Music – Beto Y Los Fairlanes – El Fabuloso & Piddlin & Shy In The Rind

DOG COMMENTARY: The syncopated rhythm of Beto Y Los Fairlanes graced the live music venues of Austin, TX for many many years from the mid-1970’s through the mid-1990’s….as this group was truly an Austin original. Beto y Los Fairlanes, now more commonly known as Beto and the Fairlanes….is a worldbeat, latin pop, jazz and salsa…

Music – Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel – Gimme A Little Darling & After You’ve Gone

DOG COMMENTARY: Since sometime around the end of the 1960’s and the beginning of the 1970’s….a story called “The Austin Music Scene” began to take roots in Austin, TX….and has continued to boom to such popularity that in 2017….there are easily 500 live music venues in the Greater Austin community to choose from on any given night…

Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now

DOG COMMENTARY: In June 1952, Atlantic Records bought Charles’s contract for $2,500 from Swing Time Records….and in his first recording session for Atlantic….he recorded “The Midnight Hour” and “Roll With My Baby” in September 1952, albeit,  his last Swingtime release “Misery in My Heart” and “The Snow Is Falling” would not appear until February 1953.  He began…

Music – Johnny Gimble And The Texas Swing Pioneers – Bells of Saint Mary & Trouble Trouble Trouble

DOG ASIDE: I have said often that for  a music sound that this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile had never heard before I started posting Bone Daddy entire vintage sports, comedy and music library on this site herewith….I absolutely have fallen in love with Western Swing music….especially Texas Swing Music….and a great deal of that love…

Music – Johnny Gimble & Texas Swing Pioneers – Jesse Polka & Just Cuz You Think You Are So Pretty

DOG COMMENTARY: Of all the incredible vintage music videos that I have posted in the Music Section at Imasportsphile….including some awesome performances by some awesome artist (Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson and so much more)….the two videos of Johnny Gimble and the Texas Swing Pioneers including this video…

NCAAF – 1986 Texas Longhorn Football – Season In Review

DOG ASIDE: The TexasLonghorns football team finished the regular season with a 7–3–1 record and lost to Iowa in the 1984 Freedom Bowl….as the 1984 season had Texas once again ranked No. 1 in the polls….but soon dropped after a tie with Oklahoma….followed by 3 straight losses to end the season. A year later Texas…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – News – Channel 24 Newsbreak

DOG COMMENTARY: When I get to post one of these videos of Austin’s Channel 24 KVUE Newsbriefs….it always brings back so many fond memories…..like Ch 24 anchorperson Judy Maggio….who was on the news desk in 1984 during the Los Angeles Olympics…..and is still the KVUE News anchor alongside Ron Oliveda and weather man Troy Kimmel….as…

News – 1984 Channel 24 KVUE Austin – Part 2 – News & Weather & Sports UT Rick Carey

DOG COMMENTARY: This video provides undeniable truth that although the only real constant in life for all creatures is change….cuz all things big to all things small that are living organisms on this Earth….are for the most part…..continually changing and evolving…..even when they don’t realize it…..but in the HUMAN sector on this Earth….there are some…