Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Pop soul

"Long After Tonight Is All Over"
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“Long After Tonight Is All Over”: Irma & Burt & Hal

A tale of a 45-that-never-was. Thanks to Mojo‘s Southern Soul CD compilation for alerting me to Irma Thomas‘s version of a Burt Bacharach–Hal David composition, “Long After Tonight Is All Over” that I assumed to have been originally a single release [note:  Jimmy Radcliffe‘s 1964 recording for Musicor is the

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"For Old Times Sake"
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“For Old Times Sake”: Radio-Ready, Just Needs a Home

Brotherhood of Man, who had a worldwide hit with the title track from their classic 1970 God Pop album, United We Stand, also hit it big with their next 45, “Where Are You Going to My Love.”  One other track from this album – “For Old Times Sake” – had

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"Chained to Your Heart"
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“Chained to Your Heart”: Cycle Soothes the Savage Beast

The soundtrack album to 1969’s notorious biker film, Cycle Savages (starring Bruce Dern) remained out-of-print until reissued on CD in 2012.  This album contains rare cuts by cult psych bands Orphan Egg and The Boston Tea Party – with the latter contributing standout track, “Chained to Your Heart,” a blue-eyed

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