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#1 of 33 OFFLINE   scottLarson



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Posted October 31 2004 - 02:44 PM

Which are your top five fav. classic rock bands. Mine are 1.Bruce Springsteen. 2.Led Zeppelin 3.Lynynrd Skynyrd 4.Black Sabbath 5.Eagles

#2 of 33 OFFLINE   Lewis Besze

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Posted October 31 2004 - 04:34 PM

Bruce Spingsteen classic rock? Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin,Who,Scorpions,Yes.

#3 of 33 OFFLINE   Kevin C Brown

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Posted October 31 2004 - 06:25 PM

I won't limit myself to 5... Zep, The Who, Cream, Aerosmith, Genesis, Yes, Bad Co, King Crimson, UFO, Stones, Purple, Sabbath, Allman Bros Band (w/ Duane Allman), BOC, Doors, Free, Montrose/Gamma, Hendrix, Humble Pie, Floyd, Queen, Rush, Van Halen (with DLR), Journey (w/ Gregg Rolie), Heart (w/ Roger Fisher), and of course ... ZZ Top.
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Posted November 01 2004 - 01:20 AM

Genesis Fleetwood Mac Rush The Police Steely Dan
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#5 of 33 OFFLINE   Andrew Chong

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Posted November 01 2004 - 02:35 AM

1. Electric Light Orchestra 2. The Beatles me too: 3. Queen 4. The Who 5. The Rolling Stones

#6 of 33 OFFLINE   Dave Morton

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Posted November 01 2004 - 03:00 AM

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#7 of 33 OFFLINE   Colin Jacobson

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Posted November 01 2004 - 06:33 AM

Yeah - why wouldn't he be?
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#8 of 33 OFFLINE   Carl Miller

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Posted November 01 2004 - 01:42 PM

Zep, Stones, Kinks, Floyd, Sabbath. I'd put the Beatles in there, but I just don't think of them as classic rock for some reason...though I really don't know why.

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Posted November 01 2004 - 03:36 PM

I'm going with Mr. Ed Jumps The Gun because they have a really kool name...Savoy Brown for their many shades of blues...Jefferson Flying-Object for their radical outlook...Edgar Winter's White Trash because I like's trashy music with a horn section...and Santana because I never tire of hearing him bend notes just so.
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#10 of 33 OFFLINE   Brian L

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Posted November 02 2004 - 03:40 AM

Alright....KCB has prodded me to contribute. Knowing that I am of the correct age to be into bands that might be considered "classic" rock, and was around when they were fresh and new (BTW, I HATE categorizing MUSIC!!!), I guess he thought I too should stand up and be counted. All-righty then! Disclaimer: These are in no particular order... Black Sabbath - Heard War Pigs on 8-Track at about age 13 (1973). I had never heard anything like it, and was totally mesmerized. I had found "my" music. I like the band so much that even Never Say Die and Technical Ecstasy have a home on my CD shelf. Led Zeppelin - The first Zep track I heard was Whole Lotta Love on a cousins LP. Again, mesmerizing. And LZII remains one of my "desert island" LP's. Deep Purple - Same deal as Zep, except the track was Smoke on the Water. How the hell can I make my friend's Sears Roebuck Electric Guitar (on permanent loan to me) sound like THAT?!?!? Made in Japan is the definitive live rock album. Aerosmith - you need go no further than their 1st four LPs, Rocks being the best Hard Rock album by the best Hard Rock band that ever was. AC/DC - Both the Bon and Brian era AC/DC have defining hard rock tracks. And there is no one that has a vibrato like Angus. Special Bonus Entry - Kiss. They get no respect, and like their brethren Aerosmith, a lot of their post '70's output is dreck, but their output in the 70's was hugely influential, even if the lyrics were ridiculously juvenile. BGL

#11 of 33 OFFLINE   John Alvarez

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Posted November 02 2004 - 03:57 AM

Styx Floyd E.L.P. Yes Zep

#12 of 33 OFFLINE   Jeff_CusBlues


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Posted November 02 2004 - 05:10 AM

My list today (it change at any time). 1. The Rolling Stones 2. Pink Floyd 3. The Who 4. Bob Dylan 5. Aerosmith

#13 of 33 OFFLINE   John Alvarez

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Posted November 02 2004 - 06:00 AM

Hendrix Steve Miller Bowie Chicago Stones

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Posted November 02 2004 - 06:58 AM

are we talking rock and roll, which is classic, or what appears on the classic rock radio stations? I'll go with the first: Rolling Stones David Bowie The Who The Clash VH with DLR Honorable Mentions: Kiss, CCR, Talking Heads, Chuck Berry, the Boss, Queen, Sabbath, Zepplin, Clapton(cream, dominoes, solo), ACDC, and ZZtop.

#15 of 33 OFFLINE   Todd H

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Posted November 02 2004 - 07:08 AM

Van Halen (w/Roth of course!) Journey (w/Rolie) Black Sabbath (w/Ozzy) Led Zeppelin Queen

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Posted November 02 2004 - 08:06 AM

Moody Blues Jimi Hendrix Beatles Jethro Tull Elton John Jom Croce Who Queen Creedance Clearwater Revival

#17 of 33 OFFLINE   Mark C.

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Posted November 02 2004 - 04:21 PM

Pink Floyd Led Zep The Who The Eagles Genesis (only up until Steve Hackett left)

#18 of 33 OFFLINE   John Alvarez

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Posted November 02 2004 - 10:54 PM

Okay I have been thinking about this. What do you consider Classic Rock? Most radio stations put a 20 year timeline on it.

#19 of 33 OFFLINE   Tom McDonald

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Posted November 02 2004 - 11:57 PM

Robert Johnson Son House Howlin Wolf Muddy Waters BB King What would rock be without these guy's

#20 of 33 OFFLINE   Jeff Ulmer

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Posted November 03 2004 - 02:21 AM

Pretty tough to limit to five. Captain Beyond, Deep Purple, Floyd, Rush, Yes, Tull, Boston, Sabbath, Bowie, Genesis, BTO, Heart, BOC, Mike Oldfield, Jean Michel Jarre, Vangelis, Moody Blues, Scorpions (pre Blackout), Trower, Mahogany Rush, KISS, Aerosmith, Eloy...

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