Category Archives: Numero Group

SONG OF THE DAY The Potted Palm – My House Of Grass

Chicago’s Numero group are one of those labels that I dream of working for!  They specialise in creating compilations of previously released (and often obscure) recorded material, reissuing original albums, whilst dedicating all of their time to researching and unearthing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dry Bread – Words To My Song

Cyril “Dry Bread” Ferguson was a songwriter and guitarist hailing from Crooked Island in the Bahamas.  His nickname originates from his voracious appetite and his own humble beginnings.  His work for Bahamian Label GBI stemmed from an award he received from … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lion – You’ve Got a Woman

Sitting in my kitchen today staring out at the heavy rain had me craving for some brightness and today’s song turned out to be that little ray of sunshine I needed! Numero Group’s eccentric 45 series has just reissued this rare soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Shane – Cruel Cruel World

Well, Jackie Shane may have found the world a cruel, cruel place, but the day she released this song and cast out her magic, the earth was far less dark!  This is a big and beautiful song! Originally from Nashville, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shirley Ann Lee – There’s A Light

Today’s song was originally recorded back in 1968 by the soulful gospel artist, Shirley Ann Lee and was released via the gospel label, Revival Records. Shirley Ann Lee’s music has more recently been unearthed by The Numero Group, a fantastically eclectic archival … Continue reading

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