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by Dan
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 4

The Byrds - Everybody's Been Burned vs. Mac DeMarco - Blue Boy Vince Guaraldi - Linus and Lucy vs. Silversun Pickups - Lazy Eye Radiohead - You and Whose Army? vs. Dusty Springfield - The Windmills of Your Mind Eurythmics - Love is a Stranger vs. Ann Peebles - I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down Tow...
by Dan
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 28
Views: 5422

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 2

Blur - Coffee and TV vs. Pet Shop Boys - Left to My Own Devices Tom Waits - In the Neighborhood vs. Air - All I Need The Sundays - Here's Where the Story Ends vs. Lou Reed - Dirty Blvd. Tindersticks - City Sickness vs. Muse - Knights of Cydonia Fiona Apple - Criminal vs. The Jacksons - Shake Your B...
by Dan
Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Individual Artist Poll: The Beatles
Replies: 64
Views: 12922

Re: Individual Artist Poll: The Beatles

As a teenager, I got into the Beatles by listening to their biggest hits, and many of those hits were from the early part of their existence as a band when Beatlemania took the world by storm. Their later songs (and albums) were more sophisticated and artistic, and discovering how innovative and ima...
by Dan
Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: The Finals!
Replies: 24
Views: 4644

Re: 5873/6000: The Finals!

Storm
by Dan
Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 38
Views: 7234

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 1

Too much of a struggle to rank them this week. Nine Inch Nails - Hurt vs. Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill a Man Metallica - Master of Puppets vs. Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something Van Morrison - Sweet Thing vs. Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Brian Eno - Needle in the Camel's Ey...
by Dan
Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 39
Views: 6836

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 8

14. Kate Bush - Night of the Swallow 1982 forever? :( Haha. Sorry! I love how unique Kate Bush’s music is. She’s clearly quite eccentric. Being eccentric is certainly not a requirement for me to appreciate an artist’s music, but her eccentric personality comes across so naturally and feels so genui...
by Dan
Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 12167

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

To start off with, I've added my name to the albums in the top 150 that haven't been claimed by anyone else yet. I'm not necessarily the world's biggest fan of all of those albums, but it's not difficult for me to grasp what it is that critics who rate those albums highly love about them. I pledge t...
by Dan
Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 83187

Re: Help wanted!

Henrik wrote:Just work on what feels most, eh..., "fun" for you. :? :D
Well, that's the kind of instruction I'd like to hear more often in my life. OK then.
by Dan
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 304
Views: 83187

Re: Help wanted!

I'll have plenty of free time next week and will be housebound for most of it, so I'm happy to help. But I'm not sure what the priorities are, so Henrik, please let me know what you would like me to do.
by Dan
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Semifinals
Replies: 22
Views: 4649

Re: 5873/6000: Semifinals

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Storm
Pearl Jam - Black
by Dan
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 39
Views: 6836

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 8

2. The Verve - Lucky Man vs. 1. Townes Van Zandt - Waitin' Around to Die 11. Yo La Tengo - Sugarcube vs. 13. The Soft Boys - Underwater Moonlight 9. Super Furry Animals - Slow Life vs. 14. Kate Bush - Night of the Swallow 8. Lana Del Rey - Ride vs. 5. Nico - The Fairest of Seasons 4. LCD Soundsystem...
by Dan
Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Velvet Underground *BEST* ever song ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4163

Re: The Velvet Underground *BEST* ever song ?

If you had to introduce the band to a total novice and had only one song to do it, which one would it be ? For me, it would also be “Venus in Furs”. I feel that a song from the Velvet Underground’s debut album would have to be a point of introduction to anyone who hasn’t heard the band before, and ...
by Dan
Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Artist Poll 2016: Individual Ballots
Replies: 24
Views: 4013

Re: AMF Artist Poll 2016: Individual Ballots

My list: 1 | The Beatles 2 | Jacques Brel 3 | Bob Dylan 4 | Radiohead 5 | Bruce Springsteen 6 | Tom Waits 7 | Arcade Fire 8 | David Bowie 9 | Charles Mingus 10 | The Rolling Stones 11 | Björk 12 | Nina Simone 13 | Johnny Cash 14 | Elvis Presley 15 | Sufjan Stevens 16 | Vampire Weekend 17 | Astor Pia...
by Dan
Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165450

