Suggested Listening April 13, 2020

Hi everyone, here is our bi-weekly recommended listening posting for Monday, April 13, 2020.

Our listening suggestions today includes ten streaming albums, from the Freegal Music Catalog, and a selection of related music videos.

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Freegal Streaming Suggestions:

Archie and Lorene Tell it Like It Is (1968) Archie Campbell and Lorene Mann (Genre: Country)

Archie Campbell, of Hee Haw fame, is joined by singer Lorene Mann, for this warm and fuzzy collection of tunes.

Song List:
My Special Prayer
The Dark End of the Street
If That’s the Only Way
Warm and Tender Love
Pledging My Love
Nothing to Gain
Tell It Like It Is
You Send Me
What Am I Living For?
You’re the Reason I’m Living
You Were Worth the Wait
The Gettin’ Place

The Call of Rome (2020) by The Sixteen & Harry Christophers (Genre: Classical)

The Call of Rome is he brand new, and critically acclaimed album, by the brilliant British vocal group with Harry Christophers conducting.

Song List:
De Lamentatione
Recessit pastor noster
Vos omnes
Ecc quomodo Moritur iustus
Astiterunt reges
Aestimatus sum
Sepulto Domino
Pater noster/Ave Maria
Litaniae Beatissimae Virginis Mariae
Gaude virgo mater Christi
Missa In lectulo meo: Gloria
Illibata Dei virgo
Misere – its evolution
Regina caeli laetare a8
Salve Regina a8

Lionel Hampton’s Jazz Wizard by Various Artists (Genre: Jazz)

A collection of great jazz tunes by some top-notch artists!

Song List:
Birth of the Blues by Cab Calloway
AC-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive by Louis Armstrong
Eubie’s Boogie by Lionel Hampton
Ellington Medley by Gene Krupa
Ease on Down the Road by Buddy Rich
Basin Street Blues by Jack Teagarden
Hamp’s Blues by Charlie Mingus
Like Someone in Love by Stephanie Grappelli
You Stepped out of a Dream by Sarah Vaughn
You Stepped out of a Dream by Al Hirt
African Flute by Herbie Mann
Brown Eyed Woman by Stanley Turrentine

Live at La Dame De Canton by Barry “The Fish” Melton & Jay and The Cooks (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock)

A neat live album, recorded in Paris, by classic rock guitarist Barry “The Fish” Melton accompanied by Jay and The Crooks – it sound sort of Grateful-Dead-ish!

Song List:
Jesse James
I’m Really Glad I Met Her
Poor Waygaring Stranger
Maggie’s Farm
Mojo Navigator
Mountains in Dreamland
One and One Makes Three
In the Pines
Rollin and Tumblin’

My Cup Runneth Over (1967) by Ed Ames (Genre: Country)

A classic solo album by Ed Ames, best known today as the youngest brother in the musical group The Ames Brothers, and as a player in the 1950s TV series Daniel Boone.

Song List:
My Cup Runneth Over
In the Arms of Love
Au Revoir
Don’t Blame Me
Watch What Happens
Bon Soir Dame
There’s a Time for Everything
True Love
Our Love is A Living Thing

The New Abnormal (2020) by The Strokes (Genre: Pop/Rock)

The brand-new LP by the New York City based indie rockers.

Song List:
The Adults Are Talking
Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus
Bad Decisions
Eternal Summer
At the Door
Why Are Sundays So Depressing
Not the Same Anymore
Ode to The Mets

Pop Goez Immediate by Various Artists (Genre: Pop/Rock, Sixties Pop)

This thirty-song collection of pop, rock and blues-rock tunes, from the British Immediate Records company, takes us back to the sixties!

Songs on the LP include:
The Fool by Chris Farlowe
Down and Out by Joey Vine
Someday – Original by Jimmy Tarbuck
The Man with All the Toys by The Variations
Moondreams by Les Fleur-De-Lys
Fever by The McCoys
You’re So Good for Me by The Factotums
Baby, Don’t You Do It by The Poets
So Much in Love by Charles Dickens
Up and Down by The McCoys
Softly, Softly by The London Waits
You Baby by The Turtles
Treat Her Good by Chris Farlowe

Perpetual Motion (2001) by Béla Fleck (Genre: Banjo, Folk, Classical)

A classical collection by the banjoist extraordinaire!

Song List:
Keyboard Sonata in C Major
Two-Part Invention No. 13
Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum for Children’s Corner
Mazurkas, Op. 59: No. 3 in F Sharp Minor
Prélude from Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin
Etude in C-sharp minor
Mazurka in F-sharp minor
Three-Part Invention No. 10
Melody in E-flat
Presto in G minor
Prelude from Suite for Unaccompanied Cello
Three Part Invention No. 15
Moto Perpetuo, Op. 11
Keyboard Sonata in D minor
Two-Part Invention No. 6
Adagio sostenuto from Piano Sonata No. 14
Seven Variations on “God Save The King”
Three Part Invention No. 7
Moto Perpetuo, Op. 11

Tapestry: Live in Hyde Park (2017) by Carole King (Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Classic Rock, Vocal)

The great Carole King plays her Tapestry album, and a few other terrific songs, live!

Song List:
I Feel the Earth Move
So Far Away
It’s Too Late
Home Again
Way over Yonder
You’ve Got a Friend
Where You Lead
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Smackwater Jack
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Medley Intro
Goffin/King Medley
Hey Girl
Up on The Roof
I Feel the Earth Move (Reprise)
You’ve Got A Friend (Reprise)

The Very Best of Uncle Dave Macon by Dave Mason (Genre: Country, Classic Country)

A forty song best of collection by the Grand Ol’ Opry star Dave Macon!

Songs on the LP include:
Over the Road I’m Bound to Go
Sourwood Mountain Medley
Go Along Mule
I’m A Goin’ Away in The Morn
Carve That Possum
Rabbit in The Pea Patch
Sail Away Ladies
The Cross-Eyed Butcher
For Goodness Sakes, Don’t Say I Didn’t Tell You So

Recommended Videos:

Dark End of the Street by Archie Campbell & Lorene Mann

Tell It Like It Is by Archie Campbell & Lorene Mann

Miserere – its evolution

O vos omnes by The Sixteen & Harry Christophers

Birth of the Blues by Cab Calloway

You Stepped Out of a Dream by Sarah Vaughn

Summer of Love by Barry “The Fish” Melton

Thing Called Love by Barry “The Fish” Melton

My Cup Runneth Over by Ed Ames

There’s A Time For Everything by Ed Ames

The Adults Are Talking by The Strokes

Ode to the Mets by The Strokes

The Fool by Chris Farlowe

Fever by The McCoys

Two-Part Invention No. 13 by Bela Fleck

Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum by Bela Fleck

I Feel The Earth Move by Carole King

So Far Away by Carole King

Sail Away Ladies by Dave Macon

Take Me Back To My Old Carolina Home by Dave Macon

Be well!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


Digital Catalogs:

Note: There are apps for each catalog or, you can download digital content to a PC.

The Digital Catalog (OverDrive)

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

Freegal Music

You can stream an unlimited amount of music for the duration of the Corona Crisis.


RBDigital offers on-demand magazines, so you can read til your heart’s content!

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