Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations of the week!

#1 Hits Of The 1940’s (2001) by Various Artists (Format: CD):

This collection features ten number 1 hits from the 1940s.

Songs/Artists
1. Darn That Dream – Benny Goodman & his Orchestra feat. Mildred Bailey
2. I Don’t Want To Set The World On Fire – Horace Heidt & His Musical Knights
3. Who Wouldn’t Love You – Kay Kyser
4. Sleepy Lagoon – Harry James & His Orchestra
5. Pistol Packin’ Mama – Al Dexter & His Troopers
6. Rumors Are Flying – Frankie Carle & his Orchestra
7. Anniversary Song – Dinah Shore
8. Open The Door, Richard! – The Three Flames
9. Love Somebody – Doris Day
10. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Les Brown & His Band Of Renown

The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963) by Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan’s classic second album originally released in 1963 features only nine songs but each one of them is a gem!

Song List:
1. Blowin’ in the Wind
2. Girl from the North Country
3. Masters of War
4. Down the Highway
5. Bob Dylan’s Blues
6. A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
7. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
8. Bob Dylan’s Dream
9. Oxford Town

Now That’s What I Call Halloween by Various Artists

A timely collection of 18 spooky tunes just in time for Halloween!
Songs/Artists:
1. Halloween Theme by John Carpenter
2. Dragula by Rob Zombie
3. Carmina Burana/O Fortuna by The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
4. Tubular Bells (Theme from ‘The Exorcist’) by Mike Oldfield
5. (Don’t Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
6. Devil Inside by INXS
7. Bad Things by Jace Everett
8. Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon
9. Ghost Town by The Citizens of Halloween
10. Dead Man’s Party by Oingo Boingo
11. Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett
12. This Is Halloween by The Citizens of Halloween
13. Season of the Witch by Donovan
14. I Put a Spell On You by Nina Simone
15. Beetlejuice: Main Title/End Title by Danny Elfman
16. Ghostbusters by Run-D.M.C.
17. A Nightmare On My Street by A Nightmare On My Street
18. Somebody’s Watching Me by Rockwell

Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake (1968) by The Small Faces

A great classic cheerful rock album by the Small Faces that at the time this LP was released, in 1968, features Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenny Jones & Ian McLagan.

Song List:
1. Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake
2. Afterglow
3. Long Agos and Worlds Apart
4. Rene
5. Song of a Baker
6. Lazy Sunday
7. Happiness Stan
8. Rollin’ Over
9. The Hungry Intruder

The Unforgettable Fire (1984) by U2:

One of U2’s bests, this LP was original released in 1984 and features their terrific tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. – Pride (In The Name of Love).
Song List:
1. A Sort of Homecoming
2. Pride (In the Name of Love)
3. Wire
4. The Unforgettable Fire
5. Promenade
6. 4th of July
7. Bad
8. Indian Summer Sky
9. Elvis Presley & America

Videos of the Week:

I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm by  Les Brown & His Band Of Renown

Pistol Packin’ Mama by Al Dexter & His Troopers

Down The Highway by Bob Dylan

A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall by Bob Dylan

Monster Mash by Bobby Boris Pickett & His Crypt Kickers

Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield

Long Agos and Worlds Apart by The Small Faces

Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake by The Small Faces

Pride (In The Name of Love) by U2

The Unforgettable Sky by U2

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

REFERENCES:

Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References

AllMusic: https://www.allmusic.com/

Online Catalog Links:

StarCat

The catalog of physical materials, i.e. print books, DVDs, audiobooks on CD, etc.

The Digital Catalog (OverDrive)

The catalog of e-books, downloadable audiobooks and a handful of streaming videos.

ABOUT LIBRARY APPS: Libby & RBDigital:

You can access digital library content on PCs, Macs and mobile devices. For mobile devices simply download the Libby and/or the RBDigital app, to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and on-demand magazines, from your app store to get started. If you have questions call the library at 607-936-3713 and one of our tech coaches will be happy to assist you.

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

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