Omar Khorshid – Alf Layla (Lebanon, 1975, EMI Voix De L’Orient)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Alf Layla“, a classic Middle-Eastern song from the legendary Egyptian Diva Oum Koulsoum, covered here in a sublime psychedelic surf way by the magic guitars of Omar Khorshid – Enjoy, and belly-dance your Sultan !

Omar Khorshid – Alf Layla

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/WvIB_vBBsYw

Have a nice sunday !

This post is dedicated to all my Lebanese friends

Armand de Preseau

Les Surfings – Reviens Sloopy (Madagascar, 1960s, Discomad)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Reviens Sloopy“, a 60s French Yeye Jerk beat cover of the classic song “Hang On Sloopy” by the american band The Mc Coys, adaptated here by “Les Surfings“, a band of 6 Madagascan sisters & brothers who only released this single locally under that name.

The band became very famous in France a few years later under the name “Les Surfs“, releasing many albums & singles in France that included many covers of great american standarts in French , such as “Reviens Vite Et Oublie” (covering “Be My baby” by The Ronettes) or “A Présent Tu Peux T’en Aller“(covering “I Only Want To Be With You” by Dusty Springfield) – Enjoy !

Les Surfings – Reviens Sloopy

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/_NYXl7iJYAk

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau

Sherifa Fadel – Mawal Al-Ashaa / شريفة فاضل – موّال العشاق (Egypt, 1970s, Soutelphan)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mawal Al-Ashaa” (موّال العشاق), a fantastic groovy oriental surf track by the Egyptian singer & actress Sherifa Fadel (شريفة فاضل) – Enjoy !

Sherifa Fadel – Mawal Al-Ashaa / شريفة فاضل – موّال العشاق

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/-ipxhsexfsY

Have a nice saturday evening !

Armand de Preseau

Baligh Hamdy – Gada / بليغ حمدي – غاده (Egypt, 1973, Soutelphan)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today another track by the Egyptian Maestro Baligh Hamdy (بليغ حمدي), the sublime Oriental Surf instrumental song Gada (غاده) – Enjoy !

Baligh Hamdy – Gada / بليغ حمدي – غاده

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/qdnMYMhAu6Y

Take a good care,

Armand de Preseau

WITCH – Lazy Bones (Zambia, 1975, Zambezi)

For today, I wanted you to share with you “Lazy Bones“, a psychedelic Garage Zamrock track taken from the third album of the band WITCH (We Intend To Cause Havoc), the first Zambian band to ever record and release a commercial album – Enjoy !

WITCH – Lazy Bones

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel “African Grooves” here : https://youtu.be/GkIGfoiG_84

See you tomorrow,

Armand de Preseau

Louise Kennedy – Puyai Lee (Thailand, 1967, Self-Produced)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Puyai Lee“, a very popular surf & rockabilly song back in the Thaïland of the 60s, strongly influenced by the occidental Ye Ye musical movement.

Sung in Thai, this song is a sarcastical reflection of miscommunication between folks, villagers and government, level of language & the way to communicate with people – Enjoy !

Louise Kennedy – Puyai Lee

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/3Ph037g9mQ4

Have a nice week,

Armand de Preseau

Baligh Hamdi – The Beloved Date (Egypt, 1970s, Les Artistes Arabes Associés)

For today, I wanted to share with you “The Beloved Date“, an incredible psychedelic surf belly dance track from the very well known Egyptian composer & genius Baligh Hamdi – Enjoy !

Baligh Hamdi – The Beloved Date

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/p2PKAA7EeyY

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau

The Wrong Notes – Vereguoi (Egypt, 1970, Disques Aoun)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Vereguoi“, an obscure psychedelic surf track released in Egypt in the 70s with latin influences – Enjoy !

The Wrong Notes – Vereguoi

You can also listen to it on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/GGZgt5eHOR8

Have a nice day,

Armand

Jalil Bennis Et Les Golden Hands – Mirza (Morocco, 1967, Barclay)

Following to this article, I wanted to share with you “Mirza“, a cover of the famous song from the french singer Nino Ferrer, sung in arabic by Jalil Bennis, backed by the moroccon band “The Golden Hands” and recorded in 1967 in Casablanca – Different style but always on the groove, enjoy !

Jalil Bennis Et Les Golden Hands – Mirza

You can also listen to it on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/Z22UZn9TNWo

Best regards,

Armand

Bob Jalil – La Akdar Alik (Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son) (Morocco, 1967, Polydor)

For today, I wanted to share with you a cover of the track “Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son“, the classic French 60s song recorded by France Gall & Serge Gainsbourg, covered here in a great psychedelic surf way by the Moroccon singer Jalil “Bob” Bennis – Enjoy !

Bob Jalil – La Akdar Alik (Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son)

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/CZ9IqbgjKCI

Best regards,

Armand