Pretty much indefensible?
3-6-09 Groups / artists you like that are pretty much indefensible? [see:
People have often made fun of me for being a progressive rock fan. I do not really collect any prog rock artists fanatically, however. Oh, yes – I do buy variant pressings, search for singles etc. The only place I don’t feel like a freak for liking progressive rock is
I can state with certainty that I am rock solid with the first three Black Sabbath LP’s (“Black Sabbath”, “Paranoid” and “Master Of Reality”). Hey, I grew up with these records – it did not matter to me when they became deathly unfashionable during the 80’s – I kept all of my original pressings! I bought CD’s of them! I happily went to the “Never Say Die” live show without a hint of irony (that’s the other Black Sabbath LP I will defend 100%).
I love the Irish / Scottish band Stump – I’ve joked that there are no female fans of Stump – but I’ve not met all that many male fans of Stump, either!
The largest collection I work on is that of the works of composer Frank Zappa. There are those who do not see any value in his works, but I ain’t one of those. Some would consider him to be indefensible, I suppose. It’s true – some of his works are less than stellar, but…I remain a life-long fan.
I’ve bought some Vangelis CD’s. Is that indefensible? I have always really liked his “L’Apocalypse Des Animaux” soundtrack – it’s a Vangelis record that is not riddled with sequencers!
I’ve got a few country & western interests that at least some of my friends would find indefensible! I bought the Jimmie Driftwood Bear Family (
More than a few of my friends snickered when I went for Wayne Cochran & The C.C. Riders in a big way. Sure,
And we’re all fans of Jerry Murad & The Harmonicats, right? (silence) Right???