Music Obsession


Jon Schmidt

Steven Sharp Nelson (Cello)“Love Story Meets Viva la Vida”

The Piano Guys

Lindsey Stirling

Jennifer Thomas ~ Key of the Sea

Lorie Line

Trevor Morris Saving Josh (Moonlight), Tudors Soundtracks, esp. Shadow and Light, Celebrate, Coming Home (3 Needles), and Murder in Malibu (Justice)

Immediate Music “Dark Side of Power,” “Redrum 3.0”

Brand X “Shadow Hunter”


Vitamin String Quartet

Ludovico Einaudi

Sleepthief  (some have lyrics)

Zoe Keating

Taylor Davis

Zack Hemsey (some have lyrics)


Helen Jane Long

Sleeping at Last (some have lyrics)


E. S. Posthumous “Nara”

Two Steps from Hell

X-Ray Dog Dethrone the King, Dethroned, Return of the King, Here Comes the King, Heroes Return, Time Will Tell, Gothic Power (army) + remix, Cyberworld, Darkness and Light, Live and Die, Path to Glory, Acts of Courage, Last Stand, Army of Doom, Conquest, Let it Burn, Clash of Arms, K9 Empire demo, The Revelation w/ drums, Final Command, Victoria,


Hans Zimmer: Pirates of the Carribbean (1-3), Gladiator, Prince of Egypt, Pearl Harbor, The Rock, “Zooster’s Attack” from Madagascar, Black Hawk Down

Patrick Doyle: Millions, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 1995 Sense & Sensibility

John Williams: Indiana Jones (1-4), Star Wars (1-6), Jurassic Park (1-3), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban*, Schindler’s List and The Patriot.

Harry Gregson-Williams: Chronicles of Narnia (LWW & PC), Kingdom of Heaven

James Horner: Apollo 13, Braveheart, A Beautiful Mind, Titanic, Field of Dreams (and the rest on that “Heart of the Ocean” cd)

Howard Shore: Lord of the Rings Trilogy*, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

James Howard: The Village

Clint Mansell: Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain

Dario Marionelli: Pride & Prejudice 2005

Rachel Portman: Emma

Trevor Rabin: National Treasure and National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets

Steve Jablonski: The Island, Transformers

Peter Gabriel: Rabbit Proof Fence “Running to the Rain”

Joel Goldsmith: Stargate Sg-1, Stargate Atlantis, Ark of Truth and Continuum

David Arnold: Independence Day, Stargate, Amazing Grace, Narnia: VODT

Hagood Hardy: Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea (The Sequel)

Chris Rea: La Passione

John Murphy: Sunshine

Mark Mancina: August Rush

Jan AP Kaczmarek: Finding Neverland

Paul Buonvino: Padre Pio

John Debney: Passion of the Christ

Ramin Djawadi: Iron Man, Clash of the Titans

Road to Avonlea

Michel Cusson:

Gaelic/ Celtic (Harp, Fiddle/ violin/ viola, penny whistle, drums, bagpipes)



Moya Brennan ~ Whisper to the Wild Water


Kate McMahon


Gaelic Storm

The Chieftains

Irish Descendants


Katie Rush

Celtic Woman (separately mostly, but as a group too)

Bill Whelan


Loreena Mckennitt

Travis ~ “Sing”

Riverdance and Lord of the Dance

Classically Trained

Josh Groban

Hayley Westenra ~ Pure, Odyssey

Sarah Brightman

Charlotte Church

Il Divo

Andrea Bochelli

Celine Dion

Helene Segara

Lara Fabian

Laura Pausini

Pop, Soda, Phosphate and what-have-you

Sarah McLachlan

A Fine Frenzy (Alison Sudohl)

Rosi Golan

Within Temptation (Sharon den Adel) ~ Force Within

Evanescence (Amy Lee) ~ Fallen

Dido “White Flag”


Secret Sisters

Daughter: Medicine

The Civil Wars (Joy Williams): Civil War

Of Monsters & Men

Mumford & Sons

Matthew & the Atlas

Mark Knofler

Emmy Lou Harris

First Aid Kit

Boy & Bear

The Killers

Amy McDonald

Imagine Dragons


Peter Hollens


The Like

Florence and the Machine Heavy in My Arms, Cosmic Love, Drumming Song

Secret Garden Moving

Paloma Faith Upside Down, New York, etc.

