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by BobPatience
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 17112

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

1. The Traveling Wilburys - End of the Line 2. Crowded House - Into Temptation 3. Fairground Attraction - Perfect 4. Enya - Orinoco Flow (Sail Away) 5. Living Colour - Glamour Boys 6. The La's - There She Goes 7. New Order - Blue Monday ['88] 8. R.E.M. - Orange Crush 9. Talk Talk - I Believe in You ...
by BobPatience
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Forgotten Hits Edition 1
Replies: 7
Views: 3708

Re: Forgotten Hits Weekly Chart: Part I

How does Fear Inoculum qualify as 'forgotten', it's only been out for a month or so.
by BobPatience
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

I didn't really pay attention to which of my votes ended up in the list, but this honestly is a higher score than I Also you missed a '13' in StevieFan13's name on the last line of the first list. And not that it matters a lot, but wouldn't it make more sense to show the percentages as percentages o...
by BobPatience
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

You could still make a case for Oasis though. I'm not sure what the raw point totals are on the AM artists list, but I would guess that if you scaled those points to equate to the points you assigned here and then calculated the difference between the two, Oasis would come out on top. I'd bet that ...
by BobPatience
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

...but particularly to Bob for forecasting Don't Look Back in Anger and There Is A Light in the top 3. I did, however, overrate "Enjoy the Silence" quite a bit. I'll blame that partly on not being a fan of the Killers or Abba songs (and thus not really considering them), and partly on preferring th...
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 28843

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

1. Pink Floyd - On the Turning Away 2. Sting - Englishman in New York 3. Depeche Mode - Strangelove 4. INXS - Never Tear Us Apart 5. R.E.M. - It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 6. Chris Isaak - Blue Hotel 7. Nits - In the Dutch Mountains 8. INXS - Need You Tonight 9. Michael J...
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

I'm not sure that there's a 'how' in the Holly's chorus.
by BobPatience
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

How in the world did Billie Jean not place toward the top of this poll? It's fun how unpredictable this list is, even if the results aren't very robust. I personally think that both the verses and the bridge are at least as much, if not more, memorable than the chrous. About predictions: I haven't ...
by BobPatience
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Boys Blue - You Got What I Want
Replies: 5
Views: 3367

Re: The Blys Blue - You Goit What I Want

Is this also by them? I can't anything more recorded by them. But it's decent stuff.
by BobPatience
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Did you know that there's nothing of The Left Banke on Spotify! At least it's not as big as a tease as U.K. which has it's debut album up, but not their second (and last) album, including 'Rendez-Vous 6:02' (which, as good as it is, would be the last song I'd pick for it's refrain). -rant over And m...
by BobPatience
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Am I right in understanding that you don't think 'How can I help it..' should be a chorus but you do think "It's been one week since..." should be? Sorry for being slow, my brain feels like it's taking a holiday today... If so, is anyone opposed to keeping 'Yesterday, you just smiled at me' and los...
by BobPatience
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 20503

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

About 'One Week', The 'How can I help it...' part definitely feels more like a bridge to me, albeit a repeated one, and even though the other part only partly repeats.
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 226
Views: 205231

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

45cat agrees on 1980 (Although it does list many of the records on Discogs as 1981)
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

225. Roy Nixon and the Down Beats – Hard-Rockin’ Daddy - 6 What do you give the 5 Keys version that I posted the video for? That's truly 50s R&B. The Roy Nixon is 50s rock and roll. White guys taking an R&B song and converting it to their style, the way the Bill Haley did with several of his hits. I...
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: (Unofficial) Favorite Artists of the 2010s
Replies: 36
Views: 10070

Re: (Unofficial) Favorite Artists of the 2010s

You can't compare Cash and classical composers. Classical composers didn't record material. And the way AM is laid out right now is that records and songs are under the year they were released in. Woody Guthrie is #63 of the 1950s, on the merit of a piece written in 1940 and recorded in the mid 1940...
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 226
Views: 205231

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

I'm pretty sure that it's a 1985 release too
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 27076

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Jackson wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:01 pm
- The Beatles don't have a lot of choruses, do they?
I think they do. I managed to put 5 in my top 50, including my #1. And those don't even start to cover the vastness of their chorus arsenal.
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best Shows of All-Time - TreasureTV Launch
Replies: 10
Views: 3330

Re: Best Shows of All-Time - TreasureTV Launch

Looks good and works smooth so far. Great effort.
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Rotary Connection – I am the Blackgold of the Sun: 8 This song is so incredibly 1960's that Quentin Tarantino is probably dying of shame because he forgot to include it on the soundtrack of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. It does make sense though, since it was released in 1971. Rotary Connection – ...
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

221. Nina Hagen Band – Auf’m Bahnhof Zoo - 7
by BobPatience
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

220. Matchbox Twenty – Hand Me Down - 7
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

219. The Kinks - Misfits - 6

I have no idea why, but I just don't like it that much.
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Suggest genre changes here
Replies: 36
Views: 52638

Re: Suggest genre changes here

It should probably be mentioned that, on RYM, the genre once called “Trap Rap” is now just called “Trap” (not to be confused with “Trap [EDM]”. I suppose the term “Trap Rap” was never really used outside of RYM. Also, Psychic by Darkside currently has no primary genre at all. I’ve never seen an alb...
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

