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by jamieW
Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: June update
Replies: 134
Views: 53240

Re: June update

Awesome!!!! I haven't had this kind of feeling since waking up on Christmas morning when I was about 10. I can't even wrap my mind around how much work this must take, Henrik, but I (like everyone else) am forever grateful. I have a lot of exploring to do. Thank you!!!!
by jamieW
Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Song List Special : Nicolas
Replies: 28
Views: 8913

Re: Song List Special : Nicolas

Nicolas: There are still a few other lists I have to catch up on (I was waiting until I had a little more time, since I’ve been focusing more on the Moderately Acclaimed and yearly polls, which have deadlines). However, after scanning your list and seeing so many longtime personal favorites, as well...
by jamieW
Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Okay
Replies: 82
Views: 28703

Re: Okay

I wouldn't group Hymie with Savoy except by musical taste. Hymie is a person who advocates for a particular decade and style of music, similar to how Moonbeam does. He's always very articulate and never ad hominem or passive aggressive. If I thought Savoy was really going to cool it and change his ...
by jamieW
Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

10. Otis Redding
9. Temptations
8. Ray Charles
7. Van Morrison
6. The Clash
5. The Who



4. The Rolling Stones


ADDED ARTISTS
The Beatles
Neil Young
Jimi Hendrix
by jamieW
Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.15
Replies: 14
Views: 4638

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.15

Scott Walker – Tilt “Learning to Crawl” has a few of the Pretenders’ better songs; but, for me, all of them together don’t add up to “Farmer in the City” alone (or the overall mood the great Scott Walker creates). De La Soul - Buhloone Mindstate Classic hip-hop from De La Soul, who’ve always sounde...
by jamieW
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

Beastie Boys 4. The Rolling Stones 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 18. Marvin Gaye 21. Otis Redding 23. Bruce Springsteen 28. The Clash 29. The Who 35. Michael Jackson 39. David Bowie 43. Sly and the Family Stone 51. Pink Floyd 68. The Temptations...
by jamieW
Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Quick Poll: AMF Greatest Artists of the 2010s (So Far)
Replies: 38
Views: 13249

Re: Quick Poll: AMF Greatest Artists of the 2010s (So Far)

1. Within Temptation
2. Chromatics
3. Arcade Fire
4. John Talabot
5. Silversun Pickups

6. Crystal Castles
7. Grimes
8. The National
9. Foals
10. Wadada Leo Smith
by jamieW
Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

Wow, I think all of these artists deserve to be on the list, so I’m already resorting to odd reasoning. Since I eliminated John Lennon a couple of days ago because I thought his solo work wasn’t on par with The Beatles, I guess I’ll do the same here. Paul Simon 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 9...
by jamieW
Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

For the albums game, I added my two favorite artists: The Cure and Elvis. My goal was to make different, more unpredictable selections this time (such as maybe New Order, Leonard Cohen, Gil Scott-Heron, Sarah McLachlan). And yet yesterday I added The Cure; and today I’m adding Elvis. No wonder my wi...
by jamieW
Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

A predictable choice for me: as I did in the albums game, I’ve added The Cure. 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 12. The Beach Boys 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 18. Marvin Gaye 21. Otis Redding 23. Bruce Springsteen 28. The Clash 29. The Who ...
by jamieW
Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

13. Buddy Holly That one hurt a little (just not as much as the others would have)… 3. Elvis Presley 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 7. James Brown 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 11. Bob Marley 12. The Beach Boys 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 18. Marvin Gaye 21. Otis Red...
by jamieW
Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

Lots of solo stuff of his I like, but also lots I don’t… 38. John Lennon 1.The Beatles 3. Elvis Presley 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 7. James Brown 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 11. Bob Marley 12. The Beach Boys 13. Buddy Holly 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 17. Muddy ...
by jamieW
Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What song do you have on repeat right now?
Replies: 82
Views: 28557

Re: Which song do you have on repeat right now?

It's ironic that the song you used as an example was "Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others" by The Smiths, since a song I can never let pass by on my I-Pod without repeating it at least 3-5 more times is "Big Mouth Strikes Again." The bridge that begins with the frantic drums that lead into Marr's guit...
by jamieW
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists
Replies: 220
Views: 79190

Re: Another elimination game- Rolling Stone greatest artists

57. The Grateful Dead 1.The Beatles 3. Elvis Presley 4. The Rolling Stones 5. Chuck Berry 7. James Brown 8. Little Richard 9. Aretha Franklin 10. Ray Charles 11. Bob Marley 12. The Beach Boys 13. Buddy Holly 14. Led Zeppelin 15. Stevie Wonder 16. Sam Cooke 17. Muddy Waters 18. Marvin Gaye 20. Bo Di...
by jamieW
Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.14
Replies: 25
Views: 8442

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.14

Bruce Springsteen - The Rising Two really good albums: “The Rising” just has moments that are too emotionally powerful to me. Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings I had never heard this Nico album before— what a great discovery! However, I still slightly prefer the haunting, smooth jazz of Chet Baker. Tow...
by jamieW
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Okay
Replies: 82
Views: 28703

