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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 1st 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 1st 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


The Civil Tones “Soul to Go”
from City Stoopin' (Pravda 2011) N L —Hey, what better way to kick off the show than with something new from the Civil Tones? This instrumental is from the St. Louis band's new (and fourth) full-length release.


Marlena Shaw “California Soul”
from The Spice of Love (CADET 1969) —Written by Nick Ashford (who passed away last week at the age of 70) and and his songwriting partner and later wife, Valerie Simpson. Marlena Shaw will be at Jazz at the Bistro in 2012 (04/11/12 thru 04/14/12). It never hurts to plan ahead.


Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell “Keep On Lovin' Me Honey”
from The Complete Duets (Motown 2001) —Previously unreleased duet alternate take from 1968 written & produced by Ashford & Simpson.


Shorty Long “Night Fo' Last”
from The Complete Motown Singles-Vol. 8: 1968 (Hip-O Select 1968) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental b-side written by Clarence Paul & Shorty Long (who also plays B-3 on this track). The a-side is the same song but with vocals.


The Martinis “Late Late Party”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) N  —New compilation of singles featuring the contributions of saxophonist & songwriter, Packy Axton. His mother was co-founder of Stax, Estelle Axton. The Martinis also included guitarist Teenie Hodges, bassist Leroy Hodges, and Hubbie Turner on keys.


Christine Perfect “I'd Rather Go Blind”
from The Legendary Christine Perfect Album (Columbia 1970) —Etta James cover recorded in 1969 with featuring Christine Perfect, later to become Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac, on vocals & keyboards.


James & Bobby Purify “She Ain't Gonna Do Right”
from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 2002) —Previously unreleased 1967 Muscle Shoals recording written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham.


The Martinis “Greasy Pumpkin”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis circa 1966/67.


Al Green “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart”
from Let's Stay Together Single (Hi Records 1972) —Sublime Bee Gees cover recorded at Royal Studio in Memphis & produced by Willie Mitchell.


The Bee Gees “Lonely Days”
from 2 Years On (Polydor 1971) —Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb & released in 1971. This is the first album they after Robin Gibb rejoined the band. Probably a good move for all concerned, I would suspect.


Earl Van Dyke (aka The Funk Brothers) “He Was Really Sayin' Something”
from A Cellarful of Motown (Motown 2002) —Previously unreleased 1964 instrumental version of the song which was recorded by the Velvelettes in 1964 and by Bananarama in 1982. Written by Norman Whitfield, William "Mickey" Stevenson, and Edward Holland, Jr.


Aretha Franklin “You Keep Me Hangin' On”
from Rare and Unreleased Recordings From the Golden Reign of The Queen of Soul (Rhino 2007) —Previously unreleased 1969 outtake of the Motown hit written by Holland, Dozier & Holland. This one has Duane Allman on guitar & was produced by Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd & Arif Mardin.


Arthur Conley “Rome (Wasn't Built In a Day)”
from Atlantic Unearthed - Soul Brothers (Rhino Atlantic 2006) —Previously unreleased Sam Cooke cover recorded in 1967 & produced by Rick Hall.


The Mar-Keys “Plantation Inn”
from Stay In School: Don't Be a Drop Out (Stax Records unk 1967) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Isaac Hayes, Al Jackson, Jr. & Steve Cropper.


Ry Cooder “Humpty Dumpty World”
from Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down (Nonesuch 2011) N  —Written by Ry Cooder and found on his topical new release which just came out this week.


Tom Waits “Walk Away”
from Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards (Anti- 2006) —Previously unreleased song written by Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan.


Solomon Burke “None Of Us Are Free”
from Don't Give Up On Me (Anti/Epitah 2002) —Written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & Brenda Russell and produced by Joe Henry.


Willie Mitchell “On The Other Side”
from Poppa Willie - The Hi Years / 1962-74 (Hi Records/ Demon 2001) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental written by Willie Mitchell & Teenie Hodges.


Patti Smith “So You Want to Be a Rock'n'Roll Star”
from Outside Society (Arista 2011) N  —1979 Byrds cover found on this new 2-LP collection of songs recorded from 1975 through 2007 that were released on the Arista and Columbia labels.


The Pretenders “Boots of Chinese Plastic”
from Break Up the Concrete (Shangri-La 2008) —2008 song written by Chrissie Hynde. Great use of this song on this week's episode of Breaking Bad (aka The Best Show on TV).


John Doe “Walking Out the Door”
from Keeper (Yep Roc 2011) N  —Written by John Doe & found on his new (and ninth) release which just came out this week.


The Lively Ones “Surf Rider”
from Pulp Fiction (Music from the Motion Picture) (MCA 1994) —Music bed. Surf instrumental from 1963 recorded for the Del-Fi label.


