Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.
In honor of the long Labor Day weekend, this week I’m going to suggest you check out some playlists – ideal background music for partying, driving or hanging out at home!
Freegal Streaming Suggestions*
AOR Playlist (Genre: Pop/Rock) (94 songs):
Songs on the playlist include: St. George And The Dragon by Toto, More Than A Feeling by Boston, Take Me Home Tonight by Eddie Money, Jane by Jefferson Starship, Rock The Night by Europe, Soul to Soul by Rick Springfield, Alone (live) by Heart and Rosanna by Toto
Blue-Eyed Soul (Genre: Pop, Rock, Soul) (93 songs):
Songs on the playlist include: I Can’t Go For That by Hall & Oates, Cigarettes by Daniel Merriweather, Work To Do by Average White Band, Flow With It by St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Letter by The Box Tops & Gimme Some Lovin’ by The Spencer Davis Group.
Libraries Rock (Genre: Children’s Music) (71 songs):
Songs include: Can’t Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake, Good Vibrations by Ricky Reed, The Best Day Ever by Spongebob, Shake Your Body by The Backyardigans, I’ve Been Workin’ On The Railroad by Children’s Song Company, Rainbow by Sia and The Fox by Kidz Bop Kidz.
Libraries Rock Pre-Teen Playlist (Genre: Pop, Rock, Tween) (75 songs):
Songs include: Finesse by Pentatonix, Just Like Fire by Pink, Young Dumb & Broke by Khalid, All My Friends by Snakehips, Broken Glass by Rachel Platten, Summer by Calvin Harris and Kids by MGMT.
Newport Jazz Festival (Genre: Jazz) (89 songs):
Songs include: Owen Runs by Antonio Sanchez, A Toast to the People by Charenee Wade, Black Nile by Reuben Rogers and Cosmic Stop by Funkadelic.
Purple Playlist by Prince (Genre: Pop, Rock, Soul etc.) (93 songs):
Songs include: Jam of the Year, Life ‘O’ the Party, Musicology, Courtin’ Time, Love Sign, Call My Name, The Everlasting Now, Days of Wild and many more
Recommended CD of the Week:
Rockabilly: Red, Hot & Rare by Various Artists (Ask for this box set at the Circulation Desk)
4 disc set, over 100 vintage rockabilly songs
Songs include: Everybody’s Movin’ by Glen Glenn, Rita Juanita by Wayne Newman, Goodbye Little Star by Kenny Baker, One Way Ticket by Bobby Crown, Jukebox Rock by Dick Seaton and many more.
Videos of the Week:
I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates
I Keep Forgettin’ by Michael McDonald & The Doobie Brothers
Cigarettes by Daniel Merriweather
Get Down Within by Wayne Cochrane
CAN’T STOP THE FEELING by Justin Timberlake
Take On Me by Pentatonix
Take On Me by Aha
Me Too by Meghan Trainor
Empire State Mind by Lang Lang and Andra Day
Toast to the People by Charenee Wade
Everybody’s Movin’ by Glen Glenn
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.
Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:
Digital Library Catalogs:
Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music
OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos
RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!
The Traditional Library Catalog:
You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!