Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Jan 12th 2012 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
Doris Troy “Ain't That Cute”
from Come and Get It - The Best of Apple Records (Remastered) (EMI UK 2010) —1970 song written by Doris Troy & George Harrison (who also produced this record).
Etta James “Try A Little Tenderness”
from Matriarch of the Blues (Private Music 2000) —And an impeccable selection of songs played by Rich Reese, it was. Want to hear more great songs by Rich Reese? Listen to his 'Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst' show which immediately precedes this show every Thursday from 5-7 AM.
Dionne Warwick “I'm Your Puppet”
from Sweet Inspiration: The Songs of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham (Ace 2011) —Not-often heard version of the Dan Penn-Spooner Oldham composition Recorded in 1968 for the Scepter label. Produced by Burt Bacharach & Hal David.
Lyn Collins “Don't Make Me Over”
from Mama Feelgood - The Best of Lyn Collins (Spectrum 2005) —Wonderful 1974 version of a song written by Burt Bacharach, Hal David & Dave Matthews. Who ever put this compilation together did a great service by editing out the disembodied spoken male voice that comes out of nowhere and detracts from the song.
Thea Gilmore “As I Went Out One Morning”
from John Wesley Harding (Fulfill 2011) N —From her new release made up of all cover versions of songs off Bob Dylan's 'John Wesley Harding' album. This album features Robbie McIntosh (Average White Band, The Pretenders) on a plethora of different instruments.
Bettie Serveert “Brain-Tag”
from Palomine (Matador www.matadorrecords.com 1992) —One of my first memories of hearing KDHX when I moved here in 1993 was that of Tony Renner playing this song. Out of Amsterdam and one of my favorite albums of the 90s. Still holds up great now. Vocals by Carol van Dijk.
The Velvet Underground “Stephanie Says”
from The Best of the Velvet Underground: Words and Music of Lou Reed (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1989) —Written by Lou Reed & recorded in 1968.
The Blasters “I'm Shakin'”
from Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings (1981-1985) (Rhino 2002) R —Little Willie John cover recorded in 1981. Written by Rudy Toombs.
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