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Music's greatest blunders

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by anonymous278347457, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    Id have to say this

    calling the Jazz bass the Jazz bass. Im sure it will put off at least half of the 14-18 year old beginner bass buyers. (yes I do confess to thinking it was for jazz only, that was until I found TB)

    can anyone else think of any?

    oh btw. sorry if this has already been posted somewhere. my eyes are hurting after trying to go through 500 partial matches on the search menu
  2. need4mospd


    Dec 22, 2005
    The fact it was called a Jazz bass was actually the reason I got mine. I was 17. Of course 17 year olds that love Jazz are quite rare.
  3. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV
    Can I chime in about the "proper" pronunciation of Pianist.

    And then there's also Flautist.....:scowl:
  4. Thursday


    Nov 24, 2005
    Bronx, New York
  5. marthasvinyard


    Feb 28, 2006
    Although the MM StingRay was inventive when introduced, the explanation for its poor g string performance from Ernie Ball is a bit of a goof. See link.


    I love the line, "IT is one of the things you get used to with a Sting Ray or not," when describing the noticeably weak g string output.

    I'll take two...:meh:
  6. Lazylion

    Lazylion Goin ahead on wit my bad self!

    Jan 25, 2006
    Frederick MD USA
    Record companies who refused to sign the Beatles.

    Pete Best managing to get fired from the Beatles.

    Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks making a negative comment about the President while onstage.

    Stevie Ray Vaughan getting on that helicopter.

    There's a few!
  7. Musica greatest Blunder?

    Well, that would be Oasis - alonmg with the fact that Liam thinks he is posessed by the spirit of John Lennon.
  8. britany spears
  9. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Mainstream music these days.
  10. Mariah Carey in "Glitter"

    Michael Jackson post-puberty

    Yoko Ono

    ...for starters
  11. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
    What's her name rippin the pope up on Saturday Night Live.
    Sinead O'Conner was it? Last I heard she was scrubbing toilets for living.
  12. Boybands come to mind.......
  13. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    David Lee Goes solo
    VH hires Gary Cherrone(I liked Sammy)
  14. The internet.

    Cd's are dying. Its a sad time for music right now.
  15. DougP


    Sep 4, 2001
    Dang it! all the good answers are taken by the time i show up. :p
  16. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    One particularly irritating one:

    The tremelo/vibrato farce. Why oh why were they mislabled!
  17. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    That's a pretty good list.

    I was also thinking boy bands, Cher, KoRn, that thingy that most tone-deaf pop singers today use to sound in tune... oh and Milli Vanilli.
  18. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    You mean Trembalos!
  19. Cyndi Lauper's new "Unplugged" album. Please give me your granma's knitting needles so I can shove them in my ears.
  20. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central

    I don't see how the Dixie Chicks are a 'major blunder'. Stars say what they like; Slayer putting swatiskas on their guitars was a really dumb move, but they're still millionaires.