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Group Where Year Source Quote/
movies world 2250 Zelazny, Roger & Jane Lindskold. Donnerjack. New York: Avon (1998; c.1997); pg. 79. Pg. 79: Clark Gable
movies world 2250 Zelazny, Roger & Jane Lindskold. Donnerjack. New York: Avon (1998; c.1997); pg. 345. Pg. 345: "The figure wore a loose, faded tee-shirt on which the slogan 'Ginger Rogers Did Everything Fred Astaire Did, But She Did It Backwards And In High Heels' was printed in black. ";

Pg. 398: "'Who was Ginger Rogers anyway?'

'An American performer in the twentieth century. She was best known for dancing with this Fred Astaire. He became famous for his dancing--there were dance studies named for him, he had a program of his own. Rogers was always in his shadow.'

'This slogan makes it sound like she had the harder job.'

'That was what I thought, too. The more I look at it, the harder it is to dismiss it as some sort of pop flippancy. It almost has the ring of a rallying cry.' " [More here and elsewhere about this slogan, e.g., pg. 383-384, 399.]

movies world 2389 Ellison, Harlan. "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1965); pg. 479. "With practiced motion and an absolute conservation of movement, they side-stepped up onto the slowstrip and (in a chorus line reminiscent of a Busby Berkeley film of the antediluvian 1930's) advanced across the strips of ostrich-walking till they were lined up on the expresstrip. "
movies Wyoming 1984 Willis, Connie. "Blued Moon " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1984); pg. 241. Pg. 241: "He had caught Brad watching Judy Canova movies on TV a couple of times... "; Pg. 261: "'...Then I met this reporter Jill and we get to talking and we have a whole lot in common like her favorite movie is Lay That Rifle Down with Judy Canova in it...' "
movies Wyoming 1984 Willis, Connie. "Blued Moon " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1984); pg. 249. "'No, I wasn't watching the morning movie,' Brad said, 'but I'd take it big if you'd let me gander a guess anyway. I'll say the movie is Carolina Cannonball...' "
movies - James Bond California: Los Angeles 1980 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 262. Pg. 262: "'You're playing James Bond again the way you used to play Superman. You remember? The summer I visited . . . you were nine...' "; Pg. 562: James Bond [More.]
movies - James Bond Cuba 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 434. [Actual facts mentioned in the Author's Note] "Young Ian Fleming, later the creator of James Bond, was actively involved in espionage in the United States and Canada at that time.

Hemingway's lifelong friendships with the likes of Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, and Ingrid Bergman all stemmed from this period. "

movies - James Bond galaxy 2269 Cox, Greg. Assignment: Eternity (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 26. "'I'd like to help you, Captain. I really would. But Mr. Seven . . . he works on a strictly need-to-know basis, you know? James-Bond style. For your eyes only, and all that. This tape will self-destruct in five seconds. . . .' She shrugged her shoulders. 'I'm just along for the ride.'

James who? Kirk wondered. "

movies - James Bond galaxy 2369 Peel, John. The Death of Princes (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 42. "He was already humming a tune to himself.

Riker winced again. This wasn't one of that weird group's songs, but a piece of classical music that Riker recognized. The James Bond theme . . . it looked as if Barclay's fertile imagination was already hard at work and play. "

movies - James Bond Italy 1974 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 63. Pg. 63: "Paul McCartney's 'Live and Let Die' was playing loudly over the bar's sound system... "; Pg. 131: "'At the moment, the most endangered species here is you, Mr. Seven.' She contemplated the disguised servo with amusement, then placed it in the pocket of her lab coat. 'Or should that be Mr. Double-Oh-Seven?' she quipped. "
movies - James Bond New York 2000 Roman, Steven A. X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine. New York: BP Books (2000); pg. 176. "Scenes of costumed men and women, like those in the 'comic book' movies, running through mazes and avoiding movie serial-like death traps...

