It was a back and forth affair between the icons of punk and the tragic legends of Southern Rock. In the end, The Sex Pistols put on a final surge to defeat Lynyrd Skynyrd. The Results: #10 The Sex Pistols 48%; Lynyrd Skynyrd 36%; Little Feat 9%; Supergrass 3%; Judas Priest 3%; Alice in Chains 0%.
S&R’s contest to name the greatest band of all time shifts now to the Hollywood Bowl Region, where one of the single most popular and influential artists in history puts his legacy on the line against a pod that represents perhaps more critical acclaim than any other in the tournament. Yes, folks, this is a thinking fan’s dream pod.
- #6 The Beach Boys/Brian Wilson: Listen BB / Wilson
- The Stooges/Iggy Pop: Listen Stooges / Iggy
- Yes: Listen
- Tori Amos: Listen
- Wilco: Listen
- The Smithereens: Listen
Note: Readers are free to consider the work of Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman & Howe when evaluating Yes. Likewise, voters are encouraged to ignore “Kokomo” and any other work conducted under the Beach Boys banner during periods when Brian Wilson was not part of the group.
Please review the history and listen links and register your studied opinion below. Polls will close sometime before noon Tuesday.
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