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Jan 24, 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.
Little Richard Tutti Frutti
Here's Little Richard (Deluxe Edition) Craft Recordings 2017
Yeah, this still rules! And Richard is the last of the 50s giant rockers still living.
The Kingsmen The Climb
The Best of the Kingsmen Kingsmen Int'l Licensing, Inc. 2005
Most people rarely look beyond Louie Louie with these guys.
Wynonie Harris Good Morning Judge
28 Big Ones (Original King Records Recordings) King Records 2015
He was the best of the blues shouters!
The Drifters Rat Race
Under the Boardwalk Rhino Atlantic 2004
Rudy Lewis sings lead on this gem!
Dinah Washington Pillow Blues (feat. Jimmy Cobb's Orchestra)
The Fabulous Miss D! The Keynote, Decca and Mercury Singles 1943-1953 Verve Reissues 2010
Lee Dorsey I'm the One
The New Lee Dorsey Arista 2000
A classic Allen Toussaint number from 1970.
The Chiffons He's so Fine
Absolutely the Best! Capitol Records 2004
From 1963, one perfect blast in under 2 minutes.
The Beatles I Want You (She's So Heavy)
Abbey Road (2019 Mix) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2019
The remastering on Abbey Road is superb!
Joel Paterson Michelle
Let It Be Guitar! Joel Paterson Plays the Beatles Bloodshot Records 2019
A lovely guitar instrumental version of one of the most recorded songs in history.
The Mavericks Why Can't She Be You
Play the Hits Mono Mundo Recordings 2019
Beautiful version of the old Patsy Cline song.
Willie Nelson Stay Away from Lonely Places
Ride Me Back Home Legacy Recordings 2019
Willie still makes wonderful records.
Marcus King Sweet Mariona
El Dorado Fantasy 2019
Dan Auerbach produces yet another terrific roots performer - this guy is an r&b singer/guitarist of great ability.
Brothers Lazaroff I Do Too
Sisters and Brothers Brothers Lazaroff 2019
One of many gorgeous songs on this latest record.
Jade Bird Side Effects
Jade Bird Glassnote Music LLC 2019
This song keeps coming back to me - one of my faves of last year.
The Skeletons Laugh at Me
In The Flesh! East Side Digital 1990
Fun version of the Sonny Bono number.
Jeff Lynne's ELO Help Yourself
Jeff Lynne's ELO - From Out Of Nowhere Columbia 2019
Some nice songs on this latest from this 50-plus years veteran.
Public Image Ltd. Rise
Album EastWest America 1985
This song lifted me up many a time back in the 80s.
Sparks I Predict
Angst In My Pants Lil' Beethoven 2008
Back in 1982, when Sparks were riding the New Wave thing.
David Bowie Some Are
Low Virgin 1977
You don't hear this one every day.
Field Music Money Is a Memory
Making a New World Memphis Industries 2020
I never listened to these guys before, but I love love love this new record.
The Vertigo Swirl When We No Longer Can
Heartstar Rubberstamp Records 2020
Brian Andrew Marek and Manik Myk Thompson have a new record out.
Magazine Hello Mister Curtis (With Apologies)
No Thyself Wire-Sound 2011
I'd almost completely forgotten about this reunion record from 9 years back.
Echo & The Bunnymen Stars Are Stars
Crocodiles Rhino 1980
The debut album sounded like nothing else at the time.
Devendra Banhart Abre Las Manos
Ma Nonesuch 2019
Sounds a bit Brazilian to me.
Gaby Moreno Nube Gris
¡Spangled! Metamorfosis Enterprises Inc. 2019
Moreno recruited Van Dyke Parks to arrange this album and the results are glorious!
The Mamas & The Papas Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By
The Singles BR Music 2001
A very 1971 single from this wondrous group. This one is practically a Mama Cass solo record, but the others do chime in.
Bobby Patterson The Knock Out Power of Love
Soul Is My Music: The Best of Bobby Patterson Sundazed Music 2003
A 1969 soul number with a tortured but effective metaphor and a great vocal.
Roy Redmond Good Day Sunshine
Black America Sings Lennon & McCartney Ace 2011
What a cool take on the Beatles song.
Z.Z. Hill Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right
The Complete Hill Records Collection/United Artists Recordings, 1972-1975 Capitol Records 2015
This journeyman made lots of excellent records without having a hit until just before he died in 1984. This 1974 cut is a fine example.
David Olney Ace of Spade Blues
Migration Loud House Records 2005
It was such a shock to hear that he passed away on stage last Saturday night. What an incredible songwriter he was.
Bert Jansch Henry Martin
Jack Orion Sanctuary Records 2015
Back in 1966, Jansch offered up this early example of his brilliance.
Richard Thompson God Loves a Drunk
Rumor and Sigh Capitol Nashville 2016
This record is now 29 years old, and it feels still fresh in my mind.
Sloan Wainwright Something so Right
Uncovering Sloan Wainwright 2015
Loudon's sister has had a career overshadowed by him, but she's a heck of a singer and songwriter.
Rufus Wainwright True Loves
All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu (Expanded Edition) Verve Reissues 2010
Sloan's nephew, one of the greatest songwriters of our time.
Over the Rhine Sharpest Blade
The Long Surrender (Bonus Track Version) Great Speckled Dog 2011
Just a stunningly beautiful song.
Ezra Furman Transition from Nowhere to Nowhere
Twelve Nudes Bella Union 2019
Furman contributes original songs to the wonderful Netflix series Sex Education which just had its second season added last week.
Titus Andronicus Just Like Ringing a Bell
An Obelisk Merge Records 2019
This record is one of the few modern punk ones that actually makes me glad to hear it.
White Reaper Headwind
You Deserve Love Elektra (NEK) 2019
A record I've liked more and more as time goes on.
The Grooveliner That Was All Before
Join Me at the Bar Self 2019
St. Louis band with a little funk, a little jazz, a little soul.
Midland Let It Roll
Let It Roll Big Machine Records, LLC 2019
2019 was a good year for country music, if you knew where to look for it.
The Youngbloods Sham
Elephant Mountain Legacy Recordings 1967
This band seems to have been largely forgotten, but they made some nice records.
Fred Neil The Dolphins (Live)
The Many Sides of Fred Neil Capitol Records 1998
One of those classic songs from the 60s.
Joe Henry Gates of Prayer Cemetery #2
The Gospel According to Water earMUSIC 2019
Powerful songs on this latest by the great singer/songwriter.
The Rubinoos Heart for Sale
From Home Yep Roc Records 2019
Chuck Prophet produced this album by these power pop greats.
Janiva Magness Bad Moon Rising
Change in the Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty Blue Elan Records LLC 2019
She does such a great job making these songs fit her personality.