Category Archives: Soul

SONG OF THE DAY Jay Mitchell – Funky Fever

Described as a purveyor of “booty-shakin’ beats and beautiful ballads”, Rupert Jay Mitchell, also known as Jay Mitchell, is possibly one of the best performers you have never heard of!! Despite his huge following in his Caribbean homeland, he never … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sidney Owens & North South Connection – Sputnik

Don’t you just love how the b-side to most songs of any genre invariably ends up being the preferred track! Such is the case with today’s song! Issued in the mid-1970’s on a label called ‘Moving Up’ (I believe), this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Leong Lau – Flight Of The Phoenix

Sometimes described as the Malaysian Elvis, Leong Lau is the most curious of musical enchanters! Concocting a sound that fused North American and British influences, he also blended his Malaysian heritage into his creations, together with splashes of jazz and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Main Ingredient – Euprates

Hailing from Harlem in the mid-1960’s, The Main Ingredient are a band a soul/R&B group that have stood the test of time…..they are still active to this day – albeit with a slightly different line-up. When they first started out, … 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 Los Texao – La Pelea Del Gobernador

Hailing from Peru and named after a Peruvian flower (A Texao – commonly associated with the province of Arequipa, where the band originated), Los Texao were a garage rock band that specialised in all things psychedelic. Featuring band members, Feño … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Staple Singers – Going Away

I’m always partial to a bit of gospel, but The Staple Singers add another dimension to this sound! Their superior, soulful and most glorious vocal layers heal the frayed edges of my mind, and to say they soothe my ears … 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 Joe Pass – A Time For Us

Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua, a.k.a Joe Pass, was an American jazz guitarist of Sicilian descent. He started playing music when he was 14 years old, but experienced a delay at the beginning of his musical career, which was halted by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juca Chaves – Take Me Back To Piauí

Jurandyr Czaczkes, a.k.a Juca Chaves, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose musical career began the early 1960’s. Over the course of nearly 40 years, he’s celebrated an array of vibrant releases across a varied spectrum of labels. As is career progressed … Continue reading

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