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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Oct 15th 2010

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Oct 15th 2010 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

7:01am

Miles Davis “Gemini/Double Image” from Live-Evil (Columbia 1971) —Some tough John McGlaughlin guitar on this dark, entrancing cut.Buy it!

7:06am

Neil Young “Hitchhike” from Le Noise (Reprise 2010N  —Neil Young's heavily reverbed guitar flows nicely out of the Miles cut, if I do say so myself.Buy it!

7:12am

The Animals “When I Was Young” from House of the Rising Sun CD SINGLE (self 2000) —For girls I had a bad yen. They don't write 'em like that no more. (But, seriously, this is a great record, withone stupid line.)Buy it!

7:17am

The Band “Going Back to Memphis” from Moondog Matinee (Capitol Records 1973) —A terrific outtake of a song that only reached the light of day nine years back when they reissued this CD.Buy it!

7:22am

The SteelDrivers “Ghosts of Mississippi” from Reckless (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 2010N  —The whole album is good, but his dark, brooding and intense cut really stands out from the pack.Buy it!

7:30am

Elvis Costello “Jimmie Standing In the Rain” from National Ransom (Hear Music 2010N  —My first time hearing anything from this record - this song is one of those 7th chord laden early 30s pastiches, and I think I love it.Buy it!

7:35am

Justin Townes Earle “Slippin' and Slidin'” from Harlem River Blues (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010N  —Apparently Justin is trying to emulate his daddy's old desires for self-destructive behavior, but this is still a great record.Buy it!

7:38am

Robin Rogers “You Don't Know” from Back In the Fire (blind pig www.blindpigrecords.com 2010N  —My review of this is here: http://blues.about.com/od/cddvdreview1/fr/Robin-Rogers-Back-In-The-Fire-2010.htmBuy it!

7:43am

Roy Head “Treat Her Right” from Billboard Top Rock & Roll Hits: 1965 (Rhino 1989) —One of the greatest dance records ever. Of course, all the dancing I ever did to this song was when the Morells used to play it.Buy it!

7:45am

ZZ Top “Precious and Gone” from Tres Hombres (Warner Brothers 1973) —An atypical spproach to the guitar solo, but a typically spectacular result. Billy Gibbons and his pals rule!Buy it!

7:49am

James Brown “Super Bad (Single Version) [Parts 1 & 2]” from The Singles Vol. 7: 1970-1972 (Polydor Virgin 2009) —Make it funky!Buy it!

7:53am

Monareta “Matanza Funk” from Picotero (Nacional Records 2008) —They have a brand new album, but I haven't heard it yet - this cut, however, is weird and very cool.Buy it!

8:03am

Janelle Monáe “Dance or Die” from The ArchAndroid (Wondaland/Bad Boy 2010N  —She'll be in town next Thursday with Of Montreal at the Pageant.Buy it!

8:06am

Of Montreal “Coquet Coquette” from False Priest (PolyvinylN  —They'll be in town next Thursday with Janelle Monae at the Pageant.Buy it!

8:09am

Thin Lizzy “Do Anything You Want To” from Black Rose: A Rock Legend (Mercury 1979) —Just a masterful song and recording - thanks to Brian Henneman's Facebook posting for reminding me.Buy it!

8:15am

Johnny Thunders “Ask Me No Questions” from So Alone CD ALBUM (sire 1978) —A great song made even greater by the cowbell.Buy it!

8:17am

Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane “Misunderstood” from Rough Mix (Atlantic 1977) —The cowbell makes this one even better, too.Buy it!

8:20am

Joan Jett And The Blackhearts “Too Bad on Your Birthday” from Bad Reputation (JVC 1981) —I don't know where Joan got this song, but it rocks - and it has cowbell.Buy it!

8:26am

Warren Zevon “Down in the Mall” from Transverse City (Virgin 1989) —Warren probably thought malls would never fade away - they're not dead yet, but they ain't what they once were, that's for sure.Buy it!

8:30am

Solomon Burke “Medley: If You Need Me/Tonight's the Night/You're Good for Me/I Almost Lost My Mind/What Am I Living For/Just Out of Reach” from Soul Alive! (Rounder www.rounder.com 1988) —From one of the greatest live albums of all time - we lost a great one when we lost the King of Rock'n'Soul.Buy it!

8:42am

Solomon Burke “Just Out of Reach (Of My Two Empty Arms)” from Only the Best of Solomon Burke (Collectables 2009) —I figured it wouldn't hurt to hear the original of that last song.Buy it!

8:48am

Solomon Burke “Oh What a Feeling” from Nothing's Impossible (E1 Entertainment 2010N  —He still made great music right up until the end.Buy it!

8:53am

Solomon Burke “Proud Mary” from Proud Mary: The Bell Sessions (Sundazed 2000) —Solomon Burke actually did this before Ike & Tina, I believe.Buy it!

8:56am

Albertina Walker and The Caravans “Sail Away” from This is Gospel: Sail Away Some Bright Morning (Calvin 2007) —Another great vocalist passed away this past week, too.Buy it!

9:00am

Chairmen of the Board “That's My Story (And I'm Sticking To It)” from Soul Tapestry (Surfisde 2009) —General Norman Johnson of this great soul group passed away yesterday - this was all I could track down on short notice, and it's still terrific.Buy it!

9:03am

Brian Eno “Third Uncle” from Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (Island 1974) —Eno made dance music for nerds like me back in the day.Buy it!

9:10am

Mark Ronson & the Business “Lose It (In the End)” from Record Collection (RCA 2010N  —Ghostface Killah sounds cool in this dance context.Buy it!

9:13am

Fairport Convention “Genesis Hall” from Unhalfbricking (Hannibal 1969) —I just read on allmusic.com that Richard Thompson's contributions to this album weren't memorable. Excuse me? You don't remember this masterpiece?Buy it!

9:16am

Richard Thompson “Big Sun Falling In the River” from Dream Attic (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2010N  —And he still writes memorable songs.Buy it!

9:23am

Raul Malo “Sinners & Saints” (Fantasy 2010N  —The first cut of the album, and the first song Raul Malo played live last week - magnificent.Buy it!

9:29am

Mexican Institute of Sound “Cumbia” from Soy Sauce (Nacional 2009) —Okay, this Nacional label seems to have some things on the ball - DJ music out of Mexico!Buy it!

9:31am

Them “Here Comes the Night” from Them Featuring Van Morrison (Decca Record Co./London) —The young Van Morrison sounds so sanguine here - I love this cut.Buy it!

9:34am

The Move “Flowers in the Rain” from Omnibus: The 60s Singles As and Bs (Edsel 1999) —Happy music.Buy it!

9:36am

John Mayall “Key to Love” from Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton (Deram 1966) —One of the all-time great Clapton solos here.Buy it!

9:38am

Robert Plant “House of Cards” from Band Of Joy (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010N  —I forgot I could have played this back when I was talking about Richard Thompson and his memorable songs.Buy it!

9:41am

Jamey Johnson “By the Seat of Your Pants” from The Guitar Song (Mercury 2010N  —Barry Mazor says this is the best country record of the past 25 years - I haven't heard nearly as much as he has, but I doubt there's much better.Buy it!

9:48am

Mavis Staples “Creep Along Moses” from You Are Not Alone (Anti www.anti.com 2010N  —It bothers me to read all the reviews calling this her best record in ages, when it's not as good as the one that came before it - but it's sure awfully good, and I'm glad to see Mavis getting some attention again at last.Buy it!

9:51am

Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore “The Ghost of You Walks” from Saints & Sinners (Remington Road 2010N  —Going out with one final example of Richard Thompson's memorable songwriting.Buy it!

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