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    Is anyone cooler than Neil Young?

    Doubtful.

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    Tom Waits

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    No, wait. Keith Richards. I mean, c'mon.

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    I'm going with Benny's first answer.
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    No.

    As cool?...Maybe.

    Cooler?... No.

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    I'm good with Keith. He made it to 70 never compromising his cool. He's still cool. Fucker will look cool in his casket.

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    Very cool. But dead.

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    Joni Mitchell
    Chrissy Hynde
    Bootsy
    Bill Laswell
    George Clinton
    Prince
    Daevid Allen
    Allan Holdsworth
    Scot Schmidt


    to start....
    ...not dissing Neil, he's one of my favorites; but c'mon, there's a ton of cool out there.
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    Lowell George. Also dead. Bonnie raitt. Not dead.
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    If I lived in WA, Oft would be my realtor. Seriously.

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    The most amazing thing about NY is that his guitar tech is so low and yet his songs are so high.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buster Highmen View Post
    Joni Mitchell
    Chrissy Hynde
    Bootsy
    Bill Laswell
    George Clinton
    Prince
    Daevid Allen
    Allan Holdsworth
    Scot Schmidt


    to start....
    ...not dissing Neil, he's one of my favorites; but c'mon, there's a ton of cool out there.
    All very cool, but cooler than Neil? Nope.

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    Angry Neil Young or not angry Neil Young?
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    dougW, you motherfucking dirty son of a bitch.

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    You mean electric or acoustic, right?

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    Fuck Tom Waits. Unlistenable, IMHO.

    He is pretty cool tho.

    Oh, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters were cooler than NY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peruvian View Post
    All very cool, but cooler than Neil? Nope.

    Not for narrow minded honkies I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    Oh, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters were cooler than NY.
    Of course those guys are cool..... buuut... when I think of them, I think of mostly one style of music.

    For me, what makes Neil the coolest is his diversity as an artist. He never stops trying out new stuff. Geffen even sued him for not playing "Neil Young" music...

    Is he Rock?


    Is he Hard Rock?


    Is he Country?


    Is he Blues?


    Is he Rock-a-billy?


    Is he New Wave?


    Is he from the future?


    Is he from the past?


    Is he Grunge?


    Is he the Godfather of Grunge?


    Is he Americana?


    Is he Folk Rock?


    Is he Pop?


    Is he an Activist?


    Is he Commercial?


    Rock Opera?


    Painter?


    Psychedelic?


    Is he coming out with yet another new album this year? (Yes)... Does anybody know what to expect? (nope)
    Last edited by TomCrac; 04-04-2014 at 09:46 PM.

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    You know, I love Neil. Awesome career. But, hey, the high voice I had to endure in order to get laid in college? Not cool. The Crazy Horse stuff? Cool.

    I'll bet that Neil would answer Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan.

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    Trans does a lot of damage to his cool. Holy shit that blew. A good friends first time on the L train.

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    hold on now, i love Trans!
    totally remember getting krisp in high school on some Colombian Gold and putting this one into heavy rotation.
    crab in my shoe mouth

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    Trans marked the intersection of Neil and Devo. He made a movie at the same time with Dean Stockwell called Human Highway http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Highway with Devo, Stockwell, and Dennis Hopper. If you read Shakey, his bio that existed before his recent approved bio, the conflict between Hopper, Stockwell, and Devo on set and off was palpable. Hopper thought the Devo geeks were very uncool. The Devo boys thought Hopper and his type were way uncool, too (Hopper was at the height of his out of control drugs and drinking period). The movie didn't turn out to be too cool, although I've never seen it. Maybe it is. It was cool that Neil attempted it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    Fuck Tom Waits. Unlistenable, IMHO.
    You just need the right access point. Check out "The Early Years", I doubt you'd find that unlistenable.
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    You're not the first to try to change my mind, and probably not the last. Tom Waits' (and Joni Mitchell's) voice is like nails on a chalkboard to me (even before the smoking and drinking made it worse in later years) no matter how brilliant the songwriting might be.

    I do like him as an actor.

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    ^^^ Nighthawks at the Diner, a freaking classic. Nobody can hate that record.

    Now, Neil Young: can't listen to him. That nasally off-key voice is torture to me. Like a stoned Geddy Lee with a stubbed toe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    You're not the first to try to change my mind, and probably not the last. Tom Waits' (and Joni Mitchell's) voice is like nails on a chalkboard to me (even before the smoking and drinking made it worse in later years) no matter how brilliant the songwriting might be.

    I do like him as an actor.
    holy shit. speechless.
    "fuck off you asshat gaper shit for brains fucktard wanker." - Jesus Christ
    "She was tossing her bean salad with the vigor of a Drunken Pop princess so I walked out of the corner and said.... "need a hand?"" - Odin
    "everybody's got their hooks into you, fuck em....forge on motherfuckers, drag all those bitches across the goal line with you." - (not so) ill-advised strategy

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