Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Titles of featured songs in alphabetical order:


1432 Franklin Pike Circle Hero
[The Ray Charles Singers]

1900 Yesterday
[Liz Damon Express]

[Adrian Belew]

20th Century Blues
[Lily Tomlin]

42 in Chicago
[Merle Kilgore]

A Bubble Called You
[The Alan Copeland Conspiracy]

A Thousand Devils
[The Fifth Order]

A Time for Peace
[Mike Reid]

A Woman’s World
[Teresa Brewer]

Adios Aloha
[Ruby Wright]

Alabama Women’s Prison Blues [Mack Vickery]

Alphabet Lost and Found
[They Might Be Giants]

Anaheim, Asuza and Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review & Timing Association
[Jan & Dean]

Apartment #4, Sixth Street & Cincinnati
[Joe Stampley]

Armpit #6
[Screaming Jay Hawkins]

Asphalt Cowboy
[Sleepy LaBeef]

Asphalt Outlaw Hero
[Lonnie Mack]

B-A Bay
[The Limeliters]

Baby Rocked Her Dolly
[Merle Kilgore]

Baby You Done Flubbed Your Dub [The Carlisle Brothers]

[Carol Kaye & the Hit Men]

Baja Boot
[Shorty Rogers & Kelly Gordon]

[Mason Williams]

Big Honky Baby
[Ellie Greenwich]

Bike Beat
[Joe Meek’s The Outlaws]

Bilbo Is Dead
[Andrew Tibbs]

Blind Bats and Water Rats
[Johnny Jenkins]

Body Surfing With the Jet Set
[Rod McKuen & Anita Kerr]

Boppin’ To Grandfather’s Clock
[Hardrock Gunter]

[The Association]


Cajun Interstate” [Rod Bernard]

Capricorn Flight” [Manzel]

Chicken Stuff” [Hop Wilson]

Cincinnati Kid” [Prince Buster]

Cindy Electronium” [Raymond Scott]

Click Song #1” [Miriam Makeba]

Comin’ Down” [Dave Dudley]

Corn Pickin’” [James Burton & Ralph Mooney]

Creators of Rain” [Smokey & His Sister]

Cycle Annie” [The Beachnuts (featuring Lou Reed)]

Daily Nightly” [The Monkees]

Day Song” [Sweetwater]

DC’s the Telecaster Town” [Rhodes Tavern Troubadours]

De Knife, De Fork, De Spoon” [Lord BooBoo]

Delta Four” [Larry Fast]

Dimension 5ive” [5th Dimension]

Dixie Doodle” [Link Wray]

Dixie Fireball” [Sonny George]

Do the President Twist” [Lula Reed, Freddy King & Sonny Thompson Orchestra]

Dogs (Pt. 2)” [The Who]

Dora the Female Explorer” [Stackridge]

Drop the Mop” [Ruth Batchelor]

Eager Beaver” [Roy Lanham]

Eeny-Meeny-Miney-Mo” [Bob & Lucille]

Electrified Donkey” [Ferlin Husky]

Everybody Knows I Love You” [Kenny Smith]

Exodus” [Tommy Tedesco]

Fast Talkin’ Louisiana Man” [Merle Kilgore]

Fastest Guitar Alive” [Roy Orbison]

Fifteen Gears and Fourteen Wheels” [Dick Curless]

Fireproof Money Belt” [Joan Harris]

Frankenstein of ’59” [Buchanan & Goodman]

Frankenstein’s Party” [The Swinging Phillies]

Free the People” [Barbara Keith]

Free Up the Prisoners” [Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry]

Frequency Response Test” [National Lampoon]

Funky” [The Cavaliers]

Garlic Blues” [Helen Humes w/ Sylvester Weaver & Walter Beasley]

Get Down People” [400 Years of What]

Get Off the Bus” [The Royal Crescent Mob]

Gibson Girl” [Billy Byrd]

Girl You Ruff” [The Overtakers]

Go Away From My World [Marianne Faithfull]

Go Cat Go” [Norma Jean]

Gonna Get Along Without You Now” [Skeeter Davis]

Greenwich Village Folk Song Salesman” [Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood]

Grits and Corn Bread” [The Soul Runners]

Guitar Boy” [Sir Victor Uwaifo]

Guns Fever” [Uzziah ‘Sticky’ Thompson]


Ham ‘n Grits” [Les Paul & Mary Ford]

Happy Tracks” [The Browns]

Haulin’ Freight” [Bob Newman]

Have You Dug His Scene” [Yophet Kotto]

He’s So Fine” [Jody Miller]

Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham” [John Randolph Marr]

Hello Yellow Bug” [The Johnny Mann Singers]

