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10 reasons why you need to listen to more music....

Started Feb 11 0 Replies

A blog post from the Rock and Roll Librarianhttp://goo.gl/1zRUdUplease weigh in if you agree or disagree....Continue

Bands that Jumped the Shark

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Jurrjens Mar 12, 2013. 35 Replies

Remember when Fonzie Jumped the Shark in Happy Days? After that, the show had no where to go but down...Here is my preview of bands that have run out of creative juice. Please see my blog for the…Continue

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"10 reasons why you need to listen to more music.... A blog post from a while back http://goo.gl/1zRUdU"
Feb 11
Julie Jurrjens replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"I would agree with Pink Floyd, except I would push it back to anything post-Syd. "
Mar 12, 2013
Stan Schwieger replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"(Someday, I will get the track with correct album).... A great summary and great defense.   I would agree on Trust, Imperial Bedroom, and lesser so, Blood and Chocolate. (I like Goodbye Cruel World pretty well.)  Per your strong…"
Jan 23, 2013
Rashid Stephen Pettit replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Nope, Just About Glad is from the great (in my opinion, anyway) Brutal Youth. Pre-Spike is the way to go with Costello. My ventures with Costello started with Armed Forces. I am not the world's biggest fan of My Aim Is True - there are no…"
Jan 22, 2013
Ron Balliet replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Agree Gail....Boston had one of the best albums ever, then kaput!!!!"
Jan 22, 2013
Ron Balliet replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"REO Speedwagon totally sold out after NINE LIVES....Springsteen sold out with BORN IN THE USA.....Klaatu sold out with ENDANGERED SPECIES (even containing a song called SELL OUT SELL OUT), but they were threatened by Capitol Records!!!"
Jan 22, 2013
Stan Schwieger replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"I appreciate your comments...but what is your feeling on the pre-Spike stuff?  I could imagine someone coming into the catalog at that time and giving it a look around, but for me, with SO much great stuff behind it, it is hard for me--a die…"
Jan 21, 2013
Rashid Stephen Pettit replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Spike is an all right album. But, I think Mighty Like A Rose and especially Brutal Youth are both great albums, start to finish - I listen to those as much as Get Happy!, Liberties, Armed Forces, This Years' Model or Blood And Chocolate. I have…"
Jan 20, 2013
DME1061 replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"A few more. Just some personal choices where I jumped off.....don't need to have anyone tell me I'm wrong: The Cars - Panorama New Order - Brotherhood Deep Purple - Stormbringer Van Halen - Diver Down PIL - This Is What You Want....This Is…"
Dec 31, 2012
Harry replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Attention Tribers, I want independent (i.e. non-shermo) verification: Did Mettalica ever play "thrash"?"
Dec 30, 2012
shermo replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Ahh Harry, I am so guilty of loving early thrash such as Metallica produced before the black album was released and still do.  "
Dec 29, 2012
Hannes A. Jonsson replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Good blog, great topic.   But sorry.  The Stones were finished as soon as Woody joined.  Approx. 8 years earlier than "Tattoo"..."
Dec 27, 2012
Thomas Cruz replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"I just re-ripped this one the other day. Much filler, especially the Linda song, but Silly Love Songs and Let 'Em In pretty much give this album a free pass IMHO. But I know some rock fans hate those songs..."
Dec 23, 2012
Harry replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"<<REM - Reveal>>  A much better candidate than AftP referenced above.  For me those first 4 albums is the sacrosanct top shelf, then maybe a LITTLE step down from there (there had to be, that is the best run out of the gate at…"
Dec 23, 2012
DME1061 replied to Ian McEwen's discussion Bands that Jumped the Shark
"Here are a few where the bands jumped the shark with me. Completely subjective of course:   REM - Reveal Genesis - Duke Roxy Music - Manifesto The Who - Who Are You Pink Floyd - The Wall The Clash - Combat Rock Yes - Drama The Damed -…"
Dec 23, 2012

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