Category Archives: Folk Pop

SONG OF THE DAY Hrach Yacoubian – Harem Twist

Today’s exotic delight was released in 1962 on London Records by an arranger, composer and conductor called  Hrach Yacoubian. It’s been tricky trying to find out much about this artist, but what I can tell you is that he was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cotton Jones Basket Ride – I Was Stoned By The Choir

Formerly “The Cotton Jones Basket Ride”, Cotton Jones are an indie-folk outfit based in Cumberland, Maryland.  Founded in 2008, the band released three albums in two years, but haven’t issued anything since 2012. Maybe this is because lead singer-songwriter, Michael … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alex Maas – Been Struggling

Earlier this Spring whilst amidst the coronavirus lockdown I caught Light In The Attic Records’ streamed live charity concert! Amidst a wealth of live artists/performances (all of whom were recording from home) I had the pleasure of watching Alex Maas … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Y La Bamba – Mujeres

Running for over ten years now, Portland, Orogen-based Y La Bamba are a Latin/American, folk/alternative band led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Luz Elena Mendoza.  This dynamic artist is something of a wonder; creating a fusion of sounds steeped in bolero, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gavin Clark – The Russian

I have been saving up for Gavin Clark’s Beautiful Skeletons for quite some time now, but with an average selling price of just over £200, I’ve yet to justify the purchase..but he is a hero of mine and one of my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Odetta – Roll On Buddy

“Queen of American folk music” (Martin Luther King Jr) This beautiful lady seems to be cropping up everywhere I am at the moment which made today’s choice so very easy and, like so many of her great songs,  today’s track … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lea Lea – Life Goes On

The simplicity of today’s song speaks volumes, it’s what drew me in; stripped back guitar and a skeletal beat shapes and structures a delicate path for ethereal vocals to follow. .. Lea Lea is an Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter whose sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marie Modiano – Guérir ma colère

Today’s song is the product of an extensive night of music searching and is a random find that has got right into my head!… Marie Modiano is a French singer/songwriter, lyricist and composer who has been releasing her music since … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grace Sings Sludge – A Man Doesn’t Want

A couple of years ago I featured a great track called Play It Again Dick by garage-folk band, The Sandwitches (see June 5th).  Unfortunately since then, the San Franciscan 3-piece have disbanded, but the good news is that as solo artists, their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Magic Trick – I Held the Ring

San Franciscan musician and visual artist, Tim Cohen has turned his hand to many different genres over the years, releasing a diverse collection of albums ranging from Hip-Hop to psychedelic-folk and garage. Performing both as a solo artist and a … Continue reading

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