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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Oct 25th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Oct 25th 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


Little Willie John “I'm Shakin'”
from The King Sessions 1958-1960 CD Comp (Ace 2005) —Written by Rudy Toombs and recorded in 1960. Found on this first of two volumes of Little Willie John recordings made for the Cincinnati-based King label.


Varetta Dillard “That's Why I Cry”
from The Dawn of Northern Soul! (Outta Sight 2012) N  —Originally released as a 45 on RCA in 1957. Written by Gladyces De Jesus who I really know nothing about. I see she's also had songs of hers performed by Little Esther, Lionel Hampton, Wes Montgomery, and The Clovers which is pretty good company.


LaVern Baker & Jimmy Ricks “You're The Boss”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —1961 song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Jimmy Ricks' bass vocal will give your sub-woofers a workout.


Mark III Trio “Tres Lobos”
from Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (Kent 2000) —Music bed.1966 jazz instrumental recorded for Atlantic.


Eddie Floyd “I Stand Accused”
from Knock On Wood Single (Stax Records unk 1967) —Sublime version of the Jerry Butler/William Butler composition. Backing by Booker T. & The MGs, Isaac Hayes, and the Memphis Horns doesn't hurt.


Carla Thomas “A Woman's Love”
from Comfort Me (stax 1966) —Written by Steve Cropper and Carla Thomas with backing by Booker T. & The MGs and the Mar-Key Horns.


Bettye Swann “Chained & Bound”
from Bettye Swann (Astralwerks 2004) —Written by Otis Redding and recorded in 1969 in Los Angeles for the Capitol label.


Booker T. & the MGs “You Don't Love Me”
from Doin' Our Thing (Atlantic unk 1968) —Music bed. Instrumental version of a song written by Bo Diddley, V. Lee, and Willie Cobbs.


The Trinkas “Remember Me”
from Eccentric Soul-Omnibus: Volume 1 (The Numero Group 2012) N  —Recorded by students out of Oklahoma City's Douglas High and recorded in 1969 in Independence, MO's Cavern Studio. This b-side was written by Debbie Sheffield who was one of the band's singers. Just 1 of 45(!) 7" singles included in this box set.


Little Janice “Since You’ve Been Gone”
from Loving On The Flipside (Now-Again Records 2012) N  —Compilation of little heard "sweet funk and beat-heavy ballads" from 1969-1977. Written by Janice Tyrone (aka Little Janice) and released circa 1970 on Pzazz Records. Earl Palmer plays drums on this track.


The Traveling Echoes “I'd Like To Know”
from Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk From Shreveport's Jewel Records (Harmless 2012) N  —Country blues meets gospel on this 1969 track recorded for the Jewel label. This concludes a set of soul songs that most people probably have not heard.


Tickled Pink “Never Can Say Goodbye”
from Eccentric Soul-Omnibus: Volume 1 (The Numero Group 2012) N  —1972 instrumental verion of the Jackson 5 song written by Clifton Davis.


Ornette Coleman “The Disguise”
from Something Else! : The Music of Ornette Coleman (Contemporary 1988) —ORNETTE: MADE IN AMERICA (Shirley Clarke, 1983, USA, 77 min) will be showing at the Winifred Moore Auditorium as part of the Webster University Film Series this Fri-Sun, October 26, 27 & 28 at 7:30 pm.


Lambert, Hendricks & Ross “Gimme That Wine”
from The Hottest New Group In Jazz (Columbia 1959) —Written by Jon Hendricks and recorded in 1959. "Beat my head out of shape but leave that grape."


Oscar Brown, Jr. “Somebody Buy Me A Drink”
from Sin & Soul (Columbia 1961) —Written by Oscar Brown, Jr. and recorded in NYC.


Andrew Hill “Blue Spark”
from Mod Jazz from Blue Note (Blue Note 2004) —Music bed. 1969 jazz instrumental written by Andrew Hill.


Meshell Ndegeocello “Feelin' Good”
from Pour une âme souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) N  —Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley and found on this new release in which Meshell Ndegeocello pays tribute to the songs and interpretations of songs by Nina Simone. Highly recommended.


Tom Waits “Whistlin' Past The Graveyard”
from Used Songs (1973-1980) (Rhino 2001) —Recorded in 1978 with backing by New Orleans session luminaries such as Earl Palmer, Herb Hardesty, and Harold Battiste, Jr.


Dr. John “Revolution”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) —One of the most played releases of 2012 on KDHX. Kind of an Ethiopian jazz feel to this one. Produced by Dan Auerbach.


Dengue Fever “Oceans of Venus”
from Venus On Earth (M80 2008) —F 8 Music bed. Instrumental from the eclectic Los Angeles band. So good.


J. Wunderle “Pushin’ Too Hard”
from Pushin' Too Hard (Extended Single) (Ayatollah Records 1981) —RIP J. Wunderle who passed away last Thursday. Frontman and lead singer par excellence and longtime Springfield musical mainstay who performed with bands such as the Symptoms, Dog People, Bubble, and the Skeletons.


Evie Sands “You've Got Me Uptight”
from ...Boys Can Be Mean (Charly 2012) N  —Written by Chip Taylor and A. Gorgoni and recorded in 1965 for the Blue Cat label.


The Jeff Beck Group “All Shook Up”
from Beck-Ola (Sony BMG 2006) —Written by Elvis Presley (uh, OK) and Otis Blackwell. Really terrific lead vocal by Rod Stewart on this. Ron Wood played bass on this track, as well.


