Which of these 4 bands do you enjoy most ?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Feat77, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group

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  2. extravaganza

    extravaganza Forum Resident

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    These are four bands that I have tried to listen to but have never really quite "gotten" despite being told numerous times by others how great they are. Of everybody listed, I really like some songs by Steely Dan but have never been able to make it through one of their albums in its entirety. With The Band, despite loving The Basement Tapes stuff with Dylan I just can't get that excited about them or understand why they were (and are) so revered and influencial. I haven't given up and will probably give Big Pink another try with the upcoming anniversary set. Allman Brothers and Little Feat are probably just not my thing.
     
  3. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group

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  4. gkella

    gkella Forum Resident

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    Toronto, Canada
    They are all great bands.
    The ABB is my favourite..
     
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  5. pinkrudy

    pinkrudy Forum Resident

    1st ABB
    2nd dan
    3rd the band
    little feat
     
  6. DirkM

    DirkM Forum Resident

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    MA, USA
    I love The Band, but I'm indifferent (at best) to the rest of 'em.
     
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  7. Moshe V

    Moshe V Forum Resident

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    The Band
     
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  8. SurrealCereal

    SurrealCereal Forum Resident

    The Allman Brothers Band. Steely Dan probably has at least as much material that I enjoy, but for me they don't hit the same highs as the Allman Brothers. I like The Band's first couple albums, but I've never dug further into their music. I've never given Little Feat a serious chance, but I intend to at some point.
     
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  9. Izozeles

    Izozeles Rock’roll Stalker

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    Since you asked, none . Very boring to me. Of course I’m no one to tell what’s to like
     
  10. Dylancat

    Dylancat Forum Resident

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    Cincinnati, OH
    Like all four.
    Doesn’t have to be a contest
     
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  11. mrbobdobalina

    mrbobdobalina Forum Resident

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    Fort Myers FL
    Steely Dan by a wide margin. I do like some of Gregg Allman's solo work, but not a big fan of the Allman Bros, and even less of a fan of the Band and Little Feat. Matter of fact, while respecting the musicianship of the latter two groups, I'm not a fan at all.
     
  12. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Forum Resident

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    Bakersfield, CA
    1. Steely Dan
    2. The Band
    To be honest havesnt listened to much of the other to, but I like what little I heard from both. So I’ll scale them:
    3. Allman Brothers
    4. Little Feat
     
  13. mwheelerk

    mwheelerk If you fly a flag of hate you ain't no kin to me

    For me it goes like a this

    1. The Allman Brothers Band
    2. Steely Dan
    3. Little Feat
    4. The Band
     
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  14. planetexpress

    planetexpress Hypnotist Collector

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    Chicago
    Enjoy Little Feat and Waiting for Columbus but like Live at Fillmore East (& Eat a Peach) more so had to go with the ABB... The Band may actually have more songs I like and The Last Waltz may be the best "final concert" footage I've seen but the Allman's may have bested it with their 40th anniversary Beacon run.

    I find Steely Dan boring.
     
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  15. musicfan37

    musicfan37 Forum Resident

    Definitely the Allman Brothers!
     
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  16. hutlock

    hutlock Forum Resident

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    The Band by a country mile.

    Steely Dan are and always have been to me the anthesis of excitement. Some good, well crafted moments to be sure but just bleached of every bit of emotion and passion there is in great music. I like ABB and the LF a bit for sure but Steely Dan just... no.
     
  17. egebamyasi

    egebamyasi Forum Resident

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    Worcester, MA
    Allmans all day.
     
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  18. pool_of_tears

    pool_of_tears Music Appreciator

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    My sentiments exactly!

    This is some stiff a$$ed competition. The Dan from 72-80, The Band from 68-76 and Feat from 70-79. ABB will always be tops for me, but the other three aren’t far behind
     
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  19. Sondek

    Sondek Forum Resident

    None of them.
     
  20. pool_of_tears

    pool_of_tears Music Appreciator

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    It’s time for Denim Chicken to experience Dixie Chicken :)
     
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  21. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group

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    Georgia
    And @SurrealCereal
     
  22. zakyfarms

    zakyfarms White cane lying in a gutter in the lane.

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    San Francisco
    The Band
    Allman Brothers Band

    Little Feat






    Steely Dan
     
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  23. Kingsley Fats

    Kingsley Fats Forum Resident

    I love Allman Brothers Band / The Band / Little Feat

    I would also rate The Marshall Tucker Band & The Amazing Rhythm Aces along with these 3.

    Steely Dan is a band that I have seldom listened to. Nothing I have ever heard encourges me to listen further.
    Maybe I should give them more effort as they are contsantly thrown in along with those others.
     
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  24. MothMonsterMan

    MothMonsterMan Forum Resident

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    Tampa, FL USA
    1. Steely Dan

    The Band


    Almond Band of Brothers
    5. Little Foot from the Band before Time
     
  25. Thievius

    Thievius Blue Öyster Cultist

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    CA
    The Band, but the Allman Bros are great too. Don't really listen to Steely Dan or Littlefeat.
     

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