Greatest American Rock Band?

Dormant threads from the high school sections are preserved here.
User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Greatest American Rock Band?

Post by AKKOLADE » Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:50 am

I was pondering this issue last night and realized that pretty much all of the rock bands considered in the running for the greatest of all time are British (Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, et al). I started wondering about the greatest American rock band and came up with the following nominees, in order of the one I support the most to the least:

Creedence Clearwater Revival
Nirvana
Metallica

Yeah, that's about it. I am precluding artists who are typically considered just as individuals (Joplin, Holly, Hendrix), regardless of Holding Companies, Crickets and Experiences.

Am I missing anyone? Is CCR really the best rock band ever from the USA? I love CCR and think they're vastly underrated, but I can't imaging that they're the greatest in American history. Right?

User avatar
theMoMA
Forums Staff: Administrator
Posts: 5692
Joined: Mon Oct 23, 2006 2:00 am

Post by theMoMA » Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:58 am

Not a CCR fan. I'd put the Doors, Beach Boys and Allman Brothers up there. People seem to like the Eagles too.

REM, Grateful Dead, Guns N Roses, Aerosmith, Van Halen, Journey, Kansas, and Pearl Jam are probably up there, though I'm not particularly crazy about any of them.

But yeah, from Dylan to Prince most of the exemplary American artists have been soloists.

Tegan
Coach of AHAN Jr.
Posts: 1975
Joined: Mon Nov 01, 2004 9:42 pm

Post by Tegan » Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:51 am

No love for the Beatles? You young whippersnappers have no appreciation.

User avatar
Mike Bentley
Auron
Posts: 5830
Joined: Fri Mar 31, 2006 11:03 pm
Location: Bellevue, WA
Contact:

Post by Mike Bentley » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:05 am

Tegan wrote:No love for the Beatles? You young whippersnappers have no appreciation.
Clear the Beatles are the greatest American rock band ever.

If we were going by personal tastes alone, I'd pick Bad Religion, but I don't see many people agreeing with me.
Last edited by Mike Bentley on Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Mike Bentley
VP of Editing, Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence
Adviser, Quizbowl Team at University of Washington
University of Maryland, Class of 2008

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:53 am

Aerosmith and Van Halen

User avatar
Howard
Yuna
Posts: 967
Joined: Fri May 09, 2003 5:42 pm
Location: Ellicott City, MD

Post by Howard » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:00 pm

How 'bout Simon and Garfunkel?
John Gilbert
Coach, Howard High School Academic Team
Ellicott City, MD

"John Gilbert is a quiz bowl god" -- leftsaidfred

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:05 pm

Tegan wrote:No love for the Beatles? You young whippersnappers have no appreciation.
LOL!!!! HAHAHAHA! Oh, God!!! Damn, dude... Just damn!

yoda4554
Rikku
Posts: 254
Joined: Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:17 pm

Post by yoda4554 » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:27 pm

I think it's clear that Steely Dan and (if we are to use a loose definition of the term "American") The Band take down everyone else so far mentioned in terms of sheer scope and quality of compositional and technical chops.

User avatar
grapesmoker
Sin
Posts: 6365
Joined: Sat Oct 25, 2003 5:23 pm
Location: NYC
Contact:

Re: Greatest American Rock Band?

Post by grapesmoker » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:41 pm

leftsaidfred wrote:I love CCR and think they're vastly underrated
What's wrong with you?
Jerry Vinokurov
ex-LJHS, ex-Berkeley, ex-Brown, sorta-ex-CMU
code ape, loud voice, general nuissance

User avatar
Matthew D
Yuna
Posts: 919
Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:52 pm
Location: Scenic Grant Alabama

Post by Matthew D » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:44 pm

Hey I like CCR also... nothing like "Run through the Jungle"

User avatar
DrakeRQB
Rikku
Posts: 301
Joined: Sun Sep 18, 2005 7:51 pm
Location: Concord, N.C.
Contact:

Post by DrakeRQB » Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:15 pm

U2 is obviously not American, but a lot of their albums (especially The Unforgettable Fire, The Joshua Tree, and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb) are all heavily shaped by American themes and influences. So I think they deserve a mention for that reason.

