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SONG OF THE DAY Yoruba Singers – Basa Bongo

Known for being one of Guyana’s longest surviving bands, The Yoruba Singers got together in the early 1970’s. Originally consisting of singer Abiola, producer/singer/musician Bonny Alves and third member Eze Rockcliffe, the band have had several line-up changes since their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Compay Quinto – El Diablo

Whoa!! What a little sizzler this is! Sometimes you don’t know what you need until you find it and today’s song was just the thing! This little beauty has taken me down a very nice avenue of Latin delights!! Founded … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rene Costy – Ostinato Bass

“If you know J-Dilla, Howie B, Common or Filla Brazilia, than – probably without realising – you also know René Costy….” Welcome to today’s song, a simple-yet-effective instrumental groove, packed with lashings of movie soundtrack potential and a whole lotta … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Richard – Hurry Sundown

WOW!!!!!!! What a mighty, massive incredible spine-trembler we have here!!!!! I’d never heard this song before, but Better Call Saul had me breaking in my tracks when this little winner came on in one of its episodes last night!!! What … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ahmed Malek – La Ville

Ahmed Malek was an Algerian pianist/flutist, conductor and composer who made music for television and the big screen.  Born in 1931, he spent many years creating sounds for TV shows, documentaries and (largely) for cinema film scores.  Not only did … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Osibisa – The Dawn

With an extensive back catalogue that reaches back to the end of the 1960’s, Osibisa are still going to this day! Albeit with a few line-up changes (the original band featured on the first three albums). This very experimental and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antonio Castro – W.E.L.F.A.R.E

Born in Spanish Harlem to Puerto Rican immigrants, Louis Antonio Castro had a voice I can only liken ice cream! It was sweet, it was smooth, it was a treat at any time and it was so very, very cool! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Hitchhikers Featuring The Mighty Pope – Mr. Fortune

Originally released on Canadian label, Heart Records, today’s mighty beast came into this world in 1971. Recorded by Frank Motley & The Hitchikers, this 45 was their only single and followed their sole LP which was issued the previous year … Continue reading

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(🎄Christmas Countdown⛄) SONG OF THE DAY Kelly Finnigan – Santa’s Watching You

Just one day to go and possibly the last festive instalment from the LP Blog for a few days…time permitting!! So, for this rather merry Christmas Eve I bring you a VERY funky Christmas carol from Kelly Finnigan! Son of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Soul Fantastics – Funky Puggin

Hark at this vibrant boogie wonder and trip the funk fantastic with The Soul Fantastics! Formed in Panama in the early 1970’s, this band consisted of Samuel Archer (vocals), Daniel Bulgin (vocals), Antonio Marshall (bass), Ricardo W. Stapple (drums), Guillermo A. … Continue reading

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