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Jul 10, 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.
Chuck Berry Let it Rock
Rockin' At the Hops Geffen* 1960
shoot craps on the railroad tracks.
Roy Orbison Let the Good Times Roll
The Soul of Rock and Roll Monument/Orbison Records/Legacy 2008
Orbison could still rock even when his biggest hits were those huge operatic ballads.
Bobby Bland The Greatest
Turn On Your Love Light: The Duke Recordings, Vol. 2 Geffen 1994
It would be bragging if it wasn't true?
Patsy Cline That's My Desire (feat. The Jordanaires)
Sentimentally Yours Geffen* 1988
We'll sip a little glass of wine, I'll gaze nto your eyes divine.
The Mavericks That's Not My Name
In Time The Valory Music Company 2013
They've got 30 years of greatness at this point.
Pam Tillis Karma N
Looking for a Feeling Stellar Cat Records 2020
This song sticks in the ol' noggin - I'm guessing Pam did something right in a previous life.
Aubrie Sellers Lucky Charm N
Far From Home Aubrie Sellers 2020
I keep mentioning she's Lee Ann Womack's daughter, but she's a talented singer/songwriter herself.
Kandia Crazy Horse Soul Yodel #3
Stampede Blue Billy 2013
Sometimes she writes about music, sometimes she makes country music sound fresh and soulful.
Jimmie Rodgers Blue Yodel #5
The Complete RCA Victor Recordings RCA 2019
"Makes no difference what I need I'll never sing the blues." Methinks he doth protest too much.
Tony Rice Gold Rush
The Bluegrass Guitar Collection Rounder 2003
This man can pick!
The Travelin' McCourys Crowhop
The Travelin' McCourys MCCOURY Music 2018
Del's kids made a terrific record a couple years back.
Jim Lauderdale Moonrider N
When Carolina Comes Home Again Yep Roc Records 2020
Three bluegrass songs in a row? What am I? Keith Dudding's understudy?
John Hiatt Drive South
Slow Turning A&M 2016
Much of the time, I think this is my favorite John Hiatt album, and this is easily one of my very favorite John Hiatt songs.
Joe Louis Walker Blues Comin' On (feat. Eric Gales) N
Blues Comin' On Cleopatra Blues 2020
Not just Eric Gales, but Dion joins this veteran bluesman on this cool cut.
Keleketla! & Coldcut Future Toyi Toyi (feat. Afla Sackey, DJ Mabheko, Ed ‘Tenderlonious’ Cawthorne, Soundz of the South & Tony Allen) N
Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time 2020
This guy Coldcut is a bassist, and he works with these musicians from all over Africa and Europe - the late great Tony Allen holds down the drums on this fabulous cut.
Electric Light Orchestra Daybreaker
On the Third Day Epic/Legacy 1973
Slammin' instrumental from ELO.
Sparks Nothing Travels Faster Than the Speed of Light N
A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited 2020
Just try to get this one out of your head. Sparks are masters of catchy and smart.
Vampire Weekend This Life
Father of the Bride Columbia 2019
Remember last year? It seems like last decade, doesn't it?
Elvis Costello & The Attractions Room With No Number
Goodbye Cruel World UMe/Elvis Costello 1984
There are some really great songs on this somewhat wrongly produced record.
The Dukes Of Stratosphear 25 O'Clock
The Dukes of Stratosphear: Chips from the Chocolate Fireball Virgin 1987
XTC's tribute to 60s classic psychedelia.
The Third Mind Reverberation N
The Third Mind Yep Roc Records 2020
Killer take on the Thirteenth Floor Elevators deep cut.
Shopping About You N
All Or Nothing Fat Cat 2020
They party like it's 1979.
Gilfema Têkê N
Three Sounderscore 2020
Guitar, bass, drums, jazz, funk, Afropop, creativity!
Fred Wesley and the J.B.'s Damn Right I Am Somebody
Funky Good Time: The Anthology Polydor 1995
James Brown is on hand to talk up the intro to this neat slice of funk pride.
Penguin Cafe Orchestra Walk Don't Run (2008 Remaster)
Penguin Café Orchestra Virgin Catalogue 2008
We all knew about this avant-weird but delightful band because their records seemed to be constantly in cut-out bins back in the day.
Morphine I Had My Chance
Yes Ryko 1995
I missed the boat on these guys when they were around back in the 90s, but better late than never, right?
The Magnetic Fields Rock 'n' Roll Guy N
Quickies Nonesuch 2020
This is one of the longer songs on this fun little record.
X Water & Wine N
ALPHABETLAND Fat Possum 2020
If there ever is another live performance by X, they'll undoubtedly integrate songs from this new album into all the old faves.
Accelerate Warner Bros. 2008
The rock on this record lives up to the album title.
Billy Joe Shaver The Git Go
Long in the Tooth Lightning Rod Records 2014
I too have long loved the phrase "the git go."
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Stupid Girl
Zuma Reprise 1975
Yeah, this was a pretty great record.
The Band Further On Up the Road (Concert Version) [feat. Eric Clapton]
The Last Waltz (Deluxe Version) Rhino/Warner Records 2002
I like the way Clapton and Robbie Robertson challenge each other - also the way Danko and Helm play around with the rhythm behind Clapton in ways he wasn't used to hearing.
Pops Staples Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Don't Lose This Anti/Epitaph 2015
A song I've loved in so many versions.
Chip Wickham Interstellar N
Blue to Red Lovemonk 2020
This saxophonist switched over to jazz from the house and hip hop worlds three years ago - he's doind some really mesmerizing work.
Meshell Ndegeocello Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear
Weather Naive 2011
Any time I want to be musically uplifted, I dip into her wonderful and diverse catalogue.
Ezra Furman My Zero
Day of the Dog Bar/None Records 2013
One of Ezra's best songs.
Chris Bell I Got Kinda Lost
I Am the Cosmos Omnivore Recordings 2017
After Chris Bell left Big Star, he recorded some wonderful songs, all but a couple of which were never heard until this album came out almost 30 years back.
Earl-Jean I'm Into Somethin' Good (Single Version)
One Kiss Can Lead to Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost & Found (Remastered) Rhino 2005
Did you know Herman's Hermits didn't make the original of this one?
Gerry & The Pacemakers Why Oh Why
Ferry Cross The Mersey United Artists 1965
Did you know these guys rocked a little bit?
The International Submarine Band Strong Boy
Safe at Home Sundazed 1968
Before Emmylou, before the Flying Burrito Brothers, before the Byrds, Gram Parsons coming up with his style.
Willie Nelson We Are the Cowboys N
First Rose of Spring Legacy Recordings 2020
Willie hasn't stopped yet!
Michael Doucet Cajun Gypsy N
Lacher Prise Compass 2020
My favorite fiddle player.
Joe Ely There's Never Been
Love in the Midst of Mayhem Rack'Em Records 2020
Forty years after being in the original Flatlanders, he's still going strong.
Hardrock Gunter I'll Give 'Em Rhythm
I'll Give 'Em Rhythm Fury 1999
What's a country singer to do when rock'n'roll comes around?
Datura4 Evil People, Pt. 1 N
West Coast Highway Cosmic Alive Naturalsound 2020
The first stoner rock band I've ever really liked.