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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 7th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 7th 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


Eugene Church “Sixteen Tons”
from R&B Hipshakers: Just A Little Bit Of The Jumpin' Bean (Vampisoul 2012) N  —One of the best versions of the Merle Travis song I've heard, mainly, due to the vocal arrangements on this 1963 King recording.


Little Willie John “My Love-Is”
from The King Sessions 1958-1960 CD Comp (Ace 2005) —Previously unissued take recorded in 1959. Written by Billy Myles. - Billy Myles: "I wrote it in New York. Actually, I did it in the vein of 'Sixteen Tons' and also, the other one was 'Fever'."


Esther Phillips “Fever”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —Written by Eddie Cooley and John Davneport and recorded for Atlantic in 1966.


Bill Doggett “Ram-Bunk-Shush”
from The King R&B Box Set (King 1995) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental composed by Henry Glover, Jimmy Mundy, and Lucky Millinder.


John Gary Williams “The Whole Damn Word Is Going Crazy”
from Never To Be Forgotten: The Flip Side of Stax 1968-1974 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2012) —Rare 1974 Stax single written by John Gary Williams who was also in the Mad Lads. He is still writing songs and performing to this day.


José James “Trouble”
from No Beginning No End (Blue Note 2013) N  —New release and the fourth album by the NYC-based soul-jazz singer-songwriter.


Meshell Ndegeocello “Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood”
from Pour Une Âme Souveraine: A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) —Written by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, and Marcus Sol and found on this excellent 2012 release made up of cover versions of songs originally written by or interpreted by Nina Simone.


The Bo-Keys “Sundown On Beale”
from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by bassist/bandleader Scott Bomar.


The Como Mamas “Soon I Will Be Done”
from Get an Understanding (Daptone Records 2013) N  —New release of a cappella gospel out of Como, MS featuring the vocals of Ester Mae Smith, and sisters Angela Taylor and Della Daniels. This whole album was recorded live in Mt. Mariah Church on June 4, 2005.


The Sweet Inspirations “Sweet Inspiration”
from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic 1967) —Written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham. In addition to recording their own albums, they have provided backing vocals for Elvis Presley, Aretha Frankin, Dusty Springfield and so many more.


Oliver Sain “The Prayer”
from St. Louis Breakdown (Sain Sound Recordings) L —Music bed. Instrumental penned by Oliver Sain.


The James Hunter Six “Minute by Minute”
from Minute By Minute (Concord 2013) N  —New release by the English soul and R&B singer produced by Bosco Mann of Daptone Records. They really need to come back to St. Louis.


Eric Burdon “Before You Accuse Me”
from ‘Til Your River Runs Dry (Universal Music Group International 2013) N  —Bo Diddley cover sung, mightily, by Eric Burdon on his new release.


Nina Simone “Feeling Good”
from To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (RCA / Legacy 2008) —Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley and recorded in 1965. Add this to the list of songs I'll never grow tired of.


Mark III Trio “Tres Lobos”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental.


Sly & The Family Stone “If You Want Me To Stay”
from Fresh (Epic 1973) —1973 song written by Sylvester Stewart. The groove to this song makes it.


Darondo “Let My People Go” (Luv N' Haight 2006) —70s San Francisco soul and funk song written by Darondo and found on this compilation that is made up of six tracks from singles recorded in the 70s, plus three more previously unissued tracks.


Toni & The Showmen “Try My Love”
from DJ Andy Smith's Jam Up Twist (BGP url 2011) —Dance floor rave-up recorded in 1965 written by Alton Scott and Tony Allen.


The Martinis “Bullseye”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


Daniele Luppi “Fashion Party”
from An Italian Story (Rhino 2004) —Instrumental album recorded with some the most famous Italian film music session people. The whistling is done by Alessandro Alessandroni. If you've seen any spaghetti westerns, you've probably heard this whistle sometime during the film soundtrack.


Villagers “The Bell”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) N  —Written by Conor J. O'Brien and found on this album slated for release in the US in April. Highly recommended.


The Last Shadow Puppets “My Mistakes Were Made for You”
from Age of the Understatement (Domino 2008) —Written by Alex Turner (of Arctic Monkeys) and Miles Kane (of the Rascals - no, not those Rascals).


Daniele Luppi “Free Love Sequence”
from An Italian Story (Rhino 2004) —Music bed.


Bettie Serveert “Had2Byou”
from Oh, Mayhem! (Palomine 2013) N  —New release from the Amsterdam-based band which just came out this week. This makes me happy. Lead vocals by Carol van Dijk.


