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Jun 27, 2019 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With John Wendland
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.
Mongo Santamaria Summertime
Brazilian Sunset Candid Productions 1996
Music bed. Live 1992 recording of the standard written by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, and DuBose Heyward.
Billy Stewart Summertime
Chess Club Rhythm & Soul Kent Records 1996
A vocal tour de force on this version of the standard composed by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, and DuBose Heyward. This first set features songs which weren't played during last week's Summer Special that need to be heard.
Anthology 1970-1994 Avenue Records Catalog P&D 1994
Full-length version released in 1976. Guaranteed to put you in a summer frame-of-mind.
Sly & The Family Stone Hot Fun In the Summertime
Sly & the Family Stone: Greatest Hits Epic 1970
Recorded in 1969 and released as a single on the Epic label.
East Coast Connection Summer in the Park, Pt. 1
Eccentric Soul: A Red Green Black Production The Numero Group 2012
1974 soul song out of Capitol Heights, MD that references Earth, Wind and Fire, Isaac Hayes, Kool & the Gang, and the Soul Searchers.
Willie Mitchell Strawberry Soul
The Best of Willie Mitchell Fat Possum 2014
Music bed. Instrumental written by Teenie Hodges and Willie Mitchell.
Tami Lynn One Night of Sin
The Big Beat: The Dave Bartholomew Songbook Ace 2011
RIP Dave Bartholomew who just passed away at age 100. He was a songwriter, trumpeter, arranger, and conductor of the highest order and a New Orleans legend. He wrote or co-wrote many of the biggest hits of Fats Domino. Written by Dave Bartholomew & Pearl King and recorded for the Cotillion label in 1971.
Bonnie Raitt and Jon Cleary I'm In Love Again / All By Myself
Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino Tipitina's Foundation 2007
Written by Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew. This duet features Bonnie Raitt (who plays the slide guitar on this) and pianist Jon Cleary.
Dave Bartholomew The Monkey
Highlights From Crescent City Soul: The Sound Of New Orleans 1947-1974 EMI 1996
Written by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl king and recorded for the Imperial label in 1957. "And another thing you will never see / A monkey build a fence around a coconut tree / And let all the coconuts go to waste / Forbidding other monkeys to come and taste"
Fats Domino Swanee River Hop
Fats Domino Rock And Rollin Imperial 1956
Music bed. Instrumental composition by Dave Bartholomew and Fats Domino.
Fats Domino Blue Monday
This is Fats Domino Imperial 1957
Composed by Dave Bartholomew and Fats Domino.
Rick Nelson I'm Walkin'
Greatest Hits Capitol Records 2002
Written by Dave Bartholomew and recorded for the Verve label in 1957. This went to #4 on the charts. This was his first recording. Not a bad start.
Dave Edmunds I Hear You Knocking
Rockpile EMI 1971
Originally recorded as a single in 1970. Written by Dave Bartholomew and Fats Domino.
Eddie Bo Just Wonder
The Hook and Sling Funky Delicacies 1997
Music bed. New Orleans instrumental written by Al Scramuzza and featuring the piano-playing of Eddie Bo.
James & Bobby Purify So Many Reasons N
I'm Your Puppet: The Complete Bell Recordings 1966-1969 Soul Music Records 2019
Really great new 2-CD compilation covering everything the duo recorded for the Bell label from 1966-1969. This was written by Dan Penn and Marlin Greene and was recorded in 1967 for their debut LP recorded at Muscle Shoals.
Yola Faraway Look N
Walk Through Fire Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch 2019
Composed by Yola, Dan Auerbach, and Pat McLaughlin. Thu 8/1 Lake Street Dive with Yola – Pageant
Billy Paul Brown Baby N
Me & Mrs. Jones-The Anthology Soul Music Records 2019
This new 2-CD compilation is the best Billy Paul compilation of his out there. This was written Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and was recorded in 1972 for Philadelphia International.
