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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Oct 4th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Oct 4th 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

7:02am

The Martinis “Key Chain” from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental recorded circa 1965-1967. Written by Packy Axton and Johnny Keyes.Buy it!

7:04am

Judy Clay “Sister Pitiful” from Hard to Handle: Black America Sings Otis Redding (Ace 2012N  —by Otis Redding and Steve Cropper and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1969. Produced by Jerry Wexler and Tom Dowd. One of twenty-five songs found on this new compilation of various artists performing songs written by Otis Redding.Buy it!

7:08am

O.V. Wright “I'd Rather Be Blind, Crippled, and Crazy” from Memphis Unlimited (Backbeat 1973) —1973 song recorded and produced by Willie Mitchell with backing by the Memphis Horns, the Hi Rhythm Section, the Memphis Strings, and backing vocals by Rhodes, Chalmers & Rhodes.Buy it!

7:11am

Otis Redding “I'm Depending On You” from Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul [Collector's Edition] (Atco/Rhino 2008) —Written by Otis Redding and first issued in 1965 as the b-side to "I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)."Buy it!

7:13am

The Pac-Keys “Hole In The Wall” from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic 2011) —Music bed.Buy it!

7:16am

The Showstoppers “Ain't Nothing But a Houseparty” from The Best of The Showstoppers (BGO Records 2011) —1967 soul rave-up written by Joe Thomas and Cark Fisher (aka Del Sharh) and featuring terrific lead vocals by Earl King. Later covered by the J. Geils Band.Buy it!

7:19am

Barbara & The Browns “Watch Dog” from Can't Find Happiness: The Sounds of Memphis Recordings (Kent 2007) —Written by Dan Greer and recorded in 1972. Lead vocals by Barbara Brown.Buy it!

7:21am

Willie Mitchell “Willie Wam” from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental composed by drummer Howard Grimes and Willie Mitchell.Buy it!

7:24am

The Nightingales “Just A Little Overcome” from Tommy Tate: I'm So Satisfied (Kent 2007) —As good as soul music gets. 1971 Stax single featuring the lead vocals of Tommy Tate. Written by Mack Rice of "Mustang Sally" fame. This was the b-side if you can believe that.Buy it!

7:28am

Ike & Tina Turner “A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Everyday)” from Every Hit Single 1960-1974 (Aim 2000) —1966 Martha and the Vandellas cover written by Holland, Dozier, and Holland.Buy it!

7:32am

Ike Turner “Twistin' the Strings” from Talkin' About Ike - Vol. 2 (P-Vine 2008) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental written by Ike Turner.Buy it!

7:35am

Mayer Hawthorne “A Long Time” from How Do You Do (Universal Republic Records 2011) —2011 ode to Detroit written by Mayer Hawthorne. It's worth nothing that a new documentary about Detroit called "Detropia" will be part of the Webster University Film Series on October 12, 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm.Buy it!

7:39am

Lee Fields & The Expressions “Who Do You Love” from Faithful Man (Truth and soul 2012) —Lee Fields & The Expressions put on a really memorable show at Lola a couple of weeks back.Buy it!

7:42am

Lee Fields & The Expressions “Walk On Through That Door (Instrumental)” from Faithful Man (Instrumentals) (Truth & Soul Records 2012N  —Music bed. From this 2012 release made up of all the instrumental backing tracks for Lee Field's "Faithful Man" release.Buy it!

7:45am

The Staple Singers “Stoned Soul Picnic” from Sassafras & Moonshine: The Songs of Laura Nyro (Ace 2012N  —Written by Laura Nyro and produced by Steve Cropper. Previously unreleased early 70s Stax recording that finally saw the light of day in 1999. This new compilation features twenty cover versions of Laura Nyro songs.Buy it!

7:48am

Rumer “Aretha” from Seasons of My Soul (Warner Music UK www.putumayo.com 2010) —Written by Sarah Joyce (aka Rumer) and producer/multi-instrumentalist Steve Brown. What a beautifully produced and arranged song.Buy it!

