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Jan 17, 2020 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With Steve Pick
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.
Iggy Pop Loves Missing N
Free Caroline International (License External) 2019
This is a unique album in Iggy's long discography, but this cut comes closest to sounding like we expect him to, with the addition of a trumpet.
Allah-Las Keeping Dry N
Lahs Mexican Summer 2019
Good advice on a day with freezing rain, snow, and sleet in the forecast.
The Grass Roots Temptation Eyes
The Complete Original Dunhill/ABC Hit Singles Real Gone Music 2014
Every once in a while, I have to remember that songs which were once ubiquitous are in danger of being forgotten completely.
Fleetwood Mac Albatross
English Rose Sony Music UK 1969
Oh, what a beautiful instrumental.
Marvin Gaye After the Dance
I Want You (Deluxe Edition) Motown 2003
This is the vocal version, a lovely little thing.
Curtis Mayfield Do It All Night
Do It All Night Curtom 1978
Curtis didn't have hits during the disco era, but he made pretty nice tries.
Aretha Franklin A Change Is Gonna Come
I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Rhino Atlantic 1967
One of the most perfect albums in history.
Brittany Howard Goat Head N
Jaime ATO Records / Fontana North 2019
One of my fave albums of 2019.
Rosie Flores Drive Drive Drive
Simple Case of the Blues The Last Music Company 2019
I didn't listen to this record enough when it came out - this is really great stuff.
Lyle Lovett Walk Through The Bottomland
Pontiac Curb Records 1987
With great vocals by Emmylous Harris.
Kelsey Waldon My Epitaph N
White Noise / White Lines Oh Boy Records 2019
Kentucky singer/songwriter good enough to be signed to John Prine's label.
Billy F Gibbons Crackin’ Up
The Big Bad Blues Concord Records 2018
ZZ Top leader has some fun rockin' on his own terms.
Eilen Jewell Witness N
Gypsy Signature Sounds Recordings 2019
She's made solid record after solid record for quite some time now.
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles If You Can Want
Gold Universal Music Group International 2005
A 1968 gem from Smokey!
Bruce Springsteen Jungleland
Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 Columbia 2006
It's nice to remind ourselves that he really was superhuman back in the day.
Bob Dylan It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5: Live 1975 - The Rolling Thunder Revue Columbia 2002
I love so many of the versions of his songs from this tour.
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Wild Man on the Loose N
If You're Going To The City: A Tribute To Mose Allison Fat Possum 2019
Killer take on this classic song.
David Hidalgo & Louie Pérez Empty Words
The Long Goodbye Gonzolandia Records / Big Stink Research 2010
Los Lobos partners made this sweet record ten years ago.
Jade Bird Good at It N
Jade Bird Glassnote Music LLC 2019
I think this is a good album with a couple great songs (like this one) and the potential for even better things in the future.
Harry Styles She N
Fine Line Columbia 2019
A modern pop record with a killer guitar solo? Yes, please!
Belle and Sebastian Get Me Away From Here I'm Dying N
Days of the Bagnold Summer Matador 2019
They might as well trademark what they do, because they're the only ones doing it.
Fastball Never Say Never N
The Help Machine 33 1/3 Records 2019
Such a nice collection of pop songs.
R. Stevie Moore Love Is the Way to My Heart
Afterlife Bar/None Records 2019
He finally made a record that sounds as good as his songs deserve.
George Harrison What Is Life
All Things Must Pass UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2014
This record came out 50 years ago! And this song remains one of my very favorites.
The Ventures Hawaii Five-O
Walk - Don't Run: The Best of the Ventures CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92) 1990
I never much cared for the show, but that theme song! Wow!
The Smoke High In a Room
My Friend Jack Eats Sugar Lumps an Anthology Morgan Blue Town 2015
An English pop rock band from the late 60s that have been largely but undeservedly forgotten.
Richard Thompson Jennie
Daring Adventures Polydor 1986
He was unstoppably great back in the 80s, with so many classic songs popping out of his head at will.
Titus Andronicus Tumult Around the World N
An Obelisk Merge Records 2019
The Hold Steady Constructive Summer
Stay Positive Vagrant Records 2008
One of their early classics.
Shannon & The Clams I Never Wanted Love
Onion Easy Eye Sound 2018
Good solid record.
Icky Renrut Hey Hey
The Legendary Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm Weton-Wesgram 2007
The singer is Jimmy Thomas, the guitar genius is Ike Turner.
Sam Price & His Texas Bluesicians Rib Joint
In the '50s: Hit, Git & Spit Rev-Ola 2007
Price's saxophone is priceless - that's Mickey Baker on guitar, too.
Van Morrison Fame Will Eat the Soul N
Three Chords and the Truth Exile 2019
This album is spectacularly great Van!
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats Contemporary N
Contemporary Alligator Records 2019
This cracks me up as Estrin sings about trying to sell out, and the band uses all sorts of modern tricks to try it.
Lillie Mae A Golden Year N
Other Girls Third Man Records 2019
Some nice country songs on this record.
Sturgill Simpson Mercury in Retrograde N
SOUND & FURY Elektra (NEK) 2019
While I'm rarely drawn to the whole album, hearing one song at a time now and then is compelling.
Chris Knight Crooked Mile N
Almost Daylight Drifters Church Productions 2019
I think I knew once before this guy was born in St. Louis, but really he grew up in Kentucky, and he's written for hit country artists. But, really, I just like his records.
Art Neville I'm a Fool To Care
Art Neville: His Specialty Recordings, 1956-58 Craft Recordings 1992
A delightful cut from early in Art's long and gloried career.
The Drifters Let the Music Play
Under the Boardwalk Rhino Atlantic 2004
This was the b-side to "On Broadway" back in 1963.
Chuck Jackson Teddy Bear
Dedicated to the King Classic Records 2013
In 1967, Chuck Jackson did these cool soul versions of Elvis songs.
Jimmy "Duck" Holmes Catfish Blues N
Cypress Grove Easy Eye Sound 2019
This guy has a unique blues style that's hard to resist.