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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 14th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 14th 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


Dinah Washington and Brook Benton “A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)”
from Two of Us (Mercury 1960) —Happy Valentine's Day, everybody. Today's show will be made up entirely of duets. Hope you like it! - Written by Brook Benton, Luchi de Jesus, and Clyde Otis.


LaVern Baker & Jimmy Ricks “You're The Boss”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —Originally released as a 1961 Atlantic single. Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.


Ray Charles and Betty Carter “It Takes Two To Tango”
from Ray Charles and Betty Carter (ABC 1961) —Alright, 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' is their very best duet but this is pretty great, as well.


H.B. Barnum “Lost Love”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 2: 1961 (Hasmick 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by H.B. Barnum.


Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway “The Closer I Get to You”
from A Donny Hathaway Collection (Atlantic unk 1990) —Sublime 1977 single written by James Mtume and Reggie Lucas.


Marvin Gaye And Tammi Terrell “You're All I Need To Get By”
from The Complete Duets (Tamla 2001) —1968 song written and produced by Ashford and Simpson. Tammi Terrell passed away at the age of 24 due to a brain tumor. Way too young.


The Funk Brothers “The Way You Do The Things You Do”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. Original instrumental backing track for the Temptations' song.


Betty Everett & Jerry Butler “Love Is Strange”
from Delicious Together (Vee-Jay 1964) —1964 cover version of the Mickey & Sylvia hit. Also covered, famously, by the Everly Brothers. This album was arranged by Johnny Pate which is always a good thing.


Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure “Don't Mess Up A Good Thing”
from Chess Soul: A Decade Of Chicago's Finest (MCA 1997) L —1964 Checker single written by Oliver Sain. This one goes out in memory to Fontella Bass who just passed away in December.


Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto “In The Basement Part 1”
from Go Go Power: The Complete Chess Singles 1961-1966 (Kent 2009) —1966 Cadet single written by Billy Davis, Raynard Miner, and Cal Smith.


Young-Holt Unlimited “Soulful Strut”
from The Best of Young-Holt Unlimited (EMI 2002) —Music bed. 1968 Brunswick Chicago soul instrumental classic.


Barbara Acklin & Gene Chandler “From The Teacher to the Preacher”
from Brunswick Top 40 R&B Singles 1966-1977 (Brunswick 2006) —1966 Brunswick single written by Barbara Acklin, Eugene Record, and Carl Davis.


Otis Redding & Carla Thomas “Bring It On Home to Me”
from King & Queen (Stax Records unk 1967) —Written by Sam Cooke. Can't go wrong with backing by Booker T. and the MGs, Isaac Hayes, and the Memphis Horns.


James Brown & Marva Whitney “Sunny”
from It's My Thing (Soul Brother Records 2000) —1969 soul duet version of the Bobby Hebb song. Produced by James Brown. Marva Whitney was the lead female singer in the James Brown Revue from 1967 to 1969.


The Otis and Carla Band “Tramp”
from Stax Breaks (Ace/Stax 2003) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental backing track to the Otis Redding and Carla Thomas song. Same personnel as 'Bring It On Home to Me.'


Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings with Lee Fields “Stranded in Your Love”
from Naturally (Daptone 2005) —Written by Bosco Mann. Lee Fields and the Expressions will be at 2720 Cherokee in March (Wed 3/27). Mark your calendars . This was one of the best shows of 2012.


Peter Wolf and Shelby Lynne “Tragedy”
from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 2010) —Written by Peter Wolf and Angelo Petraglia. One of my favorite releases of 2010.


William Bell and Judy Clay “Private Number”
from Duets (Stax Records unk 1968) —1968 duet written by Booker T. Jones and William Bell.


James Carr and Betty Harris “I'm a Fool For You”
from The Complete Goldwax Singles (Kent 2001) —Terrific 1967 Goldwax single. I would have loved to hear a whole album of duets between these two.


The Meters “The Look of Love”
from What The World Needs Now Is...Burt (Warner Jazz/Rhino 2006) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of the Burt Bacharach/Hal David composition.


Nancy Sinatra And Lee Hazlewood “Some Velvet Morning”
from Nancy and Lee (Reprise 1968) —Written by Lee Hazlewood and released in 1968.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come Undone”
from Hawk (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2010) —Written and arranged by Isobel Campbell. 'It's a Man's World' meets Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood.


Richard & Linda Thompson “Wall of Death”
from Shoot Out the Lights (Ryko/Rhino 2010) —I'll get back to playing Richard Thompson's new release next week. We're talking duets, baby!


