David Crosby says NO to Punk rock and NO to Riot Fest

7 27 2017 3 40 30 PM min - David Crosby says NO to Punk rock and NO to Riot Fest

David Crosby (of Crosby Still Nash & Young, etc) tweeted his dislike of Punk rock today.

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He’s not a fan of the punk lyrics he’s heard. Hear’s some of the acts he writes off as “dumb stuff”:

  • Descendants
  • Hot Water Music
  • Talking Heads
  • New York Dolls
  • Heartbreakers
  • Ramones
  • The Clash
  • Buzzcocks
  • The Stooges
  • The Damned

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7 27 2017 2 22 18 PM min - David Crosby says NO to Punk rock and NO to Riot Fest

No love for the following:

  • Buzzcocks
  • Fugazi
  • NomeansNo
  • The Jam
  • Minutemen
  • The Replacements
  • THe Stanglers,
  • X
  • Devo
  • Velvet Underground
  • The Pogues
  • Gang of Four

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He did stop short of call Patti Smith “dumb” though…

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He then flat-out turned down a hypothetical invite to Riot Fest, one of the greatest music fests in the country.

7 27 2017 2 08 36 PM min - David Crosby says NO to Punk rock and NO to Riot Fest

Probably a good thing because, even if there is a time and place to chill with some Crosby Still & Nash, we would very much like to keep our energy up when bouncing between the likes of The Buzzcocks and Nine Inch Nails.

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