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Posted: 7/6/2011 9:43:49 AM
http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Lifestyle/Features/full-american-list-0701-2011/
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Posted: 7/6/2011 12:08:12 PM
All i can say is  "you got ta be shittin me". Jimi doesn't count
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Posted: 7/6/2011 12:13:19 PM
The Ramones at #4 Christ my head is spinning.Thanks D-Town. I'll be back later, i think i'll lay down.
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Posted: 7/6/2011 12:41:35 PM
No Little Feat The Allman Bros. at 10 ? Far as i'm concerned, only Bruce Aerosmith and the Byrds could even be allowed on the same stage.
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Posted: 7/6/2011 12:46:06 PM
 These lists are always shitty...........No Jimi? No Heart? No AIC?
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Posted: 7/6/2011 1:06:11 PM
Steve Millers feelings are gonna be hurt.
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Posted: 7/6/2011 1:15:37 PM
I'll say no more after this. The Stooges better the Sknyrd. The have to be talking about the 3 stooges and even then i dont know.
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Posted: 7/6/2011 4:38:45 PM
   I can see why The Jimi Hendrix Experience is not included because Noel and Mitch were on 3 of the four albums released in his short lifetime ,and they were British. Only "Band Of Gypsies" has Billy Cox and Buddy Miles as his backing band
 I am glad the Velvet Underground Made it because they almost get no credit. But I think a few should have been left off like Yo La Tengo and the Strokes. And I agree that The Stooges are too high up there and I'm not sure even if they should  be in there at all ( Raw Power is the only LP of theirs I like)
 The one glaring omission in my opinion is Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble. I have seen many concerts ,and he blew everyone else away the 4 times I saw him and his band.
  A few more they missed are : Butterfield Blues Band
                                              Parliament/Funkadelic
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                                              The Flying Burrito Brothers
      And what about the Band???????    I know Robbie Robertson is from Canada,but Buffalo Springfield is in there ,and Neil Young is from Ontario. Steve Miller is worth considering also. Maybe Foghat too !
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Posted: 7/6/2011 4:44:31 PM
My bad !!!  4 of the 5 guys in The Band were from Canada. Sorry.
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Posted: 7/6/2011 11:43:49 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Runnin Mitch:

My bad !!!  4 of the 5 guys in The Band were from Canada. Sorry.
If you like The Band i highly recomend the book This Wheels on Fire. Excellent. Agreed on SRV and why no Santana ?
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Posted: 7/6/2011 11:46:25 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Runnin Mitch:

   I can see why The Jimi Hendrix Experience is not included because Noel and Mitch were on 3 of the four albums released in his short lifetime ,and they were British. Only "Band Of Gypsies" has Billy Cox and Buddy Miles as his backing band
 I am glad the Velvet Underground Made it because they almost get no credit. But I think a few should have been left off like Yo La Tengo and the Strokes. And I agree that The Stooges are too high up there and I'm not sure even if they should  be in there at all ( Raw Power is the only LP of theirs I like)
 The one glaring omission in my opinion is Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble. I have seen many concerts ,and he blew everyone else away the 4 times I saw him and his band.
  A few more they missed are : Butterfield Blues Band
                                              Parliament/Funkadelic
                                              Gvt Mule
                                              The Flying Burrito Brothers
      And what about the Band???????    I know Robbie Robertson is from Canada,but Buffalo Springfield is in there ,and Neil Young is from Ontario. Steve Miller is worth considering also. Maybe Foghat too !
Love the Burrito Bros but not sure if they make the cut. What about the Airplane and what followed?
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Posted: 7/6/2011 11:50:03 PM
I know this to be true, on any given day the Dead could have blown ANY of the bands ahead of them off the stage. Jus saying Bob Dylan a no show. cmon
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Posted: 7/7/2011 12:35:22 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Biscuiteater1:

I know this to be true, on any given day the Dead could have blown ANY of the bands ahead of them off the stage. Jus saying Bob Dylan a no show. cmon
Let me re-phraze that. The Dead could take you on a journey like no other  when they were on.
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Posted: 7/7/2011 12:38:24 AM
Journey.......Boston........Montrose.........Pat Travers....................the gibson list is a joke
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Posted: 7/10/2011 6:24:50 PM

So far I'd say the Gibson list is way better than most of the comments on this thread!  You guys are regurgitating the same boring music.

Here is the definitive top 40 list for the hell of it!!

