016 - An Evening With Dan Penn (Part 2)


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It's time for Part 2 in a spotlight on Dan Penn, the great R&B songwriter who wrote hits for Aretha Franklin, James & Bobby Purify, Percy Sledge, Joe Simon, James Carr, Conway Twitty and many others. In this episode, we'll hear the biggest hits from the Dan Penn songbook and some great behind-the-scenes stories from the man himself. The depth of soul found in Dan's music combined with his down-home, charming demeanor makes this episode especially captivating and one you'll undoubtedly want to listen to more than once!

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James Carr - The Dark End of the Street

Dan Penn - The Puppet

James & Bobby Purify - I'm Your Puppet

Aretha Franklin - Do Right Woman, Do Right Man

Barbara Lynn - You Left the Water Running

Otis Redding - Your Left the Water Running (demo with overdubs)

Janis Joplin - A Woman Left Lonely

Percy Sledge - Out of Left Field

Van Broussard - Feed the Flame

Warren Storm (as "Abel") - My Far Away Cow

The Sweet Inspirations - Sweet Inspiration

Clyde McPhatter - Denver

Dan Penn - See You In My Dreams

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