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Mar 11, 2016 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With Steve Pick
Blind Faith Presence of the Lord
Blind Faith RSO Records 1969
I have loved this song for a long, long time. And yet, I've never played it on the radio until now.
Janiva Magness Who Will Come for Me N
Love Wins Again Fathead Records 2016
I've only just dipped into it a little, but this seems like a strong new record from one of the best blues singers out there.
Charles Bradley Slow Love N
Changes Dunham 2016
Holy moley! This guy can sing. And by all reports, he's even better live. He'll be at the Old Rock House May 5.
The Dells The Love We Had (Stays on My Mind)
The Dells: Ultimate Collection Hip-O 2004
These guys were so great - every member of this group could have carried a song all by himself. Together, they blew you away.
Esperanza Spalding Noble Nobles N
Emily's D+Evolution Universal Music Group International 2016
She's taken a great leap outside her jazz roots, and this is one heck of a good album.
Sarah Borges Caught by the Rain N
Good and Dirty - EP Dry Lightning Records 2016
More good music from this excellent songwriter. I'll take that.
Spoon Let Me Be Mine
They Want My Soul Lorna Vista 2014
This song makes me feel good - it's that rhythm track at the beginning.
House of Brunettes For Your Love N
single self 2016
Chicago band that rocks! Great song!
Matthew Sweet Flying
Sunshine Lies Shout! Factory 2008
Big ol' riff-rock song.
The Records Rock 'n' Roll Love Letter
Smashes, Crashes and Near Misses Virgin 1988
Yep, they covered the Bay City Rollers.
Nick Lowe I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass
Jesus of Cool Radar 1978
Oh, man, this song never grows old.
Blondie Love at the Pier
Plastic Letters Chrysalis 1977
This one goes by fast and frenetic.
The Easybeats Sorry
Friday On My Mind: The Very Best Of The Easybeats Varese Sarabande 2003
One of the best from this fab group.
Paul McCartney Venus & Mars / Rockshow
Venus & Mars CAPITOL 1975
I think this was the only McCartney solo album I actually bought in the 70s, though I did like a lot more of what I heard.
Terry Adams Hornin' in N
Talk Thelonious Clang! Records 2015
Such a great take on Monk.
Betty Carter 'Round Midnight
'Round Midnight Rhino Atlantic 1963
Back in the day before every version of this song became reverent. Simply gorgeous.
Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing There's Nothing Next, This Is It L N
State Streets - EP Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing 2015
St. Louis music with pizzazz.
The Ikettes I'm Leaving You
Fine, Fine, Fine Best Of Blue Horizon 1992
Say what you will about Ike Turner, but he made records that jump out and shake you by the shoulders.
Erma Franklin Piece of My Heart
Piece of Her Heart-The Epic and Shout Years Sony Music Entertainment 2009
The record that inspired Janis, from Aretha's sister.
Mitty Collier Everybody Makes a Mistake Sometimes
Talking With Her Man: The Chess Singles 1961-1968 Ace 2008
How did she have so few hits? One of the finest soul singers of her time.
Patti La Belle & The Bluebelles Tear After Tear
Best of the Early Years Hip-O 1999
I love Patti's girl group records.
Carlinhos Brown Cold Heart
Omelete Man Luaka Bop 1999
Every once in a while, I'm reminded of this magnificent Brazilian artist who pushes past all the familiar tropes of his native land.
Sky Blue Sky Nonesuch 2007
So, when he sings, "I'm walken all by myself," does he mean he's Christopher Walken out being lonely?
The Bubble Puppy Hot Smoke & Sassafras
a gathering of promises International Artists 1968
One of those classic rock songs I never heard often enough.
The Delgados Everything Goes Around the Water
Peloton Chemikal Underground Records 1998
This one should be considered a classic rock song, too.
Escondido Idiot N
Walking With a Stranger Kill Canyon 2016
This new band has captivated me of late.
Sinead O'Connor Trouble Wll Soon be Over N
God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson Alligator Records 2016
This tribute album is among the best the genre has offered in ages. This particular cut is mesmerizing.
Billy Gibbons and The BFG's Got Love if You Want It N
Perfectamundo Universal Music Group International 2015
Whomp and stomp!
The Miracles Love Machine Pt 1
The Disco Years Vol 3: Boogie Fever Rhino 1990
Who did that growl? What a record!
Steve Forbert Send In the Clowns N
Compromised Rock Ridge Music 2015
Something tells me this wouldn't be Sondheim's favorite version of his song, but I dig it a lot.
Dion Visionary Heart N
New York Is My Home Instant 2016
Dion made his first great records when I was a baby - and he's still making great records.
Allah-Las Nothing to Hide
Worship the Sun Innovative Leisure 2014
I wonder if we'll get something new from these guys this year.
The Swimming Pool Q's Last Goodbye
1984 - 1986: The A&M Years A&M 2013
One of the great bands of the 80s that never got the attention they deserved.
Bob Mould Black Confetti N
Patch the Sky Merge 2016
Mould is roaring again on this new album due out in two weeks.
Accelerando Election Polls L N
Accelerando! self-released 2016
Don't forget to go to the polls on Tuesday.
Sun Sawed In 1/2 Sing You Fast Alive L
Fizzy Lift Not Lame Recordings 1997
One of the finest outfits to come out of our fair city.
Radney Foster Drunk on Love
This World We Live In Dualtone 2006
Such a great song from this terrific writer and singer.
Lake Street Dive I Don't Care About You N
Side Pony Sound Emporium 2016
Cool song, hot vocals.
Son Little The River N
Son Little Anti/Epitaph 2015
Nice bluesy feel to this alternative rock.
Carlene Carter Do Me Lover
Musical Shapes/Blue Nun Demon 1992
Back when Carlene was married to Nick Lowe, she co-wrote with him and sang with Paul Carrack.
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell So Familiar N
So Familiar Rounder 2015
These two make such a strong musical partnership.
The Infamous Stringdusters Old Whiskey Bottle (feat. Celia Woodsmith)
Ladies & Gentlemen Compass 2016
I don't know who Celia Woodsmith is, but she owns this song.
John Renbourn The Wildest Pig in Captivity N
The Attic Tapes Riverboat 2015
Closing with a short but powerful solo cut from one of the best guitar players I ever saw.