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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 5th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 5th 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


Oscar Brown, Jr. “Mr. Kicks”
from Sin & Soul...And Then Some (Columbi/Legacy 1996) —Reissue of his 1960 album plus five previously unreleased tracks - including this one. Written by Oscar Brown, Jr.


Mose Allison “Wild Man On The Loose”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —Written by Mose Allison & recorded in 1968


Ray Charles “I Believe To My Soul”
from Pure Genuis: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-59) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —Written by Ray Charles and recorded in NYC in 1959. Produced by Ahmet Ertegun & Jerry Wexler.


Georgie Fame “El Bandido”
from Mod Classics: 1964-66 (Ace 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Clive Powell (aka Georgie Fame) and recorded in 1965 for Columbia.


Dennis Coffey “I Bet You”
from Dennis Coffey (Strut 2011) N  —New release from the Detroit guitar great. This Funkadelic cover features Mick Collins of The Dirtbombs and Rachel Nagy of The Detroit Cobras.


Funkadelic “Can You Get to That”
from Maggot Brain CD Album (westbound 1971) —Written by George Clinton & Ernest G. Harris, Jr. and found on their 1971 funk, soul & psychedelic landmark release.


Sly & The Family Stone “You Can Make It If You Try”
from Stand! (Epic 1969) —Written by Sylvester Stewart & recorded in 1968. This doesn't sound the least bit dated. One of the finest soul albums ever made, I think.


Sly & The Family Stone “My Brain (Zig-Zag)”
from Stand! (Expanded) (Epic 2007) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental written by Sylvester Stewart & found on this 2007 expanded reissue of their 1969 release.


Millie Jackson “My Heart Took A Licking (But Kept On Ticking)”
from Super Funk Presents Funk Soul Sisters (BGP url 2003) —Written by George Jackson, Dan Greer & Billy Alsbrooks and released by MGM in 1969.


Dengue Fever “Durian Dowry”
from Cannibal Courtship (Concord 2011) N  —Highly recommended new release from the L.A. band who mix Cambodian pop, surf, Ethiopian jazz & psychedelic rock. Featuring the vocals of Chhom Nimol.


The Blind Boys of Alabama “I Was A Burden”
from Take the High Road (Saguaro Road 2011) N  —Lee Ann Womack is the guest vocalist and sounds wonderful singing with The Blind Boys of Alabama on this track written by Danny Flowers. This new release just came out this week.


The Staple Singers “You're Gonna Make Me Cry”
from The Ultimate Staple Singers: A Family Affair 1955-1984 (KENT/ACE 2000) —Mavis Staples just tears it up on this slow, soul-drenched 1971 Stax recording.


Booker T. & the MGs “Wade In The Water”
from Soul Men (Stax Records unk 2003) —Music bed. 60s Stax instrumental version of the traditional gospel tune.


Harvey & The Phenomenals “Soul & Sunshine”
from Local Customs: Burned at Boddie (The Numero Group 2011) N  —1972 soul & funk recorded at the Boddie Recording Company. Found on this new compilation of rare recordings that were made at this Ohio studio. They pressed over 1,000 titles ranging from soul to garage rock to polkas to recorded sermons.


Bob & Earl “The Harlem Shuffle”
from Beg Scream & Shout! (Rhino 1997) —Written by Bob Relf & Earl Nelson and recorded in 1963 for the Marc label.


Peter Wolf “Long Way Back Again”
from Fool's Parade (Mercury 2010) —1998 song written by Peter Wolf & Will Jennings. Peter Wolf plays harmonica on this, as well. This release gets overlooked but is highly recommended. Also with liner notes by Peter Guralnick. And somewhere out there, somebody is wondering what "liner note


King Curtis “Twisting Time”
from Soul Time (Great American Music 2010) —Music bed. Early 60s instrumental to make kids twist to that crazy R&B beat.


The Sonics “Have Love Will Travel”
from Here Are the Sonics (Norton 1999) —Reissue of their 1965 album. Pretty great cover version of the Richard Berry song.


Eliza Gilkyson “Slouching Towards Bethlehem”
from Roses At The End of Time (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2011) N  —Written by Eliza Gilkyson & found on her new release which just came out this week.


Randy Newman “Harps and Angels” (Nonesuch 2008) —Written and arranged by Randy Newman & produced by Mitchell Froom & Lenny Waronker. This song is a lesson in songwriting -- interesting phrasing, more ideas in this song arrangement than you will hear in most albums & lyrics mere mortals couldn't write.


Joe Henry “Prelude: Light No Lamp”
from Blood from Stars (Anti 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental from 2009.


The Feelies “Again Today”
from Here Before (Bar/None 2011) N  —Written by Glenn Mercer & Bill Million and found on their first album since 1991.


Sam Phillips “I Need Love”
from Martinis & Bikinis (Omnivore 1994) —Written by Sam Phillips and found on this highly recommended 1994 release. Produced by T-Bone Burnett.


The Velvetones “Mr. X”
from The Birth of Surf - Vol. 2 (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1965 Southern California surf instrumental.