I don't remember ever hearing about the Minister playing at being a cinema villain, Betsy thought. Although with that suit of his he could almost have stepped straight out of one of Roger Moore's James Bond movies... "

movies - James Bond New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 78. "My only hope was that a sterile lab was hidden behind one of the bookshelves, like something out of James Bond. "
movies - James Bond United Kingdom 1989 Deja, Thomas. "Steel Dogs and Englishmen " in X-Men: Legends (Stan Lee, ed.) New York: Berkley Boulevard (2000); pg. 159. "There was a uniformity to their collected number... that screamed out intelligence agency. Sean knew the specifics varied. Some would be MI5, some MI6, a few from... W.H.O. But all were agents... In Sean [Cassidy]'s life, he'd met a couple of larger-than-life types--Nick Fury, head of S.H.I.E.L.D., came to mind--but no one as handsome, ruthless, and icily assured as Sean Connery or Roger Moore. "
movies - James Bond United Kingdom: London 1995 Ryman, Geoff. 253. New York: St. Martin's Press (1998); pg. 276. Sean Connery; "Goldfinger "; "Goldeneye "
movies - James Bond USA 1963 Grimwood, Ken. Replay. New York: Arbor House (1986); pg. 41. "'Hey,' he said. 'One of those drive-ins we passed on the way into town was showing Dr. No; want to check it out?'

'Jesus, Frank, how many times have you seen that movie already?'

'Three or four. It gets better every time.'

'Enough already. I've OD's on James Bond.'

Frank looked at him quizzically. 'You what?'

'Never mind...'

'What's the matter, you in mourning for the Pope? I didn't even know you were Catholic.'

Jeff laughed, reached for his shoes. 'Oh, what the hell, all right. At least it's not Roger Moore.'

'Who the hell is Roger Moore?'

'He'll be a saint someday.'

Frank shook his head and frowned. 'Are we talking about the Pope dying, or James Bond, or what?...' "

movies - James Bond USA 1972 DuBois, Brendan. Resurrection Day. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1999); pg. 4. "'...They're sending you on some silly James Bond mission to a country where they shoot students and people still starve in the countryside. I forbid it.' "
movies - James Bond USA 1991 McCammon, Robert R. Boy's Life. New York: Pocket Books (1992; c. 1991); pg. -3. [Frontispiece]

"We were going to the stars,
to Mars we'd make round trips.
We swung on vines like Tarzan,
and flashed Zorro's keen blade.
We were James Bond in his Aston,
we were Hercules unchained. "

movies - James Bond USA 2010 Bury, Stephen. Interface. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 412. "...thinking that they were in the middle of some asinine James Bond movie. "
movies - James Bond Washington, D.C. 1999 Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 298. James Bond
movies - James Bond world 1969 Ing, Dean. Spooker. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1995); pg. 16. "There had been a gun, to, one of those little James Bond gizmos with a short pipe stuck on the muzzle. "
movies - James Bond world 1982 Straub, Peter. Koko. New York: E. P. Dutton (1988); pg. 127. "'Is there a movie on this flight?'

'Never Say Never Again,' the stewardess said over her shoulder. 'The new James Bond movie.' " [More about this film, pg. 132, 316.]

movies - James Bond world 1998 DeFalco, Tom & Adam-Troy Castro. X-Men and Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 2: The Present. New York: Berkley (1998); pg. 154. "'There's something I want to know about you guys!' Iceman yelled... 'I mean, are you all fans of old-time spy movies or what?'

Bulldozer, who was gaining, yelled back, 'Whaddaya mean?'

