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by Father2TheMan
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10 Album Gaps
Replies: 27
Views: 254

Re: 10 Album Gaps

If I go with "first ten albums I haven't heard enough times to be certain that I like them or not": 118 Bruce Springsteen Darkness on the Edge of Town 119 LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver 120 Arcade Fire The Suburbs 121 Dr. Dre The Chronic 122 David Bowie Low 123 Pixies Surfer Rosa 124 Jay-Z The Blue...
by Father2TheMan
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 4299

Re: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll

With disco still around and punk/new wave plus some good classic rock and pop, I have a really long list of songs for the year. All BUBBLING UNDER songs are discoveries this year from sampling off other forumers' lists and my own independent listening. SONGS BU | The Kinks | (Wish I Could Fly Like) ...
by Father2TheMan
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 4299

Re: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll

I really haven't listened to a ton of albums from this year so the top 7 have pretty solid favour with me. After that, the support is a lot weaker. I won't be surprised if there's a lot of movement before the next time we do a 1979 poll. ALBUMS BU | Nick Lowe | LABOUR OF LUST BU | Andraé Crouch | I'...
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 185
Views: 8309

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

661. The Decemberists – We Both Go Down Together Year: 2005 4 662. Tom Waits – Soldier’s Things Year: 1983 5 663. Taylor Swift – All Too Well Year: 2012 6 664. They Might Be Giants – Meet James Ensor Year: 1994 4 666. Thelonious Monk – Brilliant Corners Year: 1957 6 667. Royal Blood – Figure It Out ...
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 70
Views: 40908

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

And I'm definitely discovering new tunes...11 of the top 25 tunes are in one of my year playlists now. :music-rockon:
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 70
Views: 40908

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

I've been super busy trying to keep up with crafting my first all-time album list and the 80s/70s yearly lists. I do still read this and sample but I may be kind of erratic actually popping in with a vote.
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bruce Springsteen's Favorite Songs
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: Bruce Springsteen's Favorite Songs

A tad boring maybe but solid. I'd have a different Van Morrison.
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Aretha Franklin's Favorite Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Aretha Franklin's Favorite Songs

Is there anywhere in the article with the whole list? I can only see part of it. Might be a paywall issue.
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Aretha Franklin's Favorite Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Aretha Franklin's Favorite Songs

andyd1010 wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:51 am Nice editing, Rolling Stone

8. “You Send Me” (Sam Cooke, 1957)
“That song came out in 1967, but I don’t care when you it it, it still doesn’t sound dated.
:mrgreen:
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs
Replies: 8
Views: 411

Re: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs

I listened to it. It's OK but I think "It's a Blue World" is a better track from them, personally.
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs
Replies: 8
Views: 411

Re: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs

Can't get behind Brian's Stones or Dylan picks at all. The Four Freshmen cut I don't know. It's not on the compilation I own. Surprised nothing from the Hi-Los and only one Spector single. The Four Freshmen are the group that Brian always credits with forming his ideas about vocal harmony. https://...
by Father2TheMan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: John Lennon's Favoite Songs
Replies: 5
Views: 607

Re: John Lennon's Favoite Songs

The James Ray cut was a nice discovery. Weird Redding pick though.
by Father2TheMan
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Elton John's Favorite Songs
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Elton John's Favorite Songs

Lennon's version of "Stand by Me"? Meh. Haven't heard Simone's version of "I Put a Spell on You" but the original would be hard to top.
by Father2TheMan
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs
Replies: 8
Views: 411

Re: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs

Can't get behind Brian's Stones or Dylan picks at all.
The Four Freshmen cut I don't know. It's not on the compilation I own. Surprised nothing from the Hi-Los and only one Spector single.
by Father2TheMan
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top RYM albums, by age of voters
Replies: 19
Views: 1026

Re: Top RYM albums, by age of voters

I'm 50. The ones I would be most likely to find common ground outside my age niche on and the ones I tend to break ranks with my peers and elders on: -19 years 2 | In Rainbows 7 | Wish You Were Here 20-29 years 6 | In Rainbows 8 | In the Aeroplane Over the Sea 9 | The Velvet Underground & Nico 10 | ...
by Father2TheMan
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top RYM albums, by age of voters
Replies: 19
Views: 1026

Re: Top RYM albums, by age of voters

Rob wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:16 pm I never would have guessed that King Crimson was still hip among the kids.
Yeah, that's the one that baffled me as well. I'm guessing it gets some cred from the Kanye sample.
by Father2TheMan
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Joni Mitchell's Favorite Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 368

Re: Joni Mitchell's Favorite Songs

Hymie wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:03 am Joni Mitchell’s favorite songs:

‘Saturday Night Fish Fry’ – Louis Jordan
‘You Get What You Give’ – New Radicals
Most of the rest of this seems right but these were unexpected. I love both of these but I wouldn't have imagined Joni would be a fan.
by Father2TheMan
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 34
Views: 7981

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

Actually now that I think about it, I should have made room for "Still I Dream of It" as well.
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 34
Views: 7981

