Category Archives: Country

SONG OF THE DAY Chet Atkins – Blues in the Night

Even if you don’t recognise today’s song from the title, I dare say you will know the tune when this starts playing, such is the popularity of Blues in the Night! This has been covered dozens of times by an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Julie Durocher – Bad News

Julie Durocher was just 14 when she started recording in the mid-1960’s at Jim Kirchstein’s Sauk City recording emporium. The result of these sessions were two 45s on the Cuca label, but why there was nothing recorded after this, I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Tomorrow Night

Growing up listening to Elvis, I only really got to know his more mainstream and movie songs when I was a child as that’s the stuff my Mamma played the most, but those memories solidified an Elvis place in my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moğollar – Çığrık

Described as being the original Anadolu psych pioneers, Moğollar are a Turkish outfit that formed in the late 60’s. Brought together by their shared love of both the traditional music of their land and the new kind of music that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oscar Hart With Hartones – My Dreams

Such is the case sometimes that you come upon a great track, but its so obscure that information is hard to acquire. This is what I’ve found with today’s song! I heard it on a radio show a while back, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Wilson – Desert Raven

Desert Raven is a swirling dream that coaxes every part of the senses. Natural and free, this wonderful song smoulders with gentle escapism, offering soul retreat into lush wilderness realms. There is freedom in those dreamy acoustics and solace in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Caribs – Taboo

With hints of early ska, reggae, surf and exotica all carefully blended into this intensely dreamy and deliciously sublime fusion of sound, there’s a little bit for everyone in this sonic delight! Issued on Island Records in 1960, Taboo was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ray Price – Night Life

I sat here listening this for the first time the other day and marvelled at what is going on in this song! It starts off like an ambling country standard and then in-slinks these bluesy slipstreams, whilst the vocals go … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Terry Callier – I’m A Drifter

For many years the only version I knew of The Drifter was the gloriously psyched out 1967 rendition by H.P. Lovecraft.  Today’s song is also a cover of the original, but couldn’t sound further apart from Lovecraft’s, but that’s the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joyce Heath – I Wouldn’t Dream Of It

There is nothing better than a haunted love song and today’s tender country ballad really grips at the heartstrings as it tackles the woes of missed chances and failed opportunities. The vocals are so rich, sending out these warm textures … Continue reading

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