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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Oct 31st 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Oct 31st 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


Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five “Jack, You're Dead”
from Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five (JSP Records 2001) —Recorded in 1946 - "What's the use of having muscles / When your life hangs by a thread / If you ain't got no red corpuscles / Jack, you're dead!"


Lambert Hendricks & Ross “Halloween Spooks”
from The Hottest New Group in Jazz (Columbia 1996) —Written by Dave Lambert and recorded in Chicago in 1961.


Screamin' Jay Hawkins “Little Demon”
from Voodoo Jive: The Best of Screamin' Jay Hawkins (Rhino 1990) —1956 B-Side to "I Put A Spell On You" written by Screamin' Jay Hawkins and Irving Nahan.


LaVern Baker “Voodoo Voodoo”
from Loud, Fast & Out of Control (Rhino 1999) —Written by Chess Avril and Andrew Coleman and recorded in 1961 by the Atlantic recording artist.


Al Cailola “Experiment In Terror”
from Ghouls Night Out - Volume 2 (Simpletone) —Music bed. 60s spooky instrumental.


The Pac-Keys “Greasy Pumpkin”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Instrumental recorded circa 1966/67 at Ardent Studios. Featuring members of the future Hi Rhythm Section including Leroy Hodges, Teenie Hodges & Hubbie Turner.


Dusty Springfield “Spooky”
from Complete A and B Sides 1963-1970 (Mercury 2006) —Soulful version of the Classics IV song recorded in 1968 with Georgie Fame's backing band for the Mercury label. Found on this 2-CD set compiled by Saint Etienne.


Otis Redding “Trick Or Treat”
from Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding (Rhino 1993) —1966 Stax recording written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter.


James Brown “Devil's Den”
from The Singles - Volume Two: 1960-1963 (Hip-O Select 2007) —Music bed. 1963 King intrumental written by James Brown.


Lou Rawls “Season Of The Witch”
from The Very Best Of Lou Rawls (Capitol Records 1969) —1969 Chicago soul version of the Donovan song.


The Hues Corporation “There He Is Again”
from Blacula (Music from the Original Soundtrack) (Rev-Ola 1972) —Recorded a couple of years prior to their "Rock The Boat" hit. Your basic soul beware the vampire kind of song.


Gene Page “Good To the Last Drop”
from Blacula (Music from the Original Soundtrack) (Rev-Ola 1972) —Music bed. 1972 instrumental written and arranged by Gene Page. The title kind of says it all.


Tom Waits “Whistlin' Past the Graveyard”
from Blue Valentine (Elektra) —Recorded in 1978 and featuring Earl Palmer on drums, Harold Battiste on piano, Herbert Hardesty on on tenor sax & Alvin "Shine" Robinson on guitar.


The Revels “Midnight Stroll”
from These Ghoulish Things (Ace 2009) —Written by Revels meber Billy Jackson and recorded in 1959 for the Norgolde label. Spooky doo-wop out of Philadelphia.


Nina Simone “I Put A Spell On You”
from To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (RCA / Legacy 2008) —1965 version of the Screamin' Jay Hawkins song recorded for the Philips label. She ain't lyin'.


Milton DeLugg & The All-Stars “The Munster's Theme”
from 50s Rock 'n Roll Horror (Burning Fire 2009) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for the Epic label.


Neko Case “Things That Scare Me”
from Blacklisted (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Written by Neko Case & Tom Ray with backing by Joey Burns & John Convertino (of Calexico), Jon Rauhouse, and Dallas Good (Sadies).


French Frith Kaiser Thompson “Now That I Am Dead”
from Invisible Means (Windham Hill 1990) —Written by John French and featuring the vocals of Richard Thompson. "Now that I am dead I can make a living."


Laika & The Cosmonauts “Psycko”
from Children of Nuggets (Rhino 2005) —1994 instrumental by the Finnish band combining two Bernard Hermann compositions - the movie themes from "Psycho" and "Vertigo."


John Wesley Harding “If You Have Ghosts”
from Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye (A Tribute To Roky Erickson) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1990) —Written by Roky Erickson.


The Marketts “Out Of Limits”
from Outer Space, Hot Rods & Superheroes (Ace 2011) —Music bed. 1963 guitar instrumental recorded for Warner Bros.


The Velvet Underground “Rock and Roll”
from The Best of the Velvet Underground: Words and Music of Lou Reed (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1989) —RIP Lou Reed. Just a tremendous influence on so many songwriters and bands. Written by Lou Reed and originally released on the 1970 "Loaded" album.


Bettie Serveert “Stephanie Says”
from Bettie Serveert Plays Venus in Furs (Brinkman 1998) —Written by Lou Reed and recorded live in Amsterdam in 1997.


Lou Reed “Dirty Blvd.”
from New York (Sire Records 1989) —Written by Lou Reed. Two vivid characters brought to life by the lyrics of Lou Reed, two guitars, bass, and drums.


Dean & Britta “Silver Factory Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.


The Velvet Underground & Nico “There She Goes Again”
from The Velvet Underground & Nico (Polygram 1967) —Written by Lou Reed.


Andrea Corr “Pale Blue Eyes”
from Lifelines (A.C. Records 2011) —Beautifully sung and arranged cover of the Velvet Underground song written by Lou Reed.


