Music – 1956 – Olympic Band – Star Spangled Banner – Performed At Medal Ceremony Of Mens Decathlon

The Men’s decathlon competition at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 29–30…..and the gold medal was won by USA Milt Campbell with 7937 points….as USA Rafer Johnson captured Silver with 7587 points….as USSR Vasili Kuznetsov garnered the bronze medal with 7465 points.  The decathlon consists of ten track and field events….with a points system that awards higher scores for…

Music – 1956 – Bob Hope + Eva Marie Saint – That Certain Feeling – From Movie Of The Same Name

“That Certain Feeling“ is a 1925 song composed by George Gershwin….with lyrics by Ira Gershwin…. which was introduced by Allen Kearns and Queenie Smith in the 1925 movie musical Tip-Toes…..as It was later used as the title of a 1956 Bob Hope film….when it was performed during the opening credits by  Pearl Bailey…..and later reprized by Bob Hope in That Certain Feeling….which was a 1956 American  comedy film directed…

Music – 1953 – Disney Sing A Long Songs – Blue Danube Snore Wltz + Old McDonald + Scales & Arpeggios

As we begin to lay 2019 to rest here at ImaSportsphile…..we find we will end the year with a total of 5,000 videos having been posted on our site in the past four years…..which is quite an accomplishment by any standards from a 2 person and one dog staff.  It has been our true joy…

Music – 1962 – Marilyn Monroe – Happy Birthday Mr. President – Sung Live At John F Kennedy Birthday Celebration At Madison Square Garden

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model and singer…..who was famous for playing comedic “blonde bombshell” characters….and became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950’s and early 1960’s….while being emblematic of the era’s changing attitudes towards sexuality….and although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade….her films…

Music – 1977 – Bonnie Raitt – Runaway – Performed Live In Concert

“Runaway“ is a # 1 Billboard Hot 100 song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961….as it was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook….and became a major international hit…..which is # 472 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, compiled in 2010.   Singer-guitarist Charles Westover and keyboard player Max Crook performed together as members of “Charlie Johnson and the Big Little…

Music – 1977 – Steve Martin – King Tut – Performed And Sung Live On Stage In NYC

“King Tut“ is a novelty song performed by Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons….who were actually members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band….when it was released as a single in 1978….which sold over a million copies…while reaching # 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.  Martin previewed the song in a live performance during the April 22, 1978 episode of Saturday Night Live…..as seen in this video herewith. The…

Music – 1977 – Earl Scruggs Revue – My Tennessee Mountain Home – Played Live At Austin City Limits

In early 1969, Earl Scruggs formed the Earl Scruggs Revue….which consisted of two of his sons, Randy (guitar) and Gary (bass)…..and later Vassar Clements (fiddle), Josh Graves (Dobro) and Scruggs’ youngest son, Steve (drums)….as seen in this video herewith….while playing live at Austin City Limits.  On November 15, 1969, Scruggs performed live with the newly formed…

Music – 1977 – Fleetwood Mac – Gold Dust Woman – Black Widow Mix Featuring Stevie Nicks

“Gold Dust Woman“ is a song from the best-selling Fleetwood Mac album Rumours….which was written and sung by Stevie Nicks….and released as a B-side to the “Don’t Stop” single in the UK….and the “You Make Loving Fun” single in the US…..whereas, the 2004 two-disc special edition release of Rumours  includes two demos of “Gold Dust Woman”…..with one demo featuring vocal melody and lyrics in…

Music – 1977 – Andrea McArdle – Tomorrow – From Annie Broadway Show Put To World Series Highlights

“Tomorrow“ is a song from the musical Annie….with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin….which was published in 1977….as the number was originally written as “The Way We Live Now” for the 1970 short film Replay, with both music and lyrics by Strouse.  The song was originally written for a musical production of Daniel Keyes’s Flowers for Algernon…..but the switch was made because Annie…