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SONG OF THE DAY The Fantastic Shadows – Time For Peace

These undeniably soulful, passionate, and urgent songs from obscure 45’s, dug up from a long dormancy in attics, sheds and crates across the American south, are a subset of seventies-era gospel, focusing not on Jesus or God, but instead on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wanda Stafford – Blue Guitar

Jazz vocalist Wanda Stafford emerged in 1961 when she released (what has become her rare and sought-after) debut album, ‘In Love For The Very First Time’ for Roulette records. Six years later she was signed to RCA Records and it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Andre Tajchman – Smoke

Belgium-born and now London-based Andre Tajchman is an independent singer-songwriter who creates an individual sound based on personal expression and introspection, his warm soulful vocals often reflecting childhood woes and inner conflict. With a knack for generating good rhythm-based songs, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bobby Womack – California Dreamin’

Last night I discovered this great version of the Mamma’s and Papa’s 1968 hit, ‘California Dreamin’, it’s a fantastic cover! Performed by Bobby Womack after he was signed to Mint Records in 1968, this was to be his first major … Continue reading

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