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Poll Question: both lasted 10 years, and from one decade into the other, who is best
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    Posted: May 03 2012 at 14:33
two of the most influentual bands in the world, and who defines a style, genre, and defines a decade, whos sound is detected in many bands after them, disticnt bands with distinct sounds which have made their mark on the pop scene, and prog scene, and art scene,

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This is silly.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote thehallway Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 15:46

Roxy Music?

...against...

The Beatles?



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 16:07
The Beatles are a few sizes too big for Roxy Music. No contest at all...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The-time-is-now Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 16:55
The Beatles.


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Originally posted by someone_else someone_else wrote:

The Beatles are a few sizes too big for Roxy Music. No contest at all...
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Originally posted by Rutgers Joe Rutgers Joe wrote:

This is silly.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CryoftheCarrots Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 18:03
If I was to compare the Beatles last 4 against Roxy Music's first 4 albums, yeh could possibly do that but  Beatles would probably still win.For the entire discography - no contest.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 18:29
Lol. The Beatles.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wanorak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 19:14
The Beatles, but Roxy Music is one of my favourite groups and have been just as influential IMO.
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what is this poll?Confused
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2012 at 20:35
This is a massacre.  Dead  Roxy has their place, and I like them a lot, but it is far below that of the Beatles.
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This poll is a LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2012 at 00:51
Originally posted by Rutgers Joe Rutgers Joe wrote:

This is silly.
no it issent, any band can be put against eachother, ANY AT ALL Big smile,

and both bands are very influentual, and very very high quality, and Roxy is a very much repsected rock band, maybe not as much as the Beatles, but the band have credibility, and is intelegent enough to go over some peoples heads,
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2012 at 01:03
Roxy were much better musicians in their 1975 incarnation (Jobson and Wetton were in the band then). In the early days they even had Davy O'List (ex Nice) involved. A very interesting band and some classic songs.
Beatles were obviously iconic and changed the face of music so its impossible to put anyone up against them although I would have selected Queen as more likely to last at least 5 rounds rather than getting put down in the 1st roundWink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote iluvmarillion Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2012 at 01:58
Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Roxy were much better musicians in their 1975 incarnation (Jobson and Wetton were in the band then). In the early days they even had Davy O'List (ex Nice) involved. A very interesting band and some classic songs.
Beatles were obviously iconic and changed the face of music so its impossible to put anyone up against them although I would have selected Queen as more likely to last at least 5 rounds rather than getting put down in the 1st roundWink


Have to disagree with you there. I think Roxy Music were a better band when Eno was in the band. They drifted more towards pop music after Eno left and were more of an art band when Eno was there. Have to admit though that Stranded is a top album without Eno being there. Since The Beatles are going to win this hands down how about a poll between Roxy Music, Queen and Split Enz, three great 70's rock art bands?
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I listen to Roxy Music more, but I would dispute they were as influential or 'important' as The Beatles.

Roxt gets the vote anyway, though. I'm feeling awkward today, and currently much prefer RM.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chopper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2012 at 07:11
I'm going to have to think about this, for half a nanosecond. I like Roxy but this is no contest.
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