Saturday January 6, 2018

This week we pay tribute to Rick Hall, founder of Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Hall died on January 2, 2018, aged 85). 

1. State of The Union – James McMurtry

2. We’re All In This Together – Hard Working Americans – We’re All In This Together

3. Get A Little Order – Sweet Inspirations (1969) – The Fame Studios Story 1961 – 1973

TRIBUTE TO RICK HALL, FOUNDER OF FAME STUDIOS, ALABAMA (DIED JANUARY 2, 2018)

4. Laugh It Off (1963) – The Tams (B-side of ‘What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am?’

5. Night Rumble – Mark 5

GREG CAMALIER (DIRECTOR OF THE DOCUMENTARY MUSCLE SHOALS) INTERVIEW EXCERPT – DESCRIBES FLORENCE AND MUSCLE SHOALS, ALABAMA

6. You Better Move On – Arthur Alexander (December 1961)

RICK HALL – EXCERPT OF INTERVIEW BY LARRY KING

7. I Hope They Get Their Eyes Full – Arthur Alexander

8. Steal Away ((1964) – Jimmy Hughes

9. Hold What You Got (1964) – Joe Tex

GREG CAMALIER – TALKS ABOUT THE DISTINCTIVE SOUND EMERGING FROM MUSCLE SHOALS

10. Everybody (September 1963) – Tommy Roe

11. Hey Jude (1968) – Wilson Pickett

12. I Never Loved A Man (Like I Love You) – Aretha Franklin (Recorded January 1967/Released February 10, 1967)

13. Tell Mama (1967) – Etta James

14. Slip Away (1968) – Clarence Carter

15. Sweet Soul Music (1967) – Arthur Conley

16. You Left The Water Running (Dan Penn/Rick Hall/Oscar Franks) – Otis Redding (recorded July 1966)

GREG CAMALIER – ON THE RIFT BETWEEN RICK HALL AND THE SWAMPERS

17. Fancy – Bobby Gentry

18. A Shot Of Rhythm & Blues – The Beatles – Live At The BBC

RECENT RECORDINGS AT FAME

19. Out of Left Field – Gregg Allman – Southern Blood

20. The Martyr – John Paul White – Beulah

21. Greenwood, Mississippi (1970) – Little Richard

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22. The Boxer – Allison Ferrier – What She Knows

23. Transmission/Michaelion – Ibeyi (with Meshell Ndgeocello) – Ash

PEPITA EMMERICHS (OH PEP!) – INTERVIEW

Oh Pep! Grant of $1000 – go to FUN WITH OH PEP!

24. Half Life – Oh Pep!

25. Gambling – Mia Dyson

SUMMER DUO SESSIONS WITH SHANE O’MARA (THIS WEEK’S GUEST: ANDREW TANNER)

26. May This Be Love (Jimi Hendrix) – Shane O’Mara & Andrew Tanner

27. Cosmic Wheels (Donovan) – Shane O’Mara & Andrew Tanner

28. See Saw – Woodland Hunters – Let’s Fall Apart

THE GIG GUIDE – KEN

29. Only A Fool Would Say That – Steely Dan

THE SUMMER QUIZ

1. The Rolling Stones recorded a cover of Arthur Alexander’s song ‘You Better Move On.’ Which of Arthur’s songs did the Beatles record? A: ‘Anna’

2. Aretha Franklin recorded Dan Penn & Chips Moman’s classic ‘Do Right Woman, Do Right Man.’ Who was the friend of Keith Richards who also recorded it? A: Gram Parsons

3. Bobby Gentry recorded songs such as ‘Fancy’ at Fame Studios. But what was her biggest hit? It was released on July 10 1967 and recorded in Hollywood. A: Ode To Billie Joe

The bridge mentioned in the song: The Tallahatchie.

 

 

 

 

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