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Some of my favorite bands: 

The Jam

Joy Division

XTC

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

New Order

The Pogues

The Dubliners

Sublime

The English Beat

The Ramones

Brain Hammer

 

My favorite concerts:  The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (@ the Ranch Bowl), The Urge (@ The Royal Grove), Paul Weller (First Avenue, in Minneapolis), The Pogues, (in D.C.) The Chieftains (at the Lied Center).

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I just had a request for some Public Enemy at the junior high dance I'm DJing.  I was impressed with that request (though I couldn't play it).

 

I grew up on PE.

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4 minutes ago, jimmykc said:

Wasn't Micah Heibel or some other football player in Brain Hammer or do I misremember?

You are correct sir.  Micah Heibel fronted Brain Hammer, or as it says on their CD, "Micah Heibel - Sellin' it like a mother."

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1. Menudo! 

2. Bay City Rollers

3. The Schlozzle

4. Pinky's Medical Experiment

5. Haha Death Camp

6. The Inversions

7. Plank

8. Treble und Drang

9. Jesuit Snotballs

10. Iron Parasol

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5 hours ago, cipsucks said:

 

My Top Five, in no particular order.  How can a parent love one child more than another....

 

Elton John.  Devaney Center 1980.  Opened the show with "Funeral For a Friend"

Three Dog Night.  Peony Park early 80's.  All 7 original band members.  Front row seats and beers were flowing.  Sat next to Clay Michaels. (See if anyone remembers that name...)

Jethro Tull.  Civic Aud  81ish.  Unfrickinreal.

Bob Seger.  PBA.  Couple years ago.  Saw him at Century Link a year or two before.  Much better the 2nd time.  He had health issues while in Omaha.

Simon and Garfunkel with a special appearance by the Everly Brothers.  Quest Center a year or so after it opened.  Awesome seats.  Awesome atmosphere.  Awesome music.

 

 

I knew I forgot a big one.  Neil Diamond at the Civic Auditorium circa 1995. 

 

 

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11 hours ago, hal9000 said:

Some of my favorite bands: 

The Jam

Joy Division

XTC

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

New Order

The Pogues

The Dubliners

Sublime

The English Beat

The Ramones

Brain Hammer

 

My favorite concerts:  The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (@ the Ranch Bowl), The Urge (@ The Royal Grove), Paul Weller (First Avenue, in Minneapolis), The Pogues, (in D.C.) The Chieftains (at the Lied Center).

And the Undertones. Don't forget the Undertones.

 

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Eclectic I know.

John Lee Hooker

Howlin' Wolf

Bob Marley

Stevie Wonder

Sly and the Family Stone

Parliament Funkadelic 

Guy or any of Teddy Riley's New Jack Swing

Public Enemy

Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Citizen Cope

Jack Johnson

Dispatch/State Radio anything Chadwick Stokes Urmston

 

 

 

 

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20 hours ago, jayschool said:

My takeaway: Just about everybody except @tcp has really good taste. :lol:

 

Not the best audience for those, true. But half of those were seriously entertained by the last working band I was in in the mid 80s. I really, really wanted "HaHa Death Camp". :) We wound up being Sid and the Four Skins...heh heh. And lasted for about 5 gigs. 

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On 4/7/2018 at 9:18 AM, colhusker said:

Who is the group that has one song you like a lot but the group you are not necessarily a fan?

 

 

 

Lynyrd Skynyrd -- Freebird is OK, too but mostly they are...

 

 

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