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

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Mar 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


Lorraine Ellison “Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)”
from Stay With Me (Warner Bros. - Seven Arts 1969) —This whole album is really good and the title track is a soul classic but this version of a composition written by Chip Taylor and Jerry Ragovoy and made famous by Janis Joplin is also a standout.


Howard Tate “Shoot 'Em All Down”
from Get It While You Can: The Complete Legendary Verve Sessions (Hip-O Select / Verve 2004) —1967 non-LP Verve single written by Jerry Ragovoy and Mort Shuman.


Irma Thomas “Time Is On My Side”
from Wish Someone Would Care (Imperial 1964) —Written by Norman Meade aka Jerry Ragovoy and covered soon after by the Rolling Stones in a version which mirrored this one real closely - recitation in the middle and all.


Garnet Mimms And The Enchanters “Cry Baby”
from The Best of Garnet Mimms - Cry Baby (EMI 1993) —1963 United Artists single written by Bert Berns and Jerry Ragovoy. This set answers the following questions. 1) Has Jerry Ragovoy written any great soul songs? 2) Are there any recommendation for must-have discs to be in a soul music collection?


Willie Mitchell “Percolatin'”
from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1964 Hi Records instrumental.


The Jones Family Singers “Down on Me”
from The Spirit Speaks (Arts+Labor 2014) N  —New song from their forthcoming album with a 4/1 release date. This gospel band consisting in part of five sisters, two brothers and their father, will be at SXSW a week from Friday (3/14). How can I miss this?


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Now I See”
from Give The People What They Want (Daptone 2014) N  —Written by Dap-Kings drummer, Homer Steinweiss. Their show at the Pageant last Sunday was just flat-out great.


Nick Waterhouse “It #3”
from Holly (Innovative Leisure 2014) N  —Written by Ty Segall and found on one of my favorite releases, so far, of 2014. Highly recommended.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “The Reason”
from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Neal Sugarman.


John Edwards “Stop This Merry-Go-Round”
from One In A Million: The Songs of Sam Dees (Kent 2014) N  —New compilation made up entirely of versions of songs written by Sam Dees. John Edwards was born in St. Louis in 1944 and recorded this song for the Aware label in 1973.


Millie Jackson “It Hurts So Good” (Spring 1973) —Written by Phillip Mitchell and recorded in 1973. Sublime deep soul.


O.V. Wright “When You Took Your Love From Me”
from Giant of Southern Soul 1965-1975 (Connoisseur 2001) —Recorded in 1971 for the Backbeat label. "Would you take a fish out of water knowing that little feller is going to die? / That's what you did when you took your love from me."


Aretha Franklin “96 Tears”
from Aretha Arrives (Atlantic 1967) —Aretha takes ? and the Mysterians to church.


Norrie Paramor “Theme From New Scotland Yard”
from Inner City Beat: Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers 1967-1977 (Soul Jazz Records 2014) N  —Music bed. 1974 instrumental out of the U.K.


Lee Moses “Time and Place (single version)”
from Time and Place (Castle 2007) —1970 soul out of Atlanta, GA.


Barrence Whitfield and The Savages “I'm Sad About It”
from Dig Thy Savage Soul (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) —Great cover version of a song written by Lee Moses. Slightly unhinged which works well for this song.


King Khan & the Shrines “Land of the Freak”
from What Is ?! (Vice Records 2007) —"Give me something loud and proud!"


The Rumblers “Boss”
from It's A Gas! (Ace 2010) —Music bed. Southern California garage rock instrumental recorded for the Downey label in 1962.


The Rolling Stones “Rip This Joint”
from Exile on Main St. (Rolling Stones Records RCA 1972) —This whole song is fantastic but it wouldn't sound the same without Bobby Keys on sax and Nicky Hopkins on piano.


Alejandro Escovedo “Castanets”
from A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001) —Thu 4/3 Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys w/Amy Cook – Old Rock House


The Ventures “Run Don't Walk”
from Long-Lost Honkers & Twangers (Ace 2013) —Music bed. Previously unreleased Ventures 60s instrumental.


The 101Ers “Letsagetabitarockin'”
from Elgin Avenue Breakdown (Revisited) (Astralwerks) —The song title says it all. Written and sung by Joe Strummer and recorded in 1975.


Dr. Feelgood “She Does It Right”
from Down By the Jetty (EMI 1975) —Written by Wilko Johnson who has pancreatic cancer and sadly doesn't have long to live. He recently recorded an album with Roger Daltrey and they played it live in its entirety at a date in London last month. Looking forward to hearing it.


Rockpile “Play That Fast Thing (One More Time)”
from Seconds of Pleasure (Riviera Global 1980) —Written by Nick Lowe.


The Nevegans “One Armed Bandit”
from It Came From the Beach: Surf, Drag & Rockin' Instros From Downey Records (Ace Records 2011) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental recorded for the -Xpanded label in 1963.


September Girls “Heartbeats”
from Cusing The Sea (fortuna Pop (UK) 2014) N  —From the Dublin-based band's debut full-length album.


Courtney Barnett “Out Of The Woodwork”
from The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas (Mom + Pop 2013) —First full-length release from the singer based out of Melbourne, Australia. It's actually made up of a 2012 EP and 2013 EP strung together and it works quite nicely as a full-length album.


Quilt “Mary Mountain”
from Held In Splendor (Mexican Summer www.mexicansummer.com 2014) N  —Psychedelic folk and rock from the Boston-based trio.


