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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 17th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 17th 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


Boogaloo and His Gallant Crew “Cops And Robbers”
from Clothes Line (Wrap It Up) / Cops and Robbers 45 single (Crest 1956) —1956 song written by Kent Harris (aka Boogaloo). Bo Diddley later covered this in 1957. This is one of the best singles I've ever heard. Both sides are fantastic.


Little Willie John “Leave My Kitten Alone”
from The King Sessions 1958-1960 CD Comp (Ace 2005) —1959 song co-written by Willie John, James McDougal & Titus Turner and found on this compilation of recordings he made for Cincinnati's King Records from 1958-60.


Young Jessie and His Orchestra “I Smell A Rat”
from I Smell A Rat / Lonesome Desert 45 single (Modern 1953) —Written by Leiber & Stoller and recorded in 1954.


James Carr “Let It Happen”
from The Complete Goldwax Singles (Kent 2001) —Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham and recorded for the Goldwax label in 1967. Featuring Jeanie Greene, Sandy Posey and Mary Halliday on background vocals.


Irma Thomas “Good Things Don't Come Easy”
from Sweet Inspiration: The Songs of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham (Ace 2011) N  —Originally unissued 1967 Chess recording made at Muscle Shoals. Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham.


The Sweet Inspirations “Sweet Inspiration”
from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic unk 1967) —Reissue of their 1967 debut album by the singers who backed up everybody from Wilson Pickett & Aretha Franklin to Van Morrison & Elvis Presley. Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham. You can't go wrong with any of the songs on this album.


The Upsetters “The Shimmy”
from The Upsetters (La Cienega 2003) —Music bed. Compilation of 50s & 60s recordings from the band who backed Little Richard on some of his singles. This instrumental originally was released in 1959 on the Palm label.


Ike & Tina Turner “I've Been Loving You Too Long”
from Bold Soul Sister - The Best of the Blue Thumb Recordings (Hip-O 1969) —Written by Otis Redding & Jerry Butler and originally released in 1968 on the Blue Thumb label.


The Rolling Stones “Prodigal Son (Live)”
from Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! - The Rolling Stones In Concert (40th Anniversary Deluxe Version) (Universal Music Group International 2009) —One of five previously unreleased live Stones' recordings from 1969 included on this expanded version. Written by Robert Wilkins. Stripped down live performance & sounding amazing.


Bettye LaVette “Ain't That Lovin' You Baby”
from Change Is Gonna Come Sessions (Anti/Epitaph 2009) —Jimmy Reed cover recorded live in the studio in 2009.


Joe Henry “Trampoline” (Mammoth 1996) —Written by Joe Henry & recorded in 1995.


Robert Plant “Harm's Swift Way”
from Band Of Joy (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010) —Written by Townes Van Zandt & featuring background vocals by Patty Griffin & Darrell Scott.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Snake Song”
from Hawk (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2010) —One of two songs written by Townes Van Zandt found on this highly recommended 2010 release.


Bonnie Bramlett “Your Kind of Kindness”
from Country Got Soul - Volume 2 (Casual 2004) —Originally released on her first solo album in 1974. Written by Bonnie Bramlett, Delaney Bramlett & Jerry Allison.


Willie Mitchell “Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On” (Hi Records / Fat Possum Records 1967) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental recorded for the Hi label.


Chuck Prophet “Apology”
from The Hurting Business (Hightone 2000) —1999 song written by Chuck Prophet & frequent writing partner, Kurt Lipschutz a.k.a. klipschutz.


The Fireballs “Black is Black”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) N  —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Los Bravos song.


PJ Harvey “The Last Living Rose”
from Let England Shake (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2011) N  —Written by PJ Harvey and found on her new release which just came out this week. Just one of several odes to England on this album.


Charlotte Gainsbourg “Heaven Can Wait (Sunset Sound Session - Circus Version)”
from Sunset Sound Session (Ekektra 2010) —Alternate version recorded live in the studio. Written & produced by Beck.


Sam Phillips “Happy Mediums”
from Cameras In The Sky (self 2011) N  —New release which just came out this week. Only available through her web site as part of a music subscription called Long Play. This was the final release of the subscription. What a great offering of music over the last year by Sam Phillips.


La Sera “Never Come Around”
from La Sera (Hardly Art 2011) N  —New release which just came out this week featuring the vocals & songwriting of Katy Goodman (from Vivian Girls).


Jackie De Shannon “Dream Boy”
from What The World Needs Now is...Jackie De Shannon (EMI 1994) —1964 recording written by Jackie De Shannon & previously unreleased until inclusion on this 1994 compilation.


