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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Mar 10th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Mar 10th 2011 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

7:03am

Alvin Robinson “Baby Don't You Do It (2007 Remastered Single Version)” from Atlantic Soul 1959-1975 (Rhino/Atlantic 2007) —Pretty great version of the song written by Holland, Dozier & Holland and made famous by Marvin Gaye. This 1967 ATCO single was arranged by Arif Mardin & produced by Tom Dowd. 07:05AM-07:08AM (3:01) Otis Clay “She's About A Mover” from Sweet Soul Music:Buy it!

7:05am

Otis Clay “She's About A Mover” from Sweet Soul Music: Voices From The Shadows (Sire Records 1992) —Soul rave-up version of the Doug Sahm song released in 1968 on the Cotillion. Produced by Rick Hall of Fame. This compilation CD is a listening companion to Peter Guralnick's book "Sweet Soul Music." That book has been a huge influence on this show.Buy it!

7:08am

Clarence Carter “Slip Away” from Snatching It Back: The Best of Clarence Carter (Atlantic 1968) —Cheating soul song written by Marcus Daniel, Wilbur Terrell & William Armstrong and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1968.Buy it!

7:12am

Aretha Franklin “Bridge Over Troubled Water (Live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, February 5, 1971)” from Aretha Franklin: Live at Fillmore West (Atlantic 1971) —Full-on soul gospel version of the Paul Simon-penned song recorded live in 1971 with a backup band that includes Billy Preston, King Curtis, Cornell Dupree & Bernard Purdie.Buy it!

7:18am

Booker T. And The MGs “Mrs. Robinson” from Time is Tight (stax 1998) —Instrumental version of a song written by Paul Simon & originally released in 1969 on their "Booker T. Set" release. This is off a 3-CD box set which includes extensive liner notes by Stax-expert, Rob Bowman.Buy it!

7:22am

The Civil Tones “Onions Only” from Rotisserie Twist (Pravda 1996L —Music bed. Instrumental written by Robin Allen & Doug Morgan (who can be heard later today and every Thursday from 2-4PM when he hosts "The Record Sto'."Buy it!

7:24am

Tony Borders “I Met Her In Church” from Sweet Inspiration: The Songs of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham (Ace 2011N  —Written by Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham and recorded for the Revue label in 1969. Just another reason why this new compilation is so highly recommended.Buy it!

7:27am

Sandy Posey “Single Girl” (MGM 1967) —What can I say? I've been on a Sandy Posey kick, as of late. Written by Martha Sharp & released in 1967. It's like country soul meets the Shangri-Las. What's not to like?Buy it!

7:30am

Dusty Springfield “What's It Gonna Be?” from Complete A and B Sides (1963-1970) (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)JAD 2006) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman and recorded in 1967. Not a bad bunch of background vocalists on this track, either --Ashford & Simpson, Carole King & Madeline Bell.Buy it!

7:35am

Kings Go Forth “High On Your Love” from The Outsiders Are Back VINYL (Luaka Bop 2010) —Curtom-influenced song from their 2010 debut release. Soul & funk out of Milwaukee. This song was one of the highlights from their show at Off Broadway last Friday.Buy it!

7:39am

The Impressions “I'm So Proud” from Definitive Impressions (Kent 2002) —The vocals on this are just so damn good. Written by Curtis Mayfield and recorded in 1964 for the ABC Paramount label.Buy it!

7:42am

The Herculoids “When Something is Wrong With My Baby” from Confessing: Deep Soul from New Orleans (Grapevine 2005) —This is one you don't hear often. A sublime version of the Isaac Hayes/David Porter song recorded in Baton Rouge in 1967. Featuring the vocals of Merle Spears & Chuck Mitchell.Buy it!

7:49am

Tom Waits “Way Down In The Hole” from Frank's Wild Years (Island 1987) —Written by Tom Waits & featuring guitar by Marc Ribot.Buy it!

7:52am

Jesse Winchester “Step By Step” from ...And All the Pieces Matter - Five Years of Music from The Wire (Nonesuch 2008) —Written by Jesse Winchester & originally released in 1976 on the Bearsville label.Buy it!

7:55am

Solomon Burke “None of Us Are Free” from Don't Give Up On Me (Anti 2002) —Written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & Brenda Russell and released in 2002. Produced by Joe Henry.Buy it!

8:04am

Sam Cooke “Lost & Lookin'” from Night Beat MP3/FILE ALBUM (RCA Victor 1963R  —I had a request for Sam Cooke's "Send Me Some Lovin'" but we did not have it at the station. Hopefully, this sufficed as a substitute. Sublime, I tell you.Buy it!

8:06am

Etta James “Security” from Tell Mama - The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions (MCA Chess 2001) —This Otis Redding cover was recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1967.Buy it!

8:08am

Booker T. And The MGs “Sunday Sermon” from Time is Tight (stax 1998) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental written by Art Jerry Miller.Buy it!

8:11am

Janis Joplin & Full Tilt Boogie Band “Move Over” from Pearl (Columbia 1971) —Written by Janis Joplin & recorded in 1970. This one grabs you by the throat from the very start. "I believe your toiling with my affections, honey."Buy it!

