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by SavoyBG
Mon May 20, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99045

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Gotta give you credit, SavoyBG. There are a couple of albums that have been added that I hadn't heard before that I'm making a point to listen to now. I've always loved CCR's singles, but had never heard the entire "Cosmo's Factory" album before, and it truly is exceptional. Thanks for the recommen...
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - Number One Songs of the 1950s
Replies: 7
Views: 2881

Re: EXTINCTION - Number One Songs of the 1950s

Henrik wrote:Savoy, to play this game you would need to have heard all 152 songs, and I don't think many of us have.
They are all on youtube.
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99045

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Adding this: [imgsize 150x150]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bWxP-mtyvqg/T3OG2WPTpiI/AAAAAAAABBY/VcqlZIOfcR4/s1600/Cosmo's+Factory.jpg[/imgsize] 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. ...
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99045

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Oh, the Karma! I wondered where Savoy was Been busy umpiring, it's tournament time for high schools right now. It's raining today so I'm canceled. Here's a great shot of me banging out a Seton Hall Prep runner at the plate in a county semi-final game against Caldwell last Sunday: [imgsize 700x450]h...
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99045

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Yes, we are down to 25 albums and now we will add albums instead of eliminate them. Both re-entries of top 100 albums and albums outside AM top 100 are allowed. Please let me know also if you want to add albums during one or two days. Not sure what the rules are, but I'd like to add: Cosmo's Factor...
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - Number One Songs of the 1950s
Replies: 7
Views: 2881

Re: EXTINCTION - Number One Songs of the 1950s

I'll start this off by drowning this fucking Goose, his crying is driving me crazy - Frankie Laine "The Cry of the Wild Goose" is gone. Gene Autry - "Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer" The Andrews Sisters "I Can Dream, Can't I" Ames Brothers "Rag Mop" Red Foley "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" Teresa Bre...
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - Number One Songs of the 1950s
Replies: 7
Views: 2881

EXTINCTION - Number One Songs of the 1950s

EXTINCTION: Number One Songs of the 1950s - Included on the list is every song that got to number one on any of Billboard's Pop Charts during the 50s. This includes the Top 100, the Hot 100, the Sales Chart, the Jukebox chart or the DJ chart. There's 152 songs in all. Each poster can knock out one s...
by SavoyBG
Sun May 19, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 99045

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Joni Mitchell - Blue Sorry, I just don't get it. To me she's just a mediocre artist who wrote a couple of good songs that were done much better by other artists. 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Ar...
by SavoyBG
Fri May 17, 2013 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1942
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

Re: 1942

by SavoyBG
Sun May 05, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)
Replies: 12
Views: 4471

Re: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)

77 Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
126 Bobby Fuller Four - I Fought the Law
The above two are from 1965.
123 James Carr - The Dark End of the Street
I've got the James Carr as 1967, but it's very close.
by SavoyBG
Sat May 04, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1942
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

Re: 1942

Best songs of 1942 according to Acclaimed Music Forum: 5. As Time Goes By | Dooley Wilson (#190) I've got this as 1943. The song was re-introduced in 1942 in the film Casablanca, sung by Dooley Wilson accompanied by pianist Elliot Carpenter[1] and heard throughout the film as a leitmotif.[2] Wilson...
by SavoyBG
Sat May 04, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1942
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

Re: 1942

Best songs of 1942 according to Acclaimed Music Forum: 5. As Time Goes By | Dooley Wilson (#190) I've got this as 1943. The song was re-introduced in 1942 in the film Casablanca, sung by Dooley Wilson accompanied by pianist Elliot Carpenter[1] and heard throughout the film as a leitmotif.[2] Wilson...
by SavoyBG
Fri May 03, 2013 3:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1942
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

1942

I'm working on a top 100 (+20) of 1942 for Digital Dream Door. Any suggestions welcomed. Here's what I have so far. 1. White Christmas - Bing Crosby 2. Paper Doll - Mills Brothers 3. Stormy Weather - Lena Horne 4. Flying Home - Lionel Hampton (Illinois Jacquet) 5. Why Don't You Do Right? - Benny Goo...
by SavoyBG
Thu May 02, 2013 1:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 34890

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

Those artists combine for exactly one song in my top 2500 - "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" by James Brown. I like James Brown, Ray Charles and Little Richard OK, but the others I am either indifferent towards (Elvis) or actively detest (The Beatles, Frank Sinatra). You are indifferent or detest t...
by SavoyBG
Wed May 01, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 34890

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

Those artists combine for exactly one song in my top 2500 - "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" by James Brown. I like James Brown, Ray Charles and Little Richard OK, but the others I am either indifferent towards (Elvis) or actively detest (The Beatles, Frank Sinatra). You are indifferent or detest t...
by SavoyBG
Wed May 01, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 34890

