Your brief opinions as to these musical artists (2)

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Your brief opinions as to these musical artists (2)

Postby pcqgod » 18 Apr 2017, 19:04

Elton John
Michael Oldfield
Weather Report
Cocksparrer
Mekons
Divinyls
Willie Nelson
Pussy Galore
Sisters of Mercy
Nina Hagen
Kim Carnes
Joan Armatrading
INXS
Foghat
White Denim
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Postby The Great Defector » 18 Apr 2017, 19:07

Elton John - Far more good songs that shite.
Michael Oldfield - Meh
Weather Report - Dunno
Cocksparrer - Dunno
Mekons - Dunno
Divinyls - Only know one tune, it's ok.
Willie Nelson - Respected but not gonna pretend I'm a fan.
Pussy Galore - Dunno
Sisters of Mercy - Grew up with them thanks to my brother. Some good tunes.
Nina Hagen - Dunno
Kim Carnes - Dunno
Joan Armatrading - Dunno
INXS - Some good pop tunes, they're ok.
Foghat - Dunno
White Denim - Dunno
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Postby sneelock » 18 Apr 2017, 19:32

Elton John - owes me money
Michael Oldfield - owes me money
Weather Report - owes me money
Cocksparrer - owes me money
Mekons - owes me money
Divinyls - owes me money
Willie Nelson - owes me money
Pussy Galore - owes me money
Sisters of Mercy- owes me money
Nina Hagen - owes me money
Kim Carnes - owes Bette Davis money
Joan Armatrading - Tracy Chapman owes HER money
INXS - owes me money
Foghat -owes me money
White Denim - owes me money
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Re: Your brief opinions as to these musical artists (2)

Postby jimboo » 18 Apr 2017, 19:44

Two of them managed to make two good albums each , brief enough ?
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Postby pcqgod » 18 Apr 2017, 19:45

jimboo wrote:Two of them managed to make two good albums each , brief enough ?


Kim Carnes and Pussy Galore?
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Postby Quaco » 18 Apr 2017, 19:45

Elton John - insecure
Michael Oldfield - entitled
Weather Report - wank
Cocksparrer - DNK
Mekons - dry, critics' darlings
Divinyls - tacky fun
Willie Nelson - sleepy
Pussy Galore - DNK
Sisters of Mercy - DNK
Nina Hagen - DNK
Kim Carnes - DNK
Joan Armatrading - worthy
INXS - cheap
Foghat - boring
White Denim - rhythmic
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Postby Jeemo » 18 Apr 2017, 20:11

Elton John - Enormous Jobby
Michael Oldfield - Lost it years ago
Weather Report - Brilliant
Cocksparrer - pish
Mekons - haven't heard enough to comment
Divinyls - 1 hit wonders
Willie Nelson - Living Legend
Pussy Galore - haven't heard enough to comment
Sisters of Mercy - On form they were great
Nina Hagen - pish
Kim Carnes - 1 1/2 hit wonder
Joan Armatrading - Dull
INXS - two great songs, the rest pish
Foghat - pish
White Denim - haven't heard enough to comment
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Postby Bride Of Sea Of Tunes » 18 Apr 2017, 20:17

Have no albums by any of these soulsters, so I can't comment.
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Postby John aka Josh » 18 Apr 2017, 20:29

Great
Weather Report
Willie Nelson

Good Moments
Michael Oldfield
Joan Armatrading

Not my cup of tea
Elton John
Mekons
Divinyls
Sisters of Mercy
Nina Hagen

Assumed to be not my cuppa
Cocksparrer
Pussy Galore
Kim Carnes
Foghat
White Denim

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Postby Carlsson » 18 Apr 2017, 20:50

