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SONG OF THE DAY Sidney Owens & North South Connection – Sputnik

Don’t you just love how the b-side to most songs of any genre invariably ends up being the preferred track! Such is the case with today’s song! Issued in the mid-1970’s on a label called ‘Moving Up’ (I believe), this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Leong Lau – Flight Of The Phoenix

Sometimes described as the Malaysian Elvis, Leong Lau is the most curious of musical enchanters! Concocting a sound that fused North American and British influences, he also blended his Malaysian heritage into his creations, together with splashes of jazz and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Main Ingredient – Euprates

Hailing from Harlem in the mid-1960’s, The Main Ingredient are a band a soul/R&B group that have stood the test of time…..they are still active to this day – albeit with a slightly different line-up. When they first started out, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Art Neville – Arabian Love Call

It’s only been a week, but seven days away from music feels like forever and its good to be back!! Tonight I return with a little ear delight called Arabian Love Call, by an artist called Art Neville! Influenced by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Staple Singers – Going Away

I’m always partial to a bit of gospel, but The Staple Singers add another dimension to this sound! Their superior, soulful and most glorious vocal layers heal the frayed edges of my mind, and to say they soothe my ears … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – Scorpio’s Waltz

“’Scorpio’s Waltz’ is a smoky breakbeat psych-funk gem. Evoking images of a 70s psychedelic-rock band jamming late into the hazy night. This slightly sinister instrumental is full blown funky rock with a classic hip-hop breaks’ vibe….” (Mr Bongo) Drawing from a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grainger Hunt – Noah

Feeling a little weary tonight, I didn’t know what I was looking for as far as music goes, but sometimes things just come to you, and sometimes its just what you need! Today’s track landed in my lap earlier and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joe Pass – A Time For Us

Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua, a.k.a Joe Pass, was an American jazz guitarist of Sicilian descent. He started playing music when he was 14 years old, but experienced a delay at the beginning of his musical career, which was halted by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juca Chaves – Take Me Back To Piauí

Jurandyr Czaczkes, a.k.a Juca Chaves, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose musical career began the early 1960’s. Over the course of nearly 40 years, he’s celebrated an array of vibrant releases across a varied spectrum of labels. As is career progressed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ethel Agee – Traveling Home

It was a moment that Ethel Agee never forgets and one that led to the creation of what has become known as a “lost classic”.  Revered and highly sought after amongst record collectors alike, Traveling Home was written by Ethel … Continue reading

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