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Irish Pride
12-29-2010, 03:40 PM
The Rules: Don't take too long to think about it. Fifteen Artists who've influenced you and that will ALWAYS STICK WITH YOU. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Quickly, and in no particular order...



1. The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem

2. The Beatles

3. Crosby Stills Nash and Young

4. Frank Sinatra

5. The Rat Pack (Frank needed his own spot though)

6. The Beach Boys

7. Biggy Smalls

8. Oasis

9. The Statler Brothers

10. The Oak Ridge Boys

11. Simon and Garfunkel

12. Green Day

13. Vanilla Ice

14. MC Hammer

15. Elton John

Miss Foxy
12-29-2010, 04:00 PM
1. The Cure
2. Angels and Airwaves (ava)
3. Blink 182
4. Guns n Roses
5. Metallica
6. The Smiths
7. The Clash
8. Soundgarden
9. Rage Against the Machine
10. System of a down
11. Nirvana
12. Pearl Jam
13. Depeche Mode
14. 311
15. Sublime

VCURamFan
12-29-2010, 04:03 PM
I can't rank them, but here's a list in alphabetical/when I thought of them order:

Squirrel Nut Zippers
Steven Curtis Chapman
Metallica
Rhythm & Brass
Beach Boys
Beatles
Eminem
Rage Against the Machine
Rascal Flatts
Brad Paisley
Wierd Al
Youngblood Brass Band
311
3 Doors Down
Hank Williams, Jr.

J.B.
12-29-2010, 04:59 PM
Michael Jackson

Johnny Cash

Queens of the Stone Age

Eagles of Death Metal

Deftones

Stone Sour

Tupac Shakur

The Doors

Tenacious D

Hank III

CCR

Tool

Fleetwood Mac

U2

Jimi Hendrix

Pantera

DonnaMaria
12-30-2010, 05:25 AM
Wow.....these lists are really interesting! I like this.......:)

Mine. Some are sad but true..................:laugh:

Peter Paul and Mary ( my parents were hippies )

Fleetwood Mac

Barry Manilow

Boston

Jethro Tull

Michael Jackson

Journey

Styx

Evanescence

The Police

Bruce Springsteen

Earth, Wind and Fire

The Doobie Brothers

Norah Jones

The Killers

NateR
12-30-2010, 05:33 AM
1. Dead Can Dance
2. Tori Amos
3. Peter Murphy
4. Peter Gabriel
5. The Chemical Brothers
6. Sisters of Mercy
7. Metalllica
8. Guns N' Roses
9. Nightwish
10. Sinead O'Connor
11. U2
12. Moodswings
13. Aphex Twin
14. New Order
15. Black Eyed Peas

DonnaMaria
12-30-2010, 05:49 AM
wow........:w00t: I NEVER would have matched some of these bands with the people who have replied! Never in a million years!:laugh:

Very interesting! People are very interesting!!!:)

flo
12-30-2010, 06:20 AM
The Rules: Don't take too long to think about it. Fifteen Artists who've influenced you and that will ALWAYS STICK WITH YOU. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Quickly, and in no particular order...



1. The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem



I'm in love. :cool:

J.B.
12-30-2010, 06:21 AM
I have so many artists I love...but one I would definitely have at least tied for my top 15 when it comes to "influence" is "Daft Punk"

flo
12-30-2010, 06:26 AM
Led Zeppelin
James Taylor
Clancy Brothers
Beatles
Jimi Hendrix
Eric Clapton
Stevie Wonder
Pavarotti
Mozart
Simon & Garfunkel
Midnight Oil
Hothouse Flowers
Steve Miller
Joni Mitchell
Tony Bennett

flo
12-30-2010, 06:27 AM
:)

I thought Ben meant Weird Al, I don't even know who Big Al is...

J.B.
12-30-2010, 06:40 AM
:)

I thought Ben meant Weird Al, I don't even know who Big Al is...

I met Weird AL....he is weird. :laugh:

J.B.
12-30-2010, 06:42 AM
Steve Miller


Love it...

Used to rock "Take the Money and Run" with my last band :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MneA9pgLVw&feature=fvst

flo
12-30-2010, 06:56 AM
I met Weird AL....he is weird. :laugh:

Lucky you! I just love him, amish paradise, polka party, smells like Nirvana...:laugh::laugh:

Yes, Steve Miller is a phenomenal musician, in my opinion (heh, I was kind of hoping your link was to your band's cover :-)

cheachea
12-30-2010, 07:02 AM
Deftones
Radiohead
The Cranberries
The Cure-Disintegration
Between the Buried and Me
Type-O-Negative-October Rust
Def Leppard
Metallica- the old stuff
U2
Nirvana
I know these guys are not bands but I was influenced by rap alot when I was young.
Dr. Dre
Snoop
Wu-Tang Clan/Raekwon/Ghostface
Tupac
Nas

Most of this stuff I don't listen to anymore for spiritual reasons, but it definitely had an influence on me.

J.B.
12-30-2010, 07:59 AM
Lucky you! I just love him, amish paradise, polka party, smells like Nirvana...:laugh::laugh:

Yes, Steve Miller is a phenomenal musician, in my opinion (heh, I was kind of hoping your link was to your band's cover :-)

Ha, I'm sure there is a video of us playing that tune somewhere, but I don't have it...and I probably wouldn't link it if I did...:laugh:

Irish Pride
12-30-2010, 03:45 PM
I'm in love. :cool:

Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem were/are the best ballad singers in the world.

