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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


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.


Judy Clay “Sister Pitiful”
from Hard to Handle: Black America Sings Otis Redding (Ace 2012) N  —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.


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.


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)."


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


The Staple Singers “Stoned Soul Picnic”
from Sassafras & Moonshine: The Songs of Laura Nyro (Ace 2012) N  —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.


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


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


Curtis Mayfield “Curtis on Discovery (interview)”
from Interview Excerpt from "Old Grey Whistle Test" (1972) (n/a 1972) —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.


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


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.


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


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


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.


Booker T. & the MGs “Harlem Shuffle”
from Soul Men (Stax Records unk 2003) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Bob and Earl soul classic.


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


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).


The City Champs “Love Is A Losing Game”
from The Safecracker (Bonus Track Version) (Electraphonic Recording-Digital Electraphonic Recording.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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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.


Iris DeMent “The Night I Learned How Not To Pray”
from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N  —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.


The Linemen “Wasting Time”
from Through Side One (Columbia 2006) —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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


JD McPherson “Scratching Circles”
from Signs & Signifiers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) —Fri 10/5 JD McPherson – Duck Room


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


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


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.


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

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