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Old 06-28-2004, 01:43 PM   #1
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The latest Nielsen Soundscan charts of the top 100 albums in Canada show HARMONY at #37, up from #56 last week and #57 2 weeks ago. Good to see it's got staying power!
(as of Monday, 6/28 - do they release new lists later in the week?)

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Old 06-28-2004, 01:43 PM   #2
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The latest Nielsen Soundscan charts of the top 100 albums in Canada show HARMONY at #37, up from #56 last week and #57 2 weeks ago. Good to see it's got staying power!
(as of Monday, 6/28 - do they release new lists later in the week?)

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Old 06-28-2004, 06:01 PM   #3
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That's great "AA" but how can we track this each week? Is there a website?
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Old 06-28-2004, 06:41 PM   #4
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I google "Jam Music" which brings me to a Canadian music news site. Way down on the right hand site there's a link to the Top 100 Canadian albums according to the Nielsen Soundscan.
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Old 06-28-2004, 06:41 PM   #5
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I google "Jam Music" which brings me to a Canadian music news site. Way down on the right hand site there's a link to the Top 100 Canadian albums according to the Nielsen Soundscan.
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Old 06-29-2004, 04:06 AM   #6
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Now if only he could bust into the American charts. "Any" chart! Hot 100,LP,C & W,rap SOMETHING!ANYTHING! Even if one of the songs peaked at #40,I'd be happy. America,you have lost your sense of good musical taste!!!!! Later!

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Old 06-30-2004, 03:58 AM   #7
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I am happy that Gordon's new music is doing so well but Mr. Borderstone,I feel you need to stop all of this focusing on music charts and just be happy that the music is there to hear. I think you will find it much more enjoyable when you cease to think of music as a popularity contest and as more of a thing of beauty for the ears to behold. Yes,even today's music like it or not. I don't have this new compact disc but I'm surely going to look for it. From North Dakota,night ay.
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Old 06-30-2004, 03:58 AM   #8
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I am happy that Gordon's new music is doing so well but Mr. Borderstone,I feel you need to stop all of this focusing on music charts and just be happy that the music is there to hear. I think you will find it much more enjoyable when you cease to think of music as a popularity contest and as more of a thing of beauty for the ears to behold. Yes,even today's music like it or not. I don't have this new compact disc but I'm surely going to look for it. From North Dakota,night ay.
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Old 06-30-2004, 11:27 AM   #9
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Whirligirl, I think you got it! Just a couple short years ago, people here were ready to storm the gates of Warner itself for a taste of the Final Four CDS. Turntables were being purchased, hookups to PCs were performed, vinyl was being meticulously cleaned in prep for recording...the music was just not otherwise available! Did anyone care if these releases charted? It didn't matter. Even if they sold a million copies, I don't think they would have "charted"...it just wouldn't have been 'kewl' to the media in 2002 to have GL on Billboard or Rolling Stone!


The Charts...the charts are all marketing fabrication and have been for a long time now. Do they really reflect sales? To a large degree, I doubt it! How do "Artists" become "Artists" these days? It's all PR, money, contracts, corporate pressure, corporate alliances, wardrobe malfunctions and payoffs. Talent in 2004? What's that? Wont find much on TV or Radio, but William Dong is a star now!

The tail truly is waging the dog...it used to be that the public would decide, by economic votes, who would get airtime, what records they would buy and who would be on TV, by popular demand. Now, TV and the rest of the media tell us who is a "star". An image is created, sold...hell, it becomes part of the 'World News at 6:00'....and then some type of 'sound' is created to sell the image. It's mostly "aural junk food" and just gets repackaged as needed.

So charts...wouldn't it be nice...but it's not the same game that some of us knew in the 60s and 70s. Today, we're just lucky to be aware that something worth buying is available, which leads to a question. I haven't seen "Harmony" at Best Buy or Circuit City...is it only available online?

And I'm just glad it's available...
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Old 06-30-2004, 11:27 AM   #10
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Whirligirl, I think you got it! Just a couple short years ago, people here were ready to storm the gates of Warner itself for a taste of the Final Four CDS. Turntables were being purchased, hookups to PCs were performed, vinyl was being meticulously cleaned in prep for recording...the music was just not otherwise available! Did anyone care if these releases charted? It didn't matter. Even if they sold a million copies, I don't think they would have "charted"...it just wouldn't have been 'kewl' to the media in 2002 to have GL on Billboard or Rolling Stone!


The Charts...the charts are all marketing fabrication and have been for a long time now. Do they really reflect sales? To a large degree, I doubt it! How do "Artists" become "Artists" these days? It's all PR, money, contracts, corporate pressure, corporate alliances, wardrobe malfunctions and payoffs. Talent in 2004? What's that? Wont find much on TV or Radio, but William Dong is a star now!

The tail truly is waging the dog...it used to be that the public would decide, by economic votes, who would get airtime, what records they would buy and who would be on TV, by popular demand. Now, TV and the rest of the media tell us who is a "star". An image is created, sold...hell, it becomes part of the 'World News at 6:00'....and then some type of 'sound' is created to sell the image. It's mostly "aural junk food" and just gets repackaged as needed.

So charts...wouldn't it be nice...but it's not the same game that some of us knew in the 60s and 70s. Today, we're just lucky to be aware that something worth buying is available, which leads to a question. I haven't seen "Harmony" at Best Buy or Circuit City...is it only available online?

And I'm just glad it's available...
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Old 07-11-2004, 08:28 AM   #11
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Well it's been two months now and the only thing I have heard about this album is what we write and the disc in my CD player. Too bad...
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Old 07-11-2004, 12:03 PM   #12
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Just yesterday I sent an email to the music critic for the Rocky Mountain News and gave him a little background of the CD, I asked if he would review it as I am sure there are many Lightfoot fans out there that don't even know it has been released. He had just reviewed John Fogerty's CD that isn't even released yet, and I said I am sure that during the heyday of CCR there were just as many Lightfoot fans and if Fogerty is out there doing it again people should know Lightfoot is out there still doing it. (soon to resume I hope). So maybe try to contact the newspaper music people and get some advertising going.

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Old 07-11-2004, 12:03 PM   #13
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Just yesterday I sent an email to the music critic for the Rocky Mountain News and gave him a little background of the CD, I asked if he would review it as I am sure there are many Lightfoot fans out there that don't even know it has been released. He had just reviewed John Fogerty's CD that isn't even released yet, and I said I am sure that during the heyday of CCR there were just as many Lightfoot fans and if Fogerty is out there doing it again people should know Lightfoot is out there still doing it. (soon to resume I hope). So maybe try to contact the newspaper music people and get some advertising going.

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Old 07-12-2004, 02:15 AM   #14
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Hey Shipwrecked! Your best bet to get Harmony is Tower records.That's where I got mine. It's been 2 months today (or yesterday now that it's after Mid. here in AZ)that I go it and I'd be surprised if it was not still available.

Cross city or county lines if you have too. Otherwise,AMazoon or E-bay is your best bet.
Unless you have a store like we do here in Phoenix that deals with old & new and rare! Ours is called Zia and the one nearest me has 1 copy! Glad I didn't wait for it to get there. Happy hunting,later!

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