Music – 1986 – US Fort Knox Army Band – Star Spangled Banner – Performed At 112th Kentucky Derby

While our Bone Daddy was at the University of Texas from 1965 – 1970…..he was a member of The ROTC Brigade….which was reserve officer training for the US Army…..whereby he would become an “officer and a gentleman” in the US Army….and because he graduated as the Viet Nam War was winding down….not over….but winding down….so, he was…

Music – 1986 – Coast Guard Academy Glee Club – Star Spangled Banner – At The 38th NHL All Star Game

The United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) is the service academy of the United States Coast Guard in New London, Connecticut….which was founded in 1876….and is the second smallest of the five U.S. service academies….as it provides education to future Coast Guard officers in one of nine major fields of study. Unlike the other service academies, the Coast Guard Academy does not require a congressional nomination…

Music – 1986 – Suzyn Waldman – The Star Spangled Banner – At 1986 MLB ALCS Angels Vs Red Sox Game 7

Suzyn Waldman is a sportscaster and former musical theater actress….who since the 2005 season was the color commentator for New York Yankees baseball….while working with John Sterling on radio broadcasts, first for WCBS-AM…..and currently for WFAN in New York City…..as she is considered a pioneer in the male-dominated field of sports broadcasting…..while she is the third woman in Major League Baseball history to serve as a full-time color commentator on a…

Music – 1986 – Suandra Santiago – The Star Spangled Banner – Sung At The 1986 World Series Game 3

Saundra Santiago is an American actress….who is best known for her role as Detective Gina Calabrese  on the 1980’s television show Miami Vice….as well as spending three years playing the role of crime boss Carmen Santos on the long-running CBS soap opera Guiding Light…..plus, she appeared simultaneously in a recurring role on The Sopranos…..as Tony Soprano’s next door neighbor, Jeannie Cusamano….and as her twin sister,…

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 – 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 – 1986 – Playing Of TAPS – Start Of Indy 500 Race In Salute To Those Who Died – With Jim McKay

“Taps“ is a bugle call played at dusk….during flag ceremonies….at military funerals by the United States Armed Forces….and at any event that salutes those that have passed…..which is played by a single bugle or trumpet. It is also performed often at Girl Guide, Girl Scout and Boy Scout meetings and camps. The tune is also sometimes known as “Butterfield‘s Lullaby“….or by the first line of…

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 – Ginette Reno – O Canada – At Rendez Vous 87 With NHL All Stars Vs USSR National Team

Ginette Reno is a Canadian Québécois author, composer, singer and actress…..who has received nominations for the Genie and Gemini Awards…..and is a multi-recipient of the Juno Award…..while being a gold and platinum selling Canadian musician….who recorded in both English and French. Her biggest hit in English was her 1970 song “Beautiful Second Hand Man”….which reached # 2 on the RPM singles chart for a week in November 1970….and the song…