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SONG OF THE DAY Jack White – Respect Commander

This is the third time I have revisited this track and I’m still sitting here a little shell-shocked three listens in!  The contrast of chaos and calm is intriguing and this song keeps you guessing right from the start!  Even … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chain & The Gang – Don’t Scare The Ghost Away

Educating myself in the truly riveting sounds of Ian F Svenonius, I find myself once again a few years behind with what is a very well established artist! Chicago-born and now Washington D.C-based, Ian F Svenonius has performed in various … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo OHs – Black Like Your Heart

Take your finger off the pulse for five minutes and what happens?…you miss the release of an album you’ve been waiting for that’s what happens!! Auckland’s 3-piece, The Echo Ohs came to my attention three years ago and since then … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Frank Deaton – I Believe To My Soul

 A couple of days ago you may recall me featuring two versions of I Believe To My Soul, the first was a cover by The Animals and the second was the original by Ray Charles. However, I had heard another … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Fury – Fury’s Tune

This truly is a gorgeous song!  From the delicate call-and-response vocals of Fury and his female counterpart, to the yearning amble of the melodic guitar and the undulating percussion in between, this is just a little beauty of a track! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis Presley – Let Yourself Go

Let Yourself Go was first recorded by Elvis Presley as part of the soundtrack for his 1968 motion picture, Speedway.  Originally recorded on June 21, 1967 at the soundtrack recordings for the MGM, the single was written by Joy Byers … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan and The Shrines – Que Lindo Sueño

Canadian born and now Berlin-based, Arish Ahmad Khan, aka King Khan is the impressive front man of King Khan and the Shrines, also referred to as King Khan and His Sensational Shrines. His music, which blends together psychedelic soul, garage … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shakey Graves – Nobody’s Fool

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, has been sharing his glorious blues-folk and rock’n’roll sounds ever since 2011.  Well-known for starting out as a one-man band, Shakey now shares the stage with other musicians, but his creations are still his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Walter – I Hate To See You Go

I’ve been away by the sea for a few days, with virtually no internet and plenty of fresh air to cleanse the spirit and freshen the senses! I loaded up my iPod, set the settings to shuffle and that was me … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Allah-Las – Autumn Dawn (Alternative Take)

Released today comes this alternate version of the Allah-Las Autumn Dawn, which originally came out in September last year.  This punchier version emerged as the demo recording from Kyle Mullarky’s home studio in Topanga Canyon and is accompanied by an unreleased … Continue reading

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