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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 25th 2010

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 25th 2010 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


Little Miss Cornshucks “Try A Little Tenderness”
from Respect: Aretha's Influences & Inspiration (Ace 2009) —Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. Written by Harry Woods, James Campbell & Reginald Connelly and recorded in 1952 for the Coral label. She was an influence on the vocals of Ruth Brown and LaVern Baker.


Ray Charles “(Night Time Is) The Right Time”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) [Remastered] (Atlantic Records/ATG 1960) —Written by Napoleon Brown, Ozzie Cadena & Lew Herman and recorded for Atlantic in 1958.


The Sweet Inspirations “Let It Be Me”
from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic unk 1967) —Recorded in 1967 for Atlantic. There are a number of great versions of this song. Add this one to the list.


Otis Redding “Try A Little Tenderness”
from Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding (Rhino 1993) —1967 live jaw-dropping performance from the Monterey Pop Festival.


Aretha Franklin “(Night Time Is) The Right Time”
from Aretha Now (Atlantic unk 1968) —Recorded in 1968 with backing by the Muscle Shoals rhythm section.


Sam & Dave “Let It Be Me”
from Soul Men (stax 1967) —Originally recorded in 1967 for Stax.


Barbara Lynn “You Left The Water Running”
from Crazy Cajun Recordings (Edsel 1999) —Recorded in 1966 for New Orleans producer Huey P. Meaux's (aka the Crazy Cajun) Tribe label.


Bobby Womack “California Dreamin'”
from The Ultimate Collection (Charly 1999) —1968 cover version of the John Phillips-penned song found on this two-CD compilation.


James & Bobby Purify “You Left the Water Running”
from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 2002) —This Florida-based soul duo recorded this in 1966 for the Bell label.


The Mamas & The Papas “California Dreamin'” (MCA Records 1994) —One of the greatest pop songs of all time. First released in 1965 and covered by a multitude of different artists.


Kenny Rogers and The First Edition “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)”
from The Big Lebowski ST (Mercury 1998) —1968 pop-psych hit written by Mickey Newbury. Nice marmot.


The Detroit Cobras “As Long As I Have You”
from Tied & True (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2007) —Garnet Mimms cover from 2007 featuring the vocals of Rachel Nagy.


The Beatles “I Wanna Be Your Man”
from With The Beatles (Remastered) (EMI/Parlophone 2009) —Mono version released in 1963 several weeks after the Rolling Stones release of the same song.


Bettye LaVette “What Condition My Condition Is In”
from Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country (Trikont 2004) —Fantastic 1969 soul take of the Mickey Newbury song.


Garnet Mimms “As Long As I Have You”
from Cry Baby: The Best of Garnet Mimms (EMI 1993) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy & recorded in 1964 for United Artists.


Sam Phillips “I Wanna Be Your Man”
from Crossing Jordan (Sony 2003) —One of many fine covers from an unlikely source -- a soundtrack for the Crossing Jordan TV show. Released in 2003.


The Kinks “The Village Green Preservation Society”
from The Kinks Are The Village Green Presevation Society CD Album (Sanctuary Records 2004) —Written by Ray Davies and released in 1968.


The Remodels “This Is Love”
from The Remodels (The Remodels 2010) L —Sublime 2009 version of a George Harrison song featuring the vocals of Toby Weiss & everything else by Steve Staicoff.


Jonathan Richman “Stop Your Sobbing”
from This Is Where I Belong - The Songs of Ray Davies & The Kinks (Ryko/Rhino 2002) —2002 Kinks cover. Ray Davies: "One of the first songs I ever wrote & totally detached from any emotional or relationship experience I had had at the time."


Kate Rusby “Village Green Preservation Society”
from An Autumn Almanac (Uncut 2010) N  —From a compilation CD of songs written or inspired by Ray Davies included with the Dec. 2010 issue of Uncut magazine. This track was originally released in 2007 on her "Awkward Annie" album.


George Harrison “This Is Love”
from Let It Roll (EMI Records 2009) —Taken from this 2009 compilation of George Harrison songs. Originally released in 1987 on his Cloud Nine album.