Now, back on topic... Fleetwood Mac is half American... I think they count. Metallica has to get a mention.
Alex Drake
Robinson HS
Concord, N.C.

http://www.robinsonquizbowl.com

STPickrell
Auron
Posts: 1501
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2003 11:12 pm
Location: Vienna, VA
Contact:

Post by STPickrell » Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:30 pm

Chicago (before they started to suck) and Styx need to be remembered here too.

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:39 pm

CCR is good.

Metallica is good.

Steely Dan = Reelin' in Years = Gag me with a horse turd...

Here are some more to consider:

Bon Jovi
Boston
Stone Temple Pilots (way underrated)

User avatar
vcuEvan
Auron
Posts: 1086
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:49 pm
Location: Richmond VA

Post by vcuEvan » Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:39 pm

The Band of Brothers because they shot so many Nazis.

User avatar
pray for elves
Auron
Posts: 1047
Joined: Thu Aug 24, 2006 5:58 pm
Location: 20001

Post by pray for elves » Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:42 pm

I don't think he's the absolute greatest ever, but someone should throw The Boss out there. Thus:

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND

User avatar
Matthew D
Yuna
Posts: 919
Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:52 pm
Location: Scenic Grant Alabama

Post by Matthew D » Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:16 pm

I will agree with STP and the Mac was a good one but didn't they start out in England?
How about Grand Funk Railroad?
Kansas

User avatar
grapesmoker
Sin
Posts: 6365
Joined: Sat Oct 25, 2003 5:23 pm
Location: NYC
Contact:

Post by grapesmoker » Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:49 pm

this thread is an apocalypse of horrible taste
Jerry Vinokurov
ex-LJHS, ex-Berkeley, ex-Brown, sorta-ex-CMU
code ape, loud voice, general nuissance

STPickrell
Auron
Posts: 1501
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2003 11:12 pm
Location: Vienna, VA
Contact:

Post by STPickrell » Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:02 pm

I like hair metal too.

User avatar
Irreligion in Bangladesh
Auron
Posts: 2075
Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2004 1:18 am
Location: Winnebago, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:33 pm

StPickrell wrote:Chicago (before they started to suck) and Styx need to be remembered here too.
Agreed. Chicago had some good brass-backed rock before they went all power ballad. I'm a huge fan of Styx (obviously), but I don't think, in terms of "all time," they deserve much more than a passing/honorable mention. I'd also lump REO Speedwagon, Journey, Foreigner, and Boston with Styx here.

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:48 pm

Hell, yes to Journey. I can't believe I didn't think of them... Good call.

User avatar
Matthew D
Yuna
Posts: 919
Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:52 pm
Location: Scenic Grant Alabama

Post by Matthew D » Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:10 pm

Foreigner is only half America....

Trevkeeper
Tidus
Posts: 527
Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:12 pm

Post by Trevkeeper » Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:41 pm

I'm a big CCR fan. I like Nirvana and Stone Temple Pilots too.

I'm actually in then midst of compiling a list of great 90s music, we'll see how that goes.

User avatar
No Sollositing On Premise
Yuna
Posts: 901
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Contact:

Post by No Sollositing On Premise » Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:48 pm

Well, my *favorite* American rock bands are probably RHCP, Jane's Addiction, The Band, and Rage Against the Machine. However, if I had to pick an all-time best American rock spectacle, I'd have to say either Nirvana or Elvis. Seriously, where's the Elvis shout-out in this thread? Does he count as pop instead of rock?

But if the Blue Man Group somehow count as an American rock band, then they win. No one else comes close.
Mike Sollosi, University of Virginia

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 5:57 pm

laszlow wrote:Well, my *favorite* American rock bands are probably RHCP, Jane's Addiction, The Band, and Rage Against the Machine. However, if I had to pick an all-time best American rock spectacle, I'd have to say either Nirvana or Elvis. Seriously, where's the Elvis shout-out in this thread? Does he count as pop instead of rock?

But if the Blue Man Group somehow count as an American rock band, then they win. No one else comes close.
I considered mentioning Elvis, but he's not really a "band".

User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Post by AKKOLADE » Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:26 pm

Other valid choices brought up: Doors, Beach Boys, Eagles, Allman Brothers, the Grateful Dead, Simon & Garfunkel, maybe R.E.M., maybe the Band. Of course, these are in addition to CCR, Nirvana & Metallica.

Everyone else, I think, is fairly easily ranked below these groups. Tighten up your belts before you nominate someone like freaking Kansas. We might as well start discussing Huey Lewis and the News.

