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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jan 9th 2014

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jan 9th 2014 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


Al Green “Have You Been Making Out O.K.”
from Call Me (HI 1973) —Gorgeous, shimmering soul song written by Al Green and produced by Willie Mitchell.


Ann Peebles “(You Keep Me) Hangin' On”
from I Can't Stand the Rain (Hi Records 1974) —Originally recorded by Joe Simon and written by Ira Allen, Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland, and Buddy Mize. Another one beautifully produced by Willie Mitchell.


Erma Coffee “You Made Me What I Am”
from Something New to Do: The Phillip Mitchell Songbook (Kent 2013) —Written by Phillip Mitchell who had songs recorded by the likes of Bobby Womack, The Staple Singers, Mary Wells, Candi Staton, and Archie Bell & The Drells. This 1973 single was produced by Willie Mitchell and her only recording for Hi Records.


Willie Mitchell “On The Other Side”
from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1970 Hi Records instrumental written by Willie Mitchell and Teenie Hodges.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Goldfinger”
from Goldfinger - Single (Daptone 2013) N  —From a single put out on Christmas Day by Daptone. The Dap-Kings get down with James Bond. Written by John Barry. - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings with Valerie June opening will be at the Pageant in March (Sun 3/2).


The Civil Tones “Soul to Go”
from City Stoopin' (Pravda 2011) L —Instrumental written by guitarist Robin Allen. This one grooves, mightily. Everybody in this St. Louis band gets to stretch out on this one.


The Soul Children “Hearsay”
from Stax Groove Masters - Vol. 2 (Warner Music France 2000) —Written by Norman West and John Colbert of The Soul Children and produced by Jim Stewart and Al Jackson Jr. John Colbert and Anita Louis go at it in this cheating soul song. This is pretty great.


The Martinis “Key Chain”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Music bed. Soul instrumental out of Memphis recorded circa 1965-67.


Kendra Morris “Cry Me A River”
from MockingBird (wax poetics 2013) —Her first record was made up of all originals. This time around she interprets other artists' songs. She decided to include this after hearing Bettye LaVette's version. She does everything from Lou Reed and Radiohead songs to Burt Bacharach and Bria


Betty Bibbs “Pounds of Soul”
from Super Funk Presents Funk Soul Sisters (BGP url 2003) —Previously unissued recording from 1968. It always amazes me when tracks this good take so long to see the light of day.


Marvin Gaye “This Love Starved Heart of Mine (It's Killing Me)”
from The Motown 7s Box (Universal 2013) N  —Rave-up found on this collection of Motown rare and/or previously unreleased 45s. This was recorded in 1967 and was composed by Helen Lewis and Kay Lewis.


Earl Van Dyke “Can I Get A Witness”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More (Motown 2012) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental version of the Marvin Gaye hit written by Holland, Dozier, and Holland.


Chuck Berry “It Wasn't Me”
from You Never Can Tell: His Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966 (Hip-O Select 2009) —1965 song written by Chuck Berry - Chuck Berry's 200th performance at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room will be taking place next Wednesday (Jan. 15). Don't even try thinking about getting tickets. Long sold out.


Motel Mirrors “Suddenly You (feat. Amy LaVere & John Paul Keith)”
from Motel Mirrors (feat. Amy LaVere & John Paul Keith) (Archer Records wwwarcher-records.com 2013) —Motel Mirrors (feat. John Paul Keith, Amy LaVere, and Shawn Zorn) will be at Off Broadway tomorrow night (Fri 1/10). Highly recommended.


Evie Sands “I Can't Let Go”
from The Red Bird Girls Very First Time in True Stereo 1964-1966 (Real Gone Music 2011) —1965 Blue Cat recording written by Chip Taylor and Al Gorgoni.


The Pastel Six “Bandido”
from Intoxica! Strange And Sleazy Instrumental Sounds From the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. 1962 Southern California garage rock instrumental.


The Everly Brothers “Love Is Strange”
from Beat & Soul (Warner Bros. 1965) —This one goes out to the memory of Phil Everly who passed away last Friday at the age of 74. Seeing as how they influenced the sound of bands like the Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, and The Beach Boys, their impact on pop music is immeasurable.


Rank And File “Lucky Day”
from The Slash Years (Rhino/Slash 2004) —Hard to imagine the existence of this song without the influence of the Everly Brothers. This 1982 song was written and sung by Chip and Tony Kinman.


Rockpile “Heart”
from Seconds of Pleasure (Columbia 1980) —Rockpile were also big fans of The Everly Brothers. Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds recorded a 4-song EP of Everly Brothers songs.


The Flying Burrito Bros. “Wake Up Little Susie”
from Close Up The Honky Tonks (A & M 1972) —Previously unreleased version of the Everly Brothers hit written by Boudleaux Bryant and Felice Bryant. Acoording to the liner notes, this song was in the Burrito repertoire from beginning to end of the band's existence.


Camera Obscura “Phil and Don”
from Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken - EP (Merge Records 2006) —Ode to the Everly Brothers written by Kenny McKeeve and sung by Kenny McKeeve and Traceyanne Campbell.


Elliott Smith “Waltz #2 (XO)”
from XO (DreamWorks 1998) —"First the mic, then a half cigarette, Singing 'Cathy’s Clown'."


Chuck Prophet “The Left Hand and the Right Hand (live)”
from Live at KDHX - Vol. 11 (KDHX 2013) —A song about brotherly love and discord recorded live at KDHX on 3/22/12.


The String-A-Longs “Black Grass”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1968.


