Suggested Listening June 26, 2020

Hi everyone, here is our bi-weekly recommended listening posting for Friday, June 26, 2020.

The next Suggested Listening posting will be out on Friday, July 3, 2020.

And here are the music recommendations for today!

Bach: 4. Cello-Suite (Sarabande) by Alisa Weilerstein (Genre: Classical)

The passionate celloist plays! The suite is from her 2020 release, simply titled Bach (2020).

Build A House by Rhiannon Giddens and Yo-Yo Ma (Genre: Americana, Classical)

A terrific collaboration between Americana singer-songwriter and musician Rhiannon Giddens and the equally great celloist Yo-Yo Ma!

Crazy Mama by John Craigie (Genre: Folk)

From his album Asterisk the Universe (2020)

Doggone Right by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Genre: Vocal, R&B, Traditional R&B)

A fun song by the classic vocal group, from their album Time Out for Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (1969).

Light My Fire by The Doors (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock)

Recorded in concert, from their debut album, The Doors (1967).

Memphis Rain by Victor Wainwright And the Train (Genre: Swinging Rock, Blues)

The blues-rockin’ pianist Victor Wainwright and his band, with a song from their new album, Memphis Loud (2020).

Rain Falls Down in Amsterdam 2011 by Eric Anderson (Genre: Folk)

The folk great with a song from his new album Woodstock Under the Stars (2020).

Song for the Morning Star by R. Carols Nakai (Genre: New Age)

Native American flutist R. Carols Nakai playing a soothing, nature-centric song, from his album The Canyon Trilogy (1989).

The Thing Called Love by Bonnie Raitt (Genre: Blues, Rock)

One of Bonnie’s biggest hits, from her album Luck of the Draw (1991).

Wicked Game by Chris Isaak (Genre: Vocal, Pop-Rock)

A wonderful Roy Orbison-esque song in the blue-eyed soul tradition, from the album Heart Shaped World (1989).

Be well & happy listening!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

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