Books Read This Year

25 12 2010

Here’s a quick list (pdf) of the books I read in 2010 and 2009’s list.

MyBooks last 12mths 2010 

MyBooks last 12mths 2009

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CD Compilation PickMe#21

12 12 2010

The 21st compilation in my PickMe series is called “Midnight Bliss”. It is part 2 of this years Xmas collection. Both have “Midnight Cowboy” theme tune, but by different artists. The first compilation is a little more up tempo, and named “Midnight Serenade”.

01 Love Theme from Blade Runner (Vangelis)
02 Someday in My Life (Simply Red)
03 You’re Looking at Me (Stacey Kent)
04 I Remember You (George Michael)
05 This Masquerade (George Benson)
06 L’Estasi Dell’oro [Bandini Remix] (Ennio Morricone)
07 Blue Jean Blues (ZZ Top)
08 Midnight Cowboy (John Barry)
09 Above the Clouds (Kevin Kern)
10 Cahuita (Lakki Patey)
11 Adrift on the Sea of Tranquility (Riley Lee & Taikoz)
12 Long Way, Long Time (Calm)
13 Mi Keni (Aitor Escobar)
14 What Do You Do When The Dancing Stops? (Chris Coco)
15 Too Young to Go Steady (Kurt Elling)
16 Dancing Girl (Terry Callier)





CD Compilation PickMe#20

12 12 2010

The 20th compilation in my PickMe series is called “Midnight Sernade”. It is part 1 of this years Xmas collection. Both have “Midnight Cowboy” theme tune, but by different artists. The second compilation is a little more laid back, and named “Midnight Bliss”.

01 La Foule (The Wynton Marsalis Quintet & Richard Galliano)
02 In the Chapel in the Moonlight (Patti Page)
03 Follow Me (Seals & Crofts)
04 Thieves in the Temple (Renee Geyer)
05 Beyond the Sea (Bobby Darin)
06 Mister Mista (Kitty the Bill)
07 Billy Jean (Shinehead)
08 London in the Rain (Variety Lab)
09 Help Yourself (Tom Jones)
10 Il Ritorno Di Ringo (Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni)
11 Taj Mahal (Django Reinhardt)
12 Nothing to Fear (Chris Rea)
13 Ain’t No Sunshine (Jazzamor)
14 Gone Gone Gone, Done Moved On (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss)
15 Familiar Love (William Shatner)
16 Petite Fleur (Chris Barber’s Jazz Band)
17 Midnight Cowboy (Harmonia)
18 How Can You Mend a Broken Heart (Diana Krall)
19 Never Tear Us Apart (INXS)
20 Love Me Like a River Does (Melody Gardot)

As always, a mix of eras, genres and a little playfulness.