1979 NCAA Swimming Championship With Steve Lundquist & Peter Arvidsson & Brian Goodell & Andy Coan

DOG ASIDE: The 1979 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships from Phoenix, Arizona provided a look at some of the world class swimmers of that era….including Steve Lundquist, Peter Arvidsson, Brian Goodell and Andy Coan…..who would would not get a chance to swim in the 1980 Moscow Olympics…..due to the US President Jimmy Carter’s decision to…

Blondie Debbie Harry Sings Are You In Love & Accidents Never Happen In A Perfect World & No More Loving

DOG ASIDE: Deborah Ann “Debbie” Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress….best known as the lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie…..when she recorded several worldwide number one singles during the 1970’s and 1980’s. She is sometimes considered the first rapper to chart at number one in the United States due to her work…

Jim McKay Presents Gymnastics Icon Olga Korbut Uneven Bars Routine At The 1972 Olympics

DOG ASIDE: In the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympic Games…..Russian Olga Korbut was the belle of the ball….known as the “Sparrow from Minsk”….who  won four gold medals and two silver medals. In this video piece….Sportscaster Jim McKay and US Women Gymnastics Coach Gordon provide a great perspective of just how The Sparrow changed women’s gymnastics…

Annimated Disney Songs I’m Street Smart & With A Smile And A Song & Let’s All Sing Like The Birdies Sing

DOG ASIDE: Back in the day when Walt Disney was alive….Disney Studios had the ability to make sing a long songs fun for all ages….while teaching valuable lessons to the kids at the same time. It seems to this lil ole Chiweenie that Disney works have gotten significantly less fun and pure….as they were when…

Gail Davies Live At Austin City Limits Sings The Fox Hunting Song & All Along The Old Back Road

DOG ASIDE: Singer/Songwriter Gail Davies from Brokenbow, Oklahoma….appeared live at Austin City Limits in 1979….entertaining the ACL crowd with country and folk music that she learned growing on the plains of Oklahoma…most of which she had written. Bone Daddy likes this video very much….as he says the last song reminds him of Granny….his 91 year…

Stevie Wonder Sings If It Tastes Good, Come Back For More & My Cherie Amor & You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

DOG ASIDE: Stevland Hardaway Morris (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins; May 13, 1950)….known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist….a child prodigy who became one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with MoTown’s Tamla label at the age of 11 and has continued to…

Marvin Gaye Sings Brother Brother & Gives A History Of Black Music In Prose

DOG ASIDE: Marvin Gaye born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American soul singer, songwriter, and musician….who helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960’s….first as an in-house session player….and later as a solo artist with a string of hits….including How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) and…

105th Running Of The 1979 Kentucky Derby With Winner Spectacular Bid

DOG ASIDE: Spectacular Bid was an American Thoroughbred race horse…..who outdistanced General Assembly in the 1979 Kentucky Derby. In a racing career which lasted from 1978 through 1980, Spectacular Bid won 26 of 30 races, set several track records and earned $2,781,607 USD….a then-record sum. He won Eclipse Awards in each of his three seasons.  Slew was…