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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 10th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 10th 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


Prince Phillip “Keep On Talking”
from Hall of Fame: Rare and Unissued Gems From The Fame Vaults (Kent 2012) N  —Prince Phillip Mitchell recorded this single at Fame in 1966 & it was released as a single on the Smash label in 1968. Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham. Included on this new compilation made up of 21 previously unissued tracks from the Fame vaults.


Johnnie Taylor “Love In the Streets (Ain't Good As the Love At Home)”
from Never To Be Forgotten: The Flip Side of Stax 1968-1974 (Light In The Attic 2012) N  —Here's something different for M2M -- this is an anti-cheating soul song. Billed as Johnnie Taylor (The Soul Philosopher) on this reissued 1971 single - one of ten reissued 45s that make up this collection.


The Soul Children “Move Over”
from Nobody Wins: Stax Southern Soul 1968-1975 (Kent 2012) N  —This was originally the b-side of a 1968 Stax single written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter and features Steve Cropper on guitar.


The Mar-Keys “Night Before”
from Last Night!/Do The Pop-Eye (stax 2002) —Music bed. 1961 Stax instrumental.


Donny Hathaway “Magnificent Sanctuary Band”
from Donny Hathaway (ATCO 1971) —Written by Dorsey Burnette (of the Johnny Burnette Trio), recorded in 1971, & produced by Arif Mardin.


Jean Knight “Mr. Big Stuff”
from Stax Groove Masters - Vol. 1 (Warner France 2000) —Huge seller for Stax recorded in 1971 and written by Carol Washington, Joseph Broussard & Ralph Williams. Produced & arranged by the late, great Wardell Quezergue.


Beastie Boys “Johnny Ryall”
from Paul's Boutique (Capitol Records 1989) —This one goes out in memory of Adam Yauch (aka MCA) who passed away from a rare form of cancer on May 4th at the way too early age of 47. "Thunderbird is the word."


Beastie Boys “Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament”
from Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (CAPITOL 2011) —Music bed. 2011 instrumental written by the Beastie Boys.


The Undisputed Truth “You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here On Earth”
from The Best of Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces (Motown 2003) —1971 Motown recording written by Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfeld who also produced the album. Fantastic instrumental workout by the Funk Brothers (including Eddie Willis, Joe Messina, Pistol Allen, Earl Van Dyke & James Jamerson) on this.


Earl Van Dyke “Behold”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More (Motown 2012) N  —Music bed. Previously unreleased 1968 instrumental with James Jamerson on bass & Dennis Coffey on guitar.


James Hunter “No Smoke Without Fire”
from People Gonna Talk CD Album (Rounder/GO Records 2006) —Written by James Hunter & featuring Damian Hand on tenor sax & Lee Badau on baritone sax sax. A tremendous live performer if you ever get the chance to see him.


Barbara & The Browns “Watch Dog”
from Can't Find Happiness - The Sounds of Memphis Recordings (Kent Records 2007) —Written by Dan Greer & recorded for the Sounds of Memphis label in 1972.


Alabama Shakes “Hold On”
from Boys & Girls (ATO www.atorecords.com 2012) N  —One of my favorite releases of 2012, so far. Brittany Howard just makes this band something special.


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Expressions Theme”
from My World (Truth & Soul 2009) —Music bed. 2006 instrumental featuring the Expessions.


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Who Do You Love”
from Faithful Man (Truth and soul 2012) N  —Another favorite release from 2012. Written & backed by the Expressions.


Norah Jones “She's 22”
from Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note 2012) N  —Do I want all her albums from now on to sound like this? Probably not but it's an interesting detour this time around. Written by Norah Jones and Brian Burton aka Danger Mouse (who also produced the album).


The Animals “Bury My Body”
from The Best of The Animals CD Album (ABKCO 1987) —Written by Al Kooper and elevated to a higher plane through the vocals of Eric Burdon & the keyboards of Alan Price. Eric Burdon is playing Bumbershoot in Seattle with The Greenhornes as his backing band. Please bring this to St. Louis.


Georgie Fame “Last Night”
from Mod Classics: 1964-66 (Ace 2009) —Music bed. Sped-up & stretched-out 1966 version of the Mar-Keys hit.


Ray Charles “What'd I Say”
from Ray Charles Live in Concert (Concord 2011) —Reissued album of a live recording made at the Shrine Auditorium in 1964 with six additional previously unreleased tracks.


Ray Charles “Doodlin'”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —Music bed. Horace Silver-composed instrumental recorded in 1956.


Alejandro Escovedo “Down In the Bowery”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) —Alejandro Escovedo & Jimmy Griffin will be appearing at Off Broadway this Tuesday (5/15). Highly recommended. This song was written by Alejandro Escovedo & Chuck Prophet & features additional vocals by Ian Hunter.


Craig Finn “Honolulu Blues”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) —From his 2012 debut solo release. His Off Broadway show is still one of my favorite shows I've seen this year.


Ian Hunter “Death Of A Nation”
from Rant (Fuel 2000 www.fuel2000.com 2001) —Ian Hunter wrote this about England. Could be about lots of places, though.


Dirty Three “Moon On the Land”
from Toward The Low Sun (Drag City www.dragcity.com 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental from their new release.


