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Aug 18, 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.
Nick Lowe American Squirm
Labour of Lust Proper Records Ltd 2011
This 1979 second solo album by Lowe just might be my real favorite of his.
The Rubinoos I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
Back to the Drawing Board Yep Roc Records 1979
I love this song to death! I got to see these guys open for Elvis Costello the year this was new.
The Boxmasters Love Is Not A Sport N
'69 Keentone Records 2023
I'm pretty sure Billy Bob Thornton loved those 1979 pop/rock songs.
Brothers Lazaroff I Understand Better Now (feat. Rabbi James Stone Goodman & Stuart Rosenberg) L N
Memphis (feat. Rabbi James Stone Goodman & Stuart Rosenberg) Brothers Lazaroff 2023
I love this new version of this song, with the spoken word stuff from Rabbi James Stone Goodman.
Gram Parsons We'll Sweep Out the Ashes In the Morning
GP Rhino/Warner Records 1973
I hadn't heard this in a long time - still a classic.
Marty Stuart & Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives Altitude N
Altitude Snakefarm 2023
This record, as is common for Stuart and his band, smokes!
Rufus Wainwright Black Gold (feat. Van Dyke Parks) N
Folkocracy BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2023
A song written by the great Van Dyke Parks.
Chris Stamey The One and Only (Van Dyke Parks) N
The Great Escape Car Records 2023
Wonderful song about the joys of talking to Van Dyke Parks on the phone.
Tom Russell & Barrence Whitfield Home before Dark
Hillbilly Voodoo RockBeat Records 2015
Such a great song!
Brian Andrew Marek With a Heart L N
anythingotherthan Rubberstamp Records 2023
Wonderful song from one of our town's most prolific and consistently good musicians.
The Call I Still Believe (Great Design)
Reconciled Elektra Asylum 1986
One of the greatest of all rock uplifting anthems.
Tracy Nelson Hard Times N
Life Don't Miss Nobody BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2023
A song from 170 years ago that still rings true. Sung brilliantly.
Bettye LaVette It's Alright N
LaVette! Jay-Vee Inc. 2023
I'm always ready to hear some new Bettye LaVette.
Percy Sledge Success
The Atlantic Recordings Rhino Atlantic 2010
A deep cut from this masterful soul singer.
Brenda Jones It Must Be Love
Get Right The Ru-Jac Records Story, Volume Two: 1964-1966 Omnivore Records 2018
Cool b-side from back in 1964 by a singer who was good enough to be more famous.
Etta James The Pick Up
Miss Etta James - The Complete Modern and Kent Recordings Ace Records 2013
A 1957 gem from the always great Etta James.
T Bone Burnett Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend
Twenty Twenty: The Essential T Bone Burnett Columbia/Legacy 2006
From 1982, one of the best rock takes on a showtune.
Bill Orcutt The Life of Jesus N
Jump On It Palilalia 2023
My goodness, this is some beautiful guitar picking.
Bryan Ferry Chance Meeting
Bitter-Sweet BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. 2018
I missed this album when it came out, but it sounds good now that I know it.
Jackie Leven Straight Outta Caledonia
Straight Outta Caledonia Cooking Vinyl Limited 2021
This song dates back to 2004. He was such a great singer and songwriter.
John Foxx Miles Away
The Garden...Plus Metamatic Records 2008
A 1980 single.
Adam Ant Try This for Sighs
Friend or Foe Columbia 2005
I saw Adam Ant on this tour back in 1982 - I remember screaming teenage girls mobbing the stage.
Robert Finley Tell Everybody (featuring Dan Auerbach) N
Every Chance I Get (I Want You In the Flesh) Easy Eye Sound 2023
Deep dark party groove.
B.B. King Sweet Sixteen, Pt. 1 & 2 (Remastered)
Blues Kingpins: B.B. King Virgin Records 2006
From 1959, parts 1 and 2 included.
The "5" Royales Someone Made You for Me
Dedicated to You King Records 2008
A 1955 b-side from this great doo wop group.
Big Maybelle A Little Bird Told Me
Top 55 Classics - The Very Best of Big Maybelle GRR Music 2015
She deserves a lot more respect as a great r&b singer back in the 50s.
Little Richard Long Tall Sally (The Thing)
Here's Little Richard (Deluxe Edition) Specialty 1957
Nobody rocked and rolled better!
Davell Crawford One More Time
Take Me to the River: New Orleans PETALUMA RECORDS 2022
Great version of this classic song.
Lilo Rhydderch & Tomos Williams Y Tincer Bach
Carn Ingli Fflach 2011
A little Welsh music.
Dale Watson Like A Stranger In My Own Hometown N
Starvation Box Cleopatra Records 2023
Watson's new one is a sharp one.
Jimmy Reed Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
I'm Jimmy Reed Charly Records 2006
Classic blues from 1958.
Tanya Tucker Breakfast In Birmingham (feat. Brandi Carlile) N
Sweet Western Sound Fantasy 2023
Probably my fave song on this new record is the one she sings with Brandi Carlile.
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn If You Touch Me, You Got To Love Me
Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man MCA Nashville 2016
I love a good country duet, and these two made plenty of 'em.
Mike Stinson & Johnny Irion Brand New Love Song N
Working My Way Down Rte 8 Media 2023
Fine Americana duet.
Eades Voodoo Doll
Delusion Spree Heist Or Hit Records 2022
Young indie Brit band.
Genesis The Chamber of 32 Doors (2007 Stereo Mix)
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (2007 Stereo Mix) Rhino Atlantic 2008
A little 1974 prog.
Raphael Saadiq Body Parts
Instant Vintage UNI/MOTOWN 2002
Remember the great neo-soul wave of the early century?
Betty Carter Love Notes
Feed the Fire Verve Reissues 1994
Geri Allen on piano, Dave Holland on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums - Carter in fantastic voice with a fabulous band.
Wynton Marsalis The End of a Love Affair
Standard Time, Vol. 2: Intimacy Calling Columbia 1991
Gorgeous take on a lesser known standard.
Dinah Washington TV Is The Thing This Year
Greatest Hits 1946-1953 Acrobat Music 2005
In 1953, she found the risque in the television.
The Cardinals Lovie Darling
The Best of the Cardinals Turntable Recordings LTD 2019
Also from 1953.
Albert King Merry Way
Door to Door Geffen 1969
A very early Albert King track.
Clifton Chenier Clifton's Waltz
Louisiana Blues and Zydeco Arhoolie Records 2005
Hey, you can't waltz to the blues.
Jelly Roll Morton Bucktown Blues
Ultimate Collection Master Classics Records 2013
From 1924. I love this stuff!