Poll

Who do you want to see get inducted?

Def Leppard
1 (1.4%)
Devo
10 (13.7%)
Janet Jackson
4 (5.5%)
John Prine
3 (4.1%)
Kraftwerk
9 (12.3%)
LL Cool J
6 (8.2%)
MC5
0 (0%)
Radiohead
7 (9.6%)
Rage Against the Machine
4 (5.5%)
Stevie Nicks
3 (4.1%)
The Cure
11 (15.1%)
Todd Rundgren
3 (4.1%)
Rufus & Chaka Khan
3 (4.1%)
The Zombies
2 (2.7%)
Roxy Music
7 (9.6%)

Total Members Voted: 16

Author Topic: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  (Read 131 times)

MartinTeller

  • FAB
  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 15934
  • martinteller.wordpress.com
    • my movie blog
2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« on: October 10, 2018, 08:26:21 AM »
Vote for your favorites, or who you think is most deserving, or whatever!

MartinTeller

  • FAB
  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 15934
  • martinteller.wordpress.com
    • my movie blog
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2018, 08:28:01 AM »
My picks:

Devo
Kraftwerk
The Cure
Rufus & Chaka Khan
The Zombies


Had to vote for Chaka, she went to my high school (also Rufus is awesome).

Sam the Cinema Snob

  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 24135
  • A Monkey with a Gun
    • Creative Criticism
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2018, 08:55:49 AM »
The Zombies aren't in yet? Damn, that seems like such a no-brainer.

Knocked Out Loaded

  • Elite Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1363
  • All temperatures are in centigrades.
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2018, 02:26:47 PM »
Most important players in my book:

Kraftwerk
Todd Rundgren
I might remember it all differently tomorrow.

Teproc

  • Elite Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2626
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2018, 04:05:16 PM »
Never heard of Todd Rungren... or John Prime, or MC5, or Stevie Nicks, and I guess I might have heard of The Zombies but it's such a generic band name that I couldn't really tell. Devo, Chaka Khan and Roxy Music are things I cuuld tell you exist, but that's about it. I know I'm not particularly knowledgeable about music, but I didn't think I was that out of the loop (and these are presumably not recent acts or they wouldn't be in this conversation).

Kraftwerk certainly deserves a place in the Music Hall of Fame... not sure about Rock and Roll, but I guess that's what this acts as.

Sam the Cinema Snob

  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 24135
  • A Monkey with a Gun
    • Creative Criticism
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2018, 05:30:13 PM »
I guess I might have heard of The Zombies but it's such a generic band name that I couldn't really tell.
They were contemporaries of The Beatles who put out songs like Time of the Season and She's Not There (which most people probably know from the Santana cover). I like them a good deal more than The Beatles as I think the subject matter of their songs tends to be a lot more compelling.

FLYmeatwad

  • An Acronym
  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 26775
  • I am trying to impress myself. I have yet to do it
    • Processed Grass
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2018, 07:18:53 PM »
Never heard of Todd Rungren... or John Prime, or MC5, or Stevie Nicks, and I guess I might have heard of The Zombies but it's such a generic band name that I couldn't really tell. Devo, Chaka Khan and Roxy Music are things I cuuld tell you exist, but that's about it. I know I'm not particularly knowledgeable about music, but I didn't think I was that out of the loop (and these are presumably not recent acts or they wouldn't be in this conversation).

Kraftwerk certainly deserves a place in the Music Hall of Fame... not sure about Rock and Roll, but I guess that's what this acts as.

You've never heard of Stevie Nicks?

Anyway, aside from the obvious oversight of not including Sha Na Na, I voted for Devo, LL, and Chaka.

1SO

  • FAB
  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 30101
  • Marathon Man
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2018, 11:58:34 PM »
Voted for...
Rage Against the Machine
Stevie Nicks
Devo
The Cure
Kraftwerk


Is this place different from the Music Hall of Fame, because most of my choices aren't what you would consider RnR.

Teproc

  • Elite Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2626
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2018, 01:37:00 AM »
The Zombies are from the 60s ? Well, I retract what I said about their names then, that wasn't as generic at that point.

Never heard of Todd Rungren... or John Prime, or MC5, or Stevie Nicks, and I guess I might have heard of The Zombies but it's such a generic band name that I couldn't really tell. Devo, Chaka Khan and Roxy Music are things I cuuld tell you exist, but that's about it. I know I'm not particularly knowledgeable about music, but I didn't think I was that out of the loop (and these are presumably not recent acts or they wouldn't be in this conversation).

Kraftwerk certainly deserves a place in the Music Hall of Fame... not sure about Rock and Roll, but I guess that's what this acts as.

You've never heard of Stevie Nicks?

Anyway, aside from the obvious oversight of not including Sha Na Na, I voted for Devo, LL, and Chaka.

Looked it up, and I thought it would be a man. I am familiar with Fleetwood Mac though, just didn't know their names.
« Last Edit: October 11, 2018, 01:39:43 AM by Teproc »

maņana

  • Objectively Awesome
  • *****
  • Posts: 20870
  • Check your public library
Re: 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2018, 10:57:48 AM »
Devo
Kraftwerk
LL Cool J
Radiohead
Roxy Music

There's no deceit in the cauliflower.