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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

7:03am

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

7:05am

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.

7:07am

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.

7:11am

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.

7:13am

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.

7:18am

Sam Cooke “Lost And Lookin'”
from Night Beat MP3/file Album (RCA Victor 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.

7:20am

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.

7:23am

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

7:24am

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

7:29am

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.

7:32am

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

7:33am

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.

7:36am

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.

7:40am

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.

7:43am

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.

7:44am

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.

7:48am

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.

7:51am

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.

7:54am

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

8:00am

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

8:04am

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.

8:08am

Bettie Serveert “Shake-Her”
from Oh, Mayhem! (Second Motion Records 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.

8:11am

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.

8:13am

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.

8:17am

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.

8:22am

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

8:25am

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).

8:28am

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.

8:30am

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.

8:32am

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

8:35am

Roger McGuinn “Take Me Away”
from Cardiff Rose (Columbia www.columbiarecords.com 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.

8:38am

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

8:39am

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.

8:43am

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.

8:49am

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.

8:52am

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

8:55am

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.

9:02am

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

9:04am

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.

9:08am

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.

9:12am

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.

9:16am

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

9:19am

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.

9:24am

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.

9:27am

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.

9:30am

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

9:33am

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

9:36am

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)

9:40am

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.

9:43am

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.

9:49am

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

9:51am

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

9:55am

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


Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.