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SONG OF THE DAY St.John Green – Canyon Woman

“For maximum effect, play in absolute darkness…..” I always feel so chuffed when I stumble upon something by accident and it turns out to be something rather interesting!! You have a little delve and then realise there’s more where this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Junior Wells – Two Headed Woman

Being a mammoth fan of Amos Wells Blakemore Jr’s. (a.k.a Junior Wells) 1965 Hoodoo Man Blues album, its the one I know the best given his rather extensive repertoire. I’ve often delved into more and his music never disappoints. Celebrating … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Apollos – Soul Funk-Tion

Today’s funky little nugget doesn’t even have a release date anywhere, at least none that I can find!! This is another ultra rare 45 from (at a guess) sometime in the early 1970’s. Issued on a label from Stockton, CA … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Erni Clark – By The Grace Of God, Am I

Such is the rarity of today’s track that it’s currently fetching nearly £1000 for a copy online and, it would seem, information on the band behind this little lost gem is just as scarce! The copy I’ve uploaded is a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gladboy – Karloff

One of the many reasons I wanted to set my blog up many moons ago was to document my ever-evolving musical findings – that and to provide a platform (albeit modest) to promote new and upcoming bands. Today I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Flower – Future Fauna

Now, today’s song requires a little commitment and a spare and uninterrupted 14 minutes of your time if you happen to have it? I don’t advise that you open your eyes and let the world back in until this song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blurt – Trees

Blurt are one band that I would love to have seen live back in their heyday, for I have no doubt in my mind that this would be one show I’d not be forgetting in a hurry! When today’s song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – Blue Feeling

When I used to think of Chuck Berry I’d always think wild rock’n’roll Johnny B Goode goodness, but Mr Berry has, over the years, dazzled me with some more of his refined numbers (not that I don’t like his  more rockin’ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sessa – Canção da Cura

Singing his sensual lyrics in Portuguese, Sergio Sayeg, a.k.a Sessa, is a Brazilian artist who makes minimalist sounds with maximum effect. Compared to the likes of Leonard Cohen for his musical bareness, his creations are shaped around melodic flourishes and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hansson Och Karlsson – Tax Free

In the two short years they were active, Swedish Jazz rockers, Hansson & Karlsson released three albums and a couple of singles. Despite Janne Carlsson spelling his last name with C, the duo ended up spelling their name ‘Hansson & … Continue reading

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