Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Sep 29th 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
The Funk Brothers “Soul Stomp”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Too often I've just used this as a music bed. Not this time. 1964 instrumental from the sublime backing band on a teaming multitude of Motown songs.
Stevie Wonder “I'm Wondering”
from The Complete Motown Singles - Vol.7:1967 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2007) —Alternate mix of the 1967 song written by Henry Cosby, Stevie Wonder & Sylvia Moy. Higher Ground: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder and Benefit for 88.1 KDHX is taking place at Off Broadway this Friday (9/30). Go to http://tinyurl.com/6gx876s for details.
The San Remo Golden Strings “Festival Time”
from Double Cookin': Classic Northern Soul Instrumentals (Ace 2010) —1966 instrumental recorded for the Ric Tic label.
Brother Smith and His Stars of Harmony “God Don't Take No Vacation”
from This May Be My Last Time Singing: Raw African-American Gospel on 45RPM 1957-1982 (Tompkins Square 2011) N —Gospel funk out of Chicago recorded circa 1972 for the Valberst label. Found on this new highly recommended 3-CD compilation featuring 72 rare independent gospel 45 tracks.
Harry Nilsson “Gotta Get Up”
from Nilsson Schmilsson CD Album (RCA From the Earthworms album archives - from our College Daze! 1971) —Written by Harry Nilsson & featuring backing by Jim Gordon, Klaus Voorman, Chris Spedding & Jim Price.
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