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Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Honorio » Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:04 pm

I was trying to do my song-per-year list for this very interesting thread but I though… and what about a list of our favourite songs per year not in AM Top 6000? It is still possible after the massive update? Let's see it.
In my case I removed the Spanish songs that would have made it much easier for me (and I added a second rule, see at the end). I decided to post it Mindrocker-style (adding styles and countries) and I even decided to create this new thread to see if some people are willing to post their own lists (sorry Listyguy for creating a branch of your thread but I though it could be interesting).

My list:

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1950: HANK WILLIAMS WITH HIS DRIFTING COWBOYS "Long Gone Lonesome Blues" (Country, USA)
1951: DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA "The Tattooed Bride" (Big Band Jazz, USA)
1952: GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET "My Funny Valentine" (Jazz, USA)
1953: DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH "Symphony No. 10 in E Minor: III. Allegretto" (Modern Classical, Russia)
1954: TRÍO LOS PANCHOS "Lo dudo" (Bolero, Mexico)
1955: LOTTE LENYA "Moritat vom Mackie Messer" (Cabaret, Germany)
1956: LITTLE RICHARD & HIS BAND "Ready Teddy" (Rock & Roll, USA)
1957: ELLA FITZGERALD & LOUIS ARMSTRONG "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" (Vocal Jazz, USA)
1958: ELVIS PRESLEY "Trouble" (rock & roll, USA)
1959: JOÃO GILBERTO, LUIZ BONFÁ & ANTÔNIO CARLOS JOBIM "Manhã de carnaval" (Bossa Nova, Brazil)

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1960: THE EVERLY BROTHERS "So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)" (Pop, USA)
1961: BILL EVANS TRIO "Waltz for Debby" (Cool Jazz, USA)
1962: JACQUES BREL "Les paumés du petit matin" (Chanson, Belgium)
1963: NINO ROTA "Passerella di "Otto e mezzo"" (Soundtrack, Italy)
1964: FRANK SINATRA & COUNT BASIE "Fly Me to the Moon" (Vocal Jazz, USA)
1965: FRANCE GALL "Poupée de cire, poupée de son" (French Pop, France)
1966: SMALL FACES "My Mind's Eye" (Psychedelic Pop, UK)
1967: FRANKIE VALLI "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" (Pop, USA)
1968: VAN MORRISON "The Way Young Lovers Do" (Chamber Folk, UK)
1969: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND "Candy Says" (Art Rock, USA)

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1970: MILES DAVIS "Sanctuary" (Jazz Rock, USA)
1971: BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS "Sun Is Shining" (Reggae, Jamaica)
1972: GENESIS "Supper's Ready" (Prog Rock, UK)
1973: LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA "Love's Theme" (Smooth Soul, USA)
1974: KING CRIMSON "Starless" (Prog Rock, UK)
1975: NEIL YOUNG "Tired Eyes" (Country Rock, Canada)
1976: FRANK ZAPPA "The Torture Never Stops" (Art Rock, USA)
1977: PETE TOWNSHEND & RONNIE LANE "Annie" (Folk Rock, UK)
1978: WILLIE COLÓN & RUBÉN BLADES "Pedro Navaja" (Salsa, Panama/USA)
1979: THE CLASH "Spanish Bombs" (Punk Rock, UK)

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1980: THE ROLLING STONES "All About You" (Rock, UK)
1981: RAMONES "The KKK Took My Baby Away" (Punk Rock, USA)
1982: PSYCHIC TV "Just Drifting (For Caresse)" (Post-Punk, UK)
1983: PALE FOUNTAINS "Palm of My Hand" (Jangle Pop, UK)
1984: JOE JACKSON "Not Here Not Now" (Sophisti-Pop, UK)
1985: PREFAB SPROUT "Goodbye Lucille #1 (Johnny Johnny)" (Sophisti-Pop, UK)
1986: JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS "Just About Seventeen" (Rock, USA)
1987: THE SMITHS "Half a Person" (Jangle Pop, UK)
1988: GORAN GREGOVIĆ "Ederlezi" (Balkan Music, Bosnia-Herzegovina)
1989: THE STONE ROSES "This Is the One" (Madchester, UK)

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1990: PIXIES "Allison" (Indie Rock, USA)
1991: ELVIS COSTELLO "So Like Candy" (Pop Rock, UK)
1992: LOS LOBOS "Kiko and the Lavender Moon" (Roots Rock, USA)
1993: BJÖRK "Violently Happy" (Dance Pop, Iceland)
1994: SEBADOH "Skull" (Indie Rock, USA)
1995: TINDERSTICKS featuring CARLA TORGESON "Travelling Light" (Chamber Pop, UK)
1996: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN "Like Dylan in the Movies" (Indie Pop, UK)
1997: DEPECHE MODE "It's No Good" (Synth Pop, UK)
1998: MERCURY REV "Opus 40" (Dream Pop, USA)
1999: MARY GAUTHIER "I Drink" (Alt-Country, USA)

