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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 Nov 15th 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


Adam Reichmann “Sideways Sundays”
from Adam Reichmann (self-released 2018) N L —New six-song EP recorded live at Electropolis in September. All songs by Adam Reichmann and featuring accompaniment by Andy Ploof.


T-Bone Burnett “After All These Years”
from Proof Through The Night (Warner Bros 1983) —Written by T-Bone Burnett. "I heard you saw her again last evening / I heard you'd been with her for two or three days / I still have her picture taped to my mirror / Did she still look the same after all these years? " About Jean Seberg, perhaps?


Rosanne Cash “She Remembers Everything” (Blue Note www.bluenote.com 2018) N  —Written by Rosanne Cash and Sam Phillips and featuring Sam Phillips on harmony vocals. Highly recommended.


Sam Baker “Mercy” (Sam Baker 2004) —Music bed.


Lyle Lovett “Lungs”
from Step Inside This House (MCA 1998) —Written by Townes Van Zandt. "Won't you lend your lungs to me / Mine are collapsing."


Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Paul Kelly “Special Treatment”
from Two Roads - Live in Australia (Caroline 1990) —Written by Paul Kelly and recorded live in Australia in 1990.


The Red-Headed Strangers “Drunk/Downhearted”
from No Time To Waste (self-released 2018) L —Written by and featuring the lead vocals of Maureen Sullivan. The Red-Headed Strangers will be having their CD release party at Foam on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9 PM – 12 AM. Also on the bill are the Aught Naughts and LS XPRSS.


Duane Eddy “The Iguana”
from Guitar Star: The Complete RCA Singles A's and B's (Real Gone Music 2017) —Music bed. 1964 RCA b-side instrumental written by Lee Hazlewood.


Lonnie Mack “Memphis”
from The Wham of that Memphis Man (Fraternity 1963) —Music bed. Lonnie Mack had a hit with this instrumental version of this Chuck Berry song.


The Staple Singers “Let That Liar Alone”
from What the World Needs Now is Love (Epic www.epicrecords.com 1968) —Written by Pops Staples. Words to live by.


Fairport Convention “Dear Landlord”
from A Tree With Roots: Fairport Convention & Friends and the Songs of Bob Dylan (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2018) N  —Written by Bob Dylan and recorded in 1969. Sandy Denny on lead vocals and Richard Thompson on electric guitar.


Bob Dylan “Up to Me (Take 1)”
from More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 (Deluxe Edition) (Columbia Records 2018) N  —Outtake from Blood On The Tracks recorded in NYC in 1974. This is different than the version previously released on "Biograph."


Jerry Douglas “Time Gone By”
from Under The Wire (Sugar Hill Records 1986) —Music bed. Instrumental composition by Jerry Douglas.


Laura Marling “A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall”
from A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall - Single (More Alarming Records 2017) —Very fine Bob Dylan cover released as a single by the English singer-songwriter last December.


Anna Tivel “Illinois”
from Small Believer (Fluff and Gravy www.fluffandgravy.com 2017) —From the Portland, OR-based singer-songwriter's fourth studio album. An album of songs drawn from conversations with various people encountered on the road.


Daniel Lanois “Transmitter”
from Shine (Anti- www.anti.com 2003) —Music bed.


Joni Mitchell “A Case of You”
from Blue (Reprise 1971) —Written by Joni Mitchell and stripped down to just Joni Mitchell on dulcimer and James Taylor on acoustic guitar.


Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers & Lucy Dacus (aka Boygenius) “Ketchum, ID”
from Boygenius - EP (Matador 2018) N  —Beautiful song brought in by Phoebe Bridgers. All three singers take lead on a verse and they all sing harmonies on the choruses. Tonight (Thur 11/15) Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus – Pageant


Elvis Costello & the Imposters “Suspect My Tears”
from Look Now (Concord 2018) N  —Written by Elvis Costello and found on one of my favorite albums of 2018. Wed 11/21 Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Stifel Opera House


Jimmy Smith “These Foolish Things”
from Softly As a Summer Breeze (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition Remastered) (Blue Note www.bluenote.com 1958) —Music bed. Seemingly, every jazz artist of note has recorded this song composed by Harry Link, Holt Marvell, and Jack Strachey.


Willie Wright “It's Only Life, That's All”
from Telling The Truth (Hotel Records / Numero 2011) —This album feels like a kindred spirit to Astral Weeks to me. Rare 1977 soul out of Nantucket Island (of all places) unearthed by The Numero Group.


Van Morrison “Madame George”
from Astral Weeks (Warner Bros. 1968) —"And you know you gotta go / On that train from Dublin up to Sandy Row / Throwing pennies at the bridges down below / And the rain, hail, sleet, and snow / Say goodbye to Madame George / Dry your eye for Madame George / Wonder why for Madame George"


The Sugarman 3 “Jealous Moon”
from What the World Needs Now (Daptone 2012) —Music bed. Instrumental composition by Neal Sugarman.


Booker T. & the MGs “Over Easy”
from The Best of Booker T. & The MGs (Atlantic 1984) —Music bed. Stax instrumental from 1968.


