2 Weeks of Listening to the Billy Joel Channel Has Confirmed 2 Things

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  1. peterfonda

    peterfonda Well-Known Member

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    1) The vast majority of Joel's best work was produced before 1983;
    2) In the 31 years since 1983, Joel has produced a vast amount of crap, with some decent songs sprinkled in here and there.

    IMHO, Christie Brinkley ruined Billy Joel, much in the way Beefus ruined Howard. Joel's doo-wop shit of the 1980's is unlistenable dreck and his later stuff, while better, was banal and ordinary at best. There's a reason classic rock stations almost never play anything from after "The Nylon Curtain".
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I thought it would prove that at least SOMEONE was listening to a Sirius project channel.
     
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    TehLivingDeath New Member Banned User

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    I like his "doo wop shit of the 1980s".
     
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    Enjoy.
     
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    I'd like to hear a Beatles channel next.
     
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    TehLivingDeath New Member Banned User

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    I have been. Hopefully they give that channel a permanent residency.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Yeah, the Beatles have never received much airplay or critical acclaim. Along with Leslie West and Mountain, they're several highly underrated bands from the 60's.
     
  8. Anfkid

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    Billy Joel is awesome. He's one of those rare performers with just tons and tons of #1 hits. Different styles of music but he's in the Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Sting, Lionel Richie category. Awesome true musicians. Not manufactured cookie cutter Britney Spears horse shit who couldn't sing unless there's a stripper pole greasing her twat.
     
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    It's still Rock-n-roll to me....right robin?
     
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    Anfkid Blue Banner Mafia Staff Member

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    The Beatles will never have a channel on Sirius. Not unless they fork over a billion dollars to that slant cook eyed cunt.
     
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    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    #Moody Blues

    BTW Robin did a story about them playing cruise ships just to stick it to the Wig......:jj:
     
  12. TaTa Toothy

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    I actually saw Billy Joel in concert when he toured with Elton John a few years back. They put on a great show. :dontknow:
     
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    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    Billy > Springsteen
     
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    i think The Whispers had more hits than the Moody Blues.

    [video=youtube;rPJz3syNbtE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPJz3syNbtE[/video]

    damn i love this song! so 80's!! best generation of all time!
     
  15. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    You are very very correct, sir!
    Springsteen doesn't even belong on the list.
     
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    Anfkid Blue Banner Mafia Staff Member

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    without question. im sorry i don't get springsteen. he just screams till his voice crackles. i respect the fact he's a great writer but cant sing wortha fuck.
     
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    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    OP is badly mistaken.
    Circa 1989:

    [video=youtube;FHO6a2H-pqY]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHO6a2H-pqY[/video]
     
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    Same could be said for a lot of bands including the Stones...:chair:
     
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    of course. that's like peanut butter and chocolate.
     
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    He should have had his fingers removed after writing Blinded by the Light. I HATE that damn song! :grr: