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by Henry
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 109
Views: 34095

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. Todd Rundgren 2. The Beatles 3. Steely Dan 4. Yes 5. Stevie Wonder 6. Utopia 7. The Style Council 8. The Rolling Stones 9. The Who 10. Simon and Garfunkel 11. Chicago 12. The Beach Boys 13. Steve Winwood 14. Pink Floyd 15. Led Zeppelin 17. The Allman Brothers 18. The Doobie Brothers 19. The Eagle...
by Henry
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 3262

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

170. Papas Fritas – Way You Walk
Year: 2000
Album: Buildings and Grounds
Biggest Fan: Henry (#205)

Definitely not my 205th fave of all time. My guess is that it Way You Walk belongs to someone else.
by Henry
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 3262

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

169. Ace – How Long - 7
by Henry
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Billboard's all-time top rock digital songs
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: Billboard's all-time top rock digital songs

Thanks for sharing these Billboard items.

I may be in the minority in the AM Forum, but I appreciate the Billboard Charts and often prefer more popular songs to those that receive near universal critical acclaim, e.g., Tom Waits and Velvet Underground.
by Henry
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Billboard's all-time hard rock digital song leaders
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: Billboard's all-time hard rock digital song leaders

Thanks for sharing this ranking.

I haven't heard all of these yet, but plan to dive in those unheard songs soon.
by Henry
Fri May 31, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 28393

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Elvis Costello – Hand In Hand: 5
by Henry
Thu May 30, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 28393

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

146. Billy Joel – All for Leyna - 7.0
by Henry
Sun May 19, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 12080

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

• Hymie and Zombeels tie with the most nominated songs on the list, with seven apiece. Hymie’s score clearly better than Zombeels, as six of his songs made the top 50. How many participants did not have a single song in the first 125 of this biggest fan rollout? Others have had many songs. How does...
by Henry
Sun May 19, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 12080

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

• Hymie and Zombeels tie with the most nominated songs on the list, with seven apiece. Hymie’s score clearly better than Zombeels, as six of his songs made the top 50. How many participants did not have a single song in the first 125 of this biggest fan rollout? Others have had many songs. How does...
by Henry
Sat May 18, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 28393

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

The Libertines - Up the Bracket: 4
by Henry
Sat May 18, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Albums 1. Genesis / Genesis 2. Huey Lewis / Sports 3. Def Leppard / Pyromania 4. The Police / Synchronicity 5. Madonna / Madonna 6. Culture Club / Colour By Numbers 7. Eurythmics / Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These) 8. Cyndi Lauper / She's So Unusual 9. Billy Joel / Innocent Man 10. David Bowie / Let'...
by Henry
Sat May 18, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Songs 1. The Police / Every Breath You Take 2. Beat / Doors Of Your Heart 3. Spandau Ballet / True 4. Beat / I Confess 5. Genesis / Home By The Sea 6. U2/ Sunday Bloody Sunday (Live) 7. Beat / End of the Party 8. Billy Joel / Tell Her About It 9. Beat / Save It For Later 10. Pointer Sisters / I'm So...
by Henry
Sun May 12, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 28393

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

129. Traffic – The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

6

Winwood is great and this song is solid. Compared to other songs by Winwood, this song is a bit long for me and I prefer long songs with more transitions to keep them from becoming repetitive.
by Henry
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 181
Views: 44852

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

The 5th Dimension – Wedding Bell Blues: 7 - my 1508th all-time favorite
by Henry
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 30371

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Albums 1. Michael Jackson / Thriller 2. The Beat / Special Beat Service 3. Donald Fagen / The Nightfly 4. Todd Rundgren / The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect 5. Utopia / Swing to the Right 6. Joe Jackson / Night and Day 7. Roxy Music / Avalon 8. Alan Parsons Project / Eye In the Sky 9. Marshall ...
by Henry
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 30371

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

1982 was a great year. But, since I'm ancient I prefer 1972 :-) I also wonder what the over/under is on how many of the songs in my list will be judged as not belonging in 1982 (my surmise is around 7-20) Songs 1. Pretenders / Show Me 2. Michael Jackson / Billie Jean 3. Tears for Fears / Mad World 4...
by Henry
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 231
Views: 62173

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

14. Rickie Lee Jones Chuck E.'s in Love 7 39. KT Tunstall Suddenly I See 7 66. Sweet The Six Teens 7 60. Belle and Sebastian The Act of the Apostle (I) 7 55. Minnie Riperton Inside My Love 7 11. Puddle of Mudd Blurry 7 40. Rush Yyz 7 26. The Coral In the Morning 7 49. Empire of the Sun Walking on a ...
by Henry
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 16148

