Monthly Archives: September 2022

SONG OF THE DAY Snapped Ankles – The Fish Needs a Bike

If anyone can pull off a cover a Blurt song with style, its Snapped Ankles! Equipped with all the craziness needed to do this song justice, their version of The Fish Needs A Bike draws out the quirky essence of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Fendermen – Mule Skinner Blues

It may not come as much of a surprise to discover that The Fendermen were named as such because both of the band members used Fender guitars – a Telecaster and a Stratocaster in fact! Jim Sundquist and Phil Humphrey … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ted Lucas – Plain And Sane And Simple Melody

It’s bugging me because I know I’ve heard this song before, yet I can find no evidence of it saved anywhere. It’s one of those familiar-friend-in-your-ear kind of songs and it makes me feel calm, I like that and often … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dexter Johnson & Le Super Star de Dakar – Something You Got

It’s not often I find myself liking a cover of a song more than the original, but with today’s song, I find this is the case. Originally recorded by Chris Kenner in 1961, Something You Got was also covered by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pearl Reaves with Paul Farano Trio – High Noon

It’s not often you come across a lady like we have today! Pearl Reaves is something of a legend because she was doing things that not many women of her time had done! Born in the late 1920’s Pearl Reaves … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Martial – Jerk Vidé

The absolute cheerful charm of today’s song is something to be celebrated and shared!! What a little bundle of sunbeams this sonic delight is!! I love those kaleidoscopic keys and their hypnotic dance, I love the range of those ecstatic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yaseen & Party – Kiss To Kiss

I’d really love to know the original release date to this sweet, sweet piece of music, it’s so bloody addictive!! I know that some of this music was originally issued on shellac, so I’m going to assume its from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Deana Martin – The Bottom of My Mind

Not only is Deana Martin the daughter of the late, great Dean Martin, but she is a singer, actor, performer and author in her own right. Martin began her recording career working with the wonderful singer-songwriter and producer, Lee Hazlewood at … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tronquista (unknown artist) – Hoffa’s Blues

Today’s song is a rather intriguing offering! Initially it occurred to me that the artist title was a little odd, but then after a little research, I found that some sources declare that the singer of this single was unknown … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Reflections (Les Refletts) – Poem (Jean Peysson)

I can’t always guarantee that you will like all that I post on here, but what I can promise is that it will invariably be something off the beaten track…more often than not, that is. The world is full of … Continue reading

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