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Greatest of All Time

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by dargonking999, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. dargonking999

    dargonking999 DKRandom

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    I was in a debate with a collegue of mine, and i wanted to see the opnions of those here on the board. No polls or nothing, i just wanted to know who you guys think is the GOAT music entertainer. Dead or alive, singing now, or in the past, who is the one person you wanted to see, wish you could see, etc... I'll post mine later...cuz im cool
  2. CliffnMesquite

    CliffnMesquite Well-Known Member

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    Loretta Lynn ...
  3. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd(the group)....

    You like rock? You like Lynyrd
    You like country? You like Lynyrd
    You like metal? You like Lynyrd
    You like rap? You may like Lynyrd.

    The groups music reached across genre borders, everyone likes a Lynyrd Skynyrd song.
  4. rkell87

    rkell87 Well-Known Member

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    ill think about it some more but the first name that popped in my mind was Sinatra.

    I'm sure a lot of people will say Elvis, Micheal Jackson, cash, Beatles, bob dylan and the rest of the usual suspects

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  6. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like.

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    What are we talking here? Mainstream success? Would it have to be a band that's been around forever? Or long since gone?

    The Beatles are an obvious choice.

    There are a ton of less obvious choices though. What about bands like Opeth or Porcupine Tree? Not mainstream in any way really, but extremely talented and have been around in one form or another since 1990 and 1987 respectively.

    Tough question. :D
  7. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    I'll throw Johnny Cash in the mix.

    Hos will be along any minute to back me up. :laugh2:
  8. Teren_Kanan

    Teren_Kanan Well-Known Member

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    I mean what do you go by? Personal Opinion? Or something substantial? If you are going to go by things substantial you pretty much have to go Jackson, Beatles, Elvis.. in that order probably.
  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Justin Beiber
  10. justbob

    justbob Just taking it easy

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    Go back to your room
  11. Number82

    Number82 No Helmet; No Problem

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    These are actually two different questions.

    Based on the word entertainer it would have to be Michael Jackson. Dude, knew how to put on a show.

    If I could see any musical act it would be the Beatle or Elvis, but at the height of their popularity. I'd throw Johnny Cash in there as well. I also wish I could have seen the 1960's/1970's editions of The Who. I saw them recently (about two years ago). They were great, but only two of the original members are left. I know it's the main two, but its not the same. They're old now. haha.
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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  13. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    This is a tough question. The two best concerts I ever saw were both Garth Brooks. He is a fantastic showman.

    Johnny Cash was not a great singer, but he could really move an audience because his songs all had messages.

    Elvis and Michael were global phenomenons.

    Frank Sinatra probably had the most pure voice.

    The Beatles as a group had very real power.

    As far as I wish I could see...Billie Holliday. I love her voice.
  14. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I would say Elvis or the Beatles. Probably the Beatles.

    Led Zeppelin would have been a good choice too.

    Jimmy Hendrix would be good too, but I would rather see the others I listed first.
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Since you qualified the question by using the word "entertainer" I will say Michael Jackson. But I never wanted or wished I could see him.
  16. rkell87

    rkell87 Well-Known Member

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    ill throw out bob marley as someone that would be cool to have seen
  17. Hagman

    Hagman Put Niland and Green in the ROH

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    The French entertainer Le Petomane--but I wouldn't want to sit in the front rows.
  18. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    Led Zeppelin -only one choice for me,i wish i could have seen them all in a concert.
  19. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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