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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Jun 21st 2013

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Jun 21st 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


The Clash “Lose This Skin”
from Sandinista (Epic 1980) —Whatever happened to Tymon Dogg, anyway? I still love this song.


The English Beat “Spar Wid Me”
from Special Beat Service (sire 1982) —How many of us learned to love reggae toasting from Ranking Roger?


Bombino “Zigzan”
from Nomad (Nonesuch 2013) N  —That guitar is just otherworldly.


David Bowie “Dancing Out in Space”
from The Next Day (ISO / Columbia 2013) N  —You hear this pseudo-Motown beat, and you'll dance anywhere.


Marah “Christian St.”
from Kids In Philly (Artemis 2000) —Man, these guys were great!


Neil Young “On Broadway”
from El Dorado (Reprise 1989) —I'd almost forgotten this little import-only EP Young did to push himself back into the rocking sound of Freedom.


Free Energy “Hold You Close”
from Love Sign (Free Energy 2013) —Just a sweet old fashioned rock'n'roll song.


AC/DC “Shake a Leg”
from Back In Black (ATCO 1980) —I love Bon Scott as much as the next guy, but it was this first Brian Johnson record that I think is perfect.


13th Floor Elevators “Kingdom of Heaven”
from The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators (International Artists 1966) —Strangely, the electric jug never caught on with other bands.


Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “You're Gonna Get It” (MCA 1978) —From the underappreciated second album.


Bottle Rockets “I.D. Blues”
from Blue Sky (Sanctuary 2003) —I know Brian Henneman doesn't listen to this show, but I bet he would appreciate being played after his idol Tom Petty.


Pistol Annies “Unhappily Married”
from Annie Up (RCA 2013) N  —You're going bald and I'm getting fat / I hate your mom and you hate my dad!


The SteelDrivers “I'll Be There”
from Hammer Down (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N  —That chorus - beautiful!


Chip Taylor “Pretty Good Order (Human Beings)”
from Block Out the Sirens of This Lonely World (Train Wreck 2013) N  —Human beings have pretty good order most times. They walk a straight line unless they drink too much.


Dinah Washington “Back Water Blues”
from Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith (Verve 1958) —Gosh, what a singer!


Charley Patton “Mean Black Cat Blues”
from Devil Sent the Rain Blues (Complete Recordings) (Universe 2004) —Scratchy recording, but damn! It's Charley Patton! And it sounds better than it ever did on older reissues.


Robert Johnson “Last Fair Deal Gone Down”
from The Complete REcordings: The Centennial Collection (Columbia 2011) —Speaking of sounding better and better with every reissue. You could almost swear he's in the room with you.


Ray Charles “The Midnight Hour”
from The Genius Sings the Blues (Atlantic 1961) —Well, you can't argue with this album title.


Miles Davis “How Am I To Know?”
from The New Miles Davis Quintet (Prestige 1955) —That first album with Miles and Trane together.


Daft Punk “Give Life Back to Music”
from Random Access Memories (Columbia 2013) N  —It makes me want to dance, and I never want to dance any more. The secret - Nile Rodgers!


Mavis Staples “I Like the Things About Me”
from One True Vine (Anti 2013) N  —A song written by Pops Staples, but I've never heard it before. I do love this arrangement, tight, funky, and full of surprises.


Alice Smith “Loyalty”
from She (Rainwater 2013) N  —Well, this woman can sing! And she writes songs as powerful as this one.


Shannon McNally “I Don't Want to Know”
from Small Town Talk: The Songs Of Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac 2013) N  —Another amazing singer. Thanks to John Wendland for pointing me in her direction.


The Wailin' Jennys “Begin”
from Firecracker (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2006) —One of the most beautiful songs of the middle 00's.


Richard Barone “The Bulrushes”
from Cool Blue Halo 25th Anniversary Concert (RBM 2012) —One of the most underrated singer/songwriters of the last 30 years. Just listen to this song and be wowed!


Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Talk to Me of Mendocino”
from Kate & Anna McGarrigle (Hannibal 1975) —The sound of grace.


The Proclaimers “Whatever You've Got”
from Like Comedy (429 www.429records.com 2013) N  —Whatever was done unto your hair / Vidal Sassoon was standing there.


Sharon Shannon (featuring Kirsty MacColl) “Libertango” (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2004) —An Astor Piazzolla song sung by the late great Kirsty MacColl.


Andrew Wyatt “Harlem Boyzz”
from Descender (Downtown 2013) —From the Swedish singer in the band Miike Snow - lovely little pop number.


Villagers “Rhythm Composer”
from Awayland (Domino 2013) N  —I love how the rhythm composes you.


Richard Thompson “Shine On Love”
from Across a Crowded Room (Polydor 1985) —I know he has a new record out this year, but sometimes, I just go back to old ones I'd almost forgotten.


ABBA “Take a Chance On Me”
from The Definitive Collection (utv 2001) —I will always love this song - first one by ABBA that won me over!


The Capitols “Cool Jerk” (Rhino 2005) —One of those pitch perfect dance songs!


Solomon Burke & De Dijk “Hold On Tight” (Verve Forecast 2011) —The title track from the Bishop's final record.


The Band “Tears of Rage”
from Music From Big Pink (Capitol Records 1968) —I imagine if you listen to my show, you probably already know all about this song. Still spine-tingling after all these years.


Joan Osborne “Rhymes”
from Bring It On Home (Saguaro Road 2012) —It ain't easy to cover Al Green and make it sound completely fresh, but that's what's going on here.


Joe Stickley “Tumblin' Baby”
from Wasn't It Pretty (Peola 2012) N L —St. Louis singer/songwriter shows some serious skills.


Ana Moura “Amor Afoito”
from Desfado (emarcy 2013) N  —I don't know what she's singing, but it's something to do with love, and it's impossible to resist.


Willie Nile “If I Ever See the Light”
from American Ride (River House www.willienile.com 2013) N  —New album gets released this coming Tuesday - it's more great stuff from a guy who's been dominating the last ten years.


Pieta Brown “How Many Times”
from In the Cool (Valley Entertainment 2005) —I love Brown's swagger.


Gibson Brothers “Sundown and Sorrow”
from They Called It Music (Compass Records www.compassrecords.com 2013) N  —I don't listen to a lot of bluegrass, but I am never disappointed by the Gibson Brothers.

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