Elton John - not a fan - Tumbleweed is probably my fave but I don't own any Elton albums - never have doen
Michael Oldfield - a talent - Tub Bells - was mind-blowing at the time - still is. Ommadawn and Hergest Ridge equally as good
Weather Report - superb - Black Market, Heavy Weather and Night Passage are my fave three. I saw them play a non-stop three hour gig at the Add to Hammersmith Odeon once - incredible
Cocksparrer - not familiar
Mekons - not familiar
Divinyls - not familiar
Willie Nelson - not familiar
Pussy Galore - not familiar
Sisters of Mercy - not familiar
Nina Hagen - not familiar
Kim Carnes not familiar
Joan Armatrading - I prefer Tracey Chapman
INXS - not familiar
Foghat - some good albums - rock and roll is probably my fave
White Denim - not familiar







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Re: Your brief opinions as to these musical artists (2)

Postby pcqgod » 18 Apr 2017, 20:56

John aka Josh wrote:
Wouldn't touch them with yours.
INXS


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Postby Darkness_Fish » 18 Apr 2017, 20:56

The Sisters of Mercy at their peak are in a completely different league to that lot, one of the greatest bands ever for a brief stint from 82 to 85-ish. But probably worse than all of them right now.
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Postby soundchaser » 18 Apr 2017, 20:57

Elton John...Album/Tumbleweed Connection. Single/ Rocket Man.
Mike Oldfield...Side 1 of Tubular Bells could not be topped.
Weather Report...I love fusion, but I've only ever owned Heavy Weather, and Domino Theory, which are both excellent.
Mekons: Where was I? Not a punk, but that was a great song.
Joan Armatrading...I like Love & Affection and Drop The Pilot best.
White Denim...pretty good, actually.

The others I don't really have an opinion on.

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Postby Thang-y » 18 Apr 2017, 21:05

Elton John - somewhere buried deep deep deeep down is a good musician with good taste
Michael Oldfield - lucky weirdo
Weather Report - yes please, rip Jaco
Cocksparrer - 'oo?
Mekons - dunno
Divinyls - Loved her, some great pop
Willie Nelson - good bloke
Pussy Galore - dunno
Sisters of Mercy - back in the days when wearing a packet of flour over your head was 'cool' and dark was OK
Nina Hagen - that voice!
Kim Carnes - what about her?
Joan Armatrading - Earnest but why not. Good songwriting.
INXS - too easy to knock. Some good stuff. Don't bother without MH
Foghat - blind spot
White Denim - dunno - any good?

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Postby Matt Wilson » 18 Apr 2017, 21:18

Elton John - Great for most of the '70s
Michael Oldfield - No opinion, really - though I've got the big two LPs of his.
Weather Report - Decent, though I'm never in the mood.
Cocksparrer - Yeah, right...
Mekons - Some good stuff in the '70s/'80s. Even into the early '90s come to think of it.
Divinyls - Barely remember them.
Willie Nelson - Awesome songwriter.
Pussy Galore - They had their fifteen minutes.
Sisters of Mercy - Barely remember them.
Nina Hagen - Know nothing about her.
Kim Carnes - Really?
Joan Armatrading - Never got into her.
INXS - They also had their fifteen. I guess I like at least one of their albums as well.
Foghat - Some good songs.
White Denim - Who?

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Postby pcqgod » 18 Apr 2017, 21:29

Thang-y wrote:White Denim - dunno - any good?



I heard them for the first time a couple days ago on an episode of "Austin City Limits." Pretty amazing musicians, but I didn't like it when the singer opened his mouth.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Apr 2017, 21:41

Elton John - great in the early '70s. Omnipresent on AM and FM radio. One of those artists that was both good and popular. Stopped listening after Philadelphia Freedom.

Michael Oldfield - All I know is he did the Excorsist soundtrack.

Weather Report - Do not like jazz

Cocksparrer - this is made-up, right?

Mekons - Good post-punk. A fan, but not a huge fan.

Divinyls - A couple good albums

Willie Nelson - I like him as a songwrtier more than an artist, but usually enjoy him when I put his albums on or hear him. I have to be in the mood.

Pussy Galore - Don't know that much about

Sisters of Mercy - I have a couple albums. Good for goth, but I wasn't a huge goth guy.

