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by Live in Phoenix
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll
Replies: 21
Views: 1009

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll

Some listening objectives: Air - B.K. Birthday Party - Nick the Stripper; King Ink The Blasters - Border Radio; American Music Glenn Branca - The Spectacular Commodity; The Ascension David Byrne - Two Soldiers; The Red House; Ade Cabaret Voltaire - Sly Doubt; A Thousand Ways Chic - Stage Fright Cras...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 23
Views: 1066

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

This is going off my top 50 artist list from last time. I doubt it's going to look much different this year, other than shuffling the order around. It's not that easy to infiltrate the list, especially since we're talking about evaluating discographies instead of an album or song. (I added a song by...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 14054

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

It looks like the top results don't really change. Better depth this time, though. It's amazing to see something get 20 votes and still not clear the bar.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 106
Views: 3876

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs

1. Gimme Shelter 2. It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It) 3. Start Me Up 4. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction 5. Brown Sugar 6. You Can’t Always Get What You Want 7. Sympathy for the Devil 8. Time Waits for No One 9. Street Fighting Man 10. Ruby Tuesday 11. Bitch 12. No Expectations 13. Ain't Too Proud...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 270
Views: 21709

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Janet Jackson - If: 10

This was my one Janet Jackson entry in my Women in Music list. Edit: Oh, what the hell, I don't especially mind pulling the trigger on a 10 rating.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 6560

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

I'm a "fan" of Out of Time and Superunknown
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 21
Views: 2219

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

Swans - The Seer. Meanwhile, I am dragging my feet on listening to their followup because the cover art is goofy.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 130
Views: 10749

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS

I don't remember "Mess Around" from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles , but I recently watched Ray for the first time and definitely remember it from that. Except for a bit of "What'd I Say" at the very beginning, there isn't what I think of as a full band sound for an hour or so o...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)
Replies: 20
Views: 4304

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

Peter Tork, The Monkees, 77
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 8129

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

Thank you, DaveC.

I wasn't sure that Nirvana was a foregone conclusion. Nice to see that Radiohead can't quite have it all. (They'll just have to settle for 3 in the top 10, and the #1 album.)
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Soundalike For....
Replies: 36
Views: 3314

Re: The Best Soundalike For....

I was eating at a Mexican restaurant, and it sounded like the Police had continued all these years as a rock en español band.

by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 8129

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

Hadn't Robert Smith done a lot of pop moves before that? Off the top of my head, In Between Days and Why Can't I Be You? would seem like a major shift for Pornography fans.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 8129

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

I'm not trying to knock anyone's ice cream off their cone, but I seem to like rock music that is kind of larger than life, and Beta Band -- and they'd hardly be the only indie rockers like this -- seem like some very ordinary people. (The name choice of the band might even be speaking to this.) A cu...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 8129

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

luvulongTIM, I must admit I was expecting some kind of word-gasm when you found out that Bingenheimer finally got inducted here.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 270
Views: 21709

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Anyone know how to fix that link? I thought I did, but apparently not. Here is an old, still-working Spotify list of mine (that I disabled by adding spaces at the beginning and end of the code, and after "playlist/") It looks pretty similar, though yours has more code at the end. [spotify...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 54
Views: 5812

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

No system or method, just roughly how I feel bout an act.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 14054

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

vento vivimus wrote:Hi there,

Interesting challenge !

But when did the 80's start & end

Do the 80's run from january 1st 1980 till december 31st 1989 or from january 1st 1981 till december 31st 1990 ?

You can call these the 1980-89 polls, if you want, starting with 1980.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 14054

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

[imgsize 320x213:iu65tbpz]https://cdn3.movieweb.com/i/article/tKBwsOQNeQ67eIZXV3DLkJz5RpJo7s/1200:100/Exclusive-Betsy-Palmer-Is-Friday-The-13ths-Mrs.jpg Albums: 1 | Joy Division | Closer 2 | Young Marble Giants | Colossal Youth 3 | John Williams / The London Symphony Orchestra | The Empire Strikes B...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)
Replies: 23
Views: 4609

Re: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)

