Memphis to Manchester (Music)
Join John Wendland for Memphis to Manchester, a fun-filled and action-packed three hours of soul, R&B, rock, pop, country and other great music.
Thu Aug 16th 2018 7.00am–10.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.
Time zone: central
Reggie Young “Coming Home to Leipers Fork”
from Forever Young (Whaling City Sound 2017) —The session guitarist who has been playing on soul, country, rock, and pop hits for sixty years released his debut album in 2017 consisting of all original instrumental compositions. Long-time cohort David Hood plays bass.
Los Straitjackets “Rollers Show”
from What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Los Straitjackets (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2017) —Music bed. Instrumental version of a Nick Lowe song. Thurs 10/25 Los Straitjackets – Off Broadway
Alejandro Escovedo “Waiting for Me”
from The Crossing (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2018) N —This track features Peter Perrett and John Perry from The Only Ones, recording together for the first time since 1980. From his forthcoming album with a release date of Sept. 14. Sat 9/15 Alejandro Escovedo – Delmar Hall. Highly recommended.
Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis “It Came From the South”
from Wild! Wild! Wild! (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2018) N —Duet by Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis on a song penned by Al Anderson and Bill Lloyd. Linda Gail Lewis is the younger sister of Jerry Lee Lewis and is still going strong at age 71.
Lovey Williams “I'm Standing in the Safety Zone”
from Voices Of Mississippi: Artists And Musicians Documented By William Ferris (Dust-to-Digital 2018) N —Traditional gospel song previously recorded by The Blind Boys of Alabama and The Sensational Nightingales. This was recorded in Morning Star, MS in 1966.
Ray Charles “Drown in My Own Tears”
from Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959) (Atlantic/Rhino 2005) —Written by Henry Glover and a #1 R&B Atlantic single in 1956. Ray Charles was a big influence on Aretha Franklin and she recorded a version of this in 1967.
Dinah Washington “Soulville”
from Respect: Aretha's Influences and Inspiration (Ace 2009) —1963 Roulette label recording written by Dinah Washington, Henry Glover, Morris Levy, and Titus Turner. Aretha Franklin recorded an album "Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington" which was released shortly after Dinah Washington's death in 1963.
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