Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Dec 6th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
Time zone: central
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.
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 to
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.
Bobbie Gentry “Touch 'Em With Love”
from Delta Swamp Rock: More Sounds From Tbe South 1968-75. (Soul Jazz Records 2012) N —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.
Jackie DeShannon “Trust Me”
from Keep Me In Mind: The Complete Imperial and Liberty Singles - Vol. 3 (Ace 2012) N —1969 Imperial single a-side written and produced by Bobby Womack.
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.
Rabbi James Stone Goodman with Brothers Lazaroff “Fourth Night”
from Eight Nights (self-released 2012) N 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/ads6mxe
The Ventures “Blue Moon”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 2:1961 (Hasmick 2012) —Music bed.
Eleanor Roosevelt “James Brown Boulevard”
from Water Bread and Beer (self released 2012) N —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/aqywuce
Sally Timms “In Bristol Town One Bright Day”
from Cowboy Sally's Twilight Laments... for Lost Buckaroos (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 1999) —Written by Robbie Fulks and sung beautifully by Sally Timms.