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    Greatest Song of All-Time Tournament Nomination Thread

    As some of you may recall I said that when I returned from my week long vacation I would begin a brand new tournament selected from the poll of ideas that was posted earlier this year. The next one Iíve decided to run having narrowly beat out Greatest Movie Franchise as my choice is the Greatest Song of All-Time tournament. I imagine that just like music this tournament will be a rather subjective one, but also I expect it will be one of the more interesting and fun ones Iíve done in quite a while.

    Since several of these have been done in the past most people probably know the drill by now when it comes to how these things work. If youíd like to help me cut down the list of nominees when that part of the process is done and then work on seeding the tournament with me let me know. In the meantime when you do make a nomination that youíd like to be considered for the tournament please include both the name of the song and the band or artist that performs it. You can make as many nominations as youíd like and Iíll accept nominations for as long as they keep coming in. There is no hard deadline at this point.

    Thanks everyone.

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    Master of puppets by Metallica

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    I thought that more songs wouldíve been nominated by now. So let me throw some out there.

    Beat it by Michael Jackson
    Bad by Michael Jackson
    Thriller by Michael Jackson
    Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
    Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones
    (I Canít Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones
    Jumpin Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones
    Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones
    Sabotage by The Beastie Boys
    Hells Bells by AC/DC
    Back in Black by AC/DC
    Highway to Hell by AC/DC
    Enter Sandman by Metallica
    The Unforgiven by Metallica
    Sad But True by Metallica
    Come as Your Are by Nirvana
    Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    Tonight Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins
    Bullet with Butterfly Wings by The Smashing Pumpkins
    Today by The Smashing Pumpkins
    Zero by The Smashing Pumpkins

    Iíll add a lot more later.

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    The Dance by Garth Brooks

    Friends in Low Places by Garth Brooks

    The Thunder Rolls by Garth Brooks

    Cross My Heart by George Strait

    You Look So Good in Love by George Strait

    Hello Darlin by Conway Twitty

    Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash

    Hurt by Johnny Cash

    The Ride by David Allen Coe

    In the Ghetto by Elvis Presley

    Hotel California by The Eagles

    Shameless by Garyh Brooks

    Check yes or no by George Strait

    Those are just a few that I think have a place on any greatest song of all time list regardless of the genre

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    (Lunchbox, I believe I gave you infrastructure to spreadsheet this. If not let me know and I can help you out)

    Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley

    Piano Man by Billy Joel

    Jeopardy Think Music by Merv Griffin

    Price is Right Losing Horn by Ed Kalehoff

    A Whole New World by Brad Kane and Lea Salonga

    Under the Sea by Sebastien (Samuel E. Wright)

    Eat It by Weird Al Yankovic

    Smells Like Nirvana by Weird Al Yankovic

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    Damn this tournament has the potential to be enourmous, i don't think I thought that through properly when I originally suggested it. Oh well, as always Lunch I am happy to help seed this thing or anything else you need me to do like put noms into the spreadsheet and the like that i have done for you before. Now for some nominations.

    Faget by Korn
    Faith by Limp Bizkit
    Alright by Darius Rucker
    Where the Wild Roses Grow by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds & Kylie Minogue
    Red Right Hand by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
    Blue Monday by Orgy
    Du Hast by Rammstein
    Spit it Out by Slipknot
    Skin (Sarabeth) by Rascall Flatts
    Jumpdafuckup by Soulfly
    Pure Massacre by Silverchair
    Enter Sandman byMetallica
    The Unforgiven by Metallica
    Through glass by Stonesour
    I'm not Jesus by Apocolyptica
    Kitty by Predidents of the USA
    Lightning Crashes by Live

    Damn i could really go on forever, be back later with more.

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    May I make a suggestion? Perhaps it would be easier and more accurate if we broke all the music down into four categories for the voting. Country, rock, pop, hip hop (or something of that nature).. Idk if you would be interesting though it's just a suggestion. Although country is my favorite I enjoy all kinds of music. I am willing to help with this in any way I can just let me know what you need brother..

