Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Oct 13th 2011 7.00am–10.00am
Time zone: central
Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers “The Flick, Pt. 2”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5 (1965) (Hip-O Select Retail (MT) 2006) —Music bed. Welcome to the final week of the special Fall Membership Drive edition of M2M. No need to put things off any longer ...call 314-664-3688 or go to kdhx.org to pledge your support to the finest radio station in St. Louis, the Midwest and bey
Marvin Gaye “One More Heartache”
from The Best of Marvin Gaye (Motown 1995) —This set goes out in tribute to Marv Tarplin - songwriter & guitarist for The Miracles - who just passed away at age 70. He co-wrote & played guitar on this 1965 song that was a hit for Marvin Gaye. He also co-wrote 'Ain't That Pelicular.'
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles “The Love I Saw In You Was Just A Mirage”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 7: 1967 (Universal/Motown 2005) —Co-written by Smokey Robinson & Marv Tarplin. Smokey Robinson on Marv Tarplin - "His music has always inspired me to write.He always used to give me tapes of his music , and I would fool around with them until I got an idea."
Menahan Street Band “The World (Is Going Up In Flames)”
from No Time For Dreaming - The Instrumentals (Daptone 2011) N —Music bed. This recent release is made up of all the instrumental backing tracks played by the Menahan Street Band for an earlier 2011 Daptone release by soul-singer, Charles Bradley.
The Bobby Fuller Four “Baby My Heart”
from Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets (1965-1968) (Rhino 2009) —Written by Sonny Curtis & recorded in 1966. Found on this highly recommended 4-CD compilation of rock recordings coming out of Los Angeles from 1965-1968.
Wes Dakus' Rebels “Sour Biscuits”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Perennial music bed favorite here on M2M. Instrumental recorded for the Swan label in 1964. Straight out of Clovis, NM.
The String-A-Longs “Black Is Black”
from The Fireballs: Exotic Guitars From The Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1968 Atlantic instrumental version of the Los Bravos hit.