13 Jan 2024

Nashville Babylon Summer Special: 13 January 2024

From Nashville Babylon, 5:00 pm on 13 January 2024
Reggae star Jimmy Cliff

Reggae star Jimmy Cliff Photo: RNZ

On this week's summer edition of Nashville Babylon there's classic rhythm 'n' blues from Ruth Brown and Chuck Willis, gospel courtesy of the Louvin Brothers, live tracks from Sam Cooke plus Aretha Franklin covering the Beatles.

Songs Played:

Artist: Talking Heads
Track: Life During Wartime
Composer: Byrne / Frantz / Harrison / Weymouth
Album: Stop Making Sense
Label: Sire

Artist: The Faces
Track: Stay With Me
Composer: Stewart / Wood
Album: Single
Label: Warner Bros

Artist: Jimmy Cliff
Track: The Harder They Come
Composer: Jimmy Cliff
Album: The Harder They Come
Label: Island

Artist: Louis Prima
Track: Oh Marie
Composer: Eduardi Di Cap / arr Louis Prima
Album: The Wildest
Label: Capitol

Artist: The Velvet Underground
Track: I'm Waiting For The Man
Composer: Lou Reed
Album: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Label: Verve

Artist: Marvin Gaye and The Grant Lazlo Orchestra
Track: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Composer: Marvin Gaye
Album: Single
Label: Private

Artist: Althea and Donna
Track: Uptown Top Ranking
Composer: Brammer / Forrest / Reid / Thompson
Album: Single
Label: Virgin

Artist: Elmore James
Track: Dust My Broom
Composer: Johnson
Album: Best Of
Label: Flair

Artist: Dr John
Track: Junko Partner
Composer: Bob Shad
Album: Dr John's Gumbo
Label: ATCO

Artist: Etta James
Track: Light My Fire
Composer: The Doors
Album: The Essential Etta James
Label: Chess

Artist: James Carr
Track: Pouring Water On A Drowning man
Composer: Baker / McCormick
Album: The Complete Goldwax Singles
Label: Ace

Artist: Madness
Track: The Return Of The Los Palmas 7
Composer: Barson / Woodgate / Bedford
Album: Single
Label: Stiff

Artist: The Labrats

Track: Shake Your Hips

Composer: Moore

Album: Single

Label: Original Gravity


Artist: Chuck Willis

Track: Let's Jump Tonight

Composer: Willis

Album: Best Of 1951-1956

Label: Okeh


Artist: Ruth Brown

Track: Shine On

Composer: Whittaker

Album: Rhythm n Blues vol 3

Label: Ignite


Artist: Joe Turner

Track: The Chill Is On

Composer: Turner

Album: The Chill Is On

Label: Atlantic


Artist: Isley Brothers

Track: Love The One You're With

Composer: Stills

Album: Givin' It Back

Label: T-Neck


Artist: Beta Band

Track: Dry The Rain

Composer: Mason

Album: The Three EPs

Label: Regal


Artist: Belle And Sebastian

Track: The Boy With The Arab Strap

Composer: Murdoch

Album: The Boy With The Arab Strap

Label: Jeepster


Artist: Dale Hawkins

Track: Susie Q

Composer: Hawkins / Chaisson / Lewis / Broadwater

Album: Single

Label: Checker


Artist: Sam Cooke

Track: Feel It

Composer: Sam Cooke

Album: Live At the Harlem Square Club

Label: RCA


Artist: Sam Cooke

Track: Chain Gang

Composer: Sam Cooke

Album: Live At the Harlem Square Club

Label: RCA


Artist: Wynonna Carr

Track: Should I Ever Love Again

Composer: Gates / Cockell

Album: Single

Label: Speciality


Artist: Funkadelic

Track: Can You Get To That

Composer: Clinton / Harris

Album: Maggot Brain

Label: Westbound


Artist: Louvin Brothers

Track: Wait A Little Longer Please Jesus

Composer: Houser

Album: Nearer My God To Thee

Label: Capitol


Artist: Aretha Franklin

Track: Let It Be

Composer: Lennon / McCartney

Album: Single

Label: Atlantic


Artist: The Noveltones

Track: Left Bank Two

Composer: Wayne Hill

Album: Single

Label: De Wolfe Music