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2000: MOJAVE 3 "In Love With a View" (Alt-Country, UK)
2001: DOMINIQUE A "Pour la peau" (Nouvelle Chanson, France)
2002: SALIF KEITA with CESÁRIA ÉVORA "Yamore" (Mande Music, Mali/Cape Verde)
2003: THE SHINS "Saint Simon" (Indie Pop, USA)
2004: RUFUS WAINWRIGHT "The One You Love" (Chamber Pop, USA)
2005: RICHARD HAWLEY "Coles Corner" (Chamber Pop, UK)
2006: BOB DYLAN "Workingman's Blues #2" (Singer/Songwriter, USA)
2007: WILCO "Impossible Germany" (Alt-Country, USA)
2008: ROKIA TRAORÉ "Dounia" (Mande Music, Mali)
2009: AVISHAI COHEN "Alfonsina y el mar" (Chamber Jazz, Israel)

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2010: THE ROOTS featuring MONSTERS OF FOLK "Dear God 2.0" (Hip Hop, USA)
2011: TOM WAITS "Back in the Crowd" (Singer/Songwriter, USA)
2012: FRANK OCEAN "Sweet Life" (Contemporary R&B, USA)
2013: GOLDFRAPP "Drew" (Art Pop, UK)


Note 1: don't pay too much attention to my choices for the 2010s, I don't have lists for these years, I just included songs from the top of my mind that I like a lot and there are not on AM Top 6000.

Note 2: I admit I cheated a little here because I only included one song per artist, if not the results would have been:
1970: KING CRIMSON "Cadence and Cascade" (Prog Rock, UK)
1972: NINO ROTA "The Godfather Waltz" (Soundtrack, Italy)
1977: THE CLASH "Garageland" (Punk Rock, UK)
1980: THE CLASH "Version City" (Punk Rock, UK)
1998: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN "Dirty Dream Number 2" (Indie Pop, UK)
1999: ELVIS COSTELLO "She" (Pop Rock, UK)
2009: PREFAB SPROUT "Music Is a Princess" (Sophisti-Pop, UK)

Note 3: as a told befor I have excluded also the Spanish artists of my lists, if not:
1971: JOAN MANUEL SERRAT "Mediterráneo" (Nova Cançó, Spain)
1973: PACO DE LUCÍA "Entre dos aguas" (Flamenco, Spain)
1975: SISA "Qualsevol nit pot sortir el sol" (Nova Cançó, Spain)
1992: KIKO VENENO "En un Mercedes blanco" (flamenco pop, Spain)
1998: LOS PLANETAS "Segundo premio" (Indie Rock, Spain)
1999: ANDRÉS CALAMARO "No son horas" (Rock, Argentina/Spain)
2001: LA BUENA VIDA "Qué nos va a pasar" (Twee Pop, Spain)
2002: ANTÒNIA FONT "Dins aquest iglú" (Indie Pop, Spain)


So please feel free to post here your favourite songs not in AM Top 6000. You can use the one-song-per-year format or you can simply post a ranked or unranked list. You can also add the rules you want but… keep on posting!

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Post by Listyguy » Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:56 pm

Here's my 30 favorite songs not on AM (in a sort of order but not really):
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
Game Theory - Mammoth Gardens
The Notorious B.I.G. - Suicidal Thoughts
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
Love - A House is Not a Motel
Def Leppard - Animal
The Rolling Stones - Jigsaw Puzzle
Led Zeppelin - Bron-Yr-Aur
Jimi Hendrix - If 6 Was 9
Metallica - Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free
Queen - Stone Cold Crazy
Pink Floyd - Welcome to the Machine
Talking Heads - The Great Curve
Jimi Hendrix - May This Be Love
Black Sabbath - The Wizard
Queen - Keep Yourself Alive
The Cars - Moving in Stereo
Bruce Springsteen - Adam Raised a Cain
Joy Division - Atrocity Exhibition
The Stooges - Gimme Danger
Stevie Wonder - Visions
Bob Dylan - Buckets of Rain
Foo Fighters - These Days
Game Theory - The Waist and the Knees
Nic Jones - The Humpback Whale
Nic Jones - Canadee-I-O
Elliott Smith - Speed Trials
Richard and Linda Thompson - Don't Renege On Our Love
The Replacements - Answering Machine

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Post by Live in Phoenix » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:49 pm

For this, I eliminated the Top 6000 songs from a song list I once had. I'm sure I could make this much, much longer...


2pac - How Do U Want It (bubbling under)

Alice in Chains - Angry Chair
Courtney Marie Andrews - The Buffalo & the Bird

Bambi soundtrack - Love Is a Song
Bambi soundtrack - I Bring You a Song
Black Sabbath - Snowblind
Blood, Sweat & Tears - Variations on a Theme by Erik Satie (1st and 2nd Movements)
David Bowie - Loving the Alien
Kate Bush - And Dream of Sheep

Camelot soundtrack - Camelot
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is a Place on Earth (bubbling under)
Rosanne Cash - What We Really Want
Mike Condello - The Wallace and Ladmo Show theme song
Crowded House - Never Be the Same
The Cure - Burn

(Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1)
The Doors - The Crystal Ship (bubbling under)
The Doors - Love Her Madly
Bob Dylan & the Band - Tears of Rage

The Force MDs - Tender Love

Gang of Four - Ether
Genesis - Carpet Crawlers (bubbling under)
Tsugutoshi Goto - the menu screen music from Nintendo's Ultima: Exodus :mrgreen:

