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Greatest Rock n Roll Band Poll

Discussion in 'The Cocktail Lounge' started by emmett kelly, Dec 28, 2017.

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What is name of the greatest Rock n Roll band to ever walk the planet?

  1. Rolling Stones

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  2. Rolling Stones

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  3. Rolling Stones

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  1. emmett kelly

    emmett kelly Well-Known Member

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    Hands down, no other choice.
     
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    OldFart Well-Known Member

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    Too many to pick just one....
     
  3. Timbo

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    RUSH
     
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  4. emmett kelly

    emmett kelly Well-Known Member

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    Yes, there are. But, if you consider that essentially the original band is still alive, together and still making records, there really is no other band to compare to them.
     
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    Oasis for the win!
     
  6. OldFart

    OldFart Well-Known Member

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    just because they're still making music together doesn't really make them the best....lol
     
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  7. OldFart

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    Here's one for the books

     
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  8. emmett kelly

    emmett kelly Well-Known Member

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    That is by far my all time favorite Credence song. My older brother had all of their albums.
     
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  9. emmett kelly

    emmett kelly Well-Known Member

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    would you say 2112 is the best Rush album?
     
  10. OldFart

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    I would
     
  11. fireopal

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    Unh-uh! couple others come to mind :D
     
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  12. emmett kelly

    emmett kelly Well-Known Member

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    Just to clarify, the poll is about the measure of greatness, not favorite. Thanks.
     
  13. anotherdevilsadvocate

    anotherdevilsadvocate Well-Known Member

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    Rolling Stones are alright, but they missed the video era largely.

    Weird Al on the other hand...a career of taking great songs and turning them into something greater.
     
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    Unh-uh again >> greatness is a matter of perspective :p
     
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    Yes at least to me. I can't think of a song that I don't like, those guys are amazing.
     
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    Kansas.... or maybe the Beatles
     
  17. emmett kelly

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    may I present exhibit #1 to the jury. this one has a special place with me as my first ever girlfriend is named angie.

    enjoy!

     
  18. emmett kelly

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    the boys are going on tour in 2019. name one band with the original core members that can say that 50 years after inception. can't be done. i rest my case, your honor.

     
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  19. Three Eyes

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    First, I agree with you about the Stones...hands down "greatest Rock n Roll band to ever walk the planet."

    But, second, and being nit-picky here, the Stones do not have all their original core members: Bill Wyman, and band co-founder Brian Jones (both of whom I would argue were "original core members" given their contributions to the sound of those 1960s and early 70s LPs) are both alive and no longer with the band. Also, Ronnie Wood joined sometime in the 1970s.

    But I can name a band that has been around for 50 years, still tours, and has it's original founding members: The Turtles aka Flo-n-Eddie (since 1965-ish I think). Ha ha, not "greatest" by any stretch, but there ya have it -- challenge met. :D

    (Now, where can I get my Stones tickets??? ;))
     
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  20. emmett kelly

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    very good, @Three Eyes and thanks for chiming in. you may move to the front of the class.

     
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