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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 28th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 28th 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


Irma Thomas “It's Raining”
from Time Is On My Side Single (Kent Records 1996) —Written by Naomi Neville aka Allen Toussaint and recorded for the Minit label in 1962.


Ann Peebles “I Can't Stand the Rain” (Hi Records 1974) —Written by Don Bryant, Bernard Miller, and Ann Peebles. This 1974 recording features the Hi Rhythm Section and was produced by Willie Mitchell.


Eddie Floyd “Oh, How It Rained”
from The Complete Stax-Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 2: 1968-1971 (Stax / Fantasy 1993) —1971 Stax recording written by and produced by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper. This concludes my weather commentary portion of the show.


Willie Mitchell “Wade in the Water”
from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental version of the traditional gospel song.


The James Hunter Six “Heartbreak”
from Minute By Minute (Concord 2013) N  —This just hit the stores this week and is highly recommended. Written by James Hunter and produced by Bosco Mann. They will be at SXSW for those of you who will be attending.


Sam Cooke “Lost And Lookin'”
from Night Beat MP3/file Album (RCA 1963) —Written for Sam Cooke by J.W. Alexander and Lowell Jordan and found on one of the finest albums of the last 50 years.


Janet & the Jays “Without A Reason”
from Cheatin' Soul (Trikont 2005) —From the moment you hear the lurid-sounding saxophone on this 1963 Hi Records recording, you know you're in for something good. Written by Don Bryant with a smoldering (yes, that word fits) vocal by Janet Wallace.


Brother Jack McDuff “Teardrops From My Eyes”
from Tobacco Road (Atlantic 1967) —Music bed. Instrumental version of a song penned by Rudy Toombs.


Alice Russell “Twin Peaks”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) N  —From the UK soul singer's forthcoming album slated for release in April.


Syl Johnson “Walk A Mile In My Shoes”
from Is It Because I'm Black (Twinight 1970) —Chicago soul version of the Joe South song.


Phil Upchurch “The Way I Feel”
from Chicago Soul (Soul Jazz Records 2004) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of a Gordon Lightfoot song.


The Relatives “Things Are Changing”
from The Electric Word (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2013) N  —New release by the gospel soul/funk band formed in Dallas in 1970. Incredible band to see live.


The Staple Singers “You've Got to Earn It”
from The Staple Swingers (stax 1971) —This goes out in memory of Cleotha Staples who passed away last Thursday at the age of 78. She was the eldest of The Staple Singers siblings and her harmony vocals were a big part of their sound. RIP.


The Como Mamas “God Is Good To Me”
from Get an Understanding (Daptone Records 2013) N  —A cappella gospel from a trio from Como, MS. This was recorded live in 2005. Written by Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey.


Booker T. And The MGs “Every Beat of My Heart”
from Soul Men (Stax Records url 2003) —Music bed. Mid-60s instrumental version of the Gladys Knight & The Pips hit.


Rumer “Here Comes The Sun”
from Here Comes The Sun (single) (http://www.rumer.co.uk/ 2013) N  —New free download of the George Harrison-penned song available at http://www.rumer.co.uk.


The Webb Sisters “I Need You”
from Harrison Covered (Mojo 2011) —2011 version of the Beatles song written by George Harrison and performed by these sisters from Kent, UK. Anybody who saw the last Leonard Cohen show here couldn't help but be floored by their backing vocals.


George Harrison “Mama You've Been On My Mind (Demo)”
from Early Takes, Vol. 1 (UMe 2012) —Demo version of the Bob Dylan song exquisitely rendered by George Harrison.


The Beatles “I Want To Tell You”
from Revolver Album (Parlophone 1966) —Written by George Harrison and featuring harmony vocals by Paul McCartney.


Isaac Hayes “Something”
from The Isaac Hayes Movement (Enterprise url 1970) —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt taken from the beginning of this 1970 version of the Beatles song written by George Harrison.


Shout out Louds “Sugar”
from Optica (Merge 2013) N  —Lead-off track from the brand new release by the band based out of Stockholm, Sweden.


Bettie Serveert “Shake-Her”
from Oh, Mayhem! (Palomine 2013) N  —New release from the Amsterdam-based band and featuring the lead vocals of Carol van Dijk and lead guitar by Peter Visser. Still sounding great after all these years.


The Kinks “See My Friend”
from BBC Sessions (1964-1977) (Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. 2001) —1965 live version of a song written by Ray Davies. Mark your calendars for Sat (3/30) at Off Broadway for Ev'rybody's Gonna Be Happy: A Tribute to the Kinks and KDHX Benefit.


Mogwai “Relative Hysteria”
from Les Revenants (Soundtrack) (Rock Action Records / PIAS / Hostess 2013) N  —Music bed. Instrumental from the Scottish band's new soundtrack release.


Richard Thompson “Another Small Thing In Her Favour”
from Electric (New West 2013) N  —Alright, maybe not the feel-good song of the year but a beautiful song, nonetheless. Produced by Buddy Miller.


