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SONG OF THE DAY Doctor Ross – Cat Squirrel

Doctor Isaiah Ross, a.k.a Doctor Ross the Harmonica Boss, was a pioneering blues singer/ guitarist/harmonica player and drummer. Well known for his John Lee Hooker and Sonny Boy Williamson-style playing, Ross was originally signed to Sun Records in the mid … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Frenzy

The contrast of twangy guitar against the theatrical depths of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins voice really sets this song apart from the average bear!…I mean, who wouldn’t feel a little frenzied after two minutes with the pioneer of shock rock! Frenzy whisks you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY C.W Stoneking – Bad Luck Everywhere You Go

They don’t come much more unique than C.W Stoneking! Fronting a five-piece outfit, the Australian-born self-taught musician fell in love with the blues when he was in his teens! Drawing influences from pre-war blues, gospel blues, Chicago blues, jazz, 1920’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Milton – Blind Man

When I first heard this song I immediately thought it was Bobby Bland, which is funny because he was actually the first person to record and release this song, but the version I was listening to was actually the first … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kologbo feat. Monkuti – Cool Down

Nigerian Afrobeat guitar legend Oghene Kologbo has been making music ever since he was a young teenager!  Spending many years performing with Fela Kuti, he later went on to record more than 50 records with his band, Afrika 70. To celebrate … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Man Goes Human – Crush Before Use

Defined by their experimental, DIY approach Man Goes Human emerged from Delhi in 2012. Inspired by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley and J.J Cale, you only have to hear their music once to appreciate their tight-knit, unique sound.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Johanna – Fold In The Light

How to travel into worlds afar and explore spiritual dimensions without even having to leave your home…or your seat for that matter! Yes, the answer to all of your escapism fantasies are right here, waiting to be unlocked and all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Betty Davis – F.U.N.K.

American funk and soul sensation Betty Davis is known for being one of the most influential voices of the funk era and if you know her sound, you will no doubt agree wholeheartedly with that statement. Also known for her … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ali Farka Touré ft. Taj Mahal – Roucky (Remastered)

World Circuit Records are known for producing some of the finest world music albums in the last two decades. Specialising in music from Cuba and West Africa the label is best know for the Grammy winning Buena Vista Social Club album … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fleetwood Mac – Rambling Pony

I can’t recall the first time I heard this song, all I know is that I loved it the minute it started playing and I love it just as much now!   What prompted me to play this track today is … Continue reading

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