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Thu Jun 20, 2013, 04:56 AM

BeeGee's Vs the Beatles..Overall influence on music

I think the BeeGee's are the single most influential band of the last 60 years

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Reply BeeGee's Vs the Beatles..Overall influence on music (Original post)
backwoodsbob Jun 2013 OP
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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 05:02 AM

1. I'm 23 and can name most of the Beatles catalogue. I can name maybe one BeeGees song.



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Thu Jun 20, 2013, 11:19 AM

4. how many singles did the beatles have go number one?

Maybe twenty?
Between what they sung and what they WROTE the BeeGee's had well over 100 number ones

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Thu Jun 20, 2013, 11:56 AM

6. Ever heard of Streisand?Mittler?

The BeeGee's wrote quite a few of there songs

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Thu Jun 20, 2013, 12:04 PM

7. congrats..you worship a pop band...good for you

can you name one Otis Redding or Stevie Ray song ...or maybe some BB King Or Keb Mo to get more modern

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 06:22 AM

2. Put the pipe down.... ( n/t )

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Response to Make7 (Reply #2)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 11:21 AM

5. the BeeGee's sold well over 100 million albums

and the songs they wrote have sold WAY more than that

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Response to backwoodsbob (Reply #5)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 02:41 PM

8. Three of the top five slots on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time...

... are Beatle's albums (Sgt. Pepper's, Revolver, Rubber Soul). I don't think the Bee Gees even appear on that list once. (Rolling Stone)

The top slot on their 100 Greatest Artists list is The Beatles. And once again the Bee Gees are not to be found. (Rolling Stone)

Aren't The Beatles the best selling artist of all time by number of albums/records? It seems an odd metric (sales = influence) for you to use to bolster your case.

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 08:03 AM

3. BeeGee's > Beatles

IMO

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 02:45 PM

9. Seriesly????

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 03:06 PM

10. The BeeGee's are a great band.

A very talented group of brothers, and that's not even considering Andy.

But they fall short of the Beatles IMHO. The Beatles were something almost unnatural. The stars aligned perfectly to produce a nearly perfect pop-rock ensemble that people will still be listening to a hundred years from now.

The aren't my favorite band. That would be Yes. But they are the *best* band I have had the pleasure of being exposed to.

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 06:21 PM

11. No. Not even close.

The Bee Gees would've been a footnote to music history without the Beatles. NOBODY has approached the Beatles in terms of musical influence since they hit the stage. The Beatles totally altered the trajectory of popular music to a degree that no one else has been able to approach. I won't deny that the Bee Gees were influential in their own way, but they didn't change the course of musical culture in such a wide field as the Beatles did. Not everybody did disco for the next decade (thank GOD!!) because of the Bee Gees.

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 06:26 PM

12. HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAHAHA !

You killed me !

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Response to backwoodsbob (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 06:29 PM

13. Mere mortals shouldn't have to compete with the Beatles. n/t

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