Re: Okay

BTW I just saw the big argument on the other thread. I didn't read everyhting (too long) but you were right guys. To add a more positive note, this week has been a happy one for Moonbeam (who's a father now) and me (I'm an official teacher now : I have passed my exams with a good ranking (#21 out o...
by jamieW
Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Okay
Replies: 82
Views: 28703

Re: Okay

My favorite part was his reference to "European Communists." Apparently, his knowledge of world government is equal to his knowledge of modern music. Anyway, I always suspected that a post like this was coming from him. Our true nature always comes out in the end. At least, we can all agree that we'...
by jamieW
Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists
Replies: 84
Views: 31094

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 Greatest Artists

As for not defending my list well in your opinion, I am debating with people who don't want to learn anything about music they don't already know much about. No matter what I say to the Hendrix fan I'm not gonna convince him that Jimi does not belong in the top ten. Surely, you can see the irony in...
by jamieW
Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!
Replies: 30
Views: 9113

Re: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!

Moonbeam wrote:Indeed baby Benjamin has come! Sooo in love!
Let me join Listyguy in saying CONGRATULATIONS, MOONBEAM!!!! Awesome news!!

Having two young children myself, I can say it's a lot of stress at times, but the joy they bring always makes it 100% worth it! I wish your entire family the very best.
by jamieW
Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

I feared I might have to eliminate the Stones again this morning (and the song that won the last AM All-Time Songs Poll at that). However, according to my personal all-time song rankings, there is still one left that I love less than “Gimme Shelter” (albeit slightly)… 40) Hound Dog - Elvis Presley 3...
by jamieW
Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

40) Hound Dog - Elvis Presley 39) Just My Imagination - Temptations 38) Light My Fire - The Doors 37) Tainted Love- Soft Cell 36) Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine - James Brown 35) Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac 34) Crazy - Gnarls Barkley 33) You Really Got Me- Kinks/Van Halen 32) Long Tall...
by jamieW
Tue Jun 04, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

Nothing left but songs I love… 134. Dancing In The Street - Martha & the Vandellas 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley 8. Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets 9. Billie Jean - Michael Jackson...
by jamieW
Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Initial vs. lasting love for music
Replies: 15
Views: 5411

Re: Initial vs. lasting love for music

When you make a list of the best new albums or songs, I assume you make the ranking based on what appeals you most at the moment. But if you instead tried to make a prediction of what you will still listen to 10 years from now, would the results be any different? For me personally, it wouldn’t chan...
by jamieW
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

68. Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye Amazing vocal performance, though. At this point, it's just the one that clicks the least with me personally. 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley 8. Rock Around The Cl...
by jamieW
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

16. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - Righteous Brothers 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley 8. Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets 9. Billie Jean - Mic...
by jamieW
Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!
Replies: 30
Views: 9113

Re: 1983 Poll Tiebreakers!

I didn't vote for any of these albums, but I do know all three:

1. Kill Em All
2. High Land, Hard Rain
3. Porcupine

As for the songs, "Shaking Through" is good, but (for me) this is no contest:

My vote: Add It Up
by jamieW
Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 74849

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:Another outstanding year. It saddens me greatly that Japanese Whispers is deemed a compilation - it feels like an album to me!
Agreed. Had it been eligible, it would've been top 5 for me, too.
by jamieW
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.13
Replies: 17
Views: 5979

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.13

Yes - The Yes Album “The Yes Album” is not my favorite Yes album; but it’s still enough to beat the decent, but unremarkable (to me anyway), “Richard D. James Album.” The Thermals - The Body, The Blood, The Machine Vivid storytelling by The Thermals; I’ve never been a really big fan of the Bunnymen...
by jamieW
Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

152. Lean on Me - Bill Withers I like this one, but I always wished it would’ve been delivered with a little more energy. (The vocals sound so listless and despondent that I always thought he was the one who needed somebody to lean on.) I would have far preferred to see “Ain’t No Sunshine” on the l...
by jamieW
Fri May 31, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

119. I Saw Her Standing There – Beatles Note: I also took out “Rock and Roll Music,” which was still on the most recent version of the list, since Mattceinicram eliminated it earlier. 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin ...
by jamieW
Thu May 30, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

I now genuinely like the rest of these songs, so this becomes more difficult. 126. Ain't Too Proud To Beg - Temptations 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhou...
by jamieW
Wed May 29, 2013 8:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 74849

Re: Songs and Albums of 1983 Poll

Albums: 1. The Fixx—Reach the Beach 2. Violent Femmes—Violent Femmes 3. Ministry—With Sympathy 4. Tears For Fears—The Hurting 5. U2—War 6. Marillion—Script For a Jester’s Tear 7. Stevie Ray Vaughan—Texas Flood 8. Bauhaus—Burning From the Inside 9. The Police—Synchronicity 10. Tom Waits—Swordfishtrom...
by jamieW
Wed May 29, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

