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by Hymie
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2018) - Ballots due Dec. 23
Replies: 2
Views: 34

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

1 - Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms 2 - Mambo Santa Mambo - Enchanters 3 - White Christmas - Drifters 4 - Please Come Home For Christmas - Charles Brown 5 - Little Saint Nick - Beach Boys 6 - Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley 7 - White Christmas - Ravens 8 - Sleigh Ride - Ronettes 9 - Winter Wonderland ...
by Hymie
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 515
Views: 61360

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Hymie: Muddy Waters - Don't Go No Farther Champion Jack Dupree - Rub A Little Boogie Sticks McGhee - Head Happy With Wine (I'm going to check out more of Hymie's list, it's fab) The correct version of "Rub A Little Boogie" is not on youtube or anywhere else that I know of. The one there i...
by Hymie
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

sonof, thanks for the full top 50 with several first timers!
by Hymie
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

Thanks Fred. You listed several that had not been mentioned yet. I am up to 30 ballots with 165 different items mentioned already.
by Hymie
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

Thank you Miguel. That's what I like to see, a full 50!

I counted "Here Comes The Night" as the 60s version. If you were voting for the 1979 version, let me know.
by Hymie
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

Thanks Phoenix, you're in!
by Hymie
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

Thanks Carlos, you are in!
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

Henry wrote:1./Henry's all-time rank
28./3820. Little Saint Nick
28./4634. Wendy
36./5629. Forever
37./5639. Disney Girls
37./5649. Forever


There were some problems with your ballot (see above) but I corrected it when I tabulated it.
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

1 | God Only Knows 2 | Good Vibrations 3 | Wouldn't It Be Nice 4 | Don't Worry Baby 5 | Help Me Rhonda 6 | Sloop John B 7 | California Girls 8 | Caroline, No 9 | Surfer Girl 10 | Kokomo 11 | Surfin' U.S.A. 12 | I Get Around 13 | You Still Believe in Me 14 | Barbara Ann 15 | Fun, Fun, Fun 16 | In My...
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

1. Don't Worry Baby 2. Caroline, No 3. God Only Knows 4. Surfer Girl 5. Good Vibrations 6. Wouldn't It Be Nice 7. I Get Around 8. California Girls 9. In My Room 10. Sloop John B 11. Surfin USA 12. Little Saint Nick 13. Surfs Up 14. Heroes and Villains 15. Fun Fun Fun 16. Cottonfields 17. Barbara An...
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

1) Forever (Most Underrated song ever?) 2) Surf's Up 3) Don't Worry Baby 4) God Only Knows 5) I Get Around 6) Good Vibrations 7) In My Room 8) Wouldn't It Be Nice 9) Surfin' USA 10) Caroline, No 11) Help Me, Rhonda 12) California Girls 13) Fun, Fun, Fun 14) All Summer Long 15) Sloop John B 16) That...
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

1. God Only Knows 2. Good Vibrations 3. Don't Worry Baby 4. In My Room 5. I Get Around 6. Surfin' U.S.A. 7. Fun, Fun, Fun 8. Sloop John B 9. California Girls 10. Help Me, Rhonda 11. Surfer Girl 12. Wouldn't It Be Nice 13. Barbara Ann 14. Little Saint Nick 15. Caroline, No 16. The Warmth of the Sun ...
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

whuntva wrote:
Smashing Pumpkins, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Motorhead, XTC, Swans, Can, The Birthday Party/Nick Cave, Nick Drake, The Smiths, Joy Division, Sisters of Mercy, UFO, there's tons more.


