NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Washington Redskins RB Ray Flaherty

DOG COMMENTARY: This NFL Films production of the “Men Who Played the Game” featuring Washington Redskins RB Ray Flaherty is about an NFL Hall of Fame players who played for the New York Yankees and New York Giants during the 1920’s and 1930’s….is someone who this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile had never heard of before I posted…

Music – Johnny Gimble And The Texas Swing Pioneers – Bells of Saint Mary & Trouble Trouble Trouble

DOG ASIDE: I have said often that for  a music sound that this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile had never heard before I started posting Bone Daddy entire vintage sports, comedy and music library on this site herewith….I absolutely have fallen in love with Western Swing music….especially Texas Swing Music….and a great deal of that love…

Music – Johnny Gimble & Texas Swing Pioneers – Jesse Polka & Just Cuz You Think You Are So Pretty

DOG COMMENTARY: Of all the incredible vintage music videos that I have posted in the Music Section at Imasportsphile….including some awesome performances by some awesome artist (Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson and so much more)….the two videos of Johnny Gimble and the Texas Swing Pioneers including this video…

Music – Carlos Montoya – The Awesome Instrumentals Of A Classical Guitar Master

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos García Montoya (13 December 1903 – 3 March 1993) from Madrid, Spain….who was a prominent flamenco guitarist and a founder of the modern-day popular flamenco style of music.  He was the nephew of renowned flamenco guitarist Ramón Montoya….as he first learned from his mother, “la Tula”….and then from a neighboring barber called Pepe el Barbero.…

Comedy – Red Skelton -The Greek Salad Maker & Life and Death Of A Flower

DOG COMMENTARY: As the 1970’s began….the networks began a major campaign to discontinue long-running shows that they considered stale or lacking youth appeal….so, despite Skelton’s continued strong ratings….CBS saw his show as fitting into this category and cancelled the program along with other comedy and variety shows hosted by veterans such as Jackie Gleason and…

Comedy – Red Skelton – A Piece Of Bacon Frying & Marcel Marceau – Lion Tamer

DOG COMMENTARY: This Red Skelton video give each viewer the comedic mime genius of Red Skelton….with a special “cherry” on top when he presents the creative brilliance of Marcel Marceau….for it is easy to see how these two entertainers of the highest order….would deal with their obvious appreciation for each other. Skelton and Marceau were…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Two Highway Patrolmen & Two Texans & Frogs

DOG COMMENTARY: Red Skelton was an entertainer extraordinaire….who entertained audiences for the better part of 70 years in medicine shows, riverboats, as an clown artist, radio, film, television and stage….as his most outstanding talent was his pure ability to make folks laugh….for this was his true God given talent….and that is why God allowed him…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Gertrude & Heathcliff & Marcel Marceau In Romantic Tango

DOG COMMENTARY: Performing the “Doughnut Dunkers” routine led to Skelton’s first appearance on Rudy Vallée’s The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour on August 12, 1937….as Vallée’s program had a talent show segment and those who were searching for stardom were eager to be heard on it. Vallée also booked veteran comic and fellow Indiana native Joe Cook…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Stand Up Live & The Kinkers Breakfast

DOG COMMENTARY: Red Skelton was more than just a comedian….for he was an awesome mime….a talented film actor…..a brilliant clown….a successful artist….an artful joke teller and word merchant….as Richard “Red” Skelton was an entertainer of the highest level….who could make anyone laugh….for this was his true God given talent….and he bacame a master, so God…