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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jul 21st 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jul 21st 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 Bo-Keys “Jack and Ginger”
from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) N  —2011 instrumental named for a drink made up of Jack Daniels and ginger ale. I had no idea. The Bo-Keys played a really memorable set in St. Louis last Friday. Howard Grimes on drums. Need I say more?


Wendy Rene “After Laughter (Comes Tears)”
from Cheatin' Soul (Trikont 2005) —Mary Frierson of the Drapels recorded solo as Wendy Rene & released three singles for Stax between 1964-65. She co-wrote this with her brother, Johnny Friersen. Booker T. Jones is on organ and Al Jackson, Jr. on drums.


Jeanne & The Darlings “Soul Girl”
from Super Breaks Presents Stax Breaks (Ace 2003) —Written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter and recorded in 1967 by the band out of Little Rock, AR.


The Mar-Keys “Hold It!”
from Last Night!/Do The Pop-Eye (stax 2002) —Music bed. 1961 instrumental found on this reissue which combines their Last Night! (1961) & Do The Pop-Eye (1962 albums).


Kai Winding “Time Is On My Side”
from The Jerry Ragovoy Story: Time Is On My Side: 1953-2003 (Ace 2008) —This set goes out in memory of Jerry Ragovoy who passed away recently at the age of 80. This is the original version of the song later covered by Irma Thomas & The Rolling Stones.This 1963 recording was written & arranged by Jerry Ragovoy.


Howard Tate “Stop”
from Get It While You Can: The Complete Legendary Verve Sessions (Hip-O Select / Verve 2004) —1967 mono version of a single recorded for the Verve label. Co-written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman and produced by Jerry Ragovoy.


Lorraine Ellison “Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)”
from Best of Loma Records - Rise and Fall of a 1960's Soul Label (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1995) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy & Chip Taylor and released in 1969. And if you've never heard Lorraine Ellison's "Stay With Me" recording (co-written & arranged by Jerry Ragovoy), you are really missing something.


Young-Holt Unlimited “Light My Fire”
from The Best of Young-Holt Unlimited (EMI 2002) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of the Doors song recorded for the Brunswick label.


Janis Joplin “Get It While You Can”
from Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits (Columbia 1973) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman and recorded by Janis Joplin and the Full Tilt Boogie Band.


Garnet Mimms “As Long As I Have You”
from Cry Baby: The Best of Garnet Mimms (EMI 1993) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy (who also arranged & produced this track) & Bob Elgin and recorded for United Artists in 1964.


Irma Thomas “The Hurt's All Gone”
from The Jerry Ragovoy Story: Time Is On My Side: 1953-2003 (Ace 2008) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy & Roy Alfred and recorded in 1964. Yet another one arranged & produced by Jerry Ragovoy.


The Fireballs “Black Is Black”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Los Bravos hit.


John Paul Keith “Somebody Ought To Write A Song About You”
from The Man That Time Forgot (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2015) N  —Based out of Memphis, this ex-member of the V-Roys recently put out his second full-length release. Lots of really good songs on this. Well worth seeking out.


Garland Jeffreys “I'm Alive”
from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011) N  —It has been 13 years since he last put out an album & this does not disappointed. I can only imagine that he would be a great act to see live.


Amy LaVere “Damn Love Song”
from Stranger Me (Archer Records wwwarcher-records.com 2011) N  —From her new release which just came out this week. Amy LaVere will be appearing at Off Broadway in August (Friday 8/12).


The Martinis “Hung Over”
from It Came From Memphis (Upstart 1995) —Music bed. Instrumental recorded in 1967 for the Bar label & found on this companion CD to the highly recommended book 'It Came From Memphis' written by Robert Gordon.


Nick Lowe “People Change”
from At My Age (Yep Roc Records 2006) —Written by Nick Lowe and featuring backing vocals by Chrissie Hynde. Nick Lowe is opening for Wilco at the Peabody Opera House for a sold-out show in October (10/4).


Marianne Faithfull “Love Song”
from Horses And High Heels (Naive 2014 2010) N  —Written by Lesley Duncan & found on this highly recommended new release. I couldn't remember where I had heard this song before. It is on Elton John's 'Tumbleweed Connection' release. It's all just a blur.


Aretha Franklin “Border Song (Holy Moses)”
from Young, Gifted and Black (Atlantic unk 1971) —Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin and recorded in 1970. Besides Aretha Franklin on piano, that's Billy Preston on organ & The Sweet Inspirations on backing vocals. She will be appearing for the grand reopening of the Peabody Opera House on 10/1.


Jimmy McGriff “Blue Juice”
from Jimmy McGriff Greatest Hits (Blue Note 1997) —Music bed. 1070 instrumental composed by Jimmy McGriff.


Sleepy Kitty “Way Out”
from Infinity City (Euclid 2011) N L —New debut release from the St. Louis band made up of Paige Brubeck & Evan Sult.


Bettie Serveert “I'll Keep It With Mine”
from I Shot Andy Warhol ST (Atlantic unk 1996) —1996 Bob Dylan cover found on the soundtrack to the Todd Haynes film. I'll go out on a limb and say he doesn't mind using Bob Dylan songs in his soundtracks.


Television “Untitled Instrumental”
from Marquee Moon (Expanded) (Elektra 1977) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental .


