Bill Thompson's
Music Page


Welcome to my music page!  

These are some recordings I have made over the years.  
Some are my own compositions.


I hope you enjoy the music!



E-mail me with any comments or questions.



NOTE: My original music compositions and these sound recordings
are shared through the Creative Commons license.


 

To play any song immediately, click on the STREAMING AUDIO link.

To download an MP3 file, RIGHT CLICK on the MP3 link and SAVE.

PIANO SOLOS:


TITLE
COMPOSER
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
The Missouri Pacific Rag
Bill Thompson
5-20-2010
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
River Man Rag
(based on themes by Nick Drake
and Frederick Delius)


Bill Thompson

 Oct 2012

MP3

STREAMING AUDIO
Purple Martin Rag
Bill Thompson
Feb 2013
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
Riverwalk Rag
Bill Thompson
3-13-2016

YouTube Video
Weeping Willow
Scott Joplin
5-20-2010 MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
Valse-Impromptu
Edvard Grieg
5-20-2010 MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
Prelude No. 15
Frederic Chopin
5-20-2010 MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
Prelude in C
J.S. Bach
5-20-2010 MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
Binks' Waltz
Scott Joplin
10-09-2011
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
Tranquility Rag
Dale Hadley
2-18-2012
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
Scandalous Thompson
Charles L. Johnson
2-18-2012
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
Texas Fox Trot
David W. Guion
2-18-2012
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
A Real Slow Drag (finale from Treemonisha)
Scott Joplin
10-28-2014
MP3

St. Louis Rag
Tom Turpin
10-28-2014
MP3



ADVERTISING JINGLES:

TITLE
COMPOSER
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
ARMADILLO AMUSEMENTS
Bill Thompson
1982
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
THE GAME STATION
Bill Thompson
1982
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
HERE AT THE RITZ TONIGHT
Bill Thompson
1988
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
HERE AT THE RITZ TONIGHT (Long Version)
Bill Thompson
1988
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
DRIVE ONE OUTTA THE PARK (Martin Autopark)
Bill Thompson

MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
CLEVELAND FIRST! (Intro)
Bill Thompson

MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
CLEVELAND FIRST! (Outro)
Bill Thompson

MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
CSCO ON THE GO
Bill Thompson

MP3
STREAMING AUDIO


SOUNDTRACK MUSIC:

TITLE
COMPOSER
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
CURRENTS (Intro)
My entry in a contest to provide theme music
for this San Antonio public TV program

Bill Thompson
1986
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
CURRENTS (Outro)
Bill Thompson
1986
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
CAPTAIN KLUTZ
Original music written for Warwick Brothers
movie filmed in 1967

(YouTube Video)
Bill Thompson
2010
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO


ORIGINAL SONGS & INSTRUMENTALS:

TITLE
COMPOSER
PERFORMERS
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
THE LAST SHORE
High school music theory exercise
in four-part harmony

Bill Thompson
BT
1971 / 1991
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
THE RHYTHM SUPREME
My pre-Disco "disco song"
Bill Thompson
BT
1974
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
WORLD ON A WALL
Reflections on "old film-land"
Bill Thompson
BT
1974
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
BACK ON THE AUDIT TRAIL
Song about adventures in auditing,
in the style of Waylon & Willie

Bill Thompson & Rick Powers
BT & Rick Powers
1978
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
SISSIE BABE
Love song written while courting  my future wife
Bill Thompson
BT
1979
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
SISSIE BABE (Instrumental)
Bill Thompson
BT
1979
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
COLLEEN (Instrumental)
Irish-flavored instrumental written for friends' wedding
(this was written BEFORE "The Thorn Birds" theme!)

Bill Thompson
BT
1980
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
ON MARLOTTE ROAD
Inspired by the story of Fenby walking Delius
 in his chair along a forest road at twilight

Bill Thompson
BT
1990
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
CARENA
Personalized plates and a pink motorcar
Bill Thompson
BT
1990
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
Untitled Instrumental
Bill Thompson
BT

MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
SHIRLEY MAE
Livin' large, country style!
Bill Thompson
BT
1992
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
THE COMPUTER BUG
A CPU is invaded by a pesky critter!
Bill Thompson
BT
1992
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
NASHVILLE NINCOMPOOPS!
Fight song of the former Houston Oilers
Bill Thompson
BT with Mary Margaret
and Anne-Marie Thompson
1996
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO


CHURCH MUSIC:

TITLE
COMPOSER
PERFORMERS
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
THE VERY BEST GIFT (Demo)
Bill Thompson & Anne-Marie Thompson
BT (Keyboard), AMT (Vocal)
1992
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
THE VERY BEST GIFT (Live)
Bill Thompson & Anne-Marie Thompson
BT (Keyboard)
AMT, Courtney Sims, Grace Rabuck (Vocals)
1992
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
IN EVERYTHING GIVE THANKS
Bill Thompson
BT (piano), Betty Dozier (soprano)
1992
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
GOD IS LOVE (piano demo)
Bill Thompson
Bill Thompson
1994
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
GOD IS LOVE (MIDI)
Bill Thompson
Bill Thompson
1994
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO


OTHER RECORDINGS:

TITLE
COMPOSER
PERFORMERS
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
A CARIBBEAN IRMELIN 1
Delius arr. Thompson
Bill Thompson
1986
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
A CARIBBEAN IRMELIN 2
Delius arr. Thompson
Bill Thompson
1995
MP3
STREAMING AUDIO
THEME FROM "THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW"
Hagen-Spencer arr. Thompson
Bill Thompson
1978
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
FOOL FOR YOU ANYWAY (piano)
Foreigner
Bill Thompson
1978
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO


REHEARSAL TAPES: BILL THOMPSON (Bass Guitar & Vocal), RICK POWERS (Electric Guitar & Vocal)

TITLE
COMPOSER
REC DATE
MP3 FILE
STREAMING AUDIO
A WORLD WITHOUT LOVE
John Lennon/Paul McCartney
1976
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
AT THE CHIME OF A CITY CLOCK
Nick Drake
1976
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
DOWN THE LINE
Buddy Holly/Bob Montgomery
1976
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
HONEY DON'T
Carl Perkins
1976
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO
ON FAIRBANKS MOUND
Traditional arr. Thompson
1976
MP3 STREAMING AUDIO



THE MARTIN AUTOPARK BAND (Live Recordings from the company Christmas Parties 1994-1998)

LEGENDARY BILL THOMPSON ALBUM COVER: "THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER EWE"              Piano Portrait
(NOTE: This album cover was put together by friends at work using photo taken at Cleveland Mack Sales Christmas Party in the late 1980's)

COMING SOON: DK AND THE DOMINOIDS - garage band tapes from college days at Texas A&M.




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