1.   The Ramones

2.   The Stooges

3.   Nirvana

4.   Jason and the Scorchers

5.   Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers

6.   Violent Femmes

7.   Husker Du

8.   Rancid

9.   Blondie

10.  Dinosaur Jr.

11.  Talking Heads

12.  The Flying Burrito Brothers

13.  Social Distortion

14.  Beastie Boys

15.  The New York Dolls

16.  Black Flag

17.  The Distillers

18.  Transplants

19.  Sonic Youth

20.  The Lemonheads

21.  Sublime

22.  Red Hot Chili Peppers

23.  Dead Boys

24.  Bad Religion

25.  Run DMC

26.  Wilco

27.  PJ Harvey

28.  Weezer

29.  The Replacements

30.  Alice Cooper

31.  The Flaming Lips

32.  Van Halen

33.  The Pixies

34.  The Cramps

35.  REM

36.  Uncle Tupelo

37.  Hank Williams 3

38.  The Byrds

39.  The White Stripes

40.  The Beach Boys

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Posted: 7/10/2011 9:35:55 PM
 Music might get boring after a while because it's heard so much............it gets played so much because it's good....made by good bands.................the list wasn't called "shitty bands I listen to because I'm tired of the best ones"..
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Posted: 7/11/2011 2:54:13 AM
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Originally Posted by THEMUGG:

 Music might get boring after a while because it's heard so much............it gets played so much because it's good....made by good bands.................the list wasn't called "shitty bands I listen to because I'm tired of the best ones"..

Some serious omissions on that list but that's the way they always are. Lists in themselves are almost an insult to great musicians/bands period -

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Posted: 7/11/2011 6:51:56 PM

I just want to say I am proud to be part of a D-Town thread

The Ramones belong in the top 10 great American bands. They started a new genre punk rock.

I need to look up Yo La Tengo at number 48 Better than Zappa?

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Posted: 7/11/2011 7:41:56 PM

o.k.  looked up Yo La Tengo and found this funny article about where their name came from.

 

The name came from a baseball anecdote. During the 1962 season, New York Mets center fielder Richie Ashburn and Venezuelan shortstop Elio Chacón found themselves colliding in the outfield. When Ashburn went for a catch, he would scream, "I got it! I got it!" only to run into Chacón, who spoke only Spanish. Ashburn learned to yell, "¡Yo la tengo! ¡Yo la tengo!" instead. In a later game, Ashburn happily saw Chacón backing off. He relaxed, positioned himself to catch the ball, and was instead run over by left fielder Frank Thomas, who understood no Spanish and had missed a team meeting that proposed using the words "¡Yo la tengo!" as a way to avoid outfield collisions.[2] After getting up, Thomas asked Ashburn, "What the heck is a Yellow Tango?".[

 

What the heck is a yellow tango?

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Posted: 7/12/2011 7:28:23 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by THEMUGG:

 Music might get boring after a while because it's heard so much............it gets played so much because it's good....made by good bands.................the list wasn't called "shitty bands I listen to because I'm tired of the best ones"..
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Posted: 7/16/2011 2:27:20 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Jimmag:

I just want to say I am proud to be part of a D-Town thread

The Ramones belong in the top 10 great American bands. They started a new genre punk rock.

I need to look up Yo La Tengo at number 48 Better than Zappa?

No  No they dont. God bless them, peace love and woodstock, but no , no they are not one of the top ten american bands.
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Posted: 8/9/2011 8:32:24 PM
Frank Zappa # 49 ??    

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Posted: 8/13/2011 10:53:35 PM
We all know these lists are a joke,Janes Addiction,Faith No More and Korn made a far larger impact in their era than X and the friggin Pixies,even though I'm not a fan Bon Jovi was and is still friggin huge,at least they gave the mighty Van Halen props.Wilco and guy?Those people didn't sell or influence garbage.Not to mention 70's icons the Doobie Brothers and Bob Segar and the silver bullet band
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Posted: 8/13/2011 11:07:44 PM

And how can we forget MOTLEY friggin CRUE,who didn't blast Dr Feelgood out of their Camaro or Mustang in the 90's

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We all know these lists are a joke,Janes Addiction,Faith No More and Korn made a far larger impact in their era than X and the friggin Pixies,even though I'm not a fan Bon Jovi was and is still friggin huge,at least they gave the mighty Van Halen props.Wilco and guy?Those people didn't sell or influence garbage.Not to mention 70's icons the Doobie Brothers and Bob Segar and the silver bullet band

Agree that Janes Addiction should be on the list.  I missed them in my post above. 

Faith No More.....you could make a case they should be there.......just barely if they make it at all. 

Korn blows. 

Just cause Bon Jovi is / was popular doesn't mean they belong on this list.  They would be right near the top of my list for most over-rated bands ever. 

And why would anyone want to add unbelievably boring artists like Bob Segar and the Doobie Brothers to a "greatest" list. 

And sorry.......if you don't understand the importance of X and The Pixies on music then you aren't qualified to make posts like the one you did.  Just my opinion........

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