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Aug 25, 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.
MC5 Talk / Rocket Reducer No. 62
The Big Bang! Best of the MC5 Rhino Atlantic 2005
Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa
The Clash Jail Guitar Doors
Super Black Market Clash Epic 1982
Some of the best Clash songs were released as singles in between their classic albums.
The Jam David Watts
All Mod Cons (Remastered) Polydor Records 1978
I first heard this Kinks song when the Jam did it.
Bruce Springsteen The Promised Land N
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - The Darkness Tour '78 Columbia/Legacy 2023
Al Green Perfect Day N
Perfect Day - Single Fat Possum 2023
I bet nobody had Al Green covering a Lou Reed song on their bingo card this year.
Duke Robillard I’m Gonna Be a Wheel Someday N
Six Strings of Steel M.C. Records 2023
I love this reggae-styled version of the Fats Domino classic.
Joel Paterson Gizzards and Chess Pie N
Wheelhouse Rag Jalopy Records 2023
Great Chicago guitarist plays ragtime this time out.
Ray Charles Night Time Is the Right Time
The Birth of Soul: The Complete Atlantic Rhythm & Blues Recordings 1952-1959 Rhino Atlantic 1991
It's always the right time for some Ray Charles.
Precious Bryant Wasn't I Scared?
My Name Is Precious Music Maker Recordings 2005
Great rural blues singer.
Jorma Kaukonen What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?
Blue Country Heart Columbia 2002
Kaukonen is a master of old time blues and gospel and other assorted music.
Eric Bibb Saucer 'n' Cup (Live)
Roadworks BConnected Records 2000
I haven't listened to a lot of this guy's music, but I know a good thing when I come across it.
The Heavy Heavy Guinnevere N
Life and Life Only (Expanded Edition) ATO Records / Fontana North 2023
Wonderful version of the David Crosby song.
Rain Parade Angel Sister N
Last Rays of a Dying Sun Label 51 2023
The Rain Parade are back together! This makes me happy!
Brian Eno & John Cale Been There Done That
Wrong Way Up All Saints Records 2006
Great collaboration between two giants.
Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard New Age Millennial Magic
Backhand Deals Missing Piece Records 2022
Great song from a solid pop/rock band.
Beth Bombara Everything I Wanted L N
It All Goes Up Black Mesa Records 2023
I'm really digging this new record from the St. Louis singer/songwriter.
Graham Parker You Hit the Spot
Another Grey Area (Bonus Track Version) Arista 1982
An almost completely forgotten but still pretty dang good GP album.
The Association On a Quiet Night
Insight Out (Remastered) Rhino/Warner Records 2004
Cool song from 1967 by a band that deserves a lot more respect than they get.
Elvis Costello & The Attractions All This Useless Beauty
All This Useless Beauty Rhino/Warner Records 1996
Happy birthday to the greatest songwriter in the world.
Elvis Costello & The Attractions Blue Chair
Blood and Chocolate UMe/Elvis Costello 1986
A fave song you don't hear all that often.
Josie Cotton Headlights N
Day of the Gun Kitten Robot Records 2023
Yeah, she's still got it.
Everything But the Girl Tears All over Town
Idlewild Chrysalis Records 1988
I wish I'd paid attention to these guys back in the 80s - definitely an oversight on my part.
Alison Brown Wind the Clock N
On Banjo Compass Records 2023
She was the original banjo player in Alison Krauss's band Union Station, and has done a ridiculous amount of stuff since then. Of course, I'm only just now discovering how good she is.
Turning Curious Three Sisters
Soul Light Season Relapse 1985
RIP Jeff Evans, drummer in this band and a really fine human being judging by all the people who loved him.
Deer Tick If She Could Only See Me Now N
Emotional Contracts ATO Records LLC 2023
I'm starting to realize this band is pretty good.
Raul Malo Havana’s Midnight (with The Mavericks) N
Say Less Mono Mundo B 2022
This instrumental features the Mavericks.
John Anderson Honky Tonk Crowd
Countrified Rhino/Warner Records 1987
I just love the way John Anderson sings - and his songs are great, too.
B.B. King Understand
My Kind of Blues P-VINE 2006
This album came out in 1961 but I think the songs were from the years preceding that.
Dave Alvin Riverbed Rag
King of California (25th Anniversary Edition) Craft Recordings 2019
Neat bonus track from the deluxe reissue.
Tanya Tucker Ready As I'll Never Be N
Sweet Western Sound Fantasy 2023
I love that Tanya Tucker is still going strong.
Pat Metheny From the Mountains N
Dream Box Modern Recordings 2023
It's all Pat Metheny all the time on this solo record.
Dom Flemons Old Desert Road N
Traveling Wildfire Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2023
Fine new record from this folkie with a country bent.
Colter Wall Standing Here N
Little Songs La Honda Records/RCA Records 2023
These little songs seem big enough to me.
Suzy Bogguss Going Where the Lonely Go
Lucky Loyal Dutchess Records 2014
One terrific country singer.
Tim O'Brien Little Lamb Little Lamb N
Cup of Sugar Howdy Skies Music 2023
He's one of those unclassifiable country adjacent musicians.
Kris Kristofferson Help Me Make It Through the Night (Live from RCA Studios 1972)
Live at RCA Studios 1972 Legacy Recordings 2016
Singing it with his then wife Rita Coolidge.
Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash If I Were a Carpenter
Man in Black: Live in Denmark 1971 Legacy Recordings 2015
Another husband and wife team acting a little goofy.
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson Home Boy
Blues in the Night Vol. 2: The Late Show Fantasy 1987
From his albums with Etta James.
Earl Forest Whoopin' and Hollerin'
The Best of Duke-Peacock Blues Geffen 1992
I believe in whoopin' and/or hollerin' now and then.
Calvin Boze & His All Stars Keep Your Nose Out Of My Business
The Complete Aladdin Singles 1949-1952 CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92) 2021
There are so many excellent blues records in all styles in the fifties.
Peter Case Caveman
Link of Chain - A Songwriters Tribute to Chris Smither Signature Sounds Recordings 2014
Terrific version of the Chris Smither song.
Tommy Emmanuel Mama Knows (feat. Jerry Douglas & Don Harper)
Accomplice Two CGP Sounds 2023
Beautiful guitar and dobro instrumental.
Buck Clayton Say Forward, I'll March (feat. Humphrey Lyttelton and His Band)
Le Vrai Buck Clayton (feat. Humphrey Lyttelton & His Band) Lake Records 2006
Some excellent big band jazz here.
Lowell Fulson Rollin' Blues
The Complete Chess Masters Geffen* 1997
You don't get many instrumentals from guys like Fulson, but I thought this would be a cool way to end the show this week.