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by Honorio
Sun Jun 09, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Okay
Replies: 82
Views: 26510

Re: Okay

Wow, nicolas, that’s fantastic (and impressive, 21/1200!!!!). I’m the second happiest person in the world right now (because you are the first). Or maybe I’m the third, because Sophie should be now jumping in joy. So you are going to be able to work near Châtillon! That’s absolutely great! Congratul...
by Honorio
Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists
Replies: 84
Views: 28645

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists

Thanks Romain, Dan and jamieW 31/200 is 15.5%. So I actually have MORE newer acts on the lists than I would need to, to accurately represent the past 15 years. Those 31 acts you selected don’t represent accurately the past 15 years. In fact only 3 of these 31 acts had their peak year within the last...
by Honorio
Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1984 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 25452

Re: Songs and Albums of 1984 Poll

I have a question about Ry Cooder's Paris, Texas (and all the songs on it). The film was released in 1984 but according to RYM the album was only released in 1985. It's also listed as a 1985 album here on AM. Are we deeming it a 1985 or 1984 album? It's 1985. If you are interested in voting for spe...
by Honorio
Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!
Replies: 30
Views: 8451

Re: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!

Congratulations, Moonbeam! Welcome to the daddy's club! Our family is always increasing!
by Honorio
Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists
Replies: 84
Views: 28645

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists

Sorry Savoy BG for the length of my post, I made it so long because it’s probably my last post on a thread by yours. And sorry in advance for some bitter tone on my arguments, you don’t know me but I assure to you that this is not my usual behaviour. Maybe I just got my fill this time. Are these act...
by Honorio
Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.14
Replies: 25
Views: 7802

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.14

1. Bruce Springsteen - The Rising vs. Fugazi - The Argument 2. Nico - Desertshore vs. Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings 3. Townes Van Zandt - Townes Van Zandt vs. Drive By Truckers - Brighter Than Creation's Dark 4. Zero Boys - Vicious Circle vs. Vinícius de Moraes - Grabado en Buenos Aires con Maria Cr...
by Honorio
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!
Replies: 30
Views: 8451

Re: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!

The three albums were on my list and I will continue ranking it the same way: 1. High Land, Hard Rain (my #2 of 1983 and my #35 of all time) 2. Porcupine (#17 of 1983) 3. Kill 'Em All (#19) About the songs none of them made my Top 50 for 1983 (I chose other songs from "Murmur" and "Violent Femmes" l...
by Honorio
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 43955

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

Mmm, "Song to the Siren" and "A New England" on next round. Great!
by Honorio
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1984 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 25452

Re: Songs and Albums of 1984 Poll

ALBUMS: 1. PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION “Purple Rain” (#33 in my all-time list) 2. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN “Ocean Rain” (#71) 3. THE SMITHS “The Smiths” 4. TALKING HEADS “Stop Making Sense” 5. RY COODER “Paris, Texas” 6. RUBÉN BLADES Y SEIS DEL SOLAR “Buscando América” 7. JOE JACKSON “Body and Soul” 8. DAVID...
by Honorio
Fri May 31, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

nicolas wrote:My exams are over!!
Glad to hear this. I suppose you don't know the results by now. But... what are your feelings about it?
by Honorio
Wed May 29, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special #11 - Fred
Replies: 19
Views: 6908

Re: Song List Special #11 - Fred

Thnak you for the answers! I think I'll do something similar with the people that commented on my list.
by Honorio
Mon May 27, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.13
Replies: 17
Views: 5507

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.13

1. Yes - The Yes Album vs. Aphex Twin - Richard D. James Album 2. The Thermals - The Body, the Blood, the Machine vs. Echo & the Bunnymen - Porcupine 3. Sebadoh - Harmacy vs. Marisa Monte - Verde, Anil, Amarelo, Cor-de-Rosa e Carvão 4. Puppetmastaz - Creature Funk vs. Kronos Quartet - Pieces of Afri...
by Honorio
Sun May 26, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special #11 - Fred
Replies: 19
Views: 6908

Re: Song List Special #11 - Fred

I continued during the weekend listening to your list and by now I've listened to your Top 150. Great next 50 and excellent unknown songs, I could point at many of these unknown ones but choosing only 10 they could be: #101 (Rotary Connection) #106 (Charlie Haden & Carla Bley) #112 (David Axelrod) #...
by Honorio
Sun May 26, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 109006

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

I was going to continue voting on this thread. I think it's an interesting game although I would have preferred to do it with the AM Top 200. And not only because we are on AM Forum but because it's a more varied list and nor so biased (no "Love Will Tear Us Apart", no "Waterloo Sunset", not even Bo...
by Honorio
Sat May 25, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 109006

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

130. We Will Rock You / We Are the Champions - Queen 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 2. Respect - Aretha Franklin 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 4. Louie Louie - The Kingsmen 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhouse Rock...
by Honorio
Sat May 25, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I've been really busy those last days and I missed the final results live. But I'm quite happy with the results, especially #1, #8 and #10 (all of them on my Top 10 ever). I'm particularly pleased with "Sticky Fingers" over "Exile on Main Street."
by Honorio
Wed May 22, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special #11 - Fred
Replies: 19
Views: 6908

