The Band & Staple Singers Sing Take A Load Off Annie & The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down

DOG ASIDE: In the history of Rock n Roll music….The Band stands out about all others as being able to accompany any musical artist in any musical genre…they were just that good.  In this piece from “The Last Waltz’….they sing three wonderful folks songs….”Take A Load Off Annie” with the Staple Singers….and as The Band…


Jackson Browne Live On SNL Sings Running on Empty imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States….coming into prominence in the 1970’s….writing and recording songs such as “These Days”, “The Pretender”, “Running on Empty”, “Lawyers in Love”, “Doctor My Eyes”, “Take It Easy”, “For a Rocker”,…


Dan Akroyd & John Belushi As The Blues Brothers Live From The Rhino Club On SNL


Bone Daddy has always completely enjoyed the creative comedy of Dan Akroyd and John Belushi…..but their comedic musical talents as The Blues Brothers…..captured the hearts of all who ever saw them perform….and their movie by the same name is a musical classic. 

Randy Newman Live At ACL Sings Short People & Riders In The Rain

DOG ASIDE: Randall Stuart “Randy” Newman is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice….mordant (and often satirical) pop songs….and for film scores.  Since the 1980’s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include “Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural,   Leatherheads, Cats Don’t Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey…


Groucho Marx Sings Why Am I So Romantic & Harpo Marx Plays The Harp

DOG ASIDE: The Marx Brothers were were a family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway and in motion pictures from 1905 to 1949. Five of the Marx Brothers’ thirteen feature films were selected by the American Film Institute (AFI) as among the top 100 comedy films of all time…..with two of them “Duck Soup” and…


The Blues Brothers Sing I Got Everything I Need Almost & Trying To Get Next To You

DOG ASIDE: The Blues Brothers were an American rhythm and blues revivalist band founded in 1976 by comedy actors Dan Akroyd and John Belushi….as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live.  Belushi and Akroyd, in character as lead vocalist “Joliet” Jake Blues (named after Joliet Prison) and harmonica player/backing vocalist Elwood Blues (named after the Elwood…


Bob Dylan Live On SNL Sings You Have To Serve Somebody

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy tells me that when he was a freshman at The University of Texas in 1965…..his dorm mate Mac Woodfin from Paris, Texas….was a serious “Dylanist”…..a person who kinda worshiped Bob Dylan… every Sunday Mac would play his Dylan albums and sit back in his reclining chair to worship Bob Dylan… he…


Linda Ronstadt Live In Concert Sings Poor Poor Pityfull Me & You’re No Good

DOG ASIDE: Linda Ronstadt sang and entertained audiences for 44 years from 1967 to 2011….recording albums throughout her entire career. In total, she has released over 30 studio albums and 15 compilation  or greatest hits albums. Ronstadt charted 38 Billboard Hot 100 singles…..with 21 reaching the top 40…10 in the top 10…three at number 2, and  “You’re No Good…