Suggested Listening September 18, 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, September 25, 2020.

The classic TV comedy The Addams Family premiered during this week in 1964, fifty six years ago today; Friday, September 18, 2020!

Here’s the intro to the show

Be Fair To The People by Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band (Genre: Zydeco, R&B, just great music!)

An upbeat song by the great accordionist Chubby Carrier and his band, from the album Boogie Woogie Zydeco (1991).

Chitlins con Carne by Kenny Burrell (Genre: Jazz, Guitar, Easy Listening)

From guitarist Kenny Burrell’s classic Blue Note album Midnight Blue (1963)

Don’t Stop Now by Frankie Avalon with Dick Dale

The classic teenage crooner dancing away and accompanied by the guitar legend Dick Dale who is unseen in the clip, but certainly heard!

Feelin’ Alright by Dave Mason & The Quarantines (Genre: Classic Rock)

Dave Mason and friends playing the tune Mason first recorded with Traffic.

Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock)

The title track from CCRs third album – Green River (1969).

Imagine by Cindy Blackman Santana featuring Carlos Santana (Genre: Rock, Jazz, Drums)

The great drummer Cindy Blackman Santana with a classic song!

From the benefit album series SongAid; participating artists are raising money to fight hunger in the United States.

Additional Note: Cindy also has a brand new album titled Give The Drummer Some (2020).

Inspiration Information by Shuggie Otis (Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Guitar, R&B, Pop)

From the classic album, of the same name – Inspiration Information, originally issued in 1974.

The Quarantine Blues by various artists including John Mclaughlin, Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana & Narada Michael Walden (Genres: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Guitar)

An uplifting song released on video via YouTube this summer.

Route 66 by the Rolling Stones (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock, Blues-Rock)

A single from the group’s very first album, England’s Newest Hitmakers (1964); you can clearly hear the influence of rock pioneers and blues artist on this album!

The Wind Cries Mary by Jimi Hendrix Experience (Genre: Guitar, Classic Rock)

From Jimi’s debut album – Are You Experienced (1967).

And as I accidentally deleted last week’s Suggested Listening posting, here are the videos again – just in case anyone is in the mood for some autumn music!

Autumn composed by Vivaldi and performed by The National Botanical Gardens of Wales (Genre: Classical)

Los Amparito Mix by Carla Morrision (Genre: Folk, International)

Autumn Almanac by The Kinks (Genre: Classic Rock)

Autumn Leaves by the Bill Evans Trio (Genre: Jazz)

Autumn in New York by Ella Fitzgerald (Genre: Jazz)

Cloudy by Simon & Garfunkel (Genre: Folk, Singer-Songwriter)

Lorelai by Fleet Foxes (Genre: Rock, Pop)

Pale September by Fiona Apple (Genre: Pop)

Urge For Going by Joni Mitchell (Genre: Folk, Singer-Songwriter)

When Fall Comes To New England (Genre: Folk, Singer-Songwriter)

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


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