Michael Murphy Sings This Is Hard Country Out Here In Midland, TX

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Popular Country and Western Singer Michael Murphy sings “This Is Hard Country Out Here” in Midland, TX….and Michael knows because he lived in West Texas a significant part of his life….especially growing up. This song tells what it is like to live out in God’s Country….much like the photography of Wyman Meizner.

DOG COMMENTARY – God’s Country & Baseball Provides Fertile Ground For Success To Grow

God’s Country & Baseball Provides Fertile Ground For Success To Grow          Today’s commentary will be a source of insight into how this whole virtual sports museum and video library got started…cuz back in 1950 it was Bone Daddy the boy and his God given talents who was significantly influenced by the place and time…

Jim McKay And Jackie Stewart Bring The Time Trials At 1978 Indy 500

DOG ASIDE: One of my favorite sportscaster of all time was Jim McKay…..who hosted the popular sports program ABC’s Wide World of Sports….for he was surely a true Sportsphile long before I coined the phrase after living with one for the whole of my 115 years on this Earth. In this clip….McKay works with auto…

Highlights Of Muhammad Ali Winning Heavyweight Title 3 Times – Boxing’s Best

DOG ASIDE: Since Muhammad Ali is Bone Daddy’s all time favorite athlete….he has quite a lot of video footage of The Greatest…..from complete fight programs to pieces about his life and his career…..and none is more valuable than HBO’s Boxing’s Best special done on him late in his boxing career….as you will see in this…

Comedian Bob Hope with Danny Kaye, Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe & Rachel Welch

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During Bob Hope’s 57 years of entertaining the US Military Troops around the world….many entertainers graced his stage…..bringing warmth and joy during the Christmas Season to American soldiers stationed abroad. This clip showcases four of the most popular of those special performers in Danny Kaye, Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe and Rachel Welch.

World Series Highlights Of 1970 Baltimore Orioles & 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates

 

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The 1970 World Champion Baltimore Orioles and the 1971 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates provided baseball talent, savvy and chemistry of the highest order.  Both teams were loaded with talent with multiple Hall of Famers with Orioles Brooks and Frank Robinson and Pirates Willie Stargell, Bill Mazeroski & Jim Bunning.

Comedian Steve Martin as a Confederate Soldier & as a Drunk in a Bathtub

DOG ASIDE: Comedian Steve Martin was widely popular as an man who could make you laugh big ole belly laughs….I know, cuz I have seen belly laugh live and in color….as my Bone Daddy laughs big ole belly laughs…..when he watches Martin….whether it be a variety show like this video….or a movie like “The Jerk”. …

Fiddler Johnny Gimble And The Texas Swing Pioneers Live At Austin City Limits Singing Right or Wrong & Truck Drivers Blues

DOG ASIDE: Fiddler Johnny Gimble is an Austin music icon who has played with every great local musician at one time or another throughout his fabled career including Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Dan del Santo, Waylon Jennings and so many more. One of the all time favorite Austin City Limits program was when Johnny…