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SONG OF THE DAY Aggie Dukes – Swing Low Sweet Cadillac

Agnes Dukes, a.k.a Aggie Dukes, has been labelled a “big woman who loved to shout the blues“; her strong pitch a powerful catalyst in a sound that carried jazz/blues/Latin tones to colourful heights. Hailing from San Francisco, she was inspired … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Andrew Sisters – Bei Mir Bist Du Shein

‘Bei Mir Bistu Shein’ was originally constructed to be part of a Yiddish operetta called I Would If I Could and was written in 1932 by Abraham Bloom with music by Secunda and lyrics by his writing partner, Jacob Jacobs. Translated as “To Me You’re … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Mack With Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Tell Her To Come Home

Strut records have just released the definitive collection of singles released by Sun Ra across his fantastic career, spanning 1952 to 1991. Known as the cosmic jazz master, Sun Ra released prolifically during the 1950’s and more sporadically thereafter, primarily … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis & Frank Sinatra – Love Me Tender/Witchcraft

I was shown this video the other day by an Elvis fan and really rather enjoyed it, so I thought I would feature this pleasant moment for today’s song. It’s March 26th at 6:15 PM in Miami. The year is … Continue reading

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