Justin Hayward - One Lonely Room
Justin Hayward - Who Knows
Justin Hayward - The Best Is Yet to Come
Justin Hayward & John Lodge - This Morning
Heart - These Dreams
Hillsong United - Awakening (Christian rock...blame my wife)
Whitney Houston - The Greatest Love of All (bubbling under)
Whitney Houston - All the Man That I Need

Billy Idol - Hot in the City
Billy Idol - World’s Forgotten Boy
Billy Idol - Soul Standing By

Joy Division - Twenty Four Hours
Joy Division - Decades

K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life

Cyndi Lauper - Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough
Londonbeat - I’ve Been Thinking about You

Magnetic Fields - Sweet-Lovin’ Man
Sarah McLachlan - Wait
The Moody Blues - Candle of Life
The Moody Blues - The Day We Meet Again
The Moody Blues - Vintage Wine

Stevie Nicks - Stand Back

Oingo Boingo - Nothing Bad Ever Happens to Me

Pirates of Penzance soundtrack - I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General
The Police - Wrapped Around Your Finger
The Pretenders - Hymn to Her

Queen - These Are the Days of Our Lives

Real Life - Send Me an Angel
R.E.M. - Crazy
R.E.M. - Feeling Gravitys Pull
R.E.M. - The Lifting
The Rolling Stones - Time Waits for No One (bubbling under)

Carly Simon - Coming Around Again
Carly Simon - The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
Frank Sinatra - Where Are You?
Elliott Smith - Tomorrow Tomorrow
Elliott Smith - Can't Make a Sound
Sonic Youth - Schizophrenia (bubbling under)
Bruce Springsteen - The Promised Land (bubbling under)
Sting - The Lazarus Heart
Sting - Be Still My Beating Heart
Sting - When the Angels Fall
The Sundays - My Finest Hour

James Taylor - Never Die Young
James Taylor - Baby Boom Baby
Tool - Sober

Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby (dumb fun :mrgreen: )
Suzanne Vega -Ironbound/Fancy Poultry
Suzanne Vega - Night Vision

Neil Young - Will to Love
Neil Young - Inca Queen
Neil Young - Coupe de Ville
Neil Young - My Heart

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Post by Rob » Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:02 am

Here are the top 25 songs I can think of that aren't on AM. I also excluded bubblers.

1. Mark Knopfler - Restless Farewell
2. Ennio Morricone - C'era Una Volta Il West (A.K.A.: Once Upon a Time in the West; this is the main theme)
3. The Alan Parsons Project - Old and Wise
4. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Bird Balloons
5. Ennio Morricone - L'Estasi dell'Oro (A.K.A. The Ecastasy of Gold)
6. Ennio Morricone - L'Uomo Dell Armonica (A.K.A. The Man With the Harmonica)
7. Bob Dylan - To Ramona
8. Bruce Springsteen - Adam Raised a Cain
9. Van Dik Hout - Stil In Mij
10. Bernard Herrmann - Prelude (from "Vertigo")
11. Bob Dylan - Trying to Get to Heaven
12. Supertramp - School
13. Laura Marling - Night Terror
14. Clint Mansell – Lux Ӕterna
15. The Lovemongers - The Battle of Evermore (Live)
16. Monty Python - Always Look On the Bright Side of Life (Yes, I know, but it is too much fun)
17. Ennio Morricone - Per Un Qualche Dollaro In Píu (A.K.A. For a Few Dollars More, it's the main theme)
18. Adiemus - Adiemus
19. Guns 'N Roses - Coma
20. Supertramp - Fool's Overture
21. Alice Cooper - Halo of Flies
22. Laura Marling - Darkness Descends
23. Paul Simon - Under African Skies
24. The Nits - In the Dutch Mountains
25. Fairport Convention - Percy's Song

The top 4 are actually in my all time top 10. Film music does a good job here.

And the 10 favorite bubblers:

1. Ennio Morricone - Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo (A.K.A. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)
2. Deep Purple - Child In Time
3. Billy Joel - Scenes from An Italian Restaurant
4. Vangelis - Chariots of Fire
5. The Kinks - Shangri-La
6. Simon & Garfunkel - Scarborough Fair/ Canticle
7. 10CC - Dreadlock Holiday
8. The Who - Behind Blue Eyes
9. John Miles - Music
10. Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

Strangely, this top 10 is harder to make than the list with non-bubblers.

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Post by Bruce » Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:25 pm

Loads of my favorite songs are not on the site.

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Post by whuntva » Sun Aug 03, 2014 11:26 pm

I thought I'd have WAY too many to list, and I was right. I am going to list them alphabetically and go by the ongoing Unacclaimed criteria (No songs listed or bubbling under, nothing from albums listed or bubbling under, nothing from the past year).