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

Excellent list everyone! But let me point to the great ones by Father2theMan and Miguel (not by chance the ones with Beach Boys related avatars). Songs: 7. Break Away (1969) 126. Aren't You Glad (1967) 133. The Little Girl I Once Knew I should have shoehorned these in as well. You're clearly a huge...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 34
Views: 7981

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

Miguel wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:42 am
3. Breakaway
Feeling lazy but I should have found room for this single. Nice list. Very little I would quibble with for being there.
by Father2TheMan
Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 11754

Re: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll

Rest of my songs list: 327 | Aerosmith | Come Together 326 | The Records | Starry Eyes 325 | 2nd Chapter of Acts | I'll Give My Whole Life Away 324 | Atlanta Rhythm Section | Imaginary Lover 323 | 2nd Chapter of Acts | Starlight, Starbright 322 | 2nd Chapter of Acts | Rainbow 321 | B.J. Thomas | Fro...
by Father2TheMan
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 11754

Re: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll

Song time... First these are all discoveries this year either on my own, from the AM chart or from others' lists. BU | Buzzcocks | I Need BU | Carpenters | Sweet, Sweet Smile BU | Clout | Substitute BU | David Allan Coe | Divers Do It Deeper BU | Dead Boys | Ain't It Fun? BU | Debby Boone | God Know...
by Father2TheMan
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 34
Views: 7981

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

Pretty huge omission in my list! Fixed it.

Good Time,unfortunately, drops off. Caroline No in at 4.
by Father2TheMan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 11754

Re: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll

This is a year where I've listened to relatively few albums overall and of those I haven't found a ton I like. That may change in the future but for now this is much more a "songs" than albums year for me. 20 | The Rutles | THE RUTLES 19 | Honeytree | THE MELODIES IN ME 18 | Journey | INFINITY 17 | ...
by Father2TheMan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 34
Views: 7981

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

And now songs: 100 | The Nearest Faraway Place 99 | Matchpoint of Our Love 98 | Devoted to You 97 | Be True to Your School 96 | Catch a Wave 95 | Endless Harmony 94 | Little Honda 93 | Wake the World 92 | Just Once in My Life 91 | Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow 90 | My Diane 89 | Slip on Through 88 | Kiss Me Baby...
by Father2TheMan
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 34
Views: 7981

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

ALBUMS w/comments/rationale 29 | Summer in Paradise | 1992 Truly abysmal. Only "Strange Things Happen" is tolerable. 28 | Stars and Stripes Vol. 1 | 1996 Not sure I count this as a BB album since they do backing vocals on all these. Best track is a decent Willie Nelson take on "Warmth of the Sun". N...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 34021

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Assorted additional thoughts: These will probably get a lot of help from me next time we do this: 875. Soft Cell | Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret (1981) 863. Donald Fagen | The Nightfly (1982) 772. Johnny Cash | American IV: The Man Comes Around (2002) (By far my favorite of the American series. One of the...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 34021

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Nice surprise to see Gene Clarke's No Other jump so much and getting 13 votes. I added that one to the Moderately Acclaimed game last year and nobody seemed to give a damn about it, so it is nice to see it having some fans after all. Beautiful album. For what it's worth, Rob, I have been sampling i...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 34021

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Just a reminder that once we reach 500, I am cutting down to 50 a day. This is because at 500, I’m going to start adding in extra elements to the list that are going to take longer because of the research involved in finding the elements. No problem, great job with the updates! A little bit disappo...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 34021

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Jackson wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:44 pm There were a lot of tough drops for me in that section: Starsailor, Meadowlands, Rings Around the World, Deltron 3030.
It looks like in Deltron's case younger voters didn't like it as well as older Forumers.
by Father2TheMan
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 34021

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

900-876
This stretch only has 3 albums that would probably be on a top 1000 list for me.
by Father2TheMan
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 34021

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Early thoughts: 971. ABBA | The Album (1977) An "old" album where the Forum youngsters appraise it much more highly than the more "seasoned" AMFers. I wonder if it's because a large percentage of the older folks were more attuned to punk/new wave when ABBA was around as it was "reacting" to them whi...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)
Replies: 104
Views: 12841

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)

I predict my list will have the highest non-correlation with other forumers. (AKA "I am pseudo Hymie.")
by Father2TheMan
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 99838

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

I submitted a tweak to Holden several hours ago but hadn't posted here yet in case I could get a beefed up list of 250 together. Nope...my eyes are starting to cross so I am done obsessing over THIS list so this is what my final ended up being...changes more about position switches than major additi...
by Father2TheMan
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 99838

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

I will try and tweak and post an amended list since there's a little more time.
by Father2TheMan
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 99838

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

So, the best laid plans of mice and men, eh? I intended to get a list of 1000 but it proved too daunting. Then lowered my sights to 500 but that proved too much by the deadline as well. I settled for 100 my first time out and I'm worried that I didn't do enough massaging of the hierarchy but it is w...
by Father2TheMan
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 99838

