The Band & Emmy Lou Harris – Evangiline, Evangeline – The Night They Drove Dixie Down

DOG ASIDE: The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group….originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, trombone, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, baritone, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson (guitar, percussion, vocals). The members of the Band first came together as they joined rockabilly…

The Band – Train, Train & Muddy Waters – I’m a Man & Eric Clapton – Further On Up The Road

DOG ASIDE: The Band was so aptly named…..cuz those boys could play music with every genre of music that there was in days of sex, drugs and rock n roll. In this video, they show their versatility in doing one of their own songs…Train, Train….then playing with Blues icon Muddy Waters on I’m a Man…..and…

Delbert McClinton sings You’re Gonna Miss Me Some Day & Night Life & Linda Lu What You Gonna Do

DOG ASIDE: Delbert McClinton (born November 4, 1940) is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist….who has had a significant following in Austin for many many years….especially with the girls….cuz ole Delbert just attracted a lot of women who loved to come out and shake their booty to his music.…

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…