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Reply #30 posted 05/14/20 2:36pm

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Has anyone mentioned Chicago/CTA yet? They're a great ecclectic rock band...

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Reply #31 posted 05/15/20 1:01am

SoulAlive

The Eagles

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Reply #32 posted 05/15/20 6:10am

Empress

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Empress said:

The Eagles are quite diverse. They have a country sound, rock sound and great ballads.

I only know Hotel California, and I can't stand that song, it's awful.

Awful? Um, not to me. It's a great song and one of many great songs by the Eagles.

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Reply #33 posted 05/15/20 8:44am

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What's wrong with "those Diane Warren penned...."? They may not be "rawk, man!", but I happen to like things like that - Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now was a Huge fave of mine when I was a little kid - and who's gonna discount that?! smile Maybe somebody else shoulda sung it though.....


I Don't Want To Miss A Thing is one of the most vomit worthy songs ever written. Cryin' and Crazy are terrible too, though those were written by Aerosmith.


I don't think so at all - I think YOU'RE crazy.....

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Reply #34 posted 05/15/20 10:12am

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Alice in Chains....the vocal harmonies between Layne & Jerry can't be touched.

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Reply #35 posted 05/15/20 1:05pm

SoulAlive

Empress said:

The Eagles are quite diverse. They have a country sound, rock sound and great ballads.

nod and they could even do something really soulful,like "I Can't Tell You Why" music

A very talented,diverse rock band.

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Reply #36 posted 05/16/20 9:46am

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Journey

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Reply #37 posted 05/16/20 9:50am

Empress

SoulAlive said:



Empress said:



The Eagles are quite diverse. They have a country sound, rock sound and great ballads.




nod and they could even do something really soulful,like "I Can't Tell You Why" music



A very talented,diverse rock band.



Yes, for sure. And, they all had very good solo careers too, especially Don Henley. His End of the Innocence album is a masterpiece IMO.
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Reply #38 posted 05/16/20 9:53am

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nod

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Reply #39 posted 05/16/20 10:03am

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kpowers said:

Journey

Only with Steven Perry.

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Reply #40 posted 05/16/20 10:47am

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purplethunder3121 said:

kpowers said:

Journey

Only with Steven Perry.

I only think of Journey with Steve Perry.

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Reply #41 posted 05/16/20 10:49am

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purplethunder3121 said:

kpowers said:

Journey

Only with Steven Perry.

I'm with ya on that one. Love Steve Perry.

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Reply #42 posted 05/16/20 10:53am

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PennyPurple said:

purplethunder3121 said:

Only with Steven Perry.

I'm with ya on that one. Love Steve Perry.

Exactly, the rest is just karaoke

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Reply #43 posted 05/16/20 11:00am

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kpowers said:

Exactly, the rest is just karaoke

What about the early prog rock version of Journey before Steve Perry?

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Reply #44 posted 05/16/20 11:02am

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kpowers said:



PennyPurple said:




purplethunder3121 said:



Only with Steven Perry.



I'm with ya on that one. Love Steve Perry.



Exactly, the rest is just karaoke




LOL...pretty much...i feel bad for the Steve Perry impersonator that replaced him but he's definitely a glorified karaoke singer...and that goes for most all replacement lead singers except maybe Dennis Edwards of The Temptations who shared leads with Eddie Kendricks before Kendricks left...and that helped Edwards not be isolated as a replacement frontman during that transition from the great David Ruffin becausr Ruffin also shared leads with Kendricks so the change wasnt as drastic
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Reply #45 posted 05/16/20 11:55am

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The Eagles
The Doors
Nirvana
Journey

..so far

Love them all!!! But if I had to choose between them I'd choose The Doors, they invite me into their vibe

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Reply #46 posted 05/16/20 1:30pm

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Van Halen....two dynamic front men and hits with both.

Aerosmith...

Guns N Roses

Metallica

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Reply #47 posted 05/16/20 7:06pm

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MickyDolenz said:



kpowers said:


Exactly, the rest is just karaoke



What about the early prog rock version of Journey before Steve Perry?


