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Post by Wezzo » Thu May 21, 2020 12:04 pm

495. Vampire Weekend - Walcott - 6
496. Deep Purple - Burn - 6
497. The Durutti Column - Otis - 5

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Thu May 21, 2020 4:11 pm

The Durutti Column - Otis: 8

One of the most relaxed pieces of music I've come across here. It fits especially well with the warm temperatures around here.


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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Thu May 21, 2020 5:09 pm

497. The Durutti Column - Otis: 7/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Hymie » Thu May 21, 2020 7:03 pm

Rob wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 4:11 pm
The Durutti Column - Otis:
5



This is the record that I most associate with a hot summer day in July or August. I think it was on the radio at that time in 1969 when I was mowing our lawn on a hot day. I had the speakers set up in the window facing outside while I was out there.


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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by mileswide » Thu May 21, 2020 7:54 pm

Zeus - How Does It Feel? 7 The high water mark of Say Us for me!
Trisha Yearwood - Thinkin' about You 4
Annie Crummer - Language 5
Bsn Folds - Still Fighting It 5
Vampire Weekend - Walcott 7
Deep Purple - Burn 6
The Durutti Column - Otis 7
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Fri May 22, 2020 8:36 am

The second selection by Acroamor this week:

498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men
Year: 2012
Album: The Lion’s Roar
Biggest Fan: Acroamor (#326)

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Akhenaten » Fri May 22, 2020 11:17 am

485. Trettioåriga Kriget – Jag och jag og “jag” - 4.5
486. Van Morrison – Almost Independence Day - 5
487. David Shire – Theme from “The Conversation” - 6
488. Big Country – Fields of Fire - 6.5
489. Kool & the Gang - Joanna - 2.5
490. The Valentines – The Woo Woo Train - 4
[Brilliant band name, The Woo Woo Train! Shame about the song]
491. Zeus – How Does It Feel? - 7
492. Trisha Yearwood – Thinkin’ About You - 3
493. Annie Crummer - Language - 6
494. Ben Folds – Still Fighting It - 7
495. Vampire Weekend - Walcott - 6
496. Deep Purple - Burn: - 8 [#5622 AT]
497. The Durutti Column - Otis - 4
498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men - 6
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by madzong » Fri May 22, 2020 11:26 am

498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men 4/10
"On a mountain range, I'm Dr. Strange"

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Hymie » Fri May 22, 2020 1:47 pm

Rob wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 8:36 am
498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men
3

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

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497. The Durutti Column - Otis: 7

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Fri May 22, 2020 4:59 pm

First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men: 7
A typical First Aid Kit song, but I just really like their style. There is something ethereal about them that manages to also be grounded, which shouldn't work, yet does. This doesn't stand out among their best songs, but there is still a lot to like.

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Fri May 22, 2020 5:58 pm

498. First Aid Kit - In the Hearts of Men: 7/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by StevieFan13 » Fri May 22, 2020 8:52 pm

First Aid Kit are one of my favorite groups and In the Hearts of Men is a solid 8.
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Sat May 23, 2020 9:17 am

499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising
Year: 1988
Album: Today
Biggest Fan: DaveC (#201)

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by madzong » Sat May 23, 2020 11:55 am

499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising 6/10
"On a mountain range, I'm Dr. Strange"

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Hymie » Sat May 23, 2020 1:54 pm

Rob wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:17 am
499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising
More Kinks influence - 4

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Sat May 23, 2020 7:04 pm

Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising: 6

Yet another lazy and warm song, but not as good as Otis. It makes for a fine listen, but I think the voice doesn't completely suit the song. To sharp in a way.

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Sat May 23, 2020 7:17 pm

499. Galaxie 500 - Temperature's Rising: 7/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Brad » Sat May 23, 2020 8:19 pm

497. The Durutti Column - Otis 7.5 (updated)
498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men 7.25

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Sun May 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Today a song that is bubbling at AM:

500. The Books – Take Time
Year: 2013
Album: The Lemon of Pink
Biggest Fan: Nassim (#42)

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Hymie » Sun May 24, 2020 1:21 pm

Rob wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 12:25 pm
500. The Books – Take Time
3

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Holden » Sun May 24, 2020 3:02 pm

Are there stats on how many of each persons songs have been picked?
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Sun May 24, 2020 5:29 pm

Holden wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 3:02 pm
Are there stats on how many of each persons songs have been picked?
I'm not keeping track, no.

The Books - Take Time: 6
One of those odd songs to hear on it's own. I need the whole album to ease me into this. It is interesting, the way the repeating of the words "Take Time" actually make feel nervous more than put me at ease and there is a lot going on to strengthen that feeling. That is all by design though, I'm sure.

Also, we reached #500 today, so this means another update of the main list is coming. I want to start this next Saturday, so if you want to catch up with voting, now is the time!

