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by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Hey Blanco - I have a somewhat obscure question you may be able to answer (or any other Brazilian music aficianados out there)... I've recently been enjoying the fabulous "Fa-tal: Gal a todo vapor" album by Gal Costa quite a bit. I noticed it made your top 10 list for 1971 (and sonofsamiam's as wel...
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

It is to Dick Rosemont and to me. Good for you. :greetings-waveyellow: Do you know the artists and labels and numbers of any of the cylinders? No, but maybe you should ask the collector Alfonso Villaseñor, I think he could tell. Or try to contact the Fonoteca of the INAH ( http://www.inah.gob.mx/fo...
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Bruce wrote:It is to Dick Rosemont and to me.
Good for you. :greetings-waveyellow:
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Ok, after some quick research, I found that there are versions of the song recorded on phonograph cylinders that were sold in the first years of the last century. So what was the first recording? It depends on your definition of "recording". But defining exactly what was the first recording is not ...
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed 2.0 Nomination Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 40474

Re: Unacclaimed 2.0 Nomination Thread

I nominate:
Astor Piazzola & Roberto Goyeneche - Vuelvo al sur
( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDpgHNoWASM )
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

How about the original record version? I do not know if I would call it the original record version, Bruce. I think it's very, very possible that older recorded versions have existed, but did not reached our days, or at least have not reached this U.S. company called Youtube. It's the first time a ...
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Bruce wrote:How about the original record version?
I do not know if I would call it the original record version, Bruce. I think it's very, very possible that older recorded versions have existed, but did not reached our days, or at least have not reached this U.S. company called Youtube.
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 2:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Cool list, Blanco! :music-listening: Thanks, man! Nice list Blanco, but where's "La Bamba"? It's arguably the most well known song of the Spanish language by non-speakers. Well, here in Mexico it is acclaimed, but not too much. By the way, here it is more common to hear the Los Lobos's version, pro...
by Blanco
Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Bruce wrote:
Romain wrote: 1955 - Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy
Still spelling it incorrectly even with Henrik now having it correct on the site?

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by Blanco
Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists
Replies: 102
Views: 40728

Re: Post Your "One Per Year" Lists

Ok, this list is very special for me because it is derived from the project I've been working the last few months. It would be great if someone wants to comment or ask anything. The best song of each year in Spanish or Portuguese: 1935: Noel Rosa - Conversa de Botequim 1936: Pixinguinha (& João de B...
by Blanco
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: IT HAS HAPPENED: Update 2014 Thread
Replies: 422
Views: 127157

Re: IT HAS HAPPENED: Update 2014 Thread

Bruce wrote:Another problem is that the top acts on the albums list are predominantly made up of white guitar oriented acts while the songs list is much more diversified.
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Shame on you, white guitars.
by Blanco
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update
Replies: 237
Views: 79427

Re: Site update

I was (a little) inspired by Blanco and Rob commenting on Smells Like Teen Spirit. I've listened to the song maybe three times, without really knowing that it was "The Great SLTS". I ended up at a website that is probably familiar to many members here (songfacts.com). Either way, the following comm...
by Blanco
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update
Replies: 237
Views: 79427

Re: Site update

I really wish Smells Like Teen Spirit to overtake (I Can not Get No) Satisfaction. That would be awesome.
by Blanco
Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Billie Holiday – As Time Goes By (nicolas) Miracles & Vulgaire Machins - La dérive (DocBrown) Robert Sword - The Road Not Taken (DocBrown) Leagues - Haunted (DocBrown) Miles Davis – Right Off (nicolas) Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World (nicolas) The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's Wh...
by Blanco
Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 2.3
Replies: 20
Views: 6335

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 2.3

3. Café Tacvba - Re vs. Camel - The Snow Goose
of course. :D
by Blanco
Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: More lists of music in Spanish!
Replies: 13
Views: 7435

Re: More lists of music in Spanish!

After a quick look: nice to see more lists to boost Latino music (well, rock, but that's still a beginning). I guess Blanco will be grateful for Café Tacvba, Caifanes and Rockdrigo Gonzáles! Also, great to see lists for Colombia, Venezuela and Cuba, there are not much lists from these countries yet...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:24 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: More lists of music in Spanish!
Replies: 13
Views: 7435

Re: More lists of music in Spanish!

