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Nov 8, 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.
Esperanza Spalding 12 Little Spells (Thoracic Spine) N
12 Little Spells (Deluxe Edition) Concord Records 2019
I've been loving this album for months! There's nobody else doing what she's doing.
The Isley Brothers Livin' In the Life
Go for Your Guns (Bonus Track Version) Epic/Legacy 1977
A funk classic I missed out on until last year.
The Soul Rebels Rebellious Destroyer (feat. Branford Marsalis & Brandee Younger) N
Poetry in Motion LAB 344 2019
Fantastic New Orleans brass band with lots of jazz and funk in their DNA.
The Gladiators Hearsay
Dreadlocks the Time Is Now Virgin Records 1990
Back in 1976, a young Albert Griffiths leading this fabulous Jamaican trio.
Ella Fitzgerald I Concentrate On You
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook (Expanded Edition) Verve Reissues 1997
Back in 1956, Ella sang this deep cut by the great Cole Porter.
Frank Sinatra This Love of Mine
In the Wee Small Hours CAPITOL CATALOG MKT (C92) 1998
Sinatra's first album masterpiece (not his first album), back in 1954.
Cassandra Wilson I'll Be Seeing You N
Coming Forth By Day Legacy Recordings 2015
One of the finest singers of our time.
Chris Stamey & The ModRec Orchestra Lover, Can You Hear Me? (feat. Skylar Gudasz) N
New Songs For the 20th Century Omnivore Recordings 2019
This double CD has so many great songs by so many terrific singers.
Lillie Mae Didn't I N
Other Girls Third Man Records 2019
Solid country with pop hooks.
Tanya Tucker The House That Built Me N
While I'm Livin' Fantasy 2019
Powerful song about searching for the past.
Beth Bombara Good News L N
Evergreen Lemp Electric 2019
This album already sounds like an old friend after only a few months.
The Rolling Stones Jiving Sister Fanny
Metamorphosis ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2013
Recorded back in 1969, a crazed little rocker.
Rory Gallagher Persuasion
Notes From San Francisco UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2011
Originally recorded in 1977 but not issued until years after Gallagher passed away.
Jerry Lee Lewis Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Sun Records: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 1 Sun Records 2000
Sometimes, it's important to revisit the classics.
Ray Charles Hallelujah I Love Her So
The Definitive Soul Collection Rhino Atlantic 2007
From 1956, another classic!
Charlie Rich Party Girl
Feel Like Going Home The Essential Charlie Rich EPIC/LEGACY 1997
A single that wasn't as big a hit, but is still essential stuff.
Janiva Magness Lookin' Out My Back Door N
Change in the Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty Blue Elan Records 2019
Great singer meets great songs.
Beth Hart Bad Woman Blues N
War in My Mind Provogue 2019
This album didn't hit me as consistently as some of her others, but man, when she's great she's really great.
Rodney Crowell I'll Show Me N
TEXAS RC1 Records 2019
Taking self-destruction seriously.
Liberty Horses Black Lines
Joyland One Little Indian Records 1993
Kirsty MacColl's brothers Neill and Calum had this great but short-lived band in the 90s.
Grace Pool Swing Hard
Where We Live Rhino/Warner Bros. 1990
Another fabulous band from a long time ago that never sold enough to be noticed by most.
Peter Perrett Believe in Nothing N
Humanworld Domino Recording Co 2019
Once he was an Only One, now he's a one of a kind solo performer.
Lou Reed A Gift
Coney Island Baby RCA Records Label 1976
Richard Thompson Nobody's Wedding
RT: The Life and Music of Richard Thompson Black Reed 2006
Neat live version of an obscure fun song.
Madonna Crazy N
Madame X Boy Toy, 2019
At 61, she still has it. I hope I have her energy when I reach her age in 11 days.
Donna Summer Bad Girls
Bad Girls Island Def Jam 2013
40 years ago, this song was everywhere!
Erykah Badu Southern Girl
Best of Erykah Badu Motown (Kedar) 2010
A gem from Badu's debut album back in 1999.
Andrew Combs Hide and Seek N
Ideal Man New West Records 2019
Santana Incident At Neshabur
Abraxas Columbia/Legacy 1970
Some records you never get tired of!
Thelonious Monk Rhythm-A-Ning
Criss-Cross Columbia/Legacy 2003
A classic 1963 version of this wondrous tune.
Gaby Moreno Across the Borderline (feat. Jackson Browne)
¡Spangled! Nonesuch 2019
This Guatemalan singer teams with the great arranger Van Dyke Parks, and even ropes in Jackson Browne to help sing this Ry Cooder number.
Jack Klatt World Shaker
It Ain't the Same Yep Roc Records 2019
Minneapolis singer/songwriter I've only just heard for the first time.
John Hartford Slumberin' On the Cumberland
Me Oh My, How the Time Does Fly - A John Hartford Anthology New Rounder 1987
One of the giants who came from right here in St. Louis.
Chuck Berry I Still Got the Blues
Chess Blues Guitar: Two Decades of Killer Fretwork Chess 1998
This 1963 cut shows Chuck Berry was a pretty good bluesman when he went that way.
Roy Head Money
Slip Away: Roy Head His Best Recordings Collectables 1993
Cool take on the Barrett Strong classic.
Herman's Hermits No Milk Today
Retrospective (Remastered) Abkco Music & Records, Inc. 2004
A long time ago, milk used to be delivered to people's homes, and if there wasn't any milk, that was a way to tell they may have gone out of town.
Gary Lewis & The Playboys Girls In Love
Liberty Singles Collection Capitol Records 2010
Jerry Lewis's son made some pretty nice little pop records.
Joel Paterson Girl N
Let It Be Guitar! Joel Paterson Plays the Beatles Bloodshot Records 2019
Great Chicago guitarist does cool Beatles instrumentals.
The Rubinoos Miss Alternate Universe N
From Home Yep Roc Records 2019
They've lost nothing from their classic late 70s days.
Sloan Shame Shame
Twice Removed murderecords 1994
I wish I'd been into these guys back when this was new, but it took me a long time to learn how good they were.
The Specials A Message to You Rudy (2002 Remaster)
The Specials (2002 Remaster) Chrysalis Records 2002
How did this song get to be 40 years old? I still remember buying the import album at Streetside on Delmar like it was last week.
Z.Z. Hill 'Cause I Love You
Snap Your Fingers With Z.Z. Hill Shout! 2011
I've only recently learned about Hill's earlier r&b records. Great stuff!
Peter Frampton Band Same Old Blues N
All Blues UMe 2019
I've been digging this new Frampton blues record very much.