    And then in the final four you have the best song ever from each genre going against each Other..
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    I was saying Boo-Urns. lunchbox1981's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJJJShabado View Post
    (Lunchbox, I believe I gave you infrastructure to spreadsheet this. If not let me know and I can help you out)
    I believe that you did as well. So I made sure not to delete that message the last time I cleared out my inbox. Now it’s just a matter of finding it (that won’t be to hard). The instructions were pretty straight forward so I am sure that I can work it out. If I have any questions though I appreciate you offering to help.

    Judge giving each bracket its own genre of music was an idea that I had kicking around in my head because like zzzorf mentioned this has the potential to be a huge tournament and large undertaking. I am really just waiting to see how large and how many brackets we have before making any final decisions. Plus I like to talk about these things with the people working on the tournaments with me. Yes Rock, Country, R&B and Pop could all be categories. Other possibly categories include Rap, Alternative, Classic Rock, Metal and a miscellaneous category for things like parody songs along with songs from movies and TV shows. Stuff like that.

    Here are some more nominations for the tournament.

    Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    Killer Queen by Queen
    Another one bites the dust by Queen
    Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen
    We Will Rock You by Queen
    We Are the Champions by Queen
    Under Pressure by Queen
    Rocket Man by Elton John
    Saturday Nights Alright by Elton John
    Bennie and the Jets by Elton John
    Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John
    Candle In the Wind by Elton John (Original)
    Piano Man by Billy Joel
    Just The Way You Are by Billy Joel
    Only the Good Die Young by Billy Joel
    My Life by Billy Joel
    It's Still Rock and Roll to me by Billy Joel
    Don't Ask Me Why by Billy Joel
    Kodachrome by Paul Simon
    50 Ways to Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon
    Superstition by Stevie Wonder
    Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) by Stevie Wonder
    My Cherie Amore by Stevie Wonder
    Higher Ground by Stevie Wonder
    Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder
    I Just Called to Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder
    Blowin' In the Wind by Bob Dylan
    The Times They Are A-Changin by Bob Dylan
    Mr. Tambourine Man by Bob Dylan
    Forever Young by Bob Dylan
    Shelter From The Storm by Bob Dylan

    Damn that’s a lot of songs. It’s also a small portion of what I’d like to nominate though. So expect a lot more from me later. 95% of this list is brought to you by my Mom and Dad and the music they listened to around the house and in the car when I was growing up. I still listen to all of these songs today by was first exposed to these artists by them.
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    I'm not gonna vote in this because I know it will end up being some dumb fucking metal or hip hop song.

    But I'll throw in the only two songs that really matter:

    Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    What A Wonderful World by Louie Armstrong

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    Longest Time - Billy Joel
    Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
    What it Takes - Aerosmith
    Dream On - Aerosmith
    Walk This Way - Aerosmith/Run DMC
    Angel - Aerosmith
    Cryin' - Aerosmith
    Sanitarium - Metallica
    Don't Follow - Alice in Chains
    I Stay Away - Alice in Chains
    No Excuses - Alice in Chains
    Rooster - Alice in Chains
    Tomorrow - Silverchair
    Every Little Thing She Does is Magic - The Police
    Message in a Bottle - The Police
    Fear - Disturbed
    Stupify - Disturbed
    Tear Away - Drown Pool
    Patience - Guns 'n Roses
    Sweet Child 'O Mine - Guns 'n Roses
    With a Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker
    Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
    You Know You're Right - Nirvana
    Superman's Dead - Our Lady Peace
    War Pigs - Black Sabbath
    Wake Up - Rage Against the Machine
    Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine
    How Could I Just Kill a Man - Rage Against the Machine or Cypress Hill (both versions are great)
    Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf
    Born to be Wild - Steppenwolf
    Wrong Way - Sublime
    Can't Buy Me Love - Beatles
    Good Day Sunshine - Beatles
    We Can Work it Out - Beatles
    All You Need is Love - Beatles
    Help - Beatles
    Something - Beatles
    You've Got to Hide Your Love Away - Beatles
    Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
    With or Without You - U2
    So Whatcha Want - Beastie Boys
    Hey Man Nice Shot - Filter
    Got the Life - Korn
    Freak on a Leash - Korn
    Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
    Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
    Under Pressure - Queen/David Bowie
    Say it Ain't So - Weezer
    Buddy Holly - Weezer
    Vasoline - Stone Temple Pilots
    Pretty Penny - Stone Temple Pilots
    Right Now - Van Halen
    Running With the Devil - Van Halen
    99 Problems - Jay-Z
    On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men
    End of the Road - Boys II Men

