Comedy – 1982 – Bill Murray As Riverboat Nick Rivers Sings Proud Mary + Celebrate + Emotional Rescue

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and writer…..who first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live….with a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award….and later starred in comedy films including Meatballs in 1979….Caddyshack in 1980….Stripes in 1981…..Tootsie in 1982….   Ghostbusters in 1984…..Scrooged in 1988…..Ghostbusters II in 1989….What About Bob? in 1991….and  Groundhog Day in 1993. He also co-directed Quick Change in 1990.  Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in…

Animation – 1984 – Comedian George Carlin – Its No Bullshit

We here at ImaSportsphile feel so fortunate to have the video footage that we have of comedian George Carlin…..for in this man was not only comedic genius….which was delivered in a very intellectual and thought provoking way….and low and behold….up pops this Carlin animation piece titled  Its No Bullshit….cuz in our opinion….this video seen herewith…

Music – 1979 – Billy Joel – Only The Good Die Young – Performed Live On Saturday Night Live In 1979

Billy Joel is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist…..who is commonly known as the “Piano Man” after his first major hit and signature song of the same name…..as he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the early 1970’s….who has released twelve studio albums from 1971 to 1993….as well as one studio album in…

TV Ads – 1980 – Singer Patti Caldwell For Her New Album Stretch Marks

Comedian Gilda Radner shows off her comedic genius in this television commercial portrayal of singer Patti Caldwell introducing her new album Stretch Marks…..with such outstanding songs cuts like  F*U*L*L*F*I*L*L*M*E*N*T…..as seen in this video herewith….for Radner was truly a funny lady…..who died from cancer at way too young of an age….while leaving a tremendous legacy of her…

Music – 1980 – The NBC Classical Chorus – A Ship Set To Sea In The Month Of May

Whenever a Monthy Python comedian….like Eric Idle….appeared on Saturday Night Live….the viewing audience was guaranteed to have a very serious skit….that was just funny as all heck….as evidenced by the NBC Classical Chorus skit where Eric Idle (Python) joins Laraine Newman, Jane Curtin and Bill Murray in singing the British round….“A Ship Set To Sea In The…

Music – 1979 – 14 Karat Soul Acapella Group – I Wish That We Were Married + That Is My Baby

14 Karat Soul is an a cappella group from East Orange, N.J…..who were active in the 1980’s. They were originally a strictly doo-wop group….but later branched out into other genres.  The group were featured in the 1980 Mabou Mines short film Sister Suzie Cinema….which was a 20-minute doo-wop opera by Bob Telson and Lee Breuer. The discography of 14 Karat Soul includes several albums and compilations on Pony Canyon for the Japanese market….where the group…

Music – 1979 – The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden + Respectable + Shattered

“Beast of Burden“ is a song by English rock band The Rolling Stones….which was featured on the 1978 album Some Girls…..when in 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song # 435 on their list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”….and # 433 on the 500 Greatest Rock and Roll Songs of All Time. The song was released as…

Music – 1979 – The Blues Brothers – I Got Everything I Need, Almost + Trying to Get Next To You

The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live. Belushi and Aykroyd fronted the band, in character, respectively, as lead vocalist ‘Joliet’ Jake Blues and harmonica player/vocalist Elwood Blues. The band was composed of previously well-known musicians….and debuted as the musical guest on the April 22, 1978, episode of Saturday…

Music – 1978 – The Blues Brothers – Soul Man – Live At The Black Rhino Club

The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live…..when Belushi and Aykroyd fronted the band in character respectively, as lead vocalist ‘Joliet’ Jake Blues and harmonica player/vocalist Elwood Blues. The band was composed of previously well-known musicians……and debuted as the musical guest on the April 22, 1978, episode of Saturday…