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 Post subject: The Mt. Rushmore of Rock
PostPosted: Fri 02.24.2012, 20:22 
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We were talking about our appreciation of rock music over lunch today when someone asked who we'd like to see on the Mount Rushmore of Rock. It was decided that every facet of rock or pop music could be included, because people's opinions change on what is considered "rock music". So...with a broad spectrum of the different types of music that can be considered, who would make it on your personal Mount Rushmore? Just like the real one, you can only have four people. They can be living or dead, although personally I like the idea of them all having passed on. My four would be:

Bill Haley:
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Some might scoff, but really...how can you not include the guy who sang what is widely regarded as the FIRST rock and roll song ever, "Rock Around The Clock"??

Elvis Presley:
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I challenge anyone who says The King doesn't qualify. The guy was the first real rock superstar, and continues to influence artists even today, almost 35 years after his death.

John Lennon:
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Again, this guy MUST be included. He was one half of what is perhaps the greatest rock and roll writing team ever, and he influenced a generation, both with his music as well as his beliefs.

Michael Jackson:
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I'm expecting to face some flack for this one, but this is exactly why I feel we had to include a wide range of pop music genre. MJ was a pop icon. Quite simply, he owned the 80s as far as popular music is concerned. His success during that time continues to influence the music stars of today.

So that's my four. Agree? Disagree? List your own and let the debate begin.

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If you want to put up one of the innovators, actually go back to the black artists that were ripped off by guys like Haley and especially Elvis. Put either Little Richard or Chuck Berry in for Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis over Elvis.

And Michael Jackson? That's pop, not rock. GTFO.

You've got no one from Led Zep, Stones, Who. :F

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The right answer is Jimi Hendrix, Jerry Garcia, Neil Young and Johnny Cash


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pwbowen wrote:
If you want to put up one of the innovators, actually go back to the black artists that were ripped off by guys like Haley and especially Elvis. Put either Little Richard or Chuck Berry in for Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis over Elvis.

And Michael Jackson? That's pop, not rock. GTFO.

You've got no one from Led Zep, Stones, Who. :F



Michael Jackson. the "Teddy Roosevelt" of the Rock n' Roll Mt. Rushmore....

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That's the beauty of a debate like this: there really is no wrong answer.

Perhaps some background will explain why I chose the people I did. Many moons ago, I worked in the radio/DJ arena. Part of my job was to serve as music director and select songs for our playlist that I thought would be popular with our listeners and therefore be successful from an airplay/sales standpoint. Hence, most of my favorite artists were those who were both commercially successful as well as influential.

Even though my artists would not be considered quote/unquote "rock" by today's standards, In their prime they were all considered rock stars, and they continue to influence the up and coming stars of tomorrow.

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That's the beauty of a debate like this: there really is no wrong answer.

Perhaps some background will explain why I chose the people I did. Many moons ago, I worked in the radio/DJ arena. Part of my job was to serve as music director and select songs for our playlist that I thought would be popular with our listeners and therefore be successful from an airplay/sales standpoint. Hence, most of my favorite artists were those who were both commercially successful as well as influential.

Even though my artists would not be considered quote/unquote "rock" by today's standards, In their prime they were all considered rock stars, and they continue to influence the up and coming stars of tomorrow.


We've heard already of your mad, mad DJ skills. :roll:

To even attempt to add Michael Jackson to anything remotely close to rock is just DOA. He never was, at any point, considered a rock star.

I think we all agree that there IS such a thing as a wrong answer. Not every child is special.

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The right answer is Jimi Hendrix, Jerry Garcia, Neil Young and Johnny Cash


I love Johnny Cash, but rock star? :shock:

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pwbowen wrote:
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The right answer is Jimi Hendrix, Jerry Garcia, Neil Young and Johnny Cash


I love Johnny Cash, but rock star? :shock:


Ok, strictly rock music I'll put Robert Plant in his place. The greatest rock voice hands down


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Seriously.
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Who talks about their appreciation of rock music, and decides which facets may be covered, then delves into a conversation about the Mt. Rushmore of Rock at lunchtime?

Jobless hippies.

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pwbowen wrote:
If you want to put up one of the innovators, actually go back to the black artists that were ripped off by guys like Haley and especially Elvis. Put either Little Richard or Chuck Berry in for Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis over Elvis.

And Michael Jackson? That's pop, not rock. GTFO.

You've got no one from Led Zep, Stones, Who. :F




Nah, not putting Little Richard on there...

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