Taj Mahal Live at Austin City Limits Sings Slave Drive & Life is Beautiful

DOG ASIDE: Singer / Songwriter Taj Majal was a frequent visitor to Austin, Texas in the 1970’s and 1980’s playing live venues all over town with all the local great like guitarist Stevie Ray Vaugh and Singer Bonnie Raitt. He brought the sweet sounds of the islands with steel drums coupled with the acoustic sounds…

A 1978 Inside Look At Comic Strips In The Newspapers With Blondie, Annie & Pogo

DOG ASIDE: A common practice every Sunday morning by Americans during the decades of the 1970’s and 1980’s….was to sit down in their most comfortable chair or recliner….with a hot cup of coffee….and open the Sunday edition of their favorite newspapers…..to read the Comic Section…and their favorite comic strips such as Blondie, Annie and Pogo.…

Highlights Of NFL Pittsburgh Steelers During The Chuck Knoll 4 Super Bowl Championship Years

DOG ASIDE: Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Chuck Noll built a dynasty that encompassed 4 Super Bowls from 1975 – 1980 with a team that played in the image of their hard-nosed coach and the Steel City in which they played….for this was when the Terrible Towel first came to Pittsburgh. Coach Noll had a bevy of…

Tribute To Hank Williams – Kris Kristofferson Sings I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

DOG ASIDE: There is an old saying when folks and dogs gather around the campfire that the good die young…..with names like Tim Richmond, Janis Joplin, Jimmie Hendricks, Jim Morrison, Len Bilas, Salvador Sanchez and many others…..for in the case of Singer / Songwriter Hank Williams….this saying could never be more true. Hank wrote many…

Paul Simon Sings Me And Julio Down By The School Yard & Still Crazy After All These Years & I’m Your Ace In The Hole

DOG ASIDE:

Paul Simon was hugely successful as a songwriter, musician and entertainer in his own right….even after reaching the spiritual stratosphere singing with Art Garfunkel during the 1960’s and 1970’s. In this clip he performs “Me and Julio Down by the School Yard”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Ace in the Hole”. 

 

Philadelphia Eagles – The NFL’s Most Notorious Loser Turns Winner

DOG ASIDE: The Philadelphia Eagles are a storied franchise in the NFL….one significant part of this long lasting story was spent as lovable losers from the early 1949’s to 1978…OK Eagle fans….there was 1960…..the year the Eagles won the NFL Championship (prior to Super Bowl 1)….and then came Coach Dick Vermeil in 1976…..and the long…