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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Nov 29th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Nov 29th 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


Herb Hardesty “Coach Train”
from The Domino Effect (Ace 2012) N  —New compilation of songs recorded by Fats Domin's main tenor sax man. This 1958 instrumental was written by Herb Hardest and recorded at Cosimo's Studio in New Orleans.


Bonnie Raitt “What Is Success?”
from Rolling With The Punches: The Allen Toussaint Songbook (Ace 2012) N  —Written by Allen Toussaint and produced and arranged by Jerry Ragovoy. This originally came out on her 1974 "Streetlights" release.


Johnny Adams “Real Live Living Hurtin' Man”
from The Oxford American Southern Music CD # 14 (Oxford American 2012) N  —Oxford American magazine puts out an annual Southern music issue which is accompanied with a CD. This year's issue is about the music of Louisiana. Fine writing accompanied by a tastefully compiled CD - you can't go wrong. Highly recommended..


Herb Hardesty “Perdido Street”
from The Domino Effect (Ace 2012) —Music bed. 1959 instrumental recorded in NYC.


Bettye LaVette “Long Time”
from More Thankful, More Thoughtful (Anti- 2012) N  —New 5-song EP which just came out last Friday. This is a grittier and powerful interpretation of the song written by Julie Miller.


Booker T. And The MGs “Winter Snow”
from The Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968 (Atlantic 1991) —Stax instrumental composed by Isaac Hayes and originally released as the 1967 b-side to "Silver Bells."


Eric Burdon and The Greenhornes “Out of My Mind”
from Eric Burdon and The Greenhornes (Readymade Records 2012) N  —Alright, this is a pairing that makes sense. Written by Eric Burdon and found on this new 4-song EP. Eric Burdon sounds in fine voice, indeed.


The Fireballs “Light My Fire”
from Exotic Guitars From the Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Music bed. Late sixties instrumental version of the Doors song.


The Impressions “Keep On Pushing”
from Definitive Impressions (Kent 2002) N  —Written by Curtis Mayfield and recorded in 1964 for the ABC Paramount label.


Marvin Gaye “Anger (Alternate Extended Mix)”
from Here, My Dear (Motown 1978) —This entire album which talks about his divorce to Anna Gordy was written, produced, and arranged by Marvin Gaye. Taking romantic anguish to a whole new musical level.


The Blackbyrds “Wilford's Gone”
from Can You Dig It? The Music and Politics of Black Action Films (Soul Jazz 2009) —Music bed. Originally released in 1975 for the "Cornbread, Earl, and Me" movie soundtrack and found on 2-CD compilation of music from black action films. Highly recommended.


Laura Lee “Wedlock Is a Padlock”
from Women's Love Rights: The Hot Wax Anthology (Sanctuary 2002) —1971 song written by Angelo Bond, General Johnson, and Greg Perry and recorded for the Hot Wax label. "Wedlock is a padlock when you're married to a no-good man."


Bobby Womack “California Dreamin'”
from The Ultimate Collection (Charly 1999) —1968 soulful version of the Mamas & The Papas song written by John Phillips.


Meshell Ndegeocello “Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood”
from Pour une âme souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2014 2012) N  —I love this interpretation of this song originally recorded by Nina Simone and written by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, and Marcus Sol.


Georgie Fame “El Bandido”
from Mod Classics: 1964-66 (Ace 2009) —Music bed. 1965 instrumental written by Clive Powell aka Georgie Fame.


Alan Price “I Put A Spell On You”
from The Best of Alan Price (Music Club 1993) —1966 version of the Screamin' Jay Hawkins song. Pretty great.


Earl Van Dyke “Money (That's What I Want)”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums and More (Hip-O SELECT/MOTOWN 2012) —1963 instrumental version of the Barrett Strong hit written by Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford. This features the Funk Brothers in all their glorious splendor.


JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “Berry Please”
from Beat of Our Own Drum Single (Vampisoul 2009) —An ode to Berry Gordy of Motown. They will be at Off Broadway at the end of December (Sun 12/30).


The Animals “Help Me Girl”
from Retrospective (ABKCO 2004) R  —I had a request for an Animals song. Just got this one in under the wire for hour #1.


Earl Van Dyke “Hot 'N' Tot”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums & More (Motown 2012) —Music bed. 1964 instrumental composed by Berry Gordy.


Allah-Las “Busman's Holiday”
from Allah-Las (Innovative Leisure 2012) N  —New debut release from the band based out of Los Angeles. Produced by Nick Waterhouse. This is a band I'd really like to see live. I have a feeling they would be pretty great.


Steve Wynn “Sustain”
from Here Come the Miracles (Blue Rose 2001) —Written by Steve Wynn and with a backup band made up of Howe Gelb, Chris Cacavas, Chris Brokaw, Dave DeCastro, and Linda Pitmon.


