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by Listyguy
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Poll 2017?
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

This is the year of the album poll (my personal favorite of all the forum wide polls). There is also the forum-wide poll for favorite books! :D
by Listyguy
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 377

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

I hope everyone has been as busy reading for this poll as I have! I finished reading The Stranger the other day, and started Their Eyes Were Watching God yesterday. I'm posting to remind people this poll is open and to let everyone know that I'm pushing the deadline back to August 31, 2017 . There a...
by Listyguy
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 121
Views: 1356

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

Great group there, featuring my second and third favorite films of the decade (American Beauty and Reservoir Dogs). Sad to see them both fall in the ranking, but glad to see then both in the top 15 still!
by Listyguy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 24
Views: 273

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1

1970
The Cross - Easily my favorite song in this group
Frankly Mr. Shankly
The Predatory Wasp
Alone, Together
Don't Forget About Me
Haiti
Listening Wind
by Listyguy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Replies: 11
Views: 121

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

Choosing between the top two was difficult. 09 | Shelter from the Storm 01 | Tangled Up in Blue 10 | Buckets of Rain 02 | Simple Twist of Fate 04 | Idiot Wind 05 | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 08 | If You See Her, Say Hello 06 | Meet Me in the Morning 03 | You're a Big Girl Now 07 | Lil...
by Listyguy
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 121
Views: 1356

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

I haven't seen Hateful Eight or Death Proof, but of the other seven here's my list: 1. Pulp Fiction 2. Reservoir Dogs 3. Inglourious Basterds 4. Kill Bill Vol. 1 5. Django Unchained 6. Kill Bill Vol. 2 7. Jackie Brown I could definitely be convinced that Jackie Brown is above Vol 2, but it's definit...
by Listyguy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 1421

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Just songs for me this month: 1. The Strokes - Last Nite 2. The Strokes - Take It Or Leave It 3. Weezer - Island In the Sun 4. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood 5. The Strokes - Someday 6. The Notwist - Pilot 7. White Stripes - Fell In Love With a Girl 8. White Stripes - We're Going To Be Friends 9. The Str...
by Listyguy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Alphabet Game: Favorite Artists A-Z
Replies: 10
Views: 137

Re: Alphabet Game: Favorite Artists A-Z

I went by last names, because if I went by first names I'd have to screw over the Beatles. ? means I didn't place them in my top 100 artists last year so I'm guessing Aerosmith Beatles Creedence Clearwater Revival Dylan, Bob Eeagles ? Fleetwood Mac Game Theory Hendrix, Jimi Iron Butterfly? (Billy Id...
by Listyguy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 98
Views: 8458

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Here are my changes from the original list I posted: 1968: Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay (but Jimi is basically tied with Otis) 1969: Jackson 5 - I Want You Back 1971: Led Zeppelin - When the Levee Breaks 1972: Neil Young - The Needle and the Damage Done 1973: The Stooges - Gimme D...
by Listyguy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

The Doors- Car Hiss By My Window
by Listyguy
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 98
Views: 8458

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Also, is there an analogous thread to this one for albums?
by Listyguy
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 98
Views: 8458

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Man, this thread is old I don't even remember starting it...
by Listyguy
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)
Replies: 10
Views: 153

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

1- Madame George
2- Sweet Thing
3- Astral Weeks
4- The Way Young Lovers Do
5- Slim Slow Slider
6- Beside You
7- Ballerina
8- Cyprus Avenue
by Listyguy
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

Blur - "Bank Holiday"
by Listyguy
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

I'll add Bob Dylan's "Oxford Town" to the group.
by Listyguy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

I'll add "Never Talking To You You Again" to the game.
by Listyguy
Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

I'll add Bold As Love to the mix. I'm shocked it's not on AM.
by Listyguy
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

I will now vote for 'In My Hour of Darkness'
by Listyguy
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

BleuPanda wrote:Listyguy, sorry, but I think I can only take one per day; I wouldn't want to set a precedent were someone could show up in a couple days and nominate five songs at once, etc.

My nomination for today is Joy Division's Atrocity Exhibition.

