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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Wed Apr 3rd 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Wed Apr 3rd 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


Millie Jackson “Good To the Very Last Drop”
from The Moods of Millie Jackson (Kent 2013) N  —1973 song written by Billy Nichols and found on this new compilation of soulful ballads recorded by Millie Jackson. Lots of gems on this.


Martha & The Vandellas “No More Tearstained Makeup”
from Finders Keepers: Motown Girls 1961-1967 (Ace 2013) N  —1966 recording written and produced by Smokey Robinson. The lead vocal by Martha Reeves and the bass line by James Jamerson are so great -- no other way to put it. This should have been a hit of epic proportions.


Bettye Swann “Don't Look Back”
from The Money Recordings (Kent 2001) —Written by Smokey Robinson and Ronnie White and recorded in 1967 for the Money label.


Earl Wright & His Orchestra “Thumb A Ride”
from Double Cookin' (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental written by H.B. Barnum and recorded for the Capitol label.


Charles Bradley “Hurricane (feat. Menahan Street Band)”
from Victim Of Love (Dunham 2013) N  —From his new release which just came out this week. Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires will be at the Old Rock House in May (Sunday 5/5). Highly recommended.


James Brown and The Famous Flames “There Was A Time”
from The Singles-Volume 5: 1967-1969 (Hip-O Select 2007) —Flip side to their 'I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)' 1967 King single. This ended up as big a hit as the a-side. Featuring Jimmy Nolen and Alfonso Kellum on guitar.


James Brown and The Famous Flames “Stone Fox”
from The Singles Vol. 4: 1966-1967 (Disc 2) (Hip O Select/Universal 2007) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental written by James Brown and Bud Hobgood.


Charles Walker & The Dynamites “Yours and Mine”
from Love Is Only Everything (Gemco Recording Group 2013) N  —Duet between Charles Walker and Bettye LaVette found on this new release which just came out this week. Written by Pete Abbott, Leo Black, and Charlie Pate.


Beth Hart “With You Everyday”
from Bang Bang Boom Boom (Mascot Records 2013) N  —Co-written and sung by Beth Hart and found on her latest release.


Joe Arnold “Soul Trippin'”
from Dynamic Grooves (BGP url 2011) —Music bed. 1968 soul instrumental recorded for the Wand label.


Aretha Franklin “Bridge Over Troubled Water (Live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, March 7, 1971)”
from Aretha Franklin: Live at Fillmore West (Atlantic unk 1971) —Live 1971 incredibly soulful take on the Simon and Garfunkel classic with backing by King Curtis, The Memphis Horns, Billy Preston, among others.


Otis Redding “These Arms of Mine”
from Live on the Sunset Strip (Stax/Concord 2010) —1966 live recording from the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood. Written by Otis Redding with backing by a ten-piece orchestra.


King Curtis “Soul Serenade”
from King Curtis - Live At Fillmore West (Warner Atlantic 2006) —Music bed. Live 1971 instrumental written by King Curtis and Luther Dixon.


The Rolling Stones “Prodigal Son”
from Beggars Banquet (Universal 1968) —1968 cover version of a song written by the Reverend Robert Wilkins.


Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood “Get Rich and Marry You”
from We Juke Up in Here!: Mississippi's Juke Joint Culture at the Crossroads (Broke & Hungry Records www.brokeandhungryrecords.com 2012) —Live 2011 recording found on this soundtrack for a movie which focuses on the once-thriving juke joint culture in the Mississippi Delta. This country blues song was written by Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood. I love this track.


Chuck Berry “You Can't Catch Me”
from Johnny B. Goode: His Complete '50s Chess Recordings (Hip-O Select 2007) —1955 Chess single written by Chuck Berry Otis Spann on piano, Ebby Hardy on drums, and Wille Dixon on bass.


Ike & Tina Turner “River Deep, Mountain High”
from Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner (EMI 1991) —Written by Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, and Ellie Greenwich and released in 1973. This version was produced by Ike Turner.


Chuck Berry “Rolli Polli”
from Johnny B. Goode: His Complete '50s Chess Recordings (Hip-O Select 2007) —Music bed. 1957 Chuck Berry-penned instrumental.


Tight Pants Syndrome “Cherry Don't Quit”
from All Alive EP (Blip Blap! 2013) N L —Tight Pants Syndrome is having an EP release party for 'All Alive' this Saturday (4/6) at the Heavy Anchor. Also on the bill are Brothers Lazaroff, Estevan, and Media Ghost.


Brothers Lazaroff “Dance While You Can”
from Hope, Fear, Youth (self 2013) N L —See previous entry. Brothers Lazaroff will be releasing their second single off their forthcoming album at the Heavy Anchor this Saturday (4/6). The festivities kick off at 8PM. You can tell the rhythm section is having fun with this one.


Cheap Trick “Southern Girls”
from In Color (Re-recorded) (n/a) —Unreleased re-recorded 1998 version of Southern Girls produced by Steve Albini. They were in the studio and started to re-record songs off their 1977 'In Color' release because they hated the production by Tom Werman on the original release.


