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Forum: Song Battles

A group is picked every two weeks or so and their top songs do battle.

  1. Sticky thread Sticky: Winners of Previous Battles

    List of winners: Battle 1 - Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody 2 - The Rolling Stones: Sympathy For The Devil 3 - Cake: The Distance 4 - Prince: When Doves Cry 5 - Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love 6 - The Allman Brothers Band: Whipping Post 7 -...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 23 Oct 2009 10:13 PM
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  2. Sticky thread Sticky: Song Battles - The Rules (updated)

    Pretty simple, but there was some confusion before. Hopefully this will clear everything up for anyone still unclear. - The idea is simple. A band is picked, and either eight or sixteen of their songs are chosen, and then paired off. People...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 30 Sep 2009 02:01 PM
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  1. Song Battle - R.E.M (Final Round Open)

    After 30 years and many memorable hits, here are 16 of their finest to choose from. 1a Shiny Happy People 1b Daysleeper 2a E-Bow the Letter 2b Man on the Moon 3a Losing my Religion 3b Drive

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 23 Sep 2011 09:40 AM
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  2. Song Battle - Bond Theme Songs (Final Round Open)

    From one of the biggest movie franchises - let battle commence. 1a Dr. No: "James Bond Theme" by John Barry & Orchestra 1b From Russia with Love: "From Russia With Love" by Matt Munro 1c Goldfinger: "Goldfinger" by Shirley Bassey 2a...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 22 Jul 2011 08:08 AM
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  3. Song Battle - Abba (Game Over)

    From one of the most popular bands on the planet - let battle commence. 1a. Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) 1b. Dancing Queen 1c. Super Trouper 2a. I Have a Dream 2b. One of Us 2c. Knowing Me, Knowing You

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 26 Jan 2011 09:25 AM
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  4. Opera battle! (5th and final round)

    Set-up post. There seemed to be enough interest in chat to sustain this, so I'm going to give it a try. There are 32 arias. Since most people are not going to be familiar with all or even most of them, I've included a Youtube link for each...

    Started by fachverwirrt‎, 21 Aug 2010 03:34 PM
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  5. Motown! (round 2)

    For the record, there are way too many great songs to only pick 16 so this one's gonna be a little bigger than normal. Most of the songs are from the 60's. Unfortunately, some of the links are to live versions and re-recordings (and other things...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 12 Sep 2010 01:08 PM
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  6. Show Tunes Song Battle Contribution Thread

    Post show tunes, por favor. nHKzn8aHyXg&feature=related H3vtAjHvhHA sISWPzEqHLQ

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 18 Sep 2010 11:04 AM
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  7. One Hit Wonder Battle. (Final Round)

    Jim asked me to run this one for him this week while he's on vaca. The songs are taken from the suggestions in the contribution thread. 1a) Dexy's Midnight Runner's - Come on Eileen 1b) Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio 2a) Rockwell -...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 30 Aug 2010 03:37 PM
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  8. Contribution thread for later battle: Worst top 40 song ever.

    Some discussion in the one-hit wonder thread inspired this. Kind of a different battle, because this time we'll advance the worst song from each bracket to the next round. Post what top 40 hit songs (US or UK charts) you think are the absolute...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 01 Sep 2010 01:37 PM
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  9. 80's Battle - Pop Edition (finished)

    The songs aren't going to be all one hit wonders or close to it, but I'm staying away from the really big names for this one. There are too many songs to choose from! 1a) a-ha - Take On Me 1b) Corey Hart - Sunglasses at Night 2a) Talking...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 12 Aug 2010 12:48 AM
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  10. One Hit wonder Contrib thread for later battle.

    Please include the Artist/Band and Title with the Youtube link. If the Youtube does not resolve, we have no way to know the song/artist. I'll open with: dexys midnight runners come on eileen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc-P8oDuS0Q...

