Ben E. King, Winner of LTDMT I

90% of what we do on this site involves hosting  music tournaments open to the public, wherein we pit songs against each other in order to determine song greatness through democratic voting. Here’s a summary of our past winners and links to the tourney pages.

LTDMT I: Original Living The Dream Music Tournament
Dates: December 2010-April 2011
Size Of Field: 590
Gold: “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King
Silver: “Under Pressure” by Queen & David Bowie
Bronze: “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

LTDMT II: 1st Annual People’s Choice Tournament

Joe Cocker, Champion of LTDMT III

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Champions of LTDMT V

Dates: May 2011-September 2011
Size Of Field: 263
Gold: “Somebody To Love (Live In Montreal)” by Queen
Silver: “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence + The Machine
Bronze: “Little Lion Man” by Mumford & Sons

LTDMT III: Fall 2011 Cover Songs Tournament
Dates: September 2011-November 2011
Size of Field: 137
Gold: “With A Little Help From My Friends” by Joe Cocker
Silver: “Valerie” by Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson
Bronze: “Killing Me Softly” by The Fugees

LTDMT IV: Last Band Standing Tournament
Dates: February 2012-June 2012
Size of Field: 16 Bands
Gold: Led Zeppelin (37 total matches, 29-8 tournament record)

LTDMT V: 2nd Annual People’s Choice Tournament
Dates: September 2012-December 2012
Size of Field: 128
Gold: “Man On Fire” by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes
Silver: “Just Like Heaven” by The Cure
Bronze: “Killer Queen” by Queen

LTDMT VI: Lead-Off Tracks vs Songs About The Radio
Dates: February 2013-April 2013
Size of Field: 64
Gold (Lead-Off Track): “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana
Gold (Songs About The Radio): “Radio Free Eurobe” by R.E.M.

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