Category Archives: Blues

SONG OF THE DAY Melanie de Biasio – Afro blue

I’ve been on a right musical jaunt tonight! If songs were countries I’d have covered half the globe by now and it all started with Van Morrison’s The Way Young Lovers Do!  From there I somehow ended up listening to Tim … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Lee Hooker – Country Boy

Such a low-down slinky track!  Today’s song always chills me out! I sit back, slow down and let it wash over me (which is always a good thing if you find relaxing as taxing as I do!) Country Boy was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jack White – Respect Commander

This is the third time I have revisited this track and I’m still sitting here a little shell-shocked three listens in!  The contrast of chaos and calm is intriguing and this song keeps you guessing right from the start!  Even … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holly Golightly – Seven Wonders

2015 saw Holly Golightly’s first solo album release in 11 years after working hard as one half of the blues/Americana duo Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs (The Brokeoffs being multi-instrumentalist Lawyer Dave). Though the last decade has seen the London-born singer relocate from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY – 5 SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS! (& for the next 7 days! – Christmas corkers!!! )

I may not be the worlds most Christmassy person, nowhere near to be honest, but I’m taking a little seasonal break and thought that a little selection of Christmas songs would be a nice gift to leave you all!  I’ve … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abdominal and The Obliques – Hot Cross Buns

In need of some serious cheering up tonight I found myself seeking refuge and smiles in Hot Cross Buns, a track from Toronto rapper Andy Bernstein’s, (aka Abdominal) 2012 album, Sitting Music.  Known for his extraordinary breath control and fun raps, this album was an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Finley – Three Jumpers

“Good sound comes back around” (Easy Eye Sound) In May this year Dan Auerbach launched his new record label Easy Eye Sound, with Auerbach’s very own (and rather aptly titled) Waiting On a Song being the label’s first release.  Having won multiple Grammy Awards as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Doors – The Changeling

Mr Morrison would have been 74 today had he lived beyond his (far too) brief 27 years, so today’s song is for you Mr Mojo Risin, wherever you are still rocking! When I was 16 and just getting into The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mystery Lights – Melt

S I’ve got to say that I am pee-my-pants excited about seeing this band tonight!!  The Mystery Jets are a New York five-piece who create a furious fusion of garage, blues, soul and psych-rock, delivering it raw and slightly on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bobby Bland – I’ll Take Care of You

When I was first introduced to this song by a friend it came with a description that goes a little something like this, “this Bobby Bland one wigged me out when I first heard it – the organ is well … Continue reading

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