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Kapitan: Be sure to vote today between "Somewhere Near Japan" and "Heaven" in the Strange World thread. Polls close at midnight. Jan 24, 2024 13:13:59 GMT
Kapitan: The second "play-in" contest, "All Summer Long" v. "California Saga: California," is up through Monday. The winner joins "Heaven" to advance into the primary, 16-song competition. Check out the Strange World thread, discuss, and vote! Jan 25, 2024 15:10:55 GMT
Kapitan: Our 3rd play-in contest: "Livin With a Heartache" v "Runaway" (live), open for voting until midnight Friday, Feb. 2. Check out the Strange World thread, discuss, and vote! Jan 30, 2024 18:23:31 GMT
Kapitan: Final 12 hours or so to vote on the "Livin With a Heartache" v "Runaway" matchup. If you're interested, be sure to get in your pick (and chime in with your comments). Feb 1, 2024 18:36:47 GMT
Kapitan: A pair of minor hits whose reputations have grown are our final play-in matchup: Good Timin' v God Only Knows in the Strange World thread. Voting is open until midnight on Monday, Feb. 5. Feb 2, 2024 16:53:11 GMT
Kapitan: A new poll in the Strange World thread as we get into the 16-song tournament proper. Our first first-round matchup, Dennis's "River Song" v. the group's "It's OK." The poll will be up through Wednesday, closing at midnight on Thursday, Feb. 8. Feb 5, 2024 15:25:38 GMT
Kapitan: Last day for "River Song" v "It's OK." Please comment and vote in the Strange World thread. Feb 7, 2024 12:59:26 GMT
Kapitan: After a bit of a hiatus, a new tune in the Hot 100 #1s thread. Check it out. (And yes, there are numerous Beach Boys connections to be made, if one wanted to make them.) Feb 7, 2024 20:42:42 GMT
Kapitan: "Sail On, Sailor" v. "Here Comes the Night" ('79) are up in our Strange World poll through Sat., Feb. 10, closing at midnight on Sun. Feb 11. Chime in and place your votes for which more warranted Top 25 hit status (instead of their 40-something realities) Feb 8, 2024 15:38:56 GMT
carllove: Sad I missed commenting on “River Song” because I think it is one of the most exquisite songs ever produced by a Beach Boy. The song is transcendant. I get it though. “It’s OK” has been a concert staple for the Boys and I really enjoyed it live. Still … Feb 9, 2024 1:42:09 GMT
Kapitan: Did you also miss voting, or did you just vote but not comment? I can update the vote tally if you'd like. It won't affect the outcome (from 6-3 to 6-4) but would reflect the closer finish. Just lmk. Feb 9, 2024 12:35:12 GMT
carllove: I voted. Just didn’t have time to comment because of the impending inspection. I regret that. Feb 9, 2024 14:37:21 GMT
Kapitan: "Forever" v "Surf's Up" is our latest matchup in the Strange World poll thread, up through Wednesday, Feb. 14 (closing at midnight on the 15th). Feb 11, 2024 16:40:21 GMT
Kapitan: A one-week interruption of "Save the Last Dance For Me" happened in late Oct. 1960. Check out the Hot 100 thread to see who bumped the Drifters (temporarily). Feb 12, 2024 15:25:52 GMT
Kapitan: "Break Away" v "Spring Vacation" is the latest matchup in the Strange World thread. Voting is up through Saturday, closing at midnight on Sunday, Feb. 18. Feb 15, 2024 15:26:16 GMT
Kapitan: "Save the Last Dance For Me" retook its place at #1 from Connie Francis in November 1960, lasting two weeks before being overtaken by a legendary musician who, like Murry Wilson, could have said, "Brian, I'm a genius, too, OK?" Check the Hot 100 thread. Feb 16, 2024 15:31:37 GMT *
Kapitan: "Catch a Wave" v "God Only Knows" are in competition through Wednesday, the poll locking at midnight Thursday, Feb. 22. Comment and vote in the Strange World thread. Feb 18, 2024 17:46:53 GMT
Kapitan: "The Warmth of the Sun" v. "Runaway" (live) are in competition until midnight, Sunday the 25th. Feb 22, 2024 15:10:53 GMT
Kapitan: "Girls on the Beach" v "All Summer Long" are in competition until midnight, Thursday the 29th. Feb 25, 2024 14:29:49 GMT
Kapitan: "This Whole World" v "Heaven" voting is up until midnight, Sunday, March 3. Feb 29, 2024 16:29:05 GMT
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