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Old 10-01-2002, 12:13 AM   #1
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Is Bono the modern Elvis?

I think he may be. Less the bloated death bit, ofcourse....
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i'd compare him more to a modern day John Lennon.

all in all, bono is in his own league.

tell me, what rock star has had this much political power while still staying cool?
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none....that havent died...that is
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Nope. He's not.
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Old 10-01-2002, 12:20 AM   #5
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Im thinking the charisma of elvis..the intellect of lennon...and stature of Napolean
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and the modesty of ghandi...how's that for a mix?
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Nah, I think Bono is in a league all his own.
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Nah , John Lennon was much cooler , much better guitar player , big personality ...bono is lame and goin wrong partys too much
Elvis is the king , and bono is not that handsome and his costumes from elevation 2001 tour were like from japanese 70% off cheap store .
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Bono plays and writes most of his own material - isn't that something Elvis didn't do much of?
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Elsvis was so great , that he didn't need all that composer sh#t , many people would write for him , It was all about elvis . He was high above everything .
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No. He is Bono.
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Well, Bono and Elvis are/were both big personalities and have/had a lot of influence, but personally I wouldn't say that Bono is the modern Elvis for Elvis is immortal in the music business and - I'm very sorry - Bono won't be remembered as a single person in the history of music but rather as the singer of a great and amazing Irish rock band. His activities outside U2 won't be mentioned in musical context, I think so....
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Eh...not a big fan of Elvis myself. Bono is just Bono...but, like somebody else said, I'd probably compare him more to John Lennon. I John Lennon.
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I don't think we can accurately compare him to any other artist
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I don't think we can accurately compare him to any other artist
Yep. Bono is Bono.
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No because Bono wrote his own songs, unlike Elvis.

Maybe Jon Bon Jovi working with Max Martin (?) can be likened more to Elvis.

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No because Bono wrote his own songs, unlike Elvis.

Maybe Jon Bon Jovi working with Max Martin (?) can be likened more to Elvis.

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Bono is the male white version of Oprah.
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Bono is the male white version of Oprah.
Never thought of that, but that's a good comparison!
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Bono is the male white version of Oprah.
No way! Bono is much cooler than Oprah. I used to like Oprah years ago, but now I find both her and her show really irritating. Sure, it was great that she invited Bono on her show as a guest, but still....
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