I swear that (despite a few of my votes) I really do like the Stones! Their remaining three songs on this list should be safe from me for quite a while… 67. Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 2. Respect - Aretha Franklin 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 5. I Heard It T...
by jamieW
Tue May 28, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

101. Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 2. Respect - Aretha Franklin 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley 8. Rock Around The Clock - Bill ...
by jamieW
Mon May 27, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

Already there are no songs left that I really dislike, so I’m down to voting off songs I think are just “okay.” This one has decent lyrics, but I’ve always found the music rather dull… 144. Waterfalls - TLC 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 2. Respect - Aretha Franklin 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zep...
by jamieW
Sun May 26, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

My deepest, darkest music secret is that I don’t like this song. (I guess it had to come out sometime.) The worst part is that I’ve never met a single other person in my life who doesn’t like it, which is sort of proof that I’m missing the boat (and probably flat-out objectively wrong) on this one. ...
by jamieW
Sun May 26, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

Moonbeam has just knocked out my all-time favorite song. Part of me wants to avenge the Fabs by crossing out a Prince song, but, alas, Mr. Nelson is my second favorite musical artist. As such, I will take the ax to the overwrought "Nights in White Satin." Ironically (after what you said about Moonb...
by jamieW
Sat May 25, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.12
Replies: 14
Views: 5251

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.12

The Gun Club - Fire Of Love Like them both, I just feel there’s more variety to The Gun Club. Stars Of The Lid - And Their Refinement Of The Decline Neither really struck a chord with me. Phillip Glass – Glassworks “Glassworks” is phenomenal (my #2 album of the 1982 poll). Over the years, I’ve noti...
by jamieW
Sat May 25, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I would have preferred Jimi or Coltrane, but it's hard to argue with The Clash. Thanks for the great game, Henrik! The rules for this one were perfect, allowing for unpredictable results throughout.
by jamieW
Sat May 25, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS
Replies: 348
Views: 116904

Re: EXTINCTION - 200 GREATEST ROCK SONGS

I have eliminated “Enter Sandman” by Metallica… 1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry 2. Respect - Aretha Franklin 3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 4. Louie Louie - The Kingsmen 5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye 6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones 7. Jailhouse Rock - Elv...
by jamieW
Fri May 24, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I never dreamed there’d come a day when I’d vote against Nina Simone. This is a great debut album, but I do feel her best music was still ahead of her. Top 33 (rpm) 15. Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue 16. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead 17. Love - Forever Changes 18. The Zombies - Odessey and Oracle 1...
by jamieW
Thu May 23, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I’m running out of reasons to eliminate these, beyond that I just like the other albums even better. Today, my lame is excuse is that I prefer another album of theirs from the same year (“Unhalfbricking”). Sandy Denny had an absolutely surreal voice. Fairport Convention- Liege and Lief 6. Marvin Gay...
by jamieW
Wed May 22, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I agree with everything Dan said: This is getting difficult, because I do understand why every one of these remaining albums is acclaimed. Therefore, I’m making my decision based upon an artist that is well-represented, and removing my least favorite of the remaining Stones albums: 30. The Rolling S...
by jamieW
Mon May 20, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

So many legends are represented here, but no Elvis, so for my second and final addition I’m going with: “Elvis Presley”—Elvis Presley 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radioh...
by jamieW
Mon May 20, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Gotta give you credit, SavoyBG. There are a couple of albums that have been added that I hadn't heard before that I'm making a point to listen to now. I've always loved CCR's singles, but had never heard the entire "Cosmo's Factory" album before, and it truly is exceptional. Thanks for the recommend...
by jamieW
Sun May 19, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

Hey, everyone! You have forgotten to tell me if you want to add albums for one or two days. Two days would be nice! :P Another day, another album! Where's nicolas on this?? He'd add world albums :/ Now I'm split over Chico Buarque's Construção and Fela Kuti's Expensive Shit -- and surrounding them ...
by jamieW
Sun May 19, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I have added my favorite album by my favorite group, “Disintegration” by The Cure. 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 12. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? 13. Radiohead - OK Computer 15. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks 1...
by jamieW
Sun May 19, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

I now genuinely like every album left. Unfortunately, I’m now voting out one of my favorite artists because I’m down to looking for “tie-breakers.” In this case, I’m not a big fan of live albums in general—even if this is the ultimate live album by an ultimate live performer. My heartfelt apologies ...
by jamieW
Sat May 18, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.11
Replies: 20
Views: 6410

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 4 - Round 1.11

R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi Honestly, I’m not wild about either one, but “New Adventures” does have a couple of my favorite R.E.M. songs (“How the West Was Won and Where It Left Us” and “Leave”). Fela Kuti – Confusion This matchup is a virtual tie: they’re both great. The high points of Faust ...
by jamieW
Sat May 18, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 albums survivor game
Replies: 304
Views: 107026

Re: Top 100 albums survivor game

It only took me until the third day to begin having mixed-feelings about my vote. However, today it is… 71. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 2. The Beatles - Revolver 6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 7. Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 11. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Rev...