Trading carrots for chocolate pudding since 2012
Guns N Roses were recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Just like everyone else that was a fan, I was psyched at the possibility that the original lineup would play together again. Slash rocking the stage with Axl instead of Buckethead or any other replacement guitarist. Even if Axl had put on a decent performance, it would have been nice to see them perform together again. If Axl wasn’t so bananas, maybe a tour would have happened and fans would have been absolutely ecstatic! Instead Axl was Axl, and fans were left GNRless. This is actually a trend in most bands that you want to get back together. There is always that one crazy member or just someone in the group who is a complete douche! I wish this wasn’t the case, but it is. Someone that thinks they are bigger then the fans. But that would be a completely different blog. ANYWHO…
I then started thinking about bands or groups that I’d like to see get back together for a reunion tour. There were so many of them, but I wanted to keep my list short and sweet so I kept it to a top 5. Some bands that I left off: Rage Against The Machine, The Smiths, Guns N Roses, The Talking Heads, N.W.A., Phil Collins and Hall and Oates. I love all kinds of music, but these were the 5 that I want to see!
We used to be number 10, now we’re permanent at 5? The Fugees were one of the best rap groups out there during my high school days. Lauryn Hill wasn’t cray cray. Wyclef wasn’t running for president of Haiti. Pras had not even rapped about being a Ghetto Superstar yet! They were just rocking with Fu-Gee-La and Ready or Not! They have performed a couple of times together, but we are ready for a Fugees reunion tour! Hey Lauryn Hill, stop being so nuts and just go on tour already!
Tribe Called Quest represent! Represent! I have actually seen Tribe a few times, but they are still one of the best rap groups of all-time. A rap group that hasn’t toured in a long time. A rap group that hasn’t put out an album in forever. A rap group that reminds me of some of the best times growing up. So hopefully Q-Tip and Phife Diggy can kick it one more time for us!
There are so many great people in my life. One topic I love talking about is music and my sister-in-law’s father always talks about how amazing Led Zeppelin were live. I would love to see them go on tour and connect so many generations of fans. I heard that Robert Plant is completely opposed to the idea. But we’re talking about connecting people from 18 to 60! I don’t know how past their prime they would be, but I think it would still be an amazing experience. Some of the greatest rock songs ever played for one last tour. It would be epic, and I don’t use the word epic very often!
Ain’t nobody dope as them, Outkast is just so fresh and so clean, and I am not talking about the car wash in R.I. Outkast has put out some amazing albums and all the hip-hop out there right now is pretty terrible. We need you to stop making shaving commericals and start rapping again, Andre 3000! Big Boi needs you! High school kids need you! They need to realize that there is great rap music out there! I remember the first time I heard Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and was forever an Outkast fan! It would be awesome to see them go on tour one last time before it is too little too late.
I love listening to music. I love talking about music just as much. One of my favorite topics is what was the greatest concert you have ever been to. For anyone that has seen them Pink Floyd is hands down the greatest concert experience people have ever been to. I’d like to have that experience. I am not talking about Roger Waters. I am not talking about David Gilmour. I am talking them together as Pink Floyd. My brother says I’ll never really understand how great they are because I never saw them live. So until I do, they will be the number 1 band I have to see. This song is perfect for me to end with.
What bands do you want to see get back together for one more go around???