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by Henry
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 226
Views: 139766

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Just saw Tower of Power at the Fox Theater in Oakland. They put on a fantastic show. The band included two of the original members (starting in 1968). TOP has had some new albums recently and another expected in 2020. The horn section is still great and their young vocalist is also quite talented an...
by Henry
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 213
Views: 6848

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

220. Matchbox Twenty – Hand Me Down - 8

I enjoy the vocals of Rob Thomas as much as any artist over the past ten-twenty years. So, I rate many Matchbox Twenty songs among my faves.
by Henry
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 114615

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

The Fixx Red Skies 5 Belle and Sebastian The Act of the Apostle (I) 6 Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry When It's Love Time 4 Albin de La Simone Le grand amour 5 The Replacements Hold My Life 4 Mall Grab B.F.O.D.A.A.S. 3 The 5 Royales Crazy, Crazy, Crazy 5 Sweet The Six Teens 6 Flobots Handelbars 4 The F...
by Henry
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 213
Views: 6848

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Sarah McLachlan - Adia: 7 (my 1742nd of all-time)
by Henry
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 3024

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Albums 1. Peter Gabriel - So 2. Steve Winwood - Back in the High Life 3. Anita Baker - Rapture 4. Genesis - Invisible Touch 5. Robert Cray - Strong Persuader 6. Bruce Hornsby & The Range - The Way It Is 7. Madonna - True Blue 8. Joe Jackson - Big World 9. Paul Simon - Graceland 10. The Smiths - The ...
by Henry
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 3024

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Songs 1. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes 2. Steve Winwood - Back In the High Life 3. Peter Gabriel with Kate Bush - Don't Give Up 4. Genesis - Throwing It All Away 5. Anita Baker - Caught Up In the Rapture 6. Steve Winwood - Higher Love 7. Anita Baker - Sweet Love 8. Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is 9. Ja...
by Henry
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20848

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Thanks to The Last Enemy for a wonderful roll out. Since I included many artists in my list below 200, I started looking at some of these artists that placed outside the top 500. My surmise is that missing entries (e.g., 204) placed in the top 500. I would recommend that bands that are ranked in the...
by Henry
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20848

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

If possible, it would greatly appreciated if the spreadsheet of the results were provided so we can check out where artists who placed below 500 ended up in the poll.
by Henry
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20848

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Henry wrote:
Edre Peraza wrote:Im shocked that Stevie is always so high up there
I prefer Stevie to Nirvana, Prince, Radiohead, Bowie or Dylan, so I'm thrilled to see Stevie right where he is.
by Henry
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20848

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Interesting to see that Prince and Led Zeppelin have the most votes so far (46), followed closely by Nirvana and Stevie Wonder (45).

I wonder how many poll participants voted the top vote getter.
by Henry
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20848

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Alright, I think you have explained very well your different views on VU, Hymie and Cold Butterfly. I’d say there’s need to continue this discussion further. Thanks! I don’t know if you meant that the discussion didn’t need to continue, but either way I didn’t see this until I posted my response. T...
by Henry
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 134535

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

31. Girls in Hawaii / Catwalk 5 32. Jenny Lewis / Acid Tongue 5 33. Riot / You Burn in Me 5 34. Fergie featuring Ludacris / Glamorous 4 35. Avenged Sevenfold / Fiction 6 36. Labi Siffre / (Something Inside) So Strong 5 37. Queen / Al Dead, All Dead 6 38. Los Saicos / Demolicion 2 39. KT Tunstall / S...
by Henry
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 12353

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Amazing to see A Cappella at the top of Jade's list. I may have to add it to mine :-)
by Henry
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 326
Views: 133279

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

1. Muddy Waters / Good News 6 2. Elton John / Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock 'N Roll) 4 3. J. J. Cale / Magnolia 6 4. (Sandy) Alex G / Proud 4 5. Sun City Girls / The Shining Path 3 6. Middle Kids / Edge of Town 5 7. Hot Tuna / Water Song 5 8. LMFAO / Yes 2 9. The Chainsmokers and Coldpla...
by Henry
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 12353

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Albums 1. The Style Council / Our Favourite Shop / Internationalists 2. Tears for Fears / Songs From the Big Chair 3. Utopia / P.O.V. 4. Heart / Heart 5. Dire Straits / Brothers in Arms 6. Simply Red / Picture Book 7. Whitney Houston / Whitney Houston 8. Phil Collins / No Jacket Required 9. Talking ...
by Henry
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 12353

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Songs 1. Tears for Fears / Everybody Wants To Rule the World 2. Utopia / Mated 3. Style Council / Boy Who Cried Wolf 4. Utopia / Mimi Gets Mad 5. Tears for Fears / Head Over Heels 6. Simply Red / Holding Back the Years 7. Style Council / The Lodgers (Or She Was Only A Shopkeeper's Daughter) 8. Heart...
by Henry
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 20848

