Category Archives: World

SONG OF THE DAY José Larralde – Quimey Neuquén

It’s taken me a while to locate the actual original version of this song as there seems to be an abundance of edit’s and remixes out there – including the very cool Chancha Vía Circuito Remix, but the one I’ve … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Denson-Parris Sacred Harp Singers – The Good Old Way

Music always resonates on so many different levels and I marvel how it strikes when you least expect it – what I mean by that is if you leave your self open to anything, then everything has potential to appeal? … Continue reading

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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 Yoruba Singers – Basa Bongo

Known for being one of Guyana’s longest surviving bands, The Yoruba Singers got together in the early 1970’s. Originally consisting of singer Abiola, producer/singer/musician Bonny Alves and third member Eze Rockcliffe, the band have had several line-up changes since their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Malek – La Ville

Ahmed Malek was an Algerian pianist/flutist, conductor and composer who made music for television and the big screen.  Born in 1931, he spent many years creating sounds for TV shows, documentaries and (largely) for cinema film scores.  Not only did … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Willie Dunn – Peruvian Dream Part 2

“Willie Dunn shared truth through song and celluloid. His original composition, “I Pity the Country,” is an unparalleled statement on the greed and hate created by humankind….”# Highly revered and greatly missed, William Lawrence Dunn, a.k.a Willie Dunn, was a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ranil – La Tuctuructia

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  I’d like to open today’s post with all the best wishes for 2023 and a song that I could’ve sworn I’d featured before…but I haven’t!!! In fact, I was convinced I’d shared this album before too, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers – Talking Drum

“All the music that we do is based firmly on African traditions. So is rhythm and blues – but we try to get nearer the source, right down to the grass roots of the jungle – the sun, the heat, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Biluka Y Los Canibales – Huashca De Corales

This music is so chirpy and loveable!! It feels like a very friendly bee buzzing about me and I love its innocence and energy! I love that it feels like my friend and greets me with pleasure and joy! It … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yishak Banjaw – Libey Ma’aduley

I don’t know what it is about this tune that makes me smile so much!? Is it the otherworldly, I-was-created-on-another-planet sound, the very enticing mystery in the melody, or just the sheer wonder of its simplicity….of course its all of … Continue reading

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