Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Jul 19th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
Time zone: central
Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band “Scorpio”
from Evolution (Sussex 1971) —RIP Bob Babbitt who passed away last Sunday at the age of 74. He played bass on a staggering amount of amazing tracks. For a discography of some of the songs he played on, go to http://www.bobbabbitt.com/disc.htm I'd say his bass solo on this track
Millie Jackson “I Got to Try It One Time” (Ace Records 1992) —Reissue of her 1974 album. This song was written by Millie Jackson & Brad Shapiro and features Bob Babbitt on bass. An excellent obituary and recap of Bob Babbitt's life can be found at http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/07/16/bob-babbitt-fame
The Funk Brothers “What's Going On (Instrumental)”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental mix of the Marvin Gaye hit.
Cody ChesnuTT “That's Still Mama”
from Landing On A Hundred (Vibration Vineyard 2013) N —From his forthcoming album slated for release in October provided he makes his Kickstarter goal. Recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis. See http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/codychesnutt/cody-chesnutt-landing-on-a-hundred?ref=search for details.
Gene Chandler “Nothing Can Stop Me”
from Up All Night! Hits From the Original Soul Underground (Charly 2012) N —1965 song written by Curtis Mayfield.
Ernie Vincent & The Top Notes “Dap Walk”
from Soul 7: Seven Funk and Soul Seven Inches from the 60s and 70s (now again www.nowagainrecords.com/ 2003) —Recorded in New Orleans in 1972 at Cossimo Matassa's Studio and originally released on the Fordom label..
The Bob Crewe Generation “Barbarella”
from The Best of the Bob Crewe Generation: Music to Watch Girls By (Varese Sarabande 2006) —Music bed.
Middle Class Fashion “Birthday”
from Girl Talk (Blip Blap! www.middleclassfashion.com 2012) N L —They will be playing at Off Broadway on Saturday (7/28) along with Pretty Little Empire, Red Squad, & headliners Union Electric. Union Electric is having their CD release party for their new album, Time is Gold.
Laura Cantrell “I Gave My Wedding Dress Away”
from Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music (Diesel Only Records 2011) —Originally recorded by Kitty Wells in 1953 for the Decca label.