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by Neil
Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Happy Friday!!
by Neil
Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

You too Bang Jan. So many different variations. LOL
by Neil
Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

First and foremost, thank you JimmyJazz for putting together this most enjoyable poll! Your rock!! It has taught me that people of this forum are very passionate about their artist choices and music in general. I wanted to make sure that nobody thinks I was in occlusion with anybody else about sabot...
by Neil
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Just an update on the top vote receivers in the top 100. Neil Young & Crazy Horse has taken the top spot from the Doors. 39 Neil Young (& Crazy Horse) 35 Marvin Gaye, 34 The Clash, 33 Talking Heads, Miles Davis, 32 The Kinks, The Pixies, 30 Elvis Costello, Elvis Presley, Bob Marley & The Wailers, 29...
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I hear thunder in the distance....and it hits me in an instance....It's coming your way!! It should but, doubtful it will ..
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

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I was torn between that one and "the Knocks f/Carly Rae Jepsen" Love me like that". ha ha
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales should be the top song of the year. A bold prediction, of course, you never can tell!! Wishful thinking!!
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

That's right. Let's go with Elvis Costello, then. Edit: Hank Williams didn't make the top 200, so let's say: LCD Soundsystem Brian Eno John Coltrane Elvis Costello Simon and Garfunkel I'm rooting for Simon and Garfunkel and Elvis Costello!! I'm rooting for Simon & Garfunkel to not be in the next to...
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I'll guess: Hank Williams LCD Soundsystem Brian Eno Portishead John Coltrane Portishead already bowed at 67. So low!! That's right. Let's go with Elvis Costello, then. Edit: Hank Williams didn't make the top 200, so let's say: LCD Soundsystem Brian Eno John Coltrane Elvis Costello Simon and Garfunk...
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Any guesses for the next 5? Perhaps one of the following artists will find their place in the next five: Queen Simon & Garfunkel Brian Eno Elvis Costello The Kinks Miles Davis John Coltrane Bob Marley The Pixies I'll guess: Hank Williams LCD Soundsystem Brian Eno Portishead John Coltrane Portishead...
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

BleuPanda wrote:Aw yeah Sufjan! Just saw him live last night. He was fantastic.
Lucky guy!!
by Neil
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Bruno wrote:Sir Elton John did very well!! :happy-partydance:
Wow, a 30 point jump!! Very impressive especially for an artists who has not released too much for a long time.
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 228
Views: 156563

Re: Concerts you have coming up

DocBrown wrote:"Madama Butterfly" Tuesday night. What, does NOBODY here like opera?
I think Opera is very beautiful and so expressive however, I have to admit, I have never been to one. I hope you enjoy it very much!!
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Yeah, let's go Elton! Aside from the Beatles, he might be the artist I feel most "at home" with (though I don't know too many songs of his). I'm always down for "Crododile Rock". No, not Crocodile Rock!! ha ha One of my least favorite songs by Elton!! Surprisingly enough, my favorite song was one d...
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Man, Elton did really, really well. I didn't think he had that much fans on the forum (and I'm talking about regulars). Yeah for Elton!! Always been a big, big fan!! I always thought he should be the King of Pop but he always had a way to Rock as well which, may have distracted from the "King of Po...
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist Rating Correlations
Replies: 56
Views: 9970

Re: Artist Rating Correlations

Please help!! I've added my column, but no ratings yet. Am I too rate all artists or just my top 100? Rate whichever artists you like - no rules! The more you rate, though, the more meaningful the resulting correlations will be. Thank you Moonbeam. Is there a standard rating scale? Or just a scale ...
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist Rating Correlations
Replies: 56
Views: 9970

