Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

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Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby ORORORO » 14 Jun 2018, 09:00

Yeah? simple
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Diamond Dog » 14 Jun 2018, 09:06

Not getting enough attention?

Board too 'nice' for you?
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby ORORORO » 14 Jun 2018, 09:24

:o

how RUDE!
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Diamond Dog » 14 Jun 2018, 09:43

Well are YOU?
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Fonz » 14 Jun 2018, 10:20

Cliff nearly clinches it for the run he had in the seventies, when he was undeniable.

But The King is The King
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby ORORORO » 14 Jun 2018, 12:37

Cliff met Elvis on his summer holidays in Florida in 1959 and sold him his soul.

Neither man was the same again - but Cliff was passed some bad-man spirit from E after he died in 1977. Hence 'Devil Woman' and all the naughty stuff Fonz references in his post. No coincidence, that 'run'
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Goat Boy » 14 Jun 2018, 12:39

I hate Cliff Richard
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby ORORORO » 14 Jun 2018, 12:45

He should be in jail
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby fange » 14 Jun 2018, 13:12

Elvis by 1000 miles!
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Darkness_Fish » 14 Jun 2018, 13:35

Cliff is basically the personification of all that is wrong with the world.

I wouldn't be surprised if he's considered too edgy, modern or experimental around here.
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Ranking Ted » 14 Jun 2018, 13:38

Why is this even a thing?

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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Rayge » 14 Jun 2018, 13:50

Ranking Ted wrote:Why is this even a thing?

Why Chuck vs Joni, or James vs Jimi?
Actually though I am old enough to remember Cliff being touted as the British Elvis, and making sort of rock & roll records when EP wasn't
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Muskrat » 14 Jun 2018, 14:43

ORORORO wrote:He should be in jail

Yeah, all that drug use, all that carrying on with a Priscilla when she was underage - where was the law?
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Pansy Puff » 14 Jun 2018, 15:24

Ranking Ted wrote:Why is this even a thing?

Not enough of us were giving John the attention he craves.
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Diamond Dog » 14 Jun 2018, 15:27

Rayge wrote:
Ranking Ted wrote:Why is this even a thing?

Why Chuck vs Joni, or James vs Jimi?



Because there are good cases for any of those pairs.

Unlike this attention seeking travesty.

Unlike you to highlight one of my threads as a 'problem'. Oh sorry, make that two.
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Matt Wilson » 14 Jun 2018, 15:50

ORORORO wrote:Cliff met Elvis on his summer holidays in Florida in 1959 and sold him his soul.


Elvis was in Germany for the entire calendar year of 1959 as far as I know.

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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby ORORORO » 14 Jun 2018, 15:56

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby driftin » 14 Jun 2018, 15:57

Elvis Presley by far. He made some decent songs and was an acceptable actor. Cliff Richard is responsible for The Millennium Prayer, the single worst song ever made, and even without that he is utterly shite in every way.

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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Rayge » 14 Jun 2018, 16:23

Diamond Dog wrote:
Rayge wrote:
Ranking Ted wrote:Why is this even a thing?

Why Chuck vs Joni, or James vs Jimi?



Because there are good cases for any of those pairs.

Unlike this attention seeking travesty.

Unlike you to highlight one of my threads as a 'problem'. Oh sorry, make that two.


A) Who said it was a problem? I was making a point about the essential triviality of 'versus' threads. And I was genuinely unaware you had posted either of them, or that Coan had posted this one

B) Cliff's being touted as the British Elvis, as I mentioned in the rest of my earlier post that you chose not to quote, presumably on the grounds that it undermined your peeve, may be flimsy as a reason, but in my view is more structurally sound than Joni vs Chuck on the grounds that they were both songwriters who were strong lyricists, although otherwise as different as possibly could be, while James vs Jimi - well I suppose they were both US born, black and influential, but really these threads are almost always provocations or beauty contests, and never really inspire great debate, or even mediocre debate most of the time. I thought this when I first came across them on the imdb boards 15 years ago, so it's nothing to do with personal animus, and you can get off your high horse.
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Re: Cliff Richard or Elvis Presley?

Postby Matt Wilson » 14 Jun 2018, 16:42

ORORORO wrote::lol: :lol: :lol:


You didn't think I could pass up a pedantic Presley moment, did you?