Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Oct 28th 2010 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
The Fleshtones “Play With Fire”
from Up-Front (IRS 1980) —Rolling Stones cover found on this 1980 5-song EP. The Fleshtones will be appearing at Off Broadway on Saturday (11/6) as part of the Beat 'N' Soul festival. Also on the bill are The Nevermores, Mondo Topless, The Sights & JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound.
O V Wright & The Keys “That's How Strong My Love Is”
from The Goldwax Story, Vol. 1 (Ace Records 2001) —This set goes out to my fantastic wife, Marie. Today is our 4th wedding anniversary & this song was sung at our wedding. Written by Roosevelt Jamison & recorded in 1964 for the Goldwax label. Don't take things for granted. Time is fleeting & precious.
Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes “My Baby Plays the Same Old Song On His Guitar All Night Long”
from Califia: The Songs of Lee Hazlewood (Ace 2010) N —Written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded for RCA in 1963. The female vocal on this track was Merry Clayton. Duane Eddy's wife, Miriam sang on some tracks before they divorced. Not soon after, she married Waylon Jennings and changed her name to Jessi Colter
Ann-Margret “Thirteen Men”
from Atomic Platters: Cold War Music from the Golden Age of Homeland Security (Bear Family 2005) —You might have heard the Bill Haley version of this song. This version of the Dickie Thompson-penned song was recorded for RCA in 1962.
The Five Jones Boys “Mr Ghost Goes to Town”
from The Ultimate Rockin' Halloween Party (American Horror Songs 1930s - 1950s) (The Viper Label 2009) —This is about as good as Halloween songs get. Recorded in 1936.
Tom Waits “Time”
from Rain Dogs (Island 1985) —Written by Tom Waits & recorded in 1985. "Well, the smart money's on Harlow/And the moon is in the street/The shadow boys are breaking all the laws/And you're east of East St. Louis/And the wind is making speeches/And the rain sounds like a round of appla
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