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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 16th 2010

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 16th 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


Booker T. & the MGs “Hang 'Em High”
from Time is Tight (stax 1998) —Written by Dominic Frontiere and released as a single for Stax in 1968.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “This Land Is Your Land”
from Naturally (Daptone Records 2005) —Appearing at the Pageant this Sunday (9/19). Opening is Orgone. Highly recommended.


The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band “Twenty-Five Miles (Remastered Version)”
from In the Jungle, Babe (Warner Brothers 1969) —The L.A.-based funk & soul band released this Edwin Starr cover in 1969 on the Warner Bros label.


Mavis Staples “Don't Knock”
from You Are Not Alone (Anti 2010) N  —Written by Roebuck "Pops" Staples & produced by Jeff Tweedy. Featuring background vocals by Kelly Hogan & Nora O' Connor.


The Rance Allen Group “(There's Gonna Be A) Showdown”
from The Gospel Truth! (BGP url 2010) N  —Taken from this new compilation featuring tracks from Stax's 70s gospel label, Gospel Truth. This re-worked Archie Bell & The Drells song was released in 1972.


Tom Jones “Strange Things Happening Every Day”
from Praise & Blame (Lost Highway www.losthighwayrecords.com 2010) N  —Written by Sister Rosetta Tharpe and found on this new release made up of gospel & spiritual songs. One of the surprises of 2010.


Jimmy McGriff “The Last Minute”
from Greatest Hits (Blue Note 1997) —Music bed. Written by Jimmy McGriff & recorded in 1964 for the Sue label.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Get Behind Me”
from Hawk (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2010) N  —Written by Isobel Cambell and found on one of my favorite 2010 releases . Now, somebody bring them to St. Louis, dammit!


Bob Dylan “Everything Is Broken (Alternate version)”
from Tell Tale Signs (Columbia 2008) —Alternate version recorded in 1989 during the Oh Mercy sessions. Bob Dylan will be appearing at Chaifetz Arena in October (Thursday 10/21).


Robert Plant “Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down”
from Band Of Joy (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010) N  —Traditional gospel song arranged & produced by Robert Plant & Buddy Miller and found on this new release. Featuring Patty Griffin on background vocals.


Sam Phillips “Old Tin Pan” (samphillips.com 2010) N  —From her 2010 six-song EP of songs written about Aimee Semple McPherson who was a traveling Christian preacher who settled in Los Angeles in the early 1920’s and built a church called Angelus Temple.


Bettye LaVette “Choices”
from The Scene of the Crime (Anti 2007) R  —I had a request for Bettye LaVette. I decided to go with this George Jones cover off her 2007 release.


Cornershop “Good to Be on the Road Back Home”
from When I Was Born for the 7th Time (Warner Bros. / WEA 1997) —Written by Tjinder Singh & recorded in 1997. This track also features the vocals of Paula Frazer.


Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros “Johnny Appleseed”
from Global A Go-Go (Hellcat Records 2001) —2001 song written by Pablo Cook, Tymon Dogg, Scott Shield, Martin Stattery & Joe Strummer. This one conjures up images of "John from Cincinnati." I'm still scratching my head over that show.


Big Audio Dynamite “C'mon Every Beatbox”
from Planet Bad - Greatest Hits (Columbia 1995) —Written by Mick Jones & Don Letts and released in 1986.


Harry Nilsson “Jump Into the Fire”
from Nilsson Schmilsson CD Album (RCA 1971) —Written by Harry Nilsson & recorded in 1971. Drums and percussion by Jim Gordon.


Nick Lowe “So It Goes”
from Jesus of Cool (Expanded) (Yep Roc 1977) —Written by Nick Lowe & originally released in 1978. I'd call this a perfect pop song.


The School “The One Who Left Me”
from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010) N  —Indie pop out of Wales featuring the songwriting & lead vocals of Liz Hunt.


Betty and the Werewolves “Euston Station”
from Teatime Favourites (Damaged Goods 2010) N  —From the U.K. band's new release I would love to see this band play live..


