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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 Aug 17th 2017 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


The String-A-Longs “Black is Black”
from The Fireballs: Exotic Guitars From The Clovis Vaults (Ace 2010) —Instrumental version of the hit by Los Bravos.


The Forty-Fives “My Kind of Girl”
from Fight Dirty (Yep Roc 2002) —Garage rock of the highest order from this band based out of North Carolina.


Los Bravos “Show Me”
from Black Is Black (RPM 2017) N  —1967 cover version of the Joe Tex found on this new 2-disc compilation of songs recorded from 1966-1969 by the band out of Mallorca, Spain.


The Memphis Horns “Soul Bowl”
from What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves (1967-1977) (Rhino 2006) —FMusic bed. 1970 instrumental composition by Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love.


The Staple Singers “For What It's Worth”
from Faith and Grace: A Family Journey 1953-1976 (Stax Records unk 2015) —This is a perennial M2M favorite but I see I haven't played it in over two years. That's almost criminal. This Buffalo Springfield song penned by Stephen Stills was recorded in Chicago in 1967.


Swamp Dogg “Total Destruction to Your Mind” Single (Canyon Records unk 1970) —Written by Jerry Williams, Jr. (aka Swamp Dogg).


Rhiannon Giddens “Freedom Highway” (Nonesuch 2017) N  —Cover version of a Staples Singers song written by Roebuck "Pops" Staples. Mon 9/25 Rhiannon Giddens – Pageant.


Tony Rice “Jerusalem Ridge”
from Church Street Blues (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1983) —Music bed. Music bed. Written by Bill Monroe.


Willie Nile “I Want You”
from Positively Bob: Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan (Willie Nile www.willienile.com 2017) N  —An album of all Bob Dylan songs covered by Willie Nile sounds good on paper and it sounds good in practice.


The Byrds “It's All Over Now, Baby Blue”
from The Byrds Play Dylan (Columbia Records 2002) —Written by Bob Dylan and recorded in 1965. Originally recorded for their next record but it got squeezed out to make room for "Turn! Turn! Turn!" I guess that worked out OK for them.


The Charades Band “Christina”
from The Birth of Surf, Volume 3 (Ace Records 2015) —Music bed. 1962 instrumental recorded for the Impact label by the band out of the San Joaquin Valley.


Camera Obscura “Shine Like a New Pin”
from Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi (Merge 2001) —Lead vocals by Traceyanne Campbell.


Tight Pants Syndrome “Crusin' the County”
from Crusin' the County / Ambulance Seeks Companion (Blip Blap 2017) N L —Brand new single by the St. Louis pop maestros featuring lead vocals by Jeff Hess.


Nick Lowe “My Heart Hurts”
from Nick The Knife (Yep Roc 1982) —Written by Nick Lowe and Carlene Carter. Tue 10/24 Nick Lowe w/ Los Straitjackets – Delmar Hall


Bill Frisell “Telstar”
from Guitar in the Space Age! (Okeh Records 2014) —Music bed. Instrumental pennded by Joe Meek.


King Curtis “You Don't Miss Your Water”
from The Complete Atco Singles (Atlantic / Real Gone Music 2015) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the William Bell composition.


Ted Hawkins “There Stands the Glass”
from The Next Hundred Years (Geffen Records, Inc. 1994) —Pretty great version of the Webb Pierce country classic.


Tom Waits “(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night”
from The Heart Of Saturday Night (Elektra / Asylum 1974) —In the liner notes Jon Landau refers to Tom Waits as the poet of "the crack of dawn." That works.


The Revelations “Because of You”
from Deep Soul (Decision Records 2008) —Music bed.


Jacqueline Taieb “Le cœur au bout des doigts”
from The French Mademoiselle (Anthology's 2005) —Written and sung by Jacqueline Taïeb at the age of nineteen.


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 leadoff track. I'm not sure from the liner notes who is singing the male duet part.


Young-Holt Unlimited “Young & Holtful”
from The Definitive Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick Records 2005) —Music bed. 1969 Brunswick instrumental written by Kenneth Chaney and Isaac Holt.


The Educated Guess “Used to This”
from Guess Again (self-released 2017) N L —From their new album which was just released last Friday. Written, arranged, produced, and conducted by Charlie Brumley.


Dan Auerbach “Show Me”
from Waiting on a Song (Nonesuch 2017) N  —Written by Dan Auerbach and Booby Wood and found on tghis album of soul/pop gems.


The Bo-Keys “Cauley Flower”
from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) —Music bed. Memphis soul instrumental composed by Bo-Keys founder and bassist Scott Bomar.


The Creations “In The Dark”
from A Cellarful of Motown - Vol. 2 (Universal 2005) —FWritten by Berry Gordy and recorded for Motown in 1962.


Esther Marrow “Chains of Love”
from Newport News, Virginia (BGP url 2013) —Reissue of her 1971 album which came out on the Flying Dutchman label. She kills on this J.J. Barnes Detroit soul classic. The album title comes from the place she was born and raised.


The Marvelettes “Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead”
from The Definitive Collection: The Marvelettes (Motown 2008) —1965 Tamla single penned by Ivy Jo Hunter, Clarence Paul, and William "Mickey" Stevenson.


Brother Jack McDuff “Get It Up”
from Gin and Orange (Cadet Records unk 1969) —Music bed. Written by Richard Evans and arranged by Richard Evans and Jack McDuff.


Shorty Long “Devil with the Blue Dress”
from Essential Collection: Shorty Long (Spectrum 2000) —Written by Shorty Long & William "Mickey" Stevenson and released in 1964. This is the original version of the song & Mitch Ryder had a hit with his revved-up version in 1966.


MARY WELLS “Can't You See (You're Losing Me)”
from 500 Atlantc RB/Soul Singles - Vol. 2: 1965 (P-Vine 2017) N  —1965 Atco single recorded in Chicago. Written by Barrett Strong.


Earl Van Dyke (aka The Funk Brothers) “Heart to Heart”
from The Motown Sound: The Complete Albums and More (Hip-O Select/Motown Records 2012) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 1964 Motown instrumental written by Jerome Sims and Andre Williams.


The Impressions “Talking About My Baby”
from Definitive Impressions (Kent 2002) —1964 ABC Paramount recording written by Curtis Mayfield.


Al Wilson “I Stand Accused”
from Searching for the Dolphins (Soul City 1969) —Fine version of the Jerry Butler song recorded in 1968. Produced by Johnny Rivers and arranged by Gene Page.


Nina Simone “Do What You Gotta Do”
from To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (RCA 2008) —Written by Jimmy Webb and recorded in 1968. Arranged and conducted by Horace Ott.


Booker T. And The MGs “Comin' Home Baby”
from Green Onions Single (Stax Records unk 1962) —Music bed. Instrumental composition by Bob Dorough.

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