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Old 04-09-2004, 10:10 PM   #1
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Should Bon Jovi be in the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame....

Yes or no?

I say yay.... as in yes.

They will have the opportunity to be inducted a few years....

They have been around forever and have a sound and reputation that is still strong.

Also they have written many classic songs such as "You Give Love a Bad Name." Hell, writing that song should put them in,defintely...

Give your opinons... I'd like to know. They were once one of the hugest bands around and have successful albums in every decade... Even if you hate Bon Jovi, you have heard of them...

Again I will look foward to their induction... probably in 2008...

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I never liked their music much but differently from the people I know I never said anything bad or even thought anything bad about them because they have one or two songs that are slightly enjoyable to me. So one day I was watching tv and there was a Bon Jovi show on the tube, as the British say (), and I realized that Bon Jovi was imitating every move Bruce Springsteen ever did to a point I was actually embarrassed of watching tv. Bruce did in the Reunion Tour his mad priest act during Tenth Avenue Freeze Out and Light Of Day and Bon Jovi did the same damn thing, "We're here for a celebration, unification....", now I know that apparently James Brown was the one who started that years ago but he just did it all like Bruce, imitating his gestures and ways when he is not with his guitar. I always knew that Bon Jovi was influenced by Bruce because the lyrics are in the same style (too much in the same style) and stuff but I was just shocked and lost all of my little respect for them. I think itís great to recognize your influences but not imitate them like that. However they probably will be inducted.

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I remember watching Springsteen do that "mad priest" thing on TV. I didn't know that was a regular schtick for Springsteen... learn someting new everyday...
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I was never a fan but I'll still say yes.
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I don't like them at all, but lord knows that doesn't account for much.

I'd say yes, they do belong there.
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I vote no. What did Bon Jovi ever do for music, except make it worse?
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No, but they will get in....
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Yes - they have written a load of great tracks over the years!
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Old 04-10-2004, 08:31 AM   #14
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they should.

the hall of fame needs some kind of 80s representative

we've got u2 of course

but there's no way in hell we're going to see bauhaus or someone in there

so pick the biggest artist after u2 in the 1980s - bon jovi
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Yes, they should. Whether or not you like them (there must be bands there each of us don't care for) they have had a long enough career and mean enough to enough people that they belong there. In 2001, they played the same arenas as U2. They have a following. I also hope Def Leppard makes it.

Bash the 80's rock bands all you want people, SOME of them have to get in. They represent a genre and a time period and there will be a huge lack of inductees in the future if all these bands are ignored. Remember, not everybody thinks these bands are 'shitty' and 'suck.' Thank goodness those who choose the bands are more objective.

On topic, kind of, has Ozzy ever finally been inducted, or do they still diss him?

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