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, May 7, 2021
Bright Side Girl by Eric Church (Genre: Country, Country-Rock)
Modern country outlaw Eric Church, whose music owes as much to rock n’ roll as country, offers a new collection of rough and ready songs including the melancholy, yet optimistic song Bright City Girl.
From The Album: Soul (2021).
Come Monday by Jimmy Buffett (Genre: Folk-Rock, Pop, Country-Rock)
A song about a sad singer missing his girlfriend from the man who later became known for his super-festive party style concerts
From The Album: Living And Dying In 3/4 Time (1974).
Codona Live by Don Cherry (Genre: Jazz, Experimental)
This live version of Codona was recorded in New York City in 1985.
From The Album: Original recording found on the album Codona (1979).
The Harvest Home Suite: Spring (Prairie Spring) by Jay Ungar & Molly Mason (Genre: Folk)
From The Album: Harvest Home: Music For All Season (1999)
I Can See For Miles by The Who (Genre: Rock)
The classic mod group with one of the stand-out songs from their semi-concept album The Who Sell Out.
From The Album: The Who Sell Out Deluxe Edition (original release 1967; deluxe edition 2021)
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19, II. Scherzo: Vivacissimo by Hilary Hahn & Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France & Mikko Franck (Genre: Classical)
A lively composition showing the musical chops of the talented violinist Hilary Hahn, and with a fantastic video component.
From The Album: Paris (2021)
Runnin’ Down A Dream by Lucinda Williams (Genre: Rock, Folk, Americana)
A brilliant songwriter, Lucinda Williams turns her musical attention to the works of Tom Petty and offers an introspective collection of Petty covers.
From The Album: Runnin’ Down A Dream: A Tribute To Tom Petty (2021)
Saturday Night by The Bay City Rollers (Genre: Pop-Rock)
A blast from the past and a number one hit for the popular bubble gum band in 1976.
From The Album Rollin’ (1974)
She Walks In Beauty by Marianne Faithful with Warren Ellis
The great deep-voiced singer reads poetry on her new album. If you’re in a meditative mood – check out this song and album!
From The Album: She Walks In Beauty (2021).
Walkin’ by Paul Oscher (Genre: Blues)
When Paul Oscher began his career in the sixties; he was a rarity — a young white man playing the harmonica in Muddy Water’s band. Oscher was a multi-instrumentalist, playing the harmonica, guitar and piano. He was known as an excellent sideman, and for many years played live with a well a number of well-known blues players including Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, T-Bone Walker and Levon Helm. In the 1990s, Oscher branched out and started recording albums with his own band.
The song Walkin’, which sounds like it could have been recorded in Chicago in the sixties, can be found on his fourth album Along With The Blues.
From The Album: Along With The Blues (2004)
Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd (Genre: Rock)
The progressive and wildly popular band with the title track from their 1975 album of the same name; recorded live in 1990; at the annual Knebworth Festival, held on the grounds of Knebworth House in Knebworth, England.
From The Album: Live at Knebworth 1990 (2021).
Hoopla Recommendation of the Week
Come And Stay With Me: The UK 45s 1964-1969 by Marianne Faithful (Vocal, Pop)
An early collection of popular songs by the great singer.
And one of her best know songs, is her version of the Jagger-Richards classic
As Tears Go By
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/>.
Zoladz, L. (2021, April 28). She’s Marianne Faithfull, Damn It. And She’s (Thankfully) Still Here. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/22/arts/music/marianne-faithfull-she-walks-in-beauty.html
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