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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 30th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 30th 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


King Curtis “In The Pocket”
from Do Your Thing (Atlantic unk 1970) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental written by King Curtis and Bobby Womack.


Gene Chandler “A Song Called Soul”
from The Scene Club: Ham Yard, London 1963-66 (Charly 2013) N  —New compilation made up of Northern Soul and R&B songs emanating from a London club, 'The Scene', in the mid-60s. This 1962 Chicago soul song was written by Billy Butler (Jerry Butler's younger brother).


Betty Everett & Jerry Butler “I Can't Stand It”
from Delicious Together (Vee-Jay 1964) —Chicago soul duet written by Smokey McAlister and arranged by Johnny Pate.


The Impressions “Seven Years”
from The Young Mods' Forgotten Story (Curtom 1969) —Written by Curtis Mayfield with arrangements by Johnny Pate and Donny Hathaway.


Donny Hathaway “Jealous Guy”
from Soul Sides: Volume One (Zealous Records 1972) L —1972 live version of a John Lennon song found on this highly recommended soul collection compiled by Oliver Wang of www.soul-sides.com. Your basic Chicago soul set.


King Curtis “I Never Loved a Woman The Way I Love You”
from Do Your Thing (Atlantic unk 1970) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Aretha Franklin hit.


The Facts of Life “Sometimes”
from Sweet Dreams: Where Country Meets Soul - Vol. 2 (Kent 2013) N  —Written by country artist Bill Anderson. This 1977 soul version of the cheating song was recorded by these protégés of Millie Jackson. The original version was recorded in 1975 by Bill Anderson and Mary Lou Turner.


James Carr “Life Turned Her That Way”
from The Complete Goldwax Singles (Kent 2001) —Written by the great Harlan Howard and recorded for the Memphis-based Goldwax label in 1968.


Joe Simon “The Chokin' Kind”
from Monument of Soul (RPM 2001) —1969 soul version of the Harlan Howard-penned song that went to #1 on the R&B charts. Your basic country soul set.


Booker T. And The MGs “Doin' Our Thing” Single (Stax Records unk 1968) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Bobbie Gentry song.


Smith “Baby, It's You”
from The Best of Burt Bacharach: Anyone Who Had a Heart (Universal Music 2013) N  —1969 version of the Burt Bacharach song that was previously recorded by the Shirelles. This features the powerful and soulful vocals of Gayle McCormick who was born in St. Louis and attended Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, MO.


Lulu “To Love Somebody”
from To Sir With Love (EMI UK 1967) —Written by Barry and Robin Gibb. Produced by Mickie Most and arranged by John Paul Jones and Peter Knight. As the album states - "Her skirts are mini. Her talent is maximum."


Dusty Springfield “So Much Love”
from Dusty In Memphis (Atlantic unk 1969) —Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King and recorded at American Studios in Memphis. Well, the instruments, anyway. Your basic songs written by sublime songwriters set.


The Shadows “Wonderful Land”
from Fender: The Golden Age 1950-1970 (Ace 2012) —Music bed. 1962 Fender Stratocaster guitar instrumental.


Alice Russell “A TO Z”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) N  —Soul foray through the entire alphabet by the soul singer-songwriter out of Essex, England.


Laura Mvula “Green Garden”
from Sing to the Moon (RCA Victor 2013) N  —Fantastic track from the new debut release by the Birmingham, England singer-songwriter.


Spooner's Crowd “Two In the Morning”
from The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973 (Kent 2011) —One of my favorite soul instrumentals, ever. Recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1966.


The City Champs “Four Score”
from The City Champs (Electraphonic 2009) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental.


The Detroit Cobras “Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand”
from Baby (Rough Trade 2004) —Written by Bert Berns and Wes Farrell. - The Detroit Cobras will be at the Firebird tonight (Thursday 5/30).


The Marvelettes “Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers”
from The Marvelettes: The Essential Collection (Spectrum 1999) —Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland, Jr. and recorded in 1964 for Motown.


Eddie Holland “Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)”
from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 2 (Universal 2005) —Previously unreleased 1964 track written by Holland, Dozier, and Holland. Doesn't surpass the Kim Weston version but it's pretty great.


Shorty Long “Night Fo' Last (Instrumental)”
from Here Comes Shorty Long: The Complete Motown Stereo Masters (Kent 2012) —Music bed. 1968 Motown instrumental.


The Staves “Dead & Born & Grown” (Atlantic Records UK 2012) —This trio of sisters out of Watford, England will be at Off Broadway tonight (Thursday 5/30). Also on the bill are Musikanto and Dubb Nubb.


Dolly Varden “The Thing You Love Is Killing You”
from The Dumbest Magnets (evil teen 2001) —Written by Steve Dawson and featuring the lead vocals of Diane Christiansen. - Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Duck Room


Richard and Linda Thompson “Has He Got a Friend For Me”
from I Want To See the Bright Lights Tonight (Hannibal 1974) —Written by Richard Thompson. Devastating lyrics sang perfectly by Linda Thompson.


Richard Thompson “Persuasion”
from Sweet Talker (Original Soundtrack) (Capitol Records 1991) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Richard Thompson and Peter Filleul.


