Your Favorite Artist That's Not Hip.

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Chemically altered, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. Chemically altered

    Chemically altered Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    The Carpenters, ELO and Marshall Crenshaw come to mind. Any others?
     
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  2. bobc

    bobc Bluesman

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    Marshall Crenshaw not hip?

    Here are a few:

    The Tremeloes
    Cliff Richard
    Cilla Black
     
  3. mark_j

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  4. LarsO

    LarsO Forum Resident

    I got some Roxette moments...
     
  5. Eleventh Earl of Mar

    Eleventh Earl of Mar Somehow got them all this far.

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    The Enid
    ABBA
    Midge era Ultravox
     
  6. MitchLT

    MitchLT Custom Entitled

    Is Donovan hip?

    Everly Brothers?

    Mama Cass?

    I say: hell yeah!
     
  7. belardd

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    Mickey Newbury
     
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  8. Not Insane

    Not Insane You talkin' to me?!

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  9. 2trackmind

    2trackmind Forum Resident

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    Was it ever hip to like Billy Joel? I’ve always gotten flak from people for liking his music.
     
  10. Etienne Hanratty

    Etienne Hanratty Forum Resident

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    Elbow.

    I’ll get my Oxfam greatcoat.
     
  11. SteveFff

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    I’m almost 57 years old: I pretty much assume that if I like it or it’s my favorite—no matter what it is—it can’t possibly be hip.
     
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  12. Not Insane

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    He was kinda the Three Dog Night of his time. i.e. popular but the critics complained.

    He's my favorite singer to Karaoke. :)
     
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  13. BrutandCharisma

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    The Cowsills.

    The Bee Gees.
     
  14. Not Insane

    Not Insane You talkin' to me?!

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    I think some stuff is just thought of as "hip" eternally. i.e. Cream, The Byrds, Jeferson airplane/starship, etc.
     
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  15. Not Insane

    Not Insane You talkin' to me?!

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    I just looked up hip in the dictionary and there was a picture of Donovan so, yeah. :D
     
  16. gothictrade

    gothictrade Well-Known Member

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  17. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Hendon!!!!

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    Billy Joel
    Phil Collins
     
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  18. Devin S

    Devin S Fate is a luxury

    Falco! Unhip and sadly underrated.
     
  19. mark e

    mark e Forum Resident

    blimey, this is too big a question.
    basically, 58% of my collection.
    and thats not including James Last.
     
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  20. Not Insane

    Not Insane You talkin' to me?!

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    They only count if you actually like them. :D
     
  21. Not Insane

    Not Insane You talkin' to me?!

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    I was a huge fan. I absolutely love the arrangements. Then she got political and I unliked all the stuff I'd been streaming on Amazon and Pandora.
     
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  22. Not Insane

    Not Insane You talkin' to me?!

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    Gene Autry

    That was country in the days when if it had drums, it wasn't country.
     
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  23. Khaki F

    Khaki F Forum Resident

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    Glen Campbell. Certainly wasn't considered hip back in the day, but has gained a ton of appreciation from many besides me as time has passed.
     
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  24. Yannick

    Yannick Forum Resident

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    My music of choice has never been about being hip, not even in my teens in the 90s when I preferred to listen to current music by "rock grandpas", as artists that started out in the now so-called classic rock era were dubbed then. Hipness or coolness has always been a mere coincidence. I didn't care and still don't.
     
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  25. Haristar

    Haristar Apollo C. Vermouth

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    ABBA
     
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