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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 6th 2014

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

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

7:01am

Syl Johnson “Soul Drippin'”
from Complete Mythology (Numero Group 2010) —1969 Chicago soul track originally released in 1969 and found on this 80-track, six-LP, four-CD set which compiles Syl Johnson recordings from labels such as Twilight/Twinight, King/Federal, One-Derful, P-Vine and more.

7:04am

Bobby Patterson “Soul Is Our Music”
from Soul Is My Music - The Best of Bobby Patterson (Sundazed Music 2003) —Texas soul track written by Bobby Patterson and recorded for the Jetstar label in 1967. As he says in the liner notes, "That was a record, man! That was kind of Arthur Conley-ish."

7:06am

Dyke and the Blazers “We Got More Soul” (BGP Records 2007) —Another soul artist name -dropping song and this is one of the best. Recorded in 1969 and written by Arlester "Dyke" Christian. Soul and funk at its finest.

7:10am

Arthur Conley “Sweet Soul Music”
from Sweet Soul Music (Atlantic 1967) —Otis Redding took Arthur Conley under his wing and produced this album as well as co-writing three songs with Arthur Conley (including this one) and including two additional compositions he wrote by himself.

7:12am

Syl Johnson “Soul Heaven”
from Complete Mythology (Numero Group 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental version of "Is It Because I'm Black" written by Syl Johnson and Tommy Guerrero.

7:14am

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).

7:17am

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.

7:22am

Doris Duke “I Don't Care Anymore”
from I'm A Loser (Alive Natural Sound 2014) —Deep southern soul track written by Gary U.S. Bonds, Jerry Williams Jr (aka Swamp Dogg), and Maurice Gimbel. This whole album is a gem and is highly recommended for southern soul music aficionados.

7:25am

Ben & Spence “A Stone Loser”
from Hall of Fame Volume 3 (Kent 2014) N  —Previously unreleased 1968 recording made at FAME studios and written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham. This soul duo featured the lead vocals of Ben Moore and Spencer James.

7:28am

The Mar-Keys “Plantation Inn”
from Stay In School: Don't Be a Drop Out (Stax Records url 1967) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental written by Isaac Hayes, Al Jackson Jr., and Steve Cropper.

7:31am

Mayer Hawthorne “A Long Time”
from How Do You Do (Universal Republic Records 2011) —Mayer Hawthorne will be at the Pageant on Thursday (2/20). Also on the bill is Quadron. - This ode to Detroit which talks about Henry Ford and Berry Gordy Jr. was written by Mayer Hawthorne.

7:35am

Rumer “Aretha”
from Seasons of My Soul (Warner Music UK 2010) —Gorgeous vocals and production on this song written by Sarah Joyce (aka Rumer) and producer-multi-instrumentalist, Steve Brown. Talk about a really strong debut album.

7:38am

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.

7:42am

Booker T. And The MGs “Soul Clap '69”
from Stax Profiles (Stax/Concord 2006) —Music bed. 1969 Stax single written by Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn, Booker T. Jones, and Al Jackson Jr.

7:43am

Brenton Wood “Gimme Little Sign”
from Kent's Cellar of Soul - Volume 3 (Kent 2014) N  —1967 soul classic written by Joseph Hooven, Alfred Smith (aka Brenton Wood, and Jerry Winn and recorded for the Double Shot label.

7:44am

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.

7:47am

The Shangri-Las “Heaven Only Knows”
from Myrmidons Of Melodrama (RPM 1994) —Written by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich and recorded in 1965.

7:49am

The Fireballs “Light My Fire”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 60s instrumental version of the Doors song.

7:53am

The Len Price 3 “Swing Like a Monkey”
from Nobody Knows (JLM Music 2014) N  —New release from the 60s-influenced band out of North Kent, UK. Undeniably catchy.

7:59am

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.

8:01am

The Space Cossacks “The Apes Of Wrath”
from Tsar Wars (Musick Recordings musickrecordings.com 2000) —Music bed. It's kind of close to a monkey instrumental.

8:03am

Eleni Mandell “Maybe Yes”
from Let's Fly a Kite (Yep Roc 2014) N  —This album features backing by Nick Lowe's backing band and was produced by Neil Brockbank (who has produced many Nick Lowe albums). - Tue 2/11 Eleni Mandell and Vikesh Kapoor – Firebird.

8:06am

Dum Dum Girls “Are You Okay?”
from Too True (Sub Pop Records 2014) N  —Written and sung by Dee Dee and produced by Richard Gottehrer and Sune Rose Wagner. Tuneful and melancholy in one package.

8:09am

The New Mendicants “Sarasota”
from Into the Lime (One Little Indian Records Ltd 2014) N  —Beautiful pop song from the band made up of Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub), Joe Pernice (Pernice Brothers), and Mike Belitsky (Sadies).

8:12am

Jenny O. “1941”
from This Is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson, Vol. 1 Comp (The Royal Potato Family www.royalpotatofamily.com 2014) N  —I'm not going to say all the tracks on this new tribute to Harry Nilsson are stellar but this is a really nice take.

8:15am

The String-A-Longs “Groovin'”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental version of the Young Rascals song.

