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SONG OF THE DAY Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell – Canto De Lemanjá

When I first heard this song earlier, the two words that sprang to mind were ethereal and otherworldly – It’s a pretty enchanting one is this!  Canto de Iemanjá is a piece of music written over 50 years ago by … Continue reading

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SONG(S) OF THE DAY Alessandro Alessandroni – “Meccanico” & Ennio Morricone “I Due Evasi Di Sing Sing (Oh Little Birdy)”

Today I’ve found two pieces of music to share, which I guess you can call songs- they are songs but because they are rather brief (at just over a minute each), so I thought I’d put a couple in! They … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Os Ipanemas – Nanã

If you want to summon the sunshine, Nanã is a great place to start! In fact, the whole record from which this song comes is like a blast of heady sunshine; add to this enough time to play the record … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paolo Ferrara – Percussion Blues

With such a funky fusion of Latin,  jazz, funk and soul all erupting on in one track, how could I not fall for this gorgeous chunk of percussive heaven! Originally released on Italian composer, conductor and keyboardist Paolo Ferrara’s 1975 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Caetano Veloso – It’s A Long Way

Today’s song works for me on so many different levels.  Initially when I first heard it I didn’t think too much, it started like an ordinary laid-back folk track which I was quite impartial to, but 50 seconds in and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Healing Gems – Emerald Village

Whilst we wander the wilderness of the everyday, every now and then a little escapism is something we all crave! So imagine, if you will, a warm, welcoming landscape from which some music reaches out, embracing you in its melodic … Continue reading

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