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Aug 16, 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.
Grady Martin & His Winging Strings Pork Chop Stomp
Legends of Guitar Rhino 1994
Della Mae No-See-Um Stomp N
The Butcher Shoppe EP Rounder 2019
I like a good stomp.
The Time Jumpers The Woman of My Dreams
The Time Jumpers New Rounder 2012
I'd almost forgotten this high quality Nashville ensemble.
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Brave New World N
A Higher Place Pravda Records 2019
This record isn't getting much attention, but it's, well, some solid sound.
Meshell Ndegeocello Dead End
Weather Naive 2011
One of the most talented artists of the last 25 years.
Graham Central Station Sooner or Later
The Jam: Anthology Rhino 2001
Larry Graham kept right on rolling with the changes in r&b, sometimes leading, sometimes following, frequently exhilarating.
Charles Bradley Heart of Gold
Black Velvet Daptone 2018
Before he died two years ago, he recorded this fabulous version of the Neil Young song.
The Blues Magoos I Can Move a Mountain
Kaliedescope Compendium - The Best of the Blues Magoos Island Def Jam 1992
Back in 1968, these guys were still making cool records.
Continental Drifters Long Journey Home
Better Day Razor & Tie 2001
It's a Vicki Peterson song - that should automatically make it something you want to hear, right?
Kyle Craft She's Lily Riptide N
Showboat Honey Sub Pop Records 2019
This guy makes classic pop-rock.
Beth Bombara I Only Cry When I'm Alone L N
Evergreen Lemp Electric 2019
This record has only been out a week, and already, many of these songs sound like old friends.
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Bad Case N
Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) Fantasy 2019
Another song that sounds as though it's been around for years.
The Capitols Cool Jerk
Beg, Scream & Shout! Rhino 1997
I actually knew the St. Louis band of this name before I ever heard this 1966 masterpiece of a record.
King Curtis & The Noble Knights Soul Twist
Instant Soul: The Legendary King Curtis Razor & Tie 1994
This song must have ripped through listeners in 1962.
Redd Kross Fantástico Roberto
Beyond the Door Merge Records 2019
Fun new record from the early 80s band I would not have pegged to last almost 40 years.
Keokuk The Question Is? L N
Spring Keokuk 2019
Fantastic instrumental from one of the coolest bands in town.
Dengue Fever 2012 (Bury Our Heads)
Cannibal Courtship Concord Records, Inc. 2011
Not a typical song by these guys - the male sings it, for one thing - but one of my faves.
Esperanza Spalding Ways Together
12 Little Spells (Deluxe Edition) Concord Records 2019
This is the song dedicated to shoulders on this album covering various body parts.
Rickie Lee Jones Quicksilver Girl N
Kicks The Other Side of Desire 2019
Interesting take on the Steve Miller Band classic.
Arlen Roth Satisfied Mind N
Arlen Roth Tele-Masters Aquinnah Records Music 2019
Roth and Vince Gill take turns playing the heck out of this song.
Bill Frisell The Open Prairie
Have a Little Faith Nonesuch 1993
Speaking of beautiful guitar music.
Rosanne Cash Radio Operator
Black Cadillac Capitol Records 2006
One of my all-time fave singers. I never get tired of hearing her.
Aretha Franklin Pitiful
Soul '69 Rhino Atlantic 1969
One year ago today, the world lost Aretha.
Jimmy Rushing Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong)
Blues I Like to Hear MCA 1978
Jimmy Rushing and Count Basie
Pilgrim Travelers Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
The Best of the Pilgrim Travelers Specialty 1970
Classic gospel harmony from 1949.
Rory Gallagher The Cuckoo
Wheels Within Wheels UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2003
A 1978 acoustic folk gem.
The Kinks She's Got Everything
The Ultimate Collection Castle Communications 2002
A brilliant single from 1968.
Graham Parker & The Rumour Lady Doctor
The Parkerilla (Live) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 1978
I remember being disappointed when I heard this album after actually seeing GP and the Rumour play live - but the years have been kind, and it's pretty dang good.
James Hunter Band Way Down Inside
Believe What I Say Ace Records 2008
I wish I'd heard this album when it was new - it would have been among my faves of that year, which I don't remember having much music I loved.
Marcia Ball He's the One
The Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Man Alligator Records 2014
You can dip into almost any record from her long career and find something to love.
The Hollies Pay You Back With Interest
The Hollies' Greatest Hits Epic/Legacy 1973
The Hollies made so many masterpieces, and yet, they don't get all the love they deserved.
Utopia Feel Too Good
Deface the Music Rhino 1980
That album wherein Todd Rundgren and company sound like the Beatles.
Lulu I'm a Tiger
To Sir with Love (The Complete Mickie Most Recordings) [1967 - 1969] PMI Digital 2011
Man, she made some fun records.
Norah Jones Just a Little Bit N
Begin Again Blue Note Records 2019
Norah Jones has moved completely beyond category - she's just plain good.
Anders Osborne Escape N
Buddha and the Blues Anders Osborne Music 2019
I never know what to expect from this guy, but it's frequently excellent.
Santana Los Invisibles (feat. Buika) N
Africa Speaks Concord Records 2019
Here's a challenge - try to stand or sit stock still without moving a muscle during this incredible rhythm fest.
Bonerama Hey Hey What Can I Do N
Bonerama Plays Zeppelin Basin Street 2019
This album reshapes Zeppelin into a New Orleans party.
Mary Lou Williams Play It Momma
Zoning Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 1995
Back in 1974, Mary Lou Williams came up with this funky little jazz piano cut.
Tyler Childers Banded Clovis N
Purgatory Hickman Holler Records 2019
This is the next big thing in alt-country, but nobody calls it that any more.
Emmylou Harris Pancho & Lefty
Luxury Liner Warner Bros Records 1977
My fave version of a song that's almost never been done badly.
Randy Travis Honky Tonk Moon
Old 8X10 Warner Records/Nashville 1987
Such a sweet little song.
Terry Anderson Cash That Check
Jimmy's Arcade Unknown 2017
One of the greatest songwriters most people have never heard.
James Brown Licking Stick Pt. 1
The Singles, Vol. 5: 1967-1969 Polydor 2008
Mama, come here quick!