Name an act whose work best sums up a musical decade

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idk james brown kinda summed up the 60s with a single song, "papa's got a brand new bag"

fact checking cuz, Friday, 5 January 2018 22:15 (four months ago) Permalink

robert palmer forecast/mirrored mid 70s to 90 as well as you could, but i don't know that he sums up?

y'know, LIBS! libertarians, libertines, even liberians and librarians (Hunt3r), Friday, 5 January 2018 22:25 (four months ago) Permalink

"papa's got a brand new bag"

i mean, i can hear the beatles and miles davis and the who and the four tops and the supremes and the shangri-las and bob dylan and so much more inside those two minutes.

fact checking cuz, Friday, 5 January 2018 22:26 (four months ago) Permalink

Also, the sixties were the decade where men started carrying handbags.

Frederik B, Friday, 5 January 2018 22:54 (four months ago) Permalink

håndtaske is danish for handbag

mookieproof, Friday, 5 January 2018 22:57 (four months ago) Permalink

håndtaske is danish for handbag

― mookieproof, 5. januar 2018 23:57 (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Earlier today I couldn't log on ilx for some reason, and I seriously thought that joke had gotten me 51'd... I was a bit drunk yesterday.

Frederik B, Friday, 5 January 2018 23:17 (four months ago) Permalink

idk james brown kinda summed up the 60s with a single song, "papa's got a brand new bag"

― fact checking cuz, Friday, January 5, 2018 5:15 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

hell yes. would vote for JB.

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 6 January 2018 23:55 (four months ago) Permalink

Alanis Morisette for the 90s.

MarkoP, Sunday, 7 January 2018 21:39 (four months ago) Permalink

That's a ____________ choice. (Fill in some word that never turns up in real conversation, just on an Alanis Morissette lyric sheet.)

clemenza, Sunday, 7 January 2018 21:45 (four months ago) Permalink

I still believe the eighties were never more distilled down into one song/video more than in this example

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIs5StN8J-0

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 7 January 2018 22:05 (four months ago) Permalink

The Cure

flappy bird, Sunday, 7 January 2018 22:37 (four months ago) Permalink

Kanye nails the second half of the 00s imo.

austinb, Sunday, 7 January 2018 23:38 (four months ago) Permalink

Honestly all of the aughts, especially if you include production work

austinb, Sunday, 7 January 2018 23:41 (four months ago) Permalink

That's a ____________ choice. (Fill in some word that never turns up in real conversation, just on an Alanis Morissette lyric sheet.)

― clemenza, Sunday, January 7, 2018 3:45 PM (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

mm i'm going to go with "cellularly"

budo jeru, Sunday, 7 January 2018 23:47 (four months ago) Permalink

xp Kanye absolutely defines all of the 00s

flappy bird, Monday, 8 January 2018 00:06 (four months ago) Permalink

Look at producers

flappy bird, Monday, 8 January 2018 00:07 (four months ago) Permalink

1990-1995: Spin Doctors

✖✖✖ (Moka), Monday, 8 January 2018 01:24 (four months ago) Permalink

The entire '90s are obviously contained within Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe.

Haribo Hancock (sic), Monday, 8 January 2018 09:47 (four months ago) Permalink

20s: Louis Armstrong's Hot Five & Hot Seven

nicky lo-fi, Monday, 8 January 2018 16:07 (four months ago) Permalink

90s definitely some risible dance/heavy rock crossover like Apollo 440's 'Ain't Talking About Dub'.

chap, Monday, 8 January 2018 16:33 (four months ago) Permalink

Crap thread.

Gholdfish Killah (Turrican), Monday, 8 January 2018 16:44 (four months ago) Permalink


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