Category Archives: cover version

SONG OF THE DAY The Soul Surfers – Popcorn With A Feeling

Russia’s finest soul, psych-funk band, The Soul Surfers are back with some glorious sounds. Tribute To J.B.s has The Soul Surfers giving homage to their greatest influence: the Godfather of Soul and his legendary band The J.B.’s.  With a catalogue that spans … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Barbara Lynn Clarence Brown – What I’d say!

Barbara Lynn wasn’t just an exceptional left-handed blues guitarist, she was also singer who wrote most of her songs and played the lead instrument in all her music. Being an African-American female artist in the early 60’s was a rarity, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Shut Out

There are very few bands out there who can release something new and before I’ve even heard it I could bank my money on liking, but The Buttertones are one of them; it’s almost a given in fact! Their most recent … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Homework

Daptone/Wick Record’s very own jet propelled, psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights (catch lots more of them here) have recently shared their very own cover of the soul/blues track, Homework.  Originally performed by Otis Rush and released in 1962, the Brooklyn garage rockers … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Milton – Blind Man

When I first heard this song I immediately thought it was Bobby Bland, which is funny because he was actually the first person to record and release this song, but the version I was listening to was actually the first … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marissa Nadler – I’ll Always Be In Love With You

“Marissa’s voice is one of the reasons I believe in angels” I found this comment on Marissa Nadler’s Bandcamp page and couldn’t have put it better myself, so thank you Jeff Colwell, you took the words right out of my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monophonics – My Heart Cries feat. Tiffany Austin

San Francisco’s psychedelic soulsters, the Monophonics originally started out as an instrumental ensemble in 2005.  The initial line up consisted of guitarist Ian McDonald, bassist Myles O’Mahony, saxophonist Alex Baky, trumpeter Ryan Scott, and drummer Austin Bohlman, with the recent … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Drinkin’ the Juice Blues

I’ve been reflecting over this year’s music today and have concluded that its been a proper juicy one for new and interesting sounds! I’ve spent a week away over Christmas with little or no music so re-absorbing myself has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marissa Nadler – Save Me A Place

I guess there aren’t many occasions when you can say that you actually prefer a cover to the original, but in this case I am head over heals with this gorgeous rendition and have to say that I do actually … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Frank Deaton – I Believe To My Soul

 A couple of days ago you may recall me featuring two versions of I Believe To My Soul, the first was a cover by The Animals and the second was the original by Ray Charles. However, I had heard another … Continue reading

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