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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Apr 19th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Apr 19th 2012 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 Band “Ain't Got No Home”
from Moondog Matinee (Capitol Records 1973) —Sending nothing but positive thoughts, thanks & gratitude to Levon Helm. This is Levon Helm singing a Clarence "Frogman" Henry song in 1973.


The Ikettes “Camel Walk”
from Talkin' About Ike - Vol. 2 (P-Vine 2008) —Written by Ike Turner & recorded in 1964 for the Modern label.


The Emotions “My Honey And Me”
from The Complete Stax-Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 3: 1972-1975 (stax 1994) —Luther Ingram cover recorded in 1972 & featuring the lead vocals of Sheila Hutchinson.


The Martinis “Key Chain”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


Skip Mahoaney And The Casuals “Town Called Nowhere”
from Eccentric Soul: A Red Black & Green Production (The Numero Group 2012) N  —Written by Harrison Hoaney (aka Skip Mahoaney) & James Purdie and recorded in 1974 for a label out of Silver Spring, MD called Red Black & Green (R.B.G.) Productions. "A town called nowhere, that's where you'll find me."


Hot Chocolate “Brother Louie”
from I Travel Alone (The Numero Group 2012) N  —Recorded in Cleveland in 1974, this song (which was a hit in 1973 for Stories in the U.S. & Hot Chocolate UK overseas) was produced by and featured the guitar & lead vocals of Lou Ragland. Not the greatest recording quality but, hey, it gets across.


The Gaturs “Cold Bear”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Music bed. Instrumental recorded in New Orleans in 1971 & featuring Willie Tee on keyboards.


The Soul Clan “That's How It Feels”
from Sanctified Soul (Kent 2000) —They only recorded one single in 1968 but this band was packed full of soul singers including Arthur Conley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Don Covay & Joe Tex. Try to juggle all those schedules.


Aretha Franklin “Money Won't Change You”
from Lady Soul (Atlantic. Written by Walter Davis in the 40s, covered by Ray in the 50s, perfected by the Queen of Soul in the 60s. unk 1968) —Written by James Brown & Nat Jones and featuring backing vocals by the Sweet Inspirations.


The Glass House “Crumbs Off The Table”
from Invictus Chartbusters (Sequel Records 1999) —Recorded for the Invictus label in 1969. "You got me hungry for your love / But you, you ain’t able / All you want to give me Is the crumbs off the table."


Dennis Coffey “Space Traveller”
from Dennis Coffey (Strut 2011) —Music bed. 2011 Dennis Coffey-penned instrumental.


Dr. John “Ice Age”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) N  —New release produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. Some great background vocals by The McCrary Sisters on this, as well. Kind of a state of the union message with a groove.


Alabama Shakes “Boys & Girls” (ATO www.atorecords.com 2012) N  —Debut full-length release from the Athens, AL band & featuring the vocals of Brittany Howard.


Little Milton “If Walls Could Talk” Single (Chess 1969) —Reissue of his 1969 Chess recording along with six bonus tracks. Written by Bobby Miller.


Earl Van Dyke “Greedy Green”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More (Motown 2012) N  —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental from 1968.


Steve Marriott & The Moments “Money, Money”
from The World Of The Small Faces And Beyond (Mojo 2012) N  —Recorded in 1964 with his first band right before Small Faces.


Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “Berta”
from Born There (Big Muddy www.bigmuddyrecords.com 2012) N L —Highly recommended new release with extremely cool artwork to boot.


The Rolling Stones “Rocks Off”
from Exile On Main St. (Deluxe Version) [Remastered] (Virgin 2010) —Reissue of their 1972 album with an additional disc of bonus tracks. Can't imagine this song without Bobby Keys on sax.


Kelly Hogan “Plant White Roses”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N  —Written by the Magnetic Fields for Kelly Hogan and from her forthcoming album slated for release on June 5. Good timing since she will be headining night #2 of Twangfest at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Thursday (June 7).


First Aid Kit “Emmylou”
from The Lion's Roar (Wichita 2012) N  —Gorgeous harmonies from sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg.


Agnetha Faltskog “When You Walk In The Room”
from My Colouring Book (Rhino 2004) —Killer arrangements on this Jackie DeShannon song sung by Agnetha Fältskog of ABBA.


The Ventures “Stranger On The Shore”
from Walk, Don't Run Vol. 2 (dolton 1964) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1964.