June Tabor and the Oyster Band “All Tomorrow's Parties”
from Freedom and Rain (Cooking Vinyl 1990) —Sublime version of the Velvet Underground song written by Lou Reed and sung by one of Britain's greatest vocalists.


Dean & Britta “Ann Buchanan Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.


Traffic “John Barleycorn Must Die” (Island 1970) —Steve Winwood was only 22 years old when this was recorded.


Concrete Blonde “Bloodletting (The Vampire Song) [Short Version]”
from Recollection - the Best Of (IRS 2006) —1990 song written by & featuring the lead vocals of Johnette Napolitano.


Jonathan Richman “Vampire Girl”
from You Must Ask the Heart (Rounder www.rounder.com 1995) —Written by Jonathan Richman. - "It's not the mascara, It's not the tight dress, (well maybe it is) / It's the look in the eyes that's gonna scare you to death. / Vampire Girl, Vampire Girl / I get so intrigued when they look like a vampire girl."


The Frantics “Werewolf”
from Stomp! Northwest Killers 1960-64 (Norton 2001) —Music bed. Instrumental from this Seattle band that recorded from 1956-66. Jerry Miller and Bob Mosley from the Frantics later went on to form Moby Grape.


Screaming Lord Sutch “Black and Hairy”
from Mostly Ghostly (Ace 2010) —Written by David Sutch (aka Lord Sutch) and recorded in 1966.


Roky Erickson and The Aliens “Creature With the Atom Brain”
from I Have Always Been Here Before (Shout! Factory 2005) —Written by Roky Erickson and recorded in 1980. Produced by Stu Cook.


Creedence Clearwater Revival “Tombstone Shadow”
from Green River (Fantasy 2011) —Written and sung by John Fogerty.


Chuck Berry “Down Bound Train”
from Johnny B. Goode: His Complete '50s Chess Recordings (Hip-O Select 2007) —1955 Chess single written by Chuck Berry.


Neil Norman & His Cosmic Orchestra “Twilight Zone”
from Elvira Presents Haunted Hits (Rhino 1988) —Music bed.


Danny Elfman “This Is Halloween”
from Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney New 1993) —From the 1993 soundtrack for the Tim Burton classic film.


Los Lobos “Grim Grinning Ghosts”
from Los Lobos Goes Disney CD Album (Disney Sound 2009) —If you've ever been on the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland, you know this song. Written by Buddy Baker.


Sonny Richard's Panics with Cindy & Misty “The Voo Doo Walk”
from These Ghoulish Things (Ace 2005) —Recorded in 1962 for Chancellor Records. Who are Cindy and Misty, you ask? Mary & Teresa Desrocher who wrote & contribute vocals to this track.


Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman “Theremin Solo”
from Brain In A Box: The Science Fiction Collection (Rhino 2000) —F 9 Music bed. The instrument of love in the hereafter.


Bessie Smith “Haunted House Blues”
from Halloween Classics: Hellbent for Halloween (Sony 2007) —Recorded circa 1924-1925.


The Five Jones Boys “Mr. Ghost Goes To Town”
from Halloween Classics: Songs That Scared the Bloomers Off Your Great-Grandma (Legacy Recordings 2007) —Recorded in 1936. One of the best Halloween songs, ever.


Kip Tyler “She's My Witch”
from Horror Hop (Buffalo Bop 1994) —Written by Kip Tyler and recorded in 1958.


Rum Drum Ramblers “Gonna Haunt You”
from Mean Scene (Big Muddy Records 2011) L —Written by the Rum Drum Ramblers and dedicated to the memory of Robert Ward and his "untouchable Magnatone sound."


The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror (Kang & Kodos Medley)”
from Brain In A Box: The Science Fiction (Rhino 2000) —Music bed.


The Sonics “Strychnine”
from Here Are the Sonics (Norton 1999) —Written by singer/pianist Gerry Roslie and recorded by the Tacoma, WA band in 1965.


Ronnie Cook & The Gaylads “Goo Goo Muck”
from Volume One: Songs The Cramps Taught Us (STCTU) —1962 song written by Edgar James and Ronnie Cook and famously covered by the Cramps.


Elvis Presley “Witchcraft”
from The Big Beat: The Dave Bartholomew Songbook (Ace 2011) —Written by Dave Bartholomew & Pearl King and recorded for RCA in 1963.


Bo Diddley “Bo Meets The Monster”
from I'm a Man - The Chess Masters, 1955-1958 (Chess MCA 2007) —Written by Bo Diddley and recorded in 1958 for the Checker label.


The Dominic Frontiere Orchestra “The Outer Limits - Main Title”
from The Outer Limits (Classic Music International 2011) —F 9 Music bed.


Jackie Morningstar “Rockin' In The Graveyard”
from Loud Fast and Out of Control (Rhino 1990) —Written by M. Burnt & recorded in 1959 for the Orange label.


Sly Fox “Hoo Doo Say”
from Rhythm & Blues Goes Rock & Roll, Vol. 25 (Documents 2002) —Recorded in 1954.


Roy Clark “Spooky Movies”
from Mostly Ghostly: More Horror For Halloween (Ace 2010) —Written by Steve Stone and recorded for Capitol in 1962.


Bill Doggett “Monster Party”
from Honky Tonk - The Best Of Bill Doggett (Classic Music International 2010) —1959 recording for the King label.

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