'Well, Thunderball was James Bond, and The Wrecking Crew was Matt Helm. Did you plan your names deliberately, or was it just a coincidence?' "

movies - James Bond world 2008 McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 110. Pg. 110: James Bond; Sean Connery; Pg. 180: "All he needed was a white Persian cradled in his one good arm and twenty women in red catsuits with machine guns to be a criminal mastermind from a James Bond movie, hell-bent on world domination from his Indian Ocean base. James Bond was waiting up on Level One, in a melee of tripods, satellite dishes and correspondents pouring out of the elevator cages in search of the best locations. " [More, pg. 387.]
movies - James Bond world 2012 Clarke, Arthur C. The Ghost from the Grand Banks. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 29. "a James Bond thriller, a Neil Simon comedy... "
movies - James Bond world 2025 Gunn, James E. The Listeners. New York: Signet (1974; c. 1972); pg. 13. James Bond
music Africa 2008 McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 101. Pg. 101: Johnny Mathis records; Pg. 106: Diana Ross; PG. 167: Mozart; Pg. 172: Thurs Spake Zarathustra; Pg. 206: 'In the Mood'; Pg. 216: Sinead O'Connor; Pg. 231: "Seven of us. I'm sorry. Once it got into my head, it just wouldn't go away. How could you resist the temptation to sing 'Heigh-ho,' heigh-ho'? " [Reference to the song from Snow White and Seven Dwarves]; Pg. 389-391: Grateful Dead
music Alaska 2378 Dillard, J. M. Star Trek: Nemesis. New York: Pocket Books (2002); pg. 16. "'...Given Commander Riker's affection for archaic musical forms, I have elected to present the following as my gift in honor of their conjugation.'

Will shot Deanna an amused glance. Conjugation?

Data began to recite a verse; gradually, the band joined in.

'Never saw the sun
Shining so bright,
Never saw things
Going so right,
Noticing the days
Hurrying by-
When you're in love,
My how they fly!'
The band launched full voice into a style that Picard recognized as twentieth-century Earth swing. Data began to sing:
'Blue skies
Smiling at me,
Nothing but blue skies
Do I see.
Singing a song,
Nothing but bluebirds
All day long.'

The rhythm was irresistible--to all except Worf, who raised his head from the table and groaned loudly over the music, 'Ugghhh . . . Irving Berlin.' " [B-4 sings this song at very end, pg. 198.]

music Arizona 2031 Goonan, Kathleen Ann. Crescent City Rhapsody. New York: Tor (2001; c. 2000); pg. 251. Bach
music Armenia 2127 Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 20. "'I'm fourteen... And there are serious gaps in my education.'

'She never even heard of Dog,' said Stefan.

'What?' said Father. 'What dog?'

'Dog,' said Stefan. 'The zip orchestra. You know.'

'Very famous group,' said Mother. 'If you heard them, you'd take the car in for major repairs.'

'Oh, that Dog,' said Father. 'I hardly think that's the education Petra was talking about.'

'Actually, it is,' said Petra. "

music Briar Patch 2375 Dillard, J. M. Star Trek: Insurrection. New York: Pocket Books (1998). Based on the movie; story by Rick Berman & Michael Piller; screenplay by Michael Piller.; pg. 72. "He turned excitedly to the Klingon, who had fixed the leak. 'Do you know Gilbert and Sullivan?'

Worf blinked, utterly failing to grasp the implication, and clearly at a loss as to why his captain would make social conversation at such a critical moment. 'No, sir, I haven't had a chance to meet all the new crew members since I've been back--'

'They're composers, Worf, from the nineteenth century. Data was rehearsing a part in H.M.S. Pinafore before he left.' And he sang an area at the open comlink:

A British tar is a soaring soul,
As flee as a mountain bird,
His energetic fist should be ready to resist
A dictatorial word . . .
" [They continue singing this song for 4 pages, engaging Data in the song, while capturing him. Also, pg. 99.]

music Briar Patch 2375 Dillard, J. M. Star Trek: Insurrection. New York: Pocket Books (1998). Based on the movie; story by Rick Berman & Michael Piller; screenplay by Michael Piller.; pg. 121. "The door snapped shut behind him, sealing off Riker's response. 'Computer, music,' Picard ordered--then cringed at the first notes of a grim Beethoven piece.

'No. Not that. Something else. Something . . . Latin.'

'Please specify,' the computer said pleasantly.

