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Posted on: February 2, 2009 9:45 pm
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Final Four: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Results for the Elite 8: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/13230694/5

Alpha Region Winner:

1.   IV   '71 - Led Zeppelin

One of the best selling albums with 37 million sold worldwide.

Ranked 66th on Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Albums of all time.

Most of the songs are staples on classic rock radio stations, includiing Black Dog, Rock and Roll, Misty Mountain Hop, Going to California, When the levee breaks and Stairway to Heaven.

Stairway to Heaven was voted #3 by VH1 on their list of the 100 greatest rock songs.

Delta Region Winner:

1.   Who's Next   '71 - The Who

Ranked 28th on Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Albums of all time.

Many of the tracks are perennial favourites on classic rock radio, including Behind Blue Eyes, Going Mobile, especially Baba O'Riley, and the closing track Won't get fooled again.

Baba O'Riley is in the Rock and Roll HOF for being one of the 500 songs that shaped Rock and Roll.


Beta Region Winner:

1.   Dark Side of the Moon   '73 - Pink Floyd

Third best selling Album of all time, worldwide total over 40 million

Ranked 43rd on Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Albums of all time.

Spent a total of 741 consecutive weeks, over 14 years, on BillBoard's list of the Top 200 Best selling Albums, longer than any other album in the history of music.

Songs like Time, Money and Us and Them remain radio call-in request favourites

Charlie Region Winner:

1.   Rumours   '77 - Fleetwood Mac

Sold over 30 million copies worldwide.

Ranked 25th on Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Albums of all time.

Spent a total of 31 weeks Number One.

Contained the hits like #1 Dreams, #3 Don't Stop, #9 You make loving fun and #10 Go your own way.

Won the Grammy for Album of the Year for 1977

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Posted on: January 29, 2009 8:09 pm
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Rd. 2: Best Rock Album of the 80's

There were a few upset in Rd. 1...geez were they!

Results:

WEST: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/13157737/5
 

EAST: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/13158037/4

Alpha Region:

1.  Appetite for Destruction   '87 - Guns 'n' Roses

8.  ...and Justice for All   '88 - Metallica

 


 

5.  Love at First Sting   '84 - Scorpions

4.  Brothers in Arms   '85 - Dire Straits

 


 

3.  Full Moon Fever   '89 - Tom Petty

6.  Hysteria   '87 - Def Leppard

 


 

7.  Purple Rain   '84 - Prince and the Revolution

2.  Pyromania   '83 - Def Leppard

 


 

Delta Region:

1.  Joshua Tree   '87 - U2

9.  Rebel Yell   '83 - Billy Idol

 


 

5.  90125   '83 - Yes

13.Screaming for Vengence   '82 - Judas Priest

 


 

14.Texas Flood   '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan

6.  Paradise Theater   '81 - Styx

 


 

7.  4   '81 - Foreigner

15.Blizzard of Oz   '80 - Ozzy Osborne

 


 

Beta Region:

1.  Back in Black   '80 - AC/DC

9.  The Pretenders   '80 - The Pretenders

 


 

5.  Master of Puppets   '86 - Metallica

4.  Dr. Feelgood   '89 - Motley Crue

 


 

3.  Synchronicity   '83 - The Police

11.Blackout   '82 - Scorpions

 


 

7.  Skid Row   '89 - Skid Row

2.  1984   '84 - Van Halen

 


 

Charlie Region:

1.  The Wall   '79 - Pink Floyd

8.  Escape   '81 - Journey

 


 

5.  Shout at the Devil   '83 - Motley Crue

4.  Slippery When Wet   '86 - Bon Jovi

 


 

3.  Born in the USA   '84 - Bruce Springsteen

11.British Steel   '80 - Judas Priest

 


 

7.  Speaking in Tongues   '83 - Talking Heads

2.  Moving Pictures   '81 - Rush 

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Posted on: January 28, 2009 7:40 pm
Edited on: January 28, 2009 7:43 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best President of all Time

Vote...Vote...Vote

Results from Rd. 1: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/13136203/3

North Region:

1.  George Washington - 1789-1797

4.  John Adams - 1797-1801


3.  James K. Polk - 1845-1849

2.  Theodore Roosevelt - 1901-1909


South Region:

