A Birthday Friday Random 10

Birthdays on Fridays are sweet…

  1. freudianaDestiny” – Eric Woolfson, Freudiana
  2. “1988 (Robert Fripp)” – Various Artists, Angels in the Architecture
  3. “San Francisco 1906 (Excerpts)” – Synergy, The Jupiter Menace soundtrack
  4. “The Floater” – Henry Mancini, The Music from Peter Gunn
  5. Never Ending Story” – Klaus Doldinger & Georgio Moroder, The Never Ending Story soundtrack
  6. Pipeline” – Alan Parsons Project, Ammonia Avenue
  7. Why Does the Sun Shine?” – They Might Be Giants, Severe Tire Damage
  8. “America (bonus track – single)” – Yes, Close to the Edge
  9. “Relay Breakdown” – Synergy, Electronic Realisations for an Electronic Orchestra
  10. “A Miner” – Joe Hisaishi, Laputa: The Castle in the Sky soundtrack (Image Album)

regarding #3 & #9: we were big Synergy fans in college (still am); Synergy is Larry Fast, electronic keyboard pioneer.  If you haven’t heard him as Synergy, you might have heard him playing keyboards on Peter Gabriel’s early albums & tours.  His first LP Electronic Realisations is brilliant.

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3 responses to “A Birthday Friday Random 10

  1. I like the TMBG. And Never Ending Story is a good omen for birthdays. Happy Birthday!

  2. 1. Look What You’ve Done for Me – Al Green
    2. The Passion – Billy Bragg
    3. I’m Bound for the Promised Land – Johnny Cash
    4. Standing in the Doorway – Bob Dylan
    5. Dog Treat – Tom Waits
    6. Good Night – The Beatles
    7. Ever Fallen in Love? – The Buzzcocks
    8. Dog Door – Tom Waits
    9. Sunday Sun – Beck
    10. Sleep! – Big Black

    Bonus: Hell is Chrome – Wilco

  3. many happy returns. I don’t really have any good birthday songs in my 10, but it’s the thought that counts, right?

    # Kyuss – El Rodeo – And the Circus Leaves Town
    # Led Zeppelin – In the Evening – In Through the Out Door
    # Counting Crows – A Murder of One – August and Everything After
    # (Hed) P.E. – Swan Dive – Broke
    # Coil – The Golden Section – Horse Rotorvator
    # System of a Down – Spiders – (self-titled)
    # Black Sabbath – War Pigs – Paranoid
    # Foo Fighters – Learn to Fly – There is Nothing Left to Lose
    # Mastodon – Hunters of the Sky – Blood Mountain
    # REM – Texarkana – Out of Time

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