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by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 203

Re: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)

But Shirley Manson is Scottish, right?

I use "English" & "British" fairly interchangeably. So you're talking about England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland? (U2 are from Dublin, which is part of an independent Republic ... The More You Know.)
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 203

Re: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)

I don't even know who else plays on Clapton's solo recordings -- but I know he plays & sings. Regarding Derek & the Dominos, should you use rules not unlike the women’s poll, and let the song pass through if the singer is British? (I'm guessing the average person on the street would simply c...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 18
Views: 379

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

01 | Dollar Days
02 | ★
03 | Girl Loves Me
04 | I Can't Give Everything Away
05 | Lazarus
06 | Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
07 | 'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 15
Views: 222

Re: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 7

Albums
Prince - Purple Rain
[pass]

Songs
Prince - Let's Go Crazy
Tears for Fears - Shout
Hüsker Dü - Pink Turns to Blue
Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1 Year on AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Re: 1 Year on AM

You could try posting a little more. How am I supposed to know you're even here? Seriously though, thanks for joining and for your enthusiasm.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Paul Simon's Graceland (1986)
Replies: 10
Views: 285

Re: Rank the Tracks: Paul Simon's Graceland (1986)

01 | You Can Call Me Al 02 | The Boy in the Bubble 03 | Graceland 04 | I Know What I Know 05 | Homeless 06 | Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes 07 | Under African Skies 08 | Crazy Love, Vol. II 09 | All Around the World or the Myth of Fingerprints 10 | Gumboots 11 | That Was Your Mother A very good,...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3847

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (First Deadline December 31)

I forgot how flipping exhausting song lists are! Among songs I already knew, the biggest leap was for "When It's Cold I'd Like to Die." A bonus track demo (at #2) beat practically everyone. That tag is somewhat misleading, as it was good enough to be the music video version. Songs: 1 | The...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs: Eno - St. Elmo's Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: 10.000 Songs: Eno - St. Elmo's Fire

No, this is not the song written for a John Hughes 80’s teenage movie of the same name.


Good work, as always. However, this was a Joel Schumacher (or Brat Pack) movie.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)
Replies: 15
Views: 441

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)

01 | Even Flow
02 | Jeremy
03 | Alive
04 | Black
05 | Oceans
06 | Porch
07 | Once
08 | Release
09 | Deep
10 | Garden
11 | Why Go
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs: 2017 Edition ❄ THE RESULTS!
Replies: 32
Views: 685

Re: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs: 2017 Edition ❄ THE RESULTS!

Random note: Kind of funny that people (including me) know "White Christmas" through a re-recording. The Drifters record on the red label is NOT a re-recording. It is the same exact recording. Showing the red label is like showing a copy of "I Want To Hold Your Hand" on an Apple...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs: 2017 Edition ❄ THE RESULTS!
Replies: 32
Views: 685

Re: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs: 2017 Edition ❄ THE RESULTS!

Thanks, Daniel. I threw myself entirely into the women’s poll, but I will look into this again next year. Random note: Kind of funny that people (including me) know "White Christmas" through a re-recording. Technical note: "Wonderful Christmastime" needs a biggest fan. Merry Chri...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 18
Views: 418

Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5

Albums: Prince – Purple Rain Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S.A. [pass] [pass] Songs: Prince – Let’s Go Crazy The Smiths – Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now Tears for Fears – Shout The Chills – Pink Frost David Bowie – Loving the Alien The Replacements – Unsatisfied Queen – Radio Ga Ga Bruce Springs...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 387

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4

2 good songs, but I lean toward:

U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3847

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (First Deadline December 31)

Albums: 1 | Suzanne Vega | Solitude Standing 2 | The Sundays | Reading, Writing and Arithmetic 3 | Joni Mitchell | Blue 4 | Joanna Newsom | Ys 5 | Suzanne Vega | Suzanne Vega 6 | Enya | Shepherd Moons 7 | The Pretenders | Learning to Crawl 8 | Young Marble Giants | Colossal Youth 9 | The Pretenders ...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 387

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4

Albums [pass] Cocteau Twins - Treasure vs. Van Halen - 1984 R.E.M. - Reckoning vs. Metallica - Ride the Lightning Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake vs. Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II Songs Prince - When Doves Cry vs. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes Van Halen - Jump vs. a-ha - Take o...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.
Replies: 24
Views: 762

Re: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.

