Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Honky tonk records

"Ode to Big Joe"
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“Ode to Big Joe”: Big Joe Talbot, That’s Who

Thanks to the contributor of YouTube’s only audio clip of “Ode to Big Joe,” I now know which country singers are being affectionately parodied by The Willis Brothers in this song. Question:  Can you close your eyes and identify the four music legends being spoofed? Scroll down for the answer

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"Happy Tracks"
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“Happy Tracks”: Universal Code of Conduct?

Here’s a lyric that I wish everybody would use as a spiritual guidepost — “Happy Tracks” by Ray Pennington.  I particularly like this 1967 version by The Browns: “Happy Tracks“ The Browns (1967) –video link subtitution– ChorusLeave a lotta happy tracks as you go down

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