Tag Archives: Reissue

SONG OF THE DAY ⛄ Houghas Sorowonko ‎– A Groovy Christmas And New Year 🎄

When it comes to Christmas music, it can be a laborious mission hauling through the many festive offerings there out there! Finding that something special can be tricky, but today’s song says it all really, and what’s more, this is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Morton & The Uptights – Taurus

Amidst an ocean of choice with no firm direction, my musical explorations can literally take me anywhere and in direction. Whilst bobbing along on this sea of sounds today, this beacon of jazz/funk joy happened to float my way and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Truth Rhythm Band – Ifetayo

It was a nearly a year ago that I came upon the one and only album released by Black Truth Rhythm Band. Issued in 1976 on New York label Charlie’s Records, Ifetayo (Love Excells All) was the only record the group … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestre Anassoua-Jazz De Parakou-Nord Dahomey – Bakassine Gabou

Parakou is a remote town just over 400 km north of Cotonou and was home Orchestre Anassoua-Jazz de Parakou. The band recorded a series of singles and EPs for Albarika though the 70s (plus a handful for other labels) but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Poets of Rhythm – Rhodesian Girl

A few years ago Daptone Records compiled an album reissuing a collection of their favourite tracks by a duo named Poets of Rhythm.  So impressed by the music of these two German kids in the early 90’s, Daptone curated an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Idrissa Soumaoro Et L’Eclipse De L’Ija – Nissodia

Today’s epic afrobeat groove-down is nothing short of an invigorating thrill to the system from start to finish! Shivers will not be in short supply I tell you that now, this is DIVINE! Nissodia was originally released in 1978 on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Baobab – Mouhamadou Bamba

Named after the religious leader, Mouhamadou Bamba, Africa Baobab released an album in his memory in 1980!  Now, almost forty years after its first release and in partnership with a rejuvinated Syllart Records, Sterns have reissued this album as a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Stone – What Is Life

After What Is Life was released on the first volume in Tramp Record’s “Praise Poems” series in 2015, the label received a lot of requests to re-issue the 45rpm single too. Five years later and this day has finally come!!! Recently … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Human Race – Grey Boy

Originally released by Miami group the Human Race in 1969, this golden little ball of funk offers just over three minutes of pure instrumental groove. Reissued by the fantastic Numero Group a few years back and sampled by DJ Shadow … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – In My Sphere

When vocalist Joe Casey, guitarist Greg Ahee, bassist Scott Davidson, drummer Alex Leonard all stepped into a studio together for the first time in November of 2011 they didn’t know they were about to record an album.  Going by the … Continue reading

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