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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Oct 10th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Oct 10th 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


Booker T And The MGs “Soul Dressing” (Stax Records unk 1965) —Music bed. 1965 memphis soul instrumental written by Steve Cropper, Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson, Jr., and Lewis Steinberg. Pledge, baby, pledge!


Eddie Floyd “Bring It On Home To Me”
from Stax Groove Masters - Vol. 1 (Warner Music France 2000) —1968 Stax revved-up version of the Sam Cooke song.


The Sweet Inspirations “Don't Fight It”
from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic unk 1967) —Written by Wilson Pickett and Steve Cropper and sung by this quartet of soul singers who have backed up everyone from Elvis Presley to Aretha Franklin to Dusty Springfield.


Barbara & The Browns “If It's Good To You (It's Good For You)”
from Can't Find Happiness: The Sounds of Memphis Recordings (Kent 2007) —Written by Dan Greer and Stanley Carter and recorded in 1972 for the Sounds Of Memphis label.


The Mar-Keys “Plantation Inn”
from Stay In School: Don't Be a Drop Out (Stax Records unk 1967) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental written by Isaac Hayes, Al Jackson, Jr. and Steve Cropper.


James Hunter “No Smoke Without Fire”
from People Gonna Talk CD Album (Rounder/GO Records 2006) —The James Hunter Six will be at Old Rock House tonight (Thurs 10/10). But wait, there's more. Jesse Dee is opening. See you there!


Janet & the Jays “Without A Reason”
from Cheatin' Soul (Trikont 2005) —Downright lurid-sounding (thanks to the saxophone) soul song written by Don Bryant and recorded for the Hi label in 1966 by this trio of soul vocalists from Holly Springs, MS.


Shirley Scott “Soul Shoutin'”
from The Very Best of Prestige Records (60th Anniversary) (Concord Records, Inc. 2009) —Music bed. 1963 soul jazz instrumental written by her husband, Stanley Turrentine


Gregory Porter “Hey Laura”
from Liquid Spirit (Blue Note 2013) N  —Terrific ballad written by Gregory Porter and found on his new release. Soul meets gospel meets jazz.


James Carr “Dark End Of The Street”
from You Got My Mind Messed Up (Kent 1966) —Reissue of his classic 1967 soul album plus twelve extra tracks. A must-have album, I think. As for this song, I'm not messing around, dammit. This is pledge drive. Written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman. One of the greatest soul recordings, ever.


Willie Mitchell “Groovin'”
from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Young Rascals hit.


James Brown “I Don't Mind”
from Live at the Apollo (Remastered 1962) (Polydor 2004) —Man, I love those background vocals. Incendiary live performance from 1962.


Roy Hamilton “Don't Let Go” (Cherry Red/Shout! 2006) —1957 song written by Jesse Stone.


Ike & Tina Turner “Mojo Queen”
from Don't Play Me Cheap / It's Gonna Work Out Fine (EMI Catalog (USA) 2004) —Written by Ike Turner and recorded in 1963.


Ike Turner “Twistin' the Strings”
from Talkin' About Ike - Vol. 2 (P-Vine 2008) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental written by Ike Turner.


Valerie June “You Can't Be Told”
from Pushin' Against a Stone (Concord 2013) —Folk, soul, blues, and Appalachian music all make their way onto this fine debut solo release by the singer-songwriter out of Tennessee.


Nina Simone “Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood”
from To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (RCA / Legacy 2008) —This is the original version of the song composed by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, and Sol Marcus. The Animals recorded it shortly, thereafter.


Isaac Hayes “Blue's Crib”
from Instrumentals (Ace/Stax 2003) —Music bed. 1974 Isaac Hayes-penned instrumental.


Meshell Ndegeocello “Feeling Good”
from Pour Une Âme Souveraine: A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) —Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley and found on this album made up of all songs written or previously interpreted by Nina Simone.


Alice Russell “A To Z”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) —Written by Alex Cowan and Alice Russell and found on this latest release by the soul singer out of Essex, England.


The Sugarman 3 “Brother T”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Bosco Mann.


The String-A-Longs “Love is Blue”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Paul Mauriat song.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come On Over (Turn Me On)”
from Sunday at Devil Dirt (V2 2008) —I don't know why this vocal combination works so well. It just does. Produced, arranged, and written by Isobel Campbell.


The Greenhornes with Holly Golightly “There Is an End”
from Dual Mono (Telstar 2002) —Written by Craig James Fox. I still maintain in a perfect world this would be a hit.


Dengue Fever “Ethanopium”
from Dengue Fever (Deluxe Version) ((RED) MRI 2012) —Music bed. 2005 cover version of the Mulatu Astatke instrumental.


Grace Basement “We're Gonna Rock This Town”
from Wheel Within A Wheel (Avonmore 2013) N L —It has been four years since Grace Basement's last album so it's good to hear new music by one of St. Louis's finest bands. Written and sung by Kevin Buckley.


Middle Class Fashion “Perfect Person”
from Jungle (Blip Blap! 2013) N L —Great pop sensibilities on this song written and sung by Jenn Malzone.


Badfinger “Baby Blue (2010 - Remastered)”
from Straight Up (Apple 1971) —Composed by Pete Ham and produced by Todd Rundgren. I wanted to play this last week after the Beaking Bad finale but my CD case was empty. These things happen.


