Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Sep 2nd 2010 7.00am–10.00am
Time zone: central
Annette Thomas “You Need a Friend Like Mine”
from The Gospel Truth! The Gospel Soul and Funk of Stax Records (BGP url 2010) N —Written by Frederick Knight and released in 1974 on the Truth label. From this new compilation of gospel soul & funk from Stax's 70s gospel label.
Jackie Lee & Delores Hall “Whether It's Right or Wrong”
from Deep Shadows: The Best of Kent Ballads (Kent 2010) N —Written by Bob Relf & Earl Nelson (of Bob & Earl "Harlem Shuffle" fame) and recorded in 1966 for the Mirwood label. And Jackie Lee, in this case, is Earl Nelson singing with a female vocalist named Delores Hall.
James & Bobby Purify “Wish You Didn't Have to Go”
from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 2002) —Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham and recorded in 1966 for the Bell label.
The Box Tops “I'm Your Puppet”
from The Letter / Neon Rainbow (Bell 1967) —Another song written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham. Recorded in 1967 for the Bell label & produced by Dan Penn. Don't forget about the KDHX benefit September Gurls & Boys: A Tribute to Alex Chilton and Big Star - Friday (9/24) Off Broadway, 7:30 PM.
The Rumblers “Night Scene”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. 1964 garage rock instrumental recorded for the Downey label.
Terry Allen “Buck Naked”
from Human Remains (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 1996) —Written by David Byrne & released in 1996. Feturing Joe Ely & David Byrne on background vocals. Terry Allen will be taking part in the Larry Weir Memorial Concert at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Sunday (9/12).
Iris DeMent “Let the Mystery Be”
from Infamous Angel (Warner Bros. 1992) —"Everybody's wonderin' what and where they all came from. / Everybody's worryin' 'bout where they're gonna go when the whole thing's done. / But no one knows for certain and so it's all the same to me. / I think I'll just let the mystery be."
Shane MacGowan & Friends “I Put a Spell On You”
from I Put A Spell On You single (iTunes 2010) N —Screaming Jay Hawkins cover recorded as a single in 2010 with proceeds goint to benefit Haiti. Among Shane MacGowan's friends taking part are Johnny Depp, Bobby Gillespie, Chrissie Hynde, Glen Matlock, Mick Jones, Nick Cave, Paloma Faith & Eliza Doolittle