I've often felt like once I start voting for spots 6-10 and certainly 11-15, that I'm just voting for "fun." I think people like having some unpredictable finalists, but I guess I'm wondering where the sweet spot is between consensus and unpredictability. When I ran the Elvis and Steely Da...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 54
Views: 7070

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

Is Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues" (1928) eligible? It features Armstrong's scatting a bit, but very little. Nice song but more than 15%. Not eligible. Can't be helped I guess. OK, I hope that's one last question: what about all the chatting on live recordings (introductory stuff or no...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: After 55 Years Capitol Finally Issues Shut Down Volume 3
Replies: 2
Views: 887

Re: After 55 Years Capitol Finally Issues Shut Down Volume 3

10/10
(Or, in honor of one of their albums, 20/20)
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 54
Views: 7070

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

John Williams | Hedwig's Theme For a moment I thought, "Oh my God, did John Williams do something for Hedwig and the Angry Inch?" I'll probably shoot for 200 songs. I've already noticed that most major rock artists have maybe 1 instrumental to their name, and the tune is totally unremarka...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 130
Views: 10749

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs

Hymie wrote:Andy, Bruno, you're in!

Me as well?
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 130
Views: 10749

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs

1. Hit the Road, Jack
2. What'd I Say
3. Georgia on My Mind
4. I Can't Stop Loving You
5. I Got a Woman
6. You Don't Know Me
7. One Mint Julep
8. Busted
9. If You Were Mine
10. Night Time Is The Right Time
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 130
Views: 10749

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs

That would probably be a fair assessment, certainly compared to the Beach Boys. I assume that worst case, Digital Dream Door is still pitching in. I can manage something by January 31st...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs - RESULTS!
Replies: 184
Views: 19676

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs - RESULTS!

Thanks Bruce. Always nice to see these sort of detailed polls for one recording artist.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 314
Views: 31610

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Puddle of Mudd - Blurry: 9
Nice song about his son
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Turnover at the forums
Replies: 12
Views: 1909

Turnover at the forums

Passing thought -- Why do you think some forum members have left over the years (or if you know the person outside of the forum, do you know the actual answer, assuming that it's not prying)? The reason could be pretty dry, though it's still a bit surprising when some prominent people leave, even if...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Marconi may be zooming too far out. Edison and Berliner were specifically endeavoring in the music field -- Marconi, not necessarily.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

2) Thomas Edison for inventing the phonograph (If he gets in, next year I'll nominate Emile Berliner ) Emile Berliner: "best known for inventing the flat disc record (called a 'gramophone record' in British and American English) and the Gramophone." This innovation succeeded Edison's wax ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Pierre wrote:Thanks Live in Phoenix for organizing this!

:obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Top Ten point total: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers -- 54 Missy Elliott -- 42 The Grateful Dead -- 32 Weezer -- 31 Spiritualized – 30 Todd Rundgren -- 27 The Allman Brothers Band -- 21 Built to Spill -- 20 Grimes -- 20 Fiona Apple -- 19 This is actually pretty remarkable for Tom Petty, in that he ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

[imgsize 500x300:1i06yc18]https://lastfm-img2.akamaized.net/i/u/770x0/da17a30509f85d984bc058ce22fc3f1f.jpg#da17a30509f85d984bc058ce22fc3f1f [imgsize 400x400:1i06yc18]https://lastfm-img2.akamaized.net/i/u/770x0/b1a3a78eea6ea726b17d148324b0f2d7.jpg#b1a3a78eea6ea726b17d148324b0f2d7 [imgsize 400x400:1i0...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

January 11, UTC is over!
Hall of Acclaim 2018 is finalized. The winners will initially be posted in alphabetical order. The backstage inductee will appear in the statistics rundown.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

1. Billy Idol
2. Grateful Dead
3. Oingo Boingo
4. The Moody Blues
5. John Williams
6. Justin Hayward
7. Sting
8. Suzanne Vega
9. James Taylor
10. Soundgarden

Backstage mentioned earlier
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 314
Views: 31610

