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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Apr 18th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

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


The Checkerboard Squares “Double Cookin'” from Double Cookin' - Classic Northern Soul Singles (Kent 2010) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental recorded for the Villa label.Buy it!


The Capitols “Cool Jerk” from Beg, Scream & Shout! (Rhino 1997) —Written by Don Storball and recorded for the Karen label in 1966. The immortal bass line was played by Bob Babbitt.Buy it!


Freddie Scott “Open The Door” from Cry to Me - The Best of Freddie Scott (Columbia / Legacy 1998) —1967 cover version of the Darrell Banks hit recorded for the Shout label. Produced by Bert Berns.Buy it!


Tyrone Davis “Turning Point” from Brunswick Top 40 R&B Singles 1966-1975 (Brunswick Records 2006) —Great Chicago soul song written by composer/producer Leo Graham and his final #1 hit. Recorded in 1975 for Brunswick.Buy it!


Ray Charles “Doodlin'” from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —Music bed. 1957 Atlantic single composed by Horace Silver.Buy it!


Ray Charles “Lonely Avenue” from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —1958 Atlantic recording written by Doc Pomus.Buy it!


Bob Dylan “Boogie Woogie Country Girl” from Till The Night is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus (Rhino 1995) —F 2 Written by Doc Pomus and Reginald Ashby. - Tues 4/23 Bob Dylan w/Dawes – Peabody Opera House.Buy it!


Elvis Presley “Viva Las Vegas” from Viva Las Vegas and Roustabout (RCA 1993) —Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman and released in 1964 as a single.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Charles Bradley “Strictly Reserved For You” from Victim Of Love (Dunham 2013N  —Sun 5/5 Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires – Old Rock HouseBuy it!


Esther Phillips “'Till My Back Ain't Got No Bone” from From a Whisper to a Scream (Kudu 1972) —Written by Eddie Floyd and Al Isbell and previously covered by both William Bell and Albert King.Buy it!


Earl Wright & His Orchestra “Thumb a Ride” from Double Cookin' (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental written by H.B. Barnum.Buy it!


Patrice Holloway “Those DJ Shows” from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 2 (Universal unk 2005) —Previously unreleased track written by Smokey Robinson and recorded in 1965.Buy it!


Jackie Paine “Go Go Train” from South Texas Rhythm 'n' Soul Revue (Kent 2013N  —From Port Athur, TX, he was 21 when he recorded this song written by Huey Meaux and Alton Valier for the Jet Stream label in 1966. One of the best name-checking soul and R&B songs you can hope to hear.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Little Willie John “I'm Shakin'” from Fever: The Best of Little Willie John (Rhino 1993) —Written by Rudy Toombs and recorded for the King label in 1959. No way will this song never sound great to me.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Jean Knight “Doggin' Around” from South Texas Rhythm 'n' Soul Revue (Kent 2013N  —1964 Jet Stream recording.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “Sunny” from Hip Hug-Her (Stax Records url 1967) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental version of the Bobby Hebb song.Buy it!


Annette Funicello with The Beach Boys “The Monkey's Uncle” from The Sherman Brothers Songbook (Walt Disney Records 2009) —This goes out to Kevin of Ballwin who became a new member last week and requested a song in memory of Annette Funicello. Title track from from the 1965 Disney movie.Buy it!


The Everly Brothers “Kiss Your Man Goodbye” from Two Yanks In England (Collector's Choice 2005) —Written by Don and Phil Everly and found on this album mostly made up of songs written by the Hollies. Thanks to Rich Reese of Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst for this.Buy it!


Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie "Prince" Billy “Milk Train” from What the Brothers Sang (Drag City 2013N  —Written by Tony Romeo and found on this new release made up of songs previously recorded by the Everly Brothers.Buy it!


Jack Nitzsche And His Orchestra “Beatle-Mania” from Dance to the Hits of the Beatles (Collectors' Choice Music 1964) —Music bed. Instrumental mash-up of a myriad of differny Beatles songs. Rich Reese lives for things like this.Buy it!


Camera Obscura “Do It Again” from Desire Lines (4AD 2013N  —From their forthcoming album slated for release on June 4. They have North American tour dates up. No St. Louis date, yet. Somebody needs to get on this, post haste.Buy it!


The Educated Guess “1862 Overture” from West Skyline Drive (self-released 2009L —Beautifully arranged instrumental by the St. Louis band.Buy it!


