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by jamieW
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 12
Views: 150

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

Albums Steve Roach - Structures from the Silence The Cars - Heartbeat City Arvo Pärt - Tabula Rasa Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward Favorite album I couldn't vote for: Sade - Diamond Life Songs Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy Wham! - Careless Whisper Minutemen - History Lesson (Part II) The Special A.K...
by jamieW
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 12
Views: 150

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

And after that I'm going to reduce drastically my participation in the Forum, my schedule is going to be extremely busy during the next two months. I'm going to participate only hosting Rank the Tracks and voting in the 1984 poll (because I had all the listening already done). I'm going to miss a l...
by jamieW
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 617

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town: 12 Sinead O'Connor - Troy: 11 In my years on the forum, this is one of the results that has surprised me the most. I have fond memories of "Life in a Northern Town," but I never thought it would be a match for the bitter ferocity of "Troy,...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 308

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Here is the link to the DD Smash album 'The Optimist'. Hopefully it will work/will play for all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6x3vYMrXeQ&list=PLEwFVg9ypLtE2_sU6z2gtHgnsaJB7V0wR Unfortunately, this is blocked in the U.S. If the match were closer, I might look into buying it, but JJ seems to ...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 12
Views: 192

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3

Suuns | 2020 8 Alphaville | Forever Young 6 Nick Drake | Time of No Reply 6 Stevie Wonder | Heaven Help Us All 6 Black Box Recorder | The Facts of Life 8 Alexander Robotnick | Problèmes d'amour 7 Bobby Womack | Please Forgive My Heart 6 Jimmy Soul | If You Wanna Be Happy 6 A Certain Ratio | Flight 7...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: December 4, 2017 - Album of the Week- Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: December 4, 2017 - Album of the Week- Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band

I'd only heard two songs from this album before, "Sunshower" and "Cherchez la femme/Se si bon," and liked the former, while not so much the latter. Sometimes I have no idea why an artist doesn't click with me; but I know the precise reason Dr. Buzzard has never connected, which i...
by jamieW
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 308

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Albums David Bowie - Tonight 5.78 vs. Art of Noise - Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise 5.5 Eurythmics - 1984 (For the Love of Big Brother) 5.67 vs. Wham! - Make It Big 6.88 Leonard Cohen - Various Positions 5.67 vs. Ini Kamoze - Ini Kamoze 6.17 Songs Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas? 8 vs. Davi...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 308

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Don't know if anyone else is having this problem, but I can't locate the DD Smash album on any of the usual sources. If anyone knows where I can find it, please let me know, or else I'll just need to skip that match. (And DD would have a good chance, since I'm not a big fan of that particular Joe Ja...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 617

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

Mick Jagger - Memo from Turner 6 vs. Caribou - Melody Day 8 Cocteau Twins - Lorelei 7 vs. Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything 5 dEUS - Suds & Soda 7 vs. The Smiths - I Know It's Over 7 Big Star - Holocaust 8 vs. Frida Hyvonen - Dirty Dancing 5 The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town 7 vs....
by jamieW
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Love's Forever Changes (1967)
Replies: 6
Views: 142

Re: Rank the Tracks: Love's Forever Changes (1967)

07 | Maybe the People Would Be the Times or Between Clark and Hilldale* 01 | Alone Again Or* 11 | You Set the Scene* 06 | The Red Telephone* 02 | A House Is Not a Motel* 03 | Andmoreagain 09 | The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This 08 | Live and Let Live 04 | The Daily Planet 05 | Old Man 1...
by jamieW
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2

The Blue Nile | From a Late Night Train 8 Canibus | Second Round K.O. 7 Peter Tosh | Equal Rights 6 Tricky Woo | Fly the Orient 5 Tinie Tempah | Pass Out 8 Soul Asylum | Somebody to Shove 7 P!nk | Just Like a Pill 7 Kasabian | eez-eh 5 Wild Nothing | Chinatown 7 Miossec | Regarde un peu la France 7 ...
by jamieW
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 27, 2017 - Album of the Week - Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 177

Re: November 27, 2017 - Album of the Week - Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots

Sounds like I enjoyed this a little more than anyone else so far. Part of it may be because modern Country music (since the 1990’s) is by far my least favorite genre, and "Little Red Boots" was better than expected. Lindi Ortega's voice also sounded fine to me, especially since I’m well-ac...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2366

