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by bonnielaurel
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 23
Views: 380

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI
Eimear Quinn | The Voice
Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng
Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams

GROUP CHI
Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
Suuns | Mirror Mirror
Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
by bonnielaurel
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 30
Views: 632

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
Crowded House - Crowded House
Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 793

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU
Metric | Gold Guns Girls
Collectors | Lydia Purple
You Am I | Heavy Heart
The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly

GROUP UPSILON
Lauren Hoffman | Broken
Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
The Commodores | Zoom
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 927

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

Some tough choices this week.

1. Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking
2. Oval - 94 Diskont
3. Enya - Shepherd Moons
4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 951

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
Deftones | Diamond Eyes
Erasure | Drama!
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Foster the People | Houdini
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 1544

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Grimes - Art Angels
Janet Jackson - janet
Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
Section 25 - From the Hip
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 739

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)

⋅ 8 1/2 ⋅ The Birds ⋅ Contempt [Le Mépris] ⋅ Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow [Ieri Oggi Domani] ⋅ Charade ⋅ It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World ⋅ The Silence [Tystnaden] ⋅ Cleopatra ⋅ Irma la Douce ⋅ The Pink...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2660

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

My third and final attempt to vote for Da Da Da . Top 30 Albums: ⋅ Michael Jackson - Thriller ⋅ Donna Summer - Donna Summer ⋅ Duran Duran - Rio ⋅ The Alan Parsons Project - Eye in the Sky ⋅ Pat Metheny Group - Offramp ⋅ Nina Hagen - Nunsexm...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 11
Views: 977

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll

Three recommendations for unacclaimed albums/songs: Pat Metheny Group Album: Offramp Song: Are You Going with Me? It's a jazz album with synthesizer guitar, which you can hear because those bends and glides would be impossible on a keyboard. They attracted a Brazilian percussionist who introduced so...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 2730

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. Fiona Apple - Tidal
2. Le Tigre - Le Tigre
3. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
4. Pet Shop Boys - Concrete
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 2499

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

GROUP OMICRON
George | Special Ones
Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
Bedhead | Powder
Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

GROUP PI
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
by bonnielaurel
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 12506

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

My list of instrumentals is ready! I tried to find a good balance between jazz, instrumental pop/rock, some film music and world music. ⋅ Duke Ellington - Take the "A" Train - 1941 ⋅ Paco de Lucía - Almoraima - 1976 ⋅ Astor Piazzolla - Milonga del Ángel - 1986...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 2813

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

WITCH | Chifundo
David Bowie | Dead Man Walking
Steve Perry | Strung Out
Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist

The J.B.'s | The Grunt
Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2
The Field Mice | Emma's House
The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me?
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results
Replies: 43
Views: 6583

Re: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results

Thanks, BP. I was hoping for a different number 1, but it was to be expected.
by bonnielaurel
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 60
Views: 13360

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

I've just reduced my selection from 208 to 200. That was painful.
by bonnielaurel
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 60
Views: 13360

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

With instrumental music it can be harder to remember song titles. I was mostly thinking of vocal music.
by bonnielaurel
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1962 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 658

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1962 (2019 Edition)

⋅ To Kill a Mockingbird ⋅ Lolita ⋅ The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ⋅ Il Sorpasso ⋅ The Knife in the Water [Nóz w wodzie] ⋅ Dr. No ⋅ The Manchurian Candidate ⋅ L'Eclisse ⋅ Lawrence of Arabia ⋅ Boccac...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 60
Views: 13360

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

A very simple test is to check if you can name at least ten of an artist's song titles by head without cheating. If you can't name ten that artist probably shouldn't be too high on your list.
by bonnielaurel
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 5713

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

Thanks, notbrianeno. I like this list better than most of the 2018 lists I've seen. Janelle M has the advantage of appealing to different listeners for different reasons.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 2498

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby
Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big
Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King

GROUP MU
Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me
Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan
Marijata | I Walk Alone
The Front Lawn | Andy
by bonnielaurel
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 3912

