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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jan 26th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jan 26th 2012 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

7:02am

The Showstoppers “Ain't Nothing But A Houseparty” from The Best of The Showstoppers (BGO Records 2011N  —Today's show marks my 10th year anniversary with KDHX. Who would of thunk it? This track was recorded in 1967 and is found on this first-ever Showstoppers anthology. Written by Carlton Fisher (aka Del Sharh) & Joe Thomas.Buy it!

7:05am

Marvin Gaye “Baby Don't You Do It” from F 7 The Best Of Marvin Gaye (Motown 1995) —Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland, Jr. (they've had a hit or two) and recorded in 1964.Buy it!

7:08am

Barbara Lynn “Can't Buy My Love” from The Jamie Singles Collection (Jamie Record Co. 2008) —Written by Billy & Bobby Babineaux and with an organ part reminiscent of the Sir Douglas Quintet. Produced by Huey Meaux & released in 1965 on the Jamie label.Buy it!

7:10am

June Gardner “99 Plus One” (Night Train International 2000) —Music bed. Instrumental out of New Orleans written & produced by the late, great Wardell Quezergue and released in 1965.Buy it!

7:13am

Etta James “Don't Cry Baby” from Heart & Soul: A Retrospective (Hip-O Select 2011) —RIP Etta James - one of the finest vocalists of the last 75 years. For a really nice remembrance of Etta James, please read Papa Ray's post at http://kdhx.org/music/music-news/remembering-and-listening-to-etta-james This track was recorded in 1961.Buy it!

7:15am

Etta James “Security” from Tell Mama: The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions (MCA 2001) —Sublime 1967 Otis Redding cover recorded at Muscle Shoals & originally produced by Rick Hall. Everybody ought to own a copy of this album. Essential.Buy it!

7:18am

Etta James “The Soul of a Man” from Heart & Soul: A Retrospective (Hip-O Select 2011) —Written by Oliver Sain & recorded in Memphis in 1969 for the Chess label.Buy it!

7:21am

The Mar-Keys “Plantation Inn” from Stay In School: Don't Be a Drop Out (Stax Records url 1967) —Music bed. Instrumental from this 1967 release made up of various Stax artists extolling the virtues of staying in school.Buy it!

7:23am

Johnny Otis & The Jayos “Tough Enough” from The Johnny Otis Show (Ace 2003) —RIP Johnny Otis who passed away on Jan. 17 - the same week Etta James passed away. Johnny Otis helped launch the career of Etta James, Esther Phillips, Big Mama Thornton, Little Willie John, etc. Randy Lewis writes about him at http://tinyurl.Buy it!

7:25am

Big Mama Thornton “I Smell a Rat” from Fine Gals, Fast Women and Wailin'Daddies: The First of Leiber & Stoller (El Toro Records 2004) —Written by Leiber & Stoller and recorded in 1953. In 1952, Johnny Otis introduced Leiber & Stoller to his new band vocalist, Big Mama Thornton. They went on to write songs such as this one, Nightmare & Hound Dog for her.Buy it!

7:27am

Johnny Otis “Willie & The Hand Jive (Live)” from The Johnny Otis Show Live At Monterey (Epic 1971) —Written by Johnny Otis & recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1970. You can hear & see Johnny Otis on stage in scenes from Clint Eastwood's 'Play Misty For Me' film that take place at this festival.Buy it!

7:30am

Georgie Fame “Last Night” from Mod Classics 1964 - 1966 (BGP url 2010) —Music bed. 1966 cover version of the Mar-Keys instrumental classic.Buy it!

7:33am

Bettye Lavette “Most of the Time” from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012N  —From this new 4-CD collection of an incredibly wide range of artists covering Bob Dylan songs with proceeds going to Amnesty International. You'll love parts of it & know the money on this bargain-priced collection are being put to good use.Buy it!

7:39am

The Sweet Inspirations “Blues Stay Away From Me” from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic 1967) —Great soul version of the Delmore Brothers country song.Buy it!

7:42am

Lee Fields “Moonlight Mile” from Sticky Soul Fingers: A Rolling Stones Tribute (Mojo 2012N  —Yeah, I know I played this a couple weeks back but I wanted to hear it again. Rolling Stones soul cover from his forthcoming album called 'Faithful Man' coming out on March 12th on the Truth and Soul label.Buy it!

