Sound Salvation (Music)
Fri Apr 20th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
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Carlinhos Brown “What Is This?”
from unknown (Unknown unk) —Now I can't remember what album I burned this off of, but I thought it was one of those Luaka Bop Brazilian albums.
Dr. John “Big Shot”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) N —Just try to resist this urgent groove with its references to Ellington-styled horn sections.
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong “Bess, You Is My Woman Now”
from Porgy & Bess (Verve 1957) —You want to hear one of the greatest vocalists who ever lived at the top of his game? Check out Louis Armstrong on this cut! Holy cow! And then Ella soars, too.
Rufus Wainwright “Out of the Game” (Decca 2012) N —I'm excited to find a brand new record sitting on the shelf from one of my favorite songwriters.
Bert Jansch “Blackwater Side”
from The Best of Bert Jansch (Shanachie 1980) —I tried playing this last week but it kept skipping - burned it to a new CD, and voila. The gorgeous guitar and vocals of the late great Mr. Jansch.
Levon Helm “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free”
from Electric Dirt (Vanguard 2009) —The last track on his last studio album - RIP the truly great Levon Helm.
The Band “Don't Do It (Baby Don't You Do It)”
from To Kingdom Come (CAPITOL 1989) —Here's a Motown cover that as far as I'm concerned was absolutely owned by Levon Helm.
Levon Helm “Wide River to Cross”
from Ramblin' At The Ryman (Vanguard 2011) —This is actually a Buddy Miller song sung by Miller and featuring Sam Bush on mandolin, but that's gotta be Levon Helm on drums - it's his live album, after all.
Freedy Johnston “The Devil Raises His Own”
from Rain On The City (Bar/None Records 2010) —I saw Freedy a couple weeks back along with Jon Dee Graham and Susan Cowsill as the Hobart Brothers & Lil' Sis. What an engaging performance!
The Divine Comedy “Something For the Weekend”
from Casanova (Setanta) —How did I miss this "band" all these years? I seem to remember knowing of them, but thanks to a stalwart listener, I now know how great they are.
One Direction “I Want”
from Up All Night (Sony 2011) —I don't know where the songs are coming from, but the songs are there - not to mention the arrangements! Pop music to fall in love with.
Bonnie Raitt “Standing in the Doorway”
from Slipstream (Redwing Records 2012) N —Bonnie Raitt, produced by Joe Henry, singing Bob Dylan. Yeah, there's no way you can have a mistake with that combination.
Brothers Lazaroff “Science Won” (self-released 2012) L —They're celebrating the release of this new album tonight at the Gramophone, tomorrow at Focal Point, and Sunday morning at Lola for brunch with JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound.
Dear John “I Don't Want Her to Know”
from single (BDR 2011) N L —2/3 of this band will reunite for a performance tomorrow at Vintage Vinyl as part of their Record Store Day celebration.
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