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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Dec 5th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Dec 5th 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


Ricky Lewis “Cupid”
from Feel The Harlem Beat: The Legendary Bobby Robinson Productions (P-Vine 2013) N  —Taken from this 3-disc compilation of 50s and 60s recordings that came out of the Harlem-based Fire and Fury labels. This revved-up version of the Sam Cooke song is from 1968.


Sam Cooke “Feel It (Don't Fight It)”
from live at the harlem square club (RCA 1985) —Great live performance from 1963. Basically, Sam Cooke and band going nuts. This was written by Sam Cooke and some of his backing live band included King Curtis (sax), Clif White (guitar), Cornell Dupree (guitar), and June Gardner (drums).


Sam & Dave “Soothe Me”
from The Best of Sam & Dave (Atlantic unk 1987) —Sam Cooke cover recorded in 1967 at Stax.


Aretha Franklin “You Send Me”
from Aretha Now (Atlantic unk 1968) —Written by Sam Cooke and originally released as the b-side of "Think" as a 1968 Atlantic single.


King Curtis “Soul Twist”
from Soul Time (Great American Music 2010) —Music bed. 1962 King Curtis-penned instrumental.


George Jackson “It's Up To His Woman”
from Old Friend: The Fame Recordings - Vol. 3 (Kent 2013) N  —This song was written by O.B. McClinton and recorded at Muscle Shoals. Found on this new compilation of rare and unreleased George Jackson recordings from the Fame vaults.


Candi Staton “I'm Just a Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin')”
from Candi Staton (Capitol Records 2004) —Written by George Jackson and Edward Harris and recorded at Fame Studios in 1969.


Wilson Pickett “Back In Your Arms”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —Written by George Jackson, Raymond Moore, Larry Chambers, and Melvin Leakes and recorded at Fame Studios in 1968. That's the Sweet Inspirations on back-up vocals.


The Bo-Keys “Jack and Ginger”
from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental from the Memphis-based band written by band-leader and bassist Scott Bomar.


Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys “Lovey Dovey”
from Soul Meets Country! - EP (Major Label Records 2013) N  —Duet by Nikki Hill and Deke Dickerson on this new version of the Otis and Carla song written by Ahmet Ertegun and King Curtis.


Billy T. Soul “The Way To A Woman's Heart”
from A Van McCoy Songbook: The Sweetest Feeling (Kent) —Written and arranged by Van McCoy and recorded in 1967 for the Musicor label.


Arthur Alexander “Where Have You Been”
from Saint Etiene Presents Songs For a Central Park Picnic (Cherry Red 2013) N  —Written by Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann and released in 1962 as the flip side to "Soldier of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)."


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


Dengue Fever “Taxi Dancer”
from Girl from the North EP (Tuk Tuk Records 2013) N  —A new three-song EP by Dengue Fever. Life is good. Thanks to bobEE Sweet from Uncontrollable Urge (heard every Wednesday from Noon-2 PM) for making me aware of this. A groove which can't be denied.


Dr. John “Revolution”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) —Another fine production by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. One of my favorite releases of 2012.


Mulatu Astatke “Gubèlyé (My Gubel)”
from Éthiopiques, Vol. 4: Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentale (1969-1974) (Buda Musique 2004) —Music bed. 1974 Ethiopian jazz instrumental.


Joe Henry “The Man I Keep Hid”
from Blood from Stars (Anti 2009) —"Nobody knows the man that I keep hid / He's raised my face like a pirate's flag / Of any Nations tattered rag / Nobody knows the man that I keep hid."


Tom Waits “New Year's Eve”
from Bad As Me (Anti- 2011) —Written and produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. David Hidalgo from Los Lobos plays accordion on this. Sounds like a memorable New Year's Eve if nothing else.


Tom Waits “Just Another Sucker on the Vine”
from Swordfishtrombones (Island 1983) —Music bed. Instrumental composition by Tom Waits.


Neko Case “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis”
from New Coat of Paint - Songs of Tom Waits (Manifesto Records 2004) —I can't think of a better Tom Waits cover than this one.


PJ Harvey “Down By The Water”
from To Bring You My Love (Island 1995) —A rather menacing song written by PJ Harvey. Man, I love what the strings add to this.


Sinead O'Connor “Property of Jesus”
from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012) —Terrific version of a not-often covered Bob Dylan song.


The Kronos Quartet “Don't Think Twice, It's All Right”
from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Bob Dylan song.


Maggie Siff “Lullaby For a Soldier (Arms of the Angels)”
from Songs of Anarchy, Vol. 3 (Music From Sons of Anarchy) (Sony 2013) N  —Alright, this was completely unexpected. The actress who demonstrates a considerable lack of judgment in her choice of men on this TV show from which this soundtrack come from has a beautiful voice.


