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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 22nd 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 22nd 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


Donny Hathaway & June Conquest “I Thank You” from The Curtom Story (Charly 2001) —Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. May you be surrounded by friends, family, pets, peace of mind - whatever gets you through. This 1969 song was written by Donny Hathaway and Curtis Mayfield .Buy it!


The O'Jays “Family Reunion” from FAMILY REUNION (Philadelphia International 1975) —Written by M. Christian, Kenny Gamble, and Leon Huff. Like so much great Philly soul, this was produced by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Alright, some of the lyrics laying out the family role structure are an anachronism but the message of family & unity hBuy it!


Billy Paul “Thanks for Saving My Life” from War of the Gods (Philadelphia International 1973) —Written and produced by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “Soul Dressing” (Atlantic 1965) —Music bed. Instrumental written by Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., and Lewis Steinberg.Buy it!


William DeVaughn “Be Thankful for What You Got (Pt. 1)” from Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia (Sony 2008) —Written by William DeVaughn and released by the Roxbury label as a single in 1974.Buy it!


Brenda Holloway “You've Made Me So Very Happy” from Brenda Holloway: The Motown Anthology (Universal/Motown 2005) —This is the original version of the song which later became a hit for Blood, Sweat, and Tears. Recorded in 1967 and written by Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway (her sister), Frank Wilson, and Berry Gordy, Jr.Buy it!


Sam & Dave “I Thank You” from The Best of Sam & Dave (Atlantic 1987) —1968 Stax recording written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. Later covered by artists such as Tom Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Lulu, Tower of Power, and ZZ Top.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “My Sweet Potato” from Sock It to 'Em Soul (WSM UK 2004) —Music bed. 1966 Stax instrumental penned by Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, and Al Jackson, Jr.Buy it!


Charlie Parker “Carvin' the Bird” from Boss Bird (Studio Recordings 1944 - 1951) (Proper Records ~ Proper Box 2005) —1947 instrumental composed by Howard McGhee and Charlie Parker. The lineup on this is Charlie Parker (alto sax)-Howard McGhee (trumpet)-Wardell Gray (tenor sax)-Dodo Marmarosa (piano)-Barney Kessel (guitar)-Red Callender (bass)-Don Lamond (drums).Buy it!


Mavis Staples “I Wanna Thank You” from Have a Little Faith (Alligator Records 2004) —Written by Brenda Burns and found on this album of soul gospel.Buy it!


Sly & The Family Stone “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) [Single Version]” from The Essential: Sly & The Family Stone (EPIC/LEGACY 2003) —1969 single recorded for the Epic label and written by Sylvester Stewart. Immortal bass line by Larry Graham on this track.Buy it!


Booker T. And The MGs “Burnt Biscuits” from Stax Profiles (Stax/Concord 2006) —Music bed. 1963 Stax instrumental written by Chips Moman and Booker T. Jones.Buy it!


John Hiatt “Have A Little Faith In Me” from Bring the Family (A&M 1987) —I'll never get tired of this song. Nothing but John Hiatt on piano. "And when the tears you cry are all you can believe / Just give these loving arms a try and have a little faith in me."Buy it!


Graham Parker “Almost Thanksgiving Day” from Your Country (Bloodshot Records 2004) —Written by Graham Parker. "I'm bone weary, I'm bone tired / The wood stove's last spark just expired / Dawn's about one hour away / And it's almost Thanksgiving Day."Buy it!


Kirsty Maccoll “Days” from Kite (Virgin 1989) —One of my favorite Kinks covers, ever. Written by Ray Davies. "Those endless days, those sacred days you gave me."Buy it!


Big Star “Thank You Friends” from Keep an Eye On the Sky CD ALBUM (Rhino 2009) —Written by Alex Chilton and originally found on their 1978 "3rd" album.Buy it!


Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips “Family Conference” from The Squid and the Whale soundtrack (Ultra Records 2005) —Music bed.Buy it!


Vince Guaraldi Trio “Thanksgiving Theme” from Charlie Brown Holiday Hits (Fantasy Records 1998) —Instrumental composed for the 1973 "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" TV special.Buy it!


Loudon Wainwright III “Thanksgiving” from Therapy (Virgin UK 1989) —"A sister and a brother / We rarely see our parents now / We hardly see each other / On this auspicious occasion / This special family dinner / If I argue with a loved one, Lord / Please make me the winner."Buy it!


Ray Davies “Thanksgiving Day” (V2 2005) —"Papa looks over at the small gathering / Remembering days gone by / Smiles at the children as he watches them play / And wishes his wife was still by his side."Buy it!


Willie Mitchell “Turn Back The Hands Of Time” from Poppa Willie: The Hi Years 1962-74 (Cream / Hi 2001) —Music bed. 1970 instrumental version of the Tyrone Davis song.Buy it!


Patti Smith “Grateful” from Gung Ho (Arista 2000) —"Ours is just another skin / That simply slips away / You can rise above it / It will shed easily."Buy it!


