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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Jul 5th 2013

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Jul 5th 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

6:59am

Irma Thomas “Wish Someone Would Care” from In Between Tears (Fungus 1973N  —A seven minute cut of Irma Thomas belting it out on a Swamp Dogg cut.Buy it!

7:06am

The S.O.S. Band “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” from Club Epic Vol. 1: A Collection of Classic Dance Mixes (Epic 1990) —I always figured this classic was produced and written by Jam and Lewis, but it turns out they had their first big hit without those guys. At any rate, let's dance!Buy it!

7:15am

Cerrone “Love in C Minor” from Disco Classics (Varese 2003) —Seriously, I am still amazed at how many people purport to hate disco. How can you hate something this full of life?Buy it!

7:19am

Thelma Houston “Don't Leave Me This Way” from The Disco Years Vol. 1: Turn the Beat Around (Rhino 1990) —Or how can you hate singing like this?Buy it!

7:23am

Meshell Ndegeocello “Die Young” from Devil's Halo ((RED) Downtown Records 2009) —For those who want to dance real slow, while feeling angry.Buy it!

7:27am

Robert Glasper Experiment “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from Black Radio (Blue Note url 2012) —If you know me, you know I don't dig Nirvana. But this recontextured version of the song is plenty fun.Buy it!

7:34am

Booker T. “Can't Wait” from Sound the Alarm (Stax Records url 2013N  —I don't know who Estelle is, but she does a good job singing this.Buy it!

7:40am

The Clash “Rebel Waltz” from Sandinista (Epic 1980) —I'm hypnotized by this cut every time I hear it.Buy it!

7:44am

Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra “If God Were the Devil” from For the Baby Doll (self 2013N  —If God were the devil, he'd know just what to say to make you mine.Buy it!

7:48am

Tim Easton “Porcupine” (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2009) —Easton isn't the most consistent guy out there, but boy, when he hits a groove, he comes up with great stuff.Buy it!

7:51am

Randall Bramblett “Roll” from The Bright Spots (New West Records www.newwestrecords.com 2013N  —This is one of those guys who has been around forever, but which I only just finally realized is really, really good.Buy it!

7:55am

Billy Bragg “Swallow My Pride” from Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl 2013N  —I still haven't warmed up to this whole album, but this is a really pretty song that reminds me of Nick Lowe's recent work, albeit without as great a singer.Buy it!

8:01am

James Cotton “Cotton Mouth Man” (Alligator 2013N  —Cotton teams up with Joe Bonamassa for a scorcher here.Buy it!

8:05am

Bonnie Raitt “Ain't Gonna Let You Go” from Slipstream (Redwing 2012) —Raitt's guitar sizzles on this cut - what a tone!Buy it!

8:11am

The Mavericks “Born to Be Blue” from In Time (The Valory Music Company 2013N  —These guys are just ridiculously great.Buy it!

8:16am

J.J. Cale “Clyde” from Naturally (Mercury 1971) —Clyde plays electric bass, he plays it with finesse and grace.Buy it!

8:18am

Tim Lee 3 “You're Not There” from Devil's Rope (Cool Dog Sound 2013N  —Love these guys!Buy it!

8:21am

The Del-Lords “Flying” from Elvis Club (GB Music www.gbmusic.com 2013N  —Why aren't these guys better known? Why can't Scott Kempner, who writes brilliant rock songs, better known?Buy it!

8:27am

The Kinks “Brother” from Sleepwalker (Arista 1977) —Not their best received album, but this is a really good song.Buy it!

8:33am

Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Excursion a Venise” from The French Record (Hannibal 1980) —One of my all-time favorite records has only the occasional word I can understand. Wish I would have had this one when I was actually studying French.Buy it!

8:37am

Tom Jones “Soul of a Man” from Spirit In the Room (Rounder 2013N  —Asking the questions from the pits of despair. Devastating!Buy it!

8:42am

Marshall Chapman “Call the Lamas” from Blaze of Glory (TallGirl 2013N  —I've come to like the remake of this wonderful song even better than the original.Buy it!

8:46am

Son Volt “Tears of Change” from Honky Tonk (Rounder 2013N L —It's not exactly honky tonk, but it's plenty sweet.Buy it!

8:49am

Sturgill Simpson “Water in a Well” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain sturgillsimpson.bandcamp.com/album/high-top-mountain 2013N  —This is more like honky tonk.Buy it!

8:53am

The Gourds “Ink and Grief” from Old Mad Joy (Vanguard 2011) —That's three songs in a row with steel guitar! I should win a prize.Buy it!

9:01am

Ray Price “Heart Over Mind” from The Essential Ray Price (Columbia 2007) —I just love his singing. Oh, and more steel guitar.Buy it!

9:04am

Willie Nelson “Keep Me From Blowing Away” from Moment of Forever (Lost Highway 2008) —Willie Nelson is an absolute treasure!Buy it!

9:08am

John Prine “You Stayed Away Too Long” from Unsung Hero: A Tribute to the Music of Ron Davies (Little Chickadee 2013N  —I don't even know who Ron Davies is, but this is a cool song, and he's got some awfully talented people on this tribute.Buy it!

9:10am

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars “Smokey Old Bar” from El Rancho Azul (Red House 2013N  —This crazy beat underneath Dale's sinuous vocals makes for a weird but enjoyable feel.Buy it!

9:15am

Vic Chesnutt “In My Way, Yes” from Silver Lake (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2003) —One of his greatest songs - this man had so much talent.Buy it!

9:20am

Richard Barone “Cry Baby Cry” from Cool Blue Halo 25th Anniversary Celebration (RBM 2012) —I often forget John Lennon even sang this - that's how completely Richard Barone owns this song to me.Buy it!

9:23am

Nataly Dawn “Back to the Barracks” from How I Knew Her (Nonesuch 2013N  —This song reminds me of Kurt Weill.Buy it!

9:27am

They Might Be Giants “Circular Karate Chop” from Nanobots (Idlewild 2013N  —Still tuneful after more than 25 years. Still clever, too.Buy it!

9:30am

Tommy James & The Shondells “Gotta Get Back to You” from Anthology (Rhino 1969) —That bass player is having some fun here. Actually, they all are.Buy it!

9:33am

Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians “Goodnight I Say” from Fegmania! (Yep Roc 1984) —This was actually the first album with the Egyptians as his backing band. I'd forgotten that, probably because I didn't hear this one until after he'd done another one or two.Buy it!

9:37am

Dolly Varden “Thank You” from For a While (Mid-Fi 2013N  —One of my fave albums of the year so far.Buy it!

9:40am

Johnny Marr “New Town Velocity” from The Messenger (Sire Records 2013N  —Every time this song starts, I think it's going to be Ian Gomm, but, even though it never is, I'm still happy with it.Buy it!

9:45am

Big Star “Life Is White” from Radio City (Ardent 1974) —There is a new documentary out on Big Star, and it's supposed to be exceptionally good.Buy it!

9:49am

The Painkillers “Dork On the Moon” from Painkillers 25th Anniversary Release (Euclid Records 2011) —St. Louis band of the 80s who deserved way more acclaim than they got.Buy it!

9:51am

The Small Faces “Something I Want to Tell You” from Small Faces (Sanctuary 1966) —An enticingly odd little nugget from their debut record.Buy it!

9:53am

Carrie Rodriguez “Sad Joy” from Give Me All You Got (Ninth Street Opus 2013N  —Sad joy is hard to hide.Buy it!

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