Sound Salvation (Music)
With Steve Pick
Fri Sep 17th 2010 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
Rolling Stones “I Wanna Be Your Man” from Singles 1963-1965 (ABKCO 2004) —Lennon and McCartney probably tossed this one off while in line at the fish & chips shop, but I love it! Wha a nasty guitar solo!Buy it!
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes “Talk to Me” from Havin' a Party with Southside Johnny (Epic 1979) —A btilliant Springsteen song from back in the days when he gave them away like candy on Halloween.Buy it!
Justin Townes Earle “One More Night in Brooklyn” from Harlem River Blues (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) N —Earle gives us the feeling of being bored and trapped in a place that's not where you wanted, and yet getting out for one night helps so much.Buy it!
Funkadelic “Who Says a Funk Band Can't Play Rock?” from One Nation Under a Groove (Warner Bros. 1978) —This cut always makes me smile and sets the little bodies inside my head to dancing madly.Buy it!
David Bowie “TVC15” from Station to Station (3CD Special Edition) (RCA 2010) N —I sure hope Jay Babcock is listening. He said he's heard this song announced on the station a couple times but he missed actually hearing it.Buy it!
Bob Dylan “Is Your Love in Vain” from Street Legal (Columbia 1978) —I have to admit I've never really listened to Street Legal, but Clint Heylin's recent book on Dylan's songs made me go back and at least sample this one. Gonna hear more one of these days.Buy it!
Duke Robillard “Rhode Island Red Rooster” from Passport to the Blues (stony plain 2010) N —I've always dug Robillard, but I think his vocals on this down and dirty old school blues record are the best he's done.Buy it!
Robert Plant “House of Cards” from Band Of Joy (Rounder 2010) N —A powerful take on the Richard Thompson classic - can't wait to hear the rest of this record. I mean Plant with Buddy Miller & Patty Griffin? That's a talented line-up there.Buy it!
Leonard Cohen “Lover, Lover, Lover” from Songs From the Road (Columbia 2010) N R —Apparenlty there were more great live songs left off the Live in London album (and a few different versions of the songs that Cohen has to sing every time).Buy it!
Sam Cooke “Twistin' the Night Away” from One Night Stand - Sam Cooke Live At the Harlem Square Club, 1963 (RCA 1985) —One of the greatest live albums ever, from one of the greatest singers ever.Buy it!
Fitz & the Tantrums “Breakin' the Chains of Love” from Pickin' Up the Pieces (Dangerbird www.dangerbirdrecords.com 2010) N —These guys are really cool - they're doing the soul revival without being reverent, and with some contemporary feel, too.Buy it!
Jamey Johnson “Poor Man Blues” from The Guitar Song (Mercury 2010) N —So many new records I want to hear this week - how am I gonna find time for a 2-disc set that's getting rave reviews? This cut is great.Buy it!
The Byrds “5D (Fifth Dimension)” from Fifth Dimension (Columbia 1966) —ONe of those songs that's been in my life forever, but really just jumped out at me for the first time in ages how great it really is.Buy it!
The Shirelles “Please Go Away” from One Kiss Can Lead to Another: Girl Group Sounds, Lost & Found (Remastered) (Rhino 2005) —I needed a short song to close out, and the first one I found was this classic.Buy it!
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