The Byrds “Universal Mind Decoder”
from The Notorious Byrd Brothers (Expanded) (Columbia 1997) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental written by Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman.


The Byrds “She Don't Care About Time”
from Set You Free 1964-73 (Raven 2004) —Written by Gene Clark and recorded in 1965. - This is huge! Eight Miles High: A Tribute to the Byrds and KDHX benefit at Off Broadway on March 28. Can't wait!


The Love Experts “Your Shining Hour”
from Cuba Street - EP (Undertow Music Collective 2004) L —One listen to this song and it will become readily apparent why they will fit in so well at the aforementioned Byrds tribute. For the whole lineup, go to http://kdhx.org/calendar/kdhx-presents-eight-miles-high-a-tribute-to-the-byrds-53709


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


The String-A-Longs “Blue Guitar”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace Records 2010) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental.


Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Eric Clapton & George Harrison “My Back Pages”
from Bob Dylan - 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (Deluxe Edition) (Columbia 2013) N  —New remastered versions of songs from the 1993 live concert. That's some assemblage of artists on this song.


Benmont Tench “Blonde Girl, Blue Dress”
from You Should Be So Lucky (Blue Note 2014) —Written by Benmont Tench and recorded live in the studio with a backing band made up of Don Was, Ethan Johns, Jeremy Stacey, and Blake Mills.


Los Lobos “Tony y Maria”
from Good Morning Aztlán CD Album (Mammoth/Fontana Mammoth 2002) —Written by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez. Gorgeous song.


Calexico “Ritual Road Map”
from Hot Rail (Quarterstick 2000) —Music bed. Instrumental penned by Joey Burns and John Convertino.


Tom T. Hall “Tulsa Telephone Book”
from In Search of a Song (Mercury 1971) —Written by Tom T. Hall and produced by Jerry Kennedy.


Calexico “Ballad of Cable Hogue”
from Hot Rail (Quarterstick 2000) —Written by Joey Burns and featuring vocals by Joey Burns and Marianne Dissard.


Calexico “Dub Latina”
from Feast of Wire (Quarterstick 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Joey Burns and John Convertino.


Cherlene “Baby Please Don't Go (from Archer)”
from Cherlene (Songs from the TV series ARCHER) (FX Networks 2014) N  —I've never seen the show so my knowledge of Cherlene is not vast. I like her country vocals on this John Lee Hooker song, though.


Bible Belt Sinners “Goodbye St. Louis”
from Sunday Best (self-released 2014) N L —From the St. Louis band's forthcoming album and featuring the vocals of Molly Simms.


Lone Justice “Nothing Can Stop My Loving You”
from This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983 (Omnivore Recordings 2014) N  —Written by George Jones and Roger Miller.


Nanci Griffith “Ford Econoline”
from Lone Star State of Mind (MCA 1987) —Written by Nanci Griffith about Rosalie Sorrels.


Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant “Opus 1”
from Swingin' on the Strings: The Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant Collection - Vol. 2 (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1999) —Music bed. 1953 instrumental written by Speedy West.


Hurray For The Riff Raff “The Body Electric”
from Small Town Heroes (ATO www.atorecords.com 2014) —Written and sung by Alynda Lee Segarra - "Like an old sad song, you heard it all before/Delia's gone but I'm settling the score"


Jason Isbell “Elephant (Radio Edit)”
from Southeastern (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2013) —Devastating song from one of my favorite albums from 2013.


Townes Van Zandt “Lungs”
from Rear View Mirror (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 1997) —Written by Townes Van Zandt. - "Well, won't you lend your lungs to me? / Mine are collapsin' / Plant my feet and bitterly breathe / Up the time that's passin'"


Maria McKee “Has He Got A Friend For Me?”
from Maria McKee (Geffen 1989) —Written by Richard Thompson. I never said all the sets would be pick-me-ups.


Ry Cooder “Feelin' Bad Blues”
from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. 1968 Ry Cooder instrumental with Jim Dickinson on dulceola. Written for the "Crossraods" film soundtrack.


Drive-by Truckers “Primer Coat”
from English Oceans (ATO Records (AT0) www.atorecords.com 2014) N  —Sat 3/29 Drive-By Truckers w/ Blitzen Trapper – Pageant


Dawn Landes “Love Song”
from Bluebird (Western Vinyl 2014) N  —Written by Dawn Landes. - "I can't count on anything but the day and night / I wanna write you a love song with my life." Norah Jones plays piano and sings harmonies on this track.


Neil Young “From Hank to Hendrix”
from Harvest Moon CD Album (Reprise 1992) —"Sometime it's distorted / Not clear to you / Sometimes the beauty of love / Just comes ringin' through."


Bob Dylan “Bunkhouse Theme”
from Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Columbia 1973) —Music bed.


The Vondrukes “Everything But Fine”
from Runaway, Goodbye Love (self-releases 2011) —The Vondrukes will be at Plush this Saturday (3/8). Also on the bill are This City of Takers and The Takedown.


Garland Jeffreys “Coney Island Winter”
from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011) —Note to club-owners: Please bring Garland Jeffreys to town.


The Velvet Underground “Rock and Roll”
from Loaded (Rhino 1970) —Words and music by Lou Reed. Nothing more needs to be said.


Dean & Britta “Incandescent Innocent”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.

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