Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now

DOG COMMENTARY: In June 1952, Atlantic Records bought Charles’s contract for $2,500 from Swing Time Records….and in his first recording session for Atlantic….he recorded “The Midnight Hour” and “Roll With My Baby” in September 1952, albeit,  his last Swingtime release “Misery in My Heart” and “The Snow Is Falling” would not appear until February 1953.  He began…

Music – Ray Charles – You Don’t Know Me & A Little More Love & I’m Still A Fool For You

DOG COMMENTARY: Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was known professionally worldwide as Ray Charles….was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer….who like to be called “Brother Ray” among friends and fellow musician….and often was referred to as “The Genius.” Ray Charles was blind from the age of seven….who pioneered the genre of…

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.…

Music – Carlos Montoya – The Guitar Master And His Music

DOG COMMENTARY: In the hundreds of music videos of great vintage musicians that I have posted on this site….I have to say that this clip of classical guitar mastery performed by Carlos Montoya…along with another of his clips….rate as some of the finest music that have ever heard or seen performed. I have received comments…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Chaplin & Fields & Abbott N Costello & Keeton et al

DOG ASIDE: Every now an then as I am clawing my way through the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music video library that I am posting to this site….I run across something that is really special….like this program titled Those Fabulous Clowns….which was hosted by Richard Kiley….is one of those hidden treasures. As Kiley…

Comedy – Smothers Brothers – Young Comedians – Jerry Seinfeld & Howie Mandell & Harry Anderson

DOG ASIDE: Throughout the 1970’s and early 1980’s….there was a comedy special called Young Comedians….which was hosted by folks like Checy Chase,  Carl Reiner and The Smothers Brothers….in which they introduced young comedic talent to the world of television….as many future famous comedians got their first TV gig on this program….like comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Howie…

Comedy – Bob Hope – Road To Holywood – Rosemary Clooney & Lucille Ball & James Cagney

DOG ASIDE: When considering the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music that I am posting on Imasportsphile’s wherewith….it becomes as clear as the nose on this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s face….that the years from which these videos took place….1950 to 1995….were simply the golden age of comedy….for during this era the very best…