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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri May 17th 2013

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri May 17th 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


Richard Thompson “Straight and Narrow”
from Electric (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2013) N  —A terrific way to open the show, even if it was meant to be the second song I played this morning. My mind needs to sharpen up in the AM.


Tom Verlaine “Days On the Mountain”
from Words From the Front (Collector's Choice 1982) —This was the intended opener. It's long, but magnificent.


The Beatles “Happiness is a Warm Gun”
from The Beatles (Apple 2009) —She's well acquainted with the touch of a velvet hand like a lizard on the window pane.


Pere Ubu “Playback”
from Worlds in Collision (Fontana 1991) —22 years? How did all that time pass by?


The Hold Steady “Stevie Nix”
from Separation Sunday (Frenchkiss 2005) —I still remember Roy Kasten practically dragging me out to catch the Hold Steady live. What a great band!


Boz Scaggs “Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl”
from Memphis (429 Records 2013) N  —One of two Mink DeVille covers by Mr. Scaggs on this new record.


Diana Krall “Wide River to Cross”
from Glad Rag Doll (Verve 2012) —Great jazz vocalist tackles Buddy Miller song. Result: pure pleasure. Oh, yeah, her husband sings backup here.


Judith Hill “You've Got a Friend”
from single (Unknown 2013) N  —This contestant on the Voice continues to blow me away week after week.


Percy Sledge “It Tears Me Up”
from The Very Best of Percy Sledge (Rhino 1998) —Hard to find a song to follow up Judith Hill - Percy Sledge isn't a let down.


Ben E. King “Yes”
from Anthology (Rhino 1993) —She said yes!


Johnny Adams “Lonely Man”
from Heart & Soul (Vampi Soul vampisoul.com 1969) —One of the most powerful soul albums I know.


James Cotton “Mississippi Mud”
from Cotton Mouth Man (Alligator 2013) N  —The great Chicago blues harpist is joined by Keb' Mo' for this little gem of a cut.


Charley Patton “Hang It On the Wall”
from Devil Sent the Rain Blues (Universe 2004) —I love hearing that big gravelly voice on this playful sort of song.


Willie Nelson “I Can't Give You Anything But Love”
from Let's Face the Music and Dance (Legacy 2013) N  —Willie's new album is just him and his long-time stage band playing songs they love. It's terrific.


Jamey Johnson “Set 'Em Up Joe”
from The Guitar Song (Mercury 2010) —One of the songs that made me fall in love with this big-voiced country singer.


The Wandering “The Blues Jumped a Rabbit”
from Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here: Mississippi Folk Music, Vol. 3 (Songs of the South www.nmallstars.com/ 2012) —Just a sweet version of a Karen Dalton song.


Carolina Chocolate Drops “Kissin' and Cussin'”
from Genuine Negro Jig Music (Nonesuch 2010) —An eerie and intoxicating number.


Marshall Chapman “Call the Lamas”
from Blaze of Glory (TallGirl 2013) N  —A reworked version of one of her very finest songs. I love both versions.


Tom Jones “Bad As Me”
from Spirit In the Room (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) N  —Yes, Tom Jones covers Tom Waits. My review: http://blurtonline.com/review/tom-jones-spirit-in-the-room/


Joe Cocker “Change in Louise”
from With A Little Help From My Friends (A&M 1969) —Admit it - you haven't thought of this song in a long time, have you?


Slade “Forest Full of Needles”
from B-Sides (Salvo 2007) —There are more great songs on this two-disc collection of b-sides than many bands have put out in their careers.


Tim Lee 3 “Open the Door”
from Devil's Rope (Cool Dog Sound 2013) N  —One of several absolutely first-rate songs on this new record. When are they gonna get up to St. Louis?


The Blues Magoos “Pipe Dream”
from Kaleidoscopic Compendium: The Best of the Blues Magoos (Mercury 1992) —Man, these guys were great!


Jimbo Mathus & the Tri-State Coalition “Poor Lost Souls”
from White Buffalo (Fat Possum 2013) N  —Tough song about those who never get what they dreamed.


Johnny Marr “Lockdown”
from The Messenger (Sire Records 2013) N  —A new rock record that really sinks its teeth into creating big, memorable hooks.


Sugar Minott “Roots Rock Reggae”
from Reggae Legends (GREENSLEEVES 2010) —Sugar goes dance hall.


Culture “Black Starliner Must Come”
from Two Sevens Clash (Shanachie 1977) —From a virtually perfect reggae record.


Aaron Neville “Ting A Ling”
from My True Story (Blue Note 2013) N  —I don't actually know the original, but Aaron Neville has some fun with this one.


Solomon Burke “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel (To Be Free)”
from Home In Your Heart: The Best of Solomon Burke (Rhino 1993) —I wish I could break all these chains that are really holding me. This must have been thrilling to hear when it was new.


Andrew Bird “Scythian Empires”
from Armchair Apochrypha (Fat Possum 2007) —See what I did there, playing a song that starts off talking about a five day forecast right after I gave the weather?


Tara Nevins “Daddy Said So”
from Mule To Ride (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 1999) —One of these days, I'll hear what she and her band Donna the Buffalo are up to on their new album.


The Pistol Annies “Blues, You're a Buzzkill”
from Annie Up (RCA 2013) N  —How can you help but love a song with that title?


Patty Griffin “Ohio”
from American Kid Single (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2013) N  —The harmony worked out by Robert Plant on this song is exquisite - this is a true duet of two beautiful melodies working together.


Mark Knopfler “Gator Blood”
from Privateering (Mercury 2012) —Knopfler sounds on this song as if he's been listening to Bob Dylan's recent records really closely.


Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools “So Good”
from Songs from the Barn (Leroy Records 2013) N  —Southside doesn't have half the voice he used to, but he still understands how to sing and connect with us.


Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses) “21st Century Blues”
from Low Highway (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2013) N  —I'm surprised my fellow dj's aren't playing the heck out of this new record. I think it's Earle's best in a long time.


The Del-Lords “Me and the Lord Blues”
from Elvis Club (GB Music www.gbmusic.com 2013) N  —Sung by Eric Ambel, who has been known to play guitar with Steve Earle.


Deadstring Brothers “Blindfolded”
from Cannery Row (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —They'll be at Off Broadway next Saturday night, and at Euclid Records for an instore at 5 pm that same day, May 25.


JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “River”
from Howl (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —Catch JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound headlining the first Webster Grooves festival tomorrow, May 18, on N. Gore in front of the new Euclid Records location.


The Mar-Keys “Let It Be”
from Stax Does the Beatles (stax 2007) —Beautiful soul instrumental take on this one, back when it was relatively new.


Jefferson Airplane “Martha”
from After Bathing At Baxter's (RCA 1967) —I will always love these guys.


Villagers “Judgement Call”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) N  —Catchy and vigorous, just the way I like it.

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