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Hello all. Well after about 10 years of lurking around these boards, I finally bit the bullit and created an account. I have been a lifelong fan of John Williams and of film scores. My first lp (yes, vinyl) I got was Return of the Jedi in '83 when I was 9 and it was all downhill from there. Mr. Williams will always be my favorite but since I grew up in the '80s I also love the scores of Horner, Goldsmith, Barry, etc. I do enjoy some contemporaries such as Giacchino, Portman, Debney, Desplat, and yes, even a few Zimmer scores. I am also a lifelong Star Wars fan. I remember images from my mind when my mother took me and my brother to a drive-in in '77 to see it. I was 2 and a half yet like I said, I can remember that night and certain images from the screen come back to me. I'm also a huge Indy fan and of Spielberg in general. Jaws is my favorite movie of all time! I say Jaws because for me the Star Wars and Indy film were more than movies to me then and still are today.

I own around 300 scores and soundtracks on CD and vinyl but for the sake of a long read I'm only gonna list the J. Williams scores that I own:

Jane Erye

The Cowboys

Tom Sawyer

Towering Inferno (copy)

Missori Breaks

Jaws (mca)

Jaws (mca vinyl)

Jaws (Decca coll.ed.)

Jaws 2

Star Wars (Polydor)

Star Wars (Polydor vinyl)

Star Wars 4-disc Anthology box

Star Wars (RCA '97)

Star Wars (Sony '04)

ESB (Polydor)

ESB (Polydor vinyl)

ESB (RCA '97)

ESB (Sony '04)

ROTJ (Poloydor)

ROTJ (Polydor Vinyl)

ROTJ (RCA '97)

ROTJ (Sony '04)

Phantom Menace

Phantom Menace (vinyl)

Phantom Menace (Ultimate Ed)

AOTC

AOTC (Target Ed)

Revenge of the Sith

Shadows of the Empire (?)

Black Sunday

Close Encounter of the 3rd Kind (Coll.Ed.)

Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind (vinyl)

Superman (Orig)

Superman (vinyl)

Superman (Rhino 2-disc)

Superman (The Blue Box)

The Fury (Varese Ltm3000 Ed)

Dracula (vinyl)

Raiders (Polydor)

Raiders (DCC)

Raiders (DCC Vinyl)

Raiders (Concord box)

IJ and TOD (Japenese import)

IJ and TOD (Concord box)

IJ and TLC (WB)

IJ and TLC (Concord box)

IJ and TLC ( Ext Boot)

E.T. (vinyl)

E.T. (mca '96 exanded ed)

E.T. (20th Anniv)

E.T. (20th Anniv) (SACD)

The River

Empire of the Sun

Born on the 4th of July

Always

Hook

JFK

Jurassic Park

The Lost World

Far and Away

Schindler's List (2 copies)

Nixon

Sabrina

Sleepers

Amistad

Seven Years in Tibet

Saving Pvt Ryan

The Patriot

A.I.

A.I. (DVD-A)

HP and the SS

Hp and the COS

HP and TPoA

Minority Report

Catch Me if You Can

The Terminal

War of The Worlds

Memoirs of a Geisha

The Spielberg/Willams Collaboration

Boston Pops: By Request

Boston Pops: America, The Dream Goes On

Boston Pops: Salute to America

Boston pops: Summon the Heroes

I primarily play my Cds on a Arcam 7 cd player through Musical Fidelity V-DAC or my Pioneer SACD/DVDA player. My vinyl is played on my Music Hall 2.1 turntable with Grado Gold cartridge. When using headphones, they are the Grado SR80is through a MusicalFidelity V-CAN headphone amp. Yes, I'm a bit of an audiophile :P I do have an i-pod buts its only for the gym and while traveling.

Okay, that should do it for now. Looking forward to contributing to some interesting conversations.

