Category Archives: pop rock

SONG OF THE DAY Connie Francis – Eighteen

It has been suggested that today’s sassy little number was written about Connie Francis, but at the date of its release in 1957 she would have been a good couple of years older than the title suggests, so I can’t … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY TH da Freak – Slugs

Always keeping a close eye on what the French DIY garage-psych label, Howlin’ Banana Records are promoting or putting out, I’ve had the pleasure of discovering Slugs today!  Not the slithery, slow-moving type either I hasten to add, but the song-type, with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joe Gaston & The Crew – Without You

This little gem of a song has been in one of my playlists for ages now and after it came on yesterday in a random selection, I found I couldn’t get it out of my head for the rest of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Iles – The Unknown Gnome

When music instantly grabs your attention there is no better feeling than being sucked into its tuneful vacuum.  The music of Iles did just that in May last year with the release of his album, ‘Apartments’. Tristan Johnston (aka Iles … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY A-ha – Soft Rains of April

I was 9 years old when I fell in love with A-ha.  I remember waiting for the weekly radio chart show to play where I would sit with my tape recorder at the ready to capture the songs I loved, … Continue reading

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