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by DaveC
Tue May 26, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12
Replies: 10
Views: 110

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 DaveC
Mon May 25, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 12
Views: 89

Re: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 5

Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening The National - High Violet Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid Songs Kanye West - Gorgeous The National - England Sarah Kirkland Snider - The Lotus Eaters Joanna Newsom - Does Not Suffice Jaga Jazzist - Toccata Bea...
by DaveC
Sun May 24, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 5438

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

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
by DaveC
Wed May 20, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11
Replies: 34
Views: 529

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11

How are the bonus tracks of Spirit Phone handled? Usually I wouldn't ask, because bonus tracks are not part of the album proper so I don't take them under consideration for my votes, but according to both RYM and Discogs the bonus tracks are part of every version of Spirit Phone, which is unusual. ...
by DaveC
Tue May 19, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11
Replies: 34
Views: 529

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 DaveC
Tue May 19, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 23
Views: 359

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 4

Albums Titus Andronicus - The Monitor Anais Mitchell - Hadestown Sleigh Bells - Treats Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can Songs Kanye West feat. Pusha T - Runaway LCD Soundsystem - Dance Yrself Clean Robyn - Dancing on My Own The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio Caribou - Odessa Janelle Monáe feat. Big ...
by DaveC
Sat May 16, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 5438

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

485. Trettioåriga Kriget – Jag och jag og “jag”: 6 486. Van Morrison – Almost Independence Day: 7 487. David Shire – Theme from “The Conversation”: 5 488. Big Country – Fields of Fire: 5 489. Kool & the Gang - Joanna: 3 490. The Valentines – The Woo Woo Train: 4 491. Zeus – How Does It Feel?: 4 492....
by DaveC
Fri May 15, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 664

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3

the Zeus album doesn't seem to be on NZ Google Music or Spotify - anyone know where I can listen? I had to use YouTube, and for at least half the tracks, only a live version was available. This is the track listing 1. How Does It Feel? 2. Fever of the Time 3. Kindergarten 4. The Renegade 5. Greater...
by DaveC
Thu May 14, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10
Replies: 36
Views: 685

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10

23 was also a pleasing discovery for me, I'm surprised it is faring so poorly.
by DaveC
Wed May 13, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final
Replies: 25
Views: 540

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final

Rokia Traoré | Dounia
Jenny Wilson | Forever Is a Long Time
Talk Talk | Tomorrow Started
Regina Spektor | All The Rowboats
Chet Baker | No Problem
Nujabes | Peaceland

All deserving finalists and not easy to rank.
by DaveC
Wed May 13, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 2913

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Albums 1 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side Of The Moon 2 | Genesis | Selling England By The Pound 3 | Elton John | Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 4 | Stevie Wonder | Innervisions 5 | Mike Oldfield | Tubular Bells 6 | David Bowie | Aladdin Sane 7 | Can | Future Days 8 | King Crimson | Larks’ Tongues In Aspic 9...
by DaveC
Tue May 12, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 664

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3

Albums Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz Bonobo - Black Sands Pass The Naked And Famous - Passive Me, Agressive You Songs Foals - Spanish Sahara Beach House - Zebra Gorillaz feat. Bobby Womack & Mos Def - Stylo LCD Soundsystem - I Can Change Gorillaz - On Melancholy Hill Kanye West - All of the Lights...
by DaveC
Tue May 12, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10
Replies: 36
Views: 685

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
by DaveC
Tue May 12, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.19
Replies: 20
Views: 453

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.19

Hi TheLastEnemy, the Tami Andira song is missing from the Spotify playlist.
by DaveC
Sun May 10, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 1104

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

Agree with BleuPanda
by DaveC
Sun May 10, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 80
Replies: 11
Views: 1350

Re: AMF Classics Edition 80

First Aid Kit - Foreworks
by DaveC
Sat May 09, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: March 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 2171

Re: Album of the Month: March 2020

1. Porridge Radio - Every Bad 2. Sorry - 925 3. Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts VI: Locusts 4. Shabaka and the Ancestors - We Are Sent Here By History 5. Childish Gambino - 3.15.20 6. U.S. Girls - Heavy Light 7. Baxter Dury - The Night Chancers 8. Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud 9. Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia 10...
by DaveC
Fri May 08, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 5438

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

477. The Stone Roses – Begging You: 7.5 478. Stormwitch – Sword of Sagon: 6 479. Blind Blake – Georgia Bound: 7 480. Harry Nilsson - One: 4 481. Randy Newman – It’s a Jungle Out There: 3 482. Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Barstool Blues: 8 483. The Smiths – That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore: 7.5 484. The W...
by DaveC
Fri May 08, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.18
Replies: 20
Views: 1444

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.18

Lucinda Williams - When the Way Gets Dark
Protomartyr - Worm in Heaven
by DaveC
Wed May 06, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 24
Views: 1441

