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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Sep 28th 2012

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Sep 28th 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


David Byrne & St. Vincent “Who”
from Love This Giant (4AD 2012) N  —These guys sound invigorated working together - and I love the sound of this cut, the baritone sax, the crazy samples, the pounding beat.


Orquesta Aragon “El Enfermo”
from The Heart of Havana Vol. 1 (RCA 1992) —Chippy and chirpy and elegant.


Gene Chandler “Duke of Earl”
from The Best of Gene Chandler: The Duke of Earl (Collectables 2000) —When I was growing up, and on into my 20s, you could hear this song all the time. Nowadays, it seems to have fallen into obscurity. That ain't right.


Freddie Scott “Are You Lonely For Me Baby”
from Lost Soul (Legacy 1994) —One of the finest soul singers nobody ever talks about.


Solomon Burke “Just Out of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms)”
from Home In Your Heart: The Best of Solomon Burke (Rhino 1993) —Are the arms open or empty? There seems to be a disagreement on the internet, though they are definitely empty in the song itself.


JD McPherson “Scandalous”
from Signs and Signifiers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) N  —You'd think they don't write 'em like this anymore, but here it is.


Shirley & Lee “I Want to Dance”
from The Legendary Masters Series, Vol. 1 (EMI 1990) —Ah, Shirley - nobody else ever sounded like her.


Jerry Lee Lewis “Cool Cool Ways”
from Wild One: Rare Tracks (Rhino 1989) —The Killer! 'Nuff said.


Dwight Yoakam “Missing Heart”
from 3 Pears (Warner Brothers 2012) N  —Dwight Yoakam simply doesn't know how to make a bad record.


Conway Twitty “Somebody's Needin' Somebody”
from Love Songs (Collectables 2006) —How to make all those pronouns seem specific.


Lefty Frizell “My Baby's Just Like Money”
from Hillbilly Boogie (Columbi/Legacy 1994) —Money goes from hand to hand and your baby goes from man to man. Oops.


George Jones & Tammy Wynette “Golden Ring” (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1976) —Country music royalty right here.


The Time Jumpers “New Star Over Texas”
from The Time Jumpers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) N  —Nashville studio players get together with Vince Gill and have themselves a Western Swing kind oftime.


Ray Wylie Hubbard “Mother Blues”
from The Grifter's Hymnal (Bordello www.raywylie.com 2012) N  —Be careful of the things you wish for. You might get 'em. Brilliant, brilliant song.


Imelda May “All For You”
from Mayhem (Decca 2010) —My fave young vocalist of the past couple years. Love her stuff.


James Carr “The Dark End of the Street”
from The Essential James Carr (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1995) —The greatest of all cheating songs - and that's saying something.


John Hiatt “We're Alright Now”
from Mystic Pinball (New West 2012) N  —Yup, it's a new record from Mr. Hiatt, and it's got some great songs and some merely good ones, just like most of his records.


Paul Simon “Congratulations”
from Paul Simon (Columbia 1972) —40 years ago? Wha'?


Rufus Wainwright “One Man Guy”
from Poses (DreamWorks 2001) —Rufus sings his daddy's song.


Chick Corea & Gary Burton “Eleanor Rigby”
from Hot House (Concord Jazz 2012) N  —Exquisite piano and vibes take on a familiar song.


Bee Gees “Love You Inside Out”
from Spirits Having Flown (RSO 1979) —A great song I've only recently discovered - I guess this wasn't as ubiquitous as their other hits of the time.


Michael Kiwanuka “Rest”
from Home Again (Interscope 2012) N  —Sweet and soulful, almost country soul.


Richard Thompson “The End of the Rainbow”
from Live at the BBC (Universal 2011) —The world's bleakest song.


Tom Verlaine “True Story”
from Words From the Front (Collector's Choice 1982) —This remarkable album just keeps haunting me after 30 years - Verlaine wrote the songs based on letters from soldiers fighting in WWI.


City Squirrel “Seeking Out Approval”
from Defeat (Red Pill 2012) N  —St. Louis expatriate Stephan Bayley writes and sings great songs.


Ann Wilson “Get Together”
from Hope & Glory (Zoe 2007) —Stunning cover of a song that one would never think needed to be heard again - I love when somebody can find nuance in songs I didn't think had any left.


Iris DeMent “Go On Ahead and Go Home”
from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N  —You can hear the whole album streaming at kdhx.org - I was floored the other day when I listened. It's released next Tuesday, Oct. 2.


Jon Brion “Ruin My Day”
from Meaningless (Not On Label 2000) —You've heard his work as a producer, but you may have overlooked his very fine original music.


Meat Puppets “Electromud”
from Meat Puppets (Ryko 1982) —Because I get frisky now and then.


Redd Kross “Dracula's Daughter”
from Researching the Blues (Merge 2012) N  —I think this one sounds like a Blind Eyes song. That's a compliment to both bands.


MC5 “Back in the USA”
from Back In the USA (Atlantic unk 1970) —One of my all-time favorite Chuck Berry covers.


The Hives “Go Right Ahead”
from Lex Hives (Disques Hives 2012) N  —The Hives make me so happy.


Iggy Pop “Butt Town”
from Brick By Brick MP3/file Album (Virgin 1990) —This was the last Iggy album I felt like playing more than once or twice. Still like it a lot.


Dr. John “Ice Age”
from Locked Down (Nonesuch 2012) N  —This one sucks me into that deep groove every time I hear it.


Johnny Osbourne “Jah Promise”
from Truths and Rights (Heartbeat * 1992) —Just feel that bass, and that falsetto harmony, and the lovely tuneful crooning of Mr. Osbourne.


Gonzaguinha “Tanacara”
from Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical Vol. 2 (Luaka Bop unk 1998) —Whatever happened to that worldbeat NPR show that used this as the theme song?


Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir “Stani Mi, Maytcho (Get Up My Daughter)”
from Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares, Vol. 2 (Nonesuch 1988) —I've said it before and I'll say it again - quite possibly the most beautiful music on the planet.


Bert Jansch “On the Edge of a Dream”
from Edge of a Dream (Sanctuary 2002) —A late career record wherein Jansch just has a great time delivering songs, here in a rock band context.


Slade “Get On Up”
from Slade Alive Vol. 2 (Universal 1978) —This was a rock band, my friends.


Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Southern Pacific”
from Re-ac-tor (Reprise 1981) —In the week that I listened to Americana closely and really fell in love with it, I'm being as perverse as Neil Young, and playing a song from 30+ years ago on the radio.


Buffalo Killers “Blood On Your Hands”
from Dig. Sow. Love. Grow. (Alive 2012) N  —Other than Cat and me, are no KDHX djs enjoying these guys?


Matthew Sweet “Room to Rock”
from Sunshine Lies (Shout! Factory 2008) —Boy, Matthew sounds like Tom Petty on this one.


Chicago “What Else Can I Say”
from Chicago III (Columbia 1971) —Those early albums by Chicago were so damn good - what the heck happened to them?

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