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RandomKoolzip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-21-07 02:50 PM
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40. Every few months, some big corporate rag publishes a list
of the 100 or 500 or 10 or 40 greatest whatevers of all time, and every time it's definitive. :eyes:
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  -Rolling Stone - 40 Songs that changed the world acmavm  Apr-21-07 01:25 PM   #0 
  - when are they going to have a list of the world's 40 worst lists?  Gabi Hayes   Apr-21-07 01:30 PM   #1 
  - I do believe that it qualifies as a world changer. It made it official that no  acmavm   Apr-21-07 01:32 PM   #3 
  - heh!! but...  Gabi Hayes   Apr-21-07 01:35 PM   #8 
  - Britney Spears, they have to be kidding.  Missy M   Apr-21-07 01:32 PM   #4 
  - Well it changed the world  gravity   Apr-21-07 02:05 PM   #31 
  - Spear Brittany  Artiechoke   Apr-21-07 03:26 PM   #41 
  - "Honey" "Lovin' You" "The Night Chicago Died" - now you've started it.  faygokid   Apr-21-07 01:37 PM   #12 
  - you're thinking a list of worst songs, yes? I'm talking about a list of the worst LISTS.  Gabi Hayes   Apr-21-07 01:39 PM   #16 
  - an argument could be made for "Tie a Yellow Ribbon" on both yours and the op's  corkhead   Apr-21-07 01:51 PM   #23 
  - Now I will have that accursed song in my head all day, and it's your fault.  faygokid   Apr-21-07 02:00 PM   #27 
  - I was going to say the same thing.  Clark2008   Apr-21-07 01:59 PM   #26 
  - "the world"?? Hardly  Loge23   Apr-21-07 01:31 PM   #2 
  - Interesting, but kind of absurd. No Byrds? What about Sly?  faygokid   Apr-21-07 01:35 PM   #5 
  - I totally agree.  MuseRider   Apr-21-07 01:44 PM   #22 
     - Seventh grade for me, and that Ed Sullivan debut will never be forgotten  faygokid   Apr-21-07 02:05 PM   #30 
  - Changed the world how? And whose world did they change?  devilgrrl   Apr-21-07 01:35 PM   #6 
  - That's what I want to know  Mad_Dem_X   Apr-21-07 05:22 PM   #45 
  - Yep,  junkiebrewster   Apr-21-07 01:35 PM   #7 
  - For the songs I know, it's a good start. But WTF...  speedoo   Apr-21-07 01:36 PM   #9 
  - Funny how it only goes back to (50s?) and are all USA/English, so far as I can tell.  uppityperson   Apr-21-07 01:36 PM   #10 
  - American and British rock were the most influential!  saracat   Apr-21-07 01:41 PM   #19 
  - That list is fairly useless  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-21-07 01:37 PM   #11 
  - There is almost someone with no imagination!  Bobbieo   Apr-21-07 02:06 PM   #32 
     - Your point?  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-21-07 03:47 PM   #43 
  - talk about hyperbole  wildhorses   Apr-21-07 01:38 PM   #13 
  - Most of the list has me baffled  jbnow   Apr-21-07 01:39 PM   #14 
  - A thought experiment: Take any one of these songs  daleo   Apr-21-07 01:39 PM   #15 
  - No "Be my Baby" would mean...  junkiebrewster   Apr-21-07 02:00 PM   #28 
  - Nothing except Elvis from the 50's ? What about "Rock around the Clock" ?  saracat   Apr-21-07 01:39 PM   #17 
  - I believe Maybelline was late 50's.  speedoo   Apr-21-07 01:42 PM   #21 
  - How about Big Mama Thornton? She recorded 'Hound Dog' first.  devilgrrl   Apr-21-07 01:53 PM   #24 
  - "Rock Around the Clock" should DEFINITELY be on there  Mad_Dem_X   Apr-21-07 05:23 PM   #46 
  - Did you check the message boards? They're hilarious.  eyesroll   Apr-21-07 01:41 PM   #18 
  - 40 songs that changed the music industry  supernova   Apr-21-07 01:41 PM   #20 
  - the world? definitely not...western music? definitely  mark414   Apr-21-07 01:55 PM   #25 
  - The Cure, Just Like Heaven - changed the world?  Wickerman   Apr-21-07 02:03 PM   #29 
  - Right?  Patsy Stone   Apr-21-07 02:28 PM   #38 
  - I probably wouldn't include Ms Spears  JustABozoOnThisBus   Apr-21-07 02:14 PM   #33 
  - squeeze the wheeze! many people like to.  Gabi Hayes   Apr-21-07 02:25 PM   #36 
     - File in Department of Rendunancy Department  Artiechoke   Apr-21-07 03:28 PM   #42 
  - Where's BB King. "The Thrill is Gone".  maveric   Apr-21-07 02:21 PM   #34 
  - Just what we need another stupid list...  JCMach1   Apr-21-07 02:25 PM   #35 
  - Then don't friggin' click on 'em if they bug you so much.  acmavm   Apr-21-07 02:32 PM   #39 
  - White Stripes?  Little Wing   Apr-21-07 02:26 PM   #37 
  - wtf. I've never even heard the song, but I've heard their other crap  NightWatcher   Apr-21-07 08:31 PM   #52 
  - Every few months, some big corporate rag publishes a list  RandomKoolzip   Apr-21-07 02:50 PM   #40 
  - sons that change the world and they obmit  Neo   Apr-21-07 04:28 PM   #44 
  - You're right about that. I was totally amazed that nothing from Sgt. Peppers  acmavm   Apr-21-07 07:09 PM   #48 
  - This list has got to be a joke. A randomly selected list of songs  ladjf   Apr-21-07 06:29 PM   #47 
  - Eruption by Van Halen should have been on there  Strawman   Apr-21-07 08:07 PM   #49 
  - WHAT!!!?? No Wesley Willis!!!!  LostInAnomie   Apr-21-07 08:28 PM   #50 
  - wesley wills was a shot of about 200cc of adrenaline in the fibrilating heart of rock and roll  datasuspect   Apr-22-07 08:41 AM   #57 
  - After putting Elvis at #1, I think they just drew the rest of them out of a hat.  QMPMom   Apr-21-07 08:31 PM   #51 
  - Hmm, No Talking Heads? No Grateful Dead? At least the Ramones are remembered  cryingshame   Apr-21-07 10:13 PM   #53 
  - I'll agree that several of the artists deserve to be on that list  socialdemocrat1981   Apr-21-07 10:25 PM   #54 
  - Er....Where "Baby Got Back" !?!? That was such a unifying song!  KeepItReal   Apr-21-07 10:42 PM   #55 
  - Missing from list of "World-Changing" songs  Decruiter   Apr-21-07 10:56 PM   #56 
  - NIN, Closer should be there.  Cobalt Violet   Apr-22-07 09:22 AM   #58 
  - Blue Cheer's "Summertime Blues" should be on there.  HughBeaumont   Apr-22-07 09:54 AM   #59 
 

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