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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jul 4th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jul 4th 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


Marvin Gaye “The Star Spangled Banner”
from The Master 1961-1984 (Motown 1995) —Recorded live at the 1983 NBA All-Star Game. Just how Francus Scott Key envisioned it, I'm sure.


The Impressions “This Is My Country” (Curtom 1968) —Written and produced by Curtis Mayfield.


Sam Cooke “Summertime (Pt. 1)”
from The Man Who Invented Soul (Sony 2000) —This is the third week in a row I've played a different version of this song written by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin on M2M. What can I say? It's that time of year. Originally released in 1957 on the Keen label.


The Bar-Kays “Memphis Sunrise”
from The Best of The Bar-Kays (Stax-Volt 1992) —Music bed. 1972 Volt instrumental.


Van Morrison “Almost Independence Day”
from Saint Dominic's Preview (Warner Brothers 1972) —"I can hear the fireworks / I can hear the people, people shouting out / I can hear the people shouting out (up and down the line) / And it's almost Independence Day"


Bob Dylan and The Band “Tears of Rage”
from The Basement Tapes CD Album (Columbia 1975) —Written by Bob Dylan and Richard Manuel and recorded in 1967. Dylan just kills on the lead vocal and the backing vocals are by Richard Manuel and Rick Danko. - "We carried you in our arms on Independence Day."


Ry Cooder “Sunny's Tune”
from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. 1989 instrumental composed by Ry Cooder for the film, 'Johnny Handsome."


Tom Waits & Crystal Gayle “This One's from the Heart”
from One from the Heart (Music from the Motion Picture) (Sony 1982) —Written by Tom Waits - "I should go out and honk the horn, it's Independence Day/But instead I just pour myself a drink/It's got to be love, I've never felt this way/Oh baby, this one's from the heart."


Joe Henry “Flag”
from Tiny Voices (Anti/Epitaph 2003) —Written and produced by Joe Henry. This song just kills me every time.


Randy Newman “Dixie Flyer”
from Land of Dreams (Reprise 1988) —Written by Randy Newman and produced by Mark Knopfler (who also plays guitar on this track).


Tom Waits “Just Another Sucker On the Vine”
from Swordfishtrombones (Island 1983) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Tom Waits.


Aretha Franklin “A Change is Gonna Come”
from I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (Atlantic unk 1967) —Written by Sam Cooke and recorded in 1967. With backing by Spooner Oldham, Jimmy Johnson, Tommy Cogbill, Roger Hawkins, and Arif Mardin.


Billy Preston “Let Us All Get Together Right Now”
from That's The Way God Planned It (Apple 1969) —Written by Billy Preston and Doris Troy and recorded for Apple in 1969.


Bill Withers “Lean on Me”
from Still Bill (Columbia 1972) —This album holds up so well. Written about growing up in a West Virginia coal mining town and the reliance neighbors had among each other.


The Marketts “Ready, Steady, Go”
from Outer Space, Hot Rods & Superheroes (Ace 2011) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental recorded for Warner Bros.


Willie Nile “American Ride” (River House www.willienile.com 2013) N  —Written by Willie Nile and Mike Peters (formerly of the Alarm) and found on his new release. Highly recommended.


Steve Earle “Someday”
from Guitar Town (MCA 1986) —Written by Steve Earle and found on his debut release.


Elvis Costello “Indoor Fireworks”
from King Of America (Columbia/Legacy. 1986) —Written by Elvis Costello and featuring backing by James Burton, Jerry Scheff, and Mitchell Froom.


T-Bone Burnett “I Remember”
from T-Bone Burnett (Universal Special Products 1986) —Music bed. T-Bone Burnett-penned instrumental.


Aimee Mann “4th of July”
from Whatever (Geffen 1993) —"Today's the fourth of July / Another June has gone by / And when they light up our town I just think / What a waste of gunpowder and sky."


