Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Aug 26th 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
The Funk Brothers “Soul Stomp”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —1964 Motown instrumental rave-up from the band responsible for so much of the Motown sound.
Mieko Hirota “Nagisa No Tenshi”
from Nippon Girls: Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966-70 (Big Beat rhino.com 2009) —Japanese mash-up of "Cool Jerk" & "It's Not Unusual" recorded for Columbia in 1968. In 1965, she became the first Japanese artist to play the Newport Jazz Festival.
The Staple Singers “For What It's Worth”
from The Ultimate Staple Singers: A Family Affair 1955-1984 (KENT/ACE 2000) —1967 Buffalo Springfield cover recorded for the Epic label. Written by Stephen Stills.
The Burns Unit “You Need Me to Need This”
from Side Show (Burns Unit 2010) N —Debut album by a band featuring Karine Polwart, King Creosote & Emma Pollock plus Future Pilot AKA, Kim Edgar, Mattie Foulds, Michael Johnston and MC Soom T. This track features the vocals of Emma Pollock & Michael Johnston.
Jerry Reed “Amos Moses”
from RCA Country Legends: Jerry Reed (Remastered) (Buddha Records 2001) —"Now the folks around south Louisiana said Amos was a hell of a man / He could trap the biggest meanest alligator and he'd just use one hand / That's all he got left cause an alligator bit it / Left arm gone clear up to the elbow."
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