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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Dec 14th 2012

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Dec 14th 2012 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


X “Because I Do”
from Under The Big Black Sun (Elektra 1982) —This song is all about Billy Zoom's great riff and the propulsive drums of DJ Bonebreak.


Los Lobos “I Wanna Be Like You (The Monkey Song)”
from Just Another Band from East L.A. (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2006) —One of my all-time fave Los Lobos cuts, originally from the Hal Willner produced Stay Awake Disney tribute.


Punch Brothers “Movement and Location”
from Who's Feeling Young Now? (Nonesuch 2012) N  —I'm reasonably sure he's not singing about a baseball pitcher, but the musical part of the song is so entrancing I still don't know much about the words.


George Harrison “Isn't It a Pity”
from All Things Must Pass (Apple 1971) —It's astounding to contemplate the number of incredible songs George had saved up for his first solo record, my all-time fave solo Beatle album.


City Squirrel “Seeking Out Approval”
from Defeat (Red Pill 2012) N  —Nice crunchy number out of Portland, Oregon. "I'm like a muscle man trying to lift the weight of the world."


Aimee Mann “Charmer” Single (Superego 2012) N  —Killer synthesizer riff takes this song from terrific to brilliant.


Jellyfish “All I Want Is Everything”
from Live at Bogart's (Omnivore 2012) N  —I quite enjoy this live album from a band that should have been much bigger in their time.


The Kinks “Life Goes On”
from Sleepwalker (Arista 1977) —Get that frown off your head 'cause you're a long time dead.


Son Volt “Dust of Daylight”
from American Central Dust (Rounder www.rounder.com 2009) —One of those purty songs Jay Farrar does so well.


Craig Finn “Honolulu Blues”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) N  —I think this may have been the album I heard this year that I should have listened to more closely - whenever I hear a song like this one, I like it more than I thought I did.


Iggy Pop “Pleasure”
from Party (Arista 1981) —I don't know why this album isn't rated more highly among Iggy fans - what's not to love about a song like this one?


John Cale “Macbeth”
from Paris 1919 (Rhino 1973) —How can you not have a smile on your face when this song plays?


Alejandro Escovedo “Sally Was a Cop”
from Big Station (Fantasy 2012) —While this song is great, I guess it takes the smile off the face, doesn't it?


Robyn Hitchcock “August Hair”
from I Wanna Go Backwards (Yep Roc 2007) —One of the more obscure Hitchcock cuts collected in this box set of classics & rarities.


Tracey Thorn “Hard Candy Christmas”
from Tinsel and Lights (Merge 2012) N  —A beautiful song from a beautiful singer.


Middle Class Fashion “Give Xmas My Best”
from Sentimental Singles (self-released 2012) N L —What a nice holiday surprise to find a new EP of seasonal stuff from this very talented local outfoot.


Redd Kross “Super Sunny Christmas”
from Christmas on KYULE 2012 (KYULE 2012) N  —My fave cut on the annual KYULE compilation put together by Mr. Christmas himself, John Wendland.


Rough Shop “Syd”
from Beneath the South Side Bridge (Perdition 2012) N L —The best song on a great album, maybe?


Tres Chicas “Stone Love Song”
from Bloom, Red and the Ordinary Girl (Yep Roc 2006) —Caitlin Cary. 'Nuff said.


Norah Jones “Take It Back”
from Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note 2012) N  —Words are failing me - Jones sings so perfectly.


Peter Gabriel “No Self Control”
from Peter Gabriel (3) (Real World 1980) —I don't know how to stop.


Chicha Libre “The Ride of the Valkyries”
from Canibalismo (Barbes Records 2012) N  —I don't know anything about these guys, but this is one heck of a nice song.


Lee "Scratch" Perry “Sunshine Showdown”
from Chapter 2 of "Words" (Trojan trojanrecords.com 1999) —Classic Upsetters stuff from the golden era of the 70s.


Invisible System “Dark Entries”
from The Rough Guide to the Music of Ethiopia (World Music Network 2012) N  —This fascinating combination of Ethiopian traditions and outside influences is ridiculously cool - that country remains one of the most fascinating sources for music these days.


Caetano Veloso “Beleza Pura”
from Personalidade (Polygram 1986) —I don't know what he's saying, but I love the sound of his voice.


Vinicius Cantuaria & Bill Frisell “Forinfas”
from Lagrimas Mexicanas (Naive 2014 2011) —A mysterious little number.


Cassandra Wilson “No More Blues”
from Another Country (EOne 2012) N  —A very sweet collaboration between Wilson and guitarist Fabrizio Sotti.


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “I Learned the Hard Way” (Daptone 2010) —This song is only 2 years old and it already sounds like something I've loved my whole life.


Ryan Shaw “Real Love” (Dynotone 2012) N  —This man can belt it out with the best of them - terrific young singer.


Johnny "Guitar" Watson “Ain't Gonna Hush”
from Hot Just Like TNT (Ace 1996) —Sung by Cordella de Milo, with stinging guitar from Mr. Watson.


Etta James “What'd I Say”
from Etta James Rocks The House (Chess Records 1963) —I saw Etta James a few times, and she was always magnificent, but I never got to see her sound like this.


Willie Dixon “Move Me”
from Windy City Blues (Fantasy 1992) —Willie Dixon wasn't as great a singer as he was a songwriter, but man, this is one effective smoky blues.


Miles Davis “Chance It”
from Miles Davis Vol. 1 (Blue Note 1955) —There is a nice precision to those jazz cuts originally recorded for 78s.


Sleepy Kitty “All I Do Is Dream of You”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —So the question is, where do I know this song from?


The Monkees “I Can't Get Her Off My Mind”
from The Monkees (Colgems 1966) —Actually, this is a previously unreleased early version, which is just so darn charming.


Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Psychedelic Pill” (Reprise 2012) N  —Neil Young has a phaser and he knows how to use it.


The Blind Eyes “Forever and a Day”
from Modernity CD Album (Blind Eyes 2008) L —New Year's Eve - free show at Off Broadway.


Earwacks “As Far As We Know”
from 33 1/3: Live at the Gaslight Theatre (self 2012) N L —This great St. Louis band reunited for one last performance after almost 30 years; it's documented on a DVD, and the release party is Sunday, Dec. 16 at the Famous Bar.


Be Bop Deluxe “Crying To the Sky”
from Sunburst Finish (EMI 1976) —Oh, man, when Bill Nelson's guitar lets loose halfway through this cut, I'm ready to fly.


Shawn Colvin “Up On That Hill”
from All Fall Down (Nonesuch 2012) N  —I never thought I'd get entranced by a Shawn Colvin album, but this one, produced by Buddy Miller, is downright lovely.


Charlie Robison “Something In the Water”
from Good Times (Dualtone 2004) —An enjoyable entry in the list of songs about discovering alcohol as a youngster.


JD McPherson “Fire Bug”
from Signs & Signifiers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) N  —I think this could start a party.


James McMurtry “The Governor”
from Just Us Kids (Lightning Rod 2008) —This song has nothing to do with it, but it makes me think of The Walking Dead now.

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