You mean like their instrumental albums Next and Look into the future. Yeah don't really care for that sound. Glad Neal Schon wanted to start playing rock, so they got a lead singer and the rest is history.
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Reply #48 posted 05/17/20 12:43pm

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RJOrion said:

kpowers said:

Exactly, the rest is just karaoke

LOL...pretty much...i feel bad for the Steve Perry impersonator that replaced him but he's definitely a glorified karaoke singer...and that goes for most all replacement lead singers except maybe Dennis Edwards of The Temptations who shared leads with Eddie Kendricks before Kendricks left...and that helped Edwards not be isolated as a replacement frontman during that transition from the great David Ruffin becausr Ruffin also shared leads with Kendricks so the change wasnt as drastic

Another good replacement singer was Brian Johnson of ACDC (Yes an Australian rock band but talking about replacement singers in general)

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Reply #49 posted 05/18/20 11:00am

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There are bands that I think are creatively more accomplished, but if greatness takes into account both creative and commercial impacts, it's hard to argue against The Eagles.

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Reply #50 posted 05/18/20 3:15pm

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It is amazing to me all the Bristish bands I think of before the first American band comes to my mind. One band that hasn't been mentioned that I think was really good is REM.

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Reply #51 posted 05/18/20 5:10pm

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Van Halen

Creedance Clearwater

Fleetwood Mac

Beach Boys

Guns n Roses

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Reply #52 posted 05/18/20 6:08pm

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I dont consider the Beach Boys a Rock Band, and even the Doors neither (not pure rock at least).

But if those would count anyway, those two are top.

What else? Pop? Jazz? Reggae?

The Doors were an American rock band, they were among the most controversial and influential rock acts of the 1960s and the group was widely regarded as an important part of the era's counterculture.

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Reply #53 posted 05/19/20 3:58am

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ForbiddenFruit said:

TheFman said:

I dont consider the Beach Boys a Rock Band, and even the Doors neither (not pure rock at least).

But if those would count anyway, those two are top.

What else? Pop? Jazz? Reggae?

The Doors were an American rock band, they were among the most controversial and influential rock acts of the 1960s and the group was widely regarded as an important part of the era's counterculture.

hard question, and not really claiming you're not right, but to me it's not 'pure rock' as I wrote.
It's either very Psychedelic or rather Bluesy.

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Reply #54 posted 05/19/20 6:55am

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Van Halen

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Reply #55 posted 05/19/20 8:16am

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Silly question but i'm gonna go with Sly & the Family Stone.

If we must only accept "rock" bands then, um, I dunno, The New York Dolls.

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Reply #56 posted 05/19/20 11:54am

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I would like to try using "the Jimi Hendrix experience" as an answer. The band was formed around Jimi who was an American, the other two were Brits obviously but the band's focus and centerpoint was Jimi. Plus he is the most influential rock guitar player, so definately needs a mention here.

If Jimi is not accepted other great answers IMO would be Steely Dan, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Aerosmith and perhaps Guns & Roses.

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Reply #57 posted 05/19/20 4:27pm

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Silly question but i'm gonna go with Sly & the Family Stone.

If we must only accept "rock" bands then, um, I dunno, The New York Dolls.

Agree on Sly & The Family Stone.

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Reply #58 posted 05/20/20 9:06am

namepeace

funkaholic1972 said:

I would like to try using "the Jimi Hendrix experience" as an answer. The band was formed around Jimi who was an American, the other two were Brits obviously but the band's focus and centerpoint was Jimi. Plus he is the most influential rock guitar player, so definately needs a mention here.


You're right. Grave oversight to date. Heck, Little Richard and Chuck Berry created rock and roll, and Jimi arguably reinvented it.

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Reply #59 posted 05/20/20 6:25pm

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namepeace said:



funkaholic1972 said:


I would like to try using "the Jimi Hendrix experience" as an answer. The band was formed around Jimi who was an American, the other two were Brits obviously but the band's focus and centerpoint was Jimi. Plus he is the most influential rock guitar player, so definately needs a mention here.





You're right. Grave oversight to date. Heck, Little Richard and Chuck Berry created rock and roll, and Jimi arguably reinvented it.


But those are all solo acts
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