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by Live in Phoenix
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10503

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Peter Gabriel, Red Rain -- 7
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 350
Views: 39937

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

They've shut down hockey, and pro and college basketball, and now toilet paper isn't easy to find. A delay of a music rollout isn't too big of a deal at this point.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 6022

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Albums: 1 | The Who | Who's Next 2 | Joni Mitchell | Blue 3 | Led Zeppelin | Led Zeppelin IV 4 | T. Rex | Electric Warrior 5 | The Rolling Stones | Sticky Fingers 6 | Sly and the Family Stone | There's a Riot Goin' On 7 | Elvis Presley | Elvis Country 8 | John Lennon | Imagine 9 | The Doors | L.A. W...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie
Replies: 17
Views: 3303

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie

Just noticed Live In Phoenix's avatar is Bowie's first album, and mine is his last album. 8-) :music-rockon: Just gonna move my tacked-on song list here. Songs: 1. Loving the Alien 2. Space Oddity 3. Moonage Daydream 4. Blue Jean 5. Ziggy Stardust 6. Ashes to Ashes 7. Let's Dance 8. Dead Man Walkin...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie
Replies: 17
Views: 3303

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie

Albums: 1. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 2. Tonight 3. The Next Day 4. Low 5. Blackstar 6. The Man Who Sold the World 7. Let’s Dance 8. Earthling 9. Aladdin Sane 10. Hunky Dory 11. David Bowie (1967) 12. Diamond Dogs 13. “Heroes” 14. Station to Station 15. Young Ameri...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Old rap compilation?
Replies: 18
Views: 2629

Re: Old rap compilation?

Old posts by bootsy 70's Hip Hop Songs: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Superappin’ Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rap Sequence – Funk You Up Funky 4 + 1 – Rapping and Rocking the House Ron Hunt – Spiderap Fatback Band – King Tim III (Personality Jock) Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight Lady B – To t...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 30418

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Neil Young - Transformer Man 9 From my favorite of his "weird" albums. (While his '80s run was halfway a disaster, I'd call it superior to his 2000-09 albums. Though I guess he was supposed to know better in the '80s.) If you like, there is also an ordinary, acoustic version of this song from his Un...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 350
Views: 39937

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Rob wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:24 pm
I guess Pour Some Sugar On Me and Pink Houses make sense as the last two. Too populist American, which seems to do badly overall.

And a lot of people still dislike Enya I guess.
Def Leppard is an English band, but maybe people just hate this type of '80s act.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 350
Views: 39937

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Great job Moonbeam! 291. Enya - Orinoco Flow (Sail Away) 292. Pet Shop Boys - Left to My Own Devices 293. U2 - Desire 294. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Don't Come Around Here No More 295. Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days 296. Tom Petty - Runnin' Down a Dream 297. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock - It Takes...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 350
Views: 39937

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Moonbeam wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:47 am
babydoll wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:45 am
My least favorite song is finally out. Yay.
Took long enough, didn't it? :P
I'm amazed that Moonbeam liked it more than 2 other non-AC/DC songs; and that, from what I can tell, Hymie is not a "hater" of anything so far.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 147
Views: 22063

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

“We were hearing this original tape of the original Get Back album before Spector, and it’s really fabulous … They just make the songs up bing, bing, bing. They have to be the most incredible songwriters ever, I mean, just amazingly talented. I don’t think people realize how sad it is that the Beat...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 147
Views: 22063

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Not that this really puts the issue to rest, but there was that one time that Sinatra dueted with Elvis, back from his army stint.
(I'm going to wildly assume that Sinatra generally preferred his own era of music.)

by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 147
Views: 22063

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Albums 5. Black Sabbath - Paranoid 9. Velvet Underground - Loaded 10. Jimi Hendrix - Bank of Gypsys 14. Led Zeppelin - III 17. Frank Sinatra - Watertown 20. The Stooges - Fun House Frank is rolling over in his grave from being on the same list with all of these acts, :mrgreen: A shame really, becau...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM Artists by Decade, 1890s-1940s
Replies: 4
Views: 1678

Re: Top AM Artists by Decade, 1890s-1940s

Incidentally, the top performers not inducted by us, by decade:

1890s
1 | Sousa's Band

1900s
1 | Fisk Jubilee Singers

1910s
1 | Original Dixieland Jazz Band

1920s
3 | Jelly Roll Morton

1930s
4 | Benny Goodman

1940s
5 | Louis Jordan
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top AM Artists by Decade, 1890s-1940s
Replies: 4
Views: 1678