Miss Foxy
12-30-2010, 03:55 PM
I have so many artists I love...but one I would definitely have at least tied for my top 15 when it comes to "influence" is "Daft Punk"

Around the world... Around the world!! That's Nicholas' fave song!!! My son btw!!:happydancing:

Miss Foxy
12-30-2010, 03:57 PM
I posted only "bands".... Here are some of my other likes musician wise
Johnny Cash!!!
Stevie Nicks
Elton John
Bob Dylan
Tupac Amaru Shakur!! West side!!
50cent
Madonna
Amy Winehouse
Jill Scott
Bret Michaels
Sade

Miss Foxy
12-30-2010, 03:58 PM
Deftones
Radiohead
The Cranberries
The Cure-Disintegration Between the Buried and Me
Type-O-Negative-October Rust
Def Leppard
Metallica- the old stuff
U2
Nirvana
I know these guys are not bands but I was influenced by rap alot when I was young.
Dr. Dre
Snoop
Wu-Tang Clan/Raekwon/Ghostface
Tupac
Nas

Most of this stuff I don't listen to anymore for spiritual reasons, but it definitely had an influence on me.
My fave album and song by the CURE~!

cheachea
12-30-2010, 06:50 PM
My fave album and song by the CURE~!

Awesome, That album is so good. I've heard some great covers of that song on youtube. Check them out : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bzeSALxNhQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOae_p3r9YQ&feature=related

Miss Foxy
12-30-2010, 07:43 PM
Awesome, That album is so good. I've heard some great covers of that song on youtube. Check them out : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bzeSALxNhQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOae_p3r9YQ&feature=related

Thanks!! I am such a huge CURE fan!! Pretty much one of my obsessions..:ashamed:

bradwright
12-30-2010, 08:06 PM
Elton John
Chicago
earth wind and fire
supertramp
Cat Stevens
Chilliwack
Procol Harem
Pink Floyd
Don Mclean
Simon and Garfunkel
The Guess Who
Meat Loaf
Gordon Lightfoot
Eagles
Led Zeppelin

rearnakedchoke
01-02-2011, 09:34 PM
Bob Marley
Tupac
Pandit Ravi Shankar
The Doors
Boney M (Farian i guess LOL)
Michael Jackson

Stormhammer
01-04-2011, 07:48 AM
Collective Soul
Better Than Ezra
Crash Test Dummies
KISS
U2
dcTalk
POD
Live
Creed
Casting Crowns
Chris Ledoux
Skillet
Michael W. Smith
Steven Curtis Chapman
Red

Tyburn
01-05-2011, 05:50 PM
Enigma
Nightwish
Evanescence
Creed

...thats probably about it...im more a classical, orchestral, soundtrack, choral type person myself :laugh:

Spiritwalker
01-05-2011, 07:05 PM
The Rules: Don't take too long to think about it. Fifteen Artists who've influenced you and that will ALWAYS STICK WITH YOU. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Quickly, and in no particular order...



The Cult
Sisters of Mercy
Bauhaus (including all off shoots .. Tones On Tail, Love and Rockets, Peter Murphy)
Johnny Cash
Meat Loaf
Rage Against the Machine
Ramones
Pigface (all of the artist that made up that band.. NIN, Ministry, Murder Inc., Chris Connelly and others..Chris' solo stuff was very dark and thoughtful)
Shriekback
Queen
The Doors (prolly the most actaully infulential)
Public Enemy
David Bowie
Generation X

Spiritwalker
01-05-2011, 07:06 PM
Dude!!! That is one FINE list!!!! Not all my personal faves.. but wow.. impressed!

1. Dead Can Dance
2. Tori Amos
3. Peter Murphy
4. Peter Gabriel
5. The Chemical Brothers
6. Sisters of Mercy
7. Metalllica
8. Guns N' Roses
9. Nightwish
10. Sinead O'Connor
11. U2
12. Moodswings
13. Aphex Twin
14. New Order
15. Black Eyed Peas

Spiritwalker
01-05-2011, 07:12 PM
Right now.. there is one song that is influencing me...

Pink - Who Knew...

flo
01-05-2011, 07:30 PM
Dude!!! That is one FINE list!!!! Not all my personal faves.. but wow.. impressed!

^^^Trying to improve his position on the still unpublished Nate Suck-Up List^^^




:wink:

Spiritwalker
01-05-2011, 07:50 PM
^^^Trying to improve his position on the still unpublished Nate Suck-Up List^^^

:wink:


Nah.. Nate just has rockin' tunes... other than that.. he blows :)

Crisco
01-05-2011, 08:04 PM
Mr. Randy Watson and Sexual Chocolate.

They play so fine... Don't you agree?

Llamafighter
01-05-2011, 08:14 PM
Beatles
Eagles
Billy Joel
Johnny Cash
AC/DC
Doobie Brothers
Sinatra
Dean Martin
Wilco
Dr. Dog
CCR
The LemonHeads
Violent Femmes
Pearl Jam
Nirvana

tough to decide. I love a lot of music.

flo
01-05-2011, 08:18 PM
Nah.. Nate just has rockin' tunes... other than that.. he blows :)tee hee, just teasing ya, Spirit. :happydancing: