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by Rocky Raccoon
Thu May 21, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (U.S.): The 100 Greatest Debut Singles of All Time
Replies: 64
Views: 12890

Re: Rolling Stone (U.S.): The 100 Greatest Debut Singles of All Time

I'm sorry, but this is nonsense. Britney Spears is a watered down carbon copy of Madonna's style. ...Baby One More Time, while catchy and memorable, has zero innovation to it. It's a very typical song for a time for a very typical artist of it's moment. I really hope we are not seriously moving tow...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu May 21, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (U.S.): The 100 Greatest Debut Singles of All Time
Replies: 64
Views: 12890

Re: Rolling Stone (U.S.): The 100 Greatest Debut Singles of All Time

The bookends are kinda crap, at least in regards to that high of a placement, but a lot of good songs in between. Rob's mostly right about Britney Spears, she was basically like Debbie Gibson and Tiffany before her, just with better writing, production and marketing. The song itself is pretty good, ...
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed May 13, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Album Cover Poll
Replies: 29
Views: 8678

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. Oh yes...Bruce! Who could forget?! I wonder what he's up to now? Not sure, but wherever he is, he's probably using a derogatory ter...
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri May 08, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 16707

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Songs 1. Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground 2. Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On 3. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird 4. Bob Marley – Get Up, Stand Up 5. Pink Floyd – Money 6. Led Zeppelin - Over the Hills and Far Away 7. Stevie Wonder – Living for the City 8. Bob Marley – I Shot the Sheriff 9. Paul Simon – Kodach...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu May 07, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Florian Schneider
Replies: 3
Views: 2314

Re: RIP Florian Schneider

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by Rocky Raccoon
Sat May 02, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 89
Views: 33430

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Through May 1 New entries are bolded 1. Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters (8) Pump the breaks on all the masterpiece talk, but it is the best of the year so far. 2. Waxenhatchee – Saint Cloud (8) 3. U.S. Girls – Heavy Light (8) 4. Beach Bunny – Honeymoon (8) 5. Laura Marling – Song for Our Daught...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sat May 02, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Streaming Services - a poll
Replies: 44
Views: 8858

Re: Streaming Services - a poll

Apple music because it obviously works well with my iPhone, and because I got it free for six months and then just kept it. My wife uses Spotify, and it seems more or less the same to me.
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri May 01, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '20 - Radiohead!
Replies: 37
Views: 10453

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

Albums
1. OK Computer
2. Kid A
3. Hail to the Thief
4. In Rainbows
5. The Bends
6. A Moon Shaped Pool
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri May 01, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 16707

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Albums 1. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon 2. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 3. Toots and the Maytals - Funky Kingston 4. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Burnin’ 5. Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy 6. New York Dolls - New York Dolls 7. Al Green - Call Me 8. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road ...
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-April '20-Bruce Springsteen!
Replies: 18
Views: 5912

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-April '20-Bruce Springsteen!

Albums
1. Born in the U.S.A.
2. Born to Run
3. The River
4. Nebraska
5. Tunnel of Love
6. Devils & Dust
7. The Rising
8. The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
9. Working on a Dream
10. Darkness on the Edge of Town
by Rocky Raccoon
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 14793

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Songs 1. Stevie Wonder - Superstition 2. The Rolling Stones - Tumblin’ Dice 3. Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come 4. Big Star - Thirteen 5. Paul Simon - Me and Julia Down By the School Yard 6. David Bowie - Suffragette City 7. Steely Dan - Reelin’ in the Years 8. The Temptations - Papa Was a Rollin...
by Rocky Raccoon
Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

79 | Elton John 12 | R.E.M. 36 | James Brown 8 | Neil Young 59 | AC/DC 95 | Pavement 93 | Duke Ellington 22 | Elvis Costello 13 | U2 68 | Daft Punk 87 | Guns N' Roses 27 | Madonna 96 | Charles Mingus 85 | Kate Bush 86 | Steely Dan 40 | The Cure 6 | Radiohead 17 | The Velvet Underground 5 | Bruce Sp...
by Rocky Raccoon
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

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by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

Kraftwerk should be in between Metallica and Miles Davis actually. I already removed them and the next voter missed it Thanks for doing that. This is my actual vote: 7̶9̶ ̶|̶ ̶E̶l̶t̶o̶n̶ ̶J̶o̶h̶n̶ ̶1̶2̶ ̶|̶ ̶R̶.̶E̶.̶M̶.̶ ̶3̶6̶ ̶|̶ ̶J̶a̶m̶e̶s̶ ̶B̶r̶o̶w̶n̶ ̶8̶ ̶|̶ ̶N̶e̶i̶l̶ ̶Y̶o̶u̶n̶g̶ ̶5̶9̶ ̶|̶ ̶A̶C...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

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by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 68
Views: 26063

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

I agree with Pitchfork, it deserves the same score as MBDTF.
by Rocky Raccoon
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 89
Views: 33430

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Holden wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:48 pm
Rocky Raccoon wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:23 pm
Not a lot has changed in my top 10 through early April, well, except No. 1.