Help Me Over” [Jellyroll]

Hey Truckers” [Andre Williams & The Sadies]

Hidden Depth” [Peter Green]

Hippie Hippie Hurrah” [Jacques Dutronc]

Hit the Surf” [The Sea Shells]

Holy Mount Zion” [Count Ossie with the Zion All-Stars]

Hoopaw Rag” [Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys]

Houston Hash” [The Riviana Rice All-Stars]

I Can’t Tell the Boys From the Girls” [Lester Flatt]

I Found Love” [The Free Design]

I Love Monsters Too” [Alex Harvey]

I Shall Sing” [Van Morrison/Judy Mowatt]

I’m Tore Down” [Freddy King]

I’m Tore Up” [Billy Gayles]

I Wanna Grow Up to Be a Politician” [The Byrds]

I’ve Got a Happy Heart” [Susan Raye]

Ice Cream and Suckers” [Soweto Stokvel Septette]

In the Jailhouse Now (#2)” [Jimmie Rodgers]

Is She Sore” [Orangie Ray Hubbard]

Is You Ticklish” [Larry Kusik]

It’s a Super-Spectacular Day” [Mad Magazine]

Ital Vibes” [Lennie Hibbert]

Jackson” [Romanian All-Stars]

Joaquin” [Freddie Roulette]

Judas to the Love We Knew” [The Spiral Starecase]

Juke Box Play for Me” [The Cook Brothers]

Jukebox Man” [Dick Curless]

Junkmaker Shoppe” [Yellow Balloon]

Just Like Anyone Would Do” [Fifth Avenue]


Kalimba Story [Earth, Wind & Fire]

Keep Them Big Wheels Hummin’” [David Allan Coe]

Kentucky Ridgerunner” [Lester Flatt

Killer Joe” [Nashville Superpickers]

Kitten on the Keys” [Liberace]

L’Adorable Des Femme Neiges” [Christie Laume]

La Poupée Qui Fait Non” [Michael Polnareff]

Lament of the Astra Cowboy” [Curt Boettcher]

Laser Cat Bowling” [Parry Gripp]

Last Wave of the Day” [The Riptides]

Legend of the Big Steeple” [Porter Wagoner]

Leopard Skin Phones” [Spanky & Our Gang]

Let Yourself Go” [James Brown]

Library” [Cursor Miner]

Licks Off of Records” [Martin Mull]

Life’s a Trippy Thing” [Frank & Nancy Sinatra]

Little Nut Tree” [The Melodians]

Living on Love, a Hope & a Hand-Me-Down” [Vikki Carr]

Lonely Apache” [Los Straitjackets]

Lothario in A” [Red Rhodes]

Love Can Run Faster” [Robert Palmer & Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry]

Love Is Only Sleeping” [The Monkees”

Lucky Ladybug” [Billy and Lillie]

Lucky Stars” [Dagmar & the Seductones]

Luxury Dreamride” [The Beatnik Flies]

M1” [Ted Taylor Four]

Mad” [Little Jerry & the Monotones]

Mama Sure Could Swing a Deal” [Teresa Brewer with Oily Rags]

Mama Was a Honky Tonk Woman” [Hurricane]

Mandolina” [Ronnie Montrose]

Martian Guts” [Dave Biller & Jeremy Wakefield]

Maryland” [The Crazy Five]

Meu Mundo é Uma Bola” [Pelé]

Meu Piao” [Astrud Gilberto]

Mississippi” [Tribes]

Mr. Cole Won’t Rock ‘n’ Roll” [Nat King Cole]

Mr. Mailman” [Ronnie Milsap]

Mr. Sun Mr. Moon” [Paul Revere & the Raiders]

Moon Maiden” [Duke Ellington]

Mother Benge” [Cliff & the Diamonds]

Mountain Mambo” [The Country Cats]

Musical Fight” [The Crashers]

My Mary” [Jade]


Never Play a B-Side” [Sasha Caro]

New American Guilt Trip” [Bill Horwitz]

Night of the Lions” [Surf Symphony]

No Expectations” [Joan Baez]

No Good Robin Hood” [Delbert Barker]

No Reaction” [Bachelors of Art]

No Time at All” [Irene Ryan]

Not Runnin’ Away” [Ian McLagan]

Nothingness” [Living Colour]

Now We’re Thru’” [The Poets]

Ode to Big Joe” [The Willis Brothers]

Omar Khayyam” [The Rubaiyats]

On the Alamo” [Jimmie Rivers & the Cherokees]

Ooh Baby“/”You’re Wrecking My Love Life” [Bo Diddley, Muddy & the Wolf]

