Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Rockabilly bop and/or boogie

"Move It on Over"
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“Move It on Over”: Banished to LP

I love how the staccato guitars emulate the sound of scratching fleas as a result of the song’s protagonist being banished to the doghouse in this retooling of Hank Williams: Rose Maddox “Move It on Over” (1960) John Maddox & John Newman:  Guitar Henry Maddox:  Mandolin Allen Williams:  Bass Henry

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"Rockin' in Baghdad"
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“Rockin’ in Baghdad”: Another Missed Opportunity for “Irony”

Speaking of old songs that take on a whole new meaning when considered against a modern geopolitical context (see previous post about Cat Stevens), Capitol US released a 45 in 1957 that featured “Rockin’ in Bag[h]dad,” a song that I very well could have imagined playing in the background during

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"Rockin' Red Wing"
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“Rockin’ Red Wing”: New Spin on an Old Tune

I first learned of the song “Red Wing” from Asleep at the Wheel‘s 1993 tribute album to Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys that features two original members of the Texas Playboys, Eldon Shamblin and Johnny Gimble, as well as Chet Atkins, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, and Reuben “Lucky Oceans”

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