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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 2012N  —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.Buy it!


Joe Tex “Skip A Rope” from Behind Closed Doors: Where Country Meets Soul (Kent 2012N  —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.Buy it!


Arthur Alexander “Every Day I Have To Cry” from Lonely Just Like Me (Nonesuch 2005) —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..Buy it!


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


Clarence Carter “Too Weak to Fight” from The Fame Singles Vol. 1 1966-1970 (Kent 2012N  —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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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


Dr. John “Big Shot” from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012N  —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.Buy it!


Dengue Fever “Oceans of Venus” from Venus On Earth (M8O 2008) —Instrumental from one of the most interesting bands going. They still have never played St. Louis as far as I can tell.Buy it!


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


Otis Redding “I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)” from Monterey International Pop Festival (Live) (Razor & Tie 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.Buy it!


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


Patti Smith “This Is The Girl” from Banga (Columbia 2012N  —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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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.Buy it!


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


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.Buy it!


Kelly Hogan “Pass On By” from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012N  —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!Buy it!


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


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).Buy it!


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


Alejandro Escovedo “San Antonio Rain” from Big Station (Fantasy 2012N  —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.Buy it!


Chuck Prophet “Barely Exist” from ¡Let Freedom Ring! (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.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.Buy it!


Television “Untitled Instrumental” from Marquee Moon (Expanded) (Rhino 2007) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental recording during the Adventure sessions.Buy it!


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


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.Buy it!


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


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


Allo Darlin' “Tallulah” from Europe (Slumberland 2013N  —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.Buy it!


Paul Buchanan “My True Country” from Mid Air (Newsroom Records 2012N  —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.Buy it!


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


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


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


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


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.Buy it!


The Clash “Hitsville U.K.” from Sandinista! SINGLE (Epic)Buy it!


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.Buy it!


Sharon Van Etten “Serpents” from Tramp (Jagjaguwar 2012N Buy it!


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


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


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


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.Buy it!


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


Peter Case “Walkin' Bum” from Peter Case Sings Like Hell (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 1993) —Written by Hank Mills & produced by Marvin Etzioni.Buy it!


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


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


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

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