Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: “I’ve Come Awful Close”

"I've Come Awful Close"

Diesel + Diction = Radio Hit

One of Zero to 180’s earliest pieces from 2013 makes light of Hank Thompson‘s famously well-enunciated vocals, as featured on “Squaws Along the Yukon” – a Capitol A-side from 1958.  Hank, whose recording career spanned five decades, would wax a classic piece of toe-tapping truck-driving country in 1971 with “I’ve

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