Cover of the Rufus Thomas song from the idiosyncratic (how’s that for canine vocabulary?) Welshman’s 2007 epic Circus Live.
Live version of Dog Song, aka Sleep Dog Lullaby, from their 2000 debut album Blue Horse. https://am-records.com/2018/12/10/when-infant-teachers-cry-the-be-good-tanyas/
This early 1960s effort is not quite sentimental enough for me, but it’ll do. And I like the pictures.
The saddest story ever told? This tearjerker from TTT went to number ten in the country charts in 1948.
Possibly the greatest lyrics of any song ever written by anyone, in this dog’s opinion. My owners, however, say that if they’d heard it before they got me they would … Continue readingBingo Dog Song
Great performance from Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton (1926-1984). What a gal – I’d let her take me out for a walk any time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frsBq9MCNVg
She marked our trail up the back bone ridge How many times can one dog pee? From the 2003 album Beneath This Gruff Exterior.
Got a big black dogAnd his name is DanWho lives in my backyard in BirminghamHe is the meanest dog in Alabam’Get ’em Dan From the classic album Good Old Boys.
SAD he doesn’t specify what kind of dogs, but this is a guitar tour de force from the little-known and underrated Glenn Phillips.
This is a lovely song which ends with a beautiful guitar solo from Caleb Quaye. Beware, it’s a tearjerker!