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Albums: 1. The xx – The xx 2. Bat for Lashes – Two Suns 3. Editors – In This Light and On This Evening 4. Mulatu Astatke & the Heliocentrics – Inspiration Information 5. Benjamin Biolay – La superbe 6. Sun O))) – Monoliths & Dimensions 7. Fever Ray – Fever Ray 8. Silversun Pickups – Swoon 9....
by jamieW
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
Replies: 12
Views: 308

Re: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)

09 | A Whisper*
05 | Clocks
02 | In My Place
10 | A Rush of Blood to the Head
04 | The Scientist
01 | Politik
06 | Daylight
08 | Warning Sign
03 | God Put a Smile upon Your Face
07 | Green Eyes
11 | Amsterdam

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.77 (Good)
by jamieW
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 940

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free 5 vs. Monty Python - Always Look on the Bright Side of Life 7 Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good at Being in Trouble 6 vs. The Books - Take Time 6 Arctic Monkeys - 505 8 vs. 16 Horsepower - Haw 7 Elliott Smith - Memory Lane 6 vs. Cromagnon - Caledonia 8 Michael Jackson - St...
by jamieW
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Billboard - The 100 Best Deep Cuts by 21st Century Pop Stars: Critics' Picks (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Billboard - The 100 Best Deep Cuts by 21st Century Pop Stars: Critics' Picks (2017)

https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/8039437/best-pop-album-tracks-21st-century-deep-cuts 99. Backstreet Boys, "Climbing the Walls" (Never Gone, 2005) So I'm not the only person on planet Earth who loves this song. Whenever I think of the perfect pop song for me, this is the one.
by jamieW
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 376

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1

As always, anything I've rated a 6 or higher I genuinely like. Albums Prince - Purple Rain 9.22 U2 - The Unforgettable Fire 6.7 The Replacements - Let It Be 6.59 Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade 5.86 The Smiths - The Smiths 6.41 Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime 5.63 Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 18
Views: 469

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

12 | Street Spirit (Fade Out)*
04 | Fake Plastic Trees
07 | Just
10 | Black Star
08 | My Iron Lung
02 | The Bends
03 | High and Dry
09 | Bullet Proof..I Wish I Was
01 | Planet Telex
11 | Sulk
06 | (Nice Dream)
05 | Bones

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 7.17 (Very good)
by jamieW
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 20, 2017 - Album of the Week - Javiera Mena - Mena
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: November 20, 2017 - Album of the Week - Javiera Mena - Mena

I’m actually surprised I didn’t connect more with Javiera Mena, since I have a soft spot for electropop, and I’ve liked pretty much everything Moonbeam’s ever recommended. (We share many of the same favorites with The Cure, New Order and, of course, Prince - I also really enjoy the aforementioned My...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 578

Re: 9825/1000: Round 1, Week 1

9830 | Death | The Philosopher 7 9907 | Blumfeld | Verstärker 6 9995 | Gene | For the Dead 5 9918 | Young Jeezy | Go Crazy 5 9957 | Eric Bogle | And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda 8 9956 | The Hollies | Look Through Any Window 6 9869 | Bruce Springsteen | One Step Up 6 9868 | The White Stripes | I...
by jamieW
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1344

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Matches: Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand 9 vs. Heart - Barracuda 7 Wham! - Careless Whisper 10 vs. Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages 7 NEU! - Hallogallo 7 vs. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul 6 The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' in the Sand) 8 vs. Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire 9 Pulp...
by jamieW
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (1985)
Replies: 9
Views: 336

Re: Rank the Tracks: Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (1985)

17 | Downtown Train* 04 | Jockey Full of Bourbon* 02 | Clap Hands* 07 | Diamonds & Gold 01 | Singapore 10 | Rain Dogs 03 | Cemetery Polka 13 | Gun Street Girl 05 | Tango Till They're Sore 11 | Midtown 08 | Hang Down Your Head 06 | Big Black Mariah 16 | Walking Spanish 12 | 9th & Hennepin 18 ...
by jamieW
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 12, 2017-Album of the Week- Lo-Fidelity Allstars - How To Operate With a Blown Mind
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: November 12, 2017-Album of the Week- Lo-Fidelity Allstars - How To Operate With a Blown Mind

