Category Archives: blues rock

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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SONG OF THE DAY Walter Daniels & Guadalupe Plata – Ghost Rider (Suicide cover)

There aren’t many times you can wholeheartedly say that a cover version is as good as (or perhaps as authentic as) the original, but I’m going to propose this is one of those times? I was already sold on Spanish … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Abigails – Black Hell

Emerging from L.A sometime in 2012 in haze of dusty desert mystery, The Abigails make dark Country music.  Consisting of Warren Thomas, Kyle Mullarky, Ellie Mae, Shades Agrey, Eric Fisher, the band are led by the soft brooding voice of … Continue reading

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