Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Mr. Mailman

"Mr. Mailman"

B-Side: Called Up to the Majors

I forget where I picked up my copy of 100 All Time Country Hall of Fame Hits – Vol. 2, double-LP set from 1977 that was originally “nationally advertised on TV!”  The friendly price tag comes at a cost, though — 12 (even 13) songs per side, thus, a noticeable

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"Tulsa Telephone Book"

“Tulsa Telephone Book”: Pre-Internet Woes

I have a transcription LP of a Ralph Emery radio show from 1971, with Glen Campbell as the featured guest, in which Emery announced the song in the following playful manner: Emery:  The Ralph Emery Show rolls along. Here’s Tom T. Hall, and uh, hey, I think you’re gonna —

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