The Rolling Stones “2120 South Michigan Avenue”
from 12 X 5 (London 1964) —Music bed. Jagger/Richards instrumental named for the address of Chess Records.


The Rolling Stones “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In the Shadow?”
from Flowers (London 1967) —The Street Fighting Band will be performing a tribute to the Rolling Stones at the Pageant this Saturday (10/27), featuring Jimmy Griffin on guitar and KDHX's Andy Coco on bass.


Don Covay “You've Got Me On The Critical List”
from Mercy Mercy: The Definitive Don Covay (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1994) —Written by Don Covay (who was a vocal influence for Mick Jagger) and recorded in 1967. "Ooh, I just got out of the hospital, ya'all / This is my 19th Nervous Breakdown"


Chuck Prophet “Castro Halloween”
from Temple Beautiful (Yep Roc 2012) —Still in the running for my favorite album of 2012. "Halloween was here but now it's gone / Men in skirts and heels are marching on"


Bert Weedon “Ghost Train”
from Remembering Bert Weedon Guitar Man (Boulevard Recordings 2012) —Music bed. 60s instrumental from the UK session guitar master.


Ransom Note “Russian Blue”
from V12LP (Tower Groove Records 2-LP Compilation) (Tower Groove 2012) L —Recently named Best Local Single of the Past 12 Months by the RFT. I won't argue with that selection.


The Bamboos “I Got Burned (feat. Tim Rogers)”
from Medicine Man (EMI Label Services 2012) —From the Australian funk and soul band's latest release and featuring the the lead vocals of You Am I singer/songwriter, Tim Rogers.


Reverend Organdrum “A Shot In The Dark”
from Hi-Fi Stereo (Yep Roc Records 2008) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Henry Mancini.


Dolly Varden “Done (Done)”
from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013) N  —Written by Steve Dawson and featuring the duet vocals of Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen. From their forthcoming release coming out in January, 2013.


Beth Orton “Dawn Chorus”
from Sugaring Season (Anti- 2012) N  —Written by Beth Orton and found on her new release.


Matthew Ryan “The Events At Dusk”
from In the Dusk of Everything (self released 2012) N  —Currently streaming as the preview, Hear and Now, album of the week at http://kdhx.org/music/news/hear-and-now-stream-the-new-album-in-the-dusk-of-everything-by-matthew-ryan


Ennio Morricone “Stark System”
from Ennio Morricone: The Complete Edition (GDM Music 2008) —Music bed. 1980 instrumental composed, orchestrated, and conducted by Ennio Morricone.


Perry O'Parson “Glove”
from Bad Harvest (self-released 2012) N  —I would never have guessed this band is from Germany. Written and sung by Marcel Gein. From their new release which just came out in September.


Delicate Cutters “You Want Her”
from Ring (Skybucket 2012) —Written and sung by Janet Elizabeth Simpson.


Sharon Van Etten “Serpents”
from Tramp (Jagjaguwar 2012) —Sharon Van Etten and Damien Jurado will be at the Firebird in November (Monday 11/5).


Ennio Morricone “Le Ruffian”
from Ennio Morricone: The Complete Edition (GDM Music 2008) —Music bed. 1983 instrumental composed, orchestrated, and conducted by Ennio Morricone.


Half Knots “Repose”
from Proof (self 2013) N L —This is the only instrumental on the St. Louis band's new release and it closes out the album. I really like it.


Spectator “We've Been Through This Before”
from In The Brick (self-released 2012) N L —Debut 6-song EP by this St. Louis band. Written by Megan Rooney and Jeffrey Albert.


Jackson Browne “These Days”
from For Everyman (Asylum Records 1973) —Jackson Browne will be appearing at the Fox Theatre next Friday (11/2).. Sara Watkins is opening.


Ry Cooder “Feelin' Bad Blues”
from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. 1986 instrumental composed by Ry Cooder.


Jim White “Handcuffed to a Fence In Mississippi”
from No Such Place (Luaka Bop unk 2001) R  —Jim White is appearing tonight (Thurs 10/25) at Off Broadway. Highly recommended.


Iris DeMent “The Kingdom Has Already Come”
from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N  —From her new release and one of the strongest releases of 2012.


The Pollies “Song for Carter”
from Where the Lies Begin (This is American Music www.thisisamericanmusic.om 2012) N  —New debut album from the band based out of Muscle Shoals.


Duane Eddy “Blowin' Up A Storm”
from Duane Eddy: Greatest Hits (Sony 2006) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental.


Sammi Smith “Saunders Ferry Lane”
from Country Soul Sisters: Women in Country 1952-78 (Soul Jazz Records 2012) N  —Recorded in 1971 and found on this new 2-LP compilation. Pretty much everything on this is great.


Mark Cutler “Lonesome Pain”
from Sweet Pain (75orLess 2012) N  —New release from the ex-Raindogs founder. Sound like Tom Petty meets Buffalo Springfield on this track.


Buffalo Springfield “Rock And Roll Woman”
from The Best of Buffalo Springfield (Atlantic unk 1970) —Written by Stephen Stills.


Alvin Youngblood Hart & Teenie Hodges “Step It Up & Go”
from The Great Debaters (Atlantic unk 2007) —Alvin Youngblood Hart will be at BB's Jazz Blues & Soups next Saturday (11/3).


Jimmy Reed “Take Out Some Insurance”
from Blues Masters: The Very Best Of Jimmy Reed (Rhino 2000)


Bob Dylan “Soon After Midnight”
from Tempest (Columbia 2012) N

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