Linda Ronstadt – Can’t Let Go & I Give You Anything & It’s So Easy To Fall In Love

DOG ASIDE: Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music singer. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards….three American Music Awards….two Academy of Country Music awards….an Emmy Award….an ALMA Award….and numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum albums. She has also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a…

Manhattan Transfer – Street Hustler & Turn Me Loose &, Operator Give Me Jesus On The Line

DOG ASIDE: This particular group of Manhattan Transfer songs reminds of me of Bone Daddy every time that I hear Street Hustler or Diddilly Diddilly Diddilly Womp….cuz of the 18 years down on 6th Street in Austin, TX…..for BD has not only seen lots of street hustlers….but he’s known a bunch of them really well…..for…

Phil Collins – My Life is So Lonely & I’m Getting Stronger By the Minute &

DOG ASIDE: Long before Phil Collins became famous as a solo artist…..I loved the music of Genesis for years…..as Bone Daddy would play their albums often. Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967…..becoming the most commercially successful line-up with keyboardist Tony Banks, guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.…

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…