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View Poll Results: Does John Peel deserve to make the Hall of Fame?
Yes 11 91.67%
No 1 8.33%
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Old 02-17-2009, 05:11 PM   #1011 (permalink)
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Bob Dylan built the Hall of Fame, definite yes.
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Old 02-17-2009, 05:12 PM   #1012 (permalink)
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yes!

Can't we just skip this one?
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Old 02-17-2009, 05:16 PM   #1013 (permalink)
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this ones a little ridiculous.
give it to him already.
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Old 02-17-2009, 06:45 PM   #1014 (permalink)
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Hell yeah.
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Old 02-17-2009, 06:51 PM   #1015 (permalink)
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one of the greatest song writers ever, one of the most important people ever, so yeh. Plus I have this theory that he could be god.
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:21 PM   #1017 (permalink)
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:37 PM   #1018 (permalink)
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IT ENDS NOW. The Clash get in with the most positive votes so far!

Next up from my main man Waspstar

Bob Dylan


If he had done nothing but record Highway 61 Revisited, he'd still deserve a place in any hall of fame. But he's made plenty of records that are just as good (or almost as good):

The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
The Times, They Are-A Changin'
Blonde On Blonde
John Wesley Harding
Nashville Skyline
Blood On The Tracks
Street Legal
Empire Burlesque
Under The Red Sky
Good As I Been To You
Time Out Of Mind
Love & Theft


And I'll bet there's no one here who hasn't heard some version of at least one of these: All Along The Watchtower, Blowin' In The Wind, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Like A Rolling Stone, If Not For You, Rainy Day Women. I can't imagine anyone not rating those as songs (say what you will about his voice or his haphazard approach to making records; his songs define brilliance).

Dylan was my gateway drug into bona fide music addiction, and in a way, that was a bad thing, because everything was downhill from there.
Why didn't he mention Bringing It All Back Home? That's his best album. Another Side of Bob Dylan deserves a mention too.

Anyway, huge yes from me. One of my very few childhood artists that I still admire and listen to.
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:59 PM   #1019 (permalink)
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I can't really think of any other folk artist who'd deserve it more.
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