This leaves me with:

Alice in Chains-Check my Brain
Alice in Chains-Grind
Alter Bridge-Isolation
Alter Bridge-Rise Again
Art of Dying-Die Trying

Birds of Tokyo-Plans
British India-Anti-Gravity

Cryoshell-Bye Bye Babylon
Cryoshell-Creeping in my Soul
Cryoshell feat. Niels Brinck-Gravity Hurts
Cryoshell-Trigger
Curtis Mayfield-Right on for the Darkness

Decemberists-Record Year for Rainfall
Default-Wasting my Time
Deftones-Diamond Eyes
Dream Theater-All Nightmare Long
Dream Theater-As I Am

Finger Eleven-One Thing
Finger Eleven-Paralyzer

Gotye-Heart's a Mess

Kasabian-Days are Forgotten
Kasabian-Switchblade Smiles

Megadeth-Symphony of Destruction

The National-Exile (Vilify)

Pink Floyd-On the Turning Away
Powderfinger-These Days

Seether-Fake It
Seether-Fine Again
Shinedown-Devour
Shinedown-Diamond Eyes
Shinedown-Save Me
Shinedown-Second Chance
Silverchair-Straight Lines
Silverchair-Tomorrow
Slipknot-Before I Forget
Stone Sour-Say You'll Haunt Me
Stone Sour-Through Glass
Swans-Saved
Switchfoot-Meant to Live

Temper Trap-Fader
30 Seconds to Mars-Hurricane
Three Days Grace-Break
Three Days Grace-Never Too Late
Three Doors Down-Kryptonite
Three Doors Down-Ticket to Heaven
Trapt-Headstrong

Veer Union-Bitter End
Veer Union-Seasons
Velvet Revolver-Slither
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Post by Bruce » Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:34 am

Here's my top 10 with the song's rank on my all time list and the year.

4 ¦ Don't Go No Farther ¦ Muddy Waters - 56
5 ¦ Honey Hush ¦ Johnny Burnette Trio - 56
6 ¦ Rub A Little Boogie ¦ Champion Jack Dupree - 54
9 ¦ Midnight Cannonball ¦ Joe Turner - 55
10 ¦ What About Your Daughter? ¦ J.B. Lenoir - 57
11 ¦ Gumbo Blues ¦ Smiley Lewis - 52
16 ¦ Head Happy With Wine ¦ Sticks McGhee - 53
23 ¦ All Mama's Children ¦ Carl Perkins - 56
24 ¦ End Of The Road ¦ Jerry Lee Lewis - 56
26 ¦ Dark Is The Night (part 1) ¦ B.B. King - 56

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Post by Miguel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:14 pm

I’ve made my list following the same rules as Honorio (the Mindrocker-style, and excluding Spanish songs), except one: that of only include one song per artist.

I also made a second list as our friend Dan, with songs not sung in English (or instrumental tracks from artists not Anglo-Saxons), but with a different approach: as in the list 1, I don't include Spanish songs (if I did so, it would be ninety percent of the list) and that are not in the top 6000.

And finally, I have another idea: another "one per year" list with songs in English, but composed and performed by artists who are not Anglo-Saxons (I'll post it as soon as possible).

List 1

1950: HANK WILLIAMS WITH HIS DRIFTING COWBOYS: Long Gone Lonesome Blues (Country, USA)
1951: THE WEAVERS: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (Folk, USA)
1952: GEORGE BRASSENS: La mauvaise reputation (Chanson, France)
1953: HANK WILLIAMS: Kaw-Liga (Country, USA)
1954: THE CHORDETTES: Mr. Sandman (Girl Group, USA)
1955: LOTTE LENYA "Moritat vom Mackie Messer" (Cabaret, Germany)
1956: HARRY BELAFONTE: The Banana Boat Song (Day O) (Calypso, USA)
1957: THE BOBBETTES: Mr. Lee (Girl Group, USA)
1958: THE SILHOUETTES: Get a Job (Doo-Wop, USA)
1959: JOÃO GILBERTO, LUIZ BONFÁ & ANTÔNIO CARLOS JOBIM Manhã de carnaval (Bossa Nova, Brazil)
