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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 19th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 19th 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


Shorty Long “Devil With The Blue Dress” from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 4: 1964 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2006) —Written by Shorty Long & William "Mickey" Stevenson and released in 1964. This is the original version of the song & Mitch Ryder had a hit with his revved-up version in 1966.Buy it!


Little Richard “Good Golly Miss Molly” from 18 Greatest Hits (Rhino 1985) —Written by Robert "Bumps" Blackwell & John Marascalco and released in 1958 for the Specialty label.Buy it!


Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels “I Like It Like That” from Rev-Up: The Best of Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels (Rhino 1990) —New Orleans soul song written by Chris Kenner & Allen Toussaint and recorded for the New Voice label in 1966.Buy it!


Jr. Walker and The All-Stars “Monkey Jump” from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 4: 1964 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2006) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental written by Autry DeWalt, Jr. (aka Junior Walker).Buy it!


The Isley Brothers “Your Old Lady” from Where It's At: Soul in the Midnight Hour (Kent 1999) —Recorded in 1961 for the Atlantic label. "Your old lady sure looks good to me / Your old lady sure looks good to me / Don't wanna lose you, 'cause you're my friend / But your old lady is the livin' end / Your old lady sure looks good to me"Buy it!


Johnnie Taylor “Cheaper To Keep Her” from Taylored In Silk (Expanded) (Concord Records, Inc. 2011N  —OK, it's pretty safe to say this is not being sung from a sentimentalist's POV. Written by Mack Rice & originally released in 1973 by Stax. This new reissue comes with six additional Stax single tracks not included on the original release.Buy it!


Doris Duke “Feet Start Walking” from I'm A Loser: The Swamp Dogg Sessions...and more (Kent 2005) —Written by Jerry Williams, Jr. (aka Swamp Dogg) and Gary U.S. Bonds and recorded in 1969 for the Canyon label. This album is a must-have for soul music fans. Truly great.Buy it!


Willie Mitchell “Hideaway” from Poppa Willie - The Hi Years / 1962-74 (Hi Records/ Demon 2001) —Music bed. 1968 version of the Freddie King instrumental.Buy it!


Millie Jackson “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right” from Caught Up (Spring Records 1974) —OK, we're not messing around here. Let's lay out the whole 14 minute cheating opus. Recorded for the Spring label in 1974. Written by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson & Carl Hampton.Buy it!


Millie Jackson “The Rap” from Caught Up (Spring Records 1974) —"Listen to the clock on the wall." Written by Millie Jackson.Buy it!


Millie Jackson “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right [Reprise]” from Caught Up (Spring Records 1974) —Alright, I think she really means it.Buy it!


Millie Jackson “All I Want Is a Fighting Chance” from Caught Up (Spring Records 1974) —She's confronting the wife now. This is not going to end well. Co-written by Millie Jackson & King Sterling. Soul masterpiece.Buy it!


Dennis Coffey “All Your Goodies Are Gone” from Dennis Coffey (Strut 2011N  —Parliaments cover featuring vocals by Mayer Hawthorne and found on this new album by the Detroit guitar legend split up with instrumentals and songs featuring guest vocalists.Buy it!


Dengue Fever “Kiss of the Bufo Alvarius” from Cannibal Courtship (Concord 2011N  —Instrumental from their highly recommended new release.Buy it!


Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi “Season's Trees” from Rome (EMI 2011N  —Featuring Norah Jones on vocals. Written by Brian Joseph Burton (aka Danger Mouse) & Daniele Luppi and found on this new release which just came out this week. This collaboration also uses musicians who played on many Italian film soundtracks.Buy it!


Daniele Luppi “Fashion Party” from An Italian Story (Belmondo/Rhino 2004) —Music bed. Never let it be said that Alessandro Alessandroni isn't one hell of a whistler. If you've watched Clint Eastwood Italian westerns, you've heard Alessandro Alessandroni.Buy it!


Booker T. Jones “Down In Memphis” from The Road From Memphis (Anti www.anti.com 2011N  —Written by and featuring the vocals of Booker T. Jones. With backing by The Roots & engineered by Gabe Roth (co-founder of Daptone Records and composer/bassist for Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings).Buy it!


Linda Lyndell “What A Man” from Soul Sides: Volume One (Zealous 2005) —Written by David Crawford and recorded for Stax/Volt in 1968.Buy it!


Eddie Floyd “Why Is The Wine Sweeter (On The Other Side)” from Mojo Presents Stax Soul Power! (Mojo 2007) —Written by Booker T. Jones & Eddie Floyd and recorded in 1970.Buy it!


Robert Plant “You Can't Buy My Love” from Band Of Joy (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010) —Written by Billy & Bobby Babineaux. Robert Plant's Band of Joy will be appearing at the Fox Theatre in June (Wed 6/15).Buy it!


Steve Wynn “Blind Willie McTell” from Steve Sings Bob (Short Run 2009) —Terrific version of the Bob Dylan song recorded when he was with The Dream Syndicate in 1988. Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 will be appearing at Twangfest on Saturday (6/11) at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room along with Marah & The Baseball ProjeBuy it!