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA
Youssou N’Dour | Leaving (Dem)
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Game Theory | Like a Girl Jesus
Thrice | Image of the Invisible

GROUP KAPPA
AURORA | Running with the Wolves
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Bon Jovi | Only Lonely
Nightpool Neon | Perfume From Now On
by bonnielaurel
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16519

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

It appears that I have issues with counting to 10 as well as inaccurate metadata on my songs! There's a way to number your items automatically. Use "List=1" and [*] in front of every item, the way I did it on the previous page. That way you can also edit your lists without having to renum...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15007

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Thanks for all the time and effort you've put into this poll.
by bonnielaurel
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16519

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Top 50 Songs: [list=1] [*]Trio - Da Da Da This one is listed as 1982 on AM. [*]Claude Barzotti - Madame I can find two listings for "Madame", one from 1975 and another from 1983. Do you have a source for a 1981 version? Thanks, I've replaced Trio and Claude Barzotti. The French Wikipedia ...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16519

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Top 30 Albums: ⋅ The Police - Ghost in the Machine ⋅ Paolo Conte - Paris Milonga ⋅ Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Architecture & Morality ⋅ Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna ⋅ Grace Jones - Nightclubbing ⋅ Kim Wilde - Kim Wilde ⋅&nb...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 18360

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs

⋅ Gimme Shelter ⋅ Paint It Black ⋅ Angie ⋅ (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction ⋅ Lady Jane ⋅ Sympathy for the Devil ⋅ As Tears Go By ⋅ Start Me Up ⋅ You Can't Always Get What You Want ⋅ Fool to Cry ⋅&...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results
Replies: 43
Views: 6583

Re: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results

You mean you have no way of restoring the top 25?
by bonnielaurel
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15007

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Spiderland finishes high for an album with six non-fans.
by bonnielaurel
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 23
Views: 6264

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/72/ElizaDoolittle.jpg Eliza Doolittle - Eliza Doolittle (2010): funny https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/f/f5/Christina_Aguilera_-_Bionic_%28album%29.png/220px-Christina_Aguilera_-_Bionic_%28album%29.png Christina Aguilera - Bi-on-ic (2010): ...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 7660

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

GROUP EPSILON
Alanis Morissette | The Couch
Aldous Harding | Elation
Joydrop | Beautiful
Monkey Mafia | Work Mi Body (Chicken Scratch Remix)

GROUP ZETA
Aaliyah | Miss You
The Cookies | I Never Dreamed
Little River Band | It's A Long Way There
Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue
by bonnielaurel
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1961 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 2425

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1961 (2019 Edition)

⋅ The Children's Hour ⋅ Breakfast at Tiffany's ⋅ West Side Story ⋅ The Misfits ⋅ Splendor in the Grass ⋅ The Guns of Navarone ⋅ A Raisin in the Sun ⋅ A Woman Is a Woman [Une Femme est une femme] ⋅ The Hustler ...
by bonnielaurel
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 12369

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

Yes, the top 11 is all alternative rock, which raises the question to what exactly it is an alternative. Apart from Candida Doyle (Pulp) there are no women in the top 11. I voted for several world music artists, like Värttinä, I Muvrini, Madredeus, Youssou N'Dour, Ali Farka Touré, Angélique Kidjo an...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 36
Views: 6492

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2

GROUP GAMMA
LaVern Baker | Saved
Stevie Wonder | Do I Do
Iggy Pop | Little Know It All
The Heavy | Short Change Hero

GROUP DELTA
Gilberto Gil | Quilombo, o el Dorado Negro
Ennio Morricone | Chi Mai
Mitski | Texas Reznikoff
Cage the Elephant | Ain't No Rest for the Wicked
by bonnielaurel
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS
Replies: 53
Views: 7027

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS

A fifth place for First Aid Kit is a good result. My numbers 5, 9 and 17 are left.
by bonnielaurel
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll
Replies: 23
Views: 5993

