Category Archives: World

SONG OF THE DAY (last one until Friday 14th) Los Pekenikes – Tren transoceánico a Bucaramanga

The Pekenikes were a Spanish psych-pop outfit that emerged in the late 1950’s. Signed to Spanish label Hispavox, the group released many albums and single over their lengthy career. Founded in 1959 by by brothers Alfonso Sáinz and Lucas Sáinz, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dexter Johnson & Le Super Star de Dakar – Something You Got

It’s not often I find myself liking a cover of a song more than the original, but with today’s song, I find this is the case. Originally recorded by Chris Kenner in 1961, Something You Got was also covered by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Martial – Jerk Vidé

The absolute cheerful charm of today’s song is something to be celebrated and shared!! What a little bundle of sunbeams this sonic delight is!! I love those kaleidoscopic keys and their hypnotic dance, I love the range of those ecstatic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yaseen & Party – Kiss To Kiss

I’d really love to know the original release date to this sweet, sweet piece of music, it’s so bloody addictive!! I know that some of this music was originally issued on shellac, so I’m going to assume its from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Reflections (Les Refletts) – Poem (Jean Peysson)

I can’t always guarantee that you will like all that I post on here, but what I can promise is that it will invariably be something off the beaten track…more often than not, that is. The world is full of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY De Evergreens – Es Lilin (Java Surf)

Back in 2019, Belgium’s Radio Martiko reissued a rather old and classic rarity which was originally released in 1968 on the Dutch label, Durlaphone. Backed with a crazy surf track called Gonzalez by the Les Jaguar’s de Casablanca, Es Lilin comes … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Liu Bang and Tony and the Polar Bear Five – Red Face, Heart Laughingx

Though I can’t find a sweet sausage out about this song/artist, I had to share this! I just can’t get that entrancing guitar lick out of my head!! It’s like a little snake charmer and I just get drawn in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Henri Bowane – Wabon’kum Blues

The happiest accidental tangent of the most fortunate kind befell my lucky ears earlier today when I found this little beauty!!!! Emerging in the late 1940’s, guitarist, singer and bandleader, Henri Bowane was a pinnacle figure in the development of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Kintos – Idioma Criollo

I press play, this song starts and I swear everything turns technicolour and the stress just fades away!! Replaced by rainbows and sunbeams, Los Kintos are bringers of joy!! I welcome these moments! Forming sometime in the late 1960’s, Los … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Illapu – El Cascabel

 Illapu is a band that formed in 1971 in the northern Chilean city of Antofagasta. Their (so appropriate) name comes from the Quechua word meaning “Lightning Bolt”, and when you hear their music, you will no doubt feel like you … Continue reading

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