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Nov 22, 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.
Graham Parker & The Rumour No Holding Back
The Up Escalator Arista 1980
A great song from Parker's most underrated record.
Dwight Twilley Band Miserable Lady
Sincerely MCA 1976
Deep cut from Twilley's classic.
The Bongos In the Congo
Drums Along the Hudson Fetish Records U.K. 1982
Hands up if you remember the great Hoboken music scene of the early 80s!
Joan Osborne You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Songs of Bob Dylan Womanly Hips Records 2017
Osborne has made a lot of terrific records in the years after her one big hit.
Jackie Leven, Michael Cosgrave Beware Soul Brother
Wayside Shrines and the Code of the Travelling Man Cooking Vinyl 2011
I'm not sure why I have this song and only this song from this record in my iTunes, but I need to get the rest of it sometime.
Joe Henry In Time for Tomorrow (Funeral for Sorrow) N
The Gospel According to Water earMUSIC 2019
It's always cause for celebration when there's a new Joe Henry record - more so as the last news from him before this was he was dealing with prostate cancer.
Peter Perrett War Plan Red
Humanworld Domino Recording Co 2019
Former Only Ones leader now has released two excellent solo albums in a row.
Television Little Johnny Jewel
Ork Records: New York, New York Numero Group 2015
The debut single by one of the greatest bands of all time - here, with both sides of the 7 inch welded together.
Minutemen The World According to Nouns
Double Nickels On the Dime SST Records 1984
I've been playing this record for 35 years, and it still hits me hard.
Bryan Ferry Midnight Train
Avonmore BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd 2014
I almost forgot about this record until the other day - thanks, iTunes shuffle!
Aaron Neville All of the Above
Apache Tell It Records 2016
What a singer!
Traffic Just for You
Last Exit Universal-Island Records Ltd. 1969
I never get tired of hearing this band.
The Dinosaurs It Might Be Rose L
The Dinosaurs Big Muddy Records 2017
Mike Downey, guitar player in this seminal St. Louis band, passed away the other day. RIP, Spike!
Spectator Weight L N
Charlie, Baby Nordic Records Int. 2019
They'll be playing a free show at the Stage at KDHX Tuesday Dec. 3 for the Listen Live series.
Joni Mitchell Paprika Plains
Don Juan's Reckless Daughter Rhino 1977
A gorgeous suite that deserves to be discovered by more people.
John Fahey Dance of the Inhabitants of the Palace of King Philip XIV of Spain
Return of the Repressed: Anthology Rhino 1994
In the 80s I had a cassette tape of Fahey's best that I played a million times in my car. I love this track!
Blind Willie Johnson Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground
The Complete Blind Willie Johnson Legacy/Columbia 1993
Clearly an influence on John Fahey.
Naftule Brandwein Fun Tashlach (Returning From the River)
King of the Klezmer Clarinet Rounder Records 1997
This man was something else back in 1926!
Al Dexter Walking in My Sleep
Honky Tonk Blues 1936-40 Jasmine Records 2004
A little Western Swing from the late 30s.
Midland Mr. Lonely N
Let It Roll Big Machine Records, LLC 2019
This is a great new country song.
Delbert McClinton No Chicken on the Bone N
Tall, Dark, and Handsome Hot Shot Records 2019
Delbert has been making music since the early 60s, and he's not done yet.
Rick Estrin & the Nightcats I'm Running N
Contemporary Alligator Records 2019
Terrific blues harpist and a mean singer.
Janiva Magness Blueboy N
Change in the Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty Blue Elan Records LLC 2019
One of Fogerty's best songs this century - nice version!
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Gotta Find That Man N
A Higher Place Pravda Records 2019
This Chicago band starts with a soul revival thing but adds some fresh sounding songwriting.
Luther Vandross Never Too Much
Never Too Much Epic/Legacy 1981
My all-time fave song from this fabulous singer.
LaBelle Are You Lonely?
Nightbirds Epic 1974
How did Patti LaBelle lose on the Masked Singer?!
Bedouine When You're Gone N
Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb Records LLC 2019
A terrific singer/songwriter.
Richard Thompson How Will I Ever Be Simple Again
Daring Adventures Polydor 1986
Powerful song from one of his best records.
Bruce Springsteen Rhinestone Cowboy N
Western Stars - Songs From the Film Columbia 2019
Somehow Bruce put out two records with many of the same songs, but this unexpected cover is unique to this one.
Dusty Springfield Let Me In Your Way
A Brand New Me Rhino 2005
Back in 1970, Dusty was at the top of her very high quality game.
Chris Stamey & The ModRec Orchestra Insomnia (feat. Kristen Lambert, Bill Frisell & Nels Cline) N
New Songs For the 20th Century Omnivore Recordings 2019
So much talent on display on this double CD package.
Esperanza Spalding Thang (Hips) N
12 Little Spells (Deluxe Edition) Concord Records 2019
A record I've played quite a bit this year - I think at least one song on here was nominated for a Grammy.
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis & The James Brown Band Come On In the House
The Singles, Vol. 5: 1967-1969 Polydor 2008
The other great sax player in James Brown's employ back in the day.
John Scofield You're Still the One
Country for Old Men Universal Music Division Decca Records France 2016
Neat jazz take on the Shania Twain song.
Rodney Crowell What You Gonna Do Now (feat. Lyle Lovett) N
TEXAS RC1 Records 2019
Great duet between two masterful Texas natives.
Allison Moorer All I Wanted (Thanks Anyway) N
Blood Autotelic Records 2019
Powerful autobiographical record from one of my favorite singers.
Frank Turner The Graveyard of the Outcast Dead N
No Man's Land Polydor Records 2019
Powerhouse ghost tale.
Bill Callahan Confederate Jasmine N
Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest Drag City Records 2019
His voice is unconventional, but I'm used to it now, and these songs are really good.
Sugar Pie DeSanto & Etta James Do I Make Myself Clear
Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago’s Finest Geffen 1997
Two great singers on one great track!
Andre Williams Pass the Biscuits Please
Best of Andre Williams Klub Music Publishing 2012
A little song in expectation of Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday.