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Reply #25 - 10. Apr 2008 at 03:43
 
Quote from albdron on 02. Dec 2007 at 18:49:
There is no way I can vote; you're missing the best one: the Sixventies (1965-1975) by far the greatest decade for rock music ever!  Wink



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... add this decade Puddy Tat ...

 
I COMPLETELY agree with you!!
and from there to the 80's
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Reply #26 - 12. Apr 2008 at 14:17
 
I'll go for 1968-1978, which I'm going to christen the 70sminus2 (catchy name, don't you think?)  Smiley
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Reply #27 - 21. Apr 2008 at 22:28
 
Now, the 2000s. Only because this is the decade I discovered PT, and it is the most fun and enjoyable time of my life that I have ever had listening to music....because of PT and various side projects that branch out from its members.
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Reply #28 - 01. May 2008 at 21:25
 
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Now, the 2000s. Only because this is the decade I discovered PT, and it is the most fun and enjoyable time of my life that I have ever had listening to music....because of PT and various side projects that branch out from its members.

 
 
You are also not that old so the noughties would probably be your decade anyway!! Just as the 70s is mine...............(I'm very old!!)
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Reply #29 - 28. Jan 2009 at 21:35
 
I like the 60` music . and 70`80`90`2000.  
but 60 to around 75 or 79 was a great time for music and a lot of bands made there best music stuff back in the old days.
( Days Of The Underground ) Smiley and a lot of wired music came out in the 60`and early 70` led zep / pink floyd/ the who .+ all the other great bands .  Wink Smiley SmileyRock. Smiley Smiley
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Reply #30 - 29. Jan 2009 at 11:47
 
Current decade, then 90s, then 70s, then 80s.  I only like a handful of 60s songs, primarily by The Beatles.
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Current decade, then 90s, then 70s, then 80s.  I only like a handful of 60s songs, primarily by The Beatles.

Same here... almost. Depending on my mood I might prefer the 90's better than the current decade.
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Reply #32 - 29. Jan 2009 at 15:31
 
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Depending on my mood
 
 
Same here.  Sometimes I'm in the mood for some classic 70's rock or prog-rock, sometimes I'm in the mood for a bit of 80's techno/pop. SOMETIMES, I'm in the mood for some current stuff.  Maybe the 90's doesn't do much for me, but I'm sure I can find a load of bands from that era that I adore.
 
The knee-jerk reaction would be t say the 70's, cos that's what I grew up with, but there is stuff coming out today I love just as much, and it really wouldn't be a fair assessment.  The only fair one for me is: whatever I'm in the mood for!   Wink
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Reply #33 - 29. Jan 2009 at 21:19
 
90's I believe.  But also the 2000's. A lot.
 
But the 90's is just a gold mine of nostalgia  Grin
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Reply #34 - 02. Feb 2009 at 21:35
 
Quote from Ministry on 29. Jan 2009 at 11:47:
Current decade, then 90s, then 70s, then 80s.  I only like a handful of 60s songs, primarily by The Beatles.

 
Late 60's PF Sid Barrett vintage, I like also British blues, John Mayall, EC, Peter Green, early Who, kinks, yardbirds, doors, ZAPPA, etc.
I like all decades, 70's, 80's, 90's & current. Every decades had talented and terrible musicians. I would say that my least favorite period, with the exception of great & outstanding artists during those times, was the 80's and very early 90's. The sixties and seventies had ugly music as well.  
I may add that people looked funny in the 70's and 80's. Huh  
 
 
 
(We should start a new poll: name the worst bands from all times)     
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Reply #35 - 08. Feb 2009 at 18:24
 
Quote from polarbear on 12. Apr 2008 at 14:17:
I'll go for 1968-1978, which I'm going to christen the 70sminus2 (catchy name, don't you think?) Smiley

 
Catchy name, yes, but I won't support the idea of a "best decade" that does not include 1966. Smiley
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Reply #36 - 28. May 2009 at 21:30
 
1990s/2000s because most the music I like is from this period.
 
Followed closely by 1970s because the music I like from our current period was mostly inspired music from this period.
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Reply #37 - 29. May 2009 at 19:59
 
I'd have to say the 70s, although in terms of what got played on the radio the 60s were much more interesting. By the 70s, what was broadcast was some of the worst of what was available. The 80s were a bit better as far as airplay.
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Reply #38 - 30. May 2009 at 11:27
 
I like music from all decades, but my vote is for the 70s. All the amazing jazz fusion bands, the progressive rock bands, the "classic rock" bands, Zappa's best period ... what a great decade it was.
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Reply #39 - 30. May 2009 at 23:13
 
My favorite music period is of course 2009!!! Everything prior to that is, like, sooooo old and bad. Like, yeah.
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80s is the worst IMHO.