Re: Artist Rating Correlations

Please help!! I've added my column, but no ratings yet. Am I too rate all artists or just my top 100?
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Amazing group! Great to see them improve, or maintain, their rankings. I was thrilled that these artists made the top 50 this time. But then I wondered who had been replaced by them and when I discovered that it was James Brown, Leonard Cohen and Johnny Cash among others my happiness ended... I'm s...
by Neil
Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I'm very happy for high rankings for Joni and Kate!! :D
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Indeed it is! The avatar is from the single artwork to "Anthonio", which is likewise incredible. I wonder if anyone else voted for Annie in their list. I fear not, but I can hope! I am sorry. I did not vote for Annie. I did discover a couple of songs by this artist back when the it was only the Top...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

OH yes...I love Heartbeat. Is that the same artist? Indeed it is! The avatar is from the single artwork to "Anthonio", which is likewise incredible. I wonder if anyone else voted for Annie in their list. I fear not, but I can hope! I am sorry. I did not vote for Annie. I did discover a couple of so...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

OH yes...I love Heartbeat. Is that the same artist?
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Moonbeam wrote:I'm happy to put together some correlations based on the artist ratings posted of anybody is interested.
Moonbeam, who is the artist in your avatar?
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

So, I'm sitting here listening to the old IPod Classic...and Donovan is up in rotation.."Wear Your Love Like Heaven". I don't recall seeing Donovan in the top 500 but I can hardly see...ha ha. I believe he deserves a place. Any thoughts? Coldplay ranks high on my list because I had "The Scientist" a...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Does anyone know when the next batch will be revealed? I am so anxious. I have been working outside and have my laptop in the garage periodically checking on breaks.
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Nile Rodgers is a genius. I really need to explore more of his work, with Chic and with other acts.
It is a very long and extensive list. David Bowie, Madonna and Diana Ross to name a few.
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

With all the talk of the Bee Gees I was wondering about their relative placement against Chic; then I noticed Chic hasn't placed yet. Does that mean they're out of the top 500, or in the top 50??? I would be very surprised if they were in the top 50. They seem to be the most passed over artist for ...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

The whole point of my post was not to applaud anybody. I was merely trying to convey that it should not matter what others think about your taste and personal choices. I am sorry if I did not bring that point home. That was truly the intent. I did post that the Bee Gees were my #66 choice plus made...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Although I did not feel offended by any comments, sometimes I don't understand what some folks here want. JimmyJazz told us to make a list of our favorite artists, and simply, was what I did. Bee Gees is my favorite artist and I think it will always be. And for one who asked, yes, I heard the whole...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Catching up on my ratings this morning... 100. Lou Reed: 6.5 99. John Lennon: 6 98. Pavement: 3 97. Serge Gainsbourg: 8 96. My Bloody Valentine: 7 95. Nina Simone: 8.5 94. Paul Simon: 5.5 93. Vampire Weekend: 3.5 92. Ray Charles: 8.5 91. Red Hot Chili Peppers: 6.5 90. Gorillaz: 8 89. Billie Holiday...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I would also like to remind everyone that we were not voting for the greatest artists of all time. Our list were supposed to reflect those that inspire each one of us personally(our favorites). I am sure the list would be much different if each of were asked to rank the greatest artists of all time...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Well, I regret starting it all with my comments on Nickelback and Guns N' Roses. It was all innocent for me, but given how derisive many of our comments were lately, I'm pretty sure now that our newcomers/lurkers from this time around won't even dare to vote again in the future. As others pointed o...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Another update for most votes. It looks like Johnny Cash has displaced The Police for the most votes with 27 votes within the top 100. Fleetwood Mac and Daft Punk are close behind with 26 overall votes. 27 Johnny Cash 26 Daft Punk, Fleetwood Mac, 25 The Police, Beck, 24 New Order, James Brown, Kendr...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

So that pretty much clears up all "outsiders" to a top 100, except one... Time for a tally! Kendrick Lamar --- in top 50? I'll say yes. I hope so!! He definitely deserves it! Although, I have to admit it won't be because of me, if I'm being honest. He is fairly new and my system takes a while for n...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Yeah, I'm usually in a more somber mood and prefer moody Indie Rock!! or some good California stoner rock!! I must have missed the chest hair comment!!
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

