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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Aug 22nd 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Aug 22nd 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


Betty Harris “Cry To Me”
from Soul Perfection Plus (West Side 1998) —Written by Bert Russell aka Bert Berns and first recorded by Solomon Burke in 1962. Betty Harris recorded this version in 1963 and both were hits and produced by Bert Berns.


Irma Thomas “Time Is On My Side” Single (Kent Records 1996) —Written by Norman Meade aka Jerry Ragovoy (pseudonyms were all the rage back then) and recorded in 1964 for the Imperial label.


Bobby Womack & Bill Withers “It's All Over Now”
from Anthology (Capitol Records 2003) —This 1975 duet was written by Bobby Womack.


Booker T. And The MGs “Harlem Shuffle”
from Soul Men (Stax Records url 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the 1963 Bob & Earl soul song.


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Moonlight Mile”
from Faithful Man (Truth and soul 2012) —Soul version of the Rolling Stones song written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and an uncredited Mick Taylor and originally released on their 1971 'Sticky Fingers' album.


Otis Clay “Wild Horses”
from All Blues'd Up: Songs of The Rolling Stones (Smith & Co. Sound & Vision 2003) —There have been some great cover versions of this Rolling Stones song. Add this one to the list.


Otis Redding “Satisfaction”
from Otis Redding: The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection (Shout! Factory 2013) N  —New 3-CD compilation of all the original mono mix versions of every single A & B side (35 singles in all) recorded by Otis Redding. This Rolling Stones song was recorded in 1965. A ridiculous amount of artists have recorded this song. But not like this.


Herbie Mann “Bitch”
from London Underground (Rhino Atlantic 2005) —Music bed. 1974 instrumental version of the Rolling Stones song. With Mick Taylor on guitar.


The Rolling Stones “Live With Me”
from Let It Bleed MP3/file Album (ABKCO 1969) —As good as it gets. Mick Taylor and Keith Richards on guitars, Bobby Keys on tenor sax, and Leon Russell (who also arranged the horns) and Nicky Hopkins on piano.


Mick Taylor “Leather Jacket”
from Mick Taylor (Columbia 1979) —All songs written by and produced by Mick Taylor. My brother made me aware of this decades ago. This goes out to his wife, Jo, celebrating her 60th birthday today.


Nils Logfren “Keith Don't Go”
from Nils Lofgren (A&M 1975) —An ode to the Glimmer Twin written by Nils Lofgren. From his first solo album. Trust me - when this came out, it was a breath of fresh air. Nothing else sounded like it. Now he toils in obscurity in some group called the E Street Band.


The Rolling Stones “2120 South Michigan Avenue”
from 12X5 (London 1964) —Music bed. Go, Bill Wyman, go!


Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “Berta”
from Born There (Big Muddy www.bigmuddyrecords.com 2012) L —Want to pay the ultimate tribute to the too-short life of Bob Reuter? Play his music, look at his photos, read his writings.


Los Salvajes “Todo Negro (Paint It Black)”
from Los Nuggetz: From Latin America (Rock Beat 2013) N  —This Spanish band recorded this Rolling Stones song in 1966. Among the bills they were on were opening for The Animals and The Moody Blues at Barcelona's Sports Palace.


Thee Midniters “Empty Heart”
from Whittier Blvd (MicroWerks 2009) —Rolling Stones cover out of East L.A. recorded in 1965.


Ananda Shankar “Honky Tonk Woman”
from Satisfaction: Covers & Cookies of The Rolling Stones (Harmless 2005) —Music bed. 1970 mainly instrumental verion of the Stones song recorded by the nephew of Ravi Shankar.


Cornershop “Brimful of Asha”
from When I Was Born for the 7th Time (Warner Bros. / WEA 1997) —One song I will never get tired of. Written by Tjinder Singh about the Indian film music singer, Asha Bhosle.


Joe Strummer “Omotepe”
from The Future Is Unwritten (Music from the Film) (Sony Legacy Recordings 2007) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental composed by Joe Strummer for the 'Walker' film sountrack.


Superchunk “Me & You & Jackie Mittoo”
from I Hate Music (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2013) N  —Alright, this is one great single. Fun fact: Look at the official video for this song and you see Jim Utz from Vintage Vinyl at the :23 second mark wearing a Merge shirt and holding up an Oliver Sain reissue.


Sleepy Kitty “Batman: The Ride”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —From their forthcoming album slated for release in January, 2014. - August 23 (Saturday) at Pageant: Sleepy Kitty, The Incurables, the Blind Eyes and Shooting With Annie. Great lineup.


Middle Class Fashion “Golden Rose”
from Jungle (Blip Blap! 2013) N L —Insanely-catchy song from the St. Louis band's new release. Written and sung by Jenn Malzone.


The Shindigs “Thunder Reef”
from Keb Darge & Little Edith's Legendary Wild Rockers 3 (BBE 2013) N  —Music bed. 1958 instrumental recorded 1958 for the Yucca label in New Mexico. Featuring a young Bobby Fuller on guitar.


