MLB – 1951 To 1981 – Video + Music Special – Talking Baseball Musical Salute To The Hall Of Famers

DOG COMMENTARY: Baseball has been recognized as America’s Pastime since Bone Daddy was a young pup in West Texas in the mid-1950’s….and since that time…..there have really been only two MLB songs that captured the hearts of baseball fans all over the country….”Take Me Out To The Ballgame” and “Talking Baseball” with “Willie, Mickey and the Duke”….for they both…

TV Ads – 1984 – Kellogs Frosted Flakes + Kodak Paper + Levis Cords + Budweiser Beer + IBM PC Jr

DOG ASIDE: Kellog’s Frosted Flakes was Bone Daddy’s favorite cereal growing up….cuz dang near every morning he’d has a big ole bowl of that “sugary crunching delight”….when mixed with cold, cold milk….and a fresh banana and some fresh frozen strawberries or blueberries….and you got a bowl full of absolute awesomeness…for this “hidden identification” ad campaign ran for many…

Golf – 1978 – Special – CNNs Bob Kurtz Interviews Lee Trevino – On PGA Championship Disqualification

DOG COMMENTARY; This 1978 CNN Sports video interview of legendary PGA golfer “Super Mex” Lee Trevino transpires after Trevino was disqualified from the 1978 PGA Championship tournament for an improper score recorded on his score card….and since Super Mex was one of Bone Daddy’s all time favorite golfers…I thought I’d dedicate this piece to the “The Merry Mex”. Lee Buck…

TV Ads – 1983 – Movie Lone Ranger + George Brett For 7Up + Crispy Wheat & Raisins Cereal

DOG COMMENTARY: The Lone Ranger is a fictional masked former Texas Ranger….who fought outlaws in the American Old West with his Indian friend, Tonto. The character has been called an enduring icon of American culture….as he first appeared in 1933 in a radio show conceived either by WXYZ (Detroit) radio station owner George W. Trendle or by Fran Striker the show’s writer. The radio series proved to be a hit…

TV Ads – 1981 – Billy Martin For Lite Beer + Selsen Blue + Tecate Beer + Pepsi Cola + KXAN Ch 36

DOG COMMENTARY: Miller Lite‘s long-running “Tastes Great!…Less Filling!” advertising campaign was ranked by Advertising Age magazine as the eighth best advertising campaign in history. The campaign was developed by the advertising agency McCann-Erickson Worldwide. In the prime of the campaign…. television commercials typically portrayed a Lite Beer drinker noting its great taste followed by another who observed that it was less filling.…

TV Ads – 1984 – Levi 501 Jeans + Energizer Batteries + Converse Shoes + Sani-Flush Toilet Cleaner

DOG COMMENTARY: “5:01 Blues“ is a song written by Michael Garvin and Jeff Tweel, and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard….which was released in April 1989 as the first single and title track from the album 5:01 Blues. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart From the mid-1980’s to the early…

Bobsled – 1985 – World 4 Man Bobsled Championships – Cervinia Italy – Part I

DOG ASIDE:  During the 1980’s, the bobsled teams from the Deutsches Democratic Republic (East Germany) ruled the competitions around the world….partly because their sleds were manufactured with a special aerodynamic material that made them faster than the rest of the world’s sleds….for which the world bobsled governing body would change the rules to make this…

TV Ads – 1983 – Lacks Furniture + Horseshoe Bay TX + NBCs Dallas Promo + Siskel & Ebert

DOG COMMENTARY: Lacks Furniture was as success in 1985….and is still going strong in 2018….as it has become an Austin furniture tradition for shoppers….featuring top-named brands from all over the world. Horseshoe Bay is a city in Llano and Burnet counties in the U.S. state of Texas….which is located on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson and the south branch of the Colorado River….and it is known in the region…