Who Would You Choose?
I wanted to open up an ongoing “discussion” my friends and I have had to you, the blogging community, to get your opinions on this most important topic. I’m sure you’ve probably heard of this before, and possibly even argued about it as well. If you were to put together the perfect 5-piece rock and roll band (1 drummer, 1 bass player, 1 rhythm guitarist, one lead guitarist, and one lead singer), who would you choose? Here are my choices:
Drummer – This is a tough one, but I would choose Neil Peart from Rush. His skills are undeniable, he keeps a flawless beat, and nails the intensity of every song.
Base – John Entwhistle, recently departed bass player of the Who, has always amazed me with the way he handled the bass. Probably the coolest he ever sounded was in the song “Can You See the Real Me,” damn near sounded like some souped up hot-rod.
Rhythym Guitarist – You may say that I am being partial with this choice, an my replay would be “Fuck you, it’s my list.” Keith Richards may be more known for his riffs, but he is underrated for his rhythm guitar work. Truthfully, when Keef and Ronnie play together they weave effortlessly between rhythm and lead.
Lead Guitarist – Ugh, probably the most argued about one of them all. Just because of his bluesy style, I would probably choose Eric Clapton. I’m not the biggest Clapton fan, but I can appreciate the way he wields the axe, and he would add soul to just about any good rock song.
Lead Singer – Hands down, it has to be Mick Jagger. He is the innovator. All other front-men try to be him. David Lee Roth? Steven Tyler? All tools when compared with Sir Mick. Sure, some people may say his vocal range is limited, but to them, I again say, “Fuck you, it’s my list.”
Best Quote of the Week:“I feel dumber today than I ever have.” This quote was spoken by B in a moment of … well, I’m not sure how to describe it. All I know is that it made me laugh.
“That’s What She Said” Quote of the Week:
“I thought it was bigger than that.” Again, B comes up with this guffaw whilst talking about my fish tank.
“Is That What They’re Calling It These Days” Comment of the Week:
“I think I’m going blind from looking at my monitor too much.” Thanks for this one, Reverse!
Phrase that Would be a Cool Band Name of the Week:Small Term Germ
Made up Word of the Week:Baven – This is a melding of the words Babe and Haven. I described the Target Greatland near where I work as this.
Zinger Directed at Los of the Week:“Los, the toilet store is out of you.” – Ink and Stone
“But, I’m not a toilet.” - Los
“Yeah, but you are full of shit.” – Ink and Stone
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