Suggested Listening February 15, 2019

Hi everyone, here are our lucky seven musical streaming* suggestions for the week. This week we offer a mix of suggested playlists and albums.

(Click on the photos of the albums you’re interested in to stream them!)

American Love Song (2019) by Ryan Bingham (Genre: Country, Folk, Americana):

Ryan Bingham is a New Mexican singer-songwriter whose songs wander between the related genres of country, alternative country, folk and Americana.

American Love Song is his latest LP and features the songs: Jingle and Go, Nothin’ Holds Me Down, Beautiful and Kind, What Would I’ve Become and Blues Lady.


Awesome Rock Albums compiled by Mentor Library (Playlist, 281 songs, 20 hours and 43 minutes):

Albums in this colossal playlist include:  Black Star by David Bowie, Abraxas by Santana, Hesitation Marks by Nine Inch Nails, Greatest Hits by Journey, Taking The Long Way by Dixie Chicks, Toys In The Attic by Aerosmith, Pearl by Janis Joplin, Foo Fighters by Foo Fighters, British Steel by Judas Priest, Graceland by Paul Simon, Horses by Patti Smith, Three Days Gone by Three Days Gone, Little Queen by Heart, Ten by Pearl Jam, Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen, Heaven Tonight by Cheap Trick, The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd, Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Songs of Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen, Modest Mouse by The Moon & Antarctica, The Stranger by Billy Joel, Wovoka by Redbone, Greatest Hits So Far by Pink and An Evening with The Allman Brothers by The Allman Brothers Band.


East Side Story (2007) by Emily King (Genre: R&B, Pop):

East Side Story is the 2007, Grammy nominated, debut album by the singer-songwriter Emily King.

King has a great voice and her style can be described as a pop-rock with some songwriting folk overtones.

The music on this album is upbeat throughout even when the subjects veer into heaver subjects.

Songs on the LP include: Walk In My Shoes, Business Man, Colorblind, It Was You, You Can Get By and Ain’t No Sunshine.


Evensong (2008) by Voces8 (Genre: Classical, Vocal, Pop):

Voces8 is a British vocal octet known for their acapella singing style. They cover classical and jazz songs but popular songs predominate.

Songs on this 2008 release include: Me and My Shadow, Fever, Evensong, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Jailhouse Rock, Nunc Dimittis, Feeling Good & Hallelujah Chorus.


Jazz Favorites of 2018 (Playlist, 8 hours & 23 minutes):

This Jazz Favorites playlist is perfect for the weekened!

It features 78 songs including: So What (live) by Miles Davis & John Coltrane, The Ramble by Julian Lange, Alternative Facts by The Stanley Clarke Band, Off the Record by Mary Halvorson & Piano Music by Myra Melford


The Love Train (2019) by Meghan Trainor:

Love Train is the new LP by perky pop-singer songwriter Meghan Trainor. Is a short one, only six songs. However, they are six bouncy and bright pop songs perfect for Valentine’s Day Week! The songs are: All The Ways, Marry Me, I’m Down, After You, Foolish & Good Morning.


Swings Cole Porter (2004) by John Barrowman:

Musical theatre master John Barrowman offers a neat tribute to Cole Porter with this 2004 release.

Songs on the album include: Just One Of Those Things, Anything Goes, In The Still of the Night, Don’t Fence Me In and Easy To Love.

Videos of the Week:

What Would I’ve Become by Ryan Bingham

Oye Como Va by Santana

Satellite Nine by Inch Nails

The Long Way Around by Dixie Chicks

Half Moon by Janis Joplin

Walk in My Shoes by Emily King

Jailhouse Rock by Voces8

The Ramble by Julian Lange

Piano Music by Myra Melford

A Happy Thought by Kurt Elling

Foolish by Meghan Trainor

What is this Thing Called Love by John Barrowman

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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