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by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!
Replies: 26
Views: 2362

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!

By the way, for March, I haven't heard a lot of Miles Davis's albums, but I've heard more than some acts' entire discography, so I've talked myself into contributing. I also promise not to copy and paste Kind of Blue's track listing into the top 5 songs list.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition
Replies: 59
Views: 8098

Re: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition

Well, as a small consolation, Drumpf's reputation has taken a major hit. Since he got deplatformed by Twitter and left the White House, he hasn't gotten to change the national conversation on a nearly hourly basis; so the scene at the Capitol has just stuck around and stuck around as a defining leg...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best concerts you've been to
Replies: 13
Views: 265

Re: Best concerts you've been to

Prince at the Empire Ballroom, Las Vegas, NV, 5/27-28/2006. I was just about to immigrate to Australia, so I shelled out for a last-minute trip to Vegas to see Prince for two soundchecks and two shows on consecutive days before I left. These shows were one-off shows and were likely preparation for ...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition
Replies: 59
Views: 8098

Re: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition

Well, as a small consolation, Trump's reputation has taken a major hit. Since he got deplatformed by Twitter and left the White House, he hasn't gotten to change the national conversation on a nearly hourly basis; so the scene at the Capitol has just stuck around and stuck around as a defining legac...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

Number of Performer inductees: 244 ================================================ Of our non-inductees: Artists in the top 100 of the AMF All Time Artists List 2019 poll: Bee Gees (#72) Nine more names (ranked among #102-138): Gorillaz, Swans, Muse, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Paul McCartney (a...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

Top Twelve point total: 1. Fiona Apple -- 33 points 2. 2pac -- 27 3. The Isley Brothers -- 25 4. Modest Mouse -- 23 5. Muse -- 19 6 (tie). Interpol -- 18 6 (tie). Soundgarden -- 18 8 (tie). Built to Spill -- 17 8 (tie). Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young) -- 17 10 (tie). Dead Can Dance -- 16 10 (tie). D...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

https://toledocitypaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/modest-mouse.jpg Modest Mouse "Modest Mouse is both an acquired taste and an endorsement for creative integrity ... With Modest Mouse, a verse-chorus-verse approach does not constitute a song. Instead, a series of tangents interchange, while Is...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

https://vmp-www.imgix.net/images/isley_brothers_primer_header.original.jpg?auto=format&fit=crop&crop=focalpoint&fp-x=0&fp-y=.6&w=1440&h=720&bri=-10 The Isley Brothers "First formed in the early '50s, the Isley Brothers enjoyed one of the longest, most influential, and most diverse careers in the pa...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

https://th.bing.com/th/id/R92bbce183dcf912e034921ae6ce16e8c?rik=e2HW4AQ%2fEP5aSw&riu=http%3a%2f%2fi.ytimg.com%2fvi%2fwCmLllUWOIU%2fmaxresdefault.jpg&ehk=2yRbiy3Z7wV5IZk%2fxV6SOAAocHl32X1myCdUWt7iCLY%3d&risl=&pid=ImgRaw 2pac "What Pac showed me was, really, not being scared to show vulnerability in ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

OK, here's an easy one: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/FionaAppleTidal.png Fiona Apple "She can take six or seven years between albums and return to even-more-rabid followers. Unguarded honesty doesn't go out of style ... [E]ven after being thrown into the media spotlight at a young ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

And we are CLOSED for 2020's voting. It will take me a few days or so to double-check everything and put together a presentation. I'm pretty sure that there aren't any ties this time.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

Krurze wrote: Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:05 pm I'd just like to cast two backstage wing votes to DJ Premier and Giorgio Moroder, if that's possible
No problem
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 12, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

The suggestion list is mostly Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performers (generally with an Acclaimed Music artist rank in the top 1,000), and AM Top Artists from the all-time top 200 or the top 10 of each decade from the 1950s-onward (though it's pre-2020 update), the top finalists from the AMF All Time...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 63
Views: 2057

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Every year one band overachieves in my eyes and this year it's the Go-Go's. 5th, really? I never knew they were so broadly popular or had more than a cult following. I don't know if I'd vote them into a Hall of Fame, but the Beauty and the Beat album was #1 for six weeks. They were on the I.R.S. la...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

Nassim wrote: Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:11 am I'm going to add a vote for SOPHIE in the backstage wing to my list !
Where would you like to add your new vote?
Backstage wing.
El-P
Stéphane Saunier
Moroder
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!
Replies: 54
Views: 2930

Re: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!

I think I've become clairvoyant regarding Squeeze's final rank among the 46 albums :lol:

I thought I'd have to listen to Cut the Crap again, but that was fortunately Clash album #6.
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!
Replies: 54
Views: 2930

Re: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!

So did you guys like this? I'd love to do this every ten months if people enjoy it. This means the next set of artists would be: The Beach Boys R.E.M. Elvis Presley Kanye West U2 Miles Davis The Velvet Underground Nirvana The Clash Jimi Hendrix I can't manage all albums & singles like before, but I...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!
Replies: 54
Views: 2930

Re: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!

My office team pick back in August was the Buccaneers, so, you have my sympathies about the delay :mrgreen:
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!
Replies: 54
Views: 2930

Re: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!

Just because of the relatively small sample size, I wonder if OK Computer will be denied this time.
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!
Replies: 54
Views: 2930

Re: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!

The song stats are fun, and indicative to some extent, but we can also be dealing with issues of course like, "Well, I wouldn't have ever put this and that among Springsteen's best, and now those songs are going to end up rated somewhat low."
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!
Replies: 26
Views: 2362

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!

