Monthly Archives: March 2020

SONG OF THE DAY The Rumblers – Bugged

Naming themselves after Link Wray’s 1958 hit, Rumble, The Rumblers were a Californian surf outfit who emerged in 1963.  Although classified by many as a surf group, this was far from the truth!  With Joe Houston’s ‘All Night Long’ as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moondog – Pacific Ocean (Rain Forest)

A complete feast for your senses, today’s song, entitled Pacific Ocean (Rain Forest), is utterly enchanting!  Connecting mind and body through music, this sound touches the soul as it immerses you in natural earthly delights.  Cascades of glistening droplets fall … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Beak> – We Can Go

Described by the band as “the most normal song” they’ve ever written, We Can Go was the second offering to be shared from Beak>’s 2019 EP, Life Goes On. Formed in 2009 by three Bristol musicians, Billy Fuller, Matt Williams and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Johnson – Cool Drink Of Water Blues

The haunting falsetto of Tommy Johnson’s vocals wafts out across the airways like a sonic siren and if I could visually compare its effect, I would liken it to that old Bisto advert where the trail of its aroma would … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Paul – East

To the person from Burnt Toast’s very cool radio show who introduced me to today’s song,  I thank you! This recommendation is greatly received! Paul Williams, a.k.a Billy Paul, was an award wining soul/R&B artist who was born in 1934 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Human Expression – Every Night

Californian psych band, The Human Expression are one of my favourite garage bands and even though they released only a handful of singles, for me they stand out from many others!  Coming together in 1966, The Human Expression were a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Undisputed Truth – Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite The World) / Friendship Train

Coming together in the early 1970’s, The Undisputed Truth were assembled by songwriter/producer Norman Whitfield so that he could experiment with his psychedelic soul techniques.  Featuring Joe “Pep” Harris as main lead singer, Billie Rae Calvin and Brenda Joyce Evans … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Stud Cole – Hard Luck Games

Earlier this evening our Prime Minister advised us that the UK is now in lock down and, whilst everyday has felt like a surreal dream since this pandemic has started to creep into our daily lives, tonight its starting to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Imarhan – Assossamagh

.…..Imarhan, meaning ‘the ones I care about’ Coming together in 2006, Imarhan are an Angerian Tureg desert rock quartet who formed in Tamanrasset, Southern Algeria.  The city of their birth is a place where the Tuareg community of Northern Mali, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Stud Cole – Burn Baby Burn

Better known as Stud Cole, Patrick Anthony Tirone was a singer-songwriter born in Buffalo, New York in the mid-40’s.  He has been described as “Jack Starr meets Johnny Kidd,” “a lysergic Conway Twitty” and “Elvis fronting the ’66 Yardbirds”  (you … Continue reading

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