Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Dave Schroeder

"Hi-Ballin' Daddy"
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Ann Jones & Her “All-Girl” Band

Is it really true, as Country Music Archive asserts, that Ann Jones And Her Western Sweethearts “was probably the first all-girl band in C & W music”?  Bill Sachs, in his “Folk Talent and Tunes” column for Billboard, reported in the November 13, 1960 edition — Ann Jones, King recording

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"Town Hall Boogie"
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Joe Maphis Also Had a Doubleneck

Joe Maphis – “The King of the Strings” – was the ace picker of the top-notch house band at Town Hall Party, ( a radio and television show filmed in Compton and broadcast over the West Coast airwaves in the 1950s.  The success of the Friday and Saturday night broadcasts

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