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by Fred
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4
Replies: 29
Views: 397

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4

I prefer the Beatles

Like This:

1. OK Computer by Radiohead (25th all time)[ vs. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd (27th all time)[/b] vs. Revolver by The Beatles
by Fred
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top Songs of 2019 - Results
Replies: 18
Views: 1592

Re: AMF Top Songs of 2019 - Results

....Yuve Yuve Yuve Youve Yu...
by Fred
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4
Replies: 29
Views: 397

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4

1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd

HM: "The Doors" by The Doors with The Doors through The Doors
by Fred
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!
Replies: 22
Views: 1718

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!

Songs: 1. Like A Rolling Stone (Highway 61 Revisited, 1965) 2. Girl From The North Country (The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963) 3. Desolation Row (Highway 61 Revisited, 1965) 4. Fourth Time Around (Blonde On Blonde, 1966) 5. Changing Of The Guards (Street Legal, 1978) 6. All Along The Watchtower (John...
by Fred
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3
Replies: 28
Views: 1936

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3

1. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
2. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
3. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
4. Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan

"Wait a minute, did I just vote AGAINST "Abbey Road"?
by Fred
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS.....FINALLY!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 17071

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

Sorry panam, didn't see your january post...
by Fred
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2
Replies: 24
Views: 3076

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2

1. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys vs. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars by David Bowie 2. Marquee Moon by Television vs. OK Computer by Radiohead 3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles vs. Blood on the Tracks by Bob Dylan 4. Abbey Road by The Beatles vs. Th...
by Fred
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Roxette
Replies: 7
Views: 2291

Re: R.I.P. Roxette

Fred wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:53 pm
How it started: The Look = Hot Thing + U Got The Look :)
by Fred
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 27
Views: 3166

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2

1. The Doors
2. The Dark Side of the Moon
3. Highway 61 Revisited
4. London Calling
5. Electric Ladyland
6. Blonde On Blonde
7. Astral Weeks
8. Revolver
by Fred
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Roxette
Replies: 7
Views: 2291

Re: R.I.P. Roxette

How it REALLY started: The Look = Hot Thing + U Got The Look, W.S.B.P
by Fred
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 36
Views: 7766

Re: Next decade poll

More of an inofficial way… 70's we do first but until new years eve we nominate 20 songs each from the 10's that we dig the most and quickly become first on the web (?) with a twenty hundred and 10's song list. 20, 19, 18 points and so on. And of course we could calculate some cult songs among these...
by Fred
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26411

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

I don't know who's decision this is ultimately, but here's how the schedule would lay out if we continued doing this the same way we have since the inception of the yearly decade polls : 2020 - 1970s 2021 - 1960s 2022 - 1900-1959 2023 - 2010s 2024 - 2000s 2025 - 1990s 2026 - 1980s 2027 - 1970s 2028...
by Fred
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26411

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Yeah, maybe we should do 2010s first. Dig up every future classic possible. Then let it rest a few years and then re-do it. The 1970s don't go anywhere. For fun or reflection perhaps, the number of songs from each 70s and 10s year on my ever evolving top thousand list: 1970: 49 songs 1971: 30 1972: ...
by Fred
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26411

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

00's or the freakin' 70's. A hard choice. If we do the 00's we get the opportunity to become frontrunners on the web! Also remember that for every good song of the 00's there are 5-10 from the 70's. It will be almost SHOCKING diving right into the year 1970 now in january. Jobim, Rodriguez, Velvets!...
by Fred
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s Song Recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 2550

Re: 2010s song recommendations

A few classics of mine: Tindersticks - Show Me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bx-KWrVP70 Tame Impala - Apocalypse Dreams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQH2Kq1QXaI Todd Terje - Inspector Norse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHiqPG0526U Solange - Cranes In The Sky https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by Fred
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26411

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

As you voted for "WFL" in the 1988 poll, I can't count this one, but everything else is good to go. It was with the "Think About The Future" mix the song was "ready" (imo) so it's a different version. Have not followed any discussion of rules but my gut feeling is the 89 version is the one to be co...
by Fred
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26411

