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View Poll Results: Does John Peel deserve to make the Hall of Fame?
Yes 11 91.67%
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Old 03-17-2009, 06:57 PM   #1191 (permalink)
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oops, missed that part

i guess TMV will be eligable in five years
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Old 03-18-2009, 04:52 AM   #1192 (permalink)
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Who knows, by then they might have released something worthwhile.
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Old 03-18-2009, 05:58 PM   #1193 (permalink)
 
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Hmmm im afraid i have to say no on this one. I don't think they're been around long enough for Hall Of Fame status. Even though they've released a string of great albums so far i think they still need to prove themselves a bit more. They're not legends just yet.
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Old 03-18-2009, 06:01 PM   #1194 (permalink)
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no, they're really overrated for being "one of the most super creative and innovative" bands of today. if you like nonsensical proto-jamming for about 4 hours then fine, but i don't think two good albums qualify them for hall of fame status.
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Old 03-18-2009, 06:28 PM   #1195 (permalink)
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Waits is a pretty unique artist, the only person that I really see drawing considerable influence is Beck.
Beck? Out of potential people to say that Tom Waits has influenced that's a strange choice. What about Sparklehorse or Modest Mouse or Man Man? What about basically every quirky roots-based indie band of the past decade or so?
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:51 PM   #1196 (permalink)
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Bands can be influential without having that influence being directly related to sound. Radiohead and Tom Waits, for example, have influenced a number of musician's sound but also they are sort of an inspiration for musician's to take more risks, and an influence to any band that has had a lot of changes in their sound throughout their discography. To say that Tom Waits and Radiohead haven't influenced a lot of musicians is crazy talk.
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Old 03-19-2009, 04:16 AM   #1197 (permalink)
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Oh no not eligible
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Old 03-19-2009, 04:21 AM   #1198 (permalink)
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aw. Poor Cedric (why is that name so inherently funny?)
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Old 03-19-2009, 05:55 AM   #1199 (permalink)
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I love TMV but their debut came out in 2003, it's too soon.
Whoops! Well considering the amount of people who have already voted i'll leave this up, i doubt they'll get in anyway. My bad people!
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Old 03-19-2009, 09:01 PM   #1200 (permalink)
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mine as well, sorry
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