Suggested Listening December 4, 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 11, 2020.

The Captain and the Kid by Jimmy Buffett (Genre: Singer-Songwriter)

From the album Songs You Don’t Know By Heart (2020)

Driftin’ Blues by Charles Brown (Genre: Blues, Piano, Vocal)

The title track from Brown’s 1963 album Driftin’ Blues; although the original version was recorded in 1945.

Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman (genre: Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Pop)

From Chapman’s 1995 album A New Beginning.

If She Knew What She Wants by The Bangles

From the band’s debut album A Different Light (1987).

In The Still Of The Night by The Five Satins (Genre: R&B, Pop, Vocal)

One of the quintessential Doo-Wop songs and a huge hit for the New Haven, Connecticut based group in 1956.

Rocky Top by The Osborne Brothers (Genre: Traditional Country, Bluegrass)

From the album Yesterday, Today & the Osborne Brothers (1968).

She’s About A Mover by the Sir Douglas Quintet (Genre: Classic Rock)

From the album The Best of the Sir Douglass Quintet (1966).

Tuxedo Junction by Erskine Hawkins (Genre: Blues)

From the double-album The Complete Erskine Hawkins, Vol. 1-2; originally released as a single in 1939.

The Waiting by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Genre: Rock & Roll)

From Petty’s fourth album Hard Promises (1981).

You’ve Got A Friend by Carole King (Genre: Singer-Songwriter)

From her smash album A Natural Woman (1971).

Hoopla Pick of the Week

All Day Music (1971) by War

The second album by the groovin’ seventies band led by lead singer and former Animals front man Eric Burden.



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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