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

The greatest decade of all time is the 1950s, followed by the 1960s. The 1980s is way down on the list, below the 1940s and the 1970s for sure, and maybe even below the 1930s. http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRyJSDUX9fTIufqY68nmRWC2xP7fYLoFzIKfNU07J2gcJltJJ2gfPkdAyQV http://assets.rollingst...
by SavoyBG
Wed May 01, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 34890

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

SONGS 1. Stevie Ray Vaughan - Pride And Joy 2. Stray Cats - Look At That Cadillac 3. Denise LaSalle - Down Home Blues 4. Poor Souls - White Cliffs of Dover 5. The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another 6. Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17 7. Grandmaster Melle Mel - White Lines (Don't Do It) 8. The Call - T...
by SavoyBG
Wed May 01, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 34890

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

SONGS 1. Stevie Ray Vaughan - Pride And Joy 2. Stray Cats - Look At That Cadillac 3. Denise LaSalle - Down Home Blues 4. Poor Souls - White Cliffs of Dover 5. The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another 6. Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17 7. Grandmaster Melle Mel - White Lines (Don't Do It) 8. The Call - Th...
by SavoyBG
Wed May 01, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 34890

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

The greatest decade of all time is the 1950s, followed by the 1960s. The 1980s is way down on the list, below the 1940s and the 1970s for sure, and maybe even below the 1930s.
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)
Replies: 12
Views: 4471

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 Beatl...
by SavoyBG
Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1981 Poll
Replies: 78
Views: 27117

Re: Songs and Albums of 1981 Poll

I suppose this is over already, but here's my top 25 of 1981: 1. Hepno Beat - Dynamic Hepnotics 2. Rock This Town - Stray Cats 3. Give It To Me, Baby - Rick James 4. Tainted Love - Soft Cell 5. You're The One For Me - "D" Train 6. Beat My Guest - Adam and the Ants 7. Little Pig - Polecats 8. Swords ...
by SavoyBG
Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules Monday Returns!
Replies: 60
Views: 19632

Re: Random Rules Monday Returns!

Your Wish is My Command - Inspirations When The Red Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along - Al Jolson Nobody But Me - Drifters I Can't Put You Down Baby - Bobby Blue Bland Ooh-Eee! Ooh Eee! - Floyd Dixon You're The Reason - Bobby Edwards The Loco-Motion - Little Eva Pride And Joy - Otis Rush U Can't...
by SavoyBG
Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)
Replies: 12
Views: 4471

Re: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)

Good lists guys, thanks.
by SavoyBG
Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

by SavoyBG
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Pick Your Top 20 (1966)
Replies: 12
Views: 4471

Pick Your Top 20 (1966)

Pick Your Top 20 from my list of favorites for 1966. I've been listening to this countdown all day. Starting with #186 and I'm down to #15 right now. 1 ¦ Hold On I'm A'Comin' ¦ Sam & Dave 2 ¦ Waitin' On You ¦ B.B. King 3 ¦ Dust My Broom (Live) ¦ Howlin' Wolf 4 ¦ Wang Dang Doodle ¦ Koko Taylor 5 ¦ Ps...
by SavoyBG
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

Sadly, there were no inclusions for the year 1942... So "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby is not on the list? Or any of these? Paper Doll - Mills Brothers Flying Home - Lionel Hampton (Illinois Jacquet) Why Don't You Do Right? - Benny Goodman (Peggy Lee) Stormy Weather - Lena Horne Blues in the Nigh...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7668

Re: My Favorites - 1900-1919

148 (-). Waiting for a Train | Jimmie Rodgers | 1937

Can't believe this did not make the top 500 before I voted...and it's from 1929.
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

Hi SavoyBG, good to see you in this forum...I'm a real worshiper of DDD since the first days - especially for your sections on hip hop and dance music - and really value your comments...I was just wondering the other day why you didn't join in earlier on AM I didn't realize there were forums here u...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Special Song List #?: Slick
Replies: 9
Views: 3421

Re: Special Song List #?: Slick

Jackson wrote:I think someone has said on here before that your music taste is like the ultimate jukebox. I think that comment was right on. I like how your taste is spread out across most eras/genres.
I see it opposite than you do. I think his taste shows that he is a "Jack of all trades, master of none."
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

Just wrapped this up and sent it in: Criteria: - These records were chosen and ranked based on their initial & lasting popularity, acclaim, and their impact on the overall scope of musical history. 1. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 2. Take The "A" Train - Duke Ellington / Delta Rhythm Boys 3. ...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

Hi SavoyBG This is what I have from 1941 in my favorite songs list. Sorry I don't have much free time at the moment so I can't sort all this but maybe that might be of some help to you Big Maceo - County Jail Blues Memphis Minnie - Me And My Chauffeur Tommy McClennan - Deep blue sea blues Gene Autr...
by SavoyBG
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

nicolas wrote:
Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra feat. Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Shout, Sister, Shout
Great record, but it's from 1942.
by SavoyBG
Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