1960: JACQUES BREL: Le moribond (Chanson, Belgium)
1961: THE TOKENS: The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Doo-Wop, USA)
1962: JACQUES BREL: Bruxelles (Chanson, Belgium)
1963: THE RAINDROPS: The Kind of Boy You Can’t Forget (Girl Group, USA)
1964: EARL-JEAN: I’m Into Something Good (Girl Group, USA)
1965: FRANCE GALL: Poupée de cire, poupée de son (French Pop, France)
1966: ROBERT PARKER: Barefootin’ (Soul, USA)
1967: THE MONKEES: The Door into Summer (Sunshine Pop, USA)
1968: JACQUES BREL: Vesoul (Chanson, Belgium)
1969: LEONARD COHEN: The Partisan (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1970: JONI MITCHELL: For Free (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1971: LEONARD COHEN: Joan of Arc (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1972: JACQUES BREL: Le prochain amour (second version) (Chanson, Belgium)
1973: JONI MITCHELL: Raissed on Robbery (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1974: VAN MORRISON: Bulbs (Folk-Rock, UK)
1975: JONI MITCHELL: Shades of Scarlett Conquering (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1976: STEELY DAN: Kid Charlemagne (Soft Rock, USA)
1977: VAN MORRISON: Flamingos Fly (Soul, UK)
1978: NEIL DIAMOND: Forever in Blue Jeans (Baroque Pop, USA)
1979: VAN MORRISON: Bright Side of the Road (Soul, UK)
1980: THE BLUES BROTHERS & ARETHA FRANKLIN: Think (Soul, USA)
1981: FRANCO BATTIATO: Centro di gravitá permanente (Synth Pop, Italy)
1982: DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS: Let’s Make This Precious (Soul, UK)
1983: PAUL SIMON: Train in the Distance (Singer/Songwriter, USA)
1984: THE KINKS: Do it Again (Pop-Rock, UK)
1985: THE BEACH BOYS: Getcha Back (Pop, USA)
1986: TALKING HEADS: Wild, Wild, Life (Pop-Rock, USA)
1987: VAN MORRISON: Someone like You (Soul, UK)
1988: THE FOUR TOPS: Loco in Acapulco (Soul, USA)
1989: THE BEACH BOYS: Still Cruisin’ (Pop, USA)
1990: COWBOY JUNKIES: Powderfinger (Americana, USA)
1991: PIZZICATO FIVE: Twiggy, Twiggy, (J-Pop, Japan)
1992: GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI: Peanut Dispenser (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
1993: WIM MERTENS: Their Duet (Modern Classical, Belgium)
1994: JUNE TABOR: Beat the Retreat (Folk-Rock, UK)
1995: TINDERSTICKS: Tiny Tears (Chamber Pop, UK)
1996: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN: Seeing Other People (Twee-Pop, UK)
1997: YO LA TENGO: Sugarcube (Indie Rock, USA)
1998: MOJAVE 3: Some Kinda Angel (Dream Pop, UK)
1999: MADNESS: Johnny the Horse (Pop, UK)
2000: MOJAVE 3: In Love with a View (Alt-Country, UK)
2001: JOHN HIATT: All the Lilacs in Ohio (Americana, USA)
2002: DAYNA KURTZ: Love Gets in the Way (Singer/Songwriter, USA)
2003: THE JAYHAWKS: The Eyes of Sarahjane (Alt-Country, USA)
2004: THE ORGAN: Memorize the City (Post-Punk Revival, Canada)
2005: EELS: A Magic World (Pop-Rock, USA)
2006: MOJAVE 3: Ghostship Waiting (Jangle Pop, UK)
2007: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Livin’ in the Future (Heartland Rock, USA)
2008: AIMEE MANN: Freeway (Pop-Rock, USA)
2009: MADNESS: Dust Devil (Ska-Pop, UK)
2010: RETRIBUTION GOSPEL CHOIR: Your Bird (Slowcore, USA)
2011: THE JAYHAWKS: She Walks in So Many Ways (Alt-Country, USA)
2012: BEACHWOOD SPARKS: Sparks Fly Again (Country-Rock, USA)
2013: LOW: Just make it Stop (Folk-Rock, USA)

