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#21 of 33 OFFLINE   Brian L

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Posted November 03 2004 - 02:46 AM

DAMN, Jeff!

How did I forget Robin Trower?!?!?!?!

Thats the problem with these threads, its like naming your favorite 5 Playboy Centerfolds of the last 40 years.....it just can't be done.

Talk about having a signature guitar tone...and in spite of what I said previously about Angus Young's vibrato, I think Robin would probably trump even the mighty Angus!

For the youngsters reading this thread who don't know who Trower is, heres a link to a thread discussing his latest CD:

http://www.hometheat....ghlight=Trower

Just to get you started, run out and buy Bridge of Sighs and then his new one, Living Out of Time.

And if anyone chimes in and says he is just a Hendrix wannabe...I am coming to your house to kick your dog.

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#22 of 33 OFFLINE   Lewis Besze

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Posted November 03 2004 - 04:21 AM

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Yeah - why wouldn't he be?
Based on some the responses here[Vangelis Mike Oldfield]I guess it's up to ones "interpretation" of the genre.

#23 of 33 OFFLINE   Matt Butler

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Posted November 03 2004 - 06:30 AM

Ac/Dc
Aerosmith
Floyd
Zeppelin
Van Halen
ZZ Top
Neil Diamond
Sabbath w/ Ozzy
CCR
Tom Petty
Springsteen
The Who
Beatles


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#24 of 33 OFFLINE   Colin Jacobson

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Posted November 03 2004 - 07:08 AM

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Robert Johnson
Son House
Howlin Wolf
Muddy Waters
BB King

What would rock be without these guy's


The blues? They're inspirations for rock, but that doesn't MAKE them rock. They shouldn't be on a list of "classic rock" artists...
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#25 of 33 OFFLINE   Colin Jacobson

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Posted November 03 2004 - 07:10 AM

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Based on some the responses here[Vangelis Mike Oldfield]I guess it's up to ones "interpretation" of the genre.


Yup. However, I think Bruce matches the standard "classic rock" criteria a LOT better than Vangelis or Jean-Michael Jarre! Posted Image Jeff, don't know what you were smoking when you decided to add them to a list of "classic rock" acts! Posted Image
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#26 of 33 OFFLINE   JordanS

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Posted November 03 2004 - 08:49 AM

pink floyd
led zeppelin
the eagles
dire straits
the who
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#27 of 33 OFFLINE   Jeff Ulmer

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Posted November 03 2004 - 09:10 AM

To me, classic rock is anything from the late sixties or seventies. Of course I forgot Styx (Equinox), Moody Blues, Fleetwood Mac, Ted Nugent, Prism, The Eagles, Camel, James Gang &/or Joe Walsh, King Crimson, Steve Miller, Tangerine Dream, Gary Numan, Gordon Lightfoot, Terry Jacks, The Guess Who, Trooper, The Beach Boys...

#28 of 33 OFFLINE   Tom McDonald

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Posted November 03 2004 - 01:30 PM

Hey Colin, Just did that to get a rise out of people and alot of the younger folks have know idea what any of those 5 sound like. My list would really be

Pink Floyd
Crosby,Stills,Nash & Young
The Who
Beatles
The Band
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#29 of 33 OFFLINE   John Alvarez

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Posted November 03 2004 - 11:34 PM

Doobie Brothers
Procol Harum
UFO
Mott The Hoople
Poco

It changes day to day.....Posted Image

#30 of 33 OFFLINE   Colin Jacobson

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Posted November 04 2004 - 08:34 AM

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To me, classic rock is anything from the late sixties or seventies.


Fair enough, but shouldn't classic rock acts actually make ROCK music? Hate to tell ya, but Vangelis ain't rock!
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#31 of 33 OFFLINE   Kevin C Brown

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Posted November 04 2004 - 01:03 PM

Yeah, I have a hard time putting Tangerine Dream in the classic rock category too. Good stuff, but not really "classic rock".
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#32 of 33 OFFLINE   Brian Perry

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Posted November 04 2004 - 02:34 PM

Rush
Genesis
Pink Floyd
Queen
Yes

#33 of 33 OFFLINE   Steve Elias

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Posted November 04 2004 - 06:30 PM

Led Zeppelin
The Who
Queen
Rush
And thirteen bands tied for the fifth spot...

Thanks for the reminder, Jeff and Brian, to pull out my copy of Bridge of Sighs and listen to it yet again. It's been sitting idle for four or five months.

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