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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 5th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 5th 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


Al Wilson “Do What You Gotta Do”
from Searching for the Dolphins (Soul City 1968) —Hailing from Meridian, MS, Al Wilson is best known for the hit 'Show and Tell' but I think this album was his finest moment. This song was written by Jimmy Webb and was produced by Johnny Rivers.


Dusty Springfield “Tupelo Honey”
from Cameo (Abc Dunhill 1973) —Written by Van Morrison and including lyrics not heard on his hit version.Wonderful production on this album Steve Barri, Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter.


Joe Tex “I Want To Do Every Thing For You”
from The New Boss (Atlantic unk 1965) —Written by Joe Tex and produced by Buddy Killen.


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 written by Ronnie Shannon.


Oscar Brown Jr. “Humdrum Blues”
from Sin & Soul ... And Then Some (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1996) —Written by Oscar Brown Jr. and recorded in NYC in 1960. He could do it all - he was a playwright, poet, actor, activist, songwriter, singer, and TV host. This solo debut is highly recommended.


Cassandra Wilson “St. James Infirmary”
from Loverly (Blue Note 2008) —Written by Irving Mills and one of the many standards on this record covered in unexpected ways.


Ray Charles “Greenbacks”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —1955 Atlantic single written by Renald Richard. "Whenever you in town and looking for a thrill / If Lincoln can't get it, Jackson sure will / On a greenback, greenback dollar bill / Just a little piece of paper, coated with chlorophyll'


Ray Charles “Doodlin'”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —1960 Atlantic single instrumental written by Horace Silver. Arranged by Quincy Jones.


Shelby Lynne “Brother Where Are You”
from Sweet Relief III: Pennies From Heaven (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2013) N  —Written by Oscar Brown Jr. and found on this new compilation of various artists performing some of their favorite songs to benefit the Sweet Relief Foundation.


Valerie June “On My Way”
from Pushin' Against a Stone (Concord 2013) N  —Written by Valerie June and Booker T. Jones and found on this really strong debut release by the singer-songwriter out of Tennessee.


Herb Hardesty “Herb's Mood”
from The Domino Effect (Ace 2012) —Music bed. 1958 instrumental composed by Herb Hardesty who played tenor sax for Fats Domino.


Barrence Whitfield & the Savages “Bread”
from Dig Thy Savage Soul Single (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —Rave-up version of the Bobby Hebb song that was the flip side to 'Sunny." Written by Joe Renzetti. In retrospect, I probably should have played this one in the set with 'Greenbacks.'


The Dirtbombs “Underdog”
from Ulltraglide In Black (In The Red 2001) —One of the best Sly & The Family Stone covers, ever. The Dirtbombs have a new album coming out on September 17th.


Baby Huey & The Babysitters “Hard Times”
from The Baby Huey Story (Sequel Records 1999) —Originally released in 1971. Baby Huey died at the age of 26 in 1970 so, sadly, he never saw the release of his only album. This track is one of two Curtis Mayfield-penned tunes on the album.


Jimmy McGriff “The Worm” (Blue Note 1968) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Sonny Lester, Jimmy McGriff, and Fats Theus


Laura Lee “Wedlock Is a Padlock”
from Women's Love Rights: The Hot Wax Anthology (Sanctuary 2002) —Recorded in 1971 and written by Angelo Bond and Buddy Johnson.


Barbara & The Browns “Watch Dog”
from Can't Find Happiness: The Sounds of Memphis Recordings (Kent 2007) —Originally released in 1972 and written by Dan Greer.


The Flirtations “Nothing But A Heartache”
from Sounds Like the Flirtations (Deram 1968) —The Flirtations were from South Carolina and Alabama but they didn't become really successful until they went to England and hooked up with the songwiting and production team of Wayne Bickerton and Tony Waddington.


Booker T. And The MGs “You're So Fine”
from Soul Men (Stax Records unk 2003) —Music bed.


Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels “Sticks and Stones”
from Rev Up: The Best of Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels (Rhino 1989) —Released in 1966 and written by Henry Glover and Titus Turner.


The Telstars “Spaghetti Strap”
from Surf Age Nuggets (Rockbeat Records 2012) —Music bed. 1964 surf instrumental recorded for the Teen Single label.


Sam Phillips “Big Spender”
from Sweet Relief III: Pennies From Heaven (Hear Music 2013) N  —She takes this standard written by Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and makes it completely her own.


Neko Case “City Swans”
from The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (Anti- 2013) N  —Written by Neko Case and Paul Rigby and found on her new release which just came out this week. - She will be at the Pageant in October (Sun 10/20). Not to be missed.


Kelly Hogan “Golden”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) —Written by Kelly Hogan about her friend, Neko Case. Kello Hogan will be singing harmonies with Neko Case for the aforementioned Pageant show on 10/20. Worth the price of admission just to hear these two sing together.


Booker T. “Austin City Blues”
from Sound the Alarm (Stax Records unk 2013) N  —Music bed. Instrumental written by Booker T. Jones.


Hurray For The Riff Raff “Jealous Guy”
from My Dearest Darkest Neighbor (This is American Music www.thisisamericanmusic.om 2013) N  —John Lennon cover from the New Orleans-based band featuring the lead vocals of Alynda Lee.


