Classic Music For Classic Baseball Games

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Classic Music For Classic Baseball Games

caminante1
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16 May 2016, 20:54 #1

I discovered a channel on Iheartradio that plays American Top 40 shows from the 70's and 80's with no commercials.  I was playing 1982 games listening to an American Top 40 from 1982.  This is fantastic.

http://www.iheart.com/live/classic-amer ... p-40-6545/

corrected to 70's and 80's above.  The show did not start until 1970.
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17 May 2016, 01:14 #2

Cool. Thanks for the tip Caminante1...

Good memories for this old man...
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17 May 2016, 12:28 #3

Great stuff - thanks for sharing this!
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18 May 2016, 07:33 #4

John Kiley on Fenway Park's Hammond organ.
http://www.youtube.com/v/tdgkLFFhMgw&ve ... tube_gdata
"This Week in Baseball" - extended
http://www.youtube.com/v/U2aDoXcepoo&ve ... tube_gdata
"California Angels A OK"
http://www.youtube.com/v/CDJslzgGwiA&ve ... tube_gdata
"It's a Beautiful Day for a Ballgame..."
http://www.youtube.com/v/OfbSDoXxcsI&ve ... tube_gdata
"Here Comes the King" (Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales, Cardinals Opening Day, 2015)
http://www.youtube.com/v/AZT5pcVXFI0&ve ... tube_gdata
"Centerfield"
http://www.youtube.com/v/Y_nVDLGteSo&ve ... tube_gdata
"Sweet Caroline" (2007 World Series, Game 2)
http://www.youtube.com/v/0PxHqMEcSuQ&ve ... tube_gdata
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18 May 2016, 18:08 #5

Thanks for the videos DefenseHawk...

Took break from two hours of mowing for a quick lunch.  Listened to Sweet Caroline...cool fun stuff.


Hey...are you in that group that is singing?  : )


Made my break special...now...ugh...back to mowing....  : (
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27 May 2016, 07:58 #6

skunkle wrote:
Thanks for the videos DefenseHawk...

Took break from two hours of mowing for a quick lunch.  Listened to Sweet Caroline...cool fun stuff.


Hey...are you in that group that is singing?  : )


Made my break special...now...ugh...back to mowing....  : (
No, not me singing. I'm on the West Coast.
Although I have seen a couple games at Fenway. Back in '82 got to meet Carl Yastrzemski and also saw Wade Boggs beat Detroit with an extra-inning walk-off over the Monster and into the net for his first major league home run. (Dwight Evans had tied the game with a two-out, two-run dinger in the bottom of the 9th)
  
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27 May 2016, 13:09 #7

Wow!  Boggs and Evans...that was a great game.

And those old Red Sox had a fun celebration this week at Fenway.


Baseball...such memories...how they do linger...
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25 Jun 2016, 18:58 #8

Here is an update on listening to American Top 40 on the internet.  Since I discovered the iheartradio Top 40 channel, I have found other sources of listening to American Top 40 online.  

http://thefoxoldies.com/  : This channel is playing American Top 40 in order every weekday at 11 am and 11 pm ET.  They are currently in April 1976 and will go until 1988.  


Every weekend, radio stations across the country play old American Top 40 shows.  The list of channels and their links and times can be found on a message board:


70's Station List:  http://at40fg.proboards.com/thread/4260 ... 014?page=1


80's Station List: http://at40fg.proboards.com/thread/4473 ... 3rd?page=1


I have gone a little nuts with this, but it sure is fun.
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26 Jun 2016, 01:58 #9

Thanks for the update Caminante1. Fits perfect with my watching old movies and old tv shows.
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