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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 6:15 am

Hi all,

After listening to Triple M, and participating in the Phrase Connect game, I thought it would be cool to run a GH Musician tournament. See who TheGH decides is the best musician in existence.

I’m calling for nominations for who you would like to see compete in this music tournament. The top 32 will then be randomised and compete in a series of 1 vs 1 match ups where you will vote to decide who wins. Unlike the Triple M version, this tournament is open to all music genres.

So get nominating, and if you see someone who has already been nominated that you agree with, throw a x2 next to their name to guarantee them a spot.

I’ll get the ball rolling with some suggestions
Foo Fighters
INXS
Nirvana
Live
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Paolo Nutini
Angus and Julia Stone
Marvin Gaye
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 6:18 am

30 Seconds to Mars
Gotye

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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 6:25 am

INXS x2
Chris Issak
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 6:29 am

The Killers
x2 Chris Isaac
Boy and Bear


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Post by Brewdle » November 20, 2017, 7:36 am

Midnight oil

Queen

Led zeppelin

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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 8:11 am

Midnight Oil x2
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Post by PigRickman » November 20, 2017, 8:20 am

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Micheal Jackson
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Post by julian87 » November 20, 2017, 8:24 am

Nirvana x 2

The Beatles
Radiohead
The White Stripes
The Doors
Bob Dylan
Elliott Smith
Sonic Youth
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Post by Dusty » November 20, 2017, 8:25 am

Pearl Jam / Eddie Vedder




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Post by Notaroboticfish » November 20, 2017, 9:23 am

Radiohead x2
Midnight Oil x3

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Post by Sid » November 20, 2017, 9:28 am

Violent Soho X2
Vance Joy
Elvis
Robbie Williams
Billy Idol
Queens of the Stone Age
Blink 182
Oasis
Peter Andre
Darryl Braithwaite
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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 10:54 am

Daryl Braithwaite x2
Sherbet
James Reyne



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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 12:26 pm

Ok, so we have 39 bands, so we will cull 7 bands from the current list to begin this tournament
Locked in are
Midnight Oil
Chris Isaac
Darryl Braithwaite
INXS
Nirvana
Radiohead

On the bubble
30 Seconds to Mars
Angus and Julia Stone
Billy Idol
Billy Joel
Blink 182
Bob Dyaln
Boy and Bear
Die Woodys
Elliott Smith
Elvis
Foo Fighters
Gotye
James Reyne
Led Zepplin
Live
Marvin Gaye
Michael Jackson
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Oasis
Paolo Nutini
Pearl Jam
Peter Andre
Queen
Queens of the Stone Age
Robbie Williams
Sherbert
Sonic Youth
The Beatles
The Doors
The Killers
The White Stripes
Vance Joy
Violent Soho

So cast your votes for who is on the Bubble that you would like to see enter. Once we have 32 then we will begin
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Post by Sid » November 20, 2017, 12:29 pm

from bands I didn't nom, my top 3 are

Foo Fighters
Pearl Jam
Queen
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Post by Dibbers » November 20, 2017, 3:14 pm

Foo Fighters x2
Queen x2
The Beatles x2
I found a moon rock in my nose....

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Post by Dibbers » November 20, 2017, 3:14 pm

Oh and ACDC
I found a moon rock in my nose....

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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 5:31 pm

REM
Diana Ross and the Supremes
The Police
Tina Turner
Queen
Elton John
Simon and Garfunkel
David Bowie
Madonna
Michael Jackson
Prince
Bruce Springsteen

You have to put Elvis and The Beatles on a list.

Billie Holiday... Chet Baker... not on that list. What about Frank Sinatra. In different genres.
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 6:06 pm

Yeah there’s too many. I’m bumping it up to 64. Adding Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Whitlams, Powderfinger, Silverchair, Crowded House and Kiss


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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 6:15 pm

INXS Never Tear Us Apart is my favourite Australian song ever. Love James Reyne's voice, also Braithwaite.

