Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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Category: Buddah Records

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Apollo-Themed 45 Releases

When I was in 11th grade, the unthinkable happened:  I received two Fs in the same semester!  One of the Fs was in Physics class, an absolute nightmare.  Thankfully, Paul Guinnessy of the American Institute of Physics has helped me deprogram from this hellish experience, thus empowering this historian-in-training to

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Dig Yaphet Kotto’s Scene

Yesterday’s piece about Gary Usher and his work on indie label, Vault, led to a discovery:  veteran stage and screen actor, Yaphet Kotto (Giardello in Homicide:  Life on the Street), once cut a record for a label, Chisa, that was distributed by Vault. That’s right, as the Summer of Love

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Cincinnati: Hard Rock Capital of the World?

I have an album of repackaged material from the Buddah label – a compilation entitled Heavy Mix – that is one of the odder releases from everyone’s favorite reissue label, Pickwick.   I love that the cover art has a cement theme: Even more intriguing than the kitschy cover concept

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