Understandable. Great song choice as well.
by Listyguy
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2102

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

If I missed the first day of this, can I submit two songs? If so, I'll go with Welcome Home (Sanitarium) and 'In My Hour of Darkness. If not I'll just go with Metallica for now.
by Listyguy
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: NME: 20 Greatest Motown Songs
Replies: 4
Views: 127

NME: 20 Greatest Motown Songs

I didn't notice this list in the critic's list thread, and since it's not eligible anyway, I figured I'd put it here: http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/best-motown-songs-time-1969454 Interesting list. I like that it doesn't just hammer out all of the "bests" from each artist (see: "M...
by Listyguy
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)

I basically love all of the songs on this album (aside from the two at the bottom). I had a hard time ranking the six songs between #1 and the bottom two: 05 | All My Friends 03 | North American Scum 04 | Someone Great 09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down 07 | Watch the Tapes 02 | T...
by Listyguy
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2940

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

I'm pretty surprised that "The National Anthem" bested "Everything In Its Right Place" and "Idioteque" for the crown of "best song on Kid A", and by a pretty wide margin! I wonder if that will hold up in the final round.
by Listyguy
Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 1421

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Albums:
1. Is This It - The Strokes

...Kidding. I will (hopefully) have a real list at the end of the month.
by Listyguy
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)
Replies: 19
Views: 298

Re: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)

babydoll wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:Screamadelica is actually a great album.

That was one of the most boring albums I've ever heard. XTRMNTR on the other hand...

Both are damn near wretched, in my opinion
by Listyguy
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 377

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Gillingham wrote:Great.
Good to see we still have some time to compile a list. Definitely will participate.
By the way, do we just post our lists in this thread? I think that would encourage others to join in.

Yes, do post lists in this thread!
by Listyguy
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pixies' Doolittle (1989)
Replies: 30
Views: 577

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pixies' Doolittle (1989)

1- Debaser
2- Hey
3- Monkey Gone to Heaven
4- Here Comes Your Man
5- Silver
6- Crackity Jones
7- Mr. Grieves
8- Tame
9- Wave of Mutilation
10- Gouge Away
11- There Goes My Gun
12- La La Love You
13- I Bleed
14- Dead
15- No. 13 Baby
by Listyguy
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 10 Favorite Songs by...R.E.M. (LIST COMPLETED!)
Replies: 34
Views: 635

Re: Top 10 Favorite Songs by...R.E.M.

1- Nightswimming
2- Drive
3- So Central Rain
4- The One I Love
5- Radio Free Europe
6- Monty Got a Raw Deal
7- Time After Time
8- The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
9- West of the Fields
10- Try Not to Breathe
by Listyguy
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2940

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

I probably won't get much new listening done in the next ten days, so I'm going to submit my lists now. Sadly only ten albums for me (too many of the others I heard were too bad to get points). Albums 1 Radiohead - Kid A 2 Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Yr Skinny Fists Like Antenas to Heaven 3 J...
by Listyguy
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1520

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Well, ""Hold On We're Going Home", "Hotline Bling" and "21" are very acclaimed. This is true, although the "Hotline Bling" acclaim baffles me. A few more I thought of that are probably better for this discussion: -"Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Shee...
by Listyguy
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1520

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

I know Drake isn't totally hated on the forum, but he's probably the one that springs to my mind immediately. I don't like a lot of his songs, but stuff like "Hold On We're Going Home", "Know Yourself" and "One Dance" I do enjoy. "Hotline Bling" I despise, ho...
by Listyguy
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1520

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

I know Drake isn't totally hated on the forum, but he's probably the one that springs to my mind immediately. I don't like a lot of his songs, but stuff like "Hold On We're Going Home", "Know Yourself" and "One Dance" I do enjoy. "Hotline Bling" I despise, how...
by Listyguy
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/Albums that you did not like before, but now you like it!
Replies: 8
Views: 184

Re: Songs/Albums that you did not like before, but now you like it!

The biggest album that I changed my mind on was probably Kid A, going from 3 stars to 4.5 over a few years. That's probably the most impressive swing (in terms of stars), but there have been plenty of other great albums I wasn't high on when I heard them originally, including: ⋅ Blue &sdot...
by Listyguy
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!
Replies: 62
Views: 1206

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!

''You're gonna lose that girl'' is pure pop perfection in my opinion as well and one of the Beatles' most underrated tracks. Funny you word it that way... I usually point to "Ticket To Ride" as the perfect pop song. I've always considered "You're Going To Lose That Girl" to be o...
by Listyguy
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!
Replies: 62
Views: 1206

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!

Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley Always nice to see a bunch of personal favorite I didn't nominate. Surprised to see The Game too, I feel Queen's albums are a bit overlooked on AM ; I'm more of a Jazz person myself (that's the only occasion I would utter that sentence) or an Innuendo person (yeah... t...
by Listyguy
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!
Replies: 62
Views: 1206

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!

Is Help! the controversial album you were referring to, Brad? Or is it Weird Al Yankovic? :lol:
by Listyguy
Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 76
Views: 1356

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!

Jirin wrote:I was one of the nominators of Rev Gary Davis.

I was the other. It was my #6 too (so close!)
by Listyguy
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 76
Views: 1356

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!

Yeah I certainly don't try to nominate albums that I think will win, but I always get excited when an album I nominate makes it far (such as The Cry of Love a few years ago).
by Listyguy
Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2940

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

Speaking of Johnny Cash..surprised he isn't getting more love. I personally think Solitary Man is the best album in his American series, and "I See a Darkness" is a very powerful song. Both will be prominently placed in my eventual lists.
by Listyguy
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Somebody explain Kid A to me.
Replies: 36
Views: 432

Re: Somebody explain Kid A to me.

I wasn't a huge Kid A fan the first few times I listened to it, partly because of the electronic-ness of it. Over time I got over that though. It might be my favorite Radiohead album depending on my current mood (the big 3 are always taking that title away from each other).
by Listyguy
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 76
Views: 1356

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!

Hmmm...if we're going with "album very close to 500 that barely qualifies but it seems wrong that it should qualify" I'd have to guess it's "The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady". "Houses of the Holy" has definitely been nominated before.
by Listyguy
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My favorite songs (to possibly be updated)
Replies: 12
Views: 290

Re: My favorite songs (to possibly be updated)

Glad to see another fan of "Don't Stop Me Now". Two top 20 votes in the next song poll should give it a pretty good ranking!
by Listyguy
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking the Top 100 Albums
Replies: 41
Views: 626

Re: Ranking the Top 100 Albums

I did this twice-in 2011 and 2012, so it's been a while but most of the albums are still the same (if not in different positions). Maybe I'll do it again this year... Anyway, here are the two RYM links to the aforementioned lists: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/ListyGuy/am_top_100___reordered/ https...
by Listyguy
Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Jimi Hendrix's Are You Experienced (1967)
Replies: 12
Views: 288

Re: Rank the Tracks: Jimi Hendrix's Are You Experienced (1967)

I've included the three b sides to the singles that were added to the US version of the album on my ranking, in parenthesis. The 17 track version is my personal favorite edition of the album (probably because I love almost all Hendrix music). 07 | May This Be Love (Stone Free) 11 | Are You Experienc...
by Listyguy
Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?
Replies: 18
Views: 510

Re: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?

Here are my top years: 1965 (two great albums from Dylan and the Beatles, along with Otis Blue and A Love Supreme) 1967 (The Doors, VU & Nico, Forever Changes, Sgt. Pepper, two great Hendrix albums, Songs of Leonard Cohen) 1969 (Abbey Road, Stand!, two great Led Zeppelin albums, In the Court of ...
by Listyguy
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series
Replies: 12
Views: 265

Re: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series

"Only" two albums I give five stars in this group, Revolver and Highway 61. The Beatles got my vote.
by Listyguy
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 377

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Graphic novels, manga, light novels, religious tomes... ineligible? Not considered serious literature? Religious texts are certainly ineligible, for a number of reasons (such as whether or not they are fiction or nonfiction). Light novels seem like they would be classified with novellas as eligible...
by Listyguy
Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 377

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

If anyone wants to send comments with their list, pm me about it when you submit your list
by Listyguy
Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Year & Decade polls?
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: 2000s Year & Decade polls?

I'm all for this...I have a severe lack of knowledge of this decade's music
by Listyguy
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 20-11
Replies: 8
Views: 217

Re: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 20-11

I went with Abbey Road, as it is my #2 album of all time. Also present in this group was my #3 album of all time, Are You Experienced. Ziggy and Born to Run (which tragically has NO VOTES YET) are also top 20 material.

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