Re: 1941

Any suggestions are very welcome. I'm just getting started here. Looking really good so far, my only initial comments would be: 1. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 2. Take The "A" Train - Duke Ellington / Delta Rhythm Boys Well, "A Train" was a bigger hit initially, getting to #11 while "God Bl...
by SavoyBG
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1941
Replies: 12
Views: 3889

1941

I'm starting work on the 1941 Top 100 for DDD. Here's what I have so far. 1. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 2. Take The "A" Train - Duke Ellington / Delta Rhythm Boys 3. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Andrews Sisters 4. Chattanooga Choo Choo - Glenn Miller (Tex Beneke and the Modernaires) 5. Walkin...
by SavoyBG
Tue Apr 16, 2013 4:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

Bad news guys. I just discovered that "The Midnight Special" by Lead Belly is actually from 1941. I had to delete it from the 1940 list. The record was recorded in mid-1940 but was not released until after a couple of other Victor records that were recorded in Jan 1941, so it could not have been rel...
by SavoyBG
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: DigitalDreamDoor vs. Moonbeam's Classics of the 80s RYM poll
Replies: 8
Views: 3419

Re: DigitalDreamDoor vs. Moonbeam's Classics of the 80s RYM

Is the copyright date always the same as the release date? I'm thinking that it could rather be the "press date" or the planned release date. It's almost always the release date, although on Motown 45's it's the date that the "song" was first published. Like for instance "Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye ...
by SavoyBG
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: DigitalDreamDoor vs. Moonbeam's Classics of the 80s RYM poll
Replies: 8
Views: 3419

Re: DigitalDreamDoor vs. Moonbeam's Classics of the 80s RYM

Henrik wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:Eurythmics - "Sweet Dreams" is currently #6 for 1983.
I put "Sweet Dreams" (and "Jump") under the same years as DDD have them.
"Jump" is 1983, I just checked the original 45.

"Sweet Dreams" is 1982:

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by SavoyBG
Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

The list is now up: http://digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/bg_hits/bg_hits_40.html Savoy - I very much appreciate you bringing DDD to the more focused attention of the forum. I have frequently found the lists there to be very helpful in my effort to expand my musical horizons. There's over 50 lists ther...
by SavoyBG
Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

by SavoyBG
Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7668

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, Can you also list anything that entered the overall top 100 after my list was included? SavoyBG, and I had a good time listening to your Top 100 while I was compiling the vot...
by SavoyBG
Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorites - 1900-1919
Replies: 23
Views: 7668

Re: My Favorites - 1900-1919

According to Moonbeam "vertical listeners explore fewer artists, but dig deep into their catalogues; horizontal listeners look for what's on the "horizon", regardless of the artist, and therefore have music from a lot of artists, but rarely have an artist's complete discography." I explore and own ...
by SavoyBG
Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

Nick, some of your top 20 turned out not to be from 1940. Thanks for the info. Could you tell me which ones if you have the time? And what are the sources you use for release dates ? I have a lot of information about recording dates, but not too many about release dates I use RYM and also this site...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

Nick, some of your top 20 turned out not to be from 1940. I just sent this in to the Webmaster, the list should be up by tomorrow or Sunday. http://images.45worlds.com/artie-shaw-star-dust-his-masters-voice-victor-78.jpg Criteria: - These records were chosen and ranked based on their initial & lasti...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

THANKS - I made several adjustments based on your suggestions. Looks really good. I'd still plug for "Nuages" to move up, but it's your list. Okay, I moved it to #30, but that's as high as I'll go :angry-tappingfoot: I deleted a couple of things that were not from 1940, and added "Summit Ridge Driv...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

Really good stuff, some thoughts just using my gut... 1. Star Dust - Artie Shaw / Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra) 2. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys Solid 1-2, hard to argue. THANKS - I made several adjustments based on your suggestions. Here's where I'm at now: 1. Star Dust - ...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

On "Flying Home" the famous one is the 1942 version with Illinois Jacquet.
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

Here's where I'm at now: 1. Star Dust - Artie Shaw / Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra) 2. New San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys 3. I'll Never Smile Again - Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers) 4. Tuxedo Junction - Glenn Miller 5. We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) - Ink Sp...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

nicolas wrote:7. Delmore Brothers - Raining In The Mountain
I'll list this one, but it's "Raining On The Mountain."
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Henrik, would you use this list?
Replies: 5
Views: 4466

Re: Henrik, would you use this list?

Of course, that will be a great addition! It says "All-Time Standard Records". What does standard mean? Are any genres excluded from the list? There doesn't seem to be any rock songs on the list. Standard is not an indication of the genre, it just means that the songs listed have become classics ov...
by SavoyBG
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1940
Replies: 19
Views: 7021

Re: 1940

Thanks Nick. Heres the criteria for the list: These records were chosen and ranked based on their initial & lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history. You can throw in some acclaim into it too. Not necessarily critical acclaim, but awar5ds like Grammy Hall of Fa...