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SONG OF THE DAY Dan Hicks – I Scare Myself

Spending just over five decades writing and performing music, Danial Ivan Hicks, a.k.a. Dan Hicks, has somehow never appeared in my radar…until recently. Celebrating a wealth of albums and singles over his lengthy career, his recent passing (in 2016) created … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dion – Spoonful

A very quick song before the arms of slumber come grabbing for me!! Today’s late offering unfolds in the splendour of Dion’s version of Spoonful.  As far as cover’s go, his rendition really stands out, offering a new take on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Question Mark & The Mysterians – Up Side

I would imagine that today’s little baby had no problem’s turning heads in its day (or any day for that matter), it’s just hyper-cool all the way through! Up Side was one of twelve tracks to make it onto the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Gun Club – Yellow Eyes

“Swamp music for thinking people…….” The Gun Club may have become a well-known and established band with a few band member changes over the years, but they never quite lost that little ‘rough-round-the-edges” sound. Mother Juno was an album the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mike Edison & Guadalupe Plata – Who Ya Gonna Call

A very welcome return for Spain’s finest purveyors of raw, rock’n’roll blues comes in the form of today’s dusty refrain.  Announced two days ago, Guadalupe Plata have teamed up with US artist/blues singer, Mike Edison for new album, The Devil … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mothers of Invention – Trouble Every Day

Producer Tom Wilson of MGM Records signed the Mothers of Invention to Verve Records on 1st March 1966 on the strength of today’s song alone! Without any shred of a doubt, I would’ve done too!! Backed with Who Are the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Canned Heat – Poor Moon

With the sky so wonderfully illuminated by tonight’s Super Moon, it would be rude not to pay homage to this majestic beast! In these weird times we find ourselves amidst, nature is the one constant and in nature we find … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gong Gong Gong – Some Kind of Demon

Consisting of Hong Kong-born vocalist/guitarist Tom Ng and Montreal-born bassist Joshua Frank, Gong Gong Gong create heady fusions of heavy guitar-based melodies and hypnotically deep bass-driven rhythms.  Swapping traditional percussion for lively string-based beats, their sound is both innovative and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steve Gunn – Tommy’s Congo

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Steve Gunn has been creating his own blend of psychedelic-fuelled folk-rock for over a decade.  Well versed in his own style of laid-back cosmic Country/Americana, the Brooklyn-based guitar whizz is also known for his jamming-born compositions! For … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Shack – Past The Ditch

Ben Todd is unique for many reasons.  Aside from his truly distinguishable vocal tone that makes his sound instantly recognisable, he has captured and fully harnessed the rawness of vintage blues, primitive rock and haunted boogie.  Founder of the Seattle-born … Continue reading

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