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Poll: Stairway to Heaven or Bohemian Rhapsody? PART II (29 member(s) have cast votes)

Which song took more talent to write and perform?

  1. Stairway To Heaven (12 votes [41.38%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 41.38%

  2. Bohemian Rhapsody (17 votes [58.62%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 58.62%

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#21 J2112YYZ

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 04:41 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 25 November 2017 - 02:11 PM, said:

View PostMaverick, on 25 November 2017 - 02:00 PM, said:

Bohemian Rhapsody was stolen from classical and operatic music. No worse than what Stairway to Heaven may have been stolen from.

There is no new ground being broken on either song.

Bohemian Rhapsody was almost a forgotten song, if not for Wayne's World.

Nobody ever forgot Stairway.

In America maybe. The rest of the world has never forgotten Queen.

He never said Queen was forgotten. He said Bo Rhap would have been forgotten about if it wasn't in Wayne's World. The scene in the movie was huge in making the song a gigantic hit.

Edited by J2112YYZ, 25 November 2017 - 04:42 PM.


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Posted 25 November 2017 - 05:11 PM

Queen for this vote.

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 05:21 PM

View Postcustom55, on 25 November 2017 - 05:11 PM, said:

Queen for this vote.

BR is winning this one and Stairway is winning the other poll.

Edited by Lorraine, 25 November 2017 - 05:22 PM.


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Posted 25 November 2017 - 05:24 PM

View PostJ2112YYZ, on 25 November 2017 - 04:41 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 25 November 2017 - 02:11 PM, said:

View PostMaverick, on 25 November 2017 - 02:00 PM, said:

Bohemian Rhapsody was stolen from classical and operatic music. No worse than what Stairway to Heaven may have been stolen from.

There is no new ground being broken on either song.

Bohemian Rhapsody was almost a forgotten song, if not for Wayne's World.

Nobody ever forgot Stairway.

In America maybe. The rest of the world has never forgotten Queen.

He never said Queen was forgotten. He said Bo Rhap would have been forgotten about if it wasn't in Wayne's World. The scene in the movie was huge in making the song a gigantic hit.

It stayed at number one on the British charts for nine weeks straight (beating all of the Beatles records) when it first came out in November of 1975 (on through Christmas and into 1976). If that doesn't define a gigantic hit outside of America, I don't know what does.

And it was well known in the States before WW, but the WW scene plus the very recent passing of Freddie led BR to shoot up to number two upon rerelease in America in 1992, so then it became an even bigger hit.

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 05:25 PM

Both are skips but the answer is Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 07:27 PM

I could really swing either way (no...not Kevin Spacey style), but Stairway gets my vote.

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 07:40 PM

View Postrocket ignites, on 25 November 2017 - 07:27 PM, said:

I could really swing either way (no...not Kevin Spacey style), but Stairway gets my vote.

Hahaha  ;)

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 08:41 PM

Stairway is in my top 3 songs of all time.  So it crushes BR in my musical book.  Crushes.

Edited by Mithrandir, 25 November 2017 - 08:42 PM.


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Posted 25 November 2017 - 11:34 PM

View PostAlien Girl, on 25 November 2017 - 02:36 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 25 November 2017 - 02:11 PM, said:

View PostMaverick, on 25 November 2017 - 02:00 PM, said:

Bohemian Rhapsody was stolen from classical and operatic music. No worse than what Stairway to Heaven may have been stolen from.

There is no new ground being broken on either song.

Bohemian Rhapsody was almost a forgotten song, if not for Wayne's World.

Nobody ever forgot Stairway.

In America maybe. The rest of the world has never forgotten Queen.

Wayne's World just served to cement what many of us already knew as a perfect song....'OHhhhh...Now they pick up on it.'  I'd been singing along to BR for years before WW came out.
Which is why the scene worked.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 07:48 AM

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 11:15 AM

Really honestly surprised Queen is slightly Winning.   As i've been around long enough to kinda  know TRF's collective tastes.  usually Zep takes a good chunk of these polls.  Nice change up.  if only for a while, lol

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Edited by bluefox4000, 26 November 2017 - 04:33 PM.


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Posted 26 November 2017 - 12:54 PM

Bo Rhap all day.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 01:44 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

So your hatred of the song has you convinced it took less talent to make than Stairway, or are you not interested in answering the question posed in this thread?

