The Grand Ol’ Opry comedian appears in the ring with The Junkyard Dog and Jim Duggan to encourage fans to watch Mid-South Wrestling every week
1985 – The World Wrestling Federation tapes the first-ever Saturday Night’s Main Event, which airs one night later, on NBC in place of Saturday Night Live
JYD, Vicki Sue Robinson, and Rick Derringer appear on the popular dance show to talk to Dick Clark about the Dog’s entrance tune, “Grab Them Cakes”
Columnist Goose Mahler runs down a list of some of his greatest performers of all time, and the specific things that made each one special
TGP Contributing Author & Cauliflower Alley Club lifetime member Paul Stratoti looks back at the life and legacy of JYD, with a profile and photo gallery
MID-SOUTH WRESTLING (1983) – Hacksaw Butch Reed issues a challenge to JYD for the North American title that turns ugly
TGP Editor in Chief, Ryan K. Boman, joins the podcast to discuss this emotional and record-setting day, which saw Kerry Von Erich capture the NWA World title
Paying tribute to the legendary JYD, who sadly passed away on this day in 1998.