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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Aug 15th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Aug 15th 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


Bob Reuter “I Don't Think I Can Fly”
from Production Masters 7-18-00 (Unreleased 2000) L —This one goes out in memory of Bob Reuter. Bob gave me a CD with seven songs on it with the only identifier being "Production Masters 7-18-00." This one captures him in a really vulnerable & beautiful light.


O.V. Wright “This Hurt is Real”
from Nucleus of Soul (Backbeat 1969) —If this one doesn't tear you up, nothing will.


James Carr “That's the Way Love Turned Out For Me”
from The Complete Goldwax Singles (Kent 2001) —Written by Quinton Claunch and recorded for the Goldwax label in 1969. I went with two soul singers I know Bob Reuter thought highly of.


Willie Mitchell “Willie's Mood”
from Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On (Hi Records / Fat Possum Records 1967) —Music bed. Instrumental penned by Willie Mitchell and Teenie Hodges.


Valerie June “The Hour”
from Pushin' Against a Stone (Concord 2013) N  —Really strong debut release by the Tennessean singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She will be around for years to come. This track was written by Valerie June and Dan Auerbach.


Quantic & Alice Russell with The Combo Bárbaro “I'd Cry (7" edit)”
from I'd Cry (7" edit)/Here Again (EMI Label Services 2013) N  —Besides being a great track, this tear-shaped piece of light blue vinyl is about as cool a single as I've ever seen. Alice Russell backed by this latin-soul outfit works so well.


Merry Clayton “Grandma's Hands”
from The Bset of Merry Clayton (Sony 2013) N  —New single-disc compilation. Written by Bill Withers and originally released in 1971. Produced by Lou Adler. Highly recommended.


Brother Jack McDuff “Beep-Bo-Boo”
from Gin and Orange (Cadet Records unk 1969) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental written by organist Brother Jack McDuff.


Don Covay “You've Got Me On The Critical List”
from Mercy Mercy: The Definitive Don Covay (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1994) —Written by Don Covay and recorded in Memphis in 1967. "Ooo, I just got out of the hospital, ya'all / This is my Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown."


Honey Ltd. “Louie, Louie”
from The Complete LHI Recordings (Light In The Attic 2013) N  —New compilation including the Detroit quartet's 1968 album produced by Lee Hazlewood plus two singles tracks and three previously unreleased tracks. - This 1968 Richard Berry song was arranged by Jack Nitzsche with backing by the Wrecking Crew.


Tami Lynn “Mo Jo Hanna”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —1971 Cotillion single written by Marshall Paul and Mentor Williams.


Gene Page “Run, Tina, Run!”
from Blacula (Music from the Original Soundtrack) (Rev-Ola 1972) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Gene Page.


The Genies “Know What To Do When You Get It”
from Super Funk presents Funk Soul Sisters (BGP url 2003) —Originally released in 1972 on the Ronn label and written by Russ Lewis.


Sly & The Family Stone “You Can Make It If You Try”
from Stand! (Epic 1969) —Written by Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart.


Sly & The Family Stone “Never Do Your Woman Wrong (Instrumental)”
from Dance To The Music (Expanded) (Epic 2007) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 1967 instrumental written by Sly Stone.


Darrell Banks “No One Blinder (Than a Man Who Won't See)”
from I'm The One Who Loves You (Ace 2013) N  —New compilation featuring all of the Detroit soul singer's 1969 Stax-Volt album plus eight bonus tracks - most of them previously unreleased. This track was written by Don Davis and Herbert Ross.


The Box Tops “People Make the World”
from The Letter / Neon Rainbow (Bell 1967) —Written by Bobby Womack and sung by a 16-year old Alex Chilton.


Cher “I Walk On Guilded Splinters”
from 3614 Jackson Highway (Atlantic unk 1969) —Dr. John cover recorded at Muscle Shoals and produced by Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd, and Arif Mardin.


King Curtis “I Never Loved A Woman The Way I Love You”
from Do Your Thing (Atlantic unk 1970) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental version of the Aretha Franklin hit.


Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “She Brought Me To The Wire”
from Dana Dew/She Brought Me To The Wire 45 (Big Muddy Records 2013) N L —RIP Bob Reuter. He was going stronger than ever at age 61. The influence he had on the St. Louis music and art scene through his songwriting, performing, photography, radio broadcasting, and writing is a tremendous loss.


Los Yaki “Nadie Como Yo (Nobody But Me)”
from Los Nuggetz From Latin America (Rockbeat Records 2013) N  —1968 cover version of the Isley Brothers song (and later a hit for The Human Beinz) recorded by this band out of Mexico for Capitol.


The Rolling Stones “Ventilator Blues”
from Exile on Main St. (Rolling Stones Records 1972) —Written by Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Mick Taylor.


The Runabouts “Surfer's Fright”
from Surf Age Nuggets (Rockbeat Records 2012) —Music bed. 1969 East Coast surf instrumental.


