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Bands that are down to one founding member left

Postby GoogaMooga » 21 Jul 2020, 14:23

Sweet (Andy Scott)
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Re: Bands that are down to one founding member left

Postby C » 21 Jul 2020, 14:33

Jethro Tull (I can't recall his name)




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Postby GoogaMooga » 21 Jul 2020, 14:45

Yardbirds
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Re: Bands that are down to one founding member left

Postby trans-chigley express » 22 Jul 2020, 05:30

The current version of Yes have no founding members.

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Postby Pool Hall Richard » 22 Jul 2020, 23:22

The Stranglers - Only JJ Burnel left and they will do one more tour (delayed.)

Jet Black is still around but doesnt play with them, Dave recently passed and Hugh left the band 30 years ago, so surely they are deserving of this thread.

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Postby Positive Passion » 23 Jul 2020, 06:08

The Hollies no longer include any original members. Tony Hicks has been on all their releases and Bobby Elliott has been on nearly all of them, spanning nearly 60 years. But neither of them were original members.

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Postby Hightea » 23 Jul 2020, 14:02

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Postby Flower » 23 Jul 2020, 14:38

C wrote:Jethro Tull (I can't recall his name)




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Postby Jimbly » 23 Jul 2020, 14:50

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Re: Bands that are down to one founding member left

Postby robertff » 23 Jul 2020, 16:06

Are we talking bands that still exist in some form, or bands no longer touring or in existence?


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Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Jul 2020, 16:21

robertff wrote:Are we talking bands that still exist in some form, or bands no longer touring or in existence?


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Bands that still exist in some form now.
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Re: Bands that are down to one founding member left

Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Jul 2020, 16:22

How about Lynyrd Skynyrd. Down to Ronnie?
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Postby Charlie O. » 23 Jul 2020, 19:53

GoogaMooga wrote:How about Lynyrd Skynyrd. Down to Ronnie?

Ronnie was one of the plane crash victims.

Guitarist Gary Rossington is not only the sole founding member still in the band, but the sole founding member still alive.
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Postby Neil Jung » 23 Jul 2020, 20:30

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Postby Charlie O. » 23 Jul 2020, 20:57

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Postby GoogaMooga » 24 Jul 2020, 00:00

Charlie O. wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:How about Lynyrd Skynyrd. Down to Ronnie?

Ronnie was one of the plane crash victims.


I meant Johnny
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Postby GoogaMooga » 24 Jul 2020, 00:01

Slade is down to Dave Hill
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Postby Charlie O. » 24 Jul 2020, 00:52

GoogaMooga wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:How about Lynyrd Skynyrd. Down to Ronnie?

Ronnie was one of the plane crash victims.


I meant Johnny

Not a founding member.
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Postby Matt Wilson » 24 Jul 2020, 01:52

Neil Jung wrote:Pavlov’s Dog
Camel
King Crimson
The Enid


I was thinking Fripp and Crimson. Then again, he was the only founding member in the band a short time after the debut album.
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Postby Rorschach » 24 Jul 2020, 08:16

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And I'm not sure whether the Beach Boys count. It's complicated.
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