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by Henry
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 7410

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: 83

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: 11196

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: 230
Views: 7410

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: 858

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: 1763

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: 1632

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: 4665

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...
by Henry
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs - RESULTS!
Replies: 184
Views: 11196

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

1./Henry's all-time rank = 10. Good Vibrations 2./75. God Only Knows 3./250. California Girls 4./263. I Get Around 5./296. Sloop John B 6./326. Fun, Fun, Fun 7./472. Surfer Girl 8./577. Wouldn't It Be Nice 9./608. Surfin' USA 10./653. Help Me Rhonda 11./Surfin' Safari 12./737. Dance, Dance, Dance 13...
by Henry
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 12651

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Congrats to all the very deserving inductees!

Hopefully, Rundgren will have another chance next year.
by Henry
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks for the complete list. I am looking forward to exploring it for some more hidden gems.
by Henry
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Congratulations to Andy!

Thanks to prosecutor for entertaining us with this prediction competition.
by Henry
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Great job Sweepstakes Ron!!!

I would very much appreciate it if you would make a spreadsheet of the results available so that we can see how songs that did not place in the top 3000 fared.
by Henry
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Well at least this means Bohemian Rhapsody is in the Top 20. Where it belongs! I'm surprised to see Good Vibrations fall, as I believed it to be an outside contender for #1. But such is the nature of the poll. There must have been several folks who selected Good Vibrations as their top song last ti...
by Henry
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

It's crazy that the Beatles only have one song left, but Bowie and the Stones still have 3 each. Great observation! The reduced ranks of many Beatles songs seem to be an indicia of a resistance against popular Beatles singles among AM poll participants. There are a few extreme cases, e.g., Moonbeam...
by Henry
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Wow that is the lowest I've ever seen Waterloo Sunset. Stunningly low, but maybe not surprising based on the results of the poll -- the Kinks sadly lost ground all around. You could say the same about The Beatles with Strawberry Fields, but they still have more than enough representation ;) I am no...
by Henry
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

The following songs (according to my understanding) appear to have placed below 2900 in our 2018 poll. 783 (2105 poll rank)/715 (AM Rank). Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up, Look Sharp (one of my least favorite in the AM top 1000) 855/563. Elbow - One Day Like This 927/1690. Paul McCartney - Jet 985/1004. TV O...
by Henry
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Henry, Suffragette City and Tom Traubert's Blues among others already showed up. I think I may have the full top 200. I'm good to run a predictions game for the top 100, once someone can help corroborate my picks. I had a few senior moments apparently and did not update my records with the songs th...
by Henry
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

My guess is that the following could pull off "shockers" and end up in the top 200: 190 (2015 rank)/3191 (AM Rank). Nina Simone - Sinnerman 224/1346. Funkadelic - Maggot Brain Most disappointing faders could include: 444/354. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle 463/1880. Arcade Fire - Afterl...
by Henry
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

StevieFan13 wrote:This is bonkers - has Don’t Look Back in Anger still not shown up yet?


Quite right sir. It should appear in the next group or so. I'll add it to my predictions list.
by Henry
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Songs predicted to drop between 101-200: 80. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday 89. Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way 90. Stevie Wonder - Living for the City 91. Prince - Kiss 92. Pixies - Where Is My Mind? 94. M83 - Midnight City 96, U2 - One 99. Simon and Garfunkel - The Boxer 100. Beatles - In My Life 101. ...
by Henry
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

I'm here just to see if new songs appears and listen to them. Since almost every song in the results is also listed here at AM it's not really a good way to discover new songs. I suggest going through the ballots that were posted in the other thread if you want to check out some songs that you may ...
by Henry
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11358

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Albums 1. Red Hot Chili Peppers / Californication 2. Blink-182 / Enema of State 3. Third Eye Blind / Blue 4. Santana / Supernatural 5. Foo Fighters / There Is Nothing Left To Lose 6. The Cranberries / Bury the Hatchet 7. Robert Cray / Take Your Shoes Off 8. Keith Jarrett / The Melody At Night 9. Sav...
by Henry
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11358

