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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Aug 30th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Aug 30th 2012 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


Charles Spurling “Popcorn Charlie” from King Northern Soul: Volume 3 (Kent 2012N  —Charles Spurling was, primarily, a songwriter & producer for other King recording artists but he also put out singles, as well. Written by Charles Spurling & recorded for the King label in 1969.Buy it!


Don Bryant “Funky Broadway” from Precious Soul (2012 Hi Records Under Exclusive License to Fat Possum Records 2012) —Dyke & The Blazers cover found on this reissue of his 1969 Hi Records release. Produced by Willie Mitchell.Buy it!


The Fantastic Johnny C “Boogaloo Down Broadway” from The Phil-LA of Soul Singles Collection 1967-1973 (Phil-LA of Soul Records 2008) —1968 song penned by producer Jesse James & recorded in Philadelphia with session musicians who later would play on many of the Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff hits. I can't imagine this song wouldn't make any drummer happy.Buy it!


Lord Thunder “Thunder” from King Northern Soul: Volume 3 (Kent 2012N  —Music bed. 1969 soul instrumental recorded for the Deluxe label in 1969.lBuy it!


Aretha Franklin “Niki Hoeky” from Lady Soul (Atlantic 1968) —Written by Pat & Lolly Vegas (of Redbone fame) and Jim Ford. Produced by Jerry Wexler & featuring Jimmy Johnson, Joe South & Bobby Womack on guitar. That's also the Sweet Inspirations & Carolyn Franklin (Aretha's sister) on backing vocals.Buy it!


The Sweet Inspirations “Don't Fight It” from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic 1967) —The Sweet Inspirations have sung backing vocals for everybody from Elvis Presley & Van Morrison to Aretha Franklin & Dusty Springfield. This song was written by Wilson Pickett & Steve Cropper.Buy it!


John Randolph Marr “Hello LA, Bye Bye Birmingham” from Country Funk 1969-1975 COMP (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2012N  —Written by Delaney Bramlett & Mac Davis and recorded for Warner Bros in 1970.Buy it!


The Pac-Keys “Dig In” from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.Buy it!


George Jackson “I'm Just A Prisoner” from Let The Best Man Win (Kent 2012N  —Highly recommended new compilation of previously unissued 60s recordings made at FAME Recording Studios. He co-wrote this with Edward Harris for Candi Staton to record. He also wrote hits for Wilson Pickett, Clarence Carter, Otis Clay, Bob Seger, etc.Buy it!


Mel & Tim “I'm Your Puppet” from Starting All Over Again (stax 1972) —Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham and produced by Barry Beckett (who plays keyboards on this album) & Roger Hawkins (who also plays drums & percussion on this album).Buy it!


The Hopson Family “Hello Sunshine” from Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk From Shreveport's Jewel Records (Harmless 2012N  —1974 soul gospel version of a song written by King Curtis & Ron Miller and also recorded by Aretha Franklin & Wilson Pickett.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “Sunday Sermon” from Stax Profiles (Stax/Concord 2006) —Music bed. 1970 Stax single written by Art Jerry Miller.Buy it!


The Watson Twins “Ain't No Sunshine” from Night Covers - EP (The Watson Twins 2011) —Bill Withers cover from Chandra and Leigh Watson's 2011 6-song EP.Buy it!


Lianne La Havas “Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye” from Is Your Love Big Enough? (Deluxe Edition) (Warner Music UK 2012N  —Leonard Cohen song found on the deluxe edition of the UK singer's new debut release.Buy it!


Van Morrison “Open the Door to Your Heart” from Born to Sing: No Plan B (Blue Note 2012N  —From his forthcoming album slated for release on October 2.Buy it!


Georgie Fame “El Bandido” from Mod Classics: 1964-66 (Ace 2009) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental written by Clive Powell aka Georgie Fame.Buy it!


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Walk On Thru That Door” from Faithful Man (Truth and soul 2012) —Terrific production & arrangements on this track. They will be appearing at Lola on Sunday (9/16). Not to be missed.Buy it!


William DeVaughn “Be Thankful for What You Got (Pt. 1)” from Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia (Sony 2008) —Written by William DeVaughn and originally released as a single for the Roxbury label in 1974.Buy it!


Lee Fields & The Expressions “I Still Got It (Instrumental)” from Faithful Man (Instrumentals) (Truth & Soul Records 2012N  —Music bed. From this new vinyl release made up of all the instrumental backing tracks from their Faithful Man release.Buy it!


Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk “You Can Make It If You Try” from Live at 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (MunckMix Inc. 2010) —Appearing at the Old Rock House in September (Thursday 9/13).Buy it!


The Dirtbombs “Natural Man” from If You Don't Already Have a Look (In The Red 2005) —Pretty great Lou Rawls cover. Maybe not as good as their Sly & The Family Stone 'Underdog" cover but close, which is saying a whole lot.Buy it!


Rodriguez “I Wonder” from Searching for Sugar Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (UNI 2012N  —Whoa, a listener has informed me that Rodriguez is playing at the RootsnBluesnBBQ festival in Columbia, MO on Friday (9/21). For the entire impressive lineup of the two day festival, go to http://rootsnbluesnbbq.comBuy it!


