On one side we have a music video that represent all the excesses of the genre. "Give me a hangar, some smoke and I make you a music video". The song was featured in Rocky 4 in 1985, but it doesn't use any footage from the movie. Sporting a great mulet, Robert Tepper, thus alone in his hangar, jumps on crates, looks directly into the camera with a mean expression, hit on grids (not too strongly though, otherwise it's obvious they would fall), and his great action moment is letting his coat slide on the floor. Epic!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOXaPE6gklI

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And now the same man, some thirty years later. Sweaty, on stage at the Whisky à Gogo, his hair, now gray, cut short. His moves are less energetic, and he says without illusion to his audience: "this may be why you spent your 20 dollars", before beginning to sing what his probably his only hit song (but at least he has one!).

And it's wonderful. 4 motivated musicians, a chorist, and the gravelled voice of Robert Tepper, very moving.

At the end of the day it was just an awesome song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSrGLBtOi_U

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