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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 Apr 10th 2015 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

7:00am

Dub Colossus “Guragigna”
from The Rough Guide to the Music of Ethiopia (World Music Network 2012) —Ethiopian pop is so freakin' cool!

7:05am

Sahara All Stars Band of Jos “Enjoy Yourself”
from Nigeria 70 (Strut 2001) —A bit southwest of Ethiopia, in Nigeria.

7:13am

The Word “The Highest”
from Soul Food (Vanguard 2015) —Robert Randolph, Luther Dickinson, John Medeski - 'nuff said.

7:17am

The McCrary Sisters “Hold the Wind”
from Let's Go (MCC Records/Thirty Tigers 2015) N  —Simple and gorgeous. And featuring Buddy Miller.

7:21am

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “Jordan River”
from What Have You Done, My Brother? (Daptone Records 2009) —Their gospel music is the best soul.

7:24am

Eddie Floyd “Yum Yum Yum (I Want Some)”
from Chronicle Greatest Hits (stax 1990) —They don't write 'em like that no more.

7:27am

Jackie Ross “Dynamite Lovin'”
from Jerk & Twine: The Complete Chess Recordings (Kent 2012) —Chess soul didn't have the rep of Motown or Stax, but it sure did have great records.

7:31am

John Lee Hooker “Onions”
from The Big Soul of John Lee Hooker (Vee Jay 1963) —I love the oddball Hooker cuts that turned up on some of his albums.

7:33am

J.J. Jackson “I Dig Girls”
from Soul of the 60's Vol 1: Calla Records (AVI 1996) —I keep finding fascinating songs by this guy.

7:35am

The Ronettes “Walking In the Rain”
from The Best of The Ronettes (ABKCO 1992) —Ronnie Spector, man! Or should I say Woah-oh-woah?

7:39am

Let's Active “Every Word Means No”
from Afoot Vinyl EP (I.R.S. 1983) —The words mean no, but that guitar riff, and those pounding drums, mean yes.

7:42am

Mark Knopfler “Beryl”
from Tracker (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 2015) N  —He can still remind us he was in Dire Straits now and again.

7:46am

Stephen Stills “So Begins the Task”
from Manassas (Atlantic 1972) —A beautiful song from one of the best albums of its time.

7:50am

The Decemberists “Carolina Low”
from What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World (CAPITOL 2015) N  —Nice nod to folk roots here.

7:53am

Ron Sexsmith “Lord Knows”
from Carousel One (Warner Music Canada 2015) N  —Despite Elvis Costello's high praise, I've rarely warmed to Mr. Sexsmith over the years, but this song is a good 'un.

8:00am

Rough Shop “Dear Mama”
from Here Today (Perdition Records 2008) L —Anne Tkach was taken from us suddenly yesterday. All I can do is share a small bit of the music she made. This was a rare song she wrote herself.

8:04am

Rough Shop “Torn Love Letters”
from Beneath the South Side Bridge (Perdition Records 2012) L —Anne was in a lot of bands, playing a lot of instruments. I liked most of what I heard, but Rough Shop was and is my favorite band in St. Louis.

8:07am

Willie Nile “Song For You”
from The Innocent Ones (River House Records' 2010) —The new album hasn't hit me hard yet, like the other ones.

8:11am

Steve Dawson “I'll Be Right Here”
from Sweet Is the Anchor (Undertow 2005) —The Dolly Varden leader has some beautiful songs in his repertoire.

8:16am

Karate Bikini “Tonight”
from A Simpler Sugar (self-released 2014) N L —St. Louis band with a thousand musical ideas under their belts.

8:19am

Chris Stamey “When the Fever Breaks”
from Euphoria (Yep Roc 2015) N  —It's not out until June, but here's a sneak preview of an incredible song.

8:23am

Queen “Seven Seas of Rhye”
from Queen II (Hollywood Records 2011) —Speaking of bands that had thousands of ideas.

8:26am

The Kinks “Waterloo Sunset”
from BBC Sessions 1964-1977 (Sanctuary 2001) —I love the announcers on these old BBC recordings.

