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…

Horse Racing 1985 Florida Derby With Host Jim McKay Featuring Winner Proud Truth

DOG ASIDE: The Florida Derby is an American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old horses held annually at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida on the Saturday closest to the end of March or the first of April. Added to the racing schedule in 1952, the Grade 1 race is run at 1 1⁄8 miles on the dirt for a…

Horse Racing Highlights Of 1977 Triple Crown Winner Seattle Slew Career

DOG ASIDE: Seattle Slew was an American thoroughbred race horse…..who won the Triple Crown in 1977….as he was the tenth of twelve horses to accomplish the feat. He is the only horse to have won the Triple Crown while having been undefeated in any race previous. In the Blood-Horse Magazine list of top 100 US racehoses…

Joe Cocker Live In Concert Sings I’m The Jealous Kind & There Is A Thorn In Every Rose

DOG ASIDE: If ever there was a white Rock n Roll legend that sounded like a black man singing….it was Joe Cocker….but regardless of color….that man could flat belt out a song….for he was the male version of Janis Joplin…..full of emotion and soul in his music….as “I’m the Jealous Kind” and “There’s a Thorn…

The Muppets Go to the Movies With Lily Tomlin In Tarzan The Ape Man

DOG ASIDE: Who doesn’t just love the Jim Henson’s Muppets….as like many great artists…Henson died way too young….and although his tradition continues rather successfully in 2016….there’s a significant amount of magic that has been missing in all things Muppets since his passing….albeit they still bless the HUMAN soul. Lily Tomlin was a natural Muppet….as seen…

The Tate Brothers Live At Austin City Limits Sing I Guess I’m Losing You & Hey Hey Mr Union Man

DOG ASIDE: What ESPN is to sports when considering their loyal fandom…..Austin City Limits is to music when considering their loyal fandom…..as both have a long history of bringing programming together…..that showcases the vast appeal and beauty to all types of sports and music. I love the fact that Bone Daddy has so much content…