Suggested Listening September 3, 2021

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 published on Friday, 10, 2021.

This week, just in time for the long weekend, we have a Labor Day Collection featuring a mix of historical, country, folk and modern tunes.

9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

From The Album: The Essential Dolly Parton (2011) & other albums too – including Dolly Parton Live From London, available for instant checkout through Hoopla.

Bread & Roses by Judy Collins

From The Album: Bread & Roses (1976), available for instant checkout through Hoopla.

Carpal Tunnel by John O’Connor

From The Album: Classic Labor Songs From Smithsonian Folkways (2007) by various artists

Blowing Down This Road by Woody Guthrie

From The Album: Dust Bowl Ballads (1940)

A Hard Days Night by The Beatles

From The Album: A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

I’m Going Home by Menhaden Chanteymen

Recorded live and unavailable on any album.

I’m Union And I’m Proud by Eddie Starr

From The Album: Classic Labor Songs From Smithsonian Folkways (2007) by various artists

I’ve Been Working On The Railroad by Pete Seeger

From The Album: American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5 (2009)

Joe Hill by Paul Robeson

From The Album: Live At Carnegie Hall (2006)

Manic Monday by The Bangles

From The Album: A Different Light (1986)

More Than A Paycheck by Sweet Honey & The Rock

From The Album: Breaths (2006)

Nation Working Woman’s Holiday by Sammy Kershaw

From The Album: The Definitive Sammy Kershaw (1994)

Ordinary Man by Christy Moore

From The Album: On The Road (2017)

Scottish Waulking Song

Recorded by the University of Edinburgh, School of Scottish Studies

Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford

From The Album: Sixteen Tons (1955)

Solidarity Forever by Pete Seeger

From The Album: If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle (2006)

Takin’ Care of Business by Bachman-Turner Overdrive

From The Album: Best of BTO (1974)

There Is Power In A Union by Billy Bragg

From The Album: Must I Paint You a Picture?: The Essential Billy Bragg (2016)

This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie

From The Album: The Best Of Woody Guthrie (2016)


Three Miles Down by Gil Scott-Heron

From The Album: Secrets (1978)

We Shall Not Be Moved/Roll The Union On by Joe Glazer

From The Album: Classic Labor Songs From Smithsonian Folkways (2007) by various artists

Which Side Are You On? By the Almanac Singers

From The Album: Pete Seeger, the Almanac Singers & the Song Swappers (1955)

Workin’ Man Blues by Merle Haggard

From The Album: The Best Of The Capital Years (1969)

Working For A Livin’ by Huey Lewis & The News

From The Album: Picture This (1982)

Working Man’s Ph.D by Aaron Tippin

From The Album: Call of the Wild (1993)

Working On The Highway by Bruce Springsteen

From The Album: Born In The U.S.A. (1984)

Hoopla Recommend Album of the Week

Labor Day Moods by Various Artists

Labor Day Moods

This album features bright, upbeat band music by a variety of groups including

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & The United States Marine Band.

And from the album, the song:

Fanfare For The Common Man performed by The President’s Own United States Marine Band:

Have a great weekend,

Linda Reimer, SSCL

REFERENCES:

Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References

Banas, E. (2020, September 4). 6 Classic Tunes For Your Labor Day Playlist. 105.7 WRORK 80’s & More! https://wror.com/2020/09/04/labor-day-playlist-classic-rock-songs/


Classic Labor Songs from Smithsonian Folkways. (n.d.). Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Retrieved September 3, 2021, from https://folkways.si.edu/classic-labor-songs-from-folkways/american-folk-struggle-protest/music/album/smithsonian


Impola, K. (2020, September 6). Folk Songs for Labor Day. Iowa Public Radio. https://www.iowapublicradio.org/ipr-music/2020-09-06/folk-songs-for-labor-day


Rothberg, P. (2019, September 2). Top 10 Labor Day SOngs. The Nation. https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/top-ten-labor-day-songs/

Online Catalog Links:

StarCat

The catalog of physical materials, i.e. print books, DVDs, audiobooks on CD, etc.

The Digital Catalog, web version of Libby

The catalog of e-books, downloadable audiobooks and a handful of streaming videos.

The Libby App

Libby

Libby is the companion app to the Digital Catalog and may be found in the Apple & Google app.

Hoopla

A catalog of instant check out items, including eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, comic books, TV shows and movies for patrons of the Southeast Steuben County Library.

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