Thea Gilmore “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine” from Songs from the Gutter (Compass Records 2005) —Bob Dylan cover originally recorded in 2002. Coming soon on Friday (May 27) is the celebration of Bob Dylan's 70th Birthday & KDHX benefit taking place at Off Broadway. 12 bands - 36 Dylan songs. This can only be described as huge.Buy it!


Ry Cooder “Sunny's Tune” from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. Instrumental that was originally released on the 1989 Johnny Handsome movie soundtrack.Buy it!


Sarah Jarosz “Ring Them Bells” from Follow Me Down (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2011N  —Excellent Bob Dylan cover on her new release. At age 20, Sarah Jarosz plays the mandolin, banjo & guitar extremely well and has already developed into a fine singer-songwriter. She is going to be around for a long time.Buy it!


Kelly Willis “Nobody Wants to Go to the Moon Anymore” from Translated from Love (Ryko/WEA 2007) —Written by Damon Bramblett. Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison will be appearing together at Twangfest on Thursday (6/9) at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room. Go to www.twangfest.com for details on the whole exciting lineup.Buy it!


The Heart Beats “Poor Side of Town” from It's A Happening: Texas Girl Groups of the 60s (Cicadelic 2011N  —None of the the Heart Beats could have been older than 18 when the Lubbock, TX band recorded this Johnny Rivers song in 1968.Buy it!


Wes Dakus' Rebels “Sour Biscuits” from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for the Swan label.Buy it!


The Del-Vetts “The Last Time Around” from The Del-Vetts (Sundazed Music 2008) —Recorded in 1966 for the Dunwich label by this Chicago-based garage band.Buy it!


The Easybeats “Good Times” from gonna have a good time SINGLE (Retroactive 1999) —Written by Harry Vonda & George Young and recorded in 1967.Buy it!


The Bangles “Hazy Shade Of Winter” from Cover to Cover (Rock River 2003) —Sublime 1987 version of the Simon & Garfunkel song.Buy it!


The School “I Want You Back” from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010) —Indie-pop out of Cardiff, Wales featuring the lead vocals & songwriting of Liz Hunt. Fans of Camera Obscura should check this band out.Buy it!


Ann-Margret “Thirteen Men” from Let Me Entertain You (RCA 1996) —Written by Dickie Thompson & recorded in 1962. Ann-Margret sings an Atomic-era song. It works for me.Buy it!


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come Undone” from Hawk (Vanguard 2010) —Written by Isobel Campbell & downright smoldering. Highly recommended.Buy it!


David Kitay “Theme From Ghost World” from Ghost World ST (Shanachie 2001) —Music bed.Buy it!


Patti Smith “Soul Kitchen” from Twelve (Columbia Records 2007R  —2007 version of the Doors classic. With Lenny Kaye on guitar.Buy it!


The Unthanks “Give Away Your Heart” from Last (Rough Trade 2011N  —Written by Jon Redfern and found on The Unthanks' highly recommended new release.Buy it!


PJ Harvey “In the Dark Places” from Let England Shake (Vagrant 2011N  —Written by PJ Harvey. Really effective & strong song about the ravages of war.Buy it!


Elton John “Talking Old Soldiers” from Tumbleweed Connection (Remastered) (MCA 1970) —Powerful song written by Bernie Taupin & Elton John. One of their finest.Buy it!


Caitlin Rose “Shanghai Cigarettes” from Own Side Now (Theory 8 Records 2011N  —Appearing at The Blueberry Hill Duck Room this Monday (5/23). Headlining is Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit.Buy it!


Linda Thompson “Versatile Heart” (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —2007 song written by Linda Thompson and Teddy Thompson.Buy it!


Eileen Rose and the Holy Wreck “Simple Touch Of The Hand” from Luna Turista (Floating World 2009) —Eileen Rose and the Holy Wreck with the "Legendary" Rich Gilbert will be appearing at Twangfest on Thursday (6/9) at the Duck Room.Buy it!


Patty Griffin “I Love” from I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs of Fox Hollow (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2011N  —Written by Tom T. Hall and found on this album of various artists recording songs from his 1974 childrens album, "Songs of Fox Hollow."Buy it!


Maria McKee “Precious Time” from You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Geffen unk 1993) —Written by Mark Olson & Gary Louris of The Jayhawks.Buy it!


Buddy Miller “Don't Tell Me” from Poison Love (Hightone 1997) —Written by Buddy & Julie Miller and featuring Emmylou Harris on background vocals.Buy it!


T Bone Burnett “Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend” from Twenty Twenty the Essential T Bone Burnett (Capitol Records 2006) —From his 1982 six-song EP. "Let's rock, again."Buy it!


Thad Cockrell “She Ain't No You” from Warmth & Beauty (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2003) —Get somebody like Lee Ann Womack to record this and it could (or should be, anyway) be a hit. Produced by Chris Stamey & Thad Cockrell.Buy it!


Robbie Fulks “Bury the Bottle With Me” from 13 Hillbilly Giants (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001) —Written by Hank Cochran. Robbie Fulks (along with Nora O' Connor) will be appearing at Twangfest on Friday (6/10) at the Duck Room.Buy it!


Tom Waits “Ol' 55” from Used Songs (Rhino 1980) —Originally found on his 1973 album, "Closing Time."Buy it!

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