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Are The Beatles your favorite band?
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16 June 2010
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note by meanmistermustard (26/11/2014): recently it became apparent that this thread and another called 'Your Favourite Bands (Other than the Beatles)' had become the same discussion and so in keeping with the continued cleaning up of the forum i have merged them together. The chronology of the discussions should have remained in order with the merge.

Are The Beatles number one in your books, like they are mine?

 

Other possible favorite bands include:

 

The Doors

The Who

Jefferson Airplane

Creedence Clearwater Revival

 

No, I'm kidding, they all SUCK compared to THE BEATLES!!!

 

(But serious, I will not judge).

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16 June 2010
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I tell myself they aren't my favorite band, and that the Turtles or the Zombies are, 'cause people always make fun of me for it, but the Beatles really are my favorite band. What can I say? Some people are Boston fans, some are Green Day fans… some love Led Zeppelin, and others enjoy stupid autotune stuff…

…but the cool people are Beatles fans. I'm a Beatlemaniac!

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I'm pretty sure the favorite band for anyone who visits this site is the Beatles… haha blue-meanie Only true Beatles fans regularly visit a Beatles forum.

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16 June 2010
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I certainly like other bands (Queen, The Killers, The Alan Parsons Project, The Doors, ELO, Noisettes, Ok Go, They Might Be Giants, etc.), I haven't joined a forum to discuss them or their music. So there's that.

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16 June 2010
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There's only been a couple of answers, but they were both excellent...

 

...I HAD to point that out.

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16 June 2010
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The Beatles are my favorite band because I know them so well and they're so easy to listen to. But my favorite band that I'm really currently listening to is this little funk band called the Meters.

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16 June 2010
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I like a lot of bands from around the era: The Who, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Beach Boys, Velvet Underground, Pink Floyd, etc., etc.

"The best band? The Beatles. The most overrated band? The Beatles."
16 June 2010
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Like I've said before... The Beatles are my favorite band along with Green Day. 

Another of my favorite bands is Jawbreaker. They broke up in 1996. If you like any early Green Day records, you'd probably like Jawbreaker. They are the definition of San Francisco / East Bay Punk Rock.

17 June 2010
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I'm going to substitute "artists" for "band" so I can open it up a bit.

The Beatles are my favorite artists, and it's not even close.

After them, my favorites are The Who, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan.

After them, my favorites are (in no particular order):

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Pink Floyd

Fleetwood Mac

The Kinks

The Clash

Led Zeppelin

The Cars

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Buddy Holly & the Crickets

U2

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

The Band

Janis Joplin

Jimi Hendrix

The Doors

The Temptations

The Police

The Pretenders

 

 

 

17 June 2010
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I love Hendrix & The Kinks. :)

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17 June 2010
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I don´t have only one favourite band:

 

The Beatles

R.E.M.

The Doors

U2

Pink Floyd

The Mars Volta

The Cure

The Clash

Creedence Clearwater Revival

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17 June 2010
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Nah, the Jonas Brothers are awesome! HAHAHAAA, no.

Yes,(DUH) the Beatles are my favorite band. I like Led Zeppelin and Bob Dylan a lot, though.

Still, the Beatles are number 1 on my list.a-hard-days-night-george-4

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17 June 2010
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No question in my mind- there's really no contest- they are indeed my favourites.
(I think that hallowed position for the boys is here to stay, too!) 

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Though, I do also like Bob Dylan, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Simon & Garfunkel etc, etc.

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17 June 2010
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Yes.

 

In second place, U2, Pale 3, Queen, Caifanes, Tears for Fears, The Police, Sigur Ros, (man I've forgotten them, I love their music) and Mr. Mister. They're not bands, but I love Jesse and Joy and Julian Lennon. I have broad tastes in music, but these are the ones I have at least more than one CD.

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They're more than my favourite band.

 

They're the air that I breathe.

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17 June 2010
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My CD rack has everything from Mozart to Metallica but The Beatles are far and away my favorites.

Other favorites include - in absolutely no particular order...

The Allman Brothers Band

The Band

Bob Dylan

Pink Floyd

Elvis Costello

David Bowie

U2 (mostly because my wife loves them)

The Sex Pistols

The Clash 

...and many of the ones listed above - except the Jonas brothers. I am proud to say that although I have heard of them, I've never heard a single note they have played/sung/mimed??

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Zig said:

 

...and many of the ones listed above - except the Jonas brothers. I am proud to say that although I have heard of them, I've never heard a single note they have played/sung/mimed??


Be grateful you haven't.
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17 June 2010
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MrBig said:

Zig said:

 

...and many of the ones listed above - except the Jonas brothers. I am proud to say that although I have heard of them, I've never heard a single note they have played/sung/mimed??


Be grateful you haven't.

 AH! That reminds me - The Grateful Dead. Thanks for the reminder Mr. Big.

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17 June 2010
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Zig said:

MrBig said:

 

Be grateful you haven't.
 


AH! That reminds me - The Grateful Dead. Thanks for the reminder Mr. Big.
 

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17 June 2010
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Also, I like some 80's bands. While The Who and The Beatles are tied for 1st place, Van Halen and Genesis are tied for 2nd.

"The best band? The Beatles. The most overrated band? The Beatles."
17 June 2010
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Anyone one care for The Bee Gee's, I've never really heard to much from them, but my friend says to buy they're hits collection (with like 30 songs) for only 10$.  a-hard-days-night-ringo-14

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