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by Live in Phoenix
Thu May 25, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 1400

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Songs: 1 | Dido | White Flag 2 | Radiohead | There There 3 | Jay-Z | Dirt Off Your Shoulder 4 | Jay-Z | Encore 5 | The White Stripes | Seven Nation Army 6 | Radiohead | Myxomatosis 7 | The Moody Blues | December Snow 8 | R. Kelly | Ignition (Remix) 9 | 50 Cent | In Da Club 10 | Britney Spears | Toxi...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri May 19, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Chris Cornell Songs (voting starts now)
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Top 30 Chris Cornell Songs (voting starts now)

1. Outshined 2. Hunger Strike 3. Rusty Cage 4. 4th of July 5. Fell on Black Days 6. Jesus Christ Pose 7. Spoonman 8. Head Down 9. The Day I Tried to Live 10. My Wave 11. Reach Down 12. Burden in My Hand 13. Black Hole Sun 14. Seasons 15. Mailman Essentially just a fan of 1991-1994, but those are som...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu May 18, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1089

Re: Least-favorite songs

Jirin wrote:Also that Kanye song where he enlists Chris Rock to brag about his vaginal reupholstery skills.


I'm a fan too :lol:
by Live in Phoenix
Tue May 16, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1089

Re: Least-favorite songs

People don't say what they really think is worst, just the one they hate the most relative to its reputation. To me a big component of song badness is how often you're forced to listen to it. There are teenage garage bands out there playing way worse music than this. But I never have to listen to i...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon May 15, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1089

Re: Least-favorite songs

Is this 'Worst' list or 'Most overrated list'? The former has a way of transforming into the latter on web forums no matter what the topic. People don't say what they really think is worst, just the one they hate the most relative to its reputation. To me a big component of song badness is how ofte...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon May 15, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1089

Re: Least-favorite songs

I was once trying to come up with a worst song of the year for every year I was listening to music. Crimes against music include, in no particular order: being trite, sappy, viciously generic, emo, lowering my IQ 100 points for a few minutes, naming your song "I'll Be There for You," makin...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue May 09, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)
Replies: 16
Views: 324

Re: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)

One of the better guitar albums out there. Though I find Tom Verlaine lower on personality than other singers from the class of '77.

01 | Elevation
02 | Venus
03 | Torn Curtain
04 | Marquee Moon
05 | Friction
06 | Guiding Light
07 | See No Evil
08 | Prove It
by Live in Phoenix
Tue May 09, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs by AM top 100 artists
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: Favorite songs by AM top 100 artists

1) The Beatles - In My Life 2) Bob Dylan - Idiot Wind 3) The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter 4) David Bowie - Loving the Alien 5) Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love 6) Radiohead - Creep 7) Neil Young - Like a Hurricane 8) Elvis Presley - That's All Right 9) The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice 10) Pr...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed May 03, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.
Replies: 30
Views: 534

Re: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.

Musicians whom I wouldn't mind being switched out of the AM top 100 artists list. (Opinion usually based on one or two albums, plus maybe a single. I need to explore Daft Punk further, and I guess Massive Attack, Arctic Monkeys, and Pulp.) 35. Tom Waits (obviously won't happen) Nick Cave & the B...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon May 01, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)
Replies: 18
Views: 382

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)

01 | Something 02 | Here Comes the Sun 03 | Come Together 04 | Because 05 | Octopus's Garden 06 | I Want You (She's So Heavy) 07 | Golden Slumbers 08 | Mean Mr. Mustard 09 | Polythene Pam 10 | She Came in Through the Bathroom Window 11 | You Never Give Me Your Money 12 | The End 13 | Sun King 14 | C...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon May 01, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks
Replies: 10
Views: 221

Re: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks

Coldplay puts me to sleep. But "Clocks" receives that sort of reluctant compliment, "hard to shake."
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which is Bob Dylan's Essential Live Performance?
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Which is Bob Dylan's Essential Live Performance?

Here, try this on. I found some site (circa 2007) that attempted a top 75 of his concerts, but also whittled it down to 10 that were not officially released. October, 1962 – Gaslight Café, New York, NY May 16, 1976 – Tarrant County Convention Center Arena, Fort Worth, TX November 16, 1979 – Fox Warf...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Oh :oops: , I saw June 1st in the first post, I guess that's changed.
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Of course, this doesn't explain how I've had such a hard time finding Prince song lists with over 30 songs when the guy has hundreds of songs to choose from. It's kind of surprising, because I've seen rather exhaustive song lists by publications on other musicians. I could assume that they're intim...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

About 5 weeks to get your list together :scared-eek:
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