Syd Straw “The Toughest Girl in the World”
from War And Peace (Capricorn 1996) —This album was recorded at Lou Whitney's studio in Springfield, MO and features the Skeletons as the backing band. Never a bad thing. Syd Straw and Pete Donnelly will be at Off Broadway this Tuesday (8/27).


Redd Kross “Stay Away From Downtown”
from Researching the Blues (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012) —Written and sung by Jeff McDonald. One of my favorite releases of 2012.


Laura Veirs “That Alice”
from Warp and Weft (Raven Marching Band 2013) N  —Ode to Alice Coltrane with Neko Case on backing vocals. – Laura Veirs will be at Off Broadway in September (Tuesday 9/24). Highly recommended.


Sam Phillips “Pretty Time Bomb”
from Push Any Button (Littlebox Recordings 2013) N  —This song should be blasting out of car windows all across America. Quick - drop every thing you are doing and go get this.


Humphreys & Keen “The Liqour Talking”
from The Overflow (Sweet Pea Sounds 2005) —Excellent songwriting straight out of New Zealand.


The Hazey Janes “This Place Is Just Not My Kind”
from Hotel Radio (Measured Records 2006) —Pop at its finest by way of Dundee, Scotland.


The Byrds “John Riley (Instrumental) [Bonus Track]”
from Fifth Dimension (Bonus Track Version) (Columbia 2008) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental version of the traditional song.


John Cale “Buffalo Ballet”
from Fear (Island 1974) —I think this is one of the most beautiful songs ever written.


Elliott Smith “Baby Britain”
from XO (DreamWorks 1998) —I've gone years without listening to this and am so happy to be revisiting it, as of late.


Dolly Varden “Saskatchewan To Chicago”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) —One of my favorite songs of the year from one of my favorite albums of the year. Written by Steve Dawson.


Aimee Mann “Nothing Is Good Enough (instrumental)”
from Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture) (Reprise 1999) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the song written by Aimee Mann.


Paul Kelly “For The Ages”
from Spring and Fall (Gawdaggle 2012) —From the Australian singer-songwriter's latest release. Well worth seeking out.


Kirsty Maccoll “Days”
from Kite (Virgin 1989) —Written by Ray Davies.


Del McCoury Band “1952 Vincent Black Lightning”
from Del and the Boys (Ceili 2006) —The 'Del Yeah' festival is taking place at Old Rock House this Satueday & Sunday. (6:45pm-1:30am): Del McCoury Band; Bluegrass Ball ; Big Sam’s Funky Nation; The Hatrick; Old Salt Union; Whitewater Ramble; Elemental Shakedown


Brothers Lazaroff “Row of Trees”
from Hope, Fear, Youth (self 2013) N L —New music from the prolific St. Louis band's forthcoming release. - 9/28 CD release at Vintage Vinyl


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


Ry Cooder “Dark End Of The Street”
from The Ry Cooder Anthology: The UFO Has Landed (Warner Bros/Rhino 2008) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Dan Penn/Chips Moman soul classic recorded in 1972.


The Charflies “If I Had a Quarter”
from Blowfish Rodeo (self-released 2013) N L —New debut release from a St. Louis band made up of Richard Newman, Dave Melson, Nick Nihira, and Shanie Latham. - All songs written by Richard Newman.


Gerald Collier “Goodbye Cruel World”
from Help Is On The Way (Hail the Sound Records 2013) N  —New release from the singer-songwriter recently relocated to Seattle.


Lucinda Williams “Big Red Sun Blues”
from Lucinda Williams (Rough Trade 1988) —She will be playing this album in its entirety (plus a whole lot more) when she plays at the Pageant in September (Monday 9/9).


One Fell Swoop “East Side Waltz”
from Crazy Time (Magoo 2000) L —Music bed. 2000 instrumental composed by Andy Ploof.


Dolly Parton “Down from Dover”
from The Fairest of Them All / My Favorite Songwriter, Porter Wagoner (Omni 2010) —Sad, sad tale written by Dolly Parton and recorded in 1969.


Sammi Smith “This Room's For Rent”
from Help Me Make It Through the Night (Mega 1970)


Charlie Rich “I Take It On Home”
from Columbia Country Classics: The Nashville Sound (CBS 1990) —F 10


Jerry Douglas “Time Gone By”
from Under The Wire (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1986) —F 20 Music bed.


Caitlin Rose “Lately I've Let Things Slide”
from Lowe Country (Fiesta Red www.fiestaredrecords.com 2012) —Written by Nick Lowe and performed by the singer-songwriter out of Nashville.


Nick Lowe “People Change”
from At My Age (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2006) —Harmony vocals by Chrissie Hynde.


Bill Lloyd “The Lottery Song”
from For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson (MusicMasters 1995) —Written by Harry Nilsson.


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


The Continental Drifters “Rain”
from Vermilion (Blue Rose 1998) —Written by Susan Cowsill and Vicki Peterson.


Michael Nesmith “Different Drum”
from Silver Moon (Unknown 2002) —Written by Michael Nesmith and a hit for Linda Ronstadt.

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