Willie Nile “If I Ever See the Light”
from American Ride (River House www.willienile.com 2013) N  —Written by Frankie Lee and Willie Nile. He just keeps putting out one strong release after another and remaining overlooked.


KT Tunstall “Waiting On The Heart”
from Invisible Empire / Crescent Mo (Blue Note 2013) N  —New release by the Scottish singer-songwriter. Written by Howe Gelb and KT Tunstall. Really nice arrangement on this one.


Chuck Prophet “Wille Mays Is Up At Bat”
from Temple Beautiful (Yep Roc 2012) —Appearing this Saturday (8/17) at Off Broadway will be Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express. But wait, there's more - The Jans Project is opening. Highly recommended.


Sam Phillips “All Over Me”
from Push Any Button (Littlebox Recordings 2013) N  —Brand new release from one of the finest pop songwriters out there. Highly recommended. What I wouldn't give to see her at the Sheldon Concert Hall again.


Harry Nilsson “Here's Why I Did Not Go To Work Today”
from The Essential Nilsson (RCA / Legacy 2013) N  —Written by Harry Nilsson and Danny Kortchmar and recorded in 1975 for his 'Sandman' album.


Neko Case “Magpie to the Morning”
from Middle Cyclone (Anti- 2009) —Written by Neko Case and an absolutely beautiful melody. Backing vocals by Carolyn Mark, Lucy Wainwright, and Kelly Hogan.


Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Rodeo “Hamma Hamma Hula”
from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Rodeo (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Jon Rauhouse.


Gerald Collier “Nothing Lasts Forever”
from Help Is On The Way (Hail the Sound Records 2013) N  —Alright, we'll go for a trifecta of Seattle-based artists for this set.


Kurt Vile “Girl Called Alex”
from Wakin On A Pretty Daze (Matador 2013) N  —Sat 8/17 Kurt Vile & The Violators w/Sonny & The Sunsets – Firebird


Visqueen “Hand Me Down”
from Message To Garcia (Local 638 Records 2009) —Written and lead vocals by Rachel Flotard with Neko Case and Barrett Jones on backing vocals.


Bettie Serveert “Shake-Her”
from Oh, Mayhem! (Palomine 2013) —New release by the band out of Amsterdam who has been putting out records since 1992.


Death In Vegas “Girls”
from Lost in Translation ST (Emperor Norton 2003) L —Music bed.


Bob Reuter and Kamikaze Cowboy “After The Party”
from Down in America (Magoo Records 2000) L —Written by the late, great Bob Reuter. Excerpt from the lLiner notes: "We're trying to do something sacred here. Like a choir in church or the way a hillbilly sings."


Neil Young “Walk On”
from On the Beach (Warner Bros. / Reprise 1974) —I think this is still my favorite Neil Young release.


Bob Dylan “Obviously 5 Believers”
from Blonde on Blonde (Columbia 1966) —I heard Tom Huck recount how Bob Reuter owned six and a half vinyl copies of this album - all of them beat to hell. I think Bob would approve of the playing this song.


The String-A-Longs “Black Grass”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1968.


Beth Bombara “What This Could Be”
from Raise Your Flag - EP (self-released 2013) N L —Beth Bombara will be performing for Harvest Sessions at the Tower Grove Farmer's Market this Saturday (8/17). Show begins at 10 AM.


The Dive Poets “Some Great War”
from Married to Your Ghost (self-released 2013) N L —Written by Eric Sargent (who also sings lead and plays guitar in the band) and the Dive Poets.


Chitlin' Fooks “The Battle”
from Chitlin' Fooks (Hidden Agenda Records 2001) —Terrible band name but good song from the debut release by this Amsterband-based band fronted by Carol van Dyk (of Bettie Serveert) and Pascal Deweze.


The Untouchables “Crawlin' (The Crawl)”
from Keb Darge & Little Edith's Legendary Wild Rockers 3 (BBE Records 2013) N  —Music bed.


The Handsome Family “Octopus”
from Wilderness (Carrot Top 2013) —Written by Brett Sparks and Rennie Sparks and found on their new release.


Laura Veirs “Carol Kaye”
from July Flame CD Album (Raven Marching Band Records www.ravenmarchingband.com 2010) —Laura Veirs will be appearing at Off Broadway in September (Tuesday 9/24 ).


Amanda Shires “I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass”
from Lowe Country (Fiesta Red www.fiestaredrecords.com 2012) —Amanda Shires will be at Off Broadway in September (Tuesday 9/3). - This was taken from this 2012 collection of various artists performing Nick Lowe covers.


Jim Gunner “Desperado”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed.


Los Lobos “A Matter Of Time”
from How Will the Wolf Survive? (Warner 1984) —Written by David Hidalgo and Louie Pérez.


Gene Clark “Life's Greatest Fool”
from No Other (Collector's Choice 1974) —Written by Gene Clark.


Jon Hardy & The Public “In The Morning”
from Unreleased (Jon Hardy & The Public 2013) N L —New single from the St. Louis-based band.

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