Monthly Archives: February 2022

SONG(S) OF THE DAY Alessandro Alessandroni – “Meccanico” & Ennio Morricone “I Due Evasi Di Sing Sing (Oh Little Birdy)”

Today I’ve found two pieces of music to share, which I guess you can call songs- they are songs but because they are rather brief (at just over a minute each), so I thought I’d put a couple in! They … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Giuliano Sorgini – Mad Town

Known as one of the most mysterious composers of the sonorization and soundtrack genres, there is very little known about the life of Italian composer/keyboardist, Giuliano Sorgini. His name can be linked to multiple albums and compositions (including some of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Deep – Pink Ether

Though today’s band didn’t receive the commercial success that (I think) they rightly deserved following their one and only album in 1968, what they did achieve was recognition for their album name! Psychedelic Moods (A Mind Expanding Phenomena) later gained acclaim … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jim Sullivan – U.F.O

James Anthony Sullivan, better known as Jim Sullivan, was a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose all-too brief musical career was cut short by his disappearance in 1975.  He was just 35 years old when he vanished without a trace in New … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Danny Boy & His Blue Guitar – Kokomo Me Baby

If you’re loving this song right now, brace yourself for the not-so-great news!!! There seems to be only a couple of 45’s out there recorded by this artist, and one of these has been questioned as to whether it’s the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Burnette and The Rock ‘N Roll Trio – Honey Hush

“Lonnie Donegan inspired everyone [to play guitar] because he made it look as though it was possible to do. But who really moved it out of just playing acoustic to electric was all those people that were playing in the 1950s. Initially, it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chencho Trompeta y Los Brujos del Folklore (feat. Gertrudis Bonilla) – La Logia 

It’s not often you get to sit down and enjoy a song that lasts for over ten minutes, but today’s lengthy feast is a whopping 13 minutes of Colombian bliss! I’d love to share more about the band behind this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Terry Callier – Spin, Spin, Spin

I think I’ve covered most of Terry Callier’s debut album on my blog by now, but its such a cracking record, I truly can’t help myself. Jazz, soul and folk guitarist/singer-songwriter, Terry Callier released his debut album in 1968 and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Anbessa Orchestra – Werik’i (Gold)

“Werk’i (Gold) is a song that reflects back on moments of pure love. Enjoy!…” Today’s song had only been on for a few seconds, but I knew straight away it was headed somewhere deep, I could feel it in my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Don Isaac Ezekiel Combination – Amalinja

The Don Isaac Ezekiel Combination were a band formed by three ex-members of Fela Kuti’s 1960s highlife-jazz outfit, the Koola Lobitos –  this being the prototype band Fela Kuti set-up before changing the name to Africa 70 in 1970. Consisting … Continue reading

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