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Writer's Block: A Profound Impact

Who has had a profound musical impact?




1. pink floyd- comfortably numb
2. patti smith- pissing in a river
3. tom petty- i wont bak down
4. neil young- old man
5. fleetwood mac dreams
6. the doors- people are strange
7. the beatles- hey jude
8. the police- message in a bottle
9. billy joel- uptown girl
10. bob dylan- hurricane
11. rollig stones- paint it black
12. james taylor- fire and rain
13. the moody blues- knights in white satin
14. cream- sunshine of your love
15. grateful dead- touch of grey

yeah, i know i've put some of these songs up before. Music has had a serious impact on my life. all kinds of music... but it was classic rock that really got me first. i still have the letters my cousin Jaime used to write me from California and she told me about this great band Pink Floyd that i had to hear. They were "way old" but "still awesome". She told me i had to get The Wall. I went to the store the next day and got the tape. I stole it, which i probably shouldn't have done, but that album has since made one of the hugest impacts on my life.
i know i'm leaving out some great people, but these ones came to mind first.

Musically, what is "classic" for you?

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endlessblush
Jan. 19th, 2008 09:07 am (UTC)
My first vinyl album that wasn't children's nursery rhymes or one of those read along books with record was Suzi Quatro. I loved her .. loved loved loved her.
She toured Australia late last year - I saw her being interviewed on tv - she is amazing.
djcliche
Jan. 19th, 2008 09:11 am (UTC)
i've never heard of her. i will have to look her up
endlessblush
Jan. 19th, 2008 10:36 am (UTC)
ohmigod .you haven't heard of her? holy crap I'm old .. :)

1974 Devil Gate Drive


can the can


48 crash


AND.. she was pinky tuskadero (sp?) on Happy Days.

:)

I rocked out to her,starting at age 4 .. I love her forever.
djcliche
Jan. 20th, 2008 07:50 pm (UTC)
you're not old... but you are older than me. i was born in 78. i bet my aunt martha (my youngest aunt) knows suzi quatro. i think i have heard the name now that i think about it, but i've never heard these songs. she's not bad. i could definitely see why you would have thought she was awesome. As an adult, hearing her for the first time i think she was far more talented than most of today's pop stars although i probably wouldn't go out and buy her music. but i liked these videos. they're so 70's. hee. like here... this isa pretty much what i remember from the 70's... FAME
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