Sound Salvation (Music)
Fri Jun 29th 2012 7.00am–10.00am
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Patti Smith “Amerigo”
from Banga (Columbia 2012) N —Quote from Lindsay, who does the excellent show before me: "I just think this song is so divine." Yup.
The Blood Oranges “Thief”
from Corn River (Hi-N-Dry Records 1990) —Probably my single favorite song by one of my favorite bands from the early 90s - they really should have stuck around to earn the accolades they deserved.
Anne McCue “Crazy Beautiful Child”
from ROLL (Cooking Vinyl 2004) —Every once in a while, I'm reminded that this Australian woman has made some delightful records.
Chuck Prophet “Who Shot John”
from Temple Beautiful (Yep Roc 2012) N —He'll be playing next Saturday at a Taste of Springfield, up in Springfield, IL. It's really cheap to get in, and the Jans Project are on the bill, too. It will be hot, though.
Allison Moorer “Is Heaven Good Enough For You”
from Show (Universal 2003) —Back in the day, we had Direct TV, and they had a channel that showed full concerts, and I saw Allison Moorer sing this song (and a bunch of others) and I found one of my favorite singers.
Punch Brothers “Who's Feeling Young Now?” (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 2012) N —Chris Thile and company cover a lot of musical ground here - I'm still reeling from seeing these guys open for Paul Simon last fall.
Dakota Staton “When Sunny Gets Blue”
from Dynamic! (CAPITOL 1958) —Al Becker, former host of Voices in the Dark here on 88.1, has raved to me many times about Dakota Staton - with good reason. She was amazing, such control of pitch and phrasing.
Dr. John “Locked Down” (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 2012) N —I should apologize to anybody who told me this was Dr. John's best album in years, since I initially thought it wasn't as good as his last couple. You were right and I was wrong - this thing is a monster.
Beausoleil “One-Step A Choupique”
from Cajunization (Rhino 1999) —Not just the best Cajun band in the world, but one of the very finest bands of any type in the world. Gosh, I love these guys.
Nathan James “Pain Inside Waltz”
from What You Make of It (Delta Groove 2012) N —My review of this terrific new blues record: http://blues.about.com/od/cddvdreview1/fr/Nathan-James-And-The-Rhythm-Scratchers-What-You-Make-Of-It-2012.htm
ABBA “Take a Chance On Me”
from The Definitive Collection (utv 2001) —Stephen Colbert had a pretty funny bit with this song the other day, but dammit, even while laughing, I wanted to hear the real thing.
The Hives “Patrolling Days”
from Lex Hives (Disques Hives 2012) N —I love this record, but no matter what I play before it or after, it always sounds jarring - I never have the rock with me that can live up to it.
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