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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 24th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 24th 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 Yardbirds “A Certain Girl”
from Mojo Presents The Road To Quadrophenia (Mojo 2011) N  —Written by Naomi Neville (aka Allen Toussaint) & recorded in 1964. This was taken off a compilation CD that accompanied the December, 2011 issue of Mojo magazine.


A.J. Jones & The Soulettes “Hole In Your Soul”
from Boddie Recording Company: Cleveland, Ohio (The Numero Group 2011) N  —1965 mainly instrumental song with some backing vocals by the Soulettes. Taken from this new 3-CD, 57 track compilation of rare 60s and 70s soul, funk & gospel released by the Cleveland-based Boddie Recording Company.


Billy Clark & The Maskman “Soul Party Pt. 1”
from Dynamic Grooves (BGP url 2011) N  —Washington DC soul from 1968 released by the Dynamo label & found on this new compilation of songs released by various New York independent labels. This track was written by Harmon Bethea (aka The Maskman) & Billy Clark.


Tony Alvon & The Belairs “Sexy Coffee Pot (Single Version)”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Music bed. 1969 soul & funk instrumental recorded for Atlantic at Virtue-Stiles Studio in Philadelphia.


Spooner's Crowd “Two In The Morning”
from The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973 (Kent 2011) N  —1966 instrumental written by Spooner Oldham (who plays piano & organ on this), Albert Lowe & Roger Hawkins and recorded for the Cadet label. Produced by Rick Hall. One heck of a cool instrumental and one I've never heard before.


Aretha Franklin “See Saw”
from Aretha Now (Atlantic unk 1968) —Written by Steve Cropper & Don Covay. This was a million seller as was another song she recorded by Don Covay, 'Chain of Fools.'


Erma Franklin “Gotta Find Me A Lover (24 Hours A Day)”
from Super Soul Sister (Vampisoul 1968) —Reissue of Aretha's older sister's 1968 album. Written by Chicagoans Eugene Record & Carl Davis.


The Young-Holt Unlimited “Soulful Strut”
from Brunswick Top 40 R&B Singles 1966-1975 (Brunswick Records 2006) —Music bed. Chicago soul instrumental written by Eugene Record (see previous song) & William Sanders.


Lee Charles “Wrong Number”
from Brunswick Lost Soul - Vol. 1 (Brunswick 2011) N  —Just a terrific soul vocal on this 1969 composition penned by Eugene Record (yes, him again), Gerald Sims & Floyd Sims.


Jimmy McGriff “Groove Grease” (LRC Ltd. 2006) —Jimmy McGriff instrumental found on this reissue of his 1971 release with a cover not likely to be found on a Walmart endcap anytime soon. Also found on 'The Krusty 70's - Volume # 60' but that might be a little more difficult to locate.


The Genies “Know What To Do When You Get It”
from Super Funk presents Funk Soul Sisters (BGP url 2003) —1972 funk song written & produced by Russ Lewis and recorded for the Ronn label in 1972. 'Fellas, we've got a message for you......"


The Memphis Horns “Soul Bowl”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Music bed. 1970 soul & funk instrumental written by Wayne Jackson & Andrew Love and released on the Cotillion label.


The Rolling Stones “Claudine”
from Some Girls [Deluxe Edition] (Universal Republic Records 2011) N  —New reissue of their 1978 release with an additional disc of some original outtakes & some recently completed in 2011 by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Don Was. Mick Jagger waxes poetic about Claudine Longet in this one.


Elvis Costello “Accidents Will Happen”
from Armed Forces (Rhino 1979) —"Well, I just don't know where to begin." Written by Elvis Costello and found on his third studio recording.


The Who “Bell Boy”
from Quadrophenia [Deluxe Edition] (Polydor 2011) N  —Reissue of their 1973 album along with eleven demos of songs recorded -- most of which made it on the album after being re-recorded. Written by Pete Townshend.


The Who “Underture”
from Tommy (MCA 1969) —Music bed. Excerpt from the Pete Townshend composition.


Field Music “Terrapin”
from The Madcap Laughs Again (Mojo 2009) —Written by Syd Barrett & recorded in 2009.


Martha Wainwright “See Emily Play”
from I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too (Drowned In Sound 2008) —Another one written by Syd Barrett.


Syd Barrett “Octopus”
from The Madcap Laughs (EMI 2001) —From his 1970 release, thus, completing the Syd Barrett trifecta.


John Cale “Child's Christmas In Wales”
from Paris 1919 (Rhino 1973) —"With mistletoe and candle green / To Halloween we go / Ten murdered oranges bled on board ship / Lend comedy to shame."


Calexico “Gift X-Change”
from Selections from Road Atlas 1998-2011 (Quarterstick 2011) N  —From this new compilation of 16 tracks previously found on tour-only CDs. Written by Joey Burns. One of Calexico's finest songs and, finally, easy to find.


Bob Dylan “Forever Young”
from Planet Waves (Columbia 1974) —Written by Bob Dylan with backing by The Band. Some beautiful guitar by Robbie Robertson on this one.


Randy Newman “My Country”
from Bad Love (DreamWorks 1999) —"Feelings might go unexpressed / I think that's probably for the best / Dig too deep who knows what you will find"


Calexico “Glowing Heart of the World”
from Selections from Road Atlas 1998-2011 (Quarterstick 2011) N  —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Joey Burns & John Convertino.


