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
Jenifer Lopez has been photographed in boxing pose many times
Grace Slick looks like she might make a great welterweight
David Bowie has a very serious look on his face
Frank Sinatra was around during the great Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano era
Even Elvis Presley portrayed “Kid Galahad” in a Hollywood boxing movie
Don McLean was a super hit with “American Pie”
Chris Izaak shows a pretty good jab
Billy Joel was an amateur Golden Glove boxer in the 1970’s
Berry Gordy and Diana Ross were big boxing fans. Berry was an amateur fighter before entering the music world
Barbara Streisand loved doing this movie with Ryan O’Neal
Al Jolson was a fight manager. Here he is with his pride and joy – Henry Armstrong
Yes – Singers and Musicians Always Flock to the Sweet Science – Boxing
Author – Boxing Hall of Fame
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