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Hello all. Well after about 10 years of lurking around these boards, I finally bit the bullit and created an account. I have been a lifelong fan of John Williams and of film scores. My first lp (yes, vinyl) I got was Return of the Jedi in '83 when I was 9 and it was all downhill from there. Mr. Williams will always be my favorite but since I grew up in the '80s I also love the scores of Horner, Goldsmith, Barry, etc. I do enjoy some contemporaries such as Giacchino, Portman, Debney, Desplat, and yes, even a few Zimmer scores. I am also a lifelong Star Wars fan. I remember images from my mind when my mother took me and my brother to a drive-in in '77 to see it. I was 2 and a half yet like I said, I can remember that night and certain images from the screen come back to me. I'm also a huge Indy fan and of Spielberg in general. Jaws is my favorite movie of all time! I say Jaws because for me the Star Wars and Indy film were more than movies to me then and still are today.

I own around 300 scores and soundtracks on CD and vinyl but for the sake of a long read I'm only gonna list the J. Williams scores that I own:

Jane Erye

The Cowboys

Tom Sawyer

Towering Inferno (copy)

Missori Breaks

Jaws (mca)

Jaws (mca vinyl)

Jaws (Decca coll.ed.)

Jaws 2

Star Wars (Polydor)

Star Wars (Polydor vinyl)

Star Wars 4-disc Anthology box

Star Wars (RCA '97)

Star Wars (Sony '04)

ESB (Polydor)

ESB (Polydor vinyl)

ESB (RCA '97)

ESB (Sony '04)

ROTJ (Poloydor)

ROTJ (Polydor Vinyl)

ROTJ (RCA '97)

ROTJ (Sony '04)

Phantom Menace

Phantom Menace (vinyl)

Phantom Menace (Ultimate Ed)

AOTC

AOTC (Target Ed)

Revenge of the Sith

Shadows of the Empire (?)

Black Sunday

Close Encounter of the 3rd Kind (Coll.Ed.)

Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind (vinyl)

Superman (Orig)

Superman (vinyl)

Superman (Rhino 2-disc)

Superman (The Blue Box)

The Fury (Varese Ltm3000 Ed)

Dracula (vinyl)

Raiders (Polydor)

Raiders (DCC)

Raiders (DCC Vinyl)

Raiders (Concord box)

IJ and TOD (Japenese import)

IJ and TOD (Concord box)

IJ and TLC (WB)

IJ and TLC (Concord box)

IJ and TLC ( Ext Boot)

E.T. (vinyl)

E.T. (mca '96 exanded ed)

E.T. (20th Anniv)

E.T. (20th Anniv) (SACD)

The River

Empire of the Sun

Born on the 4th of July

Always

Hook

JFK

Jurassic Park

The Lost World

Far and Away

Schindler's List (2 copies)

Nixon

Sabrina

Sleepers

Amistad

Seven Years in Tibet

Saving Pvt Ryan

The Patriot

A.I.

A.I. (DVD-A)

HP and the SS

Hp and the COS

HP and TPoA

Minority Report

Catch Me if You Can

The Terminal

War of The Worlds

Memoirs of a Geisha

The Spielberg/Willams Collaboration

Boston Pops: By Request

Boston Pops: America, The Dream Goes On

Boston Pops: Salute to America

Boston pops: Summon the Heroes

I primarily play my Cds on a Arcam 7 cd player through Musical Fidelity V-DAC or my Pioneer SACD/DVDA player. My vinyl is played on my Music Hall 2.1 turntable with Grado Gold cartridge. When using headphones, they are the Grado SR80is through a MusicalFidelity V-CAN headphone amp. Yes, I'm a bit of an audiophile :P I do have an i-pod buts its only for the gym and while traveling.

Okay, that should do it for now. Looking forward to contributing to some interesting conversations.

Hi,

Welcome to the site. - nice to see someone with a bit of vinyl surviving !

All the best,

ANDY

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Well I finally joined

Indeed you did! It's always nice to see new people here. Make sure this post isn't your last on this board !:P

P.S. : Great avatar, by the way. Remind me of something I've got to buy...

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Welcome to the forum.

Just as a bit of an FYI, Shadows Of The Empire was done by Joel McNeely.

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Great name, Darth Porkins. :D

You've taken your first step into a larger world.

I am also a lifelong Star Wars fan.

;)

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Welcome aboard! Your story and your collection seem to mirror my own quite a bit. Always fun to pull the old vinyl out and admire it.

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