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Sound Salvation (Music)

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.

Fri Dec 14th 2018 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: central


The Dream Syndicate “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”
from Ghost Stories (Ryko/Rhino 1988) —These guys never did much blues, but this is a pretty cool version of this classic.


Blue Öyster Cult “Screams”
from Blue Öyster Cult (Columbia 1972) —Now this is classic rock!


Junior Murvin “Cross Over”
from Police and Thieves (Island Records 1977) —Lee Perry production, Murvin's falsetto vocals, wonderful record.


The Staple Singers “I'm Just Another Soldier”
from Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (stax url 1972) —A deep Staples cut.


Charles Bradley “Stay Away (feat. Menahan Street Band)”
from Black Velvet (Dunham www.daptone.com 2018) N  —Posthumous release from this talented singer. (Hey, it turns out this is a Nirvana cover - I had no idea!)


Solomon Burke “I Feel a Sin Coming On”
from Home in Your Heart (Rhino 1992) —The Bishop of Soul!


Ben E. King “What Is Soul?”
from Anthology (Rhino 1993) —A 1967 turn towards the sound of that time.


Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis featuring Ruben Blades “El Cantante”
from Una Noche con Ruben Blades (Blue Engine Records 2018) N  —I hadn't heard anything from Blades in decades, but he's still magnificent.


Walter Brown & Jay Mcshann's Orchestra “W.B. Blues”
from Blues, Boogie & Bop: The 1940s Mercury Sessions (Mercury 1995) —Post-war jazz and blues.


Count Basie “Blues In the Dark”
from Complete Decca Recordings (grp 1992) —What a band! Great Jimmy Rushing vocal!


Billy Eckstine With Earl Hines And His Orchestra “Stormy Monday blues”
from As Good As It Gets: Swing (Disky 2000) —A magnificent 1942 record.


Asleep at The Wheel “Weary Rambler”
from New Routes (Bismeaux 2018) N  —I like Katie Shore, the new female vocalist in this nearly 50-year-old band.


Loretta Lynn “Ain't No Time to Go”
from Wouldn't It Be Great Single (Legacy 2018) N  —A very fine record from this legendary performer.


Willie Nelson “Blue Moon”
from My Way (Legacy 2018) N  —Willie's slowing down - he only released two solid albums this year.


Elvis Costello & the Imposters “Stripping Paper”
from Look Now (Concord 2018) N  —I love this song, even if the central metaphor confuses me, as I don't know exactly what stripping paper means.


Tracy Nelson “I'll Be Long Gone”
from Best of Tracy Nelson & Mother Earth (Reprise 1996) —Fantastic vocal performance.


Paul Weller “Come Along”
from True Meanings (Parlophone UK 2018) N  —I like Paul Weller writing pretty songs like this.


Buffalo Springfield “Questions”
from Last Time Around (Atco Records 1968) —A song later redone by Crosby, Stills & Nash.


Chris Stamey “In Spanish Harlem”
from Travels in the South (Yep Roc Records www.yeproc.com 2004) —This song popped into my head recently - it's simply remarkable, paying tribute to great music and its effect on life, among other things.


Harry Nilsson “Coconut”
from Nilsson Schmilsson CD Album (RCA 1971) —A song I've loved unequivocally since I was 12 years old.


Jill Sobule “Where Do I Begin”
from Nostalgia Kills (Pinko 2018) N  —This album is chock full of great songs. Every week I fall in love with a different one.


Paul Simon “Rene and Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After the War”
from In the Blue Light (Legacy 2018) N  —New version of one of my all-time favorite songs.


Rufus Wainwright “Poses” (DreamWorks 2001) —There are many days that I consider Rufus Wainwright to be the finest songwriter of this century. This is one of his earliest examples.

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