When was the last time you referred to those performers in the same century?:)
I know who Henry Mancini is, but I had no idea who, or what, One Direction was. Had to follow your link, and I have to agree. They are quite different. Good job keeping those horizons broad.
I don't care for One Direction. I think I'm just too old to appreciate their music.
Last Semester I Took a Digital Audio Essentials Class. The First day of Class we were given an Assignment to Put together a CD of our favorite Music. (It was the Last Assignment Collected) I went a little overboard and Created a Double CD set (I honestly Couldn't narrow it down to one CD, and getting it down to two was tricky, there are definitely some things that are missing). Here is a link to my Album Cover: http://vizionstudios.blogspot.com/2012/06/sgt-excerpt-only-parts-of-concerts.htmlHere's the Track Listing:Disc One(01)—The Eve Of War—Jeff WayneJeff Wayne’s Musical Version of War of the Worlds*(02)—The Tiding—(03)—Onslaught—Blues TravelerTravelers & Thieves(04)–The Piano Duet/Victor’s Piano Solo–Danny ElfmanCorpse Bride Soundtrack(05)—God Shuffled His Feet—Crash Test DummiesGod Shuffled His Feet(06)–Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite–BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band*(07)—Peter Gunn—Henri ManciniThe Complete Peter Gunn(08)—Who Do Want To Be?—Oingo BoingoAlive(09)—Mr. Roboto—StyxKilroy Was Here*(10)—Movie Man—The OsmondsThe Plan*(11)—You Don’t Love Me Anymore—(12)—Bite Me—“Weird Al” YankovicOff the deep End(13)—Man It’s So Loud In Here—They Might be GiantsMink Car(14)—The Contender—Royal Crown RevueThe Contender(15)—Introduction—(16)—Sons of Somerled—Steve McDonaldSons of Somerled*(17)—Röyksopp Forever—RöyksoppJunior(18)—I’m So Sad, So Very, Very Sad—(19)—We Hate You Please Die—Crash and the BoysScott Pilgrim vs. The World Soundtrack(20)—Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2 for orchestra, Op. 64 ter - Dance of the knights—ProkofievJukka-Pekka Saraste—Toronto Symphony OrchestraSimply the Best Classical Anthems(21)—Rift—PhishRift*(22)—Closing: I Can’t Turn You Loose—Blues BrothersBriefcase Full of Blues(23)—A Day in the Life—Big DaddySgt. Peppers*Disc Two(01)—Wun’erful, Wun’erful (Side Uh-One) (Medley)—Stan FrebergThe Very Best of Stan Freberg(02)—The Lost Art of Conversation—The Divine ComedyBang Goes the Knighthood(03)—Yo, Ho! (A Pirate’s Life For Me)— Composition George BrunsLyrics Xavier AtencioDisney’s Greatest Vol. 3(04)—Grim Grinning Ghosts—Composition Buddy BakerLyrics Xavier AtencioMickey’s Monster Bash(05)–Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy–InsideOut A Cappella Text and music: Philip Paul BlissReverence(06)—Suzy—Caravan PalaceCaravan Palace(07)—8 Bit Smiles—PhilterThe Beautiful Lies(08)—Hole in the Ground—Bernard CribbinsBritish & American Comedy Legends(09)—Popcorn—PopcornPopcorn(10)—Dragostea Din Tei—O-ZoneTime 25th Anniversary(11)—Witchcraft—PendulumWitchcraft(12)—Shopping for Explosives—Coconut MonkeyrocketWith Birds(13)—Crazy Little Thing Called Love—QueenThe Platinum Collection Disc 1(14)—I Like That (Excerpt)—(15)—Spaz Attack—2NUPonderous(16)—Anywhere Is—EnyaMemory of Trees(17)–Johnny Jump Up-Morrison’s Jig–Gaelic StormGaelic Storm(18)—Medley- Bamboleo-Volaré-Djobi Djoba-Pida Me La-Baila Me—Gypsy Kings The Best of the Gypsy Kings(19)—Knights of Cydonia—MuseBlack Holes and Revelations(20)—Dental Care—Owl CityOcean Eyes(21)—Paranoimia—The Art of NoiseBest of the Art of Noise (Pink Cover)(22)—Ballroom Blitz—SweetAction: The Sweet Anthology(23)—Peaches—The Presidents of the United States of AmericaThe Presidents of the United States of America(24)—Wun’erful, Wun’erful (Side Uh-Two) (Medley)—Stan FrebergThe Very Best of Stan Freberg * Concept Album—Entire Album Should Be Listened to in One SittingNow I feel as though I've said too much.
A man after my own heart. :)I'm not surprised at all that your tastes are this eclectic. A couple of those you named are among my favorites as well. But there are a couple I'm going to have to look up, as I've never heard of them before.