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    Default Favourite Bands

    To add to the Yet Another List and assorted themes here is my Top 15 favourite bands:

    Sonic Youth
    Half Man Half Biscuit
    And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
    Wedding Present
    The Pogues
    Jesus And Mary Chain
    Mudhoney
    Teenage Fanclub
    Fugazi
    Dead Kennedys
    Urusei Yatsura
    House Of Love
    The Pixies
    Boo Radleys
    Joy Division/New Order

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Bundy View Post
    Half Man Half Biscuit
    Wedding Present
    The Pogues
    Jesus And Mary Chain
    Teenage Fanclub
    House Of Love
    Joy Division/New Order
    As well as the above:

    Belle and Sebastian, Buzzcocks, Cocteau Twins, The Cure, Dexys Midnight Runners, Dubliners, Felt, Go-Betweens, Housemartins, Makthaverskan, Pet Shop Boys, Los Planetas, Proclaimers, Ramones, Raveonettes, Roxy Music, Saint Etienne, Sex Pistols, Smiths, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Undertones, Velvet Underground, Westkust

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    Showing my age again but in no particular, if predictable, order

    Pink Floyd
    King Crimson
    Genesis
    Hatfield & The North
    Caravan
    Black Sabbath
    Led Zepplin
    Yes
    Greenslade
    The Doors
    David Bowie (early)
    Eagles
    Uriah Heep
    Tangerine Dream
    ELP
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    It comes from the East
    Packed in bladders of yeast
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    Rolling Stones 66 - 72 mostly
    Jethro Tull
    Neil Young
    The Who
    Pink Floyd
    Jimi Hendrix
    David Bowie
    Roxy Music ( The Early version)
    R E M
    Velvet Underground
    The Dead South
    Fairport Convention
    The Stranglers
    The Beatles
    Peter Greens Fleetwood Mac

    Not really in any order, though The Stones are top.
    There's bound to be some I've forgotten in the moment.

    Of course ...
    Cream
    Doors
    Led Zep
    Deep Purple
    Hawkwind....

    I could go on.
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    In alphabetical order

    Black Sabbath
    The Clash
    The Chats
    Dr Feelgood
    Genesis (only with Peter Gabriel)
    Jethro Tull
    Led Zeppelin
    The Macc Lads
    Pink Floyd (only with Syd Barrett)
    Sex Pistols
    The Specials

    Might have missed a few out,but the above all feature on my iphone..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brainypool View Post
    As well as the above:

    Belle and Sebastian, Buzzcocks, Cocteau Twins, The Cure, Dexys Midnight Runners, Dubliners, Felt, Go-Betweens, Housemartins, Makthaverskan, Pet Shop Boys, Los Planetas, Proclaimers, Ramones, Raveonettes, Roxy Music, Saint Etienne, Sex Pistols, Smiths, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Undertones, Velvet Underground, Westkust
    Ahh, forgot The Raveonettes. Saw them with The Cooper Temple Clause in Manchester, November 03.
    Also need mentioning are: A Place To Bury Strangers, At The Drive-In, Idlewild, Nine Black Alps, , Dropkick Murphys, Sleater-Kinney, Conflict, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Doves.

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    In no particular order:

    Mogwai
    Pixies
    Jane's Addiction
    Public Enemy
    The Clash
    Manic Street Preachers
    Sugar
    XTC
    Radiohead
    Martha
    ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
    David Bowie
    Wipers
    Radio Birdman
    The Damned

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    Never thought I'd see Fugazi mentioned on here!!

    The Ataris
    Jimmy Eat World
    The Smiths
    Goo Goo Dolls
    Armin van Buuren
    A lot of 1990s American punk like Green Day, Offspring, Lit, Blink182 but lost interest in their output after 2000

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    Here is my top 10 in no particular order :


    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths
    The Smiths



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    Mostly listen to jazz these days, but if not it'll be one of these.

    Zero 7.
    Nick Cave & Bad Seeds.
    The Stones.
    Van Morrison.
    The Smiths.
    Afro Celt Sound System.
    Steely Dan.
    Joni Mitchell.
    Thievery Corporation.
    Fleet Foxes.
    The Sundays.
    Led Zeppelin.
    The Doors.
    Fun Lovin' Criminals.
    Ska Cubano.
    Kate Bush.
    Stevie Ray Vaughan.
    Ian Dury & Blockheads.
    Roxy Music.
    John Martyn.
    David Bowie.
    JJ Cale.
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