But the 80's had New Wave..  what did the '90's have..?? Huh

Great bands?

 
80's was the last decade of widespread original music in my opinion. After the 80's everyone got on the retrospective boat and has stopped since. yawnnnnnnn.  
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Reply #41 - 21. Jul 2009 at 20:05
 
I voted 2000's. So many newer and new bands. For me this decade has turned a corner from the crap music of the 90's (with exceptions obviously).
 
The 90's were so empty. A kind of no mans land.  
 
I agree about the 80's with DrGoon. Great decade, a lot of great music, especially if you are a metal fan.  
 
Also like the 70's very much. Excellent decade for prog!
 
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Reply #42 - 22. Jul 2009 at 03:20
 
In my life since I was a kid growing up in the 60's and 70's I would say the 70's as that was my High school Years and that was when I was exposed to all those great bands from Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Rush,Even during the crappy Disco years , the mid and late 70's you still had bands like the Clash, Talking Heads , Sex Pistols, the Cars, Ramones, Televison, Roxy Misic, Ultravox
 
 
 
 I would then go from the mid 60's  from the 1st British Invasion Beatles, Stones, The Who, Kinks, The Animals, then on the US Side you had the Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and even thou Jimi Hendrix went to england to make it big there 1st he is an American and I 1st heard about him in 68-89 Jethro Tull, Moody Blues, Deep Purple,Led Zeppelin
 
 
 Then the 80's Lots of great bands and  during the early part of the 80's saw the next change in the scene from New Model Army, The Cure, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Lords of the New Church, Depeche Mode, Flock of Seagulls, Talk,Talk, Bauhaus, The Smiths, some really great music.
 
in the 90's well Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Tool, and of course PT so this decade had some great music coming out.
 
Then I would say this decade But I only say this one last as most of the bands I listen to came from the other decades and if they are still putting out music then they have survived Cool
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Reply #43 - 25. Oct 2009 at 17:35
 
I choose 90's but could have been also 00's. Although I think the 70's is The Music Decade, I'm a big fan of effects and all stuff like that, which in the 90's evolved significantly.
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Reply #44 - 27. Oct 2009 at 00:38
 
The right nows. The sheer volume, and the possibilities..
 
80's would come in second
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Reply #45 - 06. Nov 2009 at 05:47
 
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90's I believe.  But also the 2000's. A lot.

But the 90's is just a gold mine of nostalgia  Grin

 
Agreed wholeheartedly!  The 90s are my favourite decade just for the nostalgia, I swear.  And PT and NIN, of course. Grin
[I actually found some episodes of Are You Afraid of the Dark? on YouTube recently and have been revelling in the cheesiness of one of my favourite shows that I grew up with XD]
 
70s would have to come in third behind 90s and 2000s, though.  I wish I'd been alive back then so I could've seen so many of the classic rockers in concert at their prime, and some of them [like Zappa] who are no longer with us.. sigh.  Maybe someday, someone will invent the time machine.. but then again, if it were ever to happen, we'd have already seen evidence of it because there would've been history of strange-looking people going back in time all over the place, right? Tongue Yay, philosophy!  But sigh, no FZ concerts for me.  RIP to one of the greatest musical geniuses ever. <33 Sad
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Reply #46 - 07. Mar 2010 at 17:59
 
Depends if you think 2010 is the first year of a decade or the last year of the previous, so I'll play safe and say the 70's - lovely vintage prog, brilliant disco and a few heart-breakers too.
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Reply #47 - 17. Jul 2010 at 05:33
 
My vote goes for the 70s, lots of the stuff I like either started a little before or during and had great years during the 70s. I'd say the 80s had the most bad music although some good stuff happened too, 90s and 2000s have had some great stuff and a lot of poor stuff too. I'd say late 90s and early 2000s had some pretty horrible stuff.  
 
These days I don't have much of an idea of how pop music in general is going though, I barely know any of the current pop music, I know more about the artists because of the controversy around them than their music (I suppose that's common with pop music but now it's at the point where I don't know any of their music at all).
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Reply #48 - 17. Jul 2010 at 18:10
 
The latter half of the 60s is easily the greatest non-classical musical period of the past century and it frightens me that the 60s have received so few votes (though, admittedly, the 1965-75 period was probably the best full decade).
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Reply #49 - 18. Jul 2010 at 05:35
 
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The latter half of the 60s is easily the greatest non-classical musical period of the past century and it frightens me that the 60s have received so few votes (though, admittedly, the 1965-75 period was probably the best full decade).

 
I think the problem is that "the 60s" conjures up thoughts of Neil Sedaka, Dion and the Belmonts, Tommy Roe, 1910 Fruitgum Company etc. The massive difference between the first and second half of the 1960s makes it almost impossible to give the decade a meaningful rating.
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