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by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)
Replies: 19
Views: 199

Re: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)

1. Johnny B. Goode (1958) 2. Maybellene (1955) 3. No Particular Place to Go (1964) 4. Memphis (1959) 5. Merry Christmas Baby (1958) 6. You Can’t Catch Me (1956) 7. Come On (1961) 8. Around and Around (1958) 9. Havana Moon (1956) 10. You Never Can Tell (1964) Chuck’s Number One hit has shown up more ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 1353

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r574/loganblackwell1/200_s_zpshqt2gcai.gif Songs: 1 | Gillian Welch | Elvis Presley Blues 2 | R.E.M. | The Lifting 3 | The Strokes | Last Nite 4 | System of a Down | Toxicity 5 | The Strokes | Someday 6 | Gillian Welch | Everything Is Free 7 | Puddle of Mudd | Bl...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)

01 | Idiot Wind
02 | Tangled Up in Blue
03 | You're a Big Girl Now
04 | Shelter from the Storm
05 | Buckets of Rain
06 | Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts
07 | If You See Her, Say Hello
08 | Simple Twist of Fate
09 | Meet Me in the Morning
10 | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)
Replies: 9
Views: 244

Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)

Amazing that Berry found another album in him. I'm perfectly fine with the idea that Dylan might not record another album of original material (since he's 75), yet Berry set what must be a benchmark at 90 years old for a "major" rock & roll artist (say, anyone among the AM top 200 arti...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Stevie Wonder Songs (list finished!)
Replies: 28
Views: 381

Re: Top 50 Stevie Wonder Songs (start submitting lists!)

1. My Cherie Amour 2. Higher Ground 3. Another Star 4. Superwoman 5. Saturn 6. I Just Called to Say I Love You 7. Living for the City 8. Don’t You Worry ‘bout a Thing 9. I Was Made to Love Her 10. That's What Friends Are For 11. Part-Time Lover 12. Joy Inside My Tears 13. Sir Duke 14. All Day Sucker...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Smiths Songs (results up)
Replies: 27
Views: 329

Re: Top 30 Smiths Songs (results up)

Thanks StevieFan
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Faster Louder - The Most Overrated Albums of All Time
Replies: 35
Views: 519

Re: Faster Louder - The Most Overrated Albums of All Time

That's part of what's wrong with the Faster Louder article to me. A lot of the write-ups attack teenagers, more openly emotional people and when I read what they write about The Wall I almost get the feeling like Pink Floyd personally insulted the writer[...] I noticed that, too. Obviously one does...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. George Michael (1963-2016)
Replies: 26
Views: 876

Re: R.I.P. George Michael (1963-2016)

Well, this is less dramatic than I figured -- natural causes (heart disease and fatty liver). http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/coroner-george-michael-died-of-natural-causes-w470745 Still hard to call them "natural causes" when he was only 53 (same age that Jim Henson died...damn...)...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Faster Louder - The Most Overrated Albums of All Time
Replies: 35
Views: 519

Re: Faster Louder - The Most Overrated Albums of All Time

Eh. I agree with some here, sure. Certainly there is some legendary music that is not near our personal top 100 and that we find overrated, whether or not we are writing articles about it, including: albums that "define your generation" whether you even like them, an album that defined an ...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. George Michael (1963-2016)
Replies: 26
Views: 876

Re: R.I.P. George Michael (1963-2016)

Well, this is less dramatic than I figured -- natural causes (heart disease and fatty liver).

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ ... es-w470745
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Smiths Songs (results up)
Replies: 27
Views: 329

Re: Top 30 Smiths Songs (voting starts now!)

A ranked list from my friend Robert Thale, in Greensboro, NC: 1 - William, It Was Really Nothing 2 - You've Got Everything Now 3 - Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before 4 - Stretch Out And Wait 5 - This Charming Man 6 - The Boy With The Thorn In His Side 7 - Well I Wonder 8 - Suffer Litt...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Smiths Songs (results up)
Replies: 27
Views: 329

Re: Top 30 Smiths Songs (voting starts now!)

So as I understand it, there's not even necessarily a need to rank the songs? You're essentially counting mentions? This may work better for my friend.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Smiths Songs (results up)
Replies: 27
Views: 329

Re: Top 30 Smiths Songs (voting starts now!)

1. How Soon Is Now? 2. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out 3. The Boy with the Thorn in His Side 4. Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before 5. Reel Around the Fountain 6. This Charming Man 7. You’ve Got Everything Now 8. Vicar in a Tutu 9. Bigmouth Strikes Again 10. I Know It’s Over Don’t know if t...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2921

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

I don't know about what I'd push or not, since I know some of the songs I'm gonna vote for probably have no chance (Gogol Bordello's Start Wearing Purple for 2005, Kate Nash's Foundations for 2006, Rooney's When Did Your Heart Go Missing for 2007, and Jocamo's What Would Barry White Do for 2009), b...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 1353

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Eligibility question: Since a comedy album can show up on the AM's main page (by Bob Newhart), can an individual track from a 2000s comedian show up in the song poll? I see no reason why not. If 4'33'' counts as music, then it is hard to imagine a recording that wouldn't. Ha ha, cool, 4'33" gr...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 1353

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Eligibility question: Since a comedy album can show up on the AM's main page (by Bob Newhart), can an individual track from a 2000s comedian show up in the song poll?
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Top 50 Songs of The Rolling Stones (List completed!)
Replies: 39
Views: 608

Re: The Top 50 Songs of The Rolling Stones (lists start now!)