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    That's a good list Blade.

    Layla by Eric Clapton
    After Midnight by Eric Clapton
    Laydown Sally by Eric Clapton
    Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne
    Flying High Again by Ozzy Osbourne
    Paranoid by Ozzy Osbourne
    Bark At The Moon by Ozzy Osbourne
    Mama, I'm Coming Home by Ozzy Osbourne
    Heartbreak Hotel by Elvis Presley
    Hound Dog by Elvis Presley
    Don't Be Cruel by Elvis Presley
    All Shook Up by Elvis Presley
    Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley
    In the Ghetto by Elvis Presley
    Big Me by Foo Fighters
    Learn to Fly by Foo Fighters
    Monkey Wrench by Foo Fighters
    My Hero by Foo Fighters
    I'll Stick Around by Foo Fighters
    Break Out by Foo Fighters
    Next Year by Foo Fighters
    Jeremy by Pearl Jam

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    Thanks, honestly, those are basically my personal favorites. Its up to everyone else to decide if they're truly the greatest songs from each of those artists in their opinion. Here are some more....

    Everything I Do, I Do it For You - Bryan Adams
    I Would Do Anything for Love - Meatloaf
    High Enough - Damn Yankees
    Touch, Peel, Stand - Days of the New
    Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
    I'll Be - Edwin McCain
    Eat You Alive - Limp Bizkit
    Nookie - Limp Bizkit
    To Be With You - Mr. Big
    Green Tinted Sixties Mind - Mr. Big
    After the Rain - Nelson
    Love and Affection - Nelson
    OPP - Naughty by Nature
    Cream - Wu Tang Clan
    Method Man - Wu Tang Clan
    Toxicity - System of a Down
    You Oughta Know - Alanis Morrisette
    Head Over Feet - Alanis Morrisette
    Won't Back Down - Eminem
    My Name Is - Eminem
    Feel Like Making Love - Bad Company
    My Maria - Brooks and Dunn (or WB Stevenson)
    Neon Moon - Brooks and Dunn
    Don't Take the Girl - Tim McGraw
    Open Arms - Journey
    Any Way You Want It - Journey
    Oh Sherrie - Steve Perry
    Standing Outside the Fire - Garth Brooks

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    The Star-Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key

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    I was saying Boo-Urns. lunchbox1981's Avatar
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    Would anyone else like to nominate there countries national anthem? It will probably be a good indicator of how many Americans vote.

    Seriously though it is a beautiful song and worthy of a nomination.

    Free Falliní by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    American Girl by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Breakdown by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Donít Do Me Like That by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Donít Come Around Here No More by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    I Wonít Back Down by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Runniní Down A Dream by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Mary Janeís Last Dance by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Rock and Roll All Nite by Kiss
    Shout It Out Loud by Kiss
    Lick it Up by Kiss
    The New Pollution by Beck
    Where its At by Beck
    Devils Haircut by Beck
    Loser by Beck
    Sexx Laws by Beck
    Beautiful Way by Beck
    Basket Case by Green Day
    Longview by Green Day
    She by Green Day
    Welcome to Paradise by Green Day
    Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day
    American idiot by Green Day
    Pretty Noose by Soundgarden
    Blow Up The Outside World by Soundgarden
    Burden in my Hand by Soundgarden
    Outshined by Soundgarden
    Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    Rooster by Alice in Chains
    Man in the Box by Alice in Chains
    Angry Chair by Alice in Chains
    Heaven Beside You by Alice in Chains
    Give It Away by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Under The Bridge by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Californication by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Scar Tissue by The Red Hot Chili Peppers

