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SONG OF THE DAY Vangelis – One More Kiss, Dear

I grew up listening to the music of Vangelis, when my Dad used to play it to relax on the sofa! It always reminds me of him! It was sad to hear of Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou’s passing last week, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Whitney K – Not Unlike A Rock

Hailing from Canada, Konner Whitney, a.k.a Whitney K, plays from the heart and writes from the head. His lo-fi sound combines folk, country and blues and his lyrical witchery has often wrestled with topics such as politics, heartbreak and escapism…but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman And The Latin Love-In – What You Gonna Do?

You may recall me featuring a track by Earl Coleman a couple of months ago, so forgive me copying some of the information from that post in today’s write-up! Coleman was active for nearly five decades, with some of his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Murlocs – Delusional Blues

“Five skinny kids with roots firmly placed in their own blown-out, distorted brand of soulful RnB” The Murlocs celebrated their fifth studio album last year and have spent the last near-decade creating their own crazy fusions of blues, garage-rock and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY US69 – 2069: A Spaced Oddity

Playing this earlier, I did receive some light ribbing for listening to a song with lyrics that are made up of so many La la la la la la la la La la la la la la la la’s, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jay Mitchell – Funky Fever

Described as a purveyor of “booty-shakin’ beats and beautiful ballads”, Rupert Jay Mitchell, also known as Jay Mitchell, is possibly one of the best performers you have never heard of!! Despite his huge following in his Caribbean homeland, he never … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sidney Owens & North South Connection – Sputnik

Don’t you just love how the b-side to most songs of any genre invariably ends up being the preferred track! Such is the case with today’s song! Issued in the mid-1970’s on a label called ‘Moving Up’ (I believe), this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dion – Spoonful

A very quick song before the arms of slumber come grabbing for me!! Today’s late offering unfolds in the splendour of Dion’s version of Spoonful.  As far as cover’s go, his rendition really stands out, offering a new take on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dick Campbell – Like the Wind That’s Free

Oh WOW!!! Hold tight for this one!! This song should come with a warning!!! It’s sooooooooo dreamy, so you may just need to anchor yourself for this or its destination floaty-land!!! Yesterday I discovered a collection of albums released by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Don McGinnis – Good Luck to You

I discovered a rather wonderful little compilation today which was created by the lovely Numero Group in 2019 as part of their Cabinet of Curiosities series! These collections (as detailed on their page) are a “tribute to the origin of … Continue reading

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