8:14am

PJ Harvey “In the Dark Places” from Let England Shake (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2011N  —Really affecting song written by PJ Harvey about the ravages of war found on her new release.Buy it!

8:17am

The Mekons “Empire Of The Senseless” from The Mekons Rock 'n' Roll (Blast First 1989) —"No one's making any noise now." From 1989 and as relevant as ever.Buy it!

8:22am

The Fireballs “Love Is Blue” from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010N  —Music bed. 1968 instrumental released by Atlantic & recorded at Norman Petty's studio in Clovis, NM.Buy it!

8:24am

The Fleshtones “R-I-G-H-T-S” from Roman Gods (I.R.S. Records 1982) —The Fleshtones will be appearing this Saturday (3/12) at Off Broadway. The Nevermores will be opening. This 1981 song was written by Keith Streng & Peter Zaremba.Buy it!

8:26am

Kirsty Maccoll “Keep Your Hands Off My Baby” from From Croydon to Cuba (Virgin 2005) —This Gerry Goffin/Carole King song was originally released as a single in 1981.Buy it!

8:29am

The Goodees “Condition Red” from Condition Red! The Complete Goodees (Ace 2010N  —1969 song written by Don Davis & Freddie Briggs and recorded for the Hip label (Stax sub-label) in 1969. You want melodrama? I'll give you melodrama.Buy it!

8:35am

The Baseball Project “Don't Call Them Twinkies” from Vol. 2 - High and Inside (Bonus Version) (Yep Roc Records 2011N  —Written by Steve Wynn & Craig Finn (who also sings lead on this) & found on their new release. The Baseball Project are just one of many fine bands playing the KDHX/Twangfest party at SXSW next Thursday (3/17) at SXSW in Austin. See twangfest.com for infoBuy it!

8:40am

Exene Cervenka “Already In Love” from The Excitement Of Maybe (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011N  —Written by Exene Cervenka and found on her new release which just came out this week.Buy it!

8:43am

Son Volt “The Picture” from The Search (Transmit Sound 2007) —Son Volt with a horn section. I like it. Written by Jay Farrar & released in 2007.Buy it!

8:49am

Faces “Glad And Sorry” from Five Guys Walk into a Bar... (Rhino 2004) —Written and sung by the late, great Ronnie Lane. Originally released in 1973.Buy it!

8:52am

Donny Hathaway “Jealous Guy” from Donny Hathaway Live (ATCO 1994L —Live 1972 cover version of the John Lennon song. Highly recommended.Buy it!

8:55am

Roberta Flack “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (LP Version)” from First Take (Atlantic 1969) —Written by Ewan MacColl & released in 1970. Still sounds amazing after all these years.Buy it!

9:04am

Villagers “Old Man” from Harvest Revisited (Mojo 2011N  —Neil Young cover found on a CD which accompanied the Feb, 2011 issue of Mojo magazine.Buy it!

9:07am

Neil Young “For The Turnstiles” from On the Beach (Reprise 1974) —The vocals on this song match the lyrics so well. That's Neil Young on banjo and Ben Keith on dobro.Buy it!

9:12am

Kris Kristofferson “Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down” from Kristofferson (Monument / Legacy 1970) —It was absolutely amazing to hear him do this song last night. He was battling issues with his voice but it didn't matter. So powerful & a lesson in songwriting.Buy it!

9:17am

Merle Haggard “I Started Loving You Again” from Down Every Road 1962-1994 (Capitol Records 1996) —Merle Haggard's voice was in really fine form last night. Still astounding after all these years. This was written by Merle Haggard & came out in 1968.Buy it!

9:19am

Peter Case “A Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Today” from Tulare Dust: A Songwriters' Tribute to Merle Haggard (Hightone 1994) —Merle Haggard cover from 1994.Buy it!

9:25am

Lucinda Williams “Seeing Black” from Blessed SINGLE (Lost Highway 2011N  —Just released last week. This is her strongest release in a long time.Buy it!

9:30am

Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man” from Conway Twitty - Number 1's (MCA NASHVILLE 2007R  —#1 single from 1973 written by Becki Blufield & Jim Owens.Buy it!

9:35am

Buddy Miller “Meds” from Majestic Silver Strings (New West www.aversmusic.com 2011N  —Written by Marc Ribot with Lee Ann Womack on vocals. Accompanied by Marc Ribot & Bill Frisell on acoustic guitars.Buy it!

9:38am

Josh Ritter “Lantern” from So Runs the World Away CD ALBUM (Pytheas Recordings 2010) —Written by Josh Ritter and released in 2010. This track sounds influenced by Bruce Springsteen. At least, I can imagine him singing this.Buy it!

9:45am

The Low Anthem “Matter Of Time” from Smart Flesh (Nonesuch 2011N  —Not an album to play at a Saturday night party but there is a lot to like about this new release.Buy it!

9:49am

Los Lobos “This Time” (Hollywood Records 2005) —Kind of a 70s soul feel to this track.Buy it!

9:52am

Beth Orton “She Cries Your Name” from Trailer Park (Dedicated 1997) —Written by Beth Orton & William Orbit and found on her 1997 debut release. It has been ages since she has performed in St. Louis.Buy it!

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