Tag Archives: Blues

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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SONG OF THE DAY James Hunter Six – Heartbreak

James Hunter was born about an hour away from The Listening Post’s headquarters in Essex, UK but has travelled far ever since his music career began in 1986. The r&b singer-songwriter started out playing with a band called “Howlin’ Wilf and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kologbo – Get Rich Quick

The vibrant life of guitar legend Oghene Kologbo began in Nigeria, 1957.  Born to the famous highlife musician Joe King Kologbo, Oghene Kologbo became involved in music as a teenager.  It was at this age that he began performing with the revolutionary … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Doors – Moonlight Drive (live)

Last night I ventured out into the cold, frosty night to sit under the big, bright, magical blue supermoon, so naturally my song choice of the day is moon inspired.. So, imagine it’s a hot July day on Venice beach … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Alligator Wine

Have you ever wondered how to make alligator wine but just didn’t know where to start? Well, I have the answer but you’re going to need the left eye of a fish, the blood of an alligator and the skin … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Melanie de Biasio – Afro blue

I’ve been on a right musical jaunt tonight! If songs were countries I’d have covered half the globe by now and it all started with Van Morrison’s The Way Young Lovers Do!  From there I somehow ended up listening to Tim … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jack White – Respect Commander

This is the third time I have revisited this track and I’m still sitting here a little shell-shocked three listens in!  The contrast of chaos and calm is intriguing and this song keeps you guessing right from the start!  Even … Continue reading

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