I think they need to be when considering Hall inductees. If we don't, then we open the door for Pat Boone.BloodshotBaby wrote: pop and rock are not such separate genres.
Wikipedia wrote: Pop music is a genre of popular music distinguished from classical or Art music and from folk music. The term indicates specific stylistic traits such as a danceable beat, simple melodies, and repetitive structure so that people can catch on and join in easily. To further expand its accessibility pop music often includes elements of rock, hip hop, reggae, dance, R&B, soul, and funk. The pop music genre often involves mass marketing and consumer-driven efforts by major record companies, which makes it an often scorned genre by other musicians.
She does...and they are very tiny (but not as tiny as Christina's). So does Bobby Sherman. Point is: the exhibits are separate from the Hall inductees, which is what's being debated.BloodshotBaby wrote: and anyway...doesn't britney spears have outfits on display in the museum?
Then Kiss is a shoe-in.BloodshotBaby wrote: surely someone who has contributed tons to the pop culture is more worthy of that 'honor' than some pop princess.
Actually, his work with Warwick is exactly what I was referring to and a perfect example of non-rocking.russ wrote: Bacharach should totally be in..His 1960's Dionne Warwick writing, producing and arranging alone should warrant it...but he's done so much more..Burt ROOLS!
But let him in, and have fun visiting the hall with Grandma.
My cousin pointed out The New York Dolls as Hall worthy, and I totally spaced them off. They absolutely should be in and, to quote the cuz: "most bands that are influenced by [The Dolls] don't even know it!"DJ Murphy, Burt Bacharach Fan Club President wrote: Johnny Thunders