Monthly Archives: June 2022

SONG OF THE DAY Don Sebesky – Water Brother 

If you fancy something light and airy to jiggle up your day a bit, this may be just the thing?  Life can be heavy, but balance is the key! With an insanely busy career that has spanned over forty years … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Barracuda’s – Nobody

The raucous rawness of this beast is worth unleashing at full pelt if you can get away with it! Play it loud and play it like you mean it!! Released on a West Virginian label called Barracuda Productions and issued … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Guardians of Edan

Aside from music, one of the most pleasurable sounds on this planet for me are Blackbirds!!!! Those yellow beaks never ever cease to make me happy when they sing…or even when they are angry, I just love them!! Which is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dixie Nightingales – I Don’t Know

Also known as Ollie & The Nightingales and The Nightingales, The Dixie Nightingales were an African-American male vocal group who specialised in all things soul, R&B, and gospel. Founded as The Gospel Writer Juniors in the late 1950’s, the band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kathy Heidman – Fine Street Woman

I love the way music resonates in different ways, on different days and how integral it is to the mood of the moment. I heard today’s song a few days ago and did like it at the time, but today … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell – Canto De Lemanjá

When I first heard this song earlier, the two words that sprang to mind were ethereal and otherworldly – It’s a pretty enchanting one is this!  Canto de Iemanjá is a piece of music written over 50 years ago by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charles Lembe et Son Orchestra – Quiero Wapatcha

The wondrous fusion of West African and Latin never ceases to amaze me when it comes to Afro-Cuban sounds – the two (seemingly) different elements work so well together. Today’s song is a fine example of this harmonious union and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monster Rally – Adventure

The delectable and sophisticated sounds of Monster Rally must have wafted into my radar a while back as today’s song was in one of my playlists, but I’ve never actually featured him…..until now. Created sometime in 2011, Monster Rally is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Menelik Wossenachew – Belew Bedubaye

Earlier this year I featured a track (a cover in fact) by the great Ethiopian singer/music writer and lyricist, Menelik Wossenatchew. His version of Tezeta is really rather glorious and his vocal tone is as mellow as the sinking sun … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Skinny Pelembe – Should You Go

As often is the case with lots of my posts, they are the product of lengthy random musical tangents and chance finds. I like that. In a world I often try control, these musical explorations brings about a sense of … Continue reading

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