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    Empty room by crowbar
    All I had I gave by crowbar
    Over now by Alice in chains
    Rain when I die by aic
    Man in the box by aic
    Walk by pantera
    Cowboys from hell by pantera
    Knee deep by job for a cowboy
    Pennyroyal tea by nirvana
    One love by bob Marley
    If I had by Eminem
    Revelation by d12
    Holy wars by megadeth
    Under and over it by five finger death punch
    Epic by faith no more
    Tears in heaven by Eric Clapton
    Sweet home Alabama by lynyrd skynyrd
    Freebird by lynyrd skynyrd
    Raining blood by slayer
    Come together by the Beatles
    All alone by mad season
    Redneck by lamb of god
    Hurt by nine inch nails
    Night train by guns and roses

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    I am setting a deadline of the end of Friday for all nominations to be submitted. So if you have a song that you’d like to nominate do it before then.

    The Joker by The Steve Miller Band
    Jungle Love by The Steve Miller Band
    Take the Money and Run by The Steve Miller Band
    Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band
    1999 by Prince
    When Doves Cry by Prince
    Band on the Run by Paul McCartney
    Imagine by John Lennon
    Instant Karma by John Lennon
    (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon
    Iron Man by Black Sabbath
    Been Caught Stealing by Jane’s Addiction
    ABC by The Jackson 5
    Got To Be There by The Jackson 5
    I Want You Back by The Jackson 5
    Invisible Touch by Genesis
    I Can’t Dance by Genesis
    Don't Fear The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
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    Where were you when the world stopped turning by Alan Jackson
    All my rowdy friends by Hank Williams Jr
    Family tradition by Hank Jr.
    Somewhere over the rainbow by Iz
    Real American by Rick Derringer
    We are the champions by queen
    Amarillo by morning by George Strait
    Rodeo by Garth Brooks
    Bohemian rhapsody by queen

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    "She's Got You"-Patsy Cline
    "Coal Miner's Daughter"-Loretta Lynn
    "He Stopped Loving Her Today"-George Jones
    "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow"-Alan Jackson
    "Waterloo"-Stonewall Jackson
    "Battle of New Orleans"-Johnny Horton
    "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"-Hank Williams
    "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound"-Hank Williams Jr.
    "Old Violin"-Johnny Paycheck
    "I Wonder If God Likes Country Music"-Bill Anderson & Roy Acuff
    "God of Thunder"-Kiss
    "War Machine"-Kiss
    "Child in Time"-Deep Purple
    "Whole Lotta Rosie"-AC/DC
    "Motor City Madhouse"-Ted Nugent
    "Hair of the Dog"-Nazareth
    "I Ran"-A Flock of Seagulls
    "Go Your Own Way"-Fleetwood Mac
    "The Chain"-Fleetwood Mac
    "If You Leave"-Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark
    "I Need to Know"-Tom Petty
    "Free Bird"-Lynyrd Skynryd
    "Comfortably Numb"-Pink Floyd
    "Love Hurts"-Nazareth
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    Remember that the deadline for all nominations to be submitted is at the end of Friday. So that means about a day and a half from now. When all the nominations are in I’ll start filling out the spreadsheet and we’ll know how big a tournament we have and how many cuts need to be made. I am hoping that we’ll have enough to do at least six brackets, but eight would be ideal.
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    The Decline by NoFx

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    In my opinion, greatest song of all time has to be something greatly influential in the scheme of the world of music.