    Started by What Exit?‎, 23 Aug 2010 10:28 PM
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  11. Poll Poll: Detective Themes Battle - Quicky Picky

    The winner of this quicky will go up against the winner of the next TV themes quicky winner. Comedy, drama, whatever. (I hope this is okay you guys) AKT_hWv_fbQ& xUzN7e6kN-w& Sz76342wQTg& nUJu17fAnKU&

    Started by jali‎, 26 Aug 2010 10:37 AM
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  12. Jackson family battle: Michael vs. Janet (battle over)

    We haven't had one of these in a while, and since we've never had any battles involving any Jacksons I figured why not. Each bracket is one Michael song vs. a Janet song. This might end up with the last two songs being either one or the other, but...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 20 Jul 2010 04:33 PM
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  13. Frank Sinatra (Round 2, see post #12)

    Frank Sinatra recorded dozens and dozens of songs - these are just a few. Pick your favorite 8 from this group. 1. a. You Make Me Feel So Young 1. b. That Old Black Magic 2. a. Strangers In The Night 2. b. Love and Marriage 3. a. They...

    Started by jali‎, 06 Apr 2010 02:57 PM
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  14. Another Song Battle - Aerosmith - Final Round #29 (Closed)

    If only because they have a lot of songs. 1a) I Don't Want to Miss a Thing 1b) Livin' on the Edge 1c) Same Old Song and Dance 2a) Crazy 2b) Sweet Emotion 2c) Janie's Got a Gun

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 19 Mar 2010 08:58 AM
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  15. I Want A Riot, A Riot Of My Own-The Clash (Round 2, see post #9)

    Ok, here we go. We all know that The Clash is the only band that matters, so lets find out what is the only song that matters. I'm going to break this down by album The Clash (uk version) 1a-Janie Jones 1b-White Riot

    Started by Revs‎, 31 Oct 2009 12:56 AM
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  16. Christmas Music Song Battle! (Round Three, see post #25)

    Songs taken from This thread, where people listed their favorite songs. 1a) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 1b) Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 1c) The Holly and the Ivy 2a) Adeste Fidelis 2b) What Child is This? 2c) Oh come, O come Emmanuel

    Started by Taumpy‎, 13 Dec 2009 11:55 PM
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  17. Beatle's Songs With The Word "Love" In The Title

    Mods: I hope this is cool witcha. This is a different song battle. #3 has 3 choices since I couldn't leave pick a love song to omit. (No! Wings love songs don't count) 1a. Can't Buy Me Love 1b. All You Need Is Love 2a. You've Got To...

    Started by jali‎, 28 Oct 2009 10:40 AM
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  18. Song Battle Round 13 - Peter Gabriel (battle over)

    I hope I'm not jumping in ahead of anyone, but the last one ended almost a week ago, so... This one was hard. 1a) Solsbury Hill 1b) Games Without Frontiers 2a) In Your Eyes 2b) Big Time

    Started by Taumpy‎, 15 Oct 2009 10:35 PM
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  19. Song Battles round 12 - David Bowie (Battle Over)

    Now with YouTube links! 1a) Ziggy Stardust 1b) Changes 2a) Life On Mars? 2b) Rebel Rebel 3a) Let's Dance 3b) Heroes

    Started by Taumpy‎, 29 Sep 2009 06:09 AM
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  20. Song Battles Round 11: The Who (ROUND OVER)

    1a. I Can't Explain 1b. Substitute 2a. My Generation 2b. Magic Bus 3a. Won't Get Fooled Again 3b. Pinball Wizard 4a. Who Are You

    Started by OneCentStamp‎, 18 Sep 2009 08:42 AM
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  21. Future Song Battle Suggestions: Please post some and if you're willing to host it.

