Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Aug 12th 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
Wilson Pickett “Save Me”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino / Atlantic 1968) —Written by George Jackson & Dan Greer and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1968.
from The Best of Parliament - Give Up the Funk (Island Def Jam 1995) —RIP Phelps "Catfish" Collins who played rhythm guitar for James Brown, Parliament & Funkadelic. He played on this 1978 R&B # 1 hit written by George Clinton, Bootsy Collins (his younger brother) & Bernie Worrell.
The Staple Singers “Slippery People”
from The Ultimate Staple Singers: A Family Affair 1955-1984 (KENT/ACE 2000) —Talking Heads cover from 1984.
The Mavericks “Things I Cannot Change”
from Super Colossal Smash Hits of the 90's - The Best of the Mavericks (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1999) —Rual Malo will be playing with a full band at the Old Rock house in October (Wed 10/6).
Dean and Britta “Not A Young Man Anymore”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) N —Velvet Underground cover found on this new release which features some covers and new music written for 13 short films made by Andy Warhol.
The Pogues “A Pair of Brown Eyes”
from Rum Sodomy & the Lash (WEA Records 1985) —One of Shane MacGowan's finest songs -- "In blood and death 'neath a screaming sky / I lay down on the ground / And the arms and legs of other men / Were scattered all around / Some cursed, some prayed, some prayed then cursed / Then prayed and bled some
Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues “Miss Otis Regrets/Just One of Those Things”
from From Croydon to Cuba.... (Virgin 2005) —1990 Cole Porter medley featuring a beautiful vocal by Kirsty MacColl on "Miss Otis Regrets" followed by a Shane MacGowan vocal on a rollicking version of "One of Those Things."
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