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Postby whodathunkit » 31 May 2007, 00:06

Certainly the two best lists left. Very close but, by a whisker, its:-


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Postby The Write Profile » 31 May 2007, 01:12

Revolution Blues-Neil Young
Touch the Hem of His Garment-Sam Cooke
Desolation Row-Bob Dylan
Up Around the Bend-Creedence Clearwater Revival
America-Simon and Garfunkel
If You Were a Priest-Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians
Roadrunner-Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
Generals and Majors-XTC
Holland 1945-Neutral Milk Hotel
That’s When I Reach for My Revolver-Mission of Burma
Cannonball-The Breeders
Only the Strong Survive-Jerry Butler
O My Soul-Big Star
Divide and Conquer-Husker Du
Zombie-Fela Kuti
Temptation '87 -New Order
Rivers of Babylon-The Melodians
Stay With Me-The Faces
Big River-Johnny Cash
Heroin-Velvet Underground
Smokestack Lightnin'-Howlin Wolf
Left of the Dial-The Replacements
Death or Glory-The Clash
Rattled by the Rush-Pavement
India-John Coltrane


Another Girl Another Planet The Only Ones
Tower Of Song Leonard Cohen
Just Like Heaven The Cure
Don't Forget About Me Dusty Springfield
25 Miles Edwin Starr
Last Goodbye Jeff Buckley
There Is a Light That Never Goes Out The Smiths
The Seed (2.0) The Roots
Something The Beatles
Try A Little Tenderness Otis Redding
Dry The Rain - The Beta Band
Red Right Hand - Nick Cave
Sexx Laws - Beck
Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) - Frank Wilson
I'm In Love With A German Film Star - The Passions
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Perfect Skin - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
You Set The Scene - Love
Safe From Harm - Massive Attack
A Certain Romance - Arctic Monkeys
Maggot Brain - Funkadelic
Hurt - Johnny Cash
Embarrassment - Madness
Debaser - The Pixies
Common People - Pulp

A tough one this, A has easily the best song in the new five in John Coltrane's "India" (that was going to be my pick for the next five, good to see someone chose it) and I think it seems really sure of its taste and most things on there are topnotch from the Huskers, Modern Lovers, Fela Kuti, Jerry Butler, Velvets and more.

But B seems to have a lot more fun and energy to it, the last five tracks seem to fit really nicely with the rest and what came before it is generally stuff I'd like to listen to as well.Tough matchup this, to be honest- both lists could've gone through against lesser challengers. But in this case, it's B, just barely. Count yourself unlucky A- though I could go back on this vote, so watch this space!
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Postby Buddha B-Rex » 31 May 2007, 02:18

B is freakin' sweet.
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Postby Still Baron » 31 May 2007, 02:19

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Postby The Red Heifer » 31 May 2007, 08:26

B is as safe as Fort Knox, let's face it. It's a brilliant, yet calculated list. Will it be enough against a list with Neutral Milk Hotel on it?

Yes, unfortunately. Why people are ignoring 90s US indie is beyond me though. B. But if A gets through, you have my support.
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Postby Goat Boy » 31 May 2007, 10:54

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Postby mentalist (slight return) » 31 May 2007, 10:56

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Postby Tapiocahead » 31 May 2007, 12:35

It's B for me
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Postby John_K » 31 May 2007, 13:30

Now she's a little boy in Spain
Playing pianos filled with flames
On empty rings around the sun
All sing to say my dream has come


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Postby Jock » 31 May 2007, 15:10

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Postby Butch Manly » 31 May 2007, 16:28

B takes a lot more chances and still comes up with the goods.

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Postby Bad Ambassador » 31 May 2007, 17:47

B for its feel-good factor running through it.

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Postby The Marquess » 31 May 2007, 18:37

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Postby Copehead » 31 May 2007, 19:09

B really pressed the populist button with the latest 5.

A still has that monstrosity Temptation 87 in the list

I like people who press the populist button, and A is too "Mojo Approved" for my liking, plus New Order choice shows chronic mis-understanding of 80s music, and that's a crime.

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Postby Strider » 31 May 2007, 21:36

Its A for me.

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