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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Jan 21st 2011

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Jan 21st 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


Colin Blunstone “Say You Don't Mind”
from Some Years: It's the Time of Colin Blunstone (EPIC/LEGACY 1995) —A beautiful song from the under-rated solo years of the former Zombies frontman.


The Rain Parade “Talking In My Sleep”
from Emergency Third Rail Power Trip (Enigma 1983) —I was so fond of these guys back in the day - just a gorgeous hypnotic melody and groove.


Three O'Clock “Jetfighter”
from Sixteen Tambourines (Frontier 1983) —Really, I loved the whole Paisley Underground thing. How could you resist songs this good?


Los Saicos “Te Amo”
from Demolicion! The Complete Recordings (Munster 2010) N  —That's one mighty aggressive love song.


The Nomads “Ain't No King of Rock & Roll”
from Coolest Songs In the World, Vol. 6 (Wicked Cool 2008) —One of Sweden's greatest exports.


Southern Culture on The Skids “Highlife”
from Kudzu Ranch (Kudzu www.scots.com 2010) N  —I bet you could do a mean frug to this one.


Marshall Crenshaw “Calling Out For Love (At Crying Time)”
from MaryJean & 9 Others (Wounded Bird 1987) —Marshall Crenshaw hooked up with his new backing band, the Bottle Rockets, for a fine concert at Off Broadway the other night.


The Jayhawks “I'd Run Away”
from Tomorrow the Green Grass (remastered) (American 2011) N  —I still think this was their best album - the first one that actually grabbed me at all.


The Records “Teenarama”
from Smashes, Crashes & Near Misses: The Best of the Records (Virgin 1995) —I remember when this was an actual pop hit on KWK back in the day.


Cheap Trick “I'll Be With You Tonight”
from Dream Police (Sony 2006) —I hadn't heard this album in years until Jim put it on at work the other day - I forgot what a great rocker this one is.


Shoes “Too Late”
from Present Tense (Elektra 1979) —Concluding a little set of the power pop sounds of 1979.


Tim Lee 3 “Bullets in the Barn”
from Raucous Americanus (Cool Dog Sound 2010) N  —This ought to get your blood moving a bit.


Steve Wynn “No One Ever Drowns”
from Northern Aggression (Yep Roc) —Every time I throw on a cut from this record, I get a nice intoxicating rock'n'roll moment.


David Lowery “Deep Oblivion”
from The Palace Guards (429 www.429records.com 2011) N  —As if carrying on two bands hasn't been enough for him, Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker front-man comes up with a solo album - sounds pretty nice.


Neil Young “Someone's Gonna Rescue You”
from Le Noise (Reprise 2010) N  —Daniel Lanois meets a perfect partner here - Neil Young won't stand for the music being subservient to production, and Lanois won't stand for production being subservient to music - tie goes to the listener.


The Roches “Love Radiates Aroudn”
from Another World (Warner Brothers 1985) —This song, written by some guy named Mark Johnson, remains on the short list of most beautiful experiences in the world.


Bruce Springsteen “The Little Things (My Baby Does)”
from The Promise (Columbia 2010) N  —I'm not sure I've ever heard Bruce sound more tender than he does here.


Detroit “Rock & Roll”
from Detroit (Akarma 1971) —Not only a stone-cold cowbell classic, but probably the best version of this Velvet Underground masterpiece.


Dr. John “I Been Hooddood”
from Mos' Scocious (Rhino 1993) —Some cowbell-laden gris gris.


Marvin Gaye “Stubborn Kind of Fellow”
from Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 (Motown 2006) —A cowbell makes this early Motown classic work!


Stevie Wonder “I Call It Pretty Music But the Old People Call It the Blues Pt. 1”
from Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2 (Tamla 1962) —Stevie was just a baby when he did this one.


Bobby McClure “I'm Not Ashamed”
from CHess Soul: A Decade of Chicago's Finest (Chess 1997) —A beautiful example of the Chess soul sound.


The Stylistics “You Are Everything”
from The Best of the Stylistics CD Album (Karussell International 1996) —There is no more believable declaration of love lost in falsetto anywhere.


Eddie Kendricks “Keep On Truckin'”
from At His Best (Motown 1978) —The long version, because you can't keep on truckin' for only a couple minutes.


Lee Dorsey “Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley”
from Workin' In a Coalmine: The Best of Lee Dorsey (Music Club 2001) —Cat played the very good Robert Palmer version the other day - which made me want to hear the original.


Trombone Shorty “Backatown” CD Album (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 2010) N  —Some newer New Orleans funk.


James Booker “Please Send Me Someone to Love”
from New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live! (Rounder www.rounder.com 1977) —Sublime.


John Carter Cash “Swimming Song”
from The Family Secret (Unknown 2010) N  —Nifty little take on the Loudon Wainwright classic.


Jon Hardy & The Public “Restless Again”
from A Hard Year (Jon Hardy & The Public 2010) N L —St. Louis band will rock the Sheldon tonight.


Bryan Ferry “You Can Dance”
from Olympia (Virgin 2010) N  —Nice sultry number.


Raul Malo “Sinners & Saints” (Fantasy 2010) N  —I sold a copy of this album to John McHenry the other day - wonder if it will turn up on Blursday?


John Fahey “Spanish Dance”
from The Best of John Fahey 1959-1977 (TAKOMA 1977) —Once upon a time, when the only options in my car were the mainstream radio (which stunk) or cassettes, I had a cassette of this album which I played over and over and over. Magnificent stuff.


Farewell Drifters “I've Got Your Heart In My Hand, and I'm Gonna Squeeze”
from Yellow Tag Mondays (Thirty Tigers www.thirtytigers.com 2010) N  —This little instrumental fit nicely after Fahey - I've got to check out the vocal cuts from these guys.


John Hartford “The Vamp from Back In the Goodle Days”
from Good'le Days: Essential Recordings (Rounder www.rounder.com 2009) —Oh, this man was talented.


J.J. Cale “Clyde”
from Naturally (Mercury 1971) —I love the fiddle on this track.


Gregg Allman “I Believe I'll Go Back Home”
from Low Country (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011) N  —Dig that mandolin.


Rich DelGrosso & Jonn Del Toro Richardson “Katalin”
from Time Slips On by (Mandolin blues www.mandolinblues.com 2011) N  —Jonn Del Toro Richardson has one of the sweetest guitar tones I've ever heard, and he writes and sings a bit like Los Lobos when they get bluesy.


Los Lobos “Burn It Down”
from Tin Can Trust CD Album (Shout! Factory 2010) N  —These guys sound like Los Lobos, too.


Bobby Charles “I Must Be In a Good Place Now”
from Bobby Charles (bearsville 1972) —Gorgeous song from a record that deserves more attention.


Mavis Staples “Last Train”
from You Are Not Alone (Anti 2010) N  —If you think about it for one second, you can always identify an Allen Toussaint song.


Amber Digy & Justin Trevino “That Makes the Two of Us”
from Keeping Up Appearances (Unknown 2010) N  —Barry Mazor never steers me wrong - this is the classic country duet sound.

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