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Dec 13, 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 Seeds Pushin' Too Hard
Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 Rhino 1998
Four great chords! Four great albums! And one spectacular single!
Elvis Costello Watching the Detectives
My Aim Is True Elvis Costello Catalog 1977
Andrew Bodnar on bass and Stephen Goulding on drums, both on loan from the Rumour, outdid themselves on this fantastic track!
Joe Jackson Geraldine and John
I'm the Man Virgin EMI 1979
I'd completely forgotten this little tale of infidelity.
The Shangri-Las The Sweet Sounds of Summer
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Shangri-Las Island Mercury 2002
For the last week of fall, an appropriate song.
Percy Sledge Bless Your Sweet Little Soul
The Platinum Collection Rhino 2007
A little known gem from 1969.
Johnny Adams Still In Love
Johnny Adams Sings Doc Pomus: The Real Me New Rounder 1991
One of the greatest soul singers of all time.
Big Band of Brothers Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’ (feat. Ruthie Foster) N
A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band New West Records 2019
This is a cool record - big band arrangements of Allman classics, and a couple tracks sung by Ruthie Foster!
Raul Malo Feels Like Home
You're Only Lonely Sanctuary Records 2009
Malo & Martina McBride cover Randy Newman - exquisitely!
Bobby Rush Good Stuff N
Sitting on Top of the Blues Deep Rush 2019
Who had money on this guy becoming one of the patriarchs of the blues?
Chris Smither Leave the Light On (feat. Rusty Belle and Robin Smither)
Still On the Levee Signature Sounds Recordings 2014
A truly wonderful song.
Eilen Jewell 79 Cents (The Meow Song) N
Gypsy Signature Sounds Recordings 2019
Gender equality would be a good thing.
Kacey Musgraves Biscuits
Pageant Material Mercury Nashville 2015
When she sounded a little more country.
Beth Bombara Tenderhearted L N
Evergreen Lemp Electric 2019
This record always lifts my spirits when I hear it. And it's gotten plenty of KDHX play, so my spirits have been lifted often.
Rosanne Cash Time N
Come On Up To the House: Women Sing Waits Dualtone Music Group, Inc. 2019
Possibly my fave Tom Waits song sung by one of my all-time favorite singers.
ABBA So Long
Abba Polar Music International AB 2014
From their first album back in 1974, a pure pop delight.
Dolly Parton The Mystery of the Mystery
Coat of Many Colors Buddha Records 1999
48 years ago she wrote this wonderful song.
The Highwomen Redesigning Women N
The Highwomen Low Country Sound/Elektra 2019
Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby work well together.
John Hartford Gentle on My Mind
Me Oh My, How the Time Does Fly - A John Hartford Anthology New Rounder 1987
This version features a band with Sam Bush on mandolin.
Los Lobos It's Christmas Time in Texas N
Llegó Navidad Rhino 2019
Just the sort of holiday album we've been waiting for!
Al Holliday Silver & Gold L N
Christmas in America Gaslight 2019
This song doesn't get remade all that often. Nice version here.
The McCrary Sisters O Come, O Come Emmanuel N
A Very McCrary Christmas Rounder 2019
Beautiful version of the Advent hymn featuring Alison Krauss.
Lizz Wright Lean In
Freedom & Surrender Concord Records 2015
A singer who deserves much more attention.
Neil Finn Independence Day
Out of Silence Lester Records Ltd 2017
One of the world's finest songwriters.
Gaby Moreno O, Cantador N
¡Spangled! Metamorfosis Enterprises Inc. 2018
With beautiful orchestrations by Van Dyke Parks.
Linda Thompson Give Me a Sad Song
Versatile Heart New Rounder 2007
She's not had a prolific solo career, but it's been a good one.
Tanya Tucker The House That Built Me N
While I'm Livin' Fantasy 2019
Beautiful version of the Miranda Lambert song.
Slaid Cleaves Wishbones
Wishbones New Rounder 2004
It's nice to hear this golden oldie after 15 years.
The Hot Sardines Petite Fleur
The Hot Sardines Decca Crossover 2014
A song about a little flower.
Rhiannon Giddens Letter (with Francesco Turrisi) N
there is no Other (with Francesco Turrisi) Nonesuch 2019
I didn't spend enough time with this album (and I didn't get to hear her other record at all this year).
Albert King I'll Play the Blues For You
Albert Live Tomato 1977
There are a number of great versions of this cut - this one struck me hard when I heard it the other day.
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra All Day Long
...And His Mother Called Him Bill RCA/Legacy 1968
One of Ellington's finest records in a career packed with brilliance.
All St. Louis Revue Sweet Little Nothings (featuring Roland Johnson)
All St. Louis Revue, Vol. I self-released 2019
I haven't got Johnson's new record yet, but this is a cool thing he snuck out on the summer, with backing by Al Holliday and the East Side Rhythm Band.
The Trammps Hold Back the Night
Flared Hits & Platform Soul Vision 1995
I spent a lot of years thinking this was a Graham Parker song.
David Byrne Bullet (Live) N
American Utopia on Broadway (Original Cast Recording Live) Nonesuch 2019
Live version of a song from Byrne's last studio album.
Bruce Springsteen There Goes My Miracle N
Western Stars - Songs From the Film Columbia 2019
An even faster live version of a song from a prior studio album.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Green Is Blue
Colorado Reprise 2019
I'm not wild about this album, but it does sound good now and again.
The Bangles Jet Fighter
3X4 Yep Roc 2018
The Bangles do the Three O'Clock classic here.
Jeff Lynne's ELO Time of Our Life N
Jeff Lynne's ELO - From Out Of Nowhere Columbia 2019
An honest song about how great it is to be worshipped by your fans.
White Reaper Real Long Time N
You Deserve Love Elektra (NEK) 2019
Some darned catchy material here.
Sloan Worried Now
Twice Removed murderecords 1994
I would have worshipped these guys if I'd actually heard them in 1994.
Fastball Friend or Foe N
The Help Machine 33 1/3 Records 2019
Another nice record from this enjoyable band.
Billy Branch Blues With a Feeling N
Roots and Branches: The Songs of Little Walter Alligator Records 2019
Seriously fine tribute to the great Little Walter from a near contemporary.