Suggested Listening October 2, 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, October 9, 2020.

Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker (Genre: Blues)

A classic song from the blues master’s equally classic album Burnin” (1962).

Down by The Riverside by Christian McBride / Christian McBride Big Band (Genre: Big Band)

A rousing rendition of the spiritual classic; from the group’s new album For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver (2020).

Forrest Gump Suite from the Forest Gump (Genre: Soundtrack)

A majestic, instrumental song, composed by by Alan Silvestri, which appears with a collection of classic rock tunes, on the Forrest Gump Soundtrack (1994).


The Fountain by The Nightshop (Genre: Folk)

From the band’s new EP of the same name, the Fountain (2020).

Friday On My Mind by The Easybeats (Genre: Classic Rock)

A classic, upbeat song from the Australian group who were, unquestionably, big fans of The Beatles!

Piano Quintet Prelude by Trio wander (Genre: Classical)

From the album Shostakovich: Piano Quintet; Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok (2020) performed by Trio Wanderer / Christophe Gaugué / Catherine Montier / Ekaterina Semenchuk.

Red-Yellow Bonfire by Cayucas (Genre: Pop/Rock)

From the duo’s new album Blue Summer (2020).

Song Of A Baker by The Small Faces (Classic Rock)

From the band’s terrific album  Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake (1968).

Summer In the City by Quincy Jones (Genre: Jazz, R&B)

From Quincy’s classic album You’ve Got It Bad Girl (1973).

This Little Light of Mine by Sister Rosetta Tharpe (Genre: Blues)

An upbeat song by the great singer and guitarist recorded live in 1960.

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


Shostakovich: Piano Quintet; Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok (2020) performed by Trio Wanderer / Christophe Gaugué / Catherine Montier / Ekaterina Semenchuk, AllMusic Review.,

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