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SONG OF THE DAY Jody Reynolds – Tarantula

Surf and Rockabilly guitarist, Jody Reynolds was probably best known for his fantastic track, Endless Sleep, (very much later covered by Billy Idol!….Random fact alert!!). Raised in the small town of Shady Grove, Oklahoma, Reynolds started playing guitar at the age … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Original Starfires – Camel Walk

When it all gets too much and the troubles of the day mount up and smother you silly, what do you need? I’ll tell you what you need…a nice sleazy instrumental track that will make you wanna strut your worries … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Al duncan – Cossack walk

US blues and R&B drummer, Al Duncan released this swanky little surf instrumental in 1962! Brimming with sparkly piano and warm, ritzy percussion, Cossack Walk is smooth, steady and all about the laid-back beats…and a perfect match for its b-side, Bawana Jinde.   Sit back … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Babe Rainbow (AUS) – Johny Says Stay Cool

Describing their 60’s-inspired sound as “God picking sunflowers,” The Babe Rainbow are a colourful and dashing trio hailing from Byron Bay.  Colourful by name, this retro trio are most definitely colourful by nature and create a cosmic sound that falls somewhere … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ovef Ow – Working Girl

This track has something warming and attractive about it right from the start! As the guitar strums a gentle melody and soft vocals tunefully hum into relaxed chords, you instantly get a feeling that something nice is about to happen! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Wandering Eyes

Judging by the comments below this video on Youtube I’m not the only one mesmerised by Brooks Nielsen and his ‘wandering eyes!’ I read a review once describing how The Growlers front “man works the stage like a hippie Dean Martin” … 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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SONG OF THE DAY The Islanders – Forbidden Island

If music had the power to literally whisk you away, this song would have you bathing in the ocean in no time.  This track may not have the powers to teleport, but it does the next best thing, it inspires … Continue reading

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