Music Page

Music has always been a big part of my life, even although I am not musical myself. Here are a few odds and ends that will give you some idea about my musical taste.

23 Artists
My 23 favorite musical artists...including groups, solo artists, composers etc. Why 23...well, it's my birthdate number and sometimes I think it's my lucky number.

23 Albums
Continuing the 23 23 favorite original release albums.

23 Songs
Listing the songs that are currently top of my IPod pops. Older lists are also here: June 2005, August 2005, October 2005,December 2005, March 2006, April 2006 ,September 2006,December 2006, February 2007, May 2007, August 2007 , November 2007 , February 2008, May 2008, July 2008,September 2008, January 2009, June2009, September 2009 , December 2009 , March 2010, July 2010, September 2010, December 2010,March 2011, June 2011, October 2011, February 2012 , June 2012 , September 2012,December 2012, March 2013 , August 2013 , January 2014, April 2014, August 2014 , November 2014 , March 2015 , June 2015 , August 2015 ,December 2015, April 2016 , August 2016 and February 2017 .

Beach Boys Lists, Trivia and Statistics.
A fun set of lists that I did some years ago, a few things may be a bit out of date.

BeatlesLists, Trivia and Statistics.
Similarly for the Beatles, and similarly a few things may be a bit out of date.

Beach Boys tapes
Some time ago (say 1997)I compiled three tapes of my favorite Beach Boys songs. They were for personal use, although I have sent them to some friends, and some have even become fans! Of course, these days, they are now playlists on my IPod! I purposefully left off some of the classic hits like Good Vibrations , California Girls and I Get Around, although I love these songs, I wanted to show an unknown, and generally more emotional side of the band on these tapes. I included songs which have a strong Beach Boys connection, including solo work and productions by Brian.So here are my notes to the first tape, second tape and third tape, where I list and comment on many of my favorite songs.

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