I've had a conversation with a RYM friend about Latin music lists. We have discussed the Rockenlasamericas list, which she thinks should be eligible, and she also recommends a few new lists. These lists (1-5 below) all look eligible to me. Blanco and others, it would be great to hear what you say a...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Well, at least Lissie had a long run, but Blanco has made the praise-curse come true by removing her. Maybe removing every Spanish language song is good retribution ;) Oh my! I forgot completely what was talked about Lissie when I eliminated it. Sorry Rob. What happens is that the other songs in Do...
by Blanco
Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Lissie - Little Lovin' (DocBrown) Antony & the Johnsons - Daylight and the Sun (hectorthebat) Cut Copy - Out There on the Ice (hectorthebat) Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind (hectorthebat) St. Vincent - Apocalypse Song (DocBrown) Kate Boy - Northern Lights (DocBrown) Miracles & Vulgaire Machins - L...
by Blanco
Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 2.3
Replies: 20
Views: 6335

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 2.3

Honorio wrote:I really wanted to vote for Café Tacvba (believe me, Blanco). The extreme eclecticism of "Re" (the main criticism it has received) is not a problem for me at all, I love the madly varied albums.
Hahaha it's ok, man. Tastes are tastes! :greetings-waveyellow:
by Blanco
Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

The Fresh & Onlys - Tropical Island Suite (Brad) M83 - Kim & Jessie (santacosta) are out! and El Guincho - Bombay (santacosta) is in the jukebox! Antony & the Johnsons - Daylight and the Sun (hectorthebat) Cut Copy - Out There on the Ice (hectorthebat) Rod Stewart - Seems Like a Long Time (hectorth...
by Blanco
Sun Jul 13, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Scott Walker - Winter Night (TimmyWing) Glasvegas - Geraldine (santacosta) Antony & the Johnsons - Daylight and the Sun (hectorthebat) Cut Copy - Out There on the Ice (hectorthebat) Rod Stewart - Seems Like a Long Time (hectorthebat) Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind (hectorthebat) The Clash- Clampd...
by Blanco
Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Elimination!
Replies: 106
Views: 26749

Re: Random Rules July - Elimination!

Rihanna - Only Girl (In the World) (Luke JR68) OutKast - Y'All Scared (GucciLittlePiggy) Lady Gaga - "The Edge of Glory" (santacosta) The Beach Boys - Let the Wind Blow (hectorthebat) Antony & the Johnsons - Daylight and the Sun (hectorthebat) Cut Copy - Out There on the Ice (hectorthebat) Happy Mo...
by Blanco
Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 2
Replies: 21
Views: 6407

Re: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 2

Hey, a friendly question:
Why if the tournament covers "America"​​, only U.S. artists will be taken into account?
We are Americans too! :greetings-waveyellow: :D
by Blanco
Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules July - Submissions!
Replies: 19
Views: 6531

Re: Random Rules July - Submissions!

Cansei de ser sexy - alala
Jessie Ware - Wildest Moments
Alt-J - Matilda
Genitallica - Capitán Peligro
Zoé - Labios Rotos (MTV Unplugged version)
Pachanga Boys - Time
Panteón Rococó - La Carencia
Que viva la huasteca - La llorona
Estopa - Bossanova
Café Tacvba - El metro
by Blanco
Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.15
Replies: 26
Views: 7275

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.15

Congratulations to you and your wife, Brad! All the best :)

Oh, and
4. Estopa - Destrangis vs. Billy Bragg - Worker's Playtime

Thanks, and take all the time you want!
by Blanco
Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules June - Elimination!
Replies: 91
Views: 29444

Re: Random Rules June - Elimination!

Mattafix - 1130 (Romain) Interpol - C'mere (Blanco) Metronomy - The Bay (santacosta) John Talabot - So Will Be Now... (santacosta) Cloud Nothings - Wasted Days (santacosta) Grimes - Genesis (santacosta) Pavement - Spit on a Stranger (GucciLittlePiggy ) Joy Division - Day of the Lords (GucciLittlePi...
by Blanco
Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules June - Elimination!
Replies: 91
Views: 29444

Re: Random Rules June - Elimination!

