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Sir Bob Geldof declares rock and roll age dead and doesn't exist anymore
news.com.au ^ | March 20, 2013 | Nui Te Koha

Posted on 03/19/2013 11:30:45 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

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To: massgopguy

Most overrated band, ever.


51 posted on 03/20/2013 7:30:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I’m Bob Geldolf. I’m here to save rock and roll.


52 posted on 03/20/2013 8:20:58 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Dee Dee’s ghost is not amused.


53 posted on 03/20/2013 9:20:33 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

‘55-’75


54 posted on 03/20/2013 9:34:45 AM PDT by RedBallJet
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To: 3catsanadog

Thanks!!


55 posted on 03/20/2013 9:37:18 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Do you have any idea how technical guitar playing became in the 1980s? Think Les Paul, but in front of saturated Marshall stacks.


56 posted on 03/20/2013 10:06:52 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: stanne
Farrakhan’s a prophet that I think you oughta listen to …

Public Enemy, “Bring The Noise”
I would not call that honest.
57 posted on 03/20/2013 10:11:25 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Berlin_Freeper; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Rock and roll ‘died’ because of self important liberals who tried to hijack music designed to drink and dance and then #@&! and claim it was “important” and has “social relevance”.

It wasn’t about soda shops. It wasn’t about marching in the street against wars or denouncing starvation.

When Paul Revere and the Raiders sang “Hungry”, they weren’t savoring food.

And it still exists. In the underground and juke joints and warehouses and hole in the walls.


58 posted on 03/20/2013 10:12:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: rbg81

midnightmob.com

Friends of mine, from LI, NY.


59 posted on 03/20/2013 10:12:35 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: Conserev1

midnightmob.com

Friends of mine from LI, NY. They’re one of the better rock bands around the NY metro area.


60 posted on 03/20/2013 10:14:16 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Too bad disco isn’t dead either. Whether it is 70s or house music, it all is repetitive machination of sounds designed for drug fueled boinking.


61 posted on 03/20/2013 10:19:06 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

Yep! Just like that.

I just got a Fakebook note from my favorite Brit band Phat Bollard, who don’t even care about having its CD released in the US (and it’s unavailable on Amazon.co.uk either), the note saying: “Bring out your change . We’ll be busking in Plymouth today.”

Check ‘em out, they’re on Myspace.


62 posted on 03/20/2013 10:19:49 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Howard Stern needs to lock him in a car trunk again.


63 posted on 03/20/2013 10:21:46 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Hardastarboard

Dale Watson was a rock and roller (did the original Suzie Q, and later produced bands and kept performing until he died) who supported the troops and this nation.

Commies hated rock and roll (they pointed to “folk music” as the real music of the people). Then they subverted it. Then punk came along and poked fingers in the eyes of politically correct liberals. Then they subverted it.

Apart from gay anthems, no one looks to disco/house for “messages”.


64 posted on 03/20/2013 10:22:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Olog-hai

Oh, there’s some garbage out there, a lot of it. But My point was there is NO hope of true cultural commentary from rock now.

Rap is awful, but it’s popular with the kids. They go for shock ad awe, as always. And they like classic rock a lot. Just nothing these guys are putting out now.

My group likes Jimi, The Stones, Led Zeppelin, (Def Leopard, and AC/DC no comment) for a few. They also appreciate Sinatra, Louis Prima, Dinah Washington.


65 posted on 03/20/2013 10:23:04 AM PDT by stanne
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To: RedBallJet

I hear you loud and clear.


66 posted on 03/20/2013 10:23:46 AM PDT by stanne
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To: wastedyears
Do you have any idea how technical guitar playing became in the 1980s? Think Les Paul, but in front of saturated Marshall stacks.

Still, I'll take Scotty Moore over Joe Satriani any day of the week (2x on Sundays).

67 posted on 03/20/2013 10:24:23 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Olog-hai; stanne

I mean rap can be awful, and, of course, dishonest.


68 posted on 03/20/2013 10:27:51 AM PDT by stanne
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To: 3catsanadog; Revolting cat!

Rock and roll and soul plus a little country in the mix...

http://wfmuichiban.blogspot.com/


69 posted on 03/20/2013 10:39:02 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

How about Eric Johnson?


70 posted on 03/20/2013 12:12:01 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: justa-hairyape

I guess that is why they called themselves The Kinks...

I suppose you friend would be equally shocked at Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side. I wonder how these two great songs (whatever you think of their content) managed to get played on the radio back in the day.


71 posted on 03/20/2013 4:38:06 PM PDT by nvskibum
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Have no idea what my business associate thought about the Wild Side. And he is a very wild and crazy kinda guy. Wild in the normal sense. He told me some of the stuff he was able to get away with in China. Almost did not want to come back. Apparently, if you have cash and are a man, you are king in Asia, baby.

For me, the Wild Side was obvious after a few listens. Yeah. The Kinks. They probably had to hide that crap back then. Wish they still did. Speaking of wishing, what about the Pink in Pink Floyd ? Which ones Pink ? Never quite got that.

72 posted on 03/20/2013 5:33:39 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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