Music – 1977 – Steve Martin – King Tut – Performed And Sung Live On Stage In NYC

“King Tut“ is a novelty song performed by Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons….who were actually members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band….when it was released as a single in 1978….which sold over a million copies…while reaching # 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.  Martin previewed the song in a live performance during the April 22, 1978 episode of Saturday Night Live…..as seen in this video herewith. The…

Music – 1977 – Earl Scruggs Revue – My Tennessee Mountain Home – Played Live At Austin City Limits

In early 1969, Earl Scruggs formed the Earl Scruggs Revue….which consisted of two of his sons, Randy (guitar) and Gary (bass)…..and later Vassar Clements (fiddle), Josh Graves (Dobro) and Scruggs’ youngest son, Steve (drums)….as seen in this video herewith….while playing live at Austin City Limits.  On November 15, 1969, Scruggs performed live with the newly formed…

Music – 1977 – Fleetwood Mac – Gold Dust Woman – Black Widow Mix Featuring Stevie Nicks

“Gold Dust Woman“ is a song from the best-selling Fleetwood Mac album Rumours….which was written and sung by Stevie Nicks….and released as a B-side to the “Don’t Stop” single in the UK….and the “You Make Loving Fun” single in the US…..whereas, the 2004 two-disc special edition release of Rumours  includes two demos of “Gold Dust Woman”…..with one demo featuring vocal melody and lyrics in…

Music – 1977 – Andrea McArdle – Tomorrow – From Annie Broadway Show Put To World Series Highlights

“Tomorrow“ is a song from the musical Annie….with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin….which was published in 1977….as the number was originally written as “The Way We Live Now” for the 1970 short film Replay, with both music and lyrics by Strouse.  The song was originally written for a musical production of Daniel Keyes’s Flowers for Algernon…..but the switch was made because Annie…

Music – 1977 – Willie Nelson & The Family Band – Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain – Sung Live On ACL

What is The Family today on Christmas Eve in 2019 to Willie Nelson….was The Family Band back in 1977 when this video was recorded….for The Family have been Willie’s touring and recording group for as long as Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, has known the Austin icon….which dates back to the mid-1970’s in Austin….as Bone Daddy played golf in a Doug…

Music – 1977 – Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers – Broken Lady – Sung Live On Austin City Limits

Larry Gatlin is an American country and Southern gospel singer and songwriter…..who as part of a trio with his younger brothers Steve and Rudy, achieved considerable success within the country music genre….while performing on 33 top-40 singles….and as their fame grew, the band became known as Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers. Larry Gatlin is known for his rich falsetto singing…

Music – 1978 – Martin Mull – I Want To Be God – Performed Live In Concert

Martin Mull is an American actor, recording artist, musician, painter and comedian….who has appeared in many television and film roles….who as an actor, he first became known in his role on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman….and its spin-off Fernwood 2 Night….while among his other notable roles are Colonel Mustard in the 1985 film Clue….Leon Carp on Roseanne….Willard Kraft on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch….  Vlad…

Music – 1978 – Johnny Gimble + The Bosque Bandits – Get Off Its The End Of The Line – Live At ACL

Remembering Johnny Gimble is an easy thing to do if you’re from the area known as Central Texas….especially if you happen to love what is call “Texas swing music” in the Hill Country where ImaSportsphile was spawned….cuz Johnny was without a doubt the best fiddler in those hills….plus, he was a genuinely nice guy….who always seemed to…

Music – 1978 – Frankie Lane – Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling + Cool Water – Live At Coconut Grove

Frankie Laine (born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio; March 30, 1913 – February 6, 2007) was an American singer, songwriter and actor….whose career spanned nearly 75 years….from his first concerts in 1930 with a marathon dance company to his final performance of “That’s My Desire” in 2005. Often billed as “America’s # 1 Song Stylist”….with other nicknames including “Mr. Rhythm”,…