This was the first album that didn't really connect with me personally. I gave most songs a 6, which means I like them but they wouldn't be contenders for my top 200 of the year (which I reserve for songs I give a 7 or higher). My main issue with the album was that many songs began with a unique sou...
by jamieW
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4377

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Hooray! How to spend the rest of my day is now settled for me - thanks, Henrik!
by jamieW
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o
Replies: 15
Views: 511

Re: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o

Excellent discovery, JamieW thank you, a solid 8 for me. As much as I'd love to take credit for this one, it was actually luvulongTIM's recommendation. (Though Tilly's been good to me so far - not only an enjoyable album, but I've also been credited with discovering them and (possibly) being a secr...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o
Replies: 15
Views: 511

Re: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o

TatW had three things going for them a decade ago: the unique percussion courtesy of Jamie Williams (hey JamieW, do you have a conflict of interest to report?) If only I had that level of musical talent! (Either that, or I was just being humble when I gave the album a "good" rating to thr...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 40
Views: 1527

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Unfortunately, I'm not sure I'll have time to submit songs/albums lists, but I wanted to make sure I submitted a list of some of my most beloved artists. I just based this off the song points I have in my spreadsheet and then deducted points for artists that "shared" a lot of the credit fo...
by jamieW
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o
Replies: 15
Views: 511

Re: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o

First listening, I have it rated at 6.09 (a good album for me), I don't do decimals on album ratings, but if I did this would probably be something like 5.28. Anything from 4.50 through 5.49 would round to a 5, so this album is a strong 5 for me. The "Groovin'" album for me would be like ...
by jamieW
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o
Replies: 15
Views: 511

Re: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o

I really enjoyed the musical variety of this one, something not very common with pop-punk albums. (If that's even what this could be called.) They seemed to go out of their way to make sure each song sounded differently from the one before - something I can appreciate - and I really liked some of th...
by jamieW
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)
Replies: 21
Views: 619

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)

03 | Living for the City*
05 | Higher Ground*
02 | Visions*
04 | Golden Lady*
07 | All in Love Is Fair
01 | Too High
08 | Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing
06 | Jesus Children of America
09 | He's Misstra Know-It-All

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 9.33 (An all-time favorite)
by jamieW
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 634

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

I liked this album quite a bit (particularly "How Can I Be Sure" and "It's Love," which others have mentioned, as well as the rocker "You Better Run.") I guess I shouldn't be surprised, since I've always liked the Young Rascals (other favorites include "It's Wonder...
by jamieW
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)
Replies: 16
Views: 504

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)

01 | Gimme Shelter*
03 | Country Honk
09 | You Can't Always Get What You Want
08 | Monkey Man
05 | Let It Bleed
02 | Love in Vain
06 | Midnight Rambler
07 | You Got the Silver
04 | Live with Me

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.5 (Good)
by jamieW
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 3596

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Albums 1. Portishead – Third 2. Have a Nice Life – Deathconsciousness 3. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes 4. Amadou & Mariam – Welcome to Mali 5. Rokia Traoré – Tchamantché 6. Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreaks 7. Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid 8. Marillion – Happiness Is the Road, Vol. 2: The Hard Shoul...
by jamieW
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.38
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.38

Checked again, I only see two noms for Samia but i may well be wrong, so many replies/secondments, it's getting messy. I did, madzong did, and one other person did. I just checked back - it was JamieW - so that makes 3 :) It was indeed, so I think Samia's back again. (Ironic that I like this song s...
by jamieW
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles
Replies: 18
Views: 567

Re: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles

I'll vouch for Sixpence None the Richer - I like that one, too. Leigh Nash was also the featured vocalist on one of my favorite songs of 2003, Delerium's "Run for It." Unfortunately, I probably feel about "Follow Me" the same way you feel about "You Light Up My Life." (...
by jamieW
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles
Replies: 18
Views: 567

Re: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles

Also, we've already got two people taking a stand for Nickelback. I'm curious, how come? Different strokes for different folks, of course, but I'm definitely interested to hear what others hear in "How You Remind Me" that I don't. Nickelback became a punchline (and justifiably so), but &q...
by jamieW
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles
Replies: 18
Views: 567

