Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Jul 11th 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 James Hunter Six “It Won't Be Long”
from We're With The Beatles (Mojo 2013) N —This Lennon-McCartney composition is from a new CD compilation of various artists performing songs from the Beatles' second album, 'With the Beatles.' This CD accompanies the latest issue of Mojo Magazine (August 2013 edition).
Wilson Pickett “Hey Jude”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —Duane Allman plays lead guitar on this 1969 Atlantic single and was the person responsible for convincing Wilson Pickett to record the Beatles classic. The results speak for themselves. Recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals.
Hank Ballard “Sunday Morning Coming Down”
from Sweet Dreams: Where Country Meets Soul - Vol. 2 (Kent 2013) N —Written by Kris Kristofferson and recorded for the Silver Fox label in 1970. The original version was recorded by Ray Stevens (!) in 1969. A year later, Johnny Cash recorded it and it went to #1 on the Country charts.
Neko Case “Man (Clean Edit)”
from The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti 2013) N —From her forthcoming Anti- release coming out on September 3. You can download the song at http://kdhx.org/music/news/song-of-the-day-man-by-neko-case.
Dean & Britta “Incandescent Innocent”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.
Dennis Wilson “River Song”
from Pacific Ocean Blue / Bambu (Deluxe Legacy Edition) (Sundazed 1977) —Written by Dennis Wilson and Carl Wilson and released in 1977. This was the first solo LP to be released by a member of the Beach Boys. This is one heck of a production number.
Dennis Wilson “Holy Man”
from Pacific Ocean Blue / Bambu (Deluxe Legacy Edition) (Sundazed 1977) —Music bed. 1977 previously unreleased instrumental.
The Drones “Shark Fin Blues”
from Wait Long By the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By (ATP Recordings 2005) —This song blew me away when I heard it while watching an episode of 'Rectify.' From Melbourne, Australia. "Just keep one eye on the horizon man, you best not blink / They're coming fin by fin until the whole boat sinks."
Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.
The Pastel Six “Bandido”
from Intoxica! Strange And Sleazy Instrumental Sounds From the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. Southern California garage rock instrumental from 1962 recorded for the Zen label.
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