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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 12th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 12th 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


Willie Tee “Walkin' Up A One Way Street”
from Sock It to 'Em Soul (Warner Strategic Marketing UK 2004) —New Orleans soul song from 1965 written by Earl King.


Irma Thomas “I Did My Part”
from Time Is On My Side Single (Kent Records 1996) —Written by Naomi Neville (aka Allen Toussaint) and the b-side to the 1962 Minit single, "It's Raining."


Eddie Bo and Inez Cheatham “Lover and A Friend”
from In The Pocket With Eddie Bo (Vampi Soul vampisoul.com 2008) —Written and arranged by Eddie Bo and recorded in 1968 for the Seven B label. The intro drum break will have you instantly hooked.


Eddie Bo “Hey Mama Here Comes The Preacher”
from The Hook and Sling (Funky Delicacies 1997) —Music bed. Late-60s instrumental written by Eddie Bo.


Raphael Saadiq “Radio”
from Stone Rollin' (Columbia 2011) N  —Written by Raphael Saadiq & found on this new release which just came out this week.


Frank Wilson “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) [Single Version]”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5 (1965) (Hip-O SELECT/MOTOWN 2006) —How rare is this 1965 single which ended up not being released? Only two genuine original copies are known to exist. Frank Wilson wrote this rave-up & recorded it in 1965.


Don Covay & The Goodtimers “40 Days - 40 Nights”
from Mercy! (Atlantic unk 1965) —Written by Don Covay & found on this terrific 1965 soul debut.


Jr. Walker & The All Stars “Cleo's Mood”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5 (1965) (Hip-O Select Retail (MT) 2006) —Music bed. Instrumental originally released as a 1962 single & written by Autry Dewalt, Jr. (aka Jr. Walker), Harvey Fuqua & Willie Woods.


Dennis Coffey “Don't Knock My Love”
from Dennis Coffey (Strut 2011) N  —Wilson Pickett cover with a fine vocal by Fanny Franklin of Orgone.


Booker T. & the MGs “Day Tripper”
from McLemore Avenue (Expanded Version) (Concord 2011) N  —New reissue of their 1970 release plus six additional Beatles covers not found on the original release.


Johnnie Taylor “We're Getting Careless With Our Love”
from Taylored In Silk (Expanded) (Concord Records, Inc. 2011) N  —New reissue of his 1973 album with six additional bonus tracks. This cheating soul song was written by David Johnson & Don Davis. A cheating soul song on M2M? Hard to believe.


King Curtis “Green Onions”
from King Curtis Plays the Great Memphis Hits (ATCO 1967) —Music bed. Booker T. & The MGs cover from 1967 released on Atlantic.


Booker T. Jones “Representing Memphis”
from The Road From Memphis (Anti 2011) N  —New release which just came out this week with Booker T. Jones backed by The Roots. This track was written by Booker T. Jones & Liv Jones (his daughter) and features vocals by Sharon Jones & Matt Berninger (from the National).


Willie Wright “It's Only Life, That's All”
from Telling The Truth (Hotel Records / Numero 2011) N  —Soul album originally released in 1977 and only 1,000 copies were pressed. Unearthed by The Numero Group and reissued this year. This song was written by Willie Wright who is alive & residing in Providence, RI. Highly recommended.


Van Morrison “Ain't Nothin' You Can Do”
from It's Too Late to Stop Now (Polydor 1974) —Bobby "Blue" Bland cover recorded live in 1973. To have been at one of those shows would have been incredible.


Brother Jack McDuff “Gin and Orange” (Cadet Records unk 1969) —Music bed. Hammond B-3 fueled instrumental written by Brother Jack McDuff & found on this reissue of his 1969 album.


Sister Wynona Carr “Dragnet for Jesus (Take 1)”
from Dragnet for Jesus (Specialty Records/Fantasy Inc. 1992) —Written by Sister Wynona Carr & recorded in 1954 for the Specialty label.


Annette Thomas “You Need a Friend Like Mine”
from The Gospel Truth! The Gospel Soul and Funk of Stax Records (BGP url 2010) —Written by Frederick Knight & recorded for the Truth label -- a gospel sub-label of Stax -- in 1974.


Frederick Knight “I've Been Lonely for So Long”
from Stax Groove Masters - Vol. 1 (Warner Music France 1972) —Written by Posie Knight & Jerry Weaver and recorded for Stax in 1972.


Carla Thomas “Something Good (Is Going To Happen To You)”
from The Queen Alone (Atlantic unk 1967) —Written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter and recorded for Stax in 1966.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “The Reason”
from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Neal Sugarman.


The Rolling Stones “Waiting On a Friend”
from Tattoo You (Rolling Stone Records 1981) —One of my favorite Mick Jagger vocals on this and a really great sax solo from Sonny Rollins.


Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane “April Fool”
from Rough Mix (Polydor 1977) —Written & sung by Ronnie Lane and featuring Eric Clapton on dobro.


Faces “If I'm On The Late Side”
from Five Guys Walk into a Bar... (Rhino 2004) —Written by Rod Stewart & Ronnie Lane and originally found on their 1973 album, Ooh La La.


Mick Taylor “Slow Blues”
from Mick Taylor (Columbia 1979) —Music bed. 1979 instrumental which lives up to its title.


Holly Golightly “There's an End”
from Truly She Is None Other (Damaged Goods 2003) —Holly Golightly & The Broke-Offs will be appearing at the Firebird this Tuesday (5/17).