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

A belated thank you to JimmyJazz for all the work he put into this poll and for unveiling the results with such flair. He moved to a new location around the same time as calculating the results and doing the roll-out for the poll. Moving home can be both physically and emotionally exhausting… [imgsi...
by Dan
Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 31
Views: 5227

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 7

Eurythmics - Love is a Stranger: 10 [imgsize 357x140]http://linabobarditogether.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Year1982.png[/imgsize][imgsize 357x140]https://biankydecidestoblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/forever-21-logo1.jpg[/imgsize] [imgsize 400x200]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/UODB6Ip2JqI/maxresdefa...
by Dan
Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The site Raye Your Music is a bad source about music with many bad users
Replies: 30
Views: 7330

Re: The site Raye Your Music is a bad source about music with many bad users

I disagree with the statement in the title of this thread, to me Rate Your Music is a great source. It is a site where you can rate and share your own music, where you can discover a lot of music, and if you like, create and share your own favorites lists. As to bad or good users, I don't care what...
by Dan
Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Quarterfinals
Replies: 22
Views: 3637

Re: 5873/6000: Quarterfinals

Ofra Haza - Im nin'alu
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Storm
Pearl Jam - Black
Khaled - Aïcha
by Dan
Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 31
Views: 5227

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 7

9. The Byrds - Everybody's Been Burned vs. 11. Mojave 3 - In Love with a View 14. Animal Collective - Banshee Beat vs. 13. Mac DeMarco - Blue Boy 10. Vince Guaraldi - Linus and Lucy vs. 8. DJ Shadow - Blood on the Motorway 12. Silversun Pickups - Lazy Eye vs. 6. The Divine Comedy - Something for th...
by Dan
Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist Rating Correlations
Replies: 56
Views: 9972

Re: Artist Rating Correlations

Just noticed on the sheet that I have a variance of 0.84, which makes me the only one (so far) with a variance of less than 1. I had to Google what "variance" means in statistical terms. So for relative stats dummies like me... I gave nearly all of the artists on Moonbeam's sheet a score out of 10. ...
by Dan
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 228
Views: 156697

Re: Concerts you have coming up

My mother was a coloratura... You might like sopranos less if you had to listen to the same 16 bars over and over every day for weeks on end. Well, of course I now have no option but to respond with a post about the most notorious coloratura to have ever graced the stage at Carnegie Hall: Florence ...
by Dan
Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 228
Views: 156697

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Well, I'm most definitely jealous of that Latitude line-up. "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!! Had to go back and find the original ...
by Dan
Sun Jul 17, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 40
Views: 8066

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 6

14. The Tammys - Egyptian Shumba vs. 13. Procol Harum - A Salty Dog 16. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow vs. 11. Mogwai - 2 Rights Make 1 Wrong 4. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B. vs. 3. Mano Negra - Mala Vida 9. Pierre Henry - Psyche Rock vs. 1. Blonde Redhead - 23 5. Todd Terje - Delorean Dynam...
by Dan
Sun Jul 17, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165450

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

It's nice to see that this is still the friendliest music forum out there. If I had to make a list of "greatest artists" it probably won't look much different from my list of "favourite artists" that I submitted for this poll (although I would likely include more experimental artists on the greatest...
by Dan
Thu Jul 14, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165450

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

I usually only take into account what I like from an act when I rank them or value their artistic achievements. It's difficult for me to do this. There are some artists who would be higher on my list if I only took into account the albums and songs I really liked by them (Prince, Stevie Wonder and ...
by Dan
Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 165450

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

There are more world music / non-Anglophone artists in the 101-500 section than I thought there would be. :romance-kisscheek: And yes, it's funny to see so many mainstream acts on the list that are normally lampooned on the forum. What I'm most disappointed about so far is that Charles Mingus droppe...
by Dan
Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55243

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Sorry if this comes across as a bit bitchy towards my fellow English-speaking AMers, but I'm always amazed at how gracious our numerous European and South American friends who don't speak English as a first language are about these kinds of conversations - not only do they not ask what the word "lur...
by Dan
Mon Jul 11, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55243

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Edit: Also, why do people keep putting lurker in quotes? It's a rather commonly used term for people who regularly view message boards but don't directly participate. There are even studies on internet use that use the term; it's not a negative moniker, and I'm sure everyone here does it, if not on...
by Dan
Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55243

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

I am interested in knowing how others calculate their lists. I envision large massive spreadsheets with formulas as long as my arm. Music is so subjective and hard to quantify in those terms... I felt so inadequate after reading many posts that described very complex formulas for ranking top artist...
by Dan
Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55243

