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AC/DC the best band in the world?

abc online poll voted the best band in the world.http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2...08/3032792.htm
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

odd you just posted that. I just posted a favorite Australian music thread not having seen that. I think the fact that the voters were Australian had a lot to do with it. All the bogans were voting acca dacca
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

But where did Bananarama place??!
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Best band? Australian bias . . . and not by a long shot.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

What, no love for Hunters and Collectors? Or Frente?
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Seems difficult to take this seriously when Hanson doesn't even make the top 10.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Very entertaining band but nowhere near the best in the world.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Are we talking early or later AC/DC?
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Unfortunately the myspace survey (i did not no anybody still used myspace) there is know mention of what ac/dc music early or later was in this survey.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

I like mid AC/DC, not too much from the early or the recent years. From say...Let There Be Rock through Fly On The Wall. With a handful of singles from outside that span.
A bell curve, and if the next album is as good as Black Ice maybe the curve will start going up again...

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For me there best music High Voltage through For Those About To Rock!
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

cdollaz mentioned Hunters & Collectors in another thread. Not sure how I forgot to mention this band. "Human Frailty" is one of the best recordings of the 80's. Saw 'em live in London and it was a concert-going highlight. (edit... cdollaz mentioned them in THIS thread... I meant to post this in the Aussie thread, but I'll just leave it here).

Throw Your Arms Around Me

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Also love this tune (even with the Gang Of Four rip)

Betty's Worry Or The Slab

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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Originally Posted by cdollaz View Post
What, no love for Hunters and Collectors? Or Frente?
no
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

I dunno about best in the world, but I do know it's hard not to do your best Brian Johnson impersonation while listening in the car.
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Sometimes the public does have good taste!
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I love that song they wrote. Maybe one day they'll write another, so they don't have to keep recording it over and over again.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

You left out this part

Pink was named music's leading lady by Australian voters, leaving Lady Gaga, Madonna and Britney Spears in her wake.

Michael Jackson was heralded the best male artist ahead of Justin Timberlake, Bob Marley and Kanye West.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Originally Posted by wendersfan View Post
I love that song they wrote. Maybe one day they'll write another, so they don't have to keep recording it over and over again.
I sure hope not! That "song" is so perfect, why mess with it and record new songs!

Some things should never change: AC/DC, Motorhead, Jim Jones Revue, etc...

There's no need to change perfection.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Originally Posted by cungar View Post
You left out this part

Pink was named music's leading lady by Australian voters, leaving Lady Gaga, Madonna and Britney Spears in her wake.

Michael Jackson was heralded the best male artist ahead of Justin Timberlake, Bob Marley and Kanye West.
And every single "artist" mentioned in your post are examples of why the public just doesn't know anything.

SOMEtimes they DO get it right. Like when they picked AC/DC as the best band.
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth View Post
And every single "artist" mentioned in your post are examples of why the public just doesn't know anything.

SOMEtimes they DO get it right. Like when they picked AC/DC as the best band.
You had me until the last sentence.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Originally Posted by cungar View Post
You left out this part

Pink was named music's leading lady by Australian voters, leaving Lady Gaga, Madonna and Britney Spears in her wake.
Actually, I'd vote for Pink if those are the only choices.
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Originally Posted by cungar View Post
You left out this part

Michael Jackson was heralded the best male artist ahead of [BJustin Timberlake[/B], Bob Marley and Kanye West.
I wouldn't even consider Kanye one of the top 4 rappers of all time, let alone male artists.
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She's by far my favorite from the list.
I would like to think that your band would be #1 on your list!
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Re: AC/DC the best band in the world?

Sure, and Midnight Oil is 2nd best.
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Just stumbled onto this today and thought it was funny:


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