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

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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

Friday Random Ten: 2006-01-27


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. Lucille Has Messed My Mind UpFrank ZappaJoe’s Garage (Disc 1)Alternative & Punk
2. Jumbo Go AwayFrank ZappaYou Are What You Is Alternative & Punk
3. The Ascent Of Man, Parts I-VIThomas DolbyThe Gate To The Mind’s EyeAlternative & Punk
4. Devil’s TapdanceVittorio Schiboni, Massimo Giuntini, Rodrigo D’Erasmo & Mariano De SimoneGangs Of New YorkSoundtrack
5. It Can HappenYes90125Rock
6. Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire)Stan KentonCuban Fire!Jazz
7. InstrumedleyDream TheaterLive At Budokan [Disc 2]Metal
8. More Than ThisRoxy MusicAvalonAlternative & Punk
9. The Return Of The KingHoward Shore, Sir James Galway, Viggo Mortensen & Renée FlemingThe Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The KingSoundtrack
10. Lines In The SandDream TheaterFalling Into InfinityMetal

Friday Random Ten: 2006-01-20


NameArtistAlbumGenre
1. ParallelsYesGoing For The One (Expanded & Remastered)Rock
2. A Series of Left Handed RemarksTerry BozzioSolo Drum Music (Disc 1)World
3. Cinnamon GirlNeil Young & Crazy HorseGreatest HitsRock
4. Hey Hey My My (Into the Black) [Live]Neil Young & Crazy HorseGreatest HitsRock
5. Black Light SyndromeBozzio,Levin,StevensBlack Light SyndromeRock
6. Eastern Bloc (Sequel to Europa and the Pirate Twins, 1981)Thomas DolbyAstronauts & HereticsAlternative & Punk
7. The ProphetYesTime And A WordRock
8. Flying NorthThomas DolbyThe Golden Age Of WirelessAlternative & Punk
9. WantedThe CranberriesEverybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?Alternative & Punk
10. Itaipu: IV. “To the Sea”Atlanta Symphony Orchestra And Chorus: Robert ShawItaipu, The CanyonClassical