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SONG OF THE DAY Delia Gartrell – See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)

I can thank the glorious John Peel for today’s song!  Radio 6 have recently been hosting a series of broadcasts highlighting some of the great moments from his shows, starting from the 70’s and going through to the 90’s and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan & The Shrines – Torture

I’ve now come to expect that anything with King Khan in the title means fun, frolics and frenzied rock’n’soul! I’ve dabbled in some of King Khan’s music, but have yet to own a single record…I will remedy this one day! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Big Bear Revue – Big Bear

Germany’s finest, Tramp Records is soon to re-release this monster instrumental track, which was originally issued on Philadelphia’s Cuppy label.  Aptly described by Tramp Records as a ‘beast,’ Big Bear is a force to be reckoned with and this big huge … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Galt MacDermot – Coffee Cold

Having discovered Galt MacDermot for the first time tonight, I have to ask myself why I’ve never heard his music before! It’s been sampled in songs that I’ve heard, influencing hip hop and funk artists substantially, but until this evening … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra – Che Che Colé

This glorious little chunk of Latin funk was originally released in 1970 by the salsa pioneering duo, Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe.  The pair formed in New York in 1967, bringing together the musical forces of Colón’s trombone playing with Lavoe’s percussion … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Toulouse – Reach Out

With its all-encompassing and most delicately graceful sound, Reach Out is a song that invites you into the mind of Nigerian artist, Toulouse. Self-taught and educated at the Clive Davis Institution in New York, Toulouse is now signed to Brooklyn’s Terrible Records, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Curtis Harding – Wednesday Morning Atonement

I had a feeling in my bones about today’s song and don’t know if it was it the title of the track, or the title of the album (this you can see in the image next to the track above) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Patsy with Lynn Tait & The Jets – A man Is Two Faced

This little gem has been kicking about in my long list of song of the day possibilities for a while now and I don’t know why I haven’t used this sooner, it’s great! This lively little brass-infused number was released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan – It’s a Lie

King Khan and his garage-soul sound never disappoints!  If its psych-tinged rock’n’roll that you’re after, you will always find this in abundance in the kingdom of Khan! Arish Ahmad Khan, aka King Khan, has announced his debut solo album, MurderBurgers. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lion – You’ve Got a Woman

Sitting in my kitchen today staring out at the heavy rain had me craving for some brightness and today’s song turned out to be that little ray of sunshine I needed! Numero Group’s eccentric 45 series has just reissued this rare soul … Continue reading

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