Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Nov 25th 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
Little Miss Cornshucks “Try A Little Tenderness”
from Respect: Aretha's Influences & Inspiration (Ace 2009) —Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. Written by Harry Woods, James Campbell & Reginald Connelly and recorded in 1952 for the Coral label. She was an influence on the vocals of Ruth Brown and LaVern Baker.
Ray Charles “(Night Time Is) The Right Time”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) [Remastered] (Atlantic Records/ATG 1960) —Written by Napoleon Brown, Ozzie Cadena & Lew Herman and recorded for Atlantic in 1958.
James & Bobby Purify “You Left the Water Running”
from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 1966) —This Florida-based soul duo recorded this in 1966 for the Bell label.
The Kinks “The Village Green Preservation Society”
from The Kinks Are The Village Green Presevation Society CD Album (Sanctuary Records 2004) —Written by Ray Davies and released in 1968.
Jonathan Richman “Stop Your Sobbing”
from This Is Where I Belong - The Songs of Ray Davies & The Kinks (Ryko/Rhino 2002) —2002 Kinks cover. Ray Davies: "One of the first songs I ever wrote & totally detached from any emotional or relationship experience I had had at the time."
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