1.  Thomas Jefferson - 1801-1809

4.  James Monroe - 1817-1825


3.  Grover Cleveland - 1893-1897

2.  Dwight D. Eisenhower - 1953-1961


East Region:

1. Abraham Lincoln - 1861-1865

5.  George W. Bush - 2001-2009


3.  Andrew Jackson - 1829-1837

2.  Ronald Reagan - 1981-1989


West Region:

1.  Franklin D. Roosevelt - 1933-1945

4.  John F. Kennedy - 1961-1963


3.  Woodrow Wilson - 1913-1921

2.  Harry S. Truman - 1945-1953

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Posted on: January 27, 2009 7:11 pm
Edited on: January 27, 2009 7:16 pm
 

Elite 8: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Results for the Sweet 16: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/13113830/5

WEST Bracket

Alpha Region:

1.   IV   '71 - Led Zeppelin

                   (sold) 23 million   (songs) Stairway to Heaven, When the Levee Breaks

                   (charted) #2                    Rock and Roll, Black Dog

2.   Boston   '76 - Boston

                   (sold) 17 million   (songs) More than a Feeling, Foreplay/Longtime

                   (charted) #3                    Peace of Mind, Rock and Roll Band


Delta Region:

1.   Who's Next   '71 - The Who

                    (sold)  3 million   (songs) Baba O'Riley, behind Blue Eyes

                    (charted) #4                    Won't Get Fooled Again, Going Mobile

2.   Van Halen   '78 - Van Halen

                     (sold) 10 million   (songs) Runnin' with the Devil, Eruption/You Really Got Me

                     (charted) #19                   Jamie's Cryin', Atomic Punk


EAST Bracket

Beta Region:

1.   Dark Side of the Moon   '73 - Pink Floyd

                     (sold) 15 million   (songs) Time, Money

                     (charted) #1                     Us and Them, Breathe

2.   Hotel California   '76 - The Eagles

                      (sold) 16 million   (songs) Hotel California, New Kid in Town

                      (charted) #1                    Life in the Fast Lane, Victim of Love


Charlie Region:

1.   Rumours   '77 - Fleetwood Mac

                      (sold) 19 million   (songs) Dreams, Go Your Own Way

                      (charted) #1                    Don't Stop, The Chain

3.   Wish you Were Here   '75 - Pink Floyd

                       (sold)  6 million   (songs) Wish you Were Here, Shine On You Crazy Diamond

                       (charted) #1                    Have a Cigar, Welcome to the Machine   

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Posted on: January 23, 2009 10:16 pm
Edited on: January 24, 2009 9:37 pm
 

Rd. 1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (EAST BRACKET)

Beta Region:

1.   Back in Black '80 - AC/DC

16. Doolittle '89 - Pixies


8.   Combat Rock '82 - The Clash

9.   The Pretenders '80 - The Pretenders


5.   Master of Puppets ' 86 - Metallica

12. Holy Diver '83 - DIO


4.   Dr. Feelgood '89 - Motley Crue

13. Permanent Vacation '87 - Aerosmith


3.   Synchronicity '83 - The Police

14. So '86 - Peter Gabriel


6.   Metal Health '83 - Quiet Riot

11. Blackout '82 - Scorpions


7.   Skid Row '89 - Skid Row

10. Violent Femmes '82 - Violent Femmes


2.   1984 '84 - Van Halen

15. Ace of Spades '80 - Motorhead

 

Charlie Region:

1.   The Wall '79 - Pink Floyd

16. Fair Warning '81 Van Halen


8.   Escape '81 - Journey

9.   Pump '89 - Aerosmith


5.   Shout at the Devil '83 - Motley Crue

12. License to Ill '86 - Beastie Boys


4.   Slippery When Wet '86 - Bon Jovi

13. Ride the Lightning '84 - Metallica


3.   Born in the USA '84 - Bruce Springsteen

14. Surfing with the Alien '87 - Joe Satriani


6.   Open Up and Say...Ahh '88 - Poison

11. British Steel '80 - Judas Priest


7.   Speaking in Tongue '83 - Talking Heads

10. IV '82 - Toto


2.   Moving Pictures '81 - Rush

15. An Innocent Man '83 - Billy Joel

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Posted on: January 23, 2009 9:58 pm
Edited on: January 24, 2009 12:27 am
 

