Suggested Listening August 31, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

In honor of the long Labor Day weekend, this week I’m going to suggest you check out some playlists – ideal background music for partying, driving or hanging out at home!

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

AOR Playlist (Genre: Pop/Rock) (94 songs):

Songs on the playlist include: St. George And The Dragon by Toto, More Than A Feeling by Boston, Take Me Home Tonight by Eddie Money, Jane by Jefferson Starship, Rock The Night by Europe, Soul to Soul by Rick Springfield, Alone (live) by Heart and Rosanna by Toto

Blue-Eyed Soul (Genre: Pop, Rock, Soul) (93 songs):

Songs on the playlist include: I Can’t Go For That by Hall & Oates, Cigarettes by Daniel Merriweather, Work To Do by Average White Band, Flow With It by St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Letter by The Box Tops & Gimme Some Lovin’ by The Spencer Davis Group.

Libraries Rock (Genre: Children’s Music) (71 songs):

Songs include: Can’t Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake, Good Vibrations by Ricky Reed, The Best Day Ever by Spongebob, Shake Your Body by The Backyardigans, I’ve Been Workin’ On The Railroad by Children’s Song Company, Rainbow by Sia and The Fox by Kidz Bop Kidz.

Libraries Rock Pre-Teen Playlist (Genre: Pop, Rock, Tween) (75 songs):

Songs include: Finesse by Pentatonix, Just Like Fire by Pink, Young Dumb & Broke by Khalid, All My Friends by Snakehips, Broken Glass by Rachel Platten, Summer by Calvin Harris and Kids by MGMT.

Newport Jazz Festival (Genre: Jazz) (89 songs):

Songs include: Owen Runs by Antonio Sanchez, A Toast to the People by Charenee Wade, Black Nile by Reuben Rogers and Cosmic Stop by Funkadelic.

Purple Playlist by Prince (Genre: Pop, Rock, Soul etc.) (93 songs):

Songs include: Jam of the Year, Life ‘O’ the Party, Musicology, Courtin’ Time, Love Sign, Call My Name, The Everlasting Now, Days of Wild and many more

Recommended CD of the Week:

Rockabilly: Red, Hot & Rare by Various Artists (Ask for this box set at the Circulation Desk)
4 disc set, over 100 vintage rockabilly songs

Songs include: Everybody’s Movin’ by Glen Glenn, Rita Juanita by Wayne Newman, Goodbye Little Star by Kenny Baker, One Way Ticket by Bobby Crown, Jukebox Rock by Dick Seaton and many more.

Videos of the Week:

I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates

I Keep Forgettin’ by Michael McDonald & The Doobie Brothers

Cigarettes by Daniel Merriweather

Get Down Within by Wayne Cochrane

CAN’T STOP THE FEELING by Justin Timberlake

Take On Me by Pentatonix

Take On Me by Aha

Me Too by Meghan Trainor

Empire State Mind by Lang Lang and Andra Day

Toast to the People by Charenee Wade

Everybody’s Movin’ by Glen Glenn

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening August 24, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington (1964) by Aretha Franklin (Genre: Vocal, R&B, Pop):

A jazzy, stringy and terrific album by the late, great Aretha Franklin as she honors one of her favorite singers – Dinah Washington.

Songs on the LP include: Cold, Cold Heart, What a Diff’rence a Day Makes, Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning, Evil Gal Blues, Soulville and Lee Cross.

Six Evolutions – Bach: Cello Suites (2018) by Yo-Yo Ma (Genre: Classical):

This collection offers many cello concertos played, unaccompanied, by the virtuoso cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Third Journey (2018) by Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg (Genre: Country, Folk, Classical, Acoustic):

“It was in 2007 at the Mandolin Symposium in Santa Cruz, California that we first met. We had known about each other, had each other’s recordings and admired each other’s playing, but we had not yet met formally. On our first recording, we were simply trying to find common musical ground with an appreciation for Bach, Brazilian, Bulgarian and Bluegrass music. Our second CD dove into the heart of our favorite composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Third Journey represents the natural settling that has occurred after years of playing and sharing a life together with the bulk of the material culled from mostly American musical forays with a bit of Bach and Brazil tossed in just because we couldn’t help ourselves.

We hope you enjoy our Third Journey.” – Caterina and Mike

Songs in this collection include: Elzic’s Farewell, Prelude from Partita #3 for Solo Violin, Cat Got the Mouse, Mara’s Sleeping Song, Big Man from Syracuse and Borealis.

