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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 Apr 21st 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

7:00am

Infamous Stringdusters “Sirens”
from Laws of Gravity (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2017) N  —Killer bluegrass instrumental to kick things off this morning.

7:04am

Noam Pikelny “Bye”
from Universal Favorite (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 2017) N  —Punch Brothers banjo player on his own - beautiful stuff.

7:06am

Marshall Chapman “Jesus Was a Capricorn”
from The Pilgrim: A Celebration of Kris Kristofferson (American Roots 2006) —One of my fave singers with a great take on one of Kristofferson's many masterpieces.

7:10am

Beth Bombara “Sweet Time”
from Map & No Direction (Lemp Electric 2017) N L —Cool song from this talented St. Louis singer.

7:14am

Garland Jeffreys “I'm a Dreamer”
from 14 Steps To Harlem (Luna Park 2017) —I love the feel of this beautiful ballad.

7:20am

Ringo Starr “It Don't Come Easy”
from Ringo (Apple 1973) —This came out when I was 13, and I worshipped this record that year. Still do.

7:23am

Sloan “Take Good Care of the Poor Boy”
from Between the Bridges (murderecords 1999) —Raucous rock'n'pop!

7:26am

Big Star “The India Song”
from #1 Record (Ardent 1972) —That flute! Or mellotron?

7:29am

Chris Stamey & Yo La Tengo “Plainest Thing”
from V.O.T.E. (Yep Roc Records 2004) —Everybody involved here loved Big Star.

7:33am

The Dukes of Stratosphear “You're a Good Man Albert Brown”
from The Dukes of Stratosphear: Chips from the Chocolate Fireball (Virgin UK * 1985) —XTC by any other name.

7:37am

Elbow “Montparnasse”
from Little Fictions (Concord Records 2017) N  —Lovely song hidden away on this new record.

7:41am

Robyn Hitchcock “Mad Shelley's Letterbox”
from Robyn Hitchcock (Yep Roc 2017) N  —Forty years on and he's still making really good records.

7:45am

David Hidalgo & Louie Perez “What Good Is Love”
from The Long Goodbye (Gonzolandia 2010) —Los Lobos side project that's awfully good.

7:48am

Charivari “Arc de Triomphe Two-Step”
from I Want To Dance WIth You (Rounder Select 2000) —One of the most exciting Cajun music groups.

7:54am

Orchestra Baobab “Caravana”
from Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng (World Circuit 2017) N  —Putting the Cuban back in the Afro Cuban - or how influences go back and forth across continents.

8:01am

Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Was My Brother in the Battle”
from Oddities (Querbeservice 2010) —Just hearing these voices makes me happy.

8:05am

Patty Larkin “Closest Thing (feat. Rosanne Cash)”
from 25 (Signature Sounds 2010) —This was the album that introduced me to Larkin's eclectic and rich songwriting.

8:07am

The Del McCoury Band “The Times They Are A Changin'”
from Song of America (31 Tigers 2007) —Of course, McCoury can sing the heck out of this one.

8:12am

Jeb Loy Nichols “That's All I Want”
from Country Hustle (City Country City 2017) N  —This is one of those guys I always like but often forget to pay attention to.

8:17am

The 5 Royales “My Wants For Love”
from The Complete Singles 1952-1962 (Real Gone 2014) —One of the finest groups of the 50s.

8:20am

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles “You've Really Got a Hold on Me”
from Ooo Baby Baby - The Anthology (Motown 2002) —Musical perfection!

8:24am

Howard Tate “I Learned It All the Hard Way”
from Get It While You Can - The Complete Legendary Verve Sessions (Hip-O Select/Verve 1967) —One of the true giants of the soul undercard.

8:26am

Aretha Franklin “Respect”
from I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (Atlantic 1967) —50 years on, and it still gives me goosebumps.

8:29am

The Isley Brothers “It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop) (Parts 1 & 2)”
from Winner Take All (T Neck 1979) —Oh, gee, the groove is unstoppable! And Ernie's guitar licks so sweet!

8:34am

Bruce Springsteen “Spirit in the Night”
from Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. (Columbia 1973) —Smooth groove.

8:40am

Dusty Springfield “Some of Your Lovin'”
from The Very Best of Dusty Springfield (Mercury 1998) —What a beautiful record!

8:43am

Dionne Warwick “The Windows of the World”
from Best of Dionne Warwick (X5 Music Group 2008) —Not one of her most well known Bacharach songs, but a gem nonetheless.

8:47am

Del Shannon “The Big Hurt”
from The Liberty Years (EMI 1991) —I don't think I've ever heard a bad record from this guy.

8:49am

Imelda May “The Girl I Used to Be”
from Life Love Flesh Blood (Decca (UMO) 2017) N  —Rockabilly seems to have gone away with her ex-husband, but she can still sing!

8:53am

The Pretenders “Chord Lord”
from Alone (BMG 2016) N  —I've been loving this record so long I forgot until the other day that it was produced by Dan Auerbach.

9:00am

Continental Drifters “Matty Groves”
from Drifted: In the Beginning & Beyond (Omnivore 2015) —Possibly my fave version of this classic folk song. Sung with conviction by the great Peter Holsapple.

9:06am

Darden Smith “Soul Searching”
from Everything (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2017) —I still remember being knocked out by this guy the first time I saw him, opening for Rosanne Cash nearly 30 years ago.

9:10am

Erik Voeks “Ending of the Ending”
from So The Wind Won't Blow It All Away (Hanky Panky 2016) N  —Another terrific song on this very fine record.

9:15am

Polyphilo “Creeps Need Loving Too”
from In the Year of the Plague (self 2016) N L —Playing the devil's advocate in song.

9:18am

The Fabulous Poodles “B Movies”
from Mirror Stars (Epic 1978) —One of the most entertaining of all the failed pseudo-New Wave bands.

9:22am

Bruce Robison & The Back Porch Band “Rock And Roll Honky Tonk Ramblin' Man”
from Bruce Robison & The Back Porch Band (self-released 2017) N  —If the rest of this album is as great as this cut, I'm in!

9:25am

Little Rachel “Time Flies in the Friendly Skies”
from St. Louis Blues Society Presents 16 In 16 Single (St. Louis Blues Society www.stlouisbluessociety.org/home 2017) N L —Transplanted to our town, Little Rachel has a way with a song.

9:28am

Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra “Miss Otis Regrets”
from Swingsation (grp 1998) —A gem from Cole Porter in a decidedly more upbeat and ironic take than I'm used to.

9:31am

NRBQ “Deaf, Dumb, and Blind”
from Workshop (Red Rooster 1972) —Early Q.

9:33am

Guided By Voices “Overloaded”
from August By Cake (Guided By Voices Inc. 2017) N  —The latest from the world's most prolific rocker, Robert Pollard.

9:37am

Son Volt “Lost Souls”
from Notes of Blue (Transmit Sound / Thirty Tigers www.sonvolt.net 2017) N L —Nice bounce to the rhythm here.

9:41am

Alison Krauss “You Don’t Know Me”
from Windy City (Capitol Records 2017) N  —Beautiful take on a song you think can't be covered.

9:45am

Dinah Washington “Pillow Blues”
from The Fabulous Miss D! The Keynote, Decca & Mercury Singles (Hip-O Select 2010) —Ah, Miss D! I love her singing.

9:48am

The McCrary Sisters “Hold the Wind”
from Let's Go (MCC Records/Thirty Tigers 2015) —Magnificent singing. Beautiful song.

9:53am

Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men “Doin' What You Do”
from Prick of the Litter (Hot Shot Records/Thirty Tigers 2017) N  —Delbert just keeps on doin' what he does.


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