Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Gregory & His Orchestra “Jaguar”
from TV Sound and Image: British Television, Film and Library Composers 1956-80 (Soul Jazz 2012) N —Music bed. 1974 instrumental.
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.
Keith Mansfield “Soul Thing”
from TV Sound and Image: British Television, Film and Library Composers 1956-80 (Soul Jazz 2012) —Music bed. 1968 instrumental.
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.
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