Monthly Archives: March 2022

SONG OF THE DAY Brenton Wood -Trouble

As far as soul tunes go, this has that ‘something’ unusual about it, something that sets it apart, and this is what reeled me in. It’s been four days without a song!! Four long and painful days of searching, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Slim Harpo – Shake Your Hips

James Issac Moore, better known as Slim Harpo, was an American singer-songwriter and harmonica player born in Louisiana in 1924.  Responsible for greats such as I’m A King Bee,  I’ve Got Love If You Want It, Rainin’ In My Heart, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – This is a Photograph

Kevin Morby saves the day!! I’ve been experiencing something of a music drought as of late, but Mr Morby’s latest offering, This Is A Photograph, is something of an oasis, and in its inspiriting flow I have been basking! This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman and the Latin Love-In – Hippy Heaven

Curious lyrics and a song that’s caught my attention twice now, so I thought I’d share. Earl Coleman was a jazz singer born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1925. When he was 14 years old he moved to Indianapolis and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Vikings de la Guadeloupe – Let’s Stay up Vikings

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 Question Mark & The Mysterians – Up Side

I would imagine that today’s little baby had no problem’s turning heads in its day (or any day for that matter), it’s just hyper-cool all the way through! Up Side was one of twelve tracks to make it onto the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Zilla Rocca & Chong Wizard – Lucky Break

Today’s song was brought to my attention a while back and reappeared in a playlist had on the other day; needless to say, I enjoyed a bit of this! I’m not too familiar with anything else Zilla Rocca or DJ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tak Shindo ‎- Mombasa Love Song

Born in America in 1922, Takeshi “Tak” Shindo was a Japanese American musician, composer and arranger best known for his prominence in the world of exotica music. Active throughout the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, his main instruments were the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clutchy Hopkins – Sound of the Ghost

There has been much speculation on who exactly is behind the elusive project that is Clutchy Hopkins, but this name has been creating music for nearly two decades! Clutchy Hopkins is purportedly a multi-instrumentalist musician based out of California. His … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Hazelwood – My Autumn’s Done Gone

Lee Hazelwood could be singing about paint drying and he would still bewitch me, such is the magic of his rich baritone voice. He has produced and collaborated with some of the greats, but his own work is every bit … Continue reading

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