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SONG OF THE DAY Jim Burgett With Don Ralke And His Orchestra ‎- The Living Dead

Accomplished musician/singer, Jim Burgett began playing rock ‘n’ roll at Tahoe in 1958 and was releasing right up until the late 60’s.  He recorded for Columbia Records (amongst others) and pioneered the early rock’n’roll sounds that would later be heard … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Willie Colon, Héctor Lavoe & Yomo Toro – La Murga

In 1968 a band formed in New York City and little did they realise at the time just how much of an impact their music would have!  Named The Fania All-Stars, this musical group formed as a showcase for the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hannah Dean – Strange Man

Oh how great it was to stumble upon a rare beauty such as this!  What a voice!  What a set of lungs this woman has! With virtually nothing out there about this extraordinary singer, I was lucky enough to find … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Tropics – As Time’s Gone

The Tropics emerged from Tampa, Florida in 1964 as a five-piece garage-rock outfit.  Soon after their forming the band began touring all over Florida and Southeastern US, playing alongside The Who, The Young Rascals, Herman’s Hermits, Heinz Heinz and Dad. … Continue reading

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