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SONG(S) OF THE DAY Chris Cornell – Seasons / Hands All Over / Fell On Black Days

I have just read the extremely tragic news about Chris Cornell and can’t believe he’s gone! I had to read it twice, the sad news about his untimely passing only really sinking in when I started to read more about … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Babe Ruth – The Mexican

So, as planned, I sat down last night and watched The Sunshine Makers (see yesterday’s post for all the details) and thoroughly enjoyed it.  If, like me, you are interested in the music and drug counterculture of the 1960’s, you should … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joe Gaston & The Crew – Without You

This little gem of a song has been in one of my playlists for ages now and after it came on yesterday in a random selection, I found I couldn’t get it out of my head for the rest of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Jay Vons – Want You Tomorrow

Are you ready to “Rock ‘n Soul?” As perfectly described by Daptone Records, this is exactly what The Jay Vons are offering, a rocking slice of wonderful, smooth, sunshiny and mellow soul. Over the past few years this Brooklyn band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Axelrod – Loved Boy/ Holy Thursday/ Songs of Innocence

“Loved Boy” – Taken from his 2001 self-titled album. This track is the closing song on this album and is dedicated to his deceased son Terry. On Saturday 5th February, Los Angeles-born David Axelrod passed away at the age of 83, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Islanders – Forbidden Island

If music had the power to literally whisk you away, this song would have you bathing in the ocean in no time.  This track may not have the powers to teleport, but it does the next best thing, it inspires … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Doors – Take It As It Comes

This year has flown and another birthday has found me, there’s no escaping it! So, to celebrate another year of ‘wisdom’, I am indulging in the glorious sounds of The Doors; I have loved them since I was 16 and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY BB Eye – Texas Chainsaw Mascara

This quirky little track came up on my Soundcloud page yesterday and it’s rather perky presence hasn’t been far from my mind ever since.  This is just the thing if your looking for a pick-me-up with a punk edge, I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Agar Agar – I’m That Guy

Paris-based Agar Agar are a synth disco outfit who have recently released their debut EP, Cardan.  The duo, consisting of singer Clara Cappagli and producer Armand Bultheel, specialise in an eclectic collection of synth-laden late night disco jams with a nostalgic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Wytches – Digsaw

Brighton 3-piece The Wytches have often been referred to as a Psychedelic rock band, but anyone who has listened to them will know that this title is merely the tip of the ice berg as far as genre description is … Continue reading

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