...'A mambo.' "

music California 1938 Delacorte, Peter. Time On My Hands. New York: Scribner (1997); pg. 249. Pg. 249: Bach; Mozart; Vivaldi; Handel; Glenn Miller; Vivaldi's Concerto in C Major; Pg. 274: Mary Had a Little Lamb
music California 1950 Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 5. Pg. 5: " became his whole world: Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra and Ella Mae Morse, Oklahoma, and later South Pacific, and 'Open the Door, Richard.' and 'If I'd Known You Were Coming I'd Have Baked a Cake.'... Jan Peerce's 'Bluebird of Happiness' "; Pg. 6: Lu Watters; Pg. 8: "Beethoven's Eighth Symphony "; Pg. 9: "All he did was listen to exotic rare foreign vocal records, especially those of Tiana Lemnitz, Erna Berger, and Gerhard Husch. "; Pg. 29: "Rock had become big, now, although that did not affect Progressive Records, which signed only folk artists... many from the old San Francisco scene: from the Hungry i and the Purple Onion. They almost signed Peter, Paul and Mary, and according to them, they had turned down the Kingston Trio. "; Pg. 30: Grateful Dead; Jefferson Airplane; "Grace Slick was singing 'White Rabbit.'... Baez and Collins and Mitchell... Mamas & Papas, 'Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon' "; Pg. 76: Beethoven Emperor Concerto
music California 1953 Dick, Philip K. Mary and the Giant. New York: Arbor House (1987); pg. 60. Pg. 60: James Merritt Ives; Ol' Man River; Pg. 65: White Christmas (also pg. 66, 199); Pg. 67: Leadbelly; Pg. 70: Mozart; Pg. 71: Bascom Lamar Lunsford; Pg. 90: Chopin; Liszt; Schubert's 'Erlkonig'; Chopin 'Polonaise'; Pg. 101: Brahms Third Symphony; Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture; Pg. 106: "a Dixieland number "; Pg. 113: Handel's Water Music; Pg. 118: Arnold Schonberg: Gurrelieder; Pg. 120: "Bach piano concerto played on the violin "; Pg. 121: "Dvorak symphony... And you've got to know Smetana and Brahms and Suk and Mahler and all the other composers a buyer of Dvorak might enjoy "; Pg. 123: Prokofiev; Pg. 124: Schubert Piano Music for Four Hands; Pg. 129: Haydn symphony; Beethoven; Haydn Drumroll Symphony; Pg. 131: Mahler Symphony No. 1; Pg. 132: "you can play the violin like Sarasate "; Mahler; Pg. 133: Maurice Ravel; Pg. 135: Mahler First Symphony (other refs. to Mahler, not in DB) [possibly other music refs., not in DB.]
music California 1953 Dick, Philip K. Mary and the Giant. New York: Arbor House (1987); pg. 153. Pg. 153: "'...All 'Jazz at the Phil' stuff . . . could I play one? Could I play this Roy Brown tune? 'Good Rockin' Tonight,' it's called...' "; Pg. 162: New York Philharmonic (also pg. 163); Pg. 163: Cal Tjader; Oscar Peterson; Chopin; Pg. 164: "...Bruno Walter... One of the great conductors of our day. He left Austria in '38 . . . about three weeks before he recorded the Mahler Ninth... Mahler's Song of the Earth... Kathleen Ferrier "; Pg. 165: "Heinrich Schlusnus singing 'Der Nussbaum.' "; Aksel Schiotz
music California 1963 Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 25. Pg. 25: "Beach Boys were singing their new hit 'Surfin' U.S.A.' Considering the weather, their tune was as appropriate as 'White Christmas' sung in July. "; Pg. 26: The Cascades' "Rhythm of the Rain "; Pg. 28: "Skeeter Davis singing 'The End of the World' " (also pg. 32); Pg. 32: "Now Shelley Fabares was singing 'Johnny Angel.' "
music California 1964 Hoyle, Fred. The Black Cloud. New York: Harper & Row (1957); pg. 59. "'Yes, maybe some future Saint-Saens will write the music for it.' "
