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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 8th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 8th 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


Johnnie Taylor “Toe-Hold”
from Wanted: One Soul Singer (stax 1967) —Written By Isaac Hayes and David Porter and recorded with a backing band made up of Booker T. & The MGs along with Andrew Love and Floyd Newman on sax.


Jeanne and the Darlings “What Will Later Be Like”
from We're The Soul Girls! The Complete Volt Recordings 1967-1969 (Ace 2012) —1968 song written by Homer Banks and Allen Jones taken from this 2012 compilation made up of the complete Volt recordings made by Jeanne and the Darlings & the Charmels.


Bessie Banks “It Sounds Like My Baby”
from Boys Can Be Mean (Charly 2012) N  —Bessie Banks is best known for recording the original version of "Go Now." This is the b-side of the "Go Now" single originally released by the Tiger label in 1964.


The Civil Tones “Onions Only”
from Rotisserie Twist (Pravda 1996) L —Music bed. Booker T. & The MGs-influenced instrumental written by Robin Allen and Doug Morgan.


The Civil Tones “All I Said”
from City Stoopin' (Pravda 2011) L —Instrumental written by keyboardist John Holt and found on the St. Louis band's most recent release.


Dan Penn “I'm Living Good”
from Dan Penn: The Fame Recordings (Ace 2012) N  —Previously unreleased 1965 recording made at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals. Written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham and recorded by The Ovations with an arrangement real close to this demo version.


Wilson Pickett “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love”
from Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978) (Rhino 2009) —1967 Atlantic cover of the song originally recorded by Solomon Burke and written by Bert Berns, Solomon Burke, and Jerry Wexler. Recorded at Fame Studios and it ended up being a bigger hit than the Solomon Burke version.


Buddy Lucas “Deacon John”
from Rhythm & Blues Goes Rock & Roll, Vol. 30 (Documents 2002) —Music bed. 1959 R&B instrumental recorded for the Vim label.


Mable John “Your Good Thing (Is About to End)”
from The Man With The Iron Fists OST (Soul Temple 2012) N  —Originally recorded for Stax in 1966 and written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter.


Boz Scaggs “Hercules”
from Rolling With The Punches: The Allen Toussaint Songbook (Ace 2012) N  —Originally released on his 1974 "Slow Dancer" Columbia album and found on this new compilation of Allen Toussaint songs performed by various artists. Arranged by H.B. Barnum.


The Meters “Sehorn's Farm”
from A Message from The Meters (Music Products 2011) —Music bed. !968 Meters instrumental composition named for the New Orleans producer and composer Marshall Sehorn.


Meshell Ndegeocello & Lizz Wright “Nobody's Fault But Mine (feat. Lizz Wright)”
from Pour une âme souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) N  —Written by Nina Simone and found on this new release which is a tribute to the songs and song interpretations of Nina Simone. Other guests vocalists on this include Toshi Reagon, Sinead O'Connor, Valerie June, Tracy Wannomae, and Cody ChestnuTT.


Nina Simone “The House of the Rising Sun”
from Nina Simone Sings the Blues (RCA Legacy 1967) —Driving, uptempo version of the traditional song. You've heard this song many times before but not like this.


Carolina Chocolate Drops “Country Girl”
from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch 2012) —Appearing at the Sheldon Concert Hall next Friday (11/16). Highly recommended. This song was co-written and sung by Rhiannon Giddens.


Menahan Street Band “Ivory And Blue”
from The Crossing (Daptone 2012) N  —Music bed. From their new all-instrumental release.


Bettye LaVette “Yesterday Is Here”
from Thankful n' Thoughtful (Anti-Records 2012) N  —One of the best Tom Waits covers I've ever heard. Written by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan.


Elton John “Talking Old Soldiers”
from Tumbleweed Connection (MCA 1971) —Seems fitting for Veteran's Day next Monday (11/12). Really affecting performance with just Elton John on piano. Lyrics by Bernie Taupin and music by Elton John.


Randy Newman “Sail Away” (Reprise 1972) —Everything about this song is perfect.


Swamp Dogg “Sam Stone”
from A Soldier's Sad Story (Kent 1973) —1973 version of the John Prine song sung, arranged, and produced by Jerry Williams, Jr. aka Swamp Dogg.


Randy Newman “Clef Club #1”
from Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman (Rhino/Reprise rhino.com 1998) —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt written by Randy Newman for the 1981 "Ragtime" film soundtrack.


Aimee Mann “Crazytown”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) N  —Aimee Mann will be at the Pageant this Tuesday (11/13). Ted Leo (solo) is opening. This is a show I will not miss.


The Jump Starts “There You Are”
from What Hides Inside (Loud Label 2012) N L —The Jump Starts will be having their album release party at Off Broadway this Saturday (11/10). Also on the bill are Scarlet Tanager and DJ Chris Bay (from KDHX's Gold Soundz). This track features the vocals of Justin Johnson and Sarah Ross.


The Blind Eyes “Armor”
from World Record (self 2013) N L —New single from the St. Louis band which has now expanded to a foursome with the addition of guitarist Andy White. Look for a new EP in the not-too-distant future.


The Nevegans “One Armed Bandit”
from It Came From The Beach (Ace 2008) —Music bed. 1963 instrumental released on the X-P-A-N-D-E-D label.


