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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 13th 2014

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 13th 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


Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson “Lover's Holiday”
from Keny's Cellar of Soul Volume 3 (Kent 2014) N  —Hang on - we're going in! Three hours of duets on this Valentines Day eve show. - Recorded in 1968 for the Nashville-based SSS International label.


Eddie Floyd & Mavis Staples “Ain't That Good”
from Boy Meets Girl (Stax / Concord 2009) —1969 soul duet written by Eddie Floyd and Booker T. Jones.


William Bell and Judy Clay “My Baby Specializes”
from Duets (Stax Records url 1968) —1968 song written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter and found on this collection of duets Wlliam Bell sang with Judy Clay, Mavis Staples, and Carla Thomas that were previously released as singles between 1968-1973.


Otis Redding & Carla Thomas “Tramp”
from King & Queen (Stax Records url 1967) —Written by Lowell Fulsom and Jimmy McCracklin. One of the greatest soul duets, ever. - "I got six Cadillacs, five Lincolns, four Fords Six Mercuries, three T-Birds, Mustang / Ooh, I'm a lover."


Willie Mitchell “Since I Met You Baby”
from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental version of the Ivory Joe Hunter song.


Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys “Lovey Dovey”
from Soul Meets Country! - EP (Major Label Records 2013) —Really fine new version of the song written by King Curtis and Ahmet Ertegun and made famous by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas.


Betty Everett & Jerry Butler “I Can't Stand It”
from Delicious Together (Vee-Jay 1964) —Written by Smokey McAlister and later recorded by The Spencer Davis Group and The Soul Sisters.


Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell “If I Could Build My World Around You”
from The Complete Duets (Motown 2001) —If you ever want all the duets of Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell in one place, this two-disc collection is where you want to go. Also includes previously unreleased duets and some solo Tammi Terrell songs. Sublime. - This track was recorded in 1967.


Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston “What Good Am I Without You”
from Take Two (Tamla 1966) —Written by Alphonso Higdon and William "Mickey" Stevenson. Love the way the two drum hits start this off.


Earl Van Dyke (aka The Funk Brothers) “You're a Wonderful One”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums and More (Hip-O Select/Motown Records 2012) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental version on the Marvin Gaye song.


Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway “Baby I Love You”
from Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (Atlantic 1972) —Written by Ronny Shannon and featuring Donny Hathaway on piano. Truly a classic soul duet album.


Bill Withers & Bobby Womack “It's All Over Now”
from Just As I Am / Still Bill (Raven 2003) —1975 recording written by Bobby Womack and Shirley Jean Womack. This one tears it up. One of two bonus tracks added to this re-release of Bill Wither's first two albums. Highly recommended.


James Carr & Betty Harris “I'm a Fool For You”
from A Man Needs a Woman (Kent 2003) —Recorded in 1967 for the Memphis-based Goldwax label.


Inez & Charlie Foxx “Mockingbird”
from Count The Days (Charly 1995) —Another soul duet classic. Recorded in 1968 and written by the brother/sister duo from North Carolina.


Earl Van Dyke (aka The Funk Brothers) “He Was Really Sayin' Something”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums and More (Hip-O Select/Motown Records 2012) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental version of the Velvelettes song.


Booker T. Jones “Representing Memphis”
from The Road From Memphis (Anti 2011) —Written by Booker T. Jones and Liv Jones and featuring the duet vocals of Sharon Jones & Matt Berninger - Sun 3/2 Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings w/Valerie June – Pageant.


Peter Wolf & Mick Jagger “Nothin' But the Wheel”
from Sleepless (artemis records 2002) —Written by John Scott Sherrill and featuring Peter Wolf and Mick Jagger on a song which sure wouldn't sound out of place on a Rolling Stones album.


Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “I See The Rain”
from Under The Covers - Vol. 1 (Shout! Factory 2006) —Cover version of a song originally recorded by the Marmalade in 1967. As it says in the liner notes - "It's super groovy and muy obscure."


Jackie DeShannon with The Byrds “Splendor In The Grass”
from Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 (Rhino 2010) —1966 Imperial single written by Jackie DeShannon and featuring the vocals of Jackie DeShannon, Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, and David Crosby. - KDHX Presents: Eight Miles High: A Tribute to the Byrds on March 28 at Off Broadway


Chitlin' Fooks “The Battle”
from Chitlin' Fooks (Hidden Agenda Records 2001) —Duet featuring Carol van Dyk of Bettie Serveert and Pascal Deweze. Written by Carol van Dyk.


The Meters “The Look of Love”
from What The World Needs Now Is...Burt (Warner Jazz/Rhino 2006) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of the Burt Bacharach / Hal David composition.


Ransom Note “Happy Valentines Day”
from Happy Valentines Day / My Funny Valentine single (self released 2014) N  —Alright, this will be the only strictly non-duet song of the day but I want to give mention about Ransom Note with Jungle Fire and Bug Chaser at the Tap Room on Valentines Day.


Tom Waits & Crystal Gayle “This One's from the Heart”
from One from the Heart (Music from the Motion Picture) (Sony 1982) —Written by Tom Waits for the Francis Ford Coppola film soundtrack.