music California 1967 Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 85. Pg. 85: "She had become interested in yoga when the Beatles endorsed Eastern meditation, and she had said that when she finally met Paul McCartney (which was her indisputable destiny), 'it would be nice if we have something in common, which we will if I can talk with some authority about this yoga crap.' "; Pg. 86: "Bobby Gentry singing Ode to Billy Joe.' "
music California 1971 Matheson, Richard. Bid Time Return. New York: Viking Press (1975); pg. 12. Pg. 6: Mahler; Pg. 7: Rachmaninoff's Second Concerto; Pg. 8: "...Mahler's Second Symphony. Mehta did a brilliant job. When the chorus came in softly in the final movement, I began to tingle. "; Pg. 12: 'Ragtime for Eleven Wind Instruments' by Stravinsky; Pg. 13: Liszt's Les Preludes [Other music refs., not in DB.]
music California 1974 Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 126. Joan Baez
music California 1975 Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 7. Pg. 7: John Lennon; Beatles; Pg. 8: Beatles; Rubber Soul; Paul McCartney; 'Michelle'; 'Teddy Boy'; Pg. 9: John Lennon (also pg. 10-11, 69); Pg. 18: "How does Don McLean put it in his song 'Vincent'? 'This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you.' "; Pg. 42: "Put on Sticky Fingers, I said to myself. The Stones. 'Sister Morphine.' " (also pg. 46); Pg. 55: Frank Zappa; Marc Bolan; Pg. 56: Janis Joplin; Pg. 66: Paul McCartney; 'Teddy Boy'; Pg. 67; Janis Joplin; Beatles; "John and Paul and George--with Ringo "; Pg. 134: Beethoven's Fidelio (also pg. 204, 226); Pg. 135: Beethoven Thirteenth Quartet; Grosse Fuge; Pg. 137: Beethoven; Pg. 151: Bing Cosby; Nat Cole; Pg. 179: Santana; Pg. 186: Patti Smith Group; Kiss; Sha Na Na; Pg. 226; Beatles; Pg. 240: "...we listened to the rock group Queen "; pg. 246: Fleetwood Mac; Helen Reddy
music California 1975 Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 249. "He put on a koto record which I recognized--that is my job--as a rare Kimio Eto pressing on World-Pacific. The record, made in the late-Fifties, is worth something to collectors. Barefoot played 'Midori No Asa,' which Eto wrote himself. It is quite beautiful but sounds not at all Japanese. " [More about this, pg. 251-252.]
music California 1981 Dick, Philip K. Dr. Bloodmoney. New York: Bluejay Books (1985; c. 1965); pg. 7. Pg. 7: Buddy Greco; Pg. 115: Waltzing Matilda; The Woodpecker Song; Pg. 119: 'Thy Tiny Hand is Frozen' from La Boheme; Pg. 150: 'Good Rockin' Tonight'; Pg. 'Bei Mir Bist Du Schon'; Andrews Sisters; Pg. 273: 'Out on Penny's Farm', played by Pete Seeger
music California 1986 Bear, Greg. "Tangents " in Tangents. New York: Warner Books (1989; story c. 1986); pg. 176. Pg. 176: "a Haydn piano sonata "; Pg. 185: Mozart; Pg. 186: Telemann; Pg. 191: Bach; Pg. 193: Mozart's Fourth Violin Concerto
music California 1988 Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 179. Paul McCartney
music California 1996 Bear, Greg. The Forge of God. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 22. Def Leppard
music California 2050 Dick, Philip K. The Simulacra. New York: Random House (2002; c. 1964); pg. 3. Pg. 3: Brahms; Schumann; Pg. 20: Bach; Mozart; Stravinsky; Pg. 39: Brahms; Schumann; Pg. 46: Bach; Handel; Mendelssohn; Mahler; Bloch; Copland; Pg. 75: Bach; Vivaldi; Pg. 81: The Ring; Meistersinger; Parsifal; Pg. 90: Bach; Handel; Pg. 110: Schumann's 'The Happy Farmer'; Pg. 157: Schubert; Pg. 162: "...Wagner's operas, in particular my favorite, Die Meistersinger... world-renown cellist, Henri LeClerc, in a program of Jerome Kern and Cole Porter.' "
music California: Berkeley 1996 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 156. Pg. 156: "black Megadeath T-shirt "; Pg. 227: Shania Twain; Pg. 260: "...the old Supremes song 'Reflections.' "
