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Apr 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.
Cab Calloway Hep Cat's Love Song
Are You Hep to the Jive? Legacy/Columbia 1994
A jaunty little ditty from back in 1941.
The Tornados Telstar
Telstar Castle Communications 2006
Back in 1962, this was cutting edge technology applied to music about cutting edge technology.
The Claudettes Declined
High Times in the Dark Forty Below Records 2020
An album of titanic creativity that is perfect for these stay-at-home times.
Fiona Apple i want you to love me N
fetch the bold cutters Epic 2020
We still have more than eight months to go, but I'll be thrilled if there's a better album than this coming out this year.
Mary Margaret O'Hara Then Said the Captain to Me (Two Poems of the Sea)
Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys Anti/Epitaph 2013
Catherine O'Hara's sister who hasn't recorded nearly enough turned up on this fun collection of pirate songs.
Prefab Sprout Looking for Atlantis
Jordan: The Comeback Epic 1990
This album came out several years before Michael Jordan gave up basketball for baseball then came back to basketball.
Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey Happenstance N
Our Back Pages Omnivore 2020
A delightful new album of dB's classics reimagined and mostly unplugged.
Shelby Lynne Don't Even Believe In Love N
Shelby Lynne Everso Records 2020
One of the finest singers I know has a lovely new record out.
Richard & Linda Thompson Old Man Inside a Young Man
Hokey Pokey Universal-Island Records Ltd. 2007
An early and not-often-heard gem from Richard and his then-wife.
The Soft Boys Underwater Moonlight
Underwater Moonlight Yep Roc Records 2010
We lost Soft Boys bassist (and then session player extraordinaire) Matthew Seligman last week from this horrible virus.
Robert Palmer Some Guys Have All the Luck
Maybe It's Live Special Products 1982
Cool version of the Persuaders classic.
Rockpile Now and Always
Seconds of Pleasure Columbia/Legacy 1980
Though the band existed for a few years, they broke up after finally getting to make an album together, one which has only sounded better with each succeeding year.
Pokey LaFarge Storm - A - Comin’ N
Rock Bottom Rhapsody New West Records 2020
Pokey is lookin' back at the 50s on a lot of this record.
Bruce Springsteen Brilliant Disguise
Tunnel of Love Columbia 1987
A beautiful song from Bruce trying to follow up superstardom.
Elvis Costello Brilliant Mistake
King of America UMe/Elvis Costello 1986
Brilliance was in the air back in those days.
The Medium Caroline
Get It While It's Hot yk Records 2019
Good band, forgettable band name.
The Velvet Underground The Murder Mystery
The Velvet Underground Polydor 2014
Experimenting with vocal tracks in each channel, I still don't know what the words are saying, but I've loved this effect forever.
Tori Amos Cloud Riders
Native Invader Mercury Classics 2017
It took me way too long to realize how talented Tori Amos is.
John Cale Broken Bird
Music for a New Society/M:FANS Domino Recording Co 2016
This was the second John Cale record I owned, and it took me a long time to realize its downbeat beauty when I was expecting something more like harsh rock.
Bob Dylan I Contain Multitudes N
I Contain Multitudes - Single Columbia 2020
Dylan snuck out another new song - shorter and perhaps funnier than the last one.
Field Music Between Nations N
Making a New World Memphis Industries 2019
One of my fave records so far this year - back when I used to drive to and from work, this was great car music.
Love The Red Telephone (2015 Remastered Version)
Forever Changes (2015 Remastered Version) Rhino/Elektra 1967
It's good to remember the classics.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Think of Me N
Colorado Reprise 2019
I don't go back and play this whole album much, but I do really like this song.
John Fahey Poor Boy
The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death (Remastered) Fantasy Records 1997
When I saw him play over 30 years ago, I marveled that he could sound so exquisite with such short, fat fingers. Pure magic.
Kim Richey Keep Me
A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer Yep Roc Records 2020
Beautiful and powerful song.
Eliza Gilkyson My Heart Aches
2020 Red House Records 2020
I always like to remember her dad wrote songs for The Jungle Book and her brother played in X.
Guided By Voices I Think a Telescope
Please Be Honest GBV Inc 2016
Robert Pollard had some cool stuff going on in this little cut.
The Wailers High Wall
The Fabulous Wailers Ace Records 2009
A truly weird early 60s instrumental.
Magic Slim & the Teardrops Part Time Love
Raising the Bar Blind Pig Records 2010
I regret never going out to see him when he used to visit St. Louis frequently.
Western States Gun Feels Heavy L N
From the Center Out Marquette Records 2019
Great song from this talented new local outfit.
Corb Lund Weight of the Gun
Things That Can't Be Undone New West Records 2015
I happened to hear both these songs almost back to back the other day, so now you can, too.
Uncle Tupelo Gun L
80/93 An Anthololgoy Columbi/Legacy 2002
One of my fave songs from these guys.
Drive-By Truckers Babies in Cages
The Unraveling ATO Records 2020
Meshell Ndegeocello Comet, Come to Me
Comet, Come to Me Naive 2014
I never get tired of dipping into her wondrous catalogue.
Mayer Hawthorne Out of Pocket
Man About Town Vagrant Records 2016
Nice little funk number.
Gloria Gaynor Let's Make a Deal
I've Got You (Expanded Edition) Polydor 1976
Dipping even deaper into Gloria Gaynor's early days.
The Grooveliner Come to Me L N
Join Me at the Bar The Grooveliner 2019
You can always dance to these guys.
Shabaka and the Ancestors Run, The Darkness Will Pass N
We Are Sent Here By History Impulse! 2020
One of the most exciting jazz records of the year to date.
Ray Charles Just for a Thrill
The Definitive Soul Collection Rhino Atlantic 2007
You can't go wrong with classic Ray.
Little Big Town The Daughters N
Nightfall Capitol Records Nashville 2019
Great song, great singing.
Don Williams Talk Is Cheap
Reflections Concord Sugar Hill 2014
Terrific late song from this classic country singer.
The Secret Sisters Fair
Saturn Return New West Records 2020
Beautiful singing duo.
Ma Rainey Countin' the Blues
An Introduction to Ma Rainey Fuel 2000 2006
A song from back in 1924.
Robert Johnson Terraplane Blues
King of the Delta Blues Singers Columbia/Legacy 1937
Ending up with a classic from 1937.