Photos taken: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH. Eric Clapton is inducted with an epic quote in 2000, followed by Nile Rodgers in 2017, the best disco and funk artist in history

This page lists my favorite music riffs and compositions:


Bach: Cantata, BWV 147, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring; Badinerie; Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach: Minuet in G major, BWV Ahn. 114; Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049

Beethoven: Bagatella In La Minore “Per Elisa”, Moonlight sonate (esp. op 27 # 2 Mov 3), 7th symphony- 2nd movement

Boccherini: MINUETTO dal QUINTETTO N. 5, G 275; SINFONIA IN RE MIN. G 506 “La casa del diavolo”

Brahms: Hungarian Dance in G minor

Chopin: Walzer (minute waltz) In Re Bemolle Maggiore Op. 64 N. 1; Waltz in A Flat major, Op. 69 No. 1 ; Mazurkas, Op. 33: No. 4 in B Minor; Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Andante; Nocturnes Op. 9 N. 1

Fucik: Entry of the Gladiators

Liszt: Liebestraum (Love Dream)

Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (+ II mov); Marriage of Figaro; Ah vous dirais je maman, Marcia turca

Pachelbel: Canon in D Paganini: Caprice No. 24

Philibert, Clement: Duo des Fleurs

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30 (0, 7, 16; 28:30 min

Sakamoto: Piano Collection “BTTB” (“Back to the basics”): Aqua, Untitled

Satie: Gymnopedie No.1

Schubert: Rosamunde Intermezzo in B flat major

Shostakovich: Waltz No. 2

Strauss: Emperor Waltz op 437; Vienna Blood; The Blue Danube Waltz op 314

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers; Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48; Swan Lake Waltz

Verdi: Aida – Marcia Trionfale (Triumphal March)

Vivaldi: Autumn+ Spring, 4 Seasons

Wagner: The Valkyrie, WWV 86B, III: “The Ride of the Valkyries”

Yin Chengzong: Yellow river (esp. The Yellow River Piano Concerto: I. Prelude: The Song of the Yellow River Boatmen; Mov.4); Red lilies crimson bright

Good Riff

Sultans of Swing, Dire Straits

Lady Writer, Dire Straits

Stairway to Heaven, Lord Zeppelin

Get Lucky (Daft Punk): beginning:; end:

Give Life Back to Music, Daft Punk

Another One Bites the Dust, Queens

Smoke on the Water, Deep Purple

Hotel California, Eagles (for copyright reasons this song tends to get taken down on Youtube, but it is the last 2 minute instrumental after Don Henley finishes singing his final line, “You can check out anytime you like but you can never leave”)

Dani California, Red Hot Chili Peppers

8675309, Tommy Tutone

Smooth, Carlos Santana

Chill Out, John Lee Hooker and Carlos Santana

Layla, unplugged; Eric Clapton

I Want Your Love, Chic

Le Freak, Chic

I’ll be There, Chic

Stillness of Heart, Lenny Kravitz

Meredith Brooks, Bitch

Player, Baby Come Back

Wonder, Shingo Nakamura (feat. Kana)

Flower of Snow, Shingo Nakamura (feat. Kana)

Morning Sun, Shingo Nakamura

Harmonic, Blood Grove and Kikis

Aki Amono, Scence in the Sunset, Shingo Nakamura

Sapporo, Shingo Nakamura

Small Image, Shingo Nakamura

1247, Shingo Nakamura

Free Bird, Lynyrd Skynrd

Don’t Look back in Anger, Oasis

Don’t Stop, Fleetwood Mac (Live performance 1997)

Here I am, Bryan Adams

Baker Street, Garry Rafferty

Another Brick in the Wall, Pink Floyd

Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd

Everyone’s a Winner, Hot Chocolate

Shake Your Booty, KC and the Sunshine Band (first 30 seconds)

Let’s Dance, David Bowie.

Chan Chan, Buena Vista Social Club

Year of the Cat, Al Stewart

Sweet Child O’ Mine, Guns N Roses

King of Queens, Season 3, ending credits

Favorite Musicians

Nile Rodgers (Liu 2018); Elton John (Liu 2018), George Michael, Simply Red, Madonna, Eros Ramazzotti, Bee Gees, Spice Girls, Eric Clapton, Lenny Kravitz, Daft Punk, Portugal.TheMan, Phil Collins, Falco, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Robby Williams, REM, Shingo Nakamura, Dire Straits, Queens