Welcome to the Season VII Battle Of The Bands Play-Off Week 3.
This week features the 10 highest ranked songs that were voted second place in their respective weeks - the Silver medal winners.
If any host wishes to know where your choices finished in the rankings, by all means drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or just ask away here.
Here are the nominees for this week:-
Rio Grande (Brian Wilson - 1988) (59.5 votes, 33.06%) (Week 4 - t Bedford)
Help! (The Beatles - 1965) (58.5, 29.25) (Week 7 - BrianFan)
Strange World (The Beach Boys - 2012) (58, 30.53) (Week 9 - kds)
Go Away Boy (The Honeys - 1983) (60, 30.00) (Week 13 - Darren J. Ray)
True Love Ways (Buddy Holly - 1958/1960) (64, 29.09) (Week 14 - Larry Franz)
Morningtown Ride (The Seekers - 1964) (63.5, 28.86) (Week 16 - Verden McCutcheon)
Picasso’s Last Words (Drink to Me) (Paul McCartney and Wings - 1973) (66, 28.70) (Week 21 - Cantina Margarita)
Whip It (Devo - 1980) (63, 30.00) (Week 22 - Tom Tobben)
Hallelujah (k. d. lang - 2004) (58, 29.00) (Week 29 - Larry Franz)
Little Honda (The Beach Boys - 1964) (52, 30.59) (Week 38 - Deb#1)
Congratulations to BrianFan and kds for their first-time entries in play-offs.
The clips have been posted below.
Throughout the play-offs, I will list all links previously used by the respective hosts excepting where clips have been taken down for copyright infringement or when clips with improved audio have become available.
I have sought the approval of substitute clips from the hosts whose selections this has affected.
All 10 clips this week are the originals used by the hosts.
One of the songs, as in its original week, has two clips due to copyright infringement blocking certain clips in some countries.
Now if any of these links do not work for you, just let me know and we’ll endeavour to find an alternative clip.
As per each week of the play-offs, I ask you to vote using either one of three methods.
Ideally, people will vote 1-10 (in their order of preference).
If this appeals to you, you can copy and paste the titles (just below) into your post and put next to each song your order (1 = favourite song, 10 = least favourite song).
Otherwise, feel free to just vote for your top 3 or top 5 in order. (The songs you don't rate will then be allotted equal points of the remainder.)
Again, it should be noted that this week’s winner is not automatically ‘Silver Song of the Year’.
This week's winning song simply goes on to compete in the Preliminary Final (and if the song that beat it in its original week has not already qualified for the Gold Play-Off, that too will be automatically included in the Preliminary).
The song that beat this week’s runner-up in its original week will also be included in the Preliminary (again, unless it has already qualified for the Gold Play-Off in its own right).
See you next Monday (with the results).
We will then progress to the Preliminary Final (from which the top three songs will go through to the Battle of the Golds).
Go Away Boy
True Love Ways
Picasso’s Last Words (Drink to Me)
Rio Grande (Brian Wilson - 1988)
Help! (The Beatles - 1965)
Strange World (The Beach Boys - 2012)
Go Away Boy (The Honeys - 1983)
True Love Ways (Buddy Holly - 1958/1960)
Morningtown Ride (The Seekers - 1964)
Picasso’s Last Words (Drink to Me) (Paul McCartney and Wings - 1973)
Whip It (Devo - 1980)
Hallelujah (k. d. lang - 2004)
Little Honda (The Beach Boys - 1964)