The Rumblers “Soulful Jerk” from It's A Gas! (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for the Downey label.Buy it!


The Yardbirds “What Do You Want” from Over Under Sideways Down (Repertoire Records 1966R  —Reissue of their 1966 album. This song was written by Jeff Beck / Chris Dreja / Jim McCarty / Keith Relf / Paul Samwell-Smith.Buy it!


The dB's “That Time Is Gone” from Falling Off the Sky (Bar/None Records 2012N  —Written by Peter Holsapple and found on their new release which is the first featuring their original lineup since 1982.Buy it!


Redd Kross “Meet Frankenstein” from Researching the Blues (Merge 2012N  —Written by Jeff McDonald and found on this recommended new release.Buy it!


The Marketts “Love 1985” from Outer Space, Hot Rods & Superheroes (Ace 2011) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for Warner Bros.Buy it!


Carole King “Like Little Children” from The Legendary Demos (Hear Music 2012) —Demo recorded circa 1966 written by Carole King & Gerry Goffin. This song was recorded by The Knickerbockers and by Inez & Charlie Foxx.Buy it!


Inez & Charlie Foxx “I Stand Accused” from Count The Days (Charly 1995) —Written by Jerry Butler & William Butler and recorded in 1967.Buy it!


The Martinis “Key Chain” from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed.Buy it!


Rumer “Flyin' Shoes” from Boys Don't Cry (Atlantic Records UK 2012N  —Gorgeous version of the Townes Van Zandt song found on her new release made up of all covers.Buy it!


Aimee Mann “Crazytown” from Charmer SINGLE (Superego 2012N  —From her new release coming out on September 18. Aimee Mann will be at the Pageant in November (Tuesday 11/13). Thanks to Roy Kasten from Feel Like Going Home for getting this in my hands.Buy it!


Cotton Mather “I'll Be Gone” from I'll Be Gone - Single (Euclid Records/Star Apple Kingdom 2012N  —New single of a song written by Ola Främby and featuring Ian McLagan on keyboards.Buy it!


Bobby Fuller & The Fanatics “Our Favorite Martian” from The Birth of Surf - Vol. 2 (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1964 surf instrumental written by Bobby Fuller (of Bobby Fuller fame).Buy it!


The Blind Eyes “Hermetically Sealed” from With a Bang! (Blind Eyes 2011L —Baa-ba-ba-ba (repeat often). C'mon, you know you want to sing along with this.Buy it!


Camera Obscura “Shine Like a New Pin” from Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi (Merge 2002) —Written & sung by Tracyanne Campbell.Buy it!


Bettie Serveert “Souls Travel” from Pharmacy of Love (Palomine 2010) —From the Amsterdam-based band's most recent release. They should be about due for a new one. Written by Carol van Dyk & Martijn Blankestijn.Buy it!


A Girl Called Eddy “Julia” from The White Album Recovered (Mojo 2008) —2008 Beatles cover by the UK singer.Buy it!


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “Beware of Darkness” from Under The Covers - Vol. 2 (Shout! Factory 2009) —Written by George Harrison. Don't forget that Matthew Sweet will be performing “Girlfriend” in its entirety as well as other songs at the Duck Room in September (Saturday 9/22).Buy it!


Susanna Hoffs “Picture Me” from Someday (Baroque Folk 2012N  —Written by Susanna Hoffs & Andrew Brassell and orchestrated & produced by Mitchell Froom.Buy it!


Caroline Herring “Fireflies” from Camilla (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2012N  —Written by Caroline Herring and found on her new release which just came out this week.Buy it!


Iris DeMent “Sing the Delta” (Flariella Records 2012N  —Finally, some new Iris Dement music. This album is slated for release on 10/2. This is her first album of original material in 16 years.Buy it!


Bobbie Gentry “Tobacco Road” from The Delta Sweete (CAPITOL 1968) —Written by John D. Loudermilk.Buy it!


Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Paul Kelly “Special Treatment” from Two Roads - Live in Australia (Caroline 1990) —Written by Paul Kelly and recorded live in 1990.Buy it!


Neil Young “From Hank to Hendrix” from Unplugged (Reprise 1993) —Live 1993 recording with a band made up of Nils Lofgren, Ben Keith, Spooner Oldham, Nicolette Larson & Tim Drummond, among others.Buy it!


Crazy Horse “I Don't Want to Talk About It” from Hard Workin' Man: The Jack Nitzsche Story - Vol. 2 (Ace 2006) —1970 song written & sung by Danny Whitten and produced by Jack Nitzsche & Bruce Botnick.Buy it!


Ray Wylie Hubbard “New Year's Eve At the Gates of Hell” from The Grifter's Hymnal (Bordello 2012) —Ray Wylie pulls no punches on this one. From one of my favorite 2012 releases.Buy it!


Joe South “Games People Play” from Anthology (Raven 1999) —1968 recording written by Joe South.Buy it!


The Linemen “Through Side One” (self-released 2006L —Written & lead vocals by Kevin Butterfield. Jodee Lewis also sings background vocals on this track.Buy it!

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