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by Listyguy
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What's the best decade in music?
Replies: 9
Views: 94

Re: What's the best decade in music?

1965-1969 is better than any part of the 70s, but the 70s also doesn't have any years as barren as some of the early 60s years, which is ultimately why I went with the 70s.
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

Here are the wild card standings through 5 months. Wild card points are equal to the points received divided by the number of lists submitted. If an album or song received points over two years, wild card points are equal to the combined points received divided by the average number of lists submitt...
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

I'll post the updated wild card standings and the full 1974 speadsheet later today.
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

Here are the album results, from 36 lists: Rank | Artists | Album| Points 1 | Neil Young | On the Beach | 645 2 | Big Star | Radio City | 588 3 | Bob Marley & The Wailers | Natty Dread | 554 4 | King Crimson | Red | 520 5 | Gram Parsons | Grievous Angel | 465 6 | Joni Mitchell | Court and Spark | 43...
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

Here are the song results. Ended up with 42 lists, which is on par with previous months. Rank | Artists | Song | Points 1 | Bob Marley and the Wailers | No Woman, No Cry | 666 2 | Big Star | September Gurls | 602 3 | David Bowie | Rebel Rebel | 500 4 | Queen | Killer Queen | 472 5 | Lynyrd Skynyrd |...
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

Going to keep this open for another 12 hours or so, but I have opened 1975.
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll
Replies: 17
Views: 207

Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll

February 1st, 1975 it happened Was born in West Savannah way before I started rappin' Welcome to the 70s! This month, we will be looking to find the best songs and albums from 1975. If you want to participate, please post a list of your favorite songs and/or albums from that year in this thread. On...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 251
Views: 63036

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Here's my song list: 1. M83 - Midnight City 2. Kanye West - New Slaves 3. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight) 4. The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio 5. Lana Del Rey - Mariner's Apartment Complex 6. Adele - Someone Like You 7. Kanye West - Monster 8. Beyonce - Formation 9. Janelle Monae - Cold War 10...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 43987

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

It's been five years since Sufjan Stevens' last "real" album, so naturally he is releasing one on March 27. Apparently it's going to be a new age record. I'm looking forward to it either way. He's releasing another album this year, so while Aporia didn't dazzle me, there's still hope for the "every...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

This is your (approximate) 24 hour warning! If you need more time to submit your list, let me know before the current deadline.
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 251
Views: 63036

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Here's my albums list, I should have a songs list before the deadline as well. 1. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city 2. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 3. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 4. Grimes - Art Angels 5. Daughters - You Won't Get What You Want 6. Janelle Monáe - The ...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

Maybe I'm imagining this, but I feel like we've gotten less lists than usual so far this month. Hopefully that changes over the next few days! Albums 1. King Crimson - Red 2. Big Star - Radio City 3. King Crimson - Starless and Bible Black 4. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda 5. Neil Young - On the B...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.16
Replies: 22
Views: 461

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.16

1. Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour vs. The Smiths - Hatful of Hollow 2. Konono Nº1 - Congotronics vs. Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth 3. Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie vs. Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion 4. Model 500 - Deep Space vs. The Shins - Port Of ...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

I have a question about No Woman, No Cry. The version which gets the most acclaim is the one on Marley’s “Live!” which came out in 1975, the year where I was going to rank the song. Is it okay if I ranked it in the ‘75 poll since that version is considered the definite one? (as well as my favorite)...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.15
Replies: 34
Views: 1603

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.15

Was the Air Supply album the first to get no votes this year?
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 43987

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Bob Dylan's new album has been getting praised all week, so I had no choice but to check it out today. Plus he's one of my favorite artists. Still, I wasn't expecting to love it going in if I'm being honest, since "Murder Most Foul" and "I Contain Multitudes" weren't knocking my socks off as singles...
by Listyguy
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.15
Replies: 34
Views: 1603

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.15

1. Robyn - Robyn vs. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
2. Bert Jansch - Bert Jansch vs. Blondie - Eat to the Beat
3. Washed Out - Within and Without vs. Air Supply - The Earth Is...
4. Legendary Pink Dots - Any Day Now vs. Levellers - Levelling The Land
by Listyguy
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

After Brian Eno (Here Come the Warm Jets is '73 according to AM, '74 according to RYM), now David Bowie is also giving me some worries. According to RYM Rebel Rebel was already released in Spain in 1973: https://rateyourmusic.com/release/single/bowie/rebel_rebel___queen_bitch_f10/ But I will vote f...
by Listyguy
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 List Thread!
Replies: 95
Views: 13656

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 List Thread!

