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…Details
DOG ASIDE: I have no earthly idea who this jazz trio is…..I’ve finally come to my wits end trying to identify this group of musicians…..but I like their work so well….that I am still publishing this post….cuz I think you’ll like them too….that is, if you like jazz. Anyway, if anyone can tell me who…Details
DOG ASIDE: This lil ole Chiweenie dog just loves the music and entertainment of Ray Charles….and two of my favorite pieces he ever did were “America The Beautiful”….which he sang often in many different places….but when he played and sang it at the introduction ceremony prior to the NO MAS Sugar Ray Leonard vs Roberto…Details
After Simon and Garfunkel broke up…Paul Simon just never seemed to find another voice that sounded so good with his voice as did Art Garfunkel…but never say never….cuz many years later he appears on Saturday Night Live with another pop music icon….James Taylor…and low and behold….magic happened again.
DOG ASIDE: You will get to see a great number of sports memorabilia and collectibles from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….cuz Bone Daddy and his two traveling companions…Sky Pilot and Prince of Pleasure…had an Olympic experience for the ages….not to mention setting history at the Olympic Games….but that is a story far too long for…Details
DOG ASIDE: What a wonderful upbeat jazz piece combining the beautiful harmony in “The Last Time I Saw Janine”….and the way they shift to Jersey Doo-Wop in “Tell Me How Long”. These folks had an incredible range of various types of music….evidenced by the love song “Gloria’s Not In Love With Me”….another Doo-Wop but a…Details
DOG ASIDE: When it comes to Martin Mull….his delivery of comedy is as uniquely his…..as any comedian who has ever graced a stage….however, it is difficult for me to not laugh when I use Martin Mull and graced a stage in the same sentence…..cuz grace is not his style….even though he looks the part. Anyway,…Details
As we turn the calendar to 2016….Rock n Roll Pop Star Eddie Money has been making music since 1974….that’s 44 years folks….which is quite a long time to continue to stay present in the music industry…..as this video is evidence of his popularity.
DOG ASIDE: Live Aid was a dual-venue concert held on 13 July 1985….and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative….with the original event being organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. Billed as the “global jukebox”….the event was held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England….attended by 72,000 people….and John F. Kennedy Stadium…Details