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

1) - 2013) Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell)- Get Lucky (my 2053rd favorite of all time) 2) - 2014) Future Islands- Seasons (Waiting On You) (2900) 3) - 2016) David Bowie- Lazarus (3064) 4) - 2009) Grizzly Bear- Two Weeks (3106) 5) - 2018) Janelle Monáe- Make Me Feel (lower than 6100, likely in my top ...
by Henry
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 13604

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

1) 2005 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois 2) 2006 | Belle & Sebastian | The Life Pursuit 3) 2007 | LCD Soundsystem | Sound of Silver 4) 2014 | The War on Drugs | Lost in the Dream 5) 2018 | Janelle Monáe | Dirty Computer 6) 2013 | Vampire Weekend | Modern Vampires of the City 7) 2017 | LCD Soundsystem...
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 40089

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

It will be interesting to see what happens in the decade poll to songs that have fewer votes in the year polls, but still qualify for the decade poll, such as "The Great Curve."
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 21371

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

The dominance of Radiohead for the folks in this 1990's album poll is increasingly revealed as we move to the top 6 - even compared to Nirvana.
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 42702

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Albums 1. Todd Rundgren / Healing 2. Squeeze / East Side Story 3. The Rolling Stones / Tattoo You 4. Pretenders / Pretenders II 5. Journey / Escape 6. Earl Klugh Crazy For You 7. The Beat / Wha'ppen? 8. The Police / Ghost in the Machine 9. Rush / Moving Pictures 10. Blue Oyster Cult Fire of Unknown ...
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 42702

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Songs 1. The Rolling Stones / Start Me Up 2. Todd Rundgren / Compassion 3. The Human League / Don't You Want Me 4. Journey / Don't Stop Believin' 5. Todd Rundgren / Time Heals 6. Squeeze / Tempted 7. Todd Rundgren / Healing Part II 8. Soft Cell / Tainted Love 9. Todd Rundgren / Healing Part III 10. ...
by Henry
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 109
Views: 34095

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Some great lists so far! Here are some of the performers for which I provided the only vote in the 2016 poll. Perhaps one or more participants will join me this year - hope springs eternal :-) Utopia Steve Winwood Joe Satriani The Doobie Brothers The English Beat Donald Fagen Return to Forever The R...
by Henry
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 21371

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Nirvana was the top AM Album group of the decade, Radiohead was 2nd, Bjork was 6th.

Elliott Smith was 23rd.
by Henry
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 21371

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Seems like Elliott Smith was quite favored by those participating in this poll.
by Henry
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 19380

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

5501-6000 5,501 Benny Carter Sweet Georgia Brown 5,502 Doors Spanish Caravan 5,503 XX Night Time 5,504 A Girl Called Eddy Golden 5,505 Miles Davis Sanctuary 5,506 Rogue Wave Eyes 5,507 Herbie Hancock St. Louis Blues 5,508 The Greyboy Allstars Back In the Game 5,509 Byrds Love That Never Dies 5,510 D...
by Henry
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 19380

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

5001-5500: 5,001 Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks Adagio molto e cantabile 5,002 Frederic Bayco Wagner: Lohengrin - Bridal Chorus 5,003 Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso 5,004 Johann Strauss II The Blue Danube 5,005 Paul McCartney and Wi...
by Henry
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)
Replies: 23
Views: 7313

Re: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)

You might want to consider including Todd Rundgren in this list because his first group (The Nazz) performed in the 1960's.
by Henry
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1949 List
Replies: 2
Views: 2887

Re: My 1949 List

Thanks for providing the list. I want to become more familiar with some of these all-time faves. For many of the songs, I have limited listening experience. But, I have placed a few comments regarding my enjoyment (or lack thereof) for some of the songs. Hymie's TOP 100 RECORDINGS FROM 1949: (Henry'...
by Henry
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 19380

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

4501-5000 4,501 Benatar, Pat All Fired Up 4,502 Cray, Robert Some Pain, Some Shame 4,503 3 Doors Down Landing In London 4,504 Los Lobos Roses 4,505 Keane A Bad Dream 4,506 Aguilera, Christina Hurt 4,507 R.E.M. Pop Song '89 (Acoustic) 4,508 Led Zeppelin In the Evening 4,509 Linkin Park Bleed It Out 4...
by Henry
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 277
Views: 79162

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

surprising for a popular song with a fair amount of radio play and no acclaim to be secretly beloved. I'd say the opposite. It's shocking to me that opinions of the forum fall in line so well with what is acclaimed. I'd expect a lot more popular (but unacclaimed) things to do much better here. If y...
by Henry
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 19380

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

4001-4500 4,001 Kaiser Chiefs Ruby 4,002 Academy Is Skeptics and True Believers 4,003 Smith, Elliott Bled White 4,004 Paul Anka Put Your Head on My Shoulder 4,005 Parker, Charlie & Dizzy Gillespie Leap Frog 4,006 Lee, Brenda I'm Sorry 4,007 Mingus, Charles Pedal Point Blues 4008 The Everly Broth...
by Henry
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 20517

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

30% of the top 10 is Radiohead. More dominance. I enjoy the remaining Radiohead songs as much as any of their offerings.