7:52am

Booker T. & the MGs “Baby, Scratch My Back” from Soul Men (stax 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental Slim Harpo cover recorded for Stax in the mid-sixtiesBuy it!

7:55am

Curtis Mayfield “Curtis on Discovery (interview)” from Interview Excerpt from "Old Grey Whistle Test" (1972) (n/a) —Interview excerpt where Curtis Mayfield discusses how he taught himself to play the guitar by tuning it to the black keys of a piano. Since it was tuned to F#, nobody who picked up his guitar could play it.Buy it!

7:56am

The Impressions “Talkin About My Baby” from Definitive Impressions (Kent 2002) —Written by Curtis Mayfield and recorded for ABC Paramount in 1964.Buy it!

7:58am

Young-Holt Unlimited “Soulful Strut” from The Best of Young-Holt Unlimited (EMI 2002) —Music bed. 1968 Chicago soul instrumental version recorded for the Bruswick label.Buy it!

8:03am

The Civil Tones “Soul to Go” from City Stoopin' (Pravda 2011L —Music bed. Instrumental written by guitarist Robin Allen.Buy it!

8:05am

Alabama Shakes “Hold On” from Boys & Girls (ATO 2012) —One of my favorite singles of 2012. Appearing at the Pageant on Tuesday (10/9).Buy it!

8:09am

Garland Jeffreys “The Contortionist” from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011) —Stones-influenced track from his 2011 release - his first in 13 years. Written by Garland Jeffreys with Lou Reed as one of the backing vocalists.Buy it!

8:13am

Booker T. & the MGs “Harlem Shuffle” from Soul Men (stax 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Bob and Earl soul classic.Buy it!

8:16am

Beth Orton “Candles” from Sugaring Season (Anti- 2012N  —From her new release which just came out this week. Written by Beth Orton and featuring Marc Ribot on nylon string guitar.Buy it!

8:20am

Norah Jones “I'll Be Your Baby Tonight” from Don't Know Why 4-song EP (EMI Australia 2003) —2003 cover version of a Bob Dylan song. What did this song have in common with the Beth Orton song? Brian Blade played drums on both tracks. Norah Jones will be at the Peabody Opera House a week from Monday (10/15).Buy it!

8:23am

The City Champs “Love Is A Losing Game” from The Safecracker (Bonus Track Version) (Electraphonic Recording-Digital ELECTRAPHONICRecording.com 2009) —2009 instrumental version of a song written by Amy Winehouse. Note to self: I really need to return this record to Rick Wood.Buy it!

8:28am

Amy Winehouse “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” from Lioness: Hidden Treasures (Universal 2011) —Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King and produced and arranged by Mark Ronson. Now, this is a production, dammit!Buy it!

8:32am

Lulu “Here Comes The Night” from The Bert Berns Story: Vol. 1 1960-64 (Ace 2008) —Written by Bert Russell (aka Bert Berns) and recorded for Decca in 1964. This pre-dated the version by Them and was produced (and what a production it is!) by Bert Berns.Buy it!

8:35am

Lee Hazlewood's Woodchucks “Frenesi” from These Boots Are Made for Walkin': The Complete MGM Recordings (Ace 2002) —Music bed. 1966 MGM instrumental composed by Albert B. Dominguez.Buy it!

8:38am

Lee Hazlewood “No Train to Stockholm” from The LHI Years: Singles, Nudes & Backsides (1968-1971) (Light In The Attic 2012) —Written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded in 1970.Buy it!

8:40am

Carla Bruni “Those Little Things” from Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited (Verve Forecast 2006) —Welcome to the former French first lady (or whatever the French equivalent of the first lady is) portion of the show. Written by Serge Gainsbourg.Buy it!

8:42am

Georgie Fame “The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde” from The Third Face of Fame (Legacy Recordings 1968) —Written by Peter Callander and Mitch Murray.Buy it!

8:45am

Ennio Morricone “Ultimo - La Sfida” from Ennio Morricone: The Complete Edition (GDM Music 2008) —F 9 Music bed. 1999 song composed by Ennio and Andrea Morricone for an Italian TV movie.Buy it!

