Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: Schlager


Maryland’s New State Anthem

To:     Governor Larry Hogan & The General Assembly of Maryland Perhaps it is time to replace the Maryland state anthem — you know, the Rebel marching song from 1861 that beseeches Marylanders to “spurn the northern scum” and thereby follow Virginia’s example on the whole secession question — with something else

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"Hello Yellow Bug"

“Hello Yellow Bug”: First-Rate Tot Pop

The Johnny Mann Singers channel their inner child to optimal effect in “Hello Yellow Bug” from 1968’s Love is Blue album on the Liberty label.  Somewhat surprisingly, this song did not enjoy single release: Hello Yellow Bug – Johnny Mann Singers [Pssst:  Click the triangle above to play “Hello Yellow

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