Suggested Listening February 9, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

That’s The Way Of The World (1975) by Earth, Wind & Fire (Genre: Funk, R&B, Pop):

EW&F was formed by the talented multi-instrumentalist Maurice White and put out some fantastic albums in their 1970s heyday. That’s The Way Of The World is their most popular & bestselling LP originally released in 1975.

Songs on the LP include: Shining Star, That’s The Way Of The World, Happy Feelin’, Reasons, See The Light, Caribou Chaser and All About Love.

The Beautiful & Damned (2017) by G-Eazy (Genre: Rap):

Rapper G-Eazy hails from the Bay Area and this is his fifth album.

Songs on the LP include: Him & I, Sober, Pray For Me, Legend, But A Dream, That’s A Lot and Pick me Up.

Walls (2016) by Kings of Leon (Genre: Rock):

A four piece family group from Tennessee, Kings of Leon consists of three Followill brothers and a cousin; Caleb (guitar), Jared (bass) and Nathan (drums) Followill and their cousin Matthew Followill. The band plays an unpolished and easy accessible style of rock. Walls is their most recent LP and includes the songs: Reverend, Find Me, Over, Muchacho, Conversation Piece, Eyes on You and Wild

Wednesday Morning 3AM (1964) by Simon & Garfunkel (Genre: Folk):

This is the very first album released by Simon & Garfunkel in March of 1964 only a month after The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and right in the middle of the sixties folk boom. This album is different from any other album S&G ever released because it truly is a folk album. By the time the duo released their next LP, The Sound of Silence, they had transitioned to play Folk Rock.

Songs on the LP include the original version of the Sound of Silence, Bleecker Street, He Was My Brother, Go Tell it On The Mountain, The Times They Are A-Changin’ and Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.

CD of the Week:

Let It Go (2017) by Norman Brown (Genre: Jazz, R&B, Easy Listening): 

The latest LP by the cool guitar player Norman Brown. Songs on the LP include: Lessons of the Spirit, The North Star, Living Out Your Destiny, Holding You and Liberated

Videos of the Week:

Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire

Him & I by G-Eazy

Eyes on You by Kings of Leon

Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel

Let It Go by Norman Brown


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.

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