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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Dec 12th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Dec 12th 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


The Nightingales “Just a Little Overcome”
from Tommy Tate: I'm So Satisfied (Kent 2007) —OK, my last show from our Magnolia studio! Yes, I'm feeling just a little overcome. But we're heading on to bigger and better things! - Tommy Tate sings lead on this 1971 Stax recording.


The Impressions “Keep on Pushing”
from Got Soul! 1960-1973 (Raven 2001) —1964 single written by Curtis Mayfield and a top 10 single on both the R&B and Pop charts.


The Esquires “Get On Up”
from Beg, Scream, & Shout (Rhino 1997) —1967 soul out of Milwaukee featuring the falsetto vocals of Gilbert Moorer who alos co-wrote the song.


The Showstoppers “Ain't Nothin' but a Houseparty”
from The Best of The Showstoppers (BGO Records 2011) —1967 debut single and soul-stomper recorded by the Philadelphia vocal quartet made up of two sets of brothers - two who were the younger brothers of Solomon Burke.


Jr. Walker and The All-Stars “Tune Up”
from Shotgun (Motown 1965) —Music bed. 1965 Motown instrumental written by Autry DeWalt III aka Junior Walker.


LaVern Baker “Hey Memphis”
from S Shot of Rhythm & Blues (Not Now Music 2013) N  —This 1961 answer song to "Little Sister" was written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman.


Sugar Pie DeSanto “Go Go Power”
from Go Go Power: The Complete Chess Singles 1961-1966 (Ace 2009) —Sugar Pie DeSanto still performs today. She co-wrote this song with Shena DeMell and recorded it for the Checker label in 1966.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Stranger to My Happiness”
from Give The People What They Want (Daptone 2014) N  —From their forthcoming album slated for release on January 14 - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings w/Valerie June will be at the Pageant in March (Sun 3/2). Very highly recommended. What a double bill!


Valerie June “Workin' Woman Blues”
from Pushin' Against a Stone (Concord 2013) —See previous entry. Really strong and varied debut release from the Tennessee singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.


The City Champs “You Can't Win”
from The Safecracker (Electraphonic Recording-Digital Electraphonic Recording.com 2009) —Music bed. 2009 instrumental from the Memphis-based trio.


Booker T. And The MGs “Merry Christmas, Baby”
from In The Christmas Spirit (Stax Records url 1966) —Instrumental version of the Charles Brown Christmas classic composed by Johnny Moore and Lou Baxter.


Mavis Staples “You Are Not Alone” (Anti 2010) —Written by Jeff Tweedy and featuring Kelly Hogan and Nora O'Connor on backing vocals.


Nick Lowe “Children Go Where I Send Thee”
from Quality Street (Yep Roc 2013) N  —OK, 2013 was a really weak year for new Christmas music but this album is really terrific.


Willie Mitchell “Prayer Meetin'”
from Soul Serenade: the Best of Willie Mitchell (Hi Records / The Right Stuff 1999) —Music bed. Jimmy Smith-composed instrumental.


The Consolers “This May Be the Last Time”
from I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label 1951-1983 (Tompkins Square 2013) N  —1958 b-side from the Miami-based gospel group found on one of the best compilations of 2013.


Buddy & Julie Miller and the McCrary Sisters “Something Within”
from The Oxford American Southern Music CD (Oxford American 2013) N  —Their version of this gospel song written by Lucie Campbell in 1919 was recorded for this new 2-CD compilation featuring the music of Tennessee in this year's edition of the Oxford American Southern Music issue. Available in bookstores & newstands no


Al Green “Driving Wheel”
from Gets Next to You (HI 1971) —Written by Roosevelt Sykes and recorded at Royal Studio in Memphis in 1970.


The Pac-Keys “Hip Pocket”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed. Memphis instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


Nikka Costa “Everybody Got Their Something” (Virgin Records America 2001) —This was the first song I played on February 6, 2002 when I had my first show called "Sunrise Stomp."


The Funk Brothers “6 By 6”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. 1966 Motown instrumental.


Dean Wareham “The Ticking Is the Bomb”
from Emancipated Hearts (Sonic Cathedral 2013) N  —Written by Dean Wareham and found on his first-ever solo album.


Grace Basement “Warmest Winter Clothes”
from Wheel Within A Wheel (Avonmore 2013) L —Sure sounds fitting for this time of year. Just another really well-written pop song written by Kevin Buckley.


