Music – 1986 – Bob Seger – Like A Rock – With Highlights 1986 MLB Season – With Hosts Chris Berman + George Grande

Bob Seger is an American singer, songwriter and musician…..who as a locally successful Detroit-area artist performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System throughout the 1960’s….while breaking through with his first album, Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man….which contained his first national hit of the same name in 1968.  In 1973, he put together the Silver Bullet Band with a group of Detroit-area…

TV Ads – 1986 – WTBS Promo For The NBA – With NBA Highlights Put To Music Let’s Go To The Hoops

The Superstation Network, WTBS, was a major carrier of NBA games throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s with sportscasters Marv Albert and Hubie Brown behind the mikes…..so, the network would always come up with really good promotions for their NBA package of products….and the promo seen in this video herewith is one of our favorites here…

Music – 1986 – The Fabulous Thunderbirds – Wrap It Up – Put To Highlights Of MLB ALCS + NLCS Champs

The Fabulous Thunderbirds are an American blues rock band formed in Austin, Texas in 1974…..when after performing for several years in the Austin blues scene, the band won a recording contract with  Takoma/Chrysalis Records….and later signed with Epic Records…..as their first two albums were released in 1979 and 1980….with Kim Wilson‘s lead vocals and harmonica, Jimmie Vaughan as lead guitarist, and Keith Ferguson on bass guitar…..while Mike Buck was…

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 – Phil Collins – Interview + Introduction To His 1987 Live Concert

The many musical talents of Phil Collins were overshadowed by the talents of Peter Gabriel during his lengthy tenure with the band Genesis….but any time there are two really great talents in any band…. kinda like Lennon & McCartney, Jagger & Richards, Daltry & Townsend, Plant & Page, Henley & Frey, Robertson & Helm, Nicks & Fleetwood…

Music – 1978 – The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden + Respectable + Shattered + Brown Sugar – Live On SNL

“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.” A “beast of burden” is an animal, usually domesticated, that labors…

Music – 1974 – Bad Company – Good Loving Gone Bad – Performed Live On Stage In Concert

“Good Lovin’ Gone Bad“ was a 1974 Top 40, major trans-Atlantic hit for English rock band, Bad Company …..on a track that was written by the band’s guitarist Mick Ralphs….as the song first appeared on the album, Straight Shooter….and was later referenced in 38 Special’s 1981 hit “Hold On Loosely” Bad Company are an English hard rock super-group formed in Westminster, London, in 1973…

Music – 1979 – The Pretenders – Brass In Pockets – Put To MLB Great Plays Highlights For Season

“Brass in Pocket“ is a 1979 single by The Pretenders….which was written by Chrissie Hynde and James Honeyman-Scott….while being produced by Chris Thomas…..as The Pretenders third single was their first big success….after soaring to # 1 one on the UK Singles Chart for two weeks in January 1980 by making it the first new # 1 single of the 1980’s….plus, it was # 2 in Australia…

Music – 1986 – John Cougar Mellencamp – Aint That America – Sung To Highlights Of Super Bowls Past

John Mellencamp, previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar and John Cougar Mellencamp (seen in this video herewith) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter and actor….who is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock….which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. Mellencamp rose to fame in the decade of the 1980’s….while “honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style” that, starting in 1982, yielded a…