Booker T. And The MGs “I Want You”
from Why Don't We Do It In the Road? (Uncut 2001) —Music bed. 1970 Stax instrumental version of the Beatles song.


Patty Griffin “Truth #2”
from Silver Bell (A&M 2013) N  —Strange thinking of this as a new release when she recorded it circa 2000 but her record company chose not to release it. Well, this week it finally was officially released. Don't miss Patty Griffin w/ Scott Miller at the Pageant this Mon (10/14).


Emmylou Harris “Orphan Girl”
from Wrecking Ball (Asylum 1995) —Written by Gillian Welch and produced by Daniel Lanois.


Calexico “Gypsy's Curse”
from The Black Light (Quarterstick 1998) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Joey Burns.


Ransom Note “Baby Blue”
from Big Soul (Tower Groove Records 2013) N L —From the St. Louis band's new 3-song sampler. A full-length release will be out soon. Good news, indeed.e


Los Lobos “This Time” (Hollywood Records 1999) —Sounds like a lost soul classic to me. Written by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez.


Ry Cooder / Manuel Galban “Bodas De Oro”
from Mambo Sinuendo (Nonesuch 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Electo Rosell "Chepin."


Los Straitjackets with Big Sandy “Dame Una Sena (Gimme Little Sign)”
from Rock En Espanol Vol. One (Yep Roc 2007) —Cover version of the Brenton Wood hit with new Spanish lyrics written by L'il Luis Arriaga.


Kirsty Maccoll “England 2 Colombia 0”
from Tropical Brainstorm (V2 1999) —"You lied about your status You lied about your life / You never mentioned your three children / And the fact you have a wife / Now it's england 2 colombia 0 / And I know just how those Colombians feel"


The Plugz “Hombre Secreto (Secret Agent Man)”
from Repo Man: Music From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (MCA 1984) —Your basic Spanish version of Johnny River's "Secret Agent Man."


The Trashmen “Malaguena”
from The Birth of Surf - Vol. 2 (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1964 surf instrumental version of the Casado Lecuona composition.


The Rumblers “Blockade aka That's It”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed.


Lindi Ortega “I Want You”
from Tin Star (Last Gang Records Inc. 2013) N  —Written by Dave Cobb and Lindi Ortega and found on her new release which just came out this week.


Lissie “I Don't Wanna Go to Work”
from Back to Forever (Columbia 2013) N  —From her new release which just came out this week.


The Pastel Six “Bandido”
from Intoxica! Strange And Sleazy Instrumental Sounds From the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. 1962 Southern California garage rock instrumental. If they put out a box set of these guys, I'd buy it just for the music bed potential alone.


Pokey LaFarge “Central Time”
from Pokey LaFarge (Third Man Records 2013) N L —One of my favorite songs of the year.


Bob Reuter “I Don't Think I Can Fly”
from Production Masters 7-18-00 (Unreleased 2000) L —Just a beautiful version of this song that was never released. Found on a CDR he gave me a long time ago that only indicated "Production Masters 7-18-00" on the label.


Santo & Johnny “Summertime”
from The Best of Santo & Johnny (Stardust 1997) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the George Gershwin composition


Bob Dylan “Most Of The Time (Alternate Version)”
from Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8 - Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006 (Columbia 2008) —1989 alternate version recorded during the "Oh Mercy" sessions. Stripped down to just Bob Dylan on vocal, acoustic guitar, and harmonica.


Buddy & Julie Miller “Wallflower”
from Buddy & Julie Miller (Hightone 2001) —Written by Bob Dylan and featuring Larry Campbell on fiddle.


Richmond Fontaine “Deciding to Run”
from The High Country (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2011) —Music bed.


Solomon Burke “That's How I Got To Memphis”
from Nashville (Shout! Factory Records 2006) —Written by Tom T. Hall with just the majestic vocals of Solomon Burke backed by Buddy Miller on acoustic guitar and Byron House on upright bass.


Bettye Swann “Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)?”
from Bettye Swann (Astralwerks 2004) —1969 country soul version of the Hank Cochran song.


Ry Cooder “Dark End Of The Street”
from The Ry Cooder Anthology: The UFO Has Landed (Warner Bros/Rhino 2008) —Music bed. 1972 instrumental version of the soul classic recorded at Muscle Shoals.


Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy “Breakdown”
from What The Brothers Sang (Drag City / Palace Records 2013) —Written by Kris Kristofferson.


Neko Case & Her Boyfriends “Bowling Green”
from The Virginian (Mint Records 1997) —Sun 10/20 Neko Case – Pageant


The String-A-Longs “Black Grass”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental.


The Everly Brothers “The Price Of Love”
from Walk Right Back: The Every Brothers on Warner Bros. 1960 to 1969 (Warner 1993) —1965 song written by Don and Phil Everly.


Robert Plant and Alison Krauss “Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)”
from Raising Sand (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —Written by Don and Phil Everly.


Speedy West “Tulsa Twist”
from Guitar Spectacular (Sundazed Music 1962) —F 10 Music bed. 1962 instrumental written by Speedy West.


Mount Moriah “Lament (Live at KDHX St. Louis, 2/11/12)”
from Live at KDHX - Vol. 11 (KDHX 2013)

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