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SONG OF THE DAY De Evergreens – Es Lilin (Java Surf)

Back in 2019, Belgium’s Radio Martiko reissued a rather old and classic rarity which was originally released in 1968 on the Dutch label, Durlaphone. Backed with a crazy surf track called Gonzalez by the Les Jaguar’s de Casablanca, Es Lilin comes … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lou Reed – Heroin – May 1965 Demo

A previously unreleased recording of The Velvet Underground’s Heroin has recently been issued by Light in the Attic and Laurie Anderson. This is apparently the earliest known recording of the song, laid-down when Lou Reed made his demo with John … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Daniel Romano – All The Reaching Trims

You may be mistaken (I was at first) in thinking that today’s song is much older than its mere four years, but despite its classic 1970’s folky-rock feel, this little beauty was birthed in 2018! Written and performed by the  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – Oh Louisiana

Chuck Berry is one artist whose music I only really started delving into properly when I started my blog, but I got there eventually! Since then I’ve stumbled upon plenty of his gems!! Oh Louisiana comes from his fifteenth studio album, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chuck Berry – Blue Feeling

When I used to think of Chuck Berry I’d always think wild rock’n’roll Johnny B Goode goodness, but Mr Berry has, over the years, dazzled me with some more of his refined numbers (not that I don’t like his  more rockin’ … Continue reading

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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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