    Some tracks off my head:

    Classic Rock
    "Bohemian Rhapsody" – Queen
    "Stairway To Heaven" - Led Zepperlin
    "Smoke On The Water" - Deep Purple
    "Sweet Child O' Mine" - Guns N Roses

    Pop Rock
    “Hey Jude” – Beatles
    “Hotel California” – Eagles
    “Wish you were here” – Pink Floyd
    "Imagine" - John Lennon

    “Paranoid” - Black Sabbath
    “Master of Puppets” – Metallica
    “Raining Blood” - Slayer

    “Thriller”- Michael Jackson (Gave birth to MTV)
    “Billie Jean” – Michael Jackson
    “Like a Prayer” - Madonna (One of the most talked about MTVs ever)
    “…Baby One more Time” – Britney Spears (major influence for pop in 00’s)

    Political/Social Impact
    “One” – U2 (Most beautiful lyrics in my opinion)
    “One Love” – Bob Marley
    “What’s going on” – Marvin Gaye
    “We are the World” – Michael Jackson

    Brit Pop
    “Wonderwall” – Oasis
    “Bittersweet Symphony” – The Verve
    "Song 2" - Blur
    "Last Nite" - The Strokes (revived the entire Brit pop scene in 00's)
    "Common People" - Plup

    Alternative Rock
    “Smells like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana
    “Paranoid Android” – Radiohead

    Hip Hop
    "Juicy" - The Notorious B.I.G.
    "Changes" – 2Pac
    "C.R.E.A.M." - Wu-Tang Clan

    Art Rock
    "A Day in the Life" - Beatles
    “Comfortably Numb” – Pink Floyd (Voted one of the best guitar solo ever)

    "In the Aeroplane over the Sea" - Neutral Milk Hotel (Jeff Mangum's influence from one single album has framed him as an indie deity to some indie fans)

    Over the Rainbow
    What A Wonderful World

    i will add in an important song from X-Japan (one of the founders of visual kei), just to add a bit of international flair:
    "Endless Rain" - X-Japan

    These are not my personal favourites, but to me the most influential group of songs - some more so than others, but none the less crucial in shaping their genre and the generation at that time.

    If i were to choose a single song, just one, from this list, it will be We are the World.
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    So I have started putting in the nominations into the spreadsheet but I thought I might take a break to add in a few more nominations myself

    Tomorrow - Silverchair
    Lose Yourself - Eminem
    Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
    Love the Way You Lie - Eminem & Rihanna
    Barbie Girl - Aqua
    The Captain - Kasey Chambers
    Unanswered Prayers - Garth Brooks
    Enter The Ninja - Die Antwoord
    Ass Like That - Eminem
    If I Were A Boy - Reba McEntire
    Lonely - Akon
    My Name Is - Eminem
    La Bamba - Richie Vallens
    All Summer Long - Kid Rock
    The Last Ten Years - Kenny Rogers
    The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
    Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
    Family Portrait - Pink
    Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
    Sylvia's Mother - Dr Hook
    Clint Eastwood - Gorillaz
    Not Pretty Enough - Kasey Chambers
    Because of You - Reba McEntire & Kelly Clarkson
    Follow Me - Uncle Kracker
    Jolene - Dolly Parton
    Lips of an Angel - Hinder
    Three Wooden Crosses - Randy Travis
    Run to the Water - Live
    The Dolphin's Cry - Live
    She Hates Me - Puddle of Mudd
    Cover of the Rolling Stone - Dr Hook
    I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly
    More Human Than Human - White Zombie
    The First Cut Is The Deepest - Cat Stevens
    Father and Son - Cat Stevens
    Down on the Corner -Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Romeo and Juliet - Dire Straits
    Money for Nothing -Dire Straits
    Zombie - The Cranberries
    Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish
    Boombastic - Shaggy
    Informer - Snow
    Freak OnA Leash - Korn
    Waltzing Matilda- The Outback Singers
    Daughter - PearlJam
    Whoomp! There it is - Tag Team
    Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi
    True Colours- Cyndi Lauper
    Self Esteem - The Offspring
    When Doves Cry - Prince
    Heal The World - Michael Jackson
    Because I got High - Afroman
    Boom! Shake The Room - Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
    Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
    Knockin on heavens doors - Guns N Roses
    Janies Got A Gun - Aerosmith
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    Thank you zzzorf for starting the process of adding the nominees to the spreadsheet. I wasn't expecting you to do that, but as always I do appreciate the help when it comes to working on these things.

