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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 4th 2010

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 4th 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


Billy Butler & The Enchanters “I Can't Work No Longer”
from Theme Time Radio Hour - Season 3 (Ace 2010) N  —Written by Curtis Mayfield & recorded by Jerry Butler's brother for the Okeh label in 1965.


Tyrone Davis “Turning Point”
from Brunswick Top 40 R & B Singles 1966-75 (Brunswick 2006) —Written by composer & producer Leo Graham, Jr. & recorded for the Dakar label in 1975.


Syl Johson “One Way Ticket to Nowhere”
from Syl Johnson: Complete Mythology Single (The Numero Group 2010) N  —Written by Jack Daniels & Johnny Moore (they also wrote "Turn Back The Hands of Time" for Tyrone Davis) and recorded in 1970 for Twinight. Arranged by Donny Hathaway. A set of Chicago soul for you.


Young-Holt Unlimited “Just a Melody”
from The Best of Young-Holt Unlimited (EMI 2002) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental recorded for Brunswick.


The Showmen “Country Fool”
from The Showmen Selected Favorites (Charly Records 2006) —Written by Noah H. Biggs and recorded in 1962. Featuring lead vocals by General Johnson who passed away, recently. Thanks to Tom Herman from VA for the suggestion.


Barbara Lynn “Don't Be Cruel”
from The Jamie Singles Collection 1962-65 (Jamie Record Co. 2008) —Cover version of the Elvis hit written by Otis Blackwell and recorded in 1963.


Elvis Presley “(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care”
from The King of Rock 'N' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters (BMG 1992) —Recorded in 1957 for MGM as part of the Jailhouse Rock movie soundtrack. Written by Leiber & Stoller.


France Gall “Laisse Tomber Les Filles”
from C'est Chic! (Ace 2010) N  —Written by Serge Gainsbourg, recorded in 1964 and found on this new compilation of French female singers from the 1960s. Highly entertaining.


The Rumblers “I Don't Need You No More”
from It's A Gas (Ace 2010) N  —Garage rock single recorded in 1963 for the Downey label and found on this new compilation of 28 songs recorded by the Southern Califonia band in the 60s.


Billy Preston “I've Got A Feeling”
from Encouraging Words (Expanded) Single (Apple 1970) N  —Beatles cover found on this new reissue of the 1970 album along with three bonus tracks.


The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker “Live at KDHX: Vol. 6” Single (KDHX 2008) —Live recording made at KDHX in 2008. Appearing this Friday (11/5) at Off Broadway as part of Beat 'N' Soul. Go to www.beatnsoul.com for more information.


Danny White “Natural Soul Brother” (Kent 2007) —1968 song written by Dan Greer and included on this compilation of Danny White's recordings from 1963-68.


Diplomats of Solid Sound “Promise of a Brand New Day”
from What Goes Around Comes Around (Pravda 2010) N  —New funk and soul release from the Iowa City-based band.


David Lindley & El Rayo-X “Your Old Lady”
from El Rayo-X (Elektra/Asylum 1981) —Isley Brothers cover from 1981. Co-produced by Jackson Browne & Greg Ladanyi.


Mary Jane Hooper “I've Got Reasons”
from Psychedelphia - Rare & Unreleased New Orleans Funk (1966-1970) (Funky Delicacies 1997) —Compilation of her rare and unreleased New Orleans recordings from 1966-70.


Sidney, George & Jackie “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”
from Jamaica Funk (Soul Jazz 2007) —1973 Temptations cover out of Jamaica. This had to be the blueprint for the version later covered b David Lindley & El Rayo-X.


The Rebels “Rhodesia”
from Jamaica Funk (Soul Jazz 2007) —Music bed. 1976 instrumental versionof the Sound Dimension's "Drum Song."


Jackson 5 “I Want You Back”
from Anthology: Jackson 5 CD Comp (Motown 2000) —Originally released as a single in 1969 and eventually #1 on both the R & B and Pop charts.


The Velvelettes “He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 4: 1964 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2006) —Recorded in 1964 and written by Norman Whitfield, William "Mickey" Stevenson & Eddie Holland, Jr.


Booker T. & the MGs “Chinese Checkers”
from The Complete Stax-Volt Singles - Vol 1 1959-68 (Atlantic unk 1991) —1963 Stax instrumental.


JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart”
from Get It Together /IAm Trying To Break Your Heart single (Rabbit Factory www.therabbitfactory.net 2010) —Wilco cover recorded in 2009 by the garage and soul band who will be at Off Broadway this Saturday (11/6) along with The Nevermores, The Sights, Mondo Topless & The Fleshtones.


