DODGERS 10 Bands

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  1. Man Ray

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    Inspired by Irish's 10 Albums thread, where for whatever reason some really good artists went unmentioned. In some cases it may have been because their best songs were spread across several albums (The Ramones) instead of putting them all one one (The Knack). Whatever. Go ahead and choose the complete works of 10 bands/artists you'd take to that island with you.

    Note: I thought this would be easier, but it was actually much tougher. I might have to do what Irish did and come back with another 10.

    Talking Heads
    Elvis Costello
    David Bowie
    The Doors
    The Ramones
    The Beatles
    The Cure
    The Clash
    Grass Roots
    Jethro Tull
     
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    Top 10:
    Led Zeppelin
    Bowie
    Beatles
    Pink Floyd
    Talking Heads
    Eagles
    Queen
    Elton John
    George Michael
    Tom Petty

    Honorable Mention:
    U2
    The Who
    Prince
    Steely Dan
    Rolling Stones

    I could go on....
     
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    way tougher

    • bowie
    • doors
    • beatles
    • elo
    • pretenders/chrissie
    • beach boys
    • smiths/morrissey
    • squeeze
    • roxy music/ferry
    • velvet underground/reed
     
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    In Bill Graham's bio he claims the greatest live performer he ever saw was Otis Redding.
     
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    i respect all my brothers that mention the Knack in their top bands but have to say i don't get it
    i danced like a spinning top to that shit but wasn't it sort of one off?
     
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    The Beatles
    The Cure
    Depeche Mode
    The Smiths/Morrissey
    Elton John
    Oingo Boingo
    Blink 182
    Radiohead
    Neil Young (yeah, I know)
    Pixies

    Because I pay the bills, I get to break the rules and name a baker's dozen:
    CCR
    Lynyrd Skynyrd (just to balance out Neil Young)
    Bauhaus
     
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    That's how I feel about the doors.
     
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    Excellent choice on the hero thing...
     
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    love that you know this
    been brushing up on my ping pong game
    just joking i still suck lol
     
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    I do my best to ignore Neil's world views because his music is so good. He and Stills carried Nash and Crosby.
     
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    i was never a huge doors fan tbh
    always seemed like that music was playing when i happened upon daytime burners and resident loadies
    not that i didn't dabble but it wasn't the life i wanted to live
    still i think they hold a place in time that can't be replaced
    Morrison danced straight into the flame
    Manzarek and Krieger created magic
     
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    Way too many good bands. Here's a few with a lot of omissions. I'm obviously a British Invasion/Woodstock era man.

    *seen them live

    Stones*
    Beatles
    Who*
    Humble Pie*
    Zeppelin*
    Kinks*
    Allman Bros.
    Talking Heads
    any band with Johnny Winter*
    Cream
    Hendrix Experience
    Rory Gallagher*
    Fleetwood Mac (Peter Green era)
    Deep Purple
    Canned Heat (Woodstock version)
     
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    Better to fade away than to burn out (my version).
     
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    ive seen a lot of great bands live but Humble Pie and Marriot was a riot at the country club in Reseda
    fucking guy was a witch
     
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    Humble Pie was fourth bill at the Fillmore West the night I saw them. It was their first West Coast tour. Saw them later shortly after the Rockin' the Fillmore LP.

    Incredible live act. Cranking up I Don't Need No Doctor as I type.
     
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    you saw the original but this was a entertaining band
     
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    that’s the beauty of music
    it’s so personal, so subjective
    for instance, i never understood the love of springsteen, but most feel/felt differently
    plus like i mentioned in the album thread… sometimes it’s not necessarily the music, but the memories it conjures up
    i remember being an eight year old in the back seat of my mom’s car hearing “this is a new song from an la band” and then hearing light my fire for the first time
    or remembering a girl (or boy, if you’re huh?) when you hear a certain song

    .
     
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    absolutely
    the controversy that surrounded him saying "higher" and looking straight into the camera w abject defiance was incredible
    it was an iconic moment not only in music but in our evolution
    in the end , yes this is the end, it was droning stoner music sung by a dying alcoholic but then again so are our rantings
    the knack on the other hand...my my my my my wooooo lol
     
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