    I was thinking last night about a couple of oversights when it came to artists that I didn't remember seeing nominated yet and the first one that came to mind was Madonna. For as successful, popular and influential as she has been I am pretty sure that Jacob was the first person to nominate one of her songs. Other artists that were at least very successful and popular at the height of their careers that I don't recall seeing nominations for are Hall & Oates and Huey Lewis and the News. You can laugh at those suggestions if you like but both groups had a large number of chart topping hits and were two of the most successful acts of the 1980's. So I’ll add some nominations for those artists (even if they don't end up making the final cut) and a few others I don't think have been mentioned yet.

    Dream On by Aerosmith
    Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
    Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    Back in the Saddle by Aerosmith
    Come Together by Aerosmith
    Rag Doll by Aerosmith
    Dude (Looks Like A Lady) by Aerosmith
    Amazing by Aerosmith
    Crazy by Aerosmith
    Evenflow by Pearl Jam
    Big Bang Baby by Stone Temple Pilots
    Wicked Garden by Stone Temple Pilots
    Creep by Stone Temple Pilots
    Trippin’ On A Hole In A Paper Heart by Stone Temple Pilots
    Monday Morning by Fleetwood Mac
    Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    Little Lies by Fleetwood Mac
    California Dreamin by The Mamas & The Papas
    Monday Monday by The Mamas & The Papas
    Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash
    Walk the Line by Johnny Cash
    California Girls by The Beach Boys
    I Get Around by The Beach Boys
    Surfin’ USA by The Beach Boys
    Barbara Ann by The Beach Boys
    Like A Virgin by Madonna
    Into the Groove by Madonna
    Material Girl by Madonna
    Dirty Deeds by AC/DC
    You Shook Me by AC/DC
    Rich Girl by Hall & Oates
    Kiss on my List by Hall & Oates
    You Make My Dreams by Hall & Oates
    Private Eyes by Hall & Oates
    I Can’t Go For That by Hall & Oates
    Maneater by Hall & Oates
    Out of Touch by Hall & Oates
    The Heart of Rock & Roll by Huey Lewis & The News
    I Want a New Drug by Huey Lewis & The News
    The Power of Love by Huey Lewis & The News
    If This Is It by Huey Lewis & The News
    Hip to be Square by Huey Lewis & The News
    Don’t Stop Til’ You Get Enough by Michael Jackson
    Got To Be There by Michael Jackson
    The Girl is Mine by Michael Jackson with Paul McCartney
    Human Nature by Michael Jackson
    Bad by Michael Jackson
    I Just Can’t Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson
    The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson
    Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson
    Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
    Black or White by Michael Jackson
    Remember the Time by Michael Jackson
    Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Looking out my Backdoor by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Down on the Corner by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Sultans of Swing by Dire Straits
    Walk of Life by Dire Straits
    Gimme Three Steps by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Whats Your Name by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston
    I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston
    So Emotional by Whitney Houston
    I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
    Take It Easy by The Eagles
    Lyin' Eyes by The Eagles
    Take it to the Limit by The Eagles
    Life in the Fast Lane by The Eagles
    The Long Run by The Eagles
    Hotel California by The Eagles
    1979 by The Smashing Pumpkins
    Brass Monkey by The Beastie Boys
    Ch-Check It Out by The Beastie Boys
    No Sleep Till Brooklyn by The Beastie Boys
    So What'cha Want by The Beastie Boys
    Intergalactic by The Beastie Boys
    Fight For Your Right by The Beastie Boys
    Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
    Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen
    Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
    Dancing in the Dark by Bruce Springsteen
    Glory Days by Bruce Springsteen
    How Sweet It Is by Marvin Gaye
    I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye
    Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing by Marvin Gaye
    Lets Get It On by Marvin Gaye
    On the Road Again by Willie Nelson
    Always On My Mind by Willie Nelson
    Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
    Man On The Moon by R.E.M.
    The Great Beyond by R.E.M.
    What's The Frequency, Kenneth? by R.E.M.
    Orange Crush by R.E.M.
    Stand by R.E.M.
    Imitation of Life by R.E.M.
    Everybody Hurts by R.E.M.
    Testify by Rage Against the Machine
    Guerrilla Radio by Rage Against the Machine
    Sleep Now In the Fire by Rage Against the Machine
    Take the Power Back by Rage Against the Machine
    Bulls On Parade by Rage Against the Machine
    Psycho Killer by Talking Heads
    Burning Down the House by Talking Heads
    Take Me To The River by Talking Heads
    And She Was by Talking Heads
    Whip It by Devo
    No Women, No Cry by Bob Marley and The Wailers
    Buffalo Soldier by Bob Marley and The Wailers
    Could You Be Loved by Bob Marley and The Wailers
    Three Little Birds by Bob Marley and The Wailers
    One Love by Bob Marley and The Wailers
    Get Up, Stand Up by Bob Marley and The Wailers
    Jamming by Bob Marley and The Wailers

