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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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"Papa Left Mama Holding the Bag"

Who’s Left Holding King’s Bag?

[For an update on the perilous status of the original King Records site, click here] A recent Cincinnati visit allowed me the chance to verify that the former King Records complex is still standing.  But for how long?  Polly Lucke, Zero to 180’s West Coast correspondent, recently brought to my

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"Sitting Here on a Tongue"

“Sitting Here on a Tongue”: What’s a Grodeck Whipperjenny?

Six of the eight songs on the debut album by The Grodeck Whipperjenny were recorded in Cincinnati’s King Studios on February 5, 1970.  “Sitting Here on a Tongue” is the album’s kick-off track: “Sitting Here on a Tongue” The Grodeck Whipperjenny (1970) Jimmy Madison – Drums Michael Moore – Bass

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