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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Feb 4th 2011

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Feb 4th 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

Shirley Bassey “Goldfinger” from Goldfinger: The Best of Shirley Bassey (CAPITOL 1995) —First, let's give a giant shout-out to Adam Frick, who woke up early just to come pick me up when I've got two cars in front of my house that aren't going anywhere. Second, let's pay tribute to composer John Barry, who wrote this, and passed away recentlyBuy it!

7:02am

Ike & Tina Turner “Come Together” from Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner (EMI 1991) —I love how they make this song so much hotter without really changing it much.Buy it!

7:06am

Wilson Pickett “Fire and Water” from A Man And A Half: The Best Of Wilson Pickett (Rhino 1992) —I found out the other day that Free actually wrote this song with Wilson Pickett in mind - perfect cover version, that's for sure.Buy it!

7:09am

The Nazz “Under the Ice” from Nazz Nazz (Rhino 1969) —One of the great Cheap Trick influences right here.Buy it!

7:17am

Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3 “Cloud Splitter” from Northern Aggression (Yep Roc 2010N  —Weird and enjoyable psychedelic steel guitar on this one.Buy it!

7:20am

The Dirtbombs “Sharivari” from Party Store (In The Red 2011N  —I'm pretty sure this is the finest garage rock tribute to the Detroit techno scene of the 80s I've ever heard.Buy it!

7:26am

The Bridge “Rosie” from National Bohemian (Woodberry 2011N  —I don't know anything about these guys except they're produced by Steve Berlin, and they rock!Buy it!

7:33am

Bob Dylan “Tombstone Blues” from Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia 1965) —From the mono sampler! Wouldn't mind snagging the whole mono set.Buy it!

7:39am

Raul Malo “San Antonio Baby” from Sinners & Saints (Fantasy 2010N  —Where would we be without Tex-Mex party songs?Buy it!

7:44am

Southern Culture on The Skids “Bone Dry Dirt” from Kudzu Ranch (Kudzu www.scots.com 2010N  —I love when these guys just lean in to a rocker - and hey, bonus cowbell! I forgot all about that.Buy it!

7:48am

Los Lobos “West L.A. Fadeaway” from Tin Can Trust CD ALBUM (Shout! Factory 2010N  —Hey, if the Grateful Dead had ever nailed a groove this deep, I'd play the original versions of their songs. But it just never happened.Buy it!

7:55am

Elmore James “Look on Yonder Wall” from The Very Best of Elmore James (Rhino 2003) —Yeah, he was the most influential slide guitarist ever - but I also just love the way he spat out his vocals.Buy it!

8:03am

Billie Holiday “Summertime” from The Lady Sings (Charly 1992) —An odd Dixielandish arrangement behind her, but Billie delivers the song beautifully.Buy it!

8:06am

Lionel Hampton “Jivin' With Jarvis” from 1937-1940; Small Combos (Giants of Jazz 1998) —This number swings hard, and Hamp's vibes are luminescent.Buy it!

8:08am

Dinah Washington “I'm a Fool to Want You” from Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury Vol. 7 (Mercury 1989) —One of the greatest singers ever!Buy it!

8:11am

Ella Fitzgerald “What Am I Here For?” from Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1962) —One of Ella's strongest and most consistently enjoyable records.Buy it!

8:14am

Beverly Kenney “Try a Little Tenderness” from Sings For Playboys (Decca 2006) —Here's a great jazz vocalist championed by my friend James Weber, who has definitely sold me on her skills.Buy it!

8:20am

Cake “Mustache Man (Wasted)” from Showroom Of Compassion (Upbeat 2011N  —I have mostly pretty much ignored this band - and when I've come into contact with them, I haven't really liked or disliked them - but this cowbell track is pretty catchy.Buy it!

8:24am

Trouble Funk “Hey Fellas” from Sugar Hill Story: To the Beat Y'all (SEQUEL 1994) —Thanks to Kevin Johnson of the Post for reminding me of how cool these guys were - and they used cowbell to make the funk go-go.Buy it!

8:31am

Marianne Faithfull “The Ballad of Lucy Jordan” from Broken English (Island 1980) —At the age of 37 - man, when I first heard this, I was 21, and 37 seemed ancient; now, at 52, 37 seems like such a young age.Buy it!

8:36am

Carolina Chocolate Drops & Luminescent Orchestrii “Escoutas (Diga Diga Diga)” from Carolina Chocolate Drops/Luminescent Orchestrii (Nonesuch 2011N  —I'm digging this collaboration so much, I need to check out the Orchestrii itself one of these days.Buy it!

8:40am

Iron & Wine “Glad Man Singing” from Kiss Each Other Clean (Warner Bros. www.warnerbrosrecords.com 2011N  —This is why I never give up hope; I never got this guy at all until a couple years ago I noticed he was starting to become interesting, and now he's really making compelling music.Buy it!

8:48am

John Renbourn “Palermo Snow” (Shanachie 2011N  —I don't know the details about who's playing with this acoustic guitar giant on this cut, but I know the whole piece is stunning.Buy it!

8:55am

Slapp Happy “King of Straw” from Ca Va (V2 1998) —I'd almost forgotten about this great record. I don't know why it popped back in my brain the other day, but I'm happy to share it with you.Buy it!

9:02am

Van Morrison “Listen to the Lion” from Saint Dominic's Preview (Warner 1972) —Epic and majestic, yep.Buy it!

9:14am

Robert Glasper “Maiden Voyage / Everything In It's Right Place” from In My Element (Angel 2007) —A lovely mash-up for piano trio of two pieces that seemingly come from different places.Buy it!

9:22am

Aaron Neville “Stand By Me” from I Know I've Been Changed (Tell It 2010N  —One of Aaron's most heart-felt vocals ever right here.Buy it!

9:25am

The Dells “There Is” from Ultimate Collection (Hip-O 2004) —One of the greatest soul records of all time - I hadn't heard it in ages until Cary Baker posted it on Facebook the other day.Buy it!

9:31am

Tony Joe White “Season Man” from The Shine (Swamp 2010N  —I wonder what that deep baritone sounds like in his own head.Buy it!

9:36am

Gregg Allman “Devil Got My Woman” from Low Country Blues (Rounder 2011N  —Gregg Allman with a relaxed acoustic blues take on the Skip James classic.Buy it!

9:41am

Marty Stuart “Branded” from Ghost Train (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2010N  —Just a killer rockin' country number from a guy who can do this sort of thing as well as anybody.Buy it!

9:44am

Tim Lee 3 “Burning Down (With the House)” from Raucous Americanus (Cool Dog Sound 2010N  —So many strong songs on this double-set.Buy it!

9:48am

Kate Jacobs “Make Him Smile” from Home Game (Kate Jacobs 2010N  —The album is produced by Dave Schramm, and it's a pure delight of crafty songwriting with devilish hooks.Buy it!

9:51am

David Lowery “Deep Oblivion” from The Palace Guards (429 2011N  —It's interesting to hear Lowery in a whole different context like this.Buy it!

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