Monthly Archives: July 2022

SONG OF THE DAY Bobby Parker – Watch Your Step

Blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Robert Lee “Bobby Parker” (a.k.a Little Bobby Parker) celebrated a career that spanned over fifty years and has been an influential artist to many of the greats – (which I’ll go into that later). Born in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Henri Bowane – Wabon’kum Blues

The happiest accidental tangent of the most fortunate kind befell my lucky ears earlier today when I found this little beauty!!!! Emerging in the late 1940’s, guitarist, singer and bandleader, Henri Bowane was a pinnacle figure in the development of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lou Reed – Heroin – May 1965 Demo

A previously unreleased recording of The Velvet Underground’s Heroin has recently been issued by Light in the Attic and Laurie Anderson. This is apparently the earliest known recording of the song, laid-down when Lou Reed made his demo with John … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Daniel Romano – All The Reaching Trims

You may be mistaken (I was at first) in thinking that today’s song is much older than its mere four years, but despite its classic 1970’s folky-rock feel, this little beauty was birthed in 2018! Written and performed by the  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Graham Bond Organisation – Harmonica

The Graham Bond Organisation are one of those bands that everyone should know, yet they still manage to remain partially submerged under the radar. Anyone lucky enough to discover their wonders will know that this band was the pivotal mechanism … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Lester Folsom – Written In Your Hair

We all age but we have the same spirit as we get older, I think most of us—especially musicians—no matter what we’ve gone through over the years…we have that same sweet spirit that we had when we were young. I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sam Lee (feat. Bernard Butler & Cosmo Sheldrake) – Lay This Body Down

Highly dedicated to conservation, authentic folk music/folk event promotion and all things natural, Sam Lee is something of a fascinating character, and though I’ve known of him for many years, it’s only recently I’ve really started listening to his music. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Roberta Flack – Compared To What

When the great US singer-songwriter, producer, saxophonist and trumpeter, Eugene McDaniels wrote this song, it was at a turning point in his music career. It was the late 1960’s and he had turned his sights to politics which, in turn, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Kintos – Idioma Criollo

I press play, this song starts and I swear everything turns technicolour and the stress just fades away!! Replaced by rainbows and sunbeams, Los Kintos are bringers of joy!! I welcome these moments! Forming sometime in the late 1960’s, Los … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Minus Group – Black Lights

Today’s curious little instrumental charm was originally recorded in 1981 by the elusive Minus Group, a mysterious studio band led by multi-instrumentalist Enzo Minuti (aka Ezy Minus). Described as a little “psych-dub masterpiece”, this track has been issued in two … Continue reading

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