Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – I Will Stand By You – Performed Live In Concert

Quarterflash released their second album, Take Another Picture, in 1983. It reached # 34 in Billboard…. and scored the single “Take Me to Heart”….which reached #14. The group released their final album, Back Into Blue, in 1985…..which peaked at # 150 in Billboard. The group later disbanded after getting dropped from Geffen Records.  In 1990, Quarterflash reunited, hiring session musicians, including…

NFL – 1973 – Worst Plays Ever – Dolphin PK Garo Yepremian Pass After Blocked Field Goal Vs Redskins

Early in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl VII between the Redskins vs Dolphins….Washington threatened to score by mounting its most impressive drive of the game….while driving 79 yards from its own 11 to Miami’s 10-yard line in twelve plays. On second down at the Miami 10-yard line, Skins QB Billy Kilmer threw to tight…

Music – 1980 – Floyd Tillman – Slippin Around – Sung Live At Austin City Limits Songwriters Special

“Slippin’ Around“ is a song written and recorded by Floyd Tillman in 1949. The most popular recording was a cover version by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely….which reached # 1 on the Retail Folk (Country) Best Sellers chart…..and is a song about a person cheating on his/her spouse. Tillman wrote a follow-up song, the same year, with essentially the same melody, called “I’ll…

Boxing – 1982 – Marv Albert PostFight Interview Lt Hvywt Champ Dwight Muhammad Qawi After Davis Win

Marv Albert is an American sportscaster….who is honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame….as he is commonly referred to as “the voice of basketball”…..when from 1967 to 2004, he was also known as “the voice of the New York Knicks“.  Albert currently (2019) works for Turner Sports, serving as lead announcer for NBA games on TNT. In addition to calling both…

Music – 1953 – Bob Hope + Rosemary Clooney – Youve Got Class – Excerpt Of Movie Here Come The Girls

Here Come the Girls (1953) is a musical comedy film directed by Claude Binyon….which was filmed in Technicolor….while being produced by Bob Hope’s company Hope Productions Inc…..and released by Paramount Pictures.  Along with Hope, the cast includes Rosemary Clooney, Tony Martin and Arlene Dahl. Here Come the Girls takes place at the turn of the century….when after having spent nearly 20 years trying to make it in show business…..Stanley Snodgrass is…

Comedy – 1982 – Bill Murray As Riverboat Nick Rivers Sings Proud Mary + Celebrate + Emotional Rescue

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and writer…..who first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live….with a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award….and later starred in comedy films including Meatballs in 1979….Caddyshack in 1980….Stripes in 1981…..Tootsie in 1982….   Ghostbusters in 1984…..Scrooged in 1988…..Ghostbusters II in 1989….What About Bob? in 1991….and  Groundhog Day in 1993. He also co-directed Quick Change in 1990.  Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in…

NFL – 1978 – Worst Plays Ever – Giants QB Joe Pisarcik Fumbles & Eagles Return For TD On Last Play

The play that is known as The Miracle at the Meadowlands happened on November 19, 1978…..as the New York Giants were closing out an apparent 17-12 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Eagles…..when with 31 seconds left to play…..they had the ball on 3rd down…..and the Eagles not having any timeouts left.  All the Giants had to do was snap the ball one…

Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – Give Me The Right Kind Of Love – Performed Live In Concert

The group Quarterflash was formed by merging two popular Oregon bands….Seafood Mama and Pilot….  and while continuing under the name Seafood Mama….the band originally released a picture-sleeved single of “Harden My Heart” on a local private label, Whitefire Records, in the spring of 1980…..which was a big hit on Portland radio stations and got the…

Music – 1982 – Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind – Sung Live At Constitution Hall In Concert

“Georgia on My Mind“ is a 1930 song written by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell…..which was first recorded that year…..as the song has often been associated with Ray Charles, a native of the U.S. state of Georgia, who recorded it for his 1960 album The Genius Hits the Road.  It has been asserted that Hoagy Carmichael wrote the song about his sister, Georgia…..but Carmichael…