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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Jan 4th 2013

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Jan 4th 2013 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

The Bangles “Song For a Good Son” from Doll Revolution (Liberty 2003) —A strong number from Michael Steele before she left the band.Buy it!

7:04am

The Redwalls “Hung Up on the Way I'm Feeling” from De Nova (CAPITOL 2005) —Wonder what these kids are up to now that they are in their late 20s. They were so very, very good before they were 21.Buy it!

7:08am

The Rascals “Love Me” from Anthology (1965-1972) (Rhino 1992) —The Rascals got all funky at the end of their career. Overtly religious, too, but as long as the funk lives, that's okay.Buy it!

7:12am

Nick Waterhouse “Teardrop Will Follow You” from Time's All Gone (Innovative Leisure www.innovativeleisure.net 2012N  —Somewhere in between jump blues and soul on this cut.Buy it!

7:16am

Cheap Trick “Every Night and Every Day” from Rockford (Cheap Trick Unlimited 2006) —Classic Cheap Trick from a more recent vintage.Buy it!

7:19am

Dolly Varden “Done (Done)” from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013N  —Their first album in 5 years is worth the wait - this song kicks!Buy it!

7:23am

Los Lobos “The Fat Man” from Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino (Vanguard 2007) —These guys can do just about anything they want - what a great Fats Domino cover.Buy it!

7:28am

Rufus Thomas “Let the Good Times Roll” from Funky Chicken (Universal Music Group International 1997) —The World's Oldest Teenager knew how to let the good times roll - just wear those short pants and declare!Buy it!

7:33am

Bobby Rush “Swing Low” from Down In Louisiana (Deep Rush 2013N  —Bobby Rush as you may never have heard him before. Still making it new at the age of 77.Buy it!

7:38am

Louis Armstrong “Hesitating Blues” from Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy (Columbia 1954) —Armstrong's trumpet - as sweet as music gets. And he and Velma Middleton have a blast with the vocals here, too.Buy it!

7:45am

Jay McShann's Kansas City Stompers “On the Sunny Side of the Street” from Jump N Jive (Blue Note url 1999) —I'm not sure who's playing the beautiful alto sax here, but this is a lovely rendition of a song I've rarely taken seriously.Buy it!

7:47am

Percy Mayfield “Louisiana” from Poet of the Blues (Specialty 1992) —One of the all-time great r'n'b songwriters.Buy it!

7:49am

The Temptations “Cloud Nine” (Motown 1969) —Sometimes I have to remind myself that brilliant songs I've heard a million times haven't been played nearly so often in recent years. New people need to hear this.Buy it!

7:53am

The Gladiators “Marvel Not” from Proverbial Reggae (EMI 1978) —A rare lead vocal from Clinton Fearon - he's no Albert Griffiths, but he sounds pretty cool here.Buy it!

8:01am

Norah Jones “Happy Pills” from Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note url 2012) —Norah says - get the hell out of here! But oh so more eloquently.Buy it!

8:04am

New Order “Regret” from Republic (Qwest 1993) —I'm just a sucker for big open chord progressions like this one.Buy it!

8:09am

The Primitives “All the Way Down” from Pure (RCA 1989) —Back in the day, I remember being disappointed in this album for not having another "Crash," but this song, with the boy vocals instead of the girl, is awfully cool.Buy it!

8:12am

Queens of the Stone Age “Outlaw Blues” from Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan (Amnesty International 2012) —I don't love this band all the time, but they do a great job on this Dylan cover.Buy it!

8:18am

John Cale “Vampire Cafe” from Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood (Domino 2012N  —I definitely like the off-kilter groove and dark feel of this cut.Buy it!

8:24am

Craig Finn “No Future” from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) —Examining the Sex Pistols lyric to a much deeper level.Buy it!

8:28am

Eleni Mandell “Crooked Man” from I Can See the Future (Yep Roc 2012N  —One of my fave songs last year. It brightens up my day every time I hear it.Buy it!

8:32am

The Byrds “Renaissance Fair” from Younger Than Yesterday (Columbia 1967) —This song can still take my breath away!Buy it!

