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Jul 22, 2016 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With Steve Pick
Jeff Beck Right Now N
Loud Hailer Atco Records 2016
This new Beck record kicks major booty!
The Word Play All Day
Soul Food Vanguard Records 2015
Man, this record will put the spring in your step every time!
Booker T. & The MG's Let's Go Get Stoned
Doin' Our Thing stax 1968
Seductive, sultry take on the Ray Charles number.
Barrett Strong Misery
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Barrett Strong Motown 2003
From the very early days of Motown Records.
Major Lance Ain't That a Shame
Everybody Loves a Good Time! The Best of Major Lance Epic 1995
Curtis Mayfield gave this guy some killer songs and production.
Roy Milton The Hucklebuck
Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Specialty Records 1989
Oh, yeah, do that Hucklebuck!
Wynonie Harris Lovin Machine
Loud, Fast & Out of Control: The Wild Sounds of 50s Rock Rhino 1999
This record came out in 1951!
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Crazy About the La La La
Ooo Baby Baby: The Anthlogy Motown 2002
I'm a sucker for songs where the hook has nonsense syllables.
Kandia Crazy Horse Quartz Hill
Stampede Hillgrass Bluebilly Records 2014
She's a music writer and a country musician, and she's really, really good.
Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet I Spent All My Money Loving You
Alligator Purse Yep Roc 2009
One of my favorite bands on the planet.
Corrine Bailey Rae Ice Cream Colours N
The Heart Speaks In Whispers Virgin 2016
What a cool song!
Lake Street Dive Godawful Things N
Side Pony Sound Emporium 2016
They'll be at the Pageant Thursday, Aug. 4.
Eleanor Friedberger Sweetest Girl N
New View Frenchkiss 2016
The best songs on this record - including this one - are so ridiculously catchy. I've woken up several times with her songs in my head this year.
Nick Barbieri Called a Poet L N
single self 2016
He's got a gig at the Tap Room Aug. 12 - one of my fave songwriters in this town.
T-Bone Burnett Born In Captivity
Twenty Twenty: The Essential T Bone Burnett Columbia Records/Legacy 2006
Going way back to T-Bone Burnett's Alpha Band days after leaving the Bob Dylan tour.
The Byrds The Girl With No Name
Younger Than Yesterday Columbia 1967
A short Chris Hillman number.
Javier Escovedo Gypsy Son N
Kicked out of Eden Saustex Media 2016
Free Energy Backscratcher
Love Sign Free Energy 2013
I'd kind of forgotten these guys - are they making another record?
The Go-Go's I'm the Only One
Talk Show IRS 1984
Digging into the deep cuts for this band of popsters.
The Monkees Last Train to Clarksville
The Monkees Colgems 1966
What an absolute masterpiece these 2:47 are!
Brian Andrew Marek Aberdeen L N
"Drowner" Rubberstamp 2016
This St. Louisian's melodies really should be ringing out all over town.
The Coral Connector N
Distance Inbetween Ignition Records 2016
State of the art for rock bands in 2016.
Midlake Aurora Gone
Antiphon Bella Union/ATO 2013
Lovely song from a band that stays right on the periphery of being noticed.
Case/lang/veirs Greens of June N
case/lang/veirs Anti- 2016
This record sounds better every time I hear it!
Graham Nash Beneath the Waves N
This Path Tonight Blue Castle Music 2016
The old guy still has the touch.
Cave States Kingdom Come L N
True Life Undertow 2016
A special song made even more special by Paige Brubeck's guest vocal.
Drive-by Truckers Til He's Dead or Rises
English Oceans ATO Records (AT0) 2014
Sometimes, these guys just hit a sweet spot.
Graham Parker & The Rumour Stick to Me
Live on the Test Windsong International 1994
Back in the day, they were one of the best live bands ever!
Nils Lofgren Why Mme
Old School Vision Music 2011
I haven't really listened to a lot of Nils' solo work, but I usually like what I've heard.
The Levon Helm Band Ain't That Good News
The Midnight Ramble Sessions Vol. 3 Vanguard 2014
Amy Helm sings the heck out of this one.
Jimmy Rushing Did You Ever
Five Feet of Soul Collectables 1963
Great jazz singer.
Dinah Washington A Slick Chick (On the Mellow Side)
The Fabulous Miss D! The Keynote, Decca & Mercury Singles Hip-O Select 2010
One of Dinah's best records - and she had a lot of good ones.
Gregory Porter Take Me to the Alley N
Take Me to the Alley Blue Note 2016
I don't hear a lot of modern jazz singers, but I love this guy. If there are better young ones out there, I'd love to know it.
Teddy Thompson Separate Ways
Separate Ways Universal Music 2006
Teddy Thompson has done nothing but make good to great records, yet he can't catch on to a public that should be loving his music. What's up with that?
The Educated Guess Sweet On You (And Getting Sweeter) L N
Another Educated Guess The Educated Guess 2016
A song that lives up to its great title.
The Turtles You Know What I Mean
Solid Zinc: The Turtles Anthology Rhino 2007
Just a typically delightful Turtles song.
Orange Juice Poor Old Soul Pt. 1
The Glasgow School Domino
How can you resist these guys? Intoxicating.
Pretenders Worlds Within Worlds
Pirate Radio 1979-2005 Rhino 2008
A song I never heard until I found the box set.
The B-52's Funplex
Funplex Astralwerks 2008
Their latest record is 8 years old now! How does time fly like that?
Santana Anywhere You Want to Go N
Santana IV RCA 2016
Easily one of the best albums of 2016 so far. And no, I did not see that coming.
Tift Merritt Train Song
Traveling Companion Yep Roc 2013
Nice cover of the Tom Waits song.
Dolly Parton Here You Come Again
Here You Come Again RCA 1977
Dolly will be at Scott Trade Center next Saturday, July 30.
Brandy Clark Daughter
Big Day in a Small Town Warner Brothers. 2016
One of the most perfect songs this year.
Marianne Faithfull If I Never Get to Love You
The Collection Universal 2005
The young, pre-cigarettes and heroin voice.