Greatest Hits

Maryland’s New State Anthem

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=26148

“Silver Springs” Maryland:  Musically Unincorporated

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24961

Gene Rosenthal’s Adelphi Records of Silver Spring

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=28911

Track Recorders:  Silver Spring II

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=28022

Rare & Unissued King Tracks II

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=28012

90+ Years of Cincinnati in Song

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13286

90+ Years of Baltimore in Song

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13403

First “Women’s Liberation” LP  [note:  posted after the 2016 federal election]

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=16792

The (Inter) Galactic Twist Queens

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13789

King Records Meets Big Red  [i.e., Seymour Stein & King Records I]

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=25945

Seymour Stein & King Records II   [includes bonus mini-Beatles quiz]

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=25964

’65 Stones Song Known by Few

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=25389

Rolling Stones Soundalike Albums

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=25781

Jimi Hendrix (and Beatles & Stones) on a K-Tel Album?

http://www.zeroto180.org?p=30156

True or False?  Led Zep on K-Tel

http://www.zeroto180.org?p=30211

‘Do It Now’:  Ronco’s Licensing Feat of Strength

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=1762

Willis Brothers:  Giants of Diesel

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=23981

Big Tennessee:  Ol’ Truckin’ Tex  (includes trucking tribute to 1965)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=23950

Burton & Mooney’s Diesel Classic

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=21932

Skeeter Davis Confronts Nixon

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24671

Ali:  “The People’s Choice”

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24783

When Pelé Tried His Hand at Pop

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=22488

Popeye in Pop’s Eye

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=23273

“Shilo”:  First Pop Use of Toy Piano?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=3135

“Out of the Blue:  Earliest Toy Piano Pop Recording?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=6099

“Lucky Ladybug”:  First Pop Use of Phasing?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=3406

Earliest Recording of a Melodica?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=29674

The Bee Gees’ Pioneering Pop:  The Melodica on Record

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=50

“Six O’Clock”:  First Clavinet?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24450

The Left Banke:  Clavinet ‘67

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24507

Peppermint Trolley:  Clavinet ‘67

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24381

Paul Beaver Played Clavinet, Too (includes Emil Richards sessionography)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=24522

Purple Reign – From 1968!

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=19705

World’s 1st Dead Heads:  Germany?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=19082

The Dead:  In the Twilight Zone

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=25131

“Fire in the City”:  Hendricks & the Dead

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=4631

“Witchi Tai To”:  Pop Chant

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=19090

Not Your Father’s “Purple Haze”

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=19105

“Your Own Backyard”:  12-Step Rock

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13005

“Clean Up Your Own Backyard”:  Elvis (Like Dion) Gardens From Within

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13882

The Great (Musical) Experiment:  Toussaint’s “We the People”

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=21052

Toussaint’s Pop Persian Poetry

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=20952

Bob Johnston’s Golden Moldies

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=20449

Hop Wilson’s Steel Guitar Blues

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=18543

Kingstonians’ $800 Rocksteady

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=22584

Rocksteady:  Cowbell Golden Era

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=23075

Sonia Pottinger:  Jamaica’s First Female Record Producer

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=14342

1960s Ska in the US Market

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=12584

Reggae’s “Inna-Gadda-Da-Vida”

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=20202

‘Scully’ and His Green Thumb

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=20377

You Don’t Love Me:  Where Blues and Reggae Intersect

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=11862

“1967”:  Adrian Belew, Confirmed Believer

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=14024

First Steinberger Bass Sighting?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=18436

Charlie Byrd’s Guitar Weeps – Due to Late 60s Social Tumult

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=7972

Roy Orbison (is) The Fastest Guitar Alive

http://www.zeroto180.org/?cat=43

Jerry Cole:  The Neil Young of LA Session Players

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=12005

Andy Tielman’s 10-String Guitar

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=16761

Los Straitjackets:  ¡Viva La Instrumental!

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=16450

Bowling U.S.A.:  Ten-Pin Pop  (i.e., Bowling Songs)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=15859

“Library”:  Where Books Are Free  (i.e., Library Songs)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=15068

Garlic in Popular Music  (i.e., Garlic Songs)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=25157

Nashville Chowdown:  Rice’s Great Image Makeover

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=328

“My Mary”:  The Mother of Backwards B-Sides

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=16553

Lloyd Green:  “Mr. Nashville Sound”  (plus backwards B-side)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=16736

The Surf Symphony’s Sole 7-Inch

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=21248

B-Side:  Called up to the Majors

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=22021

Mad Magazine’s Multi-Groove Flexi-disc

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=21610

Fabulous Las Vegas Roulette:  Multi-Track LP

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=11455

God Pop on the Charts:  Early 70s

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=3268

Only on 8-Track

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=7821

Brevity in Pop:  Know When to Fold (i.e., Short Songs)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=16389

RC Mob:  Transit Advocates?

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=22665

Red Simpson/David Bowie Tribute

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=22111

1970 Rare Bowie Blues Track  (plus Bowie‘s Silver Spring Connection)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=22303

“Guitar Boy”:  Africa’s Guitar King

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=15460

“Click Song #1”:  African Pop Goes International

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=12265

Ralph Emery Messes With Joe Stampley’s Head

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=675

In Hindsight, the Lawsuit Was Inevitable

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=32

“Games People Play”:  Bassist Wakes Drummer Using Musical Chops

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=14528

“Plain Jane”:  Mean People Suck

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=14262

“Louie Louie”:  Languid, Listless

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=2463

The Most Literal Cover Version Ever

http://www.zeroto180.org?p=1862

“Cast and Crew”:  Cinema Credits as High Art

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13163

“Bob”:  Palindromic in the Extreme

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=5138

“Bob”:  The Willis Brothers, Not Weird Al

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=9512

“Weather Report”:  Play the Simon & Garfunkel Game

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=8903

Arif Mardin @ Muscle Shoals  (+ Beatles 1967 picture sleeves worldwide)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=18695

“Mountain Mambo”:  Latinbilly  (includes salute to steel guitar on King)

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=9620

King Records:  Oddball Historical Tidbits

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13427

Tokyo Happy Coats:  Japanese Pop on King Records

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=13416

King Records Goes Ska

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=12427

The Real Cincinnati Kid

http://www.zeroto180.org/?p=1