Category Archives: Funk

SONG OF THE DAY Boco – Running The Mardi Gras

Though it wasn’t entirely great having to tear myself from the ocean to return from my lovely break, it is so good to be catching up with some music, that is one thing I’ve looked forward to!  Today’s soulful little … Continue reading

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SONG (S) FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS!

Well, holiday time has come round again and I’m taking a week off so, as I always like to do, I have left a little selection of songs to keep you going until my return! …I’m already looking forward to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ernie Hawks and The Soul Investigators – Tracking Down

Earlier this year Helsinki’s Timmion Records released the deliciously cool and classic sounds of Scorpio man, Ernie Hawks debut album! Ernie Hawks has been creating music for the past two decades and for his debut album he teamed up with Helsinki’s soul revivalists … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Taban Ahwak

The story of the label that has reissued today’s glorious song goes back to 2012 when Berlin DJ, record collector and Jakarta Records label owner, Jannis Stürtz was touring round Morocco in search of old vinyl records. (See more from this label on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Beginning Of The End – Fishman

Hailing from Nassau, Bahamas, The Beginning of the End were a funk group that formed in 1969. Consisting of three brothers Frank, Ray and Roy Munnings, the band were also joined by bass player, Fred Henfield and guitarist Livingston Colebrook. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Swithold – Slowburner

Born and raised in Dayton Ohio, Swithold were a psych rock band led by Ed Lamb (the band’s only constant member over their nearly 10 year career). Slow Burner was to be their first and only 45, recorded at Cyberteknics and released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Curtis Mayfield – Right On for the Darkness

In 1970 Curtis Mayfield left The Impressions to embark on his own solo career and what followed was a highly creative, rich and celebrated path in which Mayfield produced some of the most influential R&B, soul, funk and gospel recordings … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Magnificent Tape Band – Black Tiger

Founders of Leeds soul and funk label ATA Records, Neil Innes and Pete Williams, a.k.a The Magnificent Tape Band, are to release a new album later this month. Taking inspiration from the more abstract realms of soul, The Subtle Art … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Milton – Blind Man

When I first heard this song I immediately thought it was Bobby Bland, which is funny because he was actually the first person to record and release this song, but the version I was listening to was actually the first … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kologbo feat. Monkuti – Cool Down

Nigerian Afrobeat guitar legend Oghene Kologbo has been making music ever since he was a young teenager!  Spending many years performing with Fela Kuti, he later went on to record more than 50 records with his band, Afrika 70. To celebrate … Continue reading

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