Music – 1980 – Sarah Vaughn – Ive Got It Bad And That Aint Good – From Kennedy Center Salute To Duke

I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good was written and recorded in 1941 by Duke Ellington…..along with another great song during that year….as Take The A Train gave Duke two smash hits in that year….and then in 1980, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts put on a very special night billed as Salute to the Duke ….which featured…

Music – 1980 – Sarah Vaughan – I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart – Sung At Salute To Duke Ellington

As seen in this video herewith….legendary jazz singer Sarah Vaughan sings a Duke Ellington classic “I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart“ in 1980 live at the Kennedy Center’s tribute to Duke Ellingtonis….for this  1938 composition by Duke Ellington….with lyrics added by Irving Mills, Henry Nemo and John Redmond ….became a # 1 hit for Ellington that year…..while…

Music – 1980 – Sarah Vaughan + Joe Williams – It Dont Mean A Thing If It Aint Got Tha Swing

“It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)“ is a 1931 composition by Duke Ellington….  whose lyrics were written by Irving Mills…..which is now accepted as a jazz standard….as jazz historian Gunther Schuller characterized it as “now legendary” and “a prophetic piece and a prophetic title”.  The music was composed and arranged by Ellington in August 1931 during…

Music – 1947 – Bing Crosby + Bob Hope – Good Ole Harmony – Song & Dance From Movie Variety Girl

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby went together like “cream and sugar” or”sugar and spice” or “horse and carriage”…..as they teamed up to create the perfect partnership of comedy, music and entertainment…..while starring in the seven “Road Show” movies they made with Dorothy Lamour….and “They Got Me Covered”…..”The Princess and The Pirate”….“My Favorite Brunette”….“Son of Paleface”….“Alias, Jesse James”….“Cancel My Reservation”….and…

NFL – 1978 – Greatest Plays – Raiders QB Ken Stabler Fumbles The Ball Forward For TD With No Time On

The play depicted in this video herewith provides evidence as to why Raiders QB Ken Stabler was known as Snake….cuz that cat could slither out of so many tight situations…..and somehow come out smelling like a rose….for here Oakland is with only 10 seconds left in the game…..as the Raiders have the ball on the Chargers…

NFL – 1969 – Legendary Curt Gowdy Highlights His Most Memorable Call – Super Bowl III Jets Vs Colts

Curt Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster….who was well known as the longtime “voice” of the Boston Red Sox….and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports and ABC Sports in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  His accomplishments include coining the nickname “The Granddaddy of Them All” for the Rose Bowl Game….while taking the moniker…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rhonda Fleming StandUp Comedy + Excerpt From 1959 Movie Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James is a 1959 American Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod….and starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming….which is based on a story by Robert St. Aubrey and Bert Lawrence…..as the film is about an outlaw who tries to kill an insurance agent who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy. Rhonda Fleming is a…

NFL – 1970 To 1981 – O J Simpson Showcases 8 Most Remarkable Plays Of The Decade Both Good & Bad

As we post this video with O J Simpson of him showcasing the eight most remarkable plays from 1970 to 1981….to include the 1978 Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints at the Superdome …. when Falcons QB Steve Bartkowski’s threw a monsterous Hail Mary to wide receiver Alfred Jackson with 17 seconds left….or how about the 1974…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Jill St John Stand Up Routine + Excerpt From 1967 Movie Eight On A Lam

Jill St. John is an American actress…..who is best known for playing Bond girl Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).  In May 1957, St. John was 16 when Universal Pictures signed her to a contract for seven years starting at $200 a week…..as her major studio film debut was in Summer Love (1958) starring John Saxon….when she also appeared on TV in episodes of The Christophers, Schlitz…