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Apr 12, 2019 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.
Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues
The Centennial Collection Columbia/Legacy 2011
The sound on this remaster is like he's in the room with you.
John Fahey Sun Gonna Shine In My Back Door Someday Blues
The Legend of Blind Joe Death Concord Records, Inc. 1963
I saw him play one time - those giant hands should not have been able to play so gently.
Ethel Waters Honey In the Honeycomb
The Incomparable Ethel Waters Columbia 2003
She was pretty much one of a kind.
Fats Waller A Handful of Keys
Handful of Keys RCA 1957
He's famed for his wonderful novelty songs, but the man was one of the most amazing piano players in the world.
Professor Longhair Bye Bye Baby
Mardi Gras in New Orleans - Complete Recordings 1949 - 1962 Jasmine Records 2013
Speaking of incomparable!
Doug Sahm Poison Love
The Best of Doug Sahm's Atlantic Sessions Rhino Atlantic 2005
Updated Bill Monroe classic.
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway I (Who Have Nothing)
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway Atlantic 1972
Spectacular arrangement and singing!
Alejandro Escovedo Gravity / Falling Down Again
Gravity New West Records 1992
I've dropped my jaw to the floor more than once when he's played this live.
Brian Andrew Marek To a Music Lover in Germany L N
Modern Variety Rubberstamp 2019
Wonderful song about loving music when you least expect it.
David Crosby 1974 N
Here If You Listen BMG 2018
Crosby's last few records have all been so very, very good.
Paul Weller The Soul Searchers N
True Meanings Parlophone UK 2018
I like this record more than the average Weller solo album.
The Beach Boys All I Wanna Do
Sunflower Capitol Records 1971
Another one from that sweet spot post Smile.
Glen Campbell Both Sides Now
Try a Little Kindness Capitol Nashville 1970
Really nice version of the Joni Mitchell song.
Donna the Buffalo I Believe N
Dance in the Street Unknown 2018
They've stuck to their musical guns for better than 25 years now.
Meat Puppets Unfrozen Memory N
Dusty Notes Megaforce + 2019
The Meat Puppets with a harpsichord! Heck yeah!
Nick Barbieri Ellis island L N
Ellis Island EP self-released 2019
Such a neat melody here!
Sly & The Family Stone Trip to Your Heart
A Whole New Thing Epic 1967
Sly song you don't hear that often, but it's worth hearing.
Sound Dimension Rockfort Rock
Studio One Classics Soul Jazz Records 2004
Rock steady instrumental classic.
Icky Renrut (Ike Turner) Prancin L
Ike's Instrumentals Ace 2000
One of my fave guitar instrumentals of all time.
The Ikettes If You Take a Close Look L
I'm Blue Krypton 2004
Ike produced some mighty fine records with these ladies.
The Soul Stirrers Praying Ground
Sam Cooke's SAR Records Story 1959-1965 SAR/ABKCO 1994
Gospel classic from 1963.
Bobby "Blue" Band Little Boy Blue
I Pity the Fool - The Duke Recordings Volume One MCA 1992
One of the greatest singers ever!
George Jones She Knows What She's Crying About
A Picture of Me (Without You) Epic 1972
Another of the greatest singers ever!
Patty Griffin Luminous Places N
Patty Griffin PGM 2019
It's another terrific album from this wonderful singer/songwriter.
Cass McCombs Sidewalk Bop After Suicide N
Tip of the Sphere Anti/Epitaph 2019
Excellent song and record.
The Mekons Weimar Vending Machine / Priest? N
Deserted Bloodshot Records 2019
The Mekons are still out there after 40 years.
Ibibio Sound Machine Tell Me (Doko Mien) N
Doko Mien Merge Records 2019
Your typical electronic afro-funk band from London, right?
The Finn Brothers Paradise (Wherever You Are)
Finn Lester Records Ltd 1995
Tim and Neil Finn working together!
Finn's Motel Awake Alive Alone L
Jupiter Rex Victory Over Gravity 2017
A completely different Finn reference.
Neil Young Human Highway N
Songs for Judy Reprise 2018
I always loved this song on Comes a Time - this live version reveals it was old even then.
Son Volt Slow Burn N
Union Transmit Sound 2019
I haven't had a chance yet to really dig into this, but what I've heard sounds very good.
Deadstring Brothers Lucille's Honky Tonk
Cannery Row Bloodshot Records 2013
I always enjoyed these guys; the best Mick Jagger style singer in the U.S.
Dion (3) Born To Be With You
Born To Be With You Phil Spector International 1976
Phil Spector produced this amazing singer on a couple of 70s records that alas, didn't sell.
Neko Case Runnin' Out Of Fools
Blacklisted Bloodshot Records 2002
Magnificent vocals on this Aretha cover on Neko's second album.
Yola Rock Me Gently N
Walk Through Fire Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch 2019
This album is so ridiculously good.
The Legendary Rich Gilbert The Clown Has Already Picked You Up N
11:59 self 2019
If you like guitar playing, and you like instrumentals, this record is about perfect for you.
The Educated Guess Get You Girl L
The Educated Guess self 2015
It's been a couple years - what's Charlie Brumley got up his music-making sleeve next?
Jackson Browne Yeah Yeah
Standing In the Breach Inside 2014
Jackson Browne hasn't lost a songwriting step in 50 years.
Kim Lenz & Her Jaguars Bogeyman N
Slowly Speeding 1122 2019
Nifty little song from longtime rockabilly revivalist.
Curtis Salgado Low Down Dirty Shame
The Beautiful Lowdown Alligator Records 2016
One of the finest contemporary blues/r'n'b singers.
Van Morrison Love Is Hard Work N
The Prophet Speaks Exile Productions Ltd. 2018
Smoothly swingin' blues.
Michael Bloomfield It Takes Time
Don't Say I ain't your man Columbi/Legacy 1994
Vocals by Nick Gravenites.