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Old 04-05-2013, 10:39 AM   #16
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I'll take your word for it. I don't know the answer. I know it was used for a really long time in pro wresting. I would have thought boxers would've picked it up in the 60s.
no way the had the power to wield hefty stadium amps into an arena just for 30 seconds of a guy walking to the ring coupled with the fact that it was a one night only affair, they would have to have the music their or the boxer would have to bring the vinyl to the stadium

a live band made much more sense till the late 70's early 80's where you could pretty much play music and let the fighter choose what he wants. everythign was cheaper and smaller by then.

a good example before was the british obsession with playing fanfares for the fighters to get to the ring.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:21 PM   #17
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I believe that both Ken Buchanan and roberto Duran had music that night when they fought. not sure though.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:32 PM   #18
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It was just noise.
One mans noise is another mans music
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:47 PM   #19
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One mans noise is another mans music
And vice versa.
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And vice versa.
Too true
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:52 PM   #21
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I believe that both Ken Buchanan and roberto Duran had music that night when they fought. not sure though.
They certainly has music playing between rounds.
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It was a Tuesday I recall...
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It was a Tuesday I recall...
Tell us the tales of yonder years past, LR, tell us the tales, old chap.
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