Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Aug 18th 2011 7.00am–10.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Ray Charles “Greenbacks”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) [Remastered] (Atlantic Records/ATG 1960) —Atlantic single from 1955 written by Renald Richard. The sax solo is by David "Fathead" Newman. "Just a little piece of paper coated with chlorophyll."
Wilson Pickett “I'm In Love”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —Written by Bobby Womack & recorded at American Studios in 1967. Featuring Bobby Womack & Reggie Young on guitar.
The Funk Brothers “What's Going On (Instrumental)”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental mix of the Marvin Gaye song.
Charles "Doc" Williams “Bumpin' On Sunset/We Got More Soul”
from Sweet Sounds From the Bay Area: Music City Fink & Soul Grooves 1971-75 (BGP url 2011) N —1972 soul medley of Wes Montgomery's 'Bumpin' On Sunset" & Dyke & The Blazers' 'We Got More Soul." Featuring the vocals of Darondo.
Sleepy Kitty “School's Out”
from Infinity City (Euclid Records 2011) N L —From the St. Louis-based duo's new debut release. They are appearing tonight (Thurs 8/18) at Strauss Park at Grand Center for this week's installment of KDHX's Thursdays at the Intersection series. 6 PM. The film "To Catch A Thief" follows.
Magnolia Summer “Around And Around”
from Brown Eyed Handsome Man: St. Louis Salutes The Father Of Rock 'N' Roll (Undertow 2004) L —Reimagined version of the Chuck Berry classic sung by Chris Grabau. Great ending to a well-done tribute album organized by Kip Loui.
The Standells “Dirty Water”
from Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 (Rhino 1998) —Ed Cobb-mania continues! Written & produced by Ed Cobb and recorded in 1965.
Bottle Rockets “Kerosene”
from Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N L —From their new release of live acoustic versions of Bottle Rockets songs recorded at the now-defunct Lucas House in St. Louis. This version brings the lyrics more to the forefront which makes the song even more poignant than before.
Bobbie Gentry “Seasons Come, Seasons Go”
from Delta Swamp Rock - Sounds From The South: At The Crossroads of Rock, Country & Soul (Soul Jazz 2011) N —Written by Bobbie Gentry & recorded in 1967
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