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Old 06-26-10, 11:35 AM
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Musicians you wish would retire

I may think of more as time wears on but for now I wish the Rolling Stones would just freakin' retire (fer' cryin' out loud). Tired of seeing/hearing about 67 year old stringy wrinkly Mick Jagger and old/tired/wrinkly heroin addict Keith Richards still trying to strut their grandfatherly stuff onstage, makes me want to puke.

Wish they would just retire, relax in their twilight years with all their millions... -kd5-

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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Lady Gaga
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Sorry, he said musicians, not attention whores.

But....+1 for Caca.

Oh, and P-willy, or whatever his name is today.


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Any rapper or "hip hop" "artist".

U2
Anyone in the billboard top 10.
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Aerosmith
Bon Jovi
Rolling Stones
Justin Bieber
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kiss, what are they on their fifteenth "farewell" tour again?
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Bob Dylan - Can't stand the man.
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Eminem should retire. Actually I haven't listened to him in years. Does he still rap about killing his wife or has he moved on?
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Originally Posted by statcat View Post
kiss, what are they on their fifteenth "farewell" tour again?
While they are long in the tooth, they have only once gone to the, "Farewell," card (2000) - and that did turn out to be the last tour with the original line-up.

I don't have a problem with any older band continuing to play - as long as they can still cut it both in the studio and on stage. Ronnie James Dio was a great example of age not meaning squat - the guy was still one of the very best right up until the end (at the age of 67).
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I wish they'd all retire, and stop making such a racket.

And, while they're at it, they need to get off my lawn!
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Ah, this ought to be a fun thread. Give me awhile to get back to you. I'm going to go compile a large list of every artist I either hate or don't get and put it here. Certain to offend many of you. Heh, heh . . .
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

None. The ones I don't like, I don't listen to. Although I would like Shakira to retire right on my face.
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Originally Posted by statcat View Post
kiss, what are they on their fifteenth "farewell" tour again?

They did the farewell, now they are on the Beach Boys milk it for all it's worth leg, not matter how few members are actually in the bad tour.

Also add Ozzy to the list, the last few albums have been pretty poor and it would ideally remove his wife from the spotlight.
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Any of the 70's revival acts - Styx, Doobie Bros, Heart, Blue Oyster Cult. All good in their day but now they are milking it for people who have an inability to move on.
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for people who have an inability to move on.
What does that even mean? Does music have a shelf life?
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It's not that I don't have an inability to move on, it's that I have an inability to stomach the lack of real creativity in the music of today.

Yesterday's music will always have its place in my album collection. -kd5-
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Fucking Brian May and Roger Taylor. Quit pissing on Queen's name and go the John Deacon route.
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Originally Posted by statcat View Post
kiss, what are they on their fifteenth "farewell" tour again?
They're not billing them as farewell tours. They're just going through all of their marketing slogans in naming their current tours.
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Originally Posted by Lemmy View Post
Sorry, he said musicians, not attention whores.

But....+1 for Caca.

Oh, and P-willy, or whatever his name is today.
Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth View Post
Any rapper or "hip hop" "artist".


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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Barry Manilow. But in all seriousness..........
Too many to name. Basically any artist or rock band from the '60s/'70s/'80s who hasn't released a decent studio album of new material in the past fifteen years. They know who they are.

Here is a list of artists from those eras who still kick ass (in my opinion) and who should not retire:
-AC/DC
-Alice Cooper
-Armored Saint
-Dio*
-Iron Maiden
-Judas Priest
-Megadeth
-Motorhead
-Rush
....just to name a few.

*Yeah, I know he passed away. But even at his age he still continued to record great music (and still would if he was alive).
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth View Post
Any rapper or "hip hop" "artist".

U2
Anyone in the billboard top 10.
There is no part of this statement that isn't ridiculous.

The only part you could even argue is U2 and that would definitely be a minority opinion.

Edit: I take that back. The thread details musicians you "wish: would retire, not who "should" retire. More power to you although your music collection must be pretty narrow.
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Originally Posted by Vlyger View Post
Barry Manilow. But in all seriousness..........
Too many to name. Basically any artist or rock band from the '60s/'70s/'80s who hasn't released a decent studio album of new material in the past fifteen years. They know who they are.

Here is a list of artists from those eras who still kick ass (in my opinion) and who should not retire:
-AC/DC
-Alice Cooper
-Armored Saint
-Dio*
-Iron Maiden
-Judas Priest
-Megadeth
-Motorhead
-Rush
....just to name a few.

*Yeah, I know he passed away. But even at his age he still continued to record great music (and still would if he was alive).
Alice Cooper is still performing? What's he playing? Morongo Indian Gaming Casinos?
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Originally Posted by B5Erik View Post
While they are long in the tooth, they have only once gone to the, "Farewell," card (2000) - and that did turn out to be the last tour with the original line-up.

I don't have a problem with any older band continuing to play - as long as they can still cut it both in the studio and on stage. Ronnie James Dio was a great example of age not meaning squat - the guy was still one of the very best right up until the end (at the age of 67).
Did Dio's cd sales back up what you said? Just asking.
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Re: Musicians you wish would retire

Originally Posted by kd5 View Post
I may think of more as time wears on but for now I wish the Rolling Stones would just freakin' retire (fer' cryin' out loud). Tired of seeing/hearing about 67 year old stringy wrinkly Mick Jagger and old/tired/wrinkly heroin addict Keith Richards still trying to strut their grandfatherly stuff onstage, makes me want to puke.

Wish they would just retire, relax in their twilight years with all their millions... -kd5-
I saw The Stones in 2005 and they absolutely rocked, and not as a nostalgia act. Metallica opened for them and The Rolling Stones still put on a better show. So I disagree with your assessment that they should retire.

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