The Beauregard Parish Library will meet in regularly-called session at 4:30 on Monday, Aug 2, 2021 at the DeRidder branch of the library, 205 S. Washington Ave. Click here for the full agenda. This meeting is held in compliance with RS 42:14 et seq and is open to the public, unless "Executive Session" is noted.
To attend virtually via Zoom, visit this: Zoom Link.
Kenny Rogers was a Hippy?
Yes, that’s right, August born Kenny Rogers had a very different sound years ago. Hear him before his country sound with “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)”. Also other older songs and country songs from his heyday such as “The Gambler”, “Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to Town”, and his duet with Dolly Parton “Islands in the Stream”.
Hear other music artists born in August from Freegal, the free and legal website that gives you 5 free downloads weekly and 3 free hours daily of commercial-free streaming music.
Barbara Eden-That’s right, I Dream of Jeanie’s Barbara Eden (the library has all five seasons), has a song on Freegal called “Widow Jones” found on Truck Stop Sweethearts & CB Savages.
Rick Springfield- Listen to “Speak to the Sky”, “Jessie’s Girl”, “I’ve Done Everything For You”,“Catch Me If You Can”, and “Theme From Mission Magic”. The library also has his novel Magnificent Vibration. Rick also has a part in the movie Ricki and the Flash which you can also find at the library.
Johnny Nash-Hear “I Can See Clearly Now” from The Best of Johnny Nash.
Eric Carmen-Download the extended version of ”All By Myself” from the album Eric Carmen, or the shorter version from Eric Carmen: The Definitive Collection.
Jimmy Dean- You may only know him from his sausages and breakfast products but Jimmy was an actor and singer and had a famous hit with “Big Bad John” from The Best of Jimmy Dean. The library also has the movie Big Bad John starring Jimmy Dean.
B.J. Thomas- Freegal also has “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head”, “(Hey, Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song”, “Whatever Happened to Old Fashioned Love”, “No Love At All”, “I Just Can’t Help Believing”,“Hooked on a Feeling” and a “Hooked on a Feeling” remix.