Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Feb 28th 2013 7.00am–10.00am
Time zone: central
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.
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.
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.
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.
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Invitation to the Blues”
from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 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)