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Songs: 2. Happy Mondays – WFL (Think About The Future mix) As you voted for "WFL" in the 1988 poll, I can't count this one, but everything else is good to go. It was with the "Think About The Future" mix the song was "ready" (imo) so it's a different version. Have not followed any discussion of rul...
by Fred
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26411

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Songs: 1. Jesus And Mary Chain – Blues From A Gun 2. Happy Mondays – WFL (Think About The Future mix) 3. Stone Roses – Fool’s Gold 4. Prince – Batdance 5. Pixies – Debaser 6. Neil Young – Rockin' in the Free World 7. Pixies – No. 13 Baby 8. Lou Reed – Endless Cycle 9. Pixies – Wave of Mutilation 10....
by Fred
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 32243

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Never had "Where Is My Mind" as a true favourite. This piano cover finds the right tone, though:

Maxence Cyrin - Where Is My Mind https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90Fpjwctqlw
by Fred
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS.....FINALLY!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 17071

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

"Green Onions" and "Misirlou" projected high and now The "Egyptian Reggae" on place 293. Exciting! I had trouble coming up with a long list of instrumentals that I love because a lot of early rock instrumentals (i.e. late 50s-early 60s) sound "samey" to me and while there are examples of jazz (and ...
by Fred
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS.....FINALLY!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 17071

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

The soundtrack of the 80's for me:

236 . Mike Post - Theme From Hill St Blues
by Fred
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 32243

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:16 pm
Fred wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:38 pm
20-Years-Old Jubileum-Year-Songs:

18. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – The Mercy Seat
36. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – The Mercy Seat
You've got this one listed twice. Do you want to keep it at #18 and bump everything else up?
I changed it to #18 only now.

Thanks!
by Fred
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 32243

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Songs: 1. Pixies – Bone Machine 2. My Bloody Valentine – I Believe 3. Prefab Sprout – Venus Of The Soup Kitchen 4. John Hiatt – Slow Turning 5. Sonic Youth – Teen Age Riot 6. Morrissey – Suedehead 7. My Bloody Valentine – Feed Me With Your Kiss 8. Pixies – Where Is My Mind? 9. Traveling Wilburys – T...
by Fred
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS.....FINALLY!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 17071

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

Chuck Mangione (278) played with Jazz Messengers for a while. Put together 80 min of cool jazzy rock in the 70s that still sounds good which is unusual. Of course he had the jazz police after him. Check out 20th Masters and the Children of Sanchez album / soundtrack.
by Fred
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 17870

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Songs: The 10's had its moments as men and women around the world tried to keep rock alive. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds: "Jubilee Street Todd Terje: "Inspector Norse" Tindersticks: "Show Me Everything" Angel Olsen: "If It's Alive It Will" Solange: "Cranes In The Sky" Kamasi Washington: "Change Of Th...
by Fred
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS.....FINALLY!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 17071

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

"Green Onions" and "Misirlou" projected high and now The "Egyptian Reggae" on place 293. Exciting!
by Fred
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 35868

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

1. Pixies – Caribou 2. Throwing Muses – Fish [from ’Lonely Is An Eyesore’] 3. Sarah Vaughan – Make This City Ours Tonight 4. Gun Club – Yellow Eyes 5. Joan Baez – James And The Gang 6. Sonic Youth – Schizophrenia 7. Smiths – Paint A Vulgar Picture 8. Arthur Blythe – Autumn In New York (part one) 9. ...
by Fred
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 47552

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

Hymie wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:38 pm
Wezzo wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:34 pm
Ah, shame In the Ghetto just missed out on a top-ten spot.
Funny you should say that. My older friends are really pissed that it finished so high.
Thay should be pissed about 'Rubberneckin' being fourth best Memphis song at no. 94. Or One Night being no. 17. IMHO.
by Fred
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 47552

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

#24, "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" was a nice surprise on this rather 50's favored list.
by Fred
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 47552

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

Should be real fun to put together an 80 minutes disc with personal favorites from these results! (and links!)
by Fred
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 34788

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Songs: 1. Paul Simon – Graceland 2. Triffids – Tender Is The Night (The Long Fidelity) 3. Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again 4. David Bowie – Absolute Beginners 5. Genesis – Domino 6. Astor Piazzolla – Concierto Para Quinteto 7. Hüsker Dü – Sorry Somehow 8. Smiths – Panic 9. A Certain Ratio – Mickey Wa...
by Fred
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 47552