218. Taana Gardner - Heartbeat - 3
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 27076

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

My Back Pages is a similar case to Hurricane. I don't necessarily agree with this. In 'Hurricane' there's hardly any lyrical repetition in the 'counter-verses', but in 'My Back Pages' the "But I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now" repeats after every verse, and even after the instrum...
by BobPatience
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

217. Madness – The Liberty of Norton Folgate - 7

I basically only know their 80s material, so this was a nice surprise; good mix of styles. The 10 minutes are stretching it a bit though, they tried to put a bit too much in there.
by BobPatience
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

216. Green Day – In the End - 7

Short but sweet
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Passion Pit – Moth’s Wings - 7

A really solid track. It doesn't really have anything that I really like about it, but neither does it have anything that I dislike.
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 31
Views: 18543

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Songs: 2010: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2011: The Black Keys - Little Black Submarines 2012: Mumford & Sons - Babel 2013: Arcade Fire - Reflektor 2014: First Aid Kit - My Silver Lining 2015: Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian at Best 2016: Elbow - Magnificent (She Says) 2017: MGMT - Little Dark Age 2018: ...
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

214. Collective Soul – No More No Less - 6

I'm not too into the music, and it's also a bit long-winded. It's fine as just another 90s alt. rock tune.
by BobPatience
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Orelsan – Suicide social - 2
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (August 2019 Edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 7430

Re: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (August 2019 Edition)

I'm working on getting to vote on the older ones that I've missed. Before next update, I promise! On the scores. It will probably be a little lower of an average once I scored all songs. And once I have done that I'll probably need to calibrate my scores, as currently I have more 8's than 7's and mo...
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

And also the drop is exactly at 0:55, which has been kind of a meme in the YouTube comment section for certain dubstep tunes back in the day because 55 seconds apparently equals to 16 bars at 140 bpm, which is kind of the standard intro for more commercial dubstep tunes. Just in case other people g...
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

211. Phaeleh - Mantra - 1
by BobPatience
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

210. The Jam – English Rose - 6

It's nice, but eerily similair to current-day indie pop songs, and a pretty boring one at that.
by BobPatience
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

209. Frédéric Chopin - Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, Valse du petit chien [also known as Minute Waltz] - 4

I just don't necessarily enjoy listening to classical music outside of background music at the right occasion.
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

208. Neil Young - Don’t Cry No Tears - 7

Something about it just doesn't complete do it for me, so on 'the stack' it goes.
by BobPatience
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (August 2019 Edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 7430

Re: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (August 2019 Edition)

"81. Shudder to Think – Hot One" has no (New) or last rank.
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 226
Views: 205231

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Bunny Wailer’s ”Dream Land” is from 1971. Isn't the 1971 version by The Wailers, with the 1976 version being a solo cover? Aha, I guess it makes sense to keep it as 1976 then (even though Bunny sings on both recordings). It also seems like it's the rest of the wailers on the backing vocals on the 1...
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 226
Views: 205231

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Henrik wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:03 pm
Bunny Wailer’s ”Dream Land” is from 1971.
Isn't the 1971 version by The Wailers, with the 1976 version being a solo cover?
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

207. Sarah McLachlan - Adia - 5

The 'AC' rating is a bit too high on this one for me to really enjoy it.
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 101
Views: 87810

Re: Songs of 2019

That new Haim song "Summer Girl" is really good, but it's infuriatingly similar to "Walk on the Wild Side". I get having a sax like the song, and having a similar instrumentation, subdued vocals, and general "mood", but did they really have to do the "doo doo doo"s like the song too? Can't decide i...
by BobPatience
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 31609

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

1985 is also the only year of the decade with no AM top 100 song, and has by far the least top 1000 songs (7 vs. next lowest 10 in 1986).
by BobPatience
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

206. R.E.M. – Wall of Death - 7

Good, but very straightforward.
by BobPatience
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 31609

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Songs 46 | Valerie Dore | Bow and Arrow I thought this was a 1986 song! I'm certainly going to add it to my 1985 list having now discovered it had a 1985 single release. :o Are you sure that it's 1985? I know that RYM lists it as a 1985 single release. But Discogs does not list it at all, while lis...
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 169779

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

In 1953 Billboard polled DJs across the country for their top records of all time and they voted "Stardust" by Artie Shaw as the greatest record of all time. To be honest I much prefer Nat King Cole's version to Shaw's. Cole's version (1957) did not exist yet when the poll was taken in 1953. Stardu...
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

205. The National - Ada - 8
by BobPatience
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 226
Views: 205231

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The way the synopsis is written and the fact they state "From Mott The Hoople..." seems to me that they do mean the Mott the Hoople version. If they meant the Bowie version they could've also said 'From (or 'appears on') Best of '69/'74'. But on the other hand, they do mention his '74 live album, so...
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Jazz Magazine (France) - Aretha Franklin: 50 Songs That Sealed Her Legend (2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 2998

Re: Jazz Magazine (France) - Aretha Franklin: 50 Songs That Sealed His Legend (2018)

StevieFan13 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:12 pm
..."his"?
She (he) doesn't seem too sure herself (himself):
by BobPatience
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 70634

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Wow! Is this the first time someone gives a 10 to someone else’s nomination? Anybody* ever given a zero? *not thinking of anyone in particular :whistle: I have given both a 10 (to KT Tunstall's 'Suddenly I See') and a 0 (to VRIL - UV), although I believe that the lowest score in the game is officia...