Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
Simon Bisson
sbisson

It was 40 years ago today...

As today is an auspicious anniversary, I spent some time delving through my music collection to put together tracks that fitted the event. Of course this is only a small selection of possible tunes - so feel free to add your own to the list.

A playlist for the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing.

  • Launch of Apollo 11 - NASA - Lunar Landing
  • Apollo - Alan Parsons - On Air
  • Matta - Brian Eno - Apollo Atmospheres & Soundtracks
  • Let There Be Light (BT Mix) - BT - R & R
  • Money - N.A.S.A. (Feat. David Bryne) - The Spirit Of Apollo
  • Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun - O.S.I - Office of Strategic Influence Bonus CD
  • Apollo - Way Out West - Don't Look Now
  • Let There Be Light - Mike Oldfield - The Songs of Distant Earth
  • Sleeping Satellite (12") - Aurora - Sleeping Satellite
  • Armstrong Sets Foot on Moon - NASA - Lunar Landing
  • Stars Die - Porcupine Tree - Stars Die
  • Sleeping Satellite (Extended Version) - Tasmin Archer - Sleeping Satellite
  • Pump Up The Volume - M|A|R|R|S - Pump Up The Volume
  • Walking On The Moon - The Police - Greatest Hits
  • The Great Gig In The Sky - Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon
  • Dark Side Of The Moon (12" Mix) - Dune - Dark Side Of The Moon
  • Full Moon Low Tide Remix By DJ Toshio - Afro Celt Sound System - POD
  • Fly Me to the Moon - Agneta Fältskog - My Colouring Book
  • lunar orbit four: back side of the moon - The Orb - The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
  • Trip to the Moon - Alex North - 2001: The Legendary Original Score
  • Aristillus - Camel - Moonmadness
  • Moonraker - David Arnold (featuring Shara Nelson) - Shaken and Stirred
  • Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun - Pink Floyd - Ummagumma (Disc 1)
  • Moonage Daydream - David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust
  • Bike Ride to the Moon - The Dukes of Stratosphear - Chips from the Chocolate Fireball
  • Ticket To The Moon - Electric Light Orchestra - Time
  • Tsukiyo no Hikou (Moonlight Flight) - Joe Hisaishi, Azumi Inoue & Suginami Children's Choir - My Neighbor Totoro
  • Lunar Sea - Camel - Moonmadness
  • Moonshine - Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells II
  • Moonbase - Thomas Dolby - Gate to the Mind's Eye
  • Tranquility Base - Planet P Project - Planet P Project
  • lunar orbit five: spanish castles in space - The Orb - The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
  • Lunar Ascent - Philip Sheppard - In the Shadow of the Moon
  • Lunar Sunrise - Terra Ferma - The Best Of Platipus
  • An Ending (Ascent) - Brian Eno - Apollo Atmospheres & Soundtracks
"Houston, Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed."
Tags: moon, music
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