Category Archives: R & B

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 The Tropics – As Time’s Gone

The Tropics emerged from Tampa, Florida in 1964 as a five-piece garage-rock outfit.  Soon after their forming the band began touring all over Florida and Southeastern US, playing alongside The Who, The Young Rascals, Herman’s Hermits, Heinz Heinz and Dad. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings -Tear It Down

It’s bold, sassy and downright funky, but Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ Tear It Down is also so much more than just a superb song, for with it comes a strong political message. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings recorded Tear It Down during the Soul … 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 Run Child Run – Can’t Catch Me

Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who, after spending the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own unique sound, is preparing to unveil his debut album.  During his own evolution process Ian Sims … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pro Teens – Signals Crossed

Arizona’s surf-rocker’s, Pro Teens released Philistines earlier this month, a new album that follows hot in the footsteps of last year’s debut which was released via Broken Circles. Vibrant track, Signals Crossed captured my attention earlier today with its thoroughly exuberant and upbeat … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cactus Channel – Leech

No longer purely an instrumental band, Melbourne’s Cactus Channel are to release their third studio album this November, with second single Leech setting a new vocal and very groove-laden pace. When you first listen to this track the upbeat, punchy rhythm … Continue reading

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SONG OFTHE DAY The Animals – I Believe To My Soul

Earlier this evening I heard the most amazing version of this song and have just spent nearly an hour listening to every cover I can find to track down the artist behind it! Unfortunately I’m no further forward and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jimmy Nolan – Jimmy’s Jive

Whilst scanning about today searching for something interesting to come into my radar, I stumbled upon this track and instantly loved it.  Jimmy’s Jive is funky soul/r’n’b instrumental track recorded by Jimmy Nolen sometime in the 60’s, but unfortunately it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Come Meh Way

Who isn’t impressed by a self-taught musician?  I found it hard enough to learn an instrument with regular tuition on my side and often wonder how far I would have got if I had persisted?  Maybe that’s where I went … Continue reading

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