So are we more than likely to get the results to this than the 1980s album poll? We could salvage the 80s albums poll by posting our ballots in another thread with someone else collating and rolling out the results (quite happy for that someone else to be me)? It won't be the same as Moonbeam prese...
by Listyguy
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.14
Replies: 30
Views: 1692

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.14

1. The Soft Boys - Underwater Moonlight vs. George Michael - Faith 2. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold vs. Emeralds - Does It Look Like I’m Here? 3. Everything but the Girl - Amplified Heart vs. Lykke Li - Youth Novels Underwater Moonlight is the final of my four nominations. I was also surprised by h...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Guitar Songs
Replies: 23
Views: 1502

Re: Guitar Songs

Henry wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:39 pm
If possible, please be specific about a track from Miles Davis. Please note that I usually prefer more clearly defined melodic intervals over uninterrupted improvisation.
The eponymous "John McLaughlin" is my pick, then.
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Guitar Songs
Replies: 23
Views: 1502

Re: Guitar Songs

A few that come to mind immediately: Nick Drake - Three Hours Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart Sandy Bull - Blend Bob Dylan - Don't Think Twice, It's All Right Really any Nick Drake song is a great guitar song, but "Three Hours" is where I think his playing is at it's best. John McLaughlin's wor...
by Listyguy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 43987

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Nadine Shah, who I learned about a few months ago from Moderately Acclaimed, is releasing an album later this month. The singles from it are pretty great, especially "Kitchen Sink," so I'm looking forward to the full album.
by Listyguy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.13
Replies: 22
Views: 1278

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.13

1. Julia Holter - Have You In My Wilderness vs. Cannibal Ox - The Cold Vein 2. Slayer - Seasons in the Abyss vs. Coil - Horse Rotorvator 3. The Divine Comedy - A Short Album About Love vs. David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant 4. Chet Baker - No Problem vs. Rodriguez - Cold Fact Cold Fact was ...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Lastly, here are the wild card standings through 4 months. This list will eventually get up to 50, but I think 40 is a good cutoff for displaying purposes at this stage of the game. Wild card points are equal to the points received divided by the number of lists submitted. If an album or song receiv...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

And now for the albums. There were 37 lists submitted, and unlike the songs these results were exactly what you'd expect, at least at the top: Rank | Artists | Song | Points 1 | Stevie Wonder | Innervisions | 1185 2 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon | 1104 3 | Elton John | Goodbye Yellow Bric...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Here are the song results. This month we saw 43 song lists submitted, a new high for the year! We also had a somewhat surprising #1: Rank | Artists | Song | Points 1 | Dolly Parton | Jolene | 574 2 | Stevie Wonder | Living for the City | 540 3 | Marvin Gaye | Lets Get It On | 442 4 | Pink Floyd | Ti...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:03 am
How are we handling Brain Damage / Eclipse?
I've been counting them as one song, though it won't likely matter for the final results.
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

I opened 1974, but I'll keep this poll open for another 12 hours or so, unless anyone requests extra time between now and then.
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3209

Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

I was there in 1974 at the first Suicide practices In a loft in New York City Welcome to the 70s! This month, we will be looking to find the best songs and albums from 1974. If you want to participate, please post a list of your favorite songs and/or albums from that year in this thread. Only the t...
by Listyguy
Sun May 31, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Andre wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 10:29 pm
Hey Listyguy,

