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Which classic band has endured and which has fizzled out?

The Rolling Stones
0 (0%)
Rush
17 (81%)
U2
0 (0%)
Bruce Springstein and the E Street Band
0 (0%)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
1 (4.8%)
The Who
1 (4.8%)
Pink Floyd
2 (9.5%)

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Offline ikilledtangerine

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Most significant classic band still around today.
« on: May 13, 2005, 10:29:32 am »
Please vote and discuss ;)

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2005, 02:36:32 pm »
I voted for Rush out of the bands you listed, since they have clearly not fizzled after 30+ years of filling our ears with sonic bliss, but the band that to me still writes and performs music that is as challenging, complex, awe-inspiring and downright beautiful as just about anything they did during their "classic" period is ....

KING CRIMSON!!!

To see what I mean, listen to the Crimson Connection on Prog'opolis on Saturdays.  (Vince and Daisy, please contact me so I can let you know where to mail the check for my PR fee.  ;) haha)

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2005, 04:12:23 pm »
As much as I like Rush I would have to say the most significant and dynamic classic band would have to be King Crimson. No other band that I've heard has challenged themselves as much as KC. I only have a few of their albums but I'm getting more and more hooked thanks to the Crimson Connection with Vince and Daisy Jane.

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2005, 05:20:48 pm »
Pink Floyd is still around?    ???
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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2005, 11:02:00 pm »
BB and Rushfan, thanks for the shamless plugs  :D
But I thought you were advertising pro bono. That was part of the contract if you read the fine print
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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2005, 07:06:20 pm »
The Who is still around?

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2005, 12:20:43 pm »
I picked RUSH as the Band that is still around and recording on thier own terms. Vapor Trails and Feedback demonstrated the continued creativity of the band.
I am not sure who to say that I think has fizzled the most maybe Pink Floyd just because as individuals they continue but as a band they seem to be history.

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2005, 08:48:24 am »
An EP of covers demonstrates continued creativity???  :o

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2005, 10:33:53 am »
An EP of covers demonstrates continued creativity???  :o

Ya beat me to it!  :D
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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2005, 05:31:28 am »
for me the greatest-still-around-and-touring band is Rush. My heart just broken everytime I have to decide between Rush and Pink Floyd. I vote Pink Floyd.  :-\

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2006, 12:00:25 am »
Not that they are really all that relevant anymore but Deep Purpleis still around.

My vote has to go to Rush.

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2006, 12:41:42 am »
King Crimson isn't a band so much as it is a brand name at this point. Rush has the same line-up together for over thirty years now. I doubt that all the members of King Crimson would fit on one bus. lol.
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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2006, 04:43:16 pm »
LOL Trin  ;D

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Re:Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2006, 06:35:16 pm »
Even *I* voted for Rush on this one (Gasp!)
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Re: Most significant classic band still around today.
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2007, 08:50:30 pm »
I voted Rush because they have had made 18 amazing albums and are still  going strong.