1. Gimme Shelter 2. It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It) 3. Start Me Up 4. Time Waits for No One 5. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction 6. Ruby Tuesday 7. You Can’t Always Get What You Want 8. Bitch 9. Brown Sugar 10. Heaven 11. Ain't Too Proud to Beg 12. Angie 13. Street Fighting Man 14. Sympathy for t...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Cheap Kitchen Units For Sale Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: Cheap Kitchen Units For Sale Sale

Is anything ever going to beat the time that we were all told to constantly make slurping sounds and take craps to avoid the government? Somewhere in that long post were probably 10 band names.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1513

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

If we're really confessing our guilty pleasures, I own Yanni's Live at the Acropolis, quite enjoy it, and have come close to nominating it in the Moderately Acclaimed contest several times. I haven't heard it, but a lot of New Age music might be something that's not just outside the top 6,000 or 10...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2921

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

Songs only 1 | U2 | Beautiful Day 2 | Elliott Smith | Can’t Make a Sound 3 | Radiohead | Optimistic 4 | Radiohead | Morning Bell 5 | No Doubt | Simple Kind of Life 6 | Fuel | Hemorrhage (In My Hands) 7 | U2 | Elevation 8 | Destiny’s Child | Independent Women Part 1 9 | Eminem | The Real Slim Shady 1...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)
Replies: 52
Views: 654

Re: Hopeful AM Collab Lists

A lot of these sound fine, but we'd definitely need more than a day. It sounds like you already want to wrap up the R.E.M. list. Our quicker sort of lists on the forum usually run for a week. You have any list ideas? Oh, nothing that amazing, at least off the top of my head. Neil Young and Elvis co...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)
Replies: 52
Views: 654

Re: Hopeful AM Collab Lists

A lot of these sound fine, but we'd definitely need more than a day. It sounds like you already want to wrap up the R.E.M. list. Our quicker sort of lists on the forum usually run for a week.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1513

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Pierre wrote:or they are too shy to assume the novelty crap that I believe we all have somewhere.


I'm fairly sure that I enjoy any & all 1980s training/athletic montage music, on a not very ironic level.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 10 Favorite Songs by...R.E.M. (LIST COMPLETED!)
Replies: 34
Views: 633

Re: Top 10 Favorite Songs by...R.E.M.

1. Losing My Religion 2. Man on the Moon 3. Crazy 4. Radio Free Europe 5. Feeling Gravitys Pull 6. It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) 7. Talk About the Passion 8. Country Feedback 9. Electrolite 10. Pilgrimage Top song from each album: Chronic Town: Wolves, Lower Murmur: Radio...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 10 Favorite Songs by...R.E.M. (LIST COMPLETED!)
Replies: 34
Views: 633

Re: Top 10 Favorite Songs by...R.E.M.

I'm not too sure that that would be StevieFan's bag, even if there is overlap. I'd be willing to submit an R.E.M. song list, shortly.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1513

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

This might, uh, help. Though Color Me Badd's "All 4 Love" actually didn't meet the qualifications!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists ... e-20150924
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1513

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

If a song is catchy enough, I don't mind if it's catchy drivel, which apparently "Shiny Happy People" qualifies as. I think anything by ABBA probably qualifies in that category, too. "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough," which has nothing to do with the Goonies. Bette Midler, "From...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Do You Try to rate the albums as you listen to it?
Replies: 7
Views: 152

Re: Do You Try to rate the albums as you listen to it?

Not at all, but you could maybe make very brief notes as you're going along.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 922

Re: Another AMF meeting !

What the hell's wrong with our country :lol:
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 922

Re: Another AMF meeting !

I feel ignored on here. I asked a pretty good question here, http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4958 and everyone ignored me. The various questions about video games and comic books are not of such great interest to the forum members, it would seem. You may have to go to a...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Where will Blackstar rank in the 2017 update?
Replies: 19
Views: 403

Re: Where will Blackstar rank in the 2017 update?