My Facebook share got some likes and hearts, and of course would it really be complete without some saucy comments: "Bambi at 108?!!!!" "Show me another artist whose 49th best song and 1st best song could , arguably, switch positions and be no more or less controversial. Having said t...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Assuming I've gotten this correctly: Top song from each album (song of the decade in bold , unrepresented album in red ) 127. Soft and Wet *top song from For You* (1978) 19. I Wanna Be Your Lover *top song from self-titled album* (1979) 29. Dirty Mind *top song from Dirty Mind* (1980) 18. Controvers...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Cream is ok but it's like my 4th-favorite single from the album. Thanks for running this, Moonbeam. I'll probably post the whole list later on my Facebook, for people's education or bewilderment. It looks like even a lot of the obscurities are available in some form on YouTube.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP J. Geils
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: RIP J. Geils

Yeah, it was the same deal with Randy Savage and the WWE Hall of Fame (I don't even follow wrestling and that bummed me out). The short version: Randy and Vince McMahon, the owner, didn't get along. It's a more legit hall of fame than it used to be years ago, but it (and the company) is still built...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

R.I.P. Charlie Murphy, this April. (I usually think of him in relation to his story, on Chappelle's Show, of Prince beating him at basketball, which the Breakfast Can Wait cover artwork draws from.)
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I typically rate albums, on the bottom end, like Rolling Stone (the magazine, not the album guide). Hardly anything gets 1 star. I start coming up with excuses for a 2-star rating for forgettable albums. But with Relationship of Command, I just didn't enjoy listening to any of it in particular, plus...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I've somewhat misrepresented the Robert Johnson issue. The non-album Elvis Sun Sessions CD still made it through. I actually submitted my 2014 list again over the issue of Robert Johnson, though I'd call it an issue of practicality at the time -- votes had gone toward the component volumes of the co...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Please note the distinctly different year (than 1991), and the different spelling. I assume this princevault.com entry is on the money: Get Off is the fourth track on the maxi-single of New Power Generation, the second Prince single (and fourth single overall) from Prince's twelfth album Graffiti Br...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 2644

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Songs: 1 | David Bowie | Slow Burn 2 | Queens of the Stone Age | Go with the Flow 3 | Queens of the Stone Age | The Sky Is Fallin' 4 | Eminem | Without Me 5 | Iron and Wine | Southern Anthem 6 | Bruce Springsteen | Waitin' on a Sunny Day 7 | Coldplay | Clocks 8 | Wilco | Jesus, etc. 9 | Iron and Win...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1757

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Wow, this is already amazing 8-)
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

^ Probably up to Not eno's discretion. I had both volumes in my 2014 submission, along with Elvis's Sun Sessions collection -- my rationale at the time being that they were not unlike albums (like if they had been around during Robert Johnson's time).
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2002 poll recommendations
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: 2002 poll recommendations

Oh, cool, I had already been thinking about "Southern Anthem" yesterday as a top 5 song.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 3517

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

While preparing this list I noticed something odd: I had Yankee Hotel Foxtrot filed under 2001. This turned out to be actually correct: Wilco released the album for streaming in 2001. The physical release was in 2002 though. Still, it's strange that it doesn't count as a 2001 album Wow, that would ...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Because, if allowed, I will put the Red and The blue albums by the Beatles or Grrrr... by The Rolling Stones and I remove all their albums :D By the way, a formal compilation album poll would be difficult since a lot of musicians' hits have been re-packaged many times over, which would likely cause...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I hereby promise to listen to any album I haven't heard before that makes someone's top 10 (and take it into account for my vote if posted early enough). I am taking this occasion to inflict my taste upon you, good sir. My Top Ten doesn't change much, and will probably look like: 1. Nirvana - Never...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: 6000 Songs: Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

It's been a little while since Miley has flung her naked body at America, so I'm tentatively assuming that she's settled down a little bit. I think she's a judge on one of those singing shows, which suggests a more comfortable level of stardom away from the hysterical spectacles of old. (At any rate...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)
Replies: 25
Views: 740

Re: Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)

Let's go crazy, what the heck [imgsize 291x201:3n1my7tq]http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r574/loganblackwell1/0e194656b44c156973fa798913292d60_zpsrvua3htz.jpg 01 | When Doves Cry (top ten all-time) 02 | Let's Go Crazy 03 | Purple Rain 04 | I Would Die 4 U 05 | Take Me With U 06 | The Beautiful On...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 768

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

It would be good to have the input of some other forumers re: the number of albums, last time we did this poll a great deal of long-time forumers expressed concern that overly large list maximums (500) diluted the eventual results. Several ballots had hundreds of unique albums. It can also be argue...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)
Replies: 22
Views: 565

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

Thanks, StevieFan. Would you be interested in a Prince poll sometime around April 21?
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)
Replies: 22
Views: 565

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: 101
Views: 3517

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: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Replies: 13
Views: 456

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: 363

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: 665

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: 576

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: 880

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: 1202

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: 880

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: 1202

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: 576

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: 576

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: 576

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: 4070

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: 101
Views: 3517

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...

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