I updated my list of albums and added Here Come the Warm Jets (see also my notes at bottom of that post).
If Here Come the Warm Jets misses out on the top 10 for this year, any votes it gets for 1974 will be added to its wild card total from this year.
by Listyguy
Sun May 31, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Reminder that this poll will remain open for 24 more hours! If you need more time than that, let me know.
by Listyguy
Wed May 27, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12
Replies: 24
Views: 2579

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12

1. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico vs. Fugazi - Repeater 2. King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife 3. Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five vs. Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American 4. Ekseption - Ekseption vs. Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 [...
by Listyguy
Wed May 27, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Rdwdbob wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 12:17 am
9. Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
Is this supposed to be Imagination?
by Listyguy
Mon May 25, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Songs 1. The Stooges - Gimme Danger 2. Stevie Wonder - Visions 3. Bob Seger - Turn the Page 4. Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up 5. The Who - Love Reign O'er Me 6. Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing 7. Queen - Keep Yourself Alive 8. David Bowie - Lady Grinning Soul 9. Stevie Wonder - Living F...
by Listyguy
Sat May 23, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the most influential music publication?
Replies: 7
Views: 1897

Re: What is the most influential music publication?

These days it's Pitchfork, but Rolling Stone had a good run. Outside of publications, somebody like Anthony Fantano has a lot of influence. Every album he's given a 10 to is the #1 or #2 album of its year on RYM. And the two that are #2 are behind another album he gave a 10 to and good kid, m.A.A.d ...
by Listyguy
Fri May 22, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11
Replies: 34
Views: 3618

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11

1. Max Roach - We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite vs. The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
2. Dire Straits - Making Movies vs. Rancid - And Out Come The Wolves
3. Take That - Progress vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Lemon Demon - Spirit Phone vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
by Listyguy
Thu May 14, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10
Replies: 36
Views: 3712

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10

1. Solange - A Seat at the Table vs. Depeche Mode - Music For The Masses 2. Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest vs. Laura Marling - Semper Femina 3. Electric Light Orchestra - A New World Record vs. Blonde Redhead - 23 4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. John Denver - Back Home Again 23 and Semper Femina are t...
by Listyguy
Tue May 12, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Album Cover Poll
Replies: 16
Views: 2647

Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

I remember the last time we ran this poll resulted in some incredibly cordial discussion, and I'm pretty optimistic we won't have anything like that happen this time.
by Listyguy
Sat May 09, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 307
Views: 375631

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

RYM and Discogs both list Fela Kuti's Confusion as being released in 1974, not 1975.

https://www.discogs.com/Fela-Ransome-Ku ... ter/237221
by Listyguy
Sat May 09, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Little Richard Dead at 87
Replies: 23
Views: 3459

Re: Little Richard Dead at 87

Truly one of the greats, and an excellent showman on top of that.
by Listyguy
Fri May 08, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9
Replies: 22
Views: 3829

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9

1. The National - Alligator vs. The Offspring - Smash Alligator was my nomination. Obviously tracks like "Mr. November" and "All the Wine" are great and what the album is best known for, but what really draws me in here is the emotion: the sentimental "The Geese of Beverly Road" is a favorite of min...
by Listyguy
Fri May 08, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3234

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread

BleuPanda wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 5:08 pm
12. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
I'd be shocked if this one didn't make the top 100 this time around, given its newfound popularity.
by Listyguy
Wed May 06, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 92
Views: 49804

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

I'd absolutely participate in a new edition of this poll! Incidentally, my personal top 10 hasn't changed from 2017, but the 11-20 range is almost entirely new entries.
by Listyguy
Sun May 03, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10229

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Henry wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 8:52 pm
9. The Who - Love, Reign O'er Me
9. Todd Rundgren - Just One Victory
You have two number 9s
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 11584

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Lastly, here are the wild card standings through 3 months. This list will eventually get up to 50, but I think 30 is a good cutoff for displaying purposes at this stage of the game.Wild card points are equal to the points received divided by the number of lists submitted. If an album or song receive...
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 11584

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

And now for the albums. 39 forum members voted in this poll, and like with the songs the top 10 are automatic entries and the rest are eligible to be wild cards. Rank | Artist | Album | Points 1 | David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars | 1368 2 | The Rolling Ston...