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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

7:01am

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

7:05am

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

7:08am

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.Buy it!

7:10am

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

7:13am

Solomon Burke “Just Out of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms)” from Home In Your Heart: The Best of Solomon Burke (Rhino 1992) —Are the arms open or empty? There seems to be a disagreement on the internet, though they are definitely empty in the song itself.Buy it!

7:18am

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

7:20am

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

7:23am

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

7:25am

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

7:32am

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

7:36am

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

7:38am

George Jones & Tammy Wynette “Golden Ring” (Razor & Tie 1976) —Country music royalty right here.Buy it!

7:41am

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

7:46am

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

7:52am

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

7:55am

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

8:02am

John Hiatt “We're Alright Now” from Mystic Pinball (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012N  —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.Buy it!

8:06am

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

8:10am

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

8:15am

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

8:22am

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

8:26am

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

8:31am

Richard Thompson “The End of the Rainbow” from Live at the BBC (Universal unk 2005) —The world's bleakest song.Buy it!

8:35am

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.Buy it!

8:41am

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

8:44am

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.Buy it!

8:48am

Iris DeMent “Go On Ahead and Go Home” from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012N  —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.Buy it!

8:52am

Jon Brion “Ruin My Day” from Meaningless (Jon Brion 2001) —You've heard his work as a producer, but you may have overlooked his very fine original music.Buy it!

8:56am

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

9:01am

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

9:04am

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

9:06am

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

9:09am

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.Buy it!

9:15am

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

9:19am

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.Buy it!

9:23am

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

9:27am

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.Buy it!

9:32am

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.Buy it!

9:35am

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

9:41am

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.Buy it!

9:46am

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

9:49am

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

9:53am

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

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