Category Archives: Pop

SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – Grunion Run

There’s still so much Jonathan Richman I’ve yet to discover, but I’m getting there!  Grunion Run is a stomping instrumental track taken from his fourth solo album, I Jonathan, which was released in 1992 by the Rounder Records label. Always striving to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brenda Lee – I’m Sorry

I’ve been watching this really good TV series recently and Brenda Lee’s I’m Sorry was one of the many great songs to appear on the soundtrack.  Every time I hear it I can’t get it out of my head, it’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Hungry

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, has spent the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own very unique sound and yesterday unleashed a collection of his compositions via debut album, Vanishing Point. During his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gavin Clark & Ted Barnes – When We Had Faces (live)

On the 16th of next month it will be the three years since the untimely death of Gavin Clark. Ever since this beautiful artist emerged in 1997 I’ve been smitten by his captivating voice and exquisite songwriting.  He was an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Stasis – Hamtown Slang

If this is your first listen to Michael Stasis, join the club, this is my first listen too!..and I mean that quite literally, I am just on my second listen to the first song that introduced me to his music tonight! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Bree – You’re So Cool (plus “Blur”)

Now, if are anything like me and enjoy a walk on the weird side I have just the thing for you, so stroll on over and explore the cool and kooky sounds of Jonathan Bree! With song titles like Tear … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holly Golightly – Seven Wonders

2015 saw Holly Golightly’s first solo album release in 11 years after working hard as one half of the blues/Americana duo Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs (The Brokeoffs being multi-instrumentalist Lawyer Dave). Though the last decade has seen the London-born singer relocate from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marie Modiano – Guérir ma colère

Today’s song is the product of an extensive night of music searching and is a random find that has got right into my head!… Marie Modiano is a French singer/songwriter, lyricist and composer who has been releasing her music since … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bobby Bland – I’ll Take Care of You

When I was first introduced to this song by a friend it came with a description that goes a little something like this, “this Bobby Bland one wigged me out when I first heard it – the organ is well … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Water From Your Eyes – We’re Set Up

Making a dramatic entrance, there’s no messing about with today’s song, it just gets stuck immediately!  Kicking off with some crisp, bold, buzzy beats and a driving, hypnotic bass line, soothing vocals saunter-in to provide a calming and entrancing balance. … Continue reading

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