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Nov 15, 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 Asbury Jukes & Southside Johnny Talk to Me
Hearts of Stone (Remastered) Epic/Legacy 1978
One of my fave songs of the late 70s.
Marah Barstool Boys
Kids in Philly (Anniversary Edition) Valley Farm Songs 2015
This record is almost 20 years old!
Jack Klatt Tinted in Blue
It Ain't the Same Yep Roc Records 2019
This Minnesota young man is a fantastic songwriter.
Count Basie & Joe Williams Every Day I Have the Blues
Count Basie Swings - Joe Williams Sings Verve 1955
Maybe the best version of this classic song!
Earl Gaines & Louis Brooks & His Hi-Toppers It's Love Baby (24 Hours a Day)
Night Train to Nashville Lost Highway Records 2004
Another 1955 cut, this one much more obscure.
Gladys Knight & The Pips Don't Say No to Me Tonight
The One and Only (Expanded Edition) Legacy Recordings 2014
This one came out in 1978, but it took me 41 years to discover it's delights.
Eilen Jewell Gypsy
Gypsy Signature Sounds Recordings 2019
Jewell's new record is, like all of them, a roots lovers treasure trove.
Tea Leaf Green Waiting To Get Beat
A Tribute to Bob Dylan in the 80s, Vol. One ATO Records 2014
I Don't think Dylan actually released his version of this song, but I like this one.
Ida Mae If You Don't Love Me
Chasing Lights Vow Road 2019
British duo that sounds American.
The National Oblivions
I Am Easy to Find 4AD 2019
I never got these guys before this album, but there are some nice tracks here.
Madison Cunningham Trouble Found Me
Who Are You Now Verve Forecast 2019
One of the most talented young singer/songwriters/guitarists around.
Big Star Try Again
#1 Record Stax 2014
Forty-seven years old and still able to make my heart swoon.
Peter Perrett Heavenly Day
Humanworld Domino Recording Co 2019
I embraced Perrett's vocals 40 years ago, so it's impossible for me not to still love his singing.
Brothers Lazaroff Feel Like I'm Walking Away
Sisters and Brothers Brothers Lazaroff 2019
It's only one month until Dec. 14 for the annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo from these crazy talented guys.
The Beatles You Never Give Me Your Money
Abbey Road (2019 Mix) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2019
The remaster of this 50-year-old record sounds spectacular.
The Isley Brothers Climbin' Up The Ladder (Parts 1 & 2)
Go For Your Guns T-Neck Records 1977
Get up and dance a bit!
Chic I Want Your Love
The Disco Years Vol. 2: On the Beat Rhino 1990
The greatest of all disco bands.
Os Mutantes Caminhante Noturno
Mutantes Universal Music International Ltda. 1969
Another fifty-year-old record that still sounds great (not that I heard it until much later).
The Byrds Lady Friend
Younger Than Yesterday Columbia/Legacy 1996
In 1967, the Byrds were as good as anybody.
White Reaper Might Be Right
You Deserve Love Elektra (NEK) 2019
I think this was the single off this new record - but it's so hard to tell these days.
Bob Mould Forgiveness
Beauty & Ruin Merge Records 2014
I like the verse about watering the plants.
Fastball Surprise Surprise
The Help Machine 33 1/3 Records 2019
Another solid rock record from these guys.
Robert Randolph & The Family Band Cut Em Loose
Brighter Days Provogue Records 2019
Randolph and company just go full tilt all the time.
Humble Pie Four Day Creep (Live)
Performance - Rockin' the Fillmore The Complete Recordings Omnivore Recordings 2013
Recorded in 1971, this is from the first show on saturday, May 29.
Robin Trower Bridge of Sighs (Live)
Bridge of Sighs (Bonus Tracks) Chrysalis 2007
Trower in his solo prime.
The Heavy Burn Bright
Sons BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited 2019
A band that wishes it was still the 70s. In a good way.
Delbert McClinton I've Got Dreams to Remember
The Best of Delbert McCLinton Curb Records 1991
Delbert sings Otis.
BeauSoleil La Terra de Mon Grandpere
Cajunization Rhino 1999
A song about his grandfather's land. See, three semesters of French paid off.
Miles Davis Airegin
Bags' Groove Prestige 1957
Recorded in 1954 with Sonny Rollins.
Bobby "Blue" Bland Stormy Monday Blues
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The Duke Recordings (Reissue) Geffen 1998
The single version of the second greatest version of this song (after T Bone Walker, of course, but a close second).
Dolly Parton My Blue Tears
Coat of Many Colors Buddha Records 1999
I recommend the podcast Dolly Parton's America if you want to think a bit more deeply about Dolly's music.
Porter Wagoner You Gotta Have a License
What Ain't to Be, Just Might Happen Legacy Recordings 1972
Meanwhile, her erstwhile employer did this nutty track.
Narvel Felts (I Can) Wrap My Arms Around the World
Drift Away – The Best Of 1973 – 1979 Bear Family Records GmbH 2010
A 1973 cut from one of the great names in country music.
Tom Russell Old Heart
Love & Fear Shout! 2006
That time Tom Russell showed off his ability to sing a bit of jazz.
Chris Stamey & The ModRec Orchestra I Fall In Love (So Easily) [feat. Millie McGuire]
New Songs For the 20th Century Omnivore Recordings 2019
Another great Chris Stamey song interpreted by another great singer I know nothing about.
Bill Frisell Everywhere
Harmony Blue Note Records 2019
This new record with Petra Haden doing vocals is quite lovely, and hard to describe.
Nick Drake Fly
Bryter Layter ((Remastered)) Universal-Island Records Ltd. 1970
Lovely and melancholy song.
X Little Honey
Ain't Love Grand Rhino/Elektra 1985
I didn't like this album much when it came out, but I have to admit, some of these songs are pretty cool.
Jerry Lee Lewis It'll Be Me
Jerry Lee Lewis Sun Record Company 1958
The Killer when it was all new and fresh.
Stray Cats I Attract Trouble
40 Surfdog Records 2019
Brian Setzer's guitar playing is so exhilarating.
Nick Lowe Endless Grey Ribbon
Labour Of Lust Proper Records Ltd 2011
This 1979 country-flavored cut is almost forgotten among all the other great songs on this record.
Midland Fast Hearts and Slow Towns
Let It Roll Big Machine Records, LLC 2019
One of the more entertaining male country acts today.
John Lee Hooker Come On and See About Me
That's My Story Fantasy Records 1991
Originally released way back in 1960 - Hooker recorded so much stuff, there's always more to discover.