Music – 1982 – The Doobie Brothers – Dueling Guitars In Perfect Harmony – Live At Farewell Concert

In this video seen herewith…..The Doobie Brothers lead guitarists Patrick Simmons and John McFee perform a “dueling guitars” instrumental piece that is indicative of their original “street boogie rock” music at their 1982 Farewell Concert Tour….and we love it….cuz The Doobie Brothers were exactly that…a “street boogie rock band”….in touch with the vibes on the street….and they could flat out…

Music – 1983 – The Showband Of The Southwest – University Of Texas Marching Band – Halftime Show

Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, has attended upwards of 50 University of Texas Longhorn football games in his career as a Sportsphile…..and at each and every one of those home games, The Showband of the Southwest….the University of Texas marching band….some 350 strong…..take the field before, at halftime and after every home game…..and no matter what…

Music – 1982 – The Doobie Brothers – Out On The Streets – Performed Live At Their Farewell Concert

In this video seen herewith….the Doobie Brothers perform a brand new song at their 1983 Farewell Concert…..which is a hard-rocking harmonic ballad titled “Out On The Streets”….as this video provides plenty of evidence that the Doobies still had plenty of rock n roll in them….so, this was their farewell concert for other reasons….like individual solo careers…

Music – 1984 – 800 Strong All American Olympic Band – Olympic Fanfare – Closing Ceremonies Of L A Games

We have told many stories of our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile….and his incredible Olympics adventure at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games…..when he and two of his close friends set an Olympic fan record that can NEVER be beaten….ONLY TIED….when Los Tres Amigos from Texas saw a live competition of EVERY SPORT that was competed for…

Music – 1984 – Special – Loni Anderson – We All Read The Funnies Cuz Were Just Funny That Way

The Funnies, also known as “comic strips” are a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display humor or form a narrative….which is often serialized….with text and conversation in balloons and captions…..which has traditionally for the past century and a half have been published in newspapers      and magazines…..with horizontal pictoral strips printed in black-and-white in daily…

Music – 1983 – The Doobie Brothers – Jesus Its Just Alright – Performed Live At Austin City Limits

“Jesus Is Just Alright“ is a gospel song written by Arthur Reid Reynolds….and first recorded by Reynolds’ own group, The Art Reynolds Singers, on their 1966 album, Tellin’ It Like It Is…..as the song’s title makes use of the American slang term “all-right”….which during the 1960’s was used to describe something that was considered ‘cool’ or very good. The song…

Music – 1981 – Michael Murphey & The Great American Honky Tonk Band – Hard Country – Live At ACL

Hard Country is the ninth album by American singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey….and his first soundtrack album for the 1981 film Hard Country starring Jan-Michael Vincent and Kim Basinger…..as Murphey wrote, produced and sang six songs for the film to include “Cowboy Cadillac”, “Hard Country”, “Hard Partyin’ Country Darlin’”,  “Cosmic Cowboy/Cowboy Breakdown”,  “Break My Mind”and “Take It As It Comes”….as he was joined on the album…

Music – 1983 – Roger Miller – England Swings (Like A Pendulum Do) – Sung Live On Stage At ACL

“England Swings (Like a Pendulum Do)” is a 1965 country music song written and performed by Roger Miller….of which the single was Miller’s eleventh hit on the US country chart where it peaked at # 3….and on the Billboard Hot 100, it peaked at # 8….as it was Miller’s second # 1 on the Easy Listening chart….  whereas, Petula Clark from the Colour My World album and Pat Boone both…

Music – 1983 – The Doobie Brothers – China Grove – Performed Live At Farewell Concert

“China Grove“ is a song on the Doobie Brothers’ 1973 album The Captain and Me…..which was written and sung by original main singer/songwriter Tom Johnston….as the song reached # 15 on the  Billboard Hot 100.  While there is a real China Grove, Texas….Johnston’s lyrics about the community are fictional….and like many songs by Johnston….the music was composed and developed before…