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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 2012) N  —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.


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.


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.


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


Aretha Franklin “Niki Hoeky”
from Lady Soul (Atlantic. Written by Walter Davis in the 40s, covered by Ray in the 50s, perfected by the Queen of Soul in the 60s. unk 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.


The Sweet Inspirations “Don't Fight It”
from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic unk 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.


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


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


George Jackson “I'm Just A Prisoner”
from Let The Best Man Win (Kent 2012) N  —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.


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).


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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).


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.


Rodriguez “I Wonder”
from Searching for Sugar Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (UNI 2012) N  —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.com


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


Aimee Mann “Crazytown”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) N  —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.


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


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).


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


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


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.


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


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).


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


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


Iris DeMent “Sing the Delta” (Flariella Records 2012) N  —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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


The Linemen “Through Side One” (Columbia 2006) —Written & lead vocals by Kevin Butterfield. Jodee Lewis also sings background vocals on this track.

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