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Spinitron - KDHX: Sound Salvation Fri Jul 22nd 2011

Sound Salvation (Music)

Fri Jul 22nd 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

Big Brother & The Holding Company “Piece of My Heart” from Cheap Thrills (Columbia/Legacy. 1967) —Jerry Ragovoy, one of the great r'n'b songwriters, passed away the other day. Janis Joplin sang several of his songs.Buy it!

7:05am

Small Faces “You'd Better Believe It” from Anthology 1965-1967 (Polygram 1996) —Steve Marriott could eat up songs like this.Buy it!

7:07am

Irma Thomas “Time Is On My Side” from Sweet Soul Queen of New Orleans (Razor and Tie 2008) —The majestic masterpiece!Buy it!

7:10am

Howard Tate “Get It While You Can” from Get It While You Can: The Legendary Sessions (Mercury 1995) —One of the most under-rated brilliant singers from back in the day - much as I love the Janis Joplin version, this one is definitive.Buy it!

7:15am

Lorraine Ellison “Heart Be Still” from The Best of Loma Records - The Rise and Fall of a 1960's Soul Label (Warner Brothers 1995) —A rare Ragovoy gem.Buy it!

7:18am

Dionne Warwick “Move Me No Mountain” from Then Came You (Spy 1975) —A terrific Warwick pseudo-disco number penned by Ragovoy. I have to check out the rest of this record; this song is amazing.Buy it!

7:23am

The Enchanters “I Wanna Thank You” from The Best of Loma Records - The Rise and Fall of a 1960's Soul Label (Warner Brothers 1995) —Another of the lesser known Ragovoy gems. This Loma Records comp is chock full of amazing stuff, by the way. It was a WB soul subsidiary label.Buy it!

7:26am

Dusty Springfield “I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby's Face” from Where Am I Going (Musicarama 1967) —This one was produced by Ragovoy, but I think somebody else wrote it. Credits are confusing.Buy it!

7:32am

The Bo-Keys “Catch This Teardrop” from Got to Get It Back (Electraphonic 2011N  —I'm blanking on the name of the great (but obscure) singer who was with the Bo-Keys last week when they were in town & who sings this cut. He's terrific, and I'm embarrassed.Buy it!

7:34am

The Rolling Stones “Fool To Cry” from Forty Licks (Rolling Stones Virgin 2002) —I never get tired of this soul ballad.Buy it!

7:40am

Rufus Thomas “Walking the Dog” from Stax 50 - 50th Anniversary Celebration (Stax Records/Fantasy, Inc. 2007) —Sometimes I worry about playing songs as familiar as this one, until I remember you don't hear it anywhere else & there are people who still don't even know this classic.Buy it!

7:43am

Amy LaVere “Let Yourself Go (Come On)” from Stranger Me (Archer Records 2011N  —LaVere covers a gem from Bobby Charles. Amy LaVere will be in town Aug. 12 at Off Broadway - I recommend checking her out.Buy it!

7:48am

Bobby Charles “Tennessee Blues” from Bobby Charles (bearsville www.rhino.com 1972) —Another song from the album on which LaVere found the last one.Buy it!

7:53am

Tara Nevins “Tennessee River” from Wood and Stone (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2011) —New solo album from the Donna the Buffalo singer, produced by Larry Campbell so you know it's good.Buy it!

8:03am

The Swingin' Medallions “Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)” from Frat Rock (Rhino 1966) —Let's get this party started!Buy it!

8:05am

Imelda May “Pulling the Rug” from Mayhem (Decca 2010) —This Irish woman can sing! And this song makes me want to dance.Buy it!

8:09am

Nikki Jean “Mercy of Love” from Pennies In A Jar (S-Curve 2011N  —Co-written with Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil.Buy it!

8:13am

Oliver Sain “Baby Scratch My Back” from St. Louis Breakdown: The Best of Oliver Sain (Excello 1996) —You need help with an itch.Buy it!

8:17am

KC Bowman “Mine Called Somebody Else” from International Pop Overthrow Vol. 2 (Del-Fi 1999) —A cowbell number presented to me by Rich Reese, who digs up some rarities.Buy it!

8:21am

Hanson “Thinking 'Bout Somethin'” from Shout It Out (Three Car Garage 2010) —I played this last year when it came out, but cowbell this fantastic deserves a second spot of honor in this segment.Buy it!

