Uncle Roger's Notebooks of Daily Life
My life is, to me, ripe with frequent challenges, occasional successes, spontaneous laughter, adequate tears, and enough *life* to last me a lifetime. To you, however, it surely seems most pedestrian. And therefore, I recycle the name I used previously and call this my Notebooks of Daily Life. Daily, because it's everyday in nature, ordinary. These conglomeration of events that are my life are of interest to me because I live it, perhaps mildly so to those who are touched by it, and could only be of perverse, morbid curiosity to anyone else. Yet, I offer them here nonetheless. Make of them what you will, and perhaps you can learn from my mistakes.
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Friday, September 01, 2006
I was walking back to my desk after a meeting alongside one of the partners. Making chit-chat, I mentioned that I had to figure out what album to listen to next. He commented that I probably had a lot of different types of music, and I agreed. So when I had a free moment, I typed up a quick list of some of the genres represented in the more than 30GB of MP3 files I have on a little external hard drive and e-mailed it to him. I thought it might make an interesting post (at least, no more boring than any of my other posts), so here it is, along with some representative artists for each of the genres. I've also added links for some of the lesser known artists that you might want to follow up on.
Most of what I've got falls into Blues, Rock, and Classical, but I also have a fair bit of jazz and country. There are probably other genres represented as well, especially in the directory called "Various Artists". Of course, I'm also always looking for new music and new artists, and one of the gifts I like best is a CD of local or unknown blues music.