Headliner 6@6 Poll #38: Post Your 6 Counting Crows Faves WITH Links to All Past Polls

Subtitled: *Post Date: August (And Everything After) 31st , 2004. *

First: The Who’s, What’s, Where’s & Why’s of the Headliner Poll
As per Treviathan’s request & in an attempt to squeeze as many bands in the shortest amount of time possible, The Tuesday 6 @ 6 Polls include a Headliner poll. This Counting Crows poll, like the featured Creed thread will be closed and tallied 7 days from today, Tuesday September 7, 2004 at or about 6PM EDT. Results from all polls will be posted a few minutes later on that same day in Week #39’s featured Creedence Clearwater Revival 6 @ 6 Poll.

Why you ask? After the ZZ Top poll, sometime this decade, the plan is to compile all the votes from the SDMB & post them in a few threads. Then I’ll burn a several volume CD set & mail ‘em out to the voters who helped keep these threads going.

Second: Links to the 65 artists we’ve already closed polling on
They’re all closed and tallied, so don’t piss anyone off & post to them. If you like to read any of them, here you go…The pile just keeps on growing:
Cracker § Camper Van Beethoven § Alex Chilton / Big Star / Box Tops § Sheryl Crow § Chicago § Jim Croce§ Concrete Blond § Cowboy Junkies § Cocteau Twins § Derek & The Dominos § Cream § Eric Clapton § The Clash § Elvis Costello § Collective Soul § Alice Cooper § Cheap Trick § Captain Beefheart (& His Magic Band) § Nick Cave (& The Bad Seeds) § Leonard Cohen § The Cars (Benjamin Orr, Rick Ocasek) § Neko Case / New Pornographers § Canned Heat § J J Cale § Johnny Cash (& The Tennessee Two) § Cab Calloway § Dave Clark Five § The Bonzo (Doo-Dah) Dog Band§ Cake§ Beck (Hanson) § Jimmy Buffett § Jeff Buckley § The Byrds § Buffalo Springfield § Bush § Kate Bush § Jackson Browne § James Brown § Better Than Ezra § Banarama § David Bowie / (Tin Machine) Boston § Bon Jovi § Blur § Belle & Sebastian§ Blue Öyster Cult § Blondie§ Blink 182§ Black Sabbath§ The Black Crowes§ Bjork / Sugarcubes§ B-52’s§ Chuck Berry§ Beastie Boys§ Jeff Beck§ The Band / Robbie Robertson§ The Beach Boys§ The Beatles§ The Animals§ Tori Amos § Alice In Chains § The Allman Brothers§ AC/DC § Abba& Aerosmith 6@6 links.

Contemplating what your 6 favorite Counting Crows tracks may take a while, but it only takes a minute to post your selections here. Compare your favorite tracks with other dopers who voted and see all the tracks and how many votes each song got next week after this poll closes.

Third: The Poll & How it Works
It’s simple enough, post your 6 favorite songs by the artist. Personal observations, opinions, liner notes, comments and the like are always welcome but are in no means required. You May include Cover Versions and of course, duets or other offshoot projects. If you specify a Live version, it will be noted, but tallied together with the studio version of the same title. My only request of you is to please try to be as accurate as possible when naming your favorite tracks.

Lastly: The Headliner Poll Artist of the Week
As I’m quite certain you can see, I’ve blabbered on for far too long already. So, without further ado, for TreviathanCounting Crows.

Here are my 6 COUNTING CROWS Selections:
6. Rain King
5. A Long December
4. Angels Of The Silences
3. Einstein On The Beach
2. Rain King

  1. Mr. Jones

So, do you have 6 faves? Will Treviathan remember they even asked for this poll almost 2 years ago? Is it even remotely possible Counting Crows are popular enough to knock Elvis Costello’s “Watching the Detectives” off the top vote getter position. There’s always that chance – though I’ll concede it’s somewhere between hair thin and none. Those answers and much more next week, same Eastern Standard Time, same web address.

Thanking you all in advance I hope to see you at the Creed and Crowded House polls. Have a great week!

Not a huge Crows aficionado, but here goes…

  1. Rain King
  2. Omaha
  3. Anna Begins
  4. Einstein On the Beach
  5. Mr. Jones
  6. Long December

Stuffing the ballot box for “Rain King,” are you?

  1. Rain King
  2. Round Here
  3. Angel of the Silences
  4. A Long December
  5. A Murder of One
  6. Mr. Jones - My jaw dropped the first time I heard this song, it was so good. Kinda sucks that I never heard them do anything as good as it.
  1. Mr. Jones
  2. I Wish I Was a Girl
  3. Rain King
  4. Round Here
  5. Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby - “We shout out these songs against the clang of electric guitars…” (one of my all-time favorite songs)
  1. Rain King
  2. A Murder of One
  3. Angel of the Silences
  4. A Long December
  5. Round Here
  6. Mr. Jones

Ahhh…sometimes you’re clever and other times you’re…

  1. A Long December

Finally, one I feel passionately about. :slight_smile:

  1. Daylight Fading
  2. Omaha
  3. Hanginaround
  4. Anna Begins
  5. Rain King
  6. Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby

Rain King
Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
Mr. Jones
Einstein on the Beach
Anna Begins
Is there any easy way to keep track of these threads? I hardly ever spot them but really enjoy contributing to the few I have managed.

Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
Anna Begins
Mr. Jones
Why Should You Come When I Call?
A Long December
Round Here

[li]If I Could Give All My Love- Richard Manuel Is Dead[/li][li]St Robinson in His Cadillac Dream (Hidden track omitted)[/li][li]Goodnight Elizabeth[/li][li]Time and Time Again[/li][li]A Murder Of One[/li][li]Four Days (Complete R.E.M. Murmurs-era rip-off, but wonderful)[/li][/ol]
<bummed that they haven’t released “Hard Candy” as a songbook yet> :frowning:


As for my six (this minute… can I just add about 20 more?):

  1. Have You Seen Me Lately? (especially the acoustic VH1 Storytellers version)
  2. I Wish I Was A Girl
  3. Goodnight Elisabeth
  4. 40 Years (a rarity worth tracking down)
  5. Anna Begins
  6. Sullivan Street (number one, hands down. First one I put down on my list)
  1. Round Here
  2. Perfect Blue Buildings
  3. Long December
  4. Daylight Fading
  5. Anna Begins
  6. Time and Time Again

Wow, thanks, JohnBckWLD (Just how is that supposed to be pronounced, anyways? I always hear “John Buckwild” in my head when I type it.) for the poll. I don’t think I’ve listened to CC in the two years since I’ve requested it, but I’ll give it my best shot nonetheless…

  1. Mr. Jones
  2. Time and Time Again
  3. Hard Candy
  4. Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
  5. Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
  6. Anna Begins