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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jun 6th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

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


The Mar-Keys “Black”
from Super Breaks Presents Stax Breaks (Stax/Ace 2003) —Music bed. 1969 Stax instrumental written by Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love of the Memphis Horns.


Otis Redding and Carla Thomas “Tramp”
from King & Queen (Stax Records url 1967) —Written by Jimmy McCracklin, Lowell Fulson, and Susan L. Yasinski. - “I got six Cadillacs, five Lincolns, four Fords, six Mercuries, three T-Birds...."


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.


Eddie Floyd “Bring It On Home To Me”
from Rare Stamps (Stax Records url 1969) —Faster 1968 version of the Sam Cooke song with a groove laid down by Duck Dunn on bass and Al Jackson, Jr. on drums.


Booker T. And The MGs “Sing A Simple Song”
from Super Breaks Presents Stax Breaks (Stax/Ace 2003) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Sly & The Family Stone song.


Dorothy Moore “Funny How Time Slips Away”
from Sweet Dreams: Where Country Meets Soul - Vol. 2 (Kent 2013) N  —1976 soul version of the Willie Nelson-penned song recorded by many country artists. Tremendous lead vocal by the singer from Jackson, MS. Highly recommended.


Al Green “I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry”
from Call Me (Hi Records 1973) —Written by Hank Williams and produced by Willie Mitchell.


Candi Staton “You Don't Have Far To Go”
from His Hands (Honest Jon's Records 2006) —Written by Merle Haggard and Red Simpson. Produced by Mark Nevers of Lampchop.


Booker T. And The MGs “When Something is Wrong With My Baby”
from Soul Men (Stax Records url 2003) —Music bed. Sixties instrumental version of the Isaac Hayes/David Porter song.


The Staple Singers “Stoned Soul Picnic”
from 5000 Volts Of Stax (Stax Records url 1998) —Previously unreleased 1969 recording of the Laura Nyro song. Really great version -- hard to believe it took 30 years to release it.


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.


Alice Russell “Citizens”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) N  —Really strong new release from one of England's finest soul singers.


Menahan Street Band “Lights Out”
from The Crossing (Daptone 2012) —Music bed.


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.


The Coasters “Thumbin' a Ride”
from There's A Riot Goin' On (Rhino Handmade 2007) —Written by Jerry Leiber, and Mike Stoller. Recorded for Atlantic in 1960.


Googie Rene & His Band “Side Track”
from Great R & B Instrumentals (Ace 2001) —Music bed. 1957 R&B instrumental recorded for the Class label.


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.


Archie Bell & The Drells “Monkey Time”
from I Can't Stop Dancing (Atlantic 1968) —Written by Curtis Mayfield and a big hit for Major Lance.


King Curtis “I Was Made to Love Her”
from Do Your Thing (Atlantic 1970) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Stevie Wonder hit.


Dolly Varden “Why Why Why”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) —One of my favorite 2013 releases, so far. - Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Duck Room


Big Star “September Gurls”
from Radio City (Ardent 1974) —Written by Alex Chilton and recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis in 1973.


Camera Obscura “Troublemaker”
from Desire Lines (4AD 2013) N  —From their new album which just came out this week. Written and sung by Tracyanne Campbell. Highly recommended. A shock, I know.


Mogwai “Does This Always Happen?”
from Earth Division - EP (Sub Pop 2011) —Music bed.


Emily Wolfe “Lion Heart”
from Director's Notes (Emily Wolfe 2012) —Gorgeous vocals from the Austion artist's 2012 release.


Jason Isbell “Stockholm”
from Southeastern (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2013) N  —From his forthcoming album coming out next Tuesday (6/11). Kim Richey adds a nice harmony to this. - Wed 6/19 Jason Isbell with American Aquarium – Off Broadway


The School “I Want You Back”
from Loveless Unbeliever (Elefant 2010) —Written by Liz Hunt (who also sings lead) and Simon Stone. This Welsh band will be appearing tonight at Off Broadway (Thursday 6/6). Also on the bill are Vanilla Beans, Sleepy & The Bedtimes, and DJ Mike Applestein.


The String-A-Longs “Love is Blue”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1968 Atlantic instrumental version of the Paul Mauriat sng.


Marshall Crenshaw “The Usual Thing”
from Marshall Crenshaw (Warner Bros. 1982) —Sat 6/8 Twangfest featuring Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets, The Bottle Rockets and Dolly Varden – Duck Room


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


Chuck Prophet “Let's Do Something Wrong”
from Soap and Water (Yep Roc 2007) —Sat 8/17 Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express – Off Broadway. Not to be missed.


The Fireballs “Light My Fire”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Doors song.


The Go-Go's “How Much More”
from Beauty and the Beat (A&M 1981) —Written by Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin. - Sun 6/9 The Go-Go’s – Pageant


Katrina And The Waves “Going Down To Liverpool”
from Katrina and the Waves (CGB 1983) —Written by Kimberly Rew with lead vocals by Katrina Leskanich.


Rainy Day “I'll Be Your Mirror”
from Rainy Day (Rough Trade 1984) —Written by Lou Reed and sung beautifully by Susanna Hoffs.


Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.


The Byrds “Goin' Back”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Columbia 1968) —Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.


Dawes “Someone Will”
from Stories Don't End (HUB Records 2013) N  —Written and sung by Taylor Goldsmith. - Fri 7/19 Dawes w/Shovels and Rope – Off Broadway SOLD OUT


The Byrds “Bound to Fall (Instrumental)”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Expanded) (Columbia 1997) —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.


Scarlet Tanager “The Little White Door”
from American Songbird (self released 2011) L —Thursday 6/6 Twangfest featuring Joe Pug, Motel Mirrors (with John Paul Keith & Amy LaVere), Shivering Timbers, and Scarlet Tanager – Duck Room


John Paul Keith “Anyone Can Do It”
from The Man That Time Forgot (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2015) —Thursday 6/6 Twangfest featuring Joe Pug, Motel Mirrors (with John Paul Keith & Amy LaVere), Shivering Timbers, and Scarlet Tanager – Duck Room


The Five Counts “That's Swift”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed.


Steve Noonan “War is Your Business (sang the Crow on the Cradle)”
from Bringin' It Back Home (self 2008) —Powerful anti-war song with new lyrics put to the traditional folk song. Steve Noonan has been making albums since his 1968 debut Elektra/Asylum release.


Linda Thompson “Day After Tomorrow”
from Versatile Heart (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —Written by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan and featuring beautiful guitar-playing by John Doyle (of Solas).


Richard Thompson “Banish Misfortune”
from Strict Tempo! (Carthage 1981) —Music bed. Irish jig played on solo acoustic guitar. One of the greatest song titles, ever.


Villagers “Rhythm Composer”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) —Written and produced by Conor J. O'Brien. The man is ridiculously talented.


Kate Rusby “Village Green Preservation Society”
from Awkward Annie (Pure Records 2007) —Fine version of the Kinks song written by Ray Davies.


The Kinks “Dead End Street”
from Face to Face (Expanded) (Reprise 1966) —Written by Ray Davies and recorded in 1966.


The Chances “Black Grass”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From The Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 acoustic guitar instrumental.


JD McPherson “Scratching Circles”
from Signs & Signifiers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) —Fri 6/14 JD McPherson – Duck Room


Bob Dylan “The Levee's Gonna Break”
from Modern Times (Columbia 2006) —The man has been on a tear since 2001.


Nick Lowe “I Must Be Getting Over You”
from Dig My Mood (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998) —Written by Nick Lowe.

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