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by Hymie
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

114. Keane - This Is The Last Time 4
116. Janet Jackson - When We Oooo 3
117. Billy Idol - Flesh For Fantasy 3
118. Los Incas - El Condor Pasa 5
by Hymie
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

112. Human League - Sound Of The Crowd


This is a favorite of mine - 9
by Hymie
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Kinks - Lavender Hill - 5
by Hymie
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

The 5th Dimension – Wedding Bell Blues


This was a number one USA hit in 1969. Heard it a million times then.

6
by Hymie
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Art Blakey & Jazz Messengers – Blues March for Europe No. 1


4

"Moanin'" gets a 7.
by Hymie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 707

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

By the way, in case some of you do not realize this, the only instrument on the Mills Brothers record is a guitar. All the stuff that sounds like horns is done with their voices.
by Hymie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:108. Bob Dylan – To Ramona


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by Hymie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 707

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

The short sample on Nagasaki is not indicative of the entire song.
by Hymie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 707

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup of Dreams
Eimear Quinn | The Voice
Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng
Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion


GROUP CHI
Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
Suuns | Mirror Mirror
Billy Nicholls | Girl From New York
by Hymie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 707

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

The first few voters had my Mills Brothers last, but I see a couple of firsts and a second now.
:mrgreen:
by Hymie
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:107. Adele – Hometown Glory


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by Hymie
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Thanks guys, I learned some things myself. The Rolling Stones are an institution!
by Hymie
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

The number one song in our countdown is "Sympathy For The Devil" from the Beggars Banquet album in 1968. It was a close race for the top spot between #2 and #1. There were a couple of ballots that were not submitted in time to count for the results, and I think if I had counted them it may...
by Hymie
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #2 on the countdown is "Gimme Shelter" from the "Let It Bleed" album in 1969. It was just 32 points behind the number one song in a very close contest. "Gimme Shelter" is the opening track to the 1969 album Let It Bleed by the Rolling Stones. Greil Marcus, writing ...
by Hymie
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:106. Garbage - Supervixen


1

The band definitely has the right name!
by Hymie
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #3 is "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" from 1965. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and produced by Andrew Loog Oldham. Richards' three-note guitar riff—‌intended to be replaced by horns—‌opens and drives the song. The lyrics refer to sexual frustration and commercialism...
by Hymie
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

madzong wrote:Must say that 'Satisfaction' being at number three surprised me.

So does that mean Gimme Shelter at number 2. And Dpathy For The Devil at number 1. ?


The Rolling Stone "100 Greatest Rolling Stones Songs" list has it:

1 - GS
2 - Sat
3 - SFTD
by Hymie
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #4 is "Paint It Black" from 1966. It was originally released as "Paint It, Black", the comma being an error by Decca Records, but, nonetheless, stirred controversy among fans over its racial interpretation. It was on the American version of "Aftermath" but not on t...
by Hymie
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:105. Radiohead – The Numbers


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by Hymie
Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

At #5 on the countdown is "Jumpin' Jack Flash" from 1968. Called "supernatural Delta blues by way of Swinging London" by Rolling Stone magazine,[6] the song was perceived by some as the band's return to their blues roots after the baroque pop and psychedelia heard on their preced...
by Hymie
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #6 is "Under My Thumb" from the "Aftermath" album in 1966. There's still another track to come from (the American version of) that album. Notice that it has a lot more points and was listed on a lot more ballots that the #7 song. I am definitely surprised at how well "T...
by Hymie
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Golden Earring – In My House


5
by Hymie
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #7 is "You Can't Always Get What You Want" from the "Let It Bleed" album in 1969. The song was originally released on the B-side of "Honky Tonk Women" in July 1969. Although it did not chart at the time, London Records re-serviced the single in 1973 and "You C...
by Hymie
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Nick wrote:Speaking of songs that are overperforming, there's a certain marimba based song that I'm REALLY surprised hasn't shown up yet. But I expect it to show up at #6.