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Despite my efforts to explore music beyond the AM lists (especially in the fields of folk and world music), I also have a high correlation with the AM artist list - 79 of my top 100 are in the AM top 500. The artists in my top 100 that are outside the AM top 500 are mostly "world music" artists. One...
by Dan
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Individual Artist Poll: David Bowie
Replies: 65
Views: 13321

Re: Individual Artist Poll: David Bowie

Albums: 1. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 2. Station to Station 3. Low 4. ★ [Blackstar] 5. Hunky Dory 6. "Heroes" 7. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 8. Aladdin Sane 9. Let's Dance 10. The Man Who Sold the World Songs: 1. "Heroes" 2. Starman 3. Ashes to Ashes 4. Life ...
by Dan
Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 55243

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

I pinkie promise not to have a nervous breakdown when Jacques Brel drops out of the top 100 due to the larger number of participants. Two other comments: Thank you (and congratulations) JimmyJazz for the record number of voters. I hope you are persuing a career where you can utilize your ability to ...
by Dan
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 35
Views: 7543

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 4

9. The Ronettes - Baby, I Love You vs. 1. Fiona Apple - Criminal 3. The Horrors - Still Life vs. 6. The Jacksons - Shake Your Body 7. The Roots - You Got Me vs. 10. Souls of Mischief - 93 'Til Infinity 13. Father John Misty - Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings vs. 12. Missy Elliott - Pass That Dutch 1...
by Dan
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Round 3, Week 1
Replies: 19
Views: 2537

Re: 5873/6000: Round 3, Week 1

4. George Harrison - Awaiting on You All vs. 2. The Velvet Underground - Who Loves the Sun? 7. Tom Jones - Delilah vs. 9. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms 10. Ofra Haza - Im nin'alu vs. 15. Connie Francis - Stupid Cupid 14. Sinéad O'Connor - The Emperor's New Clothes vs. 12. Eagle-Eye Cherry - Save T...
by Dan
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 4
Replies: 18
Views: 3247

Re: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 4

The following two matchups are tied. Someone who has not voted in these matchups, decide the winners: Sorry to be the Grim Reaper to two of these songs. 5927. Tex Williams & His Western Caravan - Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) vs. 5976. Electronic - Disappointed 5906. Echo and the Bunnymen -...
by Dan
Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 43
Views: 10170

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 3

Thank you to all the well-wishers about Brexit. I probably don’t need to say anything else on the matter as I would likely only express biased political views (just like anyone else who expresses political views), but this has hit me quite hard, and – strangely – I feel a need to defend Britain to a...
by Dan
Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 43
Views: 10170

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 3

5. Blur - Coffee & TV vs. 11. Erykah Badu - Windowseat 6. Pet Shop Boys - Left to My Own Devices vs. 14. Japan - Nightporter 9. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Born on the Bayou vs. 3. Tom Waits - In the Neighborhood 8. Air - All I Need vs. 16. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend 10. The Sundays - Here's Whe...
by Dan
Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 46
Views: 9021

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 2

12. Bat for Lashes - Laura vs. 1. Pixies – Velouria 3. Foals - Spanish Sahara vs. 10. Leonard Cohen - So Long Marianne 13. Suicide - Ghost Rider vs. 7. Manic Street Preachers - If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next 9. Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl vs. 15. Oasis - Champagne Supernova 16. Nine In...
by Dan
Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 3
Replies: 18
Views: 2909

Re: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 3

14. Theophilus Beckford - Easy Snappin' vs. 15. Rod Stewart – Sailing 13. Serge Reggiani – Sarah vs. 12. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion 1. Simon and Garfunkel - A Hazy Shade of Winter vs. 8. The Rolling Stones - Lady Jane 7. Pink Floyd – Echoes vs. 16. The Stylistics - Break Up to Make Up 9. Supertramp...
by Dan
Thu Jun 09, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Individual Artist Poll: Radiohead
Replies: 67
Views: 14271

Re: Individual Artist Poll: Radiohead

Albums: 1. OK Computer 2. In Rainbows 3. The Bends 4. Kid A 5. Amnesiac 6. The King of Limbs 7. A Moon Shaped Pool 8. Hail to the Thief 9. Pablo Honey Songs: 1. Let Down 2. Creep 3. Karma Police 4. Jigsaw Falling Into Place 5. Paranoid Android 6. No Surprises 7. Fake Plastic Trees 8. Just 9. Reckone...
by Dan
Mon Jun 06, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 1
Replies: 23
Views: 3360

