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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 23rd 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

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.


Dr. John “Revolution”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) —Dr. John is in great form on this Dan Auerbach-produced album. Sax and guitar propel this one.


Dengue Fever “Seeing Hands”
from Venus On Earth (M80 2008) —This Los Angeles band is a mash-up of Cambodian pop, surf, soul, Ethiopian jazz, and more. Fronted by a terrific vocalist named Chhom Nimol. They are touring in the summer. May they come through St. Louis for the first time.


Dengue Fever “Kiss of the Bufo Alvarius”
from Cannibal Courtship (Concord 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental from this highly recommended 2011 release.


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.'


Little Eva Harris “Medley: Get Ready / Uptight”
from The World Needs Changing (BGP url 2013) N  —1967 Motown medley of the Temptations and Stevie Wonder hits performed by the artist best known for her 1962 hit, 'The Loco-Motion.'


Laura Lee “Crumbs Off the Table”
from Women's Love Rights: The Hot Wax Anthology (Sanctuary 2002) —1972 cover of The Glass House song written by Edith Wayne, Ronald Dunbar, and Scherrie Payne.


Jimmy McGriff “All About My Girl”
from Greatest Hits (Blue Note 1997) —Music bed. 1963 Jimmy McGriff instrumental composition.


David Lindley & El Rayo-X “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”
from Very Greasy (Ekektra 1988) —David Lindley will be at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville, IL this Friday (May 24).


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.


Bob and Wisdom “I Believe In Music”
from Jamaica to Toronto: Soul Funk & Reggae 1967-1974 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2006) —Written by Mac Davis and recorded in Toronto in 1972. This version was inspired by Donny Hathaway's adaptation of the song.


Augustus Pablo “Lightning Chap”
from Jamaica Funk (Soul Jazz) —Music bed. 1974 instrumental version of 'Ain't No Sunshine.'


Bill Withers “Grandma's Hands”
from Just As I Am / Still Bill (Raven 2003) —Written by Bill Withers and recorded in 1971. Sure sounds like Stephen Stiils on guitar on this track.


Alice Russell “Citizens”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) N  —Immensely talented singer-songwriter out of Essex, England. Written by Alice Russell and Alex Cowan.


Laura Mvula “Flying Without You”
from Sing to the Moon (RCA Victor 2013) —Debut release from the singer-songwriter based out of Birmingham, England. Chamber pop meets soul.


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Intermission”
from Faithful Man (Truth and soul 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental from their latest release.


Mavis Staples “Don't Knock”
from You Are Not Alone (Anti 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.


Trombone Shorty “Hurricane Season”
from Backatown CD Album (Verve 2010) —Trombone Shorty is headlining Bluesweek 2013 this Friday (5/24) at Soldiers Memorial. His set begins at 9:30 PM.


June Gardner “99 Plus One” (Night Train International 2000) —Music bed. New Orleans instrumental recorded in 1965.


JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “Rouse Yourself (Radio Mix)”
from Howl (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —From the Chicago soul-pop band's new release which just came out this week.


Paul Kelly “Little Aches And Pains”
from Spring and Fall (Gawdaggle 2012) —Beautiful song off the Australian singer-songwriter's latest release. Well worth seeking out.


Bob Dylan “You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go”
from Blood on the Tracks (Columbia 1974) —An album I'll never grow tired of.


Richmond Fontaine “Walking Back to Our Place At 3 A.M.”
from We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River CD Album (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental from the band based out of Portland, OR.


The Staves “Wisely & Slow”
from Dead & Born & Grown (Atlantic Records UK 2012) —This trio of sisters from Watford, England will be at Off Broadway next Thursday (5/30). I'm really interested in seeing this band. This (mainly) a cappella opening track is gorgeous.


Laura Marling “Where Can I Go?”
from Once I Was an Eagle (Ribbon Records 2013) —From the English singer-songwriter's forthcoming album coming out next Tuesday (5/28).


Carla Bruni “Le Pingouin”
from Little French Songs (Verve Music Group 2013) N  —Less-than-flattering song written about her husband's (Nicolas Sarkozy) successor French President François Hollande.