Davy Jones – Bell Recordings (1971-1972) (Genre: Pop):

A bright, shiny and buoyant pop album by the singer best known as a quarter of the pop group – The Monkees.

Songs on the LP include: Say It Again, Really Love You, Rainy Jane, How About Me, Pretty Little Girl and I Believe In You.

Recommended CD of the Week:

Summer Horns II (2018) by Dave Koz (Genre: Easy Listening, Jazz, Pop):

A light and upbeat collection of music featuring Saxophonist Dave Koz and friends.

Guest artist on the album include: Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright, Richard Elliot, Kenny Lattimore, Jonthan Butler, Aubrey Logan and Gloria Estefan.

Songs in the collection include: Before I Go, Take The “A” Train, This Will Be (An Everlansting Love), Route 66 and If You Really Love Me.

Videos of the Week:

Unforgettable by Aretha Franklin

Yo-Yo Ma – The Making of Six Evolutions – Bach: Cello Suites

Elzic’s Farewell by Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg

Girl by Davy Jones

Get Away & That’s The Way I Like It Medley by Dave Koz

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening August 17, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

Outcast EP (2018) by Liz Brasher (Genre: Pop, Rock, Rock Vocal)

Guitarist and vocalist Liz Brahser is 27, grew up in North Carolina and now lives in Memphis.
Her 2018 EP Outcast has been highly praised by NPR, and to this listener’s ears it sounds like solid garage band music backing the deep voiced vocals of Brasher. If you like traditional (aka roots) Rock and Roll then you should enjoy this LP.

Songs on the EP include: Body of Mine, Come My Way, Feel Something, Outcast, Remain and Cold Baby.

The Coral (2002) by The Coral (Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Mod Rock, Retro-Rock):

The Coral hail from Hoylake, England which is just across the Mersey River from Liverpool. The group was formed in 1996, and the band consist of James Skelly on guitar and vocals, Bill Ryder-Jones on guitar, Ian Skelly on drums, Paul Duffy on bass and Nick Powers on keyboards. This album is highly rated on the AllMusic site and I’ll admit I had never heard of the band until I stumbled across a review of the brand new LP Move Through The Dawn. However, as with Liz Brasher if you like traditional Rock and Roll, whether you call it roots rock, retro rock or just plain Rock and Roll – then you should enjoy the music of this group.

Songs on the LP include: Shadows Fall, I Remember When, Dreaming of You, Skeleton Key, Wildfire and Calendars and Clocks.

And if you’re wondering why I’m not recommending the bands 2018 LP – that is because Freegal doesn’t have it – but our library will be adding it to our collection shortly.

West Side Story Reimagined (2018) by Bobby Sanabria Big Band (Genre: Jazz, Showtunes):

Bobby Sanabria and his band reinterpret the entire Bernstein West Side Story soundtrack. The songs were recorded live at Lincoln Center and feature intros by Bobby and his band. This swinging album is fun!

Songs on the album include: America, Tonight, Maria, Cool, The Rumble, Somwhere, One Hand One Heart and Gym Scene.

Your Favourite Coffee House – The Coffee Pad, Vol. 1 by Various Artists (Genre: Mariachi, Mexican folk and just plain festive music by whatever designation!)

Songs on the LP include: Moliendo Cafe by Hernan Gamboa, El Agua Cerro by Mariposa Solar, La Prietita Clara by Amparo Ochoa, El Manisero by Dos Gardenias and El Gallo.

Recommended CD of the Week:

Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole (2018 by) David Davis & The Warrior River Boys (Genre: Bluegrass, Traditional Country, Folk, Acoustic):

Mandolinist and vocalist Dave Davis and the Warrior River Boys play songs originally recorded by Charlie Poole and His North Carolina Ramblers in the 1920s and 1930s.

Songs on the album include: He Rambled, One Moonlight Night, Ramblin’ Blues, Leaving Home, Goodbye Mary Dear, Milwaukee Blues and White House Blues.

Videos of the Week:

Outcast by Liz Brasher

Shadows Fall by The Coral

America by Bobby Sanabria and The Multiverse Big Band

El Manisero by Dos Gardenias

Ramblin’ Blues by David Davis & The Warrior River Boys

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening August 10, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

Summer is a very busy time in Library Land and thus I’m running out of week to finishing this posting!

