Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Aug 11th 2011 7.00am–10.00am
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King Curtis “Memphis Soul Stew (Single Version)”
from Beg, Scream & Shout (Rhino unk 1997) —Soul instrumental written by King Curtis & recorded for the Atlantic label in 1967. Found on this now out-of-print 6-CD set and the finest compilation of 60s soul I've come across.
Ann Peebles “If We Can't Trust Each Other”
from I Can't Stand the Rain (Hi Records 1974) —One of two songs on this album written by Earl Randle & produced by Willie Mitchell. Featuring backing by the Hi Rhythm Section & the Memphis Horns.
Reuben Bell “Action Speaks Louder Than Words”
from My Goodness, Yes! (Sundazed 2005) —Written by Reuben Bell & Eddy Giles and released on the Nashville-based Silver Fox label in 1969.
Millie Jackson “It Hurts So Good” (Spring 1973) —Reissue of her 1973 release recorded in Muscle Shoals & New York. Written by Phillip Mitchell.
Nikka Costa “Stuck To You”
from Pebble to a Pearl (stax 2008) —Appearing at the Old Rock House this Tuesday (8/16). If this is anything like her last show I saw at The Pageant, it should be a great show.
Tedeschi Trucks Band “These Walls”
from Revelator (Sony 2011) N —Pretty great vocals from Susan Tedeschi on this track from their new debut release which features an 11-piece band.
Bonnie Raitt “I Can't Make You Love Me”
from Luck Of The Draw (Capitol Records 1991) —I'll go out on a limb and say this was the best song ever written by an NFL all-pro defensive lineman. I also think it is one of the best songs of the last 20 years. Perfectly written.
The Jam “Eton Rifles”
from Setting Sons (Unknown unk 1979) —"What a catalyst you turned out to be / Loaded the guns then you run off home for your tea / Left me standing like a guilty schoolboy..."
Aimee Mann “Going Through The Motions”
from The Forgotten Arm CD Album (Superego 2005) —Written by Aimee Mann & produced by Joe Henry. Your basic concept album about a drug-addicted boxer. Plus a Christmas song not likely to be considered over-sentimental.
Loudon Wainwright III “Motel Blues”
from Recovery (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2008) —2008 re-recording of a song he wrote back in 1971. Back then, he recorded it solo. This release was done with the backing of a full band & was produced by Joe Henry.
Neko Case “This Tornado Loves You”
from Middle Cyclone (Anti- 2008) —Written by Neko Case & featuring background vocals by Kelly Hogan, Carl Newman, Kurt Heasley, Nora O' Connor & Rachel Flotard.
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