    Jali is coordinating these so far and we have some suggestions for the future: The Who The Beatles Michael J. Pink Floyd Genesis or Peter Gabriel. The Doors List of winners:

    Started by What Exit?‎, 05 May 2009 12:06 PM
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  22. Thoughts for future rounds

    I was giving this a little bit of thought as to why these things died down last time. I figure that it would be better to have set deadlines for round length as before they'd go on a little long. Maybe 2 or 3 days, just to keep things moving. ...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 09 Sep 2009 01:30 PM
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  23. Song Battles round 10 - U2 (round over)

    I thought this was a lot of fun before. Let's get it going again. :) I picked something pretty mainstream so more people could participate. For those who need a refresher, I'll pick eight songs, pair them off, and you eliminate one from each...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 08 Sep 2009 11:07 PM
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  24. Song Battles Round 9: Bob Dylan (Final Round in Post 23)

    Here We Go: This battle only runs through the album Desire which was release in 1976 because I didn't have space for everything even from that period, so I left out the most modern stuff people were less likely to be familar with. Sine most of...

    Started by NAF1138‎, 17 Jun 2009 11:16 AM
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  25. Song Battles Round 8: The King, thankyouverymuch (Battle over)

    One Elvis Aron Presley. 1a. Heartbreak Hotel 1b. Are You Lonesome Tonight? 2a. Blue Suede Shoes 2b. Little Sister 3a. Hound Dog 3b. Always On My Mind

    Started by OneCentStamp‎, 02 Jun 2009 05:27 PM
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  26. Song Battles Round 7 - Madonna - Like a Prayer won.

    Considering how much there is to choose from, Madonna just had to be a 16 song battle. :smile: I've tried to represent all three decades of music, if not evenly. 1a) Holiday 1b) Lucky Star 2a) Like a Virgin 2b) Material Girl 3a) Open...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 19 May 2009 06:25 PM
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  27. Song Battles round 6 - The Allman Brothers Band| The Winner: Whipping Post

    Ladies and gentleman………….The Allman Brothers Band…….. 1a) Melissa 1b) Blue Sky 2a) In Memory of Elizabeth Reed 2b) Whipping Post

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 05 May 2009 01:58 PM
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  28. Song Battles - Round 5 - Led Zeppelin "Whole Lotta of Love" Won

    What Exit? kindly provided the songs as well as the pairings for this bout. Pick your winners! 1a) "Communication Breakdown" 1969 I 1b) "Dazed and Confused" 1969 I 2a) "Whole Lotta Love" 1969 II 2b) "Ramble On" 1969 II 3a) "Celebration...

    Started by jali‎, 23 Apr 2009 02:35 PM
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  29. Song Battles - Fourth Artist - PRINCE! Final Round See post #32

    Same rules as the other games, pick one song from each pairing, and come back to vote on the next round. Time for the most brilliant, weirdest musician alive: Prince! a. When Doves Cry (Purple Rain) b. Purple Rain (Purple) a. Kiss (Parade)...

    Started by featherlou‎, 15 Apr 2009 04:45 PM
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  30. Song Battles - Cake, Third Artist, Final Round see post 28

    Same rules as the other games, pick one song from each pairing, and come back to vote on the next round. Let's go with a 90's band, to complement the 80's and 60's bands that have gone before (and the inevitable Floyd or Zeppelin Battle coming up):...

    Started by Boozahol Squid, P.I.‎, 08 Apr 2009 01:21 PM
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  31. Song Battle - The Rolling Stones (second artist) Rd 2 over - see Post #35

    Have at it, boys and girls! To allow for people who post mainly from work, I may not close the first round until Monday morning, depending on how much weekend response there is: a. Jumpin' Jack Flash b. Sympathy For The Devil a. Satisfaction...

    Started by OneCentStamp‎, 04 Apr 2009 11:54 AM
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  32. Song Battles - Queen, First Artist (Game Over see post #38)

    I'm going to divide this game into artists and rounds. First artist Queen. Why? Because I love Queen. After we get to the finals, another artist will be chosen by one of you guys. Choose one song as the best for each battle: Each round will be...

    Started by jali‎, 01 Apr 2009 10:37 AM
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