How many Radiohead songs in the top 5? Could be all 3, but more likely 2.
by Henry
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 20517

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

4 of the top 15 from Radiohead.

That is dominance in my view, despite my relatively lukewarm responses to many of Radiohead's songs.
by Henry
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 277
Views: 79162

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Rush - YYZ: 7
by Henry
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 277
Views: 79162

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 7 (comes in at 3835 of my all-time faves)
by Henry
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 19380

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

3501-4000 3,501 Hancock, Herbie Speak Like a Child 3,502 Led Zeppelin Achilles Last Stand 3,503 Brandon Flowers Crossfire 3,504 Guess Who No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature 3,505 Modest Mouse Dashboard 3,506 Franklin, Aretha I Say a Little Prayer 3,507 Matthews, Dave Crash Into Me 3,508 Charles Ming...
by Henry
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 40089

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Albums 1. Steely Dan - Gaucho 2. Utopia - Adventures in Utopia 3. Genesis - Duke 4. Steve Winwood - Arc of a Diver 5. The Beat - I Just Can't Stop It 6. Pretenders - Pretenders 7. Billy Joel - Glass Houses 8. John Lennon - Double Fantasy 9. Pat Metheny - 80/81 10. The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta 11. ...
by Henry
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 40089

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Songs 1. Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance 2. Genesis - Behind the Lines 3. Bob Seger - Against the Wind 4. Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot 5. Utopia - Caravan 6. Steely Dan - Hey Nineteen 7. Billy Joel - It's Still Rock and Roll To Me 8. Genesis - Misunderstanding 9. Utopia - The Road...
by Henry
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 277
Views: 79162

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Nice list of songs from yesteryear. I added my all time ranks for some of these below and hope to add more rankings (time permitting). My surmise is that many folks born in the past 30-50 years believe that Nirvana and Radiohead and The Velvet Underground and other performers that started after 1960...
by Henry
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 95261

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Derek and the Dominos – It’s Too Late: 5 Not one of the better songs on the Layla album IMHO. After Layla, I would recommend the following songs: Bell Bottom Blues, Why Does Love Have to Be So Sad?, I Looked Away, Anyday, Key to the Highway, and Keep On Growing. Note that at one time "Why Does ...
by Henry
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 95261

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s in Love: 7 - my favorite of the songs presented so far.
Puddle of Mudd | Blurry | 6
Diana Ross | I'm Still Waiting | 6
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay | Something Just Like This | 5
Goldfrapp | Strict Machine | 5
Queen | Good Company | 4
by Henry
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3
Replies: 1
Views: 1132

Re: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3

Sounds like a game worth my time. Thanks!
by Henry
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs - RESULTS!
Replies: 184
Views: 26153

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs - RESULTS!

The number one song is "God Only Knows," from "Pet Sounds" in 1966. It was the flip side of "Wouldn't It Be Nice" on the single, barely cracking the top 40 in the USA, but getting to #2 on the UK charts. The song was listed on 39 of the 44 ballots that were submitted, ...
by Henry
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 95261

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s in Love: 7 - my favorite of the songs presented so far.
Puddle of Mudd | Blurry | 6
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay | Something Just Like This | 5
Queen | Good Company | 4
by Henry
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 R&R Hall of Fame
Replies: 18
Views: 3582

Re: 2020 R&R Hall of Fame

I think the following bands have a chance:

Oasis (AM Artist Rank = 57)
Daft Punk (68)
Portishead (94)
by Henry
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 18
Views: 5308

Re: Happy New Year!

Looking forward to a great new year for all of us.

Hopefully, we can celebrate a renewal of democracy and freedom throughout our amazing world in 2019.
by Henry
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 3223

Re: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan

It might be worthwhile to identify performers for which larger numbers of voters were biggest fans (for different songs of course). Then a poll could be put together to determine which of the songs for such an artist were favored by AMers as a whole.
by Henry
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 10571

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

1. Todd Rundgren (top artist for Henry) 2. Style Council (7) 3. Allman Brothers (16) 4. Joe Jackson (20) 5. Billy Joel (28) 6. Chicago (29) 7. Joe Satriani (35) 8. Jackson Browne (37) 9. Doobie Brothers (38) 10. James Taylor (40) 11. Moody Blues (43) 12. Emerson, Lake and Palmer (46) 13. Jethro Tull...

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