Re: Top AM Artists by Decade, 1890s-1940s

Thanks Henrik! This was for some Hall of Acclaim trivia, out of general curiosity, and also for a sort of guide for the eventual early 20th century poll.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 30
Views: 8079

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Honorio wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:06 am

4. You Can't Always Get What You Want (1969)
The Stones at their most epic, using London Bach Choir to sing about disillusion. Not even Donald Trump could ruin this classic.
:text-goodpost:
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 30
Views: 8079

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Albums: 1. Let It Bleed 2. Sticky Fingers 3. Exile on Main St. 4. Tattoo You 5. Beggars Banquet 6. Aftermath 7. It's Only Rock n' Roll 8. Between the Buttons 9. Out of Our Heads 10. The Rolling Stones No. 2/The Rolling Stones, Now! 11. Undercover 12. Some Girls 13. Their Satanic Majesties Request 14...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 30418

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Wire – Mr. Suit

8
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Replies: 16
Views: 3221

Re: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

the current generations equivalent of Nevermind by Nirvana.
Not every generation even gets a Nevermind -- that's how rare it was.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

I'll probably edit trivia into this post throughout the year... ================================================ Number of Performer inductees: 240 (Number of Performer inductees in Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: 227. We have more induction years, but they induct more acts per year, so they w...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 30
Views: 8079

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Edited

Anyway, I was wondering to myself when this type of poll would maybe hit a speed bump. My guess is that if it kept plugging along and got to Top Artist #16, Miles Davis and his 51 studio albums (and no obvious "greatest hits" distillation) would trip up a lot of people.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 30
Views: 8079

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Albums later Songs: 1. Gimme Shelter 2. It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It) 3. Start Me Up 4. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction 5. Brown Sugar 6. You Can’t Always Get What You Want 7. Sympathy for the Devil 8. Time Waits for No One 9. Street Fighting Man 10. Ruby Tuesday 11. Bitch 12. No Expectations...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46549

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Biggest Fan: Andyramones1234 (#148)

Monday
Curious coincidental connections: today’s song title is very close to the band name of yesterday. Both songs have been nominated by someone trying to prove they can count in their nickname.
Well I mean, blame Dee Dee Ramone for the 1234
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

Thanks mileswide. My quotes were intended to cause at least a little bit of confusion. Back in the '90s when I came of age, there were all these lines drawn in publications and interviews over who was cool (practically over who was even supposed to be allowed to record music). So it's kind of funny ...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46549

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Split Enz – Six Months in a Leaky Boat 6 Imitating another singer is typically a great way to get on my nerves (in this case, Phil Collins; there's also like a whole subgenre of hard rock singers imitating other hard rock singers). Catchy, anyway, though Tim Finn was eclipsed in a few years by his y...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

Top Eleven point total: The Four Tops -- 31 points (tie) Fugazi -- 31 (tie) Billy Joel -- 29 St. Vincent -- 27 pts. and fourteen tie-breaker votes Manic Street Preachers -- 27 pts. and six tie-breaker votes Tori Amos -- 25 Vampire Weekend -- 24 Donna Summer -- 23 Taylor Swift -- 21 Paul McCartney/W...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

https://static-secure.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/2/12/1392226733569/St-Vincent-014.jpg St. Vincent Some kind words: "The smartest indie-rock star of her generation." Over the course of her career through her self-titled album "she has gone from a prodigiously talented, occasio...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

https://static.stereogum.com/uploads/2014/08/Fugazi.jpg Fugazi Some kind words: Fugazi produces "pure, high-intensity punk rock of rare intelligence and artistry without any concession to the tug of commercialism … [Their debut] blends a classic DC-core sensibility with a mature, objective outlook ...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

https://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/130/590x/secondary/music-661088.jpg The Four Tops Some kind words: "[N]othing outside of Phil Spector's epic work for the Righteous Brothers and Ike and Tina Turner rivals the sweep of 'Baby I Need Your Loving,' 'It's the Same Old Song,' 'I Can't Help My...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/1990/article/billy-joel-on-fire-again-the-rolling-stone-interview-19900125/183524/large_rect/1426101074/1401x788-85852281.jpg Billy Joel Some kind words: "[A]s the first disc [of The Essential Billy Joel] unfurls, even cynics may wonder why he's been dogged by ...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

The winners have all been determined, and I will roll out the results tomorrow morning (i.e. 12+ hours from now). You're not necessarily supposed to know one of the quotes or references below, but if you do, you'll have figured out one of the performer inductees early. I feel like I almost died maki...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)
Replies: 23
Views: 5347

Re: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)

CLOSED

My vote won't change anything, but I'm adding it below. Results will be tomorrow.

