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SONG OF THE DAY The Mothers of Invention – Trouble Every Day

Producer Tom Wilson of MGM Records signed the Mothers of Invention to Verve Records on 1st March 1966 on the strength of today’s song alone! Without any shred of a doubt, I would’ve done too!! Backed with Who Are the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Barbara Keith – Fisherman King

A singer/guitarist and folk-influenced songwriter, Barbara Keith’s curious career began when she was discovered at Greenwich Village’s famous Café Wha? Her first appearance on record was in 1968 when her backing vocals and one of her songs appeared on the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Harumi – Fire by the River

Today’s song belongs to what appears to be a rather mysterious artist who recorded one album in the late 1960’s before vanishing into the ether! Taken from a record entitled Harumi, the album itself was recorded sometime between 1967 and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Velvet Underground – I’m Gonna Move Right In

I’ve never claimed be the biggest Lou Reed fan (don’t hate me) and for those that know me, they will know that I don’t really rate them too much…but I have to concede that The Velvet Underground have had a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce (Guacha Guaro)

The coolest soothing sounds blasted out from a radio show today and it felt like this piece of music had tuned right into my mood! I love it how different music on different days can resonate in so many different … Continue reading

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