Suggested Listening November 27, 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 the next Suggested Listening posting will be out on Friday, December 4, 2020.

Ambience ASMR New York of 1920s with Fireplace & Music (Genre: Ambience, Background Music)

One of the many, many relaxing background musical scene videos available through YouTube.

Capital Theatre Concert by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers – Set 1 – 06/18/82 (Genre: Blues)

For this 1982 concert, the Bluesbreakers includes former members Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones) on guitar and John McVie (Fleetwood Mac) on bass.

Guest artists include blues greats Albert King, Sippie Wallace, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Hubert Sumlin & Etta James.

A fun video to celebrate the birthdays of both John Mayall (11/29) and John McVie (11/26).

A Hundred Years From Now, Take 1 by Elvis Presley (Genre: Classic Rock, Vocal)

From the just released album Elvis in Nashville (2020), recorded in 1970.

I Try by Kacey Johansing (Genre: Pop, Vocal)

From her new album No Better Time (2020).

J.S. Bach: Complete Concertos Vol. 1 (Full Album) (Genre: Classical)

Volume 1 of the Complete Concerts collection published by the Brilliant label.

The Players:
Pieter-Jan Belder harpsichord
Christine Schornsheim harpsichord
Musica Amphion
Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum
Netherlands Bach Ensemble

Tiny Desk Concert (NPR) by Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon with Jon Fishman (Genre: Folk, Guitar)

“Flat Top”
“The Only One”
“I Am Random”

All four songs are from the new Kottke and Gordon album Noon (2020).

Turn On The Lights by Jamie Cullum (Genre: Pop, Holiday)

From his new album Pianoman at Christmas (2020).

When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano – Glenn Miller with Ray Eberle on vocals (Genre: Swing, Vocal)

A mellow song from the Glenn Miller Orchestra – from 1940.

Wheel of Fortune by Josephine Foster (Genre: Folk)

From her new album No Harm done (2020).

You’ve Undone Me by English Baroque Soloist & Monteverdi Choir with John Eliot Gardiner conducting (Genre: Classical)

Contralto Vocals: Catherine Denley
Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Counter-tenor Vocals: Timothy Penrose
Composer: George Frideric Handel
From the new album Handel: Semele (2020)

Hoopla Pick of the Week

All The Good Times Are Past & Gone (2020) by Gillian Welch (Genre: Folk, Country)

The new album by singer-songwriter Gillian Welch who is accompanied by her long-time musical partner Dave Rawlings.

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


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.

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