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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 Oct 7th 2016 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

Love “My Flash On You”
from Love (Elektra 1966) —Practically proto-punk.

7:02am

Jay Farrar / Jim James / Will Johnson / Anders Parker “Changing World”
from New Multitudes (New Rounder 2012) —I'm pretty sure this one is sung by Jim James - lyrics by Woody Guthrie.

7:06am

Simon & Garfunkel “You Don't Know Where Your Interest Lies”
from Bookends (Columbia 1968) —I sure wish Joe Williams was still alive so I could tell him he was right about the Balancing Act sounding like Simon & Garfunkel sometimes.

7:08am

Klaus Johann Grobe “Ein guter Tag”
from Spagat der Liebe (Trouble In Mind 2016) N  —It starts with a groove that gets you moving, then gives up a catchy little tune in a language I can't understand.

7:15am

Chris Bell “Make a Scene”
from I Am the Cosmos (Ryko 1978) —Co-founder of Big Star, musical genius.

7:20am

Billy Bremner “Fine Set of Wheels”
from Good Week's Work CD Album (Columbia 1998) —Ex-Rockpile guitarist made fine records on his own, but I've only ever randomly stumbled across them.

7:22am

The Rubinoos “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”
from Back To The Drawing Board (Beserkley 1979) —I saw these guys open for Elvis Costello in 1979, when this song was brand new, and seemed like it should have been a monster smash.

7:26am

The New Pornographers “Brill Bruisers” Single (Matador 2014) —More catchy power pop!

7:30am

The Clash “Jimmy Jazz”
from London Calling CD Album (Epic 1979) —I still remember tearing the wrapper off this album and throwing it on the turntable and being flabbergasted by this song which was decidedly not punk, but definitely great.

7:34am

Lydia Loveless “Heaven”
from Real (Bloodshot 2016) —Every time I hear her, I'm compelled to pay closer attention.

7:39am

Drive-by Truckers “What It Means”
from American Band (ATO Records (AT0) WWW.ATORECORDS.COM 2016) —One of the most remarkable songs of the year.

7:46am

Lucinda Williams “Abandoned (live)”
from Lucinda Williams (25th Anniversary Release) (Thirty Tigers 2014) —Great live version from back in the days when Lucinda could blow me away sometimes.

7:50am

Laura Nyro & LaBelle “You've Really Got a Hold On Me”
from Gonna Take A Miracle (Columbia 1971) —Such a remarkable collaboration.

7:54am

Mayer Hawthorne “Out of Pocket”
from Man About Town (Vagrant 2016) N  —Delicious groove on this one.

8:00am

Gerry Rafferty “Right down the Line”
from City to City (Warner Bros. 1978) —Songs like this were so ubiquitous for such a long time, and then I realize I haven't heard it in years.

8:05am

Eleni Mandell “Cold Snap”
from Dark Lights Up (Yep Roc 2015) —This is practically Roger Miller level great.

8:08am

Heart “One Word”
from Beautiful Broken (Concord 2016) N  —I love that the Wilson sisters continue to make excellent records after all these years. Ann's voice gets more and more expressive as she ages, too.

8:11am

The Staves “In the Long Run”
from Live at KDHX: Volume 12 (KDHX KDHX.org 2014) —Sister harmonies. Always a good thing.

8:16am

Earwacks / Wax Theatricks “Stop (Live)”
from 33 1/3 Live At the Gaslight Theater (Wax Theatricks Records 2012) —St. Louis band from the late 70s and early 80s who recorded this final reunion concert a few years back. I love these guys.

8:20am

XTC “Grass”
from Skylarking (Geffen 1986) —A wisp of beauty from Colin Moulding.

8:23am

The Association “Birthday Morning”
from Just the Right Sound: The Association Anthology (Rhino 2002) —One of so many great songs from these guys.

8:26am

Kris Kristofferson “When I Loved Her”
from The Silver Tongued Devil (Monument 1971) —Maybe a drop in vocal quality from the previous song, but it's still a great record.

8:29am

Ana Moura “Desamparo”
from Moura (Universal 2016) N  —I love this woman's voice, and her songs.

8:33am

Snarky Puppy “Grown Folks”
from Culcha Vulcha (GroundUp Music, LLC 2016) N  —Funky and sweet jazz!

8:41am

Todd Snider “The Funky Tomato”
from Eastside Bulldog (Aimless Records 2016) N  —Freed from the Hard Working Americans for a bit, Snider reminds me what was so cool about him.

8:44am

George Jackson “Pollution”
from Let The Best Man Win (Kent 2012) —Wacky metaphor but terrific record.

8:47am

Ann Peebles “I Don't Lend My Man”
from Tellin' It (Hi Records 1976) —One of the best singers to come out of the St. Louis area.

8:50am

James Brown “People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul”
from Baadasss Cinema (Tvt 2002) —From the Slaughter's Big Rip-Off soundtrack.

8:54am

Nick Waterhouse “I Had Some Money (But I Spent It)”
from Never Twice (Innovative Leisure 2016) —This record is pretty much made for dancing.

9:00am

The Vondrukes “Soul I Sold”
from On This Ride Together (Single Street Records www.thevondrukes.com 2016) N L —The best song from this very good record by this excellent St. Louis band.

9:04am

John Doe “Alone in Arizona”
from The Westerner (Cool Rock Records / Thirty Tigers 2016) N  —Beautiful song - his voice is like honey.

9:08am

Bob Dylan “Polka Dots and Moonbeams”
from Fallen Angels (Columbia 2016) N  —I love this simple arrangement and the love Dylan has for this song.

9:11am

Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys “My Rose of Old Kentucky”
from As Good As It Gets: Bluegrass (Disky 2000) —Pure bluegrass loveliness.

9:15am

Stackridge “Teatime”
from Friendliness (Edsel 1972) —In retrospect, I should have played this one with "Grass" by XTC - similar tones.

9:21am

Waterloo “The Air in Shiloh”
from Out of the Woods (Undertow unk 2006) L —I still miss this great St. Louis band from the first half of the 00's.

9:25am

Procol Harum “A Christmas Camel”
from Classic Tracks & Rarities: An Anthology (Metro 502 2002) —The brilliant sound of this band at their peak.

9:31am

Allen Toussaint “Danza, Op. 33”
from American Tunes Single (Nonesuch 2016) N  —A lovely piece by Gottschalk.

9:34am

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry “The Midnight Special”
from Shine A Light (Cooking Vinyl www.cookingvinyl.com 2016) N  —Singing the Leadbelly classic in a train shed.

9:38am

Django Reinhardt “Alabamy Bound”
from Masters (Cleopatra 1999) —Stephane Grappelli really shines here.

9:41am

The Moonglows “Sincerely”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Moonglows (Chess Records 2009) —Another one of those records that were once heard all the time, but now are nearly forgotten.

9:45am

Eli "Paperboy" Reed “The Strangest Thing”
from My Way Home (Yep Roc Records 2016) N  —This Gospel-drenched scorcher!

9:48am

Ruth Brown “Wild, Wild Young Men”
from Ruth Brown: Greatest Hits (Goldenlane 2008) —The first huge star on Atlantic Records.

9:50am

Brownie McGhee “Anna Mae”
from In the 50s: Hit, Git & Spit (Rev-Ola 2008) —Guitarist Mickey Baker blows up Chuck Berry licks as Brownie McGhee takes Maybelline back towards the country with his vocals.

9:53am

Albert King “Don't Throw Your Love on Me so Strong”
from Let's Have A Natural Ball Single (Modern Blues unk 1989) —When Albert King ruled the St. Louis blues scene in 1961.


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