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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Dec 19th 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Dec 19th 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

7:38am

Ray Charles and Betty Carter “Baby, It's Cold Outside” from The Spirit of Christmas (Rhino 1997) —There have been many great versions of this song but I think this is still the best. Written by Frank Loesser and released in 1962.Buy it!

7:40am

Pearl Bailey “Jingle Bells Cha-Cha-Cha” from Christmas Belles (Rhino 2000) —Probably not the way James Pierpont envisioned this song when he wrote it. Recorded for the Roulette label in 1959.Buy it!

7:44am

Lou Rawls “Christmas Will Really Be Christmas” from Merry Christmas, Baby (Capitol Records 1967) —1967 song written by J.W. Alexander and Ben Raleigh.Buy it!

7:47am

Duke Ellington “Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy)” from Wonderland: Yulesville (Shout! Factory 2003) —1960 swinging instrumental version of Tchaikovsky's "The Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy" arranged by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.Buy it!

7:50am

Ella Fitzgerald “Good Morning Blues” from Ella Wishes You A Merry Christmas (Verve 2002) —Count Basie song from 1960.Buy it!

7:53am

Mabel Scott “Boodie Woogie Santa Claus” from Hipster's Holiday (Rhino 1989) —Boogie woogie Christmas song from 1948.Buy it!

7:55am

Billy May and His Orchestra “Do You Believe In Santa Claus” from Ultra Lounge: Christmas Cocktails Part Three (Capitol Records 2004)Buy it!

8:03am

Rufus Thomas “I'll Be Your Santa, Baby” from Christmas In Soulsville (Concord Music Group 2007)Buy it!

8:07am

The Soul Duo “Just a Sad Xmas” from Just a Sad Xmas single (Shiptown 1970) —1969 deep soul track recorded by the duo made up of Little Ida (Ida Sands) and Little Daddy (Joe Webster).Buy it!

8:10am

Jimmy Beasley “Christmas Is Here Again” from Jimmy's House Party (Ace Records 2002) —Recorded in 1957 by the acollade of Fats Domino.Buy it!

8:14am

The Candy Store “Frosty The Snowman” from Snow 2: The Get Easy Collection (Universal 2004) —Recorded in 1969 for the Decca label. More than slighly influenced by Phil Spector.Buy it!

8:17am

The Temptations “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” from 20th Century Masters - The Christmas Collection: The Best of The Temptations (Uni/Motown 2001) —1970 Motown recording.Buy it!

8:20am

Lisa Mychols “Listen to the Bells Ring” from Lost Winter's Dream (Rev-Ola 1991) —The Wondermints back Lisa Mychols on the hard-to-find and highly recommended Christmas album that should be regarded as a classic..Buy it!

8:26am

Aimee Mann “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” from One More Drifter In the Snow (Superego 2006)Buy it!

8:30am

Attic Lights “Why Should Christmas Be So Hard?” from A Christmas Gift for You From Elefant Records (Elefant 2012) —Beach Boys influenced track from the band out of Glasgow, Scotland.Buy it!

8:33am

Saint Etienne “My Christmas Prayer” from A Glimpse of Stocking (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2010) —1993 single written by Billy Fury.Buy it!

8:38am

Calexico “Gift X-Change” from Aerocalexico (Our Soil, Our Strength www.casadecalexico.com 2001) —Hey, they can't all be toe-tappers. Affecting song sung by Joey Burns.Buy it!

8:41am

Low “Just Like Christmas” from Christmas (Kranky 1999) —One of the best Christmas albums (OK, an EP in this case) of the last 15 years.Buy it!

8:44am

The Pretenders “2000 Miles” from Learning to Crawl (Sire Records 1984) —Sometimes you just have to go with the tried and true.Buy it!

8:49am

Sam Phillips “Oh Holy Night” from Cold Dark Night (self www.georgeportz.com 2009)Buy it!

8:51am

Au Revoir Simone “Christmas Time is Here” from I'll Stay 'Til After Christmas (Animal World 2008N Buy it!

8:54am

Nick Lowe “Christmas Can't Be far Away” from Quality Street - A Seasonal Selection for All The Family (Yep Roc 2013N  —By far, the best Christmas release of 2013.Buy it!

9:01am

Brenda Lee “I'm Gonna Lasso Santa Claus” from Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree: The Decca Recordings (MCA/Decca 1999) —1956 Decca singleBuy it!

9:03am

Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Santa's On His Way” from The Country Christmas Collection (Mercury 1991)Buy it!

9:06am

Loretta Lynn “To Heck With Ole Santa Claus” from 20th Century Masters - The Christmas Collection: The Best of Loretta Lynn (MCA NASHVILLE 2005) —1966 song written by Loretta Lynn.Buy it!

9:09am

Faron Young “I'm Gonna Tell Santa Claus On You” from Christmas On the Range (CAPITOL NASHVILLE 1995) —1953 recording written by Thelma Blackmon.Buy it!

9:11am

Charlie Rich “Santa Claus's Daughter” from It Ain't Gonna Be That Way: The Complete Smash Sessions (Ace 2011) —Recorded in 1965.Buy it!

9:15am

Bob Dylan “Must Be Santa” from Christmas in the Heart (Columbia 2009)Buy it!

9:18am

Roy Smeck “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer” (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2004) —1951 instrumental version of the Christmas classic. From this compilation made up of 30 different versions of this song.Buy it!

9:20am

Johnny Lee “Santa's Ride” from Phroomf / Santa's Ride 45 single (Diva)Buy it!

9:22am

Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva “The Christmas Song” from TBA (TBA) —Recorded in 1963.Buy it!

9:28am

Toni Wine “My Boyfriend's Coming Home for Christmas” from ...Christmas Past (Westside 1998) —1963 recording for the Colpix label.Buy it!

9:30am

The Harmony Grits “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” from Christmas Doo Wop Classics (Delta - X5 Music Group 2013) —Recorded in 1959.Buy it!

9:32am

Clarence Carter “Back Door Santa” from Soul Christmas (Atlantic 1968) —1968 song co-written by Clarence Carter and Marcus Daniel.Buy it!

9:35am

Carla Thomas “Gee Whiz It’s Christmas” from The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles Vol. I (Rhino/Atlantic) —1963 song written by Carla Thomas and Steve Cropper.Buy it!

9:38am

Kim Weston “Wish You A Merry Christmas” from 20th Century Masters - The Christmas Collection: The Best of Motown Christmas (Universal 2003) —Written by Mickey Stevenson and Kim Weston.Buy it!

9:41am

The Pixies Three “Cold, Cold Winter” from Snow 2: The Get Easy Collection (Universal 2004) —1964 recording.Buy it!

9:44am

Bobby Lloyd and the Skeletons “Do You Hear What I Hear / You Really Got Me” from Christmas Party With Eddie G (Columbia 1990)Buy it!

9:47am

The Ventures “Sleigh Ride” from The Ventures' Christmas Album (Sundazed 1965)Buy it!

9:50am

Kamikaze Cowboy “White Christmas/Silver Bells/White Christmas” from Kamikaze Christmas (Revenge Records)Buy it!

9:53am

Thurl Ravenscroft “You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” from You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch with Classic Dialogue (Mercury 1997)Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.