Oooh-Diga-Gow” [Cecil Young Quartet]

Operation X” [Dave Dudley]

Out of the Blue” [Tommy James & the Shondells]

Over Your Head” [NRBQ]

Panhandle Rag” [The Hachey Brothers & Mary Lou]

Papa Left Mama Holding the Bag” [The Jewels]

Part of the Union” [Strawbs]

People of the Sky” [Sloan]

Pink Velvet Swing” [Roy Clark]

Plain Jane” [B.J. Thomas]

Play De Music” [Tinga Stewart]

Pogo in Togo” [United Balls]

Pokušaj” [Laka]

Pony Tail” [Red Rhodes]

Popeye the Sailor” [Lamont Anthony (Dozier)]

Promises Promises” [Lloyd Green]

Purple Rain Drops” [Stevie Wonder]

Put Down Your Fire” [The Kingstonians]


Rain Flowers” [Every Mother’s Son]

Raisin’ the Dickens” [Redneck Jazz Explosion]

Reggae Bagpipes” [The Magnificent Seven]

Rhodes-Bud Boogie” [The Texas Troubadours]

Ride of the Ruthless” [Big Guitars From Texas]

Right By My Side” [Bobby Jameson]

Rock Steady Rodeo” [Reggae Cowboys]

Rockin’ in Baghdad” [Jerry Reed]

Rudi’s in Love” [Locomotive]

Rum-Bum-a-Loo” [The Message]

Rutherford B. Hayes” [Great Plains]

Sad Day” [The Rolling Stones]

Sam Hill” [Merle Haggard]

Sam Stone” [John Prine]

Scotch and Soul” [Rufus Harley]

Seat Belts Please” [The Exports]

Semi-Detached Suburban Mr. James” [Manfred Mann]

Seven Deadly Finns” [Brian Eno]

Shattered Man” [The Chaparral Brothers]

She’s a Friend of Mine” [Don Nix]

She’s So Fine” [(Noel Redding’s) Jimi Hendrix Experience]

Shilo” [Neil Diamond]

Shine On Love” [Mike Bloomfield & Roger Troy]

Shooting Star” [Cliff Richard & the Shadows]

Since My Baby Hit the Numbers” [Guitar Crusher]

Sitting Here on a Tongue” [The Grodeck Whipperjenny]

Six Million Dollars” [(Ed Goldstein’s) Fuquay]

Slick” [Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass]

Slightly-delic” [The House of Nimrod]

Sligo” [Area Code 615]

Slot Machine” [The Three Tops]

Small Garden” [Noel ‘Scully’ Sims]

Snow on the Mountain” [Lonnie Mack]

Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind” [Vashti Bunyan]

Soul Serenade” [(Lonnie Mack-produced) Beau Dollar & the Coins]

Soul Vibrations” [Dorothy Ashby]

South American Getaway” [Burt Bacharach]

South Phoenix” [(Lee Hazlewood-produced) Duane Eddy]

South Side Strut” [Jerry Garcia & Howard Wales]

Space Funk” [Manzel]

Space Walk” [The Astros]

Spaceship Races” [Carole King & Tom Northcott]

Springfield Guitar Social” [Thumbs Carlisle]

Steel Guitar Chimes” [Leon McAuliffe]

Steel Guitar Jubilee” [Lloyd Green]

Steel Guitar Rag” [Various Artists]

Steel Guitar Stomp” [Hank Penny (featuring Noel Boggs)]

Stones Jazz” [Joe Pass]

Stop the Drums” [Ronnie Verrell & the London All-Stars]

Streamline Train” [The Vipers Skiffle Group]

Stupid-Baby” [The Dead-Heads]

Sugartime” [(Lee Perry-produced) Linda & Paul McCartney

Sunday Morning” [Charlie Louvin]

Supersonics in Flight” [Billy Mure’s Guitar Army]

Surf Finger” [Jack Nitzsche]

Surfer Dan” [The Turtles]

Swan Lager” [Rick Wakeman]

Swanee River” [Fresh]

Sweet Soul Music” [The Electric Flag]

Sweets For My Sweet” [(Unattributed Artist)]

Swimmy” [Weston Woods All-Stars]

Swingy” [Mattel All-Stars]


Tacos and Grits” [Al Grey]

Take It Cool” [Noel ‘Scully’ Simms]

Talkin’ to the Flowers” [The Everly Brothers]

Taos New Mexico” [R. Dean Taylor]

Tapping That Thing” [Boliver Shagnasty]

Tar and Cement” [Verdelle Smith]

Tennessee Border” [Nashville All-Star Band]

The Ash Grove” [Harpo Marx]

The Buzzard” [Charlie Smalls]

