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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 Jul 21st 2017 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

7:55am

Wilco “We Aren't the World (Safety Girl)”
from Schmilco (Anti 2016) —Speaking of expatriate local musicians.

7:51am

Sun Sawed In 1/2 “Ocean”
from Elephants Into Swans (self 2013) L —A band rooted in St. Louis (though only two members still live here) that every now and again records a stunning record.

7:43am

Jackson Browne “For Everyman” (Asylum 1973) —It took me a long time to fall in love with Jackson Browne again (I did love him in 1976-1978), but dangit, he made great records.

7:40am

Offa Rex “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”
from The Queen of Hearts (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 2017) N  —Side project from the Decemberists backing up English folk singer Olivia Cheney.

7:32am

Big Star’s Third Live “Big Black Car (feat. Jessica Pratt & Jon Auer) (Live)”
from Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live...And More (Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA 4/27/2016) (Concord Records 2017) N  —Lovely take on a classic song.

7:29am

Cody ChesnuTT “This Green Leaf”
from My Love Divine Degree (handwritten records 2017) N  —It's always nice to hear new music from this guy, who floats around in a zone outside r&b and alternative rock intersections.

7:26am

Bob Marley & The Wailers “Tell Them Lord”
from One Love at Studio One (Heartbeat * 1991) —I was 5 when this one was made.

7:23am

Eddie Fontaine “Nothin' Shakin'”
from Cool It Baby (Musidisc 1991) —From 1958, concluding this segment of songs recorded before I was born.

7:21am

Carl Perkins “Blue Suede Shoes”
from The Complete Sun Singles (Sun Entertainment/Varese Sarabande 2000) —In 1956, there was no reason to believe Carl Perkins wouldn't be the next Elvis. A car accident wrecked his chances, but man, the records!

7:17am

Patsy Cline “Don't Ever Leave Me Again”
from The Patsy Cline Collection (MCA 1991) —From 1957, when she was at the top of her magical game.

7:15am

Johnny "Guitar" Watson “Ruben”
from 3 Hours Past Midnight (Flair 1986) —Watson went through four distinct periods in 30 years, and I love all of them. This goes back to 1955 for his young hot blues days.

7:12am

Prince “Velvet Kitty Cat”
from Purple Rain (Deluxe Edition) (Warner Brothers 2017) N  —The bonus tracks really don't sound like Purple Rain does, but they're pretty cool to have.

7:08am

Jill Scott “Closure”
from Woman (Atlantic 2015) —One of the most talented r&b singers this century.

7:04am

Carolina Chocolate Drops “Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man”
from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 2012) —Rhiannon Giddens before her solo artist fame.

7:01am

Pokey LaFarge “I Will Never Change”
from Manic Revelations (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 2017) N L —The songs on this record are sounding better and better every time I hear them.


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