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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 7th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 7th 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


Clarence Carter “Getting the Bills (But No Merchandise)”
from The Fame Singles - Volume 2: 1970-73 (Kent 2013) N  —Written by George Jackson and Raymond Moore and recorded at FAME studios in Muscle Shoals. Produced by Rick Hall. - The Muscle Shoals documentary is playing at the Tivoli and comes highly recommended.


Candi Staton “Evidence”
from Candi Staton (Capitol Records 2004) —This song was also written by George Jackson and Raymond Moore. Recorded at FAME in 1969. Candi Staton was married to Clarence Carter for three years.


Spooner's Crowd “Two In the Morning”
from The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973 (Kent 2011) —One of my favorite soul instrumentals. Written by Spooner Oldham, Albert Lowe, and Roger Hawkins and recorded at FAME in1966. One of the few instrumentals recorded and produced by Rick Hall.


Etta James “I Got You Babe”
from Tell Mama: The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions (Chess/MCAA 2001) —1968 Cadet single written by Sonny Bono and recorded at Muscle Shoals. Seriously, see the Muscle Shoals documentary on the big screen while you have a chance.


The Fame Gang “Grits and Gravy”
from The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973 (Kent 2011) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental recorded at FAME featuring many of the session musicians who played on so many memorable songs to come out of that studio.


The Band “It Makes No Difference”
from The Last Waltz (Warner Brothers 1978) —This Rick Danko lead vocal kills me every time. Recorded live in 1976 at Bill Graham's San Francisco dance hall, Winterland.


Marvin Gaye “Baby Don't You Do It”
from The Best of Marvin Gaye (Motown 1995) —This song was a staple of the Band's live concerts snce 1969. Marvin Gaye recorded this in 1964. - You don't want to miss How Sweet It Is: A Tribute to Marvin Gaye at Off Broadway on November 15. Details are at kdhx.org. Guaranteed to be a party of vast p


Barbara Randolph “Can I Get A Witness”
from Marvel of Marvin (Harmless 2004) —Marvin Gaye originally recorded this in 1963. This Tamla single came out in 1967. She would sometimes be Marvin Gaye's duet partner on tour when Tammi Terrell's illness kept her from performing. Written by Holland, Dozier, and Holland.


The Funk Brothers “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental version of the Marvin Gaye hit.


Little Genie Brooks “The James Brown Bougeloo”
from Feeling Nice, Vol. 2 (Tramp Records 2013) N  —Soul and funk track praising James Brown recorded circa 1965/1966. Little Genie Brooks (aka Eugene Brooks) was born in Wrens, GA which was thirty miles from Augusta, GA.


Bettye LaVette “What Condition My Condition Is In”
from Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country (Trikont 2004) —1969 soul version of the song written by Mickey Newbury and made a hit by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition.


Betty Harris “Trouble With My Lover”
from New Orleans Funk 3 (Soul Jazz Records 2013) N  —Written and arranged by Allen Toussaint and recorded in 1968.


June Gardner “99 Plus One” (Night Train International 2000) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental out of New Orleans.


Donny Hathaway “Giving Up”
from Donny Hathaway (ATCO 1971) N  —1971 song written by Van McCoy and arranged by Donny Hathaway. An amazing track.


Gregory Porter “Liquid Spirit” (Blue Note 2013) N  —Written and sung by Gregory Porter and found on one of my favorite releases of 2013. I'd love to see him play live. Tremendous vocalist.


The Martinis “Hung Over”
from Late Late Party (1965-67) (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


Diane Birch “Love and War”
from Speak a Little Louder (S-Curve Records 2013) N  —Written by Diane Birch, Cathy Dennis, and Jimmy Harry and found on her new release largely produced by Homer Steinweiss, the drummer for the Dap-Kings.


Brenda Holloway “I've Got to Find It”
from The Artistry of Brenda Holloway (Kent 2013) N  —Written by Frank Wilson and recorded for Tamla in 1967.


Brother Jack McDuff “Get It Up”
from Gin and Orange (Cadet Records unk 1969) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental composed by Richard Evans.


Lou Reed “I Love You, Suzanne”
from New Sensations (RCA 1984) —Written by Lou Reed. He almost went pop on this one. I always find this song endearing. RIP Lou Reed.


Garland Jeffreys “The Contortionist”
from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011) —Written by Garland Jeffreys with Lou Reed on backing vocals.


Mink Deville “Spanish Stroll”
from Cabretta (Capitol Records 1977) —Written by Willy Deville. A set of New York rock and roll.


Television “Untitled Instrumental”
from Marquee Moon (Expanded) (Elektra 1977) —Music bed.


