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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Aug 9th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Aug 9th 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


Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five “Friendship”
from Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five (JSP Records 2001) —Kicking off the show with a Louis trifecta. Written by Louis Jordan & Claude Demetrius and recorded in 1947.


Louis Prima featuring Keely Smith with Sam Butera & the Witnesses “Jump, Jive, An' Wail”
from The Wildest! (CAPITOL 2002) —Written by Louis Prima & recorded in 1956.


Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra “I Double Dare You”
from Pocketful of Dreams, Vol. 3 (Decca 1995) —Recorded in 1938 and written by Jim Eaton & Terry Shand.


Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five “St. James Infirmary”
from Hot Fives & Sevens (JSP 1998) —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt from his 1928 recording.


Aretha Franklin “Runnin' Out Of Fools”
from Running' Out Of Fools (Columbia 1964) —Written by Richard Ahlert & Kay Rogers and released in 1964. She was around the age of 22 when she sang this.


Brenda Holloway “You've Made Me So Very Happy”
from Brenda Holloway: The Motown Anthology (Universal/Motown 2005) —Recorded in 1966 and written by Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway (her sister), Frank Wilson & Berry Gordy, Jr. This later became a hit for Blood, Sweat & Tears but this original version is just so great.


Rumer “Sara Smile”
from Sara Smile - Single (EastWest U.K. 2012) N  —New single featuring a really nice version of the Daryl Hall/John Oates song by the London-based singer.


Menahan Street Band “The Crossing” (Daptone 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental from their forthcoming September release.


Wilson Pickett “I'm In Love”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —Bobby Womack wrote this song for his wife and plays guitar & sings background with Wilson Pickett on this 1967 recording made at Chip Moman's American Recording Studios in Memphis.


O.V. Wright “Eight Men and Four Women”
from 8 Men and 4 Women (Backbeat 1967) —Southern soul at its very best. Recorded in 1967 for the Backbeat label. Drug excesses led to an early death (age 41) but he was a tremendous soul singer.


Ted Hawkins “Long As I Can See The Light”
from The Next Hundred Years (Geffen Records, Inc. 1994) R  —I had a request for this song last week but the station didn't have it. Better late than never. Written by John Fogerty. His voice just kills on this and so does the slide guitar work by Greg Leisz.


Ry Cooder “Nice Bike”
from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. Ry Cooder instrumental written for the 1986 film Blue City.


James Hunter “Mollena”
from People Gonna Talk CD Album (Rounder/GO Records 2006) —2006 Sam Cooke-influenced song written and arranged by James Hunter. James Hunter recently recorded a new album with producer Gabe Roth (aka Bosco Mann of Daptone Records) in Riverside, CA. How can that possibly not work?


Kelly Hogan “Slumber's Sympathy”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) N  —Yeah, I know I've been playing this album every week but, at least, it's a different song each week. Written by Gabe Roth who also plays bass on this album


The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins “Writing On the Wall” (Electraphonic 2012) N  —New single featuring lead vocals by Percy Wiggins.


The Bo-Keys “Sundown On Beale”
from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) —Music bed.


Mieko Hirota “Nagisa No Tenshi”
from Nippon Girls: Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966-70 (Big Beat rhino.com 2009) —1968 mash-up of Cool Jerk & It's Not Unusual sung in Japanese. This makes me happy.


Brunetta & The Balubas “Baluba Shake”
from Le Beat Bespoke 2 (Circle 2006) —It's been a long time since I've broke this one out. 1966 recording out of Italy featuring the lead vocals of Mara Pacini. Baluba Shake, baby!


Los Straitjackets “Crime Scene”
from Jet Set (Yep Roc 2012) N  —From their new release which just hit the stores this week..


The Pastel Six “Bandido”
from Intoxica! (Ace 2006) —Music bed. 1962 Southern California garage rock instrumental recorded for the Zen label.


The Forty-Fives “Trying To Get Next To You”
from Fight Dirty (Yep Roc 2002) —This North Carolina band didn't last too long but when they did, they burned bright. Terrific live act until they lost their original drummer.


Foxboro Hot Tubs “Mother Mary”
from Stop Drop and Roll!! (Jingle Town Records 2008) —Completely overlooked side project by Green Day that has all kinds of rock and pop gems on it. Like this one.


Redd Kross “Stay Away from Downtown”
from Researching the Blues (Merge 2012) N  —Whoa! Who knew this new release (their first since 1997) would be this good? Written & sung by Jeff McDonald (who sounds great, incidentally).


The Easybeats “St. Louis”
from gonna have a good time Single (Retroactive 1999) —1969 song written by Harry Vanda & George Young.


The Three O'Clock “Jetfighter”
from Sixteen Tambourines / Baroque Hoedown (Frontier 1983) —Recorded in 1983 & written by Michael Quercio, Louis Gutierrez & Mike Mariano.


The Neptunas “Shapes of Things to Come”
from Today's Top Girl Groups, Vol. 1 (Spinout Records 1998) —Music bed. 1998 surf instrumental out of San Pedro, CA.


Susanna Hoffs “Raining”
from Someday (Baroque Folk 2012) N  —Written by Susanna Hoffs, Mike Campbell & Andrew Brassell and found on this recommended new release produced by Mitchell Froom.


Aimee Mann “Looking For Nothing”
from @#%&*! Smilers (Superego 2015) —Coming to the Pageant in November (Tuesday 11/13).


