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by Henry
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 63
Views: 2372

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: 63
Views: 2372

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: 227
Views: 18963

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: 8267

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: 5617

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: 28105

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: 14938

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: 16340

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: 16340

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: 60
Views: 13272

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: 14938

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: 14938

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: 17497

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: 17497

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: 20
Views: 6327

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: 2644

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: 17497

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: 275
Views: 47732

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: 17497

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: 12320

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: 12320

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: 275
Views: 47732

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: 275
Views: 47732

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: 17497

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: 28105

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: 28105

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: 275
Views: 47732

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: 316
Views: 41912

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: 316
Views: 41912

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: 884

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: 21756

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: 316
Views: 41912

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: 2767

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: 3812

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: 2701

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: 8450

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: 21756

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: 18342

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: 134275

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: 27047

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: 134275

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: 134275

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: 27047

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: 134275

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: 27047

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: 27047

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: 27047

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: 27047

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: 27047

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: 134275

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 ...

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