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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 May 1st 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

Pops Staples “No News Is Good News”
from Don't Lose This (Anti- www.anti.com 2015) N  —One heck of a great song as Pops sings to us from beyond the grave.

7:04am

Allison Moorer “I Lost My Crystal Ball”
from Down to Believing (E One Records 2015) N  —My feet feel like two stones / I walk this road alone. She gets me right away.

7:08am

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis “Whiskey”
from The Third (Sunday Best 2015) N  —One of these days, I'm gonna learn which one is Kitty, and which is Daisy. I know which one is Lewis. I love this song, whichever one is singing.

7:13am

Grace Basement “We're Gonna Rock This Town”
from Wheel Within A Wheel (Avonmore 2013) L —This terrific St. Louis band will be playing every Tuesday this month at Foam.

7:17am

Rod Stewart & PP Arnold “Come Home Baby”
from Mod Club Party (Mojo 2005) —Recorded when Rod really was Mod. I think Mick Jagger produced this.

7:20am

Dinah Washington “You Satisfy”
from The Fabulous Miss D! - The Keynote, Decca and Mercury Singles (1943-1953) (Hip-O Select 2010) —Recorded in 1949, and just a rock solid sample of her great singing.

7:23am

Macy Gray “Hands”
from The Way (Happy Me! Boopy Touring Co 2014) N  —Macy Gray sings a little bit like Dinah Washington. And this last album deserved a much better fate, as it just might be the best she's done.

7:27am

Aimee Mann “You Do”
from Magnolia (Reprise 1999) —Beautiful song I'd almost forgotten about from the Magnolia soundtrack.

7:31am

Marianne Faithfull “Going Home”
from Give My Love To London (Naive 2014 2014) N  —Marianne takes on a modern Leonard Cohen song. With Brian Eno singing backing vocals.

7:36am

Pink Floyd “The Gnome”
from The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (Columbia 1967) —From the only Pink Floyd era I enjoy.

7:38am

The Kinks “Face in the Crowd”
from A Soap Opera (Velvel 1975) —A minor Kinks number, but one which is worth remembering.

7:40am

Falling Fences “The By and By”
from Falling Fences (Falling Fences 2014) N L —One of my fave St. Louis bands.

7:46am

Calexico “Follow the River”
from Edge Of The Sun Single (Anti- www.anti.com 2015) N  —I never know what to expect from these guys, but I pretty much always end up liking it.

7:50am

James McMurtry “Long Island Sound”
from Complicated Game (Complicated Game 2015) N  —Not every son of a novelist can write songs this literary, but James McMurtry does it routinely. He's playing at Off Broadway tonight.

8:00am

Digital Underground “Doowutchyalike”
from The Best of Digital Underground: Playwutchyalike (Rhino 2003) —Every once in a while, I remind myself these guys were among the best of hip-hop funk.

8:05am

War “Me and Baby Brother”
from Anthology (Avenue 1994) —Keep dancing!

8:08am

The Gladiators “Soul Rebel”
from Dreadlocks the Time Is Now (virgin records 1990) —Irresistible rendition of the Bob Marley classic.

8:13am

Hanni El Khatib “Melt Me”
from Moonlight (Innovative Leisure 2015) N  —Big guitars, big drums, big vocals!

8:17am

Kevin Abernathy “Wild Wild West”
from Ain't Learned Yet (Cool Dog Sound 2015) N  —I've only just encountered this guy, but I know this - he has a rock'n'roll heart, and he writes good stuff.

8:21am

Sir Douglas Quintet “Too Many Dociled Minds”
from The Mono Singles '68-'72 (Sundazed 2011) —A typical gem from Doug Sahm!

8:24am

Del Shannon “She Was Mine”
from The Liberty Years (EMI 1991) —That stomping beat - I can't resist!

8:27am

Chuck Berry “Ramona Say Yes”
from You Never Can Tell - The Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966 (Hip-O /Select 2009) —Chuck Berry keeping up with the times in 1966.