Jackie DeShannon “Don't Turn Your Back On Me”
from Come and Get Me: The Complete Liberty & Imperial Singles: Vol. 2 (Ace 2011) N  —Written by Jackie DeShannon & recorded in 1964 for the Liberty label. Featuring Jimmy Page on guitar.


The Remodels “What Makes You Think You're The One”
from The Remodels (The Remodels 2010) L —The Remodels are a local band made up of Toby Weiss & Steve Staicoff. This song was written by Lindsey Buckingham & was originally found on Fleetwood Mac's Tusk release.


Fleetwood Mac “Blue Letter”
from Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros. 1975) —Written by Michael Curtis and/or Richard Curtis -- lots of conflicting info. Anyway, off their 1975 album.


Villagers “Set the Tigers Free”
from Becoming a Jackal (Domino 2010) —Villagers is really Conor J. O' Brien and he is based out of Dublin, Ireland.


Neko Case “The Tigers Have Spoken” (Anti- 2004) —Written by Neko Case & The Sadies and found on this live 2004 recording.


Lesley Gore “No Matter What You Do”
from Hearing Is Believing: The Jack Nitzsche Story 1962-1979 (Ace 2004) —Written by Mike Post & Dick St. John and recorded for Mercury in 1966. Arranged by Jack Nitzsche.


The Rumblers “Night Scene”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. 1964 garage rock instrumental out of Downey Records in Southern California.


Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 “Consider The Source”
from Northern Aggression (Yep Roc 2010) —Appearing in June (Sat 6/11) at Blueberry Hill as part of Twangfest. Also on the action-packed bill that night are Marah & The Baseball Project.


Willie Nile “Cell Phones Ringing (In the Pockets of the Dead)”
from Streets of New York (Reincarnate Music 2006) —Written by Willie Nile about terrorist subway bombings that took place in Spain.


Death In Vegas “Girls”
from Lost in Translation ST (Emperor Norton 2003) L —Music bed. Instrumental from the 2003 movie soundtrack.


Warren Zevon “Veracruz”
from Excitable Boy (Rhino 1978) —Written by Warren Zevon & Jorge Calderon and released in 1978. Produced by Jackson Browne.


Roy Orbison “Love Hurts”
from The Monument Singles Collection (1960-64) (Sony 2011) N  —Written by Boudleaux Bryant & the b-side of the 1961 Running Scared single.


Louis Prima “Oh Marie”
from The Wildest (applause 1956) —This set goes out to my wife, Marie, in celebration of her birthday. Cinco de Mayo...makes it easy to remember.


The Blasters “Marie Marie”
from Testament - the Complete Slash Recordings (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Written by Dave Alvin & originally released in 1981.


Bob Dylan “Absolutely Sweet Marie (2010 Mono Version)”
from Blonde On Blonde (2010 Mono Version) (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2010) —From his 1966 masterpiece. Don't forget that on Friday (5/27), we will be celebrating Bob Dylan's 70th birthday & having a KDHX benefit at Off Broadway.


Buddy Miller “Sneaky Snake”
from I Love: Tom T. Hall's "Songs of Fox Hollow" (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2011) N  —Featuring the guitar of Duane Eddy and background vocals of Patty Griffin & Peter Cooper.


Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs “The Only One”
from No Help Coming (Transdreamer 2011) N  —Written by Holly Golightly & Dave Lawyer and found on their new release. They will be appearing at The Firebird later this month (Tuesday 5/17).


Jessica Lea Mayfield “Our Hearts Are Wrong”
from Tell Me (Nonesuch 2011) N  —Appearing at Off Broadway next Friday (May 13).


Tony Joe White “Watching The Trains Go By”
from Sweet Inspiration: The Songs of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham (Ace 2011) N  —Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham and recorded in 1968 for the Monument label.


Gene Clark “Train Leaves Here This Morning”
from Flying High (A&M 1998) —Written by Bernie Leadon & Gene Clark and originally released in 1968 on The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark album.


Gordon Jenkins “The Conductor”
from Gordon Jenkins' Seven Dreams (Decca 1954) —This would be an excerpt from his 2nd dream called "The Conductor." Later to be largely appropriated by Johnny Cash and used for Folsom Prison Blues.


O.V. Wright “That’s How Strong My Love Is”
from The Goldwax Story (Kent 2001) —Written by Roosevelt Jamison and recorded in 1964 for the Memphis-based Goldwax label. As good as soul music gets.


The Nightingales “Just A Little Overcome”
from Tommy Tate: I'm So Satisfied (Kent 2007) —What a tremendous vocal from Tommie Tate on this 1971 Stax recording.


Tom Waits “House Where Nobody Lives”
from Mule Variations Album (Anti- / Epitaph 1999) —Written by Tom Waits & featuring Marc Ribot on lead guitar.


Jon Dee Graham “The Majesty Of Love”
from The Great Battle (New West 2004) —Written by Jon Dee Graham & recorded in Austin in 2004. Produced by Charlie Sexton.


Joe Henry “The Man I Keep Hid”
from Blood from Stars (Anti 2009) —"Nobody knows the man that I keep hid / He's raised my face like a pirate's flag / Of any Nations tattered rag / Nobody knows the man that I keep hid"

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