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

As we get close to our top 25, we may want to consider how music recording producers view the top "rock" performers - https://newarena.com/entertainment/the-25-greatest-rock-bands-of-all-time/?amxt=tbdt_nar_e&utm_campaign=tb_do_Ent_25Rockbands_dt_3&utm_source=tb_ae&&utm_term=espnnetwork-espn&utm_con...
by Henry
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 49582

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Albums 1. The Style Council / Café Bleu 2. Joe Jackson / Body and Soul 3. The Pretenders / Learning to Crawl 4. Prince / Purple Rain 5. Bruce Springsteen / Born In the USA 6. Thomas Dolby / The Flat Earth 7. Howard Jones / Human's Lib 8. Madonna / Like A Virgin 9. The Smiths / The Smiths 10. R.E.M. ...
by Henry
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 49582

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Songs 1. Joe Jackson / You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) 2. The Style Council / You're The Best Thing 3. Van Halen / Jump 4. The Style Council / My Ever Changing Moods 5. Bruce Springsteen / Dancing in the Dark 6. George Michael / Careless Whisper 7. Foreigner / I Want to Kno...
by Henry
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 90752

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Jirin wrote:If I tried to extend my list to 1500 I’d make it but I’d get down to bands with only one good song.
There are some bands on my list with only one stand out song that I am aware of.
by Henry
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 90752

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. Todd Rundgren 2. The Beatles 3. Steely Dan 4. Yes 5. Stevie Wonder 6. Utopia 7. The Style Council 8. The Rolling Stones 9. The Who 10. Simon and Garfunkel 11. Chicago 12. The Beach Boys 13. Steve Winwood 14. Pink Floyd 15. Led Zeppelin 17. The Allman Brothers 18. The Doobie Brothers 19. The Eagle...
by Henry
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 70414

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

170. Papas Fritas – Way You Walk
Year: 2000
Album: Buildings and Grounds
Biggest Fan: Henry (#205)

Definitely not my 205th fave of all time. My guess is that it Way You Walk belongs to someone else.
by Henry
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 70414

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

169. Ace – How Long - 7
by Henry
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Billboard's all-time top rock digital songs
Replies: 2
Views: 5280

Re: Billboard's all-time top rock digital songs

Thanks for sharing these Billboard items.

I may be in the minority in the AM Forum, but I appreciate the Billboard Charts and often prefer more popular songs to those that receive near universal critical acclaim, e.g., Tom Waits and Velvet Underground.
by Henry
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Billboard's all-time hard rock digital song leaders
Replies: 1
Views: 5089

Re: Billboard's all-time hard rock digital song leaders

Thanks for sharing this ranking.

I haven't heard all of these yet, but plan to dive in those unheard songs soon.
by Henry
Fri May 31, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 99742

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Elvis Costello – Hand In Hand: 5
by Henry
Thu May 30, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 99742

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

146. Billy Joel – All for Leyna - 7.0
by Henry
Sun May 19, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 26701

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

• Hymie and Zombeels tie with the most nominated songs on the list, with seven apiece. Hymie’s score clearly better than Zombeels, as six of his songs made the top 50. How many participants did not have a single song in the first 125 of this biggest fan rollout? Others have had many songs. How does...
by Henry
Sun May 19, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 26701

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

• Hymie and Zombeels tie with the most nominated songs on the list, with seven apiece. Hymie’s score clearly better than Zombeels, as six of his songs made the top 50. How many participants did not have a single song in the first 125 of this biggest fan rollout? Others have had many songs. How does...
by Henry
Sat May 18, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 99742

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

The Libertines - Up the Bracket: 4
by Henry
Sat May 18, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 72877

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Albums 1. Genesis / Genesis 2. Huey Lewis / Sports 3. Def Leppard / Pyromania 4. The Police / Synchronicity 5. Madonna / Madonna 6. Culture Club / Colour By Numbers 7. Eurythmics / Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These) 8. Cyndi Lauper / She's So Unusual 9. Billy Joel / Innocent Man 10. David Bowie / Let'...
by Henry
Sat May 18, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 72877

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Songs 1. The Police / Every Breath You Take 2. Beat / Doors Of Your Heart 3. Spandau Ballet / True 4. Beat / I Confess 5. Genesis / Home By The Sea 6. U2/ Sunday Bloody Sunday (Live) 7. Beat / End of the Party 8. Billy Joel / Tell Her About It 9. Beat / Save It For Later 10. Pointer Sisters / I'm So...
by Henry
Sun May 12, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 99742

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

129. Traffic – The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

6

Winwood is great and this song is solid. Compared to other songs by Winwood, this song is a bit long for me and I prefer long songs with more transitions to keep them from becoming repetitive.
by Henry
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 76627

