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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Mar 10th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Mar 10th 2011 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


Alvin Robinson “Baby Don't You Do It (2007 Remastered Single Version)”
from Atlantic Soul 1959-1975 (Rhino/Atlantic 2007) —Pretty great version of the song written by Holland, Dozier & Holland and made famous by Marvin Gaye. This 1967 ATCO single was arranged by Arif Mardin & produced by Tom Dowd. 07:05AM-07:08AM (3:01) Otis Clay “She's About A Mover” from Sweet Soul Music:


Otis Clay “She's About A Mover”
from Sweet Soul Music: Voices From The Shadows (Sire Records 1992) —Soul rave-up version of the Doug Sahm song released in 1968 on the Cotillion. Produced by Rick Hall of Fame. This compilation CD is a listening companion to Peter Guralnick's book "Sweet Soul Music." That book has been a huge influence on this show.


Clarence Carter “Slip Away”
from Snatching It Back: The Best of Clarence Carter (Atlantic 1992) —Cheating soul song written by Marcus Daniel, Wilbur Terrell & William Armstrong and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1968.


Aretha Franklin “Bridge Over Troubled Water (Live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, February 5, 1971)”
from Aretha Franklin: Live at Fillmore West (Atlantic 1971) —Full-on soul gospel version of the Paul Simon-penned song recorded live in 1971 with a backup band that includes Billy Preston, King Curtis, Cornell Dupree & Bernard Purdie.


Booker T. And The MGs “Mrs. Robinson”
from Time is Tight (stax 1998) —Instrumental version of a song written by Paul Simon & originally released in 1969 on their "Booker T. Set" release. This is off a 3-CD box set which includes extensive liner notes by Stax-expert, Rob Bowman.


The Civil Tones “Onions Only”
from Rotisserie Twist (Pravda 1996) L —Music bed. Instrumental written by Robin Allen & Doug Morgan (who can be heard later today and every Thursday from 2-4PM when he hosts "The Record Sto'."


Tony Borders “I Met Her In Church”
from Sweet Inspiration: The Songs of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham (Ace 2011) N  —Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham and recorded for the Revue label in 1969. Just another reason why this new compilation is so highly recommended.


Sandy Posey “Single Girl” (MGM 1966) —What can I say? I've been on a Sandy Posey kick, as of late. Written by Martha Sharp & released in 1967. It's like country soul meets the Shangri-Las. What's not to like?


Dusty Springfield “What's It Gonna Be?”
from Complete A and B Sides (1963-1970) (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)JAD 2006) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman and recorded in 1967. Not a bad bunch of background vocalists on this track, either --Ashford & Simpson, Carole King & Madeline Bell.


Kings Go Forth “High On Your Love”
from The Outsiders Are Back Vinyl (Luaka Bop unk 2010) —Curtom-influenced song from their 2010 debut release. Soul & funk out of Milwaukee. This song was one of the highlights from their show at Off Broadway last Friday.


The Impressions “I'm So Proud”
from Definitive Impressions (Kent 2002) —The vocals on this are just so damn good. Written by Curtis Mayfield and recorded in 1964 for the ABC Paramount label.


The Herculoids “When Something is Wrong With My Baby”
from Confessing: Deep Soul from New Orleans (Grapevine 2005) —This is one you don't hear often. A sublime version of the Isaac Hayes/David Porter song recorded in Baton Rouge in 1967. Featuring the vocals of Merle Spears & Chuck Mitchell.


Tom Waits “Way Down In The Hole”
from Frank's Wild Years (Island 1987) —Written by Tom Waits & featuring guitar by Marc Ribot.


Jesse Winchester “Step By Step”
from ...And All the Pieces Matter - Five Years of Music from The Wire (Nonesuch 2008) —Written by Jesse Winchester & originally released in 1976 on the Bearsville label.


Solomon Burke “None of Us Are Free”
from Don't Give Up On Me (Anti/Epitah 2002) —Written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & Brenda Russell and released in 2002. Produced by Joe Henry.


Sam Cooke “Lost & Lookin'”
from Night Beat MP3/file Album (RCA 1963) R  —I had a request for Sam Cooke's "Send Me Some Lovin'" but we did not have it at the station. Hopefully, this sufficed as a substitute. Sublime, I tell you.


Etta James “Security”
from Tell Mama - The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions (MCA Chess 2001) —This Otis Redding cover was recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1967.


Booker T. And The MGs “Sunday Sermon”
from Time is Tight (stax 1998) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental written by Art Jerry Miller.


Janis Joplin & Full Tilt Boogie Band “Move Over”
from Pearl (Columbia 1971) —Written by Janis Joplin & recorded in 1970. This one grabs you by the throat from the very start. "I believe your toiling with my affections, honey."


