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Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:07 am

Going to count down my top 200 new wave-y songs, with comments, over the next 200 days. Well, 196 now I suppose.

http://marcstop200songs.blogspot.com/
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:26 pm

So to recap the first 10 songs:

200 - Baltimora - Living In The Background
199 - Scritti Politti - Perfect Way
198 - Rational Youth - Saturdays In Silesia
197 - Red 7 - The Way
196 - Platinum Blonde - Situation Critical
195 - Mi-Sex - Computer Games
194 - Images In Vogue - Lust For Love
193 - Paul Young - I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
192 - David Bowie - Blue Jean
191 - Ultravox - Sweet Surrender

Stay tuned for more, one per day.
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby f650gsd » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:32 pm

Awesome idea dude !!!!
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:45 am

f650gsd wrote:Awesome idea dude !!!!


Thanks! Something to pass the time, anyway. :)

Ranking songs isn't as easy as I thought. Wracking my brain and changing the order of songs daily. Once I post one, it can't be changed so have to make sure.
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:09 pm

Xivenawid wrote:This is a really cool idea, I follow your blog, I discovered interesting songs. Thank you :)


You're welcome. :)

I will recap each 10 songs here in this thread.
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby f650gsd » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:07 pm

I have decided to honor your blog with a pithy comment on every song as your hard work must not go unheralded
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:59 pm

f650gsd wrote:I have decided to honor your blog with a pithy comment on every song as your hard work must not go unheralded


haha thanks! Looking forward to more pith.
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby f650gsd » Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:24 pm

Promise to keep the cornholing references to a minimum
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Fri Apr 28, 2017 4:29 pm

f650gsd wrote:Promise to keep the cornholing references to a minimum


:lol:
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:47 pm

To recap the last 10 songs:

190 - The Cure - Just Like Heaven
189 - Nik Kershaw - Dark Glasses
188 - SSQ - Synthicide
187 - Dial M - Secret Sound
186 - Spoons - When Time Turns Around
185 - Peter Baumann - Be Mine
184 - Planet P Project - Why Me
183 - The Fixx - Red Skies
182 - Alphaville - Big In Japan
181 - Thompson Twins - In The Name Of Love

Comments on each song on the blog. --> http://marcstop200songs.blogspot.com/

Next recap (180-171) will be posted on this thread in 10 days.
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Wed May 10, 2017 6:04 pm

Time for another update: songs 180-171.

180 - Romeo Void - A Girl In Trouble (Is A Temporary Thing)
179 - Simple Minds - Love Song
178 - The Stranglers - Always The Sun
177 - Limahl - Inside To Outside
176 - Re-Flex - The Politics Of Dancing
175 - Illustrated Man - Fall From Grace
174 - Vicious Pink - Cccan't You See
173 - Platinum Blonde - Not In Love
172 - The Church - Under The Milky Way
171 - Visage - We Fade To Grey

Be back in 10 days with songs 170-161. New song every day plus comments at the blog.
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Wed May 24, 2017 5:21 am

Time for another update: songs 170-161.

170 - Gino Vannelli - Black Cars
169 - OMD - (Forever) Live And Die
168 - Martha & The Muffins - Women Around The World At Work
167 - Talking Heads - Burning Down The House (Stop Making Sense version)
166 - The Human League - Don't You Want Me
165 - Trans-X - Living On Video
164 - Play - In My Mind
163 - Japan - Ghosts
162 - The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
161 - Depeche Mode - Puppets

Be back soon with songs 160-151. New song every day plus comments at the blog:
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Re: Started a blog the other day...

Postby MarcD » Fri May 26, 2017 2:18 pm

Hateda wrote:Oh, it's interesting for me, I loved listening to music, there are a lot of great songs, and a good blog, and I like that I can watch a clip for each song :)


Glad you are enjoying it!
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