If we give Lennon/McCartney 100 points...

FMF
General 24 Oct '15 10:16
1. FMF
Studying God figures
24 Oct '15 10:16
If we give, as a benchmark, Lennon/McCartney 100 points, how many points would you give

[1] Richards/Jagger,

[3] Becker/Fagen

[4] Strummer/Jones

[5] Page/Plant

[6] Garcia/Hunter

[7] Gibb/Gibb/Gibb

[8] John/Taupin

And others, not necessarily partnerships...?

[9] Bowie

[10] Van Morrison

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2. 24 Oct '15 10:322 edits
Originally posted by FMF
If we give, as a benchmark, Lennon/McCartney 100 points, how many points would you give

[1] Richards/Jagger,

[3] Becker/Fagen

[4] Strummer/Jones

[5] Page/Plant

[6] Garcia/Hunter

[7] Gibb/Gibb/Gibb

[8] John/Taupin

And others, not necessarily partnerships...?

[9] Bowie

[10] Van Morrison

...
1)200
2)0
3)0
4)150
5)160
6)100
7)-1000
8)-2000
9)250
10)0
11)ray davies 2zillion
3. Grampy Bobby
24 Oct '15 13:22
Originally posted by FMF
If we give, as a benchmark, Lennon/McCartney 100 points, how many points would you give

[1] Richards/Jagger,

[3] Becker/Fagen

[4] Strummer/Jones

[5] Page/Plant

[6] Garcia/Hunter

[7] Gibb/Gibb/Gibb

[8] John/Taupin

And others, not necessarily partnerships...?

[9] Bowie

[10] Van Morrison

...
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4. FMF
Studying God figures
24 Oct '15 13:34
Originally posted by FMF
If we give, as a benchmark, Lennon/McCartney 100 points, how many points would you give
[1] Richards/Jagger ~ 60; [2] Ulvaeus/Andersson ~ 30; [3] Becker/Fagen ~ 35; [4] Strummer/Jones ~ 15; [5] Page/Plant ~ 20; [6] Garcia/Hunter ~ 125; [7] Gibb/Gibb/Gibb ~ 10; [8] John/Taupin ~ 30; [9] Bowie ~ 150; [10] Van Morrison ~ 45.

[11] Andy Partridge ~ 145
[12] Neil Finn ~ 120
[13] Elvis Costello ~ 110
[14] Bruce Cockburn ~ 115
5. 24 Oct '15 13:37
Originally posted by FMF
[1] Richards/Jagger ~ 60; [2] Ulvaeus/Andersson ~ 30; [3] Becker/Fagen ~ 35; [4] Strummer/Jones ~ 15; [5] Page/Plant ~ 20; [6] Garcia/Hunter ~ 125; [7] Gibb/Gibb/Gibb ~ 10; [8] John/Taupin ~ 30; [9] Bowie ~ 150; [10] Van Morrison ~ 45.

[11] Andy Partridge ~ 145
[12] Neil Finn ~ 120
[13] Elvis Costello ~ 110
[14] Bruce Cockburn ~ 115
obviously a big beatles fan.
6. FMF
Studying God figures
24 Oct '15 13:42
Originally posted by knightmangler
obviously a big beatles fan.
Not so much - not directly - but they have both quality and quantity - and their influence stretches far and wide! I wouldn't take a Beatles album to the proverbial desert island even if I could take 50. ðŸ™‚
7. Seitse
Doug Stanhope
24 Oct '15 13:44
Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
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What are you, backstabbing jerk, the forum police?

Go be a stiffer elsewhere.
8. 24 Oct '15 13:54
Originally posted by FMF
Not so much - not directly - but they have both quality and quantity - and their influence stretches far and wide! I wouldn't take a Beatles album to the proverbial desert island even if I could take 50. ðŸ™‚
If I only could take 1 it would be Jason Molina as Songs Ohia not a duff track on the whole album.
9. 24 Oct '15 14:38
John Lydon - 110
Steve Jones/Paul Cook 75
Fred Chichin/Catherine Ringer 81
Tim Wheeler/Charlotte Hatherley 77
Jim Reid/William Reid 100
David Gedge/Keith Gregory 79
10. Grampy Bobby
24 Oct '15 14:46
Originally posted by Seitse
What are you, backstabbing jerk, the forum police?

Go be a stiffer elsewhere.
Suggest you appeal your dissatisfaction with the quoted words to Russ who authorized them as relevant to RHP's Culture Forum..
11. FMF
Studying God figures
24 Oct '15 14:52
Originally posted by knightmangler
If I only could take 1 it would be Jason Molina as Songs Ohia not a duff track on the whole album.
I might take Van Morrison's Astral Weeks or David Bowie's Hunky Dory.
12. FMF
Studying God figures
24 Oct '15 14:54
Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
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If you wish to discuss songwriters with the people who frequent the Culture Forum, I suggest you start a thread about it there.
13. FMF
Studying God figures
24 Oct '15 14:58
Originally posted by FMF
If we give, as a benchmark, Lennon/McCartney 100 points, how many points would you give.
[15] Bruce Springstein ~ 30
[16] Bob Dylan ~ 105
[17] Joni Mitchell ~ 115
[18] Tom Waits ~ 75
[19] Neil Young ~ 65
[20] Paul Simon ~ 60
14. HandyAndy