a retired American boxer and commentator…..who was a two-division world champion at light heavyweight and cruiserweight divisions…..as he had a quick start to his professional boxing career in the early 1980’s….and was soon in line for a shot against world middleweight champion Marvin Hagler….but suffered a 10-round loss at the hands of veteran Mustafa Hamsho in November 1982….a fight that this interview in…

Music – 1978 – Merle Haggard & The Strangers – Got That Old Fashion Love In My Heart – Live On ACL

Merle Haggard was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler…..who was born in the Great Depression….when after the death of his father had a troubled childhood…and was incarcerated several times in his youth….but after being released from San Quentin State Prison in 1960….he managed to turn his life around….when he launched a successful country music career….after which he gained popularity with his…

Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championships – Ice Dancing – USSR Natalia Bestemianova + Andrei Butkin

Natalia Bestemianova and Andrei Bukin were Russian former ice dancers… who represented the Soviet Union in their competitive careers….while winning the gold at the 1988 Seoul Olympics….along with the silver at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..while being 4 x World Pairs Champion….along with 3 x World silver medalist….and five-time European champions.  If you are a fan of ice dancing…..there is no question that you…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind – Sung Live At Constitution Hall In Washington D C

I mean….could you ask for more!?!….than Ray Charles performing Georgia On My Mind in a live concert at Constitution Hall…..cuz this rendition is nothing less than ALL TIME  great…..just listen to this video and tell me that Brother Ray wasn’t an ALL TIME master…..and what delivery!  To tell the truth…..like Georgia On My Mind just has a way…

Music – 1979 – Tom T Hall – The Year That Clayton Delaney Died – Sung Live On Austin City Limits

“The Year That Clayton Delaney Died“ is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Tom T. Hall…..which was released in July 1971….as the only single from the album, In Search of a Song…..which was Hall’s second # 1 on the country chart….while the single stayed at # 1 for two weeks….and spent a total of eighteen…

NFL – 1983 – Special – O J Simpson Showcases 8 Most Remarkable Plays Of The Decade Both Good & Bad

In this video seen herewith…..O J Simpson provides a wonderful showcase of the eight most remarkable plays…..both good plays and bad plays….from the decade of the 1980’s…..and we are quite sure that our viewers will remember dang near all eight…..which makes this video another “nugget of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories here at ImaSportsphile….and…

Music – 1982 – Queen – Under Pressure

“Under Pressure“ is a song by the British rock band Queen and singer David Bowie….which was originally released as a single in October 1981….and was later included on Queen’s 1982 album Hot Space….as the song reached # 1 on the UK Singles Chart….thus becoming Queen’s second # 1 hit in their home country….after 1975’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”….which topped the chart for nine weeks….plus it…