Hi everyone, here are our six musical recommendations for the week; five streaming suggestions and one recommended album on CD.
(Click on the photo to stream or request the album)
Freegal Streaming Suggestions*
Greatest Hits by Jake Owen (Genre: Country) (2017):
Singer songwriter Jake Owen hails from Vero Beach, Florida and launched a music career after an injury cut short his golfing career.
Songs on his new LP include: Yee Haw, Don’t Think I Can’t Love You, Barefoot Blue Jean Night, The One That Got Away and Anywhere With You.
All Blues’d Up: Songs of Bob Dylan (2002) (Genre: Rock, Blues) :
Songs on this bluesy tribute LP include: It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry by Taj Mahal, Everything is Broken by R. L. Burnside, I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight by John Hammond Sr., Ballad of a Thin Man by James Solberg and Watching the River Flow by Leon Russell.
Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf (1977) (Rock, Classic Rock):
The classic album by Meat Loaf, AKA singer and songwriter Jim Steinman features the songs
Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad, You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth, All Revved Up With No Place To Go and Paradise by the Dashboard Light.
Stand Up Guys (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Various Artists (2012) (Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz):
The soundtrack to a fun film featuring Al Pacnio, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin as three senior criminals who reunite to recapture past glories. Songs include: Hard Times by Baby Huey & The Babysitters, Old Habits Die Hard by Bon Jovi, Bright Lights by Gary Clark Jr., Fooled Around And Fell In Love by Elvin Bishop. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby by Sam & Dave and Sock It To ‘Em JB (Pt. 1) by Rex Garvin and The Mighty Cravers
The Post (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2017) music composed and conducted by John Williams (Genre: Classical, Soundtracks):
The John Williams soundtrack to the critically acclaimed film, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, that focuses on the decision of The Washington Post, as headed by Katharine Graham, to published the Pentagon Papers in 1971.
CD of the Week:
Now There Was A Song! by Johnny Cash:
This is a great album, featuring the late, great Johnny Cash singing cover versions of classic country songs. Songs on the LP include: Time Changes Everything, I Will Miss You When You Go, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You, Seasons of My Heart and Just One More.
Videos of the Week:
Hee Yaw by Jake Owen:
Gotta Serve Someone by Mavis Staples with Johnny Lang:
Paradise by the Dashboard Light by Meat Loaf:
Old Habits Die Hard by Jon Bon Jovi:
The Papers by John Williams:
Time Changes Everything by Johnny Cash
Artist Biography & Discography Information:
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)
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 includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!
Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.