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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jun 27th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jun 27th 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


Bobby "Blue" Bland “Don't Cry No More”
from Two Steps from the Blues (Bonus Tracks) (MCA 2001) —This set goes out in tribute to one of the greatest vocalists to ever sing the blues (and anything else, really). Bobby Bland just passed away at the age of 83. This song is off his 1961 blues masterpiece.


Bobby "Blue" Bland “That's The Way Love Is”
from Call on Me / That's The Way Love Is (Duke 1963) —Like the first song of the set, this was written by Deadric Malone (aka Don Robey) - in theory, anyway - and was recorded in 1963. Blues meets soul on this album where he sings as smooth as can be one moment and then with pure soul grit at the next mo


Bobby "Blue" Bland “I Pity The Fool”
from Two Steps from the Blues (Bonus Tracks) (MCA 2001) —Yet another one (allegedly) written by Deadric Maloney. Recorded in 1963. Ridiculously great. Like Sam Cooke's 'Night Beat' album, this one belongs in everyone's collection.


The Band “Share Your Love With Me”
from Moondog Matinee (Capitol Records 1973) —This Bobby "Blue" Bland cover features a particularly soulful vocal from Richard Manuel.


Bill Black's Combo “Turn On Your Love Light” (Hi Records 1969) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Bobby "Blue" Bland hit.


War “Summer”
from War Anthology (Avenue Records 1994) R  —Alright, I couldn't get to this one on last week's summer songs show but somebody really wanted to hear it. Good call, I'd say. Originally released in 1976 and perfectly encapsulating a Southern California summer back then.


The O'Jays “For The Love Of Money”
from Ship Ahoy (Bonus Track Version) (Epic 1973) —Written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Anthony Jackson and featuring an immortal bass line by Ronnie Baker. Lead vocals by Eddie Levert and Walter Williams.


MFSB “Love Is The Message”
from Love Is the Message (Legacy Recordings 1973) —Music bed. 1974 instrumental track written by Written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.


Mavis Staples “Far Celestial Shore”
from One True Vine (Anti 2013) N  —Written by Nick Lowe and found on her new Jeff Tweedy-produced release which just came out this week. The harmonies by Tiffany "Makeda" Francisco, Kelly Hogan, and Donny Gerrard really add a whole lot to this album.


Southern Echoes “Why Am I Treated So Bad”
from King Bullard Version: Songs of the BOS Label (The Numero Group 2013) N  —Composed by Roebuck "Pops" Staples and found on this collection of rare 70s soul gospel singles that were recorded for James Bullard's 'BOS' label based out of Cleveland. Southern Echoes were from Atmore, AL and recorded this in 1973.


Bobby Patterson “Long Ago”
from A Road Leading Home: Songs by Dan Penn (Ace 2013) N  —Written by Dan Penn and Bob Killen and recorded in 1967 in Memphis at American Studios. Arranged by Chips Moman and Dan Penn.


Booker T. And The MGs “Red Beans and Rice”
from Great R & B Instrumentals (Ace 2001) —Music bed. 1965 Stax instrumental.


Booker T. “Your Love is No Love”
from Sound the Alarm (Stax Records unk 2013) N  —New release by Booker T. featuring different guests on lead vocals including this track with the group Vintage Trouble with Ty Taylor on vocals. Vintage Trouble will be at Old Rock House on Tues 8/20. Worth planning ahead for.


The Goodies “Sophisticated Boom Boom”
from Sophisticated Boom Boom! The Shadow Morton Story (Ace 2013) N  —Written and produced by Shadow Morton and originally released in 1965 on the Blue Cat label.


The School “Stop That Boy!”
from Reading Too Much Into Things Like Everything (Elefant 2012) —Written and sung by Liz Hunt. Terrific 60s-influenced pop out of Cardiff, Wales.


The Fireballs “Love Child”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —60s instrumental version of the Supremes hit.


Jackie Ross “Summertime”
from Jerk & Twine: The Complete Chess Recordings (Kent 2012) —This would have been good on last week's summer songs show but with Billy Stewart's version, you kinda have to go with it. Love this version, too. Recorded in 1964 for Chess records by this artist born in St. Louis.


Jimmy McGriff “Blue Juice”
from Jimmy McGriff Greatest Hits (Blue Note 1997) —1970 instrumental composed by Jimmy McGriff.


LaHonda “I See Stars”
from I See Stars single (www.lahondamusic.com 2013) N  —The artist known as Rumer was in a band called LaHonda and they recorded an album with Rumer (aka Sarah Joyce) when she was 19. The album was shelved when she had to care for her terminally ill mother but it is now going to be released. Available soon.


Camera Obscura “Break It to You Gently”
from Desire Lines (4AD 2013) N  —Highly recommended new release from the band out of Glasgow, Scotland. Written and sung by Traceyanne Campbell.


Eleanor Friedberger “When I Knew”
from Personal Record (Merge 2013) N  —This new release was an unexpected (to me) surprise. Eleanor Friedberger visited KDHX on June 24 for a live set on Wax Lyrical with host Caron House. You can hear it at https://soundcloud.com/kdhx/eleanor-friedberger-other-boys


Mark Mothersbaugh “Hardest Geometry Problem In The World”
from Rushmore (London 1999) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Mark Mothersbaugh.


The Blind Eyes “Just Be”
from World Record (self 2013) N L —From the St. Louis band's new 5-song EP. Written and sung by Seth Porter.


Blondie “Sunday Girl”
from Parallel Lines (Capitol Records 1978) —Written by Chris Stein and produced by Mike Chapman.


Faces “Ooh La La”
from The Best of Faces: Good Boys When They're Asleep (Rhino 2005) —Written by Ronnie Lane and Ron Wood and recorded in 1973.


The Byrds “Universal Mind Decoder”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Expanded) (Columbia 1997) —Music bed. !967 instrumental penned by Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman.


The Love Experts “Reveille”
from Cuba Street - EP (Undertow Music Collective 2004) L —Fri 7/12 The Love Experts, the Educated Guess and Arthur & the Librarian – Plush


Villagers “Nothing Arrived”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) —Written, sung, and produced by Conor J. O'Brien.


Sinead O'Connor “4th and Vine”
from How About I Be Me (And You Be You) (One Little Indian www.indian.co.uk 2012) —One of my favorite releases of 2012.


The Waterboys “Carolan's Welcome”
from Fisherman's Blues (Chrysalis 1988) —Music bed. 1988 traditional instrumental written by Irish harper and composer, Turlough O' Carolan.


Joe Stickley and Sean Canan “Galway Girl”
from Loaded to the Gunwales (Peola 2010) L —Written by Steve Earle.


June Tabor and the Oyster Band “Mississippi”
from Freedom and Rain (Cooking Vinyl 1990) —Written by Si Kahn.


Billy Bragg “Tomorrow's Going to be a Better Day”
from Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl 2013) —Produced by Joe Henry. Billy Bragg gets downright optimistic on this one.


Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show “Agent Burns (Theme)”
from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Music bed. Jon Rauhouse-penned instrumental.


Hurray For The Riff Raff “What's Wrong With Me”
from Look Out Mama (Born To Win 2012) —Written and sung by the immensely talented Alynda Lee Segarra. Fri 7/12 Hurray for the Riff Raff – Firebird


Mount Moriah “We Don't Need That Much”
from Mount Moriah (Merge 2010) —Featuring the lead vocals of Heather McEntire.


Santo & Johnny “Lazy Day”
from The Best of Santo & Johnny (Stardust 1997) —Music bed.


Jason Isbell “Flying Over Water”
from Southeastern (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2013) N  —Lots of really fine songs on his best solo album, yet. Highly recommended.


Beth Bombara “Long Dark Hallelujah”
from Raise Your Flag - EP (self-released 2013) N L —From her new 6-song EP. Available in fine local record stores around you.


T-Bone Burnett “Shut It Tight”
from Twenty Twenty: The Essential T Bone Burnett (Columbia Records/Legacy 2006) —From 1983 - "I stumble like a drunk along this crazy path I walk / I have a hundred thousand questions too / I'll go to any length to prove that nothing is my fault / Then later on I will deny the proof"


T-Bone Burnett “Little Daughter”
from T-Bone Burnett (Universal Special Products 1986) —Music bed.


The Dive Poets “Some Great War”
from Married to Your Ghost (self-released 2013) N L —From their forthcoming album being released in July - Friday 6/28 Wild Feathers and the Dive Poets – Old Rock House


The Vondrukes “The Prince of L.A.”
from Runaway, Goodbye Love (self-releases 2011) —Opening tonight (Thursday 6/27) for Patrick Sweaney at Off Broadway


Richmond Fontaine “The Longer You Wait”
from Post to Wire (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2003) —Featuring the lyrics and vocals of Willy Vlautin.


Richmond Fontaine “Leaving”
from The High Country (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2011) —Music bed.


Bobby Hebb “Satisfied Mind”
from Sweet Dreams: Where Country Meets Soul (Kent 2013) N  —1966 contry soul version of the classic country song written by Joseph Hayes and Jack Rhodes.


Sandra Rhodes “Sowed Love and Reaped the Heartache”
from Country Got Soul - Vol. 2 (Casual 2004) —1973 song written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds. In addition to being a fine singer, she was a really good guitar player, as well.


Sammi Smith “Long Black Veil”
from The Best of Sammi Smith (Varese Sarabande 1996) —1975 recording composed by Danny Dill and Marijohn Wilkin.


Speedy West “Lazy Summer Evening”
from Guitar Spectacular (Sundazed Music 1962) —Music bed.


Dawes “Stories Don't End” (HUB Records 2013) —Fri 7/19 Dawes w/Shovels and Rope – Off Broadway SOLD OUT


Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy “Just What I Was Looking For”
from What The Brothers Sang (Drag City / Palace Records 2013) N  —Written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin.


Eels “My Timing Is Off”
from Hombre Lobo (E Works 2009)


Chuck Prophet “Apology”
from The Hurting Business (Hightone 2000) —Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express will be at Off Broadway in August (Sat 8/17). The Jans Project is opening. Miss at your own peril.


Alejandro Escovedo “Break This Time”
from The Boxing Mirror (Back Porch Music 2006) —Written by Alejandro Escovedo and produced by John Cale.

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