Category Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Kathy Heidman – Fine Street Woman

I love the way music resonates in different ways, on different days and how integral it is to the mood of the moment. I heard today’s song a few days ago and did like it at the time, but today … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell – Canto De Lemanjá

When I first heard this song earlier, the two words that sprang to mind were ethereal and otherworldly – It’s a pretty enchanting one is this!  Canto de Iemanjá is a piece of music written over 50 years ago by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dick Campbell – Like the Wind That’s Free

Oh WOW!!! Hold tight for this one!! This song should come with a warning!!! It’s sooooooooo dreamy, so you may just need to anchor yourself for this or its destination floaty-land!!! Yesterday I discovered a collection of albums released by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Don McGinnis – Good Luck to You

I discovered a rather wonderful little compilation today which was created by the lovely Numero Group in 2019 as part of their Cabinet of Curiosities series! These collections (as detailed on their page) are a “tribute to the origin of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dolor et Ses Étoiles – Bourrique La

Today’s little percussive sunbeam of joy was concocted and issued sometime in the 1960’s I believe? I merely speculate on this fact as information is sparse and details on both the band and song are very few and far between, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Leadbelly – When I Was A Cowboy

Though there may have been many covers over the years, When I Was A Cowboy is very much Leadbelly’s song. Not just because he wrote it of course, but because he is the only person who has ever given this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Hazelwood – My Autumn’s Done Gone

Lee Hazelwood could be singing about paint drying and he would still bewitch me, such is the magic of his rich baritone voice. He has produced and collaborated with some of the greats, but his own work is every bit … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Gomez And His Orchestra – Madam Sandrine

Celebrating a musical career that would span over nearly two decades, Edmund Johnny Gomez, a.k.a Johnny Gomez, was a Trinidadian tenor saxophonist. Born to a musical father, Gomez grew up accompanying his father to many musical performances, often sitting on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vassilis Vassiliadis – Tsifetelli 

I had never dreamed just how cool Greek music could be up until a little while back, but now I’m smitten!! Especially when you tune into some of the older stuff, like today’s hypnotic serpent charmer!! It sounds almost futuristic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jim Sullivan – U.F.O

James Anthony Sullivan, better known as Jim Sullivan, was a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose all-too brief musical career was cut short by his disappearance in 1975.  He was just 35 years old when he vanished without a trace in New … Continue reading

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