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Old 03-13-2011, 06:52 AM
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Default Re: Music's deadliest genre

Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
Some may have produced dark art but if that was the pattern I would have noticed. It's not that cut-and-dried.

What about Keith Richards? Remarkable quantities of input and remarkably upbeat output.

Or Duane Allman (died in a crash but was a very heavy user). John Bonham. Tim Buckley. Bon Scott. Rick Grech. The list could go on ... none fit your description.
Well, I think DMC was referring to the song writers, but a few of these don't seem that far out from his point:

Richards, OK, but doesn't Mick write the lyrics? Still, Paint it Black, Sympathy for the Devil,

Duane Allman - Whipping Post? TIED to the whipping post! Good Lord, I feel like I'm dyin'... Granted Greg wrote the song. But seems to fit.

Bonham - Gallows Pole, Immigrant Song ( violence, destruction), When the Leave Breaks (Moroseness, alienation).

Bon Scott: Dirty Deeds, Jail Break, Highway to Hell,
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