8:34am

The Leaves “He Was a Friend of Mine” from Leaves Are Happening (Sundazed 2000) —An oddly compelling different take on a song made famous by the Byrds.Buy it!

8:38am

Tim Lee 3 “Bigger” from Raucus Americanus (Cool Dog Sound 2010) —More ringing guitars.Buy it!

8:42am

Sneakers “I Will Understand” from Racket (East Side Digital 1992) —Mitch Easter in an early band with Chris Stamey & Will Rigby. Some of you will understand how important that makes this.Buy it!

8:46am

Melody Den “Robert Johnson” from Storylines (Perdition 2013N L —CD Release party a week from Saturday, Jan. 12 at Off Broadway, along with the Half Knots. Should be a very good show.Buy it!

8:48am

Joe Ely “Sue Me Sue” from Happy Songs from Rattlesnake Gulch (Rack 'Em 2007) —Some Tex Mex fun from Joe Ely.Buy it!

8:52am

Jon Cleary “Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky” from Occapella! (FHQ 2012) —Great take on Allen Toussaint's credo.Buy it!

8:55am

Dick Dale & The Del-Tones “Let's Go Trippin'” from Greatest Hits: 1961-1976 (GNP Crescendo 1992) —What an amazing guitarist!Buy it!

9:00am

Otis Taylor “Jae Jae Waltz” from My World Is Gone (Telarc 2013N  —Perhaps if the music was actually a waltz, somebody might waltz with you, Otis.Buy it!

9:04am

Tabou Combo “Mabouya” from Sound of the Beat (THE RIGHT STUFF 1996) —Some crazy funky dance music out of Haiti.Buy it!

9:11am

Janiva Maghness “Things Left Undone” from Stronger For It (Alligator 2012N  —Stunning vocal on this Paul Thorn song.Buy it!

9:16am

The Fifth Dimension “Go Where You Wanna Go” from Up, Up and Away: The Definitive Collection (Arista 1997) —How to cover the Mamas and the Papas - first, sing just about as well as they do.Buy it!

9:18am

Middle Class Fashion “Powder Blue” from Girl Talk (Blip Blap! 2012L —Very fine St. Louis band which got the second most spins on KDHX all last year.Buy it!

9:21am

Spoon “The Infinite Pet” from Gimme Fiction (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2005) —A band which Middle Class Fashion probably has listened to.Buy it!

9:25am

The Beatles “Come Together” from Abbey Road CD ALBUM (Apple Records 1969) —A song which Spoon has probably listened to.Buy it!

9:31am

The Carter Family “Wildwood Flower” from Anchored In Love: Their Complete Victor Recordings 1927-1928 (Rounder 1993) —A song I think I've always loved.Buy it!

9:34am

Robert Johnson “Ramblin' On My Mind” from King of the Delta Blues Singers Vol. 2 (Columbia 1970) —So much has sprung from this record, but it's still possible to simply be flabbergasted by its actual power.Buy it!

9:36am

Little Willie Littlefield “The Midnight Hour Was Shining” from Going Back to Kay Cee (Ace 1995) —A 50s r'n'b pianist/singer who should have been more famous.Buy it!

9:39am

The Larks “My Reverie” from Spotlight on Apollo Records (Collectables 2002) —Gorgeous doo-wop.Buy it!

9:43am

Lurrie Bell “Search Me Lord” from The Devil Ain't Got No Music (Aria B.G. 2012) —One of the albums I really should have fit into my year-end list-making needs.Buy it!

9:46am

Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women “Downey Girl” from Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women (Yep Roc 2009) —A song that sounds as though it existed for a century before Dave Alvin wrote it.Buy it!

9:51am

Tom Russell “It Goes Away” from Love and Fear (Shout Factory www.shoutfactory.com 2006) —Everything that hurts will go away.Buy it!

9:55am

Elvis Costello “Inch By Inch (demo)” from Goodbye Cruel World (Rhino 2004) —It's amazing how much better this album could have been if the demo ideas had been followed rather than swallowed.Buy it!

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