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Spinitron - KDHX: Mid-Day Jamboree Sat Jul 30th 2011

Mid-Day Jamboree (Music)

Sat Jul 30th 2011 1.00pm–3.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Bob Allen “Midday Jamboree Theme”
from single (self 1995) L —Thanks to Fred Gumaer and all of his great listeners for letting me "co-host" the Mid-Day Jamboree today. Great fun exploring the blending of pop/rock and country music! -Rich Reese


The Searchers “Almost Saturday Night”
from 40th Anniversary Collection (Castle 2003) —A song that was recorded in 1979 on Sire Records. Written by John Fogerty - it's been covered by Dave Edmunds, Rick Nelson, Gene Clark & Carla Olson. John Fogerty also recorded it.


Gerry Rafferty “Can I Have My Money Back?” (UMC 2006) —Title track from Gerry's 1971 solo release which he put into song his displeasure with the higher-ups at the record label where he was.


Chuck Berry “Maybelline” (Chess 1955) R L —From the father of Rock and Roll who was honored yesterday with a statue in University City. Also threw out the first pitch at the Cubs/Cards game at Busch Stadium. The songs owes much to Bob Wills and his version of Ida Red.


Badfinger “I'll Be the One”
from No Dice (Apple Records 1970) —Sometimes you can tell how good a band was by how good their bonus track are. This one is darn good!


The Hollies “It's Only Make Believe (2004 Digital Remaster)”
from The Albums Collection (Remastered) (EMI 2009) —A song written by Jack Nance and Conway Twitty - been covered by MANY!


The Merseybeats “Fools Like Me”
from The Merseybeats (Fontana 1990) —This is a song written by Jack Clement and Murphy Maddux and recorded by many - most famously by Jerry Lee Lewis.


Elvis Costello “A Good Year For The Roses”
from Almost Blue (Columbia 1981) —Jerry Chestnut composition made famous by George Jones.


Lovin' Spoonful “Money”
from Everything's Playing (Kama Sutra 1968) —From the Spoonful's 4th album. Released in 1968. Features some fine type-writer percussion.


We All Together “The City Will Be A Country”
from We All Together (Lazarus Audio Products 1972) —A pop band from Peru who does a pretty fair job on the country-tinged number from their first of only 2 releases.


Beau Brummels “Oh Lonesome Me”
from Introducing The Beau Brummels (Sundazed 1965) —Another track from today's playlist that's been covered multiple times; including Neil Young, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Charles and Johnny Cash - written by Don Gibon.


Continental Drifters “Some Of Shelly's Blues”
from Continental Drifters (Monkey Hill 1994) —Starting off a set of three songs written by Monkee, Mike Nesmith. This one features the amazing vocals of Susan Cowsill.


The Stone Poneys “Different Drum”
from Evergreen, Vol.2 (Capitol Catalog 2003) —Speaking of amazing vocalists...Linda Ronstadt on this one.


The Monkees “Papa Gene's Blues”
from The Monkees (Colgems 1966) —And one by The Monkees from their debut lp. It was the only song on this release written entirely by Mike Nesmith. He co-wrote one other.


Nick Lowe “Without Love (live)”
from Live! On The Battlefield (Upstart 1995) —A live verion of this song that originally was on Nick's Labour of Lust lp. I chose this one because it features the fine guitar work of Bill Kirchen.


The Domino Kings “Some Kind Of Sign”
from Some Kind of Sign (Hightone 2005) —A band that brings Nick Lowe to mind. They are from Springfield, MO and were produced by Lou Whitney of the Skeletons.


Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas “It's A Mad Mad World”
from Billy J Kramer - The Very Best Of Billy J Kramer (EMI UK 1997) —A number written by Joe Osborne and Dorsey Burnette.


Del Shannon “Let's Dance”
from Rock On! (Silvertone Records 1991) —From Del's final release before he passed away. Produced by Jeff Lynne.


The Byrds “Time Between”
from Younger Than Yesterday (Columbia 1967) —Fine Byrds track featuring Clarence White on lead guitar.


Todd Rundgren “The Range War”
from Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren (Bearsville / Rhino 1971) —Great song from a great Todd Rundgren album. Todd does a fine Floyd Cramer imitation on the piano.


Clovis Roblaine “Stone Cold”
from The Clovis Roblaine Story (Clovis Roblaine 2008) —A session musician who wanted to become an engineer. He and a drummer friend of his practiced engineering on some songs he threw togeter and ended up with an excellent album.


Gerry & The Pacemakers “A Fool To Myself (2008 Digital Remaster)”
from You'll Never Walk Alone (EMI 2008) —Written by Gerry Marsden. Nice country feel on this one while still retaining that Mersey Beat sound.


The Everly Brothers “I'm On My Way Home Again”
from Country & West Coast (Big Beat rhino.com 2006) —Great track featuring Clarence White on guitar again. From 1969.


Van Morrison and Linda Gail Lewis “Crazy Arms”
from You Win Again (Exile 2000) —Van Morrison with Jerry Lee Lewis's sister on piano.


The Notting Hillbillies “Will You Miss Me”
from Missing... Presumed Having a Good Time (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1990) —Mark Knopfler's other band besides Dire Straits. He's worked with Emmylou Harris, Chet Atkins and done a fine country flavored album - the only one the Notting Hillbillies did back in 1990.


Dave Edmunds “I'm Coming Home”
from Rock Pile (RCA 1972) —Rock-a-billy number from Dave.


Bees Make Honey “Music Every Night”
from Pub Rock: Paving The Way For Punk Rock (Beloved Recordings 1998) —Pub Rock which was around in the early 70's in Great Britain was basically rock and roll that relied very heavily on r&b music and country music.

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.