:mrgreen:
by Hymie
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #8 is "Honky Tonk Women" from 1969. The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards while on holiday in Brazil from late December 1968 to early January 1969, inspired by Brazilian "caipiras" (inhabitants of rural, remote areas of parts of Brazil) at the ranch where Ja...
by Hymie
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Katerine - Papa


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by Hymie
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #9 is "Brown Sugar" from 1971. It was the lead track on the "Sticky Fingers" album. Though credited, like most of their compositions, to the singer/guitarist pair of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, the song was primarily the work of Jagger, who wrote it sometime during the f...
by Hymie
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Kicking off the top 10 at #10 is "Wild Horses" from the "Sticky Fingers" album in 1971. In the liner notes to the 1993 Rolling Stones compilation album Jump Back, Jagger states, "I remember we sat around originally doing this with Gram Parsons, and I think his version came o...
by Hymie
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Talking Heads – Radio Head


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by Hymie
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Time to enter the top 10. Song #10 is the highest ranking song on the list that was not written nor originally done by the Rolling Stones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFLJFl7ws_0 Is this the correct link? Afaik Wild Horses is in fact a Jagger-Richards composition The Flying Burrito Brothers ver...
by Hymie
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #11 on the countdown is "Street Fighting Man" from "Beggars Banquet" in 1968. Originally titled and recorded as "Did Everyone Pay Their Dues?", containing the same music but very different lyrics, "Street Fighting Man" is known as one of Mick Jagger and K...
by Hymie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #12 is "Tumbling Dice," the final song on the list from "Exile On Main Street" in 1972. The song, recorded in the basement of the chateau Villa Nellcôte in France, peaked at number 7 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 5 in the UK Singles chart. The lyrics tell the ...
by Hymie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:101. Chromeo – I’m Not Contagious


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by Hymie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #13 is "Ruby Tuesday" from the American version of the "Between The Buttons" album in 1967. Multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones played recorder whilst the double bass was played jointly by bassist Bill Wyman (pressing the strings against the fingerboard) and Keith Richards (bo...
by Hymie
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:The Deathray Davies – The Fall Fashions


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by Hymie
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #14 is "Get Off Of My Cloud" from 1965. It was the number one song on my ballot. I was hoping it would crack the top 10, but no suck luck. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards for a single to follow the successful "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction". Recorded in Holl...
by Hymie
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #15 is "She's A Rainbow" from 1967. It is the highest ranking song from the "Their Satanic Majesties Request" album. It has been called "the prettiest and most uncharacteristic song" that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote for the Stones, although somewhat ambigu...
by Hymie
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Nick wrote:I’m also shocked that “She’s a Rainbow” ended up at #15.


A couple of my friends want to attribute it to the song being in TV commercials lately, but I just don't think the people voting on this are gonna be influenced by a TV commercial.
by Hymie
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #16 is "Miss You" from the "Some Girls" album in 1978. The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It was released as a single by The Rolling Stones on Rolling Stones Records in May 1978, one month in advance of their album Some Girls, and peaked at number one on...
by Hymie
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Raul Seixas – Tente Outra Vez:


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by Hymie
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #17 is "19th Nervous Breakdown" from 1966. It was not on an album until one of the hits packages. Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, it was recorded in late 1965 and released as a single in February 1966. It reached number 2 on both the US Billboard Hot 100 and Britain's Recor...
by Hymie
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #18 is "The Last Time" from early 1965. It was later included on the "Out of Our Heads" album. Recorded at RCA Studios in Hollywood, California in January 1965, "The Last Time" was the band's third UK single to reach number one on the UK Singles Chart, spending thr...
by Hymie
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:98. John Mayer – Love On the Weekend


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by Hymie
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #19 is "Start Me Up" from the "Tattoo You" album in 1981. Released as the album's lead single, it reached number one on Australian Kent Music Report, number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and number seven on the UK Singles Chart. The basic track "Start Me Up" was rec...
by Hymie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #20 is "Angie" from "Goats Head Soup" in 1973. It's one that I have always found to be very tedious, I distinctly recall changing the station whenever it came on the radio during its heyday. But our voters liked it enough to put it into the top 20 here. The song is credited,...
by Hymie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Branford Marsalis – Berta, Berta


5

Could have been a good record if there was more than just the chorus over and over all throughout.
by Hymie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

"What a drag it is getting old." That is the opening line from the #21 song, "Mother's Little Helper" from 1966. Mick Jagger is finding out that his lyrics were true, as he just had surgery the other day to replace a valve in his heart. The song was on the UK version of "Aft...
by Hymie
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #22 is "Let's Spend The Night Together" from the "Between The Buttons" album in 1967. It also was issued as a Double A side single with "Ruby Tuesday." The song was recorded in December 1966 at the RCA Records studio in Hollywood, California, where the group record...
by Hymie
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4945

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Rob wrote:96. Son House – Death Letter


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by Hymie
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Song #23 is "Rocks Off" from the "Exile On Main Street" album in 1972. Just one song left from that album. "Rocks Off" is one of the songs on the album that was recorded at Villa Nellcôte, a house Keith Richards rented in the south of France during the summer and autumn...

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