Music – 1986 – Mad Dog And Englishmen Go Out In The Midday Sun – Put To Highlights Of 1986 Wimbledon

We have a great number of videos here at ImaSportsphile where music and sports are put together….and almost every one of them have no need for commentary….cuz the music says it all….as evidenced by this “rare gem” of a video seen herewith….for “Mad Dog And Englishmen Go Out In The Midday Sun”….and if you have never…

Music – 1986 – John Denver – America, The Dream Goes On – John Williams Composition Sung At Lady Liberty July 4th Concert In NYC Harbor

Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist and humanitarian….whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer….for Denver began his music career with folk music groups during the late 1960’s…..then starting in the 1970’s, he became one of the most popular acoustic artists…

Music – 1986 – John Williams & The Boston Pops – USA Composers Salute – Foster + Kern + Berlin + Ellington + Rodgers + Hammerstein

Every so often, we get a video that is so good that we just have to watch it….and this one is definitely one of those….cuz the truth be known, we watched it twice…..but first of all you have to understand we at ImaSportsphile are “red-blooded Americans”….who just love our country….for there is no place else…

Music – 1986 – Melissa Manchester – Rhapsody In Blue + The Man I Love + Ive Got Rhythm + Summer Time

Melissa Manchester is an American singer-songwriter and actress…. whose songs have been carried by adult contemporary radio stations since the 1970’s….that’s dang near 50 years folks….plus, she has appeared on television, in films, and on stage.  Melissa studied songwriting at New York University with Paul Simon…. and played the Manhattan club scene….where she was discovered by Barry Manilow….who introduced her to Bette Midler….and…

Music – 1979 – The Pretenders – Brass In Pockets – Put To MLB Great Plays Highlights For Season

“Brass in Pocket“ is a 1979 single by The Pretenders….which was written by Chrissie Hynde and James Honeyman-Scott….while being produced by Chris Thomas…..as The Pretenders third single was their first big success….after soaring to # 1 one on the UK Singles Chart for two weeks in January 1980 by making it the first new # 1 single of the 1980’s….plus, it was # 2 in Australia…

Music – 1987 – I Read It Everyday – Jane Byrne +Charles Schwab + Willard Scott + Sey Hey + The Mick

As seen in this video herewith….this little jingle “I read it everyday”…..while being sung by celebrities like Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne having her morning cup of coffee with her USA Today newspaper….followed  by young famous investment broker Charles Schwab…..then comes the Today Show national weatherman Willard Scott…..who just happened to be the first Ronald McDonald ever….as he was…

Music – 1987 – Guy Lavqie – The Soviet National Anthem – Sung At Rendez Vous 87 With NHL Vs USSR

The “State Anthem of the Soviet Union“ was the national anthem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics….and the regional anthem of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1944 to 1990….which replaced “The Internationale”…..as Its lyrics were written by Sergey Mikhalkov in collaboration with Gabriel El-Registan…. and its music composed by Alexander Alexandrov….albeit   Russia adopted a new anthem in 1990 and the Soviet Union was dissolved in December 1991….wherein,…

NCAAF – 1987 – CBS Sports Special – Highlights Of The 1986 NCAA College Football Season

The 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Penn State winning the national championship. Coached by Joe Paterno, they defeated Miami (Fl) 14–10 in the Fiesta Bowl….as this Fiesta Bowl was the first in the game’s history to decide the national championship…which launched it into the top tier of bowls games….as Miami came into the game ranked # 1 in the country….and Penn State…

Music – 1986 – This Is The Moment – Sung To Highlights Of The 1986 NCAA Football Season

“This is the Moment” is a song by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse….which is a major song in the Broadway musical Jekyll & Hyde…..whereas actors from the Broadway production like Robert Cuccioli, and David Hasselhoff sing it in the key of E…..as the song is sung by Jekyll before he tests his formula on himself. In stage performances, the set typically transitions at this point between Jekyll’s living…