Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: The Dillards

"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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"Last Morning"

“Last Morning”: Goodbye City Life

“Last Morning” – from Dillards LP Roots and Branches – probably best embodies the back-to-the-land ethos conveyed in both the album’s title and cover image: Last Morning – The Dillards [Pssst:  Click on the triangle above to play “Last Morning” by The Dillards.] How interesting then to discover that the

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