So I’m going to offer brief descriptions of each album and recommend that if you like the genre of music the artist/band plays – you should check out their recommended album!

Freegal Recommend Albums of the Week:

Encore, Encore (1979) by Fairport Convention (Genre: Folk, British Folk, Folk-Rock):

Fairport Convention formed in the mid-sixties and was one of the most prolific British folk rock bands of the era.
This album was recorded on the folk group’s farewell tour in 1979 and the music has a poignant quality to it, as one would expect of a long playing band about to retire.

Of course, the group reformed in the 1980s and has continues to play until this day – but band members didn’t know that would happen in 1979!

Songs on the LP include: Orange Blossom Special, Bridge Over The River, Mr. Lacey, The Bonny Black Hare and The Journeyman’s Grace.

New York Rhapsody (2016) by Lang Lang (Genre: Classical, Easy Listening, Piano):

This classical LP is a perfect to play as background music while unwinding over the weekend!

Pianist Lang Lang is accompanied by the follow guest artists: Jason Isbell, Andra Day, Herbie Hancock, Kandace Springs, Sean Jones, Lindsey Stirling & Madeleine Peyroux.

Songs on the LP include: New York Morning, Empire State of Mind, Rhapsody in Blue, Somewhere and Story of Our Town.

James House And The Blue Cowboys (2018) by James House And The Blue Cowboys (Genre: Rock, Blues, Blues-Rock, Americana):

The brand new bluesy album by Nashville based singer-songwriter James House and his band.
Songs on the LP include: Jail House Blues, Long Way Down, Gone Again, Ain’t No Way, Ballad of the Troubadour Kings & Arkansas Woman.

Home (2017) by Collabro (Genre: Vocal, Musical Theatre):

Collabro is a British vocal group, consisting of signers Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Jamie Lambert, Matt Pagan & Tom Redgrave that has its roots in singing musical theatre songs.

Songs on the LP include: This is the Moment, That’s Life, For Good, December 1963 (Oh What a Night) and Lighthouse.

Recommended CD of the Week:

Voices (2018) by Tom Rush (Genre: Folk, Rock):

This is a great new album by folk singer who got his start during the sixties folk boom.
This album has a solid depth to it as one might expect from a musician still playing and recording in his seventh decade.

Songs on the LP include: Elder Green, Come See About Me, My Best Girl, Life is Fine, Cold River and Far Away.

Videos of the Week:

Meet on the Ledge by Fairport Convention

Empire State Of Mind by Lang Lang & Andra Day 

Which Side of the River by James House and The Blues Cowboys Featuring Roddie Romero and Smoov Ras

For Good & Defying Gravity by Collabro

Voices by Tom Rush

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening August 3, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

A Mighty Wind (Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2003) by Various Artists (Genre: Folk, Comedy, Soundtrack):

The film A Might Wind was created Christopher Guest, the man behind the comedic films movies Waiting For Guffman and Best in Show. And this movie, like those, and This Is Spinal Tap that came before them – is a comedy – in this case sending up the early sixties folk music scene by having a group of fictionalized 60s folk performers coming together years later to put on a show. The film has a nice soft nostalgic glow to it so if you like 60s folk music – you should enjoy this soundtrack – the songs were written for the film and performed by the actors in the movie.

The songs too are comedic but fun! And include: Old Joe’s Place by Folksmen, When You’re Next To Me by Mitch & Mickey, Never Did No Wanderin’ by Folksmen and Loco Man and The Good Book Song by New Main Street Singers.

Less Wise (2017) by Cody Jinks (Genre: Country):

Cody Jinks has had an interesting career to date. He started out playing trash metal before switching to country music. If you’re not familiar with his music he has a deep rich classic country type of voice and plays a mixture of updated classic southern and outlaw rock.

Less Wise is one of his best albums and includes the songs: Wake Up Becki!, Hippies & Cowboys, 65 Days in L.A., Somewhere in the Middle and Last Call for the Blues.

Worth It All (2018) by Jeffery Osborne (Genre: R&B):

Let a Brotha Know, Greatest Knight, Stay the Way You Are, Summer Nights, Saving My Love and Can’t Help Myself

Saturday Night with Mr. C (1958) by Perry Como (Genre: Easy Listening, Vocal):

A classic album by the golden pop age crooner Perry Como. This is a perfect easy listening album for the weekend!

Songs on the LP include: Dream Along With Me, It Could Happen To You, Letters Theme, Gypsy In My Soul and Come Rain or Come Shine.

