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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 31st 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 31st 2012 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

7:01am

Shorty Long “Function At The Junction” from Here Comes Shorty Long: The Complete Motown Stereo Masters (Kent 2012N  —One of my favorite reissues of 2012. Released in 1966 and written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland & Shorty Long.Buy it!

7:04am

Chris Clark “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) [Alternate Mix]” from A Cellarful of Motown (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2002) —These backing tracks were recorded for Frank Wilson's rare 1966 single. She dubbed her vocals to this track in 1967 & this was to be released as a Motown single but it was cancelled. I don't know why. She sounds great on this Frank Wilson-penned rave-upBuy it!

7:07am

Junior Walker & The All Stars “Come See About Me” from Home Cookin' (Motown 1969) —Another song in this set not in the more usual polished sound of Motown. Written by Holland, Dozier & Holland and recorded in 1967.Buy it!

7:10am

Junior Walker & The All Stars “Three Four Three” from Soul Session (Motown 1966) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Harvey Fuqua.Buy it!

7:12am

Monophonics “Bang Bang” from In Your Brain (Ubiquity Recordings, Inc. 2012N  —Cover version of the 1966 song written by Sonny Bono. Wish I could have seen this band when they played on Tuesday with Orgone at the Old Rock House.Buy it!

7:15am

The Dirtbombs “Chains of Love” from Ulltraglide In Black (In The Red 2001) —2001 cover version of the J.J. Barnes Detroit soul classic (well, it should have been).Buy it!

7:18am

KO and the Knockouts “Black & Blue” from Ko & the Knockouts (Wicked Cool www.wickedcoolrecords.com 2007) —Written by Ko Shih (one-time member of the Dirtbombs) who also plays bass & sings lead on this album originally released in 2002 but later reissued in 2007 on Little Steven's Wicked Cool label.Buy it!

7:20am

Reverend Organdrum “A Shot In The Dark” from Hi-Fi Stereo (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2008) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Henry Mancini.Buy it!

7:22am

Solomon Burke “Cry To Me” from Soul Alive! (Rounder 1988) —This live 1983 recording from Washington, D.C. is one of the best live soul recordings you can hope to hear. This was written by Bert Russell (aka Bert Berns).Buy it!

7:25am

Etta James “What'd I Say” from Etta James Rocks The House (MCA 1992) —Incendiary live version of the Ray Charles song recorded at the New Era Club in Nashville in 1963.Buy it!

7:28am

Ray Charles “Don't Set Me Free” from Ray Charles Live in Concert (Concord 2011) —Written by Teddy Powell & Bobby Sharp & featuring the duet vocals of Raelett Lillian Fort. Recorded live at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in 1964.Buy it!

7:31am

Hank Jacobs “East Side” from The Return of Mod Jazz (Kent 2005) —Instrumental written & arranged by Arthur Wright and recorded in 1967 for the Los Angeles-based Call Me label.Buy it!

7:33am

Lee Fields “Faithful Man” (Truth & Soul Records 2012N  —James Brown-influenced track from his new release. Some terrific string & horn arrangements on this track. Highly recommended.Buy it!

7:38am

Quantic, Alice Russell & The Combo Bárbaro “Magdalena” from Look Around the Corner (Tru Thoughts Records 2012N  —Written by British singer Alice Russell and Quantic multi-instrumentalist William Holland.Buy it!

7:41am

James Hunter “The Hard Way” CD ALBUM (Hear Go 2008) —Sam Cooke-influenced track written by James Hunter & featuring Allen Toussaint on piano & backing vocals. I'd say he's about due for a new release.Buy it!

7:43am

Lee Fields “Intermission” from Faithful Man (Truth & Soul Records 2012N  —Music bed. Instrumental performed by the Expressions, Lee Fields' backing band..Buy it!

7:46am

John Hiatt “Take Time To Know Her” from Attack of the Killer B's (Warner Bros 1983) —Faithful reading of the Percy Sledge song from 1983 produced by Tony Visconti.Buy it!

