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by Hymie
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Middle-Eights of all Time Poll?
Replies: 7
Views: 156

Re: Greatest Middle-Eights of all Time Poll?

In "A Hard Day's Night" Paul sings the bridge (or middle eight) twice because John could not hit the high notes that were required.

"When I'm home...."
by Hymie
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Lightnin' Hopkins- Mojo Hand 7 Don't yet have a strong feeling for the contents of the song. His playing and technique are impressive though, they keep you riveted. You are correct. I saw him live at the Lone Star Cafe in NYC in the late 1970s. I was directly in front of him only about 6 feet away....
by Hymie
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Lightnin’ Hopkins – Mojo Hand

8

The highest rating I have ever given to someone else's item in this project.
by Hymie
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Thelonious Monk – In Walked Bud

5
by Hymie
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Magazine – You Never Knew Me

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by Hymie
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

antonius wrote:1. Heartbreak Hotel
2. Hound Dog
3. One Night of Sin
4. Jailhouse Rock
5. Suspicious Minds
6. In the Ghetto
7. Always on my mind
8. Mystery Train
9. Little Sister
10. Love Me


You're in.
by Hymie
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

The Verlaines - Angela

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by Hymie
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Bonnie and Ak are in.
by Hymie
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

BobPatience wrote:James Brown – I Don’t Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open Up the Door, I’ll get It Myself)

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by Hymie
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

You're in, CB.
by Hymie
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Phoenix is in.
by Hymie
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

187. Otis Redding – Rock Me Baby

5
by Hymie
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

187. Otis Redding – Rock Me Baby - 7 It's a very good rendition of the song, I do prefer the original by the King though (although it wasn't the most original song out there). The original is not by King. It's by Lil' Son Jackson from 1951, and it was called "Rockin" and Rollin'." ht...
by Hymie
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Okay Andy, you're in.
by Hymie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

I’ll probably have a lot more deep cuts and 70’s songs than most because we used to travel a lot when I was a kid and my parents would always play Elvis 8-track tapes from that era. You can say that again. There are several in your top 50 that will probably not get another mention. Could have been ...
by Hymie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Honorio wrote:Deadline?


It's in the second post.

Deadline is Monday July 29 at midnight ET
by Hymie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Nick and Neil are in!
by Hymie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Willie Nelson – He Won’t Ever Be Gone


Not much of a Willie fan, this one is just okay. 4
by Hymie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Deadline is Monday July 29 at midnight ET Here is my ballot. 1. Good Rockin' Tonight 2. I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone 3. I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine 4. Blue Moon of Kentucky 5. All Shook Up 6. You're A Heartbreaker 7. Hound Dog 8. Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do 9. Jailhouse Rock 10. Too Much...
by Hymie
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs
Replies: 22
Views: 561

Best Elvis Presley Songs

Gonna push right through with a new survey. This time it's ELVIS PRESLEY! Submit to me at least 10 and up to 50 of your favorite Elvis Presley songs ranked in order. I'll tally up the numbers and present a countdown of the results. Ballots will be scored like this: 1. 75 points 2. 71 3. 68 4. 65 5. ...
by Hymie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Nick wrote:
Hymie wrote:
Nick wrote:Thanks for the rollout, Hymie! What's up next? The Beatles??? (please??)


I did the Beatles already. Here are the results:



Wow, I have no idea how I missed that. Great list!


I did it before I was posting them in this forum.
by Hymie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

"Women And Cadillacs" was done very faithfully by Nick Curran on his debut album in 2000.


by Hymie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

The Nite Riders – Women & Cadillacs


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I first heard it in the movie "Cry Baby."

Here's the clip:


by Hymie
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Thanks for the rollout, Hymie! What's up next? The Beatles??? (please??) I did the Beatles already. Here are the results: 01 - STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER - (28-3302) 02 - A DAY IN THE LIFE - (28 - 3123) 03 - HEY JUDE - (26 - 2352) 04 - WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS - (25 - 2301) 05 - PENNY LANE - (25...
by Hymie
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Excellent list and rollout, Hymie! It has been a pleasure to revisit the highights of the extensive career of James Brown! Here it is the Spotify playlist with the Top 100 except "Rapp Payback," not available (at least) in my country. http://open.spotify.com/user/hbarranco/playlist/1kXOuU...
by Hymie
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Our number one James Brown song is "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" from 1965. The single was number one on the Billboard R&B chart for 8 weeks. It was also JB's first top 10 Pop chart hit, reaching #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was his first chart hit in the UK, getting to #25. It also ...
by Hymie
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Tom Petty – House in the Woods

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by Hymie
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #2 is "I Got You (I Feel Good)" from 1965. It was on 29 ballots and had a total of 1714 points in the voting. But the number one song was on 32 ballots and had 1995 points. This song was number one on the Billboard R&B chart for 6 weeks, and was the highest charting single that JB...
by Hymie
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #3 is "Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine" from 1970. It was named on 26 ballots and had 1623 total point in the voting. Released as a two-part single in 1970, it was a no. 2 R&B hit and reached no. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2004, "Sex Machine" was ranked num...
by Hymie
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

