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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jan 20th 2011

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jan 20th 2011 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

7:03am

Lil Greenwood “I'm Crying”
from The Oxford American Southern Music CD # 12 (Oxford American 2010) N  —1953 song written by Lil Greenwood & released on the Federal label. The blues & gospel singer was from Alabama & is included on this CD which accompanies the latest issue of Oxford American magazine.

7:05am

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup “That's All Right”
from When the Sun Goes Down: The Secret History of Rock & Roll (RCA Bluebird/BMG Heritage 2002) —Written by Arthur Crudup & recorded in Chicago in 1946. Elvis Presley went on to record this in 1954. Found on this excellent 4-CD compilation of blues songs which became the precursor for rock & roll.

7:08am

Ray Charles “I Got a Woman”
from We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll (Proper 2005) —Written by Ray Charles & recorded for Atlantic in 1954. Found on this 4-CD, 118-song collection of 40s & 50s blues, R & B, hillbilly, country, and doowop songs that influenced rock & roll.

7:14am

Magic Sam “21 Days In Jail”
from The Complete Cobra Singles (P-Vine 2008) —Written by Willie Dixon & L.P. Weaver and recorded in 1958. Found on this collection of singles released by the Cobra label in the 50s.

7:15am

The Animals “Hit The Road, Jack”
from Animalism (Hip-O Select 2006) —Reissue of their classic 1966 release. Written by Percy Mayfield. This incarnation of the Animals features Dave Rowberry on keyboards (replacing Alan Price).

7:19am

Solomon Burke “Maggie's Farm”
from How Many Roads: Black America Sings Bob Dylan (Ace 1966) N  —Recorded in 1965 for Atlantic & found on this new compilation of Dylan songs covered by various soul artists.

7:21am

The Mar-Keys “Black”
from Super Breaks Presents Stax Breaks (Stax/Ace 2003) —Music bed. 1969 Stax instrumental written by Wayne Jackson & Andrew Love (of the Memphis Horns).

7:23am

Jeanne & The Darlings “Soul Girl”
from Stax-Volt: The Complete Singles (1959-1968) (Atlantic 1991) —Written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter and recorded in 1967 for Stax/Volt. Jeanne & The Darlings were from Little Rock & had never sung secular songs until they hooked up at Stax with Isaac Hayes & David Porter.

7:25am

The Goodees “Have You Ever Hurt The One You Love”
from Condition Red! The Complete Goodees (Ace 2010) N  —Previously unreleased '67 track recorded at Stax and produced by Isaac Hayes & David Porter. Fans of 60s girls groups really need to check out this new compilation. Surprises galore!

7:28am

Carla Thomas “I Like What You're Doing (To Me)”
from Stax Profiles: Carla Thomas (stax 2006) —Written by Bettye Crutcher, Homer Banks & Raymond Jackson and recorded for Stax in 1968. If you're looking for a good introduction to Carla Thomas, this compilation isn't a bad place to start. None of her sublime Christmas songs are included, however. Hey

7:34am

Isaac Hayes “I Stand Accused”
from The Isaac Hayes Movement (Enterprise 1970) —I don't think that Isaac Hayes ever did anything that surpassed this. Written by Jerry & (his younger brother) Billy Butler and recorded for Stax in 1970. Plus some really fine guitar by Michael Toles. The guitar fills add so much.

7:45am

Jerry Butler “For Your Precious Love”
from Jerry Butler: The Best of the Vee-Jay Years (Shout! Factory 2007) —1958 Vee-Jay single written by Jerry Butler, Arthur Brooks & Richard Brooks. Recorded with The Impressions.

7:50am

Peter Wolf “Green Fields of Summer”
from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve 2010) —Written by Peter Wolf & Will Jennings and featuring Neko Case on duet vocals. Alright, somebody ought to bring him to St. Louis.

7:53am

Alice Russell “Crazy”
from Pot of Gold (Six Degrees 2008) —Slow, smoldering cover of the Gnarls Barkley song from 2008 by the U.K. vocalist.

7:57am

Ollie & The Nightingales “I Got a Sure Thing”
from Stax 50 - A 50th Anniversary Celebration (Fantasy Records 2007) —Written by Booker T., William Bell & Ollie Hoskins.

8:04am

The Easybeats “Women (Make You Feel Alright)”
from Gonna Have a Good Time Single (Retroactive 1999) —1966 song written by lead singer Stevie Wright & rhythm guitarist George Young and released on the Parlophone label.

8:06am

The Nerves “One Way Ticket” (Alive Records 1976) —Previously unreleased single recorded in 1977 shortly before the band imploded. Written by Peter Case & included on this compilation of their 4-song EP, an unreleased single, live tracks & demos.

8:09am

The Volebeats “This is Where I Belong”
from The Volebeats (Rainbow Quartz 2010) N  —2010 cover version of a Kinks song written by Ray Davies.

8:14am

Villagers “Old Man”
from Harvest Revisited (Mojo 2011) N  —Villagers is really just Irish singer/songwriter Conor J. O’Brien. This Neil Young cover is included on the CD which accompanies the latest issue (Feb 2011) of Mojo magazine.

