Friday Random Ten: 2006-03-31


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Europa And The Pirate TwinsThomas DolbyThe Golden Age Of Wireless Alternative & Punk
2. The Council Of ElrondEnyaThe Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Soundtrack
3. True To LifeRoxy MusicAvalonAlternative & Punk
4. Endless SacrificeDream TheaterTrain Of ThoughtMetal
5. Mexican RadioWall Of VoodooCall Of The WestAlternative & Punk
6. Outside Of This (Inside Of That)Jon & VangelisThe Friends Of Mr. CairoRock
7. South Side Of The SkyYesFragileRock
8. May The Cube Be With YouThomas DolbyAliens Ate My BuickAlternative & Punk
9. Caught In A WebDream TheaterAwakeMetal
10. All Things In LifeToad The Wet SprocketCoilAlternative & Punk

Friday Random Ten: 2006-03-24


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Cotton TailNeil PeartBurning For Buddy: A Tribute To The Music Of Buddy RichJazz
2. The Black RiderHoward ShoreThe Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring Soundtrack
3. The Ring Goes SouthHoward ShoreThe Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The RingSoundtrack
4. Twentienth Century FoxThe DoorsThe DoorsRock
5. I Have Been In YouFrank ZappaSheik YerboutiAlternative & Punk
6. Recuerdos (Reminiscences)Stan KentonCuban Fire!Jazz
7. Symphony No. 5; I. ModeratoThe Cleveland Orch. / Lorin MaazelShostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Stravinsky: The Rite of SpringClassical
8. Pile DriverStan RidgwayThe Big HeatRock
9. Wonderous StoriesYesGoing For The OneRock
10. Down the Coast HwyStan RidgwayBlack DiamondAlternative & Punk

Friday Random Ten: 2006-03-17


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Dear FatherYesTime And A WordRock
2. II. About To CrashDream TheaterSix Degrees Of Inner Turbulence (Disc 2)Metal
3. Light My FireThe DoorsThe DoorsRock
4. Hands Of LoveWall Of VoodooCall Of The WestAlternative & Punk
5. StrangeR.E.M.DocumentAlternative & Punk
6. Eastern Bloc (Sequel to Europa and the Pirate Twins, 1981)Thomas DolbyAstronauts & HereticsAlternative & Punk
7. Warrior Horsemen Of The Spirit Thundering Over Hills Of Doubt To A Place Of HopeDavid Torn/Mick Karn/Terry BozzioPolytownRock
8. A VentureYesThe Yes AlbumRock
9. New MillenniumDream TheaterLive At Budokan [Disc 2]Metal
10. Rubber ShirtFrank ZappaSheik YerboutiAlternative & Punk

Friday Random Ten: 2006-03-10


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Honor Thy FatherDream TheaterTrain Of ThoughtMetal
2. EvidenceThelonious Monk Quartet With John ColtraneAt Carnegie Hall Jazz
3. Outside NowFrank ZappaJoe’s Garage (Disc 2)Alternative & Punk
4. Through Her EyesDream TheaterMetropolis Part 2: Scenes From a MemoryMetal
5. AndurilHoward ShoreThe Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The KingSoundtrack
6. Sat In Your LapKate BushThe Whole StoryAlternative & Punk
7. The Main ThingRoxy MusicAvalonAlternative & Punk
8. Comfortably NumbDar WilliamsMy Better SelfFolk
9. Had a Dream (Sleeping With the Enemy)Roger HodgsonIn the Eye of The StormRock
10. Take FiveDave BrubeckDave Brubeck: Time Signatures – A Career RetrospectiveJazz

Friday Random Ten: 2006-03-03

Name Artist Album Genre
1.  Wonderous Stories Yes Going For The One Rock
2.  Foundations Of Stone London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Voices The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers Soundtrack
3.  Would You Be Happier The Corrs VH1 Presents the Corrs Live in Dublin Folk
4.  Fireplace R.E.M. Document Alternative & Punk
5.  Perpetual Change Yes The Yes Album Rock
6.  Big Bang Backwards Thomas Dolby Gate to the Mind’s Eye Alternative & Punk
7.  Tres Corzones (Three Hearts) Stan Kenton Cuban Fire! Jazz
8.  Red Rain Peter Gabriel So Rock
9.  Main Title/Locutus Jerry Goldsmith Star Trek: First Contact Soundtrack
10.  The End The Doors The Doors Rock

