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by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 1831

Re: Review a Music DVD or Special

The T.A.M.I. Show (1964) (Who or what is T.A.M.I.? It means something like "Teen Age Music International.") This is a concert film, taking place in California on October 28 and 29, 1964, featuring seemingly every pop/rock act of note at the time except for the Beatles: The Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153241

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy AM places this at 1989. Wikipedia says 26 December 1988. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She_Drives_Me_Crazy Discogs has tons of 1988 issuings. https://www.discogs.com/Fine-Young-Cannibals-She-Drives-Me-Crazy-The-Monie-Love-Remix/master/70216 Rate Your Music ...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2278

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UR2Y94gmgU&t=275s&has_verified=1 Huh! It seems like you learn something new each day. It’s also not every day that you see a naked guy eating his own shit while singing and dancing :music-guitarred: Thats GG for ya Movie review...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 1831

Re: Review a Music DVD or Special

Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies (1993) If you know about '80s punk, you know that some of it was intentionally tasteless. In a way, Allin simply took that and rock's wild man dynamic a farther step, but to this day, he is known as rock's ultimate degenerate. This documentary consists of some...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2278

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

I wanna address the fact that GG Allin made this list. I don't want people to think I follow or support is his beliefs or antics but the reason he is one here is because IMO Hated In The Nation is magnum opus of anarchy driven, hating everyone, asshole, deification punk. It may be a shitty genre de...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2278

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Napalm Death - You Suffer YouTube is apparently adamant that I follow "You Suffer" with The Cure's 5 minute, 55 second "A Forest." Winning YouTube comment: "I once waited around for an hour and a half to hear them perform this song at a festival but unfortunately sneezed at just the wrong moment an...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2278

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/bd/f0/55/bdf0550dad52a8b5d8683340b066bb2b.jpg Sonic Youth's Sister poster that I used to see at the little vinyl shop near my high school (with the hypnotizing Minnie & Mickey Disney photo kept in, and the top-left cover girl from Richard Avedon's In the American West). Al...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 100
Views: 2652

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

George Thorogood and the Destroyers – Bad to the Bone

10
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)
Replies: 24
Views: 15197

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

I guess we weren't the only ones to notice. Updated numbers from today's The Week article "The Coming Death of Just About Every Rock Legend." Debbie Harry and Bryan Ferry actually fit in age-wise with the '60s names. (You don't usually think about at what age a musician made it in the business. For ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2278

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

It's now time to claim your side in the late-80s teen pop wars. Well, since I must stand and be counted, Debbie Gibson. Though for songs before and after 1987. I just noticed that "Only in My Dreams" squeaked in at the very end of 1986, and I've now added it to the end of my song list, replacing Va...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 12964

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Still going strong with the 80-something song lists through at least 1987 … the last two years will need some work, when the pop music becomes a little more pick-and-choose. http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/110718436210-0-1/s-l1000.jpg Albums: 1 | Billy Idol | Whiplash Smile 2 | The Smiths | The Queen ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos
Replies: 17
Views: 5079

Re: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos

Well, shows what I know.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 194
Views: 153241

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The main site lists the Bangles' "Manic Monday" as 1986. January 27, 1986, according to Wikipedia. A few sites contest this. Rate Your Music places it at 1985. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/single/the_bangles/manic_monday___if_she_knew_what_she_wants/ Discogs lists most of the issuings as 1985. ...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 1831

Re: Review a Music DVD or Special

Graffiti Bridge (1990) "Music is the power. Love is the message. Truth is the answer." In the old pre-Internet days, as a youngster, I used to pore over the movie section of the newspaper; I seemed interested even in the movies that weren't reviewed well, and God knows Graffiti Bridge symbolized Pr...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 1831

Review a Music DVD or Special

Most likely concerning concert films; musicals of the Broadway or Hard Day's Night variety; or TV specials, or even an old, semi-forgotten VHS release. (What about ____, can ____ be included? Yes, ____ can be included.) Reviews can be anything from interminable to a capsule review; ratings are optio...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 12964

