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Sound Salvation

Jun 16, 2023 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Music

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.

Sound Salvation
7:01 AM
Madison Cunningham - Hospital (One Man Down) (featuring Remi Wolf)
Madison Cunningham Hospital (One Man Down) (featuring Remi Wolf) N
single Verve Forecast 2023
She's a fantastic guitarist, an excellent songwriter, and a really good singer!
7:05 AM
Esther Rose - Dream Girl
Esther Rose Dream Girl N
Safe to Run New West Records 2023
My fave song on this very nice singer/songwriter record.
7:08 AM
Eilen Jewell - Alive
Eilen Jewell Alive N
Get Behind the Wheel Signature Sounds Recordings 2023
Another terrific record from this consistently enjoyable performer.
7:13 AM
Everything But the Girl - No One Knows We’re Dancing
Everything But the Girl No One Knows We’re Dancing N
Fuse Buzzin' Fly Records, under exclusive license to Virgin Music Group 2023
Hey, you've just told us you're dancing. Now we all know.
7:17 AM
Sunny War - Love's Death Bed (feat. Allison Russell)
Sunny War Love's Death Bed (feat. Allison Russell) N
Anarchist Gospel New West Records 2023
Two excellent singers on this track.
7:21 AM
Rickie Lee Jones - September Song
Rickie Lee Jones September Song N
Pieces of Treasure Modern Recordings 2023
I'm digging Jones' take on these standards.
7:26 AM
Helen Humes - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Helen Humes I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
'Deed I Do (Live) [Remastered] Fantasy Records 1994
A singer who worked in all sorts of styles over her long life.
7:29 AM
Mary Lou Williams - The Man I Love
Mary Lou Williams The Man I Love
Mary Lou Williams Plays in London Legacy Recordings 2016
A 1953 date by the brilliant pianist.
7:32 AM
Ben Wendel - In Anima (feat. Tigran Hamasyan)
Ben Wendel In Anima (feat. Tigran Hamasyan) N
All One Edition Records 2023
Compelling jazz saxophonist Wendel teams with various people on his new record, including the piano playing Hamasyan who might be worth investigating further.
7:42 AM
Peter Case - Eyes of Love
Peter Case Eyes of Love N
Doctor Moan Peter Case under exclusive license to Sunset Blvd Records 2023
Case sings with a piano instead of a guitar this time.
7:47 AM
Graham Parker & The Shot - When You Do That to Me
Graham Parker & The Shot When You Do That to Me
Steady Nerves Rhino/Elektra 1985
They really thought they could push Graham Parker through to the popular acclaim he always deserved - I think he did get a top 40 single out of another song on this record. The production is weird for Parker, but I still like it.
7:51 AM
Albert King - I'll Play The Blues For You
Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You
Blues At Sunset (Live) Stax 1993
Live in 1973.
8:01 AM
Clashing Plaids - Rudabaga
Clashing Plaids Rudabaga N
Mach 1 2475687 Records DK 2023
There are a lot of great serious songs on this new record by ex-St. Louisian Doug Hagen, but, man, this goofy little number needs to be shared first!
8:03 AM
Billy Joe Shaver - Drinkin' Back
Billy Joe Shaver Drinkin' Back
Freedom's Child Compadre 2002
Very consistent country singer for decades.
8:07 AM
Ashley McBryde - Light On In The Kitchen
Ashley McBryde Light On In The Kitchen N
Light On In The Kitchen - Single Warner Music Nashville 2023
Fine new single from this terrific country artist.
8:11 AM
Dom Flemons - Dark Beauty
Dom Flemons Dark Beauty N
Traveling Wildfire Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2023
Every time I hear this guy, I remember him standing at the door outside the radio station as I was leaving one day several years back.
8:14 AM
Jason & The Scorchers - Golden Ball and Chain
Jason & The Scorchers Golden Ball and Chain
Still Standing EMI/EMI Records (USA) 2002
Their 1986 scorching record.
8:20 AM
Thin Lizzy - Boogie Woogie Dance
Thin Lizzy Boogie Woogie Dance
