Monthly Archives: March 2018

(March 29, 2018): Farm – Zan Ho Zay

From the 1968 album, The Innermost Limits Of Pure Fun. This LP is the soundtrack to George Greenough’s film about surfing isolated spots in California and New South Wales. As discogs recounts, “Farm composed and performed the music, released in … Continue reading

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(March 24, 2018): Jimmy Cliff – Black Queen

From the 1973 album, Unlimited. An album as fresh today as the early 1970s and just as incisive in speaking truth to power. For some reason, the album was was released as The King of Reggae in Sweden and The … Continue reading

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(March 17, 2018): Rex Allen – (The Wreck Of The) The Sloop “John B”

From the a-side of the 1951 single, (The Wreck Of The) The John B / The Roving Kind.  One of the many covers of the Bahamian traditional folk song, “The John B. Salis”. The earliest recording, according to Wikipedia, was by … Continue reading

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(March 11, 2018): Ramones – Bonzo Goes To Bitburg

From the 1985 UK single, Bonzo Goes To Bitburg / Daytime Dilemma (Dangers Of Love).  Trump’s upcoming ‘engagement’ with North Korea puts me in mind of this ditty (even though negotiations will take place in Singapore and not North Korea).  … Continue reading

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(March 8, 2018): Aretha Franklin – Satisfaction

From the 1967 album, Areatha Arrives.  Almost every tune on this LP is a cover. This has to be one of the best covers of Satisfaction ever. An apropos song for International Women’s Day 2018 #IWD2018.  

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