John Prine – Hello In There, Hello & Bottomless Lake & Your Chain of Sorrow

DOG ASIDE: John Prine (born October 10, 1946) is an American country/folk singer-songwriter….who has been active as a composer, recording artist, and live performer since the early 1970’s.  Born and raised in Maywood, Illinois….he learned to play the guitar at the age of 14.  Subsequently serving in West Germany with the U.S. armed forces….by the late…

Ray Charles – You Don’t Know Me & I’m Still a Fool For You & I Can’t Stop Loving You

DOG ASIDE: Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer. He was sometimes referred to as “The Genius”….was also nicknamed “The High Priest of Soul”.  He pioneered the genre of soul music during the 1950s by combining rhythm and blues, gospel,…

Live at ACL Taj Mahal – Sweet Little Honey Bee & Rock Me To My Soul & You Are My Destiny

DOG ASIDE: Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (born May 17, 1942), who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American blues musician. He often incorporates elements of world music into his works….as a self-taught singer-songwriter and film composer who plays the guitar, piano, banjo and harmonica (among many other instruments).  Mahal has done much to reshape…

Live at ACL Jerry Jeff Walker – I’m The First One to Go & Pick Up Tempo & Comfort and Crazy

DOG ASIDE: Jerry Jeff Walker (born Ronald Clyde Crosby on March 16, 1942 in Oneonta, New York) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Best known for writing the song “Mr. Bojangles”….Walker’s prolific music career and widespread musical influence have made him an iconic fixture of the Texas country music scene.  He settled in Austin,…

Best of ACL Marty Robbins – El Paso & Floyd Tillman – Slippin Round & Orange Blossom Special & Roy Clark and Gatemouth Brown – One O’clock Jump

DOG ASIDE: This video is part of The Best of Austin City Limits series featuring Marty Robbins singing his all time hit El Paso….followed by singer / songwriter Floyd Tillman singing the first cheating song Slippin Round….with the video ending with the country music anthem Orange Blossom Special being performed various groups to have blessed…

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.…

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…