8:48am

Los Lobos “Short Side of Nothing” from Kiko (Slash / Warner Bros. 1992) —Appearing at Plush a week from Saturday (10/13). Highly recommended.Buy it!

8:51am

Calexico “Fortune Teller” from Algiers (Anti- 2012N  —Written by Joey Burns and John Convertino with backing vocals by Pieta Brown.Buy it!

8:55am

Ry Cooder / Manuel Galban “Bodas de Oro” from Mambo Sinuendo (Nonesuch 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Electo Rosell "Chepin."Buy it!

8:58am

Rodriguez “I Wonder” from Searching for Sugar Man (Light In The Attic 1970N  —Originally released in 1970 and found on the soundtrack to this highly recommended documentary coming to the Tivoli on Friday.Buy it!

9:00am

Wes Dakus' Rebels “Sour Biscuits” from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental recorded for the Swan label and a perennial M2M music bed favorite.Buy it!

9:05am

The Replacements “Here Comes A Regular” from Tim (Sire Records 1985) —"Well, a person can work up a mean, mean thirst after a hard day of nothin' much at all "Buy it!

9:10am

X “See How We Are” (Elektra / Asylum 1987) —Written by Exene Cervenka and John Doe.Buy it!

9:14am

Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Heart Attack “Ballad Of The Black Chihuahua” from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Heart Attack (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2007) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Jon Rauhouse.Buy it!

9:17am

Iris DeMent “The Night I Learned How Not To Pray” from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012N  —Written by Iris DeMent and found on her new realease with backing by musicians such as Bo Ramsey, Bryan Owings, Richard Bennett, Al Perkins, and Reese Wynans. Highly recommended.Buy it!

9:22am

The Linemen “Wasting Time” from Through Side One (self-released www.creerider.com 2006L —Written and sung by Kevin Butterfield. The Linemen are reuniting to play at KDHX's 25th birthday celebration taking play at Schlafly Bottleworks on Sunday (10/14). http://kdhx.org/calendar/881-kdhx-25th-birthday-bash-34300 for more details.Buy it!

9:24am

Santo & Johnny “Sleepwalk” from Sleepwalk - The Very Best Of (Rockabilly Records 2011) —Music bed. 1959 instrumental with Santo Farina on steel guitar.Buy it!

9:28am

Sera Cahoone “Deer Creek Canyon” (Sub Pop 2012N  —From her new release which just came out last week. This is really worth seeking out.Buy it!

9:32am

Rosco Bandana “Woe Is Me” from Time to Begin (Hard Rock Records 2012N  —Debut album from the artist based out of Gulfport, MS. Looking forward to hearing the rest of this album.Buy it!

9:35am

Mike Auldridge, Lowell George & David Bromberg “Everybody Slides” from Dobro / Blues and Bluegrass (TAKOMA 2002) —F 8 Music bed. Instrumental written by Mike Auldridge, David Bromberg, and Lowell George.Buy it!

9:40am

The Pahinui Brothers “My Old Friend The Blues” from The Pahinui Bros. (Private Music 1992) —Written by Steve Earle and featuring James "Bla" Pahinui on lead vocals and Cyril Pahinui on 12-string slack key guitar.Buy it!

9:37am

Sol K. Bright's Hollywaiians “Hawaiian Cowboy” from Hawaiian Steel Guitar Classics: 1927-1938 (Arhoolie 1993) —If only all songs could be like this. 1936 song written by Sol K. Bright.Buy it!

9:47am

JD McPherson “Scratching Circles” from Signs & Signifiers (Rounder 2012) —Fri 10/5 JD McPherson – Duck RoomBuy it!

9:49am

Imelda May “Tainted Love” from Mayhem (Decca 2010) —S 14 Rockabilly-influenced cover of the Gloria Jones 60s soul hitBuy it!

9:52am

The Fireballs “Love Child” from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —F 9 Music bed. Instrumental version of the Supremes hit.Buy it!

9:53am

Dusty Springfield “Don't Forget About Me” from Sings Classic Soul (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2002) —F 5 1968 recording written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.Buy it!

9:57am

Willie Nelson “Sixteen Tons” from Remember Me (randjrecords 2011)Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.