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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Mar 23rd 2012

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Mar 23rd 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


John Lennon “Cold Turkey”
from Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon (CAPITOL 1997) —A nice cheerful song to open the show.


The Beatles “Across the Universe”
from Let It Be CD Album (Apple Records 1970) —One of the most beautiful songs in the world.


Jefferson Airplane “High Flyin' Bird”
from Live - 11/25/1966 & 11/27/1966: We Have Ignition (Collector's Choice 2010) —Marty Balin wonders if the high flyin' bird looks down as she flies - well, if it's a bird of prey, of course it does.


Albert King “Crosscut Saw”
from Born Under A Bad Sign (stax 1967) —Albert King with Booker T & the MG's and the Memphis Horns - masterpiece.


Joe Louis Walker “Hellfire” (Alligator 2012) N  —Among the most talented contemporary blues performers - this record is a scorcher.


The Bo-Keys “Weak Spot”
from Got To Get Back! (Electraphonic 2011) —That's the great William Bell singing this soul gem from last year. Wish I could have seen these guys in town the other night.


DeRobert and the Half-Truths “I Know”
from Soul In a Digital World (ged soul 2010) —A sweet little soul ballad.


J. Geils Band “It Ain't What You Do (It's How You Do It)”
from The Morning After CD Album (Atlantic 1971) —A blast from the cowbell past.


Janiva Magness “You Got What You Wanted”
from Stronger For It (Alligator 2012) N  —A great version of the Ike and Tina Turner number.


Dave Alvin “Rio Grande”
from Ashgrove (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2004) —I love when itunes shuffle reminds me of something I haven't heard in several years.


Chuck Prophet “The Left Hand and the Right Hand”
from Temple Beautiful (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2012) N  —He put on an excellent show at Off Broadway last night - I couldn't stay for all of it, but I saw nearly an hour of excellent rock.


Andrew Bird “Desperation Breeds . . .”
from Break it Yourself (Mom + Pop 2012) N  —Mr. Bird was also playing in St. Louis last night, and I'm sure that was a terrific show, too.


Loudon Wainwright III “The Here & the Now”
from Older Than My Old Man Now (2nd Story Sound 2012) N  —John Scofield plays some nice guitar, and as many of his kids as could be assembled sing background vocals along with the still living women who married him.


Lyle Lovett “Dress of Laces”
from Release Me (Curb / Lost Highway 2012) N  —One of the stand-out cuts from this new and somewhat odd record.


Maura O'Connell “There's No Good Day for Dying”
from Don't I Know (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2004) —A beautiful song from one of the greatest singers in the world.


Bhi Bhiman “Take What I'm Given”
from Bhiman (Boocoo Music 2012) N  —I would also have liked to catch this ex-St. Louisian in his triumphant return to town the other night. I'm really liking everything I've heard on his debut album.


Charlie Brumley “It's Right the First Time (Kathleen, Kathleen)”
from The Linden Years (self 2012) N L —An excellent song from this St. Louisian, the leader of the Educated Guess.


Craig Finn “Rented Room”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) N  —I'm trying to remember why I was suspicious of this record. It's great.


New York Dolls “Runnin' Around”
from One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This (Roadrunner 2006) —How has it been 6 years since they put out this "reunion" record?


Elvis Costello “Crawling to the USA”
from This Year's Model (Columbia 1978) —Just a tossed off pop gem that Costello didn't even bother to put on an album when it came out.


The Change Music Variety Show “Simple - Now!”
from Now! (Tony Patti 2012) N L —Fabulous and catchy from a much-longer song cycle by a very talented St. Louisian who hasn't made his music public in a long time.


City Squirrel “Lockerbie”
from Defeat (Red Pill 2012) N  —Former St. Louisian Stephan Bayley has a new album coming out with a different batch of City Squirrel associates - this is the first single, and it's a corker.


Sahara Hotnights “Distant and Dreamy”
from Sahara Hotnights (Universal 2011) —Pop music, ya gotta love it. These guys know the value of a good hook.


Tom Jones “Jezebel”
from single (Parrot 2012) N  —Golly gosh, this man has a big voice.


Buddy Miller “Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie”
from Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings (New West 2011) —Guitar giant Marc Ribot takes the lead on this one. Who would have thought this chestnut could be reinvigorated?


Chicago Afrobeat Project “Jekajo”
from Chicago Afrobeat Project (Cabp Music 2005) —For those who feel like dancing.


Carolina Chocolate Drops “Riro's House”
from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch 2012) N  —And a different kind of dance.


Sugar Minott “Oh Mr. D.C.”
from The Best of Studio One (Heartbeat 2005) —Pure and sweet.


Fats Domino “I'm Walkin'”
from Greatest Hits: Walkin' to New Orleans (CAPITOL 2008) —I knew Earl Palmer could flow out of that reggae.


Hadley Hendricks “Beach, Beach Blues”
from 50 Early Rockin' Tracks (Crazy Love 2000) —Wild and crazy.


Finn's Motel “Early Spring” (Unknown unk) N L —St. Louis band has released this song in download form - presumably an album will follow soon.


Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames “My Revolutionary Mind”
from New Multitudes (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) N  —Shh - don't tell anybody I'm kinda liking a track by Yim Yames. I'll just say he's better surrounded by these other guys.


Fun. (featuring Janelle Monae) “We Are Young”
from Some Nights (Fueled By Ramen 2012) N  —I really, really like the number one single in the country. That doesn't happen very often any more.


The Vondrukes “Take It Away”
from Runaway, Goodbye Love (self-released 2011) N L —They'll be playing tonight at Plush. Good band.


Little Feat “Brickyard Blues”
from Hotcakes & Outtakes: 30 Years of Little Feat (Rhino 2000) —A little rarity from the olden days of Little Feat.


Bruce Springsteen “Swallowed Up (In the Belly of the Whale)”
from Wrecking Ball (Columbia 2012) N  —One of the two bonus cuts on the deluxe edition of the album, and a chilling cut indeed.

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