Category Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Ted Lucas – Plain And Sane And Simple Melody

It’s bugging me because I know I’ve heard this song before, yet I can find no evidence of it saved anywhere. It’s one of those familiar-friend-in-your-ear kind of songs and it makes me feel calm, I like that and often … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yaseen & Party – Kiss To Kiss

I’d really love to know the original release date to this sweet, sweet piece of music, it’s so bloody addictive!! I know that some of this music was originally issued on shellac, so I’m going to assume its from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Reflections (Les Refletts) – Poem (Jean Peysson)

I can’t always guarantee that you will like all that I post on here, but what I can promise is that it will invariably be something off the beaten track…more often than not, that is. The world is full of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY De Evergreens – Es Lilin (Java Surf)

Back in 2019, Belgium’s Radio Martiko reissued a rather old and classic rarity which was originally released in 1968 on the Dutch label, Durlaphone. Backed with a crazy surf track called Gonzalez by the Les Jaguar’s de Casablanca, Es Lilin comes … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rod McKuen – Sinner Man

I never realised until now just how many times this song has been covered since its earliest recording in 1956. I always knew Sinner Man (or Sinnerman) as this tremendous song by Nina Simone, but the original was released a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paul Bergmann – Old Dream

“I was born in a half-hour, and I’ve done little since with even approximately that much haste…” A man of few words, Paul Bergman is an indie rock/folk rock singer-songwriter from New Haven, Connecticut. This is the only track of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chad Mitchell Trio – Blues Around My Head

The Chad Mitchell Trio, later known as The Mitchell Trio, were an US vocal group who rose to fame in the early 1960’s. Known for their vocal harmonies, they initially performed traditional folk songs and over the years saw a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Daniel Romano – All The Reaching Trims

You may be mistaken (I was at first) in thinking that today’s song is much older than its mere four years, but despite its classic 1970’s folky-rock feel, this little beauty was birthed in 2018! Written and performed by the  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Lester Folsom – Written In Your Hair

We all age but we have the same spirit as we get older, I think most of us—especially musicians—no matter what we’ve gone through over the years…we have that same sweet spirit that we had when we were young. I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sam Lee (feat. Bernard Butler & Cosmo Sheldrake) – Lay This Body Down

Highly dedicated to conservation, authentic folk music/folk event promotion and all things natural, Sam Lee is something of a fascinating character, and though I’ve known of him for many years, it’s only recently I’ve really started listening to his music. … Continue reading

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