Yeh, I coulda included the Dead Kens but I only had 10 slots to fill & I'd rather have the Germs or X! LA Punk doesn't rattle my stick! Too derivitive and doesn't speak to Me the Way Patti Smith & The Saints do.
Their FIRST single "California, Uber alles" was released in June 1979 so they were (though not technically I admitt) more an 80's Phenomena!
MC5? Ummm, "Legs" Armstrong coined the term "Punk" as a name for for his Magazine that was covering the Music that was coming outta CBGB's and MC 5 were'nt a part of that.
Theres so many bands I coulda included but I didn't! I won't (or can't be bothered) justifying every ommittion! I said "feel free to critisize" and I meant it. It's a Dull world when every-one agrees on everyphink!
I described the Eagles, P'k Floyd...ETC! as Dinosaurs and Crap because I think they are OLD BIG, Extinct and as relevant to Modern Times as a Brontosaurus...oooops (an Apatosaurus) wood Be.
"Take it easy", "Witchy Woman" and the whole of their "Eponymous album" should only be sold on Prescription because it's such a strong sleeping Potion! Desparado? Well, they can "still out ridin fences" for eternity (or longer!) as far i'm concerned. Hotel california. What the Frq'n Hell is that song on about? I (not being an Uber Rich celeb') relate to it,.. HOW???
Pink Floyd? Great Cover Art! "Psychadelic 70's Art-Rock?"...."Just say NO!" btw, "The Wall"'s "Fan-Band Alienation" theme was inspired by the singer Spitting on a Fan at an Stadium Gig! "Money" and Comfortalbly NUMB!" ...Nough Said.
Anyway, Thats my opinion! I'm entitled/and stick'n to it!
Btw,1, I've NEVER taken to popular ( A.K.A.. Lowest Common Denominator) Music and hope I NEVER Will!
BTW,2 Thanx for the Hello, Farin!!
Cheers to You!!!
BTW,3 (I HATE the Beatles too! Boo!! Hiss!)