Television “Venus”
from Marquee Moon (Elektra 1977) —Written by Tom Verlaine and featuring Richard Lloyd & Tom Verlaine on guitar.


Magic City “Let Me Go”
from Les Animaux Épouvantables (Tower Groove Records 2011) N L —Magic City will be having their LP-release party this Saturday (7/23) at El Leñador located at 3124 Cherokee. Festivities begin at 9 PM and also on the bill are The Ransom Note, Warm Jets USA & Slick.


Shane MacGowan & The Popes “Haunted”
from The Snake (WB 1994) —Written by Shane MacGowan and featuring Sinead O' Connor on co-lead vocals.


Magnolia Summer “The Second Voyage”
from The Slip That Leads Into The Fall (Undertow 2010) L —Music bed. Instrumental from their 5-song 2010 EP.


The Jans Project “Hall of Accidents”
from The Jans Project (Jans Project 2011) N L —Written & sung by Nick Rudd and found on this 2011 4-song EP.


Alejandro Escovedo “Break This Time”
from The Boxing Mirror (Back Porch Music 2006) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo, produced by John Cale & recorded in 2005.


Ian Hunter “Still Love Rock and Roll”
from Rant (Fuel 2000 www.fuel2000.com 2001) —Written by Ian Hunter & found on this largely-overlooked & really good album.


The Hindus “Frenzy”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace 2006) —Music bed. 1961 garage instrumental out of Southern California.


Camera Obscura “I Love How You Love Me”
from If Looks Could Kill (Elefant Records 2007) —From a 2007 European single. Tracyanne Campbell singing a standard written by Barry Mann & Larry Kolber. I like it.


Milton Mapes “Lonesome Town”
from Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack (Shout! Factory 2005) —2005 cover of the Ricky Nelson hit.


Rank And File “Lucky Day”
from The Slash Years (Rhino/Slash 2004) —1982 Everly Brothers-influenced track featuring the vocals of Chip and Tony Kinman.


Ben Vaughn “Dreadnaught”
from Instrumental Stylings (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1995) —Music bed. From this 1995 all-instrumental album.


Gillian Welch “The Way It Will Be”
from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) N  —Gillian Welch & David Rawlings will be appearing at The Pageant in September (Saturday 9/3).


Neil Young “Flying On the Ground Is Wrong”
from A Treasure (Reprise 2011) N  —Live version of a song he wrote in his Buffalo Springfield days recorded during his 1984-1985 tour with the International Harvesters. Not a bad backup band with musicians such as Ben Keith, “Pig” Robbins, Rufus Thibodeaux & Spooner Oldham.


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “On The Way Home”
from Under the Covers, Vol. 1 (Shout! Factory 2006) —2005 cover version of a Neil Young-penned Buffalo Springfield song.


Les Champions “Colorado”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. Early 60s instrumental recorded by this French band.


Josh Ritter “Empty Hearts”
from The Historical Conquests Of Josh Ritter (Sony 2007) —Appearing this Friday (7/22) at Off Broadway and also doing an earlier book reading at Left Bank at 5:30.


Aimee Mann “Nothing Is Good Enough”
from Bachelor No. 2 (Superego 2000) —She wasn't real happy with past record company executives when she wrote this.


Harry Nilsson “Down”
from Nilsson Schmilsson CD Album (RCA 1971) —Written by Harry Nilsson & featuring a backup band with Jim Keltner, Klaus Voorman, Chris Spedding, Jim Price & Bobby Keys.


King Curtis “Sack O' Woe (Twist)”
from Soul Time (Great American Music 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1962.


Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Carry Me”
from Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus (Mute Records 2004) —Written by Nick Cave & using strings and a backing chorus to great effect.


PJ Harvey “The Last Living Rose”
from Let England Shake (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2011) —"Take me back to beautiful England & the grey, damp filthiness of ages / Fog rolling down behind the mountains & on the graveyards and dead sea-captains."


Tom Waits “16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six”
from Swordfishtrombones (Island 1983) —Written by Tom Waits. Hard to imagine what this song would sound like without the percussion.


Tom Waits “Just Another Sucker On the Vine”
from Swordfishtrombones (Island 1983) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Tom Waits.


The What Four “I'm Gonna Destroy That Boy”
from Destroy That Boy: More Girls With Guitars (Ace 2009) —Recorded in 1966 for the Columbia label. Lead-guitarist, Cathy Cochran, says of this recording that they sound "like an all-girl choir from a detention home."


Them “I Can Only Give You Everything”
from Them Again (Polygram 1966) —Recorded in 1966 & featuring the vocals of Van Morrison. Elvis Costello did a version of this song when he was at The Pageant, recently.


The Easybeats “St. Louis”
from Gonna Have a Good Time Single (Retroactive 1999) —Written by Harry Vanda & George Yound and recorded in 1969. The Skeletons opened up with this when they opened up for Dave Alvin a couple of weeks ago.


Eilen Jewell “Queen of the Minor Key” (Signature Sounds Recording Company www.signaturesounds.com 2011) N  —From her highly recommended new release.


Buddy & Julie Miller “Wallflower”
from Buddy & Julie Miller (Hightone 2001) —2001 Bob Dylan cover.


Johnny Paycheck “If I'm Gonna Sink (I Might As Well Go To The Bottom)”
from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 2000) —Written by Johnny Paycheck & Aubrey Mayhew and recorded in 1968 for the Little Darlin' label.

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