Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Tom Dowd

60s/70s rock +/- pop
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Lulu Impersonates Sly Stone

Jon Landau, in his thoughtful analysis of the contemporary pop scene – “Rock 1970” – for the December 10, 1970 edition of Rolling Stone, made the following statement about Billy Preston‘s former writing partner: While it may be sacrilegious to say it, the most influential black artist of recent years,

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"This Old Town"
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“This Old Town”: Where Love is the Prevailing Order

In Wilson Pickett‘s town, universal respect for the humanity common to us all allows for an enlightened self-governance to rule the day. “This Old Town“ Wilson Pickett (1970) “This Old Town” from Pickett’s 1970 Atlantic album, Right On, was never to appear on a 45, which is a shame, since

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