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by jamieW
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 945

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

I concede that a different scoring system would be preferable. Although I'm a bit unsure as I rank by preference and don't normally attempt to score albums or songs. But I'm sure I could give it a go (and would gain pleasure from giving the three songs at the bottom of my list a zero - don't worry ...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 945

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

A similar formula which I use for ranking artists by song ratings sounds like it could assuage this somewhat: (Weighted average - 5)*ln(# of votes + a), where a is a small number and weighted average I trust your judgment, Moonbeam. I've been amazed at your statistical prowess, from the '80's poll ...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 945

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Update: I've been so busy with work (and the Prince poll), that I feel I won't be ready to post any results for awhile. How about we set a new deadline of May 31st? I've also done a fair amount of thinking about the scoring system, and my preference now is for an Option 3! I feel like most of the s...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 464

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Since it never registered with anyone in my life, and I didn't appreciate it when I listened through it, I wondered if people were just voting for it out of some sense of obligation due to its status and impact...You have demonstrated otherwise. Hopefully, this isn't a reference to me stating I had...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 464

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Since it never registered with anyone in my life, and I didn't appreciate it when I listened through it, I wondered if people were just voting for it out of some sense of obligation due to its status and impact...You have demonstrated otherwise. Hopefully, this isn't a reference to me stating I had...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Little Richard's Here's Little Richard (1957)
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Rank the Tracks: Little Richard's Here's Little Richard (1957)

07 | Long Tall Sally*
01 | Tutti Frutti*
10 | Rip It Up
03 | Can't Believe You Wanna Leave
09 | Oh Why?
06 | Slippin' and Slidin'
11 | Jenny, Jenny
02 | True, Fine Mama
05 | Baby
08 | Miss Ann
04 | Ready Teddy
12 | She's Got It

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.75
by jamieW
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 464

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly 2 albums whose acclaim I really understand (they're both huge cultural landmarks with real artistic accomplishment and forward thinking music) but don't enjoy listening at all. TPaB has i and The Blacker the Berry though, so here goes my vote. I agree wit...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 1768

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Hi folks. I am new. Please reply accordingly. 2002 Albums 01 | Sigur Rós | ( ) 02 | Interpol | Turn On The Bright Lights 03 | The Flaming Lips | Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots 04 | Mono | One Step More And You Die 05 | Múm | Finally We Are No One 06 | VNV Nation | Futureperfect 07 | Sonic Youth | ...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7
Replies: 19
Views: 318

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7

David Bowie - The Next Day Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part Roy Orbison & Friends - A Black and White Night Godspeed! You Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress Favorite album I couldn't vote for: Peter Gabriel - Passion (my second favorite of the week) I really d...
by jamieW
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7
Replies: 19
Views: 318

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7

Honorio wrote:Wow, tremendous fall in participation, from 15 to 5 voters in one week. Hope people are still planning to vote...


I'm on my way! (Still have a couple of albums to listen to after work tonight.)
by jamieW
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 464

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back OutKast - Stankonia Beastie Boys - Paul’s Boutique Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) Favorite album I couldn't vote for: Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly (Easily my second favorite of the week. In fact, when I looke...
by jamieW
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: U2's The Joshua Tree (1987)
Replies: 16
Views: 600

Re: Rank the Tracks: U2's The Joshua Tree (1987)

04 | Bullet the Blue Sky* 10 | Exit* 03 | With or Without You 01 | Where the Streets Have No Name 07 | In God's Country 06 | Red Hill Mining Town 05 | Running to Stand Still 11 | Mothers of the Disappeared 09 | One Tree Hill 08 | Trip Through Your Wires 02 | I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking Fo...
by jamieW
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1540

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Wow, what a countdown! (And what a surprising #1 - I didn't see that coming.) Moonbeam, I'd be curious to know (since you're very familiar with the tastes of Prince's greatest fans), did you have any idea that "If I Was Your Girlfriend" could be the highest rated song? Thanks again for inv...
by jamieW
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run (1975)
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run (1975)

08 | Jungleland*
05 | Born to Run*
01 | Thunder Road
03 | Night
07 | Meeting Across the River
02 | Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
06 | She's the One
04 | Backstreets

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 7.88
by jamieW
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1540

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Could it be D.M.S.R.? I didn't see it after a quick scan of the 355, but it's getting late so I might've missed it. I guess we'll know soon enough...

