Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Oct 3rd 2013 7.00am–10.00am
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Time zone: central
Sam Cooke “Lost And Lookin'”
from Night Beat MP3/file Album (RCA Victor 1963) —Written by J.W. Alexander and Lowell Jordan and found on Sam Cooke's greatest album.
Aretha Franklin “River's Invitation”
from Soul '69 (Atlantic 1969) —Written by Percy Mayfield and recorded in 1968. Kenny Burrell plays guitar on this track.
Howard Tate “8 Days On The Road”
from Howard Tate (Atlantic 1972) —Written by Jerry Ragovoy (who also produced and arranged much of Howard Tate's material) and Michael Gayle.
The Animals “Hit The Road, Jack”
from Animalism (MGM 1966) —1966 cover version of the Ray Charles hit written by Percy Mayfield.
Kirsty Maccoll “You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby”
from Kite (Virgin 1989) —Brilliant Smiths cover written by Johnny Marr and Morrissey.
Elliott Smith “Waltz #2 (XO)”
from XO (DreamWorks 1998) —"First the mic then the half cigarette/Singing "Cathy's Clown"/That's the man she's married to now/That's the girl he takes around town/She appears composed, so she is I suppose/Who can really tell?/She stares into space like a dead china doll."
Villagers “Nothing Arrived”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) —Written and sung by Irish singer-songwriter Conor J. O'Brien.
Camera Obscura “Do It Again”
from Desire Lines (4AD 2013) —This release by the band based out of Glasgow, Scotland will surely make my 2013 list of Top 10 albums. Written and sung by Traceyanne Campbell.
Calexico “Alone Again Or (With Nicolai Dunger and His band)”
from Convict Pool (Quarterstick 2004) —Pretty great cover version of the Love song written by Brian MacClean.
Rodriguez “Like Janis”
from Cold Fact (Light In The Attic 2008) —Dylanesque song written by Sixto Rodriguez and released in 1970. By now, you've probably seen the documentary, Searching For Sugarman. If you haven't, it's well woth seeking out. It's a story you couldn't make up.
Bob Dylan “Love Minus Zero/No Limit”
from Bringing It All Back Home (Columbia 1965) —"My love she speaks like silence / Without ideals or violence / She doesn't have to say she's faithful / Yet she's true, like ice, like fire"
Geyer Street Sheiks “Great Dream From Heaven”
from Great Dream (Bjam 1993) L —At BB's on October 5. Also, Alice Spencer and Tom Hall will be playing at Harvest Sessions that morning.
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