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People hate rockabilly?

I was doing some research online, and I found that an awful lot of people just absolutely despise rockabilly music I always figured it was universally loved! Just goes to show, you never can tell. And by the way, here's some rockabilly:
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Kate Brown takes over today

Let's wish her good luck on her first day!

I Wish Country Music was still good

Bring back the days of Johnny, Waylon, Hank, and Cline! Today's country has bad lyrics, fake singing, and all-around awfulness. Country used to have soul. Now it's "hop in my truck you purty thing and hand me a beer while I sing about dirt roads and all things Southern".

Citizen Kane vs. The Godfather






Both films are usually tied as being considered the greatest cinematic achievement. Which film do you prefer. If I had to choose, I pick Citizen Kane, but it's a close contest. If we were comparing Kane to Godfather II, then II would get my vote.

Your personal Top 10 Favorite Musicians

After posting that controversial top 50 of the best musical artists by Beckett Entertainment, I decided let's post our personal top 10s.
1. Johnny Cash (Country, rockabilly, rock and roll, pop, blues, folk, gospel)
2. Frank Sinatra (Pop, jazz, swing, easy listening)
3. Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock and roll, rockabilly, country, blues, soul, gospel)
4. Hank Williams (Country, honky-tonk sound, pop, blues, gospel)
5. Eminem (Hip hop)
6. Simon and Garfunkel (Rock, folk, gospel)
7. Bob Dylan (Folk, rock, blues, country, gospel)
8. Elvis Presley (Rock and roll, rockabilly, country, R&B, pop, blues, soul, gospel)
9. Green Day (Rock, pop)
10. Five for Fighting (Rock, pop)

Fox News lying is perfectly okay, but by-god if Brian Williams does. N/T

50 Greatest Musical Artists

According to a Beckett Entertainment magazine (Winter 2014):
50. Beyonce - R&B, pop
49. Willie Nelson - Country, rock
48. The White Stripes - Rock
47. Taylor Swift - Country, pop
46. Green Day - Rock, pop
45. N.W.A. - Hip hop
44. The Beastie Boys - Hip hop, rock
43. The Tempations - R&B, doo-wop
42. Aerosmith - Rock, metal
41. Jay-Z - Hip hop
40. Patsy Cline - Country, pop
39. Buddy Holly - Rock, country
38. Eminem - Hip hop
37. Guns 'N Roses - Rock, metal
36. The Kinks - Rock, pop
35. Diana Ross and the Supremes - R&B, doo-wop
34. Pearl Jam - Rock
33. The Ramones - Rock
32. Madonna - Pop, rock
31. AC/DC - Rock, metal
30. Metallica - Metal
29. Nirvana - Rock
28. James Brown - Soul, funk
27. Bob Marley - Reggae, rock
26. Black Sabbath - Metal
25. RUN-D.M.C. - Hip hop, rock
24. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Rock
23. Aretha Franklin - Soul, gospel
22. R.E.M. - Rock, pop
21. Pink Floyd - Rock
20. The Doors - Rock
19. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Rock
18. U2 - Rock
17. David Bowie - Rock, pop
16. Michael Jackson - Pop, rock
15. Jimi Hendrix - Rock
14. Neil Young - Rock, folk
13. Stevie Wonder - Soul, pop
12. Simon and Garfunkel - Rock, folk
11. Eric Clapton - Rock
10. Led Zeppelin - Rock, metal
9. Bruce Springsteen - Rock
8. The Who - Rock
7. Frank Sinatra - Pop, jazz
6. Johnny Cash - Country, rock
5. The Beach Boys - Rock, pop
4. Bob Dylan - Folk, rock
3. The Rolling Stones - Rock
2. Elvis Presley - Rock, country
1. The Beatles - Rock, pop

That's their list. Mostly made this thread out of boredom.

Post some of your favorite '50s rock songs

Post YouTube videos of some of your favorite 1950s rock songs!










There are others, but I can't think of them right now.

Former President Carter is 90!

Happy 90th birthday, Jimmy Carter!

Frank Sinatra appreciation thread

Let's talk about Ol' Blue Eyes, the greatest big band/pop singer! One of the musical giants of the 20th Century, he had a popularity that was equalled only by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and Michael Jackson. My Way is one of the greatest songs ever recorded! Any other fans!?
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