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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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”,…

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Music – 1979 – Elton John – Back In The USSR + Saturday Nites Alright + Sure Plays A Mean Pinball – Live On Tour In Soviet Union

“Back in the U.S.S.R.“ is a song by the English rock band the Beatles that opens their 1968 double album The Beatles….which is also known as the “White Album”….which was written by Paul McCartney and credited to the Lennon–McCartney songwriting partnership….as the song is in the rock and roll style and is a parody of Chuck Berry’s “Back in the U.S.A.” ….and the Beach Boys’ “California Girls”.  The…

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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…

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Music – 1979 – Jerry Jeff Walker – Performs Live On Stage At Austin City Limits

Jerry Jeff Walker is an American country, pop, ballads, rock n roll singer and songwriter. ….who is best known for writing “Mr. Bojangles”….as Walker’s maternal grandparents played for square dances in the Oneonta, N Y area….with his grandmother, Jessie Conroe, playing piano….while his grandfather played fiddle.  During the late 1950’s, Jerry Jeff was a member of a local Oneonta teen…

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