Music – 1978 – Willie Nelson – Somewhere Over the Rainbow

DOG COMMENTARY: There have been so many great musical artists who have performed Somewhere Over the Rainbow….as this ballad with music by Harold Arien and lyrics by Yip Harburg….was written originally for the movie The Wizard of Oz….where it was sung by actress Judy Garland….in her starring role as Dorothy Gale….but this rendition by Willie Nelson…

Music – 1977 – Austin City Limits – Willie Nelson + The Family Band – Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

DOG ASIDE: I just finished posting a story about another Austin “home boy” icon while telling the story and showing the video of The Tyler Rose Earl Campbell…..the University of Texas “gold standard icon” for Longhorn football….Earl Campbell, running back performing during his Heisman Trophy winning year…..and then comes along this music video seen herewith….as Willie Nelson and his Family…

Music – 1976 To 1981 – Special – The Best Of Austin City Limits

DOG ASIDE:  This Best of Austin City Limits – 1976 To 1981 provides a look at the vast diversity of “top shelf” music from The Charlie Daniels Band playing People Down In Texas….to Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers singing She’s A Broken Lady….to country legend Willie Nelson and the Family Band doing Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain….to R…

Music – 1980 – Austin City Limits – Willie Nelson – In My Mothers Eyes

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We at ImaSportsphile want to dedicate this vintage Willie Nelson video where he sings “In My Mother’s Eyes” especially to our Moms….who raised us just like the song says….“with God’s gift from up above….sent down for me to love….I find in my Mother’s eyes”.   Thanks for everything Mom!!!

Music – 1981 – Willie Nelson – Georgia on My Mind & All of Me & Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

DOG COMMENTARY:    Since we at ImaSportsphile all grew up in Austin, Tx….we are definitely by-products of the Austin Music Scene….which has evolved in 2017 as a universally recognized Music Capital of the World….and nobody influenced this wonderfully unique city that thrives on live music….where 100s of bands play live dang near every night of the…

Music – Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel – Gimme A Little Darling & After You’ve Gone

DOG COMMENTARY: Since sometime around the end of the 1960’s and the beginning of the 1970’s….a story called “The Austin Music Scene” began to take roots in Austin, TX….and has continued to boom to such popularity that in 2017….there are easily 500 live music venues in the Greater Austin community to choose from on any given night…

ACL Live – John Prine Mullenberg County & Steve Goodman My Old Man & Willie Nelson Night Life

DOG ASIDE: Austin City Limits has always loved storytellers and there have been none better than John Prine, Steve Goodman and Willie Nelson….represented on this video of The Best of ACL.  Prine could make you feel like you’ve been read too out of a book when he spins a yard in his songs and on…