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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Nov 22nd 2013

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Nov 22nd 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


Ensemble “The Wells Fargo Wagon”
from The Music Man (CAPITOL 1962) —It could be, oh yes, it could be, thomething thpethial just for me.


The Rutles “With a Girl Like You”
from The Rutles (Warner Bros. 1978) —Sometimes I forget this wasn't actually a Beatles song, it's such a perfect pastiche.


Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons “Watch the Flowers Grow”
from Anthology (Rhino 1988) —The attempt to match the Four Seasons to hippie culture is both laughable and downright wonderful.


James Hunter “Out of Sight”
from Believe What I Say (Ace 1996) —James Hunter channels James Brown.


ZZ Top “Party on the Patio”
from El Loco (Warner Brothers 1981) —From their classic New Wave period.


The Move “Night of Fear”
from Omnibus: The 60s Singles As and Bs (Edsel 1999) —Silent night has turned to a night of fear. And yet, I'm not scared! This song makes me too happy.


The Pretenders “Message of Love”
from Pretenders II (sire 1981) —It's good, good, good like Brigitte Bardot! Great line, killer groove on this one.


Aimee Mann “Disappeared”
from Charmer Single (Superego 2012) —Nobody sings better bad love songs.


Spirit “Apple Orchard”
from Clear (Epic 1969) —It took me a long time to discover Spirit, but gee willikers, these guys were great!


Shannon McNally “Homemade Songs”
from Small Town Talk: The Songs Of Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac 2013) N  —Great singer covering great songwriter!


Linda Thompson “Give Me a Sad Song”
from Versatile Heart (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —I know she has a great new record out, but this song cried out to be heard after that last one.


Lorde “Glory and Gore”
from Pure Heroine (Universal Music 2013) N  —This teenager has made one heck of a strong debut record.


Ivan & Alyosha “Easy To Love”
from All the Times We Had (Dualtone 2013) N  —Something about these guys just captivates me every time I hear them - can't quite put my finger on it, but I like it.


Alejandro Escovedo “With These Hands” (Ryko 1996) —One of the best songs of the 90's, along with most of his other work that decade.


Rufus Wainwright “Southern Boys”
from Sing Me the Songs: Celebrating the Work of Kate McGarrigle (Nonesuch 2013) N  —A beautiful rendition of one of Kate's most complex songs.


Charlie Parker “Relaxin' at Camarillo”
from Yardbird Suite: The Ultimate Collection (Rhino 1997) —The older I get, the more I appreciate his genius.


Madeleine Peyroux “Born To Lose”
from The Blue Room (Decca 2012) —I love the way she sings this song, taking all that pain head on, and absorbing its full sadness.


MARY WELLS “Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right”
from Compact Command Performances (Motown 1985) —I love the bluesy organ and guitar on this cut - very different from the Motown norm.


Smokey Robinson & The Miracles “If You Can Want”
from 18 Greatest Hits (Universal Music Group International 2005) —One of Smokey's weirdest song titles and funkiest songs.


Charles Rouse “Bitchin'”
from Blax-Plosion (Charly 2001) —Monk's long-time associate went funky in the 70s. Nice cut.


Tony Joe White “Storm Comin'”
from Hoodoo (Yep Roc 2013) N  —You have to admire those artists who can stick with their signature sound for 40+ years.


Lurrie Bell “Blues Never Die”
from Blues In My Soul (Delmark 2013) N  —Tearing up an old Otis Rush number.


Albert Collins & His Rhythm Rockers “Collins Shuffle”
from Texas Music Vol. 1 - Postwar Blues Combos (Rhino 1994) —The Master of the Telecaster in his early days.


Lightnin' Hopkins “Had a Gal Called Sal”
from Mojo Hand: The Anthology (Rhino 1993) —Hopkins is such a fascinating figure - he recorded for dozens of labels, in every blues style imaginable. He was always looking for the next paycheck, and always impeccable.


James Brown “I Got You (I Feel Good)”
from 20 All-Time Greatest Hits (Polydor Records 1976) —One of those songs everybody should have imprinted in their DNA.


JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “Want More” (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2011) —I can't feel my legs and I probably never did, all I want to do is just dance some more.


The Blasters “Little Honey”
from Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings (Warner Brothers 2002) —Phil Alvin's voice is so smooth on this cut.


Bottle Rockets “Radar Gun”
from Bottle Rockets and the Brooklyn Side (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —One of the many exciting bonus cuts in this reissue package of their fabulous first two albums - this is the Chicken Truck classic version.


Flying House “Blues For Wolfman” (self 2013) N L —This St. Louis band carries on the legacy of Five of These and Bella Wolf quite nicely.


Craig Finn “Not Much Left of Us”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) —A sweet and supple groove for one of Finn's clear-eyed looks at his past.


Willie Nile “Best Friends Money Can Buy”
from Streets of New York (Reincarnate Music 2006) —Another case of pulling an older song from an artist with a new album. I'm just a contrarian sometimes.


The Zombies “I Do Believe”
from Breathe Out, Breathe In (Red House www.redhouserecords.com 2011) —Colin Blunstone & Rod Argent are still out there, touring, and sneaking out the occasional record, like this one which we only got at the station a week or two back. It's really good.


Lehto & Wright “Nancy Spain”
from The Thrashing Machine and Other Stories (New Folk Records 2005) —Playing tonight at Focal Point. All the right people are buzzing about this folk duo.


Fats Kaplin “Osman Pehlivan”
from The Fatman Cometh (Pulp Country www.pulpcountry.com 2006) —Fats goes all middle eastern - this man can do almost anything.


Danny Barnes “Face to Face”
from Dirt On The Angel (Terminus Records 2003) —I often forget how much I like Danny Barnes records, and then randomly, I encounter him again and enjoy myself. So, I share it with you.


The Charflies “If I Had a Quarter”
from Blowfish Rodeo (self-released 2013) N L —New St. Louis band playing tonight at the Schlafly Tap Room. Their EP is really cool.


Pokey LaFarge “What the Rain Will Bring”
from Pokey LaFarge (Third Man Records 2013) N L —Pokey is over in Europe right now - I do really like this sweet little song.


Bob Wills “Oozlin' Daddy Blues”
from Stompin' Western Swing (President 1999) —This is definitely stompin'.


Bea Booze “See See Rider Blues”
from R&B Jukebox Hits 1942 (Acrobat 2005) —I fell in love with this neat little version of a song sung by thousands of singers.


Johnny Paycheck “The Feminine Touch”
from The Soul & the Edge: The Best of Johnny Paycheck (Epic 2002) —It's funny and it's sad: Men have no need for magazines they don't read or perfumes and powder and such.


Willie Nelson “Is The Better Part Over”
from Let's Face the Music and Dance (Legacy 2013) N  —I like both of Willie's albums this year, but I think this one is close to perfect.


Leonard Cohen “Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye”
from Live In London CD Album (Columbia 2009) —Still on my short list for one of the greatest live albums ever.


Jonathan Wilson “Lovestrong”
from Fanfare (Bella Union 2013) N  —So far, I'm the only KDHX DJ to touch this record.

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