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May 24, 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.
Blondie Just Go Away
Parallel Lines Chrysalis\EMI Records (USA) 1978
I still remember buying this album at Streetside on Delmar and playing it for the first time - loved it right away, still love it now.
Brian Andrew Marek Bittersweet
Haunted self 2019
I know he put out a newer album since this one, but this song just cried out to be played after Blondie.
Painkillers Emerald City L
Painkillers 25th Anniversary Euclid 2011
One of St. Louis's great treasures of the 80s.
Squeeze If I Didn't Love You
Argybargy A&M 1980
Anybody else remember seeing them play at the top of the Chase Park Plaza back when this record was new?
ABBA Me and I
Super Trouper Polar 2014
Not one of their greatest hits, but a masterpiece nonetheless.
Chrissie Hynde You Or No One
Stockholm INGRID 2014
From that record she did a few years ago with Peter or Bjorn or John, I forget which.
Three Merry Widows All That There Is L N
I Was the Moon self 2019
I like this whole album a lot, but this song! Holy cow, I love it!
Andrew Bird Archipelago N
My Finest Work Yet Loma Vista Recordings 2019
I think he's the best fiddler/whistler/singer/songwriter working today.
Justin Townes Earle Over Alameda N
The Saint of Lost Causes New West Records 2019
This guy has been so consistently good for a long time now.
Combo Chimbita Testigo
Ahomale Anti/Epitaph 2019
They'll be at Off Broadway May 28. That's Tuesday.
Funeral Bonsai Wedding Anywhere You Landed
Funeral Bonsai Wedding self-released 2014
Steve Dawson of Dolly Varden with his more improvisational side project.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Maps
Fever to Tell Polydor Associated Labels 2003
One of the great songs this century.
Valerie June Two Hearts
The Order of Time Concord Records 2017
One of the more interesting singers these past few years.
Waylon Jennings Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
The Essential Waylon Jennings RCA/Legacy 2007
This song is 51 years old. That's older than the last time the Blues were in the Stanley Cup finals.
Tompall Glaser It Never Crossed My Mind
The Outlaw Bear Family 1992
Most people have forgotten Glaser, but he was one heck of a good singer.
Hayes Carll Jesus and Elvis N
What It Is Dualtone Music Group, Inc. 2018
Smart modern country.
The Red-Headed Strangers Follow Me Down
No Time to Waste The Red-Headed Strangers 2018
They're playing tonight at the New Town Amphitheatre as part of the Missouri Irish fest.
Falling Fences I Don't Mind The Dark L
II self 2018
One of my fave St. Louis bands.
Professor Longhair Stagger Lee N
Live on the Queen Mary Paul McCartney Catalog 2019
I'm so glad to have this classic album back in print.
Davell Crawford Valley Of Tears N
Dear Fats, I Love You Basin Street 2019
One New Orleans pianist pays tribute to another.
Ramsey Lewis Feliciadade (Happiness)
The Greatest Hits of Ramsey Lewis Chess 1987
Nifty little Ramsey Lewis Trio number.
Funkadelic Cosmic Slop
Cosmic Slop Westbound Records Inc. 1973
George Clinton says he's retiring at the end of this one last long tour.
The Specials We Sell Hope N
Encore UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2019
One of the more underrated releases this year - it's much more than a nostalgia trip.
The Mekons Weimar Vending Machine / Priest? N
Deserted Bloodshot Records 2019
There is a fierce intelligence in this record.
Leonard Cohen Suzanne
Songs of Leonard Cohen Columbia 1967
The first song I fell in love with by one of the greatest songwriters ever - I hadn't actually listened in a long time.
Nick Barbieri Born as Diamonds
Greed Part 4 - the Rehearsals (feat. Mark Buckheit & Dave Melson) self 2019
Short but punchy poem fragment turned to rock.
William Tyler Not in Our Stars N
Goes West Merge Records 2019
Fabulous instrumental album.
The National Not in Kansas N
I Am Easy to Find 4AD 2019
This song caught me completely by surprise.
Tim Finn Currents
Say It Is So Periscope Productions 1999
The older Finn brother - man, that family has some talent!
Vampire Weekend Hold You Now (feat. Danielle Haim) N
Father of the Bride Columbia 2019
I love the way Danielle Haim sings with Ezra Koenig on a few songs on this very fine new record.
The Flying Burrito Brothers Tried So Hard
Hot Burritos! The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology (1969 - 1972) A&M 2000
Gene Clark song.
The Nashville Teens Forbidden Fruit
Tobacco Road Fuel Records 1964
Deep cut from a band most people have probably forgotten or never knew.
Rising Sons Spanish Lace Blues
Rising Sons Featuring Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder Legacy/Columbia 1992
Early recording by two guys who went on to be much more famous.
Van Morrison Send Your Mind
Bang Masters Epic Legacy 1991
Young Van just belting it out!
Traffic Shanghai Noodle Factory
Last Exit Island Records 2001
Traffic made few musical mistakes during their on again/off again career.
Gregory Porter French African Queen
Take Me to the Alley Universal Music Division Decca Records France 2016
Spectacularly great jazz singer.
Charles Brown Hard Times
Driftin' Blues - The Best of Charles Brown EMI 1992
Another of the world's greatest voices, going all the way back to 1951.
Bert Jansch All I Got
Toy Balloon Earth Records 1998
This man could play the guitar! I saw him twice, and I know whereof I speak.
Lee Dorsey Soul Mine
Soul Mine - The Greatest Hits & More (1960-1978) Charly 2011
In which Lee Dorsey sings about his previous hits, among other things.
The Carter Family Keep On the Sunny Side
Anchored in Love: Their Complete Victor Recordings 1927-28 Rounder 1993
The song suggests we stay on the sunny side, but it doesn't pretend their isn't plenty of darkness out there.
Smokey Hogg Hard Time Blues
Deep Ellum Rambler Ace Records 2009
I think this came out in 1947, not sure.
Billy Riley & His Little Green Men Flyin' Saucers Rock'n'Roll
Sun Record Company: 50 Golden Years Castle / Fabulous 2002