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Jun 12, 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 Costello No Flag N
No Flag - Single Concord 2020
Elvis Costello has a new single out - it's way harsher music than I expected.
Ezra Furman My Zero N
Sex Education Original Soundtrack Bella Union 2020
There are a lot of Ezra Furman songs on this wonderful series.
The Clash Rudie Can't Fail
London Calling Sony Music UK 2013
I went to the market to realize my soul 'cause what I need I just don't have.
Scott Kempner Love Among The Ruins
Tenement Angels (Remastered) GB Music Ltd. 2011
He was in the Dictators, he was in the Del Lords, and he's made some excellent solo records. Kempner rocks.
Tim Lee 3 No Rest
Tin, Man Cool Dog Sound 2016
My vote for coolest musical couple goes to Tim and Susan Lee, married forever and rocking together!
Johnny Cash Cry! Cry! Cry!
With His Hot and Blue Guitar! Sun Record Company 1958
This is not a song about a good relationship, but it sure does make me smile when I hear it.
Alison Krauss Down to the River to Pray
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Music from the Motion Picture) Lost Highway Records 2000
Martha Wainwright Wolves (feat. Rufus Wainwright) N
Wolves (feat. Rufus Wainwright) - Single Cooking Vinyl Limited 2020
Martha and her brother cook us some impressive vocal parts for this great new single.
Joe Ely Glare of Glory N
Love in the Midst of Mayhem Rack'Em Records 2020
Joe Ely is still out there tweaking his signature country style after all these decades.
Mount Moriah Cardinal Cross
How to Dance Merge Records 2016
Sometimes records drift right out of my life for a long time, and then I hear them again and forget I ever knew them before.
Camper Van Beethoven Never Go Back
Camper Vantiquities Cooking Vinyl 1993
For a few years there, these guys walked on musical water for me.
The English Beat Walk Away
Wha'ppen? (Remastered) Shout! Factory Records 2012
I was lucky enough to see these guys three times. What a joyful sound!
The Drifters Up on the Roof
Under the Boardwalk Rhino Atlantic 2004
In 1964, near the end of a long line of huge hits for this brand - one of their finest.
Little Milton Never Too Old
WELCOME TO THE CLUB MCA 1994
A 1962 cut from the man just after he left his St. Louis sojourn.
Mary Wells Strange Love
Bad Boy CMB Music Ltd 2018
A 1963 sweet one from Motown's first big star.
Kirsty MacColl Complainte Pour Ste Catherine
Kite (Deluxe Edition) Edsel 1989
Great version of one of my all-time fave songs from the McGarrigle sisters.
Blues Image Wrath of Daisey (LP Version)
Open Rhino/Elektra 2004
A short one you don't hear much these days.
Richard Thompson Calvary Cross N
Live at Rock City Nottingham 1986 Angel Air 2020
Incredible and distinctly different version of this classic from the wondrous 1986 band.
Jonathan Wilson Riding the Blinds N
Dixie Blur Bella Union 2020
He's 45 years old but he's only been making these great solo albums for nine years.
Neil Young I Am a Child (Live At the Cellar Door)
Live At the Cellar Door Reprise 2013
A 1970 live performance.
The Knitters Baby Out of Jail
Poor Little Critter On the Road Rhino/Slash 1985
This record played a major role in my ongoing learning about country music,
Pokey LaFarge Fallen Angel L N
Rock Bottom Rhapsody New West Records 2020
Pokey is watching out for the Devil here.
Angaleena Presley Better off Red
American Middle Class Slate Creek Records 2014
From her debut album which I wouldn't have heard if she hadn't been in the Pistol Annies.
Paul Revere & The Raiders Thank You
Alias Pink Puzz Columbia/Legacy 1969
I have a soft spot for the Raiders' attempt at getting back on the charts.
Gene Clark & The Gosdin Brothers So You Say You Lost Your Baby
Gene Clark With the Gosdin Brothers SBCMG 2007
After Clark left the Byrds the first time, he made this fine album with the Gosdins.
Eilen Jewell How Long
Letters from Sinners & Strangers Shock Records 2009
She's made consistently strong records for a long, long time.
Waxahatchee Ruby Falls N
Saint Cloud Merge Records 2020
It ain't your fault, it's just a shame to fall without aim.
Falling Fences Take It with Love L N
Take It with Love - Single self 2020
They've just snuck out this single from their upcoming third album.
Ariel Pink Dreamdate Narcissist
Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Mexican Summer 2017
This guy's about to turn 42 - he's been making records since 1996.
The Poorhouse Says Big Star L
As Patterns Go Single Street Records 2015
St. Louis band from a few years ago.
The Claudettes I Don't Do That Stuff Anymore N
High Times in the Dark Forty Below Records 2020
But at least he can sing about it.
The Magnetic Fields I Wish I Had Fangs and a Tail N
Quickies Nonesuch 2020
Strong record where most of the songs are under 2 minutes long.
Wayne Escoffery AKA Reggie N
The Humble Warrior Smoke Sessions 2020
Potent tenor saxophone player with a strong new record.
NRBQ 12 Bar Blues
Grooves In Orbit Rhino 1986
The first NRBQ album I ever heard - I was instantly a fan back in 1983.
Sir Douglas Quintet She's About a Mover
The Best of Doug Sahm & Sir Douglas Quintet (1968 - 1975) Demon 2009
Did people really think these Tex-Mex songs were coming out of England?
Killer Filler Big Bad Bike
Filler Up! Pravda Records/NDM Ltd. 2007
Terrific instrumental group featuring former St. Louisian Chris Bess.
Sleepy Kitty All i Do Is Dream of You L
Projection Room Euclid Records...records 2013
Sleepy Kitty's take on the 1934 hit.
Talking Heads I'm Not In Love
More Songs About Buildings and Food Warner Records 1978
I can still remember the ecstasy I felt playing this album repeatedly the first few weeks I owned it 42 years ago.
White Denim Work N
World As a Waiting Room Radio Milk Records 2020
They don't say a lot in this song, but they say it for a long time.
Sloan Iggy & Angus
Navy Blues murderecords 1998
Of course I'm in favor of songs mentioning two musical icons like this one does.
Drive-By Truckers A Blessing and a Curse
A Blessing and a Curse New West Records 2006
I'd forgotten how much tougher they sounded back then.
Bill Frisell & Vinícius Cantuária Aquela Mulher
Lagrimas Mexicanas eOne Music 2011
American and Brazilian giants team up for Mexican music.
Little Big Town Nightfall N
Nightfall Capitol 2020
I didnt realize how much I liked this record until I started hearing individual songs that all kept sounding great.
Steve Earle Union, God and Country N
Ghosts of West Virginia New West Records 2020
Earle sings some powerful songs about mining.
Skip James My Gal
Hard Time Universe 2002
An amazing vocalist.
Albert King I'll Play the Blues for You, Pts. 1 & 2
I'll Play the Blues for You (Stax Remastered) Concord Records, Inc. 2012
One of the giants of all time, with one of his several signature songs.