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

The 5th Dimension – Wedding Bell Blues: 7 - my 1508th all-time favorite
by Henry
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 50423

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Albums 1. Michael Jackson / Thriller 2. The Beat / Special Beat Service 3. Donald Fagen / The Nightfly 4. Todd Rundgren / The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect 5. Utopia / Swing to the Right 6. Joe Jackson / Night and Day 7. Roxy Music / Avalon 8. Alan Parsons Project / Eye In the Sky 9. Marshall ...
by Henry
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 50423

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

1982 was a great year. But, since I'm ancient I prefer 1972 :-) I also wonder what the over/under is on how many of the songs in my list will be judged as not belonging in 1982 (my surmise is around 7-20) Songs 1. Pretenders / Show Me 2. Michael Jackson / Billie Jean 3. Tears for Fears / Mad World 4...
by Henry
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 114615

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

14. Rickie Lee Jones Chuck E.'s in Love 7 39. KT Tunstall Suddenly I See 7 66. Sweet The Six Teens 7 60. Belle and Sebastian The Act of the Apostle (I) 7 55. Minnie Riperton Inside My Love 7 11. Puddle of Mudd Blurry 7 40. Rush Yyz 7 26. The Coral In the Morning 7 49. Empire of the Sun Walking on a ...
by Henry
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 24070

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

1) - 2013) Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell)- Get Lucky (my 2053rd favorite of all time) 2) - 2014) Future Islands- Seasons (Waiting On You) (2900) 3) - 2016) David Bowie- Lazarus (3064) 4) - 2009) Grizzly Bear- Two Weeks (3106) 5) - 2018) Janelle Monáe- Make Me Feel (lower than 6100, likely in my top ...
by Henry
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 21987

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

1) 2005 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois 2) 2006 | Belle & Sebastian | The Life Pursuit 3) 2007 | LCD Soundsystem | Sound of Silver 4) 2014 | The War on Drugs | Lost in the Dream 5) 2018 | Janelle Monáe | Dirty Computer 6) 2013 | Vampire Weekend | Modern Vampires of the City 7) 2017 | LCD Soundsystem | A...
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 55230

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

It will be interesting to see what happens in the decade poll to songs that have fewer votes in the year polls, but still qualify for the decade poll, such as "The Great Curve."
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 27725

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

The dominance of Radiohead for the folks in this 1990's album poll is increasingly revealed as we move to the top 6 - even compared to Nirvana.
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 63999

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Albums 1. Todd Rundgren / Healing 2. Squeeze / East Side Story 3. The Rolling Stones / Tattoo You 4. Pretenders / Pretenders II 5. Journey / Escape 6. Earl Klugh Crazy For You 7. The Beat / Wha'ppen? 8. The Police / Ghost in the Machine 9. Rush / Moving Pictures 10. Blue Oyster Cult Fire of Unknown ...
by Henry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 63999

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Songs 1. The Rolling Stones / Start Me Up 2. Todd Rundgren / Compassion 3. The Human League / Don't You Want Me 4. Journey / Don't Stop Believin' 5. Todd Rundgren / Time Heals 6. Squeeze / Tempted 7. Todd Rundgren / Healing Part II 8. Soft Cell / Tainted Love 9. Todd Rundgren / Healing Part III 10. ...
by Henry
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 90752

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Some great lists so far! Here are some of the performers for which I provided the only vote in the 2016 poll. Perhaps one or more participants will join me this year - hope springs eternal :-) Utopia Steve Winwood Joe Satriani The Doobie Brothers The English Beat Donald Fagen Return to Forever The R...
by Henry
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 27725

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Nirvana was the top AM Album group of the decade, Radiohead was 2nd, Bjork was 6th.

Elliott Smith was 23rd.
by Henry
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 27725

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Seems like Elliott Smith was quite favored by those participating in this poll.
by Henry
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 21956

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

5501-6000 5,501 Benny Carter Sweet Georgia Brown 5,502 Doors Spanish Caravan 5,503 XX Night Time 5,504 A Girl Called Eddy Golden 5,505 Miles Davis Sanctuary 5,506 Rogue Wave Eyes 5,507 Herbie Hancock St. Louis Blues 5,508 The Greyboy Allstars Back In the Game 5,509 Byrds Love That Never Dies 5,510 D...
by Henry
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 21956

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

5001-5500: 5,001 Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks Adagio molto e cantabile 5,002 Frederic Bayco Wagner: Lohengrin - Bridal Chorus 5,003 Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso 5,004 Johann Strauss II The Blue Danube 5,005 Paul McCartney and Wi...
by Henry
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)
Replies: 23
Views: 13919

Re: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)

You might want to consider including Todd Rundgren in this list because his first group (The Nazz) performed in the 1960's.