Music – 1982 – The Comodores – We Won’t Stop Until We Tear This Muther Down – Sung Live In Concert

Commodores is an American funk/soul band….which was at its peak in the late 1970’s through the mid 1980’s…..when the members of the group met as mostly freshmen at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) in 1968….and signed with Motown in November 1972….after having first caught the public eye opening for the Jackson 5 while on tour. The group’s most successful period was when Lionel Richie was the co-lead singer…..with…

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Music 1982 Floyd Tillman Slippin Around Sung Live At Austin City Limits

Floyd Tillman was an American country musician…..who helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres of music in the 1930’s and 1940’s….as “Slippin’ Around“ is a song written and recorded by Tillman in 1949….with the most popular recording being a cover version by Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely….which reached# 1 on the Retail Folk (Country) Best Sellers chart….which is a song about a person cheating on his/her spouse. …

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Boxing – 1982 – Barry Tompkins + Sugar Ray Leonard + Larry Merchant Wrap Up Arguello Vs Pryor Fight

During the period from 1964 to 1995….which we at ImaSportsphile refer to as The Golden Age of Boxing ….an era that was driven by live television broadcasts of championship fights in virtually every weight division…..which had a direct effect on attracting the greatest number of legendary boxers….also in dang near every weight class….cuz live television brought…

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Boxing – 1981 – Brent Musburger Profiles Life & Career Of WBA Bantamwt Champion Jeff Chandler

“Joltin’” Jeff Chandler is a former professional boxer…..who reigned as the Lineal and WBA world Bantamweight Champion from November 1980 to April 1984….as the 5’7″ tall Philadelphian began his professional career with a four-round draw in 1976 after only two amateur bouts….then he began a four-year string of victories culminating in a challenge for the world’s lineal and WBA 118-pound…

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Boxing – 1978 – Frank Gifford Interviews Muhammad Ali Regarding Larry Holmes Vs Ken Norton Outcome

When you watch this video of the 1978 interview of Muhammad Ali by ABC’s Frank Gifford…..which took place after the incredible split decision fight between Champ Larry Holmes against challenger Ken Norton….you can already see the decay in his mind and his eyes….as he was already in the throws of pre-parkinson’s….as the bright eyes and…

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Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – GBR Ian Stark On Oxford Blue

Ian Stark, OBE is a retired Scottish equestrian….who competed in the sport of eventing…..after beginning to ride horses at the age of 10…..and won a silver medal for eventing in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….as seen in this video herewith riding Oxford Blue….and then again two more silver medals in team and individual eventing at the 1988 Seoul Games….while capping off…

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Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – FRA Pascal Morvillers + Gulliver B

Every now and then, we here at ImaSportsphile run across an Olympic competitor that we cannot find any research material on…..and FRA Pascal Morvillers on Gulliver B….who were participating in the 1984 L A Games equestrian team 3 day eventing competition….is one of those competitors… cuz we could find anything about these two.

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Special – Judd Rose Showcases The Souvenirs & The Vendors Of L A Games

This video brings back a lot of memories to our Bone Daddy here at ImaSportsphile….cuz he and his two Olympic sojourners spent a great deal of time and money at souvenir stands all over the 1984 Los Angeles Games….where they set an Olympic fan record by seeing a live event in every sports discipline gold…

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Boxing – 1978 – Howard Cosell PostFight Interview With Ken Norton After Losing Title To Larry Holmes

Ken Norton Sr. was an American professional boxer who competed from 1967 to 1981….and held the WBC heavyweight title in 1978…..who is best known for his trilogy with Muhammad Ali….in which Norton won the first fight by split decision….and lost the latter two fights by split and unanimous decision, respectively…..as Norton also fought a slugfest with Larry Holmes in 1978….after narrowly losing a split decision…..with the…

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