Music – 1978 – Johnny Gimble + The Bosque Bandits – Steel Guitar Rag – Performed Live At ACL

There is a famous country song that says If You’re Gonna Play In Texas You Got To Have A Fiddler In The Band…..and one of Texas’ all time favorite fiddlers was a guy named Johnny Gimble…..who played in and around Austin, Texas…which is known as the Live Music Capital Of The World….as Gimble is was beloved in…

Music – 1978 – The Blues Brothers – Doin My Best To Get Back To You – Sung Live On Stage In NYC

The words say it all……ENJOY! Caught a ride into South Dakota With two girls in a light blue Desoto One’s name was Jane, the other was plain But they both had racing motors Next I caught a ride with a gamblers wife She had a brand new lay down Rambler She parked inside of town,…

Music – 1978 – Jackson Browne – The Pretender – Performed Live On Stage In NYC

“The Pretender“ is a song written and performed by American rock performer Jackson Browne….while being featured on his 1976 album The Pretender…..which was composed, according to Browne, in a number of locations….with part in Los Angeles….additionally within a rented store-front in North Hollywood….and in a “tacky” hotel in Hawaii. Browne is quoted to have claimed that the song was almost complete before he had discovered…

Music – 1982 – Roy Orbison – Oh Pretty Woman – Live On Stage In NYC – With John Belushi

“Oh, Pretty Woman” or “Pretty Woman“ is a song recorded by Roy Orbison….which was written by Orbison and Bill Dees…..and was released as a single in August 1964 on Monument Records….where it spent three weeks at # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100….which was also the second single by Orbison to top the US charts….plus, it was also Orbison’s third single to top…

Music – 1978 – Muddy Waters – Im A Man – Performed Live With The Band At The Last Waltz Concert

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913  – April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician…..who is often cited as the “father of modern Chicago blues“….as he was an important figure on the post-war blues scene….whereby his style of playing has been described as “raining down Delta beatitude”. Muddy Waters grew up on Stovall Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi….who by age 17 was playing…

Music – 1978 – Kate Bush – The Man With The Child In His Eyes – Sung Live On Stage In NYC

“The Man with the Child in His Eyes“ is a song by Kate Bush….which is the fifth track on her debut album The Kick Inside….and was released as her second single, on the EMI label in 1978.  Bush wrote the song when she was 13….then he recorded it at the age of 16 at AIR Studios, London, in June 1975….which was under…

Music – 1977 – Janis Ian – At Seventeen – Performed Live On Stage In Concert

Janis Ian is an American singer-songwriter….who was most commercially successful in the 1960’s and 1970’s….with her most widely recognized song, “At Seventeen”….as seen performed in this video herewith…. was released as a single from her 1975 album Between the Lines….which reached # 1 on the Billboard chart. Being from New York City, Ian entered the American folk music scene while still a…

Music – 1977 – Bill Murray + The Singing Dogs – Hava Nagila + The Age Of Aquarius

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and writer…..who first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live…..in a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award…as evidenced by his “singing dogs” act seen in this video herewith…..where his dogs perform Hava Nagila and The Age Of Aquarius.  Later, Murray starred in so really classic comedy films such as Meatballs in 1979….Caddyshack in 1980….  Stripes…

Music – 1963 – Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A Changing – With Footage Of The Assassination Of JFK

The Times They Are a-Changin’ is a song written by Bob Dylan….which was released as the title track of his 1964 album of the same name.  Ever since its release, the song has been influential to people’s views on society….with critics noting the general yet universal lyrics which contributed to the song’s lasting message of change…..for example, critic Michael Gray called…