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Cats Against Frist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-14-05 08:14 AM
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25. Correction: Duran Duran was the greatest band of the 1970s
Edited on Wed Dec-14-05 08:16 AM by Cats Against Frist
If I'm not mistaken, "The Chauffeur," in my opinion, far and away, their best song, was penned in 1979. Which is kick ass as all get out for 1979. That's just what I remember, though -- I could be wrong -- but I think that's what it said in the "Rio" liner notes.

I can't decide if you're joking or not, but I'm oft tempted to think they were the best electronica band of the 80s, but, unlike a lot of others, they got so popular that they don't have that "flying-under-the-radar" cred. I remember them fondly, however, and they are one of my favorite bands, for nostalgia, if nothing else.

Edit: I should make it clear, however, that I don't really think DD was the greatest 1970s act, but they were ahead of their time most likely right around 1981.

I'm taking this post way too seriously. I'm going to stop now.
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  -I think Duran Duran was the greatest band of the 80's! Crazy Guggenheim  Dec-14-05 02:41 AM   #0 
  - Kool and the Gang spanks you!  Heidi   Dec-14-05 02:44 AM   #1 
  - I liked Big Country too!  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 02:45 AM   #2 
     - I saw big country  Moochy   Dec-14-05 02:47 AM   #3 
     - How were they in concert?  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 02:49 AM   #5 
        - Loud & Ringing guitars  Moochy   Dec-14-05 02:55 AM   #11 
     - Everbody Wang Chung tonight!  Heidi   Dec-14-05 02:48 AM   #4 
        - Across the nation, around the world!  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 02:49 AM   #6 
           - Wake me up before you go-go!  Heidi   Dec-14-05 02:53 AM   #9 
  - the jesus and mary chain  fishwax   Dec-14-05 02:50 AM   #7 
  - They're the 90's.  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 02:51 AM   #8 
  - aw, man, you're breaking my heart  fishwax   Dec-14-05 02:58 AM   #13 
     - I didn't realize they were around in the 80's?!?!?!  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 03:00 AM   #14 
        - yeah, they were  fishwax   Dec-14-05 03:06 AM   #15 
           - Psychocandy is one of the best albums of the 80s  Loonman   Dec-14-05 08:11 AM   #24 
  - They Fn Rocked  Moochy   Dec-14-05 02:56 AM   #12 
     - gotta agree  fishwax   Dec-14-05 03:12 AM   #16 
        - The banned single is one of the best  Loonman   Dec-14-05 08:32 AM   #26 
  - The Buggles.  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 02:55 AM   #10 
  - Nope. By the 80's they had already been assimilated by Yes....  AntiCoup2K4   Dec-14-05 03:18 AM   #18 
     - Actually very early 80's. Oh. Horn went to Art of Noise later on.  Crazy Guggenheim   Dec-14-05 04:10 AM   #20 
  - since i'm feeling argumentative:  fishwax   Dec-14-05 03:17 AM   #17 
  - Duran Duran is my favorite band ...  CarolinaPeridot   Dec-14-05 04:02 AM   #19 
  - I Love Duran  RockaFowler   Dec-14-05 06:17 AM   #21 
  - the dead kennedys would whip their ass  datasuspect   Dec-14-05 06:40 AM   #22 
  - The Talking Heads, Elvis Costello  kwassa   Dec-14-05 08:07 AM   #23 
  - Correction: Duran Duran was the greatest band of the 1970s  Cats Against Frist   Dec-14-05 08:14 AM   #25 
  - And I have a 35-year-old SO who agrees with you 100%  LostinVA   Dec-14-05 10:04 AM   #27 

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