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Your top 5 bands
15 December 2011
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GlassOnionArchitecture
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We all can presume your #1 favorite group, but what is your Top 5?

Mine are:
#1- Beatles (includes solo)
#2- The Cure
#3- The Police
#4- Pink Floyd
#5- U2

15 December 2011
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Assuming solo artists are permitted:

 

1. The Beatles

2. (Joint) Buddy Holly, Kendall Payne (not possible to separate)

4. (joint) Queen, Simon & Garfunkel, Johnny Cash (again how to separate)

 

(Yes thats 6 but it would be unfair to leave one out)

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15 December 2011
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1. (tie) Beatles and all variations of same including solo careers

2. (tie) The Allman Brothers Band, The Band, any act featuring Neil Young, any act featuring Eric Clapton

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15 December 2011
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Let me see if I can guess Zig's:
1 – Beatles
2- Allmomd Brothers
3- The Band
4- CSNY
5- Elvis Costello
Am I right Zig?

Edit: it was typed before I saw Zig's list, even though he did post it first.

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15 December 2011
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Close but no cigar Sun King.

1. The Beatles

2. Arcade Fire

3. Queen

4. Cornershop

5. David Bowie

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16 December 2011
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1. (I'm sorry I can't separate them) The Beatles, Soda Stereo, George Harrison and Gustavo Cerati

2. (It depends on my mood) Bjork/Luis Alberto Spinetta

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16 December 2011
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#2 Jimi Hendrix

#3 (Tied) Led Zeppelin, Doors

#4 Elvis Costello (from the Attraction days)

 

Honorable mention to Jethro Tull (Aqualung and earlier)

Simon and Garfunkel, Billy Joel, Elton John.

In the more obscure category (by today's standards), Squeeze

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16 December 2011
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Awesome replies! I am already seeing some bands that are very very high on my lists too.  Surprised haven't seen any Oasis, Beach Boys, Who or Stones yet.  

16 December 2011
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Vale said:

1. (I'm sorry I can't separate them) The Beatles, Soda Stereo, George Harrison and Gustavo Cerati

Bravo!!

 

Mine?

 

1. Beatles.

2. their solo careers.-

3. A long list of bands and singer.

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16 December 2011
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  1. The Beatles (include solo careers)
  2. Led Zeppelin
  3. The Rolling Stones
  4. Pink Floyd
  5. Jimi Hendrix

I think this it.

 

Okay lets say for arguments sake, say you asked for your top 5 favorite current artists. This is mine:

  1. Kanye West
  2. Lady Gaga
  3. Kings of Leon
  4. Mumford and Sons
  5. Arctic Monkeys

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16 December 2011
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1. The Beatles

2. David Bowie

3. Radiohead

4. Cornershop

5. The Rolling Stones

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16 December 2011
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1. The Beatles

2. Led Zeppelin 

3. Pink Floyd

4. AC/DC

5. Rolling Stones

 

(if there was a choice of #6, #7 and #8 i would put Bob Dylan , David Bowie and The Clash)

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17 December 2011
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Can we do single artists?

1. the Beatles

2. the Rolling Stones

3. Queen

4. Sinead O'Connor

5. either Fleetwood Mac or Bruce Springsteen.

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17 December 2011
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I'm including solo Beatle stuff in "the Beatles" BTW. Otherwise that'd be like half my top five.

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17 December 2011
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  1. The Beatles (including solo)
  2. The Beach Boys
  3. The Who
  4. The Pink Floyd/Syd Barrett
  5. The Doors
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18 December 2011
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I have a pretty solidified top 2 or 3 and after that it's more about what I'm into right now.
1. The Meters / The Beatles (the Meatles)
3. Ratatat
4. Stevie Wonder
5. Neil Young

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18 December 2011
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1. The Beatles

2. Queen

3. The Beach Boys

4. ABBA

5. Linkin Park (Thanks to my brother :P)

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18 December 2011
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1. The Beatles (solo careers included)

2. Vampire weekend

3. Fleetwood Mac

4. Nirvana

5. The Beach Boys

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19 December 2011
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My top 5 (both bands and solo artist, The Beatles' solo work are tied with The Beatles):

5) Metallica

4) The Rolling Stones

3) Elvis Presley

1 – 2) Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles

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19 December 2011
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1. The Beatles (including solo careers)

2. Frank Sinatra

3. Maroon 5

4. Simon and Garfunkel

5. The Who/ Billy Joel/ Elton John/ Pink Floyd/ Beach Boys/ Taylor Swift

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