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Favourite Reggae band

Postby The Prof » 18 Dec 2008, 01:11

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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Billybob Dylan » 18 Dec 2008, 06:22

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Postby Insouciant Western People » 18 Dec 2008, 13:45

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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Deebank » 18 Dec 2008, 14:18

The Police, obviously.

Although I believe UB40 are the biggest selling reggae artistes of all time.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby La Denim » 18 Dec 2008, 14:19

Sweet Baby Deebank wrote:The Police, obviously.

Although I believe UB40 are the biggest selling reggae artistes of all time.


A lot of superstitious people believe that UB40 are bad luck.

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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Deebank » 18 Dec 2008, 16:11

Deep and Crisp and Denim wrote:
Sweet Baby Deebank wrote:The Police, obviously.

Although I believe UB40 are the biggest selling reggae artistes of all time.


A lot of superstitious people believe that UB40 are bad luck.


I don't know about superstitious - seems like common sense to me.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby hookfinger » 18 Dec 2008, 16:23

Deep and Crisp and Denim wrote:
A lot of superstitious people believe that UB40 are bad luck.



A lot of regular people believe UB40 are bad, period.

And rather than just one band, i think the King Kong compilation (Leslie Kong productions) is a fantastic lp.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Slim » 18 Dec 2008, 17:44

10cc of course. Dreadlock Holiday is a classic reggae track.
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Postby bobzilla77 » 18 Dec 2008, 18:09

I'm partial to Clapton and the Stones. They're not just the masters of the Delta blues!
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Leg of lamb » 18 Dec 2008, 19:16

Well, she's not a band, but you tell me that 'Stars Are Blind' by Paris Hilton doesn't channel everything vital about reggae and, in the process, pretty much render everything that preceded it redundant.











I do actually genuinely like it.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby king feeb » 18 Dec 2008, 19:27

Faust.


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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Dec 2008, 20:07

Leg of lamb wrote:Well, she's not a band, but you tell me that 'Stars Are Blind' by Paris Hilton doesn't channel everything vital about reggae and, in the process, pretty much render everything that preceded it redundant.



I do actually genuinely like it.


I don't think it's that bad. But if you don't think it channels reggae's vitality, you are unfamiliar with the annual reggae comps that come out with women in bikinis, and lack thereof, each year.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Leg of lamb » 18 Dec 2008, 20:27

sloopjohnc wrote:I don't think it's that bad. But if you don't think it channels reggae's vitality, you are unfamiliar with the annual reggae comps that come out with women in bikinis, and lack thereof, each year.


I wouldn't be without my copy of XXX Bashment Sizzlas for all the tea in China. And I really do like Hilton's song, a lot more than the smug tone of my previous post suggests.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Carlsson » 18 Dec 2008, 20:47

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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Dec 2008, 21:37

Leg of lamb wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:I don't think it's that bad. But if you don't think it channels reggae's vitality, you are unfamiliar with the annual reggae comps that come out with women in bikinis, and lack thereof, each year.


I wouldn't be without my copy of XXX Bashment Sizzlas for all the tea in China. And I really do like Hilton's song, a lot more than the smug tone of my previous post suggests.


:lol: :lol: :lol:

You didn't come across as smug.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Carlisle Wheeling » 18 Dec 2008, 21:43

Culture

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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Deebank » 19 Dec 2008, 10:09

Carly Simon's Why is perhaps the pinacle of the genre.

















Actually it is genius, really.
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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Corporate whore » 19 Dec 2008, 12:12

Bob Dylan - obviously.

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Re: Favourite Reggae band

Postby Carlsson » 08 Feb 2020, 23:45

The Prof wrote:Mine's Killing Joke. How about you?


Has your view changed Prof?






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