Songs: 1. New Year's Day 2. One 3. Pride (In the Name of Love) 4. Beautiful Day 5. Mysterious Ways 6. In God's Country 7. Sunday Bloody Sunday 8. One Tree Hill 9. Lemon 10. All I Want Is You 11. Surrender 12. Red Hill Mining Town 13. Running to Stand Still 14. Mothers of the Disappeared 15. Elevatio...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The News of Today
Replies: 8
Views: 3550

Re: The News of Today

Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her Yahoo News The Week Brendan Morrow February 1, 2021, 6:36 am Evan Rachel Wood has come forward to accuse ex-fiancé Marilyn Manson of "horrifically" abusing her. The Westworld star has previously discussed her experiences with dom...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

About a week and a half left.

By the way, the results will likely take a handful of days after the poll closes. (This was obscured a little last time by the tie-breaker voting, which took place while 3 Performers were already locked in.)
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD
Replies: 38
Views: 10577

Re: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD

TV shows are often notorious for being unable to stick the landing -- usually running for far too long or wrapping up poorly -- so I'm usually ranking a show's hot period (or simply what I've happened to watch) instead of the entire show. I grew up on '80s TV, but I feel like modern shows blow away ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 31, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Poll Planning Thread (Voting)
Replies: 10
Views: 1811

Re: 2021 Poll Planning Thread (Voting)

Oh, duh. At any rate, I've got a '00s-'40s list this time in the works, unlike last time.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 31, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Poll Planning Thread (Voting)
Replies: 10
Views: 1811

Re: 2021 Poll Planning Thread (Voting)

I'm a little surprised that option 2 is doing so well. (When does voting finish?) I figured that not many participated in the 1900-1950s polls, and that in a way it was like a year off from keeping up with all the polls.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 30, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Show tunes
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Show tunes

I listened to more than my fair share of musicals during my time at ASU. You could attend a couple of modest productions a year, you could audition for them, watch old productions if you dared on VHS from the music library; the Lyric Opera Theatre would also post its new season well in advance, so y...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Duke Bootee RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Duke Bootee RIP

He also had a good "Message" sequel that same year, that featured his name on the record.
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!
Replies: 26
Views: 2362

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!

Their music isn't that good anymore, but their ambition to be the Biggest Band in the World is sort of refreshing these days. Albums: 1. The Joshua Tree 2. War 3. Achtung Baby 4. Zooropa 5. Boy 6. Rattle and Hum 7. All That You Can’t Leave Behind 8. Songs of Experience 9. The Unforgettable Fire 10. ...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

9 submissions so far, so 90 performer names; 10 names are in common, so we are at least getting a top 10 :D
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

1. The Moody Blues 2. John Williams 3. Soundgarden 4. Tori Amos 5. Billy Idol 6. Oingo Boingo 7. Sting 8. 2pac 9. Bing Crosby 10. Jimmie Rodgers I gave my bottom two picks over to a couple of performers based more on them being legends than on me enjoying their music (though Bing Crosby has a great ...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

Here is the master list of previous, eligible Backstage Wing nominations that have yet to be inducted , with short or edited descriptions, plus the name of one forum member who made the nomination. (Let me know if you think my description missed the mark.) I added some names that I thought would be...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

Who is even left? Here are some names you could work with (not strictly recommendations). Adele – The Allman Brothers Band – Tori Amos – The Animals – The B-52's – Bee Gees – Bobby "Blue" Bland – Bon Iver – Boogie Down Productions – Garth Brooks – Jackson Browne – Tim Buckley – Buffalo Springfield –...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

The list of inductees so far: Performers: ABBA AC/DC Aerosmith Animal Collective Aphex Twin Arcade Fire Arctic Monkeys Louis Armstrong The Band Alain Bashung The Beach Boys Beastie Boys The Beatles Beck Belle and Sebastian Chuck Berry Beyoncé Big Star Björk Black Sabbath Blondie Blur David Bowie Ge...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 3301

Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)

I'm going to go ahead and just start this now. Category 1, Performers: Nominate at least five and no more than ten acts that you feel are deserving of being in the AMF Hall. 2020 releases can be included in your evaluations. There are no restrictions concerning voting for newer performers. The point...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 50
Views: 29187

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

Henrik wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:39 am Thanks for running this, Live in Phoenix! And amazing stats above!!!
:obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 50
Views: 29187

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)

I shouldn't put this off for too long, since the idea is that you're supposed to vote on music released through the end of 2020, and ignore 2021. I noticed an old JimmyJazz post for 2015's Hall where he opened up voting for all of February; so I will likely follow that model and open up voting in a ...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition
Replies: 59
Views: 8098

Re: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition

Coincidentally, today is maybe the only time I can think of that "Walking on Sunshine" came on the radio and I didn't think "This song is way too happy."
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition
Replies: 59
Views: 8098

Re: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition

Donald Trump is now an ex-president without legal protections.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 21
Views: 3273

Re: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)

Surprised to see Cosmo's Factory here.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Phil Spector Dead
Replies: 4
Views: 1301

Re: Phil Spector Dead

I remember in Johnny Ramone's book, Spector pulled a gun on him as he was ditching Spector, which I guess Spector did with a lot of women. I don't know if there's been a nuttier person in the rock and roll pantheon.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 47
Views: 4350

Re: Albums of the 70s: Results!

Damn, Van Halen bottoms out again.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2019
Replies: 182
Views: 91787

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2019

Selenas – Fotos y Recuerdos

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Heard this song yesterday listening to Amor Prohibido. A notch or two added for the sheer nerve and ingenuity of adapting a Pretenders classic.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 65
Views: 8375

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

I probably should have done at least a quickie song list. Imagine and Hotel California wouldn't have bottomed out, for instance.