Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Jan 10th 2013 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
Mamie Galore “Special Agent 34-24-38”
from Special Agent 34-24-38 / I Wanna Be Your Radio (St. Lawrence Records 1965) —Originally from Mississippi, Mamie Galore performed with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue and later with Little Milton's band. She signed to this Chicago-based label in 1965 and this was her first single. Written by Monk Higgins and E. Jones.
Luther Ingram “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right”
from I Don't Want To Be Right: The Ko Ko Singles - Volume 2 (Kent 2008) —One of the best cheating soul songs ever written. Composed by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson, and Carl Hampton and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1972.
Shirley Brown “Stay With Me Baby”
from Woman to Woman Single (stax 1974) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy and Donna Weiss and with Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. on rhythm. She will be at the 8th Annual St. Louis Blues Festival at Chaifetz Arena in February (Sat 2/23) with Bobby Womack, Bobby “Blue” Bland and more.
Dr. Feelgood “All Through the City (Live Version)”
from Stupidity + (EMI UK 1991) —It was sad news to hear that Wilko Johnson has been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer. He was the co-founder, guitarist, and songwriter of Dr. Feelgood. This song was written by Wilko Johnson and was recorded live in 1975.
Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love “Driving Misery”
from Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love (Heyday 1988) —Solo debut from the the keyboardist who often has been a sideman for Steve Wynn, Green on Red, and Giant Sand. Written by Chris Cacavas. This album is usually overlooked but it is well-worth seeking out.
Jean Shepard “Twice the Lovin' (in Half the Time)”
from Honky-Tonk Heroine: Classic Capitol Recordings, 1952-1964 (CMF 2000) —Written by Floyd Huffman and recorded in 1952.
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