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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 Mar 27th 2015 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

7:00am

Dr. Feelgood “Roxette”
from I'm a Man (Best of the Wilko Johnson Years 1974-1977) (Rhino 2015) —Oh man, this is my kind of funky pub rock groove!

7:03am

Dave Edmunds “The Creature From the Black Lagoon”
from Repeat When Necessary (Swan Song 1979) —For my money, this was the very finest Rockpile album.

7:07am

The Clash “Somebody Got Murdered”
from Sandinista (Epic 1980) —Perhaps a less serious song would have been appropriate, but my gut takes me where it takes me.

7:11am

The Faces “My Fault”
from Ooh La La (Warner Brothers 1973) —There aren't many bands who hit a career peak like this album, especially considering its only a little bit better than all the other stuff.

7:15am

Iggy & The Stooges “Gimme Danger”
from A Million in Prizes: The Anthology (EMI 2005) —Originally from the album Raw Power, this is Iggy's first foray into his sensitive side - well, his BDSM sensitive side.

7:18am

Joan Jett “Love Is Pain”
from GREATEST HITS (Blackheart 2010) —You know, Fifty Shades of Gray didn't invent that stuff.

7:22am

Alejandro Escovedo “Little Bottles”
from With These Hands (Ryko 1996) —Alejandro could always rock hard when he felt the need.

7:26am

Jans Project “Apocalypse”
from preview (self 2015) N L —With members living in Champaign, IL and St. Louis, it takes this band longer to get things done, but those things are exquisite!

7:31am

Pell Mell “Pound Cake”
from Interstate (Geffen 1995) —Brilliant instrumental rock combo from the 80s and 90s - they never sold much, but they should have.

7:34am

Spoon “Rent I Pay”
from They Want My Soul (Lorna Vista 2014) N  —It suddenly occurred to me that these guys might well have been influenced by Pell Mell a little bit.

7:38am

One Direction “Spaces”
from Four (Columbia 2014) N  —"Who's gonna be the first one to say goodbye?" Well, I guess that was Zayne.

7:42am

The Everly Brothers “(You Got) The Power of Love”
from Heartaches & Harmonies (Rhino 1994) —Inspired by Motown, that's my guess.

7:46am

The New Basement Tapes “Stranger”
from Lost On the River (Harvest / Island 2014) —Marcus Mumford never sounded this cool in his own band.

7:50am

Tim Lee 3 “True”
from 33 1/3 (Cool Dog Sound 2015) N  —Tim Lee's guitar tone - nasty, glittering, fat, undeniable!

7:56am

Elvis Presley “Rip It Up”
from Elvis (RCA 1956) —Ladies and gentlemen, Scotty Moore on guitar!

8:01am

Brenda Holloway “Land of 1000 Boys”
from Hits & Rarities (Marginal 2013) —The b-side of an early Motown single, and it showcases her magnificent voice.

8:04am

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles “I Can't Stand to See You Cry”
from Ooo Baby Baby - The Anthology (Motown 2002) —An obscure Smokey song from 1972 that comes this close to inventing the Quiet Storm a few years early.

8:08am

Kandia Crazy Horse “Congo Square”
from Stampede (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records 2014) —She's a little bit country, a little bit r&b.

8:12am

Rhiannon Giddens “Black Is the Color”
from Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 2015) N  —Folk with a hip hop beat.

8:16am

Mayer Hawthorne “All Better”
from Where Does This Door Go (Universal 2013) —This song jumped out at me the other day - sometimes it takes 2 years for the right moment to get a song into my head.

8:21am

Allison Moorer “Blood”
from Down to Believing (E One Records 2015) N  —Just tear our hearts out, Allison, go ahead. Damn!

8:24am

Bobby Bare “The Ballad of Lucy Jordan”
from The Moon Was Blue (Dualtone 2005) —I know this song intimately in the Marianne Faithfull version, but Bare was always adept at covering Shel Silverstein songs, so it only makes sense to hear him do it, too.

8:29am

Bettye LaVette “Step Away”
from Worthy (Anti- www.anti.com 2015) N  —Reuniting with Joe Henry makes for the best music Ms. LaVette has done in several years.

8:32am

Falling Fences “Going Home (in a Streetcar Named Desire)”
from Falling Fences (self 2014) N L —Joe Stickley writes such clever and delightful songs.

8:36am

The Wonder Stuff “Unfaithful”
from Hup (UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 1989) —The fiddle from the last song matches the fiddle in this one.

8:39am

John Renbourn “Three Pieces by O'Carolan”
from The Hermit (Transatlantic 1976) —RIP, guitar master. Some people prefer his sometime partner Bert Jansch, who was indeed great, but for my money, Renbourn was the Man!

8:45am

The Byrds “Mind Gardens”
from Younger Than Yesterday (Columbia 1967) —David Crosby!

8:49am

The Merry-Go-Round “Listen, Listen”
from Listen, Listen - Definitive Collection - Remaster (Rev-Ola 2005) —The great Emmit Rhodes with his biggest hit.

8:52am

July “Friendly Man”
from July (Rev-Ola 1968) —A very obscure psychedelic band from the late 60s that are well worth discovering.

9:01am

The Kinks “Too Hot”
from Word Of Mouth (Arista 1984) —This was an album I didn't pay near enough attention to when it was new - there is some good stuff here.

9:05am

Love “Bummer in the Summer”
from Forever Changes (Elektra 1967) —The rockin'est song on the album.

9:07am

The Down-Fi “Why Me?”
from 7" (Cavetone 2014) N  —They'll be playing at CBGB on Grand tomorrow night, and at Euclid Records tomorrow at 4 pm.

9:11am

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield “Roman Candle”
from Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith (Ramseur Records 2015) —It's nice to hear fresh takes on these great songs.

9:14am

The Mavericks “Summertime (When I'm With You)”
from Mono (Decca 2015) N  —Now that's a party. Let's dance.

9:17am

Bob Marley & The Wailers “I Am Going Home”
from One Love at Studio One (Heartbeat * 1991) —Let's keep skanking!

9:21am

Funky Butt Brass Band “Orange Crush”
from Sugar Sugar Whomp Whomp (Funky Butt Brass Band 2014) N L —Still the best album title I've seen in a long time.

9:25am

Big Joe Turner “Wine-O-Baby Boogie”
from The Swingtime Records Story 1946-1952 (Capricorn 1994) —I'm just a sucker for these jump blues records.

9:27am

Charlie Parker “Star Eyes”
from Yardbird Suite: The Ultimate Charlie Parker (Rhino 1997) —The man was so spectacularly good.

9:32am

Sarah Vaughan “Nobody Else But Me”
from The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan (Roulette 1963) —Punchy version of the Jerome Kern song.

9:35am

Chet Atkins “So Rare”
from Guitar Legend: The RCA Years (Buddha Records 2000) —The man had a deft touch on that instrument, no question.

9:38am

Conway Twitty “(Lost Her Love) On Our Last Date”
from The Conway Twitty Collection (MCA 1994) —Taking a Floyd Cramer instrumental and putting lyrics to it which keep it just as melancholy.

9:43am

Elana James “High Upon the Mountain”
from Black Beauty (Snarf Records 2015) N  —Hot Club of Cowtown fiddler with a fine new album.

9:48am

Anne McCue “Cowgirl Blues”
from Blue Sky Thinkin' (self 2015) N  —I like this song - heck, this whole album - more and more.

9:50am

Steve Earle & the Dukes “Baby's Just As Mean As Me (feat. Eleanor Whitmore)”
from Terraplane (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2015) —I like Steve Earle singing blues.

12:53am

Michael Nesmith “The Upside of Good-Bye”
from And the Hits Just Keep on Comin' (1027 1972) —He had such great songs in this period.


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