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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jan 23rd 2014

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jan 23rd 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


Mary Ann Fisher “Put On My Shoes”
from Jukebox Jam Vol. 2 (jazzman 2013) —The North Carolina singer was discovered by Ray Charles and was a featured singer in some of his early touring shows in the pre-Raeletts days. Written by Mary Ann Fisher and recorded for the Fire label in 1959.


Ray Charles “Mary Ann”
from Pure Genius - The Complete Atlantic Recordings (Rhino 2005) —Written by Ray Charles for the aforementioned singer, Mary Ann Fisher, and recorded in 1955.


Los Lobos “Lonely Avenue”
from Till the Night Is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus (Rhino 1995) —This song was written by Doc Pomus and was a hit for Ray Charles. This version by Los Lobos features the lead vocals of Cesar Rosas.


Margie Hendrix “Don't Destroy Me”
from Cheatin' Soul and the Southern Dream of Freedom (Trikont 2005) —Margie Hendrix was one of the most famous Raeletts and she recorded this in 1968 for the Nashville-based Sound Stage 7 label.


Ray Charles “Blues Hangover”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —Music bed. 1955 instrumental written by Lloyd Glenn.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Retreat!”
from Give The People What They Want (Daptone 2014) N  —Written by Dap-Kings bassist and Daptone Records co-founder Bosco Mann - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings with Valerie June opening will be at the Pageant in March (Sun 3/2).


John Paul Keith “Baby We're a Bad Idea”
from Memphis Circa 3AM (Big Legal Mess Records / Fat Possum / Hostess 2013) —Great title and an even better song written by John Paul Keith.


Lake Street Dive “Bad Self Portraits” (Signature Sounds Recording 2014) N  —This song features the lead vocals of Rachael Price and is from their forthcoming album coming out on Feb. 18.


Menahan Street Band “The Crossing” (Daptone 2012) —Music bed.


The Bo-Keys “I Need More Than One Lifetime (feat. Percy Wiggins)”
from I Need More Than One Lifetime - Single (ELECTRAPHONICRecording 2013) N  —Single from the high-octane band made up of some Memphis soul greats. This track features the lead vocals of Percy Wiggins.


Vicki Anderson “I'm Too Tough for Mr. Big Stuff (Hot Pants)”
from Mother Popcorn: Vicki Anderson Anthology (Soul Brother Records 2004) —Vicki Anderson was the main singer in the James Brown Revue from 1965-1968. This track was produced by James Brown and this 1971 answer song to Jean Knight's "Mr. Big Stuff" was written by Hearlon Martin.


The Ikettes “Camel Walk”
from Talkin' About Ike - Vol. 2 (P-Vine 2008) —1964 Modern single written by Ike Turner.


Shirley Ellis “Soul Time”
from Blow Up A Go-Go! (V2 2000) —1966 soul rave-up written by Shirley Ellis and Charlie Calello.


The Bo-Keys “The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly”
from I Need More Than One Lifetime - Single (ELECTRAPHONICRecording 2013) N  —Instrumental b-side from the Memphis band's 2013 single.


The Animals “Hit The Road, Jack”
from Animalism (MGM 1966) —Written by Percy Mayfield and a huge hit for Ray Charles. Really fine vocal from Eric Burdon on this.


The Strypes “Blue Collar Jane”
from Blue Collar Jane EP (Virgin EMI 2014) N  —Written by Irish band-members Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey, Pete O'Hanlon, and Evan Walsh and found on this 4-song EP which was just released in the U.S. this week.


Claudia Lennear “It Ain't Easy”
from Phew! (Warner Brothers 1973) —Written by Ron Davies and featuring a backing band of Ry Cooder, Jim Dickinson, and Milt Holland among others.


Ike Turner “Twistin' the Strings”
from Talkin' About Ike - Vol. 2 (P-Vine 2008) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental written by Ike Turner.


Randy Newman “Gone Dead Train”
from Performance (Original Soundtrack) (Warner Bros 1970) —Written by Jack Nitzsche and Russ Titelman Randy Newman has never rocked harder.


The Ramblers “Just For Chicks”
from An Outbreak of Twangin' (Psychic Circle 2009) —Music bed. 60s instrumental from the band out of Essex, England.


Eleni Mandell “Foreign Affairs”
from New Coat of Paint - Songs of Tom Waits (Manifesto Records 2000) —Live recording of a Tom Waits song - Eleni (El-Laney) Mandell and Vikesh Kapoor will be at Firebird in February (Tuesday 2/11). I've always wanted to see her play live. Guess I'll finally get the chance.


Lily and Madeleine “Sounds Like Somewhere”
from Lily and Madeleine (Asthmatic Kitty 2013) —From the Indianapolis sisters' 2013 debut full-length release. Fans of First Aid Kit should really like this. Beautiful harmonies on this opening track.


Rosanne Cash “When the Master Calls the Roll”
from The River & The Thread (Blue Note 2014) N  —Written by Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal. Between this and the new Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings release, 2013 is off to a really strong start.


