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by FrankLotion
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

And FrankLotion posted before I finished the previous post, but his votes have now also been included. The Prodigy – The Fat of the Land: It’s pretty rude, but Smack My Bitch Up is still immensely fun and makes me kind of miss the high-octane rush of rave music. I don't like being precious or drag ...
by FrankLotion
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Cat Stevens – Tea for the Tillerman: For some reason Cat Stevens was pretty divisive in my household, but for me he was a truly signature voice and has been an old favorite of mine. He was never better than on Where Do the Children Play? and of course Father and Son . Johnny Cash – American Recordin...
by FrankLotion
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - November '20 - R.E.M.!
Replies: 17
Views: 1878

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - November '20 - R.E.M.!

Also this showed up on my Spotify earlier this year and I didn't even know this was a thing! Couldn't be more proud.

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by FrankLotion
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - November '20 - R.E.M.!
Replies: 17
Views: 1878

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - November '20 - R.E.M.!

This took forever to pull together, R.E.M. has a ridiculously solid discography. I’d consider their first 10 albums as classics and everything other than Around the Sun and Collapse into Now are pretty great. Albums: 1. Automatic for the People 2. Murmur 3. Document 4. Life’s Rich Pageant 5. Green 6...
by FrankLotion
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Mitski – Be the Cowboy: Seeing Mitski live as she promoted Be the Cowboy was a strange and wonderful experience, she doesn’t move a whole lot but she absolutely gets into the music and looks like she’s possessed by it. Geyser and Nobody unsurprisingly brought the house down; I am very excited to see...
by FrankLotion
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Rush – Moving Pictures: Red Barchetta is the one of the rare Rush songs for me that doesn’t sound too fussed over, the instrumentation of course is as intricate as always but the song sounds relaxed and assured through the usual mysteriousness and fantasy. YYZ on the other hand is pure showmanship, ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Acclaimed Video Game Systems of All Time
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Most Acclaimed Video Game Systems of All Time

I’ve been very fortunate to have owned a few of these at one point or another but I have to say the PS2 in particular gives me the fondest memories
by FrankLotion
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 70
Views: 2766

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 3 - KRS-One - KRS-One

3. KRS-One – KRS-One (1995) - 8/10 Third good album in a row for me! I thought this was pretty great in general, I had always heard from people that KRS’s solo career was disappointing in comparison to what he did with BDP but this was a surprisingly solid tracklist. The topics and his vocal styles ...
by FrankLotion
Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10

Albums
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat

Songs
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0
Interpol - PDA
by FrankLotion
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Sonic Youth – Dirty: I can’t really find any fault in Sonic Youth’s material during this era, but 100% and Swimsuit Issue are pretty special. Queens of the Stone Age – Rated R: I'm going to have to agree with Nassim about this being one of the best bands. Though even with their tremendous success, I...
by FrankLotion
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The Rolling Stones – Some Girls: Miss You and Beast of Burden are two of my favorite singles from their career, which is saying a lot. Jay-Z – The Black Album: Even though his retirement ended up being like three years total, the intention of this being Jay’s last album I think motivated him to real...
by FrankLotion
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear: The music of I Love You, Honeybear may sound romantic, but literally the first lines undercut that by delving into Tillman’s trademark frank and cynical analysis. With that said, I can’t help but read this song as still being a sincere and endearing profess...
by FrankLotion
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

St. Vincent – Strange Mercy: Still strange and beautiful after all these years, Cheerleader and Strange Mercy get my votes. Pet Shop Boys – Behaviour: The two first tracks, Being Boring and This Must Be the Place I Waited Years to Leave are my favorites. On a separate note, Pet Shop Boys had such a ...
by FrankLotion
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

For Vitalogy, I have grown to love Last Exit and Better Man still kicks ass and is absurdly catchy, much to the chagrin of Pearl Jam, I’m sure. Why, because people gloss over the lyrics? Yeah exactly, I think the band (and especially Eddie) at this point were starting to get irritated that a lot of...
by FrankLotion
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Idles – Joy as an Act of Resistance: Everyone’s familiar with this one so I won’t say much, Colossus rules and Great is a showcase for how funny the band could be while still making no concessions on the commentary. Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me: This one still hurts, it came out a year after I ...
by FrankLotion
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Pearl Jam – Vitalogy: I only really knew Pearl Jam from their biggest hits (which I loved) since I had Rearviewmirror in pretty regular rotation when I was a teen. Earlier this year I decided to listen to their whole discography and I was shocked at how many of their albums were great front to back....
by FrankLotion
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 70
Views: 2766

