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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 The Dragons – Elephant Stomp

If the groove to this little slinker doesn’t get you, I don’t know what will! This hot little surf-rock stomper is such an ear butterfly!! Released on Capitol Records in 1964, Elephant Stomp was the b-side to its equally ear-bending … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eddie Beram – Riot In Thunder Alley

With it’s racy melody and rolling Wipe Out-esque thunderous rhythm, its no wonder this song has featured in not one, but two high-speed car movies! Riot In Thunder Alley is a fast paced romp performed by US singer Eddie Beram and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Pirañas – Lambada de Oceania, Africa y America (eran un solo continente)

Described as “retro-futurism at its finest”, Columbia’s Los Pirañas are a band who are not afraid to experiment, in fact, they simply thrive on it! Fusing South American rhythms and sonics (including cumbia, champeta, tropicalia, salsa, and more) with Avant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Talismans – L’interplanetaire

With so many bands revisiting old and retro sounds, it’s sometimes hard to date music these days; such was the case with today’s song.  At first I thought it may be a new band dishing out this tremendous Tarantino/Dick Dale-esque … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sherabil Ahmed – Argos Farfish

Known as the “King of  Sudanese Jazz“ for his pioneering and unique style of surf-rock, rock’n’roll and funk sounds, Sharhabil Ahmed (sometimes also known as Sharhabeel Ahmed) is a trailblazing artist that helped to modernise and popularise Sudanese music. Born … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Saicos – Come On

Considered one of the most original and influential Latin American bands of the 1960’s, Los Saicos were a pioneering Peruvian Garage/Proto Punk band from Lima, Peru. When they first emerged there were many groups trying to imitate the style and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Tarantulas – Tarantula

It’s time to hop into that dream-world car, start the engine and let it roar as you hit the accelerator and let the world disappear in a haze behind you! There’s nothing like a little escapism and today’s little flight … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Megira – Smile Now, Cry Later

Discovering this Israeli artist yesterday was both amazing and bad; its not everyday you come across such a musical anomaly, but Charlie Megira was just that and no sooner had I discovered his existence did I then discover his tragic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charlie Megira – Alligator Man

God bless the person who shared today’s artist with me for this has been a stunning musical revelation today!  Having only just listened to a handful of tracks I am already smitten and cannot wait any longer to shout (or … Continue reading

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