Category Archives: rock n roll

SONG OF THE DAY The Hipnotic Eye – Aimless Lady

I marvel at the rawness of today’s track! It feels like you are there as its being played live, in a warm, dark room, crammed into a tiny space with the band and a handful of watchers! Nothing fancy, just … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bailey’s Nervous Kats – Traveling Sam

Hailing from the wilds of Northern California, Bailey’s Nervous Kats were one of the many relatively anonymous rock & roll bands of their time. Their surf-fuelled songs were raw and consisted mainly of highly melodic instrumentals, but there were exceptions … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Felix And His Fabulous Cats – Savage Girl

By the time Felix And His Fabulous Cats had unleashed the smouldering charms of Savage Girl on the world, there were already a couple of sought after 45’s circulating. Initially recording on his own, Felix Garcia was joined by his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bo Diddley – Aztec

The great Bo Diddley recorded many a mighty fine song! In fact, it would be fair to say that ALL of his songs fall into that category; he is a legend!! Today’s instrumental slice of sonic spice first appeared as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY 👻HALL🎃WEEN👻 Frantics – The Werewolf

Halloween is upon us and as I drove home tonight with Autumn-scorched leaves pinned to my car, I smiled at the darkening skies as they made way for caped monsters to roam! Today’s howling horror comes courtesy of Seattle band, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY (👻🎃Hallows Eve, Eve👻🎃) Leroy Bowman & The Arrows – Graveyard

Today’s supersonic spooky spectacle is the second instalment in the LP’s Halloween celebrations!…and I use the word ‘celebrate’ because Halloween is, after all, a time to celebrate the lives of those who have passed on. Leroy Bowman & The Arrows … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al Hazan – Misty Moon (feat. The Blossoms)

What a wonderful union it was when Al Hazan got together with The Blossoms to record this delight! Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Al Hazan was often referred to as the “Mystery Music Man of the Sixties”, mainly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – Blues For Hawaiians

I don’t think I realised just how much of an effect Mr Berry has on me until the dulcet tones of Blues For Hawaiians came floating into my ears today. His sound literally stopped me in my tracks and always … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Fendermen – Mule Skinner Blues

It may not come as much of a surprise to discover that The Fendermen were named as such because both of the band members used Fender guitars – a Telecaster and a Stratocaster in fact! Jim Sundquist and Phil Humphrey … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pearl Reaves with Paul Farano Trio – High Noon

It’s not often you come across a lady like we have today! Pearl Reaves is something of a legend because she was doing things that not many women of her time had done! Born in the late 1920’s Pearl Reaves … Continue reading

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