Viva Voce “Analog Woodland Song”
from The Future Will Destroy You (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2011) N  —Coming to the Firebird on Tuesday (9/20).


The Bangles “If She Knew What She Wants”
from Different Light (Columbia 1986) —Written by Jules Shear & released in 1986. The Bangles will be appearing at the Pageant in October (Saturday 10/8).


Jules Shear “Restaurant Scene”
from Between Us (High Street 1998) —Written by Jules Shear & featuring the duet vocals of Susan Cowsill.


Little Dragon “Twice”
from Little Dragon (Peacefrog 2007) —Featuring the vocals of Yukimi Nagano. Go see the video for this at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yedD4JsZyT0 . It is amazing.


'Til Tuesday “J for Jules”
from Everything's Different Now (Epic 1988) —Written by Aimee Mann. And the moral of the story is never break up with somebody who is a gifted songwriter if you don't want it on public record.


David Kitay “Theme from Ghost World”
from Ghost World soundtrack (Shanachie 2001) —Music bed.


Elvis Costello “The Other End of the Telescope”
from All This Useless Beauty (Warner Bros. 1996) —Written by Elvis Costello & Aimee Mann.


Glen Campbell “Hold on Hope”
from Ghost on the Canvas (Surf Dog Records 2011) N  —Gorgeous song written by Robert Pollard. Glen Campbell is appearing at Lindenwood's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts next Friday (9/9). Highly recommended.


Warren Zevon “Accidentally Like a Martyr”
from Excitable Boy (Rhino 1978) —Written by Warren Zevon & produced by Jackson Browne & Waddy Wachtel.


Richmond Fontaine “Deciding To Run”
from The High Country (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2011) N  —Music bed. Instrumental from their new release.


Patty Griffin “House of Gold”
from Downtown Church CD Album (CMG 2010) —Written by Hank Williams.


Maria McKee “If Love Is a Red Dress (Hang Me in Rags)”
from Pulp Fiction (Music from the Motion Picture) (MCA 1994) —Written by Maria McKee. I would guess that the couple of songs she has had on film soundtracks have probably made more money for her than all her solo albums put together.


Gillian Welch “The Way It Goes”
from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) —Appearing this Saturday (9/3) at the Pageant. Highly recommended.


Ha Ha Tonka “The Usual Suspects”
from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N  —From their new release. Written by Ha Ha Tonka & featuring lead vocals by Brian Roberts.


Kelly Willis “That's How I Got To Memphis”
from Real: The Tom T. Hall Project (Delmore 1998) —From one of the better tribute albums out there featuring Tom T. Hall songs performed by artists such as Johnny Cash, Calexico, Iris Dement, Joe Henry, Syd Straw and the Skeletons, & Ron Sexsmith.


Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine “Gonna Be a Long Day”
from Weathered Hands, Weary Eyes (self-released 2010) L —Appearing this Friday (9/2) at Off Broadway. Headlining is a band out of Memphis called Star & Micey.


Magic City “Lament”
from Les Animaux Épouvantables (Tower Groove Records 2011) N L —Appearing at the Tower Groove Records Carnival taking place at Off Broadway on Sunday (9/4) from 2PM-Midnight. A cornucopia of St. Louis bands all found in one fun-filled setting.


Fred Friction “Engaged to Get Divorced”
from Jesus Drank Wine (self-released 2008) L —Fred Friction will be one of the eighteen St. Louis bands taking part in the Tower Groove Records Carnival at Off Broadway this Sunday (9/4).


T Bone Burnett “No Love At All”
from T Bone Burnett (MCA 1994) —Written by David Mansfield & Billy Swan. Backing musicians on this include David Hidalgo, Jerry Douglas, Jerry Scheff & Byron Berline. One could do worse.


Sam Phillips “River of Love”
from The Turning (Myrrh 1987) —Written & produced by T-Bone Burnett.


Billy Swan “I Can Help”
from The Best of Billy Swan (Epic 1993) —Written by Billy Swan & originally released in 1974.


Toni Price “Obviously 5 Believers”
from Hey (Antone's Records 1995) —1995 Bob Dylan cover from the Austin-based artist.


J.J. Cale “Rock and Roll Records”
from Anyway The Wind Blows: The Best of J.J. Cale (Mercury 1997) —Originally released in 1973 on his album, Okie.


Shirley Caesar “Gotta Serve Somebody”
from Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Somgs of Bob Dylan (Columbia 2003) —Pretty great full-on gospel version of the Bob Dylan song.


Sister Rosetta Tharpe “When They Ring The Golden Bell”
from Gospel Train (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1962) —Written by Sister Rosetta Tharpe.


Charlie Walker “Who Will Buy The Wine”
from Greatest Honky Tonk Hits (Audium 2003) —Written by Billy Mize & released in 1960. Now, this is a country song.

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