R.E.M. “Driver 8”
from Fables of the Reconstruction (I.R.S. 1985) —Back to Rockville: A Tribute to R.E.M. and 88.1 KDHX Benefit takes place at Off Broadway on Friday, April 27. Highly recommended.


The Figgs “Camden Love-In”
from The Day Gravity Stopped (Stomper 2012) N  —New release from the NY band which rocked, mightily, at the KDHX/Twangfest party at SXSW in March. Written by Mike Gent.


Alan Price “O Lucky Man!” (Warner 1973) —Written and sung by Alan Price for the 1973 original movie soundtrack. "If knowledge hangs around your neck like pearls instead of chains, you are a lucky man."


Dirty Three “Moon On the Land”
from Toward The Low Sun (Drag City www.dragcity.com 2012) N  —Music bed. Instrumental from their new release.


Dar Williams “Highway Patrolman”
from Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub Pop 2000) —Dar Williams is appearing at the Old Rock House this Tuesday (4/24). This is a Bruce Springsteen cover she recorded in 2000.


Bettye LaVette “Streets Of Philadelphia”
from Song of America (31 Tigers 2007) —Bruce Springsteen cover from 2007.


Bruce Springsteen “One Step Up”
from Tunnel of Love (Columbia 1987) —Brilliant song from this somewhat overlooked & underrated (I think) 1987 release.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come Undone”
from Hawk (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2010) —Written & beautifully arranged by Isobel Campbell. I don't know why these voices work so well together but they do.


Lee Hazlewood with Suzi Jane Hokum “Summer Wine”
from These Boots Are Made for Walkin': The Complete MGM Recordings (Ace 2002) —Written by Lee Hazlewood & recorded for MGM in 1967.


Slim Harpo “Shake Your Hips (Single Version)”
from Best Of Slim Harpo (Rhino 1968) —Written by James Moore (aka Slim Harpo) and recorded for the Excello label in 1966.


Brothers Lazaroff “The Waltz of No Time”
from Science Won (self-released 2012) N L —From their new release coming out next week. You can catch them this weekend at the Gramophone (Fri 4/20), Focal Point (Sat 4/21) & Lola (Sun 11 AM show 4/22).


Calexico “Sunken Waltz”
from Feast of Wire (Quarterstick 2003) —Written by Joey Burns & John Convertino.


Neko Case “People Got a Lotta Nerve”
from Middle Cyclone (Anti- 2009) —Written by Neko Case with backing vocals by Kelly Hogan, Rachel Flotard & Nora O'Connor.


Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Catalina”
from It's Time (Yep Roc 2003) —Appearing at Beale on Broadway this Saturday (4/21). Pretty impossible to see a bad show by these guys.


Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel “Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps”
from Oh, the Stories We Hold (Undertow 2003) —Written by Joe Davis & Ursula Farres with lead vocals by Anna Fermin.


Eleni Mandell “Girls”
from Miracle of Five (Zedtone 2007) —Written & sung by Eleni Mandell and a backing band that includes DJ Bonebrake, Nels Cline & Rick Holstrom.


Chatham County Line “Wildwood” CD Single (YepRoc 2010) —Appearing a week from Monday (4/30) at Off Broadway.


The Louvin Brothers “Broadminded”
from When I Stop Dreaming: The Best Of The Louvin Brothers (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1995) —"The word 'broadminded' is spelled S-I-N"


Gillian Welch “Scarlet Town”
from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) —Written by Gillian Welch & David Rawlings.


Carolina Chocolate Drops “Political World”
from Chimes of Freedom - The Songs of Bob Dylan (Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International) (UMGI - Fontana International 2012) N  —Not-often covered Bob Dylan song found on this 4-CD collection of various artists performing Bob Dylan songs to benefit Amnesty International.


Tim O'Brien “Tombstone Blues”
from Red On Blonde (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1996) —Bob Dylan cover with Charlie Cashman on banjo & Tim O'Brien on fiddle


Fairport Convention “Si Tu Dois Partir”
from Unhalfbricking (Hannibal 1969) —1969 cover version of Bob Dylan's "If You Gotta Go, Go Now" sung in French.


Bonnie Raitt “Million Miles”
from Slipstream (Redwing Records 2012) N  —Bob Dylan cover from her new release. Appearing at The Pageant on Friday, May 18 but the show is already sold out.


The Band “Don't Do It (Live)”
from Rock of Ages (Live) [Remastered] (Capitol Catalog 2009) —Fantastic Levon Helm lead vocal on this live 1972 recording of a Marvin Gaye song.

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