Category Archives: Blues

SONG OF THE DAY Charles Sheffield – It’s Your Voodoo Working

Everywhere I go lately I keep hearing this song!  I first heard it in a playlist I’ve been working my way through (compiled by a man with exceptional taste), it then appeared on a new soul/funk compilation I’ve bought recently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Magic Sam – My Love Will Never Die

I bet they didn’t call him magic for nothing! Get a load of those high notes that Samuel Gene Maghett, aka Magic Sam, reaches in today’s terrific track! Magic Sam was a self-taught Chicago blues artist born in Mississippi who … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Quicksilver Messenger Service – Year of the Outrage

Contrary to what some of you may suspect, I don’t always have an endless supply of music to hand when it come to picking a new song each day and, because I’m often driven by the thrill of a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Majid Bekkas – Mrhaba (Cervo Edit)

Today’s song was an instant YES PLEASE for me with its inviting, uplifting and upbeat feel; this is the kind of slap in the face that you welcome when you are feeling tired after a long day, this is the vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Miles Mosley – Abraham (Live at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA)

You may remember me featuring this song last May, but last night as I listened to it for the first time in ages, I felt that very same rush of ‘WOW’ just as I did when I first heard it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abdominal and The Obliques – Sock Hop

Toronto rapper Andy Bernstein, aka Abdominal, featured today’s song on his 2012 album, Sitting Music.  Best known for his extraordinary breath control and fun raps, this album was an experimental venture for the hip hop artist who sought to incorporate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band with Buddy Guy – In The Wee Wee Hours

Hoodoo Man Blues has often been referred to as one of the truly classic blues albums of the 1960’s and I’d have to wholeheartedly agree, this album is superb!…and probably one of my all-time favourite blues albums! Recorded in 1965, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Walter – I Hate To See You Go

I’ve been away by the sea for a few days, with virtually no internet and plenty of fresh air to cleanse the spirit and freshen the senses! I loaded up my iPod, set the settings to shuffle and that was me … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Percy Mayfield – The Voice Within

Percy Mayfield wrote and released today’s song in 1955, featuring it as the B-side to his single, Baby You’re Rich.   His recording career spanned from the late 40’s right through to the late 1960’s and Mayfield is best known for … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fink – Hour Golden

“My love of Blues has always been there, before I even knew what it was…” (Fink) English singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and DJ, Fink, aka Fin Greenall, is well-known for his electronic compositions and numerous writing collaborations with an array … Continue reading

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