Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Nov 7th 2013 7.00am–10.00am
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.
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.
Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.
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.
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.