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by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Song Deadline February 15)
Replies: 152
Views: 6268

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Song Deadline February 15)

BleuPanda, if you don't mind, I'd like to play this game too and move Judee Sill | The Kiss from #80 to 17.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Song Finals
Replies: 12
Views: 143

Re: Music of 1984: Song Finals

When Doves Cry
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 592

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

[imgsize 200x176:10y5kpba]http://img.desmotivaciones.es/201406/rock-cine-desmotivaciones.jpg Albums: 1 | The Sundays | Reading, Writing and Arithmetic 2 | Sonic Youth | Goo 3 | Cocteau Twins | Heaven or Las Vegas 4 | The La’s | The La’s 5 | Angelo Badalamenti | Soundtrack from Twin Peaks Songs: 1 | ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4748

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Yeah, I agree with Rob and DaveC, for the most part. If you like Last Nite, then why aren't Hard to Explain and the others also in the same position? It's baffling that this one is so high compared to the others. I'm a huge fan of Is This It , and I can tell you why I prefer "Last Nite" t...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Replies: 10
Views: 202

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)

01 | Dancing in the Dark 02 | Glory Days 03 | My Hometown 04 | I'm on Fire 05 | Born in the U.S.A 06 | Cover Me 07 | Darlington County 08 | Downbound Train 09 | Working on the Highway 10 | Bobby Jean 11 | No Surrender 12 | I'm Goin' Down My favorite Springsteen album, my favorite album of the '80s, ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 45
Views: 1376

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Thanks Henrik for all you've done for this site. I checked out the forum much later, but I've been visiting this site since maybe 2003. It's never looked easy, so I could certainly understand you stepping away.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Album Finals
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Music of 1984: Album Finals

Prince x 3
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone recognize these bits of music?
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Anyone recognize these bits of music?

In the spirit of the ending football season, I thought I'd throw a Hail Mary. At worst, this won't go anywhere. These were theme songs for a local monster movie program in the '70s and '80s. Two other ones have already have been identified: "Black Magic Woman" as played by Santana, and &qu...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)

01 | Go Your Own Way 02 | Dreams 03 | You Make Loving Fun 04 | Don't Stop 05 | The Chain 06 | Never Going Back Again 07 | Gold Dust Woman 08 | Second Hand News 09 | I Don't Want to Know 10 | Oh Daddy 11 | Songbird I had a difficult time liking "Don't Stop" (and maybe even the band) when I ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 13
Views: 272

Re: Music of 1984: Round 4, Week 9

Well, someone's doing quite well for himself in this poll.

Albums 
Prince - Purple Rain
[Pass]

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Prince - Let's Go Crazy
Hüsker Dü - Pink Turns to Blue
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 25
Views: 640

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

1. Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me) 2. Sting - When the Angels Fall 3. Sting - Be Still My Beating Heart 4. The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter 5. Queen - These Are the Days of Our Lives 6. Derek and the Dominos - Layla 7. Kate Bush - And Dream of Sheep 8. Bananarama - Cruel Summer 9. The S...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 168
Views: 5999

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

1999 songs - The Magnetic Fields, "Busby Berkeley Dreams"
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet (1968)
Replies: 14
Views: 351

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet (1968)

01 | No Expectations
02 | Sympathy for the Devil
03 | Street Fighting Man
04 | Salt of the Earth
05 | Jigsaw Puzzle
06 | Parachute Woman
07 | Stray Cat Blues
08 | Prodigal Son
09 | Factory Girl
10 | Dear Doctor
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Tom Petty
Replies: 14
Views: 820

Re: RIP Tom Petty

Like with Prince, a puzzling death turns out to be part of the opioid crisis.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news ... se-w515472
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: 25
Views: 640

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: 25
Views: 640

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: 20
Views: 592

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: 316

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: 306

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: 11
Views: 364

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 (Song Deadline February 15)
Replies: 152
Views: 6268

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: 220

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: 523

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: 780

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: 780

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: 481

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: 444

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 (Song Deadline February 15)
Replies: 152
Views: 6268

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: 444

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: 850

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: 1618

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: 1618

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: 8
Views: 349

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: 3654

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: 560

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: 850

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: 850

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: 1446

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: 1446

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: 1446

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: 1446

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: 1446

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: 443

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: 1446

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: 443

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: 1446

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: 6348

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: 6348

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: 1119

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: 852

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

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