Brooke Fraser ~  C. S. Lewis Song, Orphans Kingdoms, Something in the Water

Brandi Carlile “The Story”

Zooey Deschanel (also see Ingrid Michaelson and Zee Avi)/ She & Him


Ingrid Michaelson

Sarah Bareilles

Ellie Goulding

Katie Hertzig

Christina Perri

Skylar Grey / Holly Brook


Amy Winehouse

Jody Quine solo “Hollywood” and “For Bradley” w/ Sleepthief ~ Dawnseeker “Eurydice” and “Tenuous” w/ Balligomingo “Letting Go,”
Privilege,” and “Sunshine in the Rain”


Rob Thomas “Little Wonders”

(Chris) Daughtry Home

Nickelback “Far Away”

Delta Goodrem

Nelly Furtado

Taylor Swift

Alison Krauss

Howie Day “Collide”


Coldplay “Viva la Vida”

Nina Gordon “Tonight”

Natasha Bedingfield

One Republic “Apologize”, “Stop and Stare,” “Come Home,” “All Fall Down”

Linkin Park

Simple Plan

The Hurts

Matt Kearney

Jason Walker

Ryan Star – Losing Your Memory

Ross Cooperman

Trading Yesterday

Haddaway “What is Love?”

Emmy Rossum “Slow Me Down”

Erin McCarly “Pitterpat”

Imogen Heap

Lisbeth Scott:

Missy Higgins “Where I Stood”

Raveonettes  Heart of Stone, Last Dance, etc.

Tyrone Wells “More”

All American Rejects

Noisettes “Never Forget You” and “Don’t Give Up,” “Don’t Upset the Rhythm”

VNV Nation “Illusion”, “Beloved,” “Standing” and “Dark Angel”

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus “Your Guardian Angel”

Snow Patrol “Signal Fire”, “Chasing Cars,” “What If This Storm Ends?”

Danny Elfman “The Little Things” SPN



Depeche Mode

Parlour Mob

White Apple Tree



Kansas “Carry On My Wayward Son”

Boston “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” “Don’t Look Back,” “A Man I’ll Never Be,” “Something About You” SPN

Creedence Clearwater Revival “Down on the Corner,” “Looking Out My Back Door,” “Bad Moon Rising,” SPN “Up Around the Bend,” “Travelin Band,” “Someday Never Comes,” ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” and “Proud Mary”

Styx “Renegade,” “Come Sail Away”


Tenth Avenue North “Healing Begins” and “You are more”

Plumb (Tiffany Lee)

Newsboys Go (2006) and In The Hands of God (2009); “Shine,” “A Million Pieces”, “Secret Kingdom,” and “Something Beautiful”

Jars of Clay Much Afraid; “Dead Man”

Switchfoot (Wiki article)

Reliant K (Wiki article)

Toby Mac “I’m for You,” “Made to Love,” “City on Our Knees”

Nicole Nordeman

Rebecca St. James

Brandon Heath “Give Me Your Eyes”

Superchic[k] “Stand in the Rain”

Barlow Girl “Never Alone”

Fireflight “Unbreakable” and “Wrapped in Your Arms”

Kerri Roberts “No Matter What”

Ashes Remain


Jaci Velasquez Crystal Clear (2000), Mi Corazon (2001);“Fallin For You,” “Speak for Me,” “God So Loved,” “Lost Without You,” “Unspoken”

Third Day “Come Together,” “These Thousand Hills,” “I’ve Always Loved You,” “Come On Back To Me,” “It’s A Shame,” “Rockstar,” “Call My Name,” “I Will Hold My Head High”

Kutless Hearts of the Innocent, To Know That You’re Alive; “This Time,” “Legacy,” “Changing World,” “Push Me Away,” “Mistakes,” “Promise of A Lifetime,” “Hearts,” “The Disease & the Cure,” “To Know That You’re Alive,” “The Rescue,” “Guiding Me Home,” “Overcoming,” “I Do Not Belong”

Building 429 Building 429 (2008)

Some techno/ trance

Ton of stuff from the 60’s and early 70’s thanks to Dad and Saturday night skiing

Big Band late 30’s – 50’s; Frankie, Deano, “In the Mood”

Indie Bands: Fountain of Wayne, Metric, Flogging Molly, Travis (Sing and Why Does it Always Rain On Me)









Gregorian Chant


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat (A.L. Webber)

Les Miserables

Phantom of the Opera

Sound of Music

My Fair Lady

This is but a very small sampling of my music favorites. I will try and keep it updated.


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