Looking forward to the top 10!
by jamieW
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1540

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Okay, trying to come up with the remaining 2 was driving me crazy, so I turned to the AM list for possibilities and I don't see "Girls & Boys" yet. I'd be surprised to see it in the top 10, but I guess I'd be more surprised to see it nowhere in the top 365, so it's a definite possibili...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1540

Re: Prince song poll 2016

StevieFan13 wrote:How do you suppose Purple Rain missed out on the top 10?


Well, I didn't help any, since I only rated "Purple Rain" a 7. :P

But then I have a really difficult rating scale - usually a 7 indicates a song I'm considering for my top 100 of the year.
by jamieW
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1540

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Wow, off the top of my head, I think I have 8 of them (unless I overlooked them in the countdown). I'm surprised I can't place the other 2 yet: 1. When Doves Cry 2. Little Red Corvette 3. Let's Go Crazy 4. Sign 'O' the Times 5. 1999 6. Erotic City 7. Raspberry Beret 8. If I Was Your Girlfriend Also,...
by jamieW
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.14
Replies: 12
Views: 249

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.14

StevieFan13 wrote:
spiritualized wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:I'm nominating the song on its own merits, of course.


Actually, good song !
Reminds me of Regina Spektor in a way...good reference :)

She'll be very pleased to hear that! :music-listening:


She's definitely talented. Great voice and a smart, wry sense of humor.
by jamieW
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 322

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

There aren't many places around where you'd see "Take Me Out" leading this type of poll. I voted for "Take Me Out" because it was my favorite of the songs that are actually "catchy" to me, though I do like both "Grapevine" and "Ms. Jackson" better. ...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 322

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

Just out of curiosity, what was the criteria for the songs listed? (For example, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Ms. Jackson" are great, but I've never considered them particularly "catchy." I've also never considered myself big on catchy songs, so I'm a little...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 322

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

Just out of curiosity, what was the criteria for the songs listed? (For example, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Ms. Jackson" are great, but I've never considered them particularly "catchy." I've also never considered myself big on catchy songs, so I'm a little ...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)

11 | Hudson 03 | Step 06 | Hannah Hunt 07 | Everlasting Arms 02 | Unbelievers 01 | Obvious Bicycle 05 | Don't Lie 12 | Young Lion 04 | Diane Young 09 | Worship You 08 | Finger Back 10 | Ya Hey I really wish I could hear what everyone else does in Vampire Weekend, but I can't connect with them person...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.6
Replies: 21
Views: 521

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.6

The Kinks - Face To Face
Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal
La Femme - Mystère

Favorite album I couldn't vote for:
Manuel Göttsching - Inventions for Electric Guitar
by jamieW
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Frank Sinatra's In the Wee Small Hours (1955)
Replies: 9
Views: 419

Re: Rank the Tracks: Frank Sinatra's In the Wee Small Hours (1955)

09 | What Is This Thing Called Love?* 08 | When Your Lover Has Gone 07 | Can't We Be Friends? 11 | I'll Be Around 10 | Last Night When We Were Young 01 | In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning 16 | This Love of Mine 04 | I Get Along Without You Very Well 05 | Deep in a Dream 06 | I See Your Face Befo...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: OutKast's Stankonia (2000)
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: Rank the Tracks: OutKast's Stankonia (2000)

05 | Ms. Jackson* 04 | So Fresh, So Clean* 11 | B.O.B.* 02 | Gasoline Dreams 18 | Red Velvet 15 | Humble Mumble 06 | Snappin' & Trappin' 08 | Spaghetti Junction 20 | Gangsta Shit 12 | Xplosion 17 | ? 22 | Slum Beautiful 21 | Toilet Tisha 24 | Stankonia (Stanklove) 14 | We Love Deez Hoez 03 | I'm...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Talking Heads' Remain in Light (1980)
Replies: 22
Views: 841

