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Aug 2, 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.
The Feelies Moscow Nights
Crazy Rhythms A&M 1980
This record sounds better than ever after almost 40 years.
Big Star’s Third Live When My Baby's Beside Me (feat. Jeff Tweedy)
Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live...And More (Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA 4/27/2016) Concord Records 2017
Jeff Tweedy sounds as though he's been practicing for this song his whole life.
The Long Ryders Greenville N
Psychedelic Country Soul Cherry Red Records 2019
They picked up this year right where they left off in the late 80s, making vigorous, chiming pop.
Neko Case Furnace Room Lullaby (Live)
Live From Austin, TX New West Records 2003
One heck of a great singer giving one heck of a great performance.
Elvis Presley My Baby Left Me (D.J. Fontana on drums)
Elvis Presley (Legacy Edition) RCA 2011
In two weeks, it will have been 42 years since Elvis Presley passed away at the age of 42.
Fontella Bass Joy Of Love
Rescued: The Best Of Fontella Bass Geffen 1992
A neat 1968 record that should've been a hit.
Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm The New Breed (Part 2)
Ike's Instrumentals Ace 2000
Nobody played guitar like Ike.
The Mighty Hannibal Somebody In the World for You
Hannibalism! Norton Records 2001
He was a gimmicky showman at a time when soul was trying to seem natural, but man, he could sing!
Eli "Paperboy" Reed Lover's Compensation N
99 Cent Dreams Yep Roc Records 2019
One of the finest of modern soul revivalists.
Brothers Lazaroff I Do Too L N
Sisters and Brothers Brothers Lazaroff 2019
Tonight and tomorrow night, they're having their CD release party at Jazz at the Bistro.
Tom Waits Rain Dogs
Rain Dogs Island Records 1985
This was the album that made me fall in love with the music of Tom Waits.
Gregg Allman Floating Bridge
Low Country Blues Universal Music Group International 2011
This album deserves a place very high in the annals of Allman's wonderful career.
Arlen Roth Ghost riders in the sky (with Cindy Cashdollar)
Tele Masters Aquinnah 2018
Cindy Cashdollar isn't a Tele master, but she plays dobro and steel guitars exquisitely. This is a powerful guitar duet.
All St. Louis Revue (with Al Holliday & the East Side Rhythm) How Long Can I Go On Like This L
All St. Louis Revue Vol. 1 Gaslight 2019
Great song from Neil C. Luke, another East Sider.
Della Mae Whipping Post (feat. Avril Smith) N
The Butcher Shoppe - EP Rounder 2019
I meant to play this right after Gregg Allman, but hey, it's still a cool recording.
Louis Armstrong Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Louis Armstrong Big Bands 1931-1932 Vol. 2 JSP 1990
Some wonderful singing and delightful trumpet. His birthday is Sunday.
Buddy Rich & His Orchestra Dateless Brown
Blues, Boogie & Bop: The 1940s Mercury Sessions Mercury 1995
I'm not sure who was in Buddy Rich's orchestra in 1946, but they sure sound great.
Abdullah Ibrahim The Wedding
Sotho Blue intuition 2010
He has a terrific new album out, but I really wanted to share this gorgeous cut from 9 years back.
Jimmie Vaughan Comin' & Goin'
Jimmie Vaughan Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites Shout! 2010
Some red hot guitar playing here!
Mavis Staples Can You Get to That (Live)
Live in London Anti/Epitaph 2019
Killer live version of the Funkadelic classic.
The Beatles She's a Woman
Past Masters, Vols. 1 & 2 UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2009
In 1964, there was nothing else that sounded like this!
The Hollies Come on Back
30th Anniversary Collection 1963-1993 EMI 1993
A short and sweet gem you don't hear very often.
The Who I Can't Explain
My Generation (Deluxe Edition) Geffen* 2002
One of the greatest singles in the history of rock'n'roll.
Essential Knots In the Sun L
Weight / In The Sun single Essential Knots 2018
One of last year's most enjoyable summer songs.
Foxygen The Thing Is N
Seeing Other People Jagjaguwar 2019
Pop rock delight! Sort of a Southside Johnny/Springsteen feel here.
The Jayhawks (In My) Wildest Dreams
Smile American Recordings Catalog P&D 2000
Such a glorious hook in the chorus!
Heartless Bastards Hi-Line
Restless Ones Partisan Records 2015
Erika Wennerstrom and her band.
Eilen Jewell Who Else but You
Gypsy Signature Sounds Recordings 2019
She continues to make terrific records - I haven't had a chance to hear the whole thing yet, but I'm loving what I've heard.
It's About Time RCA 1993
One of my very fave songs from 1993.
Stevie Wonder Bird of Beauty
Fulfillingness' First Finale Tamla 1974
Back when Stevie Wonder owned the rights to all the Grammys.
Marvin Gaye Come Live With Me Angel
I Want You UNI/MOTOWN 2014
Marvin's 1976 gem.
The Stylistics You're a Big Girl Now
The Stylistics Avco 1971
Russell Tompkins Jr. and his pals made some of the sweetest soul of the 70s.
Beirut Landslide N
Gallipoli 4AD 2019
An odd-ball band that grabs my attention now and again.
Better Oblivion Community Center Forest Lawn N
Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans 2019
I never thought I'd like an album by Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers so much.
Chris Stamey & The ModRec Orchestra Pretty Butterfly (feat. Millie McGuire) N
New Songs For the 20th Century Omnivore Recordings 2019
Definitely one of the most impressive albums of the year - all these great Chris Stamey songs, all these great singers.
Nick Barbieri We Are Lucky (feat. Mark Buckheit, Dave Melson & Jon Parsons) N
Greed Part 4 - the Rehearsals (feat. Mark Buckheit & Dave Melson) Hollywood Recording Studio 2019
Very enjoyable pop music made out of poetry. Not just anybody can do that as well as Nick Barbieri does it.
Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Xochi Flores & Cesar Castro Dreamland
Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration Decca 2019
Great take on the classic from Don Juan's Reckless Daughter.
The Roches Keep On Doing What You Do / Jerks On the Loose
Keep On Doing Warner Records 1982
I was lucky enough to see these talented sisters twice back in the 80s.
Doug Seegers Life Is a Mystery N
A Story I Got to Tell BMG Rights Mgmt Scandinavia AB 2019
67-year-old singer/songwriter who has just released his very fine second album.
Justin Townes Earle Say Baby N
The Saint of Lost Causes New West Records 2019
The younger Mr. Earle has assembled an impressive string of quality albums now.
Stray Cats When Nothing's Going Right
40 Surfdog Records 2019
It's nice to have the boys back together again.
Shuggie Otis Doin' What's Right
Inspiration Information / Wings of Love Epic/Legacy 2013
From his second album, Wings of Love, back in 1975, even less noticed than his first one back in the day.
George Benson Rockin' Chair N
Walking to New Orleans Provogue Records 2019
Who knew George Benson had such obvious love for Fats Domino (and Chuck Berry)?