Monthly Archives: December 2016

(December 10, 2016): Fu Manchu – The Action Is Go

From the 1997 album of the same name, The Action Is Go.  The superior 2012 vinyl remaster is what you want to own. The legendary Tony Alva is boarding on the front of the sleeve at the original Dogbowl in Santa Monica, … Continue reading

Posted in Rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

(December 9, 2016): Dust – Loose Goose

K-SHE classic. From the self-titled 1971 debut album, Dust.  In memory of John Glenn, I introduce this tune — the way I did on many, many mix tapes that I made for friends in the 1980s that opened with driving … Continue reading

Posted in K-SHE Classics, Rock | Tagged , | Leave a comment

(December 8, 2016): George Shearing – It Never Entered My Mind

From the 1978 album, The Many Facets of George Shearing.  This song started out as a Rogers and Hart show tune in 1940 and was popularized by Frank Sinatra in 1955 with its inclusion on the classic LP, In The Wee … Continue reading

Posted in Jazz | Tagged | Leave a comment

(December 7, 2016): Halfby – Pearl Harbor

From the 2015 album, Innn Hawaii. The most recent tune with Pearl Harbor in the title I could find for December 7.  Halfby (Takahiro Takahashi) is a DJ from Kyoto.  The song is “off” a 13 x file digital release from … Continue reading

Posted in Chillout, Electronic | Tagged | Leave a comment

(December 6, 2016) – Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi – Ndima Ndapedza

From the 1999 album, Tuku Music.  Mtukudzi has been releasing great tunes since the late 1970s. He is one of the best known musicians from Zimbabwe; a feature on a number of Putumayo African samplers. His guitar solo here always reminds me … Continue reading

Posted in World | Tagged | Leave a comment

(December 3, 2016): Add N To (X) – Buckminster Fuller

From the 1999 album, Avant Hard.  This was the first song I put on after Donald Trump had been declared the winner of the election as the 45th U.S. President. It still captures how I feel. A number of songs off … Continue reading

Posted in Electronic, Green Tunes / Protest Songs, Song of the Day | Tagged | Leave a comment