Music Box 11/09/2021

Believe it or not, there have been 19 acts called The Esquires who've released records. This version was a Irving, Texas garage rock group active in the mid-1960s who released four singles. This is their second, Loneliness is Mine (Glenvalley Records 7" 1965).
Les Inkonus (website) are a modern French act, and this is Zoli Fi, from their album TWA (self-released 2017). Buy here.
Kississippi is a modern singer/songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and this is the wonderful Cut Yr Teeth, from her debut LP Sunset Blush  (Bug Crusher Records 2018). Buy here.
Tuesday were a Yeovil Somerset band who only released one single in their lifetime, Big Mr. Little Man (Pye 7" 1972). This is the excellent B-side Sewing Machine. 
Robert Wyatt hailed from the Canterbury scene of the 60s, and was a founder member of prog rock band Soft Machine. After an accident that left him wheelchair bound he built a solo career with his astounding and individual vocal talents. So today we conclude with two excellent covers. First, Elvis Costello's Shipbuilding (Rough Trade 7" 1982), then the Chic song At Last I Am Free (Rough Trade 7" 1980). Both are collected on his 1982 compilation Nothing Can Stop Us Now (Rough Trade 1982). Until next week ...