Category Archives: R&B

SONG OF THE DAY St.John Green – Canyon Woman

“For maximum effect, play in absolute darkness…..” I always feel so chuffed when I stumble upon something by accident and it turns out to be something rather interesting!! You have a little delve and then realise there’s more where this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cleo Page – Goodie Train

The very secretive and mysterious singer-songwriter/ guitarist/ producer, Cleo Page, caused a minor stir in the 1970s with his powerful, raw blues records. His music was issued on small Los Angeles labels such as Goodie Train Records (owned by Page … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Art Neville – Arabian Love Call

It’s only been a week, but seven days away from music feels like forever and its good to be back!! Tonight I return with a little ear delight called Arabian Love Call, by an artist called Art Neville! Influenced by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grainger Hunt – Noah

Feeling a little weary tonight, I didn’t know what I was looking for as far as music goes, but sometimes things just come to you, and sometimes its just what you need! Today’s track landed in my lap earlier and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY June Alexander – Sally Sue Brown

Arthur Bernard Alexander Jr., better known as June Alexander (short for Junior), was an American country soul singer-songwriter and, according to Jason Ankeny of AllMusic, “country-soul pioneer”. Though largely unknown, his music has been described as genius and his songs … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brenton Wood -Trouble

As far as soul tunes go, this has that ‘something’ unusual about it, something that sets it apart, and this is what reeled me in. It’s been four days without a song!! Four long and painful days of searching, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gabriels – Blame

Their sound is vintage, yet in a completely authentic way and you never quite know what is coming next, for they still maintain a relative air of mystery. LA’s Gabriels are the real deal and have succeeded in carving out … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Anbessa Orchestra – Werik’i (Gold)

“Werk’i (Gold) is a song that reflects back on moments of pure love. Enjoy!…” Today’s song had only been on for a few seconds, but I knew straight away it was headed somewhere deep, I could feel it in my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Booker – Gonzo

James Carroll Booker, a.k.a James Booker was an American pianist born in New Orleans in 1939. His music career was surprisingly expansive considering he spent much of his life battling with drug addiction and a rather large chunk of it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Marquis – Strange Is Love

Such is the rarity of today’s song that it’s flipside (the A-side) doesn’t even exist anywhere online, nor can I find any information about band behind this little beauty! This track is just one of those rare gems that glistened … Continue reading

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