St. Vincent
Goffin & King
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46549

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird

7

Album credits for Bluebird: "GUITARS--Steve, Neil & Richie--all 11,386 of 'em."
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)
Replies: 23
Views: 5347

Re: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)

St Vincent Abstain cause I don't know all three well enough. I will attempt to sum them up: Goffin & King Songwriting hits include U.S. Number Ones "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" (The Shirelles), "Take Good Care of My Baby" (Bobby Vee), "The Loco-Motion" (Little Eva), "Go Away Little Girl" (Steve Lawr...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)
Replies: 23
Views: 5347

Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)

For the 4th Performer spot, and for the Backstage Wing spot, we are going to have tie-breaker votes. I will supply the last vote, if necessary. To reiterate my Backstage Wing spiel, long gone are the days when we could simply have a vacancy that didn't really matter, as we'd sometimes go right into ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

This poll is CLOSED. Sort of. It looks like three performers are locked in, and then there's a tie; and then the Backstage Wing got surprisingly tied up again. I will start a tie-breaker poll tomorrow. As for the results, I think it's better to present everything at once. (Backing Band Inductions di...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

A little under 48 hours left (UTC time zone ... so about 45 1/2 hours left). Some exciting/heartbreaking finalist changes of late.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46549

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

^ I learned a little French today
Mouais is a way of expressing uncertainty in an affirmative way. It might be translated as "Yes, but I'm not sure", or "Kind of".
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46549

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Not actually a believer myself, but I have been exposed to a fair amount of contemporary worship music (some of which is also on my prospective 2010s song list). I don't note live versus studio versions when ranking -- as the main site similarly doesn't really note live versions of songs -- but my r...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46549

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

The Format - Time Bomb: 6/10 I didn't expect to see this song outside the confines of my post about local music lists. I especially don't have a night life anymore, but anyway it's amusing to think of power pop as having been part of the scene here (going by the one song I know by this band). It bou...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

A little over a week left :text-bump:

Consider it a hard deadline, since you only have to cough up 5 to 13 names (instead of hundreds of songs/albums).

For the record, Rush isn't in yet...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!
Replies: 32
Views: 11414

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!

It's hard to fathom it, but expect this decade to close the door on Dylan and a lot of other '60s legends... Songs: 1. Idiot Wind 2. Tears of Rage 3. Like a Rolling Stone 4. Roll on John 5. Every Grain of Sand 6. Hurricane 7. Born in Time 8. All the Way 9. This Wheel’s on Fire 10. Tangled Up in Blue...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!
Replies: 32
Views: 11414

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!

I remember when I used to feel all caught up with Dylan, around 2009 (which even then is ludicrous...not unlike saying that you're caught up on Prince; they both sort of have competing vaults). I've lagged a bit with the later releases, so will not rank the covers albums. Bootleg Series 1-3 does not...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

(Sidenote: if anyone's voting for either Minor Threat or Fugazi, I'll be willing to alter my entry to the relevant band) By now, I've mentally considered this a Fugazi vote. (Maybe Henry is doing the same dynamic with his #1 vote.) ============================================= At the moment, we hav...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

acroamor wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:19 am

Backstage:
1. Robert Mapplethorpe
2. Martin Scorsese
3. T-Bone Burnett
Scorsese was already inducted in the 2008 class :geek:
Henry wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:59 am
1) Todd Rundgren/Utopia
Henry, usually you just put Todd Rundgren…?
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim
Replies: 7
Views: 11304

Re: Hall of Acclaim

Class of 2009 (began Nov 03, 2013 UTC) Voting: http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1342 Results: http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1355 Class of 2010 (began Nov 10, 2013) http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1356 Class of 2011 (began Nov 19, 2013) ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 14841

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

Backstage wing 1. Nile Rodgers 2. Sylvia Robinson 3. Martin Hannett (I am incredulous that The Funk Brothers haven't been nominated though, which kind of brings me to...) I imagine the issue is that there are people (like myself) who don't know studio musicians that well. Looking at their descripti...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 57263

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

Grammatical confusion from a non-native English speaker/ writer. I have great admiration for bilingual speakers...one side of my family tree is Czech, and can you imagine the utter confusion I feel when I look at a couple words like České Budějovice. I'm sure I'd speak or spell that one more wrong ...