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, September 11, 2020.
Anat Cohen And Marcello Gonçalves: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert (Genre: Jazz, International)
Anat Cohen (clarinet) and Marcello Gonçalves (seven string guitar) play a mini concert for NPR and us!
Songs in the set include:
Waiting for Amalia
Valsa do Sul (Waltz of the South)
In the Spirit of Baden
Blues for the Weepers by Bettye LaVette (Genre: Jazz)
Blues for the Weepers is from Bettye’s new album Blackbirds (2020).
Council of Elrond (2001) by Howard Shore & Enya (Genre: Soundtrack/Film Score)
Council of Elrond is from the Lord of the Rings soundtrack; the song is also known as Theme for Aragorn and Arwen and it is a lovely, ethereal and majestic song!
Don’t Stop by Fleetwood Mac (Genre: Rock)
Don’t Stop is from their smash 1977 album Rumors (1977), and this version was recorded live with University of Southern California Band.
Downbound Train (1957) by Chuck Berry (Genre: Rock N’ Roll)
Downbound Train is a terrific early rock gem from the great Chuck Berry; from the Rock n Roll masters debut album After School Sessions (1957).
Hideaway by Freddie King (Blues, Guitar)
The song Hideaway, a guitar classic, is from Freddie landmark album Let’s Hide Away & Dance Away (1961).
Bonus: Hideaway by John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton (1965)
Listen to a young and energetic pre-Cream Eric Clapton playing guitar on this cover version of the Freddie King classic – from the album John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton (1965).
I’m Your Kingpen by Manfred Man (Genre: Classic Rock, R&B, Jazz)
I’m Your Kingpen is from Manfred Mann’s debut album, The Five Faces of Manfred Mann (1964).
Old Five And Dimers Like Me (1973) by Billy Joe Shaver (Genre: Country)
This song is the title track from Shaver’s 1973 debut LP of the same name – Old Five And Dimers Like Me.
Our Love Comes Back by James Blake (Genre: Soothing, Easy Listening)
Our Love Comes Back is from Blake’s second album Overgrown (2013).
Traversées by Ablaye Cissoko and Constantinople (Genre: International, Jazz)
Traversées is a wonderfully upbeat song; from the album Jardins Migrateurs (2020).
The Wilbury Twist by the Traveling Wilburys (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock)
A festive song and video; from the album The Traveling Wilburys, Volume 3 (1990)
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn
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