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by bonnielaurel
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

This is a huge amount of music. All of these would be eligible: *Jazz legends: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Django Reinhardt, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, Glenn Miller... *Film and TV themes: Bernard Herrmann, Ennio Morricone, John Wil...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 319

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs

⋅ Georgia on My Mind (1960) ⋅ Hallelujah I Love Her So (1956) ⋅ Come Rain or Come Shine (1959) ⋅ Hit the Road Jack (1960) ⋅ I Can’t Stop Loving You (1960) ⋅ Drown in My Own Tears (1956) ⋅ That Lucky Old Sun (1963) ⋅ Wha...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 547

Re: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?

I agree with 128.
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 70
Views: 21180

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

The single is from 1988, not 1989.
by bonnielaurel
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 72
Views: 4399

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Top 30 Albums: ⋅ First Aid Kit - Ruins ⋅ Natalia Lafourcade - Musas Vol. 2 ⋅ Nils Frahm - All Melody ⋅ Haru Nemuri - Haru To Shura ⋅ Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer ⋅ GoGo Penguin - A Humdrum Star ⋅ Fatoumata Diawara - Fenfo &sdot...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)
Replies: 10
Views: 1886

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

Points-per-vote is a bad idea. A 15th place would bring the average down, when the voter actually wants to support that album, even if only by 1 point. A second round like in "Sudden death" is the only way to compare years, but there's the problem of the extra time. The current system has ...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103812

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

People should really stop thinking about music in meaningless terms like "mainstream" and "alternative". Those labels say nothing about the quality of the music.
by bonnielaurel
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103812

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks for completing this huge task, SR. I'm interested in the alternative lists as well.
by bonnielaurel
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11366

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Am I wrong in thinking 1990 is one of the weakest years of the decade? And there's 20 albums from that year in the final poll? I'm still not convinced by that wild card system. It's supposed to be in the advantage of the stronger years, but how can we know what the strongest years are? In a weaker ...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.37
Replies: 12
Views: 3258

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.37

Gwenifer Raymond - Off to See the Hangman, Pt. II
by bonnielaurel
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Grand Final
Replies: 20
Views: 3994

Re: 6001/6096: Grand Final

6012 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain
6011 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
6080 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu
6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime
6007 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
by bonnielaurel
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 226
Views: 71810

Re: Albums of 2018

by bonnielaurel
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 4142

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 3

6058 | Al Green | Look What You Done for Me 6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime 6029 | Little Anthony and The Imperials | Hurt So Bad 6015 | Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) 6003 | M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade | Body Language 6007 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hote...
by bonnielaurel
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A music essay (for the hell of it)
Replies: 2
Views: 2929

Re: A music essay (for the hell of it)

You should ask a fee for for mentioning AM.

It's true that The Cure has a happy side, so it isn't pure gothic.
by bonnielaurel
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11366

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Albums: ⋅ Mary J. Blige - Mary ⋅ Sigur Rós - Ágaetis byrjun ⋅ Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera ⋅ Destiny’s Child - The Writing’s on the Wall ⋅ Jamiroquai - Synkronized ⋅ Skunk Anansie - Post Orgasmic Chill ⋅ Faith Hill - B...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.35
Replies: 9
Views: 3296

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.35

Haru Nemuri - Haru To Shura

[Also known as "harutosyura"]
by bonnielaurel
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 17
Views: 3812

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 2

6012 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain 6072 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed 6013 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap 6065 | The Chills | Heavenly Pop Hit 6048 | Killer Mike | Reagan 6080 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu 6071 | Frankie Valli | Grease 6020 | Steely Dan | Show Biz Kids 6089 | Bob Dylan | Lily...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 15
Views: 3537

Re: 6001/6096: Semi-finals, Week 1

6011 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 6050 | Metallica | Creeping Death 6074 | Fuck Buttons | Olympians 6014 | Franz Ferdinand | Michael 6063 | Sonic Youth | Silver Rocket 6093 | Paul Revere & The Raiders | Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!
Replies: 17
Views: 4153

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!

