Category Archives: Funk

SONG OF THE DAY Andrew Wartts & The Gospel Storytellers – Peter & John

In 1982, a record label in Johnson City (and later with an additional presence in Nashville) released an album entitled There Is A God Somewhere.  Recorded by Andrew Watts and the Gospel Storytellers, this LP was issued on Champ Records … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robin Kenyatta’s Free State Band – Angela

Something tells me that Ronin Kenyatta is very jazzy….very free-jazzy in fact, and I dare say most of his repertoire may be a bit to much for me, but today’s track is something I’ve stumbled upon recently and am quite … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Apollos – Soul Funk-Tion

Today’s funky little nugget doesn’t even have a release date anywhere, at least none that I can find!! This is another ultra rare 45 from (at a guess) sometime in the early 1970’s. Issued on a label from Stockton, CA … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Erni Clark – By The Grace Of God, Am I

Such is the rarity of today’s track that it’s currently fetching nearly £1000 for a copy online and, it would seem, information on the band behind this little lost gem is just as scarce! The copy I’ve uploaded is a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hansson Och Karlsson – Tax Free

In the two short years they were active, Swedish Jazz rockers, Hansson & Karlsson released three albums and a couple of singles. Despite Janne Carlsson spelling his last name with C, the duo ended up spelling their name ‘Hansson & … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yīn Yīn – The Grey Chamber Of Hinachō Otome

le=”color: #cccccc; text-decoration: none;”>The Grey Chamber of Hinachō Otome</a> “Where to place YĪN YĪN on the map ? Maybe somewhere between Netherlands and South-East Asia, on an imaginary tropical island….” It’s crazy to think of all the times this band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hodges, James, Smith & Crawford – Nobody

Hailing from LA and active around the early 1970’s, (Pat) Hodges, (Denita) James, (Jessica) Smith and (Caroline) Crawford were an all-girl group with a penchant for cool, cool soul! Originally known as Hodges, James, Smith & Crawford (former Motown artist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Extralude (Wyndham Earl’s More Than​-​An​-​Interlude Remix)

Brighton-based Wax Machine have been gaining attention for their melodic jazzy psych-rock offerings ever since they emerged in 2015. Self-releasing their mystical, psychedelic DIY creations in the early days, they have so far issued one album and few EP’s; with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY US69 – 2069: A Spaced Oddity

Playing this earlier, I did receive some light ribbing for listening to a song with lyrics that are made up of so many La la la la la la la la La la la la la la la la’s, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jay Mitchell – Funky Fever

Described as a purveyor of “booty-shakin’ beats and beautiful ballads”, Rupert Jay Mitchell, also known as Jay Mitchell, is possibly one of the best performers you have never heard of!! Despite his huge following in his Caribbean homeland, he never … Continue reading

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