I Love Mike Oldfield

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Tubullar Bells

     ubullar bells bells is one of my fav albums.
    David938 David938
    61-65, M
    May 22, 2012

    Through The Years With Mike Oldfield...

    I have a vivid memory of being 8 years old, sitting in the classroom listening to 'Tubular Bells' , all the kids enraptured and just loving the sounds coming from the record player. It was 1976, and our teacher, Mr Tinsley, a slightly portly Frank Zappa clone who occasionally...
    colmmagoo colmmagoo
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2010

    I Have Loved Mike Oldfields Music Since Tb 1, When It Was First Released..........

    My music is all over my computer, and I'm too tired to re-unite it in Windows Media Player, but I believe I've got Every Mike O. album/cd ever released, and Most of Maggie Reilly's cd's................ Maggie is 1 of the top 5 female voices of All time...
    tiredchris tiredchris
    56-60, M
    Jan 29, 2011
    tiredchris tiredchris
    56-60, M
    Jan 29, 2011

    The Songs Of Distant Earth

    I listened to this album several times and every time, a different story idea would come into my mind. I finally came to the conclusion that I was to write a book based on That album The Songs Of Distant Earth. I was going to write a book with the same title. Upon some research...
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    1 Response May 9, 2010

    What's Not to Like?

    From getting my first ever cassete as a kid, Tubular Bells (Oldfield played all 20-plus instruments on it himself) , pirated by one of my Dad's workmates (it had Uriah Heep on side two, Return to Fantasy, just the thing to start off a 9 year old (1973) on a decent musical...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2008

    1000 Kudos to Lazarus42

    How could I not join this group! Ommadawn is by far the most moving/emotional piece of music recorded.  Genius. I'm also a big fan of Hergest Ridge and Tubular Bells ... but will always have a special place for Ommadawn. If you've never listened to it PLEASE do...
    Ommadawned Ommadawned
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2008


    Crisis to me was the greatest. But i am just listening to Heaven's open.
    childofthecorn childofthecorn
    22-25, T
    Dec 16, 2008

    I'm probably the youngest person in this group

    ^^ Mike Oldfield is definitely the artist that had the biggest influence on me with his music. I remember listening to his music like all the time when I was a kid, especially Tubular Bells II and The Songs of Distant Earth. He tried so many different genres, combined them and...
    DiketaDrako DiketaDrako
    16-17, M
    Sep 20, 2015
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