Music – 1983 – Diana Ross + The Supremes – Stop In The Name Of Love & Someday We Will Be Together

“Stop! In the Name of Love” is a 1965 song recorded by Diana Ross & The Supremes for MoTown Records….which was written and produced by Motown’s main production team of Holland–Dozier–Holland….and held the # 1 position on the Billboard pop singles chart in the United States from March 27, 1965 through April 3, 1965….while reaching the # 2 position on…

Music – 1976 – Bob Dylan – Forever Young + Let Me Come Home With You – Sung At Last Waltz Concert

“Forever Young“ is a song by Bob Dylan….which was recorded in California in November 1973…..and first appeared….in two different versions, one slow and one fast….on Dylan’s fourteenth studio album Planet Waves in 1974…..as a demo version of the song, recorded in New York City in June 1973 was included on Dylan’s 1985 compilation Biograph.  In the notes included with that album, Dylan is quoted as…

Music – 1983 – Dance Number – I Want You Baby – Performed Live On Motown 25th Anniversary Show

This particular choreographed song and dance routine was inspired by a what artist Harry Bird captured on canvas in a sense of style that was uniquely it’s own…..while being transitioned from canvas to the stage….as this dance troupe seen in the video herewith…..provides a living image what Bird’s oil painting evoked.  The dance troupe performs…

Music – 1982 – Cotton Bowl Halftime Show – Alabama Marching Band – During Texas Vs Alabama Game

The Million Dollar Band (sometimes shortened to MDB) is the official marching band of the University of Alabama….which was founded in 1912….is the largest student organization at the University of Alabama…..as this marching band performs during pregame and halftime of every home and neutral-site Alabama football game….plus, it also supplies at least a pep band to every away football game….as well as…

Music – 1983 – Adam Ant – Baby Where Did Our Love Go – Sung Live On Motown 25th Anniversary Show

Stuart Leslie Goddard better known as Adam Ant is an English singer and musician….who gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave group Adam and the Ants….and later as a solo artist Adam Ant …. while scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983….which included three UK # 1 singles.  He has also worked as an actor….while appearing…

Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup Championships – Womens Uneven Bars Competition – USA Lisa Cawthron

In this video seen herewith…..15 year old USA gymnast Lisa Cawthron performs on the uneven bars at the 1977 Women’s Gymnastics World Championships….which was covered on NBC’s weekend anthology program Sportsworld…..which was hosted by renowned sportscaster Charlie Jones….who was a seasoned veteran at NBC by the time that Dick Enberg showed up on the network.  Joining…

Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup Championships – Womens All Around Vault – USSR Elena Mukhina

The sad truth about USSR world champion gymnast Elena Mukhina….seen in this video herewith…..is that she spent the final 26 years of her life in bed or in a wheelchair….after sustaining a spinal injury attempting a dangerous men’s element the Thomas salto during a floor exercise routine just three years after this 1977 World Chp….whereby her condition…

Gymnastics – 1977 – World Cup – Women’s All Around Vault – USA Lisa Cawthron – With Charlie Jones

In 1977, USA gymnast Lisa Cawthorn had a spectacular year by winning her USA National Championship in the vault ….and then competing in the women’s all around vault finals at the Women’s World Cup Championships…..as seen in this video herewith. There is a famous photograph of USA Gymnast Lisa Cawthorn being interviewed by sportscaster Nancy…

Gymnastics – 1979 – USA & USSR Exhibition – Floor Exercise – Unknown USSR Female + Male Routines

It doesn’t happen often….but every “once in a blue moon” a video rolls up to be posted that encompasses participants that we have no idea who the featured competitors might be…..and in this 1979 USA and USSR gymnastics exhibition seen on ABC’s Wide World of Sports, we have one of those “once in a blue moon” videos.  Now,…