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Songs 1. Santana feat. Rob Thomas / Smooth 2. Red Hot Chili Peppers / Otherside 3. Blink-182 / What's My Age Again 4. Red Hot Chili Peppers / Californication 5. Blink-182 / All the Small Things 6. Red Hot Chili Peppers / Scar Tissue 7. The Cranberries / Promises 8. Foo Fighters / Learn To Fly 9. Thi...
by Henry
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Songs predicted to drop between 201-300: 157. Grimes - Oblivion 159. TV On the Radio - Wolf Like Me (252) 160. Beatles - Here Comes the Sun (216) 163. LCD Soundsystem - Someone Great 174. Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice (208) 176. Massive Attack - Teardrop 186. Bob Marley - Redemption Song (223) 19...
by Henry
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Songs predicted to drop between 301-400: 2015 Poll Rank = 258. Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street 259. Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love 260. George Harrison - My Sweet Lord (Actual 2018 AMF Poll=352) 268. Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (330) 269. Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman 272. Pink F...
by Henry
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Interesting to see The Passenger and More Than a Feeling place here with 16 and 19 votes respectively. But, none of us had these songs higher than 111 among our faves.
by Henry
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Grand Final
Replies: 20
Views: 3993

Re: 6001/6096: Grand Final

1644 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain
5898 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
NR | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel (11)
NR | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu (11)
NR | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime (11)
NR | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream (11)
by Henry
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 4142

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 3

Little Anthony and The Imperials | Hurt So Bad (My 2884th fave of all-time) Al Green | Look What You Done for Me (5803) Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime (NR - 11) Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) (NR - 11.1) M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade | Body Language (NR- 11...
by Henry
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #7: The Who's Quadrophenia
Replies: 9
Views: 3970

Re: Album Club Discussion #7: The Who's Quadrophenia

Great album including 14 of my all time faves, such as: my 116th fave - Love, Reign O'er Me 200 - The Real Me 484 - The Punk and the Godfather 808 - I've Had Enough 912 - 5:15 1042 - I'm One 1088 - Doctor Jimmy 1089 - Cut My Hair 1125 - Sea and Sand 1134 - The Rock 1230 - Drowned 1296 - Is It In My ...
by Henry
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

I would not be surprised to see the following songs drop from their 2015 Poll Rank: 2015 Poll Rank = 1 - Beatles - A Day in the Life - 2018 prediction = 4 4 - Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run - 10 5 - Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay - 14 6 - Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven - 13 7 - Rolling Stone...
by Henry
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

According to my (often incorrect records) the following songs placed above 1000 in our prior poll and I am curious if they will place in the top 2900 this time: 131 (prior poll placement) - Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More Time (my rating=1808) - my surmise is that my record is incorrect regarding the 2015...
by Henry
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 17
Views: 3812

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 2

6012 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain (1644) 6013 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap (NR - 11) 6072 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed (NR-11) 6065 | The Chills | Heavenly Pop Hit (NR) 6048 | Killer Mike | Reagan (NR) 6089 | Bob Dylan | Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts (421) 6020 | Steely Dan |...
by Henry
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 15
Views: 3537

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 1

6088 | Lou Christie | Lightnin' Strikes
6093 | Paul Revere & The Raiders | Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
6041 | Public Enemy | Can't Truss It
6016 | The Saints | Know Your Product
by Henry
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22828

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Now that we're up to 800, let's talk about some songs that made in it the 2015 poll, but are not likely (or questionable) to make it this year: 821 in 2015 - Fleetwood Mac - Landslide - (my ranking =420, came in at 511) 836 - Wham - Careless Whisper - 325 (could be higher than 500) 873 - Carole King...
by Henry
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 219
Views: 72512

Re: Concerts you have coming up

My buddy Ron saw Beach House at The Fox Theater in Oakland recently and thought that the live show was rather tame in that the band members failed to interact with the audience and were not clearly visible during the performance. The performance by The War on Drugs that I saw at The Fox Theater was ...
by Henry
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 13131