Sleater-Kinney “Leave You Behind”
from All Hands On the Bad One (Kill Rock Stars 2000) —From 2000. Take that, scenesters!


The Ventures “Lullaby of the Leaves”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Surf instrumental recorded in 1961 for the Dolton label.


The Bees “Listening Man”
from Octopus (Astralwerks 2007) —Melodic 60s-influenced pop out of the Isle of Wight recorded in 2007.


Field Music “Terrapin”
from The Madcap Laughs Again (Mojo 2009) —Recorded in 2009 and found on this 2010 compilation of various artists covering songs written by Syd Barrett that were originally found on his "The Madcap Laughs" album.


The Hazey Janes “Always There”
from Hotel Radio (Measured Records 2006) —Indie pop out of Dundee, Scotland.


Richard Buckner “Once”
from Since (Geffen 1998) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Tuesday (9/21). As an added bonus, Fred Friction from Fishin' With Dynamite (which immediately follows this show) will be opening.


The Rolling Stones “Prodigal Son (live)”
from Get Your Ya-Ya's Out (expanded) (ABKCO 2009) —Previously unreleased live track from 1969.


Big Star “The Ballad of El Goodo (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)”
from Keep an Eye On the Sky CD Album (Rhino 2009) —From a previously unissued live 1973 concert in which Big Star was opening for Archie Bell & the Drells. Don't miss the September Gurls and Boys KDHX Benefit Tribute to Alex Chilton & Big Star taking place at Off Broadway next Friday (9/24).


Esther Phillips “From a Whisper to a Scream”
from From A Whisper To A Scream (Kudu 1972) —Written by Allen Toussaint and released in 1971. The vocal on this kill me.


Cowboy Junkies “Sweet Jane”
from The Trinity Session (RCA 1988) —Velvet Underground cover recorded live around one mic in a church.


Dean & Britta “I'll Keep It With Mine”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) N  —Written by Bob Dylan and found on this new release of songs (some original - some covers of songs written or recorded by the Velevet Underground) recorded for thirteen film shorts made by Andy Warhol.


The Felice Brothers “Frankie's Gun!”
from The Felice Brothers (Team Love 2008) —Appearing at the Old Rock House this Monday (9/20). Also on the bill is Pokey Lafarge.


Bob Dylan and The Band “Yazoo Street Scandal”
from The Basement Tapes CD Album (Columbia 1975) —Written by Robbie Robertson. These songs were recorded in 1967 and finally were officially released in 1975.


Coulson, Dean, McGuinness & Flint “Odds and Ends”
from Lo and Behold (Airmail Archives 1972) —1972 Bob Dylan cover.


Eilen Jewell “Another Man Loved Me Last Night”
from Butcher Holler: Tribute to Loretta Lynn CD Album (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2010) N  —Appearing at Off Broadway this Wednesday (9/22).


Loretta Lynn & Ernest Tubb “Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be”
from Honky Tonk Girl - The Loretta Lynn Collection (Box Set) (MCA 1994) —Written by Joe Deaton & recorded in 1964.


John Prine & Iris DeMent “Let's Invite Them Over”
from In Spite of Ourselves (Oh Boy Records www.ohboy.com 1999) —Written by Onie Wheeler. This anti-marital bliss song was originally recorded by George Jones & Melba Montgomery.


Michelle Shocked “Shaking Hands (Soldier's Joy)”
from Arkansas Traveler (Polygram 1992) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Saturday (9/18). This 1992 track also features Uncle Tupelo & Bernie Leadon.


Kathleen Edwards “Alicia Ross”
from Asking for Flowers (Zoe 2008) —Extremely powerful and moving song from 2008.


Rosanne Cash “September When it Comes”
from Rules of Travel (epic/sony legacy 2005) —Written by Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal. This track also features lead vocals by Johnny Cash.


Jackie DeShannon “Paradise”
from Jackie...Plus (Rhino Atlantic 2007) —1972 John Prine cover released on Atlantic.


Randy Newman “Let's Burn Down the Cornfield”
from 12 Songs (Reprise 1970) —From his second album released in 1970. This album features guitar by Ry Cooder and Clarence White.

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