Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Thu Nov 15th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
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Rudy Green “My Mumblin' Baby”
from The Best Of Excello Records (Excello 1994) —Thanks to John Ellis for reminding me about how great this song is. Written by Rudy Green and recorded in 1956 for the Nashville-based Excello label.
Dan Penn “It Tears Me Up”
from Dan Penn: The Fame Recordings (Ace 2012) N —Previously unreleased 1965 recording made at Fame Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals. Written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham and later a hit for Percy Sledge.
Betty Wright “Who'll Be The Fool”
from Hard to Stop (Atlantic 1973) —Three cautionary tales in a row here. Written by Clarence Reid, Willie Clarke, and H.W. Casey.
Mavis Staples “You Are Not Alone” (Anti 2010) —Written by Jeff Tweedy and featuring Kelly Hogan and Nora O'Connor on backing vocals.
from Skyfall - Single (XL Recordings/Columbia 2012) N —Excellent Bond theme song from the new James Bond film which far exceeded my expectations. Written by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth. She's a juggernaut that can't be stopped.
Paul McCartney “Junior's Farm”
from Wings Greatest (CAPITOL 1978) —Written by Linda and Paul McCartney and recorded in Nashville in 1974. I won't see a better concert in 2012 than Paul McCartney's Scottrade Center show last Sunday.
The Supersuckers “Eastbound & Down”
from Devil's Food (Mid-Fi 2005) —Supersuckers will be at the Firebird this Saturday (11/17). Fat Tramp Food Stamp and Ded Bugs are also on the bill. - This song was written by Jerry Reed.
Calexico “Algiers” (Anti- 2012) N —Music bed. Instrumental written by Joey Burns and John Convertino.
Willis Alan Ramsey “Muskrat Candlelight”
from Willis Alan Ramsey (Shelter www.rhino.com 1972) —Alright, add Memphis to Manchester to the list of shows that have played a version of Muskrat Love this week. Blame Aimee Mann. Written by Willis Alan Ramsey with Leon Russell on vibes and piano.
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