The Shaggs

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  1. DevAdvocate

    DevAdvocate Gigging bassist

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    One of the best bands of all time (according to Frank Zappa and Kurt Cobain) who were sadly overlooked despite their genius, or one of the worst bands of all time?

     
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  3. DevAdvocate

    DevAdvocate Gigging bassist

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    No, you grow up.
     
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  4. Toby

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    Harsh, mocking midgets isn't very fair :frown:
     
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    Good one Toby <ok>
     
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    Dirty bastard :rolleyes:
     
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    A very misleading fred title <steam>
     
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  8. DevAdvocate

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    Another amazing record:

     
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    Depending on whom you ask, the Shaggs were either the best band of all time or the worst. Frank Zappa is said to have proclaimed that the Shaggs were “better than the Beatles.” More recently, though, a music fan who claimed to be in “the fetal position, writhing in pain,” declared on the Internet that the Shaggs were “hauntingly bad,” and added, “I would walk across the desert while eating charcoal briquettes soaked in Tabasco for forty days and forty nights not to ever have to listen to anything Shagg-related ever again.”

    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1999/09/27/meet-the-shaggs
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    Worth a read
     
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  10. GroveRanger

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    Frank Zappa and Kurt Cobain thought The Shaggs were the best band of all time? That is why I keep saying drugs are bad, mkay?

    It sounded like kids in school using the music room for the first time.
     
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    Frank Zappa never used drugs ...
     
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  12. rogueleader

    rogueleader suave gringo

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    Frank zappa is pure unadulterated ****e
     
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    I concur. Tried different periods in his career and have to say none of them appealed. I appreciate he was a nice chap and rather popular but simply don't like his music.
     
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    Bolt
     
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    Gambol George Clooney's wee brother

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    U sayin?
     
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    rogueleader suave gringo

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    I've never taken the trouble to listen to his music, no need for that kind of in-depth research to form a strong opinion for this bear.
     
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