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"Sligo"
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“Sligo”: Area Code 615 vs. 301

Now that I no longer live in the Ohio Valley but the Sligo Creek Valley watershed (which drains into the Anacostia, a tributary of the Potomac), I thought it would be interesting to search 45Cat’s singles database for any songs with the word “Sligo” in the title.  Surprise! That elite

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"Sugar Sugar"
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“Sugar Sugar”: Solid Gold from Muscle Shoals

“Sugar Sugar” was inescapable in the summer of 1969, with Wilson Pickett and even The Wailers (with Bob Marley singing lead) recording their own versions.  Muscling in on the action also were the studio musicians behind the hits being recorded in the late 60s at Rick Hall‘s Fame Studios in

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"A Satisfied Mind"
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“A Satisfied Mind”: Country Meets Soul

Country meets soul in Roberta Sherwood‘s updated version of “A Satisfied Mind” – a home run of a hit, originally, for Starday in the mid-50s during the label’s early years: “A Satisfied Mind” Roberta Sherwood (1970) (streaming audio uploaded Nov. 2022) “A Satisfied Mind” is the B-side of “That’s Why

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