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Friday Random 10

Thank you, Tigers.

  1. “1988” – Robert Fripp, Angels in the Architecture
  2. My Obsession” – Icehouse, Man of Colours
  3. Opening Titles/Polaroid Fades” – David Julyan, Memento soundtrack
  4. “No. 11” – Chick Corea, Children’s Songs
  5. Echoes of Love” – The Doobie Brothers, Best of the Doobie Brothers Volume II
  6. Dots Thots” – Ozric Tentacles, Erpsongs
  7. Cuff Link” – Wings, London Town
  8. Everybody’s Song (bonus track)” – Yes, Tormato
  9. Uncommon Ritual” – Edgar Meyer with Béla Fleck and Mike Marshall, Uncommon Ritual
  10. Kayleigh” – Marillion, Misplaced Childhood

Pop! Goes the Friday Random 10

Well, I set WMP to the “Pop” genre, but I’m not sure I agree with all these songs’ designations; may have to do some adjusting…

  1. Water is Wide” – James Taylor, New Moon Shine
  2. “One of Our Submarines” – Thomas Dolby, The Golden Age of Wireless
  3. “Under African Skies” – Paul Simon, Graceland
  4. Strawberry Letter 23” – The Brothers Johnson, Right on Time
  5. “True Colours” – Go West, Aces and Kings: The Best of Go West
  6. “Sex Symbol” – Marc Jordan, Living in Marina Del Rey and Other Stories
  7. “Love So Right” – Bee Gees, Here at Last…Live
  8. “Something We Can Do” – Vitamin Z, Rites of Passage
  9. “Girl in the Moon” – Icehouse, Man of Colours
  10. Walk on the Ocean” – Toad the Wet Sprocket, PS: A Toad Retrospective

Toad the Wet Sprocket is one of those groups I never appreciated at the time but enjoy now.  And Vitamin Z was a great 80’s pop group that never quite got off the ground.

Friday Random 10

It’s that time again…

  1. flecktonesScratch & Sniff” – Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Outbound
  2. “Spanish Gold” – Icehouse, Measure for Measure
  3. “The Ely Diamond” – Roger Eno, Music of Neglected English Composers
  4. Audio Verite” – Echolyn, As the World
  5. “Tide Me Over Warm ’em Ups” – Age of Empires soundtrack
  6. “Flanagan’s People” – National Health, Complete
  7. “White Car” – Yes, Drama
  8. “Talking Through Pictures” – Marc Jordan, Talking Through Pictures
  9. Flying Start” – Mike Oldfield, Islands
  10. “Die Bunge” – Cluster & Eno, Cluster & Eno

Enjoy your weekend!

1987 Flashback Friday Random 10

The year was 1987 — the Twins won their first World Series, I was in my 3rd year of working for Hughes Aircraft Company, and I was dating Mo.  This Friday’s random 10 were all released in 1987:

  1. icehouse“Girl in the Moon” – Icehouse, Man of Colours
  2. “Oro Blanco (White Gold) – Rubaja & Hernandez, High Plateaux
  3. “Curryclub” – Geoff Downes, The Light Program
  4. “Distant Village” (Michael Brook) – Various Artists, Angels in the Architecture
  5. “Airy Area” – Ozric Tentacles, There is Nothing
  6. “Jethro” – Geoff Downes, The Light Program
  7. Spirit of Summer” – Deodato, Prelude
  8. “Kleine Blume Irgendwo” (Hans-Joachim Roedelius) – Various Artists, Angels in the Architecture
  9. Too Late” – Alan Parsons Project, Gaudi
  10. Midnight Blue” – Lou Gramm, Ready or Not

Geoff Downes’ The Light Program has to be my favorite instrumental keyboard CD; found it used at a shop on Ventura Boulevard.  I am still noticing new layers of sound on some of the tracks that I hadn’t noticed on previous listenings.

Pop! Goes the Friday Random 10

Gonna find out what kind of music POPulates the ol’ external harddrive under the “Pop” genre:

  1. go westOne Way Street” – Go West, Aces and Kings: The Best of Go West
  2. “Ocean Breeze” – Pablo Cruise, Pablo Cruise
  3. “Heart of the Matter” – Jon Anderson, Song of Seven
  4. “Into the Wild” – Icehouse, Measure for Measure
  5. Europa and the Pirate Twins” – Thomas Dolby, The Golden Age of Wireless
  6. “Crazy [12″ mix]” – Icehouse, Man of Colours
  7. Graceland” – Paul Simon, Graceland
  8. More Than This” – Roxy Music, Avalon
  9. The King is Dead” – Go West, Aces and Kings: The Best of Go West
  10. I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You” – Bee Gees, Here at Last…Live

Bonus track:  “Sub Rosa Subway” – Klaatu, Peaks

Doubled up some – you can tell my pop selections are more limited.  Love “King is Dead” – great lounge lizard feel to it.

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!