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SONG OF THE DAY Kathy Heidman – Fine Street Woman

I love the way music resonates in different ways, on different days and how integral it is to the mood of the moment. I heard today’s song a few days ago and did like it at the time, but today … Continue reading

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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 Jim Sullivan – U.F.O

James Anthony Sullivan, better known as Jim Sullivan, was a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose all-too brief musical career was cut short by his disappearance in 1975.  He was just 35 years old when he vanished without a trace in New … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ron Davies – Mistake

Ronny Wayne Dickerson, better known as Ron Davies, was a highly skilled musician and prolific singer-songwriter, penning over 500 songs in his lifetime (1946-2003). By the time he was 22 he had published a book of poetry and by the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rex Holman – Come On Down

Roy Eugene Baker, better-known as actor Rex Holman, is perhaps more widely recognised to many an an actor. He appeared in many TV and film roles, including one episode of the original Star Trek, as well as one of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bob Lind – Cool Summer

I’ve just been reading about the life and musical career of singer-songwriter, Bob Lind and it seems to me that he’s one of these artists that should be a lot better known! His music has been covered by a large … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Selda Bağcan – İnce İnce Bir Kar Yağar

“…..one of the most extraordinary hybrid folk albums you are ever likely to hear..” My love for this song is nearly as intense as these absolutely stunning vocals you are listening to right now!….and it doesn’t even matter that I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Palace Music – More Brother Rides

There are moments in this song where Joseph Will Oldham a.k.a Palace Music (a.k.a Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Admiral Wiley Balls, High & Blue, Little Willy Bulgakov, Pushkin Will, Tusitala De Las Olas, Wayne Olephant, Will Oldham) hollers out some real … Continue reading

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