U2 does not qualify because they are not from America. Fleetwood Mac formed in England, I believe, so that's a no go. Bruce Springsteen and Elvis do not qualify because they are each a single person.

The Band of Brothers is the best "comedy" option suggested.
Tegan wrote:No love for the Beatles? You young whippersnappers have no appreciation.
There is not a :lol: large enough.
grapesmoker wrote:
leftsaidfred wrote:I love CCR and think they're vastly underrated
What's wrong with you?
Dude, what's wrong with you? I'd really like to hear why you don't like them. I don't like the Doors, but I can deal with their position as a nominee.

User avatar
Deviant Insider
Auron
Posts: 4631
Joined: Sun Jun 13, 2004 6:08 am
Location: Chicagoland
Contact:

Post by Deviant Insider » Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:20 pm

Fred's got taste.

I'd add Phish to the list, but that's just me.

If singing groups count, then we need some Supremes and Jackson 5, though the latter could be disqualified due to their contributions to the Victory album and everything they have done since.
David Reinstein
PACE VP of Outreach, Head Writer and Editor for Scobol Solo and Masonics (Illinois), TD for New Trier Scobol Solo and New Trier Varsity, Writer for NAQT (2011-2017), IHSSBCA Board Member, IHSSBCA Chair (2004-2014), PACE Member, PACE President (2016-2018), New Trier Coach (1994-2011)

User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Post by AKKOLADE » Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:00 pm

ReinsteinD wrote:Fred's got taste.

I'd add Phish to the list, but that's just me.

If singing groups count, then we need some Supremes and Jackson 5, though the latter could be disqualified due to their contributions to the Victory album and everything they have done since.
Thanks for the props on taste.

I wouldn't include Phish myself, but I do just consider them Grateful Dead wannabes.

I'm torn on singing groups. Motown-esque groups produced some great music of course, but I don't know if I'd count them as a band. I think instrumentalization is important.

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:03 pm

Man, I was just about to nominate Huey Lewis and the News....

Just kidding.

Seriously though, all things considered, I've gotta pick Aerosmith.

User avatar
Zip Zap Rap Pants
Yuna
Posts: 780
Joined: Tue Mar 01, 2005 12:55 am
Location: Richmond/Williamsburg, VA
Contact:

Post by Zip Zap Rap Pants » Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:39 pm

Shop Boyz :razz:
Matt Morrison, William & Mary '10, Tour Guide &c., MA in History '12?

"All the cool people eat mangoes while they smoke blunts and do cannonballs off a trampoline into my hot tub..."
-Matt Weiner

“In beer there is strength,
In wine is wisdom,
In water is germs.”
-Unknown

new email: mpmorr at email dot wm dot edu

Trevkeeper
Tidus
Posts: 527
Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:12 pm

Post by Trevkeeper » Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:36 pm

leftsaidfred wrote:maybe the Band.
Does the Band count since they had a Canadian?

David Riley
Auron
Posts: 1428
Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:27 am
Location: Morton Grove, IL

Post by David Riley » Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:43 pm

I'll cast my vote for CCR. And you'll have to excuse Tegan, they get their bands mixed up on the South Side. . .

User avatar
No Sollositing On Premise
Yuna
Posts: 901
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Contact:

Post by No Sollositing On Premise » Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:55 pm

Trevkeeper wrote:
leftsaidfred wrote:maybe the Band.
Does the Band count since they had a Canadian?
I think Livon Helm's Canadian, but it's definitely an American band. I mean, he's just a drummer.
Mike Sollosi, University of Virginia

User avatar
Matthew D
Yuna
Posts: 919
Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:52 pm
Location: Scenic Grant Alabama

Post by Matthew D » Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:56 pm

Okay I just remember one that we have left out
ZZ Top..

User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Post by AKKOLADE » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:00 pm

Matthew D wrote:Okay I just remember one that we have left out
ZZ Top..
For the love of God tell me that's some kind of joke.

User avatar
Frater Taciturnus
Auron
Posts: 2463
Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2005 1:26 pm
Location: Richmond, VA

Post by Frater Taciturnus » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:04 pm

leftsaidfred wrote:
Matthew D wrote:Okay I just remember one that we have left out
ZZ Top..
For the love of God tell me that's some kind of joke.
QUEEN
George Berry
georgeberry.vcu@gmail.com
--------------
J. Sargeant Reynolds CC 2008, 2009, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,
Douglas Freeman 2005, 2006, 2007

User avatar
Matthew D
Yuna
Posts: 919
Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:52 pm
Location: Scenic Grant Alabama

Post by Matthew D » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:05 pm

Let me guess you don't like ZZ Top...

