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by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Stefano Zenni (ITA) - I Segreti del Jazz - KEY TRACKS 1900-1956 (2008)
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Stefano Zenni (ITA) - I Segreti del Jazz - KEY TRACKS 1900-1956 (2008)

CHARLIE CHRISTIAN - TOPSY (CHARLIE'S CHOICE) - 1941

This is the same as "Swing to Bop" which is already on AM.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

PlasticRam wrote:
Bruno wrote:We really need a poll :mrgreen:

I was thinking that for sure we're gonna have a big poll three years from now, but I wouldn't be opposed to a poll right now either.

Personally, this is just making me more impatient for the all-time songs poll.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings
Replies: 87
Views: 14984

Re: Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Looks like it's been delayed until next month...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000 Albums
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Re: 2000 Albums

On RYM, I currently have 10 albums rated 5/5. But if you took BleuPanda's 1-10 scale with quarter increments, I don't think any album would be a perfect 10/10 for me right now. Maybe MBDTF.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 838

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

1. Power
2. Black Skinhead
3. Only One
4. Monster
5. All of the Lights
6. Stronger
7. Say You Will
8. Heartless
9. Jesus Walks
10. American Boy
11. Can't Tell Me Nothing
12. Dark Fantasy
13. Gold Digger
14. Flashing Lights
15. Famous
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture lists
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: Spectrum Culture lists

Henrik wrote:
Sweepstakes Ron wrote:6. Kanye West
Yeezus
5. Savages
Silence Yourself
4. Phosphorescent
Muchacho
3. The National
Trouble Will Find Me

Thanks! Although I meant all the other EOY lists as well.


I know, all I have time for right now is just filling out the rest of 2013.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture lists
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: Spectrum Culture lists

6. Kanye West
Yeezus
5. Savages
Silence Yourself
4. Phosphorescent
Muchacho
3. The National
Trouble Will Find Me
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3379

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Because both On the Corner and New York Girl, which are part of the same melody, aren't available as separate tracks on Spotify. That's weird. I wonder if they should maybe be combined into one entry on AM. Henrik, can you find which lists these songs appeared on? In Time Out's "1000 Songs to ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 838

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

"Gone" is in the top post twice.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 3319

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

What's the minimum amount for a list? I think I could scrape together something, but getting to 100 may be too difficult.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 30
Views: 604

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1

1970
The Cross
Frankly, Mr. Shankly
The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us!
Alone, Together
Baby Be Mine
'Cross the Breeze
Hateful
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3379

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Bang Jan, I noticed that there's one Miles Davis track that shows up twice in the playlist. Because both On the Corner and New York Girl, which are part of the same melody, aren't available as separate tracks on Spotify. That's weird. I wonder if they should maybe be combined into one entry on AM. ...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3379

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Bang Jan, I noticed that there's one Miles Davis track that shows up twice in the playlist.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3379

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Henrik, do you have the list of 2016 songs being added to AM?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3379

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Thank you so much Henrik! I deeply appreciate everything you do for us music fans. Justice Vs. Simian | Never be alone By the way, is this supposed to be Simian's original "Never Be Alone" or is it a duplicate of "We Are Your Friends"? Or is it something else I don't know about?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3379

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Henrik wrote:
Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Any more to show?

Hundreds! But I need a couple of weeks before I can post another batch.

How's it going? Need any help from us?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2990

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

One I'm surprised hasn't been nominated yet, since it made the last all-time song poll:

Belle and Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister: "Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying"
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 447
Views: 15198

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Naughty by Nature "Hip Hop Hooray" is 1992, not 1993.

https://rateyourmusic.com/release/singl ... op-hooray/
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 2990

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

Kanye West - The College Dropout - "Never Let Me Down"
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Summary of All-Time Lists to be Added to AM- 2017 Update
Replies: 73
Views: 4404

Re: Summary of All-Time Lists to be Added to AM- 2017 Update

Is Questlove's song list going to be included? I don't think either of them are - Henrik's rule is that a best-of list by a single artist can't feature the artist's own work. I don't remember if there are any Roots songs on his song list, but the album list is disqualified because pretty much all o...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Summary of All-Time Lists to be Added to AM- 2017 Update
Replies: 73
Views: 4404

Re: Summary of All-Time Lists to be Added to AM- 2017 Update

Is Questlove's song list going to be included?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 447
Views: 15198

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Public Image Ltd's "This Is Not a Love Song" is said to be #41 on Sounds' 100 singles of all time, but doesn't actually seem to be anywhere on the list. (The actual #41 is Bowie's "Space Oddity", which is properly credited on AM.)
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone Want to Post/Send an Updated Top-100 Songs List?
Replies: 10
Views: 290

Re: Anyone Want to Post/Send an Updated Top-100 Songs List?

andyd1010 wrote:Thanks! Let It Be continues to overwhelmingly outperform its AM rank.


