Category Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Arif Sag- Su Samsunun Evleri

Sağ is a Turkish a singer, bağlama virtuoso, and leading figure in modern Turkish folk music – he was also once very active in Turkish politics. Born in Eastern Turkey in 1945, he had a passion for music at a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Claudio Villa – Claudio Villa A Mezza Coce (Stornelli amorosi – Parte II)

Some music fills your head with pure joy and when I first heard todays song, not only did I find myself happily bobbing along, I was blessed by sense of utter delight! What more could you ask for from music!? … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Huw Marc Bennett – Pinc Sunset

Not that I needed anymore convincing about the wonderfully mellow vibe of this track, it only endorsed my attraction further when I discovered what this song was about. Featuring the voices of Angela Christofilou, Cleo Savva and Huw Marc Bennett … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bill Cooley & Alan Munson – Slightly Sue

“”In Debt” is a serious collectable, private pressed LP by Cooley-Munson. A combination of minimal production, and quirky psychedelic folk-rock, this extremely catchy album deserves every bit of hype it continues to receive…” (Anthology Records) A completely random coincidence led … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shane – I Belong To The Wind

I gave today’s song a couple of listens before deciding that, yes, I really like this. I heard it once and something made me want to hear it again…and then again…and then again.  I think I fell in love with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Harry Belafonte – Midnight Special

I love a bit of Harry Belafonte and love this track (though try as I might, I can’t think who does the version I’ve first heard), so to have the two together in one place is a rather large treat! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steve Young – Coyote

This is one of those rare occasions when I actually prefer a cover to the original and this rendition is pretty magic! Coyote is a song that was originally written by Peter La Farge in 1963 – though he titled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fair Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Parle

The vibrant flightiness of today’s ball of sunbeams is really rather contagious and I’d be surprised if you made it to the end of this without some form of dancing…or movement at the very least!! Is that foot tapping!!? The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Zülfü Livaneli, Mikis Theodorakis – Güneş Topla Benim İçin

If you asked me to tell you what today’s song was about, I’d struggle, but I’d have no problem conveying its madly attractive essence! This is a charm! The union of two already established artists in the mid-1980’s resulted in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Colorama – Sarafa

Aside from the fact that this music (at least what I’ve heard so far) is pretty dreamy, it has a very unique selling point! Each song is sang in Welsh and this does make for a rather interesting listen! In … Continue reading

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