No black acts?
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

StevieFan13 wrote:1. Good Vibrations
2. God Only Knows
3. Wouldn’t It Be Nice
4. Heroes and Villains
5. In My Room
6. I Get Around
7. Don’t Worry Baby
8. California Girls
9. Sloop John B
10. Dance Dance Dance
11. That’s Why God Made the Radio
12. Surfin’ USA
13. Surf’s Up


Thanks Stevie, your ballot has been counted.
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Re: Best Beach Boys Songs

MY BALLOT 1. I Can Hear Music 2. Little Deuce Coupe 3. Surfin' U.S.A. 4. I Get Around 5. Little Saint Nick 6. Surfer Girl 7. Good Vibrations 8. Fun, Fun, Fun 9. You're So Good To Me 10. Surfin' Safari 11. Help Me Rhonda 12. California Girls 13. Wouldn't It Be Nice 14. Don't Worry Baby 15. Sloop Joh...
by Hymie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Beach Boys Songs
Replies: 25
Views: 322

Best Beach Boys Songs

Best Beach Boys Songs! Okay, let's settle this. Submit to me at least 10 and up to 50 of your favorite Beach Boys 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. 62 6. 60 7. 58 8. 56 9. 54 10...
by Hymie
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Individual 666 @WhiskeyTangoHo1 @StevieVanZandt Stevie...may I ask what band, above all others, do u think should already been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? 8:35 AM - 30 Nov 2018 from Denver, CO Stevie Van Zandt Procol Harum, closely followed by the J Geils Band, Johnny Burnette & Rock And ...
by Hymie
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Moonbeam wrote:Best induction class ever. I only wish Kraftwerk crashed the party, too!


Are you serious?

This is better than the first class?
by Hymie
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

There are lots of more deserving acts out there that should go in before an unnecessary second induction for Nicks.
by Hymie
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How "Strange Fruit" Killed Billie Holiday
Replies: 3
Views: 1496

Re: How "Strange Fruit" Killed Billie Holiday

Poor Billie. Decades ahead of her time. Thanks for the article, Hymie. A friend of mine saw that TV performance of "Strange Fruit" live when he was like 12 or 13. He says... I still remember actually seeing that "Chelsea At Nine" TV show in 1959. I'd never heard of her before th...
by Hymie
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Listyguy wrote:I'm going to guess some of the songs from the 50s. They always underperform their AM ranks in these polls.


That's because you young guys don't get the 50s.

But you've got the opposite idea here. I asked about songs that are overperforming their AM rankings by a lot.
by Hymie
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Will there be anything in the top 200 that's not in the AM Top 1000?
by Hymie
Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Jirin wrote:If you asked me to rank where songs belong on the list based on the taste distribution, I'd say this:
1) Everybody loves
2) Some love, some hate
3) Everybody likes


I'd reverse 2 and 3.

But I love every record in my top 1,000.
by Hymie
Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

I'm here just to see if new songs appears and listen to them. Since almost every song in the results is also listed here at AM it's not really a good way to discover new songs. I suggest going through the ballots that were posted in the other thread if you want to check out some songs that you may ...
by Hymie
Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Henrik wrote:Sweeptakes Ron, I like the way you have set up this is poll. Keep up the good work!


Seconded. Ron is doing a great job and doing a ton of work to present the results to us.
by Hymie
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

If only three people heard a song and they ALL think it's the greatest song of all time, yeah I think it belongs high on the list. It's not the song's fault nobody else has heard it. It would not be that the song was only heard by 3 people. It would be that those 3 people have a totally different i...
by Hymie
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

I was following the principle that even being in someone's top 1000 at all is highly significant Absolutely it is. There are many great songs that did not make my top 1000. I use this scale to rate songs. 10 - Incredibly Awesome 9 - Great 8 - Excellent 7 - Very Good 6 - Good 5 - Pretty Good 4 - Oka...
by Hymie
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

And yes, if three or four other people also agree "Rub A LIttle Boogie" is one of the greatest songs ever, it absolutely does belong high on the list. No way! There are like 60 people voting on this. If that song is only on 3 lists it should not make the results at all, even if it is # 1 ...
by Hymie
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

I don't need a list to tell me what songs everybody thinks are "Pretty good". I don't know about you, but in my top 1000 every song is at least great. The top 450 or so are tens ("Incredibly Awesome" in my scale) and the rest are nines ("Great" in my scale). Songs that...
by Hymie
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

I would argue for a small number of very high votes counting more than a huge number of middling votes, personally, but we’ve had that discussion many times. Just because I think “This is one of the greatest songs of all time” is a much, much stronger statement than “This is one of my favorite thou...
by Hymie
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

A little surprised Zombie didn't finish higher, maybe it just hasn't had as much chatter on this forum of late. BMAA effect wearing off. It may be the highest ranking song with 13 or fewer votes. Another victim of the way the scoring system favors songs with a high number of votes over those songs ...
by Hymie
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammy Controversy
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

Re: Grammy Controversy

Jirin wrote:I think it’s problematic to define a genre as a relic preserved in a jar and then exclude anything that pushes it or plays on the fringes.