The Keymen “Boy Blue”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 60s instrumental recorded at Norman Petty's studio in Clovis, NM.


Petula Clark “Lost In You” (Sony 2013) N  —This does not sound like it could possibly be the voice of an 80-year old woman. Written by Sarah Naghshineh, Paul Visser, and John Williams and found on her new release.


Rumer “Aretha”
from Seasons of My Soul (Warner Music UK 2010) —Co-written and sung by Sarah Joyce aka Rumer. What a beautifully produced track.


Dusty Springfield “A Brand New Me”
from Complete A & B Sides: 1963-70 (Eclipse www.eclipsesingers.com 2006) —1970 single written by Theresa Bell, Jerry Butler, and Kenny Gamble.


Lulu “Here Comes The Night”
from The Bert Berns Story: Vol. 1 1960-64 (Ace 2008) —Original 1964 version of this song. Them recorded it shortly thereafter. Written and produced by Bert Berns.


Wes Dakus' Rebels “Bach's Back!”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental recorded for the Capitol (Canada) label.


Sloan “Fading Into Obscurity”
from Never Hear the End of It (Yep Roc Records 2006) —Yeah, I know I play this every six months but it is a pop masterpiece.


The Incurables “Fall So Hard”
from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012) —There are so many fine songs on this new release by the St. Louis band. Written and sung by Jimmy Griffin.


The Beatles “Rain”
from Past Masters, Vol. 2 (Apple 1988) —Recorded in 1966 and the b-side to Paperback Writer. Everything about this song is amazing.


Booker T. And The MGs “Because”
from McLemore Avenue (expanded) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental version of the Beatles song.


Sleepy Kitty “NYC Really Has It All”
from Infinity City (Euclid 2011) L —Amy Lavere and Sleepy Kitty will be at Off Broadway tonight (Thursday 4/4).


Bettie Serveert “Shake-Her”
from Oh, Mayhem! (Palomine 2013) N  —This Amsterdam-based band still puts out great music after all these years. Highly recommended.


Sam Phillips “I Wanna Be Your Man”
from Crossing Jordan (Sony 2003) —Slowed down and quite wonderful take on this Beatles cover.


A Girl Called Eddy “Julia”
from The White Album Recovered (Mojo 2008) —Beatles cover from the NJ-born singer who has been based out of the UK since around 2000.


Booker T. And The MGs “Day Tripper”
from McLemore Avenue (expanded) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. Mid-60s instrumental version of the Beatles song recorded for Stax.


The Lonely Wild “Buried In the Murder”
from The Sun As It Comes (Ursa Major 2013) N  —New album from the band based out of Los Angeles. Lots of interesting arrangements on this.


Warren Zevon “Desperados Under The Eaves”
from Warren Zevon (Asylum 1976) —"And if California slides into the ocean / Like the mystics and statistics say it will / I predict this motel will be standing until I pay my bill"


David Kitay “Theme from Ghost World”
from Ghost World soundtrack (Shanachie 2001) —Music bed. Instrumental from a movie I really need to see again.


Phosphorescent “Song for Zula”
from Muchacho (Dead Oceans 2013) —Written and sung by Matthew Houck.


Caitlin Rose “Old Numbers”
from The Stand-In (ATO www.atorecords.com 2013) N  —Caitlin Rose and Daniel Romano will be at Off Broadway in May (Sun 5/12).


Amy LaVere “Killing Him”
from Anchors and Anvils (Archer 2007) —At Off Broadway tonight (Thurs 4/4) with Sleepy Kitty. Written by Amy LaVere.


The City Champs “Love Is A Losing Game”
from The Safecracker (Bonus Track Version) (Electraphonic Recording-Digital Electraphonic Recording.com 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental version of an Amy Winehouse song.


Billy Bragg “I Ain't Got No Home”
from Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl 2013) N  —Written by Woody Guthrie and produced by Joe Henry.


The Union Electric “Out in the Streets”
from Out in the Streets/Mysteries of St. Louis 7" (Rankoutsider Records 2013) N L —New single from the St. Louis band. Written by Tim Rakel of KDHX's 'Mystery Train.' The vinyl release of this single will be available on Record Store Day (4/20).


Bruce Springsteen “Because The Night”
from The Promise (Columbia 2010) —Written by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith. Recorded in 1978.


Richmond Fontaine “Walking Back to Our Place at 3:00 AM”
from We Used To Think The Highway Sounded Like A River (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2009) —Music bed.


Neil Young “Don't Be Denied”
from Time Fades Away (Reprise 1973) —Autobigraphical song written by Neil Young and recorded live in 1973. Savaged by critics when it came out and still sounding as great as ever.


Richmond Fontaine “Post to Wire” (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2003) —Lyrics and lead vocals by Willie Vlautin with harmony vocals by Deborah Kelly.


Mount Moriah “Miracle Temple Holiness”
from Miracle Temple (Merge 2013) —Another of my favorite 2013 release, so far. Written by Heather McEntire, Jenks Miller, and Casey Toll with Heather McEntire on lead vocals.

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