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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri May 20th 2011

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri May 20th 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


Kris Kristofferson “Blame It On the Stones”
from Kristofferson (Monument / Legacy 1970) —I had completely forgotten this little gem until somebody posted it on Facebook the other day; ah, remember the early days of the culture war? How innocent it all seemed.


The Rolling Stones “Prodigal Son”
from Beggars Banquet (Universal 1968) —There was us - and by us, I mean the young people - and there was them - you know, the ones who were told old to understand.


Chris Smither “The Devil's Real”
from Happier Blue (Flying Fish 1993) —I haven't listened to this classic Chris Smither era in a long time - gotta rectify that.


Levon Helm “Ophelia”
from Ramble at the Ryman (Vanguard Records 2011) N  —Levon Helm brought a gigantic band with horn section and all to the Ryman to play a bunch of Band classics and other great songs. Yeah, I'll listen to that.


NRBQ “Here I Am”
from Keep This Love (clang 2011) N  —The Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet has assumed the mantle of Adams' previous band, NRBQ - this song was co-written by St. Louisian Scott Ligon.


Stevie Wonder “All I Do”
from Hotter Than July (Motown 1980) —Bubbling, propulsive rhythm track and a lovely tune with an unforgettable hook - yeah, I'll take Stevie.


Raphael Saadiq “Heart Attack”
from Stone Rollin' (Columbia 2011) N  —An r'n'b stomper - Saadiq plays drums, bass, gtrs, and mellotron, not to mention singing.


Peter Bjorn & John “May Seem Macabre”
from Gimme Some (Columbia 2011) N  —One of my fave song titles - and the music actually lives up to it.


Pelvic Girdles “Simple”
from Sad Hammer (self 2011) N L —I've been playing this album in my car the past couple days - excellent job by this St. Louis band.


Ha Ha Tonka “Usual Suspects”
from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N  —Definitely one of my fave records so far this year.


Alejandro Escovedo “Castanets”
from No One Got Hurt (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) N  —A new live album featuring most of the greats from the Bloodshot label over the years. This is a killer version of a masterpiece.


Slade “Just A Little Bit”
from Stomp Your Hands, Clap Your Feet (Warner Brothers 1974) —Great version of a song that is always welcome.


Booker T. Jones “Everything Is Everything”
from The Road From Memphis (Anti 2011) N  —Booker T. makes the Lauryn Hill song sound magnificent.


Staple Singers “We The People”
from Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (stax 1972) —The hits on this album are so awe-inspiring that it's easy to forget the deeper cuts that are almost as great.


Carole King “Music” (Ode 1971) —I woke up with this ditty in my head the other day - now it's in yours.


k.d. lang & The Siss Boom Bang “Sing It Loud” (Nonesuch 2011) —Great advice. Sing it loud.


Paul Simon “So Beautiful or So What” (Universal 2011) N  —Life is what we make of it, so beautiful or so what.


Lou Reed “Vicious”
from Transformer (RCA Records 1972) —A cowbell classic.


Humble Pie “C'mon Everybody”
from Smokin' (A&M Records 1972) —Thanks to Said Parker for reminding me of this cool little cover (with some cowbell).


Bleu “Singin' In Tongues”
from Four (The Major Label 2010) —He'll be playing tomorrow afternoon at Euclid Records at 3 pm. I'll be there.


Sarah Jarosz “The Tourist”
from Follow Me Down (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2011) N  —Jaw droppingly great - Jarosz backed by the Punch Brothers on a Radiohead song.


Mia Doi Todd “My Baby Lives in Paris”
from Cosmic Ocean Ship (City Zen 2011) N  —I'm starting to catch on to this talented singer/songwriter - yeah,sometimes I'm behind the curve.


Abigail Washburn “Burn Thru”
from City of Refuge (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011) N  —Not going down with the rest of you.


Peter Case “Good Times, Bad Times”
from The Case Files (Alive 2011) N  —Peter Case plays a hard blues.


Gregg Allman “Floating Bridge”
from Low Country Blues (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011) N  —Dennis Crouch on bass and Dr. John on piano make this cut shine!


Béla Fleck & The Flecktones “Prickly Pear”
from Rocket Science (Eone Music 2011) N  —The Flecktones play some blues with Howard Levy back on harp.


Cheri Knight “The Knitter” (East Side Digital 1998) —I somehow missed this gem of an album back when it came out, but it's chock full of terrific songs.


Warren Haynes “River's Gonna Rise”
from Man In Motion (stax 2011) N  —After hearing about how great it was, I'm sorry I didn't catch this guy at the Pageant the other night.


Al Green “For the Good Times”
from I'm Still In Love With You Single (Hi Records 1972) —A Kristofferson song that's always amazing, but this is the most amazing version I know.


Tracy Nelson “The Love You Save”
from Victim of the Blues (Delta Groove 2011) N  —Sing it, Tracy! My goodness, she's great.


Solomon Burke “I Gotta Be With You”
from Hold On Tight (Universal 2011) N  —The Bishop of Soul tore it up on this final release.


Patty Griffin “I Love”
from I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs of Fox Hollow (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2011) N  —From a brand new tribute album to an old Tom T. Hall album.


Blind Boys of Alabama “I Was a Burden”
from Take The High Road (Saguaro Road 2011) N  —The Blind Boys are joined by the very talented Lee Ann Womack for this cut.


Lyle Lovett “Don't You Think I Feel It Too”
from Natural Forces CD Album (Lost Highway www.losthighwayrecords.com 2009) —A David Ball song done beautifully by Lovett.


Randy Newman “Sandman's Coming”
from Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 2 (Nonesuch 2011) N  —A somewhat bittersweet lullaby.


Chris Thile & Michael Daves “You're Running Wild”
from Sleep with One Eye Open (Nonesuch 2011) N  —Thile can play straight bluegrass with the best of them - I don't know Daves, but he's excellent, too.


Gibson Brothers “Just Lovin' You”
from Help My Brother (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2011) N  —I just love the voices of these guys together.


Alison Krauss & Union Station “My Opening Farewell”
from Paper Airplane (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011) N  —Beautiful song, beautiful singer.

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