Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
Thu Mar 29th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
Time zone: central
Earl Van Dyke “Money (That's What I Want)”
from The Motown Sound - The Complete Albums & More (Hip-O Select / Motown 2012) N —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Barrett Strong hit written by Berry Gordy & Janie Bradford. Taken off this new 2-CD compilation which includes his two albums from 1965 & 1971 plus 21 bonus tracks.
Wilson Pickett “That Kind of Love”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —Written by Don Covay & recorded at American Studios in Memphis in 1967. That's Bobby Womack playing lead guitar.
Bobby Womack & Bill Withers “It's All Over Now”
from Bobby Womack: The Ultimate Collection (Charly 1999) —We'll send this one out to Bobby Womack who was just diagnosed with colon cancer. Here's hoping for a quick recovery. Written by Bobby Womack & Shirley Jean Womack and recorded in 1975. This was covered by the Rolling Stones in 1966.
Sandy Posey “Born A Woman”
from Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios (Ace 2012) N —Written by Martha Sharp and recorded at Royal Studios in 1966. She originally just recorded this as a demo and it was meant to be re-recorded by a more well known singer but producer Chips Moman ended up going with the unproven 19-year old, instead.
Chuck Prophet “Let's Do Something Wrong”
from Soap and Water (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2007) —Didn't get enough of Chuck Prophet last week at Off Broadway? You can always make the trek to see Chuck Prophet and John Paul Keith in Springfield, IL on July 7th. Details at http://www.downtownspringfield.org/taste.htm.
The Keymen “Boy Blue”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Previously unreleased mid-60s instrumental.
Bob Dylan “Most Of The Time (Alternate Version)”
from Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8 - Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006 (Columbia 2008) —Stripped-down acoustic alternate take recorded during his 1989 'Oh, Mercy' sessions.
Justin Townes Earle “Look The Other Way”
from Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N —Written by Justin Townes Earle and found on his new release which just hit the stores this week.