Suggested Listening June 24, 2022

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, July 1, 2022.

And, in celebration of the fact that summer is here!

Here are are songs that compliment the season!

Happy listening!

Barbeque Blues by John Hammond (Genre: Blues)

From The Album: Big City Blues (1964)

Dancing In The Streets by Martha and the Vandellas (Genre: R&B, Pop)

From The Album: The Best of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas: Twentieth Century Masters Collection: The Millennium Collection (1999)

Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys (Genre: Rock)

From The Album: Pet Sounds (1966)

Hot Fun In The Sumertime by Sly and the Family Stone (Genre: R&B, Pop)

From The Album: Sly & The Family Stone Greatest Hits (1970)

I’m Ready by Muddy Waters (Genre: Blues)

From The Album: The Best of Muddy Waters (1958)

Joy To The World by Three Dog Night (Genre: Pop/Rock)

From The Album: Naturally (1970) & The Best of Three Dog Night: Twentieth Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (1999)

Jumping At The Woodside by Count Basie & His Orchestra (Genre: Jazz)

Studio Version From The Album: Sing Along With Basie (1958)

Little Honda by The Hondells (Genre: Surf Rock)

From The Album: Go Little Honda (1964)

Looking For The Summer by Chris Rea (Genre: Blues/Rock)

From The Album: Auberge (1991)

Oh Boy! by Buddy Holly & The Crickets (Genre: Rock)

From The Album: The “Chirping” Crickets (1957)

Rebel Rouser by Duane Eddy (Genre: Guitar, Rock)

From The Album: Have Twangy Guitar Will Travel (1958)

Suddenly Last Summer by The Motels (Genre: Pop/Rock)

From The Album: Little Robbers (1983)

Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts(Genre: Pop)

From The Album: Summer Breeze (1972)

Summer In The City by The Lovin’ Spoonful (Genre: Singer-songwriter, Pop)

From The Album: Hums of the Lovin’ Spoonful (1966)

Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton John (Genre: Soundtrack)

From The Album: Grease Soundtrack (1978)

Summertime by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (Genre: Jazz)

From The Album: Porgy & Bess (1958)

Tighten Up, Part 1 by Archie Bell & The Dells (Genre: R&B, Pop)

From The Album: Tighten Up (1968)

Under The Boardwalk by The Drifters (Genre: R&B)

From The Album: Under the Boardwalk (1964)

Wild Summer Nights by John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band (Genre: Rock)

From The Album: Eddie and the Cruisers Soundtrack (1983)

You Made Lovining Fun by Fleetwood Mac (Genre: Pop/Rock)

And Happy Birthday wishes go out to Mick Fleetwood who turns 75 today, Friday, June 24, 2022!

From a great summer album: Rumours (1977)

And just because it sounds good, the instrumental Forrest Gump Theme/Suite from the Forest Gump Soundtrack (1994) by Alan Silvestri (Genre: Instrumental)

Hoopla Recommend Album of the Week

A Summer Night In Munich (1998) by Oscar Peterson (Genre: Jazz)

A Summer Night In Munich

And from the album the song

When Summer Comes by Oscar Peterson

Have a great weekend,

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online Catalog Links:


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The Digital Catalog, web version of Libby

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

The Libby App


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


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