Suggested Listening July 26, 2019

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

(Click on the album cover to stream the album.)

Country & Weber (2001) by Marianne Weber (Genre: Vocal, International)

Country & Weber is a country themed album by Danish singer Marianne Weber. Weber sings a variety of country classics in Danish making this album a treat!

Songs on the LP include Geef Me Nog ‘N Laatste Kus (He’ll Have To Go), Sneeuwwitte Vredesuif (On The Wings Of A Dove), Ik Doe Wat Ik Wil (Acky Breaky Heart), Toch Hou Ik Zoveel Van Jou (Always On My Mind) and Mijn Groot Geluk (My Happiness).

Emptier Nest: A Playlist for When Your Daughter Goes to College Playlist (34 Songs):

Songs in the Emptier Nest collection include She’s Gone by Hall & Oates, Father and Daughter by Paul Simon, Daddy Lessons by Beyoncé, Every Man Should Know by Harry Connick Jr., Lullabye by Billy Joel, I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair by Mary Martin and You’ve Got A Friend by Carole King.

M’Boom (1979) by Max Roach (Genre: Jazz, Instrumental)

M’Boom was formed by the great drummer Max Roach and the group consisted entirely of percussionists. However, the album is far from the loud drum battle one might visualize upon hearing that! Instead, the percussionists created an album that is beautifully melodic, as well as rhythmic, by utilizing timbales, marimba, vibes, tympani, xylophone and chimes as well as the obvious instrument – drums.

Songs in the set include Twinkle Toes, Onomatopoeia, January V, The Glorious Monster, Morning/Midday and Kujichaglia.

One Giant Leap Moon Tunes Playlist by Various Artists (80 songs):

We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and the Universe of Stories Summer Reading Theme for 2019 with this cool collection of moon themed songs!

Songs/artists in the collection include Full Moon by Santana, The Moon and the Sky by Sade, Moon Over The Bourbon Street by Robert Brandon, How High the Moon by Teddy Wilson, What’s Next to the Moon by AC/DC, Eclipse by Pink Floyd and By The Light of the Silv’ry Moon by Doris Day.

Session, Natural Irish & Jazz by Carrantuohill Celtic Music Group

Despite the genre of the music on this album, Celtic, The Carrantuohill Celtic Music Group is actually from Poland. And Polish is the language being spoken by the band members on this live LP; and as for the music just shut your eyes and picture yourself in Ireland!

Songs on the LP include Mountain Reel, Welcome to Ireland, Dunmore Lasses, Dolemen, Trombas, Miodowka and Silver Spire.

Slide Guitar Bottles, Knives & Steel Vol. 2 by Various Artists (Genre: Blues):

Slide Guitar Bottles, Knives & Steel Vol. 2 is collection of early blues songs featuring top-notch slide guitar playing.

Songs/artists in the set include Moanin’ the Blues by Allen Shaw, Decatur St. 81 by The Georgia Browns, Where The Sweet Old Oranges Grow by Sam Montgomery, Midnight Weeping Blues by Nellie Florence, Dead Cats On the Line by Tampa Red & Georgia Tom and Hard Time Blues by Buddy Moss

Song Hits of the Early 1930s by Various Artists (Genre: Big Band)

Song Hits of the Early 1930s offers a great selection of popular big band and vocal music from the 1930s. 

Songs/Artists on the album include Do The New York by Victor Arden & Phil Ohman & His Orchestra, It’s Great To Be in Love by Ben Selvin & His Orchestra, I’ll Think of You by Joe Gumin & His Orchestra, Lucille! by Ted Black & His Orchestra, It Don’t Mean A Thing by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee by Waring’s Pennsylvanians and Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? by Bing Crosby.

Videos of the Week:

Ik doe wat ik wil by Marianne Weber

Adios Amigo by Marianne Weber

Daughters by John Mayer

I’m Gonna Wash That Man Outta My Hair by Mary Martin

You’ve Got A Friend by Carole King

M’Boom by Max Roach & Friends (M’Boom)

Twinkle Toes by Max Roach & M’Boom

Dancing In The Moonlight by King Harvest

How High The Moon by Teddy Wilson

Midnight Moonlight by Duke Jordan

Moon Over Mexico by Luke Coombs

Irish of Woman by Carrantuohill

Silver Spire by Carrantuohill

Midnight Weeping Blues by Nellie Florence

Moanin’ the Blues by Allen Shaw

Things About Coming My Way by Tampa Red

Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? by Bing Crosby

Doin’ The New York by Victor Arden & Phil Ohman & His Orchestra

Let’s Have Another Cup Of Coffee – Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


*Freegal is a free streaming music service available for free to library cardholders 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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