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by Blanco
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: El Comercio: Los mejores boleros de todos los tiempos (Book - 2001)
Replies: 11
Views: 2168

Re: El Comercio: Los mejores boleros de todos los tiempos (Book - 2001)

Great list Panam! You're the best finding hidden gems!

PS. They reaaally like Manzanero, huh?
by Blanco
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Fundación Nuevas Bandas: Las 24 mejores canciones del pop y rock venezolano (2001)
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Fundación Nuevas Bandas: Las 24 mejores canciones del pop y rock venezolano (2001)

Have you tried http://web.archive.org/ ? Maybe it can help.

Also, I think there's one song missing in the setenta's songs, because there are only 23 songs overall.

Great find, Panam!
by Blanco
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Haha naa, I don't hate that song. I'm trying to be impartial with my comments. Actually I think it has really good lyrics. At most, I use personal comments to justify objective points. It is faster. But believe me, everything I say is based on a meticulous analysis of Latin American music done over ...
by Blanco
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Oh man, there's so much to say... But I will not comment on every song, just that ones I really feel need to be changed. 1 Pedro Vargas - Bésame mucho (Consuelo Velásquez) 2 Los Fabulosos Cadillacs - Matador 3 Soda Stereo - De música ligera 4 Santana - Oye como va 5 Trío Matamoros - Lágrimas negras ...
by Blanco
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

I don't know what to do with these: Ok, here are my choices for specific versions: Pedro Vargas - Bésame mucho Cuco Sánchez - Toda una vida Los Indianos - Recuerdos de Ypacaraí Marimba Chiapas - Dios nunca muere Eydie Gorme & Los Panchos - Flores negras Lila Downs - Quizás, Quizás, Quizás José ...
by Blanco
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

I like your list. Many songs that we forgot. Although I'm not pretty sure if we need to include composers when most of them never recorded their songs. Thanks! What I am trying to do is to give acclaim to the song itself, not to a specific version. Bésame mucho is the clearest example: In most list...
by Blanco
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Done! 1. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs - El Matador 2. Violeta Parra - Gracias a la vida 3. Consuelo Velázquez (composer) - Bésame mucho 4. Carlos Gardel - El día que me quieras 5. Joan Manuel Serrat - Mediterráneo 6. Santana - Oye Como Va 7. León Gieco - Sólo Le Pido A Dios 8. Mocedades - Eres tú 9. Trío...
by Blanco
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Haha Sorry guys, my job has been consuming my time longer than usual.
Give me a few hours. :P
by Blanco
Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

So, we can add Spanish songs as well?

I like really much how the list is going. I'm not so convinced with a few songs, but I will wait to see how much the overall list changes with my own selections.
by Blanco
Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Hi Blanco, I'm fine and you? Some things came before this update, like the main list's update (top 5200 songs) and the album's list (top 2000 albums). But the brazilians list update will happen soon, I selected more than 300 songs. And as it happens, I'll post it here. Ok, ok. I will wait almost pa...
by Blanco
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs *Greatest Albums update (page 4)*
Replies: 183
Views: 37486

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Bruno wrote:I'd say that new update will bring 400 new songs and many popular brazilian's genres: sertanejo, pagode, samba, mpb, pop/rock, etc.

:whistle:
Hey Bruno, how are you? I came back and searched for your site and there have not been an update, man. Hope everything's ok.
by Blanco
Sat Jan 28, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Carlo Herrera / Jose Luis Salas - Alimenta Tus Oídos (2015)
Replies: 22
Views: 5329

Re: Carlo Herrera / Jose Luis Salas - Alimenta Tus Oídos (2015)

panam wrote:Sorry, here it's corrected

Thanks!
by Blanco
Sat Jan 28, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Carlo Herrera / Jose Luis Salas - Alimenta Tus Oídos (2015)
Replies: 22
Views: 5329

Re: Carlo Herrera / Jose Luis Salas - Alimenta Tus Oídos (2015)

Receta 18: Música y popa Archie Bleyer - Hernando's Hideaway Antoñita Macarena y su conjunto - Yenka Yen Gillian Hills - Près De la Cascade Johnny Miranda - El Porompompero Los 5 Magnificos - Ole tus Lunares Rosita Ferrer - A Tu Vera Orchestre Los Alcarson - España en Cha Cha Cha Marisel - Apiádate...
by Blanco
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 66
Views: 25803

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

panam wrote:Best Cuban albums by year according to cubaencuentro.com


Here is 2011:
http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cultura/ar ... nos-272677
by Blanco
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 66
Views: 25803

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

panam, thanks but what I meant was to include only the "Explore the music" songs. Those could be seen as recommended/chosen songs from each Latin music style, while the songs from the show aren't. For example, clip 7 of the first episode begins with songs by The Beatles while the intervie...
by Blanco
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Fernando Rosa: El Mapa de Todos Playlist "300 clássicos de todos os tempos da música latina"
Replies: 4
Views: 1182