Ry Cooder “Archie's Funeral (Hold to God's Unchanging Hand)”
from The Long Riders (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1980) —Music bed. Traditional song arranged by Ry Cooder.


John Fullbright “Satan & St. Paul”
from From The Ground Up (Blue Dirt Records 2012) —From the talented Oklahoma's singer-songwriter's debut release.


Randy Newman “God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind)”
from Sail Away (Reprise 1972) —"Man means nothing, he means less to me / Than the lowliest cactus flower / Or the humblest Yucca tree He chases round this desert / 'Cause he thinks that's where I'll be / That's why I love mankind."


Tom Waits “Way Down In The Hole”
from Frank's Wild Years (Island 1987) —Written by Tom Waits and featuring Marc Ribot on guitar and Ralph Carney on sax.


Tom Waits “Rainbirds”
from Swordfishtrombones (Island 1983) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Tom Waits.


Sleepy Kitty “Hold Yr Ground”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —From the St. Louis band's second full-length release. Talk about a band who has made huge musical and artistic in-roads and helped put a stamp on St. Louis in just a few short years.


Magnolia Summer “One Step Forward”
from The Hill or the Climb (Undertow 2014) N L —I still haven't heard this new release in its entirety but I sure like what I've heard, so far. Written and sung by Chris Grabau.


Mogwai “Remurdered”
from Rave Tapes (Sub Pop 2014) N  —Music bed. Instrumental from the Glaswegian band's new release which just came out this week.


Patti Smith “April Fool”
from Banga (Columbia 2012) —Written by Patti Smith and Tony Shanahan (who also plays bass and keyboard on this). From the liner notes - "A nod to Gogol and the rusted bike of Milos."


Mose Allison “I'm Alright”
from The Way of the World (Anti- 2010) —Written by Loudon Wainwright III and produced by Joe Henry.


Joe Henry “Our Song”
from Civilians (Anti/Epitaph 2007) —"We push in line at the picture show / For cool air and a chance to see / A vision of ourselves portrayed / As younger and braver and humble and free."


Greg Brown “Boomtown”
from The Poet Game (Red House Records www.redhouserecords.com 1994) —Fri 1/31 Greg Brown – Sheldon


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


Lone Justice “Cactus Rose”
from This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983 (Omnivore Recordings 2014) N  —Previously unreleased 1983 song written by Marvin Etzioni and Maria McKee.


Lydia Loveless “Boy Crazy”
from Boy Crazy - EP (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) —Wed 3/5 Lydia Loveless – Off Broadway


Southern Culture on The Skids “Rose Garden”
from Countrypolitan Favorites (Yep Roc 2007) —Mary Huff provides the lead vocals on this Joe South song.


Robbie Fulks “Cocktails”
from 13 Hillbilly Giants (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001) —This Bill Anderson cover begins this set of cautionary tales.


The Dock Ellis Band “Drinkin' to Forget”
from Bad Songs And Waltzes (self-released 2013) L —Yes, these things happen.


Jerry Lee Lewis “What's Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me)”
from The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology (Rhino 1993) —This song was composed by Glenn Sutton and recorded in 1968.


Charlie Walker “Who Will Buy the Wine”
from Greatest Honky Tonk Hits (Audium 2003) —Maybe there are drinking country songs as good as this one but thre aren't country drinking songs better than this one. Written by Billy Mize and recorded in 1960.


Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers “Drink Up And Go Home”
from Jimmy Martin Songs for Dinner (louisvillemusic.com Records 2005) —Jimmy Martin does the definitive version of this Freddie Hart song but thhis is pretty good, too.


Unknown artist “What is beer?”
from The Salty Dog Presents Music To Drink Beer BY... (Salty Dog) —The question in the title gets answered at the very end of this song.


Roky Erickson & Bleib Alien “Starry Eyes”
from I Have Always Been Here Before (Shout! Factory 2005) —Written by Roky Erickson and recorded in 1975 - Sat 2/1 Black Angels w/ Roky Erickson – Firebird


Bill Lloyd “I Went Electric”
from Set to Pop (East Side Digital 1989) —Just a perfect pop song written by Bill Lloyd.


Sam Phillips “When I'm Alone”
from Push Any Button (Littlebox Recordings 2013) —Continuing my quest to make Sam Phillips a household name.


I Marc 4 “The Sound”
from The Psych Jazzy Beat of I Marc 4 (Black Cat Records) —Music bed. Italian soundtrack song recorded circa 1970-1976.


Jason Isbell “Stockholm”
from Southeastern (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2013) —Sun 2/9 Jason Isbell w/Robert Ellis – Plush / Mon 2/10 Jason Isbell w/ Robert Ellis – Off Broadway


Gene Clark “The Radio Song”
from Flying High (A&M 1998) —Written by Gene Clark and recorded in 1968.


The Byrds “Eight Miles High”
from Fifth Dimension (Columbia 1966) —I'll never grow tired in this sing written Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, and Gene Clark.


The Byrds “Bound to Fall (Instrumental)”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Expanded) (Columbia 1997) —Music bed. Instrumental from 1967.

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