Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: The Bee Gees

"The Singer Sang His Song"

“The Singer Sang His Song”: Leave Them Wanting More

In 1969 Columbia Special Products teamed up with The United Nations in order to help save the world’s refugee population using the proceeds from sales of star-studded hits collection, World Star Festival.  Interestingly, this musical arts venture in humanitarianism predates by nearly two years George Harrison’s groundbreaking benefit concert for

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"Tint Of Blue"

Pioneering Pop: The Melodica on Record

July 2020 Update! Click here for the latest info Earliest Melodica Recording ’64 You may not know the melodica by name, but you might have seen one or, more likely, heard one at some point in your life.  Essentially, the melodica is a wind-powered keyboard that sounds much like a

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