Monthly Archives: July 2015

(July 31, 2015): J.D. Blackfoot – The Song of Crazy Horse

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1973 album, The Song of Crazy Horse.  This was recorded and originally released in New Zealand.  It won a New Zealand album of the year award in 1974.  The U.S. release was not until a year … Continue reading

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(July 30, 2015): Art Hodes and His Chicagoans – Doctor Jazz

From the 1944 10″, 78rpm single, Doctor Jazz / Shoe Shiner’s Drag.  Some King Oliver hot jazz.  A favorite of my Grandpa.  And yes, that is an early Blue Note label from the period (from 1939 to sometime in 1947) … Continue reading

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(July 29, 2015): Tim Deluxe Orchestrates – Love Is

From the 2014 album, Radicle.  Tim Liken is a Belfast producer/ DJ.  Since 1996 he has released 32 singles and 4 LPs and has started a number of labels, including Ice Cream Records, Get Human, and Deluxe Records.  

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(July 28, 2015): Marc Atkinson Trio – Black & Tan Fantasy

From the 2005 album, III.  A gypsy jazz Canadian trio playing a song that puts me in mind of jet lag because it puts me in mind of arriving in France.  I am thinking jet lag because I’ve just finished … Continue reading

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(July 27, 2015): Thin Lizzy – Dancing in the Moon Light

From the 1977 album, Bad Reputation.  Memories of crusing around South St. Louis County in a silver Ford Capri.

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(July 26, 2015): Arthur Foote – Ballade in F minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 69

From the 2000 album, Piano Trios Nos. 1 and 2 / Melody / Ballade.   This piece was published and premiered in 1910.  The liner notes indicate that of all his shorter works for piano and violin, Foote thought this one his … Continue reading

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(July 25, 2015): Walter Wanderley – Summer Samba

From the 1966 single, Summer Samba / Call Me. This Valle brothers (Marcos and Paulo Sérgio) single off the Rain Forest LP was, no doubt, Wanderley’s biggest hit.  1960s easy listening at its best.  In the mid-1990s, Capitol put out a … Continue reading

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