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Post by Miguel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:15 pm

List 2

1950: PÉREZ PRADO AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Mambo No 5 (Mambo, Cuba)
1951: EDITH PIAF: Padam, Padam (Chanson, France)
1952: GEORGE BRASSENS: La mauvaise reputation (Chanson, France)
1953: JACQUES BREL: La foire (Chanson, Belgium)
1954: JACQUES BREL: Grand Jacques (Chanson, Belgium)
1955: LOTTE LENYA: Moritat vom Mackie Messer (Cabaret, Germany)
1956: JACQUES BREL: Quand on n'a que l'amour (Chanson, Belgium)
1957: JACQUES BREL: J’en apelle (Chanson, Belgium)
1958: JACQUES BREL: Je ne sais pas (Chanson, Belgium)
1959: JOÃO GILBERTO, LUIZ BONFÁ & ANTÔNIO CARLOS JOBIM "Manhã de carnaval" (Bossa Nova, Brazil)
1960: JACQUES BREL: Le moribond (Chanson, Belgium)
1961: JACQUES BREL: On n’oublie rien (Chanson, Belgium)
1962: JACQUES BREL: Bruxelles (Chanson, Belgium)
1963: JACQUES BREL: J’aimais (Chanson, Belgium)
1964: HENRI SALVADOR: Le lion est mort ce soir (French Pop, France)
1965: FRANCE GALL: Poupée de cire, poupée de son (French Pop, France)
1966: MICHEL POLNAREFF: La poupee qui fait non (French Pop, France)
1967: JACQUES BREL: La chanson des vieux amants (Chanson, Belgium)
1968: JACQUES BREL: Vesoul (Chanson, Belgium)
1969: LA LUPE: Puro Teatro (Bolero, Cuba)
1970: PABLO MILANÉS: Yolanda (Singer/Songwriter, Cuba)
1971: ASTRUD GILBERTO & STANLEY TURRENTINE: Solo el fin (Jazz-Pop, Brazil)
1972: JACQUES BREL: Le prochain amour (second version) (Chanson, Belgium)
1973: SERGE GAINSBOURG: Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais (Chanson, France)
1974: ASTOR PIAZOLLA: Adios Nonino (second version) (Tango, Argentina)
1975: ASTOR PIAZOLLA: Il pleut sur Santiago (Tango, Argentina)
1976: LOS PANCHOS: Se te olvida (la mentira) (Bolero, Mexico)
1977: KRAFTWERK: Spiegelsaal (Synth Pop, West Germany)
1978: PABLO MILANÉS: Yo no te pido (Singer/Songwriter, Cuba)
1979: LEONARD COHEN: Un Canadien errant (Chamber Folk, Canada)
1980: FRANCO BATTIATO: Up Patriot to Arms (Pop, Italy)
1981: FRANCO BATTIATO: Centro di gravitá permanente (Synth Pop, Italy)
1982: PABLO MILANÉS: Hombre preso que mira a su hijo (Singer/Songwriter, Cuba)
1983: SOFT VERDICT: Struggle for Pleasure (Modern Classical, Belgium)
1984: ALICE & FRANCO BATTIATO: I treni di Tozeur (Pop, Italy)
1985: FRANCO BATTIATO: Chanson Egocentrique (Synth Pop, Italy)
1986: WIM MERTENS: Casting No Shadow (Modern Classical, Belgium)
1987: FRANCO BATTIATO: Nómadas (Pop, Italy)
1988: FRANCO BATTIATO: E ti vengo a cercare (Singer/Songwriter, Italy)
1989: WIM MERTENS: No Testament (Modern Classical, Belgium)
1990: MADREDEUS: O pastor (Chamber Folk, Portugal)
1991: PIZZICATO FIVE: Twiggy, Twiggy, (J-Pop, Japan)
1992: GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI: Peanut Dispenser (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
1993: WIM MERTENS: Their Duet (Modern Classical, Belgium)
1994: GORKY’S ZYGOTIC MYNCI: Beth Sy'n Digwydd I'r Buwch (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
1995: GORKY’S ZYGOTIC MYNCI: Iechyd Da (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
1996: COMPAY SEGUNDO: Yo vengo aquí (Son, Cuba)
1997: SUPER FURRY ANIMALS: Torra Fy Ngwallt Yn Hir (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
1998: GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI: Dyle Fi (Psychedelic-Folk, UK)
1999: PICCOLA ORCHESTRA AVION TRAVEL: L’astronauta (Chamber Folk, Italy)
2000: SUPER FURRY ANIMALS: Dacw Hi (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
2001: YANN TIERSEN: La Valse d’Amelie (Film Score, France)
2002: JULIETA VENEGAS: Lento (Pop, Mexico)
2003: BENJAMIN BIOLAY: Chaise à Tokyo (Pop, France)
2004: PAOLO CONTE: Sandwich Man (Jazz-Pop, Italy)
2005: CORALIE CLEMENT: L’enfer (Pop, France)
2006: EUROS CHILDS: Hi Mewn Socasau (Pop-Rock, UK)
2007: WIM MERTENS: Evenhandedly (Modern Classical, Belgium)
2008: YANN TIERSEN: Tabarly (Film Score, France)
2009: SUPER FURRY ANIMALS: Liwiau Llachar (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
2010: EL TRÍO DE OMAR RODRÍGUEZ LÓPEZ: Lunes (Acoustic Rock, Mexico/Puerto Rico)
2011: CAMILLE: L’étourderie (Art Pop, France)
2012: THE AFTERNOONS; Gemau Cymhlrth (Power Pop, UK)
2013: ALINE: Je bois et puis je dance (Pop, France)
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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Pierre » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:20 pm

Miguel wrote:I also made a second list as our friend Dan, with songs not sung in English and that are not in the top 6000.
Actually, I think "La Mauvaise Réputation", "La Poupée qui fait non" and "Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais" are in the top 6000 ;)

Great lists otherwise!

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Miguel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:33 pm

Pierre wrote:Actually, I think "La Mauvaise Réputation", "La Poupée qui fait non" and "Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais" are in the top 6000
Ooops! Tu a la raison, Pierre! :(
I'll change the list as soon as I can.

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Miguel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:47 pm

I've changed the three songs that were in the top 6000, as Pierre pointed:

1952: GEORGES BRASSENS: Le gorille (Chanson, France)
1966: ASTRUD GILBERTO: Berimbau (Bossa Nova, Brazil)
1973: JOAO GILBERTO: Aguas de março (Bossa Nova, Brazil)

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Miguel » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:41 pm

I've noticed that on my list 1 there are several songs that are in the top 6000. These:

1952: GEORGE BRASSENS: La mauvaise reputation (Chanson, France)
1954: THE CHORDETTES: Mr. Sandman (Girl Group, USA)
1956: HARRY BELAFONTE: The Banana Boat Song (Day O) (Calypso, USA)
1957: THE BOBBETTES: Mr. Lee (Girl Group, USA)
1958: THE SILHOUETTES: Get a Job (Doo-Wop, USA)
1961: THE TOKENS: The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Doo-Wop, USA)
1966: ROBERT PARKER: Barefootin’ (Soul, USA)

So here is my new list, with relevant changes:

