88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

Independent Music Plays Here


Sound Salvation (Music)

Steve Pick brings you Sound Salvation. It's 3 hours of the best new music liberally mixed with all the classics of the last century's worth of pop music, rock & roll, jazz, blues, country, soul and more. If it's worth hearing, you'll find it on Sound Salvation.

Fri Apr 28th 2017 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: central


Elvis Presley “Like A Baby”
from Elvis Is Back! (RCA unk 1960) —Elvis made some really great records right after getting out of the army - I love his sultry tone on this one.


Tight Pants Syndrome “I Just Wanna Get Inside Ya' (Head)”
from Fully Attractive CD Album (Blip Blap! 2010) L —I was just reminded of this little gem a few days ago.


Rich Gilbert “Invitation to Die”
from Son of S.A.M. (Holy Wreckords 2016) N  —One of the world's best guitar players and a damn fine instrumental album maker.


Hanni El Khatib “Mondo And His Makeup”
from Savage Times (Innovative Leisure 2017) N  —More raucous rockin'.


The Music Machine “The People in Me”
from (Turn On) The Music Machine (Original Sound 1966) —Classic garage rock!


Donovan “Three Kingfishers”
from Sunshine Superman Single (Epic 1966) —That psychedelic thing Donovan had for a while.


Jackson Browne “The Birds of St. Marks”
from Standing In the Breach (Inside 2014) —He's continued to make good records long after his stardom.


Elbow “Gentle Storm”
from Little Fictions (Concord Records 2017) N  —I love the way Guy Garvey sings this lovely song.


The Young Rascals “Too Many Fish in the Sea”
from Collections (Atlantic 1967) —Great take on the Marvelettes gem.


The Drifters “Stranger on the Shore”
from All-Time Greatest Hits & More (1959-1965) (Atlantic 1988) —I'm not sure who sings lead on this, but it's lovely.


The Who “The Good's Gone”
from The Who Sings My Generation (MCA 1965) —An early ballad with Pete Townshend's ringing guitar, and Roger Daltrey's spitting vocals.


Justin Townes Earle “Champagne Corolla”
from Kids in the Street (New West Records www.newwest.com 2017) N  —Excellent new cut from the younger Earle.


Rough Shop “Reasons”
from Here Today (Perdition Records 2008) L —I love this song, which featured John Wendland, Andy Ploof, and the late Anne Tkach all singing their hearts out.


Valerie June “Just In Time”
from The Order of Time (Concord Music Group 2017) N  —She's a distinctive singer who makes solid records.


Bob Dylan “When the World Was Young”
from Triplicate (Sony 2017) N  —This is what the writer of the previous song is up to nowadays.


Bill Kirchen & Austin De Lone “The Times They Are A-Changin'”
from Transatlanticana (Red House Records www.redhouserecords.com 2016) —Killer take on the Dylan song.


Mount Moriah “Calvander”
from How to Dance (Merge 2016) N  —Very fine country-tinged rock band.


Chet Atkins “Black Mountain Rag”
from Guitar Legend: The RCA Years (Buddha Records 2000) —Some excellent pickin' here.


Roy Buchanan “If Six was Nine”
from Sweet Dreams: The Anthology (Polydor 1992) —Fascinating and enticing take on the Hendrix classic.


Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men “Rosy”
from Prick of the Litter (Hot Shot Records/Thirty Tigers 2017) N  —A relaxed, bluesy little number.


Sugar Pie DeSanto “Never Love a Stranger”
from Go Go Power The Complete Chess Singles 1961-1966 (Ace 2009) —One of the best soul singers most people don't know.


Johnny Clarke “None Shall Escape This Judgement”
from Trojan Explosion (Trojan 1987) —I love that mid 70s reggae sound.


The Gaylettes “Silent River (Runs Deep)”
from Trojan Presents: Rock Steady (Sanctuary 2011) —Jamaica was heavily influenced by New Orleans radio, you know.


Professor Longhair “Hey Now Baby”
from Mardi Gras in New Orleans - Complete Recordings 1949 - 1962 (Jasmine Records 2013) —I'm always up to hear a little Fess.


Mayer Hawthorne “Time For Love”
from Party of One - EP (Vagrant Records www.vagrant.com 2016) N  —Powerhouse song - better than anything on his last album, I think.


Sonny Knight & The Lakers “Help Me”
from Sooner or Later (Secret Stash Records 2016) N  —One of the best of the modern soul singers.


The Band “Last of the Blacksmiths”
from Cahoots (CAPITOL 1971) —Not a song that turns up on all their anthologies, but a good one nonetheless.


Tim Lee 3 “Couldn't Help Myself”
from Tin, Man (Cool Dog Sound 2016) N  —These guys just lay down rock'n'roll with such perfect feel.


Craig Finn “Tangletown”
from We All Want the Same Things (Partisan 2017) N  —Lovely song from this guy who's figured out how to make music without being able to sing.


Captain Beefheart “Sheriff of Hong Kong”
from Doc at the Radar Station (Virgin 1980) —This was my first Beefheart album, and I still think it's a great one.


Kaleidoscope “Life Will Pass You By”
from Egyptian Candy (Epic 1991) —David Lindley got his start in this eclectic brilliant ensemble.


The Bongos “Telephoto Lens”
from Drums Along the Hudson (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 2007) —One of the great unsung classics of the early 80s.


The Records “Starry Eyes”
from Shades In Bed aka The Records (On The Beach 2011) —Still a shining example of what you can do with an incandescent guitar chord progression.


Nick Lowe “Cruel to Be Kind”
from Labour of Lust (Columbia 1979) —His huge and much deserved hit record.


Spirit “1984”
from Clear (Ode 1969) —Will you let it come?


Ramones “I'm Affected”
from End Of The Century (RCA unk 1980) —Phil Spector's production of the Ramones was a little weird, but I always have a soft spot for this record.


Roxy Music “Editions of You”
from For Your Pleasure (Virgin 1973) —Yes, indeed, this one never fails to hit the spot.


New York Dolls “Personality Crisis”
from New York Dolls (Mercury 1973) —Oh, man, this gets the juices flowing first thing in the morning!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.