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Cats Against Frist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-14-05 09:14 AM
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25. Correction: Duran Duran was the greatest band of the 1970s
Edited on Wed Dec-14-05 09:16 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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