What musicians do you believe are overrated ?

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in other words ....it's a good cause LOL....better than being a gangster you know?

I'm not going to poo poo them

hey but that's just me.
I guess unless the music encourages more gangsters.

I don't know about that

I only care about music

the rest is not my business .
 

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Take Rolling Stones off your list. Girls liked the Beatles, boys liked the Stones. I had their 8 track tape-best ever. Its easier to list under rated performers.
They did have half a dozen really good songs, but a whole lot of crap in between.
More than a half dozen-the 8 track had 16 number one songs. They did a lot of crap in later years. Look at the commercials with their songs-start me up, red door, get off a my cloud, no satisfaction, gimme shelter, brown sugar, jumpin jack flash, under my thumb, time is on my side, the devil is my name, ruby tuesday-you get the idea.
 

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Take Rolling Stones off your list. Girls liked the Beatles, boys liked the Stones. I had their 8 track tape-best ever. Its easier to list under rated performers.
They did have half a dozen really good songs, but a whole lot of crap in between.
More than a half dozen-the 8 track had 16 number one songs. They did a lot of crap in later years. Look at the commercials with their songs-start me up, red door, get off a my cloud, no satisfaction, gimme shelter, brown sugar, jumpin jack flash, under my thumb, time is on my side, the devil is my name, ruby tuesday-you get the idea.
Gimme Shelter is probably their greatest all around work.
 
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Take Rolling Stones off your list. Girls liked the Beatles, boys liked the Stones. I had their 8 track tape-best ever. Its easier to list under rated performers.
They did have half a dozen really good songs, but a whole lot of crap in between.
More than a half dozen-the 8 track had 16 number one songs. They did a lot of crap in later years. Look at the commercials with their songs-start me up, red door, get off a my cloud, no satisfaction, gimme shelter, brown sugar, jumpin jack flash, under my thumb, time is on my side, the devil is my name, ruby tuesday-you get the idea.
Gimme Shelter is probably their greatest all around work.
I liked Paint it Black, 19th Nervous breakdown and Mother's Little Helper.
 

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First of all, rap and death metal are not music in my opinion so I don't even count those. Country, I really am not familiar enough with to say. So just from my own experience, having grown up in the 60's and 70's, I could think of more than a few, but here goes. These are my top 5 overrated musicians and bands. ( no offense anyone.... to each their own ) Feel free to contribute anything you want... I must have hurt a few feelings with this list;
1) Neil Young (good song writer, bad singer and terrible lead guitar player)
2) Rolling Stones ( 2 good albums but not worthy of super-stardom)
3) Mötley Crüe ( Van Halen wannabes wearing Kiss makeup )
4) George Thorogood ( the least bad to the bone guitarist I've ever seen)
5) Bruce Springsteen ( fun guy to have a beer with I'm sure, but "The Boss"?
give me a break.....Boss of what, looking cool holding a guitar ? )

I stop at Neil Young. He is top 5 of all time in everything.

Stones are good, great guitar player.. Thorogood is a fantastic entertainer.

Over-rated? Boston? Doobie Bros? Stuff like that. Plenty of MSM pushed lightweights out there.
 

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One guy that cannot be overrated.

 

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I'm going with Elvis. His music is derivative and his hype was mostly marketing.
 

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I'm going with Elvis. His music is derivative and his hype was mostly marketing.
Again, go to Vegas and listen-impact. Funny though, his biggest competition in the fifties was from Pat Boone-the guy selling relief factor on TV now. He may have been over rated.
 

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and girls please take a :chillpill:... Music like so many other things in life is subjective... Our Madison Avenue culture influences the masses to the point that some folks don't have a clue to what they like or dislike...

James Gang Rocks :rock:

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Granted there is music I don't care for but, I will not talk stink about folks who write and play music... It would be like spilling your guts to the whole world...
 
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Red hot chili peppers and anybody who does that awful crappy Christian music.
 

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