10. The Weeknd – Out of My Province (7)
What is this one supposed to be?
The Weeknd - After Hours
by Rocky Raccoon
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

79 | Elton John 12 | R.E.M. 36 | James Brown 8 | Neil Young 59 | AC/DC 95 | Pavement 93 | Duke Ellington 22 | Elvis Costello 13 | U2 68 | Daft Punk 87 | Guns N' Roses 27 | Madonna 96 | Charles Mingus 85 | Kate Bush 86 | Steely Dan 40 | The Cure 1 | The Beatles 2 | Bob Dylan 3 | The Rolling Stones 4...
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

Oops, 45 minutes early with my next vote. I'll wait and eliminate the Cure later.
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 31629

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

This usually seems to be what people dislike the least rather than like the most. 79 | Elton John 12 | R.E.M. 36 | James Brown 8 | Neil Young 59 | AC/DC 95 | Pavement 93 | Duke Ellington 22 | Elvis Costello 13 | U2 68 | Daft Punk 1 | The Beatles 2 | Bob Dylan 3 | The Rolling Stones 4 | David Bowie 5...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 89
Views: 33430

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Not a lot has changed in my top 10 through early April, well, except No. 1. 1. Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud (8) 2. U.S. Girls – Heavy Light (8) 3. Beach Bunny – Honeymoon (8) 4. Cornershop – England Is a Garden (7) 5. Tennis – Swimmer (7) 6. Drive-By Truckers – The Unraveling (7) 7. Soccer Mommy – Colo...
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite vs. Best Music
Replies: 19
Views: 3665

Re: Favorite vs. Best Music

Of course there's some objectivity in assessing art, this website's very existence is predicated on that fact, and it's how a lot of the same albums keep cropping up time after time on list after list. But of course there's also a considerable amount of subjectivity. It's the combination of the two ...
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: March 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 4026

Re: Album of the Month: March 2020

I actually heard most of these albums this month, so I can participate. 1. Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud 2. U.S. Girls - Heavy Light 3. The Weeknd - After Hours 4. Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia 5. Childish Gambino - 3.15.20 6. Baxter Dury - The Night Chancers 7. Every Bad - Porridge Radio 8. Code Orange -...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Albums Since The Last AMF All-Time Poll?
Replies: 11
Views: 2346

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

Most of these would probably make it, but two or three might not. 2017: Lorde – Melodrama Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. St. Vincent – MASSEDUCTION Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound 2018: Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer Parquet Courts – Wide Awake! Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy Courtney Bar...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game
Replies: 130
Views: 11555

Re: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game

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by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game
Replies: 130
Views: 11555

Re: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game

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by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Testing Grounds
Topic: Color Coding
Replies: 5
Views: 17366

Re: Color Coding

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by Rocky Raccoon
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game
Replies: 130
Views: 11555

Re: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game

98. The Stooges - Fun House 89. Derek and The Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs 92. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs 59. Portishead - Dummy 25. Michael Jackson - Thriller 53. Neil Young - After the Gold Rush 44. James Brown - 'Live' at the Apollo 88. Elvis Costello - This Year's Model 19. Pink Floy...
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 14793

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Albums 1. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main Street 2. Various artists - The Harder They Come, soundtrack 3. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book 4. Big Star - #1 Record 5. David Bowie - … Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 6. Paul Simon - Paul Simon 7. Curtis Mayfield - Superfly 8. Steely Dan - Can’...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 96
Views: 23224

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Songs 1. John Lennon - Imagine 2. Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven 3. The Who - Won’t Get Fooled Again 4. David Bowie - Changes 5. Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On? 6. Led Zeppelin - Black Dog 7. Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll 8. The Who - Baba O’Riley 9. Sly and the Family Stone - Family Affair 10. Th...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 102855

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

Put me firmly in the "Don't give a shit" column of the above discussion. And now to return this thread to the topic is was created for: Albums 1. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs (2010) 2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange (2012) 3. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires in the City (2013) 4. Janelle Monae – Dirty C...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 89
Views: 33430

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Most of these are fairly high, but mostly because I tend to avoid music I'm pretty sure I'm not going to like. For explanations, check out the 2020 albums discussion thread. 1. U.S. Girls – Heavy Light (8) 2. Beach Bunny – Honeymoon (8) 3. Cornershop – England Is a Garden (7) 4. Tennis – Swimmer (7)...
by Rocky Raccoon
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 3746

