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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Dec 6th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Dec 6th 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

7:03am

Frank Wilson “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) [Single Version]” from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5 (1965) (Hip-O SELECT/MOTOWN 2006) —Only two genuine original copies of this single are known to exist and are worth thousands of dollars. This 1965 song was written by Frank Wilson who wrote or co-wrote many other Motown songs, as well. Guaranteed dance-floor filler.Buy it!

7:05am

Chris Clark “Love's Gone Bad” from Soul Sounds (Motown 1967) —Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland, Jr. Originally released as a single in 1966.Buy it!

7:08am

The Flirtations “Need Your Loving” from Sounds Like the Flirtations (Deram 1968) —Really fine reissue of their 1969 album along with five bonus tracks - one of which is a fantastic Christmas song. This was written by Wayne Bickerton & Tony Waddington. They sound like a Motown band but they started in South Carolina and relocated toBuy it!

7:11am

The Funk Brothers “All For You” from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers SINGLE (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental written by William "Mickey" Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter, and Henry Cosby.Buy it!

7:13am

Bobbie Gentry “Touch 'Em With Love” from Delta Swamp Rock: More Sounds From Tbe South 1968-75. (Soul Jazz Records 2012N  —1969 song written by John Hurley and Ronnie Wilkins and found on this new and second volume of country, soul and rock emanating from the South.Buy it!

7:15am

G.G. Shinn “Certain Kind of Something” from The Oxford American Southern Music CD 2012 (Oxford American 2012N  —G.G. Shinn is from Franklin, LA and started his first band in 1956. After all these years, he is still a great live performer. Written by G.G. Shinn and released in 2000.Buy it!

7:19am

Al Green “Funny How Time Slips Away” from Call Me (Hi Records www.fatpossum.com 1973) —Written by Willie Nelson and produced by Willie Mitchell. Country meets soul and the results are stunning.Buy it!

7:24am

Willie Mitchell “Since I Met You Baby” from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years / 192-74 (Hi Records www.fatpossum.com 2001) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental version of the Ivory Joe Hunter song.Buy it!

7:27am

Jackie DeShannon “Trust Me” from Keep Me In Mind: The Complete Imperial and Liberty Singles - Vol. 3 (Ace 2012N  —1969 Imperial single a-side written and produced by Bobby Womack.Buy it!

7:30am

Bill Withers “Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?” from Still Bill (Sony Music Entertainment 1972) —Written by Bill Withers. "You're too much for one man / But not enough for two." This will not end well.Buy it!

7:34am

Neko Case “Runnin' Out Of Fools” from Blacklisted (Bloodshot 2002) —Written by Richard Ahlert and Kay Rogers. I really like this version of the song which has also been covered by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, and Marlena Shaw.Buy it!

7:37am

The San Remo Golden Strings “Festival Time” from Double Cookin' (Kent 2010) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental recorded for the Ric Tic label.Buy it!

7:38am

Roy Hamilton “It's Only Make Believe” from Dark End Of The Street 1963-69: The Operatic Soul of Roy Hamilton (Raven 2009) —Amazing vocals on this 1969 version of the Conway Twitty song.Buy it!

7:42am

Elvis Presley “Suspicious Minds” from Elvis 75 (RCA 2009) —Recorded in 1969 at American studio in Memphis and produced by Chips Moman. Written by Mark James who also wrote "Hooked on a Feeling."Buy it!

7:46am

Ann Peebles “(You Keep Me) Hangin' On” from I Can't Stand the Rain (Hi Records www.fatpossum.com 1974) —Cover version of the Joe Simon hit written by Ira Allen and Buddy Mize. Produced by Willie Mitchell .Buy it!

7:49am

Willie Mitchell “Hideaway” from Poppa Willie - The Hi Years / 1962-74 (Hi Records/ Demon 2001) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental written by Freddie King and Sonny Thompson.Buy it!

7:51am

Chuck Prophet “Age of Miracles” (New West 2004) —Chuck Prophet has had a long musical career and, in my estimation, he has never made a bad album. Written by Chuck Prophet and klipschutz. Chuck rocks the organ, lap steel, and glockenspiel on this track.Buy it!

7:55am

Tom Waits “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis” from Used Songs: 1973-1980 (Ekektra 2001) —Written by Tom Waits and recorded in 1978. Kind of tugs on the old heartstrings this time of year.Buy it!

7:59am

Rickie Lee Jones “Catch The Wind” from The Devil You Know (Concord 2012N  —Beautiful and sparse version of the Donovan song. Roy Kasten's review of her recent show at the Wildey Theatre adds to the anguish of missing this show. Read it at http://tinyurl.com/auycrqjBuy it!

8:02am

David Kitay “Theme from Ghost World” from Ghost World soundtrack (Shanachie 2001) —Music bed.Buy it!

8:07am

Tracey Thorn “Like a Snowman” from Tinsel and Lights (Merge 2012N  —Written by Stephin Merritt and found on the best Christmas album release of 2012.Buy it!

8:10am

The Hazey Janes “The Darkness Ends” from The Winter That Was (Armellodie 2011) —Absolutely gorgeous song from the band out of Dundee, Scotland.Buy it!