    I’ll try to think of some more before the deadline is up.
    Last edited by lunchbox1981; 08-01-2014 at 03:50 PM.

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    King of Stats zzzorf's Avatar
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    The Night Will Only Know - Garth Brooks
    Imagine - John Lennon
    Country Grammar - Nelly
    E.I. - Nelly
    Dilemma - Nelly & Kelly Rowland
    Right Here, Right Now - Fatboy Slim
    Praise Me - Fatboy Slim
    U Remind mE - uSHER
    Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
    Jump Around - House of Pain
    Firestarter - Prodigy
    The Power of Love - Celine Dion
    '03 Bonnie and Clyde - Jay-Z & Beyoncť
    Into My Arms - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
    Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
    Down Under - Men At Work
    Superbeast - Rob Zombie
    Living Dead Girl - Rob Zombie
    I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
    I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy
    Turn The Page - Metallica
    For Whom The Bell Tolls - Metallica
    Fuck Tha Police - NWA
    Real American - Derringer
    Asshole - Dennis Leary
    Song 2 - Blur
    Fire, Water, Burn - The Bloodhound Gang
    Many Rivers to Cross - Jimmy Cliff
    November Rain - Guns N Roses
    Bodies - Drowning Pool

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    wow, the list is really out of this world. So many genres, varying degrees of commercial and critical success. I don't see many hip hop songs, but Stan by Eminem has to be one for the consideration. The first time I heard it, and I was pretty young then, my mouth dropped.

    We can dissect the votes by timeline, or by genre. Either way it will be a very interesting tournament.
    And Jacob wrestled with God.

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    Please Forgive Me - Bryan Adams
    Another Brick In The Wall - Pink Floyd
    I'll Make Love To You - Boys II Men
    On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
    Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
    Copperhead Road - Steve Earle
    Creep - Radiohead
    Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
    Yesterday - The Beatles
    Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
    Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel
    Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
    Stayin' Alive - The Bee Gees
    Vogue - Madonna
    Your Song - Elton John
    Stand By Your Mind - Tammy Wynette
    Every Breath You Take - The Police
    American Pie - Don McLean

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    I was saying Boo-Urns. lunchbox1981's Avatar
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    With that last group of songs by zzzorf the deadline to submit nominations is over. By the looks of things it’s not a moment too soon either. As I mentioned before I was hoping to have enough songs to run an eight bracket tournament with thirty two songs in each. Well I just looked at the work that zzzorf has been doing on the spreadsheet and let’s say that won’t be a problem. We already have close to 500 songs input into the spreadsheet and he isn’t done filling it out. I suspect that some of those are multiple nominations and the list will come down when it’s aggregated but this is still the most nominations we’ve ever had. So that means it will also be the most cuts ever made or perhaps we go beyond even eight brackets and make it the largest tournament we’ve ever run here.

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