The Mountain Goats - Idylls of the King (Nassim) Band of Skulls - Lies (DocBrown) The Cure - Just Like Heaven (hectorthebat) The Clash - 1977 (hectorthebat) Interpol - Slow Hands (hectorthebat) TV on the Radio - Crying (hectorthebat) Metronomy - The Bay (santacosta) John Talabot - So Will Be Now......
by Blanco
Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question about Pazz & Jop weight
Replies: 31
Views: 9903

Re: Question about Pazz & Jop weight

I share Jirin's opinion that great art is more likely to be polarizing than broadly popular, and therefore, if the Pazz & Jop poll is identifying principally what is most popular in a given year, rather than what is, in the critics opinions, the best, why would we give extra credence to that consen...
by Blanco
Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules June - Elimination!
Replies: 91
Views: 29444

Re: Random Rules June - Elimination!

Blur- This Is a Low (Nick) Television – See No Evil (nicolas) The Cure - Just Like Heaven (hectorthebat) The Clash - 1977 (hectorthebat) Interpol - Slow Hands (hectorthebat) TV on the Radio - Crying (hectorthebat) Metronomy - The Bay (santacosta) John Talabot - So Will Be Now... (santacosta) Azeali...
by Blanco
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules June - Elimination!
Replies: 91
Views: 29444

Re: Random Rules June - Elimination!

Roddy Joy - Love Me With A Wallop (Brad) Mmm... Ok! Frank Turner - If Ever I Stray (DocBrown) Do not look back. Ween – Spinal Meningitis (Got Me Down) (nicolas) Go to a doctor, Ween. Queensryche - Chasing Blue Skies (hectorthebat) The Cure - Just Like Heaven (hectorthebat) Timbaland Ft. Nelly Furta...
by Blanco
Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 17 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 12875

Re: AMF Chart Week 17 2014

I'm gonna nominate:
Torreblanca - "Mil Fantasmas"
by Blanco
Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules June - Submissions!
Replies: 20
Views: 7566

Re: Random Rules June - Submissions!

The White Stripes - Girl, You Have No Faith In Medicine Interpol - C'mere Manu Chao - Bongo Bong Andrés Calamaro - Te Quiero Igual Tom Waits - Hang on St. Christopher Javier Corcobado - Vida y Muerte Quiero Club - Días Perfectos Santana - Samba Pa Ti Roberto Carlos - Cama y mesa Bebe - Siempre me q...
by Blanco
Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.12
Replies: 16
Views: 4963

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.12

2. Champion Jack Dupree - Blues From The Gutter vs. John Talabot - fIN
3. J Dilla - Donuts vs. Andrés Calamaro - Alta Suciedad
by Blanco
Sat May 31, 2014 1:58 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 67
Views: 102840

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

Russian Red - Cigarettes No Bigott - She Is My Man Yes Ok Henrik Blanco gives to Russian Red and Bigott a different "deal", but I think: This is pop music, made by Spanish, XXI century, sung in English. The only difference is that Bigott is a man (ugly) and Russian Red is a woman (beautiful). Quizá...
by Blanco
Wed May 28, 2014 6:06 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Latin American & Spanish language lists index
Replies: 67
Views: 102840

Re: Latin American & Spanish language lists index

Blanco - or anyone who think he can answer - I would like to know if you think these songs, that are sung in English, were taken into consideration for the Latin-oriented lists. Perez Prado - Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White No Pérez Prado - Patricia No Los Bravos - Black is Black Yes Sergio Men...
by Blanco
Mon May 26, 2014 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.11
Replies: 22
Views: 6269

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.11

1. Rage Against The Machine - The Battle Of Los Angeles vs. Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
4. Monoton - Monotonprodukt 07 vs. Compay Segundo – Yo Vengo Aqui
by Blanco
Tue May 20, 2014 3:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!
Replies: 97
Views: 30420

Re: Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!

I forgot to give links for my songs this month, and then it was too late; I hope no one has had trouble finding them. Anyway, I leave the link to my entry for the Random Rules Jukebox for this month: Santa Sabina - Azul casi morado https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzMa_u2cuyg :happy-partydance: :musi...
by Blanco
Tue May 20, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!
Replies: 97
Views: 30420

Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!

