Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Sep 16th 2010 7.00am–10.00am
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Mavis Staples “Don't Knock”
from You Are Not Alone (Anti 2010) N —Written by Roebuck "Pops" Staples & produced by Jeff Tweedy. Featuring background vocals by Kelly Hogan & Nora O' Connor.
The Rance Allen Group “(There's Gonna Be A) Showdown”
from The Gospel Truth! (BGP url 2010) N —Taken from this new compilation featuring tracks from Stax's 70s gospel label, Gospel Truth. This re-worked Archie Bell & The Drells song was released in 1972.
Tom Jones “Strange Things Happening Every Day”
from Praise & Blame (Lost Highway 2010) N —Written by Sister Rosetta Tharpe and found on this new release made up of gospel & spiritual songs. One of the surprises of 2010.
Bob Dylan “Everything Is Broken (Alternate version)”
from Tell Tale Signs (Columbia 2008) —Alternate version recorded in 1989 during the Oh Mercy sessions. Bob Dylan will be appearing at Chaifetz Arena in October (Thursday 10/21).
Robert Plant “Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down”
from Band Of Joy (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010) N —Traditional gospel song arranged & produced by Robert Plant & Buddy Miller and found on this new release. Featuring Patty Griffin on background vocals.
Sam Phillips “Old Tin Pan” (samphillips.com 2010) N —From her 2010 six-song EP of songs written about Aimee Semple McPherson who was a traveling Christian preacher who settled in Los Angeles in the early 1920’s and built a church called Angelus Temple.
The Bees “Listening Man”
from Octopus (Astralwerks 2007) —Melodic 60s-influenced pop out of the Isle of Wight recorded in 2007.
Field Music “Terrapin”
from The Madcap Laughs Again (Mojo 2009) —Recorded in 2009 and found on this 2010 compilation of various artists covering songs written by Syd Barrett that were originally found on his "The Madcap Laughs" album.
Richard Buckner “Once”
from Since (Geffen 1998) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Tuesday (9/21). As an added bonus, Fred Friction from Fishin' With Dynamite (which immediately follows this show) will be opening.
Big Star “The Ballad of El Goodo (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)”
from Keep an Eye On the Sky CD Album (Rhino 2009) —From a previously unissued live 1973 concert in which Big Star was opening for Archie Bell & the Drells. Don't miss the September Gurls and Boys KDHX Benefit Tribute to Alex Chilton & Big Star taking place at Off Broadway next Friday (9/24).
Randy Newman “Let's Burn Down the Cornfield”
from 12 Songs (Reprise 1970) —From his second album released in 1970. This album features guitar by Ry Cooder and Clarence White.
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