The Pretenders “Stop Your Sobbing”
from Pretenders (sire 1980) —Kinks cover from their 1980 debut release.


Harry Nilsson “One”
from Aerial Ballet (RCA 1968) —Written by Harry Nilsson and recorded in 1968.


Camera Obscura “Tougher Than the Rest”
from The Sweetest Thing/Tougher Than the Rest (4AD 2009) —Written by Bruce Springsteen & found on the 2009 CD single. Tracyanne Campbell sounds quite wonderful on this one.


Randy Newman “Sail Away”
from Sail Away (Remastered) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Written by Randy Newman & released in 1972. Only Randy Newman could write such a beautiful melody and then add lyrics which talk about slave trading.


Aimee Mann “One”
from Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture) (Reprise 1999) —Written by Narry Nilsson and included on this 1999 film soundtrack. Funny how I know this soundtrack so well and have never seen the movie. Something I keep meaning to do.


Bruce Springsteen “Tougher Than the Rest”
from Tunnel of Love (Columbia 1987) —Released in 1987 and found on one of his finest (and, I think, sometimes overlooked) albums.


Kirsty MacColl & Ghostland “Sail Away”
from From Croydon to Cuba.... (Virgin 2005) —From the 1998 Beautiful People film soundtrack.


Marshall Crenshaw “Don't Forget Me”
from For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson (MusicMasters 1995) —Found on this 1995 collection of various artists performing Harry Nilsson songs. I'm very happy to hear Marshall Crenshaw is going on the road with the Bottle Rockets as his band.


Stephanie Finch & The Company Men “Sensitive Boys”
from Cry Tomorrow ((((belle sound))) 2009) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo & Chuck Prophet and released in 2009. Produced by Chuck Prophet.


Them “My Lonely Sad Eyes”
from Them Again (Polygram 1966) —Written and sung by Van Morrison and released in 1966.


Neko Case “Don't Forget Me”
from Middle Cyclone (Anti- 2009) —Written by Harry Nilsson and released in 2008.


Alejandro Escovedo “Sensitive Boys”
from Real Animal (Manhattan 2008) —From this highly recommended 2008 release. This one always sounded more to me like a Chuck Prophet song than an Alejandro Escovedo song.


Maria McKee “My Lonely Sad Eyes”
from You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Geffen 1993) —This 1993 recording is one of the best Van Morrison covers I've heard.


The Lemonheads “Luka”
from Lick (Taang! 1988) —This suggestion came from my wife, Marie. Suzanne Vega cover from 1988.


The Liverbirds “He's About A Mover”
from Destroy That Boy! (Ace 2009) —Written by Doug Sahm and recorded by this all-female band in 1966.


The Who “My Generation”
from The Who Sings My Generation (MCA 1966) —Written by Pete Townshend and recorded in 1965.


Suzanne Vega “Luka (Spanish version)”
from Close-Up, Vol. 2: People and Places (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 2010) N  —One of her best known songs sung in Spanish and found on her new release.


Sir Douglas Quintet “She's About a Mover”
from Mendocino (smash 1969) —From their 1969 release.


Jacqueline Taieb “7 heures du matin”
from Theme Time Radio Hour - Vol. 2 (Ace 2009) —Alright, this French song references many songs but the "My Generation" part always stands out to me. Recorded in 1968.


John Doe “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine”
from I'm Not There (Original Soundtrack) (Columbia 2007) —2007 Dylan cover found on this 2-CD soundtrack to the Todd Haynes-dirceted movie.


The Mekons “Wild & Blue”
from The Curse of the Mekons (Blast First 1991) —1991 cover of the John Anderson song featuring a beautiful Sally Timms vocal.


Thea Gilmore “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine”
from Songs From The Gutter (Compass Records www.compassrecords.com 2005) —Beautifully-rendered Dylan cover from 2005.


John Anderson “Wild and Blue”
from Greatest Hits (Warner Nashville 1984) —Written by John Scott Sherrill and released in 1983.

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