Richard and Linda Thompson “Walking On A Wire”
from Shoot Out The Lights (Hannibal 1982) —Devastating and beautiful every time I hear it. This just in! Richard Thompson will be at the Pageant on Feb. 19 and Teddy Thompson is opening.


Christine Collister “How Will I Ever Be Simple Again”
from The World is a Wonderful Place (Green Linnet 1993) —Written by Richard Thompson and with backing vocals by Barb Jungr.


Richard Thompson “Persuasion”
from Sweet Talker (Original Soundtrack) (Capitol Records 1991) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Richard Thompson and Peter Filleul.


Jeff Tweedy “Ballad of the Opening Band”
from Songs for Slim: Rockin' Here Tonight - A Benefit Compilation for Slim Dunlap (New West Records www.newwestrecords.com 2013) N  —From this new compilation of singles recorded by a wide array of musical friends to raise money for Slim Dunlap who has suffered a severe stroke and will require extensive medical treatment for the rest of his life. All songs written by Slim Dunlap.


Mott the Hoople “Ballad of Mott the Hoople”
from Mott (Columbia 1973) —Ian Hunter continues the theme.


Alejandro Escovedo “Irene Wilde”
from Bourbonitis Blues (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 1999) —Beautiful version of the song written by Ian Hunter.


Alejandro Escovedo “Fort Worth Blue”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Alejandro Escovedo and David Pulkingham.


The Incurables “Famous Last Words”
from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012) —Written by and featuring lead vocals by Jimmy Griffin. Paige Brubeck of Sleepy Kitty sings harmony on this track.


La Luz “Call Me in the Day”
from It's Alive (Hardly Art 2013) N  —From the Seattle band's surf and 60s pop-influenced new release.


Lulu “The Boat That I Row”
from To Sir With Love - The Complete Mickie Most Recordings 1967-1969 (Remastered) (EMI 2005) —Written by Neil Diamond and released in 1967.


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “Girls Talk”
from Under The Covers, Vol. 3 (Shout! Factory 2013) N  —Cover version of the Dave Edmunds song written by Elvis Costello.


The Titans “Crying In The Rain”
from Long-Lost Honkers & Twangers (Ace 2013) N  —Music bed. Previously unreleased 1965 instrumental by the band out of Duluth, MN.


Glen Hansard “Drive All Night (feat. Eddie Vedder & Jake Clemons)”
from Drive All Night - EP (Anti/Epitaph 2013) N  —Written by Bruce Springsteen and featuring harmony vocals by Eddie Vedder and sax by Jake Clemons (Clarence's nephew). Produced by Joe Henry.


Eliza Gilkyson “Jokerman”
from Your Town Tonight Single (Red House Records www.redhouserecords.com 2007) —Live version of a Bob Dylan song.


Ry Cooder “Jesse James”
from The Long Riders (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1980) —Music bed.


Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones “Long Time Gone”
from Foreverly (Reprise 2013) N  —Composed by Frank Harford and Tex Ritter. This is from the new album out which features covers of songs from the 1958 Everly Brothers album, "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us."


Kacey Musgraves “Dandelion”
from Same Trailer Different Park (Mercury 2013) —Written by Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves, and Shane McAnally.


Brandi Clark “The Day She Got Divorced”
from 12 Stories (Slate Creek Records 2013) N  —Highly recommended new debut release from the singer/songwriter who has written all kinds of songs for other country artists.


Tommy Sargent “Steel Guitar Boogie”
from Country & Western, Vol. 8 (Documents 2005) —Music bed. 1948 instrumental with Tommy Sargent on steel guitar.


Bottle Rockets “Kerosene”
from Bottle Rockets (ESD 1993) L —Sat 12/7 Bottle Rockets w/ Otis Gibbs – Off Broadway


Tim Easton “Don't Lie”
from Not Cool (Campfire Propaganda 2013) N  —Tim Easton is appearing at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room in a couple of weeks (Tuesday 12/17).


Jennifer O'Connor & The Forest Rangers “Running Blues”
from Songs of Anarchy, Vol. 3 (Music From Sons of Anarchy) (Columbia 2013) N  —New song from Jennifer O'Connor found on this third volume of songs used on the "Sons of Anarchy" television show.


Friends of Dean Martinez “Chunder”
from The Shadow of Your Smile (Sub Pop 1995) —Music bed. Instrumental featuring Bill Elm on steel guitar.


Harry Nilsson “Isolation”
from Sessions 1967-1975 (RCA 2013) N  —Written by John Lennon and recorded in 1971.


Gene Clark “For No One”
from Here Tonight / The White Light Demos (Omnivore 2013) N  —Previously unissued demo version of a song which would later be on his "White Light" album.


The Byrds “It's All Over Now, Baby Blue”
from Ballad of Easy Rider (Columbia 1969) —Written by Bob Dylan but you already knew that.


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

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