Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

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Category: Jerry Smith

Scotty Moore: Producer

I am struck by the number of Scotty Moore–produced 45s from the late 60s/early 70s that are not available for preview on YouTube due to their relative obscurity — most especially the rare Otis Redding tribute “We’re Gonna Miss You, Otis” b/w “Macon,” whose B-side was actually written by Moore,

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“Fifteen Gears and Fourteen Wheels”: What Satisfies the Soul

Live truck driving country doesn’t get much better than this:   From the 1973 Capitol album, Live at the Wheeling Truck Driver’s Jamboree. Harold Bradley – guitar/leader Buzz Evans – guitar Curly Chalker – steel Joe Allen – bass Buddy Harman – drums Jerry Smith – piano Recorded: Sept. 2,

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