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May 15, 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.
Blondie Little Girl Lies
Blondie Chrysalis\EMI Records (USA) 2003
It's astounding how many incredible classic songs are on this 1976 debut album.
Bun E. Carlos Let the Mystery Be (feat. Xeno)
Greetings from Bunezuela! eOne Music 2016
Xeno was the original singer in Cheap Trick, and he's almost as good as Robin Zander. This song rocks!
White Denim Queen of the Quarantine N
World As a Waiting Room Radio Milk 2020
How did they come up with a song like this that's so ridiculously timely? And funny.
The J. Geils Band Sno-Cone
The J. Geils Band Atlantic Records 1971
50 years ago one of America's best rock'n'blues bands first appeared.
Sonny Landreth Groovy Goddess N
Blacktop Run Provogue Records 2020
Roaring instrumental from one of the world's best guitar players.
Duane Eddy (Dance With the) Guitar Man
Dance With the Guitar Man RCA/Legacy 1962
I didn't know this song when I was a kid, but it sure makes me feel like I should have.
Little Richard Ooh! My Soul
Rip It Up Grammercy 2010
One of the greatest rock'n'roll performers of all time passed away the other day.
Little Richard Ready Teddy
Here's Little Richard (Deluxe Edition) Craft Recordings 2017
In the first few years of his career, recording with Bumps Blackwell, he made masterpiece after masterpiece.
Little Richard Bama Lama Bama Loo
The Very Best of Little Richard Specialty Records 2008
I'm hoping these are just a sampling of the Little Richard classics this station has been playing all week.
Roy Head My Baby's Fine
Treat Him Right! The Best of Roy Head Fuel 2000 2007
Always nice to hear some Roy Head in the morning.
Slade This Girl
Slade in Flame BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. 1974
I've never seen this movie. But I like the songs.
Jonathan Wilson So Alive N
Dixie Blur Bella Union 2020
The great Mark O'Connor plays fiddle on this record.
The Jans Project Torn Between L
The Jans Project Moregoneshh 2011
Nick Rudd, who was in this and several other great bands over the last 40 years, passed away last week. A major loss.
The Jellybricks What You Deserve
Youngstown Tune-Up Pop Detective 2014
This classic styled rock'n'roll band has been around a long time.
Waxahatchee Can’t Do Much N
Saint Cloud Merge Records 2020
She's turned in probably her best record to date - terrific singer/songwriter.
The Claudettes The Sun Will Fool You N
High Times in the Dark Forty Below Records 2020
An atypical but highly enjoyable non-danceable cut with just vocals and piano.
Mary Wells (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The Two Sides of Mary Wells Rhino Atlantic 1966
After leaving Motown, Wells sang this cool version of the Rolling Stones song.
Brothers Lazaroff Breathe With You L N
Breathe With You Self-Released 2020
David and Jeff Lazaroff have put together an acoustic EP of gorgeous songs inspired by the lockdown.
John Anderson Wild and Free N
Years BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2020
It's great to have new music from this fabulous country singer.
k. d. lang and The Reclines Friday Dance Promenade
A Truly Western Experience Nettwerk 1983
k. d. lang is one of my favorite singers these past few decades - this is from her first album before she became famous.
Chris Smither Leave the Light On (feat. Rusty Belle and Robin Smither)
Still On the Levee Signature Sounds Recordings 2014
An old fave from Smither in a neat different arrangement.
Rum Drum Ramblers Mean Scene L
Mean Scene Lightnin' Thunders Music 2011
This St. Louis band has made a lot of very cool music over the years. This is still my fave record by them.
Betty Wright Clean Up Woman
The Best of Betty Wright Rhino Records 1992
She recorded this incredible adult soul classic when she was 17! Another great loss in the world of music when she passed away last weekend.
Dusty Springfield Do Re Mi
Dusty Island Mercury 1999
A little heard 1964 deep cut.
Elvis Costello I Thought I'd Write to Juliet
The Juliet Letters Rhino/Warner Records 1993
A way better record than most people think it is - Costello's collaboration with the Brodsky Quartet was a nice stretch for both.
Laura Veirs July Flame
July Flame Raven Marching Band 2010
A gorgeous song from this talented singer songwriter.
Sam Phillips Black Sky
Martinis and Bikinis Virgin Records 1994
26 years ago, back when she was still married to T Bone Burnett who provided such perfect production.
20/20 Strange Side of Love
Look Out! (Bonus Track Version) Portrait 1981
The second album from these power pop titans.
Steve Forbert Your Song N
Early Morning Rain Blue Rose 2020
You can tell Forbert loves this Elton John song.
Marshall Chapman After Midnight N
Songs I Can't Live Without Tallgirl Records 2020
Very cool original take on the J.J. Cale song.
Tom Zé Nave Maria
Brazil Classics 4: The Best of Tom Ze Luaka Bop 1990
A great Brazilian classic from 1984.
Sam Bush Where’s My Love
Storyman Concord Sugar Hill 2016
One of the two greatest mandolin players in the world.
City Squirrel Living
Storm Red Pill Entertainment 2010
Former St. Louisian Stephen Bayley has done some very cool records over the years since he left town.
Peter Perrett 48 Crash
Humanworld Domino Recording Co 2019
Fine record last year by the Only Ones frontman.
Dan Rosenboom Apes in Rapture (feat. Vinnie Colaiuta) N
Absurd in the Anthropocene Gearbox Records 2020
Great album from this jazz trumpeter.
Frank Woeste & Ryan Keberle Clara N
Reverso - The Melodic Line Outhere 2020
This German pianist and American trombonist make very cool music together.
José James Feels so Good (feat. Cecily) N
No Beginning No End 2 Rainbow Blonde Records 2020
Terrific contemporary r&b cut.
Amy Black Please Don't Give up on Me
The Muscle Shoals Sessions Reuben Records 2015
Strong classic r&b singing.
Kim Richey Other Side of Town N
A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer Yep Roc Records 2020
One of Richey's finest records.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Sins of My Youth
Hypnotic Eye Reprise 2014
It's nice to dip into the catalogue of this great songwriter.
Eliza Gilkyson Beautiful World of Mine N
2020 Red House Records 2020
She flies under the radar, but has put out a lot of terrific records over the years.
David Bowie Where Are We Now?
The Next Day Columbia 2013
One of Bowie's late career gems.
The Dave Clark Five You Got What It Takes (2019 - Remaster)
You Got What It Takes (2019 - Remaster) BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd 2019
You don't hear this deep cut every day - one of the best bands of the 60s.
Funky Butt Brass Band 4th & 30 L N
Onward Funky Butt Brass Band 2020
Eténèsh & Le Tigre (des platanes) Nèy-nèy wèlèba
Zèraf! Buda musique 2007
Deep Ethiopian music.
Saraha Hotnights Wanted You / Want Is Gone
Sahara Hot Nights unknown 2011
A fun rock record I'd forgotten about until the other day.
Dwight Twilley Band Feeling in the Dark
Sincerely (Remastered) Capitol Records 2011
This album should be one of those that everybody knows like the back of their hand.