Recommended CD of the Week:

The Very Best of Peppermint Harris

Peppermint Harris was a true original with a brilliant way with words which made him a superlative songwriter having man of his compositions recorded by top blues artists such as B.B. King and Bobby Bland. This is a must for blues fans and across the 56 tracks, there are many superb tracks as well as his two hits “Raining In My Heart” which reached #4 in the 1950 R&B chart and more importantly the classic drinking song “I Got Loaded” which hit the #1 spot for two weeks in 1951. Although this excellent 2CD set is by no means the complete it does present the most comprehensive exploration of his work between 1948 and 1959 yet released in the CD era. Fully detailed liner notes.

Songs on the LP include: Peppermint Boogie, Mable, Mable, Hey Sweet Thing, Have Another Drink And Talk To Me, I Cry For My baby and Need Your Lovin’

Videos of the Week:

A Mighty Wind is Blowin’ – New Main Street Singers, The Folksmen and Mitch & Mickey

Somewhere In The Middle by Cody Jinks

Worth It All By Jeffery Osborne

Accentuate The Positive by Perry Como

I Got Loaded by Peppermint Harris

Don’t Let Me Down by The Beatles

I Feel Fine by The Beatles

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening July 27, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

The Tree (2018) by Lori McKenna (Genre: Folk, Singer-Songwriter):

The Tree is the new and ninth album by the talented singer songwriter Lori McKenna. McKenna’s songs have been covered by a host of country artists including Faith Hill, Mandy Moore, Vance Gilbert and Tim McGraw.

McKenna’s truly a modern folk songwriter. Her songs remind me of Woody Guthrie’s songs in that they are based upon everyday things going on now and experienced by many people.

My favorite song on the LP is People Get Old, which, despite it’s title, is charmingly humorous and hopeful.

Other songs on the album include: A Mother Never Rests, Young and Angry Again, The Fixer, The Tree, Happy People and the Lot Behind St. Mary’s.

Get Your Groove (2018) by Bruce Katz Band (Genre: Blues, Blues-Rock):

Pianist Bruce Katz was a child prodigy and is best known as a member of the blues band Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters. He’s played great jazz and blues music over the years and is a retired professor of music who taught at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

In addition to Katz himself, the Bruce Katz Band features Christ Vitarello on guitar and vocals and Ray Hangen on drums.

Special guest on this LP is percussionist Jaimoe – an original member of the Allman Brothers band.

Americas (1992) by Strunz & Farah (Genre: International, Jazz, Flamenco Guitar, Acoustic):

Strunz & Farah is a guitar playing duo that consists of Jorge Strunz and Ardeshir Farah.

The duo offers great up-tempo music that conjures up mental images of rain forests, moonlight waters and natural landscapes in general.

This is a perfect album for background music on the weekend, during dinner, while reading or just whenever you want to unwind!

Songs on the LP include: Luna Suave (Soft Moon) Alas del Sur (Wings of the South), Gypsy Earrings, Selva and Americas.

And if you like this classic LP by Strunz & Farah – then check out their brand new album, Tales of Two Guitars, too – it is also available through Freegal.

The Coolest Songs in the World! Vol. 1 by Various Artists presented by Little Steven’s Underground Garage:

The “Little Steven” of the title is Steven Van Zandt who has played in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band for years.

This is a collection of rough, traditional garage band music in the vein of the Kingsmen’s Louie, Louie.

Artists and songs on the LP include: Can’t Stand It by The Greenhorns, My Kind of Girl by The Forty-Fives, Lost My Motto by Cotton Mather, I Woke UP This Mornin’ by The Mooney Suzuki and You’re My Favorite by Caesars.

Recommended CD of the Week:

United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas (2018) by the Wynton Marsalis Septet (Genre: Jazz, Vocal):

This collection features some cool live performances the trumpeter and his friends gave at Lincoln Center between 2003 and 2007.

The friends playing with Wynton include Blind Boys of Alabama, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, James Taylor, Natalie Merchant, John Meyer, Audra McDonald and Eric Clapton.

The collection features 16 songs including: It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry (with Bob Dylan), My Baby Don’t Tolerate (with Lyle Lovett), Please Baby Don’t (with John Legend), Empty Bed Blues (with Carrie Smith) and Fool’s Paradise (with Jimmy Buffett).

