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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Jun 28th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Jun 28th 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


Etta James “I'm Gonna Take What He's Got”
from Have Mercy! The Songs of Don Covay (Ace 2012) N  —1968 song written by Don Covay & recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals Per the liner notes, no female artist recorded more Don Covay compositions than Etta James.


Joe Tex “Skip A Rope”
from Behind Closed Doors: Where Country Meets Soul (Kent 2012) N  —Originally recorded by country artist Henson Cargill in 1967. This country soul version was recorded for the Dial label in 1969. Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives performed this song at their Family Arena show last Sunday.


Arthur Alexander “Every Day I Have To Cry”
from Lonely Just Like Me (Elektra 1993) —Written by Arthur Alexander & recorded in Nashville in 1992. Produced by Ben Vaughn & featuring soul session players such as Reggie Young, Spooner Oldham, and Donnie Fritts..


Bill Doggett “Twenty Five Miles”
from Honky Tonk Popcorn (King 1969) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of the Edwin Starr hit.


Clarence Carter “Too Weak to Fight”
from The Fame Singles Vol. 1 1966-1970 (Kent 2012) N  —Written by Clarence Carter, Rick Hall, George Jackson & John Keyes and recorded for Atlantic in 1968. Found on this new terrific collection of a & b sides of singles he recorded at FAME Studios.


Margie Joseph “Stop! In The Name of Love (Single Version)”
from Soulsville Sings Hitsville: Stax Sings Songs Of Motown Records (Concord Records, Inc. 2008) —This Supremes hit was written by Holland, Dozier & Holland and Margie Joseph recorded this epic version of the song for Stax in 1970.


Howard Tate “Shoot 'Em All Down”
from Get It While You Can: The Complete Legendary Verve Sessions (Hip-O Select / Verve 2004) —1967 Verve mono non-LP single written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman.


Isaac Hayes “Blue Crib”
from Instrumentals (Ace/Stax 2003) —Music bed. 1974 Stax instrumental composed by Isaac Hayes.


Dr. John “Big Shot”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) N  —Dr. John will be appearing at the Big Muddy Blues Fest taking place on Sat 9/1-Sun 9/2. Dr. John is worth planning ahead for.


Dengue Fever “Oceans of Venus”
from Venus On Earth (M80 2008) —Instrumental from one of the most interesting bands going. They still have never played St. Louis as far as I can tell.


Mulatu Astatke “Netsanet”
from Ethiopiques 4 - Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentals 1969-74 (Buda Musique 1998) —Music bed. 1974 Ethiopian jazz instrumental. Highly recommended compilation.


Otis Redding “I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)”
from Monterey International Pop Festival (Live) (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 2008) —The 1968 D.A. Pennebaker film Monterey Pop will be playing as part of the Webster Film series Friday through Monday (6/29-7/2) at 7:30 PM. This 1967 live recording is one of many songs featured in the film.


Janis Joplin “Little Girl Blue”
from I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! (Columbia 1969) —Sublime reading of the Rodgers & Hart standard.


Patti Smith “This Is The Girl”
from Banga (Columbia 2012) N  —Beautiful ballad written about Amy Winehouse with lyrics by Patti Smith. One of my favorite releases of 2012. Patti Smith is doing a series of shows opening for Neil Young this summer.


Jack Nitzsche “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Closing Theme)”
from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Original Soundtrack) (Concord Records, Inc. 1991) —Music bed. 1976 instrumental composed, produced, arranged & conducted by Jack Nitzsche.


Garland Jeffreys “Coney Island Winter”
from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011) —Garland Jeffreys is performing again and is putting on tremendous live shows. No St. Louis shows on the horizon, unfortunately.


Imelda May “Mayhem” (Decca 2010) —This Dublin-born artist has an absolutely tremendous voice and is also a fine songwriter. I get the feeling she would be a force of nature to see live.


The Kinks “David Watts”
from Something Else By The Kinks (Pye 1967) —1967 mono recording written by Ray Davies.


The Keymen “Boy Blue”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 60s instrumental recorded at Norman Perry's studio in Clovis, New Mexico.


Kelly Hogan “Pass On By”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N  —This release is running neck & neck with Chuck Prophet as my favorite releases of 2012, so far. Written by Margaret Ann Rich. Seriously, there is not a weak track on this release. Go buy it!


Sugarman 3 “But It's Alright”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) N  —Grooving instrumental version of the J.J. Jackson soul classic.


April March “Chick Habit”
from Grindhouse: Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Warner Bros./Maverick 2007) —1995 rewrite of Serge Gainsbourg's "Laisse Tomber les Filles" with lyrics by Elinore Blake (aka April March).