Carla Thomas “Winter Snow”
from All I Want for Christmas Is You/Winter Snow 45 single (Stax Records url 1966) —Amazing 1966 b-side written by Isaac Hayes (who also recorded a version of this song).


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


Bill Withers & Bobby Womack “It's All Over Now”
from Just As I Am / Still Bill (Raven 2003) —1975 duet released as a single in 1975 and one of two bonus tracks on this reissue of Bill Wither's finest albums - Just As I Am (1971) and Still Bill (1972). Penned by Bobby Womack and Shirley Jean Womack.


Judy White “Satisfaction Guaranteed”
from Cover Me: The Eddie Hinton Songbook (Ace Records 2018) N  —Whoa, what a great track! Judy White is the daughter of Josh White and recorded this Marlin Greene/Eddie Hinton composition for the Buddha label in 1969. Eddie Hinton plays guitar on this track.


Young-Holt Unlimited “The Beat Goes On”
from The Best of Young-Holt Unlimited (EMI 2002) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the Sonny & Cher hit originally released in 1967 on the Brunswick label.


Annie Ross “Everything I've Got Belongs to You”
from A Gasser! (Capitol Records 1960) —Written by Rodgers and Hart and featuring Zoot Sims on tenor sax.


Kevin Bowers “Two Vagabond Lovers (French Version)”
from Nova (self-released 2016) L —Written and produced by Kevin Bowers. Paige Brubeck provides the female duet vocal on this French version of the lead-off track. I'm not sure from the liner notes who is singing the male duet part.


The Flat Five “This is Your Night”
from It's A World Of Love And Hope (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2016) —Like an off-kilter Free Design. All songs were written by Chris Ligon. Vocals on this album are by Kelly Hogan, Nora O'Connor, Scott Ligon, Casey McDonough, and Alex Hall.


Andrew Hill “Blue Spark”
from Mod Jazz from Blue Note (Blue Note www.bluenote.com 2004) —Music bed. 1969 jazz composition by pianist Andrew Hill.


The Jody Grind “Peter Gunn”
from One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure (DB records 1990) —Written by Henry Mancini and featuring the vocals of Kelly Hogan. Based out of Atlanta, the band came to an abrupt when a car accident killed two members of the band. Kelly Hogan both records solo albums and sings harmonies for a number of artists.


Henry Mancini “Peter Gunn”
from The Music From Peter Gunn (Buddha Records 1999) —Composed and arranged by Henry Mancini and recorded in 1958 for the NBC TV series "Peter Gunn."


Mamie Galore “Special Agent 34-24-38”
from Special Agent 34-24-38 / I Wanna Be Your Radio (St. Lawrence Records 1965) —Originally from Mississippi, Mamie Galore performed with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue and later with Little Milton's band. She signed to this Chicago-based label in 1965 and this was her first single. Written by Monk Higgins and E. Jones.


The Fame Gang “Twenty Five Miles”
from Grits & Gravy: The Best of The Fame Gang Single (BGP Records 2015) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental version of the Edwin Starr hit recorded at Fame Studios circa 1969-70.


The Showstoppers “Ain't Nothin' but a Houseparty”
from Beg, Scream, & Shout! (Rhino Records 1997) —1967 debut single and soul-stomper recorded by the Philadelphia vocal quartet made up of two sets of brothers - two who were the younger brothers of Solomon Burke.


The J. Geils Band “First I Look at the Purse (Live)”
from Full House (Live) (Atlantic Records 1972) —1972 live version of the Contours song recorded in Detroit. Penned by Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers.


The Contours “Danger, Heartbreak Dead Ahead”
from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 1 (Motown 2002) —Previously unreleased 1966 cover of the Marvelettes song written by Clarence Paul, Ivy Jo Hunter, and William "Mickey" Stevenson.


Earl Van Dyke (aka The Funk Brothers) “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums and More (Hip-O Select/Motown Records 2012) —Music bed. 1969 instrumental version of the Gladys Knight & The Pips song written by Norman Whitfield, Janie Bradford, and Barrett Strong.


Dee Dee Bridgewater “I Can't Get Next to You”
from Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready (Okeh Records 2017) —Cover version of the Temptations hit written by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield. The jazz vocalist was born in Memphis but she sings mostly soul songs on this album. The Grammy and Tony Award-winner will be at the Sheldon this Saturday (11/17).


Marlena Shaw “Wade in the Water”
from Anthology (Soul Brother Records 2000) —1966 version of the Ramsey Lewis song with lyrics penned by Marlena Shaw recorded for the Cadet label.


The Bobby Jenkins Quartet “What Is Love”
from Mod Jazz Rides Again (Kent Records unk 2018) N  —Very cool slow Latin groove to this 1962 recording for the Vistone label. Composed by Billy Larkin and Dave Polk.


The Afro Blues Quintet Plus One “Sunshine”
from Instrumental Explosion (BGP Records 2004) —Music bed. Previously unreleased instrumental recorded in 1970 by the Los Angeles-area band. Jim Keltner was the band's original drummer.

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