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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 9th 2010

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 9th 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

7:02am

Mel & Tim “Backfield In Motion” from Beg, Scream & Shout (Rhino 1997) —Hey, it's the start of football season, isn't it? That means I have to play this. It's written into my KDHX contract. Written by Tim McPherson & Mel Harden and recorded in 1969 for the Bamboo label.Buy it!

7:04am

Sam & Dave “Don't Turn Your Heater On” from I Thank You SINGLE (Atlantic 1968) —Written by Steve Cropper & Al Bell and recorded in 1968 for Atlantic. Some great interplay between Steve Cropper's guitar & the horn section on this.Buy it!

7:06am

Rodger Collins “She's Looking Good” from Kent's Cellar of Soul (Ace 2003) —Written by Rodger Collins & recorded in 1967 for the Vocalion label.Buy it!

7:09am

Barbara Lynn “Can't Buy My Love” from The Jamie Singles Collection (Jamie Record Co. 2008) —Written by Billy & Bobby Babineaux & released in 1965. Produced by Huey Meaux. Barbara Lynn will be at the Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans on Saturday (9/25).Buy it!

7:14am

Dr. John & The Lower 911 “Big Gap” from Tribal COMP (429 2010N  —Written by Dr. John & Allen Toussaint and found on this new release.Buy it!

7:19am

Lee Dorsey “Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further?” from Yes We Can/Night People (Raven 2005) —Written by Allen Toussaint & recorded in 1970 for the "Yes We Can" album. Taken off this fine reissue of "Yes We Can" and "Night People" (1978) with some additional non-LP singles.Buy it!

7:22am

Lee Allen “Rockin' At Cosmo's” from Earl Palmer - Backbeat: The World's Greatest Rock 'N' Roll Drummer (Ace 1999) —Music bed. Taken off this single CD collection of songs featuring Earl Palmer on drums. This instrumental was written by Lee Allen & recorded in 1956 for the Aladdin label.Buy it!

7:23am

The Staple Singers “Brand New Day (Theme from "The Landlord")” from The Gospel Truth (BGP url 2010N  —New compilation of songs from Stax's 70s gospel label. This track was written by Al Kooper and was recorded in 1970 for a soundtrack to a movie called "The Landlord."Buy it!

7:26am

Tom Jones “Lord Help” from Praise & Blame (Lost Highway 2010N  —Written by Jessie Mae Hemphill and found on this new release made up of gospel and spiritual songs. Did I mention he's in extremely fine voice on this recording?Buy it!

7:30am

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come Undone” from Hawk (Vanguard 2010N  —Written by Isobel Campbell & found on their new release. For me, this album has it all...two vocals that sound great together, really strong songs, two Townes Van Zandt covers, a K-Yule song candidate, a sax freakout & Mark Lanegan with gospel singers.Buy it!

7:38am

Jerry Lee Lewis & Solomon Burke “Railroad to Heaven” from Mean Old Man (Verve Forecast 2010N  —Gospel tune featuring Jerry Lee Lewis and Solomon Burke on call and response vocals. Found on this new release which just came out this week. At 75 years of age, Jerry Lee Lewis can still turn it out.Buy it!

7:41am

The Rolling Stones “I Just Want to See His Face” from Exile on Main St. (Remastered) (Universal 2010) —Released in 1972 & featuring gospel singers Clydie King, Vanetta Field, and Jesse Kirkland on backing vocals.Buy it!

7:44am

Sister Rosetta Tharpe “Two Little Fishes, Five Loaves of Bread” from Gospel Train (Verve 1962) —Reissue of this 1956 gospel album originally recorded for the Mercury label.Buy it!

7:50am

John Grant “Two of Us” from Let It Be Revisited (Mojo 2010N  —Taken from this collection of various artists reinterpreting songs from the Beatles' "Let It Be" album. Most of it fails miserably but I think this is a nice vocal from somebody I know nothing about. This CD accompanied the Oct. issue of Mojo magazine.Buy it!

7:52am

The Hollies “Dear Eloise” from Dear Eloise / King Midas In Reverse (Epic 1967) —Written by Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks & Graham Nash and recorded in 1967. Graham Nash left the band soon after this release.Buy it!

7:56am

Vetiver “I Used to Be a King” from Be Yourself: A Tribute to Graham Nash’s Songs for Beginners (Grassroots Records 2010N  —From this compilation of various artists performing songs from Graham Nash's 1971 "Songs for Beginners" solo album. Co-produced by his daughter, Nile Nash, and songs are presented in the same order as the original release.Buy it!

8:05am

Dusty Springfield “What's It Gonna Be” from Complete A & B Sides 1963-70 (Eclipse 1967) —1967 single released by Mercury and written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman. Featuring background vocals by Carole King, Ashford & Simpson and Madeline Bell.Buy it!

8:07am

Best Coast “Summer Mood” from Crazy for You CD ALBUM (Mexican Summer 2010N  —Appearing at the Gargoyle this Tuesday (9/14). Also on the bill is Male Bonding, a band based out of London.Buy it!

8:09am

Fabienne Delsol “I Feel So Blue” from On My Mind (Damaged Goods 2010N  —New release which just came out this week by the ex-Bristols lead-singer. Fans of pre-Brokeoffs Holly GoLightly should really like this.Buy it!

8:15am

The Ikettes “Your Love is Mine” from Fine Fine Fine (Kent 1992) —Written by Ike Turner & recorded in 1965. Man, I love this song.Buy it!

