Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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Bobby Byrd
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Birth of The JB’s @ King Records

The two-volume King Labels recording sessions discography (i.e., “the red books“) compiled by Michael Ruppli with assistance from Bill Daniels, can be frustratingly incomplete, especially with regard to musician credits.  Although this reference source is a great starting point, scholars of James Brown funk are forced to do quite a bit of digging on

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"Sad But True"
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Elaine Armstrong’s Sole 45

According to Michel Ruppli’s The King Labels:  A Discography, Elaine Armstrong would record a total of four sides (possibly at King’s Cincinnati studio?) although only two would make it on to her one and only King 45 from 1968.  “Sad But True” is the A-side: “Sad But True” Elaine Armstrong

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