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Apr 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.
Elvis Presley Playing for Keeps
For LP Fans Only RCA Victor 1959
Not one of his most famous cuts, but, man, he sings it so well.
The Dave Clark Five Satisfied With You
Satisfied With You (Remastered) Dave Clark International 2010
Who needs more than two minutes to make a complete musical statement?
The Grass Roots Let's Live for Today
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Grass Roots Geffen* 2001
Clearly, they were inspired by the Yardbirds for this one.
The Yardbirds I'm Not Talking
The Yardbirds Story Charly 1981
To this day, this brilliant band doesn't get the respect it truly deserves from the general public.
The Third Mind Morning Dew N
The Third Mind Yep Roc Records 2020
I don't know the original of this, but Jesse Sykes sings it beautifully.
Jonathan Wilson '69 Corvette N
Dixie Blur BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2019
Beautiful song on a beautiful record.
John Anderson What's a Man Got to Do N
Years BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2020
I lost track of Anderson's career more than 30 years ago - it's great to know this country singer is still going strong.
John Prine The Sins of Memphisto
The Missing Years Oh Boy Records 1991
Such a huge loss - he had already written some songs for another record.
Billy Bragg & Wilco Way Over Yonder In the Minor Key
Mermaid Avenue Nonesuch 2009
Billy Bragg and Natalie Merchant sing Woody Guthrie's words.
The Orlons The Wah Watusi
Cameo Parkway: The Best of the Orlons, 1961-1966 ABKCO Music and Records, Inc. 2005
A classic from 1962.
ABBA Super Trouper
Super Trouper Polar Music International AB 2014
A song that never fails to cheer me up.
Bhi Bhiman Crime of Passion
Bhiman Boocoo Music 2012
This debut album really knocked me out eight years back.
Lilly Hiatt Walking Proof N
Walking Proof New West Records 2020
A very fine new record from Lilly Hiatt.
John Galbraith Trio Everyday Nowhere N
Everyday Nowhere John Galbraith Trio 2020
This Columbia, MO singer/songwriter/guitarist plays some rockin' power pop.
Jan & Dean Surf City
Surf City River Records 2008
Two girls for every boy!
Esther Phillips Blow Top Blues / Jelly Jelly Blues / Long John Blues
Confessin' the Blues Rhino Atlantic 2005
Some live bluesy jazz singing from one of the greats of all time.
Tony Trischka Lost
Great Big World New Rounder 2014
I do love a good banjo.
Pokey LaFarge End of My Rope
Rock Bottom Rhapsody New West Records 2020
A rockin' little number from the brand new one by Pokey.
Charlie Rich Just a Little Bit of You
The Essential Life Series 1965
One of the greatest singers ever.
Sonny Landreth Beyond Borders
Blacktop Run Provogue Records 2020
There aren't many guitar players better than this guy.
Crispy Bess Obstinaut
Cuh-Lassy! Pravda Records/NDM Ltd. 2009
Former St. Louisian (and co-founder of the Civil Tones) put out this way cool record a few years back.
Fastball All Gone Fuzzy N
The Help Machine 33 1/3 Records 2019
A rock band with a great sense of melody.
Karate Bikini Pen a Letter L
A Simpler Sugar Karate Bikini 2014
One of my fave St. Louis songs of the past decade.
The dB's She Won't Drive In the Rain Anymore
Falling Off the Sky Bar/None Records 2012
We were blessed with this wonderful reunion record from one of the all-time greatest bands.
Slade Ready Steady Kids
Whatever Happened to Slade Whild John Music Ltd 2007
Slade were so good in their prime that even their b-sides ruled.
The Who Rockin' In Rage N
WHO Polydor Records 2019
Never give up on your musical heroes - they can always come back with a great record.
The Byrds She Don't Care About Time
Turn! Turn! Turn! Columbia/Legacy 1996
This is what you call a perfect record.
Nick Barbieri Time On My Hands L
Ellis Island - EP Hollywood Recording Studio 2019
What a delightful little pop song.
Son Little mahalia N
aloha Anti/Epitaph 2020
I keep meaning to go back and listen to this album again - some nice stuff here.
The Claudettes Most Accidents Happen N
High Times in the Dark Forty Below Records 2020
It's another winner of an album from one of the coolest bands out of Chicago.
Webb Wilder Hit the Nail on the Head
Night Without Love Landslide 2020
Always a good thing to have new music from this long-time fave.
Drive-By Truckers Heroin Again
The Unraveling ATO Records 2020
A sad but powerful song.
Alabama Shakes Guess Who
Sound & Color Arts & Crafts Mexico 2015
Since I fell in love with Brittany Howard's solo record, I've gone back and listened to her band's stuff with new ears.
The Haden Triplets Every Time I Try N
The Family Songbook Trimeter Records 2019
Mark Erelli The River Always Wins N
Blindsided Mark Erelli 2020
This singer-songwriter from Massachusetts has been around a while, but I've only just discovered him for myself.
Van Morrison Celtic Ray
Beautiful Vision Legacy Recordings 1982
A Van song you don't hear much these days, but it's quite lovely.
The Mighty Pines Late Last Night L N
Late Last Night - Single United Interests 2020
Brand new music out of St. Louis.
Swamp Dogg A Good Song N
Sorry You Couldn't Make It Joyful Noise Recordings 2020
Some long-time veterans just keep making good music.
Grace Jones Pars
Warm Leatherette Island Records 2016
There's nobody else like Grace Jones.
The Five Keys The Glory of Love
The Aladdin Years Capitol Records 2011
This one came out in 1951.
Frank Motley Honkin' at Midnight
Honk N' Roll Stardust 2011
I love that 50s honkin' rock'n'roll.
Old Souls Revival One Woman Man L
Old Souls Revival Those Old Souls 2018
One of my fave songs in recent years, from right here in the metro area.
Jim Lauderdale It Just Takes One to Wander
When Carolina Comes Home Again Yep Roc Records 2020
It's another excellent record from Jim Lauderdale, of course.
Tampa Red Somebody's Been Using That Thing
The Bluebird Recordings (1934-1936) RCA Bluebird 1997
A little ditty from the 30s.