Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: A&M

"I Don't Believe You"
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Waylon Did Dylan in ’65

How humorous to browse a chronological listing of Waylon Jennings albums starting in 1964 – eleven on RCA by my count, following his debut LP At JD’s – when out of nowhere, A&M suddenly decides to issue its first and only album by Jennings, long after his brief run of singles (1963-65)

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"Slick"
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“Slick”: Musical Athletics as Envisioned by Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert demonstrates music’s connection with athletics in this playfully surreal video for “Slick” by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, from ‘Beat of the Brass’ – Alpert’s 1968 television special: “Slick” by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass (1968) Filmed at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles There’s a

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Charlie Smalls: Guest Music Instructor on The Monkees

Once in the late 90s I picked up a CD anthology of rare funk & soul singles at Midnight Records, just down the street from the Chelsea Hotel.  I purchased disc 1 of a 6-volume series entitled Funkaphonix:  Raw & Uncut Funk 1968-1975.  Amusing to learn that one of the

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