Tag Archives: World

SONG OF THE DAY Don McGinnis – Good Luck to You

I discovered a rather wonderful little compilation today which was created by the lovely Numero Group in 2019 as part of their Cabinet of Curiosities series! These collections (as detailed on their page) are a “tribute to the origin of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dolor et Ses Étoiles – Bourrique La

Today’s little percussive sunbeam of joy was concocted and issued sometime in the 1960’s I believe? I merely speculate on this fact as information is sparse and details on both the band and song are very few and far between, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Menelik Wossenachew – Tezeta

Tezeta is a song originally constructed by the wonderful Mulatu Astatke sometime in the late 1960’s, early 1970’s. Translating as ‘nostalgia’ or ‘longing’, the song is composed as an instrumental piece by Mulatu, but today’s cover has a vocal element, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Vikings de la Guadeloupe – Let’s Stay up Vikings

Known as Guadeloupe’s “first true rock stars”, The Vikings vibrant sounds spanned over an impressive five decades!  Fusing funk, Creole jazz, reggae, Cadence-lypso, Konpa, Merengue, Guadeloupean Gwoka and Biguine, their modern Creole soundscapes are said to have influenced and birthed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Traffic Sound – Meshkalina

Having heard today’s stomper a good while back, I could’ve sworn I’d already featured this but just as well I checked, it would appear that the wonders of Meshkalina has never made it onto the LP blog…until now! Traffic Sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Alemayehu Eshete – Telantena Zare

Nicknamed the “Ethiopian Elvis”, Alemayehu Eshete is considered by many to be the golden voice of Ethopia, and once you hear him sing, you’ll know why he has gained such a title! Take today’s song for example, those expressive vocals … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mehr Pooya – Ghabileh-ye Lily

Never ever a dull moment when it comes to music!! Tonight’s random find comes courtesy of an Iranian musician called, Mehrpouya (or Mehrpoya, Mehrpooya, Mehrpuya, Mehr Pooya – according to transcripts of the Persian مهرپویا). Mehr Pooya was poet, translator, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Gomez And His Orchestra – Madam Sandrine

Celebrating a musical career that would span over nearly two decades, Edmund Johnny Gomez, a.k.a Johnny Gomez, was a Trinidadian tenor saxophonist. Born to a musical father, Gomez grew up accompanying his father to many musical performances, often sitting on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orquesta Sensación – Tiene Sabor

Translating as “It Has Flavour”, today’s song does not disappoint in any way shape or form when it comes to stunning the senses with spice! Issued as the title track to the Orquesta Sensación’s 1959 album, Tiene Sabor is a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Trio Nago – O Jangadeiro

Originally known as the Trio Iracema, the Trio Nagô were a Brazilian band who formed in the early 1950’s. Active for nearly two decades, the band consisted of composer Evaldo Gouvêia, on guitar and vocals, guitarist/singer Mário Alves and vocalist/drummer Epaminondas … Continue reading

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