Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

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I think FIVE actually get in?

Def Leppard
2
1%
Devo
17
11%
Janet Jackson
2
1%
John Prine
4
3%
Kraftwerk
22
14%
LL Cool J
3
2%
MC5
16
10%
Radiohead
14
9%
Rage Against the Machine
0
No votes
Roxy Music
27
17%
Stevie Nicks
1
1%
the Cure
15
10%
Todd Rundgren
16
10%
Rufus & Chaka Kahn
2
1%
the Zombies
15
10%
 
Total votes: 156

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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby The Modernist » 09 Oct 2018, 17:15

Dayodead wrote:They will put in Nicks, Rundgren, RATM or Def Leppard, Janet Jackson and The Zombies...Yawn....Should be The Cure, Devo, Kraftwerk MC5 and Radiohead (Even if they do not give a toss about the institution)
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Roxy Music and Kraftwerk tower over the rest of the list.

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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 09 Oct 2018, 17:15

They definitely care.

They spent decades being virtually forgotten. From what I can see from their messages on FB, they are grateful for everything coming their way these days.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Oct 2018, 17:23

Many of the great inductees really do care, like Darlene Love.
1966 and all that

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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Oct 2018, 17:40

Davey the Fat Boy wrote:The Zombies belong in more than anyone on the list because they scaled the highest musical heights of any of those acts.

How large their output was shouldn’t matter. The MC5 aren’t being nominated for their large catalogue. They are being nominated for their work over a two year period.


You got me there. Personally, I love the Zombies, but do you put every Brit invasion group in? The Animals, Moody Blues, Dave Clark Five, etc., ect.

I hate the MC5. An average bar band who turned up the amps.

At least on record. They may have been great, but they do nothing for me on record. No personality whatsoever.

And I like that kind of loud, raucous stuff. I have tried. I really have.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby driftin » 09 Oct 2018, 17:43

Dayodead wrote:They will put in Nicks, Rundgren, RATM or Def Leppard, Janet Jackson and The Zombies...Yawn....Should be The Cure, Devo, Kraftwerk MC5 and Radiohead (Even if they do not give a toss about the institution)

And another year, another missed opportunity for the deserved induction of The Smiths and the awesome debacle the on stage "Reunion" would be...

Exactly the same as my picks although I went with Chaka Khan because of their one hit wonder being a massive guilty pleasure of mine.

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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2018, 18:03

MC5 were great, you cads! I just recently attempted to put together a playlist of the LP Michigan Rocks, which starts off with "Kick Out the Jams." I've been playing it all week!


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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Oct 2018, 18:43

Matt Wilson wrote:MC5 were great, you cads! I just recently attempted to put together a playlist of the LP Michigan Rocks, which starts off with "Kick Out the Jams." I've been playing it all week!


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I'd much rather listen to the Dictators if I want some of this kinda stuff.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby PENK » 09 Oct 2018, 18:52

sloopjohnc wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:MC5 were great, you cads! I just recently attempted to put together a playlist of the LP Michigan Rocks, which starts off with "Kick Out the Jams." I've been playing it all week!


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I'd much rather listen to the Dictators if I want some of this kinda stuff.


What, rock music from Michigan? :?
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2018, 19:01

sloopjohnc wrote:I'd much rather listen to the Dictators if I want some of this kinda stuff.


Wrong city!!!
Coan wrote:'Vertigo' is one of the best things U2 have ever done, one of a handful of occasions where they get it just right. That bit near the end where the song lifts off? You don't get that with The Allman Brothers.

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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Oct 2018, 19:29

Matt Wilson wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:I'd much rather listen to the Dictators if I want some of this kinda stuff.


Wrong city!!!


I know that doofus. I'm talking the kind of music.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Count Machuki » 09 Oct 2018, 19:33

The Dictators played Michigan Rock?!
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2018, 19:35

You heard him, it's the same thing, Count!
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby sloopjohnc » 09 Oct 2018, 20:07

For fuck's sake.

I wish I could tie a rock to each one of your legs and dump you in Lake Michigan.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Count Machuki » 09 Oct 2018, 20:25

sloopjohnc wrote:For fuck's sake.

I wish I could tie a rock to each one of your legs and dump you in Lake Michigan.


The R&R Hall of Fame is on Lake Erie, man.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2018, 20:29

Same fuckin' thing!
Coan wrote:'Vertigo' is one of the best things U2 have ever done, one of a handful of occasions where they get it just right. That bit near the end where the song lifts off? You don't get that with The Allman Brothers.

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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Rayge » 09 Oct 2018, 20:34

PENK wrote:They are being nominated for one song. There are only fourteen people in the entire world who know anything they put out beyond that one song.

And I know at least a dozen of them. Fancy that. :)

And which song do you mean - Kick out the Jams, Back to Comm, Rambling Rose, Borderline, Human Being Lawnmower? Or something else?
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Hightea » 09 Oct 2018, 20:40

The Cure, Radiohead, Roxy, Kraftwerk and Todd. Next two would be Zombies and MC5 mostly off the top 5 because of lack of multiple good albums and songs.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 09 Oct 2018, 20:51

Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson, Roxy Music, The Cure and the MC5.
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Oct 2018, 21:16

Devo comfortably in third place :shock:
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Re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominations

Postby Fonz » 09 Oct 2018, 21:17

RnR has to mean something beyond ‘popular’ or ‘influential’.
It’s got to be rock, or ‘rock n roll’, which is fairly redundant now-any who should be in on rnr grounds is prolly there already. By MY definitions, that leaves the Mc5 and Def Leppard.


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