Boxing – 1984 – Al Bernstein Interviews Johnny Bumphus + Lou Duva On TKO Controversy In Hatcher Fite

Dubbed “Bump City”….Johnny Bumphus began his professional career as a hot prospect by winning his first 22 fights….including the vacant WBA Light Welterweight Title….with a decision win over Lorenzo Luis Garcia in 1984…..then Bumphus lost the belt to Gene Hatcher in June 1984 in Buffalo, New York….in which Hatcher scored an 11th-round TKO that had Hatcher knocking Bumphus down….then…

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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…

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NFL – 1969 To 1979 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Cowboys Roger Staubach – With John Facenda

Roger Staubach was nicknamed “Roger the Dodger“, “Captain America” and “Captain Comeback“….who was an American former football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL)…..as he led America’s Team the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years.  Roger the Dodger attended the U.S. Naval Academy…..where he won the 1963 Heisman Trophy….and after graduation he served in the U.S. Navy, including a tour of duty in Vietnam…..after which he joined the  Dallas Cowboys in 1969….and…

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Music – 1982 – Eddie Money – Shakin

“Shakin’“ is a song by American rock singer Eddie Money….which is from his Platinum-certified album No Control, released in 1982…..as it was co-written by Eddie Money, Elizabeth Myers and Ralph Carter….and released as a single, while reaching # 63 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart….and # 9 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks. The video for the single featured actress/model Patricia Kotero….who is better known as …

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Music – 1982 – Quarterflash – Harden My Heart – Performed Live In Concert

“Harden My Heart“ is a song by rock group Quarterflash….which was written by their guitarist Marv Ross…..as it is a million-selling Gold-certified single….and was featured on the band’s  platinum-selling Quarterflash album, released in 1981. The song was originally released as a single in early 1980 by Seafood Mama, Quarterflash’s predecessor band….and it featured more sparse instrumentation but a more dramatic vocal arrangement…

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Boxing – 1983 – CBS Tim Ryan PostFight Interview With Winner Marvis Frazer After Joe Bugner Fight

 Marvis Frazier was a highly touted prospect and among the top-ranked amateur heavyweights in the country after winning the 1979 National Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion and 1980 National AAU Heavyweight Champion….who was coached partly by his father…. and in part by Georgie Benton and Val Colbert. “My dad tried not to play too active a role in…

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Music – 1982 – Lionel Richie & The Comodores – Come Celebrate – Sung Live In Concert

The Commodores released fifteen studio albums and thirty-nine singles spanning three decades from 1974 to 1993.  The band reached the top of the Billboard charts twice with their international smash hit singles “Three Times a Lady” and “Still”. They also topped the US R&B singles chart on seven occasions…..and reached the top ten no fewer than five times…

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NFL – 1974 – Greatest Plays – Oakland QB Stabler Flip To Clarence Davis With Last Second TD For Win

We have written before about what a great “escape artist” that Oakland Raiders QB Ken The Snake Stabler…..and how often he could pull a “rabbit outa a hat”…..so, here is more video proof of our comment…..I mean…..here was this white boy on spindley legs that could barely run….who looked a lot older than he was…..having white hair, not grey……long before…

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Music – 1978 – Johnny Rodriquez + Willie Nelson – Jambalaya – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

Johnny Rodriguez is an American country music singer….who was loved around Central Texas…. and especially Austin….as his ability to weave his Latin American country music singer heritage….with his ability to infuse Latin sounds and Spanish verses….while putting it with a great voice…..and you have a winner around Austin, TX…..cuz that place is a Tex-Mex town. In the 1970’s and 1980’s, Rodriquez was…

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