8:18am

Water Liars “Ray Charles Dream”
from Water Liars (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2014) N  —New release from the Mississippi-based band featuring the songs of Justin Kinkel-Schuster, formerly of the St. Louis band, Theodore.

8:20am

Smith “Tell Him No”
from A Group Called Smith (Dunhill 1969) —Fine cover version of the Zombies song written by Rod Argent. Gayle McCormick sings lead on this.

8:23am

The Zombies “This Will Be Our Year”
from Odessey and Oracle CD Album (CBS 1968) —Written by Chris White and recorded in 1967 at Abbey Road Studios. So great.

8:26am

Camera Obscura “Let's Get Out of This Country” CD Album (Merge 2006) —Written and sung by Tracyanne Campbell.

8:29am

Daniele Luppi “Photochic”
from An Italian Story (Rhino 2004) —Music bed.

8:32am

Richard Thompson “Cooksferry Queen (live)”
from Semi-Detached Mock Tudor (Beeswing 2002) —Wed 2/19 Richard Thompson (Solo Acoustic) w/Teddy Thompson – Pageant

8:36am

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.

8:40am

Bob Dylan “Motorpsycho Nitemare”
from Another Side of Bob Dylan (Columbia 1964) —"Then in comes his daughter whose name was Rita / She looked like she stepped out of La Dolce Vita."

8:45am

Stan Getz “Blowin' In The Wind”
from The Sounds of America: The Singles Collection (Verve/Universal 2013) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental version of the Bob Dylan song.

8:47am

The Last Shadow Puppets “The Age Of The Understatement”
from The Age of the Understatement (Domino Records 2008) —Written by Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) - he also sings lead on this - and Miles Kane (Rascals). The London Metropolitan Orchestra is used to good effect on this album.

8:50am

Arctic Monkeys “Riot Van”
from Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (Domino www.dominorecordco.com 2006) —Lead vocals and lyrics by Alex Turner. - Sat 2/15 Arctic Monkeys – Pageant

8:52am

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.

8:56am

Chuck Prophet “Let's Do Something Wrong”
from Soap and Water (Yep Roc 2007) —Chuck Prophet's so cool he even makes a children's chorus work.

9:00am

Dean and Britta “Silver Factory Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) —Music bed.

9:06am

Leyla McCalla “Song for a Dark Girl”
from Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes (Fat Possum 2014) N  —New solo debut with most of the tracks featuring her musical arrangements of various Langston Hughes poems. She plays cello, banjo, and guitar on this album.

9:09am

Pete Seeger “What Did You Learn In School Today?”
from Broadside Ballads, Vol. 2 (Folkways Records www.folkways.si.edu 1963) —Written by Tom Paxton. Been hearing so much Pete Seeger on KDHX in memory of his passing. It does the heart good.

9:10am

The Haden Triplets “My Baby's Gone”
from The Haden Triplets (Third Man www.thirdmanrecords.com 2014) N  —New debut album from Petra, Rachel, and Tanya Haden, the daughters of jazz bassist Charlie Haden. This song was written by Hazel Houser and originally recorded by the Louvin Brothers.

9:14am

Laura Cantrell “Letter She Sent”
from No Way There From Here (Thrift Shop Recordings 2014) —This new release just came out last week and is highly recommended. Really terrific songwriting.

9:17am

Duane Eddy “High Noon”
from The Best Of Duane Eddy (RCA Victor 1965) —Music bed. 1962 instrumental.

9:21am

Paul Burch “Straight Tears, No Chaser”
from Fevers (Plowboy Records, Llc 2013) —Fri 2/7 The Ragbirds w/Paul Burch – Gramophone

9:25am

Phosphorescent “Tomorrow Is a Long Time”
from Sweetheart 2014 Comp (Hear Music 2014) N  —Written by Bob Dylan and found on this new release of various artists singing love songs.

9:29am

Thea Gilmore “I'll Be Your Baby Tonight”
from John Wesley Harding (Fulfill 2011) —Why just do one Bob Dylan song when you can do a whole album's worth? This UK singer is a really fine interpreter of other artists' music.

9:32am

Speedy West “Lazy Summer Evening”
from Guitar Spectacular (Sundazed Music 1962) —Music bed. 1962 instrumental penned by Speedy West.

9:35am

The Hold Steady “I Hope This Whole Thing Didn't Frighten You”
from Teeth Dreams (Razor & Tie 2014) N  —From their forthcoming album slated for release on 3/25. What a show at Off Broadway last Saturday.

9:39am

The Incurables “Famous Last Words”
from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012) L —Written and sung by Jimmy Griffin with Paige Brubeck of Sleepy Kitty on backing vocals.

9:42am

Sleepy Kitty “Hold Yr Ground”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —This new release is the second full-length album by the St. Louis band. Highly recommended.

9:46am

Sleepy Kitty “Western Antagonist Refllection”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) L —Music bed.

9:47am

Ransom Note “My Funny Valentine”
from single (self Self 2014) N L —Merv Shrock gets romantic on your ass.

9:51am

Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys “Feelins”
from Soul Meets Country! - EP (Major Label Records 2013) N  —New cover version of a song originally recorded by Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn.

9:54am

Nick Lowe “Poor Side Of Town”
from The Convincer (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2001) —Of course Nick Lowe is going to a great version of this Johnny Rivers song. Was there ever any doubt?


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