Booker T. And The MGs “My Sweet Potato” from Sock It to 'Em Soul (WSM UK 2004) —Music bed. This 1966 song kicked off this special Fall Membership Drive edition of Memphis to Manchester. If you missed the chance to support KDHX this week, harbor no regrets because the Fall Membership Drive continues through October 10.Buy it!
Warren Lee “Star Revue” from Sehorn's Soul Farm (Charly 2010) N —1965 song included on this new 2-CD collection of New Orleans, soul, funk and R & B.Buy it!
Arthur Conley “Sweet Soul Music” (Atlantic 1967) —Written by Otis Redding & Arthur Conley.Buy it!
Dyke and the Blazers “We Got More Soul” (BGP Records 2007) —1969 song written by Arlester "Dyke" Christian.Buy it!
James Brown “The Popcorn” from The Singles, Vol. 6: 1969-1970 (Hip-O Select/Polydor 2008) —Music bed. Live 1968 instrumental originally released on King.Buy it!
Sugar Pie DeSanto “My Baby's Got Soul” from Birth of Soul: Special Chicago Edition (Kent 2009) —Previously unissued Larry Wiilams song recorded for Checker in 1964.Buy it!
Junior Walker & The All Stars “Cool Cool Baby” from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 4 (Universal/Motown 2010) N —1965 Motown recording found on this fourth and latest edition of previously unreleased Motown songs.Buy it!
Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers “The Philly Dog” from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 4 (Universal/Motown 2010) N —Music bed. Previously unissued 1966 Motown instrumental.Buy it!
Mavis Staples “Downward Road” from You Are Not Alone (Anti 2010) N —Wriiten by Roebuck "Pops" Staples and found on this new Jeff Tweedy produced album.Buy it!
Robert Plant “You Can't Buy My Love” from Band Of Joy (Rounder 2010) N —Written by Billy & Bobby Babineaux and found on his new release.Buy it!
Li'l Band of Gold “Teardrops” from The Promised Land CD ALBUM (609 Records 2010) N —New swamp-pop release by this band of New Orleans luminaries.Buy it!
Aki Aleong & The Nobles “Earthquake” from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental released on the Vee-Jay label. Not the label one would expect for surf music.Buy it!
The Mighty Hannibal “In the Midnight Hour (Live With the Gatemouth Brown Band, "The Beat" TV Show)” from The !!! Beat (SuperBird 2010) N —Live recording of the Wilson Pickett classic from a 1966 TV music show out of Nashville emceed by Hoss Allen.Buy it!
King Khan & the Shrines “Land of the Freak” from What Is?! (Vice Records www.vicerecords.com 2007) —Appearing this Sunday (10/3) at 2720 Cherokee. Opening is Gentleman Jesse and His Men.Buy it!
The Budos Band “Reppirt Yad” from The Budos Band III (Daptone 2010) N —Music bed. 2010 Beatles instrumental.Buy it!
The Beatles “She Said She Said” from Revolver ALBUM (CAPITOL 1966) —Mono version of the Lennon-McCartney song.Buy it!
Kim Weston “Eleanor Rigby” from Soul Gospel (Soul Jazz 2005) —1970 soul-jazz Beatles cover.Buy it!
Booker T. & the MGs “I Want You (She's So Heavy)” from McLemore Avenue (stax 1970) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental version of the Beatles song released by Stax.Buy it!
The Relatives “Rap On” from Don't Let Me Fall (Heavy Light Records 2010) N —Gospel funk & soul out of Dallas recorded from 1971-1974.Buy it!
Tom Jones “Nobody's Fault But Mine” from Praise & Blame (Lost Highway 2010) N —Written by Tom Jones & Ethan Johns and found on this new release of gospel and spiritual songs.Buy it!
Willie Nile “Cell Phones Ringing (In The Pockets Of The Dead)” from Streets of New York (Reincarnate Music 2006) —Great rock song written by Willie Nile and released in 2006.Buy it!
The Clash “Police on my Back” from The Clash - The Singles (Sony BMG Music Entertainment 2006) —Written by Eddy Grant (back when he was with The Equals) and recorded in 1980.Buy it!
Joe Strummer “Omotepe” from The Future Is Unwritten (Music from the Film) (Sony Legacy Recordings 2007) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental originally released on the "Walker" original soundtrack.Buy it!