Rod Stewart “The Killing of Georgie, Pt. I and II”
from A Night On the Town (Warner 1976) —One of the most affecting songs ever written by Rod Stewart.


Martin Simpson “First Cut Is The Deepest”
from The Collection (Shanachie Entertainment www.shanachie.com 2005) —Masterful instrumental version of the Cat Stevens song.


Faces “Glad And Sorry”
from The Best of Faces: Good Boys... When They're Asleep (Rhino 1999) —1973 song written by Ronnie Lane. Still elegant and moving after all these years. Hard to imagine this song without the keyboards of Ian McLagan.


Aimee Mann “Nothing Is Good Enough (instrumental)”
from Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture) (Reprise 1999) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Aimee Mann.


Marshall Crenshaw “I'm Sorry (But So Is Brenda Lee)”
from Downtown (Remastered) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1985) —Written by Ben Vaughn. - Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Duck Room.


John Paul Keith “Somebody Ought To Write A Song About You”
from The Man That Time Forgot (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2015) —Joe Pug, Motel Mirrors (with John Paul Keith and Amy LaVere), Shivering Timbers, and Scarlet Tanager will be at Blueberry Hill on Thursday (6/6) for day 2 of Twangfest. Go to twangfest.com for the entire 4-day line-up.


Camera Obscura “Dory Previn”
from Let's Get Out of This Country CD Album (Merge 2006) —They have a new release called 'Desire Lines' coming out next Tuesday (6/3). This will just have to tide you over until then.


Dean & Britta “Family Conference”
from The Squid & The Whale ST (Ultra 2005) —Music bed.


Patty Griffin “That Kind of Lonely”
from American Kid Single (New West 2013) N  —From her new release. Highly recommended. May this result in a trip to St. Louis.


Shelby Lynne “I'll Hold Your Head”
from Revelation Road (Everso Records 2011) —Shelby Lynne wrote, produced, and played all the instruments on this album.


Half Knots “Repose”
from Proof (self 2013) L —Music bed. Fri 6/7 Twangfest featuring Asleep at the Wheel, Eilen Jewell & Half Knots – Duck Room


Peter Case “Hidden Love”
from The Man With the Blue Post Modern Fragmented Neo-Traditionalist Guitar (Hip-O Select / Geffen 1989) —Mon 6/3 Peter Case – Off Broadway


Calexico “Close Behind”
from Feast of Wire (Quarterstick 2003) —Music bed.


Pokey LaFarge “Central Time”
from Live at KDHX 5/29/13 (KDHX 2013) N L —Recorded live right here at KDHX - Pokey LaFarge will be at the Casa Loma Ballroom this Friday (5/31).


Pokey LaFarge “What The Rain Will Bring”
from Live at KDHX 5/29/13 (KDHX 2013) N L —A live version of a song from his forthcoming album.


The Lovin' Spoonful “Jug Band Music (Alternate Instrumental)”
from Daydream (Kama Sutra 1966) —Music bed.


Mount Moriah “White Sands”
from Miracle Temple (Merge 2013) N  —Mon 6/17 Mount Moriah & Jesse Sykes – Old Rockhouse


Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter “Come To Mary”
from Marble Son (Station Grey / Thirty Tigers 2011) —Mon 6/17 Mount Moriah & Jesse Sykes – Old Rockhouse. This is a really fine double bill.


Gillian Welch & David Rawlings “The Way It Goes”
from The Harrow and the Harvest (Acony 2011) —Written by Gillian Welch and David Rawlings and found on my favorite release of 2011.


Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “Low Man on a Totem Pole”
from Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars of Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1995) —Music bed. 1954 instrumental written by Jimmy Bryant.


Joe Pug “Stronger Than the World”
from The Great Despiser (Lightning Rod 2012) —Joe Pug, Motel Mirrors (with John Paul Keith and Amy LaVere), Shivering Timbers, and Scarlet Tanager will be at Blueberry Hill on Thursday (6/6).


Sheryl Crow, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, and Taj Mahal “Home Again”
from Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Comp (Hear Music 2013) N  —Written by John Mellencamp.


Dave Alvin “Johnny Ace Is Dead”
from Eleven Eleven (Yep Roc 2011) —Dave Alvin will be at Off Broadway this Friday (5/31). Kevin Gordon is opening. Highly recommended.


Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “Bustin' Thru”
from Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars of Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1995) —Music bed. 1954 instrumental composed by Speedy West and Don Davis.


Sam Bush “Girl of the North Country (Live)”
from Ice Caps: Peaks of Telluride (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2000) —Sam Bush and Old Salt Union will be at the Old Rockhouse next Thursday (6/6).


Paul Kelly “For The Ages”
from Spring and Fall (Gawdaggle 2012) —Highly recommended release from the Australian singer-songwriter.


Laura Cantrell “When The Roses Bloom Again”
from When the Roses Bloom Again (Diesel Only Records 2002) —Written by A.P. Carter and arranged by Wilco.


Son Volt “Shine On”
from Honky Tonk (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) —Sat 6/1 Son Volt – Pageant

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