Monthly Archives: September 2010

I’m Undecided

I’m undecided is an album track from Toussaint McCall which was included on Dave Godin’s Deep Soul Treasures Volume 3. McCall was born in Monroe, Louisianna in 1934 and is best known for his 1967 release Nothing Takes The Place … Continue reading

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This is the track I wanted to post on Sunday but the lyrics didn’t exactly fit with wishing newly weds all the best for the future. When you see Frightened Rabbit live, this is always a highlight, usually the first … Continue reading

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Thanks Mr H

Over at The Ghost of Electricity, Davy has posted a rather lovely version of Early Morning Rain by Richard Hawley from one of the Starbucks Valentine compilations which I’m sure were only available in the States. Anyway I was lost … Continue reading

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Queen Is On Her Knees

Here is a magnificent piece of  R&B/Northern Soul to start the week off. Unfortunately I know nothing about Maria Tynes apart from this record came out of LA and was released on the Uptown label in 1967. Maria Tynes –  … Continue reading

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I am feeling rather delicate this morning. It was a very good do. Health and happiness Aileen and Gordon. Neil Young  – Havrvest Moon

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A New Dawn

Being somebody that was totally underwhelmed by This Charming Man and Hand In Glove, I was looking  for something that I could relate to as a fifteen year old kid from west central Scotland who had the wants and desires … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s chill for a while

I thought that I would follow up yesterday’s post with the only remix I’ve ever heard of, of John Martyn’s music and what a fucking beautiful remix it is. I heard this one late night in 1996 and thought that … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Love You More

I have regailed you with the story of when I had to escort John Martyn from the local hostelry where I used to work many moons ago now. When not touring John Martyn could frequently be seen around the many … Continue reading

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The Time Of The Preacher

Being a rather earnest teenager who was obsessed with the prospect of nuclear war and conspiracy theories I was more than a little taken by Edge Of Darkness from the off. I remember going into school the day after the … Continue reading

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I Declare A Ceasefire

I’m finding myself a little monosyllabic at the moment, so I apologize for the brevity of the posts but I really don’t have that much to say. Here is a track off of the second album from a great bunch … Continue reading

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