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Tue Feb 14, 2012, 12:26 PM

54 MORE Reasons to Hate The Grammy Awards


54 MORE Reasons to Hate The Grammy Awards
Posted by Easy Ed on February 10, 2012 at 7:30am

Here is the list of those artists who have never taken home one of their silly pieces of plastic:

1. The Doors

2. Queen

3. Jimi Hendrix

4. Led Zeppelin*

5. The Who

6. Tupac Shakur

7. Snoop Dogg

8. Bjork

9. Chuck Berry

10. The Grateful Dead

11. Diana Ross

12. Nas

13. The Beach Boys

14. Bob Marley

15. Janis Joplin

16. Buddy Holly

17. Notorious B.I.G.

18. (Eric B. &) Rakim

19. Rush

20. Run D.M.C.

21. Guns n' Roses

22. Boston

23. Sam Cooke

24. Talking Heads

25. The Ramones

26. The Everly Brothers

27. Patti Smith

28. Public Enemy

29. Sly & the Family Stone

30. The Sex Pistols

31. Parliament &/or Funkadelic

32. The O'Jays

33. Creedence Clearwater Revival

34. The Stooges

35. Motley Crue

36. Kiss

37. Deep Purple

38. Journey

39. Jackson Browne

40. The Pretenders

41.Toby Keith

42. New Order

43. Depeche Mode

44. Tiesto

45. The Kinks

46. Morrissey

47. The Smiths

48. ABBA

49. Dusty Springfield

50. Teddy Pendergrass

51. Oasis

52. Curtis Mayfield

53. The Byrds

54. ZZ Top

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Reply 54 MORE Reasons to Hate The Grammy Awards (Original post)
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Response to G_j (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2012, 08:05 AM

1. Johnny Rotten never got a Grammy? Who cares, Neil Young sang a song about him.


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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 16, 2012, 01:40 PM

2. I'm sure his acceptance speech would be epic.

It might also be either scathingly brilliant or unintelligible, depending on his mood.

Grammys are all about the recording industry patting itself on the back for the great job it's doing. Having a Grammy would be cool I suppose but I'm pretty sure Townes Van Zandt was and is and will forever be cool Grammy or not.

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2012, 09:07 AM

3. Do they even give out awards anymore?

I skimmed through this year's 3.5 hr show and I think they gave away like five statues. The rest was performances. Which is okay by me. The year in music. Some tribute performances. A couple of speeches. Why ruin it with a bunch of awards which, going just by the list of 54 above, don't really mean anything?

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