Poll: The Greatest British Band Of All Time

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The Greatest British Band Of All Time?

  1. The Beatles

    41.7%
  2. The Rolling Stones

    12.6%
  3. The Who

    5.8%
  4. The Kinks

    1.5%
  5. Queen

    3.4%
  6. Led Zeppelin

    13.1%
  7. Pink Floyd

    8.7%
  8. Oasis

    1.0%
  9. The Clash

    2.9%
  10. Other

    9.2%
  1. OV

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    Online, there's seems to be a general consensus of which bands are in Britain's pantheon of best ever.
    Here are 9 of those that usually turn up pretty high, plus the "other" option for you to consider.

    Because the poll choices are limited, these next ones that showed up frequently as favorites get honorable mention.. and are certainly worthy of your consideration:
    Moody Blues
    T Rex
    The Police
    Iron Maiden
    Black Sabbath
    Yardbirds
    Dire Straits

    Please show all work. :grad:

    Edit: My popular demand, let's not forget Deep Purple as a possible voting choice.
    (Happy now @Shortwave98 :) ?)
     
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  2. Hugh Blowmont

    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    To me it was netween Queen and Pink Floyd.

    If its live, Queen wins hands sown, but in terms of albums and full body pf work, I went with Floyd.
     
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    Deep Purple
     
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    SlowAdam misunderstood/forgotten wackpacker

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    Fuckin Black Sabbath. Then the Beatles, Stones, Cream, Pink Floyd, Zeppelin.
     
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    Floyd is fucking great, but Zeppelin put out much more content, and it was more diverse. As fucked up as it is what Page stole from bluesmen for their first album and a half, the remaining 8.5 albums were top notch original hits.
     
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    Queen hands down for me, love the stones and zep...
     
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    No Deep Purple?
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    And this is a toughie. Stones are my favorite. But I love Pink Floyd when I'm drunk. I could sit and listen to Comfortably Numb on loop for hours when I'm drinking.
     
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    if we're counting northern Ireland (as we should) then i'm going with stiff little fingers

    just to be cool and shit
     
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    having oasis listed and no sabbath/ozzy is a disgrace.

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    That was a tough choice for me because I love Pink Floyd but, I went with Led Zeppelin.

    Really could have gone either way.

    Also, I concur with some of the others that Deep Purple should have been on the list.
     
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    no smiths
    no housemartins
    no joy division

    the 14 year old version of me is outraged
     
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    no belle and Sebastian?
    they make some lovely music







    I just gayed this shit right up
     
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    other.png

    :idea::idea::idea:
     
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    Listing them under "other" is as insulting as putting them in the rock and roll hall of fame 20 years too late. I'm sure Oasis will start an entire genre of music that will still be huge and evolving 40 years from now.
     
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    Moody Blues and an honorable mention to Dire Straits
     
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    Go google "50 greatest British Bands" to see just how many share your opinion that they rank in the top 10 LOL
     
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    The Beatles are ma faaaavorite.
     
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