Music – 1982 – Roger Hodgson + Supertramp – Give A Little Bit

The music group Supertramp….known as Daddy in 1969 – 1970….were an English rock band formed in London in 1969….although their music was initially categorized as progressive rock….they later incorporated a combination of traditional rock, pop and art rock into their music. The band’s work is marked by the individual songwriting of founders Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies….and the prominent use of Wurlitzer electric piano and saxophone….and though their early style was progressive….they…

Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – I Will Stand By You – Performed Live In Concert

Quarterflash is an American rock group formed in 1980 in Portland, Oregon….with a band that was originally made up of the two current members…. Orinda Sue “Rindy” Ross on lead vocals and saxophone….and her husband Marv Ross on guitars…..along with Jack Charles on guitars…..and Rick DiGiallonardo on keyboards / synthesizers….plus, Rich Gooch on electric bass…. and Brian David Willis…

Music – 1982 – Lionel Richie & The Commodores – Come Celebrate – Sung Live In Concert

The Commodores is an American funk/soul band….which was at its peak in the late 1970’s through the mid 1980’s….who signed with Motown in November 1972….after having first caught the public eye while opening for the Jackson 5 when they were on tour….with the group’s most successful period being in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s….when Lionel Richie was the co-lead singer….as seen in the video herewith.…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Running Back – With Gayle Sayers + O J Simpson + Jim Brown

When it comes to the greatest NFL running backs to ever play the game…..Chicago Bears Gayle Sayers….Cleveland Browns Jim Brown….and Buffalo Bills O J Simpson…..will surely show up on most NFL fan’s list…..as they are featured by John Facenda on this NFL Films Best Ever Running Backs series. So, any way you cut the pie….we…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – You Dont Know Me – Sung Live In Concert At Constitution Hall

“You Don’t Know Me“ is a song written by Cindy Walker….which was based on a title and story line given to her by Eddy Arnold in 1955….and was first recorded by Arnold that year…while being released as a single on April 21, 1956 on RCA Victor…..whereas the first version of the song to make the Billboard charts was by Jerry Vale in 1956….as it peaked…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Vikings Fran Tarkenton – With John Facenda

Fran Tarkenton is an American former football player….who was a NFL starting quarterback for 18 seasons….while spending the majority of his career with the Minnesota Vikings…..which spanned thirteen non-consecutive seasons….after playing with the team for six seasons from 1961 to 1966….then for seven seasons from 1972 to 1978….while In between his years in Minnesota was a member of the New York Giants for…

Music – 1983 – Aretha Franklin – Search On – Sung Live At Mr Lucky’s Nightclub

Aretha Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, pianist and civil rights activist….who began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan….where her father C. L. Franklin was minister. At the age of 18, she embarked on a secular musical career as a recording artist for Columbia Records…..and although her career did not immediately flourish….she found…

NFL – 1980 – Worst Plays Ever – Steelers TE Dave Smith Running For A TD With No Defender In Sight

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Dave Smith is on his was to scoring a wide open touchdown…..as he fumbles the ball just feet away from a touchdown….and then slips in the end zone while attempting to recover his fumble….so, any way you cut the pie…..this is simply one of the worst plays that can be made on…

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…