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Sammy Davis Jr & Marciano Boxing and Music Part 2

Singers and Musicians Always Flock to the Sweet Science – Boxing

 

For a century boxing has been a magnet for legendary musicians and singers.

Whether they enter the ring, sing about it, or watch from ringside they love boxing.
Here in part 2 – the legendary Sammy Davis Jr. appears on Main Event with the undefeated Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World Rocky Marciano.

 

Other famous musicians and singers who have entered the “ring.”

Justin Beiber looks like he might be able to take a beating

 

Justin Bieber

 

Jenifer Lopez has been photographed in boxing pose many times

 

Jennifer Lopez

 

Grace Slick looks like she might make a great welterweight

 

GRACE JONES MUSIc

 

David Bowie has a very serious look on his face

 

 

Frank Sinatra was around during the great Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano era

 

Frank Sinatra

 

Even Elvis Presley portrayed “Kid Galahad” in a Hollywood boxing movie

 

Elvis Presley

 

Don McLean was a super hit with “American Pie

 

DON MCLEAN MUSIC HOLLYWOOD

 

Chris Izaak shows a pretty good jab

 

cHRIS iZAAK

 

Billy Joel was an amateur Golden Glove boxer in the 1970’s

 

Billy Joel

 

Berry Gordy and Diana Ross were big boxing fans. Berry was an amateur fighter before entering the music world

 

Berry Gordy Diana Ross hollywood

 

Barbara Streisand loved doing this movie with Ryan O’Neal

 

Barbara Streisand

 

Al Jolson was a fight manager. Here he  is with his pride and joy – Henry Armstrong

 

ARMSTRONG WITH Al Jolson Eddie Meade co-managers Jan 31, 1938

 

Yes – Singers and Musicians Always Flock to the Sweet Science – Boxing

 

Author – Boxing Hall of Fame

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