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Jun 28, 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.
Ramones We Want the Airwaves
Pleasant Dreams Rhino/Warner Records 1981
Maybe this record isn't pure Ramones, but, heck, it remains fun after all these years.
The Remains You Got a Hard Time Coming
The Remains Epic/Legacy 1965
They followed the Beatles at Busch Stadium in 1966.
The Ronettes You Baby
...presenting the fabulous Ronettes Philles 1964
They were pretty fabulous, weren't they?
Nick Lowe Trombone N
Love Starvation / Trombone - EP Yep Roc Records 2019
With backing by Los Straitjackets.
Eric Burdon Devil and Jesus
'Til Your River Runs Dry ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2013
Burdon did a pretty darn good record six years back. I don't know that he's done anything since.
Dion My Baby's Cryin'
Tank Full of Blues Blue Horizon 2011
One of the greatest singers for my entire life. (His first hit record came out the year I was born.)
Emmylou Harris The Magdalene Laundries N
Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration Decca 2019
Emmylou does a beautiful job on this 1994 nugget from Joni Mitchell.
Drugdealer Fools N
Raw Honey Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess 2019
They sound here like they could have opened for Steely Dan back in the day.
Buffalo Springfield Do I Have to Come Right Out and Say It
Buffalo Springfield Rhino/Elektra 1966
Neil Young wrote it, Richie Furay sang it beautifully.
Continental Drifters Invisible Boyfriend
Continental Drifters Razor & Tie - Concord 2001
There was no better band in the 1990s. None. Nada. They were the best.
Joy Williams No Place Like You N
Front Porch Sensibility Recordings 2019
Former singer in the duo Civil Wars has put out a terrific solo record this year.
The Mutton Birds Ray
Rain, Steam & Speed Doncorp Ltd 1999
Great Australian band that I only learned about from good friends with taste.
Three Merry Widows Billy She Said L N
I Was the Moon self 2019
I never appreciated these guys when they were around the first time - it's great they finally got to make a new record to show me how good they could be.
The 5th Dimension One Less Bell to Answer
Ultimate 5th Dimension Arista/BMG Heritage 2004
Marilyn McCoo deserves way more attention - she was one of the greatest vocalists ever!
Marvin Gaye Woman of the World N
You're the Man UNI/MOTOWN 2019
Some really good songs on this new collection of 1972 recordings that weren't released at the time.
Django Reinhardt I Got Rhythm
Djangology 49 Bluebird 1961
Going back to 1934 with Djano and Stephane Grappelli.
Duke Ellington Body and Soul
Piano In the Foreground Columbia/Legacy 1961
A rare chance to hear Duke just play piano.
Louis Jordan Let The Good Times Roll
Jivin' With Jordan Proper 2002
1946 call to action re: good times.
Uncle Albert Telephone L N
St. Louis Blues Society Presents 18 In 18 St. Louis Blues Society 2019
Pretty cool local blues performer.
Lee Fields & The Expressions Don't Give Up N
It Rains Love Big Crown Records 2019
Veteran soul singer still has the chops.
Jim Lauderdale When You Can't Have What Your Heart Wants N
From Another World Yep Roc Records 2019
The world's most prolific and consistently entertaining country singer/songwriter.
Hacienda Brothers I'll Come Running
Arizona Motel Proper 2008
A band that featured the late great Chris Gaffney.
The Beat Farmers Where Do They Go?
Tales of the New West Rhino 1985
A song that wonders what ever happened to the people you knew in high school, clearly written long before the advent of social media.
Bruce Springsteen Western Stars N
Western Stars Columbia 2019
I'm loving this new record like I haven't loved him in ages.
Beth Hart Bang Bang Boom Boom
Bang Bang Boom Boom Mascot Records 2013
There's almost no way I wouldn't like a song with this title.
Rickie Lee Jones Bad Company N
Kicks The Other Side of Desire 2019
Who could have predicted Rickie Lee Jones would sing a song by Paul Rodgers?
Todd Rundgren Useless Begging
Todd Rhino 1974
Todd Rundgren cannot be explained in just a few sentences.
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
Diamond Dogs RCA / Victor 1974
Carl Carlton Everlasting Love
Everlasting: The Best of Carl Carlton Hip-O Select 2009
One last great cut from 1974.
Chris Isaak Miss Pearl
Beyond the Sun Rhino 2011
I'd forgotten this good-time gem. Isaak rarely ever disappoints.
JD McPherson Why Lady Why
The Warm Covers EP New Rounder 2014
Well, I sure didn't realize this song was originally by Alabama. Learn something new every day, I tell ya.
The Steve Miller Band Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around
Your Saving Grace Capitol 1969
A little gospel from an unexpected quarter.
Santana Yo Me Lo Merezco (feat. Buika) N
Africa Speaks Concord Records 2019
This new record, in collaboration with the amazing singer Buika, is masterful.
Galactic Dance at My Funeral (feat. Boyfriend) N
Already Ready Already P-VINE RECORDS 2019
One of the coolest bands in New Orleans.
Bonerama Black Dog N
Bonerama Plays Zeppelin Basin Street 2019
Another cool New Orleans band.
War Gypsy Man
Deliver the Word Avenue Records Catalog P&D 1973
I didn't listen to Led Zeppelin in the 70s. I did listen to War.
The Mekons In the Sun / The Galaxy Explodes N
Deserted Bloodshot Records 2019
Forty years into their career and still sounding fresh.
Meat Puppets Unfrozen Memory N
Dusty Notes Megaforce + 2019
My fave cut from this new record - it's got a harpsichord!
Snark Hunters Spring L N
Snark Hunters self 2019
Another terrific song from this fine collective of veteran St. Louis musicians.
Cass McCombs Sleeping Volcanoes N
Tip of the Sphere Anti/Epitaph 2019
I haven't figured out what it is about this guy I like, but I've liked him for years.
Gary Clark Jr. Feed the Babies N
This Land Warner Records 2019
I saw him on TV playing for a St. Louis Blues rally during the Stanley Cup finals.
Robert Johnson I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
The Centennial Collection Columbia/Legacy 2011
One of Johnson's 1937 recordings that actually was released at the time.