The Bangles “Dover Beach”
from All Over the Place (Columbia 1984) —Written by Susanna Hoffs and Vicki Peterson and featuring Susanna Hoffs on lead vocals. Pop perfection.


The Neptunas “Shapes of Things to Come”
from Today's Top Girl Groups, Vol. 1 (Spinout Records 1998) —Music bed. 1998 surf instrumental.


Jump Starts “Stuck”
from What Hides Inside (Loud Label 2012) N L —From the St. Louis band's recent debut release. Featuring the vocals of Justin Johnson and Sarah Ross.


The Mountain Goats “Harlem Roulette”
from Transcendental Youth (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012) N  —"Frankie Lymon's tracking Seabreeze in a studio in Harlem. / It's 1968." Written by John Darnielle.


The Fresh & Onlys “Dream Girls”
from Long Slow Dance (Mexican Summer www.mexicansummer.com 2012) N  —Fine pop song written and sung by Tim Cohen from the San Francisco band's new release.


The Delgados “Pull The Wires from the Wall”
from Peloton (Chemikal Underground Records 1998) —Written by the band who was based out of Glasgow and featuring the lead vocals of Emma Pollock. They were also a tremendous live band.


Maria McKee “My Lonely Sad Eyes”
from Live At The BBC (Geffen 2007) —1993 live recording of the Van Morrisson song.


Van Morrison “End Of The Rainbow”
from Born to Sing: No Plan B (Blue Note 2012) N  —It has been four years since his last studio recording and his voice still sounds great after all these years. All songs written and produced by Van Morrison. There is a whole history lesson of music from the last 60 or 70 years on this album.


Freddy King “San-Ho-Zay”
from Have You Ever Loved A Woman (Rendez-Vous Digital 2011) —Music bed. 1961 instrumental written by Freddy King and Sonny Thompson.


Esther Phillips “From A Whisper To A Scream” (Kudu 1972) —Amazing vocal on this 1971 recording of an Allen Toussaint-penned song.


Carla Thomas “N Time to Lose”
from Comfort Me (stax 1966) —Written by Steve Cropper and Deanie Parker


Rufus Thomas “The Memphis Train”
from The Best of Rufus Thomas (Rhino 1996) —1968 Stax single written by Rufus Thomas, Mack Rice, and Willie Sparks.


John Hiatt “It All Comes Back Someday”
from Mystic Pinball (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012) N  —Written by John Hiatt and found on this really strong new release.


The Pac-Keys “Stone Fox”
from Charles "Packy" Axton - Late Late Party - 1965-67 (Light In The Attic www.lightintheattic.net 2011) —Music bed. Memphis instrumental recorded circa 1965-67.


Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale “I Lost My Job Of Loving You”
from Buddy & Jim (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012) N  —New release featuring collaborations between Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale. How can you go wrong with that?


Manassas “Jesus Gave Away Love For Free”
from Manassas (Atlantic 1972) —Written by Stephen Stills. What a gem this album is.


Gillian Welch & David Rawlings “The Way It Will Be”
from The Harrow and the Harvest (Acony 2011) —Written by Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. This was my favorite release of 2011.


The Gaslight Anthem “The Diamond Church Street Choir”
from American Slang CD Album (Side One Dummy 2010) —The Gaslight Anthem are appearing at Pop's (Sauget) this Tuesday (12/4).


Jon Dee Graham “Something Wonderful”
from Full (Freedom 2010) —Jon Dee Graham will be at Mojo’s (Columbia, MO) next Thursday (12/6).


Lindi Ortega “The Day You Die”
from Cigarettes & Truckstops (Last Gang www.lastgangrecords.com 2012) N


Mark Turnbull “A Woman Ain't Just A Spitoon”
from When I Was Six Got A Ukelele (Beachtown 1977) —Singer-songwriter out of Laguna Beach, CA


The Lovin' Spoonful “Wild About My Lovin'”
from The Lovin' Spoonful: The Greatest Hits (Buddah 2000) —Traditional song from 1965.


Billy Swan “I Can Help”
from The Best of Billy Swan (Epic 1993) —Written by Billy Swan and recorded in 1974.


The Kendalls “Heaven's Just A Sin Away”
from The Kendalls (Ovation 2001) —Written by Jerry Gillespie and featuring the vocals of Jeannie Kendall.


Kelly Willis “You Can't Take It With You”
from Easy (Ryko 2002) —Written by Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly.


Ray Wylie Hubbard “Coricidin Bottle”
from The Grifter's Hymnal (Bordello www.raywylie.com 2012)


Tom Waits “Chicago”
from Bad As Me (Anti- 2011) —Written by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan.


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

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