Re: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles

1. Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love 2. Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through the Grapevine 3. Blondie – Call Me 4. The 5th Dimension – Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In 5. Olivia Newton -John – Physical 6. Irene Cara – Flashdance … What a Feeling 7. Queen – Another One Bites the Dust 8. The Beatles – Hey Jude...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 1119

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

I would love this idea to hear other's lesser-known favorites, but I don't know that I'd submit any of my own albums. (As I've said before, I protect my personal favorites like my babies - because, in a way, they are.) My way of looking at it has always been that I submit lists for the polls, so the...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2613

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I love the idea of listing the women from male/female groups individually. I'll do this for artists like Kim Deal, as well as the female lead singers in predominantly male bands. For solo artists who were also a part of an all-female group, I'll look at them on a case-by-case basis. (For example, I'...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Fats Domino
Replies: 10
Views: 410

Re: R.I.P. Fats Domino

It's so sad to keep losing these legends. Fats made so many great songs and was a deserving member of the initial Rock & Roll HOF class. Unfortunately, these threads devoted to beloved, iconic musicians have been far too common the past few years. Definitely one the things that sucks about aging...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2613

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Can I suggest a Solomonic compromise? Let's be inclusive rather than exclusionary. If you feel that Arcade Fire is greater for the presence of Regine Chassagne and Sarah Neufeld (and having seen them just two weeks ago, I'm not gonna argue if Sarah Neufeld says it's her band) then vote for them. If...
by jamieW
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um (1959)
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: Rank the Tracks: Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um (1959)

The biggest shock of Rank the Tracks for me so far is that only a few people ranked Kendrick last week, since I thought that album was a forum favorite. (Maybe it was because everyone was interested in the album poll results and there will be more votes for it in the weeks to come.) 02 | Goodbye Por...
by jamieW
Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52519

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Thanks, notbrianeno! I don't know if a presentation could possibly get more thorough than this (although I think that after every large AMF poll, and it somehow does), but you definitely put an incredible amount of work into this. To this point, I haven't participated in the albums poll, but I look ...
by jamieW
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The future of Rank the Tracks
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: The future of Rank the Tracks

Thank you, jamieW! Well, the option of a wild card could be considered, at least for the 60s, 70s and 80s (given the fact that 90s, 00s and 10s already had this wild card). Anyway I had no plan to continue the game beyond the top 100 albums (the participation already decreased so beyond 100 it may ...
by jamieW
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The future of Rank the Tracks
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: The future of Rank the Tracks

Hi, Honorio. Whichever option you choose, I was wondering if you would consider a "wild-card" album added at the end of each cycle. For example, we would follow the pattern of '10's, '00's, '90's, '80's, '70's, '60's, '50's and then the wild-card, where we'd vote on which album we would do...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip has died.
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Good Downie of the Tragically Hip has died.

Very sad news. I feel myself fortunate for having become acquainted with the Tragically Hip in 1995 during their performance of "Nautical Disaster" on SNL (which I've discussed before). Gord put everything he had into his performance that night, and I had a glimpse into how he approached l...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4078

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

8. Ofra Haza Alright! Seeing her on your list brought back memories of us playing her 1988 CD, "Shaday," to death at the music store where I worked. She was on my extended list of artists I'd planned on voting for someday, but after seeing somebody else supporting her, "someday"...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4078

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Okay, I've moved Lush up to #2 on my list. Also, I went to Wikipedia and read more about Rodney Bingenheimer, and I can see why luvulongTIM has been singing his praises over the past few months. (I'm a little embarrassed I didn't know any more than the name.) He certainly deserves serious recognitio...
by jamieW
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4078

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Lush will change to my #1 if they actually stand a chance of getting in. If I'd thought anyone else would vote for them, I would've put them at #2. (Actually, I was a little surprised I didn't see them on your first ballot, since I knew you were the other big Lush fan on the forum. Some of my favor...
by jamieW
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4078

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Okay, I completed my 2017 ballot in three stages: 1. The Moody Blues (so close last time!) 2. The female/female-led artists I had on my last ballot. 3. My favorite female artists from other voters' lists (to give them a boost). 1. The Moody Blues 2. Lush 3. Nightwish 4. Sarah McLachlan 5. Bessie Smi...

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