Category Archives: blues rock

SONG OF THE DAY Duffy Power – Dollar Mamie

Duffy Power is one of those unsung musical heroes that is worthy of so much more recognition than he ever got! A truly credible artist in his own right, he has collaborated, worked and written with some of the greats, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ace of Cups – Waller Street Blues

If you have never heard of the Ace of Cups, you may be wondering why given that they were brushing shoulders with all the big groups in the 1960’s San Francisco music scene! I’d never heard of them until recently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eugene McDaniels – Unspoken Dreams Of Light

“Even from its inception, his career was destined to rattle the establishment…….” I don’t know how many moons this track has been sitting in my ‘blog ideas’ folder, but it’s been a while! I somehow knew there would be a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dan Hicks – I Scare Myself

Spending just over five decades writing and performing music, Danial Ivan Hicks, a.k.a. Dan Hicks, has somehow never appeared in my radar…until recently. Celebrating a wealth of albums and singles over his lengthy career, his recent passing (in 2016) created … 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 Question Mark & The Mysterians – Up Side

I would imagine that today’s little baby had no problem’s turning heads in its day (or any day for that matter), it’s just hyper-cool all the way through! Up Side was one of twelve tracks to make it onto the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Gun Club – Yellow Eyes

“Swamp music for thinking people…….” The Gun Club may have become a well-known and established band with a few band member changes over the years, but they never quite lost that little ‘rough-round-the-edges” sound. Mother Juno was an album the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY 75 Dollar Bill – Beni Said

75 Dollar Bill are one of those band’s I’m amazed I’ve never stumbled upon until now!! How have I missed this band, these creators of mesmerising and enchanting dust-driven dreamy sound for what has nearly been a decade since their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Bugs – Slide

This rare chunk of garage punk was one of only a three tracks to be released by The Bugs; a firey garage quartet from Marlborough, Massachusetts! The thing that really intrigues here, however, is how on earth did one of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mike Edison & Guadalupe Plata – Who Ya Gonna Call

A very welcome return for Spain’s finest purveyors of raw, rock’n’roll blues comes in the form of today’s dusty refrain.  Announced two days ago, Guadalupe Plata have teamed up with US artist/blues singer, Mike Edison for new album, The Devil … Continue reading

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