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 3

1. Rokia Traoré | Dounia
2. Michaela Melián | Sebastian
3. Ween | Ocean Man
4. Rooney | Blueside
5. Dispatch | The General


1. Michael O’Shea | No Journeys End
2. Chet Baker | No Problem
3. Richie Havens | Handouts in the Rain
4. Värttinä | Tauti
5. Gnarls Barkley | Going On
by DaveC
Wed May 06, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 92
Views: 45409

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Would anyone be interested in a followup to this? I've been reading like crazy since last year and figured this could use an update after 3 years? I also coincidentally started reading Crime and Punishment, which will be my last of this top 10 Definitely. I guess it is time to get stuck into Moby D...
by DaveC
Tue May 05, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9
Replies: 22
Views: 1484

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9

1. The National - Alligator vs. The Offspring - Smash
2. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Storia Di Un Minuto vs. Nina Hagen Band - Nina Hagen Band
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. AlunaGeorge - Body Music
4. Iggy Pop - Brick By Brick vs. Nina Hagen Band - Unbehagen
by DaveC
Tue May 05, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '20 - Radiohead!
Replies: 33
Views: 2290

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '20 - Radiohead!

1. Paranoid Android 2. There There 3. Let Down 4. Creep 5. No Surprises 6. Street Spirit (Fade Out) 7. Exit Music (For a Film) 8. Knives Out 9. How to Disappear Completely 10. Idioteque 11. Reckoner 12. Burn the Witch 13. Jigsaw Falling into Place 14. Where I End and You Begin 15. Lucky 16. Fake Pla...
by DaveC
Sun May 03, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18321

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

473. Fludd – Turned 21: 6
474. Lemon Demon – Touch-Tone Telephone: 5
475. Bryan Adams – Straight from the Heart: 4
476. Steriogram – On and On: 8
by DaveC
Sun May 03, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 1658

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 2

Albums Beach House - Teen Dream The National - High Violet Arcade Fire - The Suburbs Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid Songs Jaga Jazzist - Toccata Actress - Maze Sleigh Bells - Infinity Guitars Beach House - 10 Mile Stereo LCD Soundsystem - Home Arcade Fire - Modern Man Gorillaz - Empire Ants Gorilla...
by DaveC
Sun May 03, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 80
Replies: 11
Views: 1350

Re: AMF Classics Edition 80

Björk - Oceania
by DaveC
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2741

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 2

Regina Spektor | All The Rowboats Klaus Schulze | Ludwig II. von Bayern Jain | Come Hiromi | Time Control, or Controlled by Time Dropkick Murphys | I'm Shipping Up to Boston Talk Talk | Tomorrow Started Elisa Jo | Back Around Giants of Jazz Play Brassens | Le temps ne fait rien à l'affaire Ludus | T...
by DaveC
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 26
Views: 2627

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Four Tet - There Is Love in You Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me Songs Amy MacDonald - Don't Tell Me That It's Over Joanna Newsom - Ribbon Bows Angus & Julia Stone - Big Jet Plane The National - Sorrow The Rolling Stones - Plundered...
by DaveC
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8
Replies: 27
Views: 2830

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8

1. Cocteau Twins - Treasure vs. Drake - Take Care 2. Kate Bush - The Sensual World vs. Ricky Nelson - Ricky Sings Again 3. Dinosaur Jr - Farm vs. Ja, Panik - Libertatia 4. Burkhard Dallwitz - The Truman Show vs. Yoko Ono - Fly Great film, but the soundtrack as an album doesn't work for me.
by DaveC
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.17
Replies: 10
Views: 2007

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.17

Tropical Fuck Storm with Amy Taylor - This Perfect Day
Auktyon - Тиша
by DaveC
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.16
Replies: 11
Views: 1609

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.16

The Psychedelic Furs - No-one
Austra - Anywayz
by DaveC
Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18321

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

Well I guess my brain is made of candy today 466. Mourn – Your Brain Is Made of Candy: 7 467. Thin Lizzy - Emerald: 5 468. Eva Cassidy - Songbird: 3 469. Yes – White Car: 5 470. The Offspring – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid: 6 471. The Skygreen Leopards – Inland Towns: 5 472. Ann Peebles – A Love Vibrati...
by DaveC
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2298

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

Thanks Brad. I see not enough Bjork and not enough Nick Cave amongst others.
by DaveC
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 43757

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

Zombeels wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:10 am
I remember submitting a decade list of my favourite albums. Was there another thread on this?
Maybe this one
by DaveC
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 1
Replies: 24
Views: 2292

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 1

Solaris | Marsbéli Krónikák: IV-VI
Dougie MacLean | Seanair’s Song
Nujabes | Peaceland
Erasure | Oh L'Amour
Bet The Levels | GE Days

Jenny Wilson | Forever Is a Long Time
Von Spar | V.S.O.P.
Yamasuki | Aieaoa
Louis Armstrong | We Have All The Time In The World
The Pale Fountains | Palm of My Hand
by DaveC
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7
Replies: 26
Views: 2230