StevieFan13 wrote:And, for the record, even Beatles fans will admit when they made a dud. When’s the last time you heard someone defend “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”?


It's a catchy song, I like it. Now Honey Pie (either of them), what the fuck was that about...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 24
Views: 1504

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)

Harold wrote:
Live in Phoenix wrote:I don't follow current metal but I assume that list operates independently of Wenner's input (otherwise it would look pretty hilarious).


U2 probably would have been #1 on that list, too.

I hope no one tells him or the Grammys that Jethro Tull is dropping a new album next year...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 24
Views: 1504

Re: EOY 2017 - Rolling Stone (US)

Jann Wenner has struck me as the ultimate spoiled brat who will declare crappy albums the stuff of greatness, or will throw his own staff under the bus so he can buddy up more with rock stars. I once passed along an RYM article (links below) that, in part, chronicles some of Wenner's sins throughout...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

01 | Another Star 02 | Saturn 03 | Joy Inside My Tears 04 | Sir Duke 05 | All Day Sucker 06 | As 07 | Isn't She Lovely 08 | I Wish 09 | Pastime Paradise 10 | Knocks Me Off My Feet 11 | Ngiculela – Es Una Historia – I Am Singing 12 | Love's in Need of Love Today 13 | Black Man 14 | If It's Magic 15 |...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 3254

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

Happy as such things go for the Moody Blues, but I can picture some negative articles for the HOF today...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 18
Views: 465

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

Songs Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy vs. Van Halen - Panama Prince - Let's Go Crazy vs. Wham! - Careless Whisper The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now vs. Minutemen - History Lesson (Part II) The Special A.K.A. - Free Nelson Mandela vs. U2 - Bad Chaka Khan - I Feel for You vs. The Smiths - Pleas...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.
Replies: 24
Views: 762

Re: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.

Well, for what it's worth, Simon and Garfunkel and Wilco placed at #23 and #71 in our top artists poll last year, keeping about the same distance from each other as the previous version of the poll. And LCD Soundsystem and Elton John placed at #39 and #41, switching leads from the earlier poll. http...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.
Replies: 24
Views: 762

Re: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.

Well, I'd point out that the artist rankings on the main page are the results of a formula, and are perhaps different than when the question is point-blank put to the forum, or put to Rolling Stone or whichever music site or magazine, "Who are the best ever?" Still, it's not surprising tha...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs

70 different Top 25 submissions in all. In StevieFan13's thread "Favorite songs by AM top 100 artists," Steely Dan received 5 additional Favorite Song votes: "Aja" by Bang Jan and sonofsamiam, "Do It Again" by whuntva, and "Reelin' in the Years" by Listyguy an...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

(Chuckling) "No, Steely Dan has the best fans in the world" -- Middle-aged security guard correcting Justin Bieber on who has the best fans, Saturday Night Live skit "Those guys from Acclaimed Music scare me" -- Donald Fagen (paraphrased, barely) https://upload.wikimedia.org/wiki...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Fred wrote:5 Aja
5 Dirty Work

...
15 Babylon Sisters


Do you want that to be your #5 and #6 (making Babylon Sisters #16)?


Results should be today. The difference between "Aja" or "Dirty Work" being voted either #5 or 6 here isn't statistically significant.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

Otherwise, the poll is closed, besides a sneaky red ant that got in.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

Fred wrote:5 Aja
5 Dirty Work

...
15 Babylon Sisters


Do you want that to be your #5 and #6 (making Babylon Sisters #16)?
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: U2 - Songs of Experience
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: U2 - Songs of Experience

As long as they don't release latter-day albums at the pace of Neil Young (shouldn't be a problem, they're one of the slower-moving acts in the studio), I'm sticking with U2. I've seen encouraging press, too, though maybe a whole ton of releases can boast as much...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

Realistically, the results will be this weekend (and realistically, I'm not doing another one of these for a while!). If you saw my Elvis thread -- which actually got less votes -- then you know what the format will look like.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: U2 - Songs of Experience
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: U2 - Songs of Experience

Setherex wrote:What's the opposite of hype?

Not U2, because they're The Hype
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

1. Reelin' in the Years
2. Do It Again
3. My Old School
4. Don't Take Me Alive
5. Deacon Blues
6. Bodhisattva
7. Peg
8. King of the World
9. Pearl of the Quarter
10. Rikki Don't Lose That Number
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5538

Re: It has happened! Really!!