Re: Rank the Tracks: Talking Heads' Remain in Light (1980)

04 | Once in a Lifetime*
08 | The Overload*
01 | Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
03 | The Great Curve
07 | Listening Wind
05 | Houses in Motion
02 | Crosseyed and Painless
06 | Seen and Not Seen

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 7.25
by jamieW
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 6809

Re: Albums of 2017

Father John Misty- Pure Comedy "Pure Comedy is a low point for Indie music, a piece of regurgitated rubbish that conservatives would use as valid evidence of liberal pretentiousness." - Dozens of Donuts "Certainly one of the worst albums I've heard all year. And only half of that is ...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5
Replies: 31
Views: 709

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5

1. Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill vs. Ride - Nowhere I've said it before, but Ride is another group that falls into that '90's Indie-Rock scene that I could just never get into. "Do It Again," my favorite SD song, would've been enough to win this matchup for me by itself. 2. Gal Costa - F...
by jamieW
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (1972)
Replies: 30
Views: 1312

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (1972)

03 | Moonage Daydream*
04 | Starman*
09 | Ziggy Stardust
10 | Suffragette City
02 | Soul Love
11 | Rock 'n' Roll Suicide
01 | Five Years
06 | Lady Stardust
05 | It Ain't Easy
07 | Star
08 | Hang On to Yourself

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 7.64
by jamieW
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 378

Re: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)

I might be the only one (on here) that isn't a big fan of Get Lucky and think it's properly placed. https://m.popkey.co/df7664/mzeOX.gif Not the only one, bootsy. It's by no means a "bad" song, but it definitely never sounded very unique to me, and I always wished "Giorgio By Moroder...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)

02 | Building Steam with a Grain of Salt* 07 | Stem/Long Stem / Transmission 2* 11 | Midnight in a Perfect World 09 | Organ Donor 04 | Changeling / Transmission 1 08 | Mutual Slump 05 | What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 4) 13 | What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 1 – Blue Sky Revisit) / Transmissi...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2962

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Henry, I talked to my wife and she said the song titles literally translate to "Stop Here With You" and "Give Him Back" (which seem like pretty awkward translations, reminding me of why I went with the Thai titles to begin with). There are numerous versions, but I've included the...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2962

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

I'd appreciate an English translation of the song titles for Parn Thanaporn. Perhaps Jamie can provide them. My wife translated them for me many years back and now I can't remember the exact translation. After work today, I'll ask her and let you know. (I actually discovered Parn through an old fri...
by jamieW
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.4
Replies: 26
Views: 595

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.4

The Cramps - Songs The Lord Taught Us
Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda
John Adams - Nixon in China (performed by Orchestra of St. Luke's)
Stone Jack Jones - Love & Torture

Favorite album I couldn't vote for:
St Germain - Tourist (My second favorite of the week)
by jamieW
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2962

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Okay, I guess I'm finished. (Well, not really, but I'm exhausted after a long week.) I didn't have much time to listen to new music this month, so my biggest regret is I couldn't listen to a lot of unfamiliar songs/albums from other's lists, which is usually my top priority. Albums: 1. New Order – G...
by jamieW
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2962

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

I should have my list in within the next few hours. (If I'm understanding correctly, tomorrow is actually the deadline and not today?) If the poll is to close sooner, please let me know and I'll submit what I have. I'm just doing some last second adjusting...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 967

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

1. So Appalled 2. Forever 3. My Way Home 4. Diamonds From Sierra Leone 5. Slow Jamz 6. Love Lockdown 7. Runaway 8. Coldest Winter 9. Famous 10. Stronger 11. Heartless 12. Flashing Lights 13. Hold My Liquor 14. Power 15. 30 Hours Just Missed: Addiction All Day All of the Lights Fade Gold Digger Guilt...
by jamieW
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3
Replies: 31
Views: 741

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3

Ghostface Killah - Fishscale John Zorn - Naked City Labradford - Mi Media Naranja Various Artists - I'm Your Fan Favorite album I couldn't vote for: Kylie (my second favorite of the week, of course). On my rating scale, Zorn came out ahead by exactly .22 in a battle of very good albums that are pola...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SERIOUS: Your wildest nightmares might've been true about Trump.
Replies: 240
Views: 2808

Re: SERIOUS: Your wildest nightmares might've been true about Trump.

