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SONG OF THE DAY Ebo Taylor – Yen Ara

You may recall me writing about Ghanaian artist, Ebo Taylor back in February this year after UK label, Mr Bongo reissued Ebo Taylor and the Pelican’s self-titled album in November 2017.  Fusing highlife with soul, funk and jazz, Ebo Taylor was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ebo Taylor – Egya Edu

Following on from yesterday’s jubilant vibe comes a track from Ghanaian guitarist, singer, composer, bandleader and record producer, Ebo Taylor. Ebo Taylor emerged in the 1950’s, initially as part of the Broadway Dance Band and Stargazers before entering into a … Continue reading

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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 Geno Exilie – Lan Mise

Founded in London in 1999, Strut Records have become one of the leading labels for reissue, compilations and new studio albums all gathered from the field of African, Caribbean, Latin, jazz, soul and disco. In the early days they were … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oscar Jerome – You Take Me

Oscar Laurence, aka Oscar Jerome, is a young London-based artist whose smooth laid back creations nestle nicely amidst a gentle fusion of hip hop, jazz and soul; also merging these sounds with contemporary electronica and organic instrumentation. Making it into … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Truth Rhythm Band – Ifetayo

It was a nearly a year ago that I came upon the one and only album released by Black Truth Rhythm Band. Issued in 1976 on New York label Charlie’s Records, Ifetayo (Love Excells All) was the only record the group … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Truth Rhythm Band – Umbala

Hailing from Trinidad, Black Truth Rhythm Band were a large ensemble fronted by vocalist Oluko Imo.  Their sound was different to a lot of music circulating in this region at the time as it avoided looking to American popular music … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Bonnevilles – Long Runs The Fox

Fusing their own blend of ‘gunpowder blues’, punk and garage rock, The Bonnevilles are an impressive duo from from Northern Island. I say impressive because their music is whoppingly-mammoth big!! Formed in Lurgan and Banbridge in 2009, the duo consists … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cos​-​Ber​-​Zam – Ne Noya

Ten years ago the fantastic Analog Africa released an absolute gem of a compilation entitled “Afro​-​Beat Airways – West African Shock Waves – Ghana & Togo 1972​-​1978″.  Consisting of 15 organ-driven, cosmic Afro-funk and Afro-beat tracks, the record took an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra – Talking & Singing

So much funk going on, so what do you do? You share this groovy goodness and introduce the sounds of Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra.  Paris DJ’s released the band’s eponymous LP last month and what a corker it is! The record features … Continue reading

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