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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 28th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 28th 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


Rufus Thomas “The Memphis Train” from The Best of Rufus Thomas (Rhino 1996) —Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! - 1968 Stax single written by Rufus Thomas, Mack Rice, & Willie Sparks.Buy it!


Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys “Struttin” from Soul Meets Country! - EP (Major Label Records 2013N  —Pretty great idea to combine the talents of all three of these artists on this new 4-song EP. Two of the songs are duets between Nikki Hill and Deke Dickerson but this track features the impressive vocals of St. Louisan Nikki Hill.Buy it!


Wilson Pickett “Search Your Heart” from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —Written by Raymond Moore and George Jackson and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1968. Duane Allman and Jimmy Johnson play guitar on this and that's the Sweet Inpirations on backing vocals.Buy it!


The Sweet Inspirations “Do Right Woman - Do Right Man” from The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic 1967) —Written by Dan Penn and Chip Moman and previously recorded by Aretha Franklin. The vocal interplay between Cissy Houston, Myrna Smith, Sylvia Shemwell, and Estelle Brown on this track is stunning.Buy it!


King Curtis “I Never Loved A Woman The Way I Love You” from Do Your Thing (Atlantic 1970) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Aretha Franklin hit.Buy it!


Clarence Reid “Winter Man” from Winter Man / Funky Party single (Alston 1974) —Written by Clarence Reid. " I hear your cold winds blowin' but they don't bother me / Go and blow, Mr. Winter Man / Blow your winds at another man / Cold...cold"Buy it!


Helene Smith “Pain in My Heart” from Eccentric Soul: The Deep City Label (The Numero Group 2006) —1967 version of the Allen Toussaint-penned song recorded for the Miami-based Deep City label.Buy it!


Betty Wright “Gimme Back My Man” from Hard to Stop (Atlantic 1973) —Written by Billy Kennedy and produced by Willie Clarke and Clarence Reid. - A set of Miami soul for you.Buy it!


Brother Jack McDuff “Mac-Duffin” from Gin and Orange (Cadet Records 1969) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Brother Jack McDuff and Richard Evans and found on this reissue of his 1969 album originally released on the Cadet label.Buy it!


Gregory Porter “The "In" Crowd” from Liquid Spirit (Blue Note 2013N  —Terrific new version of the Billy Page composition originally made famous by Ramsey Lewis. One of the best jazz vocalists going. Highly recommended.Buy it!


Ray Charles “One Mint Julep” from Genius + Soul = Jazz (Concord 1961) —1961 instrumental written by Rudy Toombs and arranged by Quincy Jones.Buy it!


Dinah Washington “Soulville” from Respect: Aretha's Influences and Inspiration (Ace 2009) —1963 Roulette recording written by Henry Glover, Morris Levy, Titus Turner, and Dinah Washington.Buy it!


Ray Charles “Sidewinder” from My Kind of Jazz (Tangerine 1970) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental written by Lee Morgan.Buy it!


Bill Withers “Lonely Town, Lonely Street” from Still Bill (Sony Music Entertainment 1972) —This was his second album and one of the finest soul albums of the 70s. Written by Bill Withers. He decided to record this one with his backing road band.Buy it!


Meshell Ndegeocello “Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood” from Pour Une Âme Souveraine: A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2012) —Found on this album made up entirely of songs written by or previously interpreted by Nina Simone. Written by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, and Sol Marcus.Buy it!


Georgie Fame “El Bandido” from Mod Classics: 1964-66 (Ace 2009) —Music bed. 195 Columbia instrumental written by Clive Powell (aka Georgie Fame).Buy it!


The Animals “Club-A-Go-Go” from he Mickie Most Years and More (Real Gone 2013N  —Written by Eric Burdon and Alan Price and originally released in 1965.Buy it!


The Rolling Stones “Heart of Stone” from The Rolling Stones, Now! (ABKCO 1965) —Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richard and their first original song to make the Top 20 in the U.S.Buy it!


Ike & Tina Turner “I'Ve Been Lovin' You Too Long” from Every Hit Single 1960-1974 (Aim 2000) —Incendiary version of the Otis Redding song.Buy it!


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


Ray Davies “Thanksgiving Day” from Other People's Lives (V2 2003) —For some reason, I feel compelled to play this every Thanksgiving Day. Really, how can I not? Written by Ray Davies and released in 2005.Buy it!


William DeVaughn “Be Thankful for What You Got Pt. 1” from Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia (Sony 2008) —#1 R&B hit written by William DeVaughn and released by the Roxbury label in 1974.Buy it!


Eddie Hinton “Everybody Needs Love” from The Anthology 1969-1993: A Mighty Field of Vision (Raven 2005) —Written by Eddie Hinton and recorded in 1985.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “Over Easy” from Stax Profiles (Stax/Concord 2006) —Music bed. 1968 Stax instrumental.Buy it!


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “Towers of London” from Under The Covers, Vol. 3 (Shout! Factory 2013N  —Really fine version of the XTC song written by Andy Partridge and found on this new collection made up of cover versions of some of their favorite 80s songs. As expected, the harmonies work beautifully on this.Buy it!


La Honda “Rich Man's Wine” from I See Stars (La Honda Music Ltd 2013N  —Written by Malcolm Doherty and featuring lead vocals by Sarah Joyce (aka Rumer).Buy it!


Ransom Note “Falling For You” from Big Soul (Tower Groove Records 2013N L —The new full-length Ransom Note album has hit the streets! Lead vocals by Merv Schrock.Buy it!