7:46am

John Lee Hooker, Miles Davis & Taj Mahal “End Credits” from The Hot Spot (soundtrack) (Antilles 1990) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Jack Nitzsche for the Dennis Hopper film soundtrack.Buy it!

7:48am

Jacques Dutronc “Le Responsable” from Blow Up A Go-Go! (V2 1999) —Written by Jaques Lanzman & Jacques Dutronc and recorded in 1969.Buy it!

7:50am

The Attack “Any More Than I Do” from About Time! (RPM 2006) —B-side of a 1967 Decca single written by Richard Shirman & Davy O'List of London band. Some self-deprecating (and quite humorous) liner notes, too.Buy it!

7:53am

The Girls “Chico's Girl” from One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost & Found (Rhino 2005) —Written by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil and recorded for Capitol in 1966. According to the liner notes, this song was originally conceived to be the follow-up to the Crystals' 'He's A Rebel' hit but it was rejected by Phil Spector.Buy it!

7:55am

The Donnas “The Gold Medal” from Gold Medal (Atlantic Records 2004) —Terrific single off their 2004 recording.Buy it!

7:58am

The Pagents “Enchanted” from The Birth of Surf - Volo. 2 (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental.Buy it!

8:03am

The Blasters “American Music” from Testament - the Complete Slash Recordings (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Since this show marks my 10th year here at KDHX, I though I'd open this hour with the first set I ever played. It was 4 AM then so I suspect it will be heard by more people this time around. - Dave Alvin song recorded in 1981 by the pride of Downey, CA.Buy it!

8:05am

Little Willie John “Fever” from The King R&B Box Set (King 1995) —Recorded for the King label in 1956. Written by Eddie Cooley & John Davenport.Buy it!

8:08am

Elvis Costello “Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood” from King Of America (Columbia/Legacy. 1986) —Recorded in 1985 and written by Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus & Gloria Caldwell. Patterned after Nina Simone's original version of the song.Buy it!

8:11am

Mogwai “Folk Death 95” from Mr. Beast (Matador 2006) —Music bed. Instrumental from the Scottish band's 2006 release.Buy it!

8:13am

Penelope Houston “All the Way” from On Market Street (Glitterhouse 2012N  —Alright, let's get back to 2012, shall we? From the ex-Avengers lead vocalist's new solo release.Buy it!

8:17am

Sinead O'Connor “Property of Jesus” from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012N  —OK, she's crazy as a loon but she keeps things interesting and is incredibly talented. She also tears up this version of one of Dylan's least-covered songs.Buy it!

8:21am

Kirsty Maccoll “Still LIfe” from From Croydon to Cuba: An Anthology (Virgin 2005) —Gorgeous 1989 b-side of her 'Days' single written by Kirsty MacColl & Philip Rambow.Buy it!

8:24am

The Kronos Quartet “Don't Think Twice, It's All Right” from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012N  —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Bob Dylan-penned song.Buy it!

8:25am

Faces “Ooh La La” from The Best of Faces: Good Boys... When They're Asleep (Rhino 1999) —Written by Ronnie Lane & Ron Wood and released in 1973. Such a good song.Buy it!

8:29am

Martin Simpson “Louisiana 1927” from Prodigal Son (Topic 2007) —Written by Randy Newman and also featuring Jackson Browne on backing vocals. If you are going to play this at home it is tuned CGCFCD Cus4+9. Nice of him to tell this to mere guitar mortals.Buy it!

8:33am

Martin Simpson “She Slips Away” from Prodigal Son (Topic 2007) —Music bed. Instrumental tune composed by Martin Simpson.Buy it!

8:35am

Melody Gardot “Your Heart Is As Black As Night” from My One and Only Thrill (Verve 2009) —Written by Melody Gardot and found on her most recent release. She's about due for a new one, I'd say. Tremendously talented & she's only age 26.Buy it!

8:38am

Carla Bruni “Those Little Things” from Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited (Verve Forecast 2006) —Found on this 2006 collection of various artists performing songs written by Serge Gainsbourg.Buy it!

8:40am

Fabienne Delsol “Ce Jour La” from On My Mind (Damaged Goods 2010) —Third solo album from the ex-bassist & ex-singer of the Bristols. Written by Georges Aber.Buy it!

