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SONG OF THE DAY Duff Thompson – The Long Haul

“Strings, clarinet, and steel guitar accompany a Slim Whitman-esque lullaby followed by muddy, howling, live-to-tape garage rock”….. Duff Thompson is a songwriter, producer, recording engineer and co-founder of the New Orleans-based label Mashed Potato Records.  A long time member of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY C.W Stoneking – Bad Luck Everywhere You Go

They don’t come much more unique than C.W Stoneking! Fronting a five-piece outfit, the Australian-born self-taught musician fell in love with the blues when he was in his teens! Drawing influences from pre-war blues, gospel blues, Chicago blues, jazz, 1920’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Up Up We Go! – Mirror Mirror

Up Up We Go are a New Orleans band currently made up of Salvatore Geloso (vocals, guitar, composer), Stephen J Gladney (saxophone, conjurer of the winds), Robin “Lizardo” Sherman (upright & electric bass) and Shawn “Cool Water” Myers (drums/percussion, heartbeat). I use the word currently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Willie West – I’m Still A Man (Lord Have Mercy)

Soul legend Willie West (Millard Leon West) was born just outside New Orleans in 1941 and has been singing and creating music ever 1959 when he was signed to the newly formed Rustone label. His lifelong career has seen him … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Rose – Suns Rays

It’s been a while since James Rose’s last release, but now the young Californian singer-songwriter returns with a forthcoming new EP and a brand new single which is due out August 1st via new Indie-rock label, Stranded South Records. With … Continue reading

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