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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 13th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 13th 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


Harold Melvin AND The Blue Notes “Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)”
from The Best of Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes (Epic unk 1995) —Teddy Pendergrass sings lead on the 1973 song written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff & Bobby Martin (who also arranged this song). Probably not a bad idea moving Teddy Pendergrass from behind the drums to being the frontman.


The O'Jays “992 Arguments”
from Back Stabbers (Philadelphia International 1972) —You'll be hard-pressed to find many soul albums where all the songs work together as well as these do. Written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Gene McFadden & John Whitehead and arranged by Thom Bell.


Bunny Sigler & Dee Dee Sharp “Conquer The World Together”
from Conquer The World: The Lost Soul of Philadelphia International Records (Sony 2007) —Originally released as a 1971 single on the Philadelphia International Records label. Co-written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff (who also produced this record) along with Bunny Sigler. Once again, arrangements by Thom Bell.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “The Reason”
from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010) —Music bed. Philly soul-influenced instrumental track written by Neal Sugarman.


Lee Fields & The Expressions “Money I$ King”
from My World (Truth & Soul Records 2009) —Appearing this Sunday (9/16) at Lola. Highly recommended.


Tammi Terrell “What A Good Man He Is”
from Essential Collection: Tammi Terrell (Spectrum 2001) —Written by Smokey Robinson & originally released as a single in 1967.


Stevie Wonder “I'm Wondering”
from The Complete Motown Singles - Vol.7:1967 (Hip-O Select / Motown 2007) —1967 Motown single written by Stevie Wonder, Henry Cosby & Sylvia Moy.


Earl Van Dyke “Try It Baby”
from The Motown Sound - The Complete Albums & More (Hip-O Select / Motown 2012) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental version of a song written by Berry Gordy & later overdubbed with added vocals by Marvin Gaye in 1965.


Dee Dee Warwick “We're Doing Fine”
from I Want to Be With You (Mercury 1967) —Written by Horace Ott & recorded by other artists such as Dusty Springfield, Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas, & Chris Farlowe.


Marva Whitney “Unwind Yourself”
from King Northern Soul - Volume 3 (Kent 2012) N  —Written by Hank Ballard & Charles Spurling and recorded for the King label in 1968.


Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway “Baby I Love You”
from Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (Atlantic 1972) —1972 duet Atlantic recording of a song written by Ronny Shannon.


The Mar-Keys “Pop-Eye Rider”
from Do the Pop-Eye (Rhino Atlantic 1962) —Music bed. 1962 instrumental version of a song written by Steve Cropper & Booker T. Jones.


Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “What Have You Done ?”
from What Have you Done, My Brother (Daptone 2009) —Soul gospel song written by bassist & Daptone Records co-founder Bosco Mann.


The Violinaires “The Upper Way”
from Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk From Shreveport's Jewel Records. (Harmless 2012) N  —Highly recommended new 2-disc compilation of gospel soul & funk. This Impressions-influenced track was written by Jesse McDaniel and recorded in 1972. The vocals are just so great on this.


The John Edwards Singers “It's Alright”
from Como Now: The Voices of Panola County, MS (Daptone Records 2008) —A cappella gospel recorded live at the Mt. Mariah church in Panola County, MS in 2006.


The Johnny Griffin Orchestra “Wade In the Water”
from Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 1998) —Music bed. 1960 instrumental version of the traditional gospel song recorded for the Riverside label.


Bob Dylan “Narrow Way”
from Tempest (Columbia 2012) N  —From his new release which just came out this week. “I’m armed to the hilt, and I’m struggling hard/You won’t get out of here unscarred.” This is his 35th album of original material & he remains a national treasure. Go buy it.


Brother Jack McDuff “Beep-Bo-Boo”
from Gin and Orange (Cadet Records unk 1969) —Music bed. 1969 Hammond organ-driven instrumental written by Brother Jack McDuff.


Little Richard with Fishbone “Rock Island Line”
from Folkways: A Vision Shared - A Tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly (Columbia 1988) —Rave-up version of the Leadbelly song from this 1988 compilation featuring various artists performing Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly songs. Fishbone will be at the Firebird this Tuesday (9/18) with the Murder City Players & the Midwest Avengers.


The Funky Butt Brass Band “South Broadway Stumble”
from You Can Trust The Funky Butt Brass Band (Funky Butt Brass Band 2011) L —Appearing as part of Funkfest 7 this Saturday (9/15) at Broadway Oyster Bar. Teddy Presberg's Resistance Organ Trio, Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters, Hip Grease, The Service, Dogtown Allstars Funkesta & more!


Warren Zevon “A Certain Girl”
from Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School (Asylum 1980) —Written by Allen Toussaint. That's pretty much all you need to know.


Ry Cooder “Powis Square”
from Performance (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Warner Bros. 1970) —Music bed. Instrumental from the 1968 British film soundtrack.


