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by Dexter
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 45
Views: 4425

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

1. Soundgarden
2. Alice in Chains
3. Jimmy Cliff
4. Françoise Hardy
5. Antônio Carlos Jobim
6. The B-52's
7. The Allman Brothers Band
8. Sarah Vaughan
9. Donna Summer
10. Yellow Magic Orchestra
by Dexter
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Times (UK) : Songs of the decade: the best tracks of the 2010s
Replies: 5
Views: 1448

Re: The Times (UK) : Songs of the decade: the best tracks of the 2010s

It would be nice for someone to post the entire list.
by Dexter
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: The Results (2019 edition)
Replies: 36
Views: 3177

Re: Films of the 1960s: The Results (2019 edition)

Thank you for the presentation of the results, The_Claw. Nicely done! As to the results, I'm very satisfied with the Top 10.
by Dexter
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Re: Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade

Henrik wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:53 pm
Do they have any album reviews?
It doesn't seem to have its own reviews. The latest album review I read (Harry Styles' new one) was originally posted in AP.
link: https://www.businessinsider.com/review- ... um-2019-12
by Dexter
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade

BUSINESS INSIDER The 113 best songs of the past decade, ranked Dec 13, 2019, 8:00 PM https://www.businessinsider.com/best-songs-of-the-decade-2010s-ranked-2019-11#1-dancing-on-my-own-by-robyn-113 There's an endless number of ways to judge a great song. Is it something you can listen to over and over...
by Dexter
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 27288

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

I find it impossible to list Gin Blossom's "Hey Jealousy" in the 1989 poll since I associate it with all the alt-rock 1990's songs that made it big after Nirvana opened the floodgates. The 1992 New Miserable Experience re-recording should have been the one used in the AM list and not the original 19...
by Dexter
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 27288

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:18 pm
Dexter wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:29 am
Songs:

32 | Skid Row | 18 and Life
47 | Skid Row | 18 and Life
You've got this one listed twice. Should I keep it at #32?
47 is "I Remember You", sorry about that.
by Dexter
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 27288

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Songs: 1 | Public Enemy | Fight the Power 2 | Madonna | Like a Prayer 3 | Depeche Mode | Personal Jesus 4 | The Cure | Lovesong 5 | Nine Inch Nails | Head Like a Hole 6 | The Stone Roses | I Wanna Be Adored 7 | De La Soul | Me Myself and I 8 | Pixies | Monkey Gone to Heaven 9 | The Cure | Pictures o...
by Dexter
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 36378

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

I'm very sad Now I just found out about the meeting of six AM friends in Montpellier. This city is two and a half hours from my house! :angry-banghead: I am very happy with the vital and musical celebration of all of you. I hope to have another opportunity to participate in the next meeting. Oh, I’...
by Dexter
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 36378

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

nicolas wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:47 pm
hello, everybody... so, which one's which?
by Dexter
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 33093

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Songs: 1 | Tracy Chapman | Fast Car 2 | N.W.A. | Straight Outta Compton 3 | Pixies | Where Is My Mind? 4 | Sonic Youth | Teen Age Riot 5 | Goran Bregovic feat. Vaska Jankovska | Ederlezi (Scena Djurdjevdana Na Rijeci)[from "Time of the Gypsies"] 6 | Mano Negra | Mala vida 7 | Gipsy Kings | Bamboléo ...
by Dexter
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 78
Views: 19492

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

My predictions: The Notorious B.I.G. (2Pac was inducted in his 1st year of eligibility, why not Biggie?) Soundgarden (Nirvana & Pearl Jam had no problem getting in after being nominated and the relatively recent passing of Chris Cornell will push some votes) Nine Inch Nails (Trent Reznor gained poin...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: BBC Culture: The Greatest Hip-hop Songs of All Time (2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 5003

BBC Culture: The Greatest Hip-hop Songs of All Time (2019)

BBC Music polled over 100 critics in 15 countries to find the best hip-hop song ever. http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20191007-the-greatest-hip-hop-songs-of-all-time October 8, 2019 25.* Alright, Kendrick Lamar (2015) 25.* Rosa Parks, OutKast (1998) 24. All Of The Lights, Kanye West ft. Rhianna, Ki...
by Dexter
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: Bonus Films
Replies: 8
Views: 5343

Re: Films of the 1960s: Bonus Films

Petri wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:50 am
Dexter wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:45 am
The Battle of Algiers - Gillo Pontecorvo
It was #4 of its year and already in the final.
How about "The Sorrow and the Pity" ?
by Dexter
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: Bonus Films
Replies: 8
Views: 5343

Re: Films of the 1960s: Bonus Films

The Battle of Algiers - Gillo Pontecorvo
by Dexter
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 36618

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

SONGS 1 | Guns N' Roses | Sweet Child O' Mine 2 | U2 | I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 3 | The Cure | Just Like Heaven 4 | Prince | Sign 'O' the Times 5 | Public Enemy | Bring the Noise 6 | Guns N' Roses | Welcome to the Jungle 7 | Eric B. & Rakim | Paid in Full 8 | Salt 'n' Pepa | Push I...
by Dexter
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 7100

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)

1. Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper/USA/Drama) 2. Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger/USA/Drama) 3. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (George Roy Hill/USA/Western) 4. The Wild Bunch (Sam Peckinpah/USA/Western) 5. Le Chagrin et la Pitié [The Sorrow and the Pity] (Marcel Ophüls/France-Switzerland-W. Germany/H...
by Dexter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 35314

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Songs: 1 | Run-D.M.C. & Aerosmith | Walk This Way 2 | Ennio Morricone | Gabriel's Oboe (from "The Mission") 3 | The Smiths | There Is a Light That Never Goes Out 4 | Paul Simon | Graceland 5 | Beastie Boys | (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!) 6 | Peter Gabriel | In Your Eyes 7 | Metallica ...
by Dexter
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Billboard - The 100 Best Songs of 1969
Replies: 2
Views: 4712

Billboard - The 100 Best Songs of 1969

The 100 Best Songs of 1969: Staff Picks by Billboard Staff https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/list/8527328/best-songs-of-1969-top-100 100. Zager & Evans, "In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)" (No. 1, Hot 100) 99. Friends of Distinction, "Grazing in the Grass" (No. 3, Hot 100) 98. Wendy and B...
by Dexter
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 100738

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Relatively soon after the first classical piece we now get the second. As last time I don’t know which performance is preferred by the original nominator. Also, there is no album or single information: 223. Johann Strauss II – Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 Year: 1858 Biggest Fan: Dexter (#945) Don...
by Dexter
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 100738

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

It was a matter of time, but here is our first classical piece. Any information about album/ single was removed for obvious reasons. 209. Frédéric Chopin - Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, Valse du petit chien [also known as Minute Waltz] Year: 1847 Biggest Fan: Dexter (#746) Note: I’m not an ...
by Dexter
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1968 (2019 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 8113

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1968 (2019 edition)

1 | 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick/UK-USA/Sci-Fi) 2 | C'era una volta il West [Once Upon a Time in the West] (Sergio Leone/Italy-USA/Western) 3 | Night of the Living Dead (George Romero/USA/Horror) 4 | Planet of the Apes (Franklin J. Schaffner/USA/Sci-Fi Action) 5 | Romeo and Juliet (Franco ...
by Dexter
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 38583

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Songs 1 | Kate Bush | Running Up That Hill 2 | Whitney Houston | How Will I Know 3 | Tom Waits | Jockey Full of Bourbon 4 | The Jesus and Mary Chain | Just Like Honey 5 | Run-D.M.C. | King of Rock 6 | LL Cool J | I Can't Live Without My Radio 7 | The Replacements | Bastards of Young 8 | Hüsker Dü | ...
by Dexter
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 47990

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

1. Heartbreak Hotel 2. Hound Dog 3. Jailhouse Rock 4. Suspicious Minds 5. Can't Help Falling in Love 6. All Shook Up 7. Love Me Tender 8. That's All Right 9. Mystery Train 10. Don't Be Cruel 11. In the Ghetto 12. Burning Love 13. Are You Lonesome Tonight? 14. It's Now or Never 15. Blue Christmas 16....
by Dexter
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1967 (2019 edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 7710

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1967 (2019 edition)

1. Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn/USA/Crime) 2. Belle de jour (Luis Buñuel/France-Italy/Drama) 3. The Graduate (Mike Nichols/USA/Comedy Drama) 4. The Producers (Mel Brooks/USA/Comedy) 5. In the Heat of the Night (Norman Jewison/USA/Mystery) 6. Weekend (Jean-Luc Godard/France-Italy/Avant-garde) 7. Poi...
by Dexter
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1966 (2019 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 11831

