The Doors vs CCR

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Doors vs. CCR

The Doors
10
43%
Creedence Clearwater Revival
13
57%
 
Total votes: 23

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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby Goat Boy » 15 May 2018, 20:09

I think Jimbo had a great voice, especially before the booze pickled it. I love his croon in particular. He brings a real kind of occult magic to those early records in particular.

I know he became this kind of cliched, counterculture Athena icon. The face staring down from a million student walls but he looked fucking great in the early years, like a hippy Dionysus with his Alexander The Great hair and fucking leather kecks. No wonder parents were shitting themselves. You wouldn't let your daughter go out with him, would ya?

Maybe he should have kept his knob in a bit more mind but you can't have everything.
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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby Matt Wilson » 15 May 2018, 20:18

Goat Boy wrote: Maybe he should have kept his knob in a bit more mind but you can't have everything.


There's actually no proof that he took it out.
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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby the gorton gollum » 15 May 2018, 20:18

Well it was a cold night.
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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby Goat Boy » 15 May 2018, 20:40

I heard those in the first few rows retrospectively compared it to the opening scene of Star Wars
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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby Matt Wilson » 15 May 2018, 20:43

Or the 2001 scene where the monkeys first see the monolith.
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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby Goat Boy » 15 May 2018, 20:45

Horse Gratitudes
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Re: The Doors vs CCR

Postby toomanyhatz » 15 May 2018, 22:03

sloopjohnc wrote:[ He's notoriously hard to get along with. His former bandmates, including his brother, will tell you that.


Not any more he won't.

I can't decide who to vote for. Both great in totally different ways. Surprisingly, I think the Doors without Morrison might be superior to CCR without JF. Hate to use that as a tie-breaker, though.
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