Tag Archives: Singer-songwriter

SONG OF THE DAY Duffy Power – Dollar Mamie

Duffy Power is one of those unsung musical heroes that is worthy of so much more recognition than he ever got! A truly credible artist in his own right, he has collaborated, worked and written with some of the greats, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Golden Dregs – American Airlines

When someone writes from the heart and chooses to share it in their music, it makes it even easier to connect with the source; such is the case with The Golden Dregs. I’ve spent a while today going over some … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Buffy Sainte-Marie – Little Wheel Spin & Spin

Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote to reveal the “truth… about indigenous realities” through her music…… Beverly Sainte-Marie, better known as Buffy Saint-Marie, wrote and recorded today’s haunting melody in 1966. Issued on her third album, Little Wheel Spin and Spin was the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paul Bergmann – Old Dream

“I was born in a half-hour, and I’ve done little since with even approximately that much haste…” A man of few words, Paul Bergman is an indie rock/folk rock singer-songwriter from New Haven, Connecticut. This is the only track of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Boz Metzdorf – Sails Across the Sea

The only album issued by US singer-songwriter, Robert “Boz” Metzdorf — aka Biz Mitzwah – was his 1978 self-released offering, Signs of Seasons.  Issued was on the fly-by-night Centurion Records, this record is a swirling and intoxicating cosmic folk odyssey … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robert Lester Folsom – Written In Your Hair

We all age but we have the same spirit as we get older, I think most of us—especially musicians—no matter what we’ve gone through over the years…we have that same sweet spirit that we had when we were young. I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dick Campbell – Like the Wind That’s Free

Oh WOW!!! Hold tight for this one!! This song should come with a warning!!! It’s sooooooooo dreamy, so you may just need to anchor yourself for this or its destination floaty-land!!! Yesterday I discovered a collection of albums released by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Menelik Wossenachew – Tezeta

Tezeta is a song originally constructed by the wonderful Mulatu Astatke sometime in the late 1960’s, early 1970’s. Translating as ‘nostalgia’ or ‘longing’, the song is composed as an instrumental piece by Mulatu, but today’s cover has a vocal element, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brenton Wood -Trouble

As far as soul tunes go, this has that ‘something’ unusual about it, something that sets it apart, and this is what reeled me in. It’s been four days without a song!! Four long and painful days of searching, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – This is a Photograph

Kevin Morby saves the day!! I’ve been experiencing something of a music drought as of late, but Mr Morby’s latest offering, This Is A Photograph, is something of an oasis, and in its inspiriting flow I have been basking! This … Continue reading

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