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Post by Schüttelbirne » Sun May 24, 2020 5:54 pm

500. The Books - Take Time: 8/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by madzong » Sun May 24, 2020 6:52 pm

500. The Books - Take Time 5/10
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by DaveC » Sun May 24, 2020 8:06 pm

493. Annie Crummer - Language: 5
494. Ben Folds – Still Fighting It: 5
495. Vampire Weekend - Walcott: 7.5
496. Deep Purple - Burn: 8.5
497. The Durutti Column - Otis: 7.5
498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men: 8
499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising: 9.5
500. The Books – Take Time: 5

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Brad » Sun May 24, 2020 10:51 pm

499. Galaxie 500 - Temperature's Rising: 7.25
500. The Books – Take Time: 7.25

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Mon May 25, 2020 7:27 am

501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place)
Year: 2011
Album: Hearts & Arrows
Biggest Fan: Wezzo (#474)

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Hymie » Mon May 25, 2020 1:26 pm

Rob wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 7:27 am
501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place)
5

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Mon May 25, 2020 3:16 pm

Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place): 6
A very decent light heartland rock song. Nothing unexpected, but it is fun.

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Mon May 25, 2020 4:50 pm

501. Danny and the Champions of the World - You Don't Know (My Heart Is in the Right Place): 6/10

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Post by madzong » Mon May 25, 2020 7:31 pm

501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place) 7/10
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Brad » Tue May 26, 2020 12:23 am

501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place): 4.5

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Tue May 26, 2020 7:23 am

Today the second appearance of Billy Joel. The song ranks on AM at #8211:

502. Billy Joel – The Longest Time
Year: 1983
Album: An Innocent Man
Biggest Fan: Bonnielaurel (#761)

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Ineligible, see my next post for today's entry.
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Post by StevieFan13 » Tue May 26, 2020 7:46 am

What the fuck? This wasn’t on my list? I love this song! The Longest Time is an easy 10 and probably a top-5 Billy Joel song for me.
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Wezzo » Tue May 26, 2020 8:54 am

498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men - 7.5
499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising - 7
500. The Books – Take Time - 7
501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place) - 9.5 (from my list)

The Longest Time is a 10 but it was in fact on my list at #351, as best as I can tell, which is odd..

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Tue May 26, 2020 9:56 am

Wezzo wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 8:54 am
The Longest Time is a 10 but it was in fact on my list at #351, as best as I can tell, which is odd..
I went back and checked an you are right! You indeed voted for the song. There is a mix-up on the original results sheet as BonnieLaurel named the song For the Longest Time, giving the song two entries. StevieFan did not vote for it, by the way, you two are still the only ones, so it wouldn't have made the top 2000 songs regardless.

But, this means that The Longest Time is ineligible for this poll. Here is a new entry for today:

502. Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain
Year: 1967
Album: Realization
Biggest Fan: JamieW (#260)

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Fred » Tue May 26, 2020 10:57 am

491. Zeus – How Does It Feel? - 5
498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men 4
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Safetycat » Tue May 26, 2020 11:48 am

Whoops better catch up for 500!

484. The Wombats – Let’s Dance to Joy Division - 9
485. Trettioåriga Kriget – Jag och jag og “jag” - 3
486. Van Morrison – Almost Independence Day - 6
487. David Shire – Theme from “The Conversation” - 7
488. Big Country – Fields of Fire - 4
489. Kool & the Gang - Joanna - 5
490. The Valentines – The Woo Woo Train - 6
491. Zeus – How Does It Feel? - 7
492. Trisha Yearwood – Thinkin’ About You - 5
493. Annie Crummer - Language - 6
494. Ben Folds – Still Fighting It - 8
495. Vampire Weekend - Walcott - 7
496. Deep Purple - Burn - 7
497. The Durutti Column - Otis - 9, but it could go to 10 in the future. Really fantastic piece of music.
498. First Aid Kit – In the Hearts of Men - 5
499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising - 6
500. The Books – Take Time - 7
501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place) - 5
502. Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain - 7

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

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Rob wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 9:56 am
502. Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain
7

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by StevieFan13 » Tue May 26, 2020 1:41 pm

Aw. Oh well, it was nice while it lasted. Summer Rain gets a 6 from me.
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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Tue May 26, 2020 2:53 pm

502. Johnny Rivers - Summer Rain: 5/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Akhenaten » Tue May 26, 2020 3:27 pm

499. Galaxy 500 – Temperature’s Rising - 5
500. The Books – Take Time - 5
501. Danny and the Champions of the World – You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place) - 5
502. Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain - 5
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502. Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain 6,5 [Lou Christie-ish]

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Fred » Tue May 26, 2020 7:14 pm

The Durutti Column - Otis - 7

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Tue May 26, 2020 7:43 pm

Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain: 8

This must be one of the earliest songs to long back on the Summer of Love with some nostalgia. It was only a year ago! A very good sixties ballad.

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Brad » Wed May 27, 2020 12:42 am

Johnny Rivers – Summer Rain: 7.75
I had totally forgotten about this song... gonna chart it at #8069 on the all-time list.

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Rob » Wed May 27, 2020 7:51 am

The next one ranks at #6751 on Acclaimed Music. It’s got a massive amount of plays on Spotify too.

503. Ariane Grande, featuring Zedd – Break Free
Year: 2014
Album: My Everything
Biggest Fan: Henrik (#978)

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Wed May 27, 2020 7:59 am

503. Ariana Grande ft. Zedd - Break Free: 7/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Post by PlasticRam » Wed May 27, 2020 8:20 am

503. Ariane Grande, featuring Zedd – Break Free: 8.5

I added this to my AT list a couple of months ago.
I feel like that

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