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, April 29, 2022.
And here are the 10 recommended songs of the week!
In honor of guitar great Duane Eddy, who was born in Corning on April 26, 1938, and who thus turns 84 years young on Tuesday – here is Duane playing one of his best-known songs –
Rebel Rouser by Duane Eddy (Genre: Guitar, Rock, Instrumental)
From The Album: Have Twangy Guitar Will Travel (1958)
Coming Home by Leon Bridges (Genre: R&B, Pop-Rock)
From The Album: Leon Bridges (2015)
Hot Rod Rocky by Jools Holland (Genre: Pop-Rock, Rockabilly)
Jools Holland Meets Rock ‘A’ Boogie Billy (1984)
I Can’t Be Satisfied by Muddy Waters (Genre: Blues)
From The Album: Best of Muddy Waters (Chess Records; 1967)
Just Like That by Bonnie Raitt (Genre: Pop-Rock, Blues)
From The Album: Just Like That (2022)
Meet On The Ledge by Fairport Convention (Genre: Folk-Rock, Folk)
From The Album: What We Did On Our Holiday (1969)
And check out a really cool recent interview with, guitarist and former Fairport Convention co-founder, Richard Thompson by clicking on the link to the April 20, 2022 Fresh Air podcast:
Muscle Shoal Blues by Fats Waller (Genre: Stride Piano, Jazz, Blues)
From The Album: Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (2007)
Rachmaninoff: 6 Romances, Op. 38 – No. 3, Daisies by Ruth Slenczynska (Genre: Piano, Classical)
From The Album: My Life In Music (2022)
Rock This Town by The Stray Cats (Genre: Rockabilly, Rock)
From The Album: Built For Speed (1982)
Waiting For The Cards To Fall by Guy Davis (Genre: Blues)
From The Album: Butt Naked Free (2000).
And as a bonus recommendation, since today is Earth Day, here is:
Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology Song) by Marvin Gaye
From The Album: What’s Going On (1971)
Hoopla Recommend Album of the Week
Curtis in Chicago by Curtis Mayfield (Genre: R&B)
And from the album the song
Have a great weekend,
Linda Reimer, SSCL
The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn
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