Re: Fernando Rosa: El Mapa de Todos Playlist "300 clássicos de todos os tempos da música latina"

panam wrote:Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire - Mono Version


Hmm... Strange that this song it's in the selection.

btw, hello Panam. Nice to see other Latin American music supporters in the forum!
by Blanco
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste Magazine - The 50 Best Grunge Songs (2014)
Replies: 18
Views: 3287

Re: Paste Magazine - The 50 Best Grunge Songs (2014)

Prediction: Smells Like Teen Spirit ends up being the number one song of all time according to AM this year or next. Yeah, I think that too. But who knows. Henrik said this in 2014 : Here are the "scores" for the top 25 albums and songs, to give you an idea of which albums/songs that have...
by Blanco
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste Magazine - The 50 Best Grunge Songs (2014)
Replies: 18
Views: 3287

Paste Magazine - The 50 Best Grunge Songs (2014)

Hi everyone! Nice to see you again. I found interesting this list, and I wanted to share it with you. http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2014/08/the-50-best-grunge-songs.html?a=1 50. Mother Love Bone – “Crown of Thorns” 49. Green River – “Swallow My Pride” 48. 7 Year Bitch – “The Scratch” 47. ...
by Blanco
Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World Music Cup: Up for a 'World Music' Discovery Game?
Replies: 33
Views: 4726

Re: World Music Cup: Up for a 'World Music' Discovery Game?

I will take Brazil, but if Blanco wants it I will happily defer. No problem! I will take Mexico as my first option. Then Cuba Chile (But if Dan or someone else prefer this country, I have no problem) Colombia I am sure that someone with more knowledge from Spain will choose that option soon. If som...
by Blanco
Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 4.2
Replies: 24
Views: 2669

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 4.2

Cuatro caminos, of course.
by Blanco
Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 3.4
Replies: 18
Views: 2843

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 3.4

Kate Bush
Gil Scott-Heron
Cafe Tacvba
Thanks.
by Blanco
Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 66
Views: 25803

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

I think so, I could not say I'm 100% sure as I didn't really check all your posts (as I assumed you did your job correctly until I found the Colombian list :mrgreen: ). Yeah, I had also thought that. :angry-banghead: Is it... absolutely necessary to include a list featuring Julio Iglesias? :? :whis...
by Blanco
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 66
Views: 25803

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

bootsy wrote:This probably doesn't count but I did find this list on billboards site.

http://www.billboard.com/photos/6686047/50-most-essential-latin-albums-past-50-years/2

Looks eligible to me. Henrik?
by Blanco
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 66
Views: 25803

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

Blanco, I'm doing a run-through all the lists that were posted on the new forum (yes, I'm currently feeling crazy) and I noticed this list of the 50 greatest Colombian songs: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1602 Why didn't you add it to the above list? (BTW, you should ...
by Blanco
Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 3.3
Replies: 26
Views: 3622

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 3.3

Joe Jackson - I'm The Man
by Blanco
Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2015 (16) September 15
Replies: 3
Views: 2113

Re: MCCh 2015 (16) September 15

I wonder if the last Yo La Tengo album, Stuff Like That There will appear sometime soon in the chart. I hope so!

Edit:
Oh, my 666th post! Now i'm the beast! Time to listen Iron Maiden.
by Blanco
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week
Replies: 90
Views: 12322

Re: Album of the Week

I would have liked to join the World Music/Folk team but I can see that maybe is too crowded by now. I would have preferred that you had chosen the World Music/Folk team, Honorio. But I respect your decision. If I remember well, some of you commented on the "There She Goes" thread that it...
by Blanco
Mon Sep 07, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week
Replies: 90
Views: 12322

Re: Album of the Week

Romain wrote:My problem is the "discussion" part. My english is so bad that I can hardly talked and exposed why I love the albums.

Perhaps in this case you could say it in French. I would not mind using a translator. I know it's not the same, but I think it is preferable to nothing.
by Blanco
Sun Sep 06, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week
Replies: 90
Views: 12322

Re: Album of the Week

Pierre wrote:Otherwise, Blanco, will you participate? :greetings-waveyellow:

Yes!
Luney6, count me for "World Music / Folk" and "Avant-Garde", please.
by Blanco
Sun Sep 06, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Song and Album of Each Decade
Replies: 27
Views: 3937

Re: Favorite Song and Album of Each Decade

Only Latin American and Spanish songs: 1700's: La Llorona - Traditional song 1800's: Cielito lindo - Traditional song 1900's: Perjura - Miguel Lerdo de Tejada (composer) 1910's: La Adelita - Traditional song 1920's: Lágrimas negras - Trío Matamoros 1930's: Aquarela do Brasil - Ary Barroso (composer...
by Blanco
Sun Sep 06, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week
Replies: 90
Views: 12322

Re: Album of the Week

Pierre wrote:Some of the most extreme works, like Half Japanese's "1/2 Gentlemen/Not Beasts" could be classified as avant-garde.

