the bottom line
Posted by: sfk kurt ()
Date: June 24, 2001 05:48AM

Mark Ashton wrote:
> To those people I suggest you go into work next week and do
> what you want to with your companies money and see how long
> you remain employed with the argument that you felt the
> company needed to progress and take some chances, even though
> the resutls of your work are, and I quote, "not great". I`m
> sure your boss will pat you on the head for trying and give
> you even more money the week after. NOT!

So now you admit that music isn't about the art or creativity? There is a BIG difference between a musician making music and Joe Blow the accountant adding up figures for a CORPORATION, erm...isn't AOR always called CORPORATE rock?

You are right, there is nothing wrong with bands playing the same old thing, if that's what people want to hear. But spin this on it's head...while there are many who oppose something that "isn't new or creative", there is an equal if not greater number of people who oppose something that is new or different.

What it all boils down to is this...if the music makes an individual happy, who is anyone to say they are wrong? If I like Slang and someone else doesn't, are either of us right or wrong? No...

I like variety and bands willing to challenge themselves. Not everyone does and that's fine. Joe Blow is no more wrong for liking Band A who stays pure then maybe I am for not liking them for that very reason.

The bottom line is WE ALL LIKE SOME FORM OF MELODIC ROCK, no matter what subgenre you want to classify (otherwise we wouldn't be here!). If we can't start seeing some common point among us, then this music is going to stay in the closet,

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A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 129Mark Ashton06/24/2001 02:18AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 100Tony M06/24/2001 03:25AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 111Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:50AM
To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 76Kieran06/24/2001 04:09AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 90TC06/24/2001 04:22AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 97 Danny Danzi 06/24/2001 04:21PM
Re:Stick around to what you know you do best !! 81 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/25/2001 09:05AM
AN IDEA.... 109 Tavas 06/25/2001 02:28AM
good point... 97 sfk kurt 06/25/2001 06:51AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 78Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:40AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 73John Q06/24/2001 05:16AM
Good post! 76 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 04:41AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 106Surfpunk06/24/2001 04:56AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 93 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 05:40AM
Return 96Surfpunk06/24/2001 09:24AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 77Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:26PM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 100Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:56PM
the bottom line92 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 05:48AM
Re: the bottom line 70 Mike Matney 06/24/2001 06:59AM
Re: the bottom line 83Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:59PM
Hey Mark 87 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 10:51PM
Re: the bottom line 93Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:59PM
Rebuttle 92 Captain Can Man 06/24/2001 06:43AM
Are you the only 'rocker' left in Atlanta... 80 koogles 06/24/2001 11:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 78Tony Harnell06/24/2001 12:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 87Mark Ashton06/24/2001 08:09PM
Re: Rebuttle 69 Carl1 06/24/2001 08:26PM
Ditto.. (np) 79 Andrew 06/24/2001 08:34PM
Re: Rebuttle 93Tony Harnell06/25/2001 12:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 87Peter M. Bietenholz06/24/2001 11:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 76 Captain Can Man 06/25/2001 04:31AM
Thank You Tony! 88 Ten_K_Lovers_N1 06/26/2001 05:31AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 80Gav06/24/2001 10:29PM
young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 92 Tavas 06/25/2001 03:03AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 96 Danny Danzi 06/25/2001 07:28AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 92 Brian 06/25/2001 01:41PM
indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 72 Tavas 06/25/2001 05:14PM
Re: indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 67 Mike Matney 06/25/2001 09:08PM
Hey Danny! 93Surfpunk06/26/2001 03:54AM
Re: Hey Danny! 95 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 08:21AM
Re: Hey Danny 71Tony Harnell06/26/2001 02:29PM
2 cents worth.... 84 Captain Can Man 06/26/2001 03:33PM
Re: Hey Danny 97 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 05:16PM
Hey now! 82John Q06/26/2001 08:07PM
Re: Hey now! 75Tony Harnell06/27/2001 02:20AM
Re: Hey now! 106 Fran 06/27/2001 02:49AM
For the record... 99Surfpunk06/27/2001 06:12AM
Question for Tony & Danni........... 80 Mrpool 06/27/2001 08:13AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 88 SegaNinja 06/27/2001 09:31AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 95Tony Harnell06/27/2001 10:21AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 73 ted poley 07/01/2001 01:43PM
Re: Question for Tony & Danni........... 89 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:28PM
Re: Hey now! 88John Q06/27/2001 12:44PM
Re: Hey now! 105 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:52PM
Don't Dream It's Over..... 102 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 01:23PM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 126Tony Harnell06/28/2001 12:47AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 114 Captain Can Man 06/28/2001 04:51AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 90Tony Harnell06/28/2001 10:42AM
Re: Hey now! 117 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 07:08AM
Dear MLover... 97John Q06/27/2001 11:15AM
Re: Dear John... 118 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:48PM
Re: Hey now! 101 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 11:57AM
Danny! 99 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 12:49PM
Re: Danny! 87 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 01:00PM
Re: Hey Danny 100 Peter M. Bietenholz 06/27/2001 07:35AM
Peter, 89Surfpunk06/27/2001 08:19AM
Re: Peter, I agree !! . 113 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:23AM
Re: Hey Danny 90 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:13PM
Re: Hey Danny/Well said (np) 105Darkman06/27/2001 07:03PM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 97 Brian 06/25/2001 01:39PM

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