(Well...maybe that's an exaggeration- some of these I can force myself to, but with others it's virtually impossible- see comments.)

The funny thing about this list is that while some of these bands are obvious favorites of mine, others are just fun except for one song they do that grabs me all the way down. And there are bands that rank as all time favorites, such as Atomic Rooster, who only have a couple songs on here- possibly because I've been listening to them for so long.

What's the point of this? Aside from just having fun with lists, it might give you some idea where my background and tastes are musically. Maybe.

The list is in no particular order, just as they came to mind. I'll probably add to it as time goes on.


Lies- The Knickerbockers

Days of the Broken Arrows- The Idle Race

See My Baby Jive- Roy Wood & Wizzard

Close to the Edge- Yes

The Revealing Science of God- Yes

In the Time of Our Lives- Iron Butterfly

Quiet Drops- Goblin

Nocturne #1 in B flat minor- Chopin, Rubinstein recording

Adagio- Albinoni (Deutsche Gramaphon recording)

Put the Clock Back on the Wall- The "E" Types

Think For Yourself- Beatles

I Talk to the Wind (w/Judy Dyble)- Giles, Giles & Fripp

Beck's Bolero- Jeff Beck

Afterglow- Small Faces

Can't Find My Way Home- Blind Faith

Hung Upside Down- Buffalo Springfield

Message From the Country- The Move

In the Land of the Few- Love Sculpture

My Dream- Fleetwood Mac

Weird of Hermiston- Jack Bruce

Everybody is a Star- Sly and the Family Stone

SF Sorrow is Born- Pretty Things

Time- Atomic Rooster

Walking Back to Waterloo- Bee Gees

Flaming Telepaths/Astronomy- Blue Oyster Cult

Emboscada- Lalo Schifrin

10538 Overture- ELO

Livin' in the Blues- Johnny Winter

On Top of the World- John Mayall

Marsha's Mood- John Mayall

Narrow Way part 3- Pink Floyd

What's New- Bill Jennings

Pride of Man- Quicksilver Messenger Service

Dino's Song- Quicksilver Messenger Service

Second Coming/Ballad of Dwight Frye- Alice Cooper

Sleepwalker's Timeless Bridge- Amon Duul II

You Only Live Twice- from soundtrack album, John Barry w/ Nancy Sinatra

Emmaretta- Deep Purple

Paper Sun- Traffic

Rubycon part one- Tangerine Dream

2000 Light Years From Home- Rolling Stones

You Can't Always Get What You Want- Rolling Stones

To One In Paradise- Alan Parsons Project (original mix)

Jumpin' At Shadows (live version)- Fleetwood Mac

Sunshine Help Me (live version)- The Move

I Call Your Name- Beatles

And Your Bird Can Sing- Beatles

Lorau- Igbal Jogi and party (authentic music of the snake charmers of India)

E Suono Rock- Goblin

Spicks and Specks- Bee Gees

Jet Silver and the Dolls of Venus- Be Bop Deluxe

Jumping Off the Sun- Colosseum

Fracture- King Crimson

When I Was A Young Boy- Savoy Brown

Darkness (live BBC version)- Van Der Graaf Generator

Comin' Home Baby- Booker T and the MGs

You Talk Sunshine, I Breathe Fire- Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes

Goodbye- Benny Goodman (1935)

Deserted Cities of the Heart- Cream

Time Take My Life- Atomic Rooster

Caravan- Santo and Johnny

In My Mind's Eye- Small Faces

Hippo Stomp- Steppenwolf

We Will All Go Together When We Go- Tom Lehrer

Amen- Ralph Lundsten


Albums I've been listening to in excess of 20 years that still get played often:


Relayer- Yes

Atom Heart Mother- Pink Floyd

Looking On- The Move

Wolf City- Amon Duul II

Rubycon- Tangerine Dream

Red- King Crimson

Crazy World of Arthur Brown

Death Walks Behind You- Atomic Rooster

Man Who Sold the World- David Bowie

Love It To Death- Alice Cooper

Deep Purple- Deep Purple

Waiting For The Sun- The Doors

Axe Victim- Be-Bop Deluxe

Hall Of The Mountain Grill- Hawkwind

Sorcerer- Tangerine Dream

Blue Oyster Cult- Tyranny and Mutation



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