Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Jun 6th 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
Jeanne and the Darlings “Soul Girl”
from We're The Soul Girls! The Complete Volt Recordings 1967-1969 (Ace 2012) —Fine slowed-down 1967 cover of the Sam & Dave hit written and produced by Isaac Hayes and David Porter.
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Inspiration Information”
from Dark Was the Night: Red Hot Compilation (4AD 2009) —2009 cover version of the Shuggie Otis song. - Here's wishing for a speedy return to health for Sharon Jones. The tour and release of their forthcoming album is being delayed while Sharon Jones gets treated for Stage 1 bile duct cancer.
Jamie Ross with Kenny Rice & Leo's Five “Let's Do the Cat”
from Feline Groovy (Ace 2008) —1964 dance number written by Leo Gooden of St. Louis. - Fri 6/14 Kittypalooza! All proceeds benefit Tenth Life Cat Rescue. At Off Broadway and packed full of all kinds of great local bands. Highly recommended.
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five “Deacon Jones”
from Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - Disc B: 1941-1944 (JSP Records 2001) —This is the closest I could get to a tribute to Rams great Deacon Jones who just passed away at the age of 74. What can I say? I grew up watching him play and there was no better defensive end. RIP.
Dan Greer “Hook, Line And Sinker”
from Beale Street Soul Man: The Sounds of Memphis Sessions (Kent 2013) N —New compilation of rare early 70s singles from Dan Greer, plus many previously unreleased tracks recorded for the Sounds of Memphis label. Southern soul fans will really like this.
Mel & Tim “Free For All (Winner Takes All)”
from Something New to Do: The Phillip Mitchell Songbook (Kent 2013) N —Written by Phillip Mitchell and recorded for Stax in 1972.
Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.
Rosanne Cash “You Don't Know Me”
from Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Comp (Hear Music 2013) N —This soundtrack just came out this week. All songs were written by John Mellankamp and are performed by artists such as Elvis Costello, Neko Case, Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, Kris Kristofferson, and Taj Mahal.
The Five Counts “That's Swift”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed.
The Chances “Black Grass”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From The Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 acoustic guitar instrumental.
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