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Jun 16, 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.
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!
Esther Rose Dream Girl N
Safe to Run New West Records 2023
My fave song on this very nice singer/songwriter record.
Eilen Jewell Alive N
Get Behind the Wheel Signature Sounds Recordings 2023
Another terrific record from this consistently enjoyable performer.
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.
Sunny War Love's Death Bed (feat. Allison Russell) N
Anarchist Gospel New West Records 2023
Two excellent singers on this track.
Rickie Lee Jones September Song N
Pieces of Treasure Modern Recordings 2023
I'm digging Jones' take on these standards.
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.
Mary Lou Williams The Man I Love
Mary Lou Williams Plays in London Legacy Recordings 2016
A 1953 date by the brilliant pianist.
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.
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.
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.
Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You
Blues At Sunset (Live) Stax 1993
Live in 1973.
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!
Billy Joe Shaver Drinkin' Back
Freedom's Child Compadre 2002
Very consistent country singer for decades.
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.
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.
Jason & The Scorchers Golden Ball and Chain
Still Standing EMI/EMI Records (USA) 2002
Their 1986 scorching record.
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.
Status Quo Spinning Wheel Blues
Down the Dustpipe Castle Communications 2001
1975 in the ever-shifting world of Status Quo.
The Rolling Stones Pain In My Heart
Live 1965: Music from Charlie Is My Darling ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2013
Great 1965 live version.
Robin Trower Daydream (Live)
Living Out of Time (Live) Ruf Records 2006
Terrific live performance with his late 80s band reunited.
The Civil Tones Joe Flamingo L
Soul Bucket Pravda Records 1998
I loved this St. Louis instrumental combo.
Booker T. & The M.G.'s Hang 'Em High
Soul Limbo Stax 1991
1968 classic version of the spaghetti western tune.
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.)
En Vogue Right Direction
Ev3 Atlantic Records 1997
One of my fave groups of the 90s.
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.
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.
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.
Adam & The Ants Kick!
Dirk Wears White Sox (Remastered) Columbia 2004
From 1979, when the rules were thrown away.
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.
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.
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.
Little Milton Bet You I'll Win
Walkin' the Back Streets Stax 1981
Another blues great whose recording career started here in St. Louis.
The Pointer Sisters Having a Party
Having a Party Hip-O Select 2006
1977 funky version of the Sam Cooke song.
The Radiants Hold On
Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago’s Finest Geffen 1997
Great Chicago soul record from 1968.
Tinariwen Jayche Atarak (feat. Daniel Lanois) N
Amatssou Wedge 2023
Michael Cleveland Five Points (feat. Cody Looper & Ronnie McCoury) N
Lovin' of the Game Compass Records 2023
My first Tuareg music to bluegrass segue.
Kathy Mattea Life As We Knew It
Untasted Honey Mercury Nashville 1987
A wonderful old song from this great singer.
The Cardinals Near You
Come Back My Love O.L.D Ltd 2015
B-side of a 1957 doo wop single.