You Am I “Thuggery”
from Convicts (EMI 2006) —From the Australian band's 2006 release. Thanks to Ken from Cockeysville for this one.


Blur “Parklife” CD Album (SBK 1993) —1994 Britpop classic.


The Kinks “Picture Book”
from The Kinks Are The Village Green Presevation Society CD Album (Sanctuary Records 2004) —Written by Ray Davies & recorded in 1968.


Roger Nichols & The Small Circle of Friends “I'll Be Back”
from Roger Nichols & The Small Circle of Friends (Universal/Polygram 1968) —Great 1968 California pop version of a Beatles song.


The School “Is He Really Coming Home”
from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010) N  —I'll be really surprised if this Indie-pop release out of Cardiff, Wales doesn't end up on my Top 10 list this year. Highly recommended.


Belle and Sebastian “I Want the World To Stop”
from Write About Love (Matador 2010) N  —From their fine new release. Another one well worth seeking out.


The Bangles “Hazy Shade of Winter”
from Cover to Cover (Rock River 2003) —Sublime 1987 cover of a Simon & Garfunkel song.


The Delgados “All You Need Is Hate”
from Hate (Mantra 2002) —Hmmm, kind of timely. "This was how I broke the best/ Indifference, overblown with confidence and ignorance/ It all made sense/ And then I watched them take the test/ I believe it's better to inflict than to attempt relief/ You ask me what you need/ Hate


The Broken Heartbreakers “Long Is the Night”
from The Broken Heartbreakers (self 2007) —2007 song featuring really fine duet vocals by John Guy Howell & Rachel Bailey.


The Everly Brothers “Bowling Green”
from The Everly Brothers Sing (Warner Bros. 1967) —Ressue of their 1967 recording. Now, that is an arrangement.


Malcolm Middleton “Red Travellin' Socks”
from Waxing Gibbous (Full Time Hobby 2009) —One of my favorite songs of 2009.


The Fleshtones “I've Gotta Change My Life”
from I've Gotta Change My Life - Single (IRS CATALOG 2009) —Appearing this Saturday (11/6) at Off Broadway as part of Beat 'N' Soul. For the whole action-packed schedule, go to www.beatnsoul.com


Les Gam's “Attention! Accident (Sur L'Autoroute De L'Quest) (Shut Down)”
from Hey, Beach Girls! - Female Surf 'N' Drag 1961-66 (Ace 2010) N  —1964 French version of "Surf City" (written by Brian Wilson) but with different words penned by Jill et Jan.


The Spencer Davis Group “I'm a Man”
from Blow Up a Go-Go! (V2 1999) —1967 recording of a song written by Steve Winwood & Jimmy Miller.


Brothers Lazaroff “Everything Just Comes Apart”
from Give 'Em What They Need (self-released 2010) N L —Brothers Lazaroff is having their CD release party for this recording next Friday (11/12) at Lola. Go to www.brotherslazaroff.com for all of the details.


Secret Sisters “I've Got a Feeling”
from Secret Sisters (Univexrsal Records 2010) N  —Obscure 60s pop cover included on their new release.


Laura Cantrell “14th Street”
from Humming By the Flowered Vine (Matador 2005) —Written by Emily Spray and recorded in 2005. Beautiful song.


The Band “It Makes No Difference”
from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (Remastered) (CAPITOL 2001) —Reissue of their 1975 release with the obligatory bonus tracks. And this song features one of the finest rock vocals, ever.


Rosanne Cash “The Unfaithful Servant”
from Endless Highway - The Music of the Band (429 Records 2007) —2007 cover version of the Robbie Robertson-penned Band song.


Bobbie Gentry “Sermon”
from The Delta Sweete (CAPITOL 1968) —Written by Bobbie Gentry & recorded in 1968.


The Handsome Family “Little Sparrows”
from Honey Moon (Carrot Top 2009) —Really pretty 2009 song written by Brett and Rennie Sparks.


The Silver Jews “I'm Getting Back Into Getting Back Into You”
from Tanglewood Numbers (Drag City www.dragcity.com 2005) —2005 song written by David Berman. Pretty great song title, too.


Eileen Rose “Good Man”
from Long Shot Novena (Rough Trade 2002) —Written by Eileen Rose and recorded in 2001. Eileen Rose is now based in Nashville but she originally comes from Boston & then moved and recorded in England for a number of years.


Teenage Fanclub “Discolite”
from Grand Prix (Geffen 1995) R  —This request was made by Ken From Cockeysville. From their 1995 release.

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