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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri May 6th 2011

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri May 6th 2011 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

7:00am

The Band “Hobo Jungle” from Northern Lights - Southern Cross (CAPITOL 2001) —A Band song you don't hear every day, chosen pretty much at random because I forgot about it, too.Buy it!

7:04am

Alejandro Escovedo “Street Songs” from Street Songs of Love CD ALBUM (Fantasy 2009) —I see Alejandro will be at the Old Rock House on June 5, the night before Twangfest starts. That makes for one heck of a twangy week.Buy it!

7:07am

Nick Lowe “Cracking Up” from Labour of Lust (Columbia 1979N  —One of the most eagerly awaited reissues - one of the best records you haven't been able to buy in years until now.Buy it!

7:10am

k.d. lang & The Siss Boom Bang “Heaven” from Sing It Loud (Nonesuch 2011N  —A gorgeous rendition of the Talking Heads number.Buy it!

7:16am

TV on The Radio “Caffeinated Consciousness” from Nine Types of Light (Interscope 2011N  —As a long-time fan of alliteration, I approve this song title.Buy it!

7:19am

Devotchka “Exhaustible” from 100 Lovers (Epitaph 2011N  —I love the tango break in this rock song.Buy it!

7:23am

Django Reinhardt “Django Castle (Manoir De Mes Reves)” from The Essential Django reinhardt (RCA/Columbia Legacy/SonyMusic 2011N  —This man was just jaw-droppingly incredible on guitar.Buy it!

7:26am

Jeff Beck “I'm a Fool to Care” from Rock'n'Roll Party (ATCO 2011N  —Imelda May sings like Mary Ford, and Beck plays like Les Paul. Only with their own styles.Buy it!

7:29am

Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas “Miles to Go” from Paper Airplane (Rounder 2011N  —First rate melody sung beautifully - can't argue with that.Buy it!

7:32am

Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers “Best Love” from Rare Bird Alert (Rounder 2011N  —Paul McCartney nails the vocal on this lovely song.Buy it!

7:37am

Red Clay Ramblers “Snuffdipper” from Yonder SINGLE (Red Clay Ramblers www.redclayramblers.com 2001) —They'll be at the Sheldon tonight.Buy it!

7:41am

Red Clay Ramblers “Darlin' Say / Pony Cart” from Rambler (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1992) —I'd forgotten how good (and how all over the American music map) these guys are.Buy it!

7:46am

Charlie Haden Quartet West “If I'm Lucky” from Sophisticated Ladies (Decca 2011N  —Lovely rendition of a standard I don't think I've heard before.Buy it!

7:52am

Bill Frisell “Sixty Four” from Sign of Life (Savoy Jazz 2011N  —Bill Frisell will be in town next Thursday at the Old Rock House - probably not doing this string quartet thing, but it will be great, I'm sure.Buy it!

7:56am

Abigail Washburn “Ballad of Treason” from City of Refuge (Rounder 2011N  —The only singer-songwriter who could fit comfortably next to Bill Frisell.Buy it!

8:03am

Jay Gaunt “Why Are People Like That” from Harmonicopia (JPG 2010) —This Gaunt kid can play blues harp - and I love everything about this cut.Buy it!

8:06am

Danny Barnes “Misty Swan” from Pizza Box (ATO www.atorecords.com 2009) —This guy always makes me happy when I hear him.Buy it!

8:09am

Rum Drum Ramblers “Jack & Tom” from Mean Scene (Lightnin' Thunders 2011N L —I just can't believe how these guys can not only accurately recreate the sounds of early 30s string bands, but can write songs as good as anything from the era.Buy it!

8:16am

The Beat “Working Too Hard” from The Beat (Columbia 1979) —Once again, the More Cowbell segment comes courtesy of Rich Reese, who recently handed me a CD with 26 cowbell gems. I actually saw this band play live in 1979.Buy it!

8:18am

The Headboys “Kicking the Kans” from The Headboys (RSO 1979) —Well, here's a band I haven't thought about in 30 years, at least.Buy it!

8:22am

Sensational Alex Harvey Band “Midnight Moses” from Framed / Next (Vertigo 2002) —One of the world's most underrated bands. And they could rock a cowbell.Buy it!

