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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Dec 14th 2012

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Dec 14th 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

7:00am

X “Because I Do”
from Under The Big Black Sun (Elektra 1982) —This song is all about Billy Zoom's great riff and the propulsive drums of DJ Bonebreak.

7:02am

Los Lobos “I Wanna Be Like You (The Monkey Song)”
from Just Another Band from East L.A. (Rhino unk 1993) —One of my all-time fave Los Lobos cuts, originally from the Hal Willner produced Stay Awake Disney tribute.

7:06am

Punch Brothers “Movement and Location”
from Who's Feeling Young Now? (Nonesuch 2012) N  —I'm reasonably sure he's not singing about a baseball pitcher, but the musical part of the song is so entrancing I still don't know much about the words.

7:10am

George Harrison “Isn't It a Pity”
from All Things Must Pass (Apple 1971) —It's astounding to contemplate the number of incredible songs George had saved up for his first solo record, my all-time fave solo Beatle album.

7:18am

City Squirrel “Seeking Out Approval”
from Defeat (Red Pill 2012) N  —Nice crunchy number out of Portland, Oregon. "I'm like a muscle man trying to lift the weight of the world."

7:21am

Aimee Mann “Charmer” Single (Superego 2012) N  —Killer synthesizer riff takes this song from terrific to brilliant.

7:24am

Jellyfish “All I Want Is Everything”
from Live at Bogart's (Omnivore 2012) N  —I quite enjoy this live album from a band that should have been much bigger in their time.

7:30am

The Kinks “Life Goes On”
from Sleepwalker (Arista 1977) —Get that frown off your head 'cause you're a long time dead.

7:35am

Son Volt “Dust of Daylight”
from American Central Dust (Rounder 2009) —One of those purty songs Jay Farrar does so well.

7:38am

Craig Finn “Honolulu Blues”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) N  —I think this may have been the album I heard this year that I should have listened to more closely - whenever I hear a song like this one, I like it more than I thought I did.

7:43am

Iggy Pop “Pleasure”
from Party (Arista 1981) —I don't know why this album isn't rated more highly among Iggy fans - what's not to love about a song like this one?

7:46am

John Cale “Macbeth”
from Paris 1919 (Rhino unk 1973) —How can you not have a smile on your face when this song plays?

7:49am

Alejandro Escovedo “Sally Was a Cop”
from Big Station (Fantasy 2012) —While this song is great, I guess it takes the smile off the face, doesn't it?

7:54am

Robyn Hitchcock “August Hair”
from I Wanna Go Backwards (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2007) —One of the more obscure Hitchcock cuts collected in this box set of classics & rarities.

8:02am

Tracey Thorn “Hard Candy Christmas”
from Tinsel and Lights (Merge 2012) N  —A beautiful song from a beautiful singer.

8:06am

Middle Class Fashion “Give Xmas My Best”
from Sentimental Singles (self-released 2012) N L —What a nice holiday surprise to find a new EP of seasonal stuff from this very talented local outfoot.

8:08am

Redd Kross “Super Sunny Christmas”
from Christmas on KYULE 2012 (KYULE 2012) N  —My fave cut on the annual KYULE compilation put together by Mr. Christmas himself, John Wendland.

8:12am

Rough Shop “Syd”
from Beneath the South Side Bridge (Perdition 2012) N L —The best song on a great album, maybe?

8:18am

Tres Chicas “Stone Love Song”
from Bloom, Red and the Ordinary Girl (Yep Roc www.yeproc.com 2006) —Caitlin Cary. 'Nuff said.

8:22am

Norah Jones “Take It Back”
from Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note 2012) N  —Words are failing me - Jones sings so perfectly.

8:26am

Peter Gabriel “No Self Control”
from Peter Gabriel (3) (Real World 1980) —I don't know how to stop.

