Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Jul 28th 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
Steve Cropper and Sharon Jones “Messin' Up”
from Dedicated: A Salute to The 5 Royales (429 www.429records.com 2011) N —Written by Lowman Pauling of The 5 Royales who was a big influence on the guitar-playing of Steve Cropper. This new tribute to the 5 Royales features a number of different vocalists such as Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, B.B. King, Dan Penn, Steve Win
The San Remo Golden Strings “Festival Time”
from Double Cookin': Classic Northern Soul Instrumentals (Ace 2010) —Music bed. 1966 soul instrumental written by Joanne Bratton & Linda Bunten.
Cold Grits “It's Your Thing (Single Version)”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —1969 instrumental version of the Isley Brothers hit recorded for Atlantic.
The Funk Brothers “The Way You Do The Things You Do”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. Original backing track for the Temptations hit.
The Standells “Riot On Sunset Strip”
from Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets (1965-1968) (Rhino 2009) —Written by John Fleck & Tony Valentino of The Standells & originally found on the 1967 original soundtrack album for the movie, Riot On Sunset Strip.
The Keymen “Boy Blue”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 1964 recording from the band based out of Borger, TX.
Lesley Gore “Maybe I Know”
from Do-Wah-Diddy: Words and Music by Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry (Ace 2008) —1964 song written by Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry and produced by Quincy Jones. Lesley Gore will be appearing at the Ponderosa Stomp at Lincoln Center on 7/30. For more details, http://www.ponderosastomp.com/lincoln-center-2011_shes-got-the-power.php
Lesley Duncan “Everything Changes” (GM Recordings 1974) —Written by Lesley Duncan & recorded in 1974. In addition to being a fine songwriter, she was a session vocalist on recordings by artists such as Elton John, the Dave Clark Five & Pink Floyd. This song can also be found on Vol. #55 of The Krusty 70's.
Ed Burkey “Night Rider”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace 2006) —Music bed. Previously unreleased garage instrumental recorded for Downey Records in 1965.F
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings “Another Free Woman Gets To Walk Away”
from Kings and Queens (FU:M 2011) N —Written by Stephen Fearing & Tom Wilson & featuring Sara Watkins on vocals & violin. This new release teams the Ontario, Canada band with a different female vocalist on each song including artists such as Rosanne Cash, Pam Tillis & Cassandra Wilson.
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