Videos of the Week:

People Get Old by Lori McKenna:

Hesitation Blues by Bruce Katz Band:

Americas by Strunz & Farah:

On The Airwaves by The Shazam:

Layla by Eric Clapton & Wynton Marsalis:

I’m Not Rough by Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton:

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening July 20, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

The Essential Joshua Bell (Genre: Easy Listening, Classical):

Violin virtuoso Joshua Bell hails from Bloomington, Indiana and is a Grammy award winner who has a solo career and also conducts the Academy in the Fields Orchestra.

This collection features notable classical works and some popular songs as well, including Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act III: Danse russe, Nocturne No. 20 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. posth (Arranged for Violin & Orchestra), Songs without Words, Op. 62, No. 1: May Breezes (Arranged for Violin & Orchestra)I Got Rhythm , Ladies in Lavender and I. Cremona, The Red Violin.

Best of Cowboy Junkies (2001) by Cowboy Junkies (Genre: Traditional Folk, Rock):

The AllMusic bio of the Cowboy Junkies is spot on! Author Steve Huey describes the band thus “Canada’s Cowboy Junkies’ create a music grounded in traditional country, blues, and folk, filled with languid guitars and ethereal vocals courtesy of Margo Timmins.” And that well sums it up! This is a great band and the albums have a uniformly excellent quality to them – always in an ethereal way.

This greatest hits collection features some of their best songs from the eighties and nineties including: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Sweet Jane, Sun Comes Up, It’s Tuesday Morning, Misguided Angel, Cold Tea Blues and Hard to Explain.

This is a perfect collection for relaxing weekend listening!

Greensleeves: Folk Music of the British Isles (2016) by Armonico Consort, Christopher Monks (Genre: a cappella , Classical, Folk):

I don’t usually include an entire AllMusic review in my posting; however, this review, written by James Manheim, is rather amusing and offers a good reason to listen to the set even if you’re not a classical music fan. The review starts off with a long quote by Armonico Consort Director Christopher Monk:

“I first began my fascination with folk melody whilst a music scholar at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where the choir would often sing arrangements to entertain the hoards of inebriated dons after feasts,” writes director Christopher Monks.

“These arrangements — often brilliant, eye opening, and sometimes little gems of genius — were written by my director of studies, Dr. Geoffrey Webber. Quite simply, he took on the work of Vaughan Williams and gave it a new harmonic language inspired by music from the late 20th century.”

Webber is the author of the largest number of folk song arrangements here (all are a cappella); others come from various composers including Monks himself. The title track is elegant, but a better place to start sampling to get a feel for the tonality of the music is perhaps Sweet Kitty (track six), another Webber arrangement. Several pieces, by Stanford, Thomas Morley, and Robert Pearsall, are not folk songs, but are familiar enough to be such, and they function nicely as little touchstones in a program that is far from the set of folk favorites you might imagine. Monks and his ten-voice Armonico Consort achieve a precise sound that brings out the small details that make these arrangements interesting. A rather specialized release, perhaps one for enthusiasts who love the tradition of British choral singing, but one that may also be recommended to all.”

If you enjoy vocal music – check this collection out!

The Message (2018) by The Stanley Clarke Band (Genre: Jazz):

The Message, is the brand new album by Jazz bassist Stanley Clarke whose first album, Children Of Forever, was released in 1973. Clarke has a distinct and innovated slapping style of bass playing and he is at the top of his form on this LP.

Songs in the set include: After the Cosmic Rain/Dance of the Planetary Princesss. The Rugged Treat, The Message, Lost in a World and Alternative Facts.

Recommended CD of the Week:

Live at the Fillmore East 1968 (2018) by The Who:

Live At The Fillmore East is the 50th anniversary of these legendary unreleased recordings from the Fillmore East, New York City, Friday April 5 & Saturday April 6, 1968. Features stunning extended versions of My Generation, A Quick One…, Shakin’ All Over and two ripping versions of Eddie Cochran numbers – Summertime Blues and C’mon Everybody (the latter unavailable elsewhere). The 2 CD version comes in a deluxe edition 6-panel digipak with a 12-page booklet including new liner notes and rare photos.

