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A Royal Wedding Friday Random 10

In honor of the Royal Wedding, an All-Brit random list today.

  1. Time and a Word” – Yes, Time and a Word
  2. “A Moment Lost” – Enya, Amarantine
  3. The Domes of G’bal” – Ozric Tentacles, Live at the Pongmaster’s Ball
  4. “How the Years Turn” – Roger Eno, Music of Neglected English Composers
  5. “Johnny on the Monorail” – The Buggles, The Age of Plastic
  6. Black Cat” – Gentle Giant, Acquiring the Taste
  7. “Blown by the Wind” – Alan Parsons, On Air
  8. Nine Cats” – Porcupine Tree, Stars Die: The Delerium Years 1991-1997
  9. “Message in a Bottle” – The Police, Every Breath You Take: The Singles
  10. “Clarinet Concerto, Op. 31” – Gerald Finzi, Clarinet Concerti

Here’s to the happy couple!  Yeah, whatever.

10″+ Snowfall Friday Random 10

We shovelled out of 10″+ snow from Wednesday night, and now I’m enjoying the wintery view this morning out my office window while listening to:

  1. White Rock“, Rick Wakeman, White Rock soundtrack
  2. Three Friends“, Gentle Giant, Three Friends
  3. Little Hans“, Eric Woolfson, Freudiana soundtrack
  4. “Big Rumble”, Bruce Hornsby, Hot House
  5. “Hosea & Gomer”, Ron Miles, My Cruel Heart
  6. “It Turned Out Nice Again”, Roger Eno, The Long Walk
  7. “The Happiest Days of Our Lives”, Pink Floyd, Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd
  8. The Man’s Too Strong“, Dire Straits, Brothers in Arms
  9. All Around the World“, Paul Simon, Graceland
  10. “Rock and Roll Dream”, Asia, Astra

Good luck with any shovelling you have to do — lift with your legs!

Friday Random 10 – Pre-Twins/Cardinals Series Edition

Go Twins!!
Let’s get started…

  1. echolynSettled Land” – Echolyn, “As the World
  2. “So Sincere” – Gentle Giant, “The Power and the Glory
  3. Peg” – Steely Dan, “Aja
  4. “Mudd’s Women: Three Venuses/Meet Mr. Mudd/Hello Girls/Venus Aboard/Mudd Laffs” – Fred Steiner, “Star Trek TV Soundtrack, Vol. 1
  5. “Siren Song” – Alan Parsons, “Try Anything Once
  6. “Love Will Find a Way” – Pablo Cruise, “Worlds Away
  7. “Parca Güell” – Eric Woolfson, “Gaudi
  8. “Dead Already” – Thomas Newman, “American Beauty soundtrack
  9. “The Sahara of the Snow, Pt. 1” – Bill Bruford, “One of a Kind
  10. “The Pearl” – Harold Budd & Brian Eno, “The Pearl

Bonus Track:  “The Boxer” – Simon & Garfunkel, “Bridge Over Troubled Water

There you have it.  Go Twins!!

Friday Random 10

Shuffled music festivale…

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  1. Animation” – Jon Anderson, “Animation
  2. “The Golden Age of Steam” – Steve Hackett, “Darktown
  3. “Sunrise” – Icehouse, “Man of Colours
  4. “How You Shone” – Roger Eno, “Swimming
  5. “The Great River” – Howard Shore, “The Fellowship of the Ring soundtrack
  6. “Heel on the Shovel” – 16 Horsepower, “Sackcloth ‘n’ Ashes
  7. “Geoff Downes – Keyboard Solo” – Asia, “Live at Budokan
  8. “Slow and Easy” – Henry Mancini, “The Music from Peter Gunn soundtrack
  9. “Mister Class and Quality?” – Gentle Giant, “Three Friends
  10. World Machine” – Level 42, “World Machine

Fin. Enjoy your weekend!

Friday Random 10 – Early AM Edition

Woke up at 5:15 this morning, and although I couldn’t get back to sleep for those final 45 minutes of shut-eye, I did enjoy listening to a pair of owls on the top of the house across the street discuss all the rain we’ve been having lately…

  1. neglectedThe Love Affair [Final Version]” – Roger Eno, “Music of Neglected English Composers
  2. “This Time the Dream’s on Me” – Harold Arlen, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil soundtrack
  3. “Quebec” – Geoff Downes, “World Service
  4. “A Cry for Everyone” – Gentle Giant, “Octopus
  5. “Lost and Found” – Roger Eno, “The Night Garden
  6. “Go Forward” – Lisa Gerrard, “Whale Rider soundtrack
  7. Tales of a Damson Knight” – National Health, “Complete
  8. “Leonard and Natalie” – David Julyan, “Memento soundtrack
  9. Livin’ for You” – Boston, “Greatest Hits
  10. “Go” – Asia, “Astra

No bonus this week; Roger Eno got enough airplay this time around.

Friday Random 10

gentle-giantFriday means logging the first 10 tracks that play on my music player (set on “shuffle”).  Here we go:

  1. Just the Same (live)” from Gentle Giant “Free Hand [35th Anniversary Edition]”
  2. Main Titles” from John Barry “The Black Hole soundtrack”
  3. “Redstone” from Synergy “Metropolitan Suite”
  4. “Fall of the House of Usher” from Alan Parsons Project “Tales of Mystery and Imagination”
  5. Time is Time” from Yes “Magnification”
  6. Toccota (An Adaptation of Ginastera’s 1st Piano Concerto, 4th Movement)” from Emerson, Lake & Palmer “Brain Salad Surgery”
  7. “Forgotten Memories” from Rick Wakeman “1984”
  8. “Occam’s Close Shave” from Roger Eno’s “Lost in Translation”
  9. Fetch Me the Pongmaster” from Ozric Tentacle’s “Sliding Gliding Worlds”
  10. You Found Me” from FFH “Ready to Fly”

Well, that will work.