Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Steve Allen

45 sides +/- obscure tracks
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“What Is a [blank]” 45s

Today’s piece is inspired by (i.e., lifted from) a special Top 40 list of 7-inch vinyl compiled by 45Cat contributor, stereotom.  These (literally) defining songs — whose titles all begin with the phrase “What Is a [blank]” — have been organized chronologically and married with streaming audio where possible (click

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Dick Denney
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Dick Denney’s “Secret” Guitar Organ

Thanks to Vintage Guitar‘s October 2013 edition for its fascinating history of Vox, makers of musical amplifiers (primarily) but also effects pedals, guitars, organs … and guitar-organs.  Peter Stuart Kohman‘s article references Dick Denney‘s futuristic appearance on Steve Allen’s I’ve Got a Secret 1960s game show — and fortunately, there’s

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