8:29am

The Velvet Underground “Lady Godiva's Operation”
from White Light / White Heat (Polygram 1996) —Put on your headphones for a real trip when you listen to this one.

8:34am

Dungen “Det Du Tanker Idag Ar Du I Morgon”
from Ta Det Lugnt (Subliminal 2004) —Swedish jazzy psychedelia.

8:39am

Leon Russell “Alcatraz”
from Leon Russell & the Shelter People (Shelter 1971) —Back in the days when Leon Russell was a force of nature.

8:42am

Tim Lee 3 “Half-Assed Blues”
from Live From Armory Sound Boston (Cool Dog Sound 2015) N  —The live album rocks!

8:46am

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis “Turkish Delight”
from The Third (Sunday Best 2015) N  —I saw these guys open for Coldplay a few years ago - I was paid to go or I wouldn't have discovered this neat little group. Their mom was in the Raincoats.

8:50am

The Mavericks “Out the Door”
from Mono (Decca 2015) N  —Some more dance music.

8:54am

The Javalans “Your Love Will Come My Way”
from That’ll Flat Git It Vol. 20 Rockabilly From The Vaults Of Event Records (Bear Family 2000) —Nice attempt at aping Buddy Holly.

9:00am

David Lindley “She Took Off My Romeos”
from El Rayo-X (Asylum 1981) —I was lucky enough to see El Rayo-X live a couple times - what delightful shows those were!

9:03am

Buena Vista Social Club “Mami Me Gusto”
from Lost and Found (World Circuit 2015) N  —Ibrahim Ferrer was such a great singer - this live cut has finally seen the light of day on this new collection of odds and ends.

9:08am

Talking Heads “Swamp”
from Speaking In Tongues (sire 1983) —Another strong rhythm number.

9:14am

The Association “Your Own Love”
from Just the Right Sound: The Association Anthology (Rhino 2002) —Melody, arrangement, harmony, hook, background vocals, it's so great!

9:17am

The Zombies “Just Out of Reach”
from Absolutely the Best (Fuel 2000 1999) —They grab hold with the opening line, and keep shaking!

9:19am

Beach Day “Stay”
from Trip Trap Attack (Kanine 2013) —Modern band that sounds like they belong in the 60s.

9:22am

Bhi Bhiman “Kimchi Line”
from Bhiman (Boocoo Music 2012) —Is this guy still making records? I liked this one a lot.

9:25am

Tommy McClennan “Cross Cut Saw Man”
from As Good As It Gets: Country Blues (Disky 2000) —Late period Mississippi Delta blues masterpiece.

9:29am

Jorma Kaukonen “Bar Room Crystal Ball”
from Ain't In No Hurry (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2015) N  —A nice long, relaxed, and entrancing song from the ever-enjoyable Mr. Kaukonen.

9:37am

Deke Dickerson & Los Straitjackets “Honky Tonk”
from Sings the Great Instrumental Hits!!! (Yep Roc 2014) N  —This singer & this band are perfect for this project.

9:40am

Dion “Man In the Glass”
from King of the New York Streets (THE RIGHT STUFF 2000) —This cut from 1976 shoulda been a hit!

9:43am

The New Basement Tapes “Liberty Street”
from Lost On the River (Harvest / Island 2014) N  —Taylor Goldsmith of the band Dawes takes Dylan's lyric and runs with it.

9:46am

Wilco “Kamera”
from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot CD Album (Nonesuch 2002) —A lovely melody hidden away on the album filled with more familiar hits.

9:50am

Kate & Anna McGarrigle “On My Way to Town”
from Love Over and Over (Polydor 1982) —One of their typically beautiful masterpieces.

9:52am

Linda Thompson “After Frost”
from Give Me A Sad Song (Fledg'ling 2001) —I think she may still have been Linda Peters in 1972 when she recorded this gem.

9:55am

Jimmy McCracklin “The Wobble”
from The Walk Jimmy McCracklin At His Best (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1997) —Rocking and rolling at the end of the show.


Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.