Hi everyone, welcome to our Suggested Listening posting for this week!
Suggested Listening postings are published on Fridays; and our next Suggested Listening posting will be out on Friday, March 19, 2021.
Anyway The Wind Blows by Eric Clapton with J. J. Cale (Genre: Blues, Rock, Guitar)
Two guitarists extraordinaire, recorded live! The video was recorded in 2007 and is found on Clapton’s album Live in San Diego (2016).
Baby Don’t You Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts by Lake Street Drive (Genre: Rock, R&B, Folk, Vocal)
Lake Street Drive is a terrific roots band that hails from Boston. The group consists of Rachel Price on vocals, Mike Calabrese on drums, Bridget Kearney on bass & Mike “McDuck” Olson on guitar and trumpet.
The song Baby Don’t You Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts if from their album Free Yourself Up (2018).
Everyday I Have The Blues by B. B. King (Genre: Blues)
The great B.B. King with a classic blues tune; found on his very first album Singin’ The Blues (1956).
And as a bonus, and in relation, here is the great T-Bone Walker performing the same song with an early seventies vibe; the recording is from Walker’s 1970 album of the same name.
Everyday I Have The Blues by T-Bone Walker (Genre: Blues)
The Forest Gump Suite by Alan Silvestri (Genre: Piano, Instrumental)
The majestic suite is found on the soundtrack of the film Forrest Gump (1994).
I’m Alive by Norah Jones (Genre: Vocal, Jazz, Folk)
Vocalist Norah Jones with an upbeat song from her most recent album, Pick Me Up Off The Floor (2020).
Moon Will Rise by Painted Shrines (Genre: Pop, Rock)
Painted Shrines is a duo consisting of Glenn Donaldson and Jeremy Earl.
The Moon Will Rise is from their new album Heaven and Holy (2021)
Sign On The Window by Bob Dylan (Genre: Folk, Folk-Rock)
The song Sign On The Window is from Dylan’s newly released album 1970 (2021); obviously recorded in 1970 and just released.
Soul Man by Sam & Dave (Genre: R&B)
The classic duo of Sam Moore and Dave Prater with one of their best songs; from the album Soul Men (1967).
Ten Year Town by Hailey Whitters (Genre: Country, Singer-Songwriter, Pop-Rock)
Singer-songwriter Hailey Whitters worked side jobs in Nashville for years while writing songs in her spare time; she broke through to a larger audience as a solo artist with her 2020 album The Dream. During COVID-lockdown she recorded a few more songs, including Ten Year Town, and released an extended version of the album titled Living The Dream Deluxe Edition (2021).
Together Alone by Elizabeth & the Catapult (Genre: Folk, Jazz, Singer-Songwriter)
New York City based Elizabeth & the Catapult is fronted by pianist and vocalist Elizabeth Ziman. The wistful song Together Alone is from their new album sincerely, e (2021)
Bonus Atmospheric Video
10 Hours of Sunny Summer Jazz Cafe and Bossa Nova Music by Richard Freeman
If you’re in the mood to have some light background music playing this weekend; check this video out!
Hoopla Recommended Album of the Week:
Celtic Woman (2005) by Celtic Woman
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, which is quickly approaching, here is a terrific collection of music from the ethereal, vocal Irish group Celtic Woman. Songs on this, the group’s first album, include Isle of Innisfree, Last Rose Of Summer/Walking In The Air, May It Be, Danny Boy, Siulil A Run & Si Do Mhaimeo I.
The vocal ensemble has had a number of line-up changes over the years and currently consists of Tara McNeill, Megan Walsh and the lead vocalist on the following song Chloë Agnew:
Last Rose Of Summer/Walking In The Air (Medley) by Celtic Woman
Have a good weekend,
Linda Reimer, SSCL
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn
AllMusic. 2021. AllMusic | Record Reviews, Streaming Songs, Genres & Bands. [online] Available at: <https://www.allmusic.com/>.
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