1950: HANK WILLIAMS WITH HIS DRIFTING COWBOYS: Long Gone Lonesome Blues (Country, USA)
1951: THE WEAVERS: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (Folk, USA)
1952: DONALD O’CONNOR: Make ‘Em Laugh (Show Tune, USA)
1953: HANK WILLIAMS: Kaw-Liga (Country, USA)
1954: SARAH VAUGHAN: Lover Man (Jazz, USA)
1955: LOTTE LENYA: Moritat vom Mackie Messer (Cabaret, Germany)
1956: JACQUES BREL: Quand on n'a que l'amour (Chanson, Belgium)
1957: LOUIS ARMSTRONG & OSCAR PETERSON: Jus One of Those Things (Jazz, USA)
1958: BUDDY HOLLY: I’m Gonna Love You Too (Rock & Roll, USA)
1959: JOÃO GILBERTO, LUIZ BONFÁ & ANTÔNIO CARLOS JOBIM: Manhã de carnaval (Bossa Nova, Brazil)
1960: JACQUES BREL: Le moribond (Chanson, Belgium)
1961: JACQUES BREL: Le prochain amour (Chanson, Belgium)
1962: JACQUES BREL: Bruxelles (Chanson, Belgium)
1963: THE RAINDROPS: The Kind of Boy You Can’t Forget (Girl Group, USA)
1964: EARL-JEAN: I’m Into Something Good (Girl Group, USA)
1965: FRANCE GALL: Poupée de cire, poupée de son (French Pop, France)
1966: OTIS REDDING: Day Tripper (Soul, USA)
1967: THE MONKEES: The Door into Summer (Sunshine Pop, USA)
1968: JACQUES BREL: Vesoul (Chanson, Belgium)
1969: LEONARD COHEN: The Partisan (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1970: JONI MITCHELL: For Free (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1971: LEONARD COHEN: Joan of Arc (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1972: JACQUES BREL: Le prochain amour (second version) (Chanson, Belgium)
1973: JONI MITCHELL: Raissed on Robbery (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1974: VAN MORRISON: Bulbs (Folk-Rock, UK)
1975: JONI MITCHELL: Shades of Scarlett Conquering (Singer/Songwriter, Canada)
1976: STEELY DAN: Kid Charlemagne (Soft Rock, USA)
1977: VAN MORRISON: Flamingos Fly (Soul, UK)
1978: NEIL DIAMOND: Forever in Blue Jeans (Baroque Pop, USA)
1979: VAN MORRISON: Bright Side of the Road (Soul, UK)
1980: THE BLUES BROTHERS & ARETHA FRANKLIN: Think (Soul, USA)
1981: FRANCO BATTIATO: Centro di gravitá permanente (Synth Pop, Italy)
1982: DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS: Let’s Make This Precious (Soul, UK)
1983: PAUL SIMON: Train in the Distance (Singer/Songwriter, USA)
1984: THE KINKS: Do it Again (Pop-Rock, UK)
1985: THE BEACH BOYS: Getcha Back (Pop, USA)
1986: TALKING HEADS: Wild, Wild, Life (Pop-Rock, USA)
1987: VAN MORRISON: Someone like You (Soul, UK)
1988: THE FOUR TOPS: Loco in Acapulco (Soul, USA)
1989: THE BEACH BOYS: Still Cruisin’ (Pop, USA)
1990: COWBOY JUNKIES: Powderfinger (Americana, USA)
1991: PIZZICATO FIVE: Twiggy, Twiggy, (J-Pop, Japan)
1992: GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI: Peanut Dispenser (Neo-Psychedelia, UK)
1993: WIM MERTENS: Their Duet (Modern Classical, Belgium)
1994: JUNE TABOR: Beat the Retreat (Folk-Rock, UK)
1995: TINDERSTICKS: Tiny Tears (Chamber Pop, UK)
1996: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN: Seeing Other People (Twee-Pop, UK)
1997: YO LA TENGO: Sugarcube (Indie Rock, USA)
1998: MOJAVE 3: Some Kinda Angel (Dream Pop, UK)
1999: MADNESS: Johnny the Horse (Pop, UK)
2000: MOJAVE 3: In Love with a View (Alt-Country, UK)
2001: JOHN HIATT: All the Lilacs in Ohio (Americana, USA)
2002: DAYNA KURTZ: Love Gets in the Way (Singer/Songwriter, USA)
2003: THE JAYHAWKS: The Eyes of Sarahjane (Alt-Country, USA)
2004: THE ORGAN: Memorize the City (Post-Punk Revival, Canada)
2005: EELS: A Magic World (Pop-Rock, USA)
2006: MOJAVE 3: Ghostship Waiting (Jangle Pop, UK)
2007: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Livin’ in the Future (Heartland Rock, USA)
2008: AIMEE MANN: Freeway (Pop-Rock, USA)
2009: MADNESS: Dust Devil (Ska-Pop, UK)
2010: RETRIBUTION GOSPEL CHOIR: Your Bird (Slowcore, USA)
2011: THE JAYHAWKS: She Walks in So Many Ways (Alt-Country, USA)
2012: BEACHWOOD SPARKS: Sparks Fly Again (Country-Rock, USA)
2013: LOW: Just make it Stop (Folk-Rock, USA)

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Honorio » Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:58 pm

Love your lists, Miguel!

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Miguel » Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:47 pm

¡Muchas gracias, Honorio!.

I've seen your recent (and amazing) contributions in the "Covered by David Bowie & The Beatles" and "Most Acclaimed Covers / Remakes". It always happens the same thing every time I read your penultimate post, I think "this is unbeatable" .... but reading the last one I check I'm wrong again. :|

About the "Most Acclaimed Covers / Remakes" I will try to develop a more complete list that what I published years ago - I'm sure you remember that thread - .... but clarifying that are not "covers better than the original versions", but "covers I like more than the original versions" (I don't want to have problems with Bruce) :? .

And yes, I still have to finish that "one per year" list with songs in English, but composed and performed by artists who are not Anglo-Saxons.

