Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Sep 26th 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
Frank Wilson “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5: 1965 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2006) —This is one of the rarest Motown records in existence - only two genuine original vinyl copies are know to exist. Luckily, this single can be found on this 6-CD collection of every Motown A & B side that came out in 1965 - Written by Frank Wilson.
Earl Van Dyke (aka The Funk Brothers) “He Was Really Sayin' Something”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums and More (Hip-O Select/Motown Records 2012) —1964 instrumental version of the song written by Norman Whitfield, Eddie Holland, Jr., and William "Mickey" Stevenson. The Velvelettes added vocals to this and it was released in 1965. Bananarama had a big hit with this in 1982, as well.
Patrice Holloway “Those DJ Shows”
from Theme Time Radio Hour - Vol. 1 (Ace 2008) —Written by Smokey Robinson and recorded by the younger sister of Brenda Holloway when she was 13 years old. However, it was not released by Motown until 2005 when she was 54 years old. It blows me away that this wasn't released and a big hit back in 1
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers “Affection”
from The Best Of Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers (Rhino 1986) —"You know, I used to starve for affection I blamed the world, and it could be the world's fault, I suppose / But I was a star of the type who said, "I don't have time for them," / And the type who says, "I have nothing in common with those."
The Nevegans “One Armed Bandit”
from It Came From the Beach: Surf, Drag & Rockin' Instros From Downey Records (Ace Records 2011) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental recorded for the -XPANDED label.
The Hustlers “Kopout”
from It Came From the Beach: Surf, Drag & Rockin' Instros From Downey Records (Ace Records 2011) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental recorded for the Acree label.
The Incurables “Famous Last Words”
from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012) L —Written and sung by Jimmy Griffin and featuring Paige Brubeck from Sleepy Kitty on backing vocals. - The Incurables will be playing at Harvest Sessions this Saturday at the Tower Grove Farmers Market from 10 AM-Noon.
Woody Jackson “Pear Shaped”
from Good Vibrations: A Record Shop, A label, A Film Soundtrack (Big Beat rhino.com 2013) N —Music bed. New instrumental written by slide guitarist Woody Jackson for this soundtrack.
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 —Sun 10/20 Neko Case – Pageant. Miss at your own peril.
Ry Cooder & Corridos Famosos “The Dark End Of The Street”
from Live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco Aug 31-Sept 1 2011 (Nonesuch 2013) N —Live version of the soul classic written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman with Terry Evans and Arnold McCuller on lead vocals and Flaco Jiménez on accordion.
Ry Cooder “Jesse James”
from The Long Riders (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1980) —Music bed.
Vetiver “I Used To Be a King”
from Be Yourself (A Tribute to Graham Nash's Songs for Beginners) (V2 Cooperative Music 2010) —Written by Graham Nash and found on this collection of various artists performing songs from the Graham Nash album, Songs for Beginners.
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