Hi everyone, here are our six musical recommendations for the week; five streaming suggestions and one recommended album on CD.
Freegal Streaming Suggestions*
Songs of Bob Dylan by Joan Osborne:
The brand new album by the rock singer with blues rock roots.
Songs include: Tangled up in Blue, Buckets of Rain, Highway 61 Revisited, High Water, Masters of War and Right Them Bells.
Here’s the link to stream the new Joan Osborne album:
Steve Winwood Live by Steve Winwood:
This just released album features a selection of Steve Winwood’s Greatest Hits including: I’m a Man, Glad, Can’t Find My Wan Home, Had to Cry Today, 40,000 Headmen & The Low Sparks of High Heeled Boys.
Here’s a link to stream the new Steve Winwood album:
The Legendary Bill Evans Trio – The 1960 Birdland Sessions by The Bill Evans Trio:
A classic Jazz album featuring Bill Evans on piano, Paul Motian on drums and Scott LaFaro on bass.
Songs include: Autumn Leaves, Our Delight, Come Rain or Come Shine & Blue in Green.
Here’s a link to stream the Bill Evans Trio LP:
American Roots by Various Artists:
This various artist’s collection features some great mid-twentieth century folk and blues artists including: Big Mama Thornton, Bill Monroe, Muddy waters, David Grisman, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie & The Staple Singers.
Songs include: Bumble Bee (Big Mama Thornton), Cheyenne (David Grisman), Nobody Knows by Mahalia Jackson, Willing Conscript by Pete Seeger and New Born Soul by The Staple Singers.
Here’s a link to stream the American Roots collection:
Summer Place 76’ by the Percy Faith Orchestra:
This LP Features up-tempo but mellow background music with a pinch of disco added!
Songs include: Summer Place ’76 (Theme From “A Summer Place”), Feelings, Maybe September, Dream Your Dreams & Send in the Clowns.
Here’s a link to stream Summer Place ’76:
CD Suggestion of the Week:
8 Classic Albums by Harry Belafonte:
Import-only four CD set containing eight albums from the vocalist and activist: Mark Twain, Belafonte Sings the Blues, Calypso, to Wish You a Merry Christmas, Belafonte Sings the Caribbean, Belafonte, An Evening with Belafonte and Love Is a Gentle Thing.
Songs in the collection number 89 and include: God Bless The Child, The Fox, Delia, Day O (Banana Boat Song), Jamaica, Farewell & In That Great Gettin’ Up Mornin’
Here’s a link to request the Eight Album Harry Belafonte set:
Music Videos of the Week:
Tangled Up In Blue by Joan Osborne
Back in the High Life Again by Steve Winwood
Autumn Leaves by The Bill Evans Trio
Bumble Bee by Big Mama Thorton
Cheyenne by The David Grisman Quintet
Artist Biography & Discography Information
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)
Have a holiday weekend!
P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713.
*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and including our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York. Library cards are free and at our library you can obtain one by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features both your name and your current address.