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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Feb 10th 2012

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Feb 10th 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

7:00am

Procol Harum “Shine On Brightly” (A&M 1968) —The kings of majestic rock.

7:04am

The Kinks “Underneath the Neon Sign”
from Present a Soap Opera (Velvel 1975) —A relatively hidden great cut from that period when the Kinks were like a mystery to most of us.

7:08am

John Cale “Whaddya Mean By That”
from Extra Playful (Electric Drone 2011) N  —Cale just sort of snuck out this little EP a few months back, and it's just a casually terrific batch of songs from a guy who never seems to run out of inspiration.

7:15am

Killer Filler “Kiddie Pool”
from Filler Up (Pravda 2008) N  —Former St. Louisian Chris Bess and his groovy combo.

7:17am

Chuck Prophet “Temple Beautiful” (Yep Roc 2012) N  —This is the only song I've heard so far, but damn! It's a magnificent rocker. Can't wait to see Chuck Prophet at Off Broadway next month.

7:21am

Joe Louis Walker “Ride All Night”
from Hellfire (Alligator 2012) N  —Joe Louis Walker is a great blues performer who, it turns out, can rock like the Stones if he feels like it.

7:25am

Paul Burch & The WPA Ballclub “Forever Yours”
from Blue Notes (Perfect Sound 2000) —A sweet song by an alt-country performer with vocal chops and a killer band.

7:28am

Imelda May “Proud and Humble”
from Mayhem (Decca url 2010) N  —I'm completely under Imelda May's spell. Still.

7:35am

Peter Wolf “Lying Low”
from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 2010) —Peter Wolf is one of those rare talents who actually keeps getting better with age.

7:38am

Ruthie Foster “Long Time Gone”
from Let It Burn (Blue Corn Music 2012) N  —Aided by the Blind Boys of Alabama, Ruthie Foster digs into the David Crosby song.

7:45am

The Soul Rebels “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”
from Unlock Your Mind (Universal Music Group International 2012) N  —Sometimes you don't realize you're missing something essential in your life - like 29 years after first hearing this song, it turns out to be an even better fit for a New Orleans brass band than a synth-pop soul duo.

7:50am

Rufus Thomas “Soul Food”
from Funky Chicken (Universal Music Group International 1997) —Rufus and his friend have trouble getting service in a restaurant.

7:54am

Dizzy Gillespie “Enter, Priest”
from The Cool World (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1978) —Dizzy Gillespie and James Moody and Kenny Barron - that's a team, right there.

8:03am

Les Ambassadeurs featuring Salif Keita “Wassolon Foli”
from African Classics (Sheer 2007) —Magnificent track from Mali in the late 70s.

8:11am

Dr. Dog “Lonesome”
from Be the Void (Deluxe Edition) (Anti / Epitaph 2012) N  —A pretty fun answer to Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," but it also just sounds cool.

8:16am

Carolina Chocolate Drops “Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man?”
from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch 2012) N  —The new album will be released Feb. 28. It's another winner.

8:20am

Donna The Buffalo “Rockin' Horse”
from Life's a Ride (Wildlife 2005) R  —Somehow, I never actually heard this record. This is a typically enjoyable song from these guys, though.

8:24am

Joan Osborne “Pretty Little Stranger” (Vanguard 2006) —A fine bit of soulful rock.

8:30am

Leonard Cohen “Amen”
from Old Ideas (Columbia 2012) N  —There was a woman at the record store yesterday buying this for her husband for Valentine's Day. I said it was a romantic gesture buying a record so full of ruminations about mortality.

8:38am

Bryan Ferry “Bob Dylan's Dream”
from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Amnesty International 2012) N  —Every bit as stunning as you would expect it to be.

8:42am

Kevin Gordon “Gloryland” (Crowville Collective 2010) N  —I hope the producers of Showtime's Homeland series have figured out this song works perfectly with their show.

8:47am

Dion “I Read It (in the Rolling Stone)”
from Tank Full of Blues (Blue Horizon 2012) N  —Sometimes I just got to ask myself, what would my man Robert Plant do?

8:51am

Darrell Scott “Out In the Parking Lot”
from Long Ride Home (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2011) N  —Co-written by and sung with Guy Clark.

8:56am

Scotty McKay “Rollin' Dynamite”
from That'll Flat Git It Vol. 20 (Bear Family 2004) —Because rockabilly never gets old!

9:03am

The Undertones “Teenage Kicks”
from The Undertones (Ryko) —Perfection!

9:05am

The Retros “This Girl”
from Inner City Rockers (BDR 2011) N L —St. Louis rockers in 1979. I heard them play this one live many times.

9:07am

Buzzcocks “Why Can't I Touch It”
from Singles Going Steady CD Album (IRS 1979) —Punk art pop rock.

9:15am

The Vondrukes “The Words Write”
from Runaway, Goodbye Love (self-released 2011) N L —St. Louis band that will play the Heavy Anchor next Friday night.

9:19am

Craig Finn “Jackson”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) N  —The Hold Steady frontman brings his solo act to Off Broadway tonight.

9:23am

Bhi Bhiman “Crime of Passion”
from Bhiman (Boocoo Music 2012) N  —Former St. Louisian has a pretty good album here.

9:26am

Spirit “Gramophone Man”
from Spirit (Ode 1968) —I wonder if Mr. Gramophone Man knows the Under Assistant West Coast Promotions Man.

9:33am

Mitch Easter “Glazed”
from Dynamico (Electric Devil 2007) —I'm always glad when I remember Mitch Easter snuck out this excellent record a few years back. One of the great songwriters who hasn't made enough of his own music.

9:37am

Nils Lofgren “Love Stumbles On”
from Old School (Vision 2011) N  —In the downtime from working with Springsteen, Nils still gets to record his own stuff.

9:41am

Tom Petty “You Wreck Me”
from Wildflowers (Warner Bros. 1994) —Rock on, Mr. Petty and Mr. Campbell.

9:45am

Dick Dale “Riders In the Sky”
from Better Shred Than Dead: The Dick Dale Anthology (Rhino 1997) —I love the way he shreds this old chestnut.

9:47am

Southern Culture on The Skids “Oh Lonesome Me”
from Countrypolitan Favorites (Yep Roc 2007) —Easily one of my favorite records of the first decade of this century.

9:50am

Connie Smith “You and Me”
from Long Line of Heartaches (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2011) N  —A jaunty little song about a relationship that went sour sung by somebody who knows how to do this sort of thing.

9:53am

Gretchen Peters “Dark Angel”
from Hello Cruel World (Proper 2012) N  —A beautiful duet with Rodney Crowell.

9:56am

Ulysess L. Baxter “Mother, Congratulate Your Son”
from 50 Early Rockin' Tracks (Crazy Love 2000) —Everybody made a record back then. Many of them are quite spirited.


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