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 Jun 21st 2018 7.00am–10.00am
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Neil Young “Roll Another Number For The Road”
from Tonight's the Night (Live) (Reprise 2018) —Recorded live at the Roxy in Hollywood Sept. 20-22, 1973 right after recording the "Tonight's The Night" album in the studio. He will be playing solo at the Fox on June 28.
Neil Young “The Emperor of Wyoming”
from Neil Young (Reprise 1968) —Music bed. Leave it to Neil Young to start off his first solo singer/songwriter album with an instrumental.
Richard Thompson “Fergus Laing”
from Still (Fantasy 2015) —Written by Richard Thompson and produced by Jeff Tweedy. “Fergus Laing he builds and builds but his are small erections / Fergus Laing has a fine head of hair when the wind’s in the right direction.”
Olivia Chaney “House on a Hill”
from Shelter (Nonesuch 2018) N —Written by Olivia Chaney and found on the English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's new album.
Sleepy Kitty “Hold Yr Ground”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) L —The story of Sleepy Kitty as sung by Paige Brubeck. Written by Paige Brubeck and Evan Sult.
The Monkees “Pleasant Valley Sunday (Single Version)”
from The Monkees Greatest Hits (Rhino 1995) —Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King with lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. Can't go wrong with that combination.
Nick Lowe “Tokyo Bay” (Yep Roc 2018) N —From his new 4-song EP by Nick Lowe. Written by Nick Lowe with musical backing by Los Straitjackets.
Gene Clark “On Her Own”
from Gene Clark Sings For You (Omnivore 2018) N —Unreleased 1967 Gene Clark songs recorded on an acetate when he was between labels. These songs are seeing the light of day for the first time.
Sam Phillips “Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us”
from Don't Do Anything (Nonesuch 2008) —Ode to Sister Rosetta Tharpe written by Sam Phillips and later covered by Alison Krauss and Robert Plant. One of the most interesting and talented songwriters out there.
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss “Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)”
from Raising Sand (Rounder 2007) —Written by Don and Phil Everly. The Loufest line-up was just announced. Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will be playing. The festival takes place on September 8-9.
Sloan “Right to Roam”
from 12 (Yep Roc 2018) N —This year marks the 25th year together and 12th (who would have guessed) album by the Canadian band. 12 songs - 3 written by each band member. This Friday 6/22 Sloan – Duck Room. Highly recommended.
Beaches “When You're Gone”
from Second of Spring (Chapter Music 2017) —Psych mets dream pop on this third and most recent album from the band based out of Melbourne, Australia.
Talking Heads “Psycho Killer”
from Stop Making Sense (Sire/Warner Bros. 1984) —Written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, and Tina Weymouth. This song opened up the band's 1983 shows at the Pantages in Hollywood that were captured by Jonathan Demme for his concert film, "Stop Making Sense."
Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse “Valerie”
from Version (RCA 2007) —You would be hard pressed to find a better track from 2007 than this Zutons cover with Amy Winehouse on lead vocals & backing by the Dap-Kings and ?uestlove.
Amy LaVere “Killing Him”
from Anchors & Anvils (Archer 2007) —Written by Amy LaVere and produced by Jim Dickinson. "Killing him didn't make the love go away."
Herb Hardesty “Coach Train”
from The Domino Effect (Ace Records 2012) —From this compilation of songs recorded by Fats Domino's main tenor sax man. This 1958 instrumental was written by Herb Hardesty and recorded at Cosimo's Studio in New Orleans.
Don & Dewey “Baby Gotta Party”
from Jungle Hop (Specialty 1991) —Previously unreleased 1957 Specialty recording which finally saw the light of day on this 1991 compilation. This entire collection featuring the talents of Don "Sugarcane" Harris and Dewey Terry rocks, mightily.
Etta James “Tough Lover”
from R&B Dynamite (Flair 1987) —1956 Modern single featuring Lee Allen on tenor sax. Shades of Little Richard on this one.
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