music California: Los Angeles 1950 Dick, Philip K. Puttering About in a Small Land. Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago Publishers (1985); pg. 198. Pg. 198: " unbreakable Decca record that Gregg owned and treasured, Danny Kaye's recording of 'Tubby the Tuba'... "; Pg. 207: Ravel's La Valse
music California: Los Angeles 1953 Dick, Philip K. "The Preserving Machine " in The Preserving Machine. New York: Ace Books (1969; c. 1953); pg. 2. Pg. 2: Brahms; Mozart; Schubert; Pg. 3: Mozart G Minor Quintet; Pg. 9: Bach Fugue
music California: Los Angeles 1984 Bear, Greg. "Book One: The Infinity Concerto " (c. 1984, substantially rewritten for this edition) in Songs of Earth & Power. New York: Tor (1996; 1st ed. 1994); pg. 10. Pg. 10: "...but he did have a Bee Gees album, a Rickie Lee Jones concert double, and the soundtrack albums for the original King Kong, Star Wars and Citizen Kane. "; pg. 12: "a Stravinsky oratorio " (also pg. 14); Pg. 13: Gustav Mahler; Pg. 14: Richard Strauss; Devil's Music by Charles Fort; Scriabin; Pg. 159: "after seeing Rickie Lee Jones in concert. "; Pg. 252: Rite of Spring
music California: Los Angeles 1986 Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 7. Pg. 7: Mozart; Pg. 13: Greater Los Angeles Symphonia Orchestra; Pg. 21: The Faerie Queene; Pg. 64: Stravinsky; Pg. 72: Arnold Schonberg; "Stravinsky's had composed The Rite of Spring early in the century, and Disney had set the work to dying dinosaurs. Every adolescent knew Stravinsky. "; Pg. 77: Strauss, Wagner, Mahler's Tenth Symphony (also pg. 79), Derryck Cooke; Pg. 124: Mahler (many other refs., not in DB); Pg. 125: Korngold, Mahler, Schonberg; Pg. 129: Rafael Kubelik; Pg. 130: Eugene Ormandy; Pg. 140: Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde--the Song of the Earth; Pg. 143: Milhaud; Pg. 149: Victrola, Toscanini, Reiner, Strauss, Stokowski; Pg. 175: Beethoven; Pg. 229: Mozart (also pg. 239-241, 244-249, 252-256, 260-262, 267-268, 308)
music California: Los Angeles 1988 Freeman, Judith. "Family Attractions " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1988); pg. 214. Madonna's 'Material Girl'
music California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 14. Pg. 14: Tchaikovsky; Pg. 17: Garth Brooks; Pg. 22: "Men At Work's 'A Land Down Under' "; Pg. 35: Glenn Miller's 'Tuxedo Junction'; Pg. 42: Handel's Messiah; Pg. 100: Monkees; Pg. 101: "...the Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore... "; Pg. 163: Bruce Springsteen's 'Dancing in the Dark'; Pg. 200: "'...singing that 'Ed Sullivan' song from Bye Bye Birdie.'' "; Pg. 321: Al Jolson's 'California Here I Come'; Pg. 334: 'Mr. Tambourine Man'
music California: Oakland 1971 Dick, Philip K. Valis. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 5. Pg. 5: Mick Jagger; "'My favorite Dead album is Workingman's Dead,' Gloria said at one point. 'But I don't think they should advocate taking cocaine. A lot of kids listen to rock.' "; Pg. 6: Grateful Dead; Pg. 21: "It's from an aria by Handel. Fat and I used to listen to my Seraphim LP of Richard Lewis singing it. "; Pg. 32: Richard Wagner; Pg. 36: Sammy Davis, Jr.; Pg. 115: Olivia Newton-John; Pg. 118: "...the new Linda Ronstadt record, Living In the USA. " [more about Ronstadt here, pg. 200]; Pg. 128: "[David] Bowie and Zappa and Alice Cooper... "; Pg. 155: Paul Simon; "John Lennon and Paul Williams--not the singer, but the writer. "
music California: San Diego 1994 Ing, Dean. Spooker. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1995); pg. 128. Pg. 128: "'...Rhapsody on what's-his-name, isn't it?'

