L E’s Stories – “You Look Marvelous” – In My Tribute To The Comedic Mastery Of Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal is an American actor, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970’s and 1980’s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom          Soap…..and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live.  He then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980’s and 1990’s….while…

Music – 1987 – MLB Novelty Song – Wave Busters – Lost In A Fury Of Waves So Who Are You Gonna Call

Every now and then, we get a video that rolls up to be posted which doesn’t offer any type of research assistance….cuz nothing has been written in regards to the subject material of that video….so, that is when we get to do some “creative writing” ….so, here goes, cuz this video is one of those.  The…

Music – 1987 – Those Zany Goofy Sports Fans – With Highlights Of Sports Fans Dressed Up For The Game

One of the great things about attending a live sporting event is not only the game itself…..but also, the dress garb, signs and demeanor of the fans that attend each event…..for there is as much to see in the stands as there is on the fields of play….cuz sports fans are “zany, goofy and down right…

Music – 1987 – Songs of the Funnies – With Hostess Loni Anderson – On Those Fabulous Funnies TV Show

The television special Those Fabulous Funnies….which was hosted by actress Loni Anderson….provided a wonderful inside look at the history and world of The Funnies…..which were known as the comic strips in the newspapers around the USA….as it covered the genre of The Funnies from the 1920’s until 1987…. when this tv special was aired.  The Funnies was originally the name of…

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…

Comedy – 1985 – Not Necessarily The News – Reagan + Kissinger + Gorbachev + The Pope Put To Music

After posting over 5,300 videos here at ImaSportsphile…..we consider ourselves “the creme de la cream” when it comes to rare pieces of video…..so, when we say that a video is a true treasure…..it is a rare treasure!!…..which is what you got in this video seen herewith….for this Not Necessarily The News piece is beyond classic…..cuz in 1 minute, it…

Music – 1984 – Special – Loni Anderson – We All Read The Funnies Cuz Were Just Funny That Way

The Funnies, also known as “comic strips” are a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display humor or form a narrative….which is often serialized….with text and conversation in balloons and captions…..which has traditionally for the past century and a half have been published in newspapers      and magazines…..with horizontal pictoral strips printed in black-and-white in daily…

Music – 1983 – Roger Miller – You Cant Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd + Chug A Lug – Live At ACL

Although Roger Miller is usually grouped with country music singers….his unique style defies easy classification…..cuz many of his recordings were humorous novelty songs with whimsical lyrics….which was coupled with scat singing or vocalese riffs filled with nonsense syllables…..while others were sincere ballads which caught the public’s fancy….as with his signature song, “King of the Road”….when the biographical book Ain’t Got…

Music – 1983 – Fascination – As Steve Martin + Gilda Radner Perform A Spontaneous Dance Routine

“Fascination“ is a popular waltz song with music written in 1904 by Fermo Dante Marchetti….with lyrics written in 1905 by Maurice de Féraudy….which was first published in Hamburg (Anton J. Benjamin)….and Paris (Édition F. D. Marchetti) in 1904 in a version for piano solo (‘Valse Tzigane’)….when as a song with de Féraudy’s words….it was first performed by the French music-hall singer Paulette…