User avatar
quizbowllee
Auron
Posts: 2161
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:12 am
Location: Alabama

Post by quizbowllee » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:11 pm

dsfcaptains2005 wrote:
QUEEN
Queen is British.

yoda4554
Rikku
Posts: 254
Joined: Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:17 pm

Post by yoda4554 » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:13 pm

The Band indeed had four Canadians, to one American. But the music's as all-USA as one can get.

Incidentally
quizbowllee wrote:
Steely Dan = Reelin' in Years = Gag me with a horse turd...
Indeed, you misspeak. To correctly expresses this mathematically:

Steely Dan c [properly contains] "Reelin' in the Years"

which is a much less general case. While we may or may not grant the proposition that:

"Reelin' in the Years"=Gag me with a horse turd (and indeed, sir, as "Reelin' in the Years" c fine Denny Dias guitar solo, that is not a self-evident proposition)

Steely Dan also properly contains a fine selection of other material, including the four-album run from Pretzel Logic to Aja that is both the best jazz-rock fusion ever made as well as the best-produced set of pop albums of the 70s (give or take P-Funk). And, as opposed to Aerosmith and just about everyone else here, their lyrics are intentionally funny when so, and their grasp of music theory goes beyond the blues scale.

As for the Eagles, they have (so far as I know) exactly two songs that they rewrote many many times over ("Oh woman I love you despite our moderately complex relationship," in blues-inflected B-flat, and "Oh woman, it's been fun but I'm leaving," in sunny C Major), and this does not a great band make. Neither does aimless stoned jam noodling (Grateful Dead). Combining these propositions two leaves anyone guilty of both (the Allmans) proverbially Right Out.

Oh, and also the Mothers of Invention should be here (edit: and, for the love of God, the freakin' Magic Band too), unless they go the way of the E Street Band and such other front-man-centric groups.

User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Post by AKKOLADE » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:27 pm

My bad on not catching the Band. I knew they were Canadian, but for some reason the song "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" threw off my memory.

And hey, it's pretty much the 51st state amirite amirite
Matthew D wrote:Let me guess you don't like ZZ Top...
They're okay, but far from being the greatest American band ever.

As for Steely Dan, they write good songs, but when Marvelous 3 makes Reelin' In the Years the song it should be, there's something wrong with this. Or Smash mouth with "Do It Again". I'm completely serious with these statements.
Fred Morlan
PACE President, 2018-19
International Quiz Bowl Tournaments, co-owner
University of Kentucky CoP, 2017
hsqbrank manager, NAQT writer (former subject editor), former hsqb Administrator/Chief Administrator, 2012 NASAT TD

User avatar
Frater Taciturnus
Auron
Posts: 2463
Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2005 1:26 pm
Location: Richmond, VA

Post by Frater Taciturnus » Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:50 pm

quizbowllee wrote:
dsfcaptains2005 wrote:
QUEEN
Queen is British.
As I am well aware. In fact, Farrokh Bulsara was from Zanzibar. But we outsource our music industry so much, that really, aren't all the "big" bands to some extent American?
George Berry
georgeberry.vcu@gmail.com
--------------
J. Sargeant Reynolds CC 2008, 2009, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,
Douglas Freeman 2005, 2006, 2007

User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Post by AKKOLADE » Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:01 pm

I guess all "popular" groups to us would be American in popularity. It's not like a lot of people are rocking out to Air in the U.S. of A.

For the purpose of this discussion, though, let's keep it to American natives.

Tegan
Coach of AHAN Jr.
Posts: 1975
Joined: Mon Nov 01, 2004 9:42 pm

Post by Tegan » Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:54 pm

ReinsteinD wrote: I'd add Phish to the list, but that's just me.

Is there anyway to put the :w-hat: icon in 12,500 point font in triple bold?
ReinsteinD wrote:If singing groups count, then we need some Supremes and Jackson 5, though the latter could be disqualified due to their contributions to the Victory album and everything they have done since.


The Jackson 5? The Jackson FIVE?