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition

2. James - Laid (1993) - 7/10 I thought this was pretty enjoyable, the lyrics are thoughtful and Brian Eno's production give the songs a little punch even when it slows down. Also I always liked that title track a lot but I never knew what it was called or who recorded it! With that said, this albu...
by FrankLotion
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Lol well I had a great write up for all these but then my internet crashed and I lost all of it, I'll just keep it simple. Van Halen - Van Halen: Runnin' With the Devil , Eruption . The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go: Where Did Our Love Go , Baby Love . Vince Guaraldi Trio - A Charlie Brown Christ...
by FrankLotion
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Paul and Linda McCartney – Ram: Of all the albums on my list, this was the newest addition. I heard it for the first time a few months ago but I was very impressed by how much this stood out from The Beatles and most of his own solo catalog. Ram On and The Back Seat of My Car in particular sound lik...
by FrankLotion
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 11
Views: 340

Re: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9

Albums
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat

Songs
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0
Interpol - PDA
Sleater-Kinney - Combat Rock
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test
by FrankLotion
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Brian Wilson - Smile: His voice can't quite hit the notes that he wrote for these songs decades earlier (see Good Vibrations), but you can really feel the "smile" coming through his performance. After four rough decades, I can't think of a more triumphant statement than this, Brian brings his hard-w...
by FrankLotion
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 70
Views: 2766

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition

By the way, thanks for doing this Spiritualized! I was excited about this idea for a thread so I'm glad we can use it to get to know each other's deep cuts.
by FrankLotion
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 70
Views: 2766

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition

1. Hood - Cold House (2001) - 8/10 I'll echo what others have said that this was a great album to start with! It does have kind of an icy feel to it but it's also very bold and odd at times. I wouldn't accuse them of phoning it in on any of these songs, they sound very intricate and well considered...
by FrankLotion
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd): I do like Free Bird a lot but it's pretty bloated and at this point is more the butt of bad jokes from Boomers and Millennials alike. :( I mean I'm aware of this, but the song holds up beautifully for me. The Byrds - The Notorious Byrd Brothers: The...
by FrankLotion
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The Black Keys - Brothers: I feel like the first and last tracks, Everlasting Light and These Days , are excellent and do a great job encapsulating the different styles of the album. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire: Pride (In the Name of Love) is a must, Bad has always been a favorite of mine. Four Tet ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 2316

Re: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll

Albums: 1. The Clash - London Calling 2. Michael Jackson - Off the Wall 3. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures 4. Pink Floyd - The Wall 5. Gang of Four - Entertainment! 6. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Rust Never Sleeps 7. The Specials - Specials 8. The B-52’s - The B-52’s 9. Tom Petty and the Heartbreake...
by FrankLotion
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Oh boy, I seemed to have voted for a lot of albums in this section... For Ride the Lightening, The Idiot, and Let's Dance my favorites align with the critics so I vote for For Whom the Bell Tolls , Fade to Black , Nightclubbing , China Girl , Modern Love , and Let's Dance . Toots & the Maytals - Fun...
by FrankLotion
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1525

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
by FrankLotion
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Kanye West - Graduation: If you already find Kanye obnoxious then this album probably won't change your mind, for me this is when his lyrics started to go a little downhill. With that said, there is a suite of excellent pop songs here that, while sounding very dated now, still stand as some of the m...
by FrankLotion
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The Flying Burrito Brothers - The Gilded Palace of Sin: My votes go to the tasty Hot Burrito #1 and Hot Burrito #2 . Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love: If you haven't listened to any of Bruce's albums you should probably not start with this one since it's pretty far removed from his classic work, b...
by FrankLotion
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8

Albums
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground

Songs
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??
Eminem - Without Me
Interpol - PDA
by FrankLotion
Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Explosions in the Sky - The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place: Not exactly any clunkers on this one, only five tracks and they're all good. I feel like First Breath After Coma or Six Days at the Bottom of the Ocean are the two that I invariably think of when I'm thinking about EITS in general. Slayer -...
by FrankLotion
Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Pixies - Come on Pilgrim: They really did come out of the gate sounding only like themselves, Caribou and I've Been Tired are good examples of that and get my vote. The Beach Boys - The Beach Boys Today!: Help Me, Rhonda is the best song on the album and still sounds amazing, it's not hard to see th...
by FrankLotion
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Holden Reviews Horror Movies
Replies: 27
Views: 2286