France Gall “Laisser tomber les filles”
from C'est Chic! (Ace 2010) —1964 song written by Serge Gainsbourg. Should have been used in a James Bond movie.


John Barry “The Persuaders”
from TV Sound and Image (Soul Jazz 2012) —Music bed. 1971 instrumental


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."


The Broken Heartbreakers “Tell That Boy (Radio Edit)”
from Wintersun (self released 2010) —Beautiful song from the Auckland, New Zealand band featuring the lead vocals of John Guy Howell and Rachel Bailey.


Half Knots “Drive Away”
from Proof (self 2013) L —Half Knots will be appearing as part of Twangfest on Friday (6/7) at Blueberry Hill. Also on the bill are Eilen Jewell and headliner Asleep At The Wheel.


Les Champions “Colorado”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. 60s guitar instrumental out of France.


The Doors “Peace Frog”
from Morrison Hotel (Elektra 1970) —RIP Ray Manzarek who passed away on Monday (5/20) at the age of 74. You can't imagine the Doors' sound without the keyboards of Ray Manzarek.


X “In This House That I Call Come”
from Wild Gift CD Album (Rhino/Slash 1981) —Written by John Doe and Exene Cervenka and produced by Ray Manzarek.


Los Lobos “One Time One Night”
from By the Light of the Moon (Slash 1987) —Written by David Hidalgo and Louis Perez and produced by T-Bone Burnett and Los Lobos.


The Cliffters “Django”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. 60s guitar instrumental out of Copenhagen.


Dwight Yoakam “A Heart Like Mine”
from 3 Pears (Warner Brothers 2012) —One of my favorite releases of 2012. Too bad I didn't know that until after 2012.


Marshall Crenshaw “Soldier Of Love”
from Marshall Crenshaw (Warner Bros. 1982) —Sublime version of the Arthur Alexander hit. - Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Duck Room


Ben Vaughn “Dreadnaught”
from Instrumental Stylings (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1995) —Music bed.


Shannon McNally “Small Town Talk”
from Small Town Talk: The Songs Of Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac 2013) N  —Tue 5/28 Shannon McNally – Old Rockhouse


Ana Egge “Johnny's Garden”
from Lazy Days (Grace/Parkinsong 2007) —Very nice version of the Stephen Stills song.


Eilen Jewell “That's Where I'm Going”
from Queen of the Minor Key (Signature Sounds Recording Company www.signaturesounds.com 2011) —Fri 6/7 Twangfest featuring Asleep at the Wheel, Eilen Jewell & Half Knots – Duck Room


Chet Atkins “One Mint Julep”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1 (Hasmick 2011) —Music bed.


Drive-by Truckers “Everybody Needs Love”
from Go-Go Boots (ATO www.atorecords.com 2011) —Written by Eddie Hinton - Fri 5/24 Old 97′s & Drive-by Truckers – Pageant


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


Santo & Johnny “Teardrop”
from Biggest Instrumental Hits Of The 50s (Dance Street 2010) —Music bed.


Bobbie Gentry “Ode To Billie Joe”
from An American Quilt 1967-1974 (Raven 2002) —Written by Bobbie Gentry and a #1 hit in 1967.


The Band “King Harvest (Has Surely Come)”
from The Band (Capitol Records 1969) —Written by Robbie Robertson and featuring Levon Helm and Richard Manuel on lead vocals.


Bottle Rockets “Floatway”
from Songs of Sahm (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001) —Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Duck Room


Johnny Paycheck “He's In A Hurry (To Get Home To My Wife)”
from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 2000) —1966 song written by Joe Poovey. Tales don't get much sadder.


Chet Atkins “St. Louis Blues”
from Eclectic Guitar (Cherry Red Records 2007) —Music bed.


Cassie Morgan “A Day Longer”
from A Day Longer (7") (self-released 2013) N L —From her new single 45 release.


Beth Bombara “All ALong”
from V12LP Tower Groove Records (Tower Groove Records 2012) L

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