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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Charisma

"Witchi Tai To"

“Witchi Tai To”: Pop Chant

How did I only just learn of “Witchi Tai To“?  This morning I heard this song for the first time, and it immediately occupied the empty spaces in my soul and refused to leave: “Witchi Tai To“ Topo D. Bill (1969) I am hardly the first person to react this

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"Stand by the Door"

“Stand by the Door”: 1972 UK Power Ballad

It’s too bad the term “power ballad” has ruined it for power ballads, but as power ballads go, this one is a winner: “Stand By the Door“ Audience (1972) Such an obvious anthem — with that early glam sound (courtesy of London’s Trident Studios). Q:  So how come I only

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