Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Feb 11th 2016 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
Bob Dylan “Main Title Theme (Billy)”
from Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Columbia Records 1973) —Music bed.
Dean & Britta “Silver Factory Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers “Affection”
from The Best Of Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers (Rhino 1986) —Written by Jonathan Richman and recorded in 1979.
Ry Cooder “Sunny's Tune”
from Johnny Handsome (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1989) —Music bed.
Bob Dylan “If Not For You (Alternate Version)”
from Another Self Portrait 1969-1971 Bootleg Series Vol. 10 (Columbia 2013) —Bob Dylan plays piano on this alternate take for his "New Morning" album recorded in 1970.
Earth, Wind & Fire “Got to Get You into My Life (From "The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1")”
from The Complete Columbia Masters Collection (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2011) —RIP Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, who just passed away at the age of 74. Sublime Beatles cover recorded in 1976.
Percy Sledge “Kind Woman”
from Percy Sledge: The Atlantic Recordings (Atlantic/Rhino 2010) —1969 Atlantic single written by Richie Furay of Buffalo Springfield. Producer David Johnson: "If you took all the horns off his records and replaced them with steel guitar & fiddles, you've got country songs."
Luther Dickinson “Ain't No Grave (feat. Mavis Staples)”
from Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger's Songbook), Vols. I & II (New West Records www.newwestrecords.com 2016) N —Written by Luther Dickinson about the passing of his father, Jim Dickinson. Featuring the duet vocals of Luther Dickinson and Mavis Staples.
Barbara & The Browns “Please Be Honest With Me”
from The Other Side Of The Trax - Stax-Volt 45rpm Rarities 1964-1968 (Kent Records 2016) N —1964 Stax 45 b-side reissued for the first time along with 23 other rare tracks on this highly recommended new compilation.
Jeanie Greene “Sure As Sin”
from Back To The River: More Southern Soul Stories 1961-1978 (Kent Records 2015) —Written by Marlin Greene and Eddie Hinton and recorded in 1968.
Ray Charles “Greenbacks”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —1955 Atlantic single written by Renald Richard. "Whenever you in town and looking for a thrill / If Lincoln can't get it, Jackson sure will / On a greenback, greenback dollar bill / Just a little piece of paper, coated with chlorophyll'
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