Verckys et l’Orchestre Vévé – Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969-1978 (2014)

“That African music sound, you know…” My white guilt world tour continues with this still mostly-unknown-to-me acquisition from a couple years ago. I went to a local record shop to pick up Shellac tickets and I knew the store wasn’t going to get anything out of it other than the customer traffic. Feeling obligated to … More Verckys et l’Orchestre Vévé – Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969-1978 (2014)

The Enfields / Friends Of The Family – The Songs Of Ted Munda [1966/1967] (1991)

“You’re not part of the life I’m leading / how can you say it’s wrong?” This is yet another classic move on my part—that is, in replacing a long gone CD with a vinyl edition. I adore the recordings by these two related Delaware bands, but also recall my attention waning with the final tracks … More The Enfields / Friends Of The Family – The Songs Of Ted Munda [1966/1967] (1991)

F. J. McMahon – Spirit of the Golden Juice (1969)

“Early in the morning / standing by my window / watching the rain become / silhouette pictures as you go” I’ve had my eye on the Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music compilation for awhile, and finally pulled the trigger, but the only thing familiar to me was the title track taken from this F.J. McMahon … More F. J. McMahon – Spirit of the Golden Juice (1969)