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Albums 1. Barenaked Ladies / Stunt 2. New Radicals / Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too 3. Elliott Smith / XO 4. Maire Brennan / Perfect Time 5. Cowboy Junkies / Miles From Our Home 6. Natalie Merchant / Ophelia 7. Metallica / Garage Inc. 8. The Smashing Pumpkins / Adore 9. Belle and Sebastian / The ...
by Henry
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 13131

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Songs 1. Barenaked Ladies / One Week 2. Goo Goo Dolls / Slide 3. Barenaked Ladies / It's All Been Done 4. New Radicals / You Get What You Give 5. Barenaked Ladies / Alcohol 6. Charlotte Church / Panis Angelicus 7. New Radicals / Someday We'll Know 8. Semisonic / Closing Time 9. Cher / Believe 10. El...
by Henry
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Hmm...there's a song in my top 100 that I know received at least another top 100 vote and a few other lower votes, but it hasn't appeared yet and I can't imagine it will at this point...I wonder if it got ate up in the file? I would be interested in seeing a spreadsheet of the votes (excluding the ...
by Henry
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 12651

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I'd vote for:

Todd Rundgren
The Cure
Radiohead
Roxy Music
The Zombies

Stevie Nicks and Def Leppard are presently in the lead.
by Henry
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Songs in the top 3000 (so far) that are in my top 100: 1003. Todd Rundgren - I Saw the Light (32) 1062. Eagles - One of These Nights (20) 1076. James Taylor - You've Got a Friend (38) 1165. Elton John - Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding (45) 1294. Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number (63)...
by Henry
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 219
Views: 72512

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass was once again a great success for the attendees. Graham Nash was vocally brilliant and interacted wonderfully with the audience. Los Lobos was superb, but should consider dropping the accordion songs. Hurray for Riffraff was very good, but too much spoken words in some of ...
by Henry
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Timbre
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: Timbre

I would place distortion techniques among the many aspects of production that relate to timbre. I wonder if others agree. Another description of timber states: Our perception of timbre, or tone quality, seems most closely related to the physical phenomena of unfolding partials in the spectrum of a s...
by Henry
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

StevieFan13 wrote:Behind Blue Eyes will totally place. It's famous!


You are almost certainly correct. In the 2015 poll it came in at 236. My bet is that it comes in lower this time.
by Henry
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103746

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

12 votes for You're So Vain and it tops out here! Imagine how many votes a song must need to make the top 1000. It's getting to the point where it's safe to say if one of my personal faves that doesn't get much love from others on AM hasn't placed yet, it's not going to place at a higher level. I w...
by Henry
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Marty Balin
Replies: 3
Views: 1969

Re: R.I.P. Marty Balin

Very few folks seem to remember Balin's group Bodacious D.F.

They had a few good songs in their one album including: Driving Me Crazy, Second Hand Information, Drifting and Twixt Two Worlds.
by Henry
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Timbre
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Timbre

It seems to me that a lot of production is directed to affecting the timbre of the recording created. One description of timbre (Wikipedia) that I found somewhat useful is: J. F. Schouten (1968, 42) describes the "elusive attributes of timbre" as "determined by at least five major aco...
by Henry
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 11151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Albums 1. Third Eye Blind / Third Eye Blind 2. Sarah McLachlan / Surfacing 3. Foo Fighters / The Colour and the Shape 4. The Verve / Urban Hymns 5. Robert Cray / Sweet Potato Pie 6. Savage Garden / Savage Garden 7. Radiohead / OK Computer 8. Buena Vista Social Club / Buena Vista Social Club 9. Ellio...
by Henry
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 11151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Songs 1. Foo Fighters / Everlong 2. Third Eye Blind / Motorcycle Drive By 3. Sarah McLachlan / Building A Mystery 4. Third Eye Blind / Semi-Charmed Life 5. Third Eye Blind / The Background 6. Alvaro Cassuto / Vivaldi: Violin Concerto In E, Op. 8/1, RV 269, "The Four Seasons (Spring)" - 1. ...
by Henry
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 17
Views: 2773

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 9

421 (all-time favorite) | Bob Dylan | Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts
NR (6/10) | Supergrass | Going Out
NR (5.5/10) | Ashford and Simpson | Solid
NR (4.5/10) | Public Enemy | Can't Truss It

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