Lily Tomlin & The Howard Shaw All Nurse Band Live on SNL Sings Saint James Infirmary

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There are many many reasons why Saturday Night Live has been a part of America’s comedic fiber….and Comedian Lily Tomlin singing “St. James Infirmary”….is just living proof of how insidious they have been….cuz Bone Daddy still laughs at this stuff…35 years later…..and I like the music.

The Band Play With Neil Diamond Singing Dry Your Eyes & Joanie Mitchell Singing Coyote

DOD ASIDE: Bone Daddy considers The Last Waltz to be some of the greatest music and story line ever put to film…..and this lil ole Sportsphile just loves everything that Martin Scorsese produces….he a master in my opinion. On this clip….The Band plays with Neil Diamond on “Come Dry Your Eyes” and then back-up Joni…

Chicago Live On SNL Sings I’m A Street Player imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois….and were a self-described “rock and roll band with horns”…..which began as a politically charged….sometimes experimental….rock band which later moved to a predominantly softer sound….generating several hit ballads. The group had a steady stream of hits throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s…..second only to The…

Dan Akroyd & John Belushi As The Blues Brothers Live From The Rhino Club On SNL

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Bone Daddy has always completely enjoyed the creative comedy of Dan Akroyd and John Belushi…..but their comedic musical talents as The Blues Brothers…..captured the hearts of all who ever saw them perform….and their movie by the same name is a musical classic. 

Randy Newman Live At ACL Sings Short People & Riders In The Rain

DOG ASIDE: Randall Stuart “Randy” Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice….mordant (and often satirical) pop songs….and for film scores.  Since the 1980’s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include “Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural,   Leatherheads, Cats Don’t Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey…

Linda Ronstadt Live In Concert Sings Poor Poor Pityfull Me & You’re No Good

DOG ASIDE: Linda Ronstadt sang and entertained audiences for 44 years from 1967 to 2011….recording albums throughout her entire career. In total, she has released over 30 studio albums and 15 compilation  or greatest hits albums. Ronstadt charted 38 Billboard Hot 100 singles…..with 21 reaching the top 40…10 in the top 10…three at number 2, and  “You’re No Good…

The Elegance And Eloquence Of Jim McKay Closing ABCs Broadcast Of The 1984 Olympics

DOG ASIDE: You will get to see a great number of sports memorabilia and collectibles from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….cuz Bone Daddy and his two traveling companions…Sky Pilot and Prince of Pleasure…had an Olympic experience for the ages….not to mention setting history at the Olympic Games….but that is a story far too long for…

Manhattan Transfer Sings Last Time I Saw Janine & Gloria Is Not In Love With Me

DOG ASIDE: What a wonderful upbeat jazz piece combining the beautiful harmony in “The Last Time I Saw Janine”….and the way they shift to Jersey Doo-Wop in “Tell Me How Long”.  These folks had an incredible range of various types of music….evidenced by the love song “Gloria’s Not In Love With Me”….another Doo-Wop but a…