Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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Rocksteady “Rain”

One other noteworthy Beatle-related moment from 1967 — Jamaican rocksteady 45-only version of Fab Four release “Rain” that almost certainly features the musical backing of Lyn Taitt and his fabulous Jets: “Rain Rock Steady“ Tomorrow’s Children (1967) Says Copasetic Mail Order about this 1967 debut release from Tomorrow’s Children: “Tomorrow’s

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Pop & Rock’s Latin Roots: “Cerveza”

The Drifters’ original 1961 version of “Sweet for My Sweets” has a distinct Latin feel — which brings to mind a piece of writing by Dave Marsh that I found to be illuminating some years ago, still do. In his 1984 article for The Boston Phoenix – “Rock and Roll’s

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