Tuesday, December 5, 2006

The World's Most Dangerous Band(s)?

In the spirit of fantasy football, allow me to submit my "Dream Team” All-Star Rock ‘N’ Roll bands, comprised of some of my favorite musicians:

The 1st Team (LIVING)
Lead singer (male): Roger Daltrey (The Who)
Lead singer (female): Pat Benatar
Guitarists (3): Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Ace Frehley (Kiss/Frehley's Comet)
Bassist: Geddy Lee (Rush)
Drummer: Zak Starkey (The Who/Oasis)
Keyboardist (2): Elton John, Jon Lord (Deep Purple)
Principle songwriter: Bernie Taupin

Flautist: Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
Accordionist: Weird Al Yankovic

2nd Team (LIVING)
Lead singer (male): Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin)
Lead singer (female): Ann Wilson (Heart)
Guitarists (3):
Davey Johnstone (Elton John Band), Angus Young (AC/DC), Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick)Bassist: Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick)Drummer: Eric Singer (Kiss/Black Sabbath/The Cult/Alice Cooper)
Keyboardist (2): Ray Manzarek (The Doors), Benny Andersson (ABBA)
Flautist: Ray Thomas (Moody Blues)
Principle songwriter:
Pete Townshend (The Who)

1st Team (DECEASED)
Lead singer (male): Elvis Presley
Lead singer (female): Dusty Springfield
Guitarists (3): Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
Bassist: John Entwistle (The Who)
Drummer: Keith Moon (The Who)
Keyboardist: Billy Preston
Principle songwriter: John Lennon (The Beatles)

2nd Team (DECEASED)
Lead singer (male):
Freddie Mercury (Queen)
Lead singer (female): Janis Joplin
Guitarists (3): Duane Allman (Derek & The Dominoes/Allman Brothers); George Harrison (The Beatles/Traveling Wilburys); Buddy Holly
Dee Murray (Elton John Band)Drummer: Eric Carr (Kiss)
Johnnie Johnson (Chuck Berry)
Principle songwriter: Jim Morrison (The Doors)

Feel free to put yer own band together! It's only Rock 'N' Roll and I like it...