8:31am

The Leaves “Hey Joe!”
from HEY JOE Single (One Way 1966) —The original and still the best! Though there is a lot of great competition.

8:34am

The 5 Royales “I'm On the Right Road Now”
from All Tore Up . . . Unrequited Love, Tormented Romance, Tragedy & Tearjerkers 1955-1968 (Bluesbeat 1999) —One of the greatest r'n'b vocal groups of the late 50s.

8:37am

Solomon Burke “Tonight's the Night”
from Home In Your Heart: The Best of Solomon Burke (Rhino 1993) —There are several good songs with this title. But none of the others are sung by Solomon Burke.

8:40am

Sam Cooke “Having a Party”
from One Night Stand! Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 (RCA 1963) —A magnificent party, no question.

8:45am

Edwin Starr “My Sweet Lord”
from Motown Meets the Beatles (Motown 1995) —Which came first - the intro to this, or Carole King's "It's Too Late"?

8:49am

The McCrary Sisters “By the Mark”
from Let's Go (MCC Records/Thirty Tigers 2015) N  —Featuring the great Buddy Miller on guitar.

8:53am

Lonnie Johnson “South Bound Water”
from A Life in Music Selected Sides 1925-1953 (JSP 2010) —One of the best blues and jazz guitarists of the 20th Century.

9:00am

John Pashley's Phoenix New Orleans Parade Band “Bright Phoebus”
from Shining Bright: The Songs of Lal & Mike Waterson (Topic 2002) —Some hours, you need an overture.

9:02am

Gibson Brothers “I'm Troubled”
from Brotherhood (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 2015) N  —Just rock solid bluegrass.

9:05am

The Wilhelms “Love Don't Leave Me Now”
from Film At 11 (Perdition Records 2013) L —St. Louis duo side project of Rough Shop - Andy Ploof is one of the best songwriters working these days.

9:08am

Van Morrison & Taj Mahal “How Can a Poor Boy?”
from Duets: Reworking the Catalogue (RCA 2015) N  —I'm not a huge fan of the late-career duet album concept, and much of this record leaves me cold, but this cut is amazing.

9:16am

ZZ Top “Fearless Boogie”
from XXX (RCA 1999) —I would love to inhabit the sound of this record.

9:20am

David Johansen “She”
from In Style (American Beat 1979) —Those first couple of post-Dolls records were pretty darned good ones.

9:22am

Lene Lovich “Lucky Number”
from Stateless (Rhino 1979) —I just need to hear this one again every now and then - it takes me back to being 20 years old and jumping like a madman.

9:25am

Brian Eno “Cindy Tells Me”
from Here Come The Warm Jets (Island 1973) —Nothing like those pop records from Eno.

9:30am

The Turtles “She's My Girl”
from Solid Zinc: The Turtles Anthology (Rhino 2007) —This is classic Turtles glory.

9:32am

Wanda Jackson “Baby Loves Him”
from Queen of Rockabilly (Ace 2000) —Rockabilly magic!

9:34am

Tim Lee 3 “Baby Caught Fire”
from 33 1/3 (Cool Dog Sound 2015) N  —I go back and forth, but this might be my fave song on this fine new record.

9:40am

Meat Puppets “Mirage” (Ryko 1987) —Nobody else ever played guitar quite like Curt Kirkwood.

9:44am

Fred Eaglesmith “Train Wreck”
from Tambourine (self-released 2013) —You don't hear Fred Eaglesmith play this sort of soul groove very often.

9:47am

Leo Welch “Girl In the Holler”
from I Don't Prefer No Blues (Big Legal Mess Records 2015) N  —81-year-old bluesman with tons of energy.

9:50am

Kathy Mattea “You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive”
from Coal (R.E.D. 2008) —I should have played this last week as a tribute to the end of one of my fave TV shows, Justified.


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