8:17am

Abigail Washburn “Last Train”
from City of Refuge (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011) N  —Written by Abigail Washburn & Kai Welch. I agree with Roy Kasten (Feel Like Going Home) when he says that this is the first great release of 2011. Really interesting arrangements add a whole lot to this collection of well-written songs.

8:21am

Camera Obscura “Dory Previn”
from Let's Get Out of This Country CD Album (Merge 2006) —Written & sung by Tracyanne Campbell. Quite a different style than most of their songs. Highly recommended.

8:29am

Ass Ponys “Last Night It Snowed”
from Lohio (Checkered Past Records 2001) —"A blanket white / At least it was when it came down last night / The morning brings the rain / The blanket's washed away / Now everything turns back to grey"

8:31am

Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 “We Don't Talk About It”
from Northern Aggression (Yep Roc 2010) —Written by Steve Wynn and found on this recommended new release. Very timely song, sad to say.

8:34am

The Velvet Underground & Nico “I'm Waiting for the Man”
from The Velvet Underground & Nico (Polygram 1967) —1967 song written by Lou Reed & produced by Andy Warhol.

8:39am

Dean & Britta “Silver Factory Theme”
from 13 Most Beautiful ... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature 2010) N  —Music bed. Instrumental included on this album of songs written to accompany 13 short B&W Andy Warhol silent films made from 1964-1966.

8:40am

Rainy Day “I'll Be Your Mirror”
from Rainy Day (Rough Trade 1984) —Written by Lou Reed & featuring the vocals of Susanna Hoffs (which is never a bad thing}.

8:42am

Elizabeth Cook “Sunday Morning”
from Balls (31 Tigers 2007) —Written by John Cale & Lou Reed and recorded in 2007.

8:48am

Bettie Serveert “After Hours”
from Bettie Serveert Plays Venus in Furs (Brinkman 1998) —Live 1997 recording by the Amsterdam-based band of a song written by Lou Reed & Mark Gordon.

8:51am

John Cale “Darling I Need You”
from The Island Years (Island 1996) —Written by John Cale and originally released in 1975. That's Andy Mackay (Roxy Music) on sax.

8:54am

The Modern Lovers “Roadrunner”
from The Modern Lovers (Rhino 1976) —Written by Jonathan Richman and recorded in 1973 & finally released in 1976. Produced by John Cale.

9:02am

Richard Thompson “Cooksferry Queen (live)”
from Semi-Detached Mock Tudor (Beeswing 2002) —Live 1999 recording. Uh, this one kind of tears it up. This tour came through St. Louis & took place at Mississippi Nights. Amazing show.

9:06am

Martin Simpson “Never Any Good”
from Prodigal Son (Topic 2007) —Another artist who needs to come to St. Louis in 2011. I don't think he's ever made an album that surpasses this one.

9:12am

Christine Collister “How Will I Ever Be Simple Again”
from The World is a Wonderful Place (Green Linnet 1993) —Gorgeous vocal on this song found on this 1993 compilation of various artists performing songs written by Richard Thompson.

9:18am

Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “Middle of Nowhere”
from Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (Zoe Muth/Signature 2009) —Written by Zoe Muth & found on their debut 2009 release. This band is based in Seattle & haven't made it to St. Louis, yet.

9:22am

The Flying Burrito Brothers “My Uncle”
from ...Next Stop is Vietnam: The War on Record 1961-2008 (Bear Family 2010) —Written by Gram Parsons & Chris Hillman and found on this 14-CD collection of songs from the Vietnam War-era.

9:24am

The Byrds “Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)”
from Ballad of Easy Rider (Columbia 1969) —Woody Guthrie cover from 1969. Featuring Clarence White on lead guitar.

9:31am

Johnny Cash “Solitary Man”
from Cash Unearthed (American Recordings 2003) —Written by Neil Diamond & originally released in 2000.

9:33am

Dwight Yoakam “I Want You to Want Me”
from Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise 2000) —2000 Cheap Trick cover.

9:37am

Warren Zevon “Carmelita”
from Genius: The Best Of Warren Zevon (Elektra / Rhino 2002) —Written by Warren Zevon & released on his 1976 debut album. Produced by Jackson Browne.

9:42am

Calexico “Tulsa Telephone Book”
from Real: The Tom T. Hall Project (Delmore 1998) —Recorded in 1998 & found on this compilation of various artists performing Tom T. Hall songs.

9:46am

Richard Buckner “When Love is Gone”
from Real: The Tom T. Hall Project (Delmore 1998) R  —I don't usually play two tracks from the same release but I had a request so, why not?

9:48am

Tom T. Hall “It Sure Can Get Cold in Des Moines”
from In Search of a Song (Mercury 1971) —1971 song written by Tom T. Hall.

9:53am

The Transmitters “Equal Measures”
from Receiver (The Transmitters 2008) —This song was written by Kip Loui & reminds me of a Michael Nesmith song.

9:56am

Michael Nesmith “Different Drum”
from Silver Moon (Unknown 2002) —Written by Michael Nesmith and later made famous by Linda Ronstadt. Found on this 25-track compilation of post-Monkees songs recorded between 1970-73.


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