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Conservative Rock Music? - Vanity

Posted on 07/12/2014 3:15:18 PM PDT by QuisCustodiet1776

As a branch of the thread that was just posted about modern music - anyone have any suggestions for conservative rock bands? Why are there so few?

I have run across one: Tor Nemo

Can be found on CDBaby. Any others?


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1 posted on 07/12/2014 3:15:18 PM PDT by QuisCustodiet1776
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Ted Nugent.


2 posted on 07/12/2014 3:17:47 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

This could be a very very short thread


3 posted on 07/12/2014 3:18:35 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Charlie Daniels.


4 posted on 07/12/2014 3:20:13 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

The Ramones.


5 posted on 07/12/2014 3:20:53 PM PDT by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Lots of conservative musicians, not much in the way of “conservative” music.


6 posted on 07/12/2014 3:22:58 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Boiler Plate

Totally agree on the Ramones and still like Creed.


7 posted on 07/12/2014 3:23:40 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

I’ll be honest with you, I don’t necessarily look for political viewpoints incorporated into music. As far as rock and roll, I’m not sure overtly conservative viewpoints would mesh well with the genre.


8 posted on 07/12/2014 3:24:10 PM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: QuisCustodiet1776
A Pocket Guide to Republican Rockers

10 Surprisingly Conservative Musicians

9 posted on 07/12/2014 3:24:17 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Music is music. While I can appreciate that you wish to support conservative musicians . . . .


10 posted on 07/12/2014 3:25:09 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

If you IGNORE the person singing, I can name several from unlikely sources:

I’ll just mention Beatles’ Taxman, ‘cause it’s so obvious.

Kinks
Muswell Hillbilly
21st Century Man

Elton John (none of the three may qualify as straight rock and roll)
My Father’s Gun
Dixie Lilly
Georgia

David Bowie
Cygnet Committee

Think
Once You Understand
(just kidding on that one, but I include it because it unintentionally lampoons the lefty position on almsot everything)


11 posted on 07/12/2014 3:26:28 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: Dr. Sivana

I realized after posting that you just want real conservative bands/artists. That can be tough.


12 posted on 07/12/2014 3:28:04 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

bob dylan, the band, the kinks, the ramones, aerosmith. i will think of a few more.


13 posted on 07/12/2014 3:28:19 PM PDT by bagadonutz (knuckledragger)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

I’ve been a musician for 37 years and have yet to figure out which notes/chords/melodies are liberal and which are conservative.


14 posted on 07/12/2014 3:28:35 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase
I’ve been a musician for 37 years and have yet to figure out which notes/chords/melodies are liberal and which are conservative.
What about the "Devil's Interval"?
15 posted on 07/12/2014 3:32:03 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776
Rush trends pretty libertarian.

Not sure if I'd call them typically conservative, but the Brando's lead singer, David Kincaid, is an active Civil War reenactor. It's hard to find lyrics much more conservative/reactionary than, "I am the keeper of the old ways..."

16 posted on 07/12/2014 3:34:09 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Madison Rising, http://www.madisonrising.com/

Most awesome rendition of the Star Spangled Banner I have ever heard.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8C7i9kdEf8


17 posted on 07/12/2014 3:35:59 PM PDT by bobo1 (progressives=commies/fascists)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Bump for daughter later


18 posted on 07/12/2014 3:36:36 PM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothings)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

KISS. Gene Simmons is a major troop supporter and he’s sick of Obama.


19 posted on 07/12/2014 3:39:04 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Gene Simmons is a pervert and no conservative


20 posted on 07/12/2014 3:39:50 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

The Kinks. Who else has used “conservatively” in a song lyric?


21 posted on 07/12/2014 3:42:31 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: GeronL

Well he’s been speaking out agains’t Obama. He’s a busiasman there’s no way he’s a commie. He also does a lot to support our troops.


22 posted on 07/12/2014 3:44:51 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Lots of RUSH songs are libertarian/conservative (hence my screen name). But it seems later on it has become more liberal. Neil Peart’s book and blog writings I’ll read, until he bash’s some conservative person or idea. He can get pretty liberal, but they keep it out of the songs for the most part.


23 posted on 07/12/2014 3:46:43 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: bigbob

Dont know but I do know Avenged Sevenfold is outwardly conservative. I believe the lead singer of Godsmack is as well.


24 posted on 07/12/2014 3:47:04 PM PDT by aft_lizard
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To: Dr. Sivana

What about the “Devil’s Interval”?


The tritone is big in Black Sabbath’s work. I like the old stuff.


25 posted on 07/12/2014 3:47:49 PM PDT by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: 21twelve

Yeah, I know Peart leans to the left personally, but it’s hard to bash perhaps the greatest drummer since Buddy Rich...


26 posted on 07/12/2014 3:47:56 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Don’t forget The Temptations “Ball of Confusion” and the Eagles “Get Over It”


27 posted on 07/12/2014 3:48:03 PM PDT by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776
Why are there so few?

Conservative values tend toward personal responsibility, hard work, patriotism, loyalty self sacrifice...basically adult behavior. Rock music's message (when there is one)is basically rebellion against all of these (while Country music embraces them). Politically it's liberal vs. conservative philosophies.