Harry Nilsson “Everything's Got 'Em”
from The Point! (RCA 1970) —There will be a Harry Nilsson tribute this Sat. (11/26) at Off Broadway with Ransom Note, Edward Burch, John Krane, Tommy Halloran, Brian Wiegert, Dock Ellis Band &“The Point” narrated by Sherman S. Sherman & members of Rats & People.


The Roches with Mark Johnson “Spaceman”
from For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson (Music Masters Rock 1995) —From this 1993 compilation of various artists performing the songs of Harry Nilsson including Randy Newman, Aimee Mann, Brian Wilson & Jimmy Webb among others.


Neko Case “Don't Forget Me (iTunes Originals Version)”
from iTunes Originals - Neko Case (Anti/Epitaph 2009) —Live in the studio 2009 recording of a Harry Nilsson with harmony vocals by Kelly Hogan.


Ben Vaughn “Dreadnaught”
from Instrumental Stylings (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1995) —Music bed. 1994 instrumental written by Ben Vaughn.


The Hazey Janes “The Darkness Ends”
from The Winter That Was (Armellodie 2011) N  —Absolutely gorgeous song from the new release by the band based out of Dundee, Scotland.


Fairport Convention “Come All Ye”
from Liege and Lief (A&M 1969) —1969 song written by Sandy Denny & Ashley Hutchings and featuring the lead vocals of Sandy Denny.


Barbara Keith “All Along The Watchtower”
from Barbara Keith (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Bob Dylan cover from this reissue of her 1972 album. Not a bad backing band with the likes of Jim Keltner, Lee Sklar & Spooner Oldham.


Dean & Britta “Incandescent Innocent”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed. 2010 instrumental written to accompany an Andy Warhol short film.


The Velvet Underground & Nico “There She Goes Again”
from The Velvet Underground & Nico (Polygram 1967) —1967 song written by Lou Reed.


Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter “Marble Son” (Station Grey / Thirty Tigers 2011) N  —I hated to have to miss this show at the Old Rock House last Tuesday. Title track to their psychedelic-tinged new release written by Jesse Sykes & Phil Wandscher.


Pisces “Dear One”
from A Lovely Sight (The Numero Group 2009) —60s psychedelic-rock out of Rockford, IL that would be more forgettable except for the vocals of Linda Bruner who recorded this when she was just 17.


Nero & The Gladiators “Boots”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. 60s guitar-instrumental out of the U.K.


Ray Davies “Thanksgiving Day (alternate mix)”
from Thanksgiving Day (V2 2005) —Alternate version of the Ray Davies-penned song from this 2005 five-song EP.


Booker T. & the MGs “My Sweet Potato”
from The Best of Booker T. & The MGs (Atlantic unk 1984) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Steve Cropper, Booker T. Jones & Al Jackson, Jr.


Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “In Tall Buildings”
from A Tribute to John Hartford (Blue Plate Music 2001) —Found on this 2000 live recording of various artists performing John Hartford songs such as Norman Blake, John Cowan & Tim O'Brien. This live recording also features John Hartford performing some of his own songs, as well.


Peter Case “Lakes Of Ponchartrain”
from Sings Like Hell (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1993) —Really affecting version of the traditional song with just Peter Case on guitar & harmonica and Tammy Rogers on violin. Produced by Marvin Etzioni.


Shelby Lynne “Heaven's Only Days Down The Road”
from Revelation Road (Everso Records 2011) N  —New release written, produced & all instruments performed by Shelby Lynne. Highly recommended.


Bruce Springsteen “Point Blank”
from The River (Columbia 1980) —This song was so powerful when I saw him perform the song live in 1980 that I wish he would start including it in his live sets again.


Aimee Mann & Michael Penn “Reason to Believe”
from Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub-Pop 2000) —I think this tribute to Bruce Springsteen is one of the strongest tribute albums out there. Usually, they are really spotty affairs. It helps when you have artists such as Johnny Cash, Raul Malo, Chrissie Hynde & Son Volt taking part.


Billy Bragg “Mansion On the Hill”
from Uncut: Born to Run 2003 - Vol. 2 (Uncut 2003) —Previously unreleased 2000 recording of the Bruce Springsteen song.


Bob Reuter and Kamikaze Cowboy “After the Party”
from Down in America (Magoo Records 2000) L —There will be a Bob Reuter book release for his latest collection of photos called 'Light Fuse and Run' at Off Broadway this Sunday from 3-7PM. As an added bonus, Alley Ghost & Doom Town will be performing.


Tres Chicas “Am I Too Blue”
from Sweetwater (Yep Roc Records 2004) —Lucinda Williams cover from 2005.


Lucinda Williams “Born To Be Loved”
from Blessed Single (Lost Highway www.losthighwayrecords.com 2011) —Written by Lucinda Williams & released earlier this year. This is her strongest album in a long time.


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


John Hiatt “Have A Little Faith In Me”
from Bring the Family (A&M 1987) —An album & song I'll never grow tired of.


The Low Anthem “Matter of Time”
from Smart Flesh (Nonesuch 2011) N  —This release came out earlier this year and has some beautiful songs. Happy Thanksgiving, everybody.

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