The National “Clampdown” from White Riot - Vol. 2 (Uncut 2003) —2003 Clash cover. Appearing tonight (9/30) at the Pageant. Opening is Owen Pallett.Buy it!
Aztec Camera “Jump” from Aztec Camera (sire 1993) —Van Halen cover found on this six-song EP.Buy it!
Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed” from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) N —Music bed. Instrumental from their new release.Buy it!
Bettie Serveert “Semaphore” from Pharmacy of Love (Palomine 2010) N —Appearing later this month (10/22) at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room.Buy it!
The Velvet Underground “Rock and Roll” from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Velvet Underground (Hip-O Records 2000) —Written by Lou Reed and originally released on their 1970 "Loaded" release.Buy it!
Death In Vegas “Girls” from Lost in Translation ST (Emperor Norton 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental from the 2003 movie soundtrack.Buy it!
Country Joe and the Fish “Flying High” from Electric Music for the Mind and Body (Vanguard vanguardrecords.com 1967) —1967 song written by Country Joe McDonald.Buy it!
Randy Newman “Gone Dead Train” from Performance (Original Soundtrack) (Warner Bros 1970) —1970 song written by Jack Nitzsche and Russ Titelman.Buy it!
The Rolling Stones “Mother's Little Helper” from Aftermath (UK Version) [Remastered] CD ALBUM (ABKCO 2005) —Released in 1966.Buy it!
Nero & The Gladiators “Boots” from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. Early 60s instrumental out of the U.K.Buy it!
Beck “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat” from War Child - Heroes, Vol. 1 (EMI 2009) —Very fine Dylan cover from 2009.Buy it!
The Flamin' Groovies “Absolutely Sweet Marie” from Groovies Greatest Grooves (sire 1979) —Dylan cover.Buy it!
Dave "Baby" Cortez “Rinky Dink” from Rock and Soul Instrumental Classics (Golden Stars 2001) —Music bed.Buy it!
The School “Let It Slip” from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010) N —Indie-pop out of Cardiff, Wales.Buy it!
Dusty Springfield “I'll Love You for a While” from Complete A & B Sides: 1963-70 (Eclipse 2006) —Written by Goffin-King & released in 1965 on the Mercury label.Buy it!
Tight Pants Syndrome “Get Outta My Haircut” from Fully Attractive CD ALBUM (Blip Blap! 2010) N L —Tight Pants Syndrome is having their CD release party this Saturday (10/2) at Off Braodway. Also on the bill are Finn's Motel & Karate Bikini.Buy it!
Los Lobos “One Time One Night” from By the Light of the Moon (Slash 1987) —Written by David Hidalgo & Louie Perez.Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Romance in Durango” from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5: Bob Dylan Live 1975 - The Rolling Thunder Revue (Columbia 2002) —Appearing at the Chaifetz Arena on 10/21 (Thursday).Buy it!
Wes Dakus' Rebels “Sour Biscuits” from That's Swift (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 garage-rock instrumental recorded for the Swan label.Buy it!
Chuck Prophet “I Bow Down and Pray to Every Woman I See” from No Other Love (New West 2002) —Appearing at Off Broadway on 10/23 (Saturday).Buy it!
Eleni Mandell “Girls” from Miracle of Five (Zedtone 2007) —Written by Eleni Mandell and released in 2007.Buy it!
Booker T. & the MGs “Every Beat of My Heart” from Soul Men (stax 2003) —Music bed.Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Be Real” from Songs of Sahm (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001) —Written by Doug Sahm and released in 2001.Buy it!
The Liverbirds “He's About A Mover” from Destroy That Boy! (Ace 2009) —Doug Sahm cover recorded live in 1966 at the Star-Club.Buy it!
The Cliffters “Django” from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed.Buy it!
The Miracles “Money (That's What I Want)” from Depend on Me: The Early Albums (Hip-O Select 2009) —2-CD collection made up of the first five Miracles releases.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Over the Rainbow” from All Killer, No Filler: The Anthology (Rhino 1993) —Great 2-CD overview of Jerry Lee Lewis. Thanks to everybody who pledged, thanks to the phone volunteers & thanks for Steve Pick for helping pitch. If you missed this week, you still have another chance next week. This is huge!Buy it!
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