8:30am

Chicha Libre “The Ride of the Valkyries”
from Canibalismo (Barbes Records 2012) N  —I don't know anything about these guys, but this is one heck of a nice song.

8:34am

Lee "Scratch" Perry “Sunshine Showdown”
from Chapter 2 of "Words" (Trojan trojanrecords.com 1999) —Classic Upsetters stuff from the golden era of the 70s.

8:37am

Invisible System “Dark Entries”
from The Rough Guide to the Music of Ethiopia (World Music Network 2012) N  —This fascinating combination of Ethiopian traditions and outside influences is ridiculously cool - that country remains one of the most fascinating sources for music these days.

8:43am

Caetano Veloso “Beleza Pura”
from Personalidade (Polygram 1986) —I don't know what he's saying, but I love the sound of his voice.

8:46am

Vinicius Cantuaria & Bill Frisell “Forinfas”
from Lagrimas Mexicanas (Naive 2014 2011) —A mysterious little number.

8:50am

Cassandra Wilson “No More Blues”
from Another Country (EOne 2012) N  —A very sweet collaboration between Wilson and guitarist Fabrizio Sotti.

8:54am

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “I Learned the Hard Way” (Daptone 2010) —This song is only 2 years old and it already sounds like something I've loved my whole life.

9:00am

Ryan Shaw “Real Love” (Dynotone 2012) N  —This man can belt it out with the best of them - terrific young singer.

9:03am

Johnny "Guitar" Watson “Ain't Gonna Hush”
from Hot Just Like TNT (Ace 1996) —Sung by Cordella de Milo, with stinging guitar from Mr. Watson.

9:05am

Etta James “What'd I Say”
from Etta James Rocks The House (Chess Records 1963) —I saw Etta James a few times, and she was always magnificent, but I never got to see her sound like this.

9:09am

Willie Dixon “Move Me”
from Windy City Blues (Fantasy 1992) —Willie Dixon wasn't as great a singer as he was a songwriter, but man, this is one effective smoky blues.

9:12am

Miles Davis “Chance It”
from Miles Davis Vol. 1 (Blue Note 1955) —There is a nice precision to those jazz cuts originally recorded for 78s.

9:17am

Sleepy Kitty “All I Do Is Dream of You”
from Projection Room (Euclid 2013) N L —So the question is, where do I know this song from?

9:19am

The Monkees “I Can't Get Her Off My Mind”
from The Monkees (Colgems 1966) —Actually, this is a previously unreleased early version, which is just so darn charming.

9:22am

Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Psychedelic Pill” (Reprise 2012) N  —Neil Young has a phaser and he knows how to use it.

9:25am

The Blind Eyes “Forever and a Day”
from Modernity CD Album (Blind Eyes 2009) L —New Year's Eve - free show at Off Broadway.

9:30am

Earwacks “As Far As We Know”
from 33 1/3: Live at the Gaslight Theatre (self 2012) N L —This great St. Louis band reunited for one last performance after almost 30 years; it's documented on a DVD, and the release party is Sunday, Dec. 16 at the Famous Bar.

9:35am

Be Bop Deluxe “Crying To the Sky”
from Sunburst Finish (EMI 1976) —Oh, man, when Bill Nelson's guitar lets loose halfway through this cut, I'm ready to fly.

9:40am

Shawn Colvin “Up On That Hill”
from All Fall Down (Nonesuch 2012) N  —I never thought I'd get entranced by a Shawn Colvin album, but this one, produced by Buddy Miller, is downright lovely.

9:44am

Charlie Robison “Something In the Water”
from Good Times (Dualtone 2004) —An enjoyable entry in the list of songs about discovering alcohol as a youngster.

9:48am

JD McPherson “Fire Bug”
from Signs & Signifiers (Rounder 2012) N  —I think this could start a party.

9:51am

James McMurtry “The Governor”
from Just Us Kids (Lightning Rod 2008) —This song has nothing to do with it, but it makes me think of The Walking Dead now.


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