Thursday, August 28, 2014
August's Underappreciated Music: the Links
The monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of....
Patti Abbott: Summer Songs
Brian Arnold: Songs in memoriam
Jayme Lynn Blaschke: Friday Night Videos
Bill Crider: Song of the Day; One-Hit Wonders (in terms of US Top 40)
Evan Lewis: "The Ballad of Pancho Lopez"; Julie London: "Louie Louie"
Iba Dawson: film music
Jeff Gemmill: Beyond the generational divide:
Diane Birch, Melody Gardot, Rumer, Natalie Duncan, First Aid Kit, Jessie Baylin
Jerry House: Mississippi John Hurt sings Gilbert & Sullivan; Gordon Bok: "Peter Kagan and the Wind"; Hymn Time; much else on a daily basis
Randy Johnson: Ennio Morricone soundtrack compositions; Skillet; Ariana Grande; Seether; various metalheads play acoustic
Jessie Mae Hemphill: "Standing in My Doorway Crying"
George Kelley: Hall and Oates: The Ballads Collection
Kate Laity (as C. M. Kempe): Fun Girl Groups (arguably NSFW column header!)
Todd Mason: The Brownsville Station, Enoch Light and Terry Snyder and other memories
Lawrence Person: Shoegazer Sunday
Charlie Ricci: Nilsson: Without You; The Allman Brothers Band: Hearts of Stone; Puss in Boots: No Fools, No Fun
Richard Robinson: Wayne Shorter
Ron Scheer: Cowboy songs; Walter Norris
I Must Have That Man"
Carmen McRae and the Brubeck Quartet: "Take Five"
North East Ska*Jazz Orchestra: "Take Five"
Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra: "Djelem Djelem"