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    Default 3 best bands ever?

    These aren't my favorite 3, the Beatles wouldn't be in mine, but I think these 3 bands looking at things logically and realistically are the best (for lack of a better word).

    Not in any particaular order:

    Stones
    Zeppelin
    Beatles

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    I think you need to add in the live performance element. The Beatles were obviously monster song writers but from tapes I've seen, they weren't the greatest performing band of all time.

    Song writing ability + performance = great band.

    The three greatest -

    Classic Van Halen
    Led Zeppelin
    The Who

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    Van Halen
    Rolling Stones
    Third is tough, Genisis, The Who....There could be a couple..

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    Van Halen
    The Stones
    The Beatles
    Led Zeppelin
    Cream
    The Who

    You can mix up any of these 6 and get a legitimate top 3 !

    That's as far down as I can narrow it !
    Notice 5 of 6 are British ! I don't get it !
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    It's very hard for me choose only 3 bands
    Now i could say:

    The Rollings Stones
    Deep Purple
    Beatles

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVH FANATIC
    These aren't my favorite 3, the Beatles wouldn't be in mine, but I think these 3 bands looking at things logically and realistically are the best (for lack of a better word).

    Not in any particaular order:

    Stones
    Zeppelin
    Beatles
    Wow, I think this is the first time we've ever agreed on something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Halen
    Wow, I think this is the first time we've ever agreed on something.
    LOL...ditto.

    It's hard to deny the overall legacies of the big 3...Zep, Stones, Beatles. Like 'em or not, they shaped all of classic rock.

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    I actually can't stand the Beatles, but I'm in the minority I guess. I'm much more a fan of the Who. Anyways, my top three are:

    Van Halen
    Zep
    Sabbath
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    80s


    90s
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    Van Halen
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    Beatles
    Van Halen
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    It's amazing in how the British bands make most our lists.

    For me, it's:

    Van Halen
    The Who
    Led Zep
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    This is for BEST bands, not favorite, so:

    Pink Floyd
    Led Zeppelin
    Van Halen
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    Easy...

    Van Halen
    Led Zeppelin
    King's X
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    If "best" kinda means "the best, agreed upon by the most semi-casual fans," then this would probably be a good list:

    The Who
    The Beatles
    The Rolling Stones

    That's not in order. In order, my favourites in that group are The Who, The Stones, and then the Beatles. The Beatles just don't rock like the other two, hence their lower position. I don't even own any of their work, except for Sgt Pepper's. Of course I've heard a lot of it, though, so I know what they're all about.

    As for hard rock...

    Van Halen
    Led Zeppelin
    The Who

    Not a Zeppelin fan at all, but everyone else seems to be, so they'll always make any list of hard rockers.
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