Music – 1988 – Leslie Uggams – My Kind Of Town (Chicago Is) – Halftime 54th Orange Bowl Canes Vs Sooners

Whether it’s “My Kind of Town“ or “My Kind of Town (Chicago Is)” doesn’t really matter….cuz it’s a very popular song by both names….which was composed by Jimmy Van Heusen….with lyrics by Sammy Cahn….as the song was originally part of the musical score from the 1964 movie Robin and the 7 Hoods staring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Sammy…

Music – 1988 – Lee Roy Reams + Leslie Uggams – The Lullaby Of Broadway + New York New York

“Lullaby of Broadway“ is a popular song with music written by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin…. which was published in 1935…..as the lyrics salute the night life of Broadway and its denizens….who “don’t sleep tight until the dawn”….while the song was introduced by Wini Shaw in the musical film Gold Diggers of 1935….and, in an unusual move, it was used as background music in a sequence in…

Music – 1988 – Meet Me In St Louie, Louie – Performed At Halftime Of The 54th Orange Bowl

Meet Me in St. Louis is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer….which divided into a series of seasonal vignettes….while starting the Summer of 1903….as it relates the story of a year in the life of the Smith family in St. Louis…..after leading up to the opening of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition….which was more commonly referred to as the World’s Fair in the spring…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl – # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami PostGame Show With Bob Trumpy + Don Criqui

This 1988 Orange Bowl Classic not only feature the # 1 and # 2 teams in college football in the country during the 1987 season….but it also featured two opposing head coaches that were both college players for the Arkansas Razorbacks in the 1960’s….who both won NCAA national championship….with Switzer at Oklahoma University and Johnson…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl – # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami Hurricanes – Last 2 Minutes Of 1st Half

The 1988 Orange Bowl featured “Game of the Century” type billing as the undefeated and # 1 Oklahoma Sooners faced off against the undefeated and # 2 ranked Miami Hurricanes for the national championship.   Adding to the hype of the game was the recent on-field history between the teams…..as Oklahoma was a dominant force in college football….while winning…

This 1988 CBS At The Half Show at the Orange Bowl game between the Miami Hurricanes verses the Oklahoma Sooners is hosted by Jim Nantz…..along with Pat O’Brien and Brent Musburger…..as the Canes enter the locker room at halftime leading the Sooners by a score of 7 – 3.  The first part of this halftime show begins…

Music – 1988 – Leslie Uggams + LeeRoy Reams – Bight Lights And Big Town Music – Orange Bowl Halftime

During the decade of the 1980’s, the Orange Bowl Classic was known for its halftime show…..which was typically a production of the highest order…..and if the 1988 Orange Bowl featuring the # 1 Oklahoma Sooners verses the # 2 Miami Hurricanes didn’t create enough excitement…..which it did with a truly great match-up in a truly…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami Pregame Show – With Brent Musburger + Jim Nantz

The 1988 Orange Bowl was an American college football bowl game between the Miami Hurricanes and the Oklahoma Sooners.  It was the 54th edition of the Orange Bowl and took place at the Orange Bowl stadium in Miami, Florida on January 1, 1988.  Miami was coached by Jimmy Johnson and Oklahoma was coached by Barry Switzer….as Miami would go on to win the game by a score of 20 – 14. To date,…