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[Song of the Day] – Hot Chocolate | Mindless Boogie

Amazing track from Hot Chocolate referencing atomic bombs and the Jonestown massacre, with a funky laid back groove and some classic synth sounds. This performance is taken from Top of the Pops in 1979. Remarkably, this track only reached number 46. I guess people weren’t totally into there dystopian disco back then!



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[Song of the Day] – Frank Sinatra | The Lady Is A Tramp

How can you not love a bit of Frank! Originally from 1937 and written by Rodgers and Hart for a show, this later featured in the movie My Pal Joey. It’s since been recorded countless times, but you can’t been the classic orchestration and Frank Sinatra’s laid back vocal here!

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Song of the Day | Ike & Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits

Ike & Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits – 7-inch Vinyl Record

Nutbush City Limits was written by Tina Turner and released in 1973. It was one of the last successes they had together before they split. Featuring some fantastic guitar sounds and and a great synth solo, this track rocks!

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Song of the Day | Cerrone – Supernature

Checkout this 1970’s funky disco classic by Cerrone. Imagining a dystopian in which creatures from down below would take revenge on mankind, it sounds very synthwave / Stranger Things now. This song was a hit on the US disco charts and had some success in the UK where it reached number 8 in the charts. 10 years later it was covered by Erasure…


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Song of the Day | The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu ‎– It’s Grim Up North

1991, and an anthem for northern England courtesy of The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu…

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