Syl Johnson Is It Because I'm Black (Instrumental)
Light: On The South Side The Numero Group 2009
Music bed. Instrumental version of the Syl Johnson recorded circa 1969 for the Twinight label.
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio Walk on By
Close but No Cigar Colemine Records 2018
Instrumental version of the Burt Bacharach / Hal David composition by the Seattle-based combo. The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio will be at Jazz at the Bistro in 2020 (January 22-26).
Aretha Franklin I Say a Little Prayer
Aretha Now Atlantic 1968
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and featuring the sublime backing vocals of The Sweet Inspirations.
Booker T. And The MGs Think
And Now! Atlantic 1966
Music bed. Instrumental version of the Lowman Pauling (of the 5 Royales)-penned song.
Menahan Street Band The Crossing
Crossing Daptone 2012
Bedouine Dizzy N
Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb Records LLC 2019
From her sophomore release which just came out last Friday. Fri 8/30 José González with Bedouine – Pageant. Highly recommended.
Tonina Ma & Pa L N
St. Lost Tonina 2019
Written and sung by Tonina. Tonina will be part of the StL Americana Fest III taking place on Saturday July 6th, 2019 at the Atomic Cowboy Pavilion & The Bootleg. Show time begins at 5pm and the bill also includes The Hooten Hallers, Andrew Leahey & The Homestead (Nashville), John Henry, Cree Rider, Gene Jackson, AV & The Dirty Details, The Dust Covers, The Native Sons, and Oak, Steel and Lightning.
Jimmy Smith Come On Baby
Home Cookin' Blue Note 1960
Music bed. Instrumental composition by Kenny Burrell.
Gregg Allman Out of Left Field
Southern Blood Rounder 2017
Fine version of a Percy Sledge song written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham and featuring harmonies by Buddy Miller and the McCrary Sisters.
Howard Tate Shoot 'Em All Down
Get It While You Can - The Complete Legendary Verve Sessions Hip-O Select Retail (PG) 2004
1967 Verve mono non-LP single written by Jerry Ragovoy & Mort Shuman.
Eilen Jewell Crawl N
Gypsy Signature Sounds Recordings 2019
From her forthcoming album with a release date of August 16.
Robbie Robertson Sawdust and G-String
Carny-Soundtrack From The Motion Picture Warner Bros. 1980
Music bed. Instrumental composition by Alex North and Robbie Robertson.
The Raconteurs Bored and Razed N
Help Us Stranger Third Man Records 2019
A rocking lead-off track written by Brendan Benson and Jack White.
The Rolling Stones Rocks Off
Exile On Main St. Rolling Stones Records 1972
Great lead-off track further enhanced by pianist Nicky Hopkins and horn players Bobby Keys and Jim Price.
Patti Smith Gloria: In Excelsis Deo/Gloria
Horses Arista/Legacy 1975
Rock and roll poetry meets garage rock. Hard to top this. Guitar by Lenny Kaye and produced by John Cale.
Dean & Britta Incandescent Innocent
13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests Double Feature Records 2010
Music bed. 2010 instrumental written to accompany an Andy Warhol short film.
Bruce Springsteen Tucson Train N
Western Stars Columbia 2019
Quite a change from his usual sound on this album. The E Street Band sits this album out as Bruce Springsteen opts for a cinematic and way more orchestrated sound. My favorite album of his in years.
Craig Finn Her with the Blues N
I Need a New War Partisan Records under licence to Inertia Music 2019
"Now look at this guy / With the backpack and walking shoes / Taking pictures of garbage cans / This is where people live / Busted authentic / And torn bits of canvas / You with the restlessness / And her with the blues"
The Delines Wichita Ain't so Far Away
Colfax DECOR 2014
Written by Willy Vlautin and featuring the vocals of Amy Boone.