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1966 (2019 edition)

1. Persona (Ingmar Bergman/Sweden/Drama) 2. Blow-Up (Michelangelo Antonioni/UK-USA-Italy/Mystery) 3. La Battaglia di Algeri [The Battle of Algiers] (Gillo Pontecorvo/Algeria-Italy/Drama) 4. Ostre Sledované Vlaky [Closely Watched Trains] (Jiří Menzel/Czechoslovakia/War Drama) 5. Andrei Rublyov [Andre...
by Dexter
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 111468

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1 | The Beatles 2 | The Rolling Stones 3 | Bob Marley and the Wailers 4 | Frank Sinatra 5 | Louis Armstrong 6 | Elvis Presley 7 | Billie Holiday 8 | Miles Davis 9 | Duke Ellington 10 | Ella Fitzgerald 11 | John Coltrane 12 | Led Zeppelin 13 | Queen 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience 15 | Bob Dylan 16 ...
by Dexter
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time (dealine: June 30, 2019)
Replies: 94
Views: 88305

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time (dealine: June 30, 2019)

1 | Dave Brubeck Quartet | Take Five 2 | Air | La femme d'argent 3 | Miles Davis | So What 4 | Daft Punk | Da Funk 5 | Röyksopp | Eple 6 | Explosions in the Sky | Your Hand in Mine 7 | Miles Davis | Blue in Green 8 | Air | Alone in Kyoto 9 | Aphex Twin | Avril 14th 10 | Booker T. & the MG's | Green ...
by Dexter
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 71585

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Songs: 1 | Prince and The Revolution | Purple Rain 2 | Prince and The Revolution | When Doves Cry 3 | Bruce Springsteen | Born in the U.S.A. 4 | Tina Turner | What's Love Got to Do with It 5 | U2 | Pride (In the Name of Love) 6 | The Smiths | How Soon Is Now? 7 | Madonna | Like a Virgin 8 | The Repl...
by Dexter
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1965 (2019 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 11692

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1965 (2019 edition)

1. The Sound of Music (Robert Wise/USA/Musical) 2. Doctor Zhivago (David Lean/UK/Romantic Epic) 3. Pierrot le fou (Jean-Luc Godard/France/Avant-garde) 4. Tokyo orimpikku [Tokyo Olympiad] (Kon Ichikawa/Japan/Sports doc) 5. Repulsion (Roman Polanski/UK/Thriller) 6. Darling (John Schlesinger/UK/Comedy ...
by Dexter
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 23563

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread

Superb job schaefer.tk/Thomas! Thanks a lot. Would very much like to see more rollouts done by you hopefully in the future.
by Dexter
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 71975

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

For anybody interested in the story of AMF's guiltiest guilty pleasure, Rolling Stone magazine featured a story of "All Star": its genesis; how it became an inescapable hit; how it got a second life as the anthem for a misanthropic; titular green ogre in Dreamworks’ mega-hit Shrek; its current life ...
by Dexter
Tue May 28, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 94908

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Songs: 1 | The Police | Every Breath You Take 2 | New Order | Blue Monday 3 | U2 | Sunday Bloody Sunday 4 | Run-D.M.C. | It's Like That 5 | Eurythmics | Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 6 | John Cougar Mellencamp | Pink Houses 7 | Cyndi Lauper | Girls Just Want to Have Fun 8 | Iron Maiden | The Troop...
by Dexter
Tue May 28, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1964 (2019 edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 10450

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1964 (2019 edition)

1. Dr. Strangelove (Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) (Stanley Kubrick/UK/Comedy) 2. A Hard Day's Night (Richard Lester/UK/Musical Comedy) 3. Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton/UK/Action) 4. My Fair Lady (George Cukor/USA/Musical) 5. Les Parapluies de Cherbourg [The Umbrellas of Cherbourg]...
by Dexter
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 67250

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Good thing somebody (who's having a happy birthday) reminded me of the deadline Songs: 1 | Michael Jackson | Billie Jean 2 | Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee | The Message 3 | Prince & the Revolution | Little Red Corvette 4 | The Clash | Should I Stay or Should I ...
by Dexter
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 110337

Re: Songs of 2019

The HU, a Mongolian throat-singing metal band got my attention when it was featured in Billboard online.

