Category Archives: Funk

SONG OF THE DAY (last one until Friday 14th) Los Pekenikes – Tren transoceánico a Bucaramanga

The Pekenikes were a Spanish psych-pop outfit that emerged in the late 1950’s. Signed to Spanish label Hispavox, the group released many albums and single over their lengthy career. Founded in 1959 by by brothers Alfonso Sáinz and Lucas Sáinz, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pearl Reaves with Paul Farano Trio – High Noon

It’s not often you come across a lady like we have today! Pearl Reaves is something of a legend because she was doing things that not many women of her time had done! Born in the late 1920’s Pearl Reaves … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Martial – Jerk Vidé

The absolute cheerful charm of today’s song is something to be celebrated and shared!! What a little bundle of sunbeams this sonic delight is!! I love those kaleidoscopic keys and their hypnotic dance, I love the range of those ecstatic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tronquista (unknown artist) – Hoffa’s Blues

Today’s song is a rather intriguing offering! Initially it occurred to me that the artist title was a little odd, but then after a little research, I found that some sources declare that the singer of this single was unknown … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Ice V

When it comes to King Gizzard and their crazy prolific, genre-defying sound, you never quite know what you are going to get when you press play. Sometimes it works for me and sometimes it doesn’t, but they never cease to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tony Valletta Trio – Garbage Man

Today’s jazzy little ball of sonic dynamite has the most infectious melody and if this doesn’t get wedged into your head, I’ll want to know why!! Who would’ve thought that a song about the garbage man could be so much … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rejolby et L’Unite Jazz – Eying Abe

“Hard hitting Cameroon deep funk rarity with funky grunts à la James Brown style and raw psych guitar solos, also a soukous meets funk tune. Mega obscure title once again, never sold on ebay, not listed on Discogs….” Today’s song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fontella Bass – Talking About Freedom

Music was gifted to Fontella Bass from an early age and before she was even six years old, she had was already singing and playing piano to a standard way beyond her years. Possibly best known for her 1965 hit, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hayes Cotton – Black Wing’s Have My Angel

Hayes Cotton rose to fame after winning a contest for unsigned talent on LA’s R&B radio station, KKBT “The Beat” in the early 1960’s. From his humble beginnings in Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, Hayes Cotton fulfilled his childhood dreams when … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Guerrillas – Lawdy Rolla

All the hours spent staring at a screen in search of that sonic buzz makes it all worthwhile when you stumble upon a song like this! Lawdy Rolla is an absolutely delicious slice of 1960’s jazzy/soul/folk, released on Polydor Records … Continue reading

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