The Continental” [Toots Thielemans]

The Flying Saucer Man and the Truck Driver” [Red Simpson]

The Fuzz” [Grady Martin]

The Good Life” [Ernie Maresca]

The Message” [Cymande]

The Name Game” [Benny Spellman + Bob Johnston]

The New Twilight Zone” [The Grateful Dead]

The Ostrich” [(Lou Reed &) The Primitives]

The People’s Choice” [The Best Ever & Muhammad Ali]

The Performer” [Lee Hazlewood]

The Rabbit Got the Gun” [Beau Dollar & the Dapps]

The Singer Sang His Song” [The Bee Gees]

The Soul of JB” [James Brown & the Dapps]

The Talking Boogie” [Tex Williams & His Western Caravan w/ Dickie Phillips]

The Twilight Zone” [The Astors]

The Whole World Holding Hands” [The Hagers]

There Ain’t No Easy Run” [Dave Dudley]

There Are More Questions Than Answers” [Johnny Nash]

Think” [Chris Farlowe]

This Is the Shortest Song in the World” [Kenny Price]

This Old Town” [Wilson Pickett]

Three Soulful Mice” [King Coleman]

Ticklish Mambo” [René Touzet]

Time To Get It Together” [Tom Jones]

Tonight My Baby’s Coming Home” [Barbara Mandrell]

Town Hall Boogie” [Joe Maphis & the Ranch Party Gang]

Tributo a Martin Luther King” [Wilson Simonal]

Truck Driver” [The Archies]

Truck Stop at the End of the World” [Bill Kirchen]

Truck Stop Rock” [Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen]

Truckin’” [Charlie Jackson]

Tulsa Telephone Book” [Tom T. Hall]

Twin Guitar Polka” [Ocie Stockard & His Wanderers]

Uh Oh” [The Nutty Squirrels]

Uncle Booger Red and Byrdie Nelle” [Rex Allen, Jr.]

Understand Your Man” [Little Jimmy Dempsey]

Up Above My Head” [Sister Rosetta Tharpe]

Up the Down Escalator” [The Chameleons]

Uproar Boogie” [Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown]

VIP’s Boogie” [Duke Ellington]

Vegas” [Bobbie & Jeanie Bare]

Village Queen” [Freddy Fender]

Vitamin L” [Mary Kay Place]


Walking in the Night” [Felix Harris]

Walking the Carpet” [The Ventures]

Washita Love Child” [Jesse Ed Davis]

Water Brother” [Don Sebelsky]

Wave Bye Bye to the Man” [Lynn Anderson]

We All End Up in Boxes” [The Rustix]

We Did” [Herb and Kay]

We the People” [Allen Toussaint]

We the People” [(Chuck Brown &) the Soul Searchers]

Weather Report” [The Tennors with Tommy McCook & the Supersonics]

Western Limited Boogie” [Pee Wee King & the Golden West Cowboys]

What You’re Doing” [(Mike Condello’s) Hubb Kapp & the Wheels]

When I Come Drivin’ Thru” [The Willis Brothers]

When I Go to the Beach” [The Slickee Boys]

When I Was a Boy” [(John Entwistle &) The Who]

When We Get Together” [Otis Williams & the Charms]

When You Gonna Bring Our Soldiers Home” [Skeeter Davis]

Where’s Baby Gone” [Steve Strange]

Who Needs Your Cold Cold Love” [The Vandergrift Brothers]

Who Understands (pt. 1)” [The Conservatives]

Wildcat Run” [Red Sovine]

Wildsville” [The Loreleis]

Wildwild Flower on the Autoharp” [Sheb Wooley]

Winged Mammal Theme” [REM]

Wish You Didn’t Have to Go” [Purple Reign]

Witchi Tai To” [Larry ‘Legs’ Smith & Friends (as Topo D. Bill)]

Without Really Thinking” [The Sunshine Company]

Women’s Liberation” [The Willis Brothers]

Yancey Special” [Keith Emerson]

Yeah Man” [Sam Cooke]

You Can’t Wynn Stewart” [Wynn Stewart]

You Deserve a Break Today” [Jimmy Radcliffe]

You Don’t Love Me” [Willie Cobbs]

Your Mama Put the Hurt On Me” [The Impacs]

Your Own Back Yard” [Dion DiMucci]

Your Teeth and Your Tongue (Will Get You Hung)” [The Five Keys]

Your Thing Ain’t Good Without My Thing” [Marie ‘Queenie’ Lyons]

Your Wiggle and Your Giggle” [Lou Renney]

Za Gorami” [Maryla Rodowicz]

Zambesi” [The Shadows]

Zanzie” [Mickey Baker]

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