Friday Random Ten: 2006-02-24


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Laser ShowFountains Of WayneUtopia ParkwayAlternative & Punk
2. That Voice AgainPeter GabrielSoRock
3. Siren SongAlan ParsonsTry Anything OnceRock
4. The DreamingKate BushThe Whole StoryAlternative & Punk
5. Soul KitchenThe DoorsThe DoorsRock
6. Tonight Is Right For LoveChef & MeatloafSouth Park: Chef AidSoundtrack
7. These WallsDream TheaterOctavariumMetal
8. The Leave TakingLondon Philharmonic Orchestra & London VoicesThe Lord Of The Rings: The Two TowersSoundtrack
9. End Of The LineStan RidgwayThe Big HeatRock
10. Big BottomSpinal TapThis is Spinal TapSoundtrack

Friday Random Ten: 2006-02-17


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Catholic GirlsFrank ZappaJoe’s Garage (Disc 1)Alternative & Punk
2. The ProphecyHoward ShoreThe Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The RingSoundtrack
3. TongueR.E.M.MonsterRock
4. BreathlessThe CorrsVH1 Presents the Corrs Live in DublinFolk
5. Finest WorksongR.E.M.DocumentAlternative & Punk
6. Rhymin’ ManFrank ZappaBroadway The Hard WayAlternative & Punk
7. They Don’t Want MeWall Of VoodooCall Of The WestAlternative & Punk
8. Spanish Fantasy, Part IIIChick CoreaMy Spanish HeartJazz
9. ChaunceyVinnie ColaiutaVinnie ColaiutaJazz
10. Silk PyjamasThomas DolbyAstronauts & HereticsAlternative & Punk

Friday Random Ten: 2006-02-10


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Sex FarmSpinal TapThis is Spinal TapSoundtrack
2. Snoopy’s Search/Red BaronBilly CobhamSpectrumJazz
3. Meeting Of The Spirits Mahavishnu OrchestraInner Mounting FlameJazz
4. DreamsThe CranberriesEverybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?Alternative & Punk
5. Symphony #4 In G – 4. Sehr BehaglichChristoph von Dohnányi; Cleveland OrchestraGustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4Classical
6. Down the Coast HwyStan RidgwayBlack DiamondAlternative & Punk
7. Cletus Awreetus-AwrightusFrank ZappaThe Grand WazooAlternative & Punk
8. In Your EyesPeter GabrielSoRock
9. Real LoveYesTalkRock
10. The Three Of MeAlan ParsonsTry Anything OnceRock

Disappearance of the Rock Drum Solo

(via Glorfindel of Gondolin) Check out this piece about the disappearance of the rock drum solo. I really don’t think the rock drum solo has so much disappeared, but has become harder to find. Here’s the top grossing tours of (from E! Online): The Rolling Stones U2 Celine Dion Paul McCartney Eagles Elton John Kenny … Continue reading “Disappearance of the Rock Drum Solo”

Friday Random Ten: 2006-02-03


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. The Gates Of Delirium (Studio Run-Through)YesRelayerRock
2. Main TitleAlex NorthAlex North’s 2001Soundtrack
3. Symphony #4 In G – 3. RuhevollChristoph von Dohnányi; Cleveland OrchestraGustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4Classical
4. Walking BackThe CranberriesEverybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?Alternative & Punk
5. Mexican RadioWall of VoodooCall of the WestAlternative & Punk
6. The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)YesFragileRock
7. Space TalkAlex NorthAlex North’s 2001Soundtrack
8. DreamscapeAlan ParsonsTry Anything OnceRock
9. Hollow YearsDream TheaterLive At Budokan [Disc 1]Metal
10. Ya Gotta TryMarvin ‘Smitty’ SmithBurning For Buddy: A Tribute To The Music Of Buddy RichJazz