Monthly Archives: November 2015

(November 30, 2015) – Anchor & Braille – If Not Now When

From the 2012 album, The Quiet Life.  Anchor & Braille is a side project of Stephen Christian (of Anberlin).  This is the second LP and while a couple of singles came out in 2014, it does not appear that another … Continue reading

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(November 29, 2015): Richard and Linda Thompson – Justice In The Streets

From the 1979 album, Sunnyvista.  This is undoubtedly the most upbeat of the six LPs that Richard and Linda Thompson put out as a duo.  Old Fairport Convention drummer, Dave Mattacks, appears on this track.

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(November 28, 2015): Pearl Django – Boise Jump

From the 2005 album, Chasing Shadows.  This Seattle group started life as a trio in the 199os.  More of a combo these days.  It just released its 12th LP this past May.  Still focused on Gypsy jazz and Hot Club … Continue reading

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(November 26, 2015): Sly & The Family Stone – Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Happy Thanksgiving. From the A-side of the 1969 double A-side single, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) / Everybody Is A Star.  This tune was supposed to be to be included on an album that never materialized with “Star” and … Continue reading

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(November 23, 2015): Toe Fat – Bad Side of the Moon

K-SHE Classic.  From the 1970 self-titled album, Toe Fat.  A short lived, two album band.  Members included Ken Hensley and Lee Kerslake (who went on to Uriah Heep) and John Glascock (who became the third bass player in Jethro Tull).  … Continue reading

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(Nov. 22, 2015): Stuff Smith – Stop, Look

From the 1958 album, Have Violin, Will Swing.  Smith (Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith) was one of the big three swing violinists (along with Grappelli and Venuti).  He broke in with Alphonso Trent and in the 1930s and 40s had his … Continue reading

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(November 21, 2015): Cyantific – Colour In The Shadows (Instrumental)

From the 2015 single, Colour In The Shadows.  Jonathan Stanley left Hospital Records sometime in 2013 and, until now, the biggest noise he made was remixing, including Outlines, Can’t Stop and Put Your Love On Me.  Even though Stanley is … Continue reading

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