Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Mar 21st 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
Chris Clark “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) [Alternate Mix]”
from A Cellarful of Motown (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2002) —Written by Frank Wilson and recorded in 1967 for Motown. Chris Clark will be at the Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans which is taking place Oct 3-5. The schedule is now up at http://www.ponderosastomp.com. Can't wait!
The Spinners “I'll Be Around (Whenever You Want Me)”
from Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia (Sony / BMG 2008) —RIP Bobbie Smith - the original lead singer of the Spinners - who just passed away last Saturday. He sang lead on this song which remains one of the greatest Philly Soul songs ever recorded. Co-written, arranged, and produced by Thom Bell.
Norma & the Heartaches “Nice & Slow Part 2”
from The Philly Sound Get Down - Funky Philly Instrumentals (Funkadelphia Records 2005) —Music bed. Philly soul instrumental written and produced by Ervin Jones.
Ry Cooder “Sunny's Tune”
from Johnny Handsome (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1989) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Ry Cooder with Jim Keltner in drums and Steve Douglas on sax.
Harry Nilsson “Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear”
from Harry (RCA From the Earthworms album archives - from our College Daze! 1969) —Written by Randy Newman and recorded in 1968.
The Animals “We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place”
from Born To Be Together: The Songs of Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil (Ace 2013) N —1965 song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Produced by Mickie Most.
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant “Truck Driver's Ride”
from Swingin' on the Strings: The Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant Collection - Vol. 2 (Razor & Tie 1999) —1951 instrumental written by Speedy West.
Laura Cantrell “Making Believe”
from Kitty Wells Dresses - Songs of the Queen of Country Music (Diesel Only 2011) —Kitty Wells originally recorded this song written by Jimmy Work. Laura Cantrell pays tribute to Kitty Wells on this album made up, mostly, of versions of songs recorded by Kitty Wells.
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant “Deep Water”
from Swingin' on the Strings: The Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant Collection - Vol. 2 (Razor & Tie 1999) —Music bed. 1954 instrumental written by Jimmy Bryant.
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