OK Computer, which among a newer generation of listeners and critics seems to be the Best Album Ever or in the discussion, isn't even in the AM top 10 unofficial update... So no way for Blackstar.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
Replies: 19
Views: 341

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)

01 | Breathe 02 | Us and Them 03 | Brain Damage 04 | Time 05 | The Great Gig in the Sky 06 | Money 07 | Speak to Me 08 | On the Run 09 | Any Colour You Like 10 | Eclipse Edit: I don’t read other people's posts for this sort of thing until I've already posted. Sorry, andyd1010... Most of the tracks a...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking the Top 100 Albums
Replies: 41
Views: 626

Re: Ranking the Top 100 Albums

From The 2014 All-Time Albums Poll, there were twenty-four AM 100 albums that didn’t make the forum's top 100. AC/DC had the worst forum placing, though it's still not that bad. 77. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing... (#105) 78. Otis Redding - Otis Blue (#106) 79. Pixies - Surfer Rosa (#108) 80. The Sex Pis...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking the Top 100 Albums
Replies: 41
Views: 626

Re: Ranking the Top 100 Albums

Additionally, our last big-ass album poll tells the story of what the forum as a whole thinks of the AM 100.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking the Top 100 Albums
Replies: 41
Views: 626

Re: Ranking the Top 100 Albums

1) Nevermind 2) Closer 3) Blonde on Blonde 4) London Calling 5) Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6) Purple Rain 7) Thriller 8) Murmur 9) The Queen Is Dead 10) Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols I'd be fine with these albums being on the other side of the top 100 gate. 91) Appetite ...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?
Replies: 18
Views: 510

Re: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?

Looking mostly at my top 100 albums:

1960s: 1967, not close (also counting The Basement Tapes)
1970s: 1977, close call with 1971
1980s: maybe 1983 just barely over 1987
1990s: 1991 (three of them in my top 5)
2000s: 2006, mostly because of Joanna Newsom
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series
Replies: 12
Views: 265

Re: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series

Uh oh, it was Done for a moment, now the horse race is back on!
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series
Replies: 12
Views: 265

Re: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series

Anyone wanna break a tie? :mrgreen:
Or I guess by the usual rules, the voting is over and Revolver AND Velvet Underground & Nico have won.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2921

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

These aren't eligible, right? Or are we bending the rules? Nope Oh well. Thought we were going on year-end rules. Bump the other two up a spot. Sorry, the wild card rules will patch over most of the calendar year funny business, but not for 1999, though. (I've noticed that "Big Pimpin" sh...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2921

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

babydoll wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:13 | Jay Z (feat. UGK) | Big Pimpin' [1999]
16 | Moby (feat. Gwen Stefani) | South Side [1999]

These aren't eligible, right? Or are we bending the rules?


Nope
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series
Replies: 12
Views: 265

Re: Final Installment of AM Showdown Series

Thanks, letmeintomyzone, for running this. Well, Nevermind is my all-time favorite, so this one is not too difficult. Blonde on Blonde is in my top ten, and a couple other albums here are knocking on the top ten. The other entries, save one, are in my top 100 -- What's Going On , I think of as a thr...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Pretenders - Message of Love
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: 6000 Songs: Pretenders - Message of Love

One day my mom texts me, Isn't "Message of Love" one of the greatest songs ever? I've always thought that Pretenders I and II were somewhat close in quality, 'cause if I has "Brass in Pocket," "Mystery Achievement," and "Stop Your Sobbing," well II for instanc...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 401

Re: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan

Also, you're trying to school us into somehow appreciating the least obscure, most beloved musical act ever who easily won our recent forum Artist Poll of later than 2010...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 29, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Year & Decade polls?
Replies: 11
Views: 320

Re: 2000s Year & Decade polls?

I kind of limp through the 2000s, but I should at least get some song submissions together, while learning some new tunes.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 401

Re: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan

You like the Beatles, got it. Could you not bring the entire Internet to us when discussing a topic? Pierre, I don't see Bruce here, because this doesn't exactly seem like typical Bruce. In almost related news, I saw the Ziggy concert movie last night and thought it was pretty great, in a theatrical...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 20-11
Replies: 8
Views: 216

Re: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 20-11

We're sure not at 91-100 anymore, are we? I picked Jimi, but they all seem like winners.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Clash's London Calling
Replies: 24
Views: 2891

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Clash's London Calling

Sort of a miraculous album. It made my list for that thread on everyone's Top 10 rock albums. 01 | London Calling 02 | The Card Cheat 03 | Clampdown 04 | Rudie Can’t Fail 05 | Hateful 06 | Death or Glory 07 | The Guns of Brixton 08 | I’m Not Down 09 | Train in Vain 10 | Lover’s Rock 11 | Jimmy Jazz ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde (1966)
Replies: 20
Views: 692

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde (1966)

01 | Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands 02 | 4th Time Around 03 | Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again 04 | Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine 05 | Absolutely Sweet Marie 06 | Obviously 5 Believers 07 | Visions of Johanna 08 | Just Like a Woman 09 | I Want You 10 | Rainy Day Wome...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Smiths' The Queen is Dead
Replies: 20
Views: 2119

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Smiths' The Queen is Dead

1. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
2. The Boy with the Thorn in His Side
3. Vicar in a Tutu
4. Bigmouth Strikes Again
5. Cemetry Gates
6. I Know It's Over
7. The Queen Is Dead
8. Frankly Mr. Shankly
9. Never Had No One Ever
10. Some Girls are Bigger Than Others

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