Monthly Archives: May 2017

(May 20, 2017): A-Sides – Nature Girl

From the 2005 12″ single, Nature Girl / Take A Chance.  Jason Cambridge (A-Sides) has been producing music since 1990 and has released well over 500 tracks, including six long players. At one point he was running three record labels. … Continue reading

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Sargent Pepper Turns 50 (WSJ)

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(May 15, 2017): The Black Hollies – No Need To Be Rude

From the 2006 album, Crimson Reflections.  This three piece was a garage rook throwback from Jersey City did rock. As a review of the album on Amazon recounts: “This CD has everything you need – stomping R&B rhythm section and … Continue reading

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(May 14, 2017): Sly & Robbie – Sun Shine

From the 2006 album, Rhythm Doubles.  This LP brought together singles and odds and ends for reinterpretation with a host of well-known musicians.  T.O.K. features here on a  Bam Bam bonus track.

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(May 6, 2017): Bill Frisell – Baba Drame

From the 2003 album, The Intercontinentals. A Boubacar Traoré composition with his Mali percussionist compatriot, Sidiki Camara, on vocals. The LP was the first for the Frisell’s occasional sextet.

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(May 2, 2017): Clint Eastwood – I Talk To The Trees

From the b-side of Lee Marvin’s, “Wand’rin Star”, the single from the Paint Your Wagon Red soundtrack, Wand’rin Star / I Talk To The Trees. Another gem my son turned me on to. I’ve seen Paint Your Wagon a number of … Continue reading

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(May 1, 2017): Abbe Lane (with Tito Puento & His Orchestra) – Whatever Lola Wants

From the 1957 album, Be Mine Tonight.  I remember Abbe Lane more for her cameos in TV shows of my youth (Flying Nun, Brady Bunch, Hart to Hart, etc) than singing easy listening samba.  I do remember this one, though. … Continue reading

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