Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Jun 14th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
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Sam Cooke “Summertime (Pt. 1)” from The Man Who Invented Soul (Sony 2000) —Composed by George Gershwin with lyrics by DuBose Heyward. This version was recorded in 1957 for the Keen label.Buy it!
Nina Simone “Memphis in June” from Forbidden Fruit (Colpix 1960) —Written by Hoagy Carmichael & Paul Francis Webster and recorded in 1960. Thanks to Ken from Cockeysville for this one.Buy it!
Frank Sinatra “Summer Wind” from Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years (Reprise 1991) —Written by Hans Bradtke, Henry Mayer & Johnny Mercer and recorded in 1966 for the Reprise label with arrangements by Nelson Riddle. Three summer-themed songs by three of our most timeless songwriters.Buy it!
Santo & Johnny “Summertime” from The Best of Santo & Johnny (Stardust 1997) —Music bed. In strumental version of the Gershwin classic.Buy it!
Jimmy James & The Vagabonds “Good Day Sunshine” from Sock It to 'Em J.J. - The Soul Years (Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. 2003)Buy it!
Sly & The Family Stone “Hot Fun in the Summertime” from Anthology (CBS 1973)Buy it!
Van Morrison “Youth of 1000 Summers” from Enlightenment (Polydor 1990)Buy it!
Booker T. And The MGs “Summertime” from The best of Booker T. and the MGs (Atlantic 1984) —Music bed. One of many fine instrumental versions of this song you will hear during the show.Buy it!
East Coast Connection “Summer in the Park, Pt. 1” from Eccentric Soul: A Red Green Black Production (The Numero Group 2012) N —1974 soul song out of Capitol Heights, MD that references Earth, Wind and Fire, Isaac Hayes, Kool & the Gang, and the Soul Searchers.Buy it!
Mongo Santamaria “Watermelon Man” from Mod Jazz (Kent 1996) —Written by Herbie Hancock & recorded in 1963 for the Battle label.Buy it!
War “Summer” from War Anthology (Avenue Records 1994) —Recorded in 1976 and making me think of Southern California.Buy it!
Santo & Johnny “A Summer Place” from 50+ Guitar Classics (Classic Music International 2010) —Music bed.Buy it!
Cilla Black “(Love Is Like A) Heatwave” from Cilla Black - The Abbey Road Decade 1963-1973 (EMI 2003)Buy it!
Bitter: Sweet “What a Lonely Way To Start The Summer” from Girl Group Sounds: Lost and Found: One Kiss Can Lead to Another (Rhino 2005)Buy it!
The Satisfactions “I Don't Have Any Summer Romance” from Goffin & King: A Gerry Goffin And Carole King Song Collection 1961-1967 (Ace 2007)Buy it!
Jack McDuff “Hot Barbecue” from Furteher Adventures of Mod Jazz (Kent 2008)Buy it!
Wendy Rene “Bar-B-Q” from After the Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles + Rarities 1964-1965 (Light In The Attic 2012)Buy it!
Chuck Prophet “Summertime Thing” from No Other Love (New West 2002)Buy it!
Terry Jacks “Seasons In The Sun” from Dynamite: 20 Original Hits, Original Stars. Caution: Explosive Hits (K-Tel 1974)Buy it!
Dwight Twilley Band “Just Like The Sun” from Sincerely (RIGHT STUFF 1976)Buy it!
The Shut-Ups “Becky B (It's Summer)” from The Stud Album (The Shut-Ups)Buy it!
Tom Waits “Ice Cream Man” from Closing Time (Elektra 1973)Buy it!
The Dynamics “Ice Cream Song” from First Landing (Remastered) (Rhino Atlantic 1972)Buy it!
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers “Ice Cream Man” from The Best of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers (Rhino 1986)Buy it!
Elvis Costello “The Other Side of Summer” from Mighty Like a Rose (Warner Bros. 1991)Buy it!
The Undertones “Here Comes The Summer” from The Undertones (Castle 1979)Buy it!
Harper's Bizarre “Come To The Sunshine” from Come to the Sunshine: Soft Pop Nuggets from the WEA VAults (Rhino 2004)Buy it!
Lee Hazlewood with Suzi Jane Hokum “Summer Wine” from These Boots Are Made for Walkin': The Complete MGM Recordings (Ace 2002)Buy it!
Nancy Sinatra “June, July, and August” from Bubblegum Girl, Vol. 2 (Boots Enterprises, Inc. 2006)Buy it!
Dusty Springfield “Summer is Over” from Complete A & B Sides: 1963-70 (Eclipse 2006)Buy it!
John Wesley Harding “Summer Single” from Pett Levels - The Summer EP (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1993)Buy it!
Brian Wilson “All Summer Long” from Live At The Roxy (Oglio 2001)Buy it!
Jan & Dean “Like A Summer Rain” from Mojo Presents: In My Room (Mojo 2007)Buy it!
The Chills “Double Summer” from Heavenly Pop Hits - The Best of the Chills (Flying Nun 1994)Buy it!
The Blind Eyes “Hermetically Sealed” from With A Bang (self 2011)Buy it!
The Ramones “California Sun” from Anthology (Rhino 1999)Buy it!
XTC “Summer's Cauldron” from Skylarking (Geffen 2001)Buy it!
Mike Viola “Get You Back (feat. Dan Wilson, Adam Schlesinger)” from Electro de Perfecto (Horn Blow 2011)Buy it!
The Raveonettes “BANG!” from In And Out Of Control (vice 2009)Buy it!
The Kinks “Wait Till the Summer Comes Along” from Picture Book (Polydor 2001)Buy it!
The Monkees “The Door Into Summer (Album Version)” from Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. (Colgems 1967)Buy it!
The Lovin' Spoonful “Summer In The City” from The Lovin' Spoonful: The Greatest Hits (Buddah 2000) R Buy it!
Bob Dylan “In The Summertime” from shot of love (Columbia 1981)Buy it!
Steve Forbert “Steve Forbert's Midsummer Night's Toast” from Alive On Arrival (Nemperor 1978)Buy it!
Bruce Springsteen “Girls In Their Summer Clothes” from Magic (Columbia 2007)Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Summer Song” from The Monument Singles Collection (1960-64) (Sony 2011)Buy it!
Chris Isaak “Summer Holiday” from Mr. Lucky (Reprise 2009)Buy it!
Maura O' Connell “Sunnyshine Day” from Blue Is The Color Of Hope (Warner Brothers 1992)Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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