Suggested Listening January 18, 2019

Hi everyone, here are our lucky seven musical streaming* suggestions for the week.

(Click on the photo of the albums to stream them)

Recomended Freegal Streaming Albums:

Bob Dylan Live At Carnegie Hall 1963 (2005) by Bob Dylan (Genre: Folk):

This album was recorded during Dylan’s early sixties pre-electric folk era and offers a young Dylan singing some classic songs, accompanied only by the sound of his acoustic guitar and harmonica playing.

Songs on the album include: The Times They Are A-Changing, Ballad Of Hollis Brown, Boots of Spanish Leather, Lay Down Your Weary Tune, North Country Blues and With God On Our Side.


The Guitar Mastery of Tommy Emmanuel (2014) by Tommy Emmanuel (Genre: Guitar, Instrumental, Folk):

Tommy Emmanuel hails from Australia and is a virtuoso guitarist who has won Australia’s Best Guitarist Award four times. If you like listening to great acoustic guitar playing check this LP out!

Songs in set include: Tall Fiddler, Ruby’s Eyes, Angelina, The Welsh Tornado, Endless Road and Tapestry.


The Essential Goldebriars (2018) by The Goldebriars (Genre: Folk, Pop):

The Goldebriars were a wholesome early sixties folk group with a bright folk-pop sound. Their music is light and upbeat. The group consisted of Dotti & Shari Holmberg on vocals, Ron Neilson on guitar and banjo and singer-songwriter Curt Boettcher on vocals and guitar.

This collection features 26 songs and clocks in at just over an hour, and it offers a fun, upbeat and fast listening collection of music.

Songs on the LP include: Alabama Bound, Railroad Boy, A Mumblin’ Word, Shenandoah, Voyager’s Lament, Mac Dougal Street and Castle On The Corner.


If You Really Want (2018) by Raul Midón (Genre: Jazz, Guitar):

Raul Midón is a singer-songwriter & guitarist whose style may broadly be defined as jazz; although he incorporates a great mixture of styles in his work including rock, flamenco and classical.

If You Really Want is his new LP and it features the following songs: Ride On A Rainbow, If You Really Want, All Love Is Blind, Sunshine and Ocean Dreamer.


Ravel: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A Minor, M. 67 & Debussy: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello (1995) by André Previn:

French Chamber music by André Previn containing the following works: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A Minor, M. 67 & Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in G Major, L. 3.


Santana (1969) by Santana (Rock, Latin-Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues etc.):

It seems fitting to recommend this great album as the 50th anniversary of its original release is coming up this year!

Santana is a long-running band that has had many members of the years – but of course, the number 1 member is guitarist and bandleader Carlos Santana himself. Carlos Santana was born in Mexico in 1947, moved to California in the early sixties and formed the band – Santana- towards the end of the decade. Santana, the band, continues to perform and record to this day – still under the leadership of the master musician Carlos Santana.

Songs on Santana’s debut album include: Evil Ways, Shades Of Time, Jingo, Treat, You Just Don’t Care, Soul Sacrifice and Persuasion.


Raising Our Voices (2018) Yellowjackets (Genre: Jazz):

Raising Our Voices is the new album by the Grammy winning jazz quintet and shows the group in fine fettle!

Songs on the album include: Man Facing North, Everyone Else Is Taken, Strange Time, Emerge, Solitude and In Search Of.


The Times They Are A-Changing by Bob Dylan:

Guitar Boogie & Amazing Grace by Tommy Emmanuel: 

Shenandoah by The Goldebriars: 

If You Really Want by Raul Midon: 

Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A Minor, M. 67: I. Modéré by André Previn:

Evil Ways by Santana (recorded at Woodstock):

Man Facing Northy by Yellowjackts:

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL



The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Witburn

About Freegal: 

Freegal is a free streaming music service available for free to library card holders of all Southern Tier Library System member libraries. STLS member libraries include all the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegany counties — including our own Southeast Steuben County Library.

You can download the Freegal music app to your mobile device or access the desktop version of the site by clicking on the following link:

*The Freegal service offers library card holders the option to download, and keep, three free songs per week and to stream three hours of commercial free music each day.

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

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