Great album! :music-guitarred: :music-listening: :music-rockon:
by Blanco
Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Tsugi - 100 singles cultes
Replies: 7
Views: 2464

Re: Tsugi - 100 singles cultes

Henrik wrote:With my 2-3 years old version of Spotify it is possible to copy the list to Excel and get the titles.

Wow! Great tip!
by Blanco
Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 2.7
Replies: 20
Views: 4095

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 2.7

Brad wrote:Edit - Fixed... hope Blanco didn't get too excited!

My emotions - graphic description:
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by Blanco
Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 2.7
Replies: 20
Views: 4095

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 6 - Round 2.7

3. Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos vs. Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime
4. Panteón Rococó - Compañeros musicales vs. Lafayette Afro Rock Band - malik
Yeap, I'm only voting the brackets with my own nominations. Sorry for that. This has been a busy week.
by Blanco
Sun Aug 23, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion about the new site design
Replies: 10
Views: 2214

Re: Discussion about the new site design

It's perfect now. Thanks.
by Blanco
Sat Aug 22, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion about the new site design
Replies: 10
Views: 2214

Re: Discussion about the new site design

I have a big screen, and while the font is indeed bigger, the site as a whole is not. For example, I see "Artists|Countries|Genr Home|" (That is, "Genre" without the last "e"). Or in the list by artist the letters appears as: " # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R...
by Blanco
Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The update is here!
Replies: 93
Views: 10893

Re: The update is here!

I love how now we can see the albums and songs lists by country. Yeah!
by Blanco
Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Replies: 62
Views: 13161

Re: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time

And there is no one on this planet and no one on this site who could make a comprehensive list about songwriters encompassing all languages, unless you want to go by hearsay. Rolling Stone comes from an English language speaking country. To bad, but do many Spanish lists of the type include any son...
by Blanco
Sun Aug 16, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2015 (14) August 15
Replies: 7
Views: 3240

Re: MCCh 2015 (14) August 31

Bang Jan wrote:It's the end of August already?

Yes. Yes it is.
by Blanco
Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: France - One song per day.
Replies: 1608
Views: 259969

Re: France - One song per day.

Yeah Romain. Thanks for everything. 60000 is a very big number. Congratulations!
by Blanco
Sat Aug 15, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Replies: 62
Views: 13161

Re: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time

Honorio wrote:This is not true (and you know it).
This is not fair (and you know it).
You should apologize (and you know it).

Sounds like the chorus of a good song! Are we seeing the next Spanish hit? Maybe. Who knows?!
by Blanco
Sat Aug 15, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Replies: 62
Views: 13161

Re: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time

They probably shouldn't have labeled the list "...of All Time," as that raises questions about omissions like Berlin, Cole Porter, the Gershwins, Rodgers & Hart, Ellington, etc. (basically, anyone to whom Ella Fitzgerald's devoted an album). I think most people seeing the list will me...
by Blanco
Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Replies: 62
Views: 13161

Re: Rolling Stone: The 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time

Romain wrote:
JR wrote:
Anyone of note missing?


Everything outside english speaking songwriters maybe?

THIS. A THOUSAND TIMES.
by Blanco
Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Soda Stereo
Replies: 4
Views: 2148

Re: Soda Stereo

Today's Google doodle in this part of the world:

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Celebrating the 56th birthday of Gustavo Cerati.
by Blanco
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1966 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 12282

Re: Songs and Albums of 1966 Poll

The Rug Rat wrote:It's on this album, which was released in Feb 1967.

https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album ... fred_neil/

Hi, B.
by Blanco
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock & Folk Absolutely Live 250 live albums revisited (1997)
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Re: Rock & Folk Absolutely Live 250 live albums revisited (1

Pierre wrote:I promised a translation of the articles on the Grateful Dead and Zappa, here they are.

Thanks a lot, Pierre!
Coincidentally, right now I'm in a Zappa fanaticism season that I had not felt since my high school years. That guy was great.
by Blanco
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye and Eminem have wider vocabularies than Bob Dylan
Replies: 15
Views: 2843

Re: Kanye and Eminem have wider vocabularies than Bob Dylan

Come on guys, the forum is to discuss and comment! The title seems somewhat sensationalist, I agree. The article seems unusual for me and I expected some comment in favor or against. For my part, I have found it funny. I think that, just like Haruki Murakami says, it does not matter a large vocabula...
by Blanco
Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye and Eminem have wider vocabularies than Bob Dylan
Replies: 15
Views: 2843

Kanye and Eminem have wider vocabularies than Bob Dylan

Eminem is the most verbose musician of all time, a study has found, while Mariah Carey, The Who and The Beatles are among the artists with the lowest musical vocabulary. Research by Musixmatch has compiled the 100 most linguistically dense songs of the top 93-selling artists ever. They then compare...

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