Courtney Marie Andrews Table for One
Honest Life Loose Music 2016
"Found peace in the Redwoods / Lost it 20 miles later"
Reggie Young Soul Love
Forever Young Ace Records 2017
Beth Bombara Greet the Day (Instrumental) L
Beth Bombara Beth Bombara 2015
Music bed. Instrumental composed by Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon.
Beth Bombara I Only Cry When I'm Alone L N
Evergreen Self-Released 2019
Lead-off track from her forthcoming album being released on August 9,
Lucy Dacus Forever Half Mast N
Forever Half Mast - Single Matador 2019
Brand new single by Lucy Dacus meant to coincide with the 4th of July.
Steve Gunn Be Still Moon L N
Be Still Moon / Shrunken Heads - Single Matador 2019
New single a-side from the prolific singer-songwriter and talented guitarist.
Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings Freight Train
Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings New West 2011
Music bed. Instrumental version of an Elizabeth Cotten song.
Grace Basement Brampton Dr.
Wheel Within a Wheel Avonmore Records 2013
Written and sung by Kevin Buckley. Kevin Buckley will be doing a solo show at the Focal Point in Maplewood this Friday (June 28). Highly recommended.
Bob Dylan Tonight I'll be Staying Here With You N
The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings Columbia/Legacy 2019
Recorded live at the Forum de Montreal in Canada on Dec 4, 1975. Previously unreleased.
Jake Xerxes Fussell Jubilee N
Out of Sight Paradise of Bachelors 2019
Traditional song rendered beautifully by the North Carolina-based singer/guitarist.
One Fell Swoop East Side Waltz L
Crazy Time Magoo 2000
Music bed. Instrumental composed by Andy Ploof.
Walter Greiner Greenback Dollar L N
Rosemary's Cabin, Vol. 3 Blue Lotus Recordings 2019
Written by Walter Greiner and recorded live in a cabin in Sprucewood, CO. Recorded by Paul Niehaus IV. This is his third release on the Blue Lotus label.
Tim O'Brien The Wicked Messenger
Red On Blonde Sugar Hill Records 2006
Written by Bob Dylan.
Chatham County Line The Last Time
Sharing the Covers Yep Roc Records 2019
String-band version of the Rolling Stones song by the band out of North Carolina.
Duane Eddy Shazam!
Shazam! And Other Instrumentals Written By Lee Hazlewood Ace Records 2016
Music bed. 1960 instrumental written by Duane Eddy and Lee Hazlewood and recorded for the Jamie label.
Adam Carroll Walked in Them Shoes N
I Walked in Them Shoes Down Hole Records 2019
Title track from the new album from the singer-songwriter out of San Marcos, TX. Produced by Lloyd Maines. Adam Carroll and Chris Carroll will be playing tonight (a rare Thursday show for Songbird Cafe 6/27) at the Focal Point in Maplewood.for this month's installment of the Songbird Cafe. Doors 6:45 / Show 7:30 PM. This is a rare appearance by the Texas singer-songwriter married couple.
Adam Carroll Rice Birds
Far Away Blues Down Hole Records 2005
Written by Adam Carroll. A beautiful song. See previous entry.
Buddy & Julie Miller Underneath the Sky N
Breakdown on 20th Ave. South New West Records 2019
Highly recommended new album made up entirely of songs written by Julie Miller.
Alejandro Escovedo Fort Worth Blue
Street Songs of Love Concord Records, Inc. 2010
Music bed. Instrumental written by Alejandro Escovedo and David Pulkingham.
The Opera Bell Band Good Career L N
Bell - Slide The Opera Bell Band 2019
New album by the St. Louis band who are not easy to categorize - they can sound like Harry Nilsson on one track, the Jim Kweskin Jug Band on the next, and like a cartoon soundtrack the next. I like it.
Ana Egge Cocaine Cowboys N
Is It the Kiss Grace / Parkingsong 2019
From her forthcoming album with a release date of September 6.
Steelism Cuban Missile
615 to Fame Single Lock (Red) 2014