Music – 1981 – Eddie Money – Two Tickets To Paradise

“Two Tickets to Paradise” is a song by American rock singer Eddie Money from his 1977 self-titled debut album, Eddie Money.  It was released as a single in June 1978….and reached # 22 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song has since become a staple of classic rock radio, and is one of Eddie Money’s signature songs.     Eddie Money is an American…

NBA – 1987 – Finals Game 5 Celtics Vs Lakers PreGame Show – With Musburger + Stockton + Heinshon

The pregame show for the 1987 NBA Finals Game 5 between “serious rivals” Los Angeles Lakers verses the Boston Garden took place on June 11, 1987 at Boston Gardens before 14,890 fans….with the hosts of the“build-up to the game” being CBS Sports lead NBA broadcast team of Brent Musburger, Dick Stockton and Tom Heinsohn….so, we decided to…

Music – 1982 – Night Flight Special – Grace Jones – Music + Modeling

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American supermodel, singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born in Jamaica, she moved when she was 13, along with her siblings, to live with her parents in Syracuse, New York. Jones began her modelling career in New York state….then in Paris….while working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo….and appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue.…

Music – 1982 – Terri Gibbs – Busy Busy Busy + Somebody Is Knocking

Terri Gibbs (born June 15, 1954) is a blind American country music artist….who between 1980 and 2017 recorded eleven studio albums….including four for MCA Records and one for Warner Bros. Records. She also charted 13 singles on the Billboard country singles charts in that time span….which includes her debut single “Somebody’s Knocking”…..as performed in this video herewith….which reached # 8 on the country charts….#…

NBA – 1987 – Finals Game 6 Lakers Vs Celtics – Brent Musburger Interview With Jerry West + Oscar Robertson

This halftime show for Game 6 of the 1987 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers verses the Boston Celtics features CBS’ Brent Musburger’s interview with two NBA legends of the game in Oscar Robertson and Jerry West……as they analyze the 1st half of play…..and then provide thoughts on what needs to be done in…

Music – 1980 – Rush – There Is Trouble In The Forrest

Rush was a Canadian rock band made up of Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars), and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics)….which was formed in 1968….as the band went through several configurations until arriving at its longest and most popular line-up when Peart replaced original drummer John Rutsey in July 1974…which was two weeks before the group’s first tour of the United States. Rush…

Music – 1979 – Paul McCartney + Wings – Coming Up

“Coming Up“ is a song written and performed by Paul McCartney….which is the opening track on his 1980 solo album McCartney II…..and like other songs on the album…..it has   a minimalist synthesised sound, featuring sped-up vocals created by using a vari-speed tape machine. McCartney played all instruments and shared vocal harmonies with wife Linda McCartney. The single was a major…

NBA – 1987 – All Star Game Slam Dunk Contest Semifinals – With Michael Jordan + Clyde Drexler

The NBA reintroduced the Slam Dunk Contest in 1984 at its birthplace in Denver…..as Phoenix’s Larry Nance defeated the original Dunk contest winner Julius Erving in the final round….then Hawks Dominique Wilkins won the contest the following year….whereas in 1986 his Atlanta  teammate Spud Webb made history when he defeated Wilkins in the final….and preventing him from retaining his title….while standing a mere 5 feet…

NBA – 1987 – NBA Finals Game 3 Lakers Vs Celtics Halftime With Brent Musburger + Coach Frank Layden

The guest for this NBA At the Half show with CBS’ Brent Musburger is Utah Jazz Coach Frank Layden (born January 5, 1932)….who today is a retired American basketball coach and executive of the National Basketball Association’s Utah Jazz. In addition to his coaching at the professional level, Layden coached at Adelphi Suffolk College….and is also a former head coach and player of his alma…