To quote my Aunt, she says the Bee Gees "they sound like singing bugs". They are personally in my top 100 at #66. I love disco! What can I say. You can definitely move your body to it and it can get a party started. The list is just a matter of personal tastes which everybody may or may not agree wi...
by Neil
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I would also like to remind everyone that we were not voting for the greatest artists of all time. Our list were supposed to reflect those that inspire each one of us personally(our favorites). I am sure the list would be much different if each of were asked to rank the greatest artists of all time....
by Neil
Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I've got nothing to say about the last batch of artists who all deserve their placement, and I'm totally unable to "rate" an artist so I won't even try. In fact, the new terrorist attack in France has shattered all the enthusiasm I had in this and pretty much everything else on a short term basis, ...
by Neil
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I would be interested in knowing which artists got the most votes outside the top 100!! I know it may seem inconsequential but I am just curious.
by Neil
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

It looks like The Police have the most votes so far in the top 100. 25 The Police 19 Black Sabbath 18 Lou Reed 17 John Lennon, Nina Simone, RHCP 16 Vampire Weekend, Ray Charles, Gorillaz, Sigur Ros 15 My Bloody Valentine 14 Serge Gainsbourg, 13 Paul Simon 12 Pavement, Billie Holiday Update: Top 100...
by Neil
Thu Jul 14, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

It looks like The Police have the most votes so far in the top 100. 25 The Police 19 Black Sabbath 18 Lou Reed 17 John Lennon, Nina Simone, RHCP 16 Vampire Weekend, Ray Charles, Gorillaz, Sigur Ros 15 My Bloody Valentine 14 Serge Gainsbourg, 13 Paul Simon 12 Pavement, Billie Holiday
by Neil
Thu Jul 14, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

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Artists from my TOP 100 that have made the list so far. John Lennon 45/99 Nina Simone 60/95 Gorillaz 99/90 I am hoping another 30 or so make the list. Good luck! I hope everybody's favorite makes it! :greetings-waveyellow: I don't see any real surprises. All of the artists that have made the top 100...
by Neil
Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I'm very happy to see Nina Simone and Vampire Weekend in the top 100!!
I can now see can Lennon photo but not Serge. I'm on a different computer but I was able to open in a new window and refresh and now it shows. All photos are showing. :D
by Neil
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

:D Ha ha, no biggie. I know what he looks like!
by Neil
Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I can't see Serge or Lennon.
by Neil
Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Ok, here are my casualties so far that fell outside the top 100. A whopping 46. I have listed the results of the poll result first, followed by my personal ranking. Lana Del Rey 113/3 Lady Gaga 209/ 5 Taylor Swift 296/10 Robyn 288/12 Britney Spears 177/13 Janet Jackson 137/14 Father John Misty 455/1...
by Neil
Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165427

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I am at work an had to take a quick sneak peek. Lo and behold some results are here. Very ecclectic list so far but not surprising in relation to my list. Most of these appear to be artists who represent only one vote. It is a nice primer for the big reveal (The top 100). I can safely say I did not ...
by Neil
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55238

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Hi Andy, I am glad to know that somebody else uses this as the foundation of their top artists. I felt so inadequate after reading many posts that described very complex formulas for ranking top artists or so I imagine. I appreciate you sharing your thoughts on the question I posed. I definitely app...
by Neil
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55238

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Hey Godot!! I am not familiar with the game, Ace Attorney although, it sounds interesting. What is the main objective? My last video games were basically Atari and Coleco Vision! ha ha. Guess i am showing my age. I love Kacey Musgraves. I instantly fell in love with Same Trailer, Different Park!! Th...
by Neil
Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55238

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Yes it is, and, it is amazing how many people I know that don't care for it. Truly sad!! It's just a concept that I don't understand. It's nice to meet you btw!! I'm Neil!! Duh!! I need to respond to Andy and Prosecutorgodot...I am having such a hard time with this. I have wrote these long novels on...