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll

Yes, that paragraph was about the eighties in general.
by bonnielaurel
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll
Replies: 23
Views: 5993

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll

My taste is completely different from the critics in 1980. Three albums in my top 4 are unacclaimed: ABBA, The Alan Parsons Project and Randy Crawford - not exactly obscure but nowhere in the album lists. Rock magazines were so much focused on post-punk and new wave that they overlooked a lot of goo...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 6291

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1

David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Rita Lee | Ovalha Negra
Woods | The Other Side
Max Coveri | Running in the 90s

Kimio Eto | Midare
BØRNS | Electric Love
Wilson Pickett | Hey Jude
Gemini Eye | The Doula's Tulpa
by bonnielaurel
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 12506

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

Here's a playlist with two hundred instrumental tracks in chronological order, from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band to GoGo Penguin.

by bonnielaurel
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 28172

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
bonnielaurel wrote:[*]Lipps Inc. - Funkytown
[*]Trio - Da Da Da


"Funkytown" is from 1979 and "Da Da Da" is listed as a 1982 song on AM (though I see it is from a 1981 album).

Thanks. I've replaced these two. I suppose Trio will count for 1981 then.
by bonnielaurel
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 28172

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Top 30 Albums: ⋅ ABBA - Super Trouper ⋅ The Alan Parsons Project - The Turn of a Friendly Card ⋅ The Cure - Seventeen Seconds ⋅ Pretenders - Pretenders ⋅ Randy Crawford - Now We May Begin ⋅ The Jacksons - Triumph ⋅ Kate Bush - Ne...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1960 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 3600

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1960 (2019 Edition)

⋅ Psycho ⋅ The Apartment ⋅ L’Avventura ⋅ The Virgin Spring [Jungfrukällan] ⋅ La Dolce Vita ⋅ Spartacus ⋅ The Time Machine ⋅ Breathless [À bout de souffle] ⋅ Black Sunday [La Maschera del demonio] ⋅ Z...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 60
Views: 13360

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

My system is very simple: 2 points for a classic song (ca. top 1000), 1 point for a great song (ca. top 5000). That gives me a rough order, which I then adjust according to intuition or general impression.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 12506

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

I think spoken introductions and audience noise shouldn't be a problem, because they aren't part of the composition. Bert Kaempfert's Living It Up and A Swingin' Safari have too much choir in them to qualify. Fortunately his Afrikaan Beat is completely instrumental. One of the most famous "inst...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 12506

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

Is Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues" (1928) eligible? It features Armstrong's scatting a bit, but very little. Nice song but more than 15%. Not eligible. For Louis Armstrong I would suggest Muskrat Ramble , completely instrumental. I'm currently working on a big chronological list. This ...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 12506

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

This is a huge amount of music. All of these would be eligible: *Jazz legends: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Django Reinhardt, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, Glenn Miller... *Film and TV themes: Bernard Herrmann, Ennio Morricone, John Wil...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ray Charles Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 130
Views: 18819

Re: Best Ray Charles Songs

⋅ Georgia on My Mind (1960) ⋅ Hallelujah I Love Her So (1956) ⋅ Come Rain or Come Shine (1959) ⋅ Hit the Road Jack (1960) ⋅ I Can’t Stop Loving You (1960) ⋅ Drown in My Own Tears (1956) ⋅ That Lucky Old Sun (1963) ⋅ Wha...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 2003

Re: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?

I agree with 128.
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 110
Views: 42866

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

The single is from 1988, not 1989.
by bonnielaurel
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 34486

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Top 30 Albums: ⋅ First Aid Kit - Ruins ⋅ Natalia Lafourcade - Musas Vol. 2 ⋅ Nils Frahm - All Melody ⋅ Haru Nemuri - Haru To Shura ⋅ Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer ⋅ GoGo Penguin - A Humdrum Star ⋅ Fatoumata Diawara - Fenfo &sdot...

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