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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

7:02am

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.Buy it!

7:06am

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.Buy it!

7:10am

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

7:12am

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

7:14am

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.Buy it!

7:16am

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

7:21am

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'Buy it!

7:24am

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.Buy it!

7:25am

Shelby Lynne “Brother Where Are You” from Sweet Relief III: Pennies From Heaven (Vanguard 2013N  —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.Buy it!

7:29am

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

7:32am

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.Buy it!

7:34am

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages “Bread” from Dig Thy Savage Soul (Bloodshot 2013N  —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.'Buy it!

7:37am

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.Buy it!

7:41am

Baby Huey & The Babysitters “Hard Times” from The Baby Huey Story (Sequel Records rhino.com 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.Buy it!

7:44am

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

7:46am

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.Buy it!

7:50am

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.Buy it!

7:52am

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.Buy it!

7:55am

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

7:56am

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.Buy it!

7:59am

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

8:03am

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

8:07am

Neko Case “City Swans” from The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti- 2013N  —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.Buy it!

8:11am

Kelly Hogan “Golden” from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot 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.Buy it!

8:14am

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

8:17am

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

8:20am

John Lennon “Watching The Wheels” from Double Fantasy (Capitol Records 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.Buy it!

8:24am

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.Buy it!

8:26am

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.Buy it!

8:28am

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

8:32am

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.Buy it!

8:36am

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.Buy it!

8:40am

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.Buy it!

8:43am

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

8:46am

MEL AND TIM “Backfield In Motion” from If Loving You is Wrong (Ace 2002R  —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.Buy it!

8:48am

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

8:52am

Stiff Little Fingers “Alternative Ulster” from Good Vibrations: A Record Shop, A Label, A Film Soundtrack (Big Beat rhino.com 2013N  —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.Buy it!

8:54am

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.Buy it!

8:58am

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

9:04am

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 – PageantBuy it!

9:08am

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

9:11am

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

9:13am

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

9:16am

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

9:20am

The Hold Steady “Constructive Summer” from Stay Positive (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2008) —"Raise a toast to Saint Joe Strummer."Buy it!

9:22am

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.Buy it!

9:25am

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

9:26am

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

9:30am

Robbie Fulks “When You Get to the Bottom” from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot 2013N  —Might as well continue the theme. Written by Robbie Fulks.Buy it!

9:33am

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

9:36am

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

9:41am

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

9:45am

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.Buy it!

9:48am

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

9:50am

Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “Hub Cap Roll” from Wizards of Country Guitar: Selected Sides 1935-1955 (JSP 2011) —Music bed.Buy it!

9:51am

The Byrds “Chimes Of Freedom” from The Byrds Play Dylan (Columbia 1966) —Bob Dylan cover from 1965.Buy it!

9:55am

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

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.