Tomayasu Hotei - Battle Without Honor Or Humanity (Blanco) Kill Bill Hotei The Five Satins - In the Still of the Nite (Luke JR68) Tower of Power - Down to the Nightclub (Luke JR68) Sigur Rós - Hjartað hamast (Brad) Bad Brains - Coptic Times (Brad) Pavement - Blue Hawaiian (live - Paradiso Theater, ...
by Blanco
Tue May 13, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!
Replies: 97
Views: 30420

Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!

Radiohead - Subterranean Homesick Alien (GucciLittlePiggy) The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing (Luke JR68) Bruce Springsteen - Incident on 57th Street (Luke JR68) Bruce Springsteen - Blood Brothers (Luke JR68) The Five Satins - In the Still of the Nite (Luke JR68) Tower of Power - Down to the Nightc...
by Blanco
Tue May 13, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.10
Replies: 16
Views: 4766

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.10

4. Nina Simone - Pastel Blues vs. Gal Costa - Gal Costa (Não Identificado)
by Blanco
Mon May 12, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings
Replies: 88
Views: 48701

Re: Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye is listed both in playlist 1 and playlist 8. Should the second entry be Gladys Knight & The Pips' version? I think there was another duplicate, but I have forgotten what it was. :( "Bridge Over Troubled Water", by Simon & Garfunkel, listed both in p...
by Blanco
Mon May 12, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists/Rankings - by Top Songs
Replies: 184
Views: 110628

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian's Songs - by Top Songs

Bruno wrote: 1 Tom Jobim - Garota de Ipanema
Hey Bruno, with this song, you refer to a particular version?
And by the way, I had said it before, but I repeat it: Your site it's great.
by Blanco
Thu May 08, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!
Replies: 97
Views: 30420

Re: Re: Random Rules May - Elimination!

Mariah Carey feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard - Fantasy (Remix) (Luke JR68) Iron & Wine – Carousel (nicolas) Tapps - Forbidden Lover (Jeff) The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing (Luke JR68) Bruce Springsteen - Incident on 57th Street (Luke JR68) Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell and T.I. - Blurred Lines (Luke JR68) ...
by Blanco
Tue May 06, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.9
Replies: 19
Views: 5927

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.9

3. Goran Bregović - Music Inspired and Taken from Underground vs. Foxygen - We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic Hey Honorio, what are the numbers you put in the end? Probably the answer is obvious, (since no one else has asked) but I've never been able to know what they are. Is the ...
by Blanco
Tue May 06, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules May - Submissions!
Replies: 14
Views: 5795

Re: Random Rules May - Submissions!

Hopefully this post will be the impetus for many more to follow. Welcome, GucciLittlePiggy! The Organ - Brother Cake - The Distance UB40 - Red red wine Café Tacvba - Como Te Extraño Mi Amor Joaquín Sabina - 19 días y 500 noches Tomayasu Hotei - Battle Without Honor Or Humanity Santa Sabina - Azul c...
by Blanco
Mon May 05, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.8
Replies: 22
Views: 6466

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.8

Thanks Honorio. Diantres. Maybe it's too late, but if anyone is interested, I leave the whole album here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/w7wh1v6saxh56kl/VfuFvJ1jI5 I recommend to give the Ultrasónica's album a second heard with these files. If I had only listened to the youtube videos, I too would have ...
by Blanco
Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules April - Elimination!
Replies: 89
Views: 29182

Re: Random Rules April - Elimination!

I pretty much end up saying this every month, but this Jukebox seems to be the strongest yet of my relatively short participation. I'd like to give my thanks to everyone who submitted a list and to those who took part in the elimination, you guys are awesome and this game wouldn't work without you....
by Blanco
Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules April - Elimination!
Replies: 89
Views: 29182

Re: Random Rules April - Elimination!

Maybe I have many Café Tacvba's songs in my music library, but I'm beginning to believe that I must start to resign myself to the fact that none of their songs will ever reach the Random Rules Jukebox. Hahaha. But hey - they made it to round 2 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums! Hehe yeah, you're right...
by Blanco
Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.7
Replies: 29
Views: 8158

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 5 - Round 1.7

Oh, my! Not a single vote for Molotov?! I really have always liked Molotov. Some of his songs are catchy, it's true. Which is very strange, because the language used is very rough. However, the importance of this album lies not only in the music itself. (By the way, I love the double bass. There are...