Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Jul 29th 2010 7.00am–10.00am
N=music new at the station.
L=local music. Your
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Time zone: central
Dr. John “Right Place, Wrong Time”
from The Beat Goes On... Comp (Kent 2000) —Written by Dr. John & recorded in 1972 for Atlantic. Produced & arranged by Allen Toussaint.
The Nashville Teens “Tobacco Road” Single (London 1964) —Written by John D. Loudermilk & recorded in 1964 by the London-based band.
Harry Nilsson “Gotta Get Up”
from Nilsson Schmilsson CD Album (RCA 1971) —Written by Harry Nilsson & recorded in 1971 for RCA. Talk about a great four-year run -- from 1969-1972, he released Harry, Nilsson Sings Newman, The Point, Nilsson Schmilsson, & Son of Schmilsson.
Teenage Fanclub “Baby Lee”
from Shadows CD Album (Merge 2010) N —New album from the Scottish band. Their last release was five years ago so I'd say they were about due.
Best Coast “When I'm With You”
from Crazy for You CD Album (Mexican Summer 2010) N —New indie pop release meant to (and largely suceeding) evoke feelings of 60s West Coast summer pop songs.
Belle and Sebastian “The Boy With the Arab Strap” CD Album (Matador 1998) —Coming as close as Chicago on Oct. 11 at the Chicago Theatre -- one of only five U.S. dates. This song is from their 1998 release.
Bettie Serveert “Souls Travel”
from Pharmacy of Love (Palomine 2010) N —From their new release. Bettie Serveert will be in St. Louis at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room in October (Friday 10/22). Highly recommended.
The Broken Heartbreakers “Wintersun” (self released 2010) N —Highly recommended new release fom this New Zealand-based band. Find out more at www.thebrokenheartbreakers.com. I'm just highly recommending all kinds of things this week........
The Love Experts “Your Shining Hour”
from Cuba Street EP (Undertow 2005) L —Appearing at Off Broadway next Saturday (8/7) with Educated Guess, Uncle Sam & The Minutemen. Should be a great show and chances to see this St. Louis band play out are few & far between.
Neil Young “Harvest” CD Album (Reprise 1972) —This went out in memory of Ben Keith who just passed away. Ben Keith was an accomplished producer and musician and he played pedal steel on this 1972 Neil Young album as part of a band called the Stray Gators..
Los Lobos “On Main Street”
from Tin Can Trust CD Album (Shout! Factory 2010) N —From their forthcoming release which comes out next week (8/3). This track was written by David Hidalgo & Louie Perez.
Dale Watson “Shortcut to the Streets of Gold”
from Blessed or Damned (Hightone 1996) —Appearing this Friday (7/3) at the Gramphone on an action-packed bill that also features Webb Wilder.
John Doe “Let's Be Mad”
from Meet John Doe (DGC 1990) —1990 song written by John Doe and featuring harmony vocals by Julie Christensen.
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