Rd.1 Best Rock Album of the 80's (WEST BRACKET)

Alpha Region:

1.   Appetite for Destruction '87 - Guns 'n' Roses 

16. Candy Apple Grey '86 - Husker Du 


8.   ...And Justice for All '88 - Metallica 

9.   Hi Infidelity '80 - REO Speedwagon 


5.   Love at First Sting '84 - Scorpions

12. High 'n' Dry '81 - Def Leppard


4.   Brothers in Arms '85 - Dire Straits

13. The Number of the Beast '82 - Iron Maiden


3.   Full Moon Fever ' 89 - Tom Petty

14. Sentimental Hygiene ' 87 - Warren Zevon


6.   Hysteria '87 - Def Leppard

11. Avalon '82 - Roxy Music


7.   Purple Rain '84 - Prince & the Revolution

10. Sports '83 - Huey Lewis & the News


2.  Pyromania '83 - Def Leppard

15. 5150 '86 - Van Halen

 

Delta Region: 

1.   The Joshua Tree '87 - U2

16. Ghost in the Machine '81 - The Police


8.   Graceland '86 - Paul Simon

9.   Rebel Yell '83 - Billy Idol


5.   90125 '83 - Yes

12. Lick it Up '83 - Kiss


4.   Thriller '82 - Michael Jackson

13. Screaming for Vengeance '82 - Judas Priest


3.   London Calling '79 - The Clash

14. Texas Flood '83 - Stevie Ray Vaughan


6.   Paradise Theater '81 - Styx

11. Heaven and Hell '80 - Black Sabbath


7.   4 '81 - Foreigner

10. Against the Wind '80 - Bob Seger


2.   Eliminator '83 - ZZ Top

15. Blizzard of Oz '80 - Ozzy Osborne

 

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Posted on: January 22, 2009 9:20 pm
Edited on: January 24, 2009 12:08 am
 

Rd. 1 Who's the Best President of all Time

Now with Obama sworn in as our new President. My question is Who's the Best President of all Time?

I designed my bracket of 32 from a few sites of Best Presidents and I hope it doesn't bring me too much flack. Have fun!

North Region:

1.  George Washington - 1789-1797

8.  Ulysses S. Grant - 1869-1877


4.  John Adams - 1797-1801

5.  James Madison - 1809-1817


3.  James K. Polk - 1845-1849

6.  George H.W. Bush - 1989-1993


2. Theodore Roosevelt - 1901-1909

7.  John Quincy Adams - 1825-1829


South Region:

1.  Thomas Jefferson - 1801-1809

8.  Richard Nixon - 1969-1974


4.  James Monroe - 1817-1825

5.  William Howard Taft - 1921-1930


3.  Grover Cleveland - 1893-1897

6.  Rutherford B. Hayes - 1877-1881


2.  Dwight D. Eisenhower - 1953-1961

7.  Gerald R. Ford - 1974-1977


East Region:

1.  Abraham Lincoln - 1861-1865

8.  Benjamin Harrison - 1889-1893


4.  William McKinley - 1897-1901

5. George W. Bush - 2001-2009


3.  Andrew Jackson - 1829-1837

6. Bill Clinton - 1993-2001


2.  Ronald Reagan - 1981-1989

7.  Chester A. Arthur - 1881-1885


West Region:

1.  Franklin D. Roosevelt - 1933-1945

8.  Herbert Hoover - 1929-1933


4.  John F. Kennedy - 1961-1963

5.  Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963-1969


3.  Woodrow Wilson - 1913-1921

6.  Calvin Coolidge - 1923-1929


2.  Harry S. Truman - 1945-1953

7.  Martin Van Buren - 1837-1841

 

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Posted on: January 21, 2009 9:59 pm
Edited on: January 21, 2009 10:05 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

The Sweet 16 is here. There were a few surprises, just remember your votes made it happen.

For Rd.2 results just hit the link: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/12998823/5
 

WEST Bracket

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1


6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7


3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9

2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??               (charted) #13


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61

 

 

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