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 03:46 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 01:44 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

So your hatred of the song has you convinced it took less talent to make than Stairway, or are you not interested in answering the question posed in this thread?

I hate the song. The thread is simple.

Unlike you I am not a fanboy of any band. I can accept my favourites losing a poll.

I do not like Queen. I hate that song with a passion.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 04:03 PM

Bohemian Rhapsody by a mahoosive margin.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 04:29 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 01:44 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

So your hatred of the song has you convinced it took less talent to make than Stairway, or are you not interested in answering the question posed in this thread?

I hate the song. The thread is simple.

Unlike you I am not a fanboy of any band. I can accept my favourites losing a poll.

I do not like Queen. I hate that song with a passion.

I got that. What I'm trying to say is that just because you hate something doesn't necessarily mean you don't think it took talent to create it. And the question of this thread is which song took more talent to make, not which one you like more.

EDIT: and I'm not really trying to come off like a defensive fanboy here, I do accept that not everyone cares for my favorite song, doesn't mean I won't be passionate about it in public, but I digress. It just seemed to me like you either misread the question of the thread or you were equating how much you like something with how much talent it took to make.

Edited by Entre_Perpetuo, 26 November 2017 - 04:31 PM.


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Posted 26 November 2017 - 04:52 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 01:44 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

So your hatred of the song has you convinced it took less talent to make than Stairway, or are you not interested in answering the question posed in this thread?

I hate the song. The thread is simple.

Unlike you I am not a fanboy of any band. I can accept my favourites losing a poll.

I do not like Queen. I hate that song with a passion.

I got that. What I'm trying to say is that just because you hate something doesn't necessarily mean you don't think it took talent to create it. And the question of this thread is which song took more talent to make, not which one you like more.

EDIT: and I'm not really trying to come off like a defensive fanboy here, I do accept that not everyone cares for my favorite song, doesn't mean I won't be passionate about it in public, but I digress. It just seemed to me like you either misread the question of the thread or you were equating how much you like something with how much talent it took to make.

I hate the song. Wish it never existed. If I thought the talent was worth the effort I would support it. I do not. Again. I hate it. Hated it the first time I heard it as a kid and still do.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 05:04 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 04:52 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 01:44 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

So your hatred of the song has you convinced it took less talent to make than Stairway, or are you not interested in answering the question posed in this thread?

I hate the song. The thread is simple.

Unlike you I am not a fanboy of any band. I can accept my favourites losing a poll.

I do not like Queen. I hate that song with a passion.

I got that. What I'm trying to say is that just because you hate something doesn't necessarily mean you don't think it took talent to create it. And the question of this thread is which song took more talent to make, not which one you like more.

EDIT: and I'm not really trying to come off like a defensive fanboy here, I do accept that not everyone cares for my favorite song, doesn't mean I won't be passionate about it in public, but I digress. It just seemed to me like you either misread the question of the thread or you were equating how much you like something with how much talent it took to make.

I hate the song. Wish it never existed. If I thought the talent was worth the effort I would support it. I do not. Again. I hate it. Hated it the first time I heard it as a kid and still do.

Well okay then.

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Posted 26 November 2017 - 05:10 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 04:52 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 26 November 2017 - 01:44 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 26 November 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

Stairway To Heaven.

I hate Bohemian Rhapsody.

So your hatred of the song has you convinced it took less talent to make than Stairway, or are you not interested in answering the question posed in this thread?

I hate the song. The thread is simple.

Unlike you I am not a fanboy of any band. I can accept my favourites losing a poll.

I do not like Queen. I hate that song with a passion.

I got that. What I'm trying to say is that just because you hate something doesn't necessarily mean you don't think it took talent to create it. And the question of this thread is which song took more talent to make, not which one you like more.

EDIT: and I'm not really trying to come off like a defensive fanboy here, I do accept that not everyone cares for my favorite song, doesn't mean I won't be passionate about it in public, but I digress. It just seemed to me like you either misread the question of the thread or you were equating how much you like something with how much talent it took to make.

I hate the song. Wish it never existed. If I thought the talent was worth the effort I would support it. I do not. Again. I hate it. Hated it the first time I heard it as a kid and still do.

that's.....hilariously extra, lol

Mick




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