Music – 1985 – Theme From Mission Impossible – CBS Billy Packer On NCAA Selection Mission Impossible

“Theme from Mission: Impossible“ is the theme tune of the TV series Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)….. which was written and composed by Argentine composer Lalo Schifrin….who has since gone on to appear in several other works of the Mission: Impossible franchise….which included the 1988 TV series, the film series and the video game series. The theme is written in a 5/4 time signature….which Schifrin has jokingly explained as…

Music – 1985 – Texas Sesquicentennial Anniversary Marching Band Performs Halftime Of Bluebonnet Bowl

Texas today celebrated the 150th anniversary of the 18-minute battle that secured its independence from Mexico….with music, fireworks, speeches and a hearty dose of Texas chauvinism. The festivities, held at the site of the 570-foot-tall San Jacinto Monument, commemorated the victory of the Texas army under Gen. Sam Houston over the Mexican army of Gen. Antonio…

Music – 1986 – World Champion Chicago Bears – The Super Bowl Shuffle – With ESPN Bob Ley + Brian Gumble

When this video rolled up to be posted here at ImaSportsphile….I just had to watch it more than a couple of times…..cuz it really gives me a “good ole belly laugh”….while putting a smile all across my face….for just getting to see one of my all time favorite NFL teams doing something “goofy and off the…

Music – 1987 – Frank Sinatra – Start All Over Again – Put To Highlights Of The 1987 World Series

Frank Sinatra’s musical career began in the swing era in 1935….which continued on well into the 1990’s….as Ole Blue Eyes style represented a strong departure from the “crooning” style of his idol, Bing Crosby. Sinatra’s generation represented the first generation of children that had grown up in the era of the microphone and amplifiers….as the amplification of sound enabled singers to…

Music – 1986 – Randy Newman – Short People – Put To Highlights Of Boxer Frankie Warren

Singer / songwriter Randy Newman has written and sung many famous songs over the years to include “I Love L A”, “You’ve Got A Friend In Me”, “Mama Told Me Not To Come”, “You Can Leave Your Hat On”…. plus a truckload of scores for such animated movies as the entire series of “Toy Story”, “Monsters Inc”, “Cars”….along with other…

Music – 1953 – Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – Caravan – Playing Live At The Apollo Theater

“Caravan“ is an American jazz standard that was composed by Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington….and first performed by Ellington in 1936….whereas Irving Mills wrote lyrics, but they are rarely sung. The exotic sound of “Caravan” interested exotica musicians such as Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman and Gordon Jenkins….of whom all covered it. Woody Allen used the song in two of his films, Alice and Sweet and Lowdown….whereas, Steven Soderbergh used the Lyman version in his 2001…

Music – 1986 – Take Me Out To The Ballgame – Sung By Youngest Fan At The 1986 World Series Game 1

Like they say in the Busch Beer commercials from back in the 1980’s….“It just doesn’t get any better than this!!”…..as seen in this video excerpt from NBC Sports broadcast of Game 1 of the 1986 MLB World Series between the Boston Red Sox verses the New York Mets….cuz the little “toe-haired, freckle faced” baseball fan that sings “Take…

Music – 1987 – Cindy Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – As Proof Is Provided At The MLB Ballpark

“Girls Just Want to Have Fun“ is a song written and first recorded in 1979 by American musician Robert Hazard….which is better known as a single by American singer Cyndi Lauper….whose version was released in 1983…..as it was the first major single released by Lauper as a solo artist….and the lead single from her debut studio album She’s So Unusual also in…

Music – 1987 – Sing Along Song – My Old Kentucky Home – Sang At 113th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

The 1987 Kentucky Derby was the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby….as the race took place on May 2, 1987…..with 130,532 people in attendance,,,,,and carried in its entirety by ABC Sports….in a race that was won by Alysheba with jocky Chris McCarron in the saddle in a time of 2:03.40….while Bet Twice came in 2nd (Place position)….as Avies Copy placed 3rd (Show…