Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: Kenny Price

"This Is The Shortest Song In The World"

Brevity in Pop: Know When to Fold

These (short) songs clearly run the risk of leaving listeners wanting more: “Wildcat Run” – Red Sovine – 1966   [1:20] “Some Kinda Earthquake” – Duane Eddy – 1959   [1:17] “You Tell Me” – Johnny Cash – 1959   [1:17] “Revellion” – The Revels – 1962   [1:14] “Oh Claire” – Cheap Trick

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"Happy Tracks"

“Happy Tracks”: Universal Code of Conduct?

Here’s a lyric that I wish everybody would use as a spiritual guidepost — “Happy Tracks” by Ray Pennington.  I particularly like this 1967 version by The Browns: “Happy Tracks“ The Browns (1967) –video link subtitution– ChorusLeave a lotta happy tracks as you go down

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