8:43am

Barry Gray “Jazz Track Written for Shell (3)” from Stand By for Adverts (Trunk Records 2011) —UK-based Barry Gray wrote a tremendous amount of advertising jingles, themes, etc. This jazz track was recorded circa 1959-61.Buy it!

8:45am

The Animals “Hit The Road, Jack” from Animalism (Hip-O Select 1966) —Reissue of their 1966 MGM release. Written by Percy Mayfield, a huge hit by Ray Charles & sung by Eric Burdon. Dave Rowberry had replaced Alan Price by this time.Buy it!

8:48am

The Goodees “Girl Crazy” from Condition Red! The Complete Goodees (Ace 2010) —Written by Don Davis & Leon Ware and recorded for the Hip label (an imprint of Stax) in 1969.Buy it!

8:51am

The Bobby Fuller Four “Never To Be Forgotten” from The Best of The Bobby Fuller Four (Rhino 1990) —1965 Mustang recording written by Bobby Fuller & Randy Fuller (his brother & bassist in the band).Buy it!

8:54am

Booker T. & the MGs “Lady Madonna” from Stax Profiles (Stax/Concord 2006) —1969 instrumental version of the Beatles song.Buy it!

9:02am

Caitlin Rose “Shanghai Cigarettes” from Own Side Now (Theory 8 Records 2011) —Appearing at the Pageant this Tuesday (Jan 31) with The O’s & Old 97’s.Buy it!

9:06am

Craig Finn “Honolulu Blues” from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant 2012N  —From his debut solo release which just came out this week. Appearing at Off Broadway in February (Friday 2/10). Mount Moriah is also on the bill.Buy it!

9:10am

Garland Jeffreys “'Til John Lee Hooker Calls Me” from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011) —One of my favorite releases from 2011. From his first release in 13 years. Highly recommended.Buy it!

9:14am

The Rolling Stones “2120 South Michigan Avenue” from 12 X 5 (London 1964) —Music bed. 1964 original instrumental named for the address of Chess Records.Buy it!

9:17am

The Little Willies “I Worship You” from For the Good Times (iTunes 2008N  —Written by Ralph Stanley & featuring lead vocals by Norah Jones & Richard Julian.Buy it!

9:20am

Carolina Chocolate Drops “Political World” from Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan (Universal 2012N  —Really fine take on the Bob Dylan song by one of the best live bands going.Buy it!

9:23am

Paul Kelly “Nobody's Baby Now” from Won't You Come Around (EMI 2003) —Nick Cave song recorded live in Melbourne, Australia.Buy it!

9:28am

John Frizzell & Randy Edelman “Lexington Is My Home” from Gods and Generals Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Sony 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental written by John Frizzell. This track also features Mark O' Connor on violin.Buy it!

9:30am

Caleb Travers “Take You For A Ride” from Ain't No Jukebox (self released 2011N L —New release from the St. Louis artist. Written by Caleb Travers and recorded at Sawhorse Studios. Some fine piano playing by Dave Grelle on this, as well.Buy it!

9:34am

Diane Birch “Don't Wait Up” from Bible Belt (S-Curve 2009) —Written by Diane Birch & found on her 2009 debut release.Buy it!

9:37am

Elton John “Where to Now St. Peter?” from Tumbleweed Connection (MCA 1971) —Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin. This one holds up really well.Buy it!

9:41am

Richmond Fontaine “Walking Back to Our Place at 3:00 AM” from We Used To Think The Highway Sounded Like A River (El Cortez 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental from the band based out of Portland, OR.Buy it!

9:43am

J.D. Souther “I'll Be Here At Closing Time” from If the World Was You (Slow Curve Records 2009) —Making a rare St. Louis appearance this Friday (1/27) at the Old Rock House.Buy it!

9:46am

Tom Waits “Ol '55” from Used Songs (1973-1980) (Rhino 2001) —Written by Tom Waits & recorded in 1973.Buy it!

9:50am

Elton John and Leon Russell “Gone to Shiloh” from The Union (Decca 2010) —Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin and featuring lead vocals by Leon Russell, Neil Young & Elton John.Buy it!

9:56am

Richmond Fontaine “The Boyfriends” from We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River CD ALBUM (El Cortez 2009) —Lead vocals & lyrics by Willie Vlautin.Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.