8:17am

Ray Charles “Lonely Avenue” from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) [Remastered] (Atlantic Records/ATG 1960) —Written by Doc Pomus and released in 1958.Buy it!

8:19am

Elvis Presley “Paralyzed” from Elvis: The King of Rock 'N' Roll (BMG 1992) —Recorded in 1956 for RCA.Buy it!

8:22am

The King Pins “Ninety Four Second Surf” from That's Swift (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental that clocks in at, you guessed it, 94 seconds.Buy it!

8:23am

Brian Auger & The Trinity featuring Julie Driscoll “Light My Fire” from Version Excursion (Harmless 2000) —Doors cover from 1969. Brian Auger will be appearing at Off Broadway tonight (Thursday 9/9). Thi is an early seated show that begins at 8:00 PM with no opening act.Buy it!

8:28am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “If You Call” from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010N  —Written by bassist & Daptone label-founder Bosco Mann and found on their 2010 release. They will be appearing at The Pageant on Sunday (9/19). Highly recommended.Buy it!

8:34am

The Animals “Story of Bo Diddley” from The Best of The Animals CD ALBUM (MGM 1965) —Recorded in 1964. Fictitious, yet, wildly entertaining account of an encounter The Animals had with Bo Diddley. Plus they give a great account of "the rock and roll scene, in general."Buy it!

8:40am

The In Crowd “That's How Strong My Love Is” from The In Crowd: UK Mod R & B/Beat 1964-67 (RPM 2001) —Written by Roosevelt Jamison & recorded in 1965.Buy it!

8:44am

Country Joe & The Fish “Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine” from Electric Music for the Mind and Body (Vanguard 1967) —I'm really enjoying revisiting this 1967 release.Buy it!

8:48am

Bettie Serveert “Tom Boy” from Palomine (Matador 1992) —Appearing in October (Friday 10/22) at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room. Highly recommended. This 1992 release still ranks as one of my favorite albums of the 90s.Buy it!

8:54am

Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse “Valerie” from Version (RCA Records Label 2007) —Terrific Zutons cover recorded in 2007 with backing by the Dap-Kings.Buy it!

8:57am

Al Green “I've Never Found a Girl” from Let's Stay Together SINGLE (Motown 1972) —Written by Booker T. Jones, Al Bell & Eddie Floyd and recorded in 1971 at Royal Studio (Memphis).Buy it!

9:05am

Thee Midniters “Empty Heart” from Thee Complete Midniters (MicroWerks 2009) —Rolling Stones cover from 1965. Thee Midniters is another band who will be performing later this month at the Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans.Buy it!

9:07am

David Hidalgo & Louie Perez “Til the Hands Fall Off the Clock” from The Long Goodbye (Gonzolandia 2010N  —Previously unreleased material from the last 30 years compiled for this 2010 release.Buy it!

9:11am

Sir Douglas Quintet “One Too Many Mornings/Got To Sing A Happy Song” from Together After Five (Smash/Mercury 1969) —You don't hear many medleys on M2M. This is a Bob Dylan song & a Doug Sahm song released in 1969.Buy it!

9:20am

Hayes Carll “It's a Shame” from Trouble In Mind (Lost Highway 2008) —Appearing this Friday (9/10) at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room.Buy it!

9:23am

Jon Dee Graham “Swept Away” from Full (Freedom 2006) —They sure kept this show a secret. According to Jon Dee Graham's web site, he will be appearing in St. Louis tonight (Thursday 9/10). The venue is listed as Joe's Bar. It may or may not be happening -- proceed with caution.Buy it!

9:30am

Bobby Bare “Drop Kick Me Jesus” from 16 Biggest Hits (RCA 2007) —Written by Paul Craft and recorded in 1976.Buy it!

9:32am

Terry Allen “Cocktails for Three” from Lubbock (On Everything) (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1995) —From his classic 1979 release. Terry Allen will be taking part in the Larry J. Weir Memorial Concert this Sunday (9/12) at the Sheldon Concert Hall. This is a really rare chance to see Terry Allen and a wonderful time to celebrate much of the music broughBuy it!

9:35am

The Geyer Street Sheiks “Cakewalk” from Great Dream CD ALBUM (Bjam 1993L —Taj Mahal cover from 1979. Members of the Geyer Street Sheiks will also be performing this Sunday (9/12) at the Sheldon Concert Hall to celebrate the life of Larry Weir.Buy it!

9:41am

Jessica Lea Mayfield “For Today” from With Blasphemy So Heartfelt (Polymer Sounds 2008) —Appearing this Wednesday (9/15) at the Old Rock house. Headlining will be Justin Townes Earle.Buy it!

9:44am

Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses “Lay My Head on the Rail” from Junky Star (Lost Highway 2010N  —From his new release which just came out last week. Produced by T-Bone Burnett.Buy it!

9:49am

Grace Basement “Tilly lingers” from Gunmetal Gray (Undertow 2009R L —I had a request for this really fine & cleverly arranged pop song from their 2009 release.Buy it!

9:52am

Neko Case “Hold On, Hold On” from Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Anti- 2006) —Track from my favorite album of 2006.Buy it!

9:55am

John Doe & Neko Case “Hwy 5” from Forever Hasn't Happened Yet (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2005) —2005 duet with John Doe and Neko Case.Buy it!

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