Leon Redbone at ACL sings Big Fat Mule to Ride & Champagne Charlie & Diddy Wa Diddy imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The story of Austin City Limits has a phenomenal story. Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in Austin,Texas….by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU…..and broadcast on PBS stations around over the United States. The show helped Austin to become widely known as the “Live Music…

DeBarge sings Learn The Ways of Love & High Society – Open To Love & Need Your Loving

DOG ASIDE: Motown is an American record company founded by Berry Gordy, Jr. as Tamla Records on January 12, 1959….and incorporated as Motown Record Corporation on April 14, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan. The name, a combination of motor and town, has also become a nickname for Detroit. Motown played an important role in the racial integration…

Bone Daddy’s 1986 NLCS Houston Astros vs New York Mets General Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: After Mike Scott pitched the Astros to a brilliant victory in Game 4….to tie the NLCS at 2 – 2….Bone Daddy was ready for bear at Shea in NYC for Game 5….but as life tends to deal hands that affect the outcome of certain events….Mother Nature handed the Astros a rain-out for Game 5….which…

Bone Daddy’s 1985 NLCS Houston Astros vs New York Mets T-shirts and Jersey Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Having been an Astros fan since 1962….when they came into MLB….along with the New York Mets, as a matter of fact….but, BD was not going to come into New York City like a lamb…. rather more like a lion…an Astros lion. Anyway, he came prepared with t-shirt to be wore at all three…

Bone Daddy’s 1986 NLCS Houston Astros vs New York Mets Pins, Patch and Bumper Stickers Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy came to NYC with the devout intention of being the loudest and most fervent Astros fan….not just at the game, but rather….every where he went he was wearing something Astros….and he would give a loud hoot and point to his Astros logo on his shirt or cap…so, on this day of Game…

Bone Daddy’s 1986 NLCS Astros vs Mets Pennants Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy’s trip to New York City to see the Games 3, 4 and 5 of the National League Championship Series between the Houston Astros (Mgr Hal Lanier) vs New York Mets (Mgr Davey Johnson) was an awesome trip for my big guy…..creating memories that have remained vibrant in his memory to this…

Bone Daddy’s 1986 National League Championship Houston Astros vs New York Mets Autograph Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has a good friend named Dino….who has been stuck in the 1960’s since 1969….a HUMAN who loves music, food and a good hoot-a-nanny….hoedown….jam session….where friends get together to share good eats with good friends….just playing music and telling lies. In 1986, Dino’s brother, Dwight was the general manager of food n…

Bone Daddy’s 1987 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four from Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans

DOG ASIDE: The 1987 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans provided college basketball fans with four teams…..who all had future NCAA College Hall of Fame coaches….with Bobby Knight at Indiana University, Rick Pitino at Providence College, Jim Boeheim at Syracuse University and Jerry Tarkanian at the University of Nevada-Las…

Bone Daddy’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Pictures Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has lots of framed pictures….and some that have lost their frames over the years…..but all are still worthy of seeing….cuz they depict athletes and events that will likely bring back fond memories to sports fans everywhere….for example, Coach Bobby Knight was not the only coach to ever throw a folding chair…