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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Sep 27th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Sep 27th 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


Ike & Tina Turner “I Wish It Would Rain”
from History of R&B (Disky 2000) —Cover version of the Temptations hit written by Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield, and Roger Penzabene. Recorded for the Minit label in 1969.


West Coast Revival “Feelin' Alright”
from Soul Sides - Volume Two: The Covers (Zealous Records 2007) —There have been a number of fine covers of this Traffic song written by Dave Mason but this 1977 recording by this California soul & funk band is one of the best.


Claudia Lennear “Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Written by Allen Toussaint who also plays piano on this track. The former Ikette recorded this in 1973 for Warner Bros.


Shirley Scott “Messie Bessie”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —Music bed. 1970 soul jazz instrumental written by Shirley Scott who also plays Hammond B3 on this track.


Nina Simone “Do I Move You ?”
from Nina Simone Sings the Blues (RCA Legacy 1967) —What a great lead-off track from her RCA label debut. Written by Nina Simone and something that would sound even better just around midnight. Maybe play this album back to back with Sam Cooke's Night Beat album.


Bettye LaVette “Yesterday Is Here”
from Thankful n' Thoughtful (Anti-Records 2012) N  —Her new album just hit the stores this week and this Tom Waits/Kathleen Brennan song is one of the highlights. Tom Waits originally recorded this for his 1987 Franks Wild Years release.


Percy Mayfield “River's Invitation”
from His Tangerine and Atlantic Sides (Rhino Handmade 2003) —Written by Percy Mayfield and recorded in 1963 for the Tangerine label. Produced by Ray Charles who plays piano on this track and has members of his band backing Percy Mayfield on this track.


Ray Charles “Doodlin'”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Rhino/Atlantic 2005) —Music bed. 1960 instrumental written by Horace Silver.


Dinah Washington “Soulville”
from Respect: Aretha's Influences and Inspiration (Ace 2009) —1963 Roulette label recording written by Dinah Washington, Henry Glover, Morris Levy, and Titus Turner. Aretha Franklin recorded an album "Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington" which was released shortly after Dinah Washington's death in 1963.


The Sugarman 3 “But It's Alright”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) N  —Instrumental version of the J J Jackson soul classic.This is one of my favorite releases of 2012. As I've said before, put it on and there you have it, an instant party.


Nick Waterhouse “Say I Wanna Know”
from Time's All Gone (Innovative Leisure 2012) —Nick Waterhouse will be appearing at Plush this Friday (9/28).


The Sugarman 3 “Mellow Meeting”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) N  —Music bed. Instrumental written by Neal Sugarman, Bosco Mann, Dave Guy, and Joseph Crispiano.


Holly Golightly “You Ain't No Big Thing”
from My First Holly Golightly Album (Damaged Goods 2005) —Sam & Dave song written by Henry Glover and Morris Levy and recorded in 1996. Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs will be at the Firebird in Oct (Thurs 10/18). I wish it was more Holly Golightly and less Brokeoffs but, hey, that's just me.


The Animals “All Night Long”
from Animalism (MGM 1966) —Your basic Animals version of a Frank Zappa song. Really terrific leadoff track from this highly recommended album.


Barrett Strong “Yes, No, Maybe So”
from The Best of Barrett Strong (Motown 2003) —1960 Tamla single written by Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson.


Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers “Money (That's What I Want)”
from The Motown Sound - The Complete Albums & More (Motown 2012) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental version of the Barrett String hit written by Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford.


The Brooklyn Allstars “In The Ghetto”
from Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk From Shreveport's Jewel Records (Harmless 2012) N  —1973 gospel version of the Elvis hit written by Mac Davis and found on this new 2-CD collection of gospel soul and funk which will definitely be on my list of favorite 2012 compilations.


Bob and Wisdom “I Believe In Music”
from Jamaica to Toronto (Light In The Attic 2006) —Written by Mac Davis and recorded in Toronto in 1972 by these two singers raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica.


George Jackson “My Nerves Fail”
from Let The Best Man Win (Kent 2012) N  —Previously unreleased 1960s recording written by George Jackson and recorded at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals. The name of this song is My Nerves Fail but it always sounds like he's singing "My nerves fall."


Booker T. And The MGs “Red Beans and Rice”
from Great R & B Instrumentals (Ace 2001) —Music bed. 1965 Stax instrumental.


Andy Williams “House of Bamboo”
from blow up a go-go! (V2 1999) —RIP Andy Williams who just passed away on Tuesday at the age of 84. Andy Williams recorded this song written by William Crompton and Norman Murrells in 1958.


Nick Lowe “Sensitive Man”
from The Old Magic (Yep Roc 2011) —Nick Lowe put on a fabulous show at the Sheldon Concert Hall last night that was marked by class, warmth, elegance, humor, fine rhythm guitar-playing. songwriting par excellence, and a voice that evens sounds better live than it does on his albums.


