Sound Salvation (Music)
With Steve Pick
Fri Jun 28th 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
Johnny Hodges “A Gentle Breeze” from Castle Rock (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1955) —Oh, gosh, the lush sounds of Hodges on alto. As allmusic says, "possessor of the most beautiful tone in jazz."Buy it!
Ohio Players “Skin Tight” from Funk on Fire: The Mercury Anthology (Mercury 1995) —I actually saw the Ohio Players back in 1976. I remember a strobe light and crazy dancing and just feeling full of funk.Buy it!
Con Funk Shun “Ffun” from Soul Hits of the 70s: Didn't It Blow Your Mind Vol. 19 (Rhino 1995) —You need that extra "f" in the word to feel the tightness of this groove!Buy it!
Syl Johnson “I Only Have Love” from The Best of Syl Johnson: the Hi Records Years (CAPITOL 1995) —That Hi Records groove, that sweet harmonica, that Syl Johnson vocal on the precipice of propulsive and laid back.Buy it!
Daft Punk “Doin' It Right” from Random Access Memories (Columbia 2013) —If you're doin' it right, everybody will be dancing. I've never actually heard Panda Bear anywhere else, but I love this cut.Buy it!
Teddy Thompson “Let Me Roll It” from Let Us In Americana: The Music of Paul McCartney for Linda (Reviver 2013) N —Now this is how you do a tribute record!Buy it!
Swamp Dogg “Why Must We Fall (When We Fall in Love)” from Gag a Maggott (Alive 1973) —I've heard of Swamp Dogg for decades; I've only really heard him with this recent batch of reissues. Great songwriter & producer.Buy it!
The Blazers “Come On Baby” from Seventeen Jewels (Little Dog 2003) —This record has come circling back around to me a few times of late. Are these guys still around? I haven't seen anything in ages.Buy it!
Delbert & Glen “World of Hurt” from Blind, Crippled & Crazy (New West www.newwest.com 2013) N —I am never disappointed by Delbert McClinton. I don't know his old friend Glen Clark, but the two together are really great.Buy it!
Richard Thompson “Another Small Thing in Her Favour” from Electric (New West www.newwest.com 2013) N —Sometimes customers at the record store ask me if this new album is all electric, and I tell them I honestly don't notice, because it's just all great, so what difference does it make? I mean, I like rock, but I like great even more!Buy it!
Thee Dirty South “Stop” from Down in the Bottoms (self-released) L —I stumbled across this Bob Reuter record from a few years back on my itunes. I'd forgotten it, and it's really good, so here we are.Buy it!
The Bulgarian State Radio & Television Female Vocal Choir “Stani Mi Maytcho” from Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares, Vol. 2 (4AD 1988) —Still possibly the most beautiful music on the planet.Buy it!
Marianne Faithfull w/ Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Flandyke Shore” from Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys COMP (Anti- 2013) N —Marianne Faithfull singing a traditional folk song with those gorgeous McGarrigle harmonies? I'm in!Buy it!
The Cookies “I Never Dreamed” from Girl Group Sounds: Lost and Found: One Kiss Can Lead to Another (Rhino 2005) —So many great records in the girl group genre.Buy it!
Steve Earle and Allison Moorer “I Will” from Let Us In Americana: The Music of Paul McCartney for Linda (Reviver 2013) N —A perfect choice to cover this love song.Buy it!
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