Steve Martin – While In The Wild & Tap Dancing With Gregory Hines & Emperor Rudolph

DOG ASIDE: Stephen Glenn “Steve” Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician….who came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour….and later became a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.  In the 1970’s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses…

Comedy – Andy Kaufman – playing the bongos & speaking in foriegn tongues

DOG ASIDE: Andy Kaufman was a unique as an entertainer and comic can get…..as he first caught major attention with a character known as Foreign Man….who claimed to be from Caspiar (a fictional island in the Caspian Sea).  As this character, Kaufman would appear on the stage of comedy clubs….play a recording of the theme from…

Comedy – Bette Midler – The Divine Miss M – Live in Concert

DOG ASIDE: One of this lil ole Chiweenie’s favorite entertainers is The Divine Miss M, Bette Midler. Bone Daddy saw her live concert in Austin, TX in the mid-1980’s….playing her CD’s often….and I just fell in love with her ability to sing, tell jokes and perform stage productions….and this live concert is evidence of the…

Bob Hope’s Christmas Tours – Final Narration and Tribute to the American Soldier

DOG ASIDE: In Bob Hope’s 57th and final Christmas Tour for the American soldiers stationed all over the world….the old master of one liners delivers a tribute of the highest level….both elegant and eloquent….as he bears his heart and soul about having had the privilege of serving America’s finest for the past half-century. In this…

Bob Hope Road To Hollywood – Edward G Robinson & James Cagney & Jimmy Durante

DOG ASIDE: Leslie Townes “Bob” Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)….was an American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years….Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts….including a series of “Road” movies also starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour.  In addition to hosting the Academy Awards…

Doug Sahm & Sir Doug Quintet Live – Who’ll Be Next In Line & Down On The Border & Who Were You Thinking Of When We Was Loving

DOG ASIDE: Douglas Wayne Sahm (November 6, 1941 – November 18, 1999) was an American musician from Texas.  Born in San Antonio, Texas…he was a child prodigy in country music but became a significant figure in roots rock and other genres.  Sahm is considered one of the most important figures in what is identified as Tex-Mex…

Leon Redbone Live – The One Rose In My Heart & Way Out on the Wind Swept Desert

DOG ASIDE: Leon Redbone (born Dickran Gobalian, August 26, 1949) is a Canadian/American singer-songwriter and guitarist specializing in interpretations of early 20th-century music, including jazz and blues standards and Tin Pan Alley classics.  Recognized for his trademark Panama hat, dark sunglasses, and black tie….Redbone first appeared on stage in Toronto, Canada in the mid-1970’s.  Redbone has…

Linda Ronstadt Live – Just One Look & Look Out For My Love & Mad Mad Love

DOG ASIDE: The discography of Linda Ronstadt….an American rock, pop, and country artist….consists of 28 studio albums….numerous compilation albums….and 63 singles. After recording three albums with her folk rock band, The Stone Poneys, Ronstadt debuted on Capitol Records as a solo artist with 1969’s Hand Sown … Home Grown.  To celebrate her Mexican American heritage….Ronstadt…