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May 26, 2023 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.
Ike & Tina Turner River Deep - Mountain High
River Deep - Mountain High A&M 1966
I remember reading that John Lennon once called this the greatest record ever. It surely must be a contender. RIP Tina Turner.
Ike & Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits
Nutbush City Limits CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92) 1973
Maybe the best song she ever wrote - a tale of her hometown.
Ike & Tina Turner A Fool In Love
Dynamite CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92) 1963
She sang this song because the male who was supposed to sing it didn't show up at the studio. She thought it was a demo. Instead this magical thing happened, and she was now a star.
James Brown I Can't Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)
Foundations of Funk: A Brand New Bag: 1964-1969 Universal Records 1996
A solid slab of 1967 funk!
Ben E. King Sway
The Complete ATCO and Atlantic Albums Warner Music Group - X5 Music Group 2019
A 1961 deep cut from his first solo record, Spanish Harlem.
Angelique Kidjo Fifa
Fifa Universal-Island Records Ltd. 1996
Great West African singer five years into her excellent career.
Durand Jones Someday We'll All Be Free N
Wait Til I Get Over Dead Oceans 2023
His first solo album after leaving the Indications. He sure sings like Stevie Wonder.
The Everly Brothers Abandoned Love
Born Yesterday Mercury Records 1985
The Brothers sang this Bob Dylan song when it was brand new.
Andrew Gabbard Take Me Away From You N
Cedar City Sweetheart Karma Chief Records 2023
Former Buffalo Killer has a nice solo album.
Brian Andrew Marek That's It L N
anythingotherthan Rubberstamp 2023
I can't tell you just how much I love the simple obviousness of this wondrous song.
Ian Hunter Guernica (feat. Mike Campbell & Joe Elliott) N
Defiance, Pt. 1 Sun Label Group, LLC 2023
Getting into the mind of Pablo Picasso?
Def Leppard Satellite (Live on The BBC Radio One Friday Rock Show)
Raw: Early BBC Recordings UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2020
Joe Elliott sings on the previous cut, so I thought we'd hear him when he was much younger.
Duran Duran Hungry Like the Wolf
Rio (Remastered) Parlophone UK 1982
I saw this band back in 1983 - at 25, I brought the age demographic way up. Still love this song.
José James Out My Mind, Just In Time N
On & On Rainbow Blonde Records 2023
Jazz singer has an album of Erykah Badu songs!
islandman Kalenin Bedenleri (feat. Okay Temiz & Muhlis Berberoğlu) N
Direct-to-Disc Sessions (feat. Okay Temiz & Muhlis Berberoğlu) Night Dreamer 2023
This is how they do it in Istanbul.
Rory Gallagher Rue the Day
Notes from San Francisco UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2011
A 1971 recording that never got released until 2011.
Peter Case Brand New Book of Rules N
Doctor Moan Peter Case under exclusive license to Sunset Blvd Records 2023
Peter Case just keeps on making solid records.
Eilen Jewell Alive N
Get Behind the Wheel Signature Sounds 2023
It's always great to get a new record from this talented rootsy singer/songwriter.
Iris DeMent Walkin' Daddy N
Workin' on a World FlariElla Records 2023
Nobody sings 'em like Iris DeMent.
Koko Taylor I Cried Like a Baby
Queen of the Blues Alligator Records 1985
I'm really starting to appreciate her a lot more than I did back in the 80s.
Al Holliday Little Woman of Mine (MK II) L
4963 Al Holliday 2018
St. Louis bandleader, singer, songwriter, all around musical treasure.
The Del McCoury Band Are You Teasin' Me
Celebrating 50 Years Of Del McCoury McCoury Music 2009
Neat little song from this sprawling box set.
George Strait You're Stronger Than Me
George Strait MCA Nashville 2000
I don't know many George Strait records, but what I've heard are consistently strong.
Narvel Felts Lonely River
Those Pink and Black Days Rockin'Rollin' Products 1999
The country singer with the name most resembling a non-existent Thomas Pynchon character.
Clive Gregson & Christine Collister Voodoo Doll
Home and Away: Deluxe Edition Cherry Tree Records 2015
There are now 3 times as many songs as were released on the original record I loved so very much.
Buddy Holly Everyday
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Buddy Holly Geffen 1999
Such a sweet song.
The Lemon Twigs Everything Harmony N
Everything Harmony Captured Tracks 2023
Remarkable song and production that sends my brain scrambling back to the mid-70s without any specific reference point.
One Chord to Another murderecords 1996
Brilliant pop rock stuff.
Beth Bombara Lonely Walls L N
It All Goes Up Black Mesa Records 2023
I've only heard this single so far, but it carries on her string of solid material.
Chris Castino & Chicken Wire Empire Minnesota Moon
Fresh Pickles Calamity Jane Records 2021
I don't remember what introduced me to this record, but it's pretty good for a guy with a jam band pedigree.
The Boxmasters Love Is Not A Sport N
'69 KeenTone 2023
Billy Bob Thornton has led this band through a significant number of albums now. It's excellent Americana.
Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello This House Is Empty Now - Live from Conan O'Brien N
The Songs of Bacharach & Costello UMG 2023
TV appearances are great repositories of bonus material.
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Love Story (Remastered 2002)
The Penthouse Tapes (Remastered 2002) Vertigo Berlin 1976
There was nobody making music like this.
John Cale Momamma Scuba
Fear Universal-Island Records Ltd. 1974
John Cale sure has made some great records in his day. He deserves to be more widely appreciated.
The Byrds Stanley's Song
Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde Columbia/Legacy 1990
Jeff Parker & Matthew Stevens Alberta N
I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson at 100 FLi 2023
I played this last week, I think, and needed to hear it again. Lovely!
Jessie Ware Pearls N
That! Feels Good! EMI 2023
It! Certainly does!
Sugar Minott Reach Out & Touch
King Jammys Presents the Best Of King Jammys Digital Productions 2012
A cut from 1990 by the great reggae singer.
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Wings And Things
Soul Call Verve Reissues 1999
Great live record from the Orchestra in 1966.