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Posted: 06 Jul 11, 22:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My Line-up:

John Lennon -  Vocals, Piano, Rhythm Guitar.
Jimi Hendrix - Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals.
George Harrison - Vocals, Lead Guitar.
Kurt Cobain - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar.
Roy Orbison - Lead Vocals, Guitar.
Frank Zappa - Lead Guitar, Vocals.
Freddie Mercury - Vocals, Piano.
John Bonham - Drums, Vocals.
Ritchie Valens - Vocals, Guitar.
Jerry Garcia - Vocals, Guitar.
Buddy Holly - Vocals, Guitar.
Big Bopper - Vocals, Guitar.
Marvin Gaye - Vocals, Piano.
Bob Marley - Vocals, Guitar.
Keith Moon - Drums, Vocals.

Paul McCartney (If he's dead, who knows, but he probably isn't.) - Vocals, Bass.

And just for fun...
Ludwig Van Beethoven - Piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano

But if it would only have to be a four or five piece band...

Freddie Mercury - Vocals, Piano.
John Lennon -  Vocals, Piano, Rhythm Guitar.
Kurt Cobain - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar.
Jimi Hendrix - Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals.
John Bonham - Drums, Vocals.


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Posted: 07 Jul 11, 04:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie Mercury (vocals and piano)
Dennis WIlson (drums)
Kurt Cobain (guitar and some vocals)
Janis Joplin (choir girl)
John Lennon (bass, piano and vocals)


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Posted: 07 Jul 11, 20:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie Mercury - Lead vocals, piano
Jimi Hendrix - Lead guitar
John Bonham - Drums
Jaco Pastorius - Bass
John Lennon - Backing vocals, rhythm guitar


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Posted: 07 Jul 11, 20:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie Mercury - Lead Vocals/Piano
Jimi Hendrix - Lead Guitar
John Lennon - Rhythm Guitar/Backup Vocals
John Entwhistle - Bass Guitar/Backup Vocals
John Bonham - Drums/Backup Vocals


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Posted: 07 Jul 11, 20:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie Mercury (vocal)
John Bonham (drums)
John Entwistle (bass)
George Harrison (guitar)

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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 02:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There's no heaven.


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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 03:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Didn't you mean to write "If there was a band in Hell..."???  Surely a band in heaven would contain Christian artists.

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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 05:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Stephen Gately
Michael Jackson
Elvis Presley
Freddie Mercury

... As a BOYBAND!!!

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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 10:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lead guitar -- Jesus
Bass -- Alexander the Great
Piano -- Groucho Marx
Trumpet -- Angel Gabriel
Cowbell -- Kurt Vonnegut
Drums -- Frederick Douglass
Triangle -- D-Day Dawson
Vocals -- Tarzan


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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 10:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

vocals - Freddie Mercury
bass - James Jamerson
drums - Buddy Rich
guitar - Chet Atkins
piano - Bill Evans

There's your ultimate band of the deceased... although I don't think they'd mesh too well together !


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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 11:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

According to this other thread, all the decent musicians are in hell, so I doubt there's a decent band in heaven
http://www.queenzone.com/forums/1276979/terrible-page-about-the-tragic-life-of-freddie-mercury.aspx


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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 13:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Cozy Powell on drums


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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 14:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

To all the folk who have listed 30 odd band members - why does the band need so many guitarists and vocalists?? :)))


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Posted: 08 Jul 11, 16:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

jamster1111 wrote: Freddie Mercury - Lead Vocals/Piano
Jimi Hendrix - Lead Guitar
John Lennon - Rhythm Guitar/Backup Vocals
John Entwhistle - Bass Guitar/Backup Vocals
John Bonham - Drums/Backup Vocals

Agreed...just minus John Lennon. JL is a fantastic musician, but I just don't see him being in this fold...


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Posted: 09 Jul 11, 15:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie Mercury
Phil Lynott
Cozy Powell
John Bonham
Kurt Cobain
John Lennon
George Harrison
Dennis Wilson
Keith Green
Karen Carpenter
Michael Jackson

Obviously these would not all be in the same band.  Maybe they could subdivide into two or three bands, some members could be in several.