:shock:

User avatar
AKKOLADE
Sin
Posts: 15276
Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2003 8:08 am

Post by AKKOLADE » Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:05 am

The Jackson Five was a tremendous group in their prime, and Michael Jackson still ranks as one of the greatest pop solo singers in history. Don't let the fact that they're all greatly screwed up in the head keep you from seeing that.
Fred Morlan
PACE President, 2018-19
International Quiz Bowl Tournaments, co-owner
University of Kentucky CoP, 2017
hsqbrank manager, NAQT writer (former subject editor), former hsqb Administrator/Chief Administrator, 2012 NASAT TD

User avatar
No Sollositing On Premise
Yuna
Posts: 901
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Contact:

Post by No Sollositing On Premise » Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:21 am

I still have no idea why we're considering CCR without considering Rage. But whatever, Fred's pretty much the queen of the off-topic boards around here.
Mike Sollosi, University of Virginia

User avatar
naturalistic phallacy
Auron
Posts: 1369
Joined: Tue May 01, 2007 12:03 am
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Contact:

Post by naturalistic phallacy » Sat Sep 01, 2007 1:18 am

DeisEvan wrote:I don't think he's the absolute greatest ever, but someone should throw The Boss out there. Thus:

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND
Springsteen is really one of the best out there.

And I've got to echo the Simon and Garfunkel sentiment. They were amazing together.
Bernadette Spencer
University of Minnesota
MCTC
Event Manager, PACE

Father, among these many souls / Is there not one / Whom thou shalt pluck for love out of the coals?

evilmonkey
Yuna
Posts: 964
Joined: Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:23 am
Location: Durham, NC

Post by evilmonkey » Sat Sep 01, 2007 7:39 am

yoda4554 wrote:As for the Eagles, they have (so far as I know) exactly two songs that they rewrote many many times over ("Oh woman I love you despite our moderately complex relationship," in blues-inflected B-flat, and "Oh woman, it's been fun but I'm leaving," in sunny C Major), and this does not a great band make.
Actually, I'm pretty sure that Hotel California is one of the Eagles best songs.

And I'd have to go with Metallica or Nirvana... probably Nirvana.

User avatar
First Chairman
Auron
Posts: 3875
Joined: Sat Apr 19, 2003 8:21 pm
Location: Fairfax VA
Contact:

Post by First Chairman » Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:13 am

Why has no one brought up The Temptations? Any other R&B group out there perhaps of interest? I'm certainly more a nouveau swing person, so Cherry Poppin' Daddies gets some cred for me.

I definitely say that Chicago is quite underrated, though I think they had their own "sound" that didn't quite meet a lot of definitions here of good hard rock bands. But if you like Chicago, you have to love the Eagles, even if Chicago has had more longevity. Then again, so have the Temptations (cycling people in and out over the years as well).

Quiet Riot... even it if was a one-hit wonder.

Do Beastie Boys really count as a band? :neutral:

And there's Peter Paul and Mary... okay, can we agree that anyone less than 4 members does not constitute a band?

Also are Pussycat Dolls American? hee hee hee
Emil Thomas Chuck, Ph.D.
Founder, PACE
Facebook junkie and unofficial advisor to aspiring health professionals in quiz bowl
---
Pimping Green Tea Ginger Ale (Canada Dry)

User avatar
Bigfoot isn't the pr
Wakka
Posts: 130
Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:37 pm
Location: Newark, DE

Post by Bigfoot isn't the pr » Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:12 am

This post made me quickly realize that all my favorite bands are British.

So I am gonna say, Aerosmith
Rob Poirier
CSW 07'
President of University of Delaware Academic Competition Club

User avatar
Irreligion in Bangladesh
Auron
Posts: 2075
Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2004 1:18 am
Location: Winnebago, IL

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:53 pm

E.T. Chuck wrote:And there's Peter Paul and Mary... okay, can we agree that anyone less than 4 members does not constitute a band?
Tell that to Rush.

User avatar
No Sollositing On Premise
Yuna
Posts: 901
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2003 6:47 pm
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Contact:

Post by No Sollositing On Premise » Sat Sep 01, 2007 4:59 pm

styxman wrote:
E.T. Chuck wrote:And there's Peter Paul and Mary... okay, can we agree that anyone less than 4 members does not constitute a band?
Tell that to Rush.
Or to Green Day. Or to Simon and Garfunkel. Or to Steely Dan.
Mike Sollosi, University of Virginia

Locked