John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues
The Knife - Deep Cuts
Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia
by bonnielaurel
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 24398

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

If I had to pick my forty favorite songs of 2018 it would be something like this. I include a few 2017 songs that will probably be eligible for the EOY poll. Five artists with two songs: First Aid Kit - It’s a Shame (‘17) First Aid Kit - Fireworks (‘17) Natalia Lafourcade - Danza de Gardenias Natali...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.34
Replies: 13
Views: 3405

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.34

Gösta Berlings Saga - Fundament
by bonnielaurel
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 26284

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Henrik wrote:Thanks Dexter! Great presentation!

PS. I didn’t vote so I shouldn’t complain about anything, but ”Macarena” would have been a better #1 than ”All Star”.

"Macarena" would make my top 10 of most annoying earworms, along with Mambo No. 5. :angry-screaming:
by bonnielaurel
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 26284

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Thanks, Dexter. You did a lot of research to find interesting and funny anekdotes for all those songs. I didn't know "All Stars" and its popularity eludes me. I voted for quite a lot of these songs, and it also ranges from songs that I truly like to terrible earworms.
by bonnielaurel
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 14
Views: 4855

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 12

6005 | Shanice | I Love Your Smile
6044 | Gerry and The Pacemakers | How Do You Do It?
6053 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Cheated Hearts
6092 | Tame Impala | Solitude Is Bliss

6080 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu
6017 | Steve Perry | Oh Sherrie
6065 | The Chills | Heavenly Pop Hit
6032 | Robbie Williams | Millennium
by bonnielaurel
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.33
Replies: 13
Views: 3593

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.33

Avril Lavigne - Head Above Water
by bonnielaurel
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 14
Views: 3832

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 11

6043 | Rush | Closer to the Heart 6006 | Björk & Thom Yorke | I've Seen It All 6091 | Tobias Jesso Jr. | Without You 6054 | Migos feat. Drake | Versace (Remix) 6010 | Suzi Quatro | Can the Can 6058 | Al Green | Look What You Done for Me 6087 | The Lemonheads | Into Your Arms 6039 | Bentley Rhyth...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Charles Aznavour
Replies: 3
Views: 1979

Re: R.I.P. Charles Aznavour

He was one of the greatest chansonniers and songwriters. La Bohème is one of my favorite French songs. I just saw an interview in which he said he wanted to live to be 120.
by bonnielaurel
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 13132

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Wikipedia says she did release an album in 2014, but it's not on RYM.

(And yes, Edsilia was good too.)
by bonnielaurel
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 13132

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:
bonnielaurel wrote:[*]Imaani - Where Are You
[/list]

Sure you can't move that one up a bit?

You didn't vote for her yourself. She should have won Eurovision. So many good pop songs of then are already half forgotten.

BTW I see Imaani has never even released an album. What a shame.
by bonnielaurel
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 13132

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Albums: ⋅ Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love ⋅ The Cardigans - Gran Turismo ⋅ Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill ⋅ Garbage - Version 2.0 ⋅ Tortoise - TNT ⋅ I Muvrini - Leia ⋅ Méav - Méav ⋅ Massive Attack ...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 26284

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

StevieFan13 wrote:Dancing Queen is probably so low cuz so many people (myself included) consider it genuinely great.

I'm proud of liking Agnetha, Björn, Benny & Anni-Frid.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 14
Views: 2967

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 10

6012 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain 6085 | Janet Jackson | No Sleeep 6037 | Lyres | Help You Ann 6060 | Journey | Any Way You Want It 6004 | Red Foley | (There’ll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me) 6045 | Alain Souchon | Foule sentimentale 6093 | Paul Revere & The Raiders | Indian Reservation (The Lam...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 17
Views: 2773

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 9

6081 | Mary J. Blige | My Life 6033 | Bright Eyes | We Are Nowhere and It's Now 6064 | Green Day | Minority 6016 | The Saints | Know Your Product 6041 | Public Enemy | Can't Truss It 6008 | Ashford and Simpson | Solid 6089 | Bob Dylan | Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts 6056 | Supergrass | Going...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 103812

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Incredible that you've managed to count all those points, SR. I already see a lot of songs I've voted for.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 14
Views: 2016

