Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Mar 5th 2015 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
Ry Cooder “The Long Riders”
from The Long Riders (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1980) —Music bed.
Tim O'Brien “Tombstone Blues”
from Red On Blonde (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1996) —This is a set of songs where fiddle is featured prominently. Fiddlers Four (Marc Rennard, Geoff Seitz, Andrew O'Brien, and Thayne Bradford) will be at Focal Pont this Saturday (3/7). - Written by Bob Dylan and featuring Tim O'Brien on fiddle.
Bob Dylan “Bunkhouse Theme”
from Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Columbia 1973) —Music bed. Instrumental penned by Bob Dylan for the soundtrack of the Sam Peckinpah film.
Bob Dylan “The Groom's Still Waiting At the Altar”
from The Groom's Still Waiting At the Altar / Heart of Mine single (Columbia 1981) —Bob is coming back to St.i and will be at the Fox Theatre on May 11.
Courtney Barnett “Depreston”
from Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit (Mom+Pop 2015) N —New single from her forthcoming album being released on March 24.
Earl Wright “I Don't Know”
from Los Angeles Soul: Kent-Modern's Black Music Legacy (Kent 2015) N —Originally released in 1968 on the Virgo label. Lots of previously unheard (by me) soul tracks on this new collection of tracks released between 1962-1971 for Los Angeles' Kent and Modern labels.
Mahalia Barnes & The Soul Mates “Steppin' In Her I Miller Shoes”
from Ooh Yea!: The Betty Davis Songbook (J&R Adventures 2015) N —This entire album is made up of Betty Davis songs. Written by Betty Davis about the saga of a groupie and featuring Joe Bonamassa on guitar. Australian singer Mahalia Barnes has a tremendous voice.
Chuck Berry “Butterscotch”
from You Never Can Tell - The Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966 (Hip-O 2009) —Music bed. 1965 Chess instrumental written by Chuck Berry.
Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure “Don't Mess up a Good Thing”
from Very Best of Fontella Bass (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)JAD 2006) —Written by Oliver Sain and recorded for Chess in 1965. She was singing in a St. Louis church choir at the age of five. By the time she was nine, she was with her mother (gospel singer Martha Bass) singing on the road.
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