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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 27th 2014

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 27th 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


Boogaloo and His Gallant Crew “Clothes Line (Wrap It Up)”
from Clothes Line (Wrap It Up) / Cops and Robbers 45 single (Crest 1956) —Written by Kent Harris aka Boogaloo and later recorded by the Coasters and renamed "Shopping for Clothes." A perennial M2M favorite.


Lambert, Hendricks & Ross “Twisted”
from The Hottest New Group In Jazz (Columbia 1959) —Composed by Annie Ross and Wardell Gray. All vocalese masters but Annie Ross sings lead on this song which lives up to its title. - "My analyst told me...."


Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five “Beware”
from Let The Good Times Roll (MCA/Decca 1999) —A cautionary tale sung by Louis Jordan and recorded for Decca in 1946. Written by Morry Lasco, Fleecie Moore, and Dick Adams.


Anita O'Day “I Get a Kick Out of You”
from Anita O'Day Swings Cole Porter + Rodgers & Hart with Billy May (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1959) —Written by Cole Porter and sung by one of the greatest jazz vocalists, ever.


Kenny Burrell & Jimmy Smith “What'd I Say”
from The Sound of America: The Singles Collection (Verve / Universal 2013) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental version of the Ray Charles song.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “People Don't Get What They Deserve”
from Give The People What They Want (Daptone 2014) N  —Written by bassist and Daptone Records co-founder, Bosco Mann - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will be at the Pageant this Sunday (3/2) with Valeries June opening. Not to be missed.


St. Paul & The Broken Bones “Sugar Dyed”
from Half the City (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2014) N  —Debut release by the Birmingham, AL band and featuring the lead vocals of Paul Janeway - They will be at Off Broadway in April (Fri 4/4). I'm interested in checking them out.


Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “What Have You Done”
from What Have You Done, My Brother? (Daptone 2009) —Another one written by Bosco Mann aka Gabriel Roth. If you lived in NYC you could see this band almost every Friday night at a club called the Fat Cat.


Steve Cropper “The Slummer The Slum”
from Dedicated: A Tribute to The 5 Royales (429 Records 2011) —Written by Obediah Carter and Lowman Pauling and found on this release made up of all 5 Royales songs and featuring assorted vocalists such as Dan Penn, Bettye LaVette, B.B. King, and Sharon Jones. Buddy Miller sings lead on this track.


Steve Cropper “Think”
from Dedicated: A Tribute to The 5 Royales (429 Records 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the song written by Lowman Pauling.


Frank Wilson “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)”
from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 5: 1965 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2006) —This is one of the rarest Motown records in existence - only two genuine original vinyl copies are know to exist. Luckily, this single can be found on this 6-CD collection of every Motown A & B side that came out in 1965 - Written by Frank Wilson.


The Sisters of Righteous “That's How I Feel”
from Super Funk presents The Return of the Funk Soul Sisters (BGP url 2005) —1969 song written and sung by Roberta De Bois and sisters Denise Kinard and Geneve Kinard. Produced by James Brown and musical backing by the James Brown Revue.


Vicki Anderson “I'm Too Tough for Mr. Big Stuff (Hot Pants)”
from Mother Popcorn: Vicki Anderson Anthology (Soul Brother Records 2004) —This 1971 answer song to Jean Knight's "Mr. Big Stuff" was produced by James Brown. She was in the James Brown Revue from 1965-1968 and from 1969-1972. She married Bobby Byrd in the mid-60s.


Clarence Reid “If It Was Good Enough For Daddy”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Clarence Reid came up with this song after seeing a live rendition of "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" by The Temptations. Recorded in 1973 for Atlantic.


The Memphis Horns “Soul Bowl”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental written by Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love.


Paul Rodgers “Any Ole Way”
from The Royal Sessions (429 Records 2014) N  —Written by Steve Cropper and Otis Redding and recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis. All proceeds from this album are being donated to the Stax Academy.


Willie Hightower “Back Road Into Town”
from Willie Hightower (Honest Jon's/Astralwerks unk 2005) —Written by O.B. McClinton and recorded at FAME studios in 1969. Produced by Rick Hall.


Bettye Swann “Chained and Bound”
from Bettye Swann (Astralwerks 2004) —Written by Otis Redding and recorded in 1969.


The Pac-Keys “Greasy Pumpkin”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


The Box Tops “I'm Your Puppet”
from The Letter / Neon Rainbow (Bell 1967) —Terrific version of the Dan Penn/Spooner Oldham composition sung by Alex Chilton at the ripe old age of 16.


Dusty Springfield “Son Of A Preacher Man”
from Dusty In Memphis (Atlantic unk 1969) —First released as a 1968 Atlantic single. Written by John Hurley and Ronne Wilkins.


Bob Dylan “Tombstone Blues (Alternate Chambers Brothers Version)”
from From His Head to His Heart to His Hands (Columbia 2014) N  —Alternate version of this song recorded in 1965 and featuring backing vocals by the Chambers Brothers. This was taken from the new Michael Bloomfield box set. Michael Bloomfield tears it uo on guitar on this track.


