Category Archives: Soul

SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Valley of the Damned

For nearly 15 years Brooklyn’s finest psychedelic afro-soul instrumental outfit have been creating their unique fusions of 60’s/70’s, jazz, deep funk and Afro-beat sounds. Today the multi-skilled creators of all things sonically magical have released a brand new album entitled … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kyanos – How Much

Hailing from my very own hometown, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Kyanos are a 4-piece outfit specialising in all things dreamy!  If you have been lucky enough to catch them live you will know what I mean, for its hard not … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Budos Band – Veil of Shadows

For nearly 15 years Brooklyn’s finest psychedelic afro-soul instrumental outfit have been creating their unique fusions of 60’s/70’s, jazz, deep funk and Afro-beat sounds.  In just a couple of weeks the band are to release their new album titled ‘V‘ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Byrdie Green – Return Of The Prodigal Son

Byrdie Green (sometimes credited as Birdie Green) was a singer-songwriter and record producer originally from Michigan.  Born the daughter of a Baptist minister she first started singing in her father’s church; these gospel roots staying with her throughout her career … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Skinshape – Old Days

When I describe a song as homely I use this description with great warmth, for songs such as these possess welcoming and familiar qualities, thus making the music much more instantly likeable.  True to its title, Old Days is pondering and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – All My Relations

After nearly 15 years of touring the world with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Cochemea Gastelum is returning home to connect with his roots! A California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry, Cochemea grew up surrounded by music, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ike Turner – She Made My Blood Run Cold

I heard this song many moons ago but it wasn’t until I caught it on a radio show today that I was reminded about it and just how good it is! Ike Turner and his Kings of Rhythm came together … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Willie West – Fairchild

Soul legend Willie West (Millard Leon West) was born just outside New Orleans in 1941 and has been singing and creating music ever 1959 when he was signed to the newly formed Rustone label. His lifelong career has seen him … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Distortions – Smokestack Lightning

Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama The Distortions were a r&b/garage band that came together in 1962. Consisting of Robert Alexander (rhythm guitar), Ned Bibb (song writer, vocalist and lead guitar), and Bobby Marlin (drums), they started playing together as a band while … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Soul Surfers – Popcorn With A Feeling

Russia’s finest soul, psych-funk band, The Soul Surfers are back with some glorious sounds. Tribute To J.B.s has The Soul Surfers giving homage to their greatest influence: the Godfather of Soul and his legendary band The J.B.’s.  With a catalogue that spans … Continue reading

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