Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

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"Rockin' Red Wing"

“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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"Bluebirds Over the Mountain"

“Bluebirds Over the Mountain”: Reggaebilly?

If you’re like me (someone who didn’t have access to YouTube growing up), you’re probably familiar with this iconic photo of rockabilly singer, Ersel Hickey — But maybe not his big 1958 hit, “Bluebirds Over the Mountain“: Check out the loping guitar intro with the lead guitar and bass playing the

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