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Popular Music Meme

Gacked from poisontaster and a bunch of other people, because I like the overall idea. Although as you’ll find, I dislike many of the bands.


In summary, the 80s were evil (apart from New Wave and Ska), and I really don’t like “pop” much (and Country, Rap and Disco not at all). And for some reason, picking a single favorite anything is usually really hard for me…


1. Favorite Beatles song: She’s Leaving Home/Eleanor Rigby
2. Favorite Rolling Stones song: 19th Nervous Breakdown
3. Favorite Doors song: Riders On the Storm
4. Favorite Bob Dylan song: ummm… Blowin’ In The Wind (but not as sung by him)
5. Favorite Led Zeppelin song: Whole Lotta Love
6. TV Theme Song: Law&Order Classic long version (bendy guitars)/Rockford Files (both are by Mike Post)
7. Favorite Prince Song: no
8. Favorite Madonna Song: no
9. Favorite Michael Jackson Song: fuck no
10. Favorite Queen Song: Killer Queen
11. Favorite Motorhead Song: wha-huh?
11a. Favorite Aerosmith Song: Dream On
12. Favorite Ozzy Song: geez, I’m bombing out here
13. Favorite Public Enemy Song: no. Who picks these bands?
14. Favorite Song from a cartoon: Never Had a Friend Like Me (Aladdin)
14a: Favorite Song from a musical (remember those?): “Cool” from West Side Story
15. Favorite Bruce Springsteen song: Dancing In The Dark (it’s the only Springsteen song I like)
16. Favorite Depeche Mode song: Personal Jesus
17. Favorite Cure song: kinda “meh” on them. No favorites.
17a. Favorite Talking Heads song: Once In A Lifetime
17b. Favorite Gary Numan song: Cars/Down In The Park
18. Favorite song that most of your friends haven't heard: “Butterfly Wings” by Machines Of Loving Grace
19. Favorite Smiths song: Girlfriend In A Coma
20. Favorite Beastie Boys song: no
21. Favorite Clash song: Rock the Casbah (the only one I sorta like)
22. Favorite Police song: Don’t Stand So Close To Me
23. Favorite Eurythmics song: Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
24. Favorite Beach Boys song: Fun, Fun, Fun
25. Favorite Cyndi Lauper song: Time After Time
26. Favorite song from a movie: Overture to “Mishima” by Philip Glass
27. Favorite Duran Duran song: kill me now
28. Favorite Peter Tosh song: who?
29. Favorite Johnny Cash song: he’s a legend, but it’s still Country music…
30. Favorite song from an 80's one hit wonder: Julian Lennon, “Valotte”
31. Favorite song from a video game: they have theme songs?
32. Favorite Kinks song: You Really Got Me
33. Favorite Genesis song: hate this group with the heat of a thousand suns
34. Favorite Thin Lizzy song: no
35. Favorite INXS song: The One Thing
36. Favorite Weird Al song: don’t know any, though I think he’s a riot
37. Favorite Peter Gabriel song: In Your Eyes
38. Favorite John Lennon song: Imagine
39. Favorite Pink Floyd song: Breathe
40. Favorite cover song: Chris Isaak: “Heart Full Of Soul”
41. Favorite White Stripes: Seven Nation Army (the only one I like)
42. Favorite dance song: Golden Earring, “Radar Love”
43. Favorite U2 song: On New Year’s Day (I definitely like old U2 more than new U2)
44. Favorite song from an actor turned musician: nothing here. Not that big on this as an idea, actually.
45. Favorite disco song: Ah-hahahaha! I so hate disco…
46. Favorite Power Ballad: for the love of god, let the 80s die…
47. Favorite Guns N' Roses song: Sweet Child of Mine (the only one I like)
48. Favorite The Who song: Baba O’Riley (Live version)
49. Favorite Elton John song: Daniel/Rocket Man
50. Favorite song, period: ouch. That’s too much weight to put on any one song for me.
51. Favorite Monte Montgomery song: Who?
52. Favorite Green Day song: Holiday
53. Favorite Alanis Morrissette song: hate her
54. Favorite Jamiroquai song: this is a group?
55. Favorite Foo Fighters song: none
56. Favorite David Bowie song: Fame.
57. Favorite Metallica song: no
58. Favorite Jeff Buckley song: no
59. Favorite Pearl Jam song: Evenflow
59a Favorite Stone Temple Pilots song: Big Empty
59b Favorite Soundgarden Song: Blow The Outside World
59c Favorite Nirvana song: Heart-Shaped Box
60. Favorite Grateful Dead song: *cough* I’ve always found their music very dull…
61. Favorite Def Leppard song: nope. not a hair-band fan.
62. Favorite The Band song: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (politics aside)
62a Favorite Crosby, Stills and Nash Song: Woodstock
62b Favorite Carole King song: I Feel The Earth Move
63. Favorite Madness English Beat song: Mirror In the Bathroom
63a Favorite Specials song: Concrete Jungle
64: Favorite Boomtown Rats song: no.
65. Favorite Jam song: don’t know this genre
66. Favorite Barenaked Ladies song: no
67. Favorite Creedence Clearwater Revival Song: Who’ll Stop The Rain
68. Favorite Garth Brooks song: oh, HELL no.
69: Favorite Tom McRae song: wha-buh?
70: Favorite Vienna Teng song: who?
71. Favorite Tom Petty (solo or with the Heartbreakers) song: Running Down the Dream (the only one I like)
72. Favorite Replacements song: why all these 80s bands?
73. Favorite Bob Mould song: who is this?

and my three five extra artists:

74. Favorite ELO song: (shut up) Roll Over Beethoven
75. Favorite R.E.M. song: What’s The Frequency Kenneth?/Orange Crush
76. Favorite U.K. song: Danger Money
77. Favorite Live song: Damn At Otter Creek/Pain Lies On The Riverside
78. Favorite "oldie": “Heard It Through The Grapevine” (Marvin Gaye version)

The totally opposite musical genre:
79: Shostakovich: Symphony #11/ String Quartet #8/ Symphony #6
80: Ravel: String Quartet/Alborada del Gracioso/Tzigane
81: Stravinsky: The Firebird/The Rite Of Spring/Pulcinella
82: Prokofiev: Piano Concerto #3/Romeo and Juliet/Violin Sonata in d minor
83: Beethoven: Symphony #5/ “Pathetique” Piano Sonata/ “Appassionata” Piano Sonata
84: Brahms: Symphonies #2, #3, #4/ Piano Quintet
85: Janacek: “On the Overgrown Path”/Lachian Dances
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