Nina Hagen - Interesting, but not interesting enough to buy any of her albums.

Kim Carnes - Probably haven't given her enough of a chance. Not crazy about her voice.

Joan Armatrading - Have a few of her albums. I like her because she definitely went her own way.

INXS - Fake funk without the chops to carry it off.

Foghat - A staple of my teenage years. Two really good albums and two good albums.

White Denim - Critical darling from Austin, TX, from a few years back. I've never really taken the time, but they're not bad when I've listened to them.

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Postby toomanyhatz » 18 Apr 2017, 22:19

Elton John - Diva that he may be now, and for all the bad music he's released in his life, he stored up a lot of good will with me between 1970 and 1975.
Michael Oldfield - To me he's Kevin Ayers' sideman, but I do like some of what he's done solo. Just seems so all or nothing, and I've heard nothing outside of a few nice passages to encourage me to dig deeply.
Weather Report - Great players who don't do much with it that insterests me. There's probably some exceptions to that, but I couldn't tell you what they are offhand.
Cocksparrer - No opinion
Mekons - I like 'em when their songs have melodies, which they usually don't. Their use of folk tunes helps, so I like the period (late 80s) when they were doing that a lot.
Divinyls - The disposable/forgettable side of the 80s rather than the one I hate. Faint praise.
Willie Nelson - Love him unconditionally. A great American artist. Should leave reggae alone, however.
Pussy Galore - Don't think I've heard a note of their music, but tend to appreciate artists who risk themselves in the fight for freedom of expression. It shouldn't be that hard, but it is.
Sisters of Mercy - An ex-girlfriend of mine loved them. Not my kind of thing, but they do it well.
Nina Hagen - You need to do something more than 'quirky' to get my attention, and as far as I know she hasn't.
Kim Carnes - I get her mixed up with Jennifer Warnes, She's the female Rod Stewart, right? Only without the rootsy background (for the bad) or the pompous assholishness (to the good). I like "Bette Davis Eyes" in small doses.
Joan Armatrading - Who's she a-tradin' arms with? I have a record of hers somewhere. Someone else in the long list of people that have neither done anything to piss me off or anything to encourage me to explore further.
INXS - The poor guy. Musically, they're of their time. If you were a musical artist in the 80s and you went along, chances are I have no interest in what you did. They obviously had talent, but went along.
Foghat - They 'rock' apparently. That's important to some people, I guess.
White Denim - No opinion.
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Re: Your brief opinions as to these musical artists (2)

Postby Hightea » 18 Apr 2017, 22:43

Elton John- I like Elton but never been a real fan. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and most of Madman Across the Water was his only excellent albums- had some other good songs - hate the broadway stuff.
Michael Oldfield - love the 70's stuff been okay since
Weather Report- Love the 70's albums (yes all of them) -always a changing lineup but the Jaco years were killer. Saw them front row in 78 Jaco floored me. I've never seen a bass player since with his talent and wildness. Barefeet, jumping off speakers, playing hendrix style (behind the back and with teeth) and just nailing any song he played. Shorter and Zawinul are both killers at their instrument too.
Cocksparrer - WHo? Oh see obscure punk UK band. Not my style or taste I'm sure.
Mekons - okay not a fan
Divinyls - love two songs rest okay.
Willie Nelson - love WIllie.
Pussy Galore - not really
Sisters of Mercy - okay
Nina Hagen - pretty good
Kim Carnes - never been a fan
Joan Armatrading - like her early stuff never heard anything else
INXS - fan of the 80's stuff dont know the 90's stuff
Foghat -yuk
White Denim - okay new band

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Re: Your brief opinions as to these musical artists (2)

Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 18 Apr 2017, 22:43

some good moments

Elton John
Sisters of Mercy
INXS



fuck off

Michael Oldfield
Weather Report
Cocksparrer
Mekons
Divinyls
Willie Nelson
Pussy Galore
Nina Hagen
Kim Carnes
Joan Armatrading
Foghat
White Denim
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