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Miguel » Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:36 pm

Here's the list of my favorite songs sung in English, performed (but not necessarily composed -there are a few covers-) by not Anglo-Saxon artists over the past forty years. This time I've changed the rules regarding the above lists: I have included Spanish artists and songs that are in the top 6000; and the chronological order is reversed.

2013: FRISKA VILJOR: Easy is Hard (Pop, Sweden)
2012: SHONEN KNIFE: Pop Tune (Punk-Pop, Japan)
2011: RUSSIAN RED: The Sun, the Threes (Pop, Spain)
2010: MITTENS: Our Last Party (Twee-Pop, Spain)
2009: NOUVELLE VAGUE: Blister in the Sun (Pop, France)
2008: RUSSIAN RED: Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Folk-Pop, Spain)
2007: REMATE: Dinosaurs (Folk-Rock, Spain)
2006: NOUVELLE VAGUE: Ever Fallen in Love (Bossa Nova, France)
2005: BLUEBERRY HILL: Once Upon a Time (Country-Rock, Spain)
2004: KINGS OF CONVENIENCE: Misread (Folk-Pop, Norway)
2003: KEREN ANN: Polly (Chamber-Pop, France / Israel)
2002: CARROTS: Sunshine (Sunshine Pop, Spain)
2001: DE LUXE: My Beautiful Thing (Pop-Rock, Spain)
2000: SEÑOR COCONUT Y SU CONJUNTO: Showroom Dummies (Latin Electronic, Germany)
1999: FROMHEADTOTOE: New Diversion (Hardcore, Spain)
1998: PURR: Gain (Grunge, Spain)
1997: AUTOMATICS: Watch Over You (Neo-Psychedelia, Spain)
1996: SUPERELVIS: Different Moments (Experimental Rock, Spain)
1995: MALCOLM SCARPA: She Was a Little Gem (Pop-Rock, Spain)
1994: MALCOLM SCARPA: Dinah Flow (Pop-Rock, Spain)
1993: MALCOLM SCARPA: We Split the Blanket (Pop-Rock, Spain)
1992: NITS: House on the Hill (Art-Pop, The Netherlands)
1991: EL REGALO DE SILVIA: The Secret (Indie-Pop, Spain)
1990: LES NEGRESSES VERTES: I Love Paris (Swing, France)
1989: LA GRANJA: I’ve got a Friend (Pop, Spain)
1988: NITS: The Train (Art-Pop, The Netherlands)
1987: LOS LOCOS: Crime is Easy (Soul, Spain)
1986: KRAFTWERK: Sex Object (Electronic Pop, West Germany)
1985: PROPAGANDA: Duel (Synth-Pop, West Germany)
1984: SHONEN KNIFE: Flying Jelly Attack (J-Pop, Japan)
1983: NITS: Nescio (Art-Pop, The Netherlands)
1982: ABBA: Under Attack (Pop, Sweden)
1981: ABBA: The Day Before You Came (Pop, Sweden)
1980: ABBA: Super Trouper (Pop, Sweden)
1979: ABBA: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man after Midnight) (Pop, Sweden)
1978: KRAFTWERK: The Model (Electronic Pop, West Germany)
1977: ABBA: Take a Chance (Pop, Sweden)
1976: ABBA: Dancing Queen (Pop, Sweden)
1975: AGAMENON: Happy Marriage, Eleanor(Psychedelic-Rock, Spain)
1974: ABBA: Waterloo (Pop, Sweden)
1973: ABBA: Ring, Ring (Pop, Sweden)
1972: CECILIA: Portraits and Pictures (Singer/Songwriter, Spain)
1971: ASTRUD GILBERTO: Wanting Things (Easy Listening, Brazil)
1970: LOS BRINCOS: Jenny Miss Genius (Psychedelic-Rock, Spain)
1969: SHOCKING BLUE: Venus (Pop, The Netherlands)
1968: LOS CANARIOS: Get on Your Knees (Soul, Spain)
1967: LOS BRINCOS: The Train (Beat Music, Spain)
1966: LOS BRINCOS: I Try to Find (Beat Music, Spain)
1965: ASTRUD GILBERTO: Non Stop to Brazil (Bossa Nova, Brazil)
1964: LOS BRINCOS: I’m not Bad (Beat Music, Spain)

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Re: Post your favourite songs outside the AM Top 6000

Post by Henry » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:17 am

I plan to add songs to this list, but will start with my top 10:

1) The Who - Behind Blue Eyes (my 3rd favorite of all time) - now bubbling under the top 6000
2) Carlo Maria Giulini - Beethoven: Symphony #9 in D Minor, Op. 125, "Choral" - 1. Allegro Ma Non Troppo (13) - not ranked
3) The Who - The Song Is Over (14) - NR
4) The Allman Brothers - Blue Sky (28) - NR
5) Janos Ferencsik / Beethoven: Symphony #9 In D Minor, IV. Finale: Presto - Allegro Assai (29) - NR
6) Chicago / Questions 67 And 68 (40) - NR
7) Elton John / Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding (45) - NR
8) Elton John / Grey Seal (49) - NR
9) Genesis / Behind the Lines (59) - NR
10) Stevie Wonder / Another Star (60) - NR

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