Once again we have lost many musicians this year, and not all of their deaths got the attention they merited in the media. Here are some you may have missed. RIP to them and all the others.
We get things started with a trio of African greats, follow them with some super soul sounds and finish off with a folkie reflecting on when he first heard "The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter" by The Incredible String Band.
Incidentally Mike Heron of ISB - one of my musical heroes who I have been lucky enough to meet - turned 80 yesterday. Happy birthday Mr Heron.
"Ashiko" - Orlando Julius
"Amina" - Tshala Muana
"Awolo" - Ekambi Brillant
"Running Out" - Mable John
"Our Love Is In The Pocket" - J.J. Barnes
"Come On With It" - Lew Kirton
"A Gift For You" - Eric Mercury
"Then Came The Children" - Paul Siebel