Harry Nilsson “One” from Aerial Ballet (RCA 1968) —Pop masterpiece written by Harry Nilsson.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “Eleanor Rigby” from McLemore Avenue (expanded) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Beatles song.Buy it!


Susan Cowsill “Galveston” from Lighthouse CD ALBUM (Threadhead Records 2010) —Beautifully sung version of the Jimmy Webb song.Buy it!


Al Wilson “Do What You Gotta Do” from Searching for the Dolphins (Soul City 1968) —Written by Jimmy Webb and recorded in 1968 for Johnny River's Soul City label.Buy it!


The Byrds “Stranger In a Strange Land (Instrumental)” from Turn! Turn! Turn! (Columbia 1965) —Musical bed. Instrumental written by David Crosby.Buy it!


Villagers “Nothing Arrived” from Awayland (Domino 2013N  —Written and sung by Conor J. O'Brien. Highly recommended.Buy it!


Aimee Mann “Susan” from Bachelor No. 2 (Or, the Last Remains of the Dodo) (Super Ego Records 1999) —Written by Aimee Mann and featuring Patrick Warren on accordion and chamberlin.Buy it!


Aimee Mann “Nothing Is Good Enough (instrumental)” from Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture) (Reprise 1999) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Aimee Mann. Want to hear it with words? Go to her album 'Bachelor No. 2.'Buy it!


Nadine “Twilight” from Downtown, Saturday (Undertow 1999L —Written by Nadine and featuring Adam Reichmann on lead vocals.Buy it!


Dolly Varden “Why Why Why” from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013N  —Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Off BroadwayBuy it!


Sébastien Tellier “Fantino” from Lost In Translation - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Ryko/WEA 2003) —Music bed.Buy it!


Shannon McNally “Save Me Jesus” from Small Town Talk: The Songs Of Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac 2013) —New release made up of all cover versions of songs written by Bobby Charles.Buy it!


Patty Griffin “Don't Let Me Die in Florida” from American Kid SINGLE (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2013N  —From her forthcoming album coming out on May 7. Tears of joy are flowing from the eyes of Ken from Cockeysville.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Cassie Morgan “A Day Longer” from A Day Longer (7") (self-released 2013N L —Written by Cassie Morgan and found on her forthcoming Record Store Day (4/20) 7" vinyl release. Cassie Morgan & The Lonely Pine are opening for the Grace Basement CD release party on Fri (5/3) at Off Broadway.Buy it!


Milton Mapes “Lonesome Town” from Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack (Shout! Factory 2005) —Cover version of the Rick Nelson hit written by Thomas Baker-Knight.Buy it!


Calexico “Gypsy's Curse” from The Black Light (Quarterstick 1998) —Music bed. Joey Burns-penned instrumental.Buy it!


Charlotte Gainsbourg “Just Like a Woman (Live)” from Stage Whisper (Live) (Because/Elektra 2012) —Live 2010 version of the Bob Dylan song.Buy it!


Marianne Faithfull “Goin' Back” from Horses And High Heels (Naive 2010) —Written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin and produced by Hal Willner.Buy it!


Ry Cooder “Paris, Texas” from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed.Buy it!


Tom Waits “In The Neighborhood” from Swordfishtrombones (Island 1983)Buy it!


Caitlin Rose “No One To Call” from The Stand-In (ATO www.atorecords.com 2013) —F 1 Sun 5/12 Caitlin Rose and Daniel Romano – Off BroadwayBuy it!


Duane Eddy “Rebel Rouser” from Greatest Hits (Sony 2006) —F 12 Music bed.Buy it!


Fred Friction “Longhardroad” from Murder Balladeer (self-released 2013N L —F 2 Written by Fred Friction and found on his new release. The lyrics fit the title.Buy it!


Prairie Rehab “Wait For It” from Weights and Measures (self 2013N L —F 2 Prairie Rehab are having their CD release party this Friday (4/19) at the Schlafly Tap Room. The festivities begin at 9 PM.Buy it!


The Incurables “Famous Last Words” from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012LBuy it!


Nero & The Gladiators “Boots” from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —F 26 Music bed.Buy it!


Ray Wylie Hubbard “Rabbit” from Live at KDHX Volume 9 (KDHX 2011) —Wed 6/5 Twangfest featuring Todd Snider, Ray Wylie Hubbard & Stickley & Canan – PlushBuy it!

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