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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Aug 23rd 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Aug 23rd 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


Brother Jack McDuff “Tobacco Road” (Atlantic unk 1967) —Hammond B3-powered instrumental version of the John Loudermilk-penned song with arrangements by JJ Jackson & Brother Jack McDuff.


Esther Phillips “Fever (Single Version)”
from Esther Phillips: The Atlantic Years (Rhino 2006) —Recorded in 1966 for Atlantic. Written by Eddie Cooley & John Davenport. A whole lot of artists have covered this song but I've never heard a version that has the same kind of feel as this.


Chuck Jackson “I Keep Forgetting (Every Time You're Near)”
from Very Best of Chuck Jackson 1961-1967 (Varese 1997) —Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller and recorded in 1962. The arrangements on this song by George "Teacho" Wiltshire are brilliant.


Mark III Trio “Tres Lobos”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —Music bed. 1966 instrumental recorded for Atlantic.


Solomon Burke “The Mighty Quinn”
from Proud Mary (Bonus Track Version) (Sundazed 2000) —Soul cover of the Bob Dylan song recorded in 1970.


Bill Moss & The Celestials “You've Got to Serve Somebody”
from Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk (Harmless 2012) N  —1980 gospel Bob Dylan cover found on this new 2-CD compilation of gospel soul & funk recorded for the Shreveport, LA-based Jewel Records label.


J P Robinson “George Jackson”
from Change Is Gonna Come: The Voice of Black America 1963-1973 (Kent 2007) —Written by Bob Dylan & recorded in 1972 for the Atlantic label.


Isaac Hayes “Hung Up On My Baby”
from Instrumentals (Ace/Stax 2003) —Music bed. 1974 instrumental composed by Isaac Hayes.


Jeanne and the Darlings “Soul Girl”
from We're The Soul Girls! (Ace 2012) N  —1967 song written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter and found on this new single-disc compilation of all the Volt recordings made by Jeanne and the Darlings & The Charmels from 1967-1969.


William Bell “Never Like This Before”
from The Soul of a Bell (stax 1967) —William Bell was backed by Booker T. & The MGs, the Memphis Horns & Isaac Hayes on this 1966 recording. Written by Isaac Hayes, David Porter & Booker T. Jones.


The Mar-Keys “Plantation Inn”
from Stay In School: Don't Be a Drop Out (Stax Records unk 1967) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Isaac Hayes, Al Jackson, Jr., and Steve Cropper.


Lianne La Havas “Is Your Love Big Enough?” (WM UK 2012) N  —From the London singer's debut release. Co-written by Matt Hales, Lianne La Havas & Willy Mason


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Faithful Man” (Truth and soul 2012) —James Brown-influenced title track from his latest release. Lee Fields and the Expressions will be at Lola in September (Sunday 9/16).


James Brown and The Famous Flames “Ain't That a Groove Part #1”
from The Singles Vol. 4: 1966-1967 (Disc 1) (Hip O Select/Universal 2007) —Written by James Brown & Nat Jones and recorded in 1965 for the King label. And, yes, that's a groove.


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Wish You Were Here (Instrumental)”
from Faithful Man (Instrumentals) (Truth & Soul Records 2012) N  —Music bed. New release made up of all the instrumental tracks from their 2012 earlier release, Faithful Man.


Johnny Jenkins “I Walk On Guilded Splinters”
from Country Funk 1969-1975 Comp (Light In The Attic 2012) N  —This Dr. John song was recorded in 1972 and features Duane Allman on guitar. This new 2-LP compilation is highly recommended.


Dr. John “Revolution”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) —Appearing at the Big Muddy Blues Fest along with a whole host of others acts on Sat 9/1-Sun 9/2. You have to see artists like Dr. John while you still have the chance to.


Howard Tate “Get It While You Can”
from Get It While You Can - The Complete Legendary Verve Sessions (Hip-O Select/Verve 1967) —This 1967 recording was written & arranged by Jerry Ragovoy and Janis Joplin later recorded it, as well.


The Bar-Kays “Midnight Cowboy”
from The Best of The Bar-Kays (Stax-Volt 1992) —Music bed. Instrumental written by John Barry.


Betty Davis “They Say I'm Different”
from They Say I'm Different (Expanded) (Light In The Attic 2007) —Reissue of her 1974 album with four previously unreleased bonus tracks. Written by Betty Davis. Chuck Berry rates three shout-outs on this.


Sly & The Family Stone “Sing A Simple Song”
from Stand! (Epic 1969) —Rock meets funk meets gospel on this Sylvester Stewart-penned song.


The Jimi Hendrix Experience “All Along The Watchtower”
from Electric Ladyland (Polydor 1984) —Because, sometimes, you just have to make time to play the greatest Bob Dylan cover, ever.


Sly & The Family Stone “My Brain (Zig-Zag) (Instrumental)”
from Stand! (Expanded) (Epic 2007) —Music bed. This reissue of their 1969 release includes five bonus tracks - one of which is this previously unreleased Sylvester Stewart instrumental .


Rumer “P. F. Sloan”
from Boys Don't Cry (Atlantic Records UK 2012) N  —Her voice sounds gorgeous on this Jimmy Webb song.


