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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Aug 2nd 2013

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Aug 2nd 2013 7.00am–10.00am

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

Time zone: central


James Cotton “Bird Nest on the Ground”
from Cotton Mouth Man (Alligator 2013) N  —Man, that guy can still blow the harp!


Buddy Guy “I Came Up Hard”
from Rhythm & Blues (RCA 2013) N  —I was afraid of this record, what with the unnecessary guest stars which pepper the two discs, but dangit, it's Buddy Guy, and he's still great!


Buddy Guy “Hard But It's Fair”
from The Complete Chess Studio Recordings (MCA 1992) —Same Guy, 51 years ago.


Cream “Swlabr”
from Disraeli Gears (ATCO 1967) —I don't understand the song title, but come on - that's one monstrous groove!


Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band “Clear Spot” (Reprise 1972) —I have to run so far to find a clear spot.


The Animals “I'm Crying”
from The Best of The Animals CD Album (ABKCO 1987) —The cymbal dances, the keyboards pump, the guitar riff slinks, the tom-toms bounce, and Eric Burdon just rides it all.


Charles Walker & The Dynamites “Keep Close”
from Love Is Only Everything (Gemco Recording Group 2013) N  —Man, that razor sharp, tight backing band and killer vocals. Soul mastery.


Alice Russell “Different”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) N  —Hey, that's a cowbell. Cool track.


Shuggie Otis “Island Letter”
from Inspiration Information (Epic 2013) —A quiet little groove.


Ollabelle “Get Back”
from Let Us In Americana: The Music of Paul McCartney for Linda (Reviver 2013) N  —Imaginative and thoroughly enjoyable take on a song that's hard to cover.


The Beatles “Don't Let Me Down”
from Past Masters (CAPITOL 1987) —Imaginative and thoroughly enjoyable original Beatles song.


Big Star “Try Again”
from #1 Record (Ardent 1972) —Chris Bell had a way with the melancholy.


Middle Class Fashion “Golden Rose”
from Jungle (Blip Blap! 2013) N L —St. Louis band takes great leap forward and gets even better. CD release tonight at Off Broadway.


Love “Your Mind and We Belong Together”
from Forever Changes (Elecktra 1967) —A veritable symphony in 4 minutes 25 seconds.


The Rolling Stones “Rocks Off”
from Exile On Main Street (Rolling Stones Virgin 1972) —As great a way to begin a masterpiece of an album as anybody has ever done. Of course, it's not the only time the Stones did something like that.


The Skids “Into the Valley”
from Into the Valley: The Best of the Skids (EMI 2005) —Before there was Big Country . . .


Roundheels “Live With It”
from Phonocology (self 2013) N L —Fine new local band - CD release tonight at the Heavy Anchor.


Grant Hart “Morningstar”
from The Argument (Domino 2013) N  —Well, you know how concept albums by aging punk rockers based on the works of John Milton & William Burroughs can go.


The Primitives “Shine”
from Pure (RCA 1989) —I've only recently begun to appreciate these guys had a lot more than just one great single ("Crash," in case you forgot it), not to mention more than one strong vocalist.


Donna The Buffalo “Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday” (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2013) N  —I'm a sucker for these guys and their roots-rock Tex-Mex Cajun mash-up grooves.


JJ Grey & Mofro “Florabama”
from This River (Alligator 2013) N  —What a cool, funky track.


B.t. Express “Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)”
from Millennium Party: Funk (Rhino 1998) —Right on that funk/disco border, and sweet!


The Gladiators “Rearrange”
from Serious Thing (nighthawk 1984) —So many ridiculously catchy songs in the Gladiators catalogue.


Johnnie Taylor “Watermelon Man”
from Wanted: One Soul Singer (stax 1967) —Taking Herbie Hancock straight into the soul world.


Jesse Dee “On My Mind, In My Heart”
from On My Mind/In My Heart (Alligator Records 2013) N  —This guy might be my fave soul revivalist of the younger set.


Roy Buchanan “After Hours”
from Sweet Dreams: The Anthology (Polydor 1992) —Some times, Buchanan's guitar just ripples right through my skin and into my soul.


Hank Crawford “Dat Dere”
from More Soul (Atlantic unk 1960) —Crawford outside his work with Ray Charles - sweet and soulful alto saxophone.


Sleepy Kitty “School's Out”
from Infinity City (Euclid 2011) L —I know they have a new one coming out, with the big release party at the Pageant Aug. 23, but I felt like playing this cool one from the debut.


Meat Puppets “Time and Money”
from Rat Farm (Megaforce 2013) N  —I don't know why there isn't a big huge wave of thanks for the Meat Puppets continuing to make cool music after all these years (and all that rehab for Curt).


Gogol Bordello “My Gypsy Auto Pilot”
from Pura Vida Conspiracy (ATO www.atorecords.com 2013) N  —Just plain fun!


Procol Harum “Drunk Again”
from Exotic Birds and Fruit (Friday Music 2004) —Originally a non-LP b-side, but worthy of being remembered.


Sparks “Something For the Girl With Everything”
from Propaganda (Island 1974) —Take a brief moment to realize this song and the previous one both came out in the same year.


The Zombies “She's Coming Home”
from Absolutely the Best (Fuel 2000 www.fuel2000.com 1999) —Why aren't these guys considered up there with the giants of English pop/rock of the period? Most people seem to forget about them, but man, they were great!


Petula Clark “Lost In You” (Sony 2013) N  —Have I mentioned she's 80, and she still sings like this?


Gilberto Gil “Quilombo, O el Dorado Negro”
from Beleza Tropical: Brazil Classics (Luaka Bop unk 1989) —I can't tell you how much I loved that first Beleza Tropical album. So many absolute Brazilian masterpieces.


Leonard Cohen “Crazy to Love You”
from Old Ideas (Columbia 2012) N  —It's nice to hear his mature growling voice with the simple acoustic guitar accompaniment he so long ago abandoned.


Steve Martin & Edie Brickell “Sun's Gonna Shine”
from Love Has Come For You (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N  —A lovely partnership.


Robbie Fulks “Where I Fell”
from Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —It's nice to hear new music from this very fine songwriter.


David Olney “Ice Cold Water”
from Through a Glass Darkly (Philo 1999) —I don't need no shelter, I can't even feel the rain, ice cold water runnin' through my veins.


Billy Bragg “Handyman Blues”
from Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl 2013) N  —He's coming to the Old Rock House Sept. 22.


Dave Alvin “1968”
from Blackjack David (Hightone 1998) —A tale of friendship and war.


Patty Griffin “Get Ready Marie”
from American Kid Single (New West 2013) N  —Griffin imagines the love between her grandparents. Or was it parents? I don't know, I just love the song.

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