Rockpile “Heart”
from Seconds of Pleasure (Columbia 1980) —Written by Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds, Billy Bremner, and Terry Williams. A perfect pop song.


The Spacemen “The Clouds”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1:1960 (Hasmick 2011) —Music bed.


Norah Jones “She's 22”
from Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note 2012) N  —Jones wll be appearing at the Peabody Opera House in October (Monday 10/15).


Aimee Mann “Charmer” Single (Superego 2012) N  —Written by Tim Heidecker and Aimee Mann and found on her new release. Aimee Mann wiill be at the Pageant in November (Tuesday 11/13).


Foster & Lloyd “Without Love”
from Lowe Profile: A Tribute to Nick Lowe (Brewery Records 2005) —Written by Nick Lowe and when this came out, it was Foster & Lloyd's first studio recording in over 15 years.


The String-A-Longs “Groovin'”
from Wide World Hits By The String-A-Longs (Atlantic unk 1968) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Young Rascals hit.


The Holmes Brothers “(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?”
from State of Grace (Alligator Records 2006) —2007 soulful version of the Nick Lowe song.


Griffin House “Cracking Up”
from Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe (Fiesta Red www.fiestaredrecords.com 2012) N  —Recorded in Nashville and found on this single-disc compilation of various country artists performing Nick Lowe songs.


Bill Black's Combo “Smokie (Part 2)”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1 1960 (Hasmick Records 2011) —Music bed. 1960 instrumental written by Bill Black.


Dum Dum Girls “I Got Nothing”
from End of Daze (EP) (Sub Pop) N  —Written and sung by Dee Dee and found on this new 5-song EP.


Susanna Hoffs “Raining”
from Someday (Baroque Folk 2012) N  —Written by Susanna Hoffs, Mike Campbell, and Andrew Brassell and found on her new & best solo release. Produced and orchestrated by Mitchell Froom.


Rumer “P.F. Sloan”
from Boys Don't Cry (Atlantic Records UK 2012) N  —Written by Jimmy Webb. The version is just so damn good. Sarah Joyce aka Rumer has an absolutely gorgeous voice.


Duane Eddy “Because They're Young”
from The Vintage Years/Duane Eddy (Sire Records 1975) —Music bed.


JD McPherson “North Side Gal”
from Signs & Signifiers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) —Appearing at the Blueberry Hiil Duck Room next Friday (10/5).


John Hiatt “Wood Chipper”
from Mystic Pinball (New West 2012) N  —Written by John Hiatt and found on his new release which just came out this week.


Bob Dylan “Soon After Midnight”
from Tempest (Columbia 2012) N  —Still going strong on his 35th studio album.


Eleni Mandell “Magic Summertime”
from Live at KDHX 9-26-12 (KDHX 2012) —Recorded live at KDHX on 9/26. Eleni Mandell is currently opening up a number of shows for Nick Lowe.


Eleni Mandell “Never Have to Fall In Love Again”
from Live at KDHX 9-26-12 (KDHX 2012) —Another live recording of a song off her latest release, I Can See the Future.


Eleni Mandell “Who You Gonna Dance With”
from I Can See the Future (Yep Roc 2012) —This live recording is another song off her new release.


Eleni Mandell “Bun In the Oven”
from Live at KDHX 9-26-12 (KDHX 2012) —Thanks to Eleni Mandell for coming in yesterday and performing four live songs at our KDHX studio.


Leon Redbone “Bouquet Of Roses”
from Whistling In the Wind (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 1988) —Sun 9/30 Leon Redbone – Old Rock House


Iris DeMent “Go On Ahead and Go Home”
from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N  —Off her forthcoming new release which will be out next Tuesday (10/2). You can hear and stream this entire release right now at kdhx.org.


Sera Cahoone “Nervous Wreck”
from Deer Creek Canyon (Sub Pop 2012) N  —From her new release which just came out this week.


Ralph Stanley “White Light / White Heat”
from Lawless (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Sony 2012) N


The Band “Ain't Got No Home”
from Moondog Matinee (Capitol Records 1973) —Levon Helm sings lead on the Clarence "Frogman" Henry song.


Willie Nelson “Georgia On My Mind”
from Stardust (Columbia / Legacy 1978) R  —Beautiful version of the Hoagy Carmichael song.


Jim Roll “Eddie Rode The Orphan Train”
from Inhabiting The Ball (Telegraph 2002) —Jim Roll had novelists Rick Moody & Denis Johnson write lyrics for some of the songs on this album but this is the best track and was written entirely by Jim Roll.


Jon Dee Graham “Swept Away”
from Full (Freedom 2010)


Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three “Keep Your Hands Off My Gal”
from Middle of Everywhere (Free Dirt Records 2011) L —Fri 9/28 Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three and Colonel Ford – Off Broadway

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