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ITT: Name Your Favorite Obscure Classic Rock Band

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Piobaire, May 8, 2013.

  1. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Do not know what made me thinking of starting this thread...

    The problem is defining "obscure." I mean, is Uriah Heep obscure? Moot the Hoople? Mountain?
     


  2. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Mountain was actually big for a year or two. I vote for Moby Grape.
     


  3. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    wtf is this shit?
     


  4. redcaimen

    redcaimen Bigtime

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    Commander Cody & the Lost Planet Airmen

    "And I'm down to seeds and stems again, too........"
     


  5. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Fabulous Thunderbirds.
     


  6. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Agreed and Uriah Heep was even bigger and for longer, but given the state of "classic rock" today, do they qualify as "obscure?"
     


  7. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    What I enjoy is looking back at all the swapping around and reformulations that went on. Take Humble Pie for instance. Peter Frampton (not his first band, Steve Marriott (formerly Small Faces), bassist was formerly with Spooky Tooth. This sort of thing went on quite a bit, where one band would chart, break up, and new bands would form with various re-treads and chart again.
     


  8. FLMountainMan

    FLMountainMan White Hispanic

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    U2. I define "obscure" as "currently unpopular amongst the masses".
     


  9. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    You're so edgy.
     


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    StephenHero Black Floridian

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  12. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    speaking of, would you consider buffalo springfield or blind faith obscure? if so, one of them might be my top spot for the category.

    america has some cool tunes.

    lastly, was anyone in more bands/duos than eric clapton?
     


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    zombies [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     


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    or maybe doug sahm [VIDEO][/VIDEO] and they sure don't make videos like that anymore.
     


  15. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    I quite like the zombies, I did not realize they would be considered obscure. I always thought they were pretty well-known.
     


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