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 8

6003 | M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade | Body Language 6046 | Panic! At the Disco | I Write Sins Not Tragedies 6051 | Laurent Garnier | Crispy Bacon 6094 | Aqualung | Strange and Beautiful 6059 | Jo Stafford | You Belong to Me 6011 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 6086 | Big Brothe...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 5797

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: July 31)

Is this still going through? I can help with the roll-out if necessary.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 2688

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7

6024 | Denise LaSalle | Trapped By a Thing Called Love 6073 | Bob Dylan | Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? 6072 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed 6025 | Jam & Spoon | Stella 6061 | Queen | Who Wants to Live Forever 6013 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap 6036 | Ash | Burn Baby Burn 6...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 11152

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Albums: ⋅ Björk - Homogenic ⋅ Radiohead - OK Computer ⋅ Erykah Badu - Baduizm ⋅ Mary J. Blige - Share My World ⋅ Mogwai - Mogwai Young Team ⋅ The Corrs - Talk on Corners ⋅ Spice Girls - Spiceworld ⋅ Shania Twain - Come O...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 2354

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6

6014 | Franz Ferdinand | Michael
6062 | The Shins | So Says I
6035 | The Fall | The Classical
6083 | UFO | Doctor Doctor

6042 | George Michael | Fastlove
6007 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
6090 | Foo Fighters | Walk
6055 | Death Cab for Cutie | Transatlanticism
by bonnielaurel
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 15
Views: 2103

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5

6023 | Bonnie Raitt | Love Has No Pride 6071 | Frankie Valli | Grease 6026 | Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers | I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent 6074 | Fuck Buttons | Olympians 6057 | LaVern Baker | Soul on Fire 6088 | Lou Christie | Lightnin' Strikes 6009 | The Radio Dept. | Heaven’s On Fire 6040 | The...
by bonnielaurel
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Asian music recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 1906

Re: Asian music recommendations

Ravi Shankar - Three Classical Ragas (India, 1956) Gamelan Gong Kebyar - Gamelan Music from Bali (Indonesia, 1972) Kim Jung Mi - Now (South Korea, 1973) Giora Feidman - The Magic of the Klezmer (Israel, 1986) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Mustt Mustt (Pakistan, 1990) Noa - Noa (Israel, 1994) Noa - Blue To...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 16
Views: 2013

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 3

6020 | Steely Dan | Show Biz Kids 6029 | Little Anthony and The Imperials | Hurt So Bad 6077 | Magnetic Man | I Need Air 6068 | The White Stripes | You're Pretty Good Lookin' (For a Girl) 6015 | Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) 6063 | Sonic Youth | Silver Rocket 6082 | Ze...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 7812

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Albums: ⋅ Fiona Apple - Tidal ⋅ Toni Braxton - Secrets ⋅ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads ⋅ Jamiroquai - Travelling Without Moving ⋅ Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow ⋅ George Michael - Older ⋅ Spice Girls - Spice ⋅&nb...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 22835

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

I just got an idea for a tv-series, where everyone of us go to a therapist, talking about our frustration in creating our music lists. I'd watch it! Or maybe I wouldn't. Do you think it would get any followers? :D One phenomenon is the trouble when you have to throw out one more song, e.g. you have...
by bonnielaurel
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 2695

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1

6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 6070 | Charles Trenet | La Folle complainte 6027 | The Hollywood Argyles | Alley-Oop 6075 | Beginner feat. Gzuz & Gentleman | Ahnma 6050 | Metallica | Creeping Death 6002 | The Move | Blackberry Way 6047 | Archers of Loaf | Web in Front 609...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 11206

Re: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread

25. Zara Larsson - Lush Life (2015) Nothing to feel guilty about. What a voice. That's a great live version, with acoustic guitar. It's also interesting to see them using real drum sticks on an electronic instrument. She's the new Swedish pop star of the last few years. Another song I like by her i...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.25
Replies: 10
Views: 1091

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.25

Ariana Grande - God Is a Woman
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)
Replies: 133
Views: 50051

Re: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)

Thanks, Honorio for keeping track of the rankings. I'm glad I got through them all.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' White Album (1968)
Replies: 37
Views: 10508

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' White Album (1968)

Great, I'm glad to join the elite forces! It's a good way to expand your musical knowledge.

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