It is my #1 all-time favorite. :)
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 447
Views: 15198

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Temptations "I Wish It Would Rain" is 1967, not 1968. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/singl ... y-believe/
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: TimeOut (NY): The Best Songs Ever (2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 145

Re: TimeOut (NY): The Best Songs Ever (2016)

This is... interesting, certainly. Personally, any complaints I may have are nullified by the inclusion of "All of the Lights" all the way up at #13.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - Every Disney Song From Worst to Best (2016)
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Consequence of Sound - Every Disney Song From Worst to Best (2016)

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/11/ranking-every-disney-song-from-worst-to-best/ It's probably not worth including on AM, since the only Disney song on AM (and no others probably even come close) is #1 here anyway, but it's still a fun list for the Disney fans here. As usual, there's a lot to get...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mark Ellingham - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists - 5000 Songs You Must Download (2007)
Replies: 22
Views: 639

Re: Mark Ellingham - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists - 5000 Songs You Must Download (2007)

Thanks for the responses! Here's another one: LTJ BUKEM - MUSIC (I NEED YOU) There's no such song, but there's "Music" and "Atlantis (I Need You)"... :text-bump: I'm bumping this again now. I won't have time to comment on any more lists for some time, so hopefully this topic wil...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 447
Views: 15198

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Dave Marsh put Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" in his 1001 singles, but it's supposed to be "Hot Stuff". https://rateyourmusic.com/list/goldwax3 ... _and_soul/
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which acclaimed songs are better known for a remix/alternate version?
Replies: 20
Views: 793

Re: Which acclaimed songs are better known for a remix/alternate version?

I'm not sure which version is better known, but the xx's version of Florence and the Machine's "You've Got the Love" seems to have racked up at least as much acclaim as the original. In fact, I'm not even sure they should be counted as the same song on AM, since the xx version is less of a...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/Albums that you did not like before, but now you like it!
Replies: 8
Views: 221

Re: Songs/Albums that you did not like before, but now you like it!

I particularly like the feeling of being able to enjoy a song or album that I did not like or cared about before. I can definitely think of a bunch of examples that work the other way around, but I will say that the first example that comes to mind is "New Slang" by the Shins. Same for me!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 1164

Re: Another AMF meeting !

Here's something you all may enjoy...

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by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 36
Views: 800

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

spiritualized wrote:And Bjork's Verandi - which has a very bizarre classical opera version on Spotify. Better stick with the YT version.


When the hell is Björk going to release a damn B-sides compilation!?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 76
Views: 1652

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!

Well, Magical Mystery Tour is eligible, and despite it being an all-time favorite of mine, I deliberately avoided nominating it last year because I had other albums I loved that I thought deserved some more attention from the forum. And we all know how THAT turned out...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music: The Book(?)
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: Acclaimed Music: The Book(?)

From each of which lists, exactly?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Feb 10, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?
Replies: 18
Views: 608

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

Moonbeam wrote:My top 20 years based on my point system from 13,000+ song ratings so far:


Holy crap, that is a LOT of ratings! How do you keep track of them all?
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: XXL - Drake's 30 Best Songs to Date (2013)
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: XXL - Drake's 30 Best Songs to Date (2013)

No "Take Care"!? :o
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE
Replies: 30
Views: 779

Re: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE

Laura Veirs for the win!
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help me test out this project? (voting for songs)
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Help me test out this project? (voting for songs)

I heard about this website called allourideas.org, which allows you to enter lists and have people vote on those lists by selecting one out of two at a time. I decided to make one using AM's top 6000 songs (as of the unofficial update), and I think it would be a fun thing to try. So just to make sur...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV FINAL FOUR
Replies: 24
Views: 623

Re: Unacclaimed IV FINAL FOUR

Sans Logique
July Flame
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mark Ellingham - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists - 5000 Songs You Must Download (2007)
Replies: 22
Views: 639

Re: Mark Ellingham - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists - 5000 Songs You Must Download (2007)

Also THE WHO - OUNDERTURE "Overture" or "Underture"? Or both? (a joke?) Amazon "look inside" shows that it's just "Underture". Stefano's spreadsheet made a typo. However, it really does say "Alfieb" in the book, but I can't read further than that...
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mark Ellingham - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists - 5000 Songs You Must Download (2007)
Replies: 22
Views: 639

Re: Mark Ellingham - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists - 5000 Songs You Must Download (2007)

One of the songs by Yes is "Your Move" which is actually just the name for the first part of "I've Seen All Good People".
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 447
Views: 15198

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Lagire's 1001 songs spreadsheet accidentally credited "Heat of the Moment" to Asian Dub Foundation, rather than Asia. His new spreadsheet corrects this, but I'm posting it here in case Henrik's files have this mistake.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 1001 Songs..Before You Die
Replies: 45
Views: 4215

Re: 1001 Songs..Before You Die

Henrik wrote:Here it is.

I just noticed that this accidentally credits "Heat of the Moment" to Asian Dub Foundation, rather than Asia. (It does says Asia in the book.)
by Sweepstakes Ron
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 447
Views: 15198

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Count Basie's "April in Paris" (the song) was recorded in 1955, but I don't believe it was released until 1957.
by Sweepstakes Ron
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: EOY 2016 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 69
Views: 16122

Re: EOY 2016 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Huh. For some reason, the spreadsheet is slightly out of order. Make sure to sort it!

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