Old 97s “She's Got Everything”
from Sweetheart 2005 (Hear Music 2005) —2005 cover of a Kinks song. The Old 97's will be appearing at The Pageant this Friday (2/18). Also on the bill are Those Darlins & Whiskey Folk Ramblers.


Various Artists “Bert's Apple Crumble”
from The Mod Scene (Decca Pop 1998) —Music bed. 1967 Decca instrumental.


Bruno Mars “The Other Side (feat. Cee Lo Green & B.o.B)”
from Doo-Wops & Hooligans (Ekektra 2010)


Doris Troy “You Tore Me Up Inside”
from I'll Do Anything: The Doris Troy Anthology 1960-1996 (Kent 2011) N  —Written by Doris Troy & Ray Schinnery and originally released in 1970 on the Apple label.


Charles Bradley “Golden Rule”
from No Time for Dreaming (Daptone 2010) N  —From this recommended debut full-length release by the 62-years old soul singer. Featuring backing by the Menahan Street Band.


Drive-by Truckers “Where's Eddie”
from Go-Go Boots (ATO www.atorecords.com 2011) N  —Written by Eddie Hinton & Donnie Fritts and found on this new release which just came out this week.


Eddie Hinton “Everybody Needs Love”
from Letters from Mississippi (Mighty Field Of Vision 1986) —Reissue of his 1985 release. Written by Eddie Hinton.


Dusty Springfield “Breakfast in Bed”
from Dusty In Memphis (Deluxe Edition) (Rhino Atlantic 1999) —Expanded reissue of her classic 1969 release. Written by Eddie Hinton & Donnie Fritts and recorded at American Studios in Memphis.


Tift Merritt “Mixtape”
from See You On the Moon (Universal Music Group International 2010) —Written by Tift Merritt & released in 2010.


Maria McKee “I'm Gonna Soothe You”
from You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Geffen 1993) —Written by Maria McKee, Marvin Etzioni & Bruce Brody and released in 1993.


The Band “It Makes No Difference”
from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (Remastered) (CAPITOL 2001) —Expanded reissue of their 1975 release. Written by Robbie Robertson & featuring a tremendous lead vocal by Rick Danko.


Son Volt “Ain't No More Cane”
from A Retrospective: 1995-2000 (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) L —Previously unreleased Leadbelly cover recorded in 1997.


Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova “You Ain't Goin' Nowhere”
from I'm Not There (Music from the Motion Picture) (Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrack 2007) —Bob Dylan cover from the 2007 soundtrack for the Todd Hayes film.


Buckwheat Zydeco “Hot Tamale Baby”
from On a Night Like This (Island 1987) —Written by Clifton Chenier. Buckwheat Zydeco will be appearing at the Gramophone next Tuesday (2/22).


C.C. Adcock “Stealin' All Day”
from Lafayette Marquis (Yep Roc Records 2004) —Written by C.C. Adcock & Chaz Bazz. This was the last song ever produced by Jack Nitzsche.


Wayne Hancock “Brand New Cadillac”
from That's What Daddy Wants CD Album (Ark 21 Records 1997) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Saturday (2/19). Also on the bill are Pokey LaFarge & The South City 3.


The Crazy Teens “Crazy Date”
from The Oxford American Southern Music CD - No. 12 (Oxford American 2010) N  —This song was written by Dave Reynolds when he was age 15 & not recorded much later than that. 1959 recording out of Tuscaloosa, AL.


Prairie Rehab “Dublin Blues”
from Philology (self-released 2011) N L —Guy Clark cover from their forthcoming release. They will be having their CD release party at Off Broadway next Saturday (2/26).


Laura Cantrell “14th Street”
from Humming By the Flowered Vine (Matador 2005) —Written by Emily Spray & released in 2005.


Richmond Fontaine “The Boyfriends”
from We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River CD Album (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2009) —Featuring the lyrics & vocals of Willie Vlautin. This Portland, OR band seems to tour Europe way more than they tour the U.S.


Jenny Toomey “Just Because It's Dying”
from Tempting (Misra Records 2002) —2002 song written by Franklin Bruno.


Faces “Debris”
from The Best of Faces: Good Boys... When They're Asleep (Rhino 1999) —Written & sing by Ronnie Lane and originally released in 1971. There is an elegance to this track that serves as a reminder that Ronnie Lane left this world way too soon.


Patty Griffin “Never Grow Old”
from Downtown Church CD Album (CMG 2010) —Traditional gospel song also featuring harmony vocals by Buddy Miller.

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