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rgio

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Posted: Oct 3, 2022 - 7:29am

 Danimal174 wrote:

Mine is no surprise to me..."More Than This" by Roxy Music. It's rated as an 8.0 overall, but I am just not a fan at all of Bryan Ferry or Roxy Music. Their stuff just sounds so cheesy to me. I've got "Avalon" as a 1, also...it's a 7.9 overall. 






So here's mine... 7.5 rating
Honestly, no idea why I rated it a 1.  Bad day, something in that version that bothers me, error on my part?  I would change it if I re-hear it on RP (I assume)... but would have to hear it again to make the adjustment.  Recklessly rating and re-rating things would destroy the integrity of the process.
Danimal174

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Posted: Oct 3, 2022 - 6:33am

Mine is no surprise to me..."More Than This" by Roxy Music. It's rated as an 8.0 overall, but I am just not a fan at all of Bryan Ferry or Roxy Music. Their stuff just sounds so cheesy to me. I've got "Avalon" as a 1, also...it's a 7.9 overall. 


 rgio wrote:


Having started this...I realize that I should have also done the highest-rated song people gave a 1... oh well.



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Posted: Oct 1, 2022 - 5:03pm

 maryte wrote:

Not sure how I missed this when I reviewed my 10s, but:

The Tellers - Holiness (4.6)


The movie version:




maryte

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Posted: Oct 1, 2022 - 8:47am

Not sure how I missed this when I reviewed my 10s, but:

The Tellers - Holiness (4.6)

ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
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Posted: Oct 1, 2022 - 8:45am

 kurtster wrote:

Jamie Brockett  The Legend Of The USS Titanic 4.6
HP Lovecraft The White Ship  4.2



The Lovecraft one is terrible, no doubt there.

I've never heard the Jaime Brockett and I am awestruck. I will have to listen many more times. 

One guy I know was a fan:

kurtster

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Posted: Sep 30, 2022 - 10:30pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
I think Scott and I won with our 4.9's.
If that's anything to brag about.
 
{#Snooty}

 kurtster wrote:
Jamie Brockett  The Legend Of The USS Titanic 4.6
HP Lovecraft The White Ship  4.2
 
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Sep 30, 2022 - 10:07pm

 Bill_Rockoff wrote:
Drive-By Truckers â€” Heathens
Album: Decoration Day
Avg rating: 6.3
Your rating: 10
___________________________________________

Apparently I like these guys a lot more than you-all do.
I like them... a lot.
I consider them "Bovine Punk" and they were a part of my first Mixtape Culture Club CD.






Bill_Rockoff

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Posted: Sep 30, 2022 - 8:18am

Drive-By Truckers — Heathens
Album: Decoration Day
Avg rating: 6.3
Your rating: 10
___________________________________________

Apparently I like these guys a lot more than you-all do.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Sep 30, 2022 - 6:20am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Pearl Jam - Black (8.1)
CSNY - Almost Cut My Hair (8.0)

Lots of high 7s.

I was surprised that I rated The Gambler by Kenny Rogers a 1. I must've been in a bad mood because it's a solid #2. I did not mean that the way it came out. Oh there I go again. I can't stop. Insert joke about streaming.

Funny man.
I'm with you on those two songs.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 2:18pm

 haresfur wrote:


I rarely give ones, mainly because too many people use them so often they kind of become meaningless. My highest though is the live version of Hotel California that averages 7.8. I mean, let's put out an even crappier version of a crappy song.

I do think the most meaningful summary would be to drop the ones and tens, then average the rest.


I have rated 1.8% of songs as a 1. That's more than I imagined I would but so is 3400 songs rated total. Did you know you can download a .csv of your song ratings now?

2.7% 10s
haresfur

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 1:30pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Pearl Jam - Black (8.1)
CSNY - Almost Cut My Hair (8.0)

Lots of high 7s.

I was surprised that I rated The Gambler by Kenny Rogers a 1. I must've been in a bad mood because it's a solid #2. I did not mean that the way it came out. Oh there I go again. I can't stop. Insert joke about streaming.



I rarely give ones, mainly because too many people use them so often they kind of become meaningless. My highest though is the live version of Hotel California that averages 7.8. I mean, let's put out an even crappier version of a crappy song.

I do think the most meaningful summary would be to drop the ones and tens, then average the rest.
pilgrim

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 12:34pm

Apparently I have few 10s, but I won't question how these got in there...

Born In The U.S.A. - 5.3 

Range Life - 5.5

Incidentally, we just saw Pavement last week and they were just as imperfect as I expected, though they did manage a couple of  transcendental moments.

dischuckin

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 11:47am

not sure there is a song here that deserves a 1 imo. my 1s are all over here: https://archive.org/details/va...
Proclivities

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 11:24am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Pearl Jam - Black (8.1)
CSNY - Almost Cut My Hair (8.0)

Lots of high 7s.

I was surprised that I rated The Gambler by Kenny Rogers a 1. I must've been in a bad mood because it's a solid #2. I did not mean that the way it came out. Oh there I go again. I can't stop. Insert joke about streaming.


I have a number of those...some in the high 7's and 8's.  Yeah, that CSNY tune is probably one of them.  "Dust In The Wind" too.
oldviolin

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 11:07am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Pearl Jam - Black (8.1)
CSNY - Almost Cut My Hair (8.0)

Lots of high 7s.

I was surprised that I rated The Gambler by Kenny Rogers a 1. I must've been in a bad mood because it's a solid #2. I did not mean that the way it came out. Oh there I go again. I can't stop. Insert joke about streaming.



I recommend Stopleak to all my friends. Seems to work for me. But then, I'm generally optimistic.
Cue the compensation! 
Besides. The Gambler is a pretty good story. I like a positive metaphor when the dice start to crumble and the chips are down...


ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 10:39am

 rgio wrote:
Having started this...I realize that I should have also done the highest-rated song people gave a 1... oh well.

Pearl Jam - Black (8.1)
CSNY - Almost Cut My Hair (8.0)

Lots of high 7s.

I was surprised that I rated The Gambler by Kenny Rogers a 1. I must've been in a bad mood because it's a solid #2. I did not mean that the way it came out. Oh there I go again. I can't stop. Insert joke about streaming.

rgio

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 9:35am

 Proclivities wrote:

"Lithium" by Bruce Lash has a 4.3 rating - I gave in a 9.




Gotta be a 10.

FWIW - Scott's 4.8 or 4.9 is still the biggest jump.

Having started this...I realize that I should have also done the highest-rated song people gave a 1... oh well.
Proclivities

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 8:53am

"Lithium" by Bruce Lash has a 4.3 rating - I gave in a 9.
steeler

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Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 6:57am

Tom Traubert’s Blues, Tom Waits, 6.2

I don’t have a lot of 10s, as a percentage. 38 out of 2291.

marko86

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Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 29, 2022 - 5:12am




Dirty HorseGram Rabbit

5.7
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