Fleetwood Mac “Show Me A Smile”
from Future Games (Reprise 1971) —Gorgeous ballad written by Christine McVie.


Kelly Hogan “Ways of This World”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) —Written by Vic Chestnut and sung beautifully by Kelly Hogan.


Neko Case “Hold On, Hold On”
from Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Anti- 2006) —The Sadies are the backing band on this with Kelly Hogan singing harmony. Written by Neko Case and the Sadies.


John Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Rodeo “Perry Mason Theme”
from John Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Rodeo (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2003) —Music bed. Composed by Fred Steiner.


Dirty Projectors “Here Til It Says I'm Not”
from About to Die - EP (Domino 2013) N  —From their new release which just came out this week.


The Beatles “Rocky Raccoon”
from The Beatles (White Album) (Apple 1968) —Written mainly by Paul McCartney and featuring producer George Martin on piano and John Lennon on Harmonica. Paul McCartney will be at Scottrade Center this Sunday (11/11). Highly recommended.


Booker T. And The MGs “Eleanor Rigby”
from McLemore Avenue (expanded) (Concord 2011) —Music bed. One of six bonus tracks added to the reissue of their 1970 "McLemore Avenue" album made up of all instrumental versions of Beatles songs from "Abbey Road."


The T-Bones “Draggin'”
from Boss Drag (Liberty 1964) —Instrumental from this band called the T-Bones but really made up of a group of session greats including Hal Blaine, Glen Campbell, Leon Russell, Dave Pell, Steve Douglas among others


Gene Clark “Los Angeles”
from Where The Actions Is! - Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 (Rhino 2009) —Written by Gene Clark and producer Laramy Smith and recorded in, you guessed it, Los Angeles in 1968.


Jackie DeShannon “I Wanna Roo You”
from Jackie...Plus (Rhino Atlantic 2007) —Reissue of her 1972 album plus twelve additional bonus tracks. Written by Van Morrison.


The Byrds “Stranger In a Strange Land (Instrumental)”
from Turn! Turn! Turn! (Columbia 1965) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental written by David Crosby.


Pisces “Dear One”
from A Lovely Sight (The Numero Group 2009) —Late 60s psychedelia from a band out of Rockford, IL. This track features the lead vocals of Linda Bruner.


Andrea Corr “Pale Blue Eyes”
from Lifelines (A.C. Records 2011) —I love everything about this Velvet Underground cover. Gorgeous vocals and sublime vocals.


Bettie Serveert “Private Suit” (PIAS Digital Benelux 2000) —"So don't worry about me/'cause you can't please everyone"


Dean & Britta “Incandescent Innocent”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed. Instrumental written to accompany an Andy Warhol short film.


Joe Pug “Hymn #76”
from The Great Despiser (Lightning Rod 2012) —Appearing at Off Broadway this Monday (11/12). Denison Witmer is opening.


Perry O'Parson “So Cold The Night”
from Bad Harvest (self-released 2012) N  —New release from the band out of Germany. Written and sung by Marcel Gein.


Loudon Wainwright III “When I'm At Your House”
from History (Virgin 1992) —Written by Loudon Wainwright and featuring Syd Straw on harmony vocals.


Martin Simpson “She Slips Away”
from Prodigal Son (Topic 2007) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Martin Simpson.


Pete Morton “Cheating Man”
from Courage, Love and Grace (New Rounder 1997) —The London-based singer-songwriter will be appearing at the Focal Point this Sunday (11/11). Show begins at 7 PM.


Martin Simpson “Never Any Good”
from Prodigal Son (Topic 2007) —Written by Martin Simpson and featuring Danny Thompson on bass and Kate Rusby on harmony.


Kate Rusby “Village Green Preservation Society”
from Awkward Annie (Pure Records 2007) —Great take on this Kinks song written by Ray Davies.


Richard Thompson “Do It For My Sake”
from Strict Tempo! (Carthage 1981) —Instrumental Irish tune from the late18th or early 19th century. That's all the liner notes can tell me.


Lucy Kaplansky “Scavenger”
from Reunion (Red House Records www.redhouserecords.com 2012) N  —Lucy Kaplansky will be at Off Broadway this Friday (11/9). This is an early show which begins at 7:30. No opener.


Eliza Gilkyson “Slouching Towards Bethlehem”
from Roses At The End of Time (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2011) —Written by Eliza Gilkyson. One of my favorite songs from 2011.


Sinead O'Connor “The Wolf is Getting Married”
from How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? (One Little Indian 2012) —Written by Sinéad O'Connor, A.B. O'Neill, and Marco Pirroni. One of my favorite releases of 2012.


Dean & Britta “Herringbone Tweed.”
from 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests (Double Feature Records 2010) —Music bed.


John Hiatt “Icy Blue Heart”
from Slow Turning (A & M 1987) —Written by John Hiatt and featuring Sonny Landreth on slide guitar. Sonny Landreth will be appearing this Tuesday (11/13) at Off Broadway, But wait, there's more! The Skeletons are opening.


James McMurtry “Ruby And Carlos”
from Just Us Kids (Lightning Rod 2008) —Appearing tonight (Thursday 11/8) at Blueberry Hill Duck Room. Highly recommended.

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