Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu May 23rd 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
Mulatu Astatke “Yègellé Tezeta (My Own Memory)”
from Ethiopiques 4 - Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentals 1969-74 (Buda Musique 1998) —Jazz instrumental recorded in 1969 by the Ethiopian musician (piano, organ, vibraphone, and percussion), composer, and arranger. This whole album grooves like you wouldn't believe.
Millie Jackson “Leftovers”
from Somethig New To Do: The Phillip Mitchell Songbook (Kent 2013) N —Written by southern soul singer-songwriter, Phillip Mitchell. This 1975 recording features Phillip Mitchell in the opening dialogue segment of this song. Millie Jackson recorded lots of his songs including her biggest hit, 'It Hurts So Good.'
Toots Hibbert “Hard to Handle”
from Toots in Memphis (Mango 1988) —Otis Redding cover featuring one of Toot's finest vocals. This album combines the Jamaican rhythm section of Shakespeare and Dunbar with Memphis soul session greats such as Teenie Hodges, Eddie Hinton, Andrew Love, and Jim Dickinson.
Mavis Staples “Don't Knock”
from You Are Not Alone (Anti www.anti.com 2010) —Written by Pops Staples with Kelly Hogan and Nora O'Connor providing backing vocals. Mavis Staples is headlining Bluesweek 2013 this Saturday (5/25) at Soldiers Memorial. Her set begins at 9:45 PM. Highly recommended.
Neko Case “That's Who I Am”
from Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Comp (Hear Music 2013) N —From the forthcoming release of the soundtrack for "a southern gothic supernatural musical thriller of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge from the minds of co-conspirators Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T-Bone Burnett."
Chet Atkins “One Mint Julep”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1 (Hasmick 2011) —Music bed.
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Down Home Country Blues”
from A: Enlightenment B: Endarkenment (Hint: There Is No C) (Bordello Records 2010) —Wed 6/5 Twangfest featuring Todd Snider, Ray Wylie Hubbard & Stickley & Canan – Plush
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