Suggested Listening August 14, 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 21, 2020.

1,000 Years Before I Met You by Sylvie Simmons (Genre: Rock, Singer-Songwriter)

From her new album Blue On Blue (2020).


Do-Re-Mi by Tom Rush (Genre: Folk, Blues, Pop-Rock)

A sixties update on the great Woody Guthrie tune!

From Tom Rush’s fourth album simply titled Tom Rush (1965).



Full Fathom Five (2020) by Will Todd with the Bach Choir, David Hill conducting (Genre: Classical, Easy Listening):

Lovely, ethereal music; perfect for weekend relaxation!

From the new album Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love, Noodles.



The Jumpin’ Jive (1981) by Joe Jackson (Piano, Pop-Rock, Jazz etc.)

From Jackson’s swinging album Jumpin’ Jive; on which he pays and plays tribute to the great jazz artists Louis Jordan and Cab Calloway.

Bonus – the great Cab Calloway playing the same song, one he co-wrote!

The Jumpin’ Jive by Cab Calloway



Deep Summer In The Deep South (2020) by Rumor (Genre: Americana, Country)

From her new album Nashville Tears; and I have to say, it has been pretty hot in the Southern Tier this summer too!



Moonlight Serenade by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

A mellow big band classic!



Roots Theme by Quincy Jones (Genre: Soundtrack, Americana, jazz etc.)

From the soundtrack to the original 1970s Roots mini-series.



Suite Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby, Stills & Nash (genre: Singer-Songwriter, Vocal, Folk-Rock)

Recorded live at the original Woodstock.



Too Many People (1971) by Paul McCartney & Wings (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock):

From Paul’s second solo album Ram (1971)



Who Rescued Who (2020) by Kathleen Edwards (Genre: Rock, Folk/Country):

A love song to dogs!

From her new album Total Freedom (2020).


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


Online Catalog Links:


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.


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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