This article is part of our The Z Files series.Those reading of a certain age likely have fond memories of going to the department or record store to pick up the latest hit single, or "45", from their favorite artist. Eventually, after burning a groove in the A-side, we'd flip it over and play the B-side, a tune not expected to become a hit. Often, this was a better song, usually because the A-side was designed to be a commercial success while the B-side was something truer to the artist. Occasionally, a B-side became a hit.
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