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Spinitron - KDHX: Bittersweet Melody Wed Aug 11th 2010

Bittersweet Melody (Music)

Wed Aug 11th 2010 5.00am–7.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


John Hiatt “Memphis In the Meantime”
from Bring the Family (A&M 1987) —Funny story about this album. A record exec asked John Hiatt if he could have his dream band, who would it be. John Hiatt answered Ry Cooder on guitar, Nick Lowe on bass and Jim Keltner on drums. Lo and behold all were available and Bring the Family was


Charlie Rich “There's Another Place I Can't Go”
from Feel Like Going Home - The Essential Charlie Rich (EPIC/LEGACY 1997)


Howe Gelb & a Band of Gypsies “Uneven Light of Day”
from Alegrias (Eureka 2011) N


Justin Townes Earle “Can't Hardly Wait”
from Midnight At the Movies (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2009) —I absolutely love this cover of the Replacements classic.


Band of Heathens “Right Here With Me”
from One Foot In the Ether (BOH www.bohrecords.com 2009) —BOH will be playing a show on Halloween at Off Broadway.


The Mother Hips “One Way Out”
from Pacific Dust (Camera Records 2009)


Drive-by Truckers “Birthday Boy”
from Big To-Do (ATO www.atorecords.com 2010) N  —DBTs will be playing a show at the Pageant on October 2.


Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin “Critical Drain”
from Let It Sway MP3/file Album (Polyvinyl www.polyvinylrecords.com 2010) N  —From Springfield, MO, SSLYBY will be at the Firebird with Telekinesis! (another great band) on August 31.


Field Music “Them That Do Nothing”
from Field Music (Measure) (Memphis Industries 2010) N


The Walkmen “Angela Surf City”
from Lisbon (Fat Possum 2010) N  —The Walkmen will be playing a show with Japandroids at Off Broadway on October 20. The new album, Lisbon, is due in stores on September 14.


Bishop Allen “Oklahoma”
from Grrr... (Dead Oceans 2009)


The New Pornographers “Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk”
from Together CD Album (Matador 2010) N


Richard Hawley “The Ellan Vannin Tragedy (Feat. Smoke Fairies)”
from False Lights from the Land (EP) (Mute 2010) N  —Every time I hear Richard Hawley's voice, I think of winter. All of his albums have this timeless, winter feel.


Alejandro Escovedo “Down in the Bowery”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) N  —** Artist of the Week ** - Two songs from the new Alejandro Escovedo album, both co-written with Chuck Prophet.


Alejandro Escovedo “Faith”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) N  —with Bruce Springsteen ...


Chuck Prophet “You and Me Baby (Holding On)”
from ¡Let Freedom Ring! (Yep Roc Records 2009) —The totally underrated Chuck Prophet will be at Off Broadway on October 23.


Hayes Carll “Knockin' Over Whiskeys”
from Trouble In Mind (Lost Highway www.losthighwayrecords.com 2008) —Hayes Carll will be at the Duck Room on Friday, September 10.


Elizabeth Cook “All the Time”
from Welder CD Album (31 Tigers 2010) N  —Elizabeth Cook will be at Off Broadway tomorrow night, August 12.


Dolly Parton “Daddy's Moonshine Still”
from Dolly (Box Set) (X5 Music Group 2009)


Sarah Harmer “One Match”
from Oh Little Fire (Cold Snap 2010) N


Rogue Valley “Rockaway”
from The Bookseller's House (self 2010) N


Violent Femmes “Country Death Song”
from Hallowed Ground (Rhino/Slash 1984) R  —By request from last week ...


Dan Mangan “Tina's Glorious Comeback”
from Nice, Nice, Very Nice (Arts and Crafts 2010) N  —I love this Canadian singer/songwriter. He'll be opening for The Wooden Birds at the Old Rockhouse on August 22.


Crosby, Stills & Nash “Wooden Ships [Remastered LP Version]”
from Crosby, Stills & Nash (Remastered) (Rhino Atlantic 1969)


Lou Barlow “Too Much Freedom”
from Goodnight Unknown (Merge Records 2009) —Lou Barlow, leader of Sebadoh and a current and former member of Dinosaur, Jr, will be coming to Off Broadway on August 22. Wye Oak opens.


Sebadoh “Together or Alone”
from Bakesale (Sub Pop 1994) —A seminal album in my conversion from Top 40 and hair bands to indie music back in the 80's. Still a timeless album to me.


Bob Dylan “If You See Her, Say Hello”
from Blood on the Tracks (Columbia 1974) —Look up the word 'wistful' in the dictionary and you just may see a reference to this song. Have a great Wednesday! See you next week! -- Allen

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