7:49am

Percy Sledge “Kind Woman” from Atlantic Soul 1959-75 (Atlantic/Rhino 2007) —Buffalo Springfield cover written by Richie Furay and recorded for Atlantic and released as a single in 1969.Buy it!

7:53am

The Staple Singers “For What It's Worth” from Version Excursion (Harmless 2000) —Buffalo Springfield cover written by Stephen Stills. I guess this woudl be considered a perennial M2M favorite.Buy it!

7:56am

Sugarman 3 “Your Friendly Neighborhood Sugarman” from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012N  —I'm loving this new Sugarman 3 release. Put it on & let the party commence!Buy it!

8:04am

Saint Etienne “Record Doctor” from Words and Music By Saint Etienne (Heavenly (UK) 2012N  —The British band's eighth release just came out this week. Featuring the vocals of Sarah Cracknell on this release which takes you on a thematic journey through the band's 25 years of existence.Buy it!

8:04am

Patrice Holloway “Those DJ Shows” from Theme Time Radio Hour - Vol. 1 (Ace 2008) —Written by Smokey Robinson & recorded by Brenda Holloway's younger sister at the age of 13. It didn't get released until she was 54, however. So great.Buy it!

8:07am

Saint Etienne “Haunted Jukebox” from Words and Music By Saint Etienne (Heavenly (UK) 2012N  —Written by Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs & Deborah Wykes.Buy it!

8:11am

Willie Wright “It's Only Life, That's All” from Telling The Truth (The Numero Group 2011) —Astral Weeks meets Nantucket soul. Recorded in 1977 & with a pressing of 1,000 copies, this was unearthed & reissued in 2011 by The Numero Group.Buy it!

8:16am

Booker T. And The MGs “Michelle” from McLemore Avenue (expanded) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of the Beatles song.Buy it!

8:20am

The Royalty “Please Lie” from Lovers ((RED) Victory 2012N  —Debut nationwide release from the band out of El Paso, TX. Featuring the vocals of Nicole Boudreau.Buy it!

8:23am

The McCoys “Sorrow” from Smash, Boom, Bang! The Songs and Productions of Feldman-Goldstein-Richard Gottehrer (Ace 2012N  —Recorded in 1965 & written by Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein & Richard Gottehrer. "With your long blonde hair and your eyes of blue...."Buy it!

8:25am

Evie Sands “I Can't Let Go” from The Red Bird Girls Very First Time in True Stereo 1964-1966 (Real Gone Music 2011) —Written by Chip Taylor & Al Gorgoni and recorded for the Blue Cat label in 1965.Buy it!

8:30am

Joseph Arthur “When I Was Running Out Of Time” from Nuclear Daydream (14th Floor Records 2006) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Friday (6/1). Also on the bill are Mikey Wehling & The Reverbs.Buy it!

8:33am

Villagers “Twenty-Seven Strangers” from Becoming a Jackal (Domino 2010) —Villagers is made up of Dublin singer-songwriter Conor J. O'Brien & this is from the 2010 debut release.Buy it!

8:37am

Ry Cooder “Paris, Texas” from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. 1984 instrumental written by Ry Cooder & also featuring Jim Dickinson on piano & David Lindley on saz.Buy it!

8:39am

John Doe “Painting the Town Blue” from Keeper (Yep Roc 2011) —Written by John Doe & Exene Cervenka. John Doe will be at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room to close out the last night of Twangfest on Saturday (6/9). Also on the bill are Kevin Gordon, Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers, and Rough Shop.Buy it!

8:43am

Kelly Hogan “Plant White Roses” from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012N  —Written by Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields. Kelly Hogan is headlining night #2 of Twangfest at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Thursday (6/7). Also on the bill are Pretty Little Empire, Deano Waco & The Purvs, and Wussy. Highly recommended .Buy it!

8:47am

Buffalo Springfield “A Child's Claim To Fame” from James Burton: The Early Years 1956-1969 (Ace 2011) —James Burton played guitar on this 1967 recording written by Richie Furay.Buy it!