183. The Rolling Stones – Soul Survivor

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by Hymie
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 36
Views: 1574

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

SONGS 1. Beer Bottle Boogie - Koko Taylor 2. Dip My Dipper - Cicero Blake 3. What You Need - INXS 4. Thank You John - Alex Chilton 5. Freeway of Love - Aretha Franklin 6. Just A Gigolo - David Lee Roth 7. Night Shift - Commodores 8. Walk of Life - Dire Straits 9. You're A Friend of Mine - Clarence C...
by Hymie
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #4 is "Please, Please, Please" from 1956. This of course was JB's first record. It reached #6 on the R&B best sellers on Billboard where it had a 19 week run on that chart. It was written by Brown and Johnny Terry. In 2011, "Please, Please, Please" was ranked number 143 ...
by Hymie
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #5 in the countdown is "It's A Man's Man's Man's World" from 1966. This is another violin laden record that I don't like much, but the voters here loved it. It was listed on 27 ballots. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard R&B chart and No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Its title is a ...
by Hymie
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 1785

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Hedningarna - Pornopolka

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by Hymie
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #6 is "Cold Sweat" from 1967. James wrote the song with his bandleader Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis. Brown recorded it in May 1967. An edited version of "Cold Sweat" released as a two-part single on King Records was a No. 1 R&B hit, and reached number seven on the Po...
by Hymie
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #7 is "Try Me" from 1958. This was JB's first number one record on the Billboard R&B chart. It also reached #48 on the Pop chart. By 1958 James Brown's career was faltering. After disputes over royalties, songwriting credit, and the indignity of having been relegated to backup sin...
by Hymie
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 22464

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

The Icicle Works – Love is a Wonderful Colour

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by Hymie
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #8 is "Night Train" from 1961. It came out first on an album called "James Brown Presents His band Featuring Night Train." It was issued on a single in 1962 and reached #5 on the Billboard R&B chart and got to #35 Pop. It was listed on 23 ballots and totaled 1035 points ...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #9 is "Out of Sight" from 1964. It's the first record on the countdown that accumulated over 1,000 points in the voting. It was named on 22 ballots. This was the start of Funk, as James created a new genre. The record reached #5 on the Cash Box R&B chart and got to #24 on the Bill...
by Hymie
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 22464

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

180. Simple Plan – Welcome to My Life

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by Hymie
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 22464

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Rob wrote:Sorry Hymie, but sometimes the world needs someone who sings like a drunken beggar at the end of his life


My world never needs anything like that.
by Hymie
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #10 is "I'll Go Crazy" from 1960. The single hed #15 on the Billboard R&B chart and the song was included on the "Think!" album. James purloined parts of the song from a record called "You've Got To Live For Yourself" by the Blue Dots in 1954. https://www.youtu...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #11 is "Say It Loud-I'm Black And I'm Proud" from 1968. This was one of JB's 3 biggest hits on the R&B chart, staying at number one for 6 weeks, and reaching the top 10 on the Pop chart. The song was written by JB with his bandleader Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis in 1968. The g...
by Hymie
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 22464

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Tom Waits – Jesus Gonna Be Here


This guy should be horse whipped for trying to sing.

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by Hymie
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

The #12 song on the countdown is "Think" from 1960. JB's version reached #7 on the Billboard R&B chart and got to #33 on the Pop chart, which makes it his first top 40 single. It was also the title track of an album. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d3/James_Brown_Think.jpg ...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #13 is "The Payback" from the album of the same name in 1973. The song's lyrics, originally written by trombonist and bandleader Fred Wesley but heavily revised by Brown himself soon before it was recorded, concern the revenge he plans to take against a man who betrayed him. The song ...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #14 is "I Got The Feelin'" from 1968. It reached #1 on the Billboard R&B chart and #6 on the pop chart. It also appeared on a 1968 album of the same name. The song was included on 18 ballots and totaled 887 points in the voting. Personnel James Brown — lead vocal Waymon Reed - tru...
by Hymie
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 22464

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Milton Babbitt – All Set

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by Hymie
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #15 is "Lost Someone" from 1961. It was a HUGE hit on the R&B chart, reaching #2. . It was written by Brown and Famous Flames members Bobby Byrd and Baby Lloyd Stallworth. Like "Please, Please, Please" before it, the song's lyrics combine a lament for lost love with a pl...
by Hymie
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 27381

Re: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS

Song #16 is "Bewildered" from 1960. The song was written in 1936 by Teddy Powell and Leonard Whitcup. It was a 1938 hit for Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra. It was also recorded by Mildred Bailey in the same year. The song was revived in the late 1940s when two different versions, by the Re...

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