Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu May 16th 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
Johnny Griffith & Billy Sha-Rae's Band “Do It (Instrumental)”
from The World Needs Changing: Street Funk & Jazz Grooves 1967-1976 (BGP url 2013) N —Music bed. 1970 instrumental featuring the keyboards of Johnny Griffith. He was one of Motown's Funk Brothers and has played on hundred of Motown songs.
Esther Marrow “Walk Tall”
from The World Needs Changing: Street Funk & Jazz Grooves 1967-1976 (BGP url 2013) N —Recorded in 1969 by the jazz singer who sang with Duke Ellington, Harry Belafonte, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She co-wrote this with Joe Zawinul and it was originally recorded by Cannonball Adderly.
Norma & the Heartaches “Nice & Slow Part 2”
from The Philly Sound Get Down - Funky Philly Instrumentals (Funkadelphia Records 2005) —Music bed. Philadelphia soul instrumental.
Katie Love & Four Shades Of Black “It Hurts So Good”
from Something New to Do: The Phillip Mitchell Songbook (Kent 2013) N —Recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1971 and found on this new compilation of various artists performing songs written by Phillip Mitchell. This was later recorded by Millie Jackson and became a big hit.
Dee Dee Warwick “She Didn't Know (She Kept On Talking)”
from Turning Around (Atlantic 1970) —Written by Jerry Williams, Jr. (aka Swamp Dogg), Gary U.S. Bonds, and Robert Wrightsil. A cheating soul song that belongs on a cheating soul box set. Now, that would be fun to compile. So much to draw from.
Brothers Lazaroff “Pure Delight”
from Hope, Fear, Youth (self 2013) N L —New single from their forthcoming album featuring Coco Soul and Tom Papa Ray. A stripped-down acoustic version of Brothers Lazaroff will be at the KDHX Harvest Sessions this Saturday at the Tower Grove Park Farmer's Market. Music begins at 10 AM.
Camera Obscura “Fifth In Line To the Throne”
from Desire Lines (4AD www.4ad.com 2013) N —From their forthcoming album slated for release on 6/4 and featuring harmony vocals by Neko Case. They are touring the U.S. in June. The closest they get is Kansas City and Chicago. I sense a road trip coming on.
Rod Stewart “Oh! No, Not My Baby”
from Reason to Believe: The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings (Mercury 2002) —1973 Mercury single witten by Carole King and Gerry Goffin.
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