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Sep 6, 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.
Los Lobos Come On Let's Go
. . . And a Time to Dance Slash 1983
Los Lobos were covering Ritchie Valens years before La Bamba. (Also, they'll be playing the Sheldon in early November.)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Foxy Lady
Are You Experienced Experience Hendrix 1967
I remember being a kid and thinking the word "Foxy" was so cool.
Big Star Watch the Sunrise (Single Version)
Keep an Eye On the Sky Rhino 2009
Alejandro Escovedo Beauty of Your Smile
Burn Something Beautiful Fantasy 2016
Alejandro has pumped out so many good records some of his songs might get overlooked.
True Believers Lucky Moon
Hard Road Jungle Records 1994
Alejandro's great band in the 80s with his brother Javier.
Madison Cunningham Trouble Found Me N
Who Are You Now Verve Forecast 2019
One of the most talented singer/songwriter/guitarists I've encountered in years.
John Cale Charlemagne
Vintage Violence Columbia/Legacy 1969
If you squint, you can consider this an early rock/country merger. It's in the steel guitar.
Moby Grape If You Can't Learn from My Mistakes
Listen My Friends! The Best of Moby Grape Columbia/Legacy 2007
Another country-ish rock song.
Emmylou Harris Long Time Girl Gone By
KIN - Songs By Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell Vanguard Records 2012
Neat obscure Emmylou cut.
Molly Tuttle Take the Journey N
When You're Ready Compass Records 2019
Gee whillikers, she can play guitar.
Rick Danko, Jonas Fjeld & Eric Andersen Driftin' Away
Danko/Fjeld/Andersen Rykodisc 1991
This magnificent song is one of Danko's greatest musical contributions to the world outside the Band.
John Hiatt Damn This Town
Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns New West 2011
One of Hiatt's greatest songs.
Tim Easton Poor, Poor LA
Break Your Mother's Heart New West Records 2003
Is Easton still out there making music? I haven't seen his name in a long time.
Joy Williams The Trouble with Wanting
Front Porch Sensibility Recordings 2019
She used to be in the Civil Wars, but this album this year is a major breakthrough in her songwriting.
Bible Belt Sinners Pistol Packing Preacher L
Sunday Best Bible Belt Sinners 2014
Miss Molly Simms was the leader of this rockin' little band a few years back.
Abdullah Ibrahim Tuang Guru
The Balance Gearbox Records 2019
This wonderful pianist, composer, and bandleader has visited this piece a few times before. I love this new version.
Esperanza Spalding Now Know (Solar Portal) N
12 Little Spells (Deluxe Edition) Concord Records 2019
While all the other songs reference a specific body part, I must confess I'm not aware of the solar portal in humans.
Laura Mvula Lucky Man
The Dreaming Room RCA Records Label 2016
Has she done anything since this terrific record?
Saint Boogie Brass Band Saint Boogie Blues L N
St. Louis Blues Society Presents: 18 in 18 St. Louis Blues Society 2019
One of the most exhilarating outfits in St. Louis.
The Holmes Brothers Honest I Do
Soul Street Rounder 2011
These guys were carriers of their own soulful strain.
Mavis Staples Chance on Me N
We Get By Anti/Epitaph 2019
This album written and produced by Ben Harper is sounding better and better to me all the time.
Arthur Conley Burning Fire
Soul Directions Rhino Atlantic 1968
Conley only had that one big hit, but he deserved a whole lot more.
Amy LaVere Shipbuilding N
Painting Blue Nine Mile Records 2019
Beautiful version of the Elvis Costello classic about war and economics and life and death.
The Waterboys News for the Delphic Oracle
An Appointment With Mr Yeats Proper Records Ltd 2011
That time Mike Scott set William Butler Yeats poems to music.
The Mutton Birds Ngaire
Salty EMI New Zealand 1994
I wasn't cool enough to know this band when it existed, but I caught on eventually. Now it's your turn.
The Rubinoos Do You Remember N
From Home Yep Roc 2019
Chuck Prophet produced this new one and it lives up to the glories of their two classic albums on Beserkley back in the 70s.
Redd Kross Fighting
Beyond the Door Merge Records 2019
Cool new record from this legendary band.
The Posies I May Hate You Sometimes
Failure Pop Llama 1988
Ken Stringfellow of the Posies is playing in town next Saturday, Sept. 14, at a secret location near Tower Grove Park.
Brian Andrew Marek Randall Random L N
Modern Variety Rubberstamp Records 2019
I love alliterative names.
Camera Obscura Fifth In Line to the Throne
Desire Lines 4AD 2013
Scotland has produced a disproportionate number of excellent rock bands.
Bruce Springsteen Hitch Hikin' N
Western Stars Columbia 2019
I don't think Bruce could get away with hitch hiking himself any more.
Iggy Pop James Bond N
Free Caroline 2019
The most interesting Iggy album in a long time.
Bobby Rush Get Out of Here (Dog Named Bo) N
Sitting on Top of the Blues Deep Rush 2019
Bobby and his beau can't avoid Bo.
Swamp Dogg Midnight Hour
Gag a Maggott S.D.E.G. Records 2008
A different but effective take on the familiar song.
Burning Spear Dry & Heavy
Harder Than the Best Island Records 1979
The most hypnotic of all reggae vocalists.
Aretha Franklin Wholy Holy (Live at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church, Los Angeles, January 13, 1972)
Amazing Grace: The Complete Recordings (Live) Rhino Atlantic 1972
She was so brilliant!
Love Sculpture Summertime
The Anthology (1968-1990) Rhino 1990
Dave Edmunds' band did one of the thousands of versions of this wonderful song.
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Mystery N
Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) Fantasy 2019
He'll be in town at the Stifel on Nov. 20 paying tribute to the Last Waltz.
Snark Hunters Prosperity Jesus L N
Snark Hunters Snark Hunters 2019
They not only hunt snark, they are snarky themselves. Great song!
Kirsty MacColl Innocence
Kite Edsel 1989
One of my very favorite albums of the 80s.
Honey Boy Never Lose Faith In Me
Modern Vocal Groups Vol. 4 Ace 2000
Great fun on this doo wop cut from 1956.
Peter Frampton I'm a King Bee N
All Blues Universal Music Enterprises 2019
This new blues record by Frampton is really good.