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Posted: 12 Jul 11, 15:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

QUEEN, nothing else, Freddie, Brian, Rodger and John, it can´nt get any better.
Best band ever never gets better.
Never heard anyone play Queenmusic better than QUEEN.

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Posted: 12 Jul 11, 16:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

xperten54 wrote: QUEEN, nothing else, Freddie, Brian, Rodger and John, it can´nt get any better.
Best band ever never gets better.
Never heard anyone play Queenmusic better than QUEEN.
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No one said anything about them playing only Queen music.

And Brian, Roger and John aren't dead.

Aside from that, great first post.


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Posted: 12 Jul 11, 17:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thistleboy 1980 wrote: To all the folk who have listed 30 odd band members - why does the band need so many guitarists and vocalists?? :)))

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The band doesn't need more than 2 guitarists, 2 vocalists, one drummer and one bassist. The only reason most of them were only vocals and guitar were because they couldn't play other instruments. However, I'm sure most of the guitarists would have been able to play bass. Very few musicians I know of have piano as their primary instrument. The only ones I could think of would be Freddie and Elton John. Maybe you could count Lennon or McCartney in there, since they both played piano, but they played guitar and bass as their primary instruments.


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Posted: 16 Jul 11, 15:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

br5946 wrote: catqueen - Lengthy line-up, I must say. Here's my broken-down opinion of it (if I do critcise, it's not at you, just at the musical figure, just so you know)

Freddie Mercury - Superb, nothing more needs to be said.

Phil Lynott - Never heard of him, sad to say.

Cozy Powell - Good. From what I've heard, he's an alright drummer.

John Bonham - Bonham's drumwork is a bit weak. Truthfully, that opinion stems from the fact that I'm not that keen on Led Zeppelin - only because Stairway to Heaven officially BLOWS and it always will blow until the end of time.

Kurt Cobain - Brill. Nirvana are great and many songs on Nevermind and In Utero are near-classic.

John Lennon - If you're talking about Lennon as a Beatle, then he's OK. If you're talking along the lines of Imagine, then n-o.

George Harrison - Good. While he was kept to the side a fair bit, he was a key Beatle (just like John Deacon in Queen, now I come to think of it!) And furthermore, the song I Got My Mind Set on You is a brilliant song!

Dennis Wilson - Never heard of him, sad to say.

Keith Green - Never heard of him.

Karen Carpenter - Now you're TALKING! Karen was a divine angel taken from us WAAAAAY too soon! Her voice... dear Lord! Were/are mere mortals like us even WORTHY of hearing it? She was sent from Heaven for sure. Rest in eternal peace Karen. February 4th will always be the saddest day of the year - the anniversary of when you were sent home.

Michael Jackson - Like I said on a post on another thread, he was crafted from the foulest body areas and odours of Satan himself. A pathetic pretty-boy dancer with a high-pitched girly voice. The root of X Factor if you ask me. King of Pop?
King of Slop, if he's king of anything (which I doubt he is). How he can be put in the same list as Freddie and Karen, I'm really not sure. Beyond comprehension.

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About John Lennon: Listen to John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. It's better than any other albums from his career, and almost as great as Sgt. Pepper and The White Album. Lennon had his weak points, just like any musician, but he made up for them on his next album. For example, Some Time In New York City was a flop, Mind Games got better, and then Walls and Bridges came. It was a great successor to Mind Games. Then, Rock'n'Roll happened, which brought him down a bit, but then in 1980 with Double Fantasy, and in 1984 with Milk and Honey, he surpassed all levels of perfection, just like Freddie.

About Michael Jackson: Agreed. :D


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Posted: 17 Jul 11, 04:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

freddie (vocals and piano)
rory gallagher (guitar)
cozy powell (drums)
phil lynott (bass)


I watched as fear took the old men's gaze

Hopes of the young in troubled graves

I see no day, I heard him say

So grey is the face of every mortal