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Nick Bollinger reviews new albums by voodoo veteran Dr. John; local social observers Tono and the Finance Company; and compilations celebrating the Fender guitar and an invisible but influential studio band.


Artist: Ike Turner
Song: Feelin’ Good
Composer: J. Parker
Artist: Dale Hawkins
Song: Susie-Q
Composer: Hawkins/Lewisd/Broadwater
Artist: Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys
Song: Boot Heel Drag
Composer: Remington/Wills
Artist: Jack Nitzsche
Song: The Lonely Surfer
Composer: Cooper/Nitzsche
Artist: Donovan
Song: Barabajagal
Composer: Leitch
Artist: Booker T & the MGs
Song: Green Onions
Composer: Cropper/Jackson/Jones/Streinberg
Artist: The Shadows
Song: The Wonderful Land
Composer: Lordan
Album: Fender: The Golden Age 1950-1970
Label: Ace

Artist: Dusrty Springfield
Song: Son Of A Preacher Man
Composer: Hurley/Wilkins
Artist: The Box Tops
Song: The Letter
Composer: Carson
Artist: James and Bobby Purify
Song: Shake A Tail Feather
Composer: Hayes/Rice/Williams
Artist: King Curtis
Song: Memphis Soul Stew
Composer: Ousley
Artist: Merrillee Rush
Song: Angel Of The Morning
Composer: Taylor
Artist: Solomon Burke
Song: Shame On Me
Composer: Bryant/Mitchell
Album: Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios
Label: Ace

Artist: Tono and the Finance Company
Songs: Multiple Lives, Susan, Up Here For Thinking, Down There For Dancing, Tim, Timing
Composer: Tonnon
Album: Up Here For Dancing
Label: Independent