Music – Paul Simon – One Trick Pony & Swallowed By A Song & 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

DOG ASIDE: Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor….whose fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel….which was formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair’s songs….including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S.…

Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now & Tell Me What Did I Say

DOG ASIDE: The incomparable Ray Charles performed at Austin City Limits on three (3) different occasions….in 1980, 1984 (as seen in this video herewith) and for the 1997 ACL Legends classic….and on each occasion….the man and his music brought the house down….for my Bone Daddy was at Brother Ray’s 1980 performance….saying that even in a…

Music Comedy – Martin Mull – I’ve Played Some Shitholes Before, But This Takes The Cake & I Want To Be God

DOG ASIDE: Martin Mull has been entertaining folks on stage, in film and on television for the better part of 50 years since his first stage performance in 1970….for he is truly a talented person….having gained acclaim for his songwriting, his stand-up comedy, his television sitcom comedy and his unique roles in Hollywood movies. What…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Charlie Chaplin & W C Fields & Laurel and Hardy

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC comedy special was hosted by actor Richard Kiley takes a special look at the greatest clowns to ever grace a stage, film or television screen….and this clip is certainly evidence of that statement…..for these clowns were all “healers of the human spirit” ….as every year on May 31st….clowns from all over…

Music Comedy – Martin Mull – Pig In A Blanket + The Humming Song + I’ll Hate Me In The Morning If I Love Me Tonight

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting hundreds and hundreds of music and comedy videos here at Imasportsphile….of all the comedy clips provided by these awesome vintage comedians….and of all the incredible music clips of great vintage musicians….there is nothing or nobody that provides quite as much musical comedy or comedic music if you wish….than Martin Mull….for this…

Comedy – 1978 – Chevy Chase – Special – The Art Of Physical Comedy

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy recorded more than 150 episodes of Saturday Night Live during the 1970’s and 1980’s…..and after transferring each of these episodes from Sony Betamax cassette to digital….thus having watched almost every skit from every show over a 12 year period….I can honestly say that Chevy Chase was a master of physical comedy….which is a…

Music – 1981 – Beto Y Los Fairlanes – El Fabuloso + Piddlin + Shy In The Rind

DOG COMMENTARY: The syncopated rhythm of Beto Y Los Fairlanes graced the live music venues of Austin, TX for many many years from the mid-1970’s through the mid-1990’s….as this group was truly an Austin original. Beto y Los Fairlanes, now more commonly known as Beto and the Fairlanes….is a worldbeat, latin pop, jazz and salsa…

Music – Special – Carlos Montoya – The Master And His Music

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

Music – Joe Cocker – Whiter Shade Of Pale & Sweet Lil Woman & Just Like Always

DOG COMMENTARY: John Robert “Joe” Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician….who was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance and definitive versions of popular songs….as he had a professional stage career from 1960 to 2013….and just months before his death in 2014. Joe…