Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Sep 22nd 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 Martinis “Bullseye”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) N —Thanks to Kate from Beep Beep Boop Boop (found here on KDHX at Wed 9-11 PM) for filling in and doing a great show last Thursday. - 1966/67 instrumental written by Leroy & Teenie Hodges of the Hi Rhythm Section, Johnny Keyes & "Packy" Axton.
Eddy "G" Giles “Soul Feeling - Part 1”
from Southern Funkin' - Louisiana Funk and Soul 1967-1979 (BGP url 2005) —Written by Eddy Giles of Shreveport, LA & released in 1968 on the Murco label.
The Prime Mates “Hot Tamales - Part 2”
from Allen Toussaint: Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky: The Hit Songs & Productions 1957-78 (Charly 2011) N —Music bed. 1967 instrumental produced by Allen Toussaint & found on this fine new 2-CD overview of some of Allen Toussaint's finest work from 1957-78.
The Don Harrison Band “Sixteen Tons”
from Sixteen Tons / Who I Really Am 45 single (Atlantic unk 1976) —This swampy Merle Travis cover was on the A-side of an Atlantic single which came out in 1976. If it sounds reminiscent of CCR, that's probably because Stu Cook and Doug Clifford are playing bass & drums on this recording.
Al Wilson “Lodi”
from Searching for the Dolphins (Expanded Version) (Ace/Kent 2008) —Reissue featuring the 1968 Soul City LP plus 11 bonus tracks including this 1969 CCR cover which came out as a single in 1969. The album was produced by Johnny Rivers and features members of The Wrecking Crew as the backup band.
Linda Ronstadt “I Won't Be Hangin' Round”
from Sounds From The South: At The Crossroads Of Rock, Country and Soul (Soul Jazz 2011) N —Written by Eric Kaz & recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1971. That's Merry Clayton on background vocals.
Blondie “Picture This”
from Parallel Lines (Capitol Records 1978) —This Sat (9/24) at 7:30 PM, a film will screen at Webster University called 'Nightclubbing: Greatest Hits' featuring live NYC recorded performances from bands such as Blondie, Talking Heads, Iggy Pop, The Cramps, John Cale, etc.
The Kinks “Victoria”
from Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) (Sanctuary 1969) —Written by Ray Davies & found on the soundtrack written for a British TV drama called 'Arthur.'
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