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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Dec 1st 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Dec 1st 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


Little Richard “Try Some of Mine”
from Brunswick Lost Soul - Volume 2 (Brunswick 2011) N  —Little Richard singing a soul song written by Don Covay. Who knew? Recorded in NYC in 1967.


Don Covay “Take This Hurt Off Me”
from Mercy Mercy: The Definitive Don Covay (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1994) —I can't recommend this single-disc compilation highly enough. Written by Don Covay & bassist Ronald Miller and recorded in 1964. Bernard Purdie is playing drums on this one.


The Rolling Stones “Mercy Mercy”
from Out of Our Heads (London 2013) —Reissue of their 1965 release. This song was also written by Don Covay & Ronald Miller.


The Rolling Stones “2120 South Michigan Avenue”
from 12 X 5 (London 1964) —Music bed. 1964 original instrumental named for the address of Chess Records.


George Jackson “Bite the Hand That Feeds You”
from Don't Count Me Out: The Fame Recordings Volume 1 (Kent 2011) N  —New compilation of previously unissued 1960s recordings that George Jackson made for Fame Records. Produced by Rick Hall.


Jeanie Greene “Don't Make Me Hate Loving You”
from The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973 (Kent 2011) N  —Jeanie Greene was often called on by Rick Hall when a female vocalist was needed for a demo. She recorded over fifty of them. This 1966 previously unreleased demo was written by guitarist, Albert Lowe.


Candi Staton “I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than a Young Man's Fool)”
from Candi Staton (Capitol Records 2004) —1969 Fame single written by Clarence Carter (who she eventually married), George Jackson & Raymond Moore. Produced by Rick Hall.


Smoky & The Fabulous Blades “Jerk Baby Jerk”
from Double Cookin': Classic Northern Soul Instrumentals (Kent 2010) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for the Dore label.


Peter Wolf “Tragedy”
from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 2010) —Duet with Shelby Lynne written by Peter Wolf & Angelo Petraglia. Shelby Lynne fans take note - she will be appearing at the Old Rock House in January (Thursday, 1/12).


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “He Said I Can”
from Soul Time! (Daptone 2011) N  —Previously unreleased track from the I Learned The Hard Way sessions. Written by Dap-King bassist & Daptone founder, Bosco Mann.


Charles Bradley “Heart of Gold”
from Heart of Gold single (Daptone 2011) —2011 soul version of the Neil Young song.


The Budos Band “My Girl”
from Budos Band II (Daptone 2007) —Music bed. Completely re-worked & close to unrecognizable instrumental of the Smokey Robinson hit.


The Victory Five “Have You Been To The Pool”
from Boddie Recording Company: Cleveland, Ohio (The Numero Group 2011) N  —1974 soul gospel out of Detroit & found on this highly recommended new three-disc compilation of 60s & 70s tracks from the Cleveland-based Boddie studios and related Soul Kitchen, Luau & Bounty record labels.


Tom Waits “Talking At the Same Time”
from Bad As Me (Anti- 2011) N  —"Well we bailed out all the millionaires / They got the fruit / We got the rind / And everybody's talking at the same time"


Mose Allison “I'm Alright”
from The Way of the World (Anti- 2010) —Loudon Wainwright III cover recorded in 2009 & produced by Joe Henry.


Jimmy Smith “Main Title From "The Carpetbaggers"”
from The Cat (Verve Records 1964) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental written by Elmer Bernstein.


Van Morrison “Common One”
from Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Listen to the Lion 2009) —Sublime live version of the Van Morrison song recorded in 2008 with a killer response vocal by Bianca Thornton.


Billie Poole with the Junior Mance Trio “Them Blues”
from The Return of Mod Jazz (Ace 2005) —1963 recording for the Riverside label written by Ollie Jones and featuring Kenny Burrell on guitar & Junior Mance on piano.


Marlena Shaw “Looking Through The Eyes of Love”
from The Spice of Life (CADET 1969) —Written by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil. Marlena Shaw will be appearing at Jazz at the Bistro in 2012 (Wednesday, Apr 11). It never hurts to plan ahead.


Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos “Surfink”
from Surfink! (Sundazed 2011) N  —Reissue of a surf album released by Capitol in 1964 and featuring instrumentals with a backing session greats such as Jerry Cole, David Gates, Leon Russell & Earl Palmer.


Dengue Fever “Family Business”
from Cannibal Courtship (Concord 2011) N  —From one of my favorite 2011 releases & featuring the lead vocals of one-time Cambodian pop singer & star, Chhom Nimol.


Les Rovers “Dans Cinquante Ans D'ici”
from Grooce Club Vol. 1 - La Confiserie Magique (Martyrs of Pop 2011) N  —Collection of French pop & rock from the 60s & early 70s. This track was recorded in 1967.


Dengue Fever “Kiss of the Bufo Alvarius”
from Cannibal Courtship (Concord 2011) N  —Music bed. Instrumental from their 2011 release.


The Who “The Punk And The Godfather”
from Quadrophenia (Remixed and Remastered Version) (Polydor 2011) —Reissue of their 1973 release with the adition of eleven demo recordings. Written by Pete Townshend.


The Action “Climbing Up the Wall”
from The Route to Quadrophenia (Mojo 2011) N  —Taken from this compilation CD which accompanied the December, 2011 issue of Mojo magazine. Written by Reg King & recorded in 1968.


