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SONG OF THE DAY Lord Fuzz – The Freak

Ahh, this is BLISSFUL chaos and was kindly recommended to me last night – thank you!! The raw energy with which this track explodes makes my head buzzy! What a treat!! In 2016 L.A label, Cleopatra Records reissued a very … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Briks – Its Your Choice

There are two versions of today’s song in existence and the general consensus seems to err towards the more rough and gruff version out of the two….I definitely fall into this category and I’ll go into both versions in a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monster Rally – Washed Ashore

I’ve been wondering if I’d prefer this tune minus the addition of those beats halfway in, but once you get the album, the old/new sound really works. The rhythm transports that soothing luxuriant beach dream feel into a slightly more … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lecuona Cuban Boys – Hinodu

During the 1930’s and 1940’s, The Lecuona Cuban Boys were a very popular Cuban band with an impressive discography that spanned over decades! Founded by one of the most successful Cuban composers of all time, Ernesto Lecuona formed the band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Paragons – Riding High On A Windy Day

The Paragons got together in the very early 1960’s and underwent several line-up changes over the years. When they first emerged they went by the name of The Binders and consisted of  Bob Andy (Keith Anderson), Garth Evans (aka Tyrone Evans), Junior Menz, and Leroy … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edu Lobo – Viola Fora De Moda

This is the first time that I’ve ever heard of Edu Lobo & only the third time I’ve listened to today’s song, but I really like the dreamy, wistful feel that pours out of it & the taste of sunshine … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Hipnotic Eye – Aimless Lady

I marvel at the rawness of today’s track! It feels like you are there as its being played live, in a warm, dark room, crammed into a tiny space with the band and a handful of watchers! Nothing fancy, just … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yoruba Singers – Basa Bongo

Known for being one of Guyana’s longest surviving bands, The Yoruba Singers got together in the early 1970’s. Originally consisting of singer Abiola, producer/singer/musician Bonny Alves and third member Eze Rockcliffe, the band have had several line-up changes since their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Comet Is Coming – Start Running

“The Comet Is Coming, signalling an end to life as we know it, heralding the dawn of a new age. In the inevitable physical destruction of the planet, a space is created where all notions of political, social and economic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY La Sonora Dinamita – Ritmo Tropical

If there was one record I was determined to own, it was La Sonora Dinamita’s Ritmo! ….and find it I did!! All the way from Mexico it came and I was soooooooooooooooo chuffed when it turned up!! What I didn’t … Continue reading

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