Chris Isaak Wicked Game is my favourite song ever. The Wicked Game album is my favourite of all time. It is a compilation, but every song is great.
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 7:30 pm

Surprised you haven’t mentioned Belinda Carlisle GE


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Post by PigRickman » November 20, 2017, 7:33 pm

Sinatra x10000
RHCP x 10000 also
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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 7:42 pm

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:Surprised you haven’t mentioned Belinda Carlisle GE


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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 7:51 pm

Alright, we have our 64 - Let me know if there’s a double up. I added Bon Jovi and Ed Sheeran as Wildcards

Chris Isaac 
Darryl Braithwaite 
INXS 
Nirvana 
Radiohead 
30 seconds to mars
Angus and Julia Stone 
Billy Idol 
Billy Joel 
Blink 182 
Bob Dylan 
Boy and Bear 
Van Halen
Elliott Smith 
Elvis 
Foo Fighters 
Gotye 
James Reyne 
Led Zepplin 
Live 
Marvin Gaye 
Michael Jackson 
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds 
Oasis 
Paolo Nutini 
Pearl Jam 
Peter Andre 
Queen 
Queens of the Stone Age 
Robbie Williams 
Sherbet 
Sonic Youth 
The Beatles 
The Doors 
The Killers 
The White Stripes 
Vance Joy 
Violent Soho
AC/DC
REM
Diana Ross and the Supremes
The Police
Tina Turner
Queen
Elton John
Simon and Garfunkel
David Bowie
Madonna
Michael Jackson
Prince
Bruce Springsteen
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
The Whitlams
Powder Finger
Silverchair
Crowded House
Kiss
Frank Sinatra
Belinda Carlisle
Bananarama
Bon Jovi
Ed Sheeran

I’ll get these babies randomised and create the draw and get the voting started on who is The GH Champion


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Post by julian87 » November 20, 2017, 8:19 pm

Can we please replace those wildcards with Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin?
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 8:25 pm

It does seem strange that some of those old rock bands that critics love have missed.

I don't even know who these people are:

30 seconds to mars
Angus and Julia Stone
Boy and Bear
Elliott Smith
Live
Paolo Nutini
Queens of the Stone Age
The White Stripes
Vance Joy
Violent Soho

I wouldn't have known who The Killers are either until recently.

I think there should be x-1s!

Minus 1s from me for all those!
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 8:48 pm

julian87 wrote:Can we please replace those wildcards with Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin?
Zeppelin is already on the list. I’ll move 30 seconds to Mars. I fee I’m the only one on the forum who likes them
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Post by RTW » November 20, 2017, 8:52 pm

Fleetwood mac
Neil young
Ben Harper
Thin Lizzy
Pink Floyd x 2


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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 8:55 pm

Nominations need to be left open for a bit by the looks!
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 8:57 pm

GE your mind is going to be during this comp. Angus and Julia, Boy and Bear, Live and Paolo are all pretty awesome.

I’ll see if I can find some samplers










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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 9:10 pm

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:GE your mind is going to be during this comp. Angus and Julia, Boy and Bear, Live and Paolo are all pretty awesome.

I’ll see if I can find some samplers










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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 9:40 pm

Yeah good thinking. Nominations will keep going - Then we’ll vote for the final... I dunno, what do you all think, 32 or 64?

I saw Ben Harper, Fleetwood Mac and realised they need to be included haha. Dire Straits, Lenny Kravitz, John Farnham, Screaming Jets and Cold Chisel also


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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 10:05 pm

Yep, getting the list to even 50 is just about impossible!
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Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » November 20, 2017, 10:06 pm

Yeah, well do 64. I’ll keep the noms open until Midday tomorrow, then start a voting thread to narrow these down, so keep nominating!


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Post by greeneyed » November 20, 2017, 10:06 pm

Flame Trees. What a great song! Love it! Close to my favourite ever Australian song.

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