Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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"Ooh Baby"/"Wrecking My Love Life"

“Ooh Baby”/”Wrecking My Love Life”: Bo Diddley, Song Surgeon

In a re-match of three blues heavyweights – Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and Bo Diddley (taking Little Walter’s place) – The Super Super Blues Band from 1968 on Chess is classic stuff.  One of the blues deejays on DC’s WPFW (possibly Bill Wax) once played the album’s second track, which

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