Re: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 1

After thinking a lot about it, I've decided to change my vote from Duran Duran to Ofra Haza. I went entirely by my song ratings spreadsheet and "The Reflex" is a childhood favorite (I cling onto some of these like raggedy old stuffed animals); but I've been asking myself, honestly, which would I ra...
by Dan
Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Underrated artist: Nina Simone
Replies: 28
Views: 4794

Re: Underrated artist: Nina Simone

I didn't know about that Nina Simone documentary, so thanks for making me aware of it, Honorio. I watched it last night, and oh boy, it certainly elicited a wide range of emotions in me. I knew that she had an isolated childhood because of her dedication to classical music, that she was exhausted be...
by Dan
Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 1
Replies: 23
Views: 3360

Re: 5873/6000: Round 2, Week 1

1. The Velvet Underground - Who Loves the Sun? 2. Duran Duran - The Reflex 3. George Harrison - Awaiting on You All 4. Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me 5. Tom Jones - Delilah 6. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms 7. Ofra Haza - Im nin'alu 8. Eagle-Eye Cherry - Save Tonight 9. Sinéad O'Connor - The Em...
by Dan
Mon May 23, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Underrated artist: Nina Simone
Replies: 28
Views: 4794

Re: Underrated artist: Nina Simone

I also, from a novelty perspective, quite irrationally like her cover of "Rich Girl" by Hall and Oates. Slightly bizarre, oddly intriguing. Fun! And another example of how she refused to restrict herself to just one genre (this is certainly not her particular brand of vocal jazz - or as she put it,...
by Dan
Mon May 23, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ANOHNI's "HOPELESSNESS"
Replies: 10
Views: 2142

Re: ANOHNI's "HOPELESSNESS"

About Anohni being referred to as "she" while Antony Hegarty was referred to as "he": I can easily understand how people can get a little confused. Anohni came out as transgender a long time ago, when she was still known as Antony (many of Antony & The Johnsons' songs had transgender themes, as most...
by Dan
Fri May 20, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Underrated artist: Nina Simone
Replies: 28
Views: 4794

Re: Underrated artist: Nina Simone

Nice story about Nina's cover of "My Way", Honorio. If it were me living in Valencia at the time, I probably would've sung the song all the way home / to the next party. I've included the song in the playlist. Naturally, I also included the songs that Henrik mentioned, without hesitation (as well as...
by Dan
Wed May 18, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Underrated artist: Nina Simone
Replies: 28
Views: 4794

Re: Underrated artist: Nina Simone

As others have said, I'm sure she'll just become more and more acclaimed each year (rightfully so, of course). It will be interesting to see where she'll end up on our upcoming artists poll. anyone want to make a playlist to check out? The playlist below has 35 songs in it. It's a combination of per...
by Dan
Wed May 11, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bowie's Blackstar
Replies: 9
Views: 2741

Re: Bowie's Blackstar

I've just listened to this album for the first time in months because I wanted to compare it to Beyoncé's Lemonade , as they are the two most likely contenders (at the moment) for the critics' overall album of the year. Like Lemonade , I've only listened to this album twice now. Even more so than th...
by Dan
Wed May 11, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beyoncé's "Lemonade"
Replies: 49
Views: 9104

Re: Beyoncé's "Lemonade"

I've listened to this a couple of times now. Assuming that the lyrical content is largely autobiographical, I wonder how difficult it was for Jay-Z to listen to this album. Before eventually forgiving the infidelity, she is clearly scorned and fiercely pissed off about that infidelity for most of th...
by Dan
Fri May 06, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Poll Recommendation Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 9682

Re: 1900-1959 Poll Recommendation Thread

Thanks Nicolas. I stole a few songs from the list you posted in the old forum, especially in the genres of blues and country. For example, I had never heard Roy Acuff's "Wreck on the Highway", but I liked it instantly, and I instantly understood why you would like it too. It made me think about how ...
by Dan
Wed May 04, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Poll Recommendation Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 9682

Re: 1900-1959 Poll Recommendation Thread

Hello everyone. :greetings-waveyellow: Well, what a joy it has been to listen to songs for this poll (so far)! I'll start with non-classical recommendations for the 1900-1949 songs poll. If I were to make a list of 100 songs from this period that are not classical works, then (at the moment) the 100...