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

3 | World Party | Ship Of Fools 11 | Tuxedomoon | Ship of Fools I'm so very disappointed that the Tuxedomoon album does not have a title track. I will have to content myself with 16 "Ship of Fools" songs (the best one I know at the moment being by World Party). https://www.litkicks.com/FoolSongs
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos
Replies: 17
Views: 5079

Re: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos

Might as well guess The Sopranos. For one thing, I feel like it kicked off our modern era of high-quality TV programming. I would have thought that The Simpsons had lost more of its luster. It's the ultimate example of the query, "Do we just love the good years of (musician, TV show, etc.)? Or shoul...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 20751

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

I first heard Hounds of Love around 2002 or so. At the time, it reinforced the idea that 1985 was an awesome year. Well, I'd call the albums like that in my top 5 awesome, and I didn't have any problem making a long song list, but it wasn't until 2013 that the "1985 is awesome" narrative was threate...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 27363

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Sarah McLachlan - Adia

7

I don't know if it's even fair, but I lump it in with the overabundance of depressing and sad sack songs of the '90s.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I would think perhaps that Radiohead has a better chance of dethroning the Beatles than Bowie (in that newer generation of voters, Rate Your Music sort of way ... They have a Beatles-like dominance of the top 10 albums on that site). But Radiohead's peak was arguably 1995 to 2007, ending 12 years ag...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I’m just wondering what the point is of lists that split up “Artists” and “Bands” when the distinction between the two is often arbitrary. Is Prince an artist when he’s Prince but a band when he’s Prince and the Revolution? Does Neil Young transform into a band when he adds “And Crazy Horse”? Sprin...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 20751

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8d/Moving_Mountains.jpg "I feel a far too '80s song with very, very, very dated production coming on" Albums: 1 | Justin Hayward | Moving Mountains 2 | Suzanne Vega | Suzanne Vega 3 | Thompson Twins | Here's to Future Days 4 | Oingo Boingo | Dead Man's Pa...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 2398

Re: Forum error messages

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by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Did my ballot stuffing for Twisted Sister ruin the site?
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Henrik wrote: Sorry to reveal the other remaining artist, but sometime in the future I think The Beatles will no longer be an obvious #1. They don’t have any albums in RYM’s alltime top 10 anymore.
They did hit #2, 5, 7, and 9 with us most recently
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Chris K. wrote:Murmur and Automatic for the People are two of the most haunting albums I’ve ever heard.
Incidentally, those are both in the 100 Greatest Rock Albums list at Digital Dream Door (where Hymie mostly hangs out).
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

In theory, though not musically, you could sort of compare R.E.M. to Talking Heads: they don’t sound straightforward, like, say, a Journey song; there’s something odd about them – for R.E.M., their lyrics and album artwork were typically very odd, and like Talking Heads they gave off a non-rock star...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Rob wrote: One funny mistake: TheLastEnemy apparently thought that the suggestiveness of the song title Let's Get It On was too safe and changed it in the more direct Let's Get It In.
Whoa, this is the first time a poll runner has improved one of the artists' songs!
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I thought the rollout always kinda slowed down to a tease.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Up for Debate
Replies: 19
Views: 1502

Up for Debate

Just like every household has a toilet, perhaps our forum is overdue for a debate thread (so that, for instance, TheLastEnemy doesn't have to go "off-topic" by posting something on-topic). This would be for arguments that are reasonably civil but are maybe not going to be resolved shortly, or ever. ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I'm sure if we keep going on about this it will all get figured out... ========================================================= Should there just be a thread devoted solely to music debating -- what should music be or not be, can Lou Reed sing, did Lou Reed ruin music, did someone else ruin music, ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 15899

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll?

I would argue that "Hey Jude" doesn't even have a chorus, that it has verses, bridges, and an outro (which is actually quite a feat, because a fair amount of songs meander around melodically until they reach the chorus).
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Is that not counting individual artists as bands? I think it’s a strange distinction to omit someone like Prince as a band, who always plays with a band, just not the same one. I have a feeling Eels and Mountain Goats would be included as bands despite having one constant member just because their ...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

R.E.M. then is the top American band.

