Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: Shel Talmy

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Goldie & the Gingerbreads B-Side

One trivia bit from The Rolling Stone Rock Almanac that didn’t make it into Zero to 180’s big Summer Beach Read: April 30, 1965:  The Kinks begin their first headlining UK tour, with The Yardbirds and Goldie and the Gingerbreads providing support. I have always been curious about the ‘all-girl’ beat group with such

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The Musical Equivalent of Recess

Amen Corner is one group who has managed to capture the joy of unstructured play time at school — that midday break known as “Recess“: “Recess” Amen Corner (1969) This song has particular meaning for this PTA parent who heads up a Recess Committee as a collective effort to improve

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