Memphis to Manchester (Music)
With John Wendland
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
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..
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.
Meshell Ndegeocello “Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood”
from Pour une âme souveraine - A Dedication to Nina Simone (Naive 2012) N —I love this interpretation of this song originally recorded by Nina Simone and written by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, and Marcus Sol.
The String-A-Longs “Should I?”
from Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 2: 1961 (Hasmick 2012) —Music bed.
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.
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