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

Cecile McLorin-Salvant: "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"


Phillyradiogeek said...

Hi Todd. Just under the wire as far as posting on Thursday goes, here is my contribution this month:

Todd Mason said...

Thanks, Brian!