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Jun 23, 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.
Kip Loui Send Me Home (feat. Eric Ambel) L N
Cold Out There Kaplooey Records 2023
A terrific new song from the St. Louis veteran, aided on guitar by one of rock's most valuable players, Eric Ambel.
Eric Ambel I Waited for You (feat. Syd Straw)
Roscoe's Gang (Remastered Reissue) Lakeside Lounge Records 2022
This 1988 solo debut by Ambel holds up very, very well. fa
Daddy Long Legs Rockin' My Boogie N
Street Sermons Yep Roc Records 2023
There is a St. Louis connection to these bluesy rockers, but I keep forgetting what it is.
Eilen Jewell The Bitter End N
Get Behind the Wheel Signature Sounds Recordings 2023
She is such a consistently good performer.
Nickel Creek Thinnest Wall N
Celebrants Repair Records 2023
There is a magical connection between Sara and Sean Watkins and Chris Thile. Nice to have them back again.
Kris Kristofferson Nobody Wins
Jesus Was a Capricorn Legacy Recordings 1972
Man, he wrote some good songs.
The War and Treaty Have You A Heart N
Lover's Game UMG Nashville 2023
Some mighty fine singing here.
Sleepy Kitty Poor Gilles
Blessing/Curse Nordic 2023
They've moved on from St. Louis but it's still great to have a new album from this wonderful duo, now with bass lines!
Clashing Plaids Stranger N
Mach 1 2475687 Records DK 2023
Ex St. Louisian Doug Hagen teaming on this track with current St. Louisians Tony Fafoglia and Danny Hommes, and Dave Matthews Band guitarist Tim Reynolds.
Kiwi jr. Night Vision
Chopper Kiwi Jr. Records / Fontana North 2022
I should have played this record more last year. It's really good.
Bish! Bash! Bosh! Cleopatra Records 2020
From the album with my favorite name back in 2020.
The Members Gang War
Sound of the Suburbs - A Collection of the Members Finest Virgin Records 1995
We need to revive the memory of this terrific English band from the 1979-81 time frame.
Billy Bragg All Fall Down
William Bloke Cooking Vinyl 2006
An obscure but very nice song from somewhere in Bragg's long career.
Duke Ellington The Trip (Live At Cote D'Azur, France, 7/29/1966)
The Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington Cote D'Azur Concerts On Verve Verve Reissues 1998
Paul Gonsalves tearing it up on tenor.
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys San Antonio Rose
Classic Western Swing Rhino 1996
Tom Waits What Keeps Mankind Alive?
Lost In The Stars: The Music Of Kurt Weill A&M 1985
I love this tribute album to Kurt Weill, one of the earliest of Hal Willner's many great tribute productions.
The Waitresses I Know What Boys Like
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? Ze Records 2008
This song was all the rage back in 1982 if you went to the right parties.
Jealous of the Birds Morse Code N
Hinterland Atlantic Records 2023
Thanks to John Wendland for hipping me to this fine outfit.
Tracy Nelson I Did My Part (feat. Marcia Ball & Irma Thomas) N
Life Don't Miss Nobody BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2023
Nelson's new album is terrific - and she brings her friends along for this fine cut.
Junior Wells Lovey Dovey Lovey One
Calling All Blues Fuel 2000 2006
A 1964 single from the great Chicago bluesman.
Blood, Sweat & Tears Meagan's Gypsy Eyes
Child Is Father to the Man Columbia/Legacy 1968
That first BST album was so dang great - and then they changed singers and parted with Al Kooper.
Black Country, New Road Across The Pond Friend (Live at Bush Hall) N
Live at Bush Hall Ninja Tune 2023
I'm so glad this band has continued to exist and still be great after the loss of its original lead singer.
Shirley Collins & Davy Graham Nottamun Town
Folk Roots, New Routes UMC-Decca 1964
Her new album is great, but I wanted to hear this incredible cut with her young soprano backed by the brilliant folk guitarist Graham.
Bruce Cockburn King of the Bolero N
O Sun O Moon True North Records 2023
His voice is a little ragged, but he still has his conviction and his guitar-playing skills intact.
Brian Andrew Marek See Me Sweat L N
anythingotherthan Rubberstamp Records 2023
Marek has a seemingly endless fountain of melodic pop/rock delights pouring out of his brain.
Madison Cunningham Inventing The Wheel N
Revealer (Deluxe Edition) Verve Forecast 2023
I was a fan from the moment I saw her open for Punch Brothers several years back.
Alison Brown BanJobim N
On Banjo Compass Records 2023
it doesn't sound like an opposition to Jobim to me. Quite lovely.
Ingrid Lucia Midnight Rendezvous
Midnight Rendezvous Threadhead Records 2010
Excellent New Orleans singer.
Billy Valentine You Haven't Done Nothin' (feat. The Universal Truth & Larry Goldings) N
Billy Valentine & the Universal Truth (feat. The Universal Truth) Acid Jazz UK 2023
Fantastic jazz vocalist doing Stevie Wonder.
Isaac Hayes We've Got a Whole Lot of Love
Groove-A-Thon Stax 1976
The hits had dried up, but the music was still quite good.
Steve Miller Band Somebody Somewhere Help Me
Recall the Beginning... A Journey from Eden Capitol Records 2016
Early Steve Miller Band is worth revisiting now and then.
The Alienz Furia Pasion
Chicano Soul - Vol. 2 OurTown Records & Filmworks 1999
I'm all in favor of Chicano soul - great music that doesn't get heard enough.
George Strait Rhythm of the Road
#7 MCA Nashville 2015
1986 Strait - he's been consistently excellent his whole career, as near as I can tell from dabbling now and again.
Loretta Lynn Jackson Ain't A Very Big Town
Fist City MCA Nashville 1968
She was one of a kind back in those days.
The Band of Heathens Long Lost Son N
Simple Things BOH Records 2023
Long lived Austin band.
Margo Price Anytime You Call (feat. Lucius)
Strays Loma Vista Recordings 2022
Fine song from her album last year. And Lucius singing with her doesn't hurt one bit.
Jeremy Facknitz There's No Going Home Again (feat. Serenity Holloway) N
Smilin' At The Future Jeremy Facknitz 2023
Terrific pop/rock singer/songwriter.
Graham Day and The Gaolers Filtered Face
Reflections In the Glass Damaged Goods Records 2023
UK rocker who's been making music for over 40 years in a variety of bands. This is the first one I've actually heard.
John Fullbright Paranoid Heart
The Liar Blue Dirt Records 2022
Sylvie Simmons Creation Day
Blue On Blue Compass Records 2020
You may have read her in British music magazines over the last four decades; it turns out she makes good records herself.
Heather Nova Make You Mine (Live)
Wonderlust (Live) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 1998
I'd almost forgotten this very good singer/songwriter - turns out she made a lot of records after I stopped seeing them, too.
Freddie King Blue Shadows
Freddie King Is a Blues Master Rhino Atlantic 2005
In 1969, he put himself in the hands of King Curtis as producer, and made this powerhouse record.