The Byrds “Goin' Back”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Columbia 1968) —Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.


Caitlin Rose “No One to Call”
from The Stand-In (ATO www.atorecords.com 2013) N  —From the Nashville singer-songwriter's album coming out next Tuesday (3/5).


The Chandelles “Jetster”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From The Norman Petty Vaults (Sundazed Music 2007) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental recorded for the Dot label.


Jackie DeShannon with The Byrds “Splendor In The Grass”
from Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 (Rhino 2010) —Written by Jackie DeShannon and recorded for the Imperial label in 1965.


Courtney Love & Michael Stipe “Rio Grande”
from Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys Comp (Anti- 2013) N  —New two-CD release and the second volume produced by Hal Willner of various artists singing pirate ballads, sea songs & chanteys.


Roger McGuinn “Take Me Away”
from Cardiff Rose (Columbia 1976) —Written by Roger McGuinn and Jacques Levy. This song is a recounting of the Rolling Thunder Review. Produced and featuring guitar by Mick Ronson.


The Byrds “Bound to Fall (Instrumental)”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Columbia 1968) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental version.


Ian Hunter & The Rant Band “When I'm President” (Slimstyle 2012) —Written by Ian Hunter and found on this really fine 2012 release which was, somewhat, overlooked by yours, truly. I have no good excuse.


Bettye LaVette “Most Of The Time”
from Chimes of Freedom - The Songs of Bob Dylan (Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International) (UMGI - Fontana International 2011) —There are interpretations of Bob Dylan songs and, then, there are interpretations of Bob Dylan songs.


Richmond Fontaine “Walking Back to Our Place At 3 A.M.”
from We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River CD Album (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental from the band based out of Portland, OR.


Dolly Varden “For A While”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) N  —Written by Steve Dawson and sung by Diane Christiansen. Highly recommended.


Chuck Prophet “Just Like Fire Would”
from Neurotically Yours - A Tribute To The Saints (Smiling Weasel 1992) —Written by Chris Bailey and sung by Chuck Prophet and Stephanie Finch.


Santo & Johnny “Tear Drop (Bonus Track)”
from Hawaii (With Bonus Tracks) (Marathon Media International Ltd. 2012) —Music bed.


Alvin Youngblood Hart with Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices of Faith “Two Wings”
from The Great Debaters (Music from & Recorded for the Motion Picture) (Atlantic 2007) —Alvin Youngblood Hart and Jimbo Mathus will be appearing at the Old Rock House next Thursday (March 7). Also on the bill are Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band.


Calvin Cooke “Help Me Make It Through”
from Heaven (Dare Records 2003) —For years, Calvin Cooke worked for GM by day in Detroit. This is what he did on weekends. An absolute force of nature to see live.


The Rolling Stones “Prodigal Son (Live)”
from Get Your Ya-Ya's Out (expanded) (ABKCO 2009) —Previously unreleased live 1969 track found on this expanded edition.


The Rolling Stones “2120 South Michigan Avenue”
from 12 X 5 (London 1964) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental named after the address of Chess Records.


Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers “Little Too Late”
from Little Too Late - Single (Little Sur 2013) N  —New single featuring the lead vocals of Nicki Bluhm. I think this is a band I would like to see live.


Mount Moriah “Bright Light”
from Miracle Temple (Merge 2013) N  —From their new release which just came out this week. Written by Heather McEntire, Jenks Miller, and Casey Toll. Featuring lead vocals by Heather McEntire.


The Mavericks “Lies”
from In Time (The Valory Music Company 2013) N  —Written by Al Anderson, Bob DiPiero, and Raul Malo. Found on their new January release. New music by the Mavericks -- this is a good thing, indeed.


Santo & Johnny “School Days”
from The Best of Santo & Johnny (Stardust 1997) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Chuck Berry song.


Son Volt “Wild Side”
from Honky Tonk (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) L —From their highly recommended new release coming out next week.


Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Invitation to the Blues”
from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch 2013) N  —Written by Roger Miller and found on their new release which just came out this week. They will be appearing along with Richard Thompson at the Peabody Opera House in March (Sunday 3/17)


Nick Lowe “True Love Travels On a Gravel Road”
from The Impossible Bird (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 1994) —Written by A.L. Owens and Dallas Frazier and covered by the likes of Percy Sledge and Peter Wolf.


Solomon Burke “That’s How I Got to Memphis”
from Nashville (Shout! Factory Records 2006) R  —I had a request for this. How could I turn it down? Written by Tom T. Hall and produced by Buddy Miller.


The Incurables “Famous Last Words”
from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012) N  —Written by and featuring the lead vocals of Jimmy Griffin. That's Paige Brubeck from Sleepy Kitty on backing vocals.


Melody Den “Amarillo”
from Storylines (Perdition 2013) L —Written by Marc Chechik and featuring backing vocals by Kip and JJ Loui.


Alejandro Escovedo “Too Little Too Late”
from Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2009) —2009 cover version of a song written by Doug Sahm and Shawn Sahm.

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