How shocking would it be if Madonna brought gay themes to the Super Bowl halftime show? Not very. Throughout its history, the halftime entertainment has meandered from straight to gay and back again.
Super Bowl VII: Andy Williams, Woody Herman, Michigan band (Jan. 14, 1973)
The earliest years of the halftime show usually offered traditional college marching bands or foursquare jazz and pop acts or both, as in this 1973 performance.
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