Belle and Sebastian “Crash”
from Late Night Tales: Belle and Sebastian, Vol. 2 (Late Night Tales 2012) —Slowed-down version of the Primitives' song. Works for me.


Eleni Mandell “Girls”
from Miracle of Five (Zedtone 2007) —Tue 2/11 Eleni Mandell and Vikesh Kapoor – Firebird


Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks “Lariat”
from Wig Out At Jagbags (Matador 2014) N  —This release just came out this week - Sat 2/15 Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks w/Tyvek – Old Rock House


The Rumblers “Night Scene”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1964.


Aquitaine “Two of Me”
from American Pulverizer, Pt. 2 - EP (S/R 2013) N L —New 5-song EP by the "Psychedelic/Post-Punk/Pop" St. Louis band - Aquitaine, England in 1819, MusicEmbryo, & Owen Pye will be at Plush on Friday (1/24).


The Easybeats “St. Louis”
from gonna have a good time Single (Retroactive 1999) —1969 Australian single written by Harry Vanda and George Young.


Honey Ltd. “Louie, Louie”
from The Complete LHI Recordings (Light In The Attic 2013) —You've heard this song a million times but not like this. Recorded in 1968, arranged by Jack Nitzsche, and produced by Lee Hazlewood and Donnie Owens.


Jack Nitzsche “Baja”
from The Lonely Surfer (Collectors' Choice Music 1963) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Lee Hazlewood.


Lee Hazlewood “No Train to Stockholm”
from The LHI Years: Singles, Nudes & Backsides (1968-1971) (Light In The Attic 2012) —Uh, some of the strangest cover artwork I've seen. Written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded in 1970.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come On Over (Turn Me On)”
from Sunday at Devil Dirt (V2 2008) —Written, arranged and produced by Isobel Campbell.


Little Dragon “Twice”
from Little Dragon (Peacefrog 2007) —Yukimi Nagano fronts this Swedish band and sings lead on this affecting piano ballad with washes of elecrtonica thrown in.


Alexandre Desplat “The Heroic Weather-Conditions of the Universe - Part 2: Smoke/Fire”
from Moonrise Kingdom (Original Soundtrack) (ABKCO 2012) —Music bed.


Sleepy Kitty “Batman: The Ride”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —Return of Laser Kitty! A Sleepy Kitty/Laserium Experience takes place this Saturday (1/11) at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. A laser show set to the music of their forthcoming album "Projection Room." That has to b


Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.


Tony Borders “Gentle On My Mind”
from Behind Closed Doors: Where Country Meets Soul (Kent 2012) —The Southern soul singer out of Sheffield, AL kills on this 1969 version of the John Hartford song.


Candi Staton “His Hands” (Honest Jon's Records 2006) —This one's not exactly like "Gentle on my Mind." Written by Will Oldham (aka Bonnie "Prince" Billy) and produced by Mark Nevers. This is one powerful song.


Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie "Prince" Billy “Breakdown”
from What the Brothers Sang (Drag City www.dragcity.com 2013) —Written by Kris Krisofferson and found on this 2013 release made up entirely of songs written or previously interpreted by the Everly Brothers.


Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Heart Attack “Ballad Of The Black Chihuahua”
from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Heart Attack (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2007) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Jon Rauhouse.


Chris Mills “Such A Beautiful Thing”
from Heavy Years: 2000-2010 (Ernest Jennings 2011) —The singer/songwriter born in Collinsville, IL has been making albums since 1998. He will be at Off Broadway in two weeks (Thursday 1/23). 18 Stories is opening.


Neko Case & Her Boyfriends “Bowling Green”
from The Virginian (Mint Records 1997) —Neko Case and Carl Newman sing on this duet version of a song originally recorded by the Everly Brothers in 1967.


The Everly Brothers “The Price Of Love”
from Walk Right Back: The Every Brothers on Warner Bros. 1960 to 1969 (Warner 1993) —1965 song written by Don and Phil Everly.


The Cliffters “Django”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. 60s guitar instrumental from a band based out of Copenhagen.


The Lovin' Spoonful “Darling Be Home Soon”
from The Lovin' Spoonful: Greatest Hits (Buddah 2000) —1966 song written by John B. Sebastian.


Paul Kelly “Time and Tide”
from Spring and Fall (Gawdaggle 2012) —Written by Australian singer/songwriter Paul Kelly and featuring some really nice harmony vocals by Vika and Linda Bull.


Joe Henry “Taken On The Chin”
from Songs for Slim: Rockin' Here Tonight - A Benefit Compilation for Slim Dunlap (New West 2013) —From this compilation of various artists covering Slim Dunlap songs to raise money to care for the the guitrist and songwriter who will need extensive medical care for the rest of his life due to suffering a severe stroke.


Richmond Fontaine “Walking Back to Our Place at 3 AM”
from We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River CD Album (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2009) —Music bed. Instrumental from the band based out of Portland, OR.


Kirsty Maccoll “A New England”
from From Croydon to Cuba (Virgin 2005) —Written by Billy Bragg and recorded for Stiff Records in 1984.


Veronica Falls “Buried Alive”
from Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland 2013) —This album made a number of KDHX DJ top 10 album lists for 2013. Guitar-driven indie pop from the Scottish band now relocated to London.


Comet Gain “Books of California”
from Broken Record Prayers (What's Your Rupture 2009) —British indie pop song written and sung by David Christian.


The Chandelles “El Gato”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From The Norman Petty Vaults (Sundazed Music 2007) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental.


Buffalo Springfield “Mr. Soul”
from Box Set (Rhino 2001) —Mono version of a 1966 song written by Neil Young.

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