Sugarman 3 “Love Went Away”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) N  —Music bed.


Alejandro Escovedo “San Antonio Rain”
from Big Station (Fantasy 2012) N  —Highly recommended new release made up of all songs written by Alejandro Escovedo & Chuck Prophet. Produced by Tony Visconti which has proven to be perfect for his last three releases.


Chuck Prophet “Barely Exist”
from ¡Let Freedom Ring! (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2009) —Chuck Prophet will be in Springfield, IL as part of Taste of Downtown Springfield on Saturday (July 7). I won't miss this show.


Television “Untitled Instrumental”
from Marquee Moon (Expanded) (Elektra 1977) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental recording during the Adventure sessions.


The Jans Project “Torn Between”
from The Jans Project (Jans Project 2011) L —Also appearing as part of Taste of Downtown Springfield on Saturday (July 7). Make sure you arrive in time to see them.


Television “See No Evil”
from Marquee Moon (Elektra 1977) —Written by Tom Verlaine and a guitar tour de force. This one goes out to Ken from Cockeysville.


The Velvet Underground & Nico “There She Goes Again”
from The Velvet Underground & Nico (Polygram 1967) —Written by Lou Reed. This album holds up so well after all these years.


The Jans Project “For Shame Unknown”
from The Jans Project (Jans Project 2011) L —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt from this 23-minute song.


Allo Darlin' “Tallulah”
from Europe (Slumberland 2012) N  —Don't let this song throw you. This is the only stripped-down song on a record with lots of pop gems. But it showcases the vocals of Elizabeth Morris, beautifully. That voice just kills me. "Tallulah" refers to the Go-Betweens song.


Paul Buchanan “My True Country”
from Mid Air (Newsroom Records 2012) N  —From the Blue Nile's frontman's 2012 solo release. Sung beautifully, of course. Add him to the ever-expanding list of gifted Scottish vocalists.


Malcolm Middleton “Week Off”
from Sleight of Heart (Full Time Hobby 2008) —"The Fleetwood Mac polyphonic softens the blow."


Richard Thompson “Banish Misfortune”
from Strict Tempo! (Carthage 1981) —Music bed. One of my favorite song titles, ever. Traditional song instrumental from 1981.


Richard and Linda Thompson “Shoot Out The Lights” (Hannibal 1982)


The Walkmen “Heaven” (Fat Possum 2012) N  —Appearing tonight (Thursday 6/28) at Plush.


Willie Nile “Cell Phones Ringing (In The Pockets Of The Dead)”
from Streets of New York (Reincarnate Music 2006) —Willie Nile flew out of JFK airport the morning of 9/11 and was headed to Spain for a tour. This song came about as a result of hearing the news. It happened just a mile from where he lived so, obviously, hit really close to home.


The Clash “Hitsville U.K.”
from Sandinista! Single (Epic 1980)


Wussy “Shunt”
from Funeral Dress (Shake It 2005) —One of my favorite sets from this year's Twangfest. Featuring the lead vocals of Chuck Cleaver & Lisa Walker.


Sharon Van Etten “Serpents”
from Tramp (Jagjaguwar 2012) N


Beachwood Sparks “Forget the Song”
from Tarnished Gold (Sub Pop 2012) N  —After a long hiatus, the band has put out a new release with the original line-up.


The Derailers “Jackpot” (Texas Music Group 1996) —Appearing tonight (Thursday 6/28) at Off Broadway.


Gene Clark “Tried So Hard”
from Country & West Coast (Big Beat rhino.com 2006) —Written by Gene Clark & recorded in 1967.


Thea Gilmore “Down Along The Cove”
from John Wesley Harding (Fulfill 2011) —Found on the U.K. singer's 2011 release covering all the songs off Bob Dylan's "John Wesley Harding" album.


MARVIN ETZIONI “Living Like a Hobo”
from Marvin Country! (Nine Mile Records www.ninemilerecords.com 2012) N  —Featuring Buddy Miller on co-lead vocals & guitar.


Peter Case “Walkin' Bum”
from Peter Case Sings Like Hell (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1994) —Written by Hank Mills & produced by Marvin Etzioni.


Bob Dylan “I Am A Lonesome Hobo”
from John Wesley Harding (Columbia 1968) —This concludes the hobo set.


Lucero “It May Be Too Late”
from Women & Work (ATO Records www.atorecords.com 2012) N  —Appearing this Friday (6/29) at Plush.


Jerry Reed “Amos Moses”
from The Essential Jerry Reed (RCA 1995) —Written by Jerry Reed & recorded in 1969.

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