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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 12th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 12th 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


Shorty Long “Devil with the Dress”
from Here Comes Shorty Long: The Complete Motown Stereo Masters (Kent 2012) —This 1964 original version of the song is still the best. Written by Frederick "Shorty" Long and William "Mickey" Stevenson.


Maskman & The Agents “One Eye Open” (Dynamo 1969) —Soul & funk band out of Washington D.C. fronted by Harmon Bethea (aka The Maskman) who would wear a Lone Ranger mask while performing. Written by Harmon Bethea and J. Burston.


James & Bobby Purify “You Don't Love Me”
from Shake a Tail Feather! The Best of James and Bobby Purify (Sundazed 2002) —Written by Willie Cobb and originally recorded for the Bell label in 1967.


Chris Clark “Do Right Baby Do Right (Single Version)”
from The Complete Motown Singles - Vol 5: 1965 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2006) —Written by Motown impresario Berry Gordy and recorded in 1965. Chris Clark will be performing at the Ponderosa Stomp which is taking place in New Orleans on 10/4 & 10/5.


Maxine Brown “One Step at a Time”
from Best Of The Wand Years (Ace 2009) —Another artist who will be performing at the Ponderosa Stomp. This 1965 Wand label recording was written by Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, and Jo Armstead.


The Rayons “You Confuse Me Baby”
from Eccentric Soul: The Forte Label (The Numero Group 2013) N  —New 2-LP compilation of rare late 60s/early 70s soul from the Kansas City-based Forte label. This band was fronted by three female vocalists and this track was recorded in 1967.


The Marketts “Ready, Steady, Go”
from Outer Space, Hot Rods & Superheroes (Ace 2011) —1965 Warner Bros. instrumental.


Janelle Monáe “Dance Apocalyptic”
from The Electric Lady (Atlantic 2013) N  —Incredibly catchy song from her new release which just came out this week.


Trombone Shorty “Fire and Brimstone”
from Say That To Say This (Verve 2013) N  —New release and the third full-length album from the New Orleans trombonist (actually he plays all kinds of instruments but the trombone is his main one), singer, and songwriter. Co-produced by Raphael Saadiq.


Dr. John “Revolution”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) —A perennial favorite since 2012 among a number of KDHX DJs. Produced by Dan Auerbach.


Gentleman June Gardner “It's Gonna Rain”
from New Orleans Funk (Soul Jazz 2000) —Music bed. Instrumental featuring one of the finest drummers who have ever come out of New Orleans.


Cody ChesnuTT “That's Still Mama”
from Landing On A Hundred (Vibration Vineyard 2013) —Cody Chesnutt will be appearing at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Friday (9/27). AS an added bonus, Myron are opening. & E


Myron & E “Cold Game”
from Broadway (Stones Throw Records 2013) N  —See previous entry. This new release finds Myron & E backed by the Soul Investigators out of Helsinki, Finland.


Eddie Holland “Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)”
from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 2 (Universal 2005) —Previously unreleased Motown track from 1964 written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland. Maybe not as great as Kim Weston's version but pretty close.


The Funk Brothers “Come See About Me”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Supremes hit.


Fleetwood Mac “Show-Biz Blues”
from Then Play On (Reprise 1969) —Written by Peter Green and found on one of their finest albums. Rather hard to compare one Fleetwood Mac era with another, though.


Beth Hart “I'd Rather Go Blind (Bonus Track)”
from Bang Bang Boom Boom (Mascot Records 2013) —Ridiculously great live version of the soul classic performed with Jeff Beck at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors in tribute to Buddy Guy. Composed by Bill Foster and Ellington Jordan.


Janis Joplin “Dear Landlord”
from The Essential Janis Joplin - 3.0 (Legacy/Columbia 2008) —Written by Bob Dylan and originally recorded in 1969.


The Irridescents “Swamp Surfer”
from Surf Age Nuggets (Rockbeat Records 2012) —Music bed. 1964 surf instrumental out of Los Angeles.


Goldfrapp “Drew”
from Tales of Us (Mute 2014) N  —From their new release which just came out this week. The arrangements and lead vocal on this track are gorgeous.


Andrea Corr “Pale Blue Eyes”
from Lifelines (A.C. Records 2011) —Beautiful version of the Velvet Underground song written by Lou Reed and performed by the lead singer of The Corrs.


Thea Gilmore “Something to Sing About”
from Regardless (Fruitcake 2013) —From the UK singer-songwriter's latest album which came out in May. She's incredibly prolific. I wonder what that's like?


Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.


Arctic Monkeys “Mad Sounds”
from AM (Domino 2013) N  —From the Sheffield, England band's new release. Written by Alan Smyth and Alex Turner. I think Alex Turner has one of the finest voices in indie-rock (for lack of a better term).


Billy Bragg & Wilco “California Stars”
from Mermaid Avenue (Elektra 1998) R  —I had a request for this song which took the lyrics of Woody Guthrie and put them to music composed by Jay Bennett and Jeff Tweedy.