Wolf Totem:
https://youtu.be/jM8dCGIm6yc

Yuve Yuve Yu:
https://youtu.be/v4xZUr0BEfE
by Dexter
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 27
Views: 17598

Re: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD

1. Roma 2. Shoplifters 3. Burning 4. Cold War 5. The Favourite 6. Black Panther 7. Hereditary 8. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 9. Incredibles 2 10. Leave No Trace 11. If Beale Street Could Talk 12. Eight Grade 13. Mirai 14. A Quiet Place 15. A Star Is Born 16. Mission: Impossible - Fallout 17. M...
by Dexter
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 13924

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)

1. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini/Italy/Comedy Drama) 2. Tom Jones (Tony Richardson/UK/Adventure-Comedy) 3. Il Gattopardo [The Leopard] (Luchino Visconti/Italy/Historical Epic) 4. Hud (Martin Ritt/USA/Drama) 5. This Sporting Life (Lindsay Anderson/UK/Drama) 6. Le feu follet [The Fire Within] (Louis Malle/F...
by Dexter
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)
Replies: 84
Views: 56997

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)

I'd like to make a minor change to my list. Add Roma at 182 (after Frankenstein but before Dog Day Afternoon). Take out Black Panther from my list. I think Roma is the best film of 2018, so Black Panther has to go. Thanks!
by Dexter
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: BBC Culture: The 100 Greatest Foreign-Language Films
Replies: 5
Views: 8950

Re: BBC Culture: The 100 Greatest Foreign-Language Films

"...six Japanese critics who voted didn’t go for a single Kurosawa film between them."

I know Kurosawa is not revered in his home country the way he is everywhere but c'mon!
by Dexter
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: BBC Culture: The 100 Greatest Foreign-Language Films
Replies: 5
Views: 8950

BBC Culture: The 100 Greatest Foreign-Language Films

I believe this hasn't been posted. A good list, if I say so. The 100 greatest foreign-language films. BBC Culture polled 209 critics in 43 countries to find the best in world cinema – here’s the top 100. 30 October 2018 http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20181029-the-100-greatest-foreign-language-film...
by Dexter
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results
Replies: 43
Views: 19861

Re: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results

Excellent job BleuPanda. That's a fine Top 11. Francis Ford Coppola may have the greatest 4-film masterpiece streak in cinema (The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather Part II and Apocalypse Now).
by Dexter
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 197704

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

There are 3 different pressings of the 78 and a total of 70 Discogs users own one of the pressings, 28, 22, and 20. I'm wrong about this one, I'm not a Discogs member and I don't have the time to correlate 1930s-1940s record ownership in Discogs to actual records sold but from your link it appears ...
by Dexter
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 197704

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

The record is hard to find right now because the Commodore, the indie label which distributed it was active until 1946 (source: wikipedia), evidently, no reissues/reprints were made after the label folded. I sell collectors records for a living, and if it had really sold a million copies it would n...
by Dexter
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 197704

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

It eventually sold over a million copies becoming Billie Holiday's best selling recording-- Where are you getting this BS from? "Strange Fruit" was never a big seller. The record is hard to find. If it sold a million copies, as you claim, it would be easy to find. source: https://www.theguardian.co...
by Dexter
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 197704

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

It DID NOT make #16 on anything. The charts started in 1940. If you read the thread, I already explained that this is a made up chart position from Joel Whitburn. "In The Mood" had its chart life mainly in 1940, where it was number one for 12 weeks in Feb-Mar-Apr-May. A hit parade is a ranked list ...
by Dexter
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 197704

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Naming it as the song of 1939 is just revisionist history. ROTFL! What a laugh riot! According to the book Music of the World War II Era by William & Nancy Young, if you're talking about Hit Parade chart position the #1 song of 1939 is "Beer Barrel Polka" as recorded by Will Glahé's Musette Orchest...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments
Replies: 6
Views: 6688

Re: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ySNaIZqucc "You Make My Dreams" by Hall & Oates as used in 500 Days of Summer (2009) Probably one of my favorite feel-good movie moments. The character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, still on a high after spending the night with the girl of his dreams, breaks into ...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1962 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 10780

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1962 (2019 Edition)

1. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean/UK/Epic) 2. To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan/USA/Drama) 3. Jules et Jim [Jules and Jim] (François Truffaut/France/Romantic Drama) 4. The Manchurian Candidate (John Frankenheimer/USA/Thriller) 5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (John Ford/USA/Western) 6. The M...
by Dexter
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 84267

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I don't mind. You're doing an excellent job as it is Moonbeam.