8:27am

Paul Revere & The Raiders “Good Thing” from The Essential Paul Revere & the Raiders (Legacy 2011N  —As great a rock'n'roll band as the 60s gave us - song after song after song!Buy it!

8:31am

The Long Ryders “Gunslinger Man” from The Best of the Long Ryders (Prima 2011N  —One of the few records I know that actually worked because of the big 80s production sound, rather than just in spite of.Buy it!

8:35am

Los Lobos “Burn It Down” from Tin Can Trust CD ALBUM (Shout! Factory 2010) —Will he stay or will he go?Buy it!

8:40am

The Feelies “Should Be Gone” from Here Before (Bar/None Records 2011N  —A magnificent return from a magnificient band.Buy it!

8:43am

Eliza Gilkyson “Roses At the End of Time” from Roses At The End of Time (Red House 2011N  —Near as I can tell, as I've just sort of dipped my foot now and again in the waters of her music, she just keeps getting better.Buy it!

8:47am

Paul Simon “Questions For the Angels” from So Beautiful or So What (Universal 2011N  —I'm starting to think Paul Simon has it in for Randy Newman - after Newman wrote a satirical angels song, Simon writes this about believing in them.Buy it!

8:51am

Kate & Anna McGarrigle “Southern Boys” from Dancer With Bruised Knees (Hannibal 1977) —Oh, how I have loved the McGarrigle sisters over the years.Buy it!

8:54am

Emmylou Harris “Darlin' Kate” from Hard Bargain (Nonesuch 2011N  —My review of this record is here: http://blurt-online.com/reviews/view/2984/Buy it!

9:01am

Marcia Ball “Roadside Attractions” from Roadside Attactions (Alligator 2011N  —I don't know - she says she just wants to get off the road, but I think Marcia Ball likes to play too much.Buy it!

9:05am

Blind Boys of Alabama “I Saw The Light” from Take The High Road (Saguaro Road 2011N  —Hank Williams, Jr. sings his daddy's song, backed by one heck of a chorus.Buy it!

9:08am

Aaron Neville “Meetin' At the Building” from I Know I've Been Changed (Tell It 2010) —Just a perfect match of singer, song, and arrangement.Buy it!

9:11am

Ha Ha Tonka “No Great Harm” from Death of a Decade (Bloodshot 2011N  —Those vocals!Buy it!

9:17am

Delmore Brothers “Trouble Ain't Nothin' But the Blues” from Freight Train Boogie (Ace 1993) —One of those great county brother acts from the 40s - modern enough to bridge between the pre-war era and the future of honky tonk & rock'n'roll.Buy it!

9:19am

Carl Perkins “Boppin' the Blues” from As Good As It Gets: Rockabilly (Disky 2000) —The Sun sound never gets old.Buy it!

9:22am

Aldus Roger “Diga Ding Ding Dong” from As Good As It Gets: Cajun (Disky 2000) —Come on now - could you resist a song with this title?Buy it!

9:25am

Fletcher Henderson & the Dixie Stompers featuring Tommy Ladnier & Coleman Hawkins “St. Louis Blues” from As Good As It Gets: Early Jazz (Disky 2000) —This is going back a ways.Buy it!

9:28am

Rebirth Brass Band “You Know You Know” from Rebirth of New Orleans (Basin Street 2011) —Dance!Buy it!

9:35am

Lucinda Williams “I Don't Know How You're Livin'” from Blessed SINGLE (Lost Highway 2011N  —Powerful song - nice return to form from Lucinda.Buy it!

9:40am

Steve Earle “Little Emperor” from I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive (New West 2011N  —This is probably my fave cut on this record, but I still need to hear the album some more.Buy it!

9:43am

Hayes Carll “Hide Me” from KMAG YOYO (Lost Highway 2011N  —He'll be headlining the first night of Twangfest, June 6 at the Pageant, with the great Elizabeth Cook opening.Buy it!

9:46am

Bob Dylan “Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues” from Bob Dylan In Concert Brandeis University 1963 (Columbia 2011N  —From the days when Bob Dylan gave extensive introductions to his songs.Buy it!

9:52am

Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings “Dang Me” from The Majestic Silver Strings (New West 2011N  —Chocolate Genius reinterprets the Roger Miller masterpiece.Buy it!

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