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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Apr 22nd 2011

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Apr 22nd 2011 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

7:00am

Hot Tuna “Angel of Darkness” from Steady As She Goes (self 2023N  —Jorma Kaukonen doesn't really feel like rocking out these days, but there are some pretty cool mid-tempo cuts here.Buy it!

7:05am

Van Morrison “Spanish Rose” from Bang Masters (Epic 1991) —A sweet little number from a very young Mr. Morrison.Buy it!

7:09am

Rickie Lee Jones “The Moon Is Made of Gold” from Balm In Gilead (Fantasy 2009) —It ain't easy to write a credible song about the moon these days, but Ms. Jones pulled it off.Buy it!

7:12am

Gregg Allman “Just Another Rider” from Low Country Blues (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011N  —Most of the songs on this new record are classic blues numbers subjected to Allman's interpretation, but the dude wrote this one himself, a powerful r'n'b number.Buy it!

7:15am

Steve Earle “Meet Me in the Alleyway” from I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011N  —Otherworldly sound on this one - like Earle and the band are crossing over from the spirit realm.Buy it!

7:19am

Ha Ha Tonka “Lonely Fortunes” from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011N  —They're playing tonight at Off Broadway.Buy it!

7:23am

Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings “No Good Lover” from The Majestic Silver Strings (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011N  —Blues with Marc Ribot & Bill Frisell on guitars!Buy it!

7:33am

Ruth Brown “Wild Wild Young Men” from Ruth Brown / Miss Rhythm (Collectables 1999) —Just a good time early 50s r'n'b number.Buy it!

7:35am

Marcia Ball “That's How It Goes” from Roadside Attractions (Alligator 2011N  —Marcia celebrates life!Buy it!

7:38am

Allen Toussaint “Out of the City (Into Country Life)” from The Complete Warner Recordings (Rhino Handmade 2004) —Classic funk from the master!Buy it!

7:45am

TV on The Radio “Second Song” from Nine Types of Light (Interscope 2011N  —Gerard Smith, bassist for this fascinating band, passed away the other day at the age of 36.Buy it!

7:50am

k.d. lang & The Siss Boom Bang “Sugar Buzz” from Sing It Loud (Nonesuch 2011) —As I've enjoyed pretty much every trip down whatever path lang has followed over the last 25 years, I'm confused by those who say this is a return to form. That said, it's possibly her best album.Buy it!

7:55am

Tim Finn & Phil Judd “Precious Time” from Other Enz: Split Enz & Beyond (Raven 1999) —Former Split Enz mates continued to make music together off and on.Buy it!

8:04am

Big Country “Fields of Fire” from The Crossing CD ALBUM (Mercury) —Those chiming guitars!Buy it!

8:07am

Talking Heads “The Big Country” from More Songs About Buildings and Food CD ALBUM (sire 1978) —Contains one of my fave rhymes - I wouldn't live there if you paid me / I wouldn't live like that, nosiree.Buy it!

8:12am

Psychedelic Furs “We Love You” from The Psychedelic Furs (Columbia 1980) —See, more loves than stupids.Buy it!

8:16am

Painkillers “The Oracle” from Painkillers (Euclid 2011N L —St. Louis band of the 80s finally gets its material issued on CD. And it has a cowbell on this song!Buy it!

8:20am

Bryan Ferry “Slave to Love” from Boys and Girls (Warner Bros. 1985) —Cowbell-centric classic from Mr. Ferry.Buy it!

8:27am

Grace Basement “Broke Up Man” from Broke Up Man 7" (Eastern Watts 2011N L —New single from one of St. Louis's strongest pop combos.Buy it!

8:33am

Bleu “B.O.S.T.O.N.” from Four (The Major Label 2010) —I've only just discovered this pop songwriter, but holy moley! He's got hooks, melodies, dynamics, and just about everything I want in a pop/rock record.Buy it!

8:37am

Warren Zevon “Hit Somebody” from My Ride's Here (Artemis 2002) —The life story of a goon, featuring David Letterman's best guest vocal appearance ever.Buy it!

8:42am

Richard X. Heyman “No Time To Rest On Sunday” from Tiers (Turn Up 2011N  —Here's a name I hadn't heard in years - I remember he put out some pretty nice records in the late 80s, early 90s; now he turns up with a double album that's supposed to be fabulous. I like this song, anyway.Buy it!

8:47am

Paul Simon “Love and Hard Times” from So Beautiful or So What? (Hear Music 2011N  —As great a song as he's ever written. One verse cosmic, the rest intimate, all gorgeous and yet with a bite.Buy it!

8:51am

Alison Krauss & Union Station “Dimming of the Day” from Paper Airplane (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011N  —This Richard Thompson song can't be done badly as it's too perfect, but Krauss, aided by Jerry Douglas' sympathetic dobro, nails it here.Buy it!

9:01am

Dinah Washington “Blue Skies” from After Hours With Miss D (Verve 2004) —Spectacular performance!Buy it!

9:12am

Ambrose Akinmusire “Far But Few Between” from When the Heart Emerges Glistening (Blue Note url 2011N  —This kid is the new jazz phenom! I haven't heard much, but he's got ideas out the wazoo, that's for sure.Buy it!

9:15am

MC5 “Rocket Reducer No. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)” from Kick Out the Jams (Elektra 1969) —This song starts out with Brother Wayne Kramer, and it kicks major booty from there.Buy it!

9:22am

Peter Bjorn & John “Lies” from Gimme Some (Columbia 2011N  —Sounds like some great lost English punk single from 1977. Like the Jam crossed with the Boys or something.Buy it!

9:25am

Meat Puppets “Incomplete” from Lollipop (Megaforce 2011N  —As usual, Curt Kirkwood has some good songs on this new record - now how many people will hear them?Buy it!

9:29am

The Jans Project “Hall of Accidents” from The Jans Project (Jans Project 2011N L —Three former B-Lovers / Turning Curious folks and a ringer make very good music together.Buy it!

9:33am

The Feelies “Time Is Right” from Here Before (Bar/None Records 2011N  —How many other bands can go away for 20 years and come back sounding as fresh and lively as the day they left?Buy it!

9:35am

The Blind Eyes “Hermetically Sealed” from With A Bang (self-released 2011N L —Teaser track from the forthcoming new release of this St. Louis band. Gotta love a song with "ba-ba-ba-ba" background vocals.Buy it!

9:48am

Flying Burrito Bros. “Hot Burrito #1” from Gilded Palace of Sin (A&M 1969) —Gram Parsons can just break your heart sometimes.Buy it!

9:52am

Emmylou Harris “The Road” from Hard Bargain (Nonesuch 2011N  —Even after 38 years, Emmylou is still touched by Gram Parsons.Buy it!

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