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

Also sent you a PM, Holden.
by Father2TheMan
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 99838

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

This is the only major forum poll in which I've never participated and the reason is simple: Embarrassment. Nowhere else is my love for the critically unacclaimed genre of female-fronted pop-metal bands (Nightwish, Within Temptation, and yes, even Evanescence) more painfully evident. I've been rath...
by Father2TheMan
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 99838

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

I have made a decision on the deadline: September 31st is the soft deadline, however, the rollout will start on October 15th. If you truly cannot submit your list by the 31st; still post it and it will likely be added if it is submitted by the time the rollout starts. Now that I have finished my su...
by Father2TheMan
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1977 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 16568

Re: Albums and Songs of 1977 Poll

SONGS NEW | Emmylou Harris | Luxury Liner NEW | Amy Grant | On and On NEW | Asleep at the Wheel |The Trouble with Loving Today NEW | Billy Joel | Vienna NEW | Billy Joel | Get it Right the First Time NEW | Billy Joel | Everybody Has a Dream NEW | Bonnie Raitt |About to Make Me Leave Home NEW | Carol...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1977 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 16568

Re: Albums and Songs of 1977 Poll

ALBUMS 25|The Clash|THE CLASH 24|Chuck Girard|WRITTEN ON THE WIND 23|Talking Heads|TALKING HEADS: '77 22|Bread|LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE 21|Dolly Parton|HERE YOU COME AGAIN 20|Dennis Wilson|PACIFIC OCEAN BLUE 19|Gary S. Paxton|MORE OF THE ASTONISHING, OUTRAGEOUS, AMAZING, INCREDIBLE, UNBELIEVABLE GARY ...
by Father2TheMan
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 21815

Re: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll

I couldn't finish it by the deadline but this would have been my song list NEW All Saved Freak Band Don't Look Back NEW Alpha Band Arizona Telegram NEW Andy Pratt That's When Miracles Occur NEW Andy Pratt Treasure That Canary NEW Blondie In the Sun NEW Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Mary Lou NEW...
by Father2TheMan
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 21815

Re: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll

I missed the cutoff to post a song list. I'll post a late one...
by Father2TheMan
Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 21815

Re: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll

Working on songs poll but might need a few hours dispensation NEW DISCOVERIES Blue Öyster Cult | AGENTS OF FORTUNE Lamb | LAMB III Tom Waits | SMALL CHANGE Al Stewart | YEAR OF THE CAT Earth, Wind and Fire | SPIRIT Dwight Twilley Band | SINCERELY Todd Rundgren | FAITHFUL Queen | A DAY AT THE RACES J...
by Father2TheMan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 19097

Re: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll

SONGS ** This section is all tunes found through my own listening or from songs mentioned by other AM Forumers*** NEW DISCOVERY|Curtis Mayfield|Hard Times NEW DISCOVERY|Earth, Wind and Fire|Reasons NEW DISCOVERY|David Ruffin|Statue of a Fool NEW DISCOVERY|Clifton Chenier|Bogalusa Boogie NEW DISCOVER...
by Father2TheMan
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 19097

Re: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll

ALBUMS 51 Neil Young Tonight's the Night 50 Eric Carmen Eric Carmen 49 Jim Crain All Because I've Known You 48 Smokey Robinson A Quiet Storm 47 Wings Venus and Mars 46 Marshall Tucker Band Searchin' for a Rainbow 45 Walter Hawkins Love Alive 44 Spinners Pick of the Litter 43 Neil Young Zuma 42 David...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 74
Views: 46997

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

Since it got extended, here's my list. It will probably be vastly different from everyone else's. I still need to check out a lot of music from the past decade. 75 anderson.paak 74 Beautiful Eulogy 73 Steve Hindalong 72 Daniel Amos 71 The Oh Hellos 70 Lana Del Rey 69 T-Bone 68 Tedashii 67 Nick Jonas...
by Father2TheMan
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 19097

Re: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll

Just realized that several songs on my 1974 list were actually 1975 releases (and at least one album). I intend to place them on my 1975 lists so they're in the right year but I can asterisk them so they don't get counted twice. They seem to be things that I'm all alone on anyway so it probably will...
by Father2TheMan
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 26736

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

NEW DISCOVERIES IN NO ORDER ABBA So Long Ann Peebles (You Keep Me) Hangin' On Ann Peebles A Love Vibration Barbara Mandrell This Time I Almost Made It Big Star O My Soul Big Star Way Out West Big Star You Get What You Deserve Blue Magic Welcome to the Club Bob Marley So Jah S'eh Bob Marley Talkin' B...
by Father2TheMan
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 26736

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

ALBUMS NEW DISCOVERIES Sammy Hall | If Nobody Loves You, Create the Demand Eddie Kendricks | Boogie Down Crash Coffin | Crash Coffin Paul Clark | Come Into His Presence Blue Magic | Blue Magic Lynyrd Skynyrd | Second Helping George Jones | The Grand Tour 20 | Carey Landry | I Will Not Forget You 19 ...