Billy Bragg “I Ain't Got No Home”
from Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl 2013) —Written by Woody Guthrie. - Billy Bragg will be at the Old Rock House on Sun 9/22. Also on the bill is Joe Purdy.


Mogwai “Folk Death 95”
from Mr. Beast (Matador 2006) —Music bed.


The Nerves “Working Too Hard”
from One Way Ticket (Alive Records 1976) —Written by Paul Collins and recorded in 1976. - Paul Collins' Beat will be at Off Broadway on Monday (9/16). Also on the bill are The High Dives.


The Blind Eyes “Now, Again”
from World Record (self 2013) L —Sat 9/14 Jon Hardy & the Public and the Blind Eyes – Off Broadway


Flamin' Groovies “You Tore Me Down”
from Shake Some Action (AIM Records www.aiminternational.com 1976) —Pop at its finest. Written by Cyril Jordan and Chris Wilson.


The Rumblers “Soulful Jerk”
from It's A Gas! (Ace 2010) —Music bed. Southern California garage rock instrumental from 1964.


Neko Case “Night Still Comes”
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 with backing vocals by Kelly Hogan, Rachel Flotard, and Jim James. - Neko Case will be at the Pageant Sun 10/20. Both the show and this new release are highly recommended.


Sean Sennett “There's a Girl At the Cinema Who Looks Like Beth Orton”
from The Beautiful Game (Supa Fury 2012) —Sean Sennett is a music critic out of Australia who also happens to write fine songs. C'mon, how am I not going to listen to this song with that title?


Beth Orton “Love Like Laughter”
from Central Reservation (Arista 1999) —Written by Beth Orton. This entire album is so good.


Camera Obscura “Fifth In Line to the Throne”
from Desire Lines (4AD 2013) —Written and sung by Traceyanne Campbell with backing vocals by Neko Case.


Dolly Varden “The Milkshake Incident, Part 1”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) —Music bed.


Jackson Browne “Don't Let Us Get Sick”
from Sweet Relief III: Pennies From Heaven (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 2013) N  —Written by Warren Zevon and found on this new compilation of various artists performing some of their favorite songs with proceeds going to the Sweet Relief Foundation which helps musicians with medical needs.


Dolly Varden “Mayfly”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) —Written by Steve Dawson and found on one of my favorite releases of 2013.


Neil Young “From Hank to Hendrix”
from Harvest Moon CD Album (Reprise 1992) —"Sometimes it's distorted / Not clear to you / Sometimes the beauty of love / Just comes ringin' through" - Backing vocals by Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor.


Neil Young “The Emperor of Wyoming”
from Neil Young (Reprise 1968) —Music bed. Instrumental which kicks off his solo debut album.


Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “Let's Just Be Friends for Tonight”
from Starlight Hotel (Signature Sounds Recordings Company 2011) —Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers will be at Off Broadway this Tuesday (9/17). Also on the bill are the Cree Rider Family Duo.


Jon Langford & Sally Timms “Broken Bottle”
from Por Vida (Or Music 2004) —Found on this 2-CD collection of various artists performing songs written by Alejandro Escovedo.


Jason Isbell “Stockholm”
from Southeastern (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2013) N  —When the dust settles and the year comes to an end, this album will surely be on my top 10 list.


Duane Eddy “High Noon”
from Duane Eddy: Greatest Hits (Sony 2006) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1962.


Johnny Paycheck “He's In A Hurry (To Get Home To My Wife)”
from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 2000) —Sad, sad cheating tale written by Joe Poovey and recorded in 1966.


The Charflies “Tiny Town”
from Blowfish Rodeo (self-released 2013) N L —Old Salt Union, the CharFlies, and Last Night will be appearing at Plush this Saturday (9/14). - All songs written by Richard Newman.


The Union Electric “Amelia Earhart Vs The Dancing Bear”
from Cover Charge EP (Extension Chord Records 2013) N L —Handsome Family song found on this new EP made up of all covers.


Duane Eddy “Rumble”
from Duane Eddy: Geatest Hits (Sony 2006) —F 16 Music bed.


Dwight Yoakam “Truckin'”
from Deadicated (Arista 1991) —Found on this compilation of various artists covering Grateful Dead songs. Some other artists on this are Warren Zevon, Dr. John, Lyle Lovett, and Los Lobos.


Maria McKee “My Lonely Sad Eyes”
from You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Geffen 1993) —One of two sublime versions of Van Morrison songs found on this album.


Bob Reuter and Kamikaze Cowboy “Circles”
from Down in America (Magoo Records 2000) L —So many great songs were presented at the Bob Reuter Memorial at the Casa Loma Ballroom last Sunday yet it only scratched the surface of how much fine material he wrote.


Chuck Prophet “The Left Hand and the Right Hand (live)”
from Live at KDHX - Vol. 11 (KDHX 2013) N  —Live performance from this new collection of live performances recorded at KDHX. Quite an impressive lineup on this.

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