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 3

Albums 05 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 09 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced? 19 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon 26 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Electric Ladyland 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 21 | Bob Dylan |...
by Rocky Raccoon
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 63633

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

My top 10 of the year so far. 1. U.S. Girls – Heavy Light Going in just a slightly different musical direction than In a Poem Unlimited, it's of a similar quality, if not better. 2. Beach Bunny – Honeymoon My favorite ear candy of the year so far. Some of the sweetest hooks you'll hear. Trifilio doe...
by Rocky Raccoon
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 41
Views: 15124

Re: Coronavirus

A lot here in Washington State. Just found out earlier today that this was the last day of school for my kids for at least six weeks. I don't live in Seattle, but I've heard it's like a ghost town there. Luckily, I have a job that doesn't require me coming into contact with a lot of people, and abou...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 96
Views: 23224

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Albums 1. The Who – Who’s Next 2. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (IV/Zoso) 3. The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers 4. Joni Mitchell – Blue 5. Sly and the Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ On 6. Carole King - Tapestry 7. Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells a Story 8. John Lennon - Imagine 9. Marvin Gaye...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.
Replies: 10
Views: 4312

Re: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.

I don't have Spotify, but good luck with that.
by Rocky Raccoon
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!
Replies: 67
Views: 20180

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

Nice roll out, and nice surprise win. Since I had Nos. 1 and 2 at 3 and 21 respectively, I'm happy with the result.
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas
Replies: 8
Views: 3824

Re: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas

I like 1100/rank+10, looks eerily similar to the one I proposed for the 2010 decade poll: 2,200/rank+10
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 353
Views: 90770

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Unique and interesting roll out. Wish I'd had time to vote, but it was just too daunting. Looking forward to the albums, which I did have a chance to vote for. But take a break, man, you deserve it.
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17756

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Nice job, as everyone else has already said. Question for Future Critic, shouldn't you be Present Critic by now? JK
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 150
Views: 44674

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Albums 1. Van Morrison - Moondance 2. Derek and the Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs 3. John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band 4. The Velvet Underground - Loaded 5. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo’s Factory 6. The Beatles - Let It Be 7. Neil Young - After the Gold Rush 8. The Grateful Dea...
by Rocky Raccoon
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album Updates
Replies: 5
Views: 3931

Re: Rate the Album Updates

Cool to see. Here's a thought, maybe one highest and one lowest score should be thrown out for every 20 total votes to normalize the overall score.
by Rocky Raccoon
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Replies: 16
Views: 5637

Re: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

I did name it my top album of the year, but I still don't put it in a league with Nevermind . But that's just speaking to my opinion of its overall quality. As far as its influence moving forward, I agree with DaveC. While When We All Fall Asleep, Where do We Go? will certainly be influential on som...
by Rocky Raccoon
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 30
Views: 12032

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Albums
1. Beggars Banquet
2. Exile on Main Street
3. Let It Bleed
4. Sticky Fingers
5. Aftermath
6. Out of Our Heads
7. Some Girls
8. Tattoo You
9. Between the Buttons
10. The Rolling Stones Now! (I know it's not on your list, but ...)
11. A Bigger Bang
12. Black and Blue
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 102855

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

I quite like that one, but how about something much simpler with similar results: 2,200/rank + 10 #1 = 200 pts #2 = 183.33 #3 = 169.23 #4 = 157.14 #5 = 146.67 #10 = 110 #11 = 104.76 #20 = 73.33 #50 = 36.67 #100 = 20 #200 = 10.47 This also satisfies Jirin's preference where the "difference between 1 ...
by Rocky Raccoon
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 102855

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

Here's a novel idea: 200 - rank + 1 To me there should be a bigger drop off toward the top. At least for me, the the difference between 1 and 10 is usually bigger than the difference between 20 and 100. I’d prefer a system that puts a premium on the very top spots, otherwise it starts to turn into ...
by Rocky Raccoon
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
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Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Also, it's quite funny how the 2017 albums are faring. Many of the top 10 albums of 2017 on AM are doing quite poor on the EOD lists. It's probably not due to an anti-recency bias (which is what's most likely dragging the 2019 albums down), as 2007 albums did great on the 2000s EOD lists. Instead, ...
by Rocky Raccoon
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 102855

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

There is also another thread on this. I'm not entirely sure what's going on, but I'm sure you guys will figure it out. Either way, I think the poll should be minimum 50 and maximum of 200 counting, but of course people can list as many as they want. http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php...