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Ultimate Band - GRIP Division

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Shoeless Joe, Jun 28, 2014.

  1. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    Stemming off some recent threads, create your ultimate band, but everyone has to have passed on. It's can't completely be a packed house with 10 people or whatever. Your group should be the basic setup of whatever genre you prefer.

    Here is mine:

    Ronnie Van Zant - lead vocals
    Duane Allman - lead guitar
    Hughie Thomasson - guitar/vocals
    Allen Collins - guitar
    Leon Wilkeson - bass
    Jackson Spires - drums
    Danny Joe Brown - tambourine/vocals
    Billy Powell - piano

    Obviously, this would be a kick ass Southern Rock lineup. For those of you no in the know, I have in my lineup 4 from Skynyrd and 1 each from the Allman Bros, Outlaws, Blackfoot, and Molly Hatchet.
  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    You left out Karen Carpenter and Maurice Gibb.
  3. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Ladies and gentleman.......hailing from Worcestershire, England....on the drums.....John Bonham.......; and on the bass....... from Cheswick, England, give it up for John Entwistle!.....on to keyboards..from San Rafael, CAL-if-FORNY-A....lets hear it for the legendary GEORGE....DUKE! and on rhythm guitar.....from Lutrell, Tenne-SEE...Mr. Chet Atkins....CGP!!! and on lead guitar....from the BIG D!....Dallas, Texas, STEVIE...RAY.... VAUGHN!!!....
    And on the mike, from England, by way of Zanzibar...the lover of life, the singer of songs...Freddie Mercury!!!
  4. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    Singers: John Lennon/Kurt Cobain
    Guitarists: Jimi Hendrix, Duane Allman
    Bassists: Cliff Burton, John Entwistle
    Drummers: John Bonham, Keith Moon
  5. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    I'd have some similar choices.

    Would without a doubt go with the Who's Moon and Entwistle. On drums and bass, there's no one better, or even close, in my view.

    Guitar--definitely had Allman on the list, would throw in George Harrison as well.

    On voice, I'd go with Karen Carpenter (seriously, that voice was pure silk) and perhaps Michael Hutchence.
  6. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    It would be interesting to break it down by era/decade.
  7. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    The "Cosmic American Music" Band.

    Vocals: Gram Parsons.
    Bass: Chris Ethridge
    Steel: Sneaky Pete Kleinow
    Lead guitar: Clarence White
    Drums: Michael Clark
  8. Rainman

    Rainman Active Member

    Lead vocal: Michael Jackson
    Guitarist: Angus Young
    Bass: George Harrison
    Drummer: Phil Collins
  9. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Phil Collins is dead?
  10. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Let's do something dark.

    Singer: Ian Curtis
    Guitarist: Eddie Hazel
    Bassist: Cliff Burton
    Drummer: John Bonham
  11. Rainman

    Rainman Active Member

    Oh, was a bit drunk when I replied and missed the part where they needed to be dead. I'll replace Collins with Moon.
  12. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Angus Young and John Paul Jones also find their appearance on these lists interesting.
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