La La Brooks “I Broke That Promise”
from All or Nothing (Norton Records Inc. 2013) N  —Written by Wille DeVille and found on this new release by the one-time singer of the Crystals who began her career with them at the age of 13.


Television “Venus”
from Marquee Moon (Elektra 1977) R  —This request just came in. Seemed to fit in perfectly with these two sets.


The Dirtbombs “Crazy For You”
from Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey! (In The Red 2013) N  —Written by Mick Collins and founds on this new release which combines 60s bubblegum pop with Detroit garage rock and soul.


The School “You Make Me Hear Music (Inside My Head)”
from Reading Too Much Into Things Like Everything (Elefant 2012) —Indie pop out of Cardiff, Wales featuring the lead vocals and songwriting of Liz Hunt.


The Ventures “Mufreesboro”
from Long-Lost Honkers & Twangers (Ace 2013) N  —Music bed. Previously unissued Ventures instrumental.


Tommy Womack “The Replacements”
from Circus Town (Sideburn Records 2002) —Tommy Womack will be at Off Broadway later this month (Thursday 11/21). This show begins at 7 PM. He always puts on a fine show. "Paul is in the basement writing ballads, drinking O'Douls."


The Replacements “Androgynous”
from Let It Be (Rhino 1984) —Written by Paul Westerberg.


Patti Smith “April Fool”
from Banga (Columbia 2012) —Her appearance at the Contemporary Art Museum in May was one of the best concert-going moments of my life.


La Honda “The One That Got Away”
from I See Stars (La Honda Music Ltd 2013) N  —Featuring the lead vocals of Sarah Joyce (aka Rumer).


Jackson Browne “These Days”
from For Everyman (Asylum Records 1973) —Written by Jackson Browne and featuring David Lindley on slide guitar.


Dean & Britta “Family Conference”
from The Squid & The Whale ST (Ultra 2005) —Music bed.


Bill Kirchen “Have Love Will Travel”
from Have Love, Will Travel (Black Top unk 1996) —Bill Kirchen will be at Off Broadway next Thursday (11/14). This is a 7 PM early show. - This track was written by Lee Hazlewood.


Brandi Clark “Take a Little Pill”
from 12 Stories (Slate Creek Records 2013) N  —Written by Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Mark D. Sanders and found on her debut release. Highly recommended.


Old Crow Medicine Show “Marching Through Georgia”
from Divided & United: The Songs of the Civil War (ATO www.atorecords.com 2013) N  —New 2-CD compilation of various artists interpreting songs that were popular during the Civil War.


Ry Cooder “Houston In Two Seconds (Soundtrack Version)”
from Paris, Texas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Warner Bros. 1989) —Music bed. Ry Cooder instrumental composition.


The Lone Bellow “Button”
from The Lone Bellow (Descendant Records 2013) —The Lone Bellow will be at the Old Rock House this Sunday (11/10). Greg Holden is opening.


Tom Waits “Come On Up To the House”
from Mule Variations Album (Anti- / Epitaph 1999) —"All your cryin don't do no good / Come on up to the house / Come down off the cross / We can use the wood / Come on up to the house."


Aimee Mann & Michael Penn “Reason to Believe”
from Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub-Pop 2000) —Really fine collection of various artists performing songs of Bruce Springsteen's "Nebraska" album.


Duane Eddy “Blowin' Up A Storm”
from Duane Eddy: Greatest Hits (Sony 2006) —Music bed. Guitar instrumental from 1963.


The Jayhawks “Take Me With You (When You Go)”
from Hollywood Town Hall (American 1992) R  —Written by Gary Louris and Mark Olson. I had a request for this last week. Better late than never.


Pretty Little Empire “Something More”
from Pretty Little Empire (Extension Chord Records 2013) N L —New release from the St. Louis band with lyrics and lead vocals by Justin Johnson. These lyrics will resonate with anybody who has been in this situation and I suspect it has been more than a few.


Cave States “Loose Shoes”
from The Great Divide (Undertow 2013) N L —Hot off the press - this just appeared in my KDHX box this morning. New debut release by a band made up of Danny Kathriner, Chris Grabau, Todd Schnitzer, John Higgins, and John Horton. Now that's a talented line-up of musicians.


Ry Cooder “Dark Was The Night”
from Paris, Texas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Warner Bros. 1989) —Music bed.


Neko Case “Calling Cards”
from Live at KDHX 10.20.13 (KDHX 2013) N  —Live recording made here at KDHX when Neko Case came in to talk and perform for a segment of Christian Schaeffer's "Collector's Edition" show.


Kacey Musgraves “Merry Go 'Round”
from Same Trailer Different Park (Mercury 2013)


Nick Lowe “Failed Christian”
from Dig My Mood (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998)

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