Suggested Listening August 7, 2020

Hi everyone, welcome to our Suggested Listening posting for this week!

Our Suggested Listening postings focus on the music of the past, with a few new songs mixed in for good measure.

Suggested Listening postings come out weekly, on Fridays, and next Suggested Listening posting will be out on Friday, August 14, 2020.

Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now by McFadden and Whitehead (Genre: R&B, Soul, Vocal, Philly Soul)

A number one hit for the duo back in 1979, from their album McFadden and Whitehead (1979).

Father Along And Further In by Mary Chapin Carpenter (Genre: Folk, Americana, Country)

From her just released album The Dirt And The Stars (2020).

For Once In My Life by Stevie Wonder (Genre: R&B, Pop, just great music!)

Stevie Wonder with a super upbeat song he recorded in 1967.

Bonus – another Stevie Wonder song!

Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours by Stevie Wonder

Getting Out Of Hand by The Bangs (AKA The Bangles)

The A side to the first single by The Bangs released in 1981; before they changed their name to The Bangles.

What a great sixties sound!

How Long Has This Been Going On? (Instrumental) by John Coltrane (Genre: Jazz)

From his classic LP The Cats (1958).

No Reply by Genesis (Genre: Pop/Rock)

From the band’s classic album Abacab (1981). And I have to say, I’ve seen this video many times over the years, and have only just realized that the members of the band, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks, actually appear as the horn players in the video – I’m not sure how I missed that!

Our Lips Are Sealed by The Go-Gos

From their classic album Beauty And The Beat (1981).

Play by The Bacon Brothers (Genre: Americana, Singer-Songwriter)

The Bacon Brothers with a fun, funky song from the brothers new album, The Way We Love (2020).

Smiling by Alanis Morissette (Genre: Pop/Rock)

From her new album Such Pretty Forks in the Road (2020).

When Love Speaks by The Epiphoni Consort (Classical, Vocal, Choral Music)

From their new album When Love Speaks: Choral Music by Owain Park (2020).


Carrigan, Henry. (2020, August 5). The Journal of Roots Music: No Depression.,

Steffen, Chris. (2020, July 17). How the Bacon Brothers Hit Their Stride by Learning to Write for Themselves. AllMusic.,


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


Seelye, Katharine Q. (2020, July 29). Bent Fabric, Pianist and Composer Known for ‘Alley Cat,’ Dies at 95., The New York Times.,

Online Catalog Links:


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