Middle Class Fashion “Jamie”
from Girl Talk (Blip Blap! 2012) L —Written and sung by Jenn Malzone and Brian McClelland.


Frightened Rabbit “The Woodpile”
from Pedestrian Verse (Canvasback/ATL 2013) —New release from the band. based out of Glasgow, Scotland.


Dean & Britta “Incandescent Innocent”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.


Richard Thompson “Salford Sunday”
from Electric (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2013) —I've been waiting a long time for this album. Produced by Buddy Miller. Harmony vocals by Siobhan Maher Kennedy on this track. Highly recommended.


Joe Stickley “Tumblin' Baby”
from Wasn't It Pretty - EP (Peola 2013) N L —Fri 2/15 Joe Stickley and Chicago Farmer Dual CD Release Party with Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu – Off Broadway. Twice the entertainment for your CD release party dollar.


Dolly Varden “Saskatchewan To Chicago”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) —One of the finest songs that Steve Dawson has ever written. And Steve Dawson has written a lot of fine songs. Buy this! 2013 is off to a great start.


Magnolia Summer “The Second Voyage”
from The Slip That Leads Into The Fall (Undertow 2010) L —Music bed.


Magnolia Summer “Birds Without a Wire”
from Lines from the Frame (Undertow 2008) L —Written by Chris Grabau and featuring harmony vocals by Kelly Kneiser of Glossary. Absolutely nothing can go wrong with that scenario.


Dom La Nena “No Meu Pais”
from Ela (Six Degrees Records 2013) N  —I'm loving this new debut release by the Brazilian-born cellist and singer-songwriter. Sparse and beautiful.


Chuck Prophet “Barely Exist”
from Let Freedom Ring (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2009) —Chuck Prophet is not a political songwriter but he sure can sing about the human condition in an extremely fine manner. Like on this affecting song.


Mott the Hoople “I Wish I Was Your Mother”
from Mott (Columbia 1973) —Written by Ian Hunter. - ""I wish I was your mother/I wish I'd been your father/Then I would have seen you, would have been you as a child/I'd have played houses with your sisters/And wrestled all your brothers/And then who knows, I might have felt a fami


Carrie Rodriguez “Tragic”
from Give Me All You Got (Ninth Street Opus 2013) N  —Written by Luke Jacobs and Carrie Rodriguez and found on her new release. Carrie Rodriguez will be at the Old Rock House on Wednesday (2/13)


Bobby Bare “I Was Drunk”
from Darker Than Light (Plowboy Records www.plowboyrecords.com 2012) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo. If you're going to be at SXSW, Bobby Bare will be performing.


Alejandro Escovedo “Sensitive Boys”
from Real Animal (Manhattan 2008) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo and Chuck Prophet.


Ry Cooder “Dark End Of The Street”
from The Ry Cooder Anthology: The UFO Has Landed (Warner Bros/Rhino 2008) —Music bed.


Tift Merritt “Live Till You Die”
from See You On the Moon (Universal Music Group International 2010) —Written by Emitt Rhodes. This Saturday (2/9 at Off Broadway will be the Speakers in Code 3rd Anniversary Party with Tift Merritt and David Wax Museum.


Delicate Cutters “Where the Cottonmouths Hung”
from Ring (Skybucket 2012) —Written and sung by Janet Elizabeth Simpson.


Rich Mahan “Put A Little Lovin On Me”
from Blame Bobby Bare (Snortin Horse Records 2012) R  —Written by Bob McDill


Duane Eddy “Blowin' Up A Storm”
from Duane Eddy: Greatest Hits (Sony 2006) —Music bed.


Vintage Trouble “You Better Believe It”
from The Bomb Shelter Sessions (Vintage Trouble 2010) —Vintage Trouble with DJ "The Soul Selector" aka Tom ""Papa" Ray will be at The Demo (new venue at Atomic Cowboy) next Friday (2/15).


Nick Lowe “Failed Christian”
from Dig My Mood (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998) —Written by Henry McCullough.


Bob Reuter “It Don't Matter”
from This Much I Know (self-released 1994) —One of the best songs about St. Louis ever written.


Duane Eddy “Soul Twist”
from Boss Guitar (RCA Camden 1997) —Music bed.


The Trophy Mules “Desert of Sin”
from Sorry Motel (self-released 2012) L —New release from the band based out of St. Louis. Written by Corey Saathoff.


MARVIN ETZIONI “Hope You're Happy”
from Bone (Restless 1992) —Written by Marvin Etzioni. "With all that my heart will allow / I hope you're happy now."

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