DOG ASIDE: In the Men’s Super Heavyweight Freestyle Wrestling Competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games…..USA Bruce Baumgartner won the Gold……Robert Molle of Canada won Silver….and Ayhan Taskin of Turkey won Bronze. It was the 7th Gold medal won by the US Men’s Freestyle Team out of 10 weight divisions competed for at The…Details
DOG ASIDE: This is one of those clips that just puts a “briar in my saddle” …..cuz the fact is that HUMANS always complicate instead of simplify….and therefore, are never able to come to real resolutions to issues. HUMANS just simply like to wallow in the mess that they create….and continue to manifest rather than…Details
DOG ASIDE: Many of the gold, silver and bronze medals that are competed for in the Winter Olympics…..are for disciplines that are not as well known as most Olympic competitions….at least, this is so in the US….and cross country skiing….along with the biathlon….are some of those events that indeed intensely competed for…even though they are…Details
DOG ASIDE: Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in the music capital of Austin, Texas by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU……and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States. The show helped Austin to become widely known as the “Live Music Capital of the World”…. and is the…Details
I don’t know what it is about comedians and music…..but so many of them are very musically talented….Jack Benny and his clarinet….Steve Martin and his banjo…..Martin Mull and his guitar….Dan Akroyd and his harmonica….then there is Garret Morris and his voice….as this clip will give evidence.
I also enjoy posting a Manhattan Transfer music video clip….cuz those cats could harmonize….and they each had really powerful solo voices. Their touch of jazz and a capella stuff is just delightful to the ear.
There are many many reasons why Saturday Night Live has been a part of America’s comedic fiber….and Comedian Lily Tomlin singing “St. James Infirmary”….is just living proof of how insidious they have been….cuz Bone Daddy still laughs at this stuff…35 years later…..and I like the music.
DOD ASIDE: Bone Daddy considers The Last Waltz to be some of the greatest music and story line ever put to film…..and this lil ole Sportsphile just loves everything that Martin Scorsese produces….he a master in my opinion. On this clip….The Band plays with Neil Diamond on “Come Dry Your Eyes” and then back-up Joni…Details