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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


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.


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.


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.


Magic Sam “21 Days In Jail”
from The Complete Cobra Singles (P-Vine 1958) —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.


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


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.


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).


Jeanne & The Darlings “Soul Girl”
from Stax-Volt: The Complete Singles (1959-1968) (Atlantic unk 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.


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!


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


Isaac Hayes “I Stand Accused”
from The Isaac Hayes Movement (Enterprise url 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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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"


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.


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.


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.


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}.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “Middle of Nowhere”
from Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (Zoe Muth 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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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?


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.


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


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.

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