Re: Holden Reviews Horror Movies

The most glaring is that to John Carpenter's original Halloween . Throughout the film we are forced to search the screen for 'it.' Much like how we were forced to look for Michael Myers in the Carpenter classic. Also the music done by Disasterpiece is very close to the music John Carpenter made in ...
by FrankLotion
Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 25513

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

144. OutKast | Stankonia (2000)
Biggest Fans: FrankLotion (#3), LunarPiper (#4)

131. Frank Ocean | Channel Orange (2012)
Biggest Fans: FrankLotion (#2), LunarPiper (#11)
I clearly need to go back over your list to discover albums because we have similar taste :mrgreen:
by FrankLotion
Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Geez, I have a lot more albums in this lower end of the list than I thought... Motorhead - Ace of Spades: There are a few songs where the guitar sounds so damn good that whenever I hear it I immediately get swept up with it (such as Voodoo Child or Since I've Been Loving You). Ace of Spades belongs ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

John Coltrane - Blue Train: Blue Train and Lazy Bird are my favorites. Sugar - Copper Blue: The Act We Act almost sounds like the perfect culmination of Husker Du spliced with the early 90's grunge that Bob Mould influenced so heavily in that band, If I can't Change Your Mind ushers in one of the ve...
by FrankLotion
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork: One of their most consistent albums, Keep Your Eyes Peeled and My God is the Sun provide two very different (but still menacing) vibes that this album dips into. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual: Full of Fire is probably easier to get into but A Tooth For...
by FrankLotion
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 26
Views: 2150

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
2. Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion
by FrankLotion
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The Microphones - The Glow, Pt. 2: Can't argue with I Want Wind to Blow and The Moon , I vote for them both to stay. Max Roach - We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite: Driva' Man is fantastic, my other vote goes to Tears for Johannesburg . The National - Sleep Well Beast: The System Only Dreams i...
by FrankLotion
Mon Oct 26, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)
Replies: 104
Views: 10783

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)

There are now actually three albums where both ages agree after I found a mistake and Cold Butterfly's age was added in. What do you think they are? Original Pirate Material got within a single digit for both groups which is pretty unexpected, I'm going to agree with ListyGuy that one of them is pr...
by FrankLotion
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Holden Reviews Horror Movies
Replies: 27
Views: 2286

Re: Holden Reviews Horror Movies

I agree with all the excellent suggestions above but I'll also stump for The Exorcist if you haven't seen it, I don't think it's very scary but it's super entertaining and the practical effects they used are still impressive. Some of these have already been mentioned but my favorite horror from the ...
by FrankLotion
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk: Pretty in Pink is essential but my other vote goes to No Tears . Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx: I think Criminology and Verbal Intercourse would be better samples of this album for someone who hasn't listened to it. Howlin' Wolf - Howlin' Wolf: Little Red R...
by FrankLotion
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 25513

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

I don’t think I’ve been more surprised by anything in this than seeing Elvis in Memphis and his first album so low
by FrankLotion
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 10
Views: 1660

Re: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7

Albums
Wilco - Yankee Foxtrot Hotel
Sigur Rós - ()

Songs
Tom Waits - Alice
Bright Eyes - Lover I Don't Have To Love
Sleater-Kinney - Combat Rock
Queens of the Stone Age - A Song for the Deaf
by FrankLotion
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Very good idea, maybe it would be better to do blocks of x albums to enable a bit of discussion about the included songs? With Rob or someone else giving the two statistic votes. It would probably take a while but sounds fun. Yes, I think it would work best in blocks of say 25 at a time. Whether th...
by FrankLotion
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 409
Views: 12366

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

This sounds super fun, how did you want this voting to work in terms of timing? As in were you wanting us to vote now or wait until you put your selected songs in the playlist first and then we would vote for which songs we'd want to replace? Edit: also when would voting be closed on a particular al...
by FrankLotion
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 3743

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!

I have to say that when I nominated Charlie Brown I thought it was going to go down in the first round so I’m glad so many people liked it!
by FrankLotion
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 25513

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

And there goes the first of my favorites! I need to convert more people to the good devil music of the world :music-rockon:

Also sad to see undun out so soon, glad to see it’s a forum favorite though!
by FrankLotion
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 3743

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarter-Finals!

1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas
4. The Upsetters - Super Ape