Gemma Hayes “Wicked Game”
from Wicked Game - Single (Gemma Hayes Music 2012) N  —New single by the singer from County Tipperary, Ireland doing a beautiful take of the Chris Isaak song.


Isobel Campbell “Walk Away”
from Walk Away - Single (self 2012) N  —New single cover version of a song written by the Glasgow-based band Franz Ferdinand. Too dreamy for drive time? I don't know but the melody is really pretty.


First Aid Kit “Emmylou”
from The Lion's Roar (Wichita 2012) N R  —Gorgeous harmonies from sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg out of Enskede, Sweden.


Mogwai “Folk Death 95”
from Mr. Beast (Matador 2006) —Music bed.


The Delgados “All You Need Is Hate”
from Hate (Mantra 2002) —"Hate is everywhere, look inside your heart and you will find it there." I feel compelled to play this every time some state votes for something crazy.


The Kinks “Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues”
from Muswell Hillbillies (Remastered) (Velvel Records 1998) —Reissue of their 1971 release. All songs were written & produced by Ray Davies.


Rufus Wainwright “Jericho”
from Out of the Game (Decca 2012) N  —From his new release produced by Mark Ronson and featuring backing by varios members of the Dap-Kings.


Jack Nitzsche “Baja”
from The Lonely Surfer (Collectors' Choice Music 1963) —Music bed. Lee Hazlewood-penned instrumental from 1963.


Mariachi El Bronx “Love Sick”
from Chimes of Freedom - The Songs of Bob Dylan (Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International) (Amnesty International 2012) N  —Mariachi El Bronx & Two Gallants will be appearing at the Firebird a week from Saturday (5/19).


Kirsty Maccoll “In These Shoes?”
from Tropical Brainstorm (V2 1999) —Written by Pete Glenister & Kirsty MacColl and found on what was to be her final album due to a tragic accident which ended her life at the early age of 41. This album came about as a result of her love of Cuban music.


Calexico “Corona”
from Convict Pool (Quarterstick 2004) —2004 cover version of the Minutemen song written by D. Boon.


The Fireballs “Poquito”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 60s instrumental.


Bobby Bare Jr's Young Criminals' Starvation League “Visit Me in Music City”
from From the End of Your Leash (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2004) —Appearing this Saturday (5/12) at Off Broadway. Old Lights are opening.


Beth Bombara “All Along”
from V12LP Tower Groove Records (Tower Groove Records 2012) N L —From this 2-LP, multi-colored vinyl compilation of all new songs from a wide array of St. Louis local bands.


John Doe and The Sadies “It Just Dawned On Me”
from Country Club (Yep Roc 2009) —John Doe will be closing out the final night of Twangfest at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Saturday (6/9). Go to www.twangfest.com for details about the entire action-packed lineup.


Pokey LaFarge “Drinkin' Whiskey Tonight”
from Middle of Everywhere (Free Dirt www.freedirtrecords.com 2011) L —Pokey LaFarge will be closing out night one of Twangfest at the Schlafly Tap Room on Wednesday (6/6). Go to www.twangfest.com for more details.


Kelly Hogan “Drunkard's Blues”
from Pine Valley Cosmonauts Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 1998) —Finally, the long-awaited return to St. Louis by Kelly Hogan who will be closing out night 2 of Twangfest at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Thursday (6/7). Also on the bill are Pretty Little Empire, Deano Waco & The Purvs & Wussy.


Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five “What's The Use of Getting Sober (When You Gonna Get Drunk Again)”
from Let The Good Times Roll (MCA/Decca 1999) —Written by Bubsy Meyers & recorded in 1942.


Merle Haggard “If We're Not Back In Love By Monday”
from Down Every Road, 1962-94 (CAPITOL NASHVILLE 1996) —Merle Haggard & Marty Stuart are coming the the Family Arena in June (6/24).


Janis Joplin “Me And Bobby McGee”
from The Pearl Sessions (Legacy 2012) —Previous unreleased alternate take recorded in 1970.


George Jones “Life To Go”
from Criminal Records (Ace 2012) N  —Written by George Jones and recorded for Mercury in 1964. "Her daddy's been here for 18 years, he's still got life to go."


Heartless Bastards “Parted Ways”
from Arrow (Partisan Records LLC/MapleMusic Recordings www.partisanrecords.com 2012) N  —Written & featuring lead vocals by Erika Wennerstrom.


Sue Garner “Rose Colored Glue”
from To Run More Smoothly (Thrill Jockey www.thrilljockey.com 1997) —Written by Sue Garner and produced by Sue Garner & Chris Stamey.


K. McCarty “Like a Monkey In a Zoo”
from Dead Dog's Eyeball: Songs of Daniel Johnston (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 2005) —From her 2005 release made up of all interpretations of songs written by Daniel Johnston.


Gillian Welch “I Want to Sing That Rock and Roll”
from Time (The Revelator) (Acony Records www.aconyrecords.com 2001) —Recorded live at the Ryman Auditorium & written by Gillian Welch & David Rawlings.


Rick Nelson “Lonesome Town”
from GREATEST HITS (Capitol Records 2002) —Written by Baker Knight & recorded in 1958 for the Imperial label.

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