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GoT1de
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Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Who made the most difference?

my vote:

Elvis


HeadyBrosevelt
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
The Beatles made rock an art form


Peazey
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Made the most difference? I don't really know what this means. Elvis was really the same type of singer who just sang standards and had a developed and well marketed product in a way like Sinatra or Bennett. He did popularize a new form of music that has been the most dominant in the current era.

The Beatles changed how music developed. Or they were at least part of that movement where it became more so expected for musicians to develop their own music.

I don't really know who "made the most difference." I do know that I prefer the Beatles music.


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GoT1de
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
I hated Elvis and loved Beatles because I thought Elvis was redneck... I was wrong.. I hum Suspicious-Minds to this day.
as well as Little Sister!

And.. Viva! Las Vegas!!!

how GREAT do you want your rock and roll?


TheDoc
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
beatles, no question.


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TreyAnastasio
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Beatles

Elvis sucks


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BobBarker
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Someone's been watching Pulp Fiction. I'll go with the Beatles.


Edearl Watson
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Elvis got more pussy than he could shake a stick at.


Backstreet Boys of the 60's

This is really horrible music
This post was edited on 9/12 at 5:01 pm


Spaulding Smails
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
I've got more shtick than i can shake a stick at


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Dandy Lion
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Fab Four


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CaptainPanic
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Beatles. Elvis is poo garbage


Nativebullet
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Define "difference" please.


wm72
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
If by difference you mean influence The Beatles without question.

I love the early Elvis records but The Beatles were vastly more influential in terms of sound but also labels opening up to marketing bands that were free to produce their own sound not to mention the explosion of "garage" bands borne on the wake of the British Invasion.

Elvis' influence --as good as those early records are-- is much more limited to labels' learning to better ways to market a "pop star".



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Macintosh504
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
quote:

Pick one: Elvis or Beatles

which Elvis? Costello or Presley


Marciano1
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Member since Jun 2009
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
The Beatles and it isn't close.

They were better and more important.


ipodking
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Elvis and it ain't even close


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Buck Magnum
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Beatles


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beezylsu
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
quote:

The Beatles and it isn't close.


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Blind Boy Grunt
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Elvis Beatle, as John sarcastically referred to himself, at times.


REG861
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re: Pick one: Elvis or Beatles
Beatles, although Elvis had his influence too. Beatles were just far more profound


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