Little Willie John “My Love Is”
from Sure Things (King 1961) —Written by Billy Myles & recorded in 1961.


The Wandering Eyes “Me and Mr. Jones”
from Songs of Forbidden Love (Lazy S.O.B. 1998) —Cover version of the Billy Paul classic soul song featuring the vocals of Kelly Willis. Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison will be part of the Twangfest festivities taking place at Blueberry Hill on Thursday (6/9). See www.twangfest.com for further details


Charlotte Gainsbourg “Memoir”
from Set The Tigers Free / Memoir split 45 single (Domino 2011) N  —Written by Conor J. O' Brien (of Villagers) & from her forthcoming release.


Marshall Crenshaw “Don't Forget Me”
from For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson (MusicMasters 1995) —Marshall Crenshaw & Freedy Johnston will be appearing at the Old Rockhouse this Friday (5/13).


The Broken Heartbreakers “Sweet Marie”
from The Broken Heartbreakers (self 2007) —Beautiful song from this band from Auckland, New Zealand. Featuring the vocals of John Guy Howell & Rachel Bailey.


Ray Davies “'Til the End of the Day”
from See My Friends (Decca 2011) —Featuring the vocals of the late, great Alex Chilton.


The Heart Beats “Choo Choo Train”
from It's A Happening: Texas Girl Groups of the 60s (Cicadelic 2011) N  —1968 recording by the Lubbock-based band written by Eddie Hinton & Donnie Fritts (and which was a hit for the Box Tops).


Jonny “Gloria”
from Free EP (Merge 2011) —2011 ode to Gloria Estefan by te band featuring Norman Blake & Euros Childs.


Duane Eddy “Because They're Young” (Jamie 1960) —Music bed. 1960 instrumental.


Bob Dylan “Maggie's Farm”
from No Direction Home: The Soundtrack (Columbia / Legacy 2005) —Evidently, this upset the folkies, mightily. Live recording from the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Featuring Mike Bloom field on guitar.


Country Joe and the Fish “Super Bird”
from Electric Music for the Mind and Body (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1967) —Written by Country Joe McDonald & Joyful Wisdom(?).


The Byrds “Eight Miles High”
from Set You Free 1964-73 (Raven 2004) —Single version of the song from 1966. One of the greatest rock singles, ever.


Television “Untitled Instrumental”
from Marquee Moon (Expanded) (Elektra 1977) —Music bed. Instrumental from this expanded version of their 1977 release.


Richard & Linda Thompson “I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight”
from I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (Remastered) (UMC 2004) —Written by Richard Thompson & found on this reissue of their 1974 release.


Los Lobos “Down Where the Drunkards Roll”
from Beat the Retreat (CAPITOL 1995) L —Richard Thompson cover from 1995.


Jessica Lea Mayfield “Blue Skies Again”
from Tell Me (Nonesuch 2011) N  —Appearing at Off Broadway this Friday (5/13). I'm definitely looking forward to this show.


Elizabeth Cook & Tim Carroll “I Wish I Had A Million Friends”
from I Love: Tom T. Hall's "Songs of Fox Hollow" (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2011) N  —From this forthcoming release featuring various artists performing songs from Tom T. Halls 1974 childrens album. Elizabeth Cook will be appearing at Twangfest in June (Wed 6/8) at The Pageant along with Kentucky Knife Fight & Hayes Carll.


Ron Sexsmith “Ships Go Out”
from Real: The Tom T. Hall Project (Delmore 1998) —Really nice version of the Tom T. Hall song found on one of the better tribute albums out there.


The James Harman Band “I've Been Loving You”
from Those Dangerous Gentlemens (Rhino 1987) —Appearing this Friday (5/13) at BB's Jazz Blues & Soups. Highly recommended.


Clarence Carter “Do What You Gotta Do”
from This Is Clarence Carter (Atlantic unk 1968) —Written by Jimmy Webb & released in 1968.


Mary Jane Hooper “Harper Valley PTA”
from Psychedelphia - Rare & Unreleased New Orleans Funk (1966-1970) (Funky Delicacies 1997) —Written by Tom T. Hall & recorded in New Orleans between 1966-70 by Mary Jane Hooper (aka Sena Fletcher).


Boogaloo and His Gallant Crew “Talk About a Party”
from DJ Andy Smith's Jam Up Twist (BGP url 2011) N  —Written by Kent Harris (aka Boogaloo) & recorded in 1956. I've yet to hear a track by this band I haven't liked.


Rum Drum Ramblers “We'll See”
from Hey Lordy Mama Mama Get Up and Go (Big Muddy Records 2008) L —Released in 2008 & fitting in perfectly with the previous song from 1956. One of the finest bands in St. Louis.


The Animals “The Story of Bo Diddley”
from Animals (EMI UK 1997) —Written in 1964. "We were playing at the Club A Gogo in Newcastle, our home town / The doors opened one night and to our surprise / Walked in the man himself, Bo Diddley / Along with him was Jerome Green, his maraca man / And the Duchess, his gorgeous sis


Bo Diddley “Sixteen Tons”
from Bo Diddley Is A Gun-Slinger (Chess 1961) —Written by Merle Travis & released in 1961.


Chuck Berry “You Can't Catch Me”
from The Great Twenty - Eight (MCA 1984) —Recorded in 1955 for the Chess label.


Wynonie Harris “Bloodshot Eyes”
from Lovin' Machine (Ace 2002) —Hank Penny cover recorded in 1951 for the King label.


Ha Ha Tonka “Usual Suspects”
from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N  —Great leadoff track from their new release.

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