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"Blind Bats and Swamp Rats"

Johnny Jenkins: Bat-Friendly

Zero to 180’s tribute to the world’s only flying mammal continues into its second day with a B-side from Johnny Jenkins — “Blind Bats and Swamp Rats“: “Blind Bats and Swamp Rats“ Johnny Jenkins (1970) Written by Jackie Avery “Blind Bats and Swamp Rats” can also be found on Jenkins’

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"Congratulations Baby"

“Congratulations Baby”: Marriage as Payback

Doris Duke (the singer, not the tobacco heiress) is getting married out of spite, and frankly, I think she’s making a big mistake: “Congratulations Baby“ Doris Duke (1969) This classic track is from 1969’s I’m a Loser, first solo album for the vocalist (who also sang backup on  Nina Simone‘s

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