L E’s Stories – “Excuse Me + Turtle Back Rider + King Tut + Wild And Crazy Guy + Banjo Boy Provides Pure Comedic Genius” – A Salute To Steve Martin

In writing this story today…..it brings me great joy because I am showcasing one of the truly talented entertainers in our expansive vintage video museum….for this man could do it all…..with the ability to fill large stadium for his stand-up comedy routine….to being a huge star on the silver screen, while winning an Academy Award….to…

Music – 1983 – Fascination – As Steve Martin + Gilda Radner Perform A Spontaneous Dance Routine

“Fascination“ is a popular waltz song with music written in 1904 by Fermo Dante Marchetti….with lyrics written in 1905 by Maurice de Féraudy….which was first published in Hamburg (Anton J. Benjamin)….and Paris (Édition F. D. Marchetti) in 1904 in a version for piano solo (‘Valse Tzigane’)….when as a song with de Féraudy’s words….it was first performed by the French music-hall singer Paulette…

Music – 1983 – Gregory Hines + Steve Martin Tap Dance And Sing To Ready For Love – Live On NYC Stage

Since we have tons of Steve Martin content here at ImaSportsphile….we are going to focus on his “song and dance” partner as seen in this video herewith….where the extremely talented Steve Martin joins the equally extremely talented Gregory Hines….in a live stage performance of the tap dance standard,“Ready For Love”…..so, we are going to focus on…

Music – 1983 – Steve Martin Presents The American String Quarter – Bartok Concerto For Orchestra

Steve Martin is not only legendary for his comic genius…..but remarkable in his musical talent as a songwriter and musician….with special talents on the banjo…..and we at ImaSportsphile are totally fortunate to have so many videos in our Steve Martin section….especially the ones that include his comedy and his musical talent….like the one seen herewith…..as The…

Music – 1978 – Steve Martin – King Tut – Performed Live On Stage In New York City

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

Music – 1978 – Steve Martin – Ramblin On The Banjo + Happy Banjo Songs – Played Live On Stage In NYC

In this 1978 excerpt from Saturday Night Live seen in this video herewith….legendary comedian Steve Martin plays Ramblin’ On The Banjo and Happy Banjo Songs…..which goes a long way in showing how gifted Martin was on the banjo….in addition to his comedic genius and acting prowess.   Evidence of his banjo mastery came in May 2009….when the popular bluegrass band…

Music – 1978 – Steve Martin + The Dirt Band – White Russian – Performed Live On Stage In NYC

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country rock band…..as the group has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California, in 1966…..while the band’s membership has had at least a dozen changes over the years….including a period from 1976 to 1981 when the band performed and recorded as The Dirt Band…..as seen in this video herewith…..when…

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…

TV Ads – 1978 – Actor Steve Martin For The Body Floss

In our complete vintage video library here at ImaSportsphile, we have over 100 episodes of Saturday Night Live from 1977 to 1987…..which means we have a significant number of SNL commercial skits like the one seen herewith…..where Steve Martin pitches The Body Floss, a new product to replace soap and the towel when you clean your body….and like…