Suggested Listening February 12, 2021

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, February 19, 2021.

This weeks’ Suggested Listening posting contains a hopeful collection of tunes to help us get us through the dark days of this winter.

Be Like The Bluebird written by Cole Porter and sung by Mickey Deans (Genre: Vocal, Jazz, Stage)

From the soundtrack to the off-Broadway production of Anything Goes (1962).

Carry On by Crosby, Stills & Nash (Genre: Vocal, Folk-Rock, Classic Rock)

From the album Déjà vu (1970).

A Change Is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke (Genre: Vocal, R&B, Pop)

From the album Ain’t That Good News (1964).

Don’t Stop by Fleetwood Mac by Fleetwood Mac (Genre: Rock, Seventies Rock)

From the album Rumours (1977)

Feeling Good by The Sheepdogs (Genre: Rock)

From the album The Sheepdogs (2012).

Getting Good by Lauren Alaina (Genre: Country)

From the EP Getting Good (2019).

Good Day Sunshine by The Beatles (Genre: Rock, Classic Rock)

From the album Revolver (1966).

I Think It’s Going To Rain Today by Nina Simone (Genre: Jazz, Vocal)

From the album Nina Simone and Piano (1969).

Keep On Pushing by The Impressions (Genre: R&B, Pop, Vocal)

From the album Keep On Pushing (1964).

Keep On Truckin by Eddie Kendricks (Genre: R&B)

From the album Keep On Truckin (1973).

Ode’ To Joy written by Beethoven and performed André Rieu & The Johann Strauss Orchestra (Genre: Classical)

From the CD/DVD Shall We Dance (2017)

Our Lips Are Sealed  by The Go-Gos (Genre: Rock, Eighties Rock)

From the album Beauty & The Beat (1981).

Ridin’ High by Ella Fitzgerald (Genre: Jazz, Vocal)

From the album Sings The Cole Porter Songbook (1956).

Smile by Nat King Cole (Genre: Jazz, Vocal)

From the album The World of Nat King Cole (1960).

Trouble In Mind by Dinah Washington (Genre: Jazz, Vocal)

From the album Blues For A Day (2003).

Whatever by Oasis (Genre: Rock)

From the album Definitely, Maybe

Well, Alright by Buddy Holly (Genre: Classic Rock, Fifties Rock)

From The Buddy Holly Collection (195?/1993)

We Shall Overcome by Joan Baez (Genre: Folk)

From the album Joan Baez in Concert, Pt. 2 (1963).

You’ll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini) by Ella Fitzgerald

From the album Live At The Crescendo (1961)

And just for fun,

The theme to the TV show The Monkees!

 Hoopla Recommended Album of the Week:

Love Will by Susan Susan Tedeschi (Genre: Blues, Blues-Rock)

From the album Back To The River (2008)

Have a peaceful weekend,

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References

AllMusic. 2021. AllMusic | Record Reviews, Streaming Songs, Genres & Bands. [online] Available at: <;.

Brownfield, T. (2021, February 12). The 50 Greatest TV Theme Songs of All Time: Live-Action. Saturday Evening Post.

Manno, L. (2020, April 23). 25 Classic Songs About Perseverance That Aren’t “Don’t Stop Believin’.” Paste Magazine.

Online Catalog Links:


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