Monthly Archives: August 2022

SONG OF THE DAY Brother Theotis Taylor – Somebody’s Gone

Brother Theotis Taylor is a 92-year-old spiritual singer and piano player known throughout South Georgia and beyond for his powerful voice and heavenly falsetto. His talents took him away from his home in Fitzgerald, Georgia, straight to the stage with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fontella Bass – Talking About Freedom

Music was gifted to Fontella Bass from an early age and before she was even six years old, she had was already singing and playing piano to a standard way beyond her years. Possibly best known for her 1965 hit, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – My Baby’s Gone

I never need much encouragement to put some Elvis on, but watching that new Baz Luhrmann film tonight has put Elvis at the forefront of my mind. I always wonder how things would have panned out for Elvis had he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hayes Cotton – Black Wing’s Have My Angel

Hayes Cotton rose to fame after winning a contest for unsigned talent on LA’s R&B radio station, KKBT “The Beat” in the early 1960’s. From his humble beginnings in Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, Hayes Cotton fulfilled his childhood dreams when … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Guerrillas – Lawdy Rolla

All the hours spent staring at a screen in search of that sonic buzz makes it all worthwhile when you stumble upon a song like this! Lawdy Rolla is an absolutely delicious slice of 1960’s jazzy/soul/folk, released on Polydor Records … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Panda Bear & Sonic Boom – Livin’ In The After

There have been so many occasions when my ears have pricked up to a tune and it’s been Panda Bear, and yet I’ve still not featured one of his songs! Today I’m going to change that!! It’s been a dry … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paul Bergmann – Old Dream

“I was born in a half-hour, and I’ve done little since with even approximately that much haste…” A man of few words, Paul Bergman is an indie rock/folk rock singer-songwriter from New Haven, Connecticut. This is the only track of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abraxas – Sunrise State (Of Mind)

I love it when artists twist, bend and reinvent themselves in many sonic ways, always evolving, yet always maintaining that solid root that gives them their edge; such is the case with today’s band. With a sound that resides in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Lost Generation – This Is The Lost Generation 

In 1969 five young men from Chicago, Illinois came together to form The Lost Generation. Consisting of Lowrell Simon (formally of The Vondells), Fred Simon, Jesse Dean, Larry Brownlee (formerly of The C.O.D’s) and Leslie Dean, the group rose to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Travelaires – I’m Thankful

Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, The Travelaires regretfully didn’t release too much throughout (what I can gather) was a brief recording career. In 1981 they issued an album entitled Joy To My Soul, which came out on a label (their label?) … Continue reading

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