Jim McKay Presents Gymnastics Icon Olga Korbut Uneven Bars Routine At The 1972 Olympics

DOG ASIDE: In the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympic Games…..Russian Olga Korbut was the belle of the ball….known as the “Sparrow from Minsk”….who  won four gold medals and two silver medals. In this video piece….Sportscaster Jim McKay and US Women Gymnastics Coach Gordon provide a great perspective of just how The Sparrow changed women’s gymnastics…

Annimated Disney Songs I’m Street Smart & With A Smile And A Song & Let’s All Sing Like The Birdies Sing

DOG ASIDE: Back in the day when Walt Disney was alive….Disney Studios had the ability to make sing a long songs fun for all ages….while teaching valuable lessons to the kids at the same time. It seems to this lil ole Chiweenie that Disney works have gotten significantly less fun and pure….as they were when…

Gail Davies Live At Austin City Limits Sings The Fox Hunting Song & All Along The Old Back Road

DOG ASIDE: Singer/Songwriter Gail Davies from Brokenbow, Oklahoma….appeared live at Austin City Limits in 1979….entertaining the ACL crowd with country and folk music that she learned growing on the plains of Oklahoma…most of which she had written. Bone Daddy likes this video very much….as he says the last song reminds him of Granny….his 91 year…

Stevie Wonder Sings If It Tastes Good, Come Back For More & My Cherie Amor & You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

DOG ASIDE: Stevland Hardaway Morris (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins; May 13, 1950)….known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist….a child prodigy who became one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with MoTown’s Tamla label at the age of 11 and has continued to…

Marvin Gaye Sings Brother Brother & Gives A History Of Black Music In Prose

DOG ASIDE: Marvin Gaye born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American soul singer, songwriter, and musician….who helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960’s….first as an in-house session player….and later as a solo artist with a string of hits….including How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) and…

105th Running Of The 1979 Kentucky Derby With Winner Spectacular Bid

DOG ASIDE: Spectacular Bid was an American Thoroughbred race horse…..who outdistanced General Assembly in the 1979 Kentucky Derby. In a racing career which lasted from 1978 through 1980, Spectacular Bid won 26 of 30 races, set several track records and earned $2,781,607 USD….a then-record sum. He won Eclipse Awards in each of his three seasons.  Slew was…

Horse Racing 1985 Florida Derby With Host Jim McKay Featuring Winner Proud Truth

DOG ASIDE: The Florida Derby is an American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old horses held annually at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida on the Saturday closest to the end of March or the first of April. Added to the racing schedule in 1952, the Grade 1 race is run at 1 1⁄8 miles on the dirt for a…

Horse Racing Highlights Of 1977 Triple Crown Winner Seattle Slew Career

DOG ASIDE: Seattle Slew was an American thoroughbred race horse…..who won the Triple Crown in 1977….as he was the tenth of twelve horses to accomplish the feat. He is the only horse to have won the Triple Crown while having been undefeated in any race previous. In the Blood-Horse Magazine list of top 100 US racehoses…