2008 poll -- R.E.M.
2010 poll -- The Velvet Underground
2013 poll -- The Beach Boys
2016 poll -- R.E.M.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero
Replies: 3
Views: 7288

Re: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero

And then I have one major list, and two small lists. I decided to just sort of combine the smaller lists with the major lists (see the bottom of my first post again). The band Lycia (genres Ethereal Wave, Darkwave, Gothic Rock) is probably the best-reviewed act I came across here that I'd never hear...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 28646

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Incidentally, for anyone who follows critic Robert Christgau, in his '90s album guide he said his favorite album was Misterioso.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Thanks for everything you're doing, LastEnemy. Just wanted to mention that Creedence Clearwater Revival's AM rank is 60.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

This looks like the top 10 artists who have not been inducted yet into our forum's Hall of Acclaim.

#? Bee Gees
99. Billy Joel
102. Gorillaz
105. Swans
107. Muse
111. Mariah Carey
112. Whitney Houston
119. Paul McCartney (and Wings)
132. Stereolab
133. Lana Del Rey
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 25906

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

1. That's All Right (1954) 2. Can't Help Falling in Love (1961) 3. Suspicious Minds (1969) 4. Viva Las Vegas (1964) 5. Jailhouse Rock (1957) 6. Inherit the Wind (1969) 7. It's Now or Never (1960) 8. Santa Claus Is Back in Town (1957) 9. Blue Christmas (1957) 10. Always on My Mind (1972) 11. Are You ...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32878

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Is this when some of the people who don't usually post come out of the woodwork?
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero
Replies: 3
Views: 7288

Re: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero

Thanks, my local music game is not that strong, so this list is sort of for my benefit as much as anyone else's. ============================================================================================= Courtney Marie Andrews is the most recent name with an unavailable link, but she might be Ari...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero
Replies: 3
Views: 7288

Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero

This is primarily for posting about acts that non-locals have heard little or nothing about. Maybe we all have a zealous local paper or zine that has published a list on your local legends, or the local best of the year. Arizona is not especially one of the great musical states, but I've come across...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 53926

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Ha, ha - as a huge Siskel & Ebert fan, I remember that well (though I'm surprised anyone else does!). That was indeed a moment representative of what made the show so great. First American Top 40 and now this? I'm beginning to suspect we grew up in the same era, Live in Phoenix! :P Maybe, I was bor...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 53926

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

[imgsize 320x239]https://media.giphy.com/media/GaejMXOXiw3Sw/giphy.gif[/imgsize] Albums: 1 | Bruce Springsteen | Born in the U.S.A. 2 | Prince and the Revolution | Purple Rain 3 | The Pretenders | Learning to Crawl 4 | David Bowie | Tonight 5 | Cocteau Twins | Treasure 6 | Hüsker Dü | Zen Arcade 7 |...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 95337

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Too late to change my user name to The Beatles 1. The Beatles 2. Nirvana 3. Bob Dylan 4. David Bowie 5. The Rolling Stones 6. Bruce Springsteen 7. Neil Young 8. Prince 9. R.E.M. 10. Oingo Boingo 11. Billy Idol 12. Sonic Youth 13. U2 14. The Moody Blues 15. Led Zeppelin 16. Black Sabbath 17. Elvis Pr...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update
Replies: 29
Views: 14836

Re: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update

This is the first list that I ever saw TV Guide put together. Hopefully it can be of some use; or it can at least make for some interesting reading. Including ads, the original article was spread out over 92 pages. This wasn't even on the Internet, so I'm just going to post everything, though I'm go...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)
Replies: 24
Views: 15197

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

Dr. John and Roky Erickson
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update
Replies: 29
Views: 14836

Re: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update

I was surprised that I was able to find this. Oh, the wonders of the Internet. This is a local newspaper list that I saw over 20 years ago, back when I used to visit Omaha, Nebraska in the summertime. This is what I would call the old-codger version of the Entertainment Weekly list that also came ou...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 77264

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Since this is still going, I'd like to add as #84:
The Embarrassment | D-Rings