Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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"Dr. Robert"
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“Dr. Robert”: Cover Version Hall of Fame?

It is the mark of a true artist when he or she can take someone else’s song and transform it into something else entirely, to the point of making the new version almost unrecognizable.  Stevie Wonder‘s 1971 version of “We Can Work It Out,” for example, begins with a funky

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"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
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Ambrose Brazelton: Fab Four as Force for Fitness

In a noble attempt to leverage the Beatles’ massive popularity on behalf of making kids more physically fit all across America, Ambrose Brazelton – a lifelong educator and former Director of Health, Physical Education & Recreation for the Ohio public school system – went into a NYC recording studio in

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