Books That Changed My Life

  1. The Short Wealth Building Book by Warren Philip Gates
  2. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevski
  3. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
  4. The Nature of Necessity by Alvin Plantinga
  5. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  6. The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  7. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  8. The Dark Tower by Stephen King
  9. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  10. Quiet by Susan Cain

Vinyl I just bought

  • Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
  • Hunky Dory - David Bowie
  • Help! - Beatles
  • Kind of Blue - Miles Davis
  • A Table at the Second Street Circle - Simon Polk
  • The Cars - The Cars
  • Remain in the Light - Talking Heads
  • Pinkerton - Weezer
  • Oh, Inverted World - The Shins
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix
  • XO - Elliott Smith
  • Mule Variations - Tom Waits
  • Silent Shout - The Knife

My Ten Favorite Bands/Artists (Estimated)

  1. (as of 12.9.14)
  2. Ween
  3. Phish
  4. Bob Dylan
  5. Prince
  6. Beck
  7. Les Claypool
  8. Dave Matthews Band
  9. Bob Marley
  10. Stevie Wonder
  11. Kings Of Leon

My Favorite Wines

  • Red
  • Purple Hands, Oregon Pinot Noir, 2010
  • Gnarly Head, Authentic Red
  • Menage a Trois, California Red Wine, 2010
  • Little Penguin, Cabernet Merlot
  • Little Penguin, Merlot
  • Little Penguin, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cedar Creek Pinot Noir Okanagan Valley 2010

  • White
  • Yellow tail, Reserve Chardonnay, 2011
  • Kung Fu Girl, Riesling, 2010
  • Schmitt-Sohne, Auslese, sweet and luscious
  • Funf, Sassy White Riseling

Favorite Album Since the 70s

What is your favorite album since the 70s?


  1. Andy Lau Tak-wah
  2. All About Love
  3. Armageddon
  4. As Tears Go By
  5. The Banquet
  6. A Battle of Wits
  7. Beginning of the Great Revival a.k.a.

Top 25 Led Zeppelin Songs

  1. Stairway To Heaven
  2. Achilles Last Stand
  3. Black Dog
  4. D'yer Maker
  5. Heartbreaker/Living Loving Maid
  6. The Ocean
  7. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
  8. Kashmir
  9. Dazed And Confused
  10. When The Levee Breaks
  11. Whole Lotta Love
  12. Immigrant Song
  13. Over The Hills And Far Away
  14. Communication Breakdown
  15. Ramble On
  16. Good Times Bad Times
  17. Rock And Roll
  18. All My Love
  19. Trampled Under Foot
  20. The Lemon Song
  21. Since I've Been Loving You
  22. Hey Hey What Can I Do
  23. Houses Of The Holy
  24. Going To California
  25. Fool In The Rain

top 10 favorite albums for looping indefinitely with no loss of interest (i.e. addictive, hypnotic albums as a full album, not just certain tracks)

  1. Vanilla Fudge Renaissance
  2. We™ As Is
  3. Vanilla Fudge Vanilla Fudge
  4. Bill Connors Step It
  5. Bill Connors Double Up
  6. Whoopgnash Whoopgnash
  7. Finch Glory of the Inner Force
  8. Henry Cow Leg End
  9. Broadcast Work and Non-Work
  10. The Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man

top 10 favorite albums of song music from 1966-1970

  1. The United States of America The United States of America
  2. Mad River Mad River
  3. The Velvet Underground and Nico The Velvet Underground and Nico
  4. King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
  5. Captain Beefheart Trout Mask Replica
  6. Tyrannosaurus Rex My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their
  7. Hair... But Now They're Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows
  8. The Beatles Revolver
  9. The 13th Floor Elevators Easter Everywhere
  10. Mandrake Memorial Medium
  11. Love Da Capo

top 10 favorite albums of Electric Classical music

  1. Arti e Mestieri Tilt
  2. Mahavishnu Orchestra Inner Mounting Flame
  3. Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire
  4. Arti e Mestieri Giro di valzer per domani
  5. Boud Deun Astronomy Made Easy
  6. Bill Connors Step It
  7. Return to Forever Romantic Warrior
  8. Greg Howe Introspection
  9. Eleventh House Introducing The Eleventh House With Larry Coryell
  10. Jean-Luc Ponty Imaginary Voyage