The Grammys have "traditional blues" and "modern blues" categories. Of course the "modern blues" includes more evolved sounds.
by Hymie
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammy Controversy
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

Re: Grammy Controversy

Here's what a friend of mine had to say about this: You have to start with the premise that usurpation of black culture is as old as the country. One would have thought that challenging music such as avant-garde jazz or hip-hop would have been “too black” for the host culture to appropriate but that...
by Hymie
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammy Controversy
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

Re: Grammy Controversy

StevieFan13 wrote:I don’t know the guy one way or another so I can’t tell how hideous a snub it is.


Neither did I but I checked him out on youtube.
by Hymie
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammy Controversy
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

Re: Grammy Controversy

I can see both sides of it. Chris's album sounds more like Cajun or Americana than blues, but it is kind of sickening to give traditional blues grammys to Clapton and the Stones. And I did like the Stones version of "Just A Fool" on that blues album.
by Hymie
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

[887] Muddy Waters | Hoochie Coochie Man LOL....it's "I got John the Conqueror, I'm gonna mess with you." Thanks for the correction! Yeah, I was confused about that lyric for a long time... and, evidently, whoever wrote up the lyrics I searched for was as well. https://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
by Hymie
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
I got the Johnny Concheroo, I'm gonna mess with you

[887] Muddy Waters | Hoochie Coochie Man


LOL....it's "I got John the Conqueror, I'm gonna mess with you."
by Hymie
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:900-801 will be up tomorrow.


The day is almost over here on the East Coast, and it's already over in Europe.
by Hymie
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Is there anything in the top 900 that is "not listed" on AM?
by Hymie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 28
Views: 5836

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

Here's my 100 favorites: 1 - The Honeymooners 2 - The Sopranos 3 - Curb Your Enthusiasm 4 - Dallas 5 - Sgt. Bilko 6 - The Odd Couple 7 - Little House On The Prairie 8 - Hogan's Heroes 9 - Married With Children 10 - Mission Impossible 11 - M*A*S*H 12 - The Tonight Show (Starring Johnny Carson) 13 - A...
by Hymie
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
[969] Carpenters | Superstar


Do any of you know the original version of this song? It's below:

by Hymie
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

Nick wrote:The Swans they’re talking about are a little different from this band. Nice song though.


Ummm, yes I know. This Swans is not a band though, it's a vocal group that did not play instruments, like the Temptations.
by Hymie
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 588
Views: 79031

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

woodymac wrote:[1547] Swans | Screen Shot (86) *FrankLotion is #1
[1239] Swans | A Little God in My Hands (44) *Tied with damosuzuki


My favorite by the Swans:


by Hymie
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

There's no nominee I outright dislike this year. The least of them would be Def Leppard but I know they're getting in anyway as the obligatory classic rock act. The only ones I would EVER choose to listen to are Devo, Rufus, Todd Rundgren and the Zombies. No Stevie Nicks? "Edge of Seventeen&qu...
by Hymie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

StevieFan13 wrote:There's no nominee I outright dislike this year. The least of them would be Def Leppard but I know they're getting in anyway as the obligatory classic rock act.


The only ones I would EVER choose to listen to are Devo, Rufus, Todd Rundgren and the Zombies.
by Hymie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Where's Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Outkast, The Smiths, Iron Maiden, King Crimson, Depeche Mode, Mary J. Blige, Nine Inch Nails, Judas Priest, Carole King, John Coltrane, Tina Turner, Soundgarden, Joy Division, Pixies, and many others! Chubby Checker, The Ravens, Johnny Ace, Chuck Willis, The C...
by Hymie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 67
Views: 7358

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I'd vote for:

Janet Jackson
Kraftwerk
LL Cool J
Radiohead
Todd Rundgren

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