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7

1. Kanye West - 808s And Heartbreak vs. Fred Neil - Fred Neil/Everybody's Talkin 2. Joni Mitchell - For The Roses vs. Rick James - Street Songs 3. Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Greivances vs. Taraf de Haidouks - Band of Gypsies 4. Thea Gilmore - The Counterweight vs. Wayne Shorter - EMANON
by DaveC
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18321

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

460. The Velvet Underground – Lisa Says: 7
461. The Hotelier – Your Deep Rest: 5
462. The Human League - Marianne: 5
463. Peter Brötzmann – Machine Gun: 3
464. Opeth - Windowpane: 7.5
465. Funkadelic – I’ll Bet You: 7
by DaveC
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 61
Views: 6006

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

I have to say, usually hypes tend to pass me by, but this time I'm feeling it, probably because I loved Apple's previous albums. Sadly, I haven't found a chance to listen to this yet, as I am dedicated to the Moderately Acclaimed Albums game and that one dictates that I should listen to the winner ...
by DaveC
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?
Replies: 38
Views: 3081

Re: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?

1. Lotte Lenya Singt Kurt Weill
2. Julie Is Her Name
3. Helen Merrill with Clifford Brown
by DaveC
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 78
Replies: 17
Views: 1171

Re: AMF Classics Edition 78

Daughter - Doing The Right Thing
by DaveC
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 7602

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Albums 1 | David Bowie | The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars 2 | Wishbone Ash | Argus 3 | Genesis | Foxtrot 4 | Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes | Paix 5 | Curtis Mayfield | Superfly 6 | Big Star | #1 Record 7 | Steely Dan | Can't Buy a Thrill 8 | Premiata Forneria Marconi | Stori...
by DaveC
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6538

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

Thanks BleuPanda. For me those first four really stood out, so the result is pleasing.

I just can't imagine the critics putting our 9th & 10th ranked albums into their year end lists.
by DaveC
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 25
Views: 2285

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 12

FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT GROUP
Dougie MacLean | Seanair’s Song
Rooney | Blueside
Maroon 5 | Maps
GG Allin | Bite It You Scum

SERGEI EISENSTEIN GROUP
Nujabes | Peaceland
Cécile McLorin Salvant | Ever Since the One I Love's Been Gone
KALLITECHNIS | Come Up
The Front Bottoms | The Beers
by DaveC
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 2931

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

1. R.E.M. - Green vs. Nico - The Marble Index
2. The Breeders - Pod vs. Alt-J - This Is All Yours
3. Marion Jola - Marion vs. Brian Wilson - Brian Wilson
4. Giant - Time To Burn vs. Ritchie Valens - Ritchie Valens
by DaveC
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18321

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

454. M83 – Run into Flowers: 7
455. Keiichi Suzuki & Hirokazu Tanaka - Inakunarinasai: 5
456. World Party – Take It Up: 6.5
457. Gorillaz – Rhinestone Eyes: 7.5
458. Georges Brassens - Marinette: 6
459. The Alarm – Sixty Eight Guns: 4
by DaveC
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Greatest Vocal Group Ever
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: The Greatest Vocal Group Ever

Great thread this. That Michael Winslow track just made my day.
by DaveC
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Albums Since The Last AMF All-Time Poll?
Replies: 11
Views: 1188

Re: Great Albums Since The Last AMF All-Time Poll?

2017 Richard Dawson | Peasant Aldous Harding | Party Slowdive | Slowdive The War On Drugs | A Deeper Understanding Jane Weaver | Modern Kosmology Susanne Sundfør | Music For People In Trouble Protomartyr | Relatives In Descent Elbow | Little Fictions 2018 Tropical Fuck Storm | A Laughing Death in Me...
by DaveC
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5186

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

1. Tame Impala - The Slow Rush 2. Lanterns on the Lake - Spook the Herd 3. Soccer Mommy - Color Theory 4. Kvelertak - Splid 5. Caribou - Suddenly 6. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene 7. King Krule - Man Alive! 8. Makaya McCraven - We're New Again - A Re-imagining 9. Boniface - Boniface 10. BTS - Map of the...
by DaveC
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2663

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

I am not a film buff. I don't see too many films and if you did ask me about a film score after seeing a film I probably wouldn't be able to say anything about it. So I never listen to soundtracks, I only listen to albums. I understand that some very good albums by the likes of Clint Mansell and Jóh...
by DaveC
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 23
Views: 1615

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 11

HOWARD HAWKS GROUP
1. Ween | Ocean Man
2. Snail Mail | Thinning
3. Buddy Holly | Modern Don Juan
4. Jorge Ben | Fôrça bruta

FRITZ LANG GROUP
1. Helena Deland | A Stone Is A Stone
2. Ludus | The Escape Artist
3. Wallace Collection | Merry-Go-Round
4. Dave Richmond | Movin' Along