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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Oct 18th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Oct 18th 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


Alvin Cash & The Registers “Let's Do Some Good Timing”
from Alvin Cash: Windy City Workout - The Essential Dance Craze: Hits & Rarities 1964-73 (Charly 2012) N  —Alvin Cash was born in St. Louis and went to Sumner High School. This dance track (alright, all his songs are dance tracks, really) was recorded for the Fontana label in 1966.


Sam & Dave “I Thank You”
from The Best of Sam & Dave (Atlantic 1987) —Written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter and recorded in 1968.


The Ikettes “(He's Gonna Be) Fine, Fine, Fine”
from Action! The Songs of Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart (Ace 2012) N  —1965 recording for the Modern label written by Tommy Boyce, Steve Venet, and Toni Wine. Produced by Ike Turner and Steve Venet.


The Upsetters “The Shimmy”
from The Upsetters (La Cienega 2003) —Music bed.1960 R&B instrumental recorded in New York City.


Paul Kelly “Nine Out of Ten Times”
from Hot Runnin' Soul - The Singles 1965-71 (Kent 2012) R  —This one goes out in tribute to the soul singer and songwriter who, recently, passed away. Written by Paul Kelly and Clarence Reid and recorded for the Phillips label in 1966.


Them Two “Am I a Good Man”
from Eccentric Soul, Vol. 7: The Deep City Label (The Numero Group 2006) —Late 60s Miami soul masterpiece (though, largely unknown) written by Willie Clarke and Clarence Reid with backing vocals by Helene Smith and a fantastic bass line by Reed Roberts.


Paul Kelly “Stealing In The Name Of The Lord”
from Hot Runnin' Soul - The Singles 1965-71 (Kent 2012) —RIP Paul Kelly. This is probably his best known song and he wrote and recorded it for the Happy Tiger label in 1970.


King Curtis “Ode To Billie Joe”
from Live At the Fillmore West (Atco Rhino 2004) —Music bed. Live 1971 instrumental version of the Bobbie Gentry song.


Meshell Ndegeocello “Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood”
from Pour une âme souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) N  —Highly recommended new release celebrating the music of Nina Simone. Written by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, and Marcus Sol.


Cody ChesnuTT “‘Til I Met Thee”
from Landing On A Hundred (Vibration Vineyard 2013) N  —From his forthcoming release recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis.


Willie Mitchell “Poppin'”
from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years / 1962-74 (Cream / Hi Records 2001) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental composed by Sandra Chalmers


James Carr “To Love Sombody”
from The Complete Goldwax Singles (Ace Records 2001) —Sublime soul Bee Gees cover recorded for the Memphis-based Goldwax label in 1970.


The Bee Gees “Holiday”
from Bee Gees' 1st (Rhino 1967) —Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robin Gibb.


Margie Joseph “Stop! In The Name of Love (Single Version)”
from Soulsville Sings Hitsville: Stax Sings Songs Of Motown Records (Concord Records, Inc. 2008) —Great version of the Supremes hit recorded for Stax in in 1970. Written by Holland, Dozier, and Holland.


Booker T. & the MGs “I Hear A Symphony”
from Soulsville Sings Hitsville: Stax Sings Songs Of Motown Records (Concord 2008) —Music bed. 60s instrumental version of the Supremes hit recorded for Stax.


Dolly Varden “Walking The Chalkline Again”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) N  —From the Chicago band's forthcoming album slated for release in early-2013. This track was written by and features the lead vocals of Steve Dawson. Really strong release.


The Sugarman 3 “What The World Needs Now”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) —Mainly instrumental version of the Burt Bacharach/Hal David composition with minimal background vocals by the Dapettes.


Lyn Collins “Reach Out For Me”
from Think (About It) (Polydor unk 1972) —Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Produced by James Brown with the J.B.'s as her backing band.


The Sugarman 3 “Love Went Away”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) —Music bed.


Percy Mayfield “Hit The Road Jack”
from Specialty Profiles: Percy Mayfield (Specialty Records 2006) —Demo version recorded circa 1960. Written by Percy Mayfield and made a hit by Ray Charles.


Ellie Greenwich “Another Boy Like Mine”
from ...Boys Can Be Mean (Charly 2012) N  —New 2-CD compilation chalked full of really great tracks. This was the original demo version of the Ellie Greenwich/Jeff Barry composition.


Martha Wainwright “Can You Believe It”
from Come Home to Mama (V2 2012) N  —Written by Martha Wainwright and found on her new release which just came out this week.


The Chances “Camelback”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals From The Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Instrumental recorded in 1964 for the Dot label.


Tilly and the Wall “Fell Down the Stairs”
from Wild Like Children (Team Love Records www.team-love.com 2004) —The Omaha band will be appearing at the Firebird on Friday (10/19). They will also be at Mojo's (Columbia, MO) on Saturday (10/20). Yep, that's tap dancing you hear in the background.


Benjamin Gibbard “Bigger Than Love”
from Former Lives (Barsuk Records 2012) N  —Written by Ben Gibbard and featuring duet vocals by Aimee Mann.


Sleepy Kitty “NYC Really Has It All”
from Infinity City (Euclid 2011) L —From one of the finest local releases of 2011. Go to sleepykittyarts.com for more information about this band. Definitely worth seeking out to see live, too.


Pretty Little Empire “Let's Say "I Do"”
from Reasons and Rooms (Bellevue Box 2010) L —At the Harvest Sessions Finale on Saturday October 20 at Tower Grove Farmers Market, with the Lulus and Auset.


Nick Lowe “Heart Of The City”
from Jesus of Cool (Expanded) (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 1977) —Written by Nick Lowe and originally released as a b-side to a Stiff single in 1976. Chuck Prophet was backed by Los Straitjackets and tore up a cover version of this song last Thursday at the Yep Roc festival in NC.


The 101Ers “letsagetabitarockin'”
from Elgin Avenue Breakdown (Revisited) (Astralwerks) —1975 song written by Joe Strummer and The 101ers.


Joe Strummer “Omotepe”
from The Future Is Unwritten (Music from the Film) (Sony Legacy Recordings 2007) —Music bed. 1987 instrumental written by Joe Strummer for the "Walker" movie soundtrack.


The Clash “Armagideon Time”
from The Future Is Unwritten (Music from the Film) (Sony Legacy Recordings 2007) —Written by Clement "Coxsone" Dodd and Willie Williams.


The Fun Boy Three “Our Lips Are Sealed”
from Waiting (Chrysalis 1983) —Written by Jane Wiedlin (Go-Go's) and Terry Hall (Specials). Terry Hall sings lead on this version. Produced by David Byrne.


Keith Mansfield “Soul Thing”
from TV Sound and Image: British Television, Film and Library Composers 1956-80 (Soul Jazz 2012) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental.


Susanna Hoffs “November Sun”
from Someday (Baroque Folk 2012) —Written by Susanna Hoffs, Daniel Schwartz, and Gregg Arreguin. Produced and arranged by Mitchell Froom.


Aimee Mann “Gumby”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) N  —One of my favorite releases of 2012. Tues 11/13 Aimee Mann w/Ted Leo (solo) – Pageant


Field Music “A House Is Not a Home”
from Tones of Town (Memphis Industries Ltd 2007) —One of the best songs of the last ten years and that is not hyperbole.


Booker T. & the MGs “Sun King / Mean Mister Mustard / Polythene Pam / She Came In Through The Bathroom Window / I Want You (She's So Heavy)”
from McLemore Avenue (Expanded Version) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental excerpt from their version of the Beatles medley.


Peggy Lipton “Lu”
from Sassafras & Moonshine: The Songs of Laura Nyro (Ace 2012) N  —The Mod Squad co-star recorded this Laura Nyro song in 1970. Some heavyweights on this - produced by Lou Adler and arranged by Gene Page. Sadly, no Tige Andrews recorded versions of Laura Nyro songs seem to exist.


Rumer “Home Thoughts From Abroad”
from Boys Don't Cry (Atlantic Records UK 2012) N  —Written by Clifford T. Ward and found on this new release of beautifully rendered covers.


Lynn Anderson “Fancy”
from Country Soul Sisters (Soul Jazz Records 2012) N  —1970 version of the Bobbie Gentry-penned song.


Young-Holt Unlimited “The Beat Goes On”
from The Best of Young-Holt Unlimited (EMI 2002) —Music bed.


Jim White “Infinite Mind”
from Where It Hits You (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2012) —Thurs 10/25 Jim White – Off Broadway


Johnny Dowd “Drunk”
from Cruel Words (Bongo Beat Records 2006) —Written by Johnny Dowd with Jon Langford and Sally Timms on backing vocals.


X “The Have Nots”
from Under The Big Black Sun (Elektra 1982) R  —Written by John Doe and Exene Cervenka. I got to hear this song performed by John Doe with backing by the Sadies & harmony vocals by Tift Merritt last Saturday in NC.


Link Wray and His Ray Men “Jack The Ripper”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1961 surf instrumental written by Link Wray and Mark Cooper.


Holly Golightly “Walk A Mile”
from Truly She Is None Other (Damaged Goods 2003) —Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs will be at Firebird tonight (Thursday 10/18).


The Goldstars “D.M.V.”
from Purple Girlfriend (Pravda Records 2006) —From the Chicago-based garage rock band who often backs up Andre Williams.


The Blues Magoos “Tobacco Road”
from Basic Blues Magoos (Mercury 1968) N  —Written by J.D. Loudermilk.


The Ventures “Lullaby Of The Leaves”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1961 surf instrumental recorded for the Dolton label.


Mark Cutler “Salvation Cruise”
from Sweet Pain (75orLess 2012) N  —From the Providence, RI singer-songwriter's (and former Raindogs founder) latest release. Great lead-off track.


Iris DeMent “Livin' On the Inside”
from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N  —It has been a long wait but well worth it. Highly recommended.


Ron Sexsmith “Where's My Everything?”
from Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe (Fiesta Red www.fiestaredrecords.com 2012) N  —Tribute releases can be sketchy affairs but this new compilation of Nick Lowe songs has plenty of strong tracks.


Half Knots “Drive Away”
from Proof (self 2013) N L —Brand new release from the St. Louis band featuring the lead vocals of Danny Kathriner.

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