Category: Song of the Day

Song of the Day: “Impeach The President” The Honey Drippers

  In January 1973, five men were convicted of conspiracy, burglary and violation of federal wiretapping laws for actions taken at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate Hotel.  Though the break-in had only taken place some six months prior, the investigation wouldn’t be complete until August 9th, 1974 when Richard Nixon resigned after facing […]

Song of the Day: “Hymn To Freedom” Oscar Peterson

“Hymn To Freedom” Oscar Peterson Trio – Night Train (1963) Oscar Peterson is one of a handful of jazz musicians whose accessibility belies his incredible ability.  Capable of some of the hardest swing that jazz ever produced from a set of ivory keys, Night Train is the entry point for many, with Peterson’s minimal trio at its peak. This […]

Song of the Day: Natalie Prass – Short Court Style

Natalie Prass switches gears on her first single from her upcoming LP, The Future and The Past On an earlier edition of these pages I wrote about the incredible work that Matthew E. White had done with his debut record, Big Inner. Both his knack for rich analog production, and the wonderful house band at Spacebomb Records in […]