Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Sep 18th 2014 7.00am–10.00am
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Lee Fields “Faithful Man” from Live at KDHX: Volume 12 (KDHX 2014) N —Sat 9/20 Lee Fields and the Expressions will be at 2720 Cherokee this Saturday (9/20). Also on the bill are Big Brother Thunder & The Master Blasters and Hal Greens - This track was recorded live at KDHX on 3/27/13.Buy it!
The Rumblers “Soulful Jerk” from It's A Gas! (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1964 Southern California garage rock instrumental recorded for the Downey label.Buy it!
Dee Dee Warwick “We're Doing Fine” from I Want To Be With You /I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (Mercury 1967) —Written by Horace Ott and originally released as a single for the Blue Rock label in 1965.Buy it!
Helene Smith “Pain In My Heart” from Eccentric Soul, Vol. 7: The Deep City Label (Numero Group 2006) —1967 version of the Otis Redding or Allen Toussaint song (depends on how you want to look at it) recorded for the Miami-based Deep City label.Buy it!
Ike & Tina Turner “Your Love Is Mine” from The Archive Series, Vol. 6 - Rollin' (Yellow Label 2009) —Smoldering soul song written by Ike Turner and featuring the Ikettes at their finest.Buy it!
The Ikettes “Don't Feel Sorry For Me” from DJ Snowboy Presents The Good Foot (BGP url 2014) N —1965 Modern recording featuring the vocals of Robbie Montgomery, Venetta Fields, and Jessie Smith.Buy it!
Lee Allen “Rockin' At Cosimo's” from The Cosimo Matassa Story (Proper 2007) —Music bed. 1956 instrumental recorded for the Aladdin label at Cosimo Studio.Buy it!
Little Richard “The Girl Can't Help It” from 18 Greatest Hits (Rhino 1985) —Recorded at Cosimo Studio in 1956. Written by Bobby Troup and featuring the same sax players and drummer as the previous Roy Montrell track.Buy it!
Roy Montrell “(Every Time I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone” from The Specialty Story (Specialty Records 1994) —Recorded in 1965 at Cosimo Matassa's J&M Music Shop. Featuring Lee Allen on tenor sax and Alvin "Red" Tyler on baritone sax. The memorable drums on this one are by Earl Palmer.Buy it!
Ernie K. Doe “A Certain Girl” from Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (Charly 2011) —Written by Allen Toussaint and recorded at Cosimo Matassa's studio for the Minit label in 1961.Buy it!
Willie Tee “Teasin' You” from Cracking The Cosimo Code-60s New Orleans R&B and souk. (Ace 2014) N —Recorded at Cosimo Matassa's studio in 1965 and produced by Wardell Quezergue. Written by Earl King. Fats Domino, Aaron Neville, Allen Toussaint, Little Richard, Lee Dorsey, Lloyd Price, Irma Thomas and so many more - they all were recorded by CosimoBuy it!
Lee Allen “Tic Toc” from Gumbo Ya Ya: The Cosimo Matassa Story (Proper 2012) —Music bed. This set goes out to Cosimo Matassa who passed away last Thurday at the age of 88. He recorded so many New Orleans R&B, rock, and soul classics from the late 40s to the early 70s. - This instrumental was recorded in 1957 and was the b-sideBuy it!
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