Spectator “Walk With Me”
from In The Brick (self-released 2012) N L —Debut 6-song EP by this St. Louis band featuring songs written by Megan Rooney & Jeffrey Albert.


The Simon Park Orchestra “Dawn To Dusk”
from TV Sound and Image (Soul Jazz 2012) N  —Music bed.1973 instrumental.


Tim Buckley “Move With Me”
from Greetings from L.A. (Rhino 1972) R  —Written by Tim Buckley & Jerry Goldstein and featuring sublime backing vocals by Clydie King, Venetta Fields & Lorna Maxine Willard.


Warren Zevon “Splendid Isolation”
from Transverse City (Virgin 1989) —"Michael Jackson in Disneyland / Don't have to share it with nobody else / Lock the gates, Goofy, take my hand / And lead me through the World of Self"


Loudon Wainwright III “I'm Alright”
from 40 Odd Years (Shout! Factory 2011) —1985 song written by Loudon Wainwright III & produced by Richard Thompson. He wrote this for the Fabulous Thunderbirds but, according to Loudon Wainwright III, they didn't really get what he was going after.


Richmond Fontaine “Deciding to Run”
from The High Country (El Cortez www.thedelines.com 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental from the band based out of Portland, OR.


The Broken Heartbreakers “Tell That Boy (Radio Edit)”
from Wintersun (self released 2010) —From Auckland, New Zealand & featuring the vocals of John Guy Howell & Rachel Bailey.


Villagers “Twenty-Seven Strangers”
from Becoming a Jackal (Domino 2010) —Villagers consists of one man, Conor J. O’Brien from Dublin, and all songs on this debut album were written & sung by him.


Sam Phillips “Strawberry Road”
from Martinis & Bikinis (Expanded Version) (Omnivore 2012) —2-LP vinyl reissue of her 1994 album including four bonus tracks. Written by Sam Phillips & produced by T-Bone Burnett.


The Beatles “And Your Bird Can Sing”
from Revolver (Mono) (EMI 1966) —Written by Lennon/ McCartney with John Lennon taking the lead vocals on this one.


Booker T. & the MGs “Sun King / Mean Mister Mustard / Polythene Pam / She Came In Through The Bathroom Window / I Want You (She's So Heavy)”
from McLemore Avenue (Expanded Version) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt taken from the 10:44 medley recorded in 1970.


Beaver Nelson “Why Don't I Take It Awhile”
from Macro / Micro (Beaver Nelson 2012) N  —The Austin-based artist will be making a rare St. Louis appearance this Monday (8/13) at Off Broadway.


Brandi Carlile “Hard Way Home”
from Bear Creek (Columbia 2012) N R  —Written by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth and found on her new release.


William Elliott Whitmore “Not Feeling Any Pain”
from Field Songs (Anti- 2011) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Friday (8/10) as part of the Open Highway Festival. Also on the bill are Old Lights & Will Hoge.


Ben Vaughn “Dreadnaught”
from Instrumental Stylings (Bar/None Records www.bar-none.com 1995) —Music bed.


Bottle Rockets “Smokin' 100's Alone”
from 24 Hours A Day (Atlantic unk 1997) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Saturday (8/11) as part of the Open Highway Festival. Also on the bill are Rough Shop, John Henry & The Engine, and Ben Nichols (of Lucero).


The Del McCoury Band “1952 Vincent Black Lightning”
from Oxford American 2003 Southern Music CD - No. 6 (Oxford American 2003) —Written by Richard Thompson. The Del Yeah!: One-Day Bluegrass Festival featuring Del McCoury Band, Cumberland Gap, and others will be taking place at the Old Rock House in September (Saturday 9/1).


Gene Clark & The Gosdin Brothers “Tried So Hard”
from Gene Clark With the Gosdin Brothers (Bonus Track Version) (Columbia Records 1967) —Written by Gene Clark & recorded in 1966.


Speedy West “Speedy's Special”
from Guitar Spectacular (Sundazed Music 1962) —Music bed.


Adam Reichmann “Without A Reply”
from Another Version of the Same Story (Perdition 2004) L —Sun 8/12 Super Furry Animal’s Gruff Rhys and Adam Reichmann – Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis


Maria McKee “Panic Beach”
from Maria McKee (Geffen 1989) —Written by Maria McKee. "Well, the dog act got drunk again last night..." From there, you just know things are going to go awry.


Magnolia Summer “Around And Around”
from Brown Eyed Handsome Man: St. Louis Salutes The Father Of Rock 'N' Roll (Undertow 2004) L —Opening for Chuck Berry next Wednesday (8/15) at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room which is very cool. My guess is they won't do this song, though.


Big Joe Turner “Boogie Woogie Country Girl”
from The Very Best of Big Joe Turner (Rhino 1998) —1956 song written by Doc Pomus & Reginald Ashby.


Elvis Presley “Viva Las Vegas”
from Viva Las Vegas and Roustabout (RCA 1993) —Recorded in 1963 & written by Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman.


Los Lobos “Lonely Avenue”
from Till the Night Is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus (Rhino 1995) —Los Lobos will be at Plush in October (Saturday 10/13). Written by Doc Pomus.


The Walkabouts “Buffalo Ballet”
from Satisfied Mind (Cargo 1993) —Written by John Cale & sung by Carla Torgerson.

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