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

They aimed to capture the moment. That's how they invented Rock 'n' Roll. INVENTED rock 'n' roll???????? Rock and roll was around already when Elvis was in junior high and mowing lawns in Memphis. It was even being called rock 'n' roll 3 years before Elvis ever recorded. "The greatest rock 'n' roll...
by Fred
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 38051

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

What years do we do after 1980s?
by Fred
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

After 10 days of absense, it is good to see the list developing, but why is the finale being done this slow all of a sudden? One funny mistake: TheLastEnemy apparently thought that the suggestiveness of the song title Let's Get It On was too safe and changed it in the more direct Let's Get It In. G...
by Fred
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Biggest omissions so far (IMHO): 1. Frank Zappa (at no. 155) Together with Dylan, Young, Bowie, Lennon and maybe McCartney one of few who could put up a hundred good songs. Some would add Prince. Who reminded of Zappa (+band) at the end.Of course number of songs with melody is not the only criteria....
by Fred
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Prince - One Nite Alone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTuWyO2ps6Y
(My first favorite artist, R.I.P. man)

Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qK82Jv ... rt_radio=1

Bob Marley - Satisfy My Soul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkaqvekPMOw
by Fred
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

My first favorite artist, Prince, he could write a tune or two even in Y2K:

One Nite Alone - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTuWyO2ps6Y

RIP, man!
by Fred
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

WOW! What Five-star stars, last 5! PS. Polyphonic Spree had a good version (and an even better video) of Litium. Standing in a white dress, choir singing, slightly fueled by...coca-cola and maybe prescribed Metylphenidat). Could they have made a good group? Songwriting: Brian and Morrissey Singing t...
by Fred
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Latest findings: Camera Obscura - French Navy (repeated theme, just like you want it) Thought Barenaked Ladies were american punks but instead they were canadian Hall of famers with good sound that appeared in 'Friends' soundtrack. Lovers in A Dangerous Time, One Week and Odds Are. Nice. Kool & The ...
by Fred
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Who's standing up there next to Björk? Aha, Neal Jung.
by Fred
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 47552

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

1. Harbor Lights 2. I Just Can't Help Believin' 3. And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind 4. Long Black Limousine 5. Mama Liked The Roses 6. Crying In The Chapel 7. Without Love 8. A Little Bit Of Green 9. Burning Love 10. You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me 11. The Wonder Of You 12. Can't Help Falling In Lo...
by Fred
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Forum party over at Elton's tonight at 11 PM. Bring beer, caviar and a list free of choice. PS. Paul and Art might be high.
by Fred
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Artists coming in at perfect speed. Going through artists I didn't recognize earlier from 500 and down... [AM suggested songs, a few outstanding songs on most prominent albums, high number of votes on This Is My Jam and what catches they eye on lower rated albums and eps on RYM plus the search for '...
by Fred
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

There is a pub in Norway (or was that Iceland) that only plays Steely Dan songs. Talk about CULT group!
by Fred
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 61460

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Yeaij! Laura Nyro!!
by Fred
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 38051

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

1. Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms 2. Jesus & Mary Chain – Taste The Floor 3. Robert Wyatt – Alliance 4. Tortoise – Gamera 5. Waterboys – The Whole Of The Moon 6. Jan Hammer – Miami Vice Theme 7. Jesus & Mary Chain – In A Hole 8. Jesus & Mary Chain – Inside Me 9. Prince – The Ladder 10. Prince – Ras...
by Fred
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 110847

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

I forgot Go-Betweens. How could I?
by Fred
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 110847

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. Bob Dylan 2. Steely Dan 3. Laura Nyro 4. Frank Zappa 5. David Bowie 6. Beatles 7. Neil Young 8. Scott Walker 9. J.J. Cale 10. Charles Mingus 11. Dire Straits 12. Pixies 13. The Smiths 14. Velvet Underground 15. Bruce Springsteen 16. Elvis Costello 17. Stereolab 18. John Coltrane 19. Beach Boys 20...