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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Hand of God

“Ultimately, Cave’s message seems to be that only through togetherness and unity in spirit can people rise above the carnage — the depression, the fear, the prejudice, the ugliness — of this grim moment..”.(Rolling Stone) My post tonight isn’t about … 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 Clem Sacco – The African Cry

Clem Sacco, aka Clement Sacco was an Italian singer born in Cairo, Egypt in 1933. His musical repertoire spanned over an impressive fifty years, but today’s song is the only one I know! This little nugget came to me by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Hazelwood – My Autumn’s Done Gone

Lee Hazelwood could be singing about paint drying and he would still bewitch me, such is the magic of his rich baritone voice. He has produced and collaborated with some of the greats, but his own work is every bit … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tommy Guerrero – Thoughts of Tomorrow

Something to smooth the senses…Let this little beauty wash over you and wherever you may be, fill this moment with a little bit of Tommy Guerrero.  Aptly titled Thoughts of Tomorrow, today’s smouldering instrumental is full of pondering optimism as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – Havana Moon

Released as the b-side to his 45, You Can’t Catch Me, today’s offering is a real stand-out Chuck Berry song for me (along with the amazing Downbound Train).   Issued on Chess Records in 1956, Havana Moon is Berry’s story of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Primitive Community – Black Narcissus

Toshiaki Yokota was born Tokyo in 1944. Since childhood he had played the flute and by the time he was 17 he was performing on stage as a professional jazz musician. Sometime in the early 1970’s he founded a 12-piece … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Disturbed Furniture – Information

Consisting of Alexa Hunter (vocals), Jorge Arevalo Mateus (lead guitar), Stephanie Hameon (rhythm guitar), Tony Zebe (bass) and Micki Crash (drums), Disturbed Furniture emerged in the late 1970’s on a wave of promise, but after only three short years, they … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY 75 Dollar Bill – Beni Said

75 Dollar Bill are one of those band’s I’m amazed I’ve never stumbled upon until now!! How have I missed this band, these creators of mesmerising and enchanting dust-driven dreamy sound for what has nearly been a decade since their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – Wing Nut

“Gitkin’s music exists somewhere between primal, rootsy memory and distant exotic yearning — A dusty bordertown where the familiar blends imperceptibly into the enchantingly foreign…” Expanding his horizons as he drifts into new realms, Gitkin, a.k.a Brian Jay, released his … Continue reading

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