Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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"
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.
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