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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Dec 30th 2010

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Dec 30th 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

7:04am

Syl Johson “Sockin' Soul Power” from Syl Johnson: Complete Mythology SINGLE (The Numero Group 2010N  —This episode of M2M will be made up of some of my favorite releases and/or songs of 2010. This 6-LP, 4-CD compilation was one of the finest reissues of 2010. - This '68 Chicago soul track was written by Syl Johnson.Buy it!

7:06am

Percy Sledge “A Sweet Woman Like You” from Percy Sledge - The Atlantic Recordings (Rhino / Atlantic 2010N  —Written by Joe Tex and recorded in 1966 in Sheffield, AL. Found on this excellent new 4-CD compilation of all of his Atlantic Records output. Also includes extensive liner notes by Barney Hoskyns.Buy it!

7:09am

Jr. Walker & The All Stars “Cool Cool Baby” from A Cellarful of Motown! Vol. 4 (Universal 2010) —This 2010 release is the 4th installment of this series and contains two CDs of previously unissued Motown songs. This Jr. Walker rave-up was recorded in 1965.Buy it!

7:15am

Gil Scott-Heron “I'll Take Care of You” from I'm New Here CD ALBUM (XL 2010) —Excellent version of the Bobby Blue Bland song (actually written by Brook Benton) found on his February, 2010 recording. Features Gil Scott-Heron on piano along with a small string section.Buy it!

7:17am

Mose Allison “I'm Alright” from The Way of the World (Anti 2010) —Written by Loudon Wainwright III and produced by Joe Henry. This was his first studio recording since 1998.Buy it!

7:21am

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come Undone” from Hawk (Vanguard 2010N  —Written by Isobel Campbell & featuring duet vocals by Mark Lanegan & Isobel Campbell. I really like the use of the strings and keyboards on this track. One of my top 10 releases of the year. Highly recommended.Buy it!

7:26am

The Rumblers “Angry Sea” from It's A Gas! (Ace 2010N  —Music bed. New compilation of the Southern California-based 60s garage band. This track was recorded for the Downey label in 1963.Buy it!

7:28am

Tom Jones “If I Give My Soul” from Praise & Blame (Lost Highway 2010N  —Written by Billy Joe Shaver & found on this powerful 2010 release made up of spiritual & gospel songs. Tom Jones kills on this track.Buy it!

7:31am

Patty Griffin “Never Grow Old” from Downtown Church CD ALBUM (CMG 2010) —Traditional gospel song featuring the vocals of Patty Griffin & Buddy Miller. From one of the most memorable albums and concerts of 2010.Buy it!

7:37am

Carolina Chocolate Drops “Hit 'em Up Style” from Genuine Negro Jig (Nonesuch 2010) —A Blu Cantrell cover found on one of my Top 10 albums of the year. This might be my favorite single of the year, for that matter. Also, they put on a truly wonderful show at LouFest this year. Go see them if you ever have the chance.Buy it!

7:40am

Trombone Shorty “Hurricane Season” from Backatown CD ALBUM (Verve 2010N  —OK, this instrumental ought to get people going. Written by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews.Buy it!

7:44am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “She Ain't A Child No More” from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010) —Written by Bosco Mann and found on one of my top 10 albums of the year. What sets them apart from some of the other new soul acts is they have the songs & put on an amazing live show. This album found them stretching out way more than past releases.Buy it!

7:50am

Solomon Burke “Everything About You” from Nothing's Impossible (E1 Entertainment 2010N  —RIP Solomon Burke & Willie Mitchell who both passed away in 2010. This track was written by Solomon Burke & this 2010 release was produced by Willie Mitchell.Buy it!

7:53am

Peter Wolf “It's Too Late For Me” from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve 2010) —Another track from one of my top 10 albums of the year. Also featuring the vocals of Merle Haggard. Other guest vocalists on this release include Neko Case & Shelby Lynne.Buy it!

7:56am

Alejandro Escovedo “Anchor” from Street Songs of Love CD ALBUM (Fantasy 2009) —You guessed it -- another of my top 10 albums of the year. Co-written by Alejandro Escovedo & Chuck Prophet and produced by Tony Visconti. Based on the last two albums, I wouldn't be quick to change this set-up.Buy it!

8:04am

The Hotrats “Fight for Your Right” from Turn Ons (G&D Records / Hostess 2009) —Sounds like a mash-up of Beastie Boys and The Who. A one-time album of all covers put out by Gaz Coombes & Danny Goffey from Supergrass.Buy it!

8:07am

The Like “Wishing He Was Dead” from Release Me MP3/FILE ALBUM (Geffen 2010) —Recorded at Dunham Studios in New York. Mainly produced by Mark Ronson.Buy it!

8:10am

Fabienne Delsol “Ce jour là” from On My Mind (Damaged Goods 2010N  —Written by Georges Aber (see Petula Clark credits) and fund on this 2010 release by the ex-bassist & lead vocalist of the Bristols. Her best release, yet.Buy it!