Quilt “Arctic Shark”
from Held In Splendor (Mexican Summer 2014) N  —I haven't heard the entire album, yet, but I've really liked all four songs I've heard, so far. Glad to see they will be playing at SXSW.


Son Volt “Tulsa County”
from A Retrospective: 1995-2000 (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) L —1997 cover version of a song written by Pamela Polland and originally recorded by the Byrds.


Bob Dylan “Like A Rolling Stone”
from From His Head to His Heart to His Hands (Columbia 2014) N  —Music bed. Instrumental version - just the backing instruments sans vocals. Really lets you focus on the Al Kooper keyboards and the guitar of Michael Bloomfield.


The Byrds “Mr. Spaceman”
from Fifth Dimension (Columbia 1966) —Written by Roger McGuinn. You'll want to take note - KDHX Presents: Eight Miles High: A Tribute to the Byrds on March 28 at Off Broadway. Now, this will be fun-filled and action-packed.


The Lovin' Spoonful “Nashville Cats”
from The Lovin' Spoonful: Greatest Hits (Buddah 2000) —Written by John Sebastian and recorded in 1966.


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


Michael Kiwanuka “Waitin' Around to Die”
from You've Got Nothing to Lose/Waitin' Around to Die single (Third Man Records 2014) N  —Sublime version of the Townes Van Zandt song which is the b-side of a newly released single.


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


Dum Dum Girls “Trouble Is My Name”
from Too True (Sub Pop Records) N  —Written and sung by Dee Dee. Wistful and beautiful pop song.


Sleepy Kitty “The Hoax”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —Featuring the lead vocals of Paige Brubeck and found on this highly recommended new release.


The Remodels “Bomb Pop Boy”
from Single (self 2014) N L —New material by the Remodels is always a cause for celebration. This features the lead vocals of Toby Weiss and was written by John Ellis & Toby Weiss.


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 recorded for the Zen label.


The Exports “Car Hop”
from Long-Lost Honkers & Twangers (Ace 2013) —Instrumental (mostly) recorded in 1964 for the King label. This band was based out of Glenwood, IL which is a suburb of Chicago.


Eleni Mandell “Maybe Yes”
from Let's Fly a Kite (Yep Roc 2014) N  —Written by Eleni Mandell and produced by Neil Brockbank. This whole album is really an enjoyable listen.


Beck “Blue Moon”
from Morning Phase (Capitol Records 2014) N  —From his new release which just came out this week.


Sam Phillips “Baby I Can't Please You”
from Martinis & Bikinis (Omnivore 1994) —One of the very best albums to come out of the 90s.


The John Barry Orchestra “Beat Girl”
from Action! Cult Movie Classics (Mojo 2013) —Music bed. John Barry Composition from 1961.


Lydia Loveless “Really Wanna See You”
from Somewhere Else (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2014) N  —Wed 3/5 Lydia Loveless and The Defeated County – Off Broadway


Devon Sproule “Don't Hurry For Heaven”
from Don't Hurry For Heaven! (Tin Angel 2009) —Written and sung by Devon Sproule. I saw her at Folk Alliance in Kansas City last weekend. She's always really good.


Hurray For The Riff Raff “No One Else”
from Small Town Heroes (ATO www.atorecords.com 2014) N  —Highly recommended new release from the band now based out of New Orleans. Written and sung by Alynda Lee Segarra. I hated to miss their show here last Tuesday.


Dr. Dog “The Truth”
from B-Room (Anti- 2013) —Wed 3/12 Dr. Dog – Pageant. Saint Rich is opening.


Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love “Truth”
from Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love (Heyday 1988) —One of my favorite acts to see when I lived in Los Angeles. "It ain't with the in-crowd. Doesn't go where the hip crowd goes. That's how hip is truth."


Steve Wynn “Manhattan Fault Line”
from Crossing Dragon Bridge (Blue Rose 2008) —Recorded in Ljubljana, Slovenia.


Calexico “Gypsy's Curse”
from The Black Light (Quarterstick 1998) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Joey Burns.


Water Liars “Turn Me On”
from Water Liars (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum 2014) N L —Sat 3/8 Water Liars – Off Broadway. Bo Bulawsky is opening.


Calexico “Sunken Waltz”
from Feast of Wire (Quarterstick 2003) —Written by Joey Burns and John Convertino.


Johnny Cash “Satisfied Mind”
from American VI: Ain't No Grave (American 2010) —Timeless country song written by Red Hayes and Jack Rhodes.


Ry Cooder “Paris, Texas”
from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. 1984 Ry Cooder instrumental composition.


The Haden Triplets “Slowly (feat. Ry Cooder)”
from The Haden Triplets (Third Man www.thirdmanrecords.com 2014) N  —Beautiful harmonies on this Webb Pierce song.


Rosanne Cash “When The Master Calls The Roll”
from The River & The Thread (Blue Note 2014) N  —Written by Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal. Highly recommended.


Lucinda Williams “Drunken Angel”
from Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Mercury 1998) —Written by Lucinda Williams about Blaze Foley.

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