Rodriguez “This Is Not a Song, It's an Outburst: Or, the Establishment Blues”
from Searching for Sugar Man soundtrack (Light In The Attic 2012) N  —From the soundtrack to this documentary about '70s singer/songwriter Rodriguez. Hopefully, this film makes it to St. Louis, soon. It sounds really intriguing.


The Marketts “Ready, Steady, Go”
from Outer Space, Hot Rods & Superheroes (Ace 2011) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental cut for Warner Bros.


Dolly Varden “Thirteen”
from 13 (Mid-Fi 2008) —Big Star cover from their now out-of-print limited edition 2-CD set released for Dolly Varden's 13th anniversary.


Cotton Mather “Lily Dreams On”
from Kontiki (Deluxe Edition) (Star Apple Kingdom 2012) —Reissue of the Austin band's 1997 album. Written by Robert Harrison. Dressy Bessy, Middle Class Fashion, & Cotton Mather will be at Off Broadway this Friday (8/24). Highly recommended.


The Blazers “Shore Break”
from It Came From The Beach (Ace 2008) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental.


Dressy Bessy “The Things That You Say That You Do”
from Dressy Bessy (Kindercore 2003) —Appearing with Middle Class Fashion & Cotton Mather at Off Broadway this Friday (8/24).


Susanna Hoffs “Regret”
from Someday (Baroque Folk 2012) N  —Written by Susanna Hoffs & Andrew Brassell and produced & orchestrated by Mitchell Froom. Beautiful ballad.


Kelly Hogan “Pass On By”
from Live at KDHX 6-7-12 (KDHX 2012) N  —Live KDHX recording of a song written by Margaret Ann Rich.


Roy Budd “Get Carter”
from TV Sound and Image (Soul Jazz 2012) N  —Music bed. 1971 instrumental written for the movie Get Carter.


Roger Nichols & The Small Circle of Friends “I'll Be Back”
from Roger Nichols & The Small Circle of Friends (Universal/Polygram 1968) —Sublime Beatles cover from 1968.


Sloan “Fading Into Obscurity”
from Never Hear the End of It (Yep Roc Records 2006) —Mini-suite of terrific pop songs from the band out of Halifax, Canada.


Raspberries “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)”
from Greatest (Capitol Catalog 2005) —Written by Eric Carmen & recorded in 1974.


The Lively Ones “Surf Rider”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental recorded for the Dot label.


Fort Atlantic “Let Your Heart Hold Fast”
from Fort Atlantic (Dualtone 2012) N  —Fort Atlantic is really made up of Jon Black who wrote all the songs & played most of the instruments. This is the first song I've heard off the album & I really like it.


Son Volt “Last Minute Shakedown”
from Straightaways (Warner Bros. 1997) L —Appearing at LouFest this Saturday (8/25). Go to www.loufest.com for the entire lineup & schedule.


Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane “Annie”
from Rough Mix (Polydor 1977) —Written by Ronnie Lane, Kit Lambert & Eric Clapton.


Alejandro Escovedo “Fort Worth Blue”
from Street Songs of Love CD Album (Fantasy 2009) —F 13 Music bed. Instrumental written by Alejandro Escovedo & David Pulkingham.


Iris DeMent “Go On Ahead and Go Home”
from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N  —From her forthcoming album slated for release on 10/2.


Del McCoury Band “Nashville Cats”
from The Family (Ceili 1999) —Sat 9/1 Del Yeah!: One-Day Bluegrass Festival featuring Del McCoury Band, Cumberland Gap, and others – Old Rock House


The Lovin' Spoonful “Butchie's Tune”
from Daydream (Kama Sutra 1966) —Written by John Sebastian & Steve Boone and recorded in 1965. Sung by their drummer, Joe Butler


The Lovin' Spoonful “Other Side Of This Life (Instrumental)”
from Do You Believe In Magic (Kama Sutra 1965) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Fred Neil song recorded in 1965.


Magic City “Let Me Go”
from Les Animaux Épouvantables (Tower Groove Records 2011) L —Words & music by Larry Bulawsky.


Roky Erickson and The Aliens “Don't Shake Me Lucifer”
from I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology disc 1 (Shout! Factory 2005) —Written by Roky Erickson & released in 1980.


PJ Harvey “Down By The Water”
from To Bring You My Love (Island 1995) —I've said it before but this song sounds particularly menacing through headphones. Written by PJ Harvey & strings arranged by Pete Thomas.


Imelda May “Kentish Town Waltz”
from Mayhem (Decca 2010) —Written by Imelda May.


Thea Gilmore “The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest”
from John Wesley Harding (Fulfill 2011) —From her release of cover versions of all the songs from Bob Dylan's John Wesley Harding album.


Holly Golightly “My Love Is”
from My First Holly Golightly Album (Damaged Goods 2005) —Cover version of a Billy Myles song originally recorded by Little Willie John.


The Blasters “So Long Baby Goodbye”
from Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings (1981-1985) (Rhino 2002) —1981 song written by Dave Alvin.

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