Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Feb 6th 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
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)”
from Sweetheart 2014 Comp (Hear Music 2014) N —Stevie Wonder cover found on this new compilation of various artists singing love songs. - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings w/Valerie June will be at the Pageant in March (Sunday 3/2).
Margie Joseph “Stop! In the Name of Love (Single Version)”
from Soulsville Sings Hitsville: Stax Sings Songs Of Motown Records (Concord Records, Inc. 2008) —1970 version of the Supremes hit written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland Jr. recorded at Stax. The opening recitation about cheating kicks this off in grand style.
Paul Rodgers “That's How Strong My Love Is”
from The Royal Sessions (429 Records www.429records.com 2014) N —Paul Rodgers has always been one of rock music's finest vocalists as his stint with Free and Bad Company proved. On this new album recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis, he does lots of great takes on some of his favorite soul songs.
Dee Dee Warwick “I'm Doing Fine”
from I Want To Be With You /I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (Expanded) (Soul Music Records 2013) —Reissue of her 1967 Mercury album along with seven bonus single sides from 1965-1968. This song from the album was written by Horace Ott.
Chuck Berry “Jo Jo Gunne”
from Johnny B. Goode: His Complete '50s Chess Recordings (Hip-O Select 2007) —1958 single recorded in Chuck Berry's offices in St. Louis, MO. He plays all the instruments on this track.
The Dream Syndicate “Outlaw Blues (Live At KPFK)”
from The Day Before Wine and Roses (Live At KPFK, September 5, 1982) (OMNIVORE RECORDINGS (OMN) 2014) —Live in-studio KPFK radio recording made in 1982 shortly before their release of "Days of Wine and Roses." Steve Wynn has always had a way with Bob Dylan covers. He's done a lot of them. This recording was made at 2:00 AM in the morning.
Arctic Monkeys “No. 1 Party Anthem”
from AM (Domino www.dominorecordco.com 2013) —I think Alex Turner has one of the best voices singing rock these days. Despite the title, you probably wouldn't use this song to get the party started. You would be glad to hear it at the end of the party, though.
Dean and Britta “Silver Factory Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.
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