Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Apr 18th 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
Ray Charles “Doodlin'”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —Music bed. 1957 Atlantic single composed by Horace Silver.
Ray Charles “Lonely Avenue”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —1958 Atlantic recording written by Doc Pomus.
Bill Black's Combo “Smokie (Part 2)”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1 1960 (Hasmick Records 2011) —Music bed. Bill Black-penned instrumental released in 1960.
FONTELLABASS “Oh, No, Not My Baby”
from Very Best of Fontella Bass (Spectrum Audio UK 2006) —Seeing as how Jackie Paine name-checked Fontella Bass in the last song, this just seemed fitting. This cover version of the Maxine Brown hit was written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King and was recorded in 1966 for the Chess label.
Ramsey Lewis “Wade In the Water”
from Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago's Finest (The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection) (MCA Records 1997) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental version of the traditional gospel song recorded for the Cadet label. Conducted by Richard Evans.
The Glories “Dark End Of The Street”
from Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios (Ace 2012) —Alright, no doubt you've heard this soul classic by Dan Penn and Chips Moman but have you heard this version? Recorded at American Studios in 1969. These three women kill it and Frankie Gearing sings lead.
Sébastien Tellier “Fantino”
from Lost In Translation - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Ryko/WEA 2003) —Music bed.
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant “Bryant's Bounce”
from Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars Of Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant (Razor & Tie Music/CEMA Special Markets 2010) —Music bed. 1952 Capitol instrumental written by Jimmy Bryant.
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