Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Jul 25th 2013 7.00am–10.00am
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FREDA PAYNE “Band of Gold”
from Invictus Chartbusters (Sequel Recprds 1999) —Really great single-disc compilation of songs from the Invictus label which was formed by Holland, Dozier, and Holland after the songwriting trio left Motown. - This track was recorded in 1970 and was written by Ronald Dunbar and Edyth Wayne.
Mavis Staples “Can You Get To That”
from One True Vine (Anti 2013) N —Funkadelic cover written by George Clinton and Ernie Harris and produced by Jeff Tweedy.
Peter Wolf “Long Way Back Again”
from Fool's Parade (Mercury 2010) —Vastly underrated album which beautifully combines soul, rock, and blues. Written by Peter Wolf and Will Jennings.
Ellie Greenwich “You Don't Know”
from The Shadow Morton Story Single (Ace 2013) N —1965 recording written by Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry, and Shadow Morton. Terrific string arrangement on this. Produced by Shadow Morton and Jeff Barry.
Middle Class Fashion “Perfect Person”
from Jungle (Blip Blap! 2013) N L —I liked their first release but this is quite a big step forward. They are having their CD release party at Off Broadway in August (Friday 8/2). Humdrum and Kid Scientist are also on the bill.
Camera Obscura “William's Heart”
from Desire Lines (4AD 2013) N —Sad and lovely. The more I listen to this album, the more is revealed. Written and sung by Traceyanne Campbell.
Villagers “Earthly Pleasure”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) N —From the Irish band's highly recommended new release. Written and sung by Conor J. O'Brien. I can't imagine trying to put this song together in the studio.
Luka Bloom “I Need Love”
from The Acoustic Motorbike (Reprise 1992) —Your basic LL Cool J cover as done by an Irish singer-songwriter. His brother, Christy Moore, plays bodhran on this track.
Ian McNabb “All I've Got to Do”
from We're With The Beatles (Mojo 2013) N —Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and found on this new compilation of various artists performing songs off the Beatles' 2nd release, 'With The Beatles.' Ia McNabb happens to be a Liverpudlian, as well.
Aimee Mann “Crazytown”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) —Written by Aimee Mann. Aimee Mann is on tour in September and October. The closest show is Bloomington, IN, so far.
Dawes “A Little Bit Of Everything”
from Nothing Is Wrong (Ato Records / Red 2011) —Their show at Off Broadway last Friday night at Off Broadway was one of the best shows of 2013. What incredible sound at that show. Nobody else is pulling off that 70s LA sound the way Dawes is.
Warren Zevon “Desperados Under the Eaves”
from Warren Zevon (Asylum 1976) —"And if California slides into the ocean / Like the mystics and statistics say it will / I predict this motel will be standing until I pay my bill
Jason Isbell “Elephant (Radio Edit)”
from Southeastern (Thirty Tigers 2013) N —Thnaks to Roy Kasten from Feel Like Going Home for making this FCC-safe for airplay. Too powerful a song not to play.
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