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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 2013N  —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.Buy it!


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).Buy it!


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


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


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


George Jackson “It's Up To His Woman” from Old Friend: The Fame Recordings - Vol. 3 (Kent 2013N  —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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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


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.Buy it!


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


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


Dengue Fever “Taxi Dancer” from Girl from the North EP (Tuk Tuk Records 2013N  —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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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


Joe Henry “The Man I Keep Hid” from Blood from Stars (Anti www.anti.com 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."Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Maggie Siff “Lullaby For a Soldier (Arms of the Angels)” from Songs of Anarchy, Vol. 3 (Music From Sons of Anarchy) (Sony 2013N  —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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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


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 2013N  —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.Buy it!


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


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


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


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


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


Lulu “The Boat That I Row” from To Sir With Love - The Complete Mickie Most Recordings 1967-1969 (Remastered) (EMI UK 2011) —Written by Neil Diamond and released in 1967.Buy it!


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


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


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


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


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


Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones “Long Time Gone” from Foreverly (Reprise 2013N  —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."Buy it!


Kacey Musgraves “Dandelion” from Same Trailer Different Park (Mercury Nashville Records 2014) —Written by Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves, and Shane McAnally.Buy it!


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


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


Bottle Rockets “Kerosene” from Bottle Rockets (ESD www.thirtytigers.com/ 1993L —Sat 12/7 Bottle Rockets w/ Otis Gibbs – Off BroadwayBuy it!


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


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


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


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


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


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Stacy Phillips And Paul Howard “Blue Prelude” from Stacy Phillips And Paul Howard (Archduke Combine) —Music bed.Buy it!

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