Menahan Street Band “Lights Out” from The Crossing (Daptone 2012) —Music bed.Buy it!


Sons of Hippies “Time of the Season” from Psych-Out Christmas (Cleopatra Records 2013N  —New version of the Zombies song featuring the lead vocals of Katherine Kelly.Buy it!


The Zombies “She's Not There” from Absolutely the Best (Varese Sarabande 1999) —Debut single for the Zombies written by Rod Argent and recorded in 1964.Buy it!


Ana Egge “I Could Spend the Day” from Lazy Days (Grace/Parkinsong 2007) —Beautiful version of the Zombies song written by Rod Argent and Chris White.Buy it!


Wes Dakus' Rebels “Sour Biscuits” from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 guitar instrumental recorded for the Swan label.Buy it!


Pretty Little Empire “Nest” from Pretty Little Empire (Extension Chord Records 2013N L —Alright, I'll think of this one as a companion piece to Way over Yonder in the Minor Key. Really pretty melody. Lyrics by Evan O'Neal.Buy it!


Garland Jeffreys “Any Rain” from Truth Serum (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2013) —"Suffering is optional / I heard a wise man say."Buy it!


Linda Thompson “It Won't Be Long Now” from Won't Be Long Now (Pettifer Sounds www.lindathompsonmusic.com 2013N  —The world is much better off now that Linda Thompson has regained her singing voice. Written by Teddy Thompson and featuring harmony vocals by Kami Thompspn and Amy Helm.Buy it!


Richard Thompson “The Knife-Edge” from Strict Tempo! (Hannibal 1981) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Richard Thompson.Buy it!


Martin Simpson “First Cut Is The Deepest” from The Collection (Shanachie Entertainment www.shanachie.com 2005) —Ridiculously great instrumental version of the Cat Stevens song.Buy it!


Kirsty Maccoll “Days” from Kite (Virgin 1989) —Cover of a Kinks song written by Ray Davies and produced by Steve Lillywhite.Buy it!


Richard Thompson “Do It For My Sake” from Strict Tempo! (Hannibal 1981) —Music bed. Irish instrumental dating back to the 18th or early 19th century.Buy it!


Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones “Oh So Many Years” from Foreverly (Reprise 2013N  —It seems like an unlikely vocal combination on paper but it works well to these ears. This album finds them doing duets to all the songs off the Everly Brothers' 1958 "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" album.Buy it!


Brandi Clark “What'll Keep Me Out of Heaven” from 12 Stories (Slate Creek Records 2013N  —This is the strongest country album I've heard in 2013. She has written songs for lots of other country artists but this is her debut release.Buy it!


Dolly Parton “Down from Dover” from The Fairest of Them All / My Favorite Songwriter, Porter Wagoner (Omni 2010) —A sordid tale as written and recounted by Dolly Parton. Recorded in 1969.Buy it!


Les Paul “Hawaiian Paradise.” from 20th Century Masters: The Best of Les Paul Millenium Collection (MCA 2001) —Music bed. 1945 guitar instrumrntal.Buy it!


The Kendalls “Thank God For The Radio” from The Kendalls ((Oh Boy Records 2001) —Written by Robert Jones and Max D. Barnes. Recorded in 1984 and featuring the vocals of Jeannie and Royce Kendall.Buy it!


Pokey LaFarge “Central Time” from Pokey LaFarge (Third Man Records 2013L —KDHX presents Pokey LaFarge and friends for a special holiday show at the Casa Loma Ballroom Friday, December 20 at 8pm. Also playing: The Tillers and The Cactus Blossoms.Buy it!


Chatham County Line “Chip Of A Star” from IV (Yep Roc 2008) —Written by Dave Wilson and produced by Chris Stamey.Buy it!


Ry Cooder “Sunny's Tune” from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed.Buy it!


Willie Nile “There's No Place Like Home” from American Ride (River House www.willienile.com 2013) —Just another really strong release from Willie Nile. May he come to St. Louis some day.Buy it!


Linda Ronstadt “I Won't Be Hangin' Round” from Linda Ronstadt (Capitol Records 1971) —Written by Eric Kaz and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1971.Buy it!


Jackson Browne “For A Dancer” from Late For the Sky (Asylum 1974) —One of those albums that hold up incredibly well.Buy it!


David Lindley “Attar” from Everybody Slides, Vol. 2 (Rykodisc 1996) —Music bed.Buy it!


Son Volt “Wild Side” from Honky Tonk (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013L —Written by Jay Farrar and featuring the talents of Mark Spencer, Dave Bryson, Gary Hunt, Justin Branum, Thayne Bradford, and Brad Sarno.Buy it!


Bucky Halker & Andy Dee “Words That I Can't Speak” from The Ghost of Woody Guthrie (Bucky Halker and Andy Dee 2012) —Written by Bucky Halker and found on this album inspired by the songs of Woody Guthrie.Buy it!


Bob Dylan “Workingman's Blues #2” from Modern Times (Columbia 2006) —There's an evenin' haze settlin' over the town Starlight by the edge of the creek The buyin' power of the proletariat's gone down Money's gettin' shallow and weak The place I love best is a sweet memory It's a new path that we trod They say low wages areBuy it!


Neko Case “Buckets Of Rain” from Sweetheart (Hear Music 2005) —One of my favorite Bob Dylan covers.Buy it!


Ry Cooder “East St. Louis” from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed.Buy it!

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