However, Rock has been around since the 1950s. A newer generation may rebel against status quo liberal philosophy and see that reflected in their new Rock.

Just generalizations. Do not believe popular music has the impact it did a generation ago. And there is so much great Rock from so many years that one should just enjoy listening to what he likes.

28 posted on 07/12/2014 3:51:24 PM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Have you considered Christian Rock?
I like Third Day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zmP1wzjNgw


29 posted on 07/12/2014 3:58:52 PM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIonTaGoXFs


30 posted on 07/12/2014 4:01:13 PM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth played the Star-Spangled Banner in D’Souza’s new movie.


31 posted on 07/12/2014 4:01:16 PM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: ryan71

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37jJR7TrcRc


32 posted on 07/12/2014 4:04:08 PM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

In 2006, National Review compiled what was called the Fifty Greatest Conservative Rock Songs...

a pretty good list, even if some of the singers were libs.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/217737/rockin-right/john-j-miller


33 posted on 07/12/2014 4:10:36 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Joe 6-pack

I don’t bash him - I’ll just stop reading, or skip parts of his blogs. But he does a nice job in his blogs about traveling and relating it to life, etc. I really enjoy them. Not only is he an okay drummer, he’s an okay writer as well!


34 posted on 07/12/2014 4:11:53 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776

My friend, Neil Zaza. He’s kinda in the middle, but I’m working on him. I played pedal steel on this one;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Puov93SDltM
Lap steel on this ‘un;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAY1WKouT18


35 posted on 07/12/2014 4:14:25 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Even “Imagine” is somewhat of a lampoon of lefty ideas.

No possessions, John? Not even a little recording studio or some piles of vinyl discs? Did you “share” the single with the world, or did it cost a few bucks per person? I guess your own imagination is lacking.


36 posted on 07/12/2014 4:20:40 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

I assumed that his response would have been that it only works if we all do it at the same time. This of course requires what would amount to either a voluntary monastic order, or enforced totalitarianism regardless of what it is called, to cull those who won’t imagine.


37 posted on 07/12/2014 4:25:00 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776
The Conservative--The Orlons (1962)
38 posted on 07/12/2014 4:30:55 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (-e)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776
My project/band, 10 Pound Test. Here are links to my vids on You Tube:

Liberal Girl by 10 Pound Test

No Way Jose (No Se Puede!) by 10 Pound Test

53% by 10 Pound Test

Hooks and Chains by 10 Pound Test

Old Glory (a song for Michael) by 10 Pound Test

Deergoggles by 10 Pound Test

"Liberal Girl" is on CD Baby...I'm hoping to use proceeds from sales to fund more trips to the studio, but that hasn't panned out yet. The rest are just home recordings.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

39 posted on 07/12/2014 4:36:45 PM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: 21twelve

Wasn’t Rush (or at least Neil Peart) really into Ayn Rand? Perhaps that was way back (i.e. Anthem, Free Will, 2112, etc). And yeah, it’s kind of hard to diss them as good as they are.


40 posted on 07/12/2014 4:43:00 PM PDT by PrairieDawg
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To: PrairieDawg

Yes, he was. But he has also said that he has “grown” since then.


41 posted on 07/12/2014 4:48:36 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"Well he’s been speaking out agains’t Obama. He’s a busiasman there’s no way he’s a commie. He also does a lot to support our troops."

Simmons voted for Obama in 2008. His reason? Despite being "very conservative", he was "caught up in the historical significance."

*gag*

42 posted on 07/12/2014 4:54:04 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: DakotaGator
Conservative values tend toward personal responsibility, hard work, patriotism, loyalty self sacrifice...basically adult behavior.

Personal responsibility

Patriotism Loyalty and self-sacrifice
43 posted on 07/12/2014 4:57:56 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (-e)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776
Heterosexual monogamous marriage has now become a conservative cause.


44 posted on 07/12/2014 5:06:42 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (-e)
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To: QuisCustodiet1776; GeronL

Political correctness stamps out that which it politically opposes.

The Ramones (Johnny Ramone and possibly Tommy, who was in bands with him back to the 1960s).
The Smithereens
Nugent (although time was he was a proud atheist)
Dale Hawkins (the originator of Suzie Q)
The Vandals (maybe, or maybe they were just instigators)
Moe Tucker (drummer of the Velvet Underground).

There is no “list”. Makes it harder for the left to blacklist them...


45 posted on 07/12/2014 5:06:57 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: CatherineofAragon

One thing about Gene, though...he loves money, and knows how to make it. Band, football team, television show, chain of restaurants (with a yummy menu)...


46 posted on 07/12/2014 5:06:59 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Yeh I know but at least he saw the light.


47 posted on 07/12/2014 5:07:51 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

I still see the Beatles’ TAXMAN p!ss off liberals.


48 posted on 07/12/2014 5:08:02 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

the title says conservative music, not musician

a much smaller pool


49 posted on 07/12/2014 5:10:27 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

In one of those links I see the Beach Boys listed, and it discusses Brian Wilson and Mike Love. One of the other “sometimes” (60s and now again) members (don’t remember if it was Al Jardine, or who) made waves when he was posting some conservative facebook posts a year or two ago.


50 posted on 07/12/2014 5:10:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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