'A Theme of Paganini,' she supplied. 'A cop with culture; I like it.' "; Pg. 220: "Jan, amused: 'Latin from my Ampa? Next you'll be doing 'The Bell Song' from Lakme.'

music California: San Diego 1999 Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 218. Pg. 219: "The self-styled 'Prophetess of Doom'--and former editor of a Marilyn Manson magazine--predicted that a fourth creature, also numerologically a six... "; Pg. 220: MTV [also pg. 262.]
music California: San Diego 2055 Dick, Philip K. Now Wait for Last Year. New York: Manor Books (1976); pg. 29. Beethoven
music California: San Francisco 1955 Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 6. Pg. 6: "'But that's yours. For the dinner music stretch. Between the Romeo and Juliet Overture... and Till Eulenspiegel.' "; Pg. 21: "'The Romeo and Juliet Overture played by Edward van Beinum and the London Philharmonic.' "; Pg. 120: Lena Horne; Pg. 147: Glenn Miller; Frank Sinatra; Benny Goodman; 'Hit Parade'; 'I've Got Spurs That Jingle, Jangle, Jingle'; Pg. 240: Liberace [Much of this novel focuses on a San Francisco radio station. There are many refs. to music throughout. Other refs., not in DB.]
music California: San Francisco 1966 Rocklynne, Ross. "Ching Witch! " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 23. Mozart; Beethoven; Bob Dylan; Joan Baez
music California: San Francisco 1991 Blaylock, James P. The Paper Grail. New York: Ace Books (1991); pg. 12. Benny Goodman
music California: San Francisco 2021 Dick, Philip K. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. New York: Ballantine (1996; c. 1968); pg. 97. Mozart's The Magic Flute mentioned here, and elsewhere, incl. pg. 109, 142.; Pg. 184: "Like Luba Luft; singing Don Giovanni and Le Nozze... " [elsewhere]
music California: San Francisco 2323 Strickland, Brad & Barbara Strickland. Nova Command (Star Trek: TNG: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 48. "'There's an operetta tonight...'

'What is it?'

'A classic. Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore.' " [More.]

music California: San Francisco 2353 Vornholt, John. Crossfire (Star Trek: TNG: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 5. Book jacket: "Will Riker believed it was an honor to belong to the Starfleet Academy Band, a position few first-year cadets achieve. He becomes friends with fellow cadet Geordi LaForge, the band's roadie, who looks forward to visiting exotic planets and hanging out with the band. But Riker isn't so sure. He's tired of being the butt of practical jokes--standard treatment for all band newcomers--and threatens to quit.

Then comes the big competition on the beautiful resort planet of Pacifica. The Starfleet Academy Band is so good that they attract the unwanted attention of an alien warship... ";

Pg. 5: "'Okay, you said I could pick my sidemen. Can you give me the Benny Goodman band, circa 1932?'

Geordi nodded and tapped in some commands on his padd. 'Of course. Are you going to play Jack Teagarden's part?'

'I'm going to try,' said Will with a grin. 'Key of A, and swing it, M. La Forge.' " [Other refs. to music (but not to specific musicians) throughout novel.]

music California: San Francisco 2353 Weiss, Bobbi J. G. & David Cody Weiss. Lifeline (Star Trek: Voyager: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 45. Pg. 45: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; Pg. 46: Mozart

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