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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

7:02am

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

7:03am

Gene Chandler “A Song Called Soul” from The Scene Club: Ham Yard, London 1963-66 (Charly 2013N  —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).Buy it!

7:06am

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.Buy it!

7:08am

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

7:10am

Donny Hathaway “Jealous Guy” from Soul Sides: Volume One (Zealous Records 1972) —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.Buy it!

7:13am

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

7:16am

The Facts of Life “Sometimes” from Sweet Dreams: Where Country Meets Soul - Vol. 2 (Kent 2013N  —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.Buy it!

7:19am

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

7:22am

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.Buy it!

7:24am

Booker T. And The MGs “Doin' Our Thing” SINGLE (Stax Records url 1968) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Bobbie Gentry song.Buy it!

7:27am

Smith “Baby, It's You” from The Best of Burt Bacharach: Anyone Who Had a Heart (Universal Music 2013N  —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.Buy it!

7:30am

Lulu “To Love Somebody” from To Sir With Love (EMI UK 2011) —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."Buy it!

7:34am

Dusty Springfield “So Much Love” from Dusty In Memphis (Atlantic 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.Buy it!

7:37am

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

7:40am

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

7:42am

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

7:46am

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.Buy it!

7:48am

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

7:50am

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).Buy it!

7:52am

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.Buy it!

7:54am

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.Buy it!

7:57am

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

8:03am

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.Buy it!

8:05am

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 RoomBuy it!

8:09am

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.Buy it!

8:13am

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

8:17am

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.Buy it!

8:23am

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

8:26am

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.Buy it!

8:29am

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

8:32am

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.Buy it!

8:35am

John Paul Keith “Somebody Ought To Write A Song About You” from The Man That Time Forgot (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2011) —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.Buy it!

8:38am

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.Buy it!

8:42am

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

8:46am

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

8:50am

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

8:55am

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

8:56am

Peter Case “Hidden Love” from The Man With the Blue Post Modern Fragmented Neo-Traditionalist Guitar (Hip-O Select / Geffen 2004) —Mon 6/3 Peter Case – Off BroadwayBuy it!

8:59am

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

9:03am

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

9:06am

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

9:10am

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

9:13am

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

9:15am

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.Buy it!

9:20am

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.Buy it!

9:24am

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 1995) —Music bed. 1954 instrumental written by Jimmy Bryant.Buy it!

9:28am

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).Buy it!

9:32am

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

9:36am

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.Buy it!

9:41am

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

9:42am

Sam Bush “Girl of the North Country (Live)” from Ice Caps: Peaks of Telluride (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2006) —Sam Bush and Old Salt Union will be at the Old Rockhouse next Thursday (6/6).Buy it!

9:47am

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

9:50am

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.Buy it!

9:54am

Son Volt “Shine On” from Honky Tonk (Rounder 2013L —Sat 6/1 Son Volt – PageantBuy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.