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Jun 26, 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.
Todd Rundgren Healing, Pt. 2
Healing Rhino 1981
Some gorgeous vocal play on this cut from a very underrated Todd record.
Thomas Dolby Europa and the Pirate Twins
The Golden Age of Wireless Echo 1982
Some day this album (especially the original English version before the monster hit single) will be remembered as perhaps the finest synth pop record of its time.
James Brown Hot Pants, Parts 1 & 2
Make It Funky / The Big Payback: 1971-1975 Universal Records 1996
The original single of this was my introduction, at the age of 11, to James Brown.
Mavis Staples All In It Together N
All In It Together - Single Anti/Epitaph 2020
This song, put together with Jeff Tweedy a couple months back, still rings true.
Son Little belladonna N
aloha Anti/Epitaph 2020
Philadelphia r&b-ish singer/songwriter with a solid record out this year.
Bobby Patterson It Takes Two to Do Wrong
Soul of the Man Fuel 2000 2006
Texas soul singer with some cool records in the 60s.
The Temptations Ain't No Justice
1990 UNI/MOTOWN 2015
In 1973 - sadly, some songs are still fresh.
Ruthie Foster The Ghetto N
Live at the Paramount Blue Corn Music 2020
Fantastic singing, powerful song.
Bob Dylan Goodbye Jimmy Reed N
Rough and Rowdy Ways Columbia 2020
Dylan pays homage to the great Jimmy Reed and winds up sounding more like Blonde on Blonde than he has in 54 years.
Duke Robillard Bradford Boogie
Passport To the Blues Stony Plain Records 2010
A hot little blues shuffle instrumental with impeccable solos.
Richard Thompson You Don't Say N
Live at Rock City Nottingham 1986 Angel Air 2020
Richard Thompson with Clive Gregson and Christine Collister - they were key figures in this powerful era of live shows.
Peter Gabriel I Don’t Remember
Peter Gabriel 3: Melt (Remastered) Real World 2015
Remember how fun it was when every Peter Gabriel solo record was self-titled, but they were each on a different label?
Gilfema Lé N
Three MOCLOUD 2020
Last time I played something from these guys, I incorrectly stated they were all from West Africa, when really that's only the home of the guitarist, while the drummer is from Hungary and the bassist is Italian.
The Claudettes Creeper Weed N
High Times in the Dark Forty Below Records 2020
I can't get enough of this wondrous Chicago combination.
The Feelies Slipping (Into Something)
The Good Earth Bar/None Records 2009
From the very fine second album.
Love Robert Montgomery
Four Sail Rhino/Elektra 1969
Arthur Lee had plenty of gas left in his musical tank for this great song.
Man Man Cloud Nein N
Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between Sub Pop Records 2020
Including the full intro to this catchy little ditty.
The Monkees Writing Wrongs
The Birds, The Bees & the Monkees Rhino 1968
Heading into that psychedelic world.
The Rolling Stones Parachute Woman
Beggars Banquet (Remastered) ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2018
Possibly the lest famous song on this whole wonderful album.
John Galbraith Trio All It Takes N
Everyday Nowhere John Galbraith Trio 2020
Power pop is alive and well and living in Columbia, MO.
Roy Orbison Goodnight
The Monument Singles Collection (1960-1964) Monument/Orbison Records/Legacy 2011
Not one of his biggest hits, but a worthy one nonetheless.
Ron Sexsmith Dig Nation N
Hermitage WM Canada 2020
You know what happens in dig nation.
Jim Lauderdale Spin a Yarn N
When Carolina Comes Home Again Yep Roc Records 2020
You just don't get anything half assed from Jim Lauderdale.
Etta James Hey Henry
Hickory Dickory Dock Ace Records 2009
Etta knew all about that Henry!
Frankie Ford Sea Cruise
Sea Cruise: The Best of Frankie Ford Revolver Music Limited 2011
One of the all-time classic rock'n'roll records.
Ringo Starr I'm the Greatest
Ringo (Bonus Track Version) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2007
A silly self-referential song that I've always loved.
Waxahatchee Oxbow N
Saint Cloud Merge Records 2020
A delightful song on a very good record.
Emmylou Harris New Orleans
Hard Bargain Nonesuch 2011
A hard rocker from Emmylou.
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton Looking Down
Together Always RCA/Legacy 1972
By this time, Dolly's star was ascending much higher than Porter expected, but they still sounded great together.
Bonny Light Horseman Mountain Rain (feat. Eric D. Johnson, Josh Kaufman, & Anais Mitchell) N
Bonny Light Horseman (feat. Eric D. Johnson, Josh Kaufman, & Anais Mitchell) 37d03d 2020
Really good modern folk rock.
Bobby Previte & Jamie Saft The New Weird (feat. Nels Cline) N
Music from the Early 21st Century (feat. Nels Cline) RareNoiseRecords 2020
It starts off with some heavy Hammond B-3 sounds, gets into some roaring Nels Cline guitar, and then freaks out after that.
Ronnie Earl Beautiful Child
Hope Radio Stony Plain Records 2007
There is no more spiritual, tender guitarist any where.
Astor Piazzolla Tanguedia III
Tango: Zero Hour Nonesuch 2005
First track on the first album I ever heard from this brilliant bandoneon player/composer - it came out in the US back in 1986.
Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn Who Says Women Aren't as Good as Men N
Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2020
Not me, to answer the question.
Ezra Furman If Only the Wind Would Blow Me Away N
Sex Education Original Soundtrack Bella Union 2020
A delightful song from a delightful TV series.
Teena Marie First Class Love
Irons in the Fire UME Special Products (PG Admin) 1980
I saw Teena Marie on tour with Rick James the year after this came out.
The Teskey Brothers Let Me Let You Down N
Live at the Forum Decca (UMO) 2020
Great singing here.
James Cotton w/ Greg Allman Midnight Train
Cotton Mouth Man Alligator 2000
Nobody blew the harp like Cotton!
John Hiatt The Odds of Loving You
The Eclipse Sessions New West Records 2018
A really good relatively recent song from this master for decades.
Gretchen Peters Saint Cecelia N
The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury Scarlet Letter Records 2020
Very nice album of Mickey Newbury songs.
Wolfgang Muthspiel, Scott Colley & Brian Blade Solo Kanon in 5/4 N
Angular Blues ECM Records 2020
Beautiful piano playing.
Aaron Diehl The Vagabond N
The Vagabond Mack Avenue Records 2020
Another terrific jazz pianist.