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Post by Hero on Mon 30 Oct 2017, 3:56 pm

So after a month and a half it's boiled down to the final four artists. The votes have been coming in their erm double figures, big names have fallen by the wayside, but now it's your decision that counts to crown the first ever v2 Musical Artist of the last 100 years...

The Beatles
David Bowie
Jimi Hendrix
The Rolling Stones


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Post by LionsV2 on Mon 30 Oct 2017, 4:22 pm

So we've ended up with four artists who were at the height of their fame in a ten year period, three of whom are English with the other living in London.

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Post by JuliusHMarx on Mon 30 Oct 2017, 4:25 pm

'The Final' - what a very elegant and highly appropriate name for the final.
We have wasted a lot of time very much enjoyed the process of getting to The Beatles.

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Post by Hibbz on Mon 30 Oct 2017, 5:38 pm

Hero wrote:So after a month and a half it's boiled down to the final four ten plus artists. The votes have been coming in their erm double figures, big names have fallen by the wayside, but now it's your decision that counts to crown the first ever v2 Musical Artist of the last 100 years...

The Beatles
David Bowie
Jimi Hendrix
The Rolling Stones

Voted for Bowie. If it were a poll to find Hibbz's favourite musical artist of the last 100 years then Dylan would win but Bowie would certainly be getting a podium place alongside Tom Petty. I love some of his early stuff and Hunky Dory is as good an album as I own. Especially because of it's ode to Dylan Very Happy

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Post by Eyetoldyouso on Tue 31 Oct 2017, 2:33 pm

Should have been between Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Aretha Franklin. And the final two (?) would be imo Elvis Presley & The Beatles.

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Post by aucklandlaurie on Tue 31 Oct 2017, 2:52 pm

Eyetoldyouso wrote:Should have been between Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Aretha Franklin. And the final two (?) would be imo Elvis Presley & The Beatles.

 Agree with that, and Chuck Berry as an unlucky alsoran.

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Post by Galted on Tue 31 Oct 2017, 3:19 pm

I voted for the Dead Kennedys and REM.
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Post by JuliusHMarx on Tue 31 Oct 2017, 3:36 pm

Galted wrote:I voted for the Dead Kennedys and REM.

But only because Justin Beiber didn't get on the entry list.

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Post by Galted on Tue 31 Oct 2017, 3:56 pm

JuliusHMarx wrote:
Galted wrote:I voted for the Dead Kennedys and REM.

But only because Justin Beiber didn't get on the entry list.

That was a bit unnecessary. And quite demeaning.

#metoo
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Post by Scottrf on Tue 31 Oct 2017, 4:32 pm

I'd rather listen to Bieber than the Beatles to be fair.

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Post by Galted on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 12:20 pm

What happens in the event of a tie?
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Post by Samo on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 1:30 pm

Galted wrote:What happens in the event of a tie?

Bowie should win because he's more dead than the Beatles.

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Post by kwinigolfer on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 1:39 pm

"Greatest Musical Artist of the last 100 Years":

or:
Greatest musical artists born in the 1940's plus Bill Wyman.

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Post by Galted on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 1:45 pm

Samo wrote:
Galted wrote:What happens in the event of a tie?

Bowie should win because he's more dead than the Beatles.

That's a very fair method of resolving ties. I would like to propose that it become the official method in 606v2 polls.
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Post by JuliusHMarx on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 1:57 pm

Neither has a majority. We get rid of 4th place and go again. If only to see what name Hero gives it.

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Post by Hero on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 2:06 pm

I'm going to make the executive decision that a winner has to be 2 clear votes ahead to be declared the winner in the final. I've also removed the option to vote for the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix.

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Post by Galted on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 2:15 pm

Do we not get another vote?
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Post by JuliusHMarx on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 2:19 pm

It's a shambles. Paul McCartney will be spinning in his grave.

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Post by Scottrf on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 2:25 pm

Can't we just look at Beatles lyrics to decide?

"Da da da da da da da da da.
Hey, Jude, don't make it bad,
Take a sad song and make it better.
Remember to let her under your skin,
Then you begin to make it better
Better, better, better, better wowwww
Hey Jude
Na na na na na na
Na na Hey Jude..."

"Honey Pie
Honey Pie

Honey Pie
Honey Pie

Honey Pie
Honey Pie
Honey Pie
Honey Pie

I love you, Honey Pie"

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Post by rick_dagless on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 2:28 pm

R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Take care, TCB
Oh (sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me)
A little respect (sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me)

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Post by Galted on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 2:33 pm

This might not have happened if everyone had voted for someone else.
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Post by Dolphin Ziggler on Wed 01 Nov 2017, 9:23 pm

Labyrinth or Thomas the Tank Engine?

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Post by TwisT on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 2:01 pm

Gotta be Bowie.

Incidentally I have missed this poll Laugh What position did Queen come? (should be number 1 - run a new poll Hero)

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Post by JuliusHMarx on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 2:11 pm

TwisT wrote:Gotta be Bowie.

Incidentally I have missed this poll Laugh What position did Queen come? (should be number 1 - run a new poll Hero)

Surely TwisT should vote for Chubby Checker?

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Post by Hero on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 4:04 pm

Twist's vote has got us a winner!

Step forward the Thin White Duke, the Man who Sold the World, Ziggy Stardust, an artist who reinvented himself numerous times and even upon his death was creating  award winning albums.

The v2 Greatest Musical Artist of the last 100 Years is... David Bowie.


Thank you to everyone that voted or commentated along the way for the past couple of months, I hope you enjoyed the ride and I'll possibly do something tv/film wise as a follow up.

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Post by Galted on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 4:13 pm

Hero wrote:Twist's vote has got us a winner!

Step forward the Thin White Duke, the Man who Sold the World, Ziggy Stardust, an artist who reinvented himself numerous times and even upon his death was creating  award winning albums.

The v2 Greatest Musical Artist of the last 100 Years is... David Bowie.


Thank you to everyone that voted or commentated along the way for the past couple of months, I hope you enjoyed the ride and I'll possibly do something tv/film wise as a follow up.

I nominate Barton Fink.
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Post by Hero on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 4:24 pm

TwisT wrote:Gotta be Bowie.

Incidentally I have missed this poll Laugh What position did Queen come? (should be number 1 - run a new poll Hero)

Queen got knocked out in a particularly hard group in Round 3 that consisted of them, Prince, Michael Jackson and Pink Floyd.

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Post by TwisT on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 4:26 pm

Disaster. I thought they would be right up their. Better than the Beatles IMO

Well done Bowie.

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Post by JuliusHMarx on Thu 02 Nov 2017, 5:14 pm

Congratulations to David Bowie.
Well done Hero! I bet we all wish we could be Hero, just for one day.

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