Tag Archives: Country rock

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 Whitney K – Not Unlike A Rock

Hailing from Canada, Konner Whitney, a.k.a Whitney K, plays from the heart and writes from the head. His lo-fi sound combines folk, country and blues and his lyrical witchery has often wrestled with topics such as politics, heartbreak and escapism…but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Hazelwood – My Autumn’s Done Gone

Lee Hazelwood could be singing about paint drying and he would still bewitch me, such is the magic of his rich baritone voice. He has produced and collaborated with some of the greats, but his own work is every bit … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Hell In Texas

The Night Beats are to release fifth album next month and the few tasters they have put out already do not disappoint! Their many faces reflect sounds of psychedelia and garage, but this new material goes beyond, exploring the more dustier … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lloyd Green – Panic

Today’s song is a dreamy instrumental retreat and quite the Sunday oasis – a place to be for all those with the desire to shut out the world and escape..find me here most days! Panic was a single released in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sleep Eaters – In This Town

Exploding from the depths of East London in a rollicking ball of fuzzed-out mayhem,  Hackney’s Sleep Eaters emerged almost a year ago offering a refreshing take on genre close to my heart.  With a penchant for all things psychedelic, the 5-piece (featuring … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Don’t Be Shy

I often wait for a song to grab at me, but sometimes, as with today’s song, you just need a little coaxing because its these little beauties that often impact you more. Today’s track doesn’t knock you off your feet … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs – Devil Do

With its ramshackle twists, swirly curves and eerie creaks, today’s song feels like its been plucked from the depths of many moons ago.  The rhythm sounds like a chair beating against against an old dilapidated wooden floor, whilst a percussive … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dollar Band – High Desert Walk

I’d never heard of LA’s Dollar Band until I stumbled upon Too Sensitive on Friday, so today I tracked down the album the song was taken from to see if the rest was as good as this track…and it most certainly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cool Ghouls – Gord’s Horse

Perhaps a far more sedate and laid-back affair to what I generally post, but Gord’s Horse struck a chord in me today and perhaps was the serene escape I really needed but just hadn’t realised!? San Franciscan 4-piece Cool Ghouls consists of members, … Continue reading

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