Music – 1960 – The Shirelles – Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – Performed On Roots Of Rock N Roll

The Shirelles were an American girl group notable for their rhythm and blues, doo-wop and soul music…. while gaining popularity in the early 1960’s…..as they consisted of schoolmates Shirley Owens, Doris Coley, Addie “Micki” Harris and Beverly Lee. Founded in 1957 for a talent show at their high school, they were signed by Florence Greenberg of Tiara Records….when their first single, “I Met Him on a…

Music – 1978 – Neil Diamond – Dry Your Eyes – Performed Live At The Last Waltz Concert Of The Band

Neil Diamond is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor…..with 38 songs in the Top 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts….as Diamond has sold more than 100 million records worldwide….which makes him one of the best-selling musicians of all time.  On the Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts, he has had ten # 1 singles to include “Cracklin’ Rosie”, “Song Sung…

Music – 1989 – Disney Sing A Long Song – In the Golden Afternoon – From Alice In Wonderland Movie

Disney Sing-Along Songs is a series of videos on VHS, betamaxs, laserdiscs and DVDs….with musical moments from various Disney films, TV shows and attractions…..as lyrics for the songs are displayed on-screen with the Mickey Mouse icon as a “bouncing ball”.  Early releases open with a theme song introduction (written by Patrick DeRemer) containing footage featuring Professor Owl and his class…. which was seen originally in 1953 in two Disney shorts, Melody and Toot, Whistle, Plunk, and…

Music – 1983 – Special – Dick Clark Provides Highlights And A Tribute To MoTown On 25th Anniversary

Dick Clark (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor….as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1988….who also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve….which transmitted Times Square’s New Year’s Eve celebrations….as Clark was well known for his trademark sign-off….“For…

Music – 1983 – DeBarge + High Anxiety – Ways Of Love + Gonna Take A Heart Tonight + Need Your Lovin

DeBarge was an American musical recording group composed of several members of the DeBarge family…..which was a family of musical talent often compared to the Jackson family. In addition to various solo projects completed by members of the family, DeBarge was active between 1980 and 1989. The group originally consisted of Mark, Randy, and El. Bunny, James, and Bobby joined later. DeBarge released six studio albums….of which four…

Music – 1983 – Diana Ross + The Supremes – Stop In The Name Of Love & Someday We Will Be Together

“Stop! In the Name of Love” is a 1965 song recorded by Diana Ross & The Supremes for MoTown Records….which was written and produced by Motown’s main production team of Holland–Dozier–Holland….and held the # 1 position on the Billboard pop singles chart in the United States from March 27, 1965 through April 3, 1965….while reaching the # 2 position on…

Music – 1976 – Bob Dylan – Forever Young + Let Me Come Home With You – Sung At Last Waltz Concert

“Forever Young“ is a song by Bob Dylan….which was recorded in California in November 1973…..and first appeared….in two different versions, one slow and one fast….on Dylan’s fourteenth studio album Planet Waves in 1974…..as a demo version of the song, recorded in New York City in June 1973 was included on Dylan’s 1985 compilation Biograph.  In the notes included with that album, Dylan is quoted as…

Music – 1983 – Dance Number – I Want You Baby – Performed Live On Motown 25th Anniversary Show

This particular choreographed song and dance routine was inspired by a what artist Harry Bird captured on canvas in a sense of style that was uniquely it’s own…..while being transitioned from canvas to the stage….as this dance troupe seen in the video herewith…..provides a living image what Bird’s oil painting evoked.  The dance troupe performs…

Music – 1982 – Cotton Bowl Halftime Show – Alabama Marching Band – During Texas Vs Alabama Game

The Million Dollar Band (sometimes shortened to MDB) is the official marching band of the University of Alabama….which was founded in 1912….is the largest student organization at the University of Alabama…..as this marching band performs during pregame and halftime of every home and neutral-site Alabama football game….plus, it also supplies at least a pep band to every away football game….as well as…