Music – 1964 – Hank Williams Sr – Lovesick Blues – Performed In Movie Your Cheatin Heart

“Lovesick Blues“ is a show tune written by Cliff Friend and Irving Mills…..as the song first appeared in the 1922 musical Oh, Ernest…..and was recorded by Emmett Miller in 1925 and 1928…..and later by country music singer Rex Griffin…..as the recordings by Griffin and Miller inspired Hank Williams to perform the song during his first appearances on the Louisiana Hayride radio show in 1948…..and after receiving an enthusiastic…

Music – 1953 – Disney Sing A Long Songs – Blue Danube Snore Wltz + Old McDonald + Scales & Arpeggios

As we begin to lay 2019 to rest here at ImaSportsphile…..we find we will end the year with a total of 5,000 videos having been posted on our site in the past four years…..which is quite an accomplishment by any standards from a 2 person and one dog staff.  It has been our true joy…

Music – 1977 – Bonnie Raitt – Runaway – Performed Live In Concert

“Runaway“ is a # 1 Billboard Hot 100 song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961….as it was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook….and became a major international hit…..which is # 472 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, compiled in 2010.   Singer-guitarist Charles Westover and keyboard player Max Crook performed together as members of “Charlie Johnson and the Big Little…

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 – 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 – 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”,…

Music – 1978 – Charlie Daniels Band – Texas – Performed Live On Stage At Austin City Limits

Charlie Daniels is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist….who was known for his contributions to Southern rock, country and bluegrass music…..as he is best known for his # 1 country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”….for Daniels has been active as a singer and musician since the 1950’s.  He was inducted into the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame in 2002, the Grand Ole Opry in…