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 you want to listen to!)
Freegal Streaming Suggestions*
Just Being Me (2018) by Nick Colionne (Genre: Jazz, Guitar, Vocal, Smooth Jazz):
Nick Colionne is an educator and musician who hails from Elgin, Illinois. Just Being Me is his brand new LP and it features the songs: Just Being Me, How Sweet It is (To Be Loved By You), Be Urself, Spend The Night, Still Connected and Go Nico Go.
Official Bootleg: Box Set Vol. 1 (Set issued in 2017/Tracks recorded in the 1970s) by Humble Pie (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock):
Humble Pie formed in 1969. The original line up of the band included former Small Faces singer-songwriter and guitarist Steve Marriott, former Herd singer-songwriter and guitarist Peter Frampton, bassist Greg Ridley and drummer Jerry Shirley.
Frampton left the group in 1972 and was replaced by Clem Clempson. And it is the Marriott, Ridley, Shirley Clempson line-up that is features in this official bootleg set.
The band was recorded live in concert at: The Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago on 22nd September 1972, the Shibuya Kokaido in Tokyo on 16th May 1973, the Charlton Athletic Football Ground on 18th May 1974 and at Rainbow Theatre in London on 6th June 1974.
Songs in the collection include: Watcha Gonna Do About It, Steve’s Little Jam, Up our Sleeve, Thunderbox, I Believe To My Soul, C’mon Everybody and many more.
Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast (1974) by Roger Glover (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Children’s Music):
The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast was Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover’s first solo album. And ironically, the album was actually made for children! In 1973 Glover agreed to create a musical adaptation of the children’s book of the same name written by William Plomer and illustrated by Alan Aldridge and this LP is the fun result!
Songs on the LP include: Dawn, Get Ready, Saffron Dormouse and Lizzy Be, Old Blind Mole, Magician Moth, Behind The Smile and Watch Out for the Bat.
Hearts of Glass (2018) by Beth Nielsen Chapman (Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Country, Pop):
Singer-songwriter and Texas native Beth Nielson Chapman has been writing and recording great music since 1990.
Hearts of Glass is her brand new album. Songs on the LP include Come to Mine, Old Church Hymns & Nursery Rhymes, Enough for Me, You’re Still My Valentine, Life Holds On and Dancer to the drum.
CD Recommendation of the Week:
Both Sides Of The Sky by Jimi Hendrix:
Jimi Hendrix needs no introduction, at least not to those who have been fans or rock guitarists since the 1960s!
Both Side Of The Sky is an official Jimmy Hendrix estate release and features 13 studio recordings, including 10 songs never before released.
The recordings were made between 1968 and 1970. Songs on the LP include: Hear My Train a Comin’, $20 Fine, Power of Soul, Jungle, Things I Used to Do, Georgia Blues and Woodstock.
Videos of the Week:
Just Being Me by Nick Colionne
I Believe To My Soul by Humble Pie
Love Is All by Roger Glover
Come To Mine by Beth Nielsen Chapman
Do You Feel Like We Do by Peter Frampton
Runaway by Bonnie Raitt
Hotter Than That by Bria Skonberg
Have a great weekend!
*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.
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.