8:13am

Harry Nilsson “Snow” from Nilsson Sings Newman (expanded) (Buddha Records 2000) —This Randy Newman composition was recorded in 1969 but was unissued until this expanded reissue came out.Buy it!

8:16am

Ramsey Lewis “Merry Christmas Baby” from Sound of Christmas (Argo 1961) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Charles Brown-penned Christmas classic.Buy it!

8:20am

Rabbi James Stone Goodman with Brothers Lazaroff “Fourth Night” from Eight Nights (self-released 2012N L —Mark your calendars for the Brothers Lazaroff 2nd Annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo taking place at Off Broadway on Saturday (12/8). For details of this action-packed evening, go to http://tinyurl.com/ads6mxeBuy it!

8:23am

Jump Starts “Don't Need Much” from What Hides Inside (Loud Label 2012N L —Debut album by the St. Louis band made up of Justin Johnson and Sarah Ross. Well worth seeking out.Buy it!

8:26am

Camera Obscura “The Blizzard” from The Blizzard - Single (4AD 2009) —Beautiful version of a Jim Reeves song with Traceyanne Campbell on lead vocals.Buy it!

8:30am

The Ventures “Blue Moon” from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 2:1961 (Hasmick 2012) —Music bed.Buy it!

8:33am

Eleanor Roosevelt “James Brown Boulevard” from Water Bread and Beer (self released 2012N  —Written about a real street (OK, a boulevard) in James Brown's hometown, Augusta, Ga, and found on their forthcoming album. For details about the record and shows in the St. Louis area, go to http://tinyurl.com/aqywuceBuy it!

8:37am

Allah-Las “Tell Me (What's On Your Mind)” from Allah-Las (Innovative Leisure www.innovativeleisure.net 2012N  —Sounds like an unearthed sixties classic with vocals that fit the song perfectly by Miles Michaud.Buy it!

8:40am

The Blues Magoos “Pipe Dream” from Electric Comic Book (Island Mercury 1967) —Written by bassist Ronnie Gilbert and keyboardist Ralph Scala (who also sings lead on this track).Buy it!

8:43am

The Cliffters “DJango” from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed.Buy it!

8:45am

Susanna Hoffs “Picture Me” from Someday (Baroque Folk 2012) —One of my favorite releases of 2012. Written by Susanna Hoffs and Andrew Brassell with production and orchestration by Mitchell Froom.Buy it!

8:48am

The Monkees “Pleasant Valley Sunday (Single Version)” from Monkeemania - The Very Best of the Monkees (Rhino 1967) —1967 single written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King with lead vocals by Mickey Dolenz.Buy it!

8:52am

The Wondermints “Porpoise Song” from Wonderful World of the Wondermints (Essential Records 1996L —Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.Buy it!

8:55am

Ben Kweller “Things I Like To Do” from Live At KDHX Volume X (KDHX 2012N L —Live recording made at KDHX on 2/27/11.Buy it!

8:57am

Nero & The Gladiators “Boots” from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed.Buy it!

9:02am

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros “Willesden To Cricklewood” from Rock Art And The X-Ray Style (Hellcat Records 1999) —Written by Joe Strummer and Anthony Genn.Buy it!

9:08am

The Hold Steady “Constructive Summer” from Stay Positive (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2008) —"Raise a toast to Saint Joe Strummer / I think he might have been our only decent teacher"Buy it!

9:11am

Joe Strummer “Omotepe” from The Future Is Unwritten (Music from the Film) (Sony Legacy Recordings 2007) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental composition written by Joe Strummer for the "Walker" movie soundtrack.Buy it!

9:14am

Gene Clark “Life's Greatest Fool” from No Other (Ekektra 1974R  —I had an e-mail request for a Gene Clark song last week but didn't see it until after the show. Hopefully, they are listening. Written by Gene Clark.Buy it!

9:18am

The Staves “Wisely & Slow” from Dead & Born & Grown (Atlantic Records UK 2012N  —Gorgeous harmonies by this band out of Watford, England.Buy it!

9:22am

Sally Timms “In Bristol Town One Bright Day” from Cowboy Sally's Twilight Laments... for Lost Buckaroos (Bloodshot 1999) —Written by Robbie Fulks and sung beautifully by Sally Timms.Buy it!

9:27am

Yo La Tengo “Fourth Time Around” from I'm Not There (Music from the Motion Picture) (Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrack 2007) —Yo La Tengo and Calexico will be at the Pageant at the end of January (Thursday 1/31). Not to be missed.Buy it!

9:32am

Bob Dylan “Isis” from Desire VINYL ALBUM (Columbia 1975) —I loved the song when I first heard it in 1975 and I still love it now. "It ain't necessary!"Buy it!

9:39am

The Volcanos “Polaris” from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed.Buy it!

9:40am

Iris DeMent “There's a Whole Lotta Heaven” from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012N  —Another one of my favorite releases of 2012.Buy it!

9:44am

Kevin Gordon “Gloryland” (Crowville Collective 2012) —Written by Kevin Gordon with Joe McMahan adding guitar and Hammond organ.Buy it!

9:50am

Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale “The Train That Carried My Gal From Town” from Buddy & Jim (New West 2012N  —New release featuring collaborations between Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale.Buy it!

9:52am

Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson “Adam & Eve” from Wreck & Ruin (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012N  —Written by Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson. Country music out of Australia.Buy it!

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