The Marvelettes “Locking Up My Heart (Single Version)”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 3: 1963 (Hip-O Select Retail (MT) 2006) —1963 recording written by Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier & Brian Holland.


Jr. Walker and The All Stars “Tune Up”
from Shotgun (SOUL 1965) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Autry DeWalt aka Junior Walker.


Camera Obscura “French Navy”
from My Maudlin Career MP3/file Album (4AD 2009) —Indie-pop out of Scotland written & sung by Tracyanne Campbell.


The Beach Boys “Good Vibrations”
from Smile Sessions (CAPITOL 2011) N  —1966 masterpiece with music by Brian Wilson and words by Mike Love. The drums and percussion on this song are just so great and I've never heard them as well as I can on this new release.


The Chandelles “El Gato”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Surf instrumental from 1963 recorded for the Dot label.


Calexico “All The Pretty Horses”
from Selections from Road Atlas 1998-2011 (Quarterstick 2011) —Collection of recordings culled from eight tour-only CDs self-released by the band from 1968-2011. Traditional song arranged & sung by Joey Burns.


Latin Playboys “Forever Night Shade Mary”
from Latin Playboys (Slash/Warner Bros 1994) —Written by David Hidalgo & Louis Perez.


Los Lobos “This Time” (Hollywood Records 1999) —Written by David Hidalgo & Louis Perez. Los Lobos will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall in 2012 (Feb. 26). What a great venue to see them at.


Calexico “Detroit Steam”
from Selections from Road Atlas 1998-2011 (Quarterstick 2011) N  —Music bed. Instrumental written by Joey Burns & John Convertino.


The Blazers “Going Up The Country”
from East Side Soul (Rounder www.rounder.com 1995) —Canned Heat cover through an East-L.A. filter.


Toni Price “Like You Used To”
from Midnight Pumpkin (Antone's Records/ Texas Music Group 2001) —Written by J.J. Cale & sung beautifully by the Austin-based singer. With Jon Dee Graham on lap steel & Champ Hood on acoustic guitar.


Jon Dee Graham “Majesty Of Love”
from The Great Battle (New West 2004) —Written by Jon Dee Graham with backing by Charlie Sexton, Michael Hardwick, Jason White & Andrew DuPlantis


Alejandro Escovedo “Fort Worth Blue”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Alejandro Escovedo and guitarist/keyboardist, David Pulkingham.


Brothers Lazaroff “What Are You Telling Me?”
from Give 'Em What They Need (self-released 2010) L —At Off Broadway on Friday Brothers Lazaroff Hanukkah Hullabaloo Kinky Friedman After-Party with Will Soll's Klezmer Conspiracy, James Stone Goodman, DJ Goldie, and The Vaad featuring members of Magnolia Summer, The Bottle Rockets & Melody Den.


E “Hello Cruel World”
from A Man Called (E) (Polygram 1992) —Written by E (aka Mark Everett of Eels fame) and Parthenon Huxley. Thanks to Rich Reese from Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst (heard right before this show every Thursday from 5-7 AM) for making me aware of this.


Joe Ongie “Famous Last Words”
from Critical Darling (Granny Vegas 2004) —Fine collection of indie-pop from the singer-songwriter now based out of NYC.


The Pastel Six “Horny aka Hot Dogger”
from It Came From The Suburbs (Ace 2006) —Music bed. 60s garage rock instrumental out of Southern California.


Bettie Serveert “Dust Bunny”
from Live at KDHX, Vol. 9 (KDHX 2011) N  —Recorded here at KDHX on 10/22/10. Straight out of Amsterdam.


The Trip Daddys “Claudette”
from THE LIFE WE CHOSE (Daddy Time Reords 2011) N L —Roy Obison cover from the St. Louis band's forthcoming EP. They are having their EP release party at Off Broadway this Saturday (12/3). Also appearing are Skinny Jim & The Number 9 Blacktops.


Alejandro Escovedo “Anchor”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo & Chuck Prophet.


The Trip Daddys “She's A Woman”
from The Life We Chose (Daddy Time Reords 2011) L —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Beatles song.


Kathleen Edwards “Change the Sheets”
from Voyageur (Zoe 2012) N  —From her highly anticipated (by me, anyway) forthcoming 2012 release.


Devon Sproule “Now's The Time”
from I Love You, Go Easy (Tin Angel 2011) N  —Written by Devon Sproule who recently moved to Berlin. This was recorded in Ontario, Canada with backing by folk-pop trio, the Silt.


Gillian Welch “The Way It Goes”
from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) —Definitely a candidate for best release of 2011. Written by Gillian Welch & David Rawlings.


Wayne Hancock “Thunderstorms and Neon Signs” (Ark21 1995) —Appearing this Sunday (12/4) at Off Broadway. Opening is Jayke Orvis & The Broken Band.


Neil Young “From Hank to Hendrix”
from Harvest Moon CD Album (Reprise 1992) —With backing by Kenny Buttrey, Tim Drummond, Ben Keith, Spooner Oldham, Linda Ronstadt & James Taylor.


Cowboy Junkies “State Trooper”
from Whites Off Earth Now (BMG 1990) R  —I had a request to play Cowboy Junkies or Patti Scialfa so I went for some hybrid of the two. Springsteen cover from their 1986 debut release.


The Linemen “Through Side One” (Columbia 2006) —Written and sung by Kevin Butterfield.

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