Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Nov 11th 2010 7.00am–10.00am
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The J. Geils Band “First I Look at the Purse (Live)”
from Full House (Live) (Atlantic Records 1972) —Live recording of a Contours cover song captured at a 1972 Detroit concert. This is one band I've really regretted not ever seeing playing live.
Them “Turn on Your Love Light”
from Them Again (Polygram 1966) —1969 cover version of a Bobby "Blue" Bland song recorded for Decca and featuring the vocals of Van Morrison.
Robert Plant “Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down”
from Band Of Joy (Rounder 2010) N —Traditional gospel song featuring background vocals by Patty Griffin & Darrell Scott. Produced by Buddy Miller & Robert Plant.
Liz Brady “Il Suffit D'Un Jour”
from C'est Chic! (Ace 2010) N —Originally released in 1965 on the Pathe and foing on this new compilation of 60s female-singer French pop.
Matthew Sweet “Girlfriend” (Zoo 1991) —Perfect pop song written by Matthew Sweet and released in 1991.
Peter Case “Lakes of Ponchartrain”
from Sings Like Hell (Vanguard 1993) —I know I've never heard a better version of this traditional song. Kills me every time.
Tom Russell “Veteran's Day”
from Poor Man's Dream (Philo 1990) —The next few sets go out to those who have sacrificed much more than most of have had to do. Written by Tom Russell & released in 1992.
Swamp Dogg “Sam Stone”
from A Soldier's Sad Story (Kent 1973) R —Written by John Prine and recorded in 1973. Arranged & produced by Jerry Wiilams, Jr. aka Swamp Dogg. I had a request for this song.
Joe Henry “Flag”
from Tiny Voices (Anti/Epitaph 2003) —Recorded in 2002 and one of my favorite Joe Henry songs. "These days, they lord above me/ Growing mean as they grow shorter/ Like a flag on a closing border now?/ Closing right behind you"
Mindy Smith “Jolene”
from One Moment More (Vanguard 2004) —Mindy Smith is appearing this Saturday (11/13) at the Old Rock House. This Dolly Parton cover was released in 2004.
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