John Lennon “Watching The Wheels”
from Double Fantasy (CAPITOL 1980) —"People say I'm lazy dreaming my life away." I don't know - seems like he was in a good place when he wrote this.


Paul McCartney “Here Today”
from Tug of War (Columbia 1982) —Beautiful song written by Paul McCartney about John Lennon. Produced and arranged by George Martin.


Chocolate Snow “A Day In The Life”
from Eccentric Soul: Smart's Palace (The Numero Group 2009) —Music bed. 1973 soul and funk instrumental out of Wichita, KS which loosely (and I mean really loosely) references the Beatles song.


Laura Veirs “Sun Song”
from Warp and Weft (Raven Marching Band 2013) N  —Tue 9/24 Laura Veirs – Off Broadway


Shout out Louds “Sugar”
from Optica (Merge 2013) —Indie pop out of Stockholm, Sweden. I finally saw them at SXSW this year. The show could have been transcendent if not marred by the worst sound in the history of rock shows.


Trashcan Sinatras “Should I Pray?”
from In the Music (Lo-Five UK 2009) —Gorgeous melody with an equally gorgeous harmony vocal by Carly Simon. Written by Eddi Reader and the Trashcan Sinatras.


Fairground Attraction “Perfect”
from The First of a Million Kisses (RCA 1988) —Written by Mark E. Nevin and featuring the quite wonderful vocals of Eddi Reader.


Dean & Britta “Family Conference”
from The Squid & The Whale ST (Ultra 2005) —Music bed.


MEL AND TIM “Backfield In Motion”
from If Loving You is Wrong (Ace 2002) R  —I play this song every tear to kick off the start of the St. Louis Rams season. I forgot to bring it but Spencer Marquart came to the rescue. - Recorded in 1969.


Superchunk “FOH”
from I Hate Music (Merge 2013) N  —Why didn't they just call this song 'Front of the House?' Indie rock the way it ought to be.


Stiff Little Fingers “Alternative Ulster”
from Good Vibrations: A Record Shop, A Label, A Film Soundtrack (Big Beat rhino.com 2013) N  —Belfast punk song recorded in 1978 and featuring the lead vocals of Jake Burns. This is off the soundtrack to a film about Terri Hooley, his record label, and the Good Vibrations label which he founded.


The Clash “Safe European Home”
from Give 'Em Enough Rope (Epic 1978) —Might as well put two great punk vocals back to back. Written by Joe Strummer and Mick Jones.


Joe Strummer “Filibustero (Freestyle Mix)”
from Walker soundtrack (Astralwerks 1987) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Joe Strummer.


Lucinda Williams “Something About What Happens When We Talk”
from Lucinda Williams (Expanded Version) (Koch 1998) —Live 1992 radio recording version - Mon 9/9 Lucinda Williams – Pageant


Jon Hardy & The Public “In The Morning”
from 1974 / In The Morning single (self-released 2013) N  —Sat 9/14 Jon Hardy & the Public and the Blind Eyes – Off Broadway


Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost “No More Heroes”
from Born There (Big Muddy www.bigmuddyrecords.com 2012) L —The Bob Reuter Memorial Show September 8 at 7:00pm Casa Loma Ballroom - One last chance to pay tribute.


The Chandelles “El Gato”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From The Norman Petty Vaults (Sundazed Music 2007) —Music bed. Guitar instrumental from 1963.


King Khan & the Shrines “So Wild”
from Idle No More (Merge 2013) N  —Eulogy to deceased friend and musician Jay Reatard written by A.A. Khan.


The Hold Steady “Constructive Summer”
from Stay Positive (Rough Trade 2008) —"Raise a toast to Saint Joe Strummer."


J. Roddy Walston and the Business “Don't Break the Needle”
from J. Roddy Walston and the Business (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2010) —Playing Loufest this Saturday (9/7). Playing 1:00-1:45 PM.


Wes Dakus' Rebels “Sour Biscuits”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed.


The Dock Ellis Band “Tears Come Easy”
from Bad Songs And Waltzes (self-released 2013) N L —New release from the St. Louis band. This is a sad, sad tale and a fine country song.


Robbie Fulks “When You Get to the Bottom”
from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —Might as well continue the theme. Written by Robbie Fulks.


Vince Gill And Paul Franklin “Nobody's Fool But Yours”
from Bakersfield (MCA 2013) N  —Written by Buck Owens.


Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “This is Southland”
from Wizards of Country Guitar: Selected Sides 1935-1955 (JSP 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1953.


Jessica Lea Mayfield “Blue Skies Again”
from Tell Me (Nonesuch 2011) —Written by David Mayfield and JoshJoplin and produced by Dan Auerbach.


Bob Dylan “If Not For You (Alternate Version)”
from Another Self Portrait 1969-1971 Bootleg Series Vol. 10 (Columbia 2013) —Alternate and quite different version recorded during the 'New Morning' sessions.


Nanci Griffith “Ford Econoline”
from Lone Star State of Mind (MCA 1987) —Written by Nanci Griffith about Rosalie Sorrels.


The Byrds “Chimes Of Freedom”
from The Byrds Play Dylan (Columbia 2002) —Bob Dylan cover from 1965.


Gene Clark “Tried So Hard”
from Country & West Coast (Big Beat rhino.com 2006) —Written by Gene Clark and recorded in 1967.

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