Jackson 5 sing Want You Back & Where There Is Love & Michael Jackson sings Billy Jean

DOG ASIDE: The Jackson 5 or Jackson Five….later known as The Jacksons is an American popular music family group from Gary, Indiana. Formed in 1964 under the name the Jackson Brothers….the founding members were Jackie, Tito and Jermaine.  Marlon and Michael would later join….and the band’s name would be changed to The Jackson 5. After…

Joe Cocker Live sings You Are So Beautiful & Do You Believe in Love at First Sight

DOG ASIDE: John Robert “Joe” Cocker (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and definitive versions of popular songs. Cocker’s cover of the Beatles’ “With a Little Help from My Friends” reached number one in the UK in 1968.…

Joe Ely Live at ACL sings Down on the Drag & Annie Been Working On the Midnight Shift & Suckin on a Bottle of Gin

DOG ASIDE: Joe Ely (born February 9, 1947, Amarillo, Texas, United States) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music touches on honky-tonk, Texas country, Tex-Mex and rock and roll. He has had a genre-crossing career….performing with Bruce Springsteen, Uncle Tupelo, Los Super Seven, the Chieftains and James McMurtry….in addition to his early work with…

Flacco Jimenez Live at ACL sings Open Up Your Heart and Let My Love Come In &Canta y No Llores & Spanish Eyes

DOG ASIDE: Flacco Jimenez has been the King of Conjunto, Norteno and Tejano music in Texas since the mid-1960’s…..a position he still holds today as an accordionist from San Antonio, Texas. Jiménez began performing at the age of seven with his father, Santiago Jiménez Sr….who was a pioneer of conjunto music….and began recording at age…

ACL Live – John Prine Mullenberg County & Steve Goodman My Old Man & Willie Nelson Night Life

DOG ASIDE: Austin City Limits has always loved storytellers and there have been none better than John Prine, Steve Goodman and Willie Nelson….represented on this video of The Best of ACL.  Prine could make you feel like you’ve been read too out of a book when he spins a yard in his songs and on…

DeBarge sings Learn The Ways of Love & High Society – Open To Love & Need Your Loving

DOG ASIDE: Motown is an American record company founded by Berry Gordy, Jr. as Tamla Records on January 12, 1959….and incorporated as Motown Record Corporation on April 14, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan. The name, a combination of motor and town, has also become a nickname for Detroit. Motown played an important role in the racial integration…

Bone Daddy’s 1986 NLCS Houston Astros vs New York Mets General Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: After Mike Scott pitched the Astros to a brilliant victory in Game 4….to tie the NLCS at 2 – 2….Bone Daddy was ready for bear at Shea in NYC for Game 5….but as life tends to deal hands that affect the outcome of certain events….Mother Nature handed the Astros a rain-out for Game 5….which…

Bone Daddy’s 1985 NLCS Houston Astros vs New York Mets T-shirts and Jersey Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Having been an Astros fan since 1962….when they came into MLB….along with the New York Mets, as a matter of fact….but, BD was not going to come into New York City like a lamb…. rather more like a lion…an Astros lion. Anyway, he came prepared with t-shirt to be wore at all three…

Bone Daddy’s 1986 NLCS Houston Astros vs New York Mets Pins, Patch and Bumper Stickers Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy came to NYC with the devout intention of being the loudest and most fervent Astros fan….not just at the game, but rather….every where he went he was wearing something Astros….and he would give a loud hoot and point to his Astros logo on his shirt or cap…so, on this day of Game…