Music – 1942 – Bing Crosby + Dorothy Lamour + Bob Hope – Moonlight Becomes You – In Road To Morocco

“Moonlight Becomes You“ is a popular song….which was composed by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke….while the song was written for the Paramount Pictures release Road to Morocco in 1942….and published in connection with the film.  The song has been recorded many times….thus becoming a standard….but the recording by Bing Crosby on June 12, 1942 is the best known…..as it topped the Billboard charts in 1942….while spending a…

Boxing – 1982 – Larry Merchant Interviews Aaron Pryor After Retaining Title Against Alexis Arguello

Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor simply destroyed one of the greatest featherweight boxers of all time…..when he KO’d Alexis Arguello in the 10th round of their 2nd fight at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas….as it is our opinion here at ImaSportsphile that Aaron Pryor was the greatest Light Welterwt Champion of all time….who has been forgotten by fight…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Cowboys Roger Staubach – With John Facenda

Roger Staubach was nicknamed “Roger the Dodger“, “Captain America” and “Captain Comeback”…. and is an American former football quarterback in the NFL…for the Dallas Cowboys…..who attended the U.S. Naval Academy….where he won the 1963 Heisman Trophy….and after graduation he served in the U.S. Navy….including a tour of duty in Vietnam…..after which he joined the Dallas Cowboys  in 1969….and played with the club during all 11 seasons of his…

NFL – 1966 – Curt Gowdy Remembers NBC And CBS Both Covering Super Bowl 1 With Packers Vs Chiefs

If there ever was a “wanna be professional athlete”….it was renowned sports journalist and author, George Plimpton…..who was by our estimation probably a Sportsphile too….for he was a decent athlete at more than a handful of sports….but not good enough to get any where near the professional ranks in any of the sports he was capable…

Boxing – 1982- Dr Ferdie Pacheco Interviews Referee Tony Perez On Why He Didnt Stop Qawi Vs Martin Fite In 1st Round

Tony Perez is considered one of the great boxing referees of all time…..as his career began in 1968. He was the third man in the ring for Frazier VS Ellis….Ali vs Frazier….Ali vs Wepner….Ali vs Quarry….Mancini vs Arguello and so many more title fights…..like the one between Ray Martin vs. Dwight Muhammad Qawi title fight…

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…