"Be My Baby" is great and stuff, but it could just as well be outside of the Top 100 songs and I wouldn't be bothered. (Though I guess don't tell Brian Wilson that... damn, I wonder what his daughter Carnie thinks of that song now.)
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5538

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Thanks as always, Henrik

Depeche Mode, Kendrick Lamar, and Pearl Jam are new(?) top 100 artists. AC/DC now at #57!

Seems odd to see "Be My Baby" around the very pinnacle of all musical recording. Just seems like an enjoyable song, nothing more.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened!
Replies: 22
Views: 972

Re: It has happened!

Henrik wrote:


As I understand it, it's close to 7pm in Sweden...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)
Replies: 21
Views: 733

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)

01 | Higher Ground
02 | Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing
03 | Living for the City
04 | Visions
05 | Golden Lady
06 | Too High
07 | Jesus Children of America
08 | He's Misstra Know-It-All
09 | All in Love Is Fair
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 3072

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Songs: 1 | Bat for Lashes | Daniel 2 | Courtney Marie Andrews | The Buffalo and the Bird 3 | Phoenix | 1901 4 | Dizzee Rascal | Bonkers 5 | Courtney Marie Andrews | Darling Boy 6 | Pearl Jam | Amongst the Waves 7 | Miley Cyrus | Party in the U.S.A. 8 | Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys | Empire State of Mind ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 1254

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

Starting to work on this...
One surprise for me, near the top. And then not so surprising, the 2000 and 2003 tracks will not have much of a showing at their current rate.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 5464

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Hey, LiveinPhoenix, thanks for pulling this together. I am the first to admit that I'm not really a pop culture person, but is it weird that for 24 minutes I had no idea who the nominees were? Like really, I couldn't identify one of those four photos? https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 5464

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Top Ten point total: Beyonce -- 37 Bessie Smith -- 35 Janet Jackson -- 30 Van Halen -- 30 Grimes -- 28 Tori Amos -- 27 The Moody Blues -- 26 Sade -- 26 Emmylou Harris -- 22 Missy Elliott -- 22 [imgsize 500x388:4msy9kqj]https://lastfm-img2.akamaized.net/i/u/770x0/89779c7a47b44598c56ff54c3bd9e7fd.jpg...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 5464

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

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by Live in Phoenix
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)
Replies: 16
Views: 644

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)

He had "You Can't Always Get What You Want" play right before his vice presidential pick debuted on stage, right?

In which case I find the song selection sort of hilarious.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 5464

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Hall of Acclaim 2017 is closed(!!). The backstage inductee will appear in the statistics rundown.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)
Replies: 16
Views: 644

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)

01 | Gimme Shelter (favorite Rolling Stones song)
02 | You Can't Always Get What You Want
03 | Monkey Man
04 | Midnight Rambler
05 | Love in Vain
06 | You Got the Silver
07 | Live with Me
08 | Country Honk
09 | Let It Bleed

The first classic Stones album I heard.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3313

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

Rob wrote:


Music lists have been broken down into so many different categories (including "what does it really matter" categories) that whether or not the idea of lists about women can withstand the greatest scrutiny, I think it's at least worthy of a forum run-through once.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3313

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I'm definitely going to submit a songs list, though probably rather late in the game. An album list from me would likely be very short, and I have no idea how to even begin ranking artists. And speaking of the all-time songs poll... I was planning to start it in March, since the 2015 poll started i...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3313

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I'm definitely going to submit a songs list, though probably rather late in the game. An album list from me would likely be very short, and I have no idea how to even begin ranking artists. And speaking of the all-time songs poll... I was planning to start it in March, since the 2015 poll started i...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 5464

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

A handful of days left. I was a little surprised when I switched from eyeballing the ballots to tabulating.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3313

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I would think that in a women's song poll, while the majority of entrants would feature notable female musicians, any song with a primary or sole female vocal would count. "The Great Gig in the Sky" (Clare Torry won a co-writer credit), "When It's Cold I'd Like to Die," The Clash...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3313

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

madzong wrote:45. Grimes
46. Bat For Lashes
46. Cat Power
48. St. Vincent
49. Dee-Lite
50. Grimes

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