Elliott Smith “Independence Day”
from XO (DreamWorks 1998) —Gorgeous song written by Elliott Smith and found on his major label debut. Not that she hears the show in the Pacific Northwest but this goes out to the Merlinator, anyway.


Los Lobos “Tony y Maria”
from Good Morning Aztlán CD Album (Mammoth/Fontana Mammoth 2002) —Really affecting song written by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez.


The Fireballs “Dock Of The Bay”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Otis Redding song.


The Blasters “American Music”
from The Blasters Collection (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1981) —Written by Dave Alvin and recorded in 1981.


X “4th of July”
from See How We Are (Rhino/Elektra 1987) —Written by Dave Alvin and sung beautifully by John Doe.


Dave Alvin “Dry River”
from Blue Blvd. (Hightone 1991) —Anybody who grew up in Southern California in the 60s can relate to this song. This completes the Dave Alvin trifecta.


Richmond Fontaine “The Girl On the Logging Road”
from The High Country (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2011) —Music bed.


Bruce Springsteen “Independence Day”
from The River (Columbia 1980) —About as good a 4th of July song as there can be.


Dolly Varden “Saskatchewan to Chicago”
from Live at KDHX 6/8/2013 (KDHX 2013) N  —Probably my favorite song of the year, so far. Really nice live recording of the song done right here at KDHX.


Bob Dylan “Summer Days”
from Love and Theft (Columbia 2001) —The man has been on an absolute roll from 1997 until now.


Felix Cavaliere “Summer in El Barrio”
from Felix Cavaliere (Rhino 1974) —Written by Felix Cavaliere and Carman Moore.


Hank Snow “I've Been Everywhere”
from The Essential Hank Snow (RCA 1997)


Bottle Rockets “Get On The Bus”
from Lean Forward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2009) L —The Susan Cowsill Duo will be at Off Broadway on Tuesday (7/16). But wait, there more! Brian Henneman and Kip Loui will be opening.


Chuck Berry “Route 66”
from You Never Can Tell: His Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966 (Hip-O Select 2009) —Written by Bobby Troup and recorded in 1961.


Chuck Berry “Mad Lad”
from You Never Can Tell: His Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966 (Hip-O Select 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Billy Davis and recorded in 1960.


Ana Egge “Summer Wastin'”
from Lazy Days (Grace/Parkinsong 2007) —Belle & Sebastian cover.


The Kinks “Sunny Afternoon”
from Kinks The Singles Collection (Sanctuary 1997) —Written by Ray Davies and recorded in 1966.


Sir Douglas Quintet “Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day”
from The Complete Mercury Masters (Hip-O Select Retail (PG) 2005) —Written by Doug Sahm and recorded in 1969.


Wayne Hancock “Summertime”
from Thunderstorms and Neon Signs (Ark21 1995) —Wed 7/17 Wayne Hancock – Off Broadway


Jack McDuff “Hot Barbecue”
from Further Adventures of Mod Jazz (Kent 2008) —1966 Prestige recording written by Brother Jack McDuff.


Mongo Santamaria “Watermelon man”
from Watermelon Man (Battle www.putumayo.com 1963) —Written by Herbie Hancock.


The Viscounts “Summertime”
from Harlem Nocturne (Vulture 1998) —Music bed.


Randy Newman “Political Science”
from Sail Away (Remastered) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —Political satire at its best. Recorded in 1972.


Les Paul & Mary Ford “In The Good Old Summertime”
from Les Paul's New Sound Volume 2 (Hallmark 2010)


Roger Miller “In The Summertime”
from King of the Road! (Replay Records 2011)


Yo La Tengo “The Summer”
from Fakebook (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1990)


The Lovin' Spoonful “Summer In The City”
from The Lovin' Spoonful: The Greatest Hits (Buddah 2000) —Recorded in 1966.


The Supremes “Surfer Boy”
from Hey, Beach Girls! (Ace 2010) —1964 Motown recording.

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