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SONG OF THE DAY DAY Sharon Jones The Dap-Kings – Girl! (You Got To Forgive Him)

“You hope that the music and the feeling and the song can inspire people to be better or do better things, or to feel better if they’re in a tough spot.  That’s what Sharon was so unbelievable about, just singing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Sail On

There’s nothing quite like a bit of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings to bring a beaming smile to my face and this video (although tinged with loss and sadness) also brings joy and vitality, encompassing all of what Miss Sharon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mystery Lights – Melt

S I’ve got to say that I am pee-my-pants excited about seeing this band tonight!!  The Mystery Jets are a New York five-piece who create a furious fusion of garage, blues, soul and psych-rock, delivering it raw and slightly on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mark Sultan – Let Me Out

Canadian-born Mark Antonio Pepe, a.k.a Mark Sultan has been creating and reinventing glorious garage-rock sounds for many years now.  Also known as BBQ, he has performed under this moniker both as a solo artist and as part of a two-man … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas – Gold Rush

If ever there was a day I needed cheering up, today is it.. I’m blue with tooth problems and stressed with worry..my heart wasn’t even in finding a song tonight, I’m so preoccupied by discomfort.  Luckily I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra – Che Che Colé

This glorious little chunk of Latin funk was originally released in 1970 by the salsa pioneering duo, Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe.  The pair formed in New York in 1967, bringing together the musical forces of Colón’s trombone playing with Lavoe’s percussion … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY the Ar-Kaics – No Good (demo)

When Daptone Records introduced WICK Records as their new subsidiary rock label in 2015, I was thrilled and have kept a close eye on all of their releases ever since.  One band that caught my attention at the end of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Como Mama’s – Move Upstairs

The Como Mamas are a funky trio of Gospel singers from Mississippi, consisting of sisters Angela Taylor, Della Daniels and their friend Ester Mae Smith.  They have been singing together since they were all children in the Mt. Mariah Baptist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Jay Vons – Want You Tomorrow

Are you ready to “Rock ‘n Soul?” As perfectly described by Daptone Records, this is exactly what The Jay Vons are offering, a rocking slice of wonderful, smooth, sunshiny and mellow soul. Over the past few years this Brooklyn band … Continue reading

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A few songs to keep you going whilst The LP Blog is away!

The Listening Post is going to take a short break but will be returning on the 12th November! In the meantime here are some suggested listens, because I have a few tucked up my sleeve just waiting to be shared. … Continue reading

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