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, November 19, 2021.
And here are the 10 recommended songs of the week!
Burning Down The House by Bonnie Raitt (Genre: Blues, Rock)
From The Album: Road Tested (1995)
Don’t Let Me Down by The Beatles (Genre: Rock)
From The Album: Let It Be (1970)
Dream Weaver by Gary Wright (Genre: Seventies Rock)
From The Album: The Dream Weaver (1976)
If We Make It Through December by Pistol Annies (Genre: Country)
From The Album: Hell Of A Holiday (2021)
Jamaican Medley by Maria Thompson Corley (Genre: Piano, Classical)
From The Album: Soulscapes 2 – Piano Music by Women of African Descent (2021)
The King by Loreena McKennitt (Genre: Vocal, Folk)
From The Album: To Drive The Cold Away (1987)
Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave by Traffic (Genre: Classic Rock)
From The Album: Welcome To The Canteen (1971)
Sleigh Ride by Ella Fitzgerald (Genre: Jazz, Holiday)
From The Album: Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (1960)
Women Be Wise by Sippie Wise (Genre: Blues)
From The Album: Women Be Wise (1994)
You’re Still The One by Orleans (Genre: Rock, Seventies Rock)
From The Album: Walking And Dreaming (1976)
Hoopla Recommend Album of the Week
Motown Thanksgiving Celebration by Various Artists (Genre: R&B, Rock)
This short LP is not a traditional Thanksgiving themed album; but instead features five terrific songs of thanks; or actually five terrific songs and four of thanks – as I’m not sure that I Heard It Through The Grapevine qualifies as a “thankful” song; but then Marvin Gaye songs are always top-notch!
And here is the five-song playlist: 1. Dancing In The Street (Stereo) by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, 2. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, 3. I’ll Be There by Jackson, 4. Love Is Like A Heatwave by Martha & The Vandellas & 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
And from the album, a happy and thankful song if ever there was one!
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Have a great weekend,
Linda Reimer, SSCL
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