Tag Archives: Athens of the North

SONG OF THE DAY Ethel Agee – Traveling Home

It was a moment that Ethel Agee never forgets and one that led to the creation of what has become known as a “lost classic”.  Revered and highly sought after amongst record collectors alike, Traveling Home was written by Ethel … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Us – Let’s Do It Today (Procrastination)

Let this glorious funk dream be your mantra if you are one for wavering and delaying! Dr LP Blog prescribes one dose of this three times a day to cure all procrastination ills!! Let’s Do It Today (Procrastination)  was released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Greg Foat – Of My Hands

London-based Greg Foat is a prolific pianist-composer and arranger from the Isle of Wight who has been recording albums since 2011.  Founding the Greg Foat Group in 2009, his creations map an evocative journey through soundscapes that explore soul-jazz, library … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Coleman With The Hector Rivera Orchestra ‎– Drown My Heart

Today’s delicious slice of soul is served with a generous helping of Latin groove, adding a touch of the exotic to this already tender, tasty track. Originally released in 1966 on Old Town Records subsidiary label, Barry!, Drown My Heart has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY East of Underground – Smiling Faces

Edinburgh label Athens of the North has just reissued this classic soul track which was originally released in 1971 by the Temptations.  Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for the Motown label, Smiling Faces was also covered that same year by … Continue reading

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