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Deserted Island Music Tournament - MISC Bracket I (1 Viewer)

Choose 1 - Misc Division I

  • James Taylor

    Votes: 51 81.0%
  • George Strait

    Votes: 12 19.0%

  • Total voters
    63

Sinn Fein

Footballguy
Imagine you are on a deserted Island - and you have to live out your life with the musical catalogue of a single Artist/Group.  (i.e. that all you can listen to for the rest of your life)

I have chosen 64 artists, of various Genres, and set them into a bracket so we can vote, tournament style on who advances.  The Artists were chosen largely, though not exclusively, on total album sales, so there is a tendency to skew towards newer artists.

There are 4 (loose) groupings (I play pretty fast and loose between "Rock" and "Pop"):

Women

Rock

Pop

Miscellaneous

Within each group, I tried to keep similar artists together in Groups of 4  (I know its not perfect, nor a true 1-64 ranking)  - 1 faces 4, 2 faces 3

Women

Madonna, Pink, Brittney Spears, Shakira
Rihanna, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Janet Jackson
Celine Dion, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry
Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Adele, Aretha Franklin

Rock

Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Queen, Van Halen
Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Metallica, Def Leppard
Rolling Stones, The Who, Bon Jovi, Guns N' Roses
Springsteen, Dylan, McCartney, Bob Segar

Pop

Beatles, ABBA, Beach Boys, Genesis
U2, Eagles, Bee Gees, Journey
Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder
Michael Jackson, Prince,  Elvis Presley. Billy Joel

Miscellaneous

Kanye West, Eminem, Jay-Z, Bruno Mars
Santana, Tom Petty, Coldplay, Simon & Garfunkel
Garth Brooks, James Taylor, George Strait, Johnny Cash
Sinatra, Bob Marley, David Bowie, Ed Sheeran

The goal is to vote for each pair - choose the 1 Artist you would prefer.  I assume there will be some match-ups that you don't want either, and some that you would want both - pick the 1 you prefer over the other....

 

Dr. Octopus

Footballguy
This one was pretty easy for me - outside of Marley v Bowie.

i love Marley but Bowie just has the deeper and more diverse catalogue so I went Bowie.

Cash, Sinatra and Taylor are my other winners this round.

 

Scoresman

Footballguy
Sinatra was the easiest.  What is Sheeran even doing here?

Bowie was easy as I have never been much of a reggae fan.  I feel like reggae is to music what children's books are to literature.  It all sounds the same and anyone could probably do it.  I know, unpopular opinion.

 

Gr00vus

Footballguy
Sinatra was the easiest.  What is Sheeran even doing here?

Bowie was easy as I have never been much of a reggae fan.  I feel like reggae is to music what children's books are to literature.  It all sounds the same and anyone could probably do it.  I know, unpopular opinion.
Never been a big reggae fan either. I feel the bolded about most hip hop/rap as well.

 

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