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

I recognized the tune, which comes from a Bolivian folk song called "Llorando se fue" (and a great tune that is; it formed the basis of the hit Lambada from Kaoma) Well, that's unfortunate -- not the Lambada part, but that the 1 great tune by Sun City Girls I know about is actually someon...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)
Replies: 23
Views: 4609

Re: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)

These might be my remarks. It'd be if Jackson (if not someone else) did a sequel to his Albums and Songs of 2010-2014 Poll -- so maybe it would be an Albums and Songs of 2015-2019 Poll.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Music Resolutions
Replies: 10
Views: 2724

Re: 2019 Music Resolutions

So, for Christmas (you know, back in 2018), I got a book by Joel Whitburn. He usually publishes books like The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 1955-2009 , but this covered the other end of the music world and music charts -- Pop Memories 1890-1954 . Between the existence of this book, the 2010-2019 p...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eurythmics: Poll101: 227-page book!
Replies: 31
Views: 5796

Re: Eurythmics: Poll101: #1 Here Comes the Rain Again

Thank you Moonbeam. "Here Comes the Rain Again" would have been my #1, too. Eurythmics to me is one of those acts that gets a little lost in the shuffle simply because there was so much great music in that decade, an embarrassment of riches. And then cut to more recent years, when people b...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain
Replies: 33
Views: 8653

Re: Prince Album Poll 2018: #11 Crystal Ball

I win if I'm the only one guessing!

10. Love Symbol Album - 1992
9. The Gold Experience - 1995
8. Controversy - 1981
7. Around the World in a Day - 1985
6. Dirty Mind - 1980
5. Lovesexy - 1988
4. Parade - 1986
3. 1999 - 1982
2. Purple Rain - 1984
1. Sign o' the Times - 1987
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2018) - Ballots due Dec. 23
Replies: 28
Views: 4413

Re: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2018) - Ballots due Dec. 23

1. [No artist specified] - Silent Night 2. Pretenders - 2000 Miles 3. Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock 4. Bing Crosby - White Christmas 5. Tchaikovsky - Waltz of the Flowers 6. Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) 7. Joni Mitchell - River 8. [No artist specified] - I'll Be Home for Christm...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs - RESULTS!
Replies: 184
Views: 19676

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

1. Wouldn’t It Be Nice 2. Good Vibrations 3. Don't Worry Baby 4. All Summer Long 5. California Girls 6. Kokomo 7. Surf’s Up 8. Little Saint Nick 9. I Get Around 10. When I Grow Up (To Be a Man) 11. I’m Waiting for the Day 12. I Know There’s An Answer 13. I'll Be Home for Christmas 14. God Only Knows...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Btw, it's not necessary, but it could prove helpful for a Backstager's chances to briefly state their importance in their field. (Actually, I noticed that luvulongTIM has been trying a long time to get Bingenheimer inducted, and not for lack of rationalizing him, either. In my own words, he was a DJ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

Who is there even left to vote for? Isn't everyone in except Crosby, Stills, and Nash? Here are some potential names (not strictly recommendations). 2pac – Johnny Ace – Air [France] – Alice in Chains – The Allman Brothers Band – Tori Amos – The Animals – ANOHNI/Antony and the Johnsons – The B-52’s –...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 7186

Hall of Acclaim 2018!

So how this game works: nominate at least five and no more than ten acts that you feel are deserving of being in the AMF Hall. Additionally, you can nominate up to three “backstage wing” individuals who you feel deserve to be in the Hall. “Backstage wing” types include songwriters, producers, record...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 107
Views: 20424

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Unless someone else wants to step in (and you'd be more than welcome to), I'm planning to start up the Hall of Acclaim 2018 voting soon, acceping votes through, say, Friday, January 11. The idea this time would be to allow the current year's releases to be included in voters' evaluations.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 16616

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

That went about as well as could be expected. I wonder if Radiohead will no-show, or if the HOF tries to secure some assurance of someone in the band appearing.

Is BleuPanda still planning to do the AM Hall of Fame?
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain
Replies: 33
Views: 8653

Re: Prince Album Poll 2018

(This is being rolled out at Prince.org, sticky post at the Music and More forum. The #1 album by an associated act, and the #1 non-studio album [like compilations] have been revealed.)

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