Dido “Thank You” from No Angel (Arista Records 1999) —"I want to thank you for giving me the best day of my life"Buy it!


Aimee Mann “Mr. Harris” from Whatever (Geffen unk 1993) —A love song of the highest order.Buy it!


Ry Cooder “Canoes Upstream” from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed.Buy it!


Crowded House “Love This Life” from Temple of Low Men (Capitol Catalog 1988) —Beautiful pop song written by Neil Finn.Buy it!


The Redwalls “Thank You” from De Nova (CAPITOL 2005) —Written by Justin Baren, Logan Baren, and Andrew Langer. British invasion-influenced rock out of Deerfield, IL. I do not know their fate since it looks like they haven't put out a full-length release since 2007. Several members have left the band sincBuy it!


The Beatles “In My Life” from Rubber Soul (CAPITOL 1966) —Vocals by John Lennon and Paul McCartney with George Martin on piano. The lyrics were written by John Lennon.Buy it!


Richard Thompson “Banish Misfortune” from Strict Tempo! (Hannibal 1981) —Traditional Irish instrumental with the greatest title, ever.Buy it!


Rosanne Cash & Neko Case “Satisfied Mind” from The List (Manhattan 2009) —Absolutely gorgeous of the country classic written by Joe Hayes, Joseph Hayes, and Jack Rhodes. Rosanne Cash will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall in 2013 (May 10).Buy it!


Sara Watkins “Take Up Your Spade” from Sun Midnight Sun (Nonesuch 2012) —Written by Sara Watkins. "Shake off your shoes, leave yesterday behind you / Shake off your shoes, but forget not where you've been / Shake off your shoes, forgive and be forgiven / Take up your spade and break ground."Buy it!


Jeff Buckley “Hallelujah” from Grace (Columbia 1994) —Written by Leonard Cohen. I don't think a better version of this song is humanly possible.Buy it!


Richard Thompson “Do It For My Sake” from Strict Tempo! (Hannibal 1981) —Music bed.Buy it!


The Kendalls “Thank God For The Radio” from The Kendalls ((Oh Boy Records 2001) —Written by Robert Jones and Max D. Barnes. Recorded in 1984 and featuring the sublime vocals of Jeannie and Royce Kendall.Buy it!


Patty Griffin “I Love” from I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs of Fox Hollow (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2011) —Written by Tom T. Hall and featuring Lloyd Green on pedal steel.Buy it!


Chatham County Line “Thanks” from IV (Yep Roc 2008) —Written by Dave Wilson. "You can’t thank somebody with the words you carve on their headstone."Buy it!


Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show “Beer & Lettuce” from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Music bed. Instrumental composed by Jon Rauhouse.Buy it!


Marianne Dissard “Merci De Rien Du Tout” from L'Entredeux (self-released 2008) —A song about giving thanks sung in French. Written by Marianne Dissard and Joey Burns (of Calexico). Produced by Joey Burns.Buy it!


Kelly Hogan “Golden” from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) —A song written by Kelly Hogan about Neko Case.Buy it!


Drive-by Truckers “The Thanksgiving Filter” from Go-Go Boots (ATO 2011) —Written by Patterson Hood. "It's Thanksgiving and Jesus, I'm thankful / For abundance and bounty, and a big tall stiff drink full / The love of your mama and the love of mine too / Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is soon."Buy it!


Calexico “Algiers” (Anti- www.anti.com 2012N  —Music bed. Instrumental from their new release written by Joey Burns and John Convertino. Thu 1/31 Yo La Tengo and Calexico (double bill) – PageantBuy it!


Eddie Hinton “Everybody Needs Love” from The Anthology 1969-1993: A Mighty Field of Vision (Raven 2005) —Written by Eddie Hinton and recorded in 1985.Buy it!


Michael Friedman “Simple Gifts” from Cool of the Coming Dark (Perdition 2002) —Words and music be Michael Friedman with backing by Geoff Seitz on violin and Andy Ploof & John Wendland on acoustic guitar. "Everybody wants Bobby's wild Mercury sound / But you ain't gonna get it just by hanging around."Buy it!


Bob Dylan “Something There Is About You” from Planet Waves (Asylum 1974) —I don't know why this album gets so overlooked.Buy it!


Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Heart Attack “Hood Canal” from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Heart Attack (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2007) —Music bed.Buy it!


The Byrds “I Am a Pilgrim” from Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Sony 1990) —The Byrds take on a traditional song.Buy it!


Slaid Cleaves “Wishbones” (Philo 2004) —Truth be told I just ran out of music for the Thanksgiving show. Well, at least, the title is appropriate. Written by Ray Wylie Hubbard and Salid Cleaves.Buy it!


Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive” from Jon Rauhouse's Steel Guitar Air Show (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2002) —Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen with lead vocals by Kelly Hogan. Happy Thanksgiving!Buy it!

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