Re: Song List Special #11 - Fred

Eight list (and not tenth, at least by my counts). It's funny that you mention the word "idiosyncratic" in your comments about classic rock because your list is in fact highly idiosyncratic. This game began with three highly personal lists (from Moonbeam, Henry and Zorg) and after three other more r...
by Honorio
Wed May 22, 2013 7:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead - OK Computer 15. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks 16. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders f...
by Honorio
Tue May 21, 2013 5:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I know that Romain will take it out quickly :D but I want to bring back home my favourite Dylan album Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead...
by Honorio
Tue May 21, 2013 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.12
Replies: 14
Views: 4830

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.12

1. The Gun Club - Fire of Love vs. Minor Threat - Out of Step 2. Why? - Alopecia vs. Stars of the Lid - And Their Refinement of the Decline 3. Joe Jackson - Body and Soul vs. Phillip Glass - Glassworks 4. Benjamin Biolay - La superbe vs. Jacques Brel - Olympia 1964 Bracket 3 almost breaks my heart. ...
by Honorio
Tue May 21, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.11
Replies: 20
Views: 5862

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.11

Bye Roddy


And good luck nicolas
by Honorio
Sun May 19, 2013 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead - OK Computer 15. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks 16. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...
by Honorio
Sun May 19, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

So we have 25 remaining albums. Time for re-entering?
by Honorio
Sun May 19, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

It's getting difficult... 55. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses It's a good album but not as good as the remaining albums (IMHO). 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead ...
by Honorio
Sat May 18, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Special Song List #?: Slick
Replies: 9
Views: 3441

Re: Special Song List #?: Slick

Seventh list. I'm not sure if your list is "the ultimate jukebox" like Jackson defined it (there are many styles missing) but anyway it truly displays the kind of horizontalism that I like so much. And it's a list with personality too, in the middle of this eclecticism some styles are more represent...
by Honorio
Sat May 18, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 43955

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

ALBUMS: 1. TOM WAITS "Swordfishtrombones" (#6 in my all-time list) 2. AZTEC CAMERA "High Land Hard Rain" (#37) 3. NEW ORDER "Power, Corruption and Lies" (#69) 4. U2 "War" (#83) 5. VIOLENT FEMMES "Violent Femmes" (#101) 6. GOLPES BAJOS "Golpes Bajos" (#113) 7. THE THE "Soul Mining" (#201) 8. MALCOLM ...
by Honorio
Sat May 18, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

85. Primal Scream - Screamadelica 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 7. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 11. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead - OK Computer 14. The Beat...
by Honorio
Fri May 17, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99666

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

87. Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? 2. The Beatles - Revolver 3. Nirvana - Nevermind 4. The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico 5. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 7. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde 8. The Rolling Ston...
by Honorio
Mon May 13, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.11
Replies: 20
Views: 5862

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.11

1. Aztec Camera - High Land, Hard Rain vs. R.E.M. - New Adventures in Hi-Fi 2. Faust - Faust IV vs. Fela Kuti - Confusion 3. Swans - Soundtracks for the Blind vs. !!! - Myth Takes 4. The Mekons - The Curse of the Mekons vs. Dillard & Clark - The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark Surprise of th...
by Honorio
Fri May 10, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Emo -- Because you listened to Big Star
Replies: 2
Views: 1479

Re: Emo -- Because you listened to Big Star

A few minutes ago also: Tango - because you listened to Scott Walker
by Honorio
Mon May 06, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.10
Replies: 20
Views: 5896

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.10

1. The Flaming Lips - Embryonic vs. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury 2. Todd Rundgren - Todd vs. Joe Satriani - Surfing with the Alien 3. Kings of Convenience - Quiet Is the New Loud vs. Nina Simone - Wild Is the Wind 4. Compay Segundo - Yo vengo aquí vs. Hank Williams - Moanin' the Blues Excellent albums...
by Honorio
Sat May 04, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Classical Music
Replies: 31
Views: 10688

Re: Classical Music

Many thanks Dan, I truly enjoyed the Albéniz piece (that I never listened before!). It begins as variations on a very popular Spanish melody, "La Tarara" (probably the most famous song in Spain, it's impossible to find anyone in Spain that could not at least hum this melody). Interestingly enough, p...
by Honorio
Sat May 04, 2013 7:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1942
Replies: 5
Views: 2472

Re: 1942

Best songs of 1942 according to Acclaimed Music Forum: 1. White Christmas | Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (#131) 2. Stormy Weather | Lena Horne with Orchestra conducted by Lou Bring (#169) 3. Wreck on the Highway | Roy Acuff and his Smoky Mountain Boys (...
by Honorio
Wed May 01, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale
Replies: 28
Views: 9246

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale

Excellent results, I voted for Brel but I'm glad to see an African artist as a winner (and Mulatu deserves it). Many thanks Stephan for hosting the game so brilliantly and congratulations for your job. Great news! Hope you don't mind but week after week I've been taking account of the people that ha...
by Honorio
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.9
Replies: 18
Views: 6104

