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, June 4, 2021.
NEW HOURS: The library now has expanded hours; increasing the number of hours we are open a week to 55 per week!
The Southeast Steuben County Library is now open:
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
(Note An Excpetion: The library is closed this Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day)
Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
And here are the 10 recommended songs of the week!
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047: I. Allegro Moderato by English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard conducting (Genre: Classical)
One of the greatest classical compositions, performed by the renowned English Chamber Orchestra, and an extremely upbeat composition too!
From The Album: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047 (2021)
Don’t Fall Apart On Me Tonight by Chrissie Hynde (Genre: Rock, Folk-Rock)
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Chrissie Hynde, best known as the leader of the Pretenders, offers a collection of Bob Dylan covers; and it is obvious, she is a huge Bob Dylan fan!
From The Album: Standing in the Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan (2021)
Everybody I Love You by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Genre: Rock, Vocal)
Unbelievably, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Déjà Vu album by the outstanding singing quartet of David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash & Neil Young.
The entire Déjà Vu album is terrific; and it can be streamed, on demand, through Hoopla.
From The Album: Déjà Vu (1971)
Get Ready by The Temptations (Genre: Vocal, R&B)
The Temptations, whose classic lineup included Otis Williams, Paul Williams, David Ruffin, Melvin Franklin and Eddie Kendricks, are one of the most influential R&B groups of all time – and to say they could sing – would be an understatement!
From The Album: Gettin’ Ready (1966)
The Laughing Man by St. Vincent (Genre: Indie Rock)
St. Vincent is singer-songwriter and guitarist Annie Clark, whose new album has an early seventies vibe to it.
From The Album: Daddy’s Home (2021)
Mississippi Phone Booth by John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band (Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Country)
The great singer-songwriter John Hiatt is joined by dobroist Jerry Douglas and his band for his terrific twenty-seventh album.
From The Album: Leftover Feelings (2021)
Peace by Brian Bromberg (Genre: Jazz)
Versatile bassist Brain Bromberg latest album has a the perfect theme for summer – the open road!
From The Album: A Little Driving Music (2021)
The Wellerman by The Longest Johns (Genre: Folk, Shanties)
The Longest Johns hail from Bristol, England; and the group consists of Andy Yates, Dave Robinson, Robbie Sattin and J.D. Darley.
If you’re in the mood for traditional folk music – they have you covered!
From The Album: Between Wind And Water (2018).
Souled Out On You by Robert Finley (Genre: Blues/R&B)
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Robert Finley plays traditional blues and R&B; and his new album is top-notch!
From The Album: Sharecropper’s Son (2021)
The Winds Just Gonna Blow by Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall (Genre: Country)
Singers Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall got together to record this terrific album at a ranch near Marfa, Texas; and they offer listeners a collection of newly written troubadour-style songs with excellent harmonies throughout – check it out!
From The Album: The Marfa Tapes (2021)
Hoopla Recommend Album of the Week
Bridges (2018) by Josh Groban (Genre: Vocal, Pop)
For his eleventh album Groban is joined by several stellar singers including Sarah McLachlan, Andrea Bocelli, Vincente Amigo and Jennifer Nettles – the result is an album full of wonderful duets.
And from the album, the song:
Run by Josh Groban with Sarah McLachlan
Have a great 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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