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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 Jun 29th 2017 7.00am–10.00am

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Time zone: central


The Mar-Keys “Plantation Inn”
from Stay In School: Don't Be a Drop Out (Stax Records unk 1967) —Music bed. 1967 Stax instrumental written by Isaac Hayes, Al Jackson, Jr. & Steve Cropper.


Rufus Thomas “Somebody Stole My Dog”
from The Best of Rufus Thomas (Rhino Records 1996) —Written by Rufus Thomas and Steve Cropper and originally released as a Stax single in 1964.


Little Bob and the Lollipops “Stop”
from Nobody But You (MIssissippi Records 2017) —Reissue of the Louisiana artist's 1966 album. Written by Ragovoy and Mort Shuman. I've only heard the Howard Tate version up to now. Fine reissue but some liner notes would ne nice.


Roscoe Shelton “Master Mind”
from The Best of Roscoe Shelton (Sunset Blvd. Records 2017) N  —Written by Billy Smith and Carlyle Hughey and originally released as a 1964 b-side for Sound Stage 7 Records out of Nashville.


Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers “Heart to Heart”
from One Track Mind! More Motown Guys (Kent Records www.vervemusicgroup.com 2016) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 1964 Motown instrumental written by Jerome Sims and Andre Williams.


Barbara McNair “My World is Empty Without You”
from Here I Am (Motown 1966) —Written by Brian Holland, Eddie Holland, and Lamont Dozier and a big hit for the Supremes but this is a pretty cool, not often heard version.


The Marvelettes “He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'”
from The Marvelettes (Tamla 1967) —I've played the version by the Velvelettes but never the version by the Marvelettes. Penned by Eddie Holland, William "Mickey" Stevenson, and Norman Whitfield.


SPANKY WILSON “Don't Mess with Bill”
from DOIN' IT (Mothers Records 1969) —Written by Smokey Robinson and arranged and produced by H.B.Barnum.


Santo & Johnny “Summertime”
from The Best of Santo & Johnny (Stardust 1959) —Music bed. 1959 instrumental version of the George Gershwin composition.


Doc & Merle Watson “Summertime”
from Elementary Doctor Watson (Tomato - Egge Company Ltd 2002) —Recorded in 1972 and produced by Jack Clement.


Billy Stewart “Summertime”
from Soul Shots - Volume 1 (Rhino 1987) —I had to play this once this year. Such a great version. Recorded for the Chess label in 1966.


Sam Cooke “Summertime”
from The Complete Solo Singles As Bs 1957-1962 (Acrobat 2016) —That's right...the Summertime trifecta for those who didn't get their fill of Summer songs last week. Recorded for the Keen label in 1957.


Booker T. & the MGs “Summertime”
from And Now! (Stax Records unk 1966) —Music bed. Instrumental version of the composition by DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin, and Ira Gershwin.

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