The Hazey Janes “The Darkness Ends”
from The Winter That Was (Armellodie 2011) —Gorgeous pop song from the band out of Dundee, Scotland.


Motel Mirrors “The Best Mistake I'd Ever Make Again (feat. Amy LaVere & John Paul Keith)”
from Motel Mirrors (feat. Amy LaVere & John Paul Keith) (Archer Records wwwarcher-records.com 2013) N  —Fri 1/10 Motel Mirrors (feat. John Paul Keith, Amy LaVere, and Shawn Zorn) – Off Broadway


Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones “I'm Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail”
from Foreverly (Reprise 2013) N  —Written by Karl Davis / Harty Taylor and recorded by the Everly Brothers on "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us."


Neko Case “Calling Cards”
from The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (Anti- 2013) —Written by Neko Case and Paul Rigby and featuring Kelly Hogan on backing vocals.


Villagers “Nothing Arrived”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) —Written and sung by Conor J. O'Brien. One of the best songs I've heard in 2013.


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


Eleanor Friedberger “When I Knew”
from Personal Record (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2013) —Written by Eleanor Friedberger and Wesley Stace.


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “The Bulrushes”
from Under The Covers - Vol. 3 (Shout! Factory 2013) N  —Cover version of a Bongos song written by Richard Barone.


The Modern Lovers “Roadrunner”
from The Modern Lovers (Rhino 1976) —Written by Jonathan Richman. There is a movement afoot to get this declared the official State Song of Massachusetts. Makes sense to me. Recorded 1971 and released in 1976 with production by John Cale.


La Luz “Sunstroke”
from It's Alive (Hardly Art 2013) —Music bed.


Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy “Christmas Eve Can Kill You” (Drag City www.dragcity.com 2012) —Written by Dennis Linde and covered previously by the Everly Brothers - Sat 12/14 Bonnie Prince Billy – Contemporary Arts Museum.


La Luz “Morning High”
from It's Alive (Hardly Art 2013) —Debut album by the Seattle-based band featuring the ead guitar and lead vocals of Shana Cleveland.


The Shangri-Las “The Train From Kansas City”
from Myrmidons Of Melodrama (RPM 1995) N  —1965 song written by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich.


Yo La Tengo “Periodically Double or Triple”
from Popular Songs (Matador 2009) —As grooving as Yo La Tengo gets.


The Reveliers “Patch”
from Long-Lost Honkers & Twangers (Ace 2013) N  —Music bed.


Warren Zevon “Splendid Isolation”
from Transverse City (Virgin 1989) —Written by Warren Zevon. Neil Young sings harmony on this one.


MARVIN ETZIONI “Hope You're Happy”
from Bone (Restless 1992) —"With all that my heart will allow / I hope you're happy now."


Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love “Truth”
from Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love (Heyday 1988) —"It ain't in with the in-crowd / Doesn't go where the in-crowd goes / That's how hip is truth."


First Aid Kit “Emmylou”
from The Lion's Roar (Wichita 2012) —Beautiful harmonies on this song by the Swedish duo comprised of sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg.


Josh Ritter “New Lover”
from Daytrotter Session (daytrotter.com www.daytrotter.com 2013) N  —Sun 2/23 Josh Ritter (Acoustic) with Gregory Alan Isakov – Sheldon


Tim Easton “Not Cool” (Campfire Propaganda 2013) N  —Appearing at Blueberry Hill Duck Room this Tuesday (12/17).


The King Pins “Door Banger aka Ninety Four Second Surf”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace Records 2009) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 60s guitar instrumental.


Hurray For The Riff Raff “I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)”
from Small Town Heroes (ATO www.atorecords.com 2014) N  —From their forthcoming Feb 11, 2014 release - Tue 2/25 Shovels & Rope w/Hurray for the Riff Raff will be at Off Broadway.


Shelby Lynne “Call Me Up”
from Thanks - EP (Everso Records 2013) N  —New 5-song EP which just came out this week.


Neil Young “The Emperor of Wyoming”
from Neil Young (Reprise 1968) —Music bed.


Brandi Clark “Just Like Him”
from 12 Stories (Slate Creek Records 2013) N  —This definitely will be in my top 10 albums of 2013.


Merle Haggard “If We Make It Through December”
from A Country Christmas with Merle Haggard (Liberty 1973) —One of my favorite Merle Haggard compositions.


Paul Kelly “How To Make Gravy”
from Words and Music (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1998)


Bill Morrissey “Birches”
from Night Train (New Rounder 1993) —This one goes out to the memory of Larry Weir.

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