Bill Fay “This World”
from Life Is People (Dead Oceans www.deadoceans.com 2012) N  —Highly recommended new release from the not-so-prolific British singer/songwriter.


Rumer “Just For A Moment”
from Boys Don't Cry (Atlantic Records UK 2012) N  —Gorgeous version of a song written by Ronnie Lane.


Ian Hunter & The Rant Band “When I'm President” (Slimstyle 2012) N  —Title track to his fine new album. Can he really be 73? Doesn't seem possible. Anyway, he's still sounding great.


The Cords “Termites”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental recorded for the Rakki label. Yes, I think that lead guitar solo is supposed to conjure up images of termites in a feeding frenzy. Eat your heart out, Jeff Beck.


First Aid Kit “Dancing Barefoot”
from iTunes Session (Wichita Recordings 2012) N  —Patti Smith cover found on this new 8-song live-in-the-studio recording. First Aid Kit & Dylan LeBlanc will be at the Firebird in October (Sat 10/6).


Patti Smith “April Fool”
from Banga (Columbia 2012) —Another really strong 2012 release. Words by Patti Smith & music by Tony Shanahan.


Rodriguez “Like Janis”
from Searching for Sugar Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (UNI 2012) N  —Dylan-influenced (gee, do you think?) track from 1970. Rodriguez is playing at the RootsnBluesnBBQ festival in Columbia, MO on Friday (9/21). For the entire impressive lineup of the two day festival, go to http://rootsnbluesnbbq.com


The Techniques “Dream Theme”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for the Teen label.


The Chemical Brothers “Hanna's theme”
from Hanna (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Sony Classical 2011) —This 2011 film makes terrific use of the soundtrack music during many scenes.


Trembling Blue Stars “Lady-O”
from Crayon Angel: A Tribute to the Music of Judee Sill (American Dust 2009) —Written by Judee Sill & found on one of the better tribute albums out there.


The Raveonettes “The Enemy”
from Observator (Vice Records 2012) N  —From the Copenhagen-based band's new release which just hit the stores this week.


Jack Nitzsche “Da Doo Ron Ron”
from The Lonely Surfer (Collectors' Choice Music 1963) —Music bed. Slowed-down instrumental version of the Phil Spector/Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich composition.


Allo Darlin' “Tallulah”
from Europe (Slumberland 2012) —Stripped-down song with just the vocals and ukulele-playing of Elizabeth Morris.


The Go-Betweens “Bye-Bye Pride”
from Tallulah (Beggars Banquet 1987) —1987 song composed by Composed by: Grant McLennan & Robert Forster.


Jack Nitzsche “Baja”
from The Lonely Surfer (Collectors' Choice Music 1963) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Lee Hazlewood.


The Poorhouse Says “Letter of Request”
from The Poorhouse Says (self-released 2011) L —Appearing at Off Broadway tonight (Thurs 9/13) along with The Pines & Justin Phillip Lamoureux.


Calexico “Para”
from Algiers (Anti- 2012) N  —Written by Joey Burns and John Convertino & found on their new release which just came out this week.


The Latin Playboys “Manifold De Amour”
from Desperado (Original Soundtrack) (Epic unk 1995) —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt written by David Hidalgo & Louis Perez.


David Hildago and Louis Perez “Till The Hands Fall Off The Clock”
from The Long Goodbye (Big Stink Research 2010) —Los Lobos will be appearing at Plush in October (Sat 10/13).


Sir Douglas Quintet “Stoned Faces Don't Lie”
from The Return of Doug Saldana (Phillips/Mercury 1971) —1971 song written by Doug Sahm.


Old Capital Square Dance Club “After the Rapture Blue”
from Long White Ride (Old Capital Square Dance Club 2012) N L —From the St. Louis band's new debut release.


Gene Clark and Carla Olson “Don't It Make You Want To Go Home”
from So Rebellious a Lover (Fuel 2000 1987) —Written by Joe South.


Joe South “Birds Of A Feather”
from Introspect/Don't It Make You Want To Go Home (Raven 2003) —Written by Joe South & released in 1968.


Esther Phillips “No Headstone On My Grave”
from The Best of Esther Phillips: 1962-70 (Rhino 1997) —Written by Charlie Rich & recorded in 1962 for Atlantic.


Charlie Rich “When Something Is Wrong With My Baby”
from Feel Like Going Home: The Essential Charlie Rich (Columbia / Legacy 1997) —1966 Memphis recording written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter.


Mike Ireland & Holler “Life Has Its Little Ups & Downs”
from Try Again (Ashmont 2002) —Written by Margaret Ann Rich & featuring John Horton on guitar & Spencer Marquart on drums.


Kelly Hogan “Pass On By”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) —Written by Margaret Ann Rich. One of my favorite releases of 2012.

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