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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 .


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 h


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


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


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.


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.


Sam & Dave “I Thank You”
from The Best of Sam & Dave (Atlantic unk 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.


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.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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."


Graham Parker “Almost Thanksgiving Day”
from Your Country (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 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."


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."


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.


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


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


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."


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."


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.


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."


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


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


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


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


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 sinc


The Beatles “In My Life”
from Rubber Soul (EMI Records 1965) —Vocals by John Lennon and Paul McCartney with George Martin on piano. The lyrics were written by John Lennon.


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


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).


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."


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


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


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


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


Drive-by Truckers “The Thanksgiving Filter”
from Go-Go Boots (ATO www.atorecords.com 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."


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


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.


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."


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


The Byrds “I Am a Pilgrim”
from Sweetheart Of The Rodeo (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1997) —The Byrds take on a traditional song.


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.


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!

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