PJ Harvey “In the Dark Places”
from Let England Shake (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2011) N  —Really affecting song written by PJ Harvey about the ravages of war found on her new release.


The Mekons “Empire Of The Senseless”
from The Mekons Rock 'n' Roll (Blast First 1989) —"No one's making any noise now." From 1989 and as relevant as ever.


The Fireballs “Love Is Blue”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) N  —Music bed. 1968 instrumental released by Atlantic & recorded at Norman Petty's studio in Clovis, NM.


The Fleshtones “R-I-G-H-T-S”
from Roman Gods (I.R.S. Records 1982) —The Fleshtones will be appearing this Saturday (3/12) at Off Broadway. The Nevermores will be opening. This 1981 song was written by Keith Streng & Peter Zaremba.


Kirsty Maccoll “Keep Your Hands Off My Baby”
from From Croydon to Cuba (Virgin 2005) —This Gerry Goffin/Carole King song was originally released as a single in 1981.


The Goodees “Condition Red”
from Condition Red! The Complete Goodees (Ace 2010) N  —1969 song written by Don Davis & Freddie Briggs and recorded for the Hip label (Stax sub-label) in 1969. You want melodrama? I'll give you melodrama.


The Baseball Project “Don't Call Them Twinkies”
from Vol. 2 - High and Inside (Bonus Version) (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2011) N  —Written by Steve Wynn & Craig Finn (who also sings lead on this) & found on their new release. The Baseball Project are just one of many fine bands playing the KDHX/Twangfest party at SXSW next Thursday (3/17) at SXSW in Austin. See twangfest.com for info


Exene Cervenka “Already In Love”
from The Excitement Of Maybe (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N  —Written by Exene Cervenka and found on her new release which just came out this week.


Son Volt “The Picture”
from The Search (Transmit Sound 2007) —Son Volt with a horn section. I like it. Written by Jay Farrar & released in 2007.


Faces “Glad And Sorry”
from Five Guys Walk into a Bar... (Rhino 2004) —Written and sung by the late, great Ronnie Lane. Originally released in 1973.


Donny Hathaway “Jealous Guy”
from Donny Hathaway Live (ATCO 1972) L —Live 1972 cover version of the John Lennon song. Highly recommended.


Roberta Flack “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (LP Version)”
from First Take (Atlantic 1969) —Written by Ewan MacColl & released in 1970. Still sounds amazing after all these years.


Villagers “Old Man”
from Harvest Revisited (Mojo 2011) N  —Neil Young cover found on a CD which accompanied the Feb, 2011 issue of Mojo magazine.


Neil Young “For The Turnstiles”
from On the Beach (Warner Bros. / Reprise 1974) —The vocals on this song match the lyrics so well. That's Neil Young on banjo and Ben Keith on dobro.


Kris Kristofferson “Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down”
from Kristofferson (Monument / Legacy 1970) —It was absolutely amazing to hear him do this song last night. He was battling issues with his voice but it didn't matter. So powerful & a lesson in songwriting.


Merle Haggard “I Started Loving You Again”
from Down Every Road 1962-1994 (Capitol Records 1996) —Merle Haggard's voice was in really fine form last night. Still astounding after all these years. This was written by Merle Haggard & came out in 1968.


Peter Case “A Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Today”
from Tulare Dust: A Songwriters' Tribute to Merle Haggard (Hightone 1994) —Merle Haggard cover from 1994.


Lucinda Williams “Seeing Black”
from Blessed Single (Lost Highway 2011) N  —Just released last week. This is her strongest release in a long time.


Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man”
from Conway Twitty - Number 1's (MCA NASHVILLE 2007) R  —#1 single from 1973 written by Becki Blufield & Jim Owens.


Buddy Miller “Meds”
from Majestic Silver Strings (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011) N  —Written by Marc Ribot with Lee Ann Womack on vocals. Accompanied by Marc Ribot & Bill Frisell on acoustic guitars.


Josh Ritter “Lantern”
from So Runs the World Away CD Album (Pytheas Recordings 2010) —Written by Josh Ritter and released in 2010. This track sounds influenced by Bruce Springsteen. At least, I can imagine him singing this.


The Low Anthem “Matter Of Time”
from Smart Flesh (Nonesuch 2011) N  —Not an album to play at a Saturday night party but there is a lot to like about this new release.


Los Lobos “This Time” (Hollywood Records 1999) —Kind of a 70s soul feel to this track.


Beth Orton “She Cries Your Name”
from Trailer Park (Dedicated 1997) —Written by Beth Orton & William Orbit and found on her 1997 debut release. It has been ages since she has performed in St. Louis.

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