8:25am

The Monkees “Papa Gene's Blues” from The Monkees (Colgems 1966) —An absolutely perfect record, with perfect cowbell!Buy it!

8:27am

999 “Nasty Nasty” from 999 (Captain Oi 1978) —Yeah, this is punk rock brilliance!Buy it!

8:32am

Supermoon “Photo Tangerine” from demo SINGLE (none 2011N L —New one from a St. Louis band that sounds awfully good.Buy it!

8:35am

Robert Pollard “The Original Heart” from Robert Pollard Is Off to Business (Guided By Voices Inc. 2008) —How many great songs has he just knocked off over the years?Buy it!

8:37am

The Boomtown Rats “Mary of the 4th Form” from A Tonic For the Troops (Columbia 1979) —True story: I loved this album when it came out, but then one day I listened to it while I was sick, and I associated it with vomit for many years before I learned to love it all over again.Buy it!

8:41am

Robyn Hitchcock “Hurry For the Sky” from Goodnight Oslo (Yep Roc 2009) —I love the way he kind of evokes old western tropes with the rhythm and the steel guitar.Buy it!

8:46am

Dave Alvin “Gary, Indiana 1959” from Eleven Eleven (Yep Roc 2011N  —A typically brilliant Dave Alvin story song.Buy it!

8:50am

Kasey Chambers “Love Like a Hurricane” from Little Bird (Liberation 2010N  —Simply a lovely country ballad.Buy it!

8:53am

CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE “Louisiana Fog” (Kent 1968) —During Musselwhite's brief psychedelic blues period.Buy it!

9:01am

Richard Thompson “Can't Win” from Amnesia (CAPITOL 1988) —Oh, the nerve of some people. I don't know who you think you are.Buy it!

9:06am

Sleepy Kitty “Seventeen” from Infinity City (Euclid Records 2011N L —The Beatles meet the Velvet Underground - this St. Louis band has chutzpah! Just don't ask Michelle Bachmann to pronounce that.Buy it!

9:12am

AC/DC “Let Me Put My Love Into You” from Back In Black (ATCO 1980) —What a sweet love song.Buy it!

9:17am

John Hiatt “I Love That Girl” from Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2011N  —This new Hiatt album just might go down as one of his best ever. It comes out the first Tuesday in Aug.Buy it!

9:21am

Lyle Lovett “Private Conversation” from The Road to Ensenada (Curb MCA 1996) —I still keep thinking about what a pleasure it was to see Hiatt and Lovett together at the Fox a few weeks back.Buy it!

9:25am

Merle Haggard “Mama Tried” from Down Every Road 3 (CAPITOL NASHVILLE) —One of the greatest records ever made.Buy it!

9:28am

Dolly Parton “Missing You” from Better Day (Dolly 2011N  —Dolly singing a sad country song - well that's a gimme.Buy it!

9:31am

Joe Cocker “Marjorine” from With A Little Help From My Friends (A&M 1969) —I've only recently discovered this song - it bounces and sways beautifully.Buy it!

9:33am

Simon & Garfunkel “Baby Driver” from Bridge Over Troubled Water (Columbia 1970) —I'm 52 years old, and I just heard this 41-year-old album in its entirety for the 1st time yesterday, which means I just heard this nifty song for the first time, too.Buy it!

9:36am

Garland Jeffreys “Rock and Roll Music” from The King of In Between (Luna Park 2011N  —See, it's still possible to make a good song about rock.Buy it!

9:39am

Eilen Jewell “I Remember You” from Queen of the Minor Key (Signature Sounds Recording Company 2011N  —One of this year's best songs right here.Buy it!

9:47am

Johnny Adams “Real Live Living Hurtin' Man” from Heart & Soul (Vampi Soul vampisoul.com 1969) —I love a good redundancy in a song title.Buy it!

9:50am

Ike & Tina Turner “Finger Poppin'” from The Best of Loma Records - The Rise and Fall of a 1960's Soul Label (Warner Brothers 1995) —See, here's an Ike & Tina song I'd never heard until I discovered this compilation.Buy it!

9:53am

B.B. King “Ain't Nobody Home” from Why I Sing the Blues (MCA 1992) —One more Jerry Ragovoy number I forgot to play way back at the beginning of the show.Buy it!

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