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View Poll Results: The Most Influential Rock Artist
The Rolling Stones 11 3.49%
The Beatles 148 46.98%
The Who 12 3.81%
Led Zeppelin 28 8.89%
The Kinks 4 1.27%
Bob Dylan 41 13.02%
Jim Hendrix 36 11.43%
The Velvet Underground 35 11.11%
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Old 06-15-2020, 02:51 PM   #601 (permalink)
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From this list, I feel like The Beatles win by a landslide.

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IMHO, Black Sabbath is the most influential - they completely changed the rock scene, and paved the way for the heavy metal genre.
I don’t agree that BS were more influential than the Beatles but I do think you can make a great case that they are the two most influential bands of all time.
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Old 06-16-2020, 10:12 AM   #602 (permalink)
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Just came in to say Sabbath should be in the poll before Led Zeppelin ffs.
Saw The Hawk's post above and was pleased.
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Old 12-19-2020, 08:43 PM   #603 (permalink)
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The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix
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Old 01-12-2021, 12:14 PM   #604 (permalink)
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I think in rock music Led Zeppelin were more influential. But the Beatles have influenced every form of popular music, whether you like it or not. In this poll, I've voted for Led Zeppelin, but in general:
The Beatles>Led Zeppelin
And by the way, in my opinion Clapton was the most influential rock artist.
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