Robert Shaw Live At ACL Sings My Name Is Piggly Wiggly & Let Me See You Do The Mess Around

DOG ASIDE: Robert Shaw was an American blues and boogie-woogie pianist….best known for his 1963 album….The Ma Grinder. He learned his barrel house style of playing from musicians in the Fourth Ward in Houston. In the 1920’s….Shaw was part of the “Santa Fe Circuit” named after touring musicians utilizing the Santa Fe freight trains. Although…

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USA Womens Gymnastics Cathy Rigby Winning Silver Medal At 1970 World Championship On The Balance Beam

DOG ASIDE: Cathy Rigby is an actress, speaker, and former world class gymnast. Her performance in the 1968 Summer Olympics at Mexico City helped to popularize the sport of gymnastics in the United States. She became the first American woman to win a medal at a World Gymnastics Championship…the silver medal on the balance beam. After her…

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Flacco Jimenez Live At Austin City Limits Sings Como Mexico

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has told me the story on many occasions…..about him and Miss C going dancing at The Chula Vida Dance Hall outside of Dale, TX….as they would be the only Gringos….along with about 400 Mexicans cutting a rug on the dance hall floor….while listening to the Cajunto sounds of Flacco Jimenez….and having…

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Country Singer Webb Pierce Sings Teenage Boogie On The Grand Ole Opry

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The Grand Ole Opry brought country and western music to the mainstream of music in America…..watched on television in the 1950’s and 1960’s religiously by folks all over the country. Webb Piece was one of the brightest stars of The Opry….as he sings his country classic “Teenage Boogie” in this video. 

Walter Matthau Hosts Comedy In The Movies With Mae West And WC Fields

DOG ASIDE: Comedic Actor Walter Matthau hosts as salute to comedy in the movies…..with this video showing the comedy and magic that Mae West and W C Fields brought to the silver screen. West and Fields were incomparable in the annals of cinema as a female and male comedic team….as this video so aptly show…

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Highlights Of 1987 Wimbledon Men’s Finals With Jimmy Connors VS Pat Cash

DOG ASIDE: During the 1980’s there were two spoiled boys with bad attitudes on the court in the sport of professional tennis….Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe….as each were known to berate judges and opposing players alike…..but there was no denying the talent that each had. Connors won the Men’s Finals against Pat Cash in the…

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1979 NCAA Swimming Championship With Steve Lundquist & Peter Arvidsson & Brian Goodell & Andy Coan

DOG ASIDE: The 1979 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships from Phoenix, Arizona provided a look at some of the world class swimmers of that era….including Steve Lundquist, Peter Arvidsson, Brian Goodell and Andy Coan…..who would would not get a chance to swim in the 1980 Moscow Olympics…..due to the US President Jimmy Carter’s decision to…

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Blondie Debbie Harry Sings Are You In Love & Accidents Never Happen In A Perfect World & No More Loving

DOG ASIDE: Deborah Ann “Debbie” Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress….best known as the lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie…..when she recorded several worldwide number one singles during the 1970’s and 1980’s. She is sometimes considered the first rapper to chart at number one in the United States due to her work…

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Jim McKay Presents Gymnastics Icon Olga Korbut Uneven Bars Routine At The 1972 Olympics

DOG ASIDE: In the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympic Games…..Russian Olga Korbut was the belle of the ball….known as the “Sparrow from Minsk”….who  won four gold medals and two silver medals. In this video piece….Sportscaster Jim McKay and US Women Gymnastics Coach Gordon provide a great perspective of just how The Sparrow changed women’s gymnastics…

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