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John Lennon Vs Bob Dylan

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John Lennon 11 68.75%
Bob Dylan 5 31.25%
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 John Lennon Vs Bob Dylan
topic by AlexG1989 - 12-23-2009, 10:22 PM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot


John Lennon



Bob Dylan



Which of these 2 music legends' music do you prefer?

I've heard more of John so far (I have a colletion double disc album with 20 of his best songs, the Imagine album and I only have Bob's Greatest Hits album) so I'm going with him...

I love Blowin In The Win, All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan's OG version is great but I prefer Hendrix's cover, those solos are just too awesome)

John Lennon... is a goat man... Working Class Hero, Imagine, Mother, Love Is, I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier Mama are just a few of so many more... ####in hell man, how many classics can one artist make :eek:


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36 comments for "John Lennon Vs Bob Dylan"


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too tough for me to choose
 12-24-2009, 12:18 AMaway - #4
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illuminati k!lled john lennon



RIP the GOAT of everything
 12-24-2009, 12:29 AMaway - #5
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Dylan. Just his use of words was sheer poetry man.
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dylan better songwriter

lennon better vocalist and musician



and sidenote: i like dave matthews band watchtower better than hendrix's or dylan's
 12-24-2009, 12:49 AMaway - #7
AlexG1989 

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^^^ haaa, never heard it... will have to give it a listen sometime...
 12-24-2009, 12:50 AMaway - #8
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lennon is so overrated just like pac and other dead celebs. yeah yeah yeah i know liking him is the cool in society eyes because hes "deep".
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Dylan for the simple fact that he never went commerical, he was and still is a FOLK musician. He made the people like his style, he didn't go pop the people made him pop.
 12-24-2009, 03:39 AMaway - #10
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Originally Posted by Ricky Towel
dylan better songwriter

lennon better vocalist and musician
^^^^^^

This...
 12-24-2009, 08:01 AMaway - #11
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Dylan is my favorite Artist, of any kind... So yeah.

But I dig Lennon too.
 12-24-2009, 08:19 AMaway - #12
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Are you guys serious? Lennon >>>>>>
 12-24-2009, 08:25 AMaway - #13
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Lennon
 12-24-2009, 08:48 AMaway - #14
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Always perferred Lennon myself
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Originally Posted by DrX
lennon is so overrated just like pac and other dead celebs. yeah yeah yeah i know liking him is the cool in society eyes because hes "deep".
i like him because when i heard "How Do You Sleep?" , the sheer use of instruments on a level beyond what most were comprehending at that time in music, let alone "mainstream" music, simply gave me on new view on how i could go thru producing music on my own, minus traditional limitations
 12-24-2009, 10:53 AMaway - #16
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John Lennon needed Paul McCartney to approach Dylan's level, once Lennon went solo he showed himself to be much more spotty, too often falling back on post-Hippie platitudes and not being able to elevate them like he could with McCartney and the Beatles.

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 12-24-2009, 11:31 AMaway - #17
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Originally Posted by AlexG1989
^^^ haaa, never heard it... will have to give it a listen sometime...

heres watchtower the encore from the show i saw in september, infused some stairway to heaven in it, loved it. audios good video is a little a$s. watch the whole thing though its ####in great.







and just for good measure heres their version from central park before leroi moore died. big bass solo intro.





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Uhhhh tie...
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Originally Posted by HHS
John Lennon needed Paul McCartney to approach Dylan's level, once Lennon went solo he showed himself to be much more spotty, too often falling back on post-Hippie platitudes and not being able to elevate them like he could with McCartney and the Beatles.
exactly and also visa versa
 12-24-2009, 12:49 PMaway - #20
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Originally Posted by AlexG1989
John Lennon



Bob Dylan



Which of these 2 music legends' music do you prefer?

I've heard more of John so far (I have a colletion double disc album with 20 of his best songs, the Imagine album and I only have Bob's Greatest Hits album) so I'm going with him...

I love Blowin In The Win, All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan's OG version is great but I prefer Hendrix's cover, those solos are just too awesome)

John Lennon... is a goat man... Working Class Hero, Imagine, Mother, Love Is, I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier Mama are just a few of so many more... ####in hell man, how many classics can one artist make :eek:
John just made better music and I love Dylan but John's music is deeper and more personal to me.

But I am a bit biased seeing as The Beatles are my second favorite band.

"Imagine" >
 
 


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