Additional songs in the set include: I Can’t Explain, Happy Jack, I’m A Boy &, Boris The Spider,

Videos of the Week:

She Moved Through The Fair by Armonico Consort

Eleanor Rigby by Joshua Bell

Maybe So by Joshua Bell

Sun Comes Up, It’s Tuesday Morning by Cowboy Junkies

Sweet Jane by Cowboy Junkies

Lost in a World by Stanley Clarke Band

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat by Stanley Clarke Band

My Generation by The Who

Summertime Blues by The Who

Summertime, Summertime by The Jamies

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening July 13, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

My first recommendation for this week is actually an album set issued as one single collection on CD but broken up into two streaming albums by Freegal. The related titles are “America’s Greatest Hits 1957, Volume 1” and “America’s Greatest Hits 1957, Volume 2. And the two streaming collections feature all 120 of the songs to hit the top ten on the Billboard Pop Chart in 1957!

The two album collection offers us a cool listen to a mixture of what today we’d deem vocal and easy listening music, which was the main popular music of the day, and songs in the emerging style of Rock N’ Roll.

America’s Greatest Hits 1957, Volume 1 (1957, 2018) (Genre: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock):

America’s Greatest Hits 1957, Volume 2 (1957, 2018) (Genre: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock):

Songs in the double album streaming collection include: Signing the Blues by Guy Mitchell, The Green Door by Jim Lowe, Butterfly by Andy Williams, Love Me Tender, All Shook Up and Jailhouse Rock by Elvis, Blueberry Hill by Fats Domino and Hey Jealous Lover by Frank Sinatra.

This is a great collection for summer!

Behind The Shade (2018) by James Williamson and the Pink Hearts (Rock, Punk):

Former Stooges guitarist James Williamson steps out with a brand new album. And despite the years that have elapsed since he played with the Stooges – Williamson has retained his fierce in-your-face style of guitar playing.

If you’re a Stooges fan – check out this new release!

Songs on the LP include: Riot on the Strip, Pink Hearts Across the Sky, You Send Me Down, Miss Misery and Revolution Stomp.

Hotel Transylvania Score (Genre: Score, Classical):

Composer Mark Mothersbaugh has created a great score for the films in the Hotel Transylvania series. The score is upbeat, cheerful, majestic and just plain fun.

Songs include: Through The Roof, Battle with Bela, The Mummy Arrives, Monster Festival, Chasing Quasimodo and Dragon Tail/Grandpa Van Helsing.

Complete 1950-1954 Studio-Issued Recordings (with the Stan Kenton Orchestra) by Four Freshmen (Genre: Classic Pop, Easy Listening, Barbershop, Vocal, Big Band):

The original Four Freshmen band formed in 1948 and consisted of brothers Don and Ross Barbour, Bob Flanigan and Hal Kratzsch. In 1950 the group was singing in the Esquire Lounge in Dayton, Ohio when they were heard by big band leader Stan Kenton. Kenton was very impressed by the group and urged his record company, Capital Records, to sign them. The group was indeed signed by Capital Records and their first single, Mr. B’s Blues was released later that year.

The group’s heyday was in the early to mid-fifties when they released hit singles and were one of the front and center pop groups of the day. By the late fifties, as Rock N’ Roll was starting to gain in popularity, vocal groups like the Four Freshman started taking a back seat to new acts like Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Fats Domino. Having said that, the group has remained popular throughout the years and although the last original member of the band, Bob Flanigan, retired in the 1990s the group continues to perform.

This 29 song set includes some of the best songs released by the group in their heyday.

Songs in the set include: Then I’ll Be Happy, Mr. B’s Blues, It’s a Blue World, Tuxedo Junction, The Day Isn’t Long Enough and Seems Like Old Times.

Recommended CD of the Week:

The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie (1962) by Stevie Wonder:

This album was recorded when Stevie Wonder was only 11. And boy, what a genius! The young Stevie showed off his prodigious skill by playing piano, harmonica, percussion instruments and by writing several of the songs on the album.

Wonder is very energetic on this LP and it is a very upbeat album – check it out!

Songs on the album include: Fingertips, The Square, Soul Bongo, Manhattan At Six, Some Other Time and Wondering.

Videos of the Week:

Blueberry Hill by Fats Domino

Party Doll by Buddy Knox

Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell

Heartbreak Hotel & All Shook Up by Elvis

Round and Round by Perry Como

Jenny Jenny by Little Richard

Behind The Shade by James Williamson and the Pink Hearts

The Wedding, Hotel Transylvania Score Composed by Mark Mothersbaugh

Poinciana by Four Freshmen

Fingertips by Stevie Wonder

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening July 6, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

And since we celebrated the 4th of July this week – I’m focusing on traditional Americana music this week! I’ll jump back into recommending modern music next week.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

Stephen Foster by RKO Orchestra:

Despite the bland album cover this is a great collection of songs by the old movie studio – RKO’s orchestra. The collection  features a chorus and orchestra on some songs – others are instrumentals. I can find nothing about this collection online. Freegal lists this LP as having been released by RKO in 2011 this despite the fact that RKO studios, a big player during the Golden Age of Hollywood, was sold to the Disney company in the late fifties.