8:49am

Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show “Agent Burns (Theme)” from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Jon Rauhouse.Buy it!

8:52am

Francoise Hardy “Le Temps de L'amour” from Moonrise Kingdom (Original Soundtrack) (ABKCO 2012N  —From the movie soundtrack to the new Wes Anderson film, Moonrise Kingdom, which opens at the Tivoli Theater next Friday (6/8).Buy it!

8:54am

Fabienne Delsol “I Feel So Blue” from On My Mind (Damaged Goods 2010) —Most recent release from the ex-bassist & lead vocalist of the The Bristols.Buy it!

8:57am

Sinead O'Connor “Property of Jesus” from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012N  —One of the best Bob Dylan covers I've heard in a long time.Buy it!

9:00am

The Rumblers “The Hustler” from It Came From The Beach (Ace) —Music bed. 1964 Southern California garage rock instrumental recorded for the Downey label.Buy it!

9:05am

Doc Watson “That's Why I Love You Like I Do” from Docabilly (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1995) —RIP Doc Watson who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 89. This was written by Jack Marrow and has been covered by other artists such as Sonny James, Rick Nelson & Roger Miller.Buy it!

9:08am

Doc & Merle Watson “Old Joe Clark” from Home Sweet Home (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1998) —Doc & Merle Watson recorded their parts in 1967 on a tape that was never meant for release. Years later, the tape was found and with Doc's blessing & selection of players, additional parts were added in 1998 by Marty Stuart, Sam Bush & others.Buy it!

9:10am

Bill Monroe & Doc Watson “You Won't Be Satisfied That Way” from Live Recordings 1963-1980: Off the Record Vol. 2 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings folkways.si.edu 1993) —Live recording from 1963 of a song written by Jimmie Davis & Lloyd Ellis.Buy it!

9:12am

Speedy West “Slow And Easy” from Guitar Spectacular (Sundazed Music 2005) —Music bed. 1962 instrumental penned by Speedy West.Buy it!

9:16am

Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers “You Only Believe Me When I'm Lying” from Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (Continental Song City 2012) —Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers will be at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on the last night of Twangfest on Saturday (6/9). Also on the bill are Rough Shop, Kevin Gordon, & John Doe to close the evening out with a bang.Buy it!

9:20am

Beth Bombara “All ALong” from V12LP Tower Groove Records (Tower Groove Records 2012N L —Written by Beth Bombora & found on this new 2-LP vinyl compilation of a wide array of St. Louis local artists.Buy it!

9:23am

Karate Bikini “Breaking Up With You” from Sauce of the Apple Horse (self 2012N L —New debut release from the St. Louis band available now at iTunes.Buy it!

9:28am

Jack Nitzsche “Baja” from The Lonely Surfer (Collectors' Choice Music 1963) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental written by Lee Hazlewood.Buy it!

9:30am

Alejandro Escovedo “Sally Was A Cop” from Big Station (Fantasy 2012N  —From his forthcoming release. Can't wait to hear the entire album.Buy it!

9:35am

Chuck Prophet “The Left Hand and the Right Hand” from Temple Beautiful (Yep Roc 2012) —Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express will be at the Taste of Downtown Springfield (IL) in July (Sat 7/7). Show at 8:00 PM. The drive is worth it to see Chuck.Buy it!

9:39am

Ian Hunter “Still Love Rock And Roll” from Rant (Fuel 2000 2001)Buy it!

9:46am

Kevin Gordon “Bus to Shreveport” from Gloryland (Crowville Collective 2012N  —Highly recommended new release from the artist who will be playing on the final night of Twangfest at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Saturday (6/9) along with Rough Shop, Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers, & John Doe.Buy it!

9:53am

J.J. Cale “Rock and Roll Records” from Anyway The Wind Blows: The Best of J.J. Cale (Mercury 1997) —Written by J.J. Cale & recorded in 1973.Buy it!

9:55am

Toni Price “Like You Used To” from Midnight Pumpkin (Antone's Records/ Texas Music Group 2001) —Written by J.J. Cale & released in 2001.Buy it!

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