Tom Waits & Bette Midler “I Never Talk to Strangers”
from Foreign Affairs (Ekektra 1977) —Written by Tom Waits. I feel like this is a late night set. Use your imagination.


Wes Montgomery “Bumpin' On Sunset”
from Verve: The Sounds of America: The Singles Collection (Universal 2013) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental composed by Wes Montgomery.


Bryan Ferry “I Thought”
from Frantic (Virgin 2002) —Written by and featuring the vocals of Bryan Ferry and Brian Eno.


Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan “Come On Over (Turn Me On)”
from Sunday at Devil Dirt (V2 2008) —I just can't leave this one off a duets show. Written, produced, and arranged by Isobel Campbell.


Lee Hazlewood & Ann-Margret “Victims Of The Night”
from The LHI Years: Singles, Nudes & Backsides 1968-1971 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2012) —Recorded in Nashville in 1969 and featuring Charlie McCoy on harmonica.


Fun Boy Three “Our Lips Are Sealed”
from Waiting (EMI 1983) —Written by Terry Hall and Jane Wiedlin. Featuring the duet vocals of Terry Hall and a female vocalist of unknown origin.


The Belle Brigade “Losers (Radio Edit)”
from The Belle Brigade (Reprise 2011) —Beautiful pop duet featuring the vocals of siblings Barbara and Ethan Gruska.


Aimee Mann & Michael Penn “Reason to Believe”
from Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub-Pop 2000) —Written by Bruce Springsteen and found on one of the finer tribute albums out there.


Mogwai “Relative Hysteria”
from Les Revenants (Soundtrack) (Rock Action Records / PIAS / Hostess 2013) —Music bed. What does this have to do with a duets show? Nothing. Just got through watching the French TV series, Les Revenants, and the music of Mogwai is used to great effect in it.


Richard and Linda Thompson “When I Get to the Border”
from I Want To See the Bright Lights Tonight (Hannibal 1974) —Richard Thompson (solo acoustic) will be at the Pageant this Wednesday (2/19). Teddy Thompson is opening. Can't wait for this show!


Peter Wolf & Neko Case “The Green Fields of Summer”
from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve 2010) —Gorgeous song written by Peter Wolf and Will Jennings.


Rosanne Cash featuring Johnny Cash “September When It Comes”
from Rules of Travel (Capitol Records 2003) R  —This song is beautiful and it just kills when the vocals of Johnny Cash comes in.


Richard Thompson “The Knife-Edge”
from Strict Tempo! (Carthage 1981) —Music bed.


Butch Hancock “Own & Own” (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1989) —Featuring the duet vocals of Butch Hancock and Marce Lacouture. - Wed 4/9 Butch Hancock – Off Broadway


Bonnie Raitt and John Prine “Angel From Montgomery”
from The Bonnie Raitt Collection (Warner Bros. 1990) —Written by John Prine and recorded live at the Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, January 1985.


George Jones & Tammy Wynette “We're Gonna Hold On” (Epic unk 1973) —Written by George Jones and Earl Montgomery.


Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty “You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly”
from Honky Tonk Girl: The Loretta Lynn Collection (Geffen* Records 1994) —1978 b-side written by Lola Jean Fawbush and L.E. White.


Amy Rigby & John Wesley Harding “Beer & Kisses”
from 18 Again - An Anthology (KOCH Records 2002) —A relationship made in heaven? Perhaps not.


Kelly Hogan & John Wesley Harding “It's Only Make Believe”
from Making Singles Drinking Doubles (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Composed by Conway Twitty and Jack Nance.


Motel Mirrors “The Best Mistake I'd Ever Make Again (feat. Amy LaVere & John Paul Keith)”
from Motel Mirrors (feat. Amy LaVere & John Paul Keith) (Archer Records www.archer-records.com 2013) —Written by John Paul Keith. They put on a really memorable show at Off Broadway several weeks back.


Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones “Oh So Many Years”
from Foreverly (Reprise 2013) —Written by Frankie Bailes. All cover versions of the Everly Brothers' "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" 1958 album.


Robert Plant & Alison Krauss “Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)”
from Raising Sand (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —Written by Don and Phil Everly.


The Everly Brothers “Somebody Help Me”
from The Everly Brothers Sing (Warner Bros. 1967) —Written by Jackie Edwards. RIP Phil Everly.


The Lively Ones “Surf Rider”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed.


Tracy Nelson “After The Fire is Gone”
from Tracy Nelson (Atlantic 1974) —Written by L.E. White and featuring the duet vocals of Willie Nelson.


Emmylou Harris & Don Williams “If I Needed You”
from Cimarron (Reprise 1981) —Now this is a duet which does justice to the Townes Van Zandt song.


Chuck Prophet “After The Rain”
from No Other Love (New West 2002) —Featuring the vocals of Chuck Prophet and Stephanie Finch.


Santo & Johnny “You Belong to Me”
from The Best of Santo & Johnny (Stardust 1997) —F 18 Music bed.


Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “It's Such a Small World”
from Diamonds & Dirt (Columbia 1989)


The Kendalls “Heaven's Just A Sin Away”
from The Kendalls (Ovation 2001)

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