Having said that, I would guess this collection of songs was probably recorded during the 1940s, and the collection features great songs that have become woven into the American culture tapestry including: Beautiful Dreamer, My Old Kentucky Home, Oh Susanna, Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair and Carry Me Back to Old Virginny.

Freedom: A History Of US – Original Soundtrack Recording:

This is the soundtrack to the PBS series based upon the Joy Hakim book which chronicles American history from 1776 to 2001.

Songs on the soundtrack include: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free by Nina Simone, Because All Me Are Brothers by Peter, Paul & Mary, The Star Spangled Banner by Duke Ellington, Chimes of Freedom by Bruce Springsteen, America the Beautiful by Keb’ Mo’ , Hard Times by James Taylor and Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland.

Civil War Songs by Traditional Brass Band:

This album was released in 2013 and as with the RKO Stephen Foster collection, I haven’t found any additional information on the album online. What I can tell you is that it offers a nice collection of U.S. Civil War era brass band music. The LP includes the songs: Light Cavalry Overture, Honor to Our Soldiers, Salutation to America, Louisa Polka, Home Again and Martha Quickstep.

Yankee Doodle Dandy (O.S.T – 1942) by Various Artists:

This album is the 1942 RKO soundtrack to the James Cagney film Yankee Doodle Dandy. The film is a fictionalized account of the life of popular entertainer and Broadway musical composer George Cohen of “Born on the 4th of July” fame.

Cohen wrote a number of classic American song including: Over There, Give My Regards to Broadway, You’re a Grand Old Flag and The Yankee Doodle Boy.

Songs on the soundtrack include: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keep Your Eyes Upon Me, Harrigan, I Was Born in Virginia and Give My Regards to Broadway.

The film Yankee Doodle Dandy has been much less popular in recent years than it once was, probably because it was filmed in black and white. However, if you’ve never seen it – you should check it out as it is fun.

The Movie Yankee Doodle:

Americana (2009) by Various Artists: 

Here’s another neat collection of vintage American songs – some of these go back to the Revolutionary War era; and as with the RKO and Brass Band albums, I didn’t find any relevant details on who is playing the music via online searches, However, this too is a neat collection of classic American folk songs and, overall, ones earlier in vintage than the ones on the other albums I’m recommending this week.

Songs in this collection include: Revolutionary Fife & Drum by James Reichert, Election Eve by Frank Talley, Revolutionary War Tune 1 by Arnold Freed, Allegheny Morning by Eugene Cines, Cowboy Campfire by James Cohn, Dixieland Hop by Christopher Norton and more.

Recommended CD of the Week:

American Masters: Classical Favorites by Various Orchestras & Conductors:

This Time Life collection was originally released via mail order in 1993. The collection features some great twentieth century American music including songs composed by Gershwin, Bernstein and Copland. Songs in the set include: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue & Catfish Row, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story & Candid Overture and Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Appalachian Spring. Various orchestra and conductors are featured.

Videos of the Week:

Nina Simone – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free

Because All Men Are Brothers by Peter, Paul & Mary

America the Beautiful by Keb’ Mo’ (Live 2016)

Fanfare for the Common Man, New York Philharmonic, James Levine

Light Calvary Overture by Traditional Brass Band

Episode at Bunker Hill by Eugene Sines

Revolutionary Fife & Drum by James Reichert

Arizona Trail by Ray Davies

Yankee Doodle Dandy by James Cagney from the film Yankee Doodle Dandy

Rhapsody In Blue written by George Gershwin, performed by the New York Philharmonic with Leonard Bernstein conducting (1976)

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!

Suggested Listening June 22, 2018

Hi everyone, here are our five musical recommendations for the week; four streaming suggestions* and one recommended album on CD.

(Click on the photo to stream or request the album you’re interested in!)

