Tag Archives: R&B

SONG OF THE DAY Sudan Archives – Goldencity

The enchanting sounds of 23 year-old Sudan Archives came to my attention last September and I’ve just got round to buying her self-titled debut EP which was released in July last year. Not only does this young experimental artist produce … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Emperor – Tough De Times (Things Getting Tough)

London’s Jazzman Records recently released another one of their Jukebox Mambo compilation’s, the third in the series so far in fact!  Since the release of their first Jukebox Mambo Compilation album in 2012, Jazzman Records (with the help of DJ Liam Large) … Continue reading

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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 Bobby Bland – I’ll Take Care of You

When I was first introduced to this song by a friend it came with a description that goes a little something like this, “this Bobby Bland one wigged me out when I first heard it – the organ is well … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al duncan – Cossack walk

US blues and R&B drummer, Al Duncan released this swanky little surf instrumental in 1962! Brimming with sparkly piano and warm, ritzy percussion, Cossack Walk is smooth, steady and all about the laid-back beats…and a perfect match for its b-side, Bawana Jinde.   Sit back … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Run Child Run – Can’t Catch Me

Ian Sims, aka Run Child Run, is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who, after spending the last five years exploring, developing and perfecting his own unique sound, is preparing to unveil his debut album.  During his own evolution process Ian Sims … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Moses – Bad Girl

Despite only releasing a handful of singles and one studio album, Lee Moses left a lasting impression on the world of deep soul and r&b. Nicknamed “The Duke of Soul,” the Atlanta-born singer and guitarist gathered a large following in … Continue reading

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SONG OFTHE DAY The Animals – I Believe To My Soul

Earlier this evening I heard the most amazing version of this song and have just spent nearly an hour listening to every cover I can find to track down the artist behind it! Unfortunately I’m no further forward and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jimmy Nolan – Jimmy’s Jive

Whilst scanning about today searching for something interesting to come into my radar, I stumbled upon this track and instantly loved it.  Jimmy’s Jive is funky soul/r’n’b instrumental track recorded by Jimmy Nolen sometime in the 60’s, but unfortunately it … Continue reading

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