Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Folk Singer

60s/70s rock +/- pop
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Buffy Sainte-Marie — 97 Men (Likely More) Don’t Call Her Honey

In 1963, Buffy Sainte-Marie had the courage to speak out against an undeclared war in which the United States had conscripted 16,000 troops to serve as “advisors,” and consequently, was banned from singing “The Universal Soldier” on US radio and TV until 1965. It is curious to see which countries

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"42 in Chicago"
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“42 in Chicago”: Big in Australia

Merle Kilgore not only wrote “Ring of Fire” with Anita Carter but was also a good friend of Johnny Cash.  Merle Kilgore penned a fair number of memorable tunes, some of which he recorded himself, such as “Baby Rocked Her Dolly,” “Go On Bruce,” “The Bell Witch” – and “42

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