Johnny the Fox EMI 1976
These guys had such a great run for a few years back there in the 70s.
8:23 AM
Status Quo - Spinning Wheel Blues
Status Quo Spinning Wheel Blues
Down the Dustpipe Castle Communications 2001
1975 in the ever-shifting world of Status Quo.
8:26 AM
The Rolling Stones - Pain In My Heart
The Rolling Stones Pain In My Heart
Live 1965: Music from Charlie Is My Darling ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2013
Great 1965 live version.
8:29 AM
Robin Trower - Daydream (Live)
Robin Trower Daydream (Live)
Living Out of Time (Live) Ruf Records 2006
Terrific live performance with his late 80s band reunited.
8:41 AM
The Civil Tones - Joe Flamingo
The Civil Tones Joe Flamingo L
Soul Bucket Pravda Records 1998
I loved this St. Louis instrumental combo.
8:44 AM
Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Hang 'Em High
Booker T. & The M.G.'s Hang 'Em High
Soul Limbo Stax 1991
1968 classic version of the spaghetti western tune.
8:49 AM
Finn's Motel - It's Not the Same (It's Better)
Finn's Motel It's Not the Same (It's Better) L N
Last Year's Leaves - EP Victory over Gravity Music 2023
Fantastic song by this St. Louis quartet. (And thanks for the radio edit, guys.)
8:52 AM
En Vogue - Right Direction
En Vogue Right Direction
Ev3 Atlantic Records 1997
One of my fave groups of the 90s.
9:00 AM
Kip Loui - I Don't Drink It For the Taste (feat. Brian Henneman)
Kip Loui I Don't Drink It For the Taste (feat. Brian Henneman) L N
Cold Out There Kaplooey Records 2023
Veteran St. Louis singer/songwriter has a really winning set of new material.
9:03 AM
Dave Matthews Band - Walk Around the Moon
Dave Matthews Band Walk Around the Moon N
Walk Around The Moon RCA Records Label 2023
I was as surprised as anyone that I really dig this new record.
9:08 AM
Caetano Veloso - Pesar do Mundo
Caetano Veloso Pesar do Mundo
Onqotô (Trilha Sonora Original do Espetáculo do Grupo Corpo) Grupo Corpo [dist. Tratore] 2005
This cut is credited to Veloso and one José Miguel Wisnik, whose name I don't know.
9:13 AM
Adam & The Ants - Kick!
Adam & The Ants Kick!
Dirk Wears White Sox (Remastered) Columbia 2004
From 1979, when the rules were thrown away.
9:14 AM
Duran Duran - Do You Believe In Shame?
Duran Duran Do You Believe In Shame?
Big Thing (Bonus Track Version) Parlophone UK 1997
Pretty good song from the 1988 album I didn't pay any attention to at the time.
9:20 AM
Patty Loveless - I Wanna Believe
Patty Loveless I Wanna Believe
On Your Way Home Epic 2003
A terrific country singer who actually sold a lot of records for a while.
9:24 AM
Ray Charles - Your Cheatin' Heart
Ray Charles Your Cheatin' Heart
Modern Sounds In Country and Western Music, Vols 1 & 2 Concord Records 2009
For those who are keeping track, this was on the second volume back in 1962.
9:27 AM
Little Milton - Bet You I'll Win
Little Milton Bet You I'll Win
Walkin' the Back Streets Stax 1981
Another blues great whose recording career started here in St. Louis.
9:31 AM
The Pointer Sisters - Having a Party
The Pointer Sisters Having a Party
Having a Party Hip-O Select 2006
1977 funky version of the Sam Cooke song.
9:35 AM
The Radiants - Hold On
The Radiants Hold On
Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago’s Finest Geffen 1997
Great Chicago soul record from 1968.
9:40 AM
Tinariwen - Jayche Atarak (feat. Daniel Lanois)
Tinariwen Jayche Atarak (feat. Daniel Lanois) N
Amatssou Wedge 2023
9:46 AM
Michael Cleveland - Five Points (feat. Cody Looper & Ronnie McCoury)
Michael Cleveland Five Points (feat. Cody Looper & Ronnie McCoury) N
Lovin' of the Game Compass Records 2023
My first Tuareg music to bluegrass segue.
9:51 AM
Kathy Mattea - Life As We Knew It
Kathy Mattea Life As We Knew It
Untasted Honey Mercury Nashville 1987
A wonderful old song from this great singer.
9:55 AM
The Cardinals - Near You
The Cardinals Near You
Come Back My Love O.L.D Ltd 2015
B-side of a 1957 doo wop single.