8:15am

The School “Let It Slip” from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010N  —Another one of my top 10 releases of 2010. Indie-pop out of Cardiff, Wales & featuring the vocals & songwriting of Liz Hunt.Buy it!

8:18am

Field Music “The Rest Is Noise” from Field Music (Measure) (Memphis Industries 2010N  —Yet another of my favorite albums of 2010. From a band based out of Sunderland, England.Buy it!

8:23am

Bettie Serveert “Souls Travel” from Pharmacy of Love (Palomine 2010) —Co-written & sung by Carol van Dyk. The Amsterband-based band also put on a really fine show at Blueberry Hill earlier this year.Buy it!

8:25am

Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed” from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010N  —Music bed. Instrumental from this album of songs written to accompany 13 short films made by Andy Warhol.Buy it!

8:26am

Jakob Dylan “Holy Rollers For Love” from Women + Country (Columbia 2010) —Written by Jakob Dylan and featuring harmony vocals by Neko Case & Kelly Hogan.Buy it!

8:30am

Dirty Projectors “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine” from Levi's Pioneer Sessions 2010 Revival Recordings (www.levispioneersessions.com 2010) —Bob Dylan cover released in 2010.Buy it!

8:36am

Vetiver “I Used to Be a King” from Be Yourself: A Tribute to Graham Nash’s Songs for Beginners (Grassroots Records 2010N  —From this compilation of various artists performing songs from Graham Nash's "Songs For Beginners" album. For fans of CSNY, there is a band called Marrahesh Express playing all CSNY covers a week from Saturday (1/8) at the Old Rock House.Buy it!

8:41am

The Burns Unit “You Need Me to Need This” from Side Show (Burns Unit 2010N  —Written & sung by ex-Delgado Emma Pollock and found on this album from a collective of artists from Scotland and Canada.Buy it!

8:47am

Susan Cowsill “The Way That It Goes” from Lighthouse CD ALBUM (Threadhead Records 2010) —Beautiful vocal on this song written by Susan Cowsill & Russ Broussard.Buy it!

8:50am

Belle and Sebastian “I Didn't See It Coming” from Write About Love (Matador 2010N  —This is another album I had in my Top 10 releases of 2010. Written by Stuart Murdoch.Buy it!

8:56am

Magnolia Summer “The Current Moves” from The Current Moves EP (Undertow www.undertowmusic.com 2010L —Written & sung by Chris Grabau & found on one of two EPs the St. Louis band released in 2010.Buy it!

9:03am

The Broken Heartbreakers “Tell That Boy” from Wintersun (self released 2010N  —This album from the Auckland, New Zealand band is another of my top 10 releases of 2010. Featuring the vocal and songwriting talents of John Guy Howell & Rachel Bailey.Buy it!

9:08am

Best Coast “When I'm With You” from Crazy for You CD ALBUM (Mexican Summer 2010) —From this indie-pop release featuring Bethany Cosentino & Bobb Bruno. Sorry I missed their show which took place earlier this year.Buy it!

9:11am

The Greenhornes “Better Off Without It” from **** (Third Man www.thirdmanrecords.com 2010N  —After something like a five-year hiatus, the Cincinnati band finally put out a new release in 2010.Buy it!

9:17am

Bruce Springsteen “The Promise” (Columbia 2010N  —The title track to this two-CD release featuring previously unreleased songs from 1977/78 during sessions when he was recording his "Darkness On The Edge of Town" album.Buy it!

9:23am

Elton John and Leon Russell “Gone To Shiloh” from The Union (Decca 2010N  —This track was written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin and features the vocals of Elton John, Leon Russell and Neil Young.Buy it!

9:27am

Johnny Cash “Aloha Oe” from American VI: Ain't No Grave (American 2010) —Previously unreleased recordings released in 2010. A really affecting vocal on this by the late, great Johnny Cash.Buy it!

9:33am

Bettye Lavette “Salt of the Earth” from Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook CD ALBUM (Anti 2010) —Powerful interpretation of the Rolling Stones' song with additional lyrics added to really drive it home.Buy it!

9:38am

Bob Dylan “I'll Keep It With Mine” from The Witmark Demos: 1962-64 (Columbia 2010N  —Previously unreleased demos recorded between 1962-64 for Dylan's publishing company.Buy it!

9:41am

Shelby Lynne “Alibi” from Tears, Lies, and Alibis (Everso 2010N  —From one of her two 2010 releases - the other being a Christmas album which is also recommended.Buy it!

9:47am

Devon Sproule “Don't Hurry for Heaven” (Black Hen 2010) —One of my favorite songs of 2010.Buy it!

9:49am

The Duke And The King “Shaky” from Long Live the Duke and the King (Silva Screen 2010) —Alright, this song has convinced me I have to seek out their new release. What can I say? Things slip by me.Buy it!

9:55am

Los Lobos “Burn It Down” from Tin Can Trust CD ALBUM (Shout! Factory 2010N  —Written by David Hidalgo & Louie Perez and found on their 2010 release.Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.