Duane Eddy “Peter Gunn”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1:1960 (Hasmick 2011) —Music bed. 1961 Henry Mancini-penned instrumental.


Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush “Don't Give Up”
from So (Geffen 1986) —Gorgeous and moving song of resignation and an offering of solace.


Meshell Ndegeocello & Sinead O'Connor “Don't Take All Night”
from Pour une ame souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) —This album is made up of all songs that were written by or previously interpreted by Nina Simone. This was in my top 10 list of favorite 2012 albums.


The Belle Brigade “Losers (Radio Edit)”
from The Belle Brigade (Reprise 2011) —Beautiful pop duet featuring Barbara and Ethan Gruska.


Richmond Fontaine “Deciding to Run”
from The High Country (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental by the band based out of Portland, OR.


Dolly Varden “Done (Done)”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) N  —Featuring duet vocals by Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen. Highly recommended.


The Delgados “Now and Forever”
from Universal Audio (Chemikal Underground 2004) —Featuring the vocals of Alun Woodward and Emma Pollock.


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “I See The Rain”
from Under The Covers - Vol. 1 (Shout! Factory 2006) —Cover version of a song originally done by the Marmalade in 1967.


Ben Vaughn “Heaven Above”
from Instrumental Stylings (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1995) —Music bed. One of fifteen instrumentals from this 1995 release.


X “Motel Room In My Bed”
from Under The Big Black Sun (Elektra 1982) —Co-written and featuring the vocals of John Doe and Exene Cervenka. Written about a place called the Lombard Inn in San Francisco. Sounds like a nice place.


Wussy “Shunt”
from Funeral Dress (Shake It 2005) —Chuck Cleaver and Lisa Walker share lead vocals on this track..


Marah “Angels of Destruction!” (Yep Roc 2008) —Featuring the vocals of David and Serge Bielanko.


The Cliffters “Django”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. 60s instrumental out of Copenhagen, Denmark.


Steve Earle with Lucinda Williams “You're Still Standing There”
from I Feel Alright (Warner Bros. 1996) —"I've spent my life following things I cannot see / And just when I catch up to them, they slip away from me."


Buddy & Julie Miller “Gasoline and Matches”
from Written In Chalk (New Word Music 2008) —Co-written and featuring the lead vocals of Buddy and Julie Miller.


The Everly Brothers “The Price Of Love”
from Walk Right Back: The Every Brothers on Warner Bros. 1960 to 1969 (Warner 1993) —1965 song written and sung by Don and Phil Everly.


Bill Black's Combo “Smokie (Part 2)”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1 1960 (Hasmick Records 2011) —F 1 Music bed.


Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison “Leavin'”
from Cheater's Game (Premium/Thirty Tigers 2013) N  —Written by Bruce Robison and found on their new release which just came out this week.


Jay Farrar & Kelly Willis “Rex's Blues”
from A Retrospective: 1995-2000 (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) L —Written by Townes Van Zandt. I'd listen to a whole album of Jay Farrar and Kelly Willis duets. Somebody should get on that.


Rosanne Cash featuring Johnny Cash “September When It Comes”
from Rules of Travel (Capitol Records 2003) —Rosanne Cash will be appearing at the Sheldon Concert Hall in May (Fri 5/10). Highly recommended.


Duane Eddy “Ring Of Fire”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 2: 1961 (Hasmick 2012) —Music bed.


Loudon Wainwright III and Syd Straw “When I'm At Your House”
from History (Virgin 1992) —Just barely qualifies as a duet but I'll let it slide.


Gram Parsons (with Emmylou Harris) “In My Hour of Darkness”
from Grievous Angel (Reprise 1974) —Co-written and sung by Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris


Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner “If Teardrops Were Pennies”
from Porter & Dolly Single (BMG 1996) —1973 song written by Carl Butler.


Roy Orbison and k.d.lang “Crying”
from Recollection (Nonesuch 2010) —This duet was recorded in 1987 as part of the soundtrack for the motion picture, Hiding Out.


Dwight Yoakam “Bury Me (feat. Maria McKee)”
from Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. CD Album (Warner 1986) —Written by Dwight Yoakam and featuring lead vocals by Dwight Yoakam and Maria McKee (of Lone Justice).


Mary Kay Place & Willie Nelson “Something to Brag About”
from Aimin' To Please (Columbia 1977)


Faron Young and Margie Singleton “Keeping Up With The Joneses”
from The Best of Faron Young - 20th Century Masters:The Millenium Collection (Unknown) —Originally released as a single on Mercury in 1964.

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