Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu May 9th 2013 7.00am–10.00am
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Jerry Butler “Only The Strong Survive” from Iceman: The Mercury Years (Polydor 1969)Buy it!
Archie Bell & The Drells “Here I Go Again” from Still Paying Our Dues (Kent 1969)Buy it!
The Soul Survivors “Expressway To Your Heart” (Collectables 1997) —Reissue of the 1967 album, When the Whistle Blows Anything GoesBuy it!
Philly Four “Elephant” from Sound Of Philadelphia: Funk, Soul & Roots Of Disco 1965-1973 Volume 2 (Soul Jazz Records 2004)Buy it!
Rufus Thomas “The Memphis Train” from Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968 (Atlantic 1968)Buy it!
Booker T Jones “Down In Memphis” from The Road From Memphis (Anti- 2011) —Written by Mr. Jones and featuring Questlove on the drums and production.Buy it!
The Ovations “Take It From Someone Who Knows” from Can't Be Satisfied - The XL And Sounds Of Memphis Story (Kent Soul 1972) —Featuring the exceedingly Sam Cooke influenced vocals of Louis Williams.Buy it!
Clarence Carter “Take It Off Him (And Put It On Me)” from The Beat Goes On...Atlantic's Dance Through The 50s 60s And 70s (Kent 1969) —Written in part by the late George JacksonBuy it!
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “Am I Asking Too Much?” from What Have You Done, My Brother? (Daptone 2009) —I'm sure John Wendland would agree that it's high time for a new album from this stunning group.Buy it!
J.P. Robinson “George Jackson” from Change Is Gonna Come: The Voice Of Black America 1963-1973 (Kent 1972)Buy it!
The Impressions “This Is My Country” from This Is My Country/Young Mods Forgotten Story (Snapper UK 1968)Buy it!
George Jackson “Walking The City Streets” from In Memphis 1972-1977 (Ace 1977) —George Henry Jackson (March 12, 1945 – April 14, 2013)Buy it!
Alice Russell “I Loved You” from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013)Buy it!
Alice Smith “Ocean” from She (Rainwater 2013)Buy it!
Wild Belle “Another Girl” from Isles (Columbia 2013)Buy it!
Mavis Staples “Can You Get to That” from One True Vine (Anti- 2013) —A surprising cover of a Funkadelic cut, produced by Jeff TweedyBuy it!
Staple Singers “Games People Play” from We'll Get Over (stax) —The second album on the Stax label from the Staples. Song written by the great Joe South.Buy it!
Levon Helm “Move Along Train” from Electric Dirt (Din Farmer Music53 2009) —A powerful version of the Pops Staples classic.Buy it!
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “Rouse Yourself (Radio Mix)” from Howl (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N —New album due out in a couple of weeks.Buy it!
Fitz & the Tantrums “Get Away” from More Than Just A Dream (Ekektra 2013) —Appearing at LouFest 2013, September 7-8 in Forest ParkBuy it!
Nikki Hill “Her Destination” from Here's Nikki Hill (Deep Fried Records 2013) —A terrific talent from right here in St. LouisBuy it!
Jesse Dee “Tell Me (Before It's Too Late)” from On My Mind/In My Heart (Alligator Records 2013) —Exceptional, under-the-radar record from a young blue-eyed Boston soul revivalistBuy it!
Dawes “From The Right Angle” from Stories Don't End (HUB Records 2013)Buy it!
Phosphorescent “Terror In the Canyons” from Muchacho (Dead Oceans 2013)Buy it!
Jason Anderson “Watch Your Step” from The Hopeful & the Unafraid (K Records 2008)Buy it!
Josh Rouse “The Western Isles” from The Happiness Waltz (Grabaciones en el Mar 2013)Buy it!
Veronica Falls “Everybody's Changing” from Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland)Buy it!
Allo Darlin' “Northern Lights” from Europe (Slumberland 2012)Buy it!
Frightened Rabbit “Late March, Death March” from Pedestrian Verse (Canvasback/ATL 2013)Buy it!
Melody Den “Robert Johnson” from Storylines (Perdition 2013) L —At Midwest Mayhem tonightBuy it!
Summer Hours “Close and Closer” from Closer Still (Technical Echo 2013) —Recommended indie pop band from New York. You can stream their new album here: http://summerhrs.bandcamp.com/Buy it!
Young Statues “Eraser” from Age Isn't Ours (Run For Cover Records 2013) —More fine indie pop from a Philly band, featuring songwriter Carmen CirignanoBuy it!
Line & Circle “Roman Ruins” from Roman Ruins 7" (White Iris Records 2012)Buy it!
Rosanne Cash “Girl From The North Country” from The List (Manhatten Records 2009)Buy it!
Rhett Miller “As Close As I Came to Being Right (Featuring Rosanne Cash)” from The Dreamer (Maximum Sunshine 2012)Buy it!
Caitlin Rose “Golden Boy” from The Stand-In (ATO 2013)Buy it!
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Spanish Dancer” from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch 2013)Buy it!
Patty Griffin “Wherever You Wanna Go” from American Kid SINGLE (New West 2013)Buy it!
The Lone Bellow “You Never Need Nobody” from The Lone Bellow (Descendant Records 2013) —At the Pageant with Brandi Carlile on Wednesday, July 10, 2013Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “South of the River” from The Grifter's Hymnal (Bordello 2012)Buy it!
Bottle Rockets “Floatway” from Songs of Sahm (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001)Buy it!
George Jones “The Window Up Above” from The Essential George Jones (EPIC/LEGACY 2006)Buy it!
George Jones “WHY BABY WHY” from Why Baby Why (Starday 1955) —#4 on the Billboard country in 1955Buy it!
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