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XamVolo - Down

This is über cool. XamVolo is a singer/vocalist from the UK and he’s dropped this beauty. The beat is too hard not to groove with, slow bassy drums, sharp hi-hats, muted organs and then… the voice. 25 more words

Soul

They called him Al: Britain's first pop star. Review of Ray Pallett's book.

The charismatic Al Bowlly – dance band vocalist, crooner, musician and all round charmer – really was Britain’s first ever pop star. From the late 1920s until 1941, when he was killed during a night bombing raid on blitz battered London, he cut enough records to move and inspire music lovers not only during his own lifetime but for generations to come. 515 more words

Radio

The Very Best Hostess Gift

We missed the Fourth of July. Don’t know how. For several years when we first moved to our little village in the south of France, we hosted a July 4th cookout. 956 more words

Graces

Summer Jazz - William Price King meets Ella Fitzgerald

We continue with the Summer Jazz  with  the First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald. An incredible talent and listening to her voice makes me wish that I could have heard her singing live. 1,285 more words

Music