PlasticRam, you sent me a brief PM last week, similar to the way you began this thread. When I responded, I said (as have others) that I appreciated your willingness to keep an open mind and admit you were wrong about Trump. If I had known how troubled you were about this, I wouldn't have included m...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)
Replies: 19
Views: 525

Re: Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)

Great album, forever linked to my youth...

06 | When Doves Cry*
04 | Computer Blue*
01 | Let's Go Crazy*
09 | Purple Rain
07 | I Would Die 4 U
02 | Take Me With U
05 | Darling Nikki
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 9.22
by jamieW
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)
Replies: 19
Views: 1022

Re: Rank the Tracks: Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)

05 | Jesus, Etc.*
06 | Ashes of American Flags
07 | Heavy Metal Drummer
08 | I'm the Man Who Loves You
11 | Reservations
09 | Pot Kettle Black
10 | Poor Places
02 | Kamera
03 | Radio Cure
04 | War on War
01 | I Am Trying to Break Your Heart

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 5.91
by jamieW
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 6809

Re: Albums of 2017

The Pigeon Detectives - Broken Glances 9 Alt-j, Django Django, Electric Guest (the first album), Glass Animals, Portugal The Man, Moodoïd… if you like one of these bands, you will likes these new birds! I particulary like the guitarist. (Best song: Munro) I just listened to this and really enjoyed ...
by jamieW
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 6809

Re: Albums of 2017

The Pigeon Detectives - Broken Glances 9 Alt-j, Django Django, Electric Guest (the first album), Glass Animals, Portugal The Man, Moodoïd… if you like one of these bands, you will likes these new birds! I particulary like the guitarist. (Best song: Munro) I just listened to this and really enjoyed ...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Replies: 13
Views: 370

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)

01 | Tangled Up in Blue* 04 | Idiot Wind* 09 | Shelter from the Storm 03 | You're a Big Girl Now 02 | Simple Twist of Fate 06 | Meet Me in the Morning 08 | If You See Her, Say Hello 05 | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 10 | Buckets of Rain 07 | Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts Persona...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)
Replies: 22
Views: 463

Re: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)

I wasn't going to participate, but since "Downbound Train" literally has no votes, here I go. (This especially surprises me since others have commented that many of his intros sound alike, and this one shows his range. Seriously, am I the only one who likes this song?) 1. Downbound Train 2...
by jamieW
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2
Replies: 52
Views: 1056

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2

The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare Almendra - Almendra Fishmans - Long Season This might be the closest week ever between my #1 and #8 album - I like them all, but don't love any of them. (Though if the center of "Long Season" had been as great as Pts...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)
Replies: 11
Views: 334

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

Oops, I was so busy updating old RTT albums, that I nearly forgot to rank the current one!

05 | The Way Young Lovers Do*
03 | Sweet Thing
02 | Beside You
08 | Slim Slow Slider
01 | Astral Weeks
06 | Madame George
04 | Cyprus Avenue
07 | Ballerina

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.75
by jamieW
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People (1992)
Replies: 12
Views: 471

Re: Rank the Tracks: R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People (1992)

01 | Drive* 02 | Try Not to Breathe* 12 | Find the River* 07 | Monty Got a Raw Deal 03 | The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite 10 | Man on the Moon 11 | Nightswimming 08 | Ignoreland 05 | New Orleans Instrumental No. 1 06 | Sweetness Follows 09 | Star Me Kitten 04 | Everybody Hurts Personal favorites * Overa...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)
Replies: 9
Views: 320

Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)

Very sad news about Chuck. He will forever be known for his guitar-rockin' hits, but my personal favorite by him might be the haunting, downbeat "Downbound Train" from 1955. It sounds especially ominous tonight...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcB9NGwkHrM

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