Monthly Archives: March 2021

SONG OF THE DAY Giuliano Sorgini – Ultima Caccia

At the end of the 1960s in Italy – but also abroad, especially in France and England – a very particular trend began to spread.  Known as ’Library music’ or ‘sonorization’, these actual real music libraries were compiled to provide … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Transgressors – Will Power

Today’s silky smooth psych-funk nugget has such an authentic sound that you could be mistaken in thinking that this is much more than nine years old! Released by the Transgressors in 2012, Will Power b/w Money For Born, Money For Die, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Vikings de la Guadeloupe – Magdalena

Known as Guadeloupe’s “first true rock stars”, The Vikings vibrant sounds spanned over an impressive five decades!  Fusing funk, Creole jazz, reggae, Cadence-lypso, Konpa, Merengue, Guadeloupean Gwoka and Biguine, their modern Creole soundscapes are said to have influenced and birthed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sunbirds – Spanish Sun

If you find yourself with a spare twelve minutes today, be sure to dedicate every second to the wanderings of this exotic ‘krautjazz’ odyssey, for this merits unhindered attention! Spanish Sun is an alluring journey into hypnotic worlds of jazz-funk … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kool Men & Diamond T. – Inner City Man

On a roll with the slinky tunes, today I bring you this sinuous sax serenade, which comes courtesy of New Look Records.  New Look is a subsidiary of the great Timmion Records, which (I believe) was founded about ten years … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cave Dwellers – Meditation

Today’s rather slinky offering is full of twists, turns and sinuous going’s on! As its meditative melody unfurls across hypnotic highs and luring lows, this little garage-fuzz rarity really sucks you in – what a shame this is the only … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Selda Bağcan – İnce İnce Bir Kar Yağar

“… of the most extraordinary hybrid folk albums you are ever likely to hear..” My love for this song is nearly as intense as these absolutely stunning vocals you are listening to right now!….and it doesn’t even matter that I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Hawks – O’ Baby (I Believe I’m Losing You)

Today’s song was never issued in the US and only an EXTREMELY rare French pressing, issued on the Stateside label, exists! Needless to say, this is probably one of the most expensive 45’s I’ve covered so far, with the value … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fugi – Red Moon (Part I)

“One can only wonder what might have happened if he had gotten the attention he so richly deserved. A tragedy for sure…” (ALLMUSIC) Fugi was a funk/soul band signed to Chess subsidiary, Cadet Records in the late 1960’s. The brains … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Latin Blues Band feat. Luis Aviles – (I’ll Be A) Happy Man

You may be familiar with todays song because it was heavily sampled in Christina Aguilera’s Ain’t No Other Man“, but the origins of this go back to the late 60’s!! I’ll Be a Happy Man is, in fact, a scorching … Continue reading

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