Freegal Streaming Suggestions*

The Blues Is Alive And Well (2018) by Buddy Guy (Genre: Blues):

Blues guitar master Buddy Guy is 81 years young and is still going strong – his singing and playing is as vibrant as ever and he is still playing concerts and recording. His new album, The Blues Is Alive And Well, was released just last week!

Songs on the album include: A Few Good Years, Guilty As Charged, The Blues Is Alive And Well, Blue No More, Old Fashioned and Ooh Daddy.

Guest musicians appearing on the LP include Jeff Beck, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and James Bay.

Mixed Reality (2018) by Gin Blossoms (Genre: Rock, Pop):

The Gin Blossoms first broke into the national music arena in the early nineties, charting with bright pop-rock songs including “Hey Jealousy” and “Found Out About You.”

This new collection of songs has that same bright, upbeat sound and features the songs: Break, Angels Fly, Here Again, Miranda Chicago, Wonder and Forever Is This Night.

Sink or Swim (2007) by the Gaslight Anthem (Genre: Rock):

In his AllMusic biography of Gaslight Anthem Corey Apar describes the music of the band as sounding like “Bruce Springsteen backed by the Clash,” and I have to agree!

If you like the music of Springsteen and the Clash – check out Gaslight Anthem’s music. Sink or Swim is their second album and includes the songs: Boomboxes And Dictionaries, 1930, Red In Morning, I Coulda Been A Contender, We Came To Dance and I’da Called You Woody, Joe.

Audacity (2018) by Buster Williams (Genre: Jazz, Vocal):

Jazz bassist Buster Williams worked for years as a sideman for artists including Jimmy Heath, Gene Ammons, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Williams and Herbie Hancock before stepping out on his own. Today he is a seasoned elder on the jazz scene whose work remains full of vitality.

Songs in this collection include: Where Giants Dwell, Sisko, Stumblin’, Lost on 4th Avenue and Audacity.

Recommended CD of the Week:

The Best of Tuck & Patti (Genre: Jazz, Pop, Vocal, New Age, Easy Listening):

Guitarist Tuck Andress and vocalist Patti Cathcart met in Las Vegas in 1980 and began performing together the next year. They were married in 1983 and worked for a few years on developing their sound before signing their first recording contract with Windham Hill Jazz in 1987. Their music is what I would describe as deep, uncluttered and straight to the point. Tuck studied classical guitar and knows how to create musical depth by playing just a few notes and Patti has a great voice that is right at home singing traditional R&B or Jazz and together they create great music!

This is an older greatest hits collection, released on Windham Hill Jazz, in 1994 and it includes songs from early in their career and gives you a good idea of their sound.

Songs on the LP include: Tears of Joy, Time After Time, Love Warriors, As Time Goes By, Better Than Anything and Little Wing.

Videos of the Week:

A Few Good Years by Buddy Guy

Break by Gin Blossoms

Boomboxes & Dictionaries by The Gaslight Anthem

Boomboxes & Dictionaries – Acoustic Version Brian Fallon by of The Gaslight Anthem

Sisko by Buster Williams

Surf City by Jan & Dean, introduced by Steve Allen

Sidewalk Surfin by Jan & Dean from American Bandstand

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

*A library card is required to use the Freegal Music Service. If you live in the service area of the Southern Tier Library System, which consists of the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Alleghany counties in New York State, you can get a library card for free at your nearest public library – including our own Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning, New York. The Freegal Music Service is free for all Southern Tier Library System member libraries library card holders to access.

References:

Artist Biography & Discography Information:

http://www.allmusic.com/

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Books. New York. 2009.)

P.S. If you have any questions about how to download or stream free music through the Freegal Music service to a desktop or laptop computer or how to download and use the Freegal Music app let us know! Drop by the library or give us a call at: 607-936-3713

*You must have a library card at a Southern Tier Library System member library to enjoy the Freegal Music Service. Your card can be from any library in the system, and the system includes all public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler and Allegheny Counties and includes our own Southeast Steuben Count Library in Corning, New York!

Library cards are free if you live in our service area. And you can obtain a card by visiting the Circulation Desk and presenting staff with a form of ID that features your name and your current address.

Links to the desktop versions of the catalogs for the library system – apps for each are available in your app store:

Digital Library Catalogs:

Freegal offers streaming and downloadable music

OverDrive allows you to check out eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and handful of streaming videos

RB Digital is the place you go to check out magazines – on demand – and you never have to return them!

The Traditional Library Catalog:

You can search for and request books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD and other physical format items through StarCat – it is the modern day card catalog!