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Nov 1, 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.
Devandra Banhart My Boyfriend's In the Band
Ma Nonesuch 2019
Sometime when I wasn't paying attention, Banhart got really, really good. I love this album, and I really love this song!
Kyle Craft She's Lily Riptide
Showboat Honey Sub Pop Records 2019
Kyle has songcraft!
Tegan and Sara Please Help Me
Hey, I'm Just Like You Sire 2019
They've dug out songs they wrote as teenagers.
Todd Rundgren Be Nice to Me
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren Rhino 1971
Rundgren has created so many indelible melodies.
Joni Mitchell A Strange Boy
Hejira Asylum 1976
I never get tired of hearing Joni's melodic twists.
Wynonna & The Big Noise Cool Ya'
Wynonna & The Big Noise Curb Records, Inc. 2016
One of the greatest singers of our time.
The Mamas & The Papas Somebody Groovy
If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears Geffen* 1966
We all deserve somebody groovy!
Harry Nilsson Bath
Aerial Ballet RCA 1968
Nilsson was spectacular during those first years of his career.
Ha Ha Tonka Westward Bound
Death of a Decade Bloodshot Records 2011
Those harmonies stop me every time!
Frank Turner Jinny Bingham's Ghost N
No Man's Land Polydor Records 2019
Former punk singer does a more than credible job in his acoustic singer-songwriter mode.
Rhiannon Giddens Pizzica di San Vito (with Francesco Turrisi) N
There Is No Other (with Francesco Turrisi) [Deluxe Version] Nonesuch 2019
She has such a beautiful voice.
Joan Armatrading I Want That Love N
Starlight 429 2012
There's a nice BBC documentary on Joan Armatrading you can find on youTube.
The Meters Give It What You Can
Funkify Your Life: The Meters Anthology Rhino 1995
Killer number from the greatest funk band of them all.
Sugarman 3 Mellow Meeting
What the World Needs Now Daptone 2012
Great modern soul instrumental band.
Con Funk Shun FFun
Funk Essentials: The Best of Con Funk Shun Mercury 1993
A danceable ditty from the year I graduated high school.
Van Halen Panama
1984 Warner Brothers 1984
A record I hadn't heard in ages, yet it still sounded fresh.
Cinderella Make Your Own Way
Heartbreak Station Mercury 1990
These guys were unfairly lumped in with the hair-metal movement - they actually had a lot more AC/DC and Stones in them than their coiffed peers.
Bun E. Carlos I Love You No More (feat. Alex Dezen)
Greetings from Bunezuela! eOne Music 2016
Bun E. Carlos worked with a variety of singers - Alex Dezen used to be in the Damnwells.
The Easybeats You, Me, We Love
Friday On My Mind: The Very Best Of The Easybeats Varese Sarabande 2003
This Australian band had more great songs than they are given credit for.
Marshall Crenshaw You Should've Been There
Good Evening Warner Bros. 1989
One of the most talented songwriters of the last 40 years.
Chris Stamey & The ModRec Orchestra Beneath the Underdog (feat. Marshall Crenshaw, Don Dixon, & Django Haskins) N
New Songs For the 20th Century Omnivore Recordings 2019
Crenshaw turns up on this terrific song from Stamey's new album full of terrific songs sung by a wide variety of talented vocalists.
Marvin Gaye I'm Going Home N
You're the Man UNI/MOTOWN 2019
So many great songs recorded in 1972 that weren't released at the time. It's always chilling, though, to hear him talk about embracing his father.
The Main Ingredient Happiness Is Just Around The Bend
Everybody Plays the Fool: The Best of the Main Ingredient Rhythm & Soul 2005
Back in 1974 at the tail end of the classic 70s soul vocal group period.
Lurrie Bell Why (Am I Treated So Bad)
Let's Talk About Love P-VINE 2007
You can't go wrong with the Bell family in Chicago blues.
Mavis Staples Hard to Leave N
We Get By Anti/Epitaph 2019
This Ben Harper-written and produced album is growing on me more and more all the time.
The Wailin' Jennys Firecracker
Firecracker The Wailin' Jennys 2006
Three Canadian women singers whose voices blend together beautifully.
Kate & Anna McGarrigle Come a Long Way (Remastered)
Dancer with Bruised Knees (Remastered) Rhino/Warner Records 1977
I worship the ground these women walked on. Among my favorites of all time.
Laura Cantrell Old Downtown
Humming By the Flowered Vine Matador 2005
How did this record get to be 14 years old?
Bruce Cockburn Pibroch the Wind In the Valley
Crowing Ignites True North Records 2019
Bill Frisell Lonesome
Harmony Blue Note Records 2019
Bill Frisell, Petra Haden, Hank Roberts, and Luke Bergman - wonderful group of musicians.
Peter Laughner Lullaby
Peter Laughner Smog Veil 2019
Laughner was a major rocker in Cleveland in the 70s, but he could also do lovely acoustic finger picking tunes like this one.
The New Pornographers Opening Ceremony
In the Morse Code of Brake Lights Concord Records 2019
These guys have been around a long time now.
The Hold Steady The Stove & The Toaster N
Thrashing Thru the Passion Frenchkiss Records 2019
This might be their best record in a number of years. I get pumped up every time I hear songs from it, anyway.
Madonna & Maluma Medellín
Madame X Boy Toy, Inc., 2019
Latin dance number featuring Maluma.
Mykal Rose 44 Blues
Red Gold Green & Blue BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 2019
The roots of this go all the way back to Roosevelt Sykes. This, however, is a reggae version.
Keokuk Ashes to Ashes N
Spring Keokuk 2019
See them tonight at the Schlafly Tap Room along with Raw Earth.
Peter Frampton I Just Want to Make Love to You (feat. Kim Wilson)
All Blues Universal Music Enterprises 2019
Some killer guitar on this new take on the Muddy Waters classic.
Doug Seegers Can't Keep Running (Back to You) N
A Story I Got to Tell BMG Rights Mgmt Scandinavia AB 2019
I like this guy's writing ability.
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Already Gone N
A Higher Place Pravda Records 2019
This Chicago band has been making some cool soul music for quite some time now.
Dwight Twilley Band Shakin' In the Brown Grass
Great Lost Twilley Album Shelter 1993
Twilley should have been a huge pop star. He had the songs, the charisma, and the band.
Sparks Bon Voyage
Propaganda Island Records 1974
The Mael brothers ain't like anybody else in the music world.
Larry Williams & Johnny Guitar Watson A Quitter Never Wins
Two For the Price of One Sony 1967
At the time, they were two late 50s stars trying to adapt to the new soul world. Watson later adapted to the new funk world.
Magic Sam My Love Is Your Love
West Side Guitar, 1957 - 1966 Interstate Records 1989
One of the greatest Chicago blues players of all time.