Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Sonny Curtis

"Four Wheel Drive"

Zero to Infinity: Buddy Emmons

This week we said goodbye to Buddy Emmons, one of the world’s great musicians and subject of three prior Zero to 180 pieces.  Here is but a *45-second live demonstration (beginning to end) of Buddy Emmons’ singular genius with the pedal steel guitar: “Four Wheel Drive” (live) Buddy Emmons (1965)

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"1432 Franklin Pike Circle Hero"

The Other Ray Charles

I picked up this album primarily due to its cover art — which suggests a Peter Max/Yellow Submarine sensibility that really captivated me as a kid — but also due to this project being associated with the legendary singer, songwriter, and musician who famously signed with Atlantic Records in the

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