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.9

Thanks nicolas for your explanation about the sitar sound on "Nana del caballo grande." You're right, Camarón's intentions were aknowledging the remote origins in India of the gypsy people. 1. The United States of America - The United States of America vs. Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac 2. Miles Davi...
by Honorio
Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1982 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 31288

Re: Songs and Albums of 1982 Poll

Having no time to update properly my old 1982 list and (what's worse) going in deep with your fabulous recommendatios (too busy with moderately acclaimed game - I'm enjoying it a lot! - and Dan's classical list) this is my old list with some minor updates. ALBUMS: 1. MICHAEL JACKSON "Thriller" (#46 ...
by Honorio
Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Classical Music
Replies: 31
Views: 10688

Re: Classical Music

Dan, having listened by now half of your excellent list (and planning to continue listening on this -appropriately rainy- weekend) I can only thank you for this initiative and express my congratulations for your choices. My favourite three (apart of Satie's "Gymnopédie nº 1," the only piece on this ...
by Honorio
Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Scott Miller (Game Theory, Loud Family)
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Re: R.I.P. Scott Miller (Game Theory, Loud Family)

I must admit that I never heard music by Scott Miller since last week when I listened to the album "Plants and Birds and Rocks and Things" by The Loud Family for the Moderately Acclaimed game. I liked it so much that I will vote for it (see next week) despite facing the great "Harlem Street Singer" ...
by Honorio
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)
Replies: 12
Views: 4504

Re: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)

The Top 150 of 1966 (well, really 144) of the Acclaimed Music Forum on the 1960s Poll we did on 2010 1 The Beach Boys - God Only Knows 2 The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations 3 The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black 4 The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby 5 The Velvet Underground & Nico - Sunday Morning 6 The Beatle...
by Honorio
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale
Replies: 28
Views: 9246

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale

Yes, that's true, Loquillo was the first artist from the "movida" times vindicating the chanson
by Honorio
Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale
Replies: 28
Views: 9246

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale

Sounds good. What about a Top 10 of songs not originally nominated by us?
by Honorio
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale
Replies: 28
Views: 9246

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale

Many thanks Stephan!
by Honorio
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale
Replies: 28
Views: 9246

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Grand Finale

http://i1.sndcdn.com/artworks-000037914528-wpretp-original.jpg?ca77017 This is the end, my only friend, the end… On November 5 of 2011 Stephan opened the Nomination Round of the AM Foreign World Cup. I initially had my doubts about if a brilliant idea like this one could work in the context of our ...
by Honorio
Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.8
Replies: 17
Views: 5938

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.8

1. 2Pac - All Eyez on Me vs. Japan - Tin Drum 2. Jorge Ben - África Brasil vs. Wayne Shorter - Juju 3. Spank Rock - YOYOYOYOYO vs. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O. 4. Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown vs. Cornelis Vreeswijk - Tio vackra visor och Personliga Person The album by Anaïs Mitchell was...
by Honorio
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7740

Re: My Favorites - 1900-1919

101 (94). Stack O'Lee Blues / Original Stack O'Lee Blues | Mississippi John Hurt / Long "Cleve" Reed & Little Harvey Hull | 1929 / 1927 102 (95). Suite for Jazz Orchestra No.1: I. Waltz | Dmitri Shostakovich | 1934 103 (227). Honky Tonkin' / Honky Tonkin' (MGM Version) | Hank Williams | 1947 / 1948 ...
by Honorio
Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup: Semi Finals
Replies: 13
Views: 4910

Re: AM Foreign World Cup: Semi Finals

Four great artists, four wonderful songs, and three of them instrumentals... And none of them nominated by me (sorry Stephan but it was Miguel who nominated "Vesoul"). https://images2.imgbox.com/8a/12/cmd6ApvG_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/40/24/TJ0LCoZO_o.jpg Bracket 7.1 Mulatu Astatke - Yèkèrmo...
by Honorio
Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.7
Replies: 23
Views: 6300

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.7

1. Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak vs. Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin' 2. Scritti Politti - Cupid & Psyche 85 vs. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II 3. Yellow Magic Orchestra - Solid State Survivor vs. Steve Earle - The Mountain 4. Léo Ferré - La solitude vs. Dead Man's Bones - Dead Man'...
by Honorio
Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7740

Re: My Favorites - 1900-1919

Time now for the rest of the Top 100 (positions 11-100): 11 (10). Irene | Leadbelly | 1943 12 (11). This Land Is Your Land | Woody Guthrie | 1947 13 (12). Caravan | Barney Bigard and His Jazzopaters / Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra | 1937 14 (13). Boléro | Maurice Ravel | 1928 15 (14). Take...
by Honorio
Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7740

Re: My Favorites - 1900-1919

I'll try to post the Top 100 later in the day (and the Top 500 on a few days)
And no, I don't own the songs, I just listened to your Top 100 on Spotify...
by Honorio
Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7740

Re: My Favorites - 1900-1919

Well, here it is the updated 1900-1949 Acclaimed Music Forum Poll, including the votes of Savoy BG. I liked a lot your list, SavoyBG, and I had a good time listening to your Top 100 while I was compiling the votes. But, and please don't get me wrong, your list (and by extension your taste in music) ...