Old 19th June 2003, 22:08   #1
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Greatest Musician Ever

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I am new to the winamp community.. Not that I am a new user of winamp.. but I am a bit late to join the forum. Now that I am a member I would like to post a topic which is quite debatable. As users of winamp I guess everyone is deep into music, atleast into listening music. I would like to know your favorite musician, the one you consider above all. The greatest of all time. THE GREATEST EVER MUSICIAN. As for me I vote for USTAD NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN !


Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a man of impressive, even daunting, stature. The emotional intensity and soaring power of his voice transcend all boundaries of language and religion and have popularised this beautiful and inspirational music.
In less than a decade Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan achieved outstanding and unique success. The foremost reason for his popularity was his inventiveness - an ability to bring together separate traditions.
Touched by genius, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was undoubtedly, spiritually and technically, the greatest voice of his day. He was a great bearer of the tradition - the most significant qawwal of his generation and at the same time a great innovator - a visionary who explored a new and daring contemporary musical language.
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Old 19th June 2003, 22:12   #2
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IMHO the best musician ever, or at least one of them, would have to be Frank Zappa.
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Old 19th June 2003, 22:21   #3
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Mike Oldfield... Genius!

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Old 19th June 2003, 22:56   #4
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Welcome to the music forum Headstrong.
Interesting choice you have, and good reasons to back it up.
I'll have to think about who I'd say...
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Old 20th June 2003, 02:36   #5
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Michelle Branch. She has made three albums:

Broken Bracelet
The Spirit Room
Hotel Paper (out on the 24th June)

Whatever mood I am, I enjoy her music, and the words mean something. She plays the electric guitar and the acoustic in her songs and she is in her early 20's and I feel that her music is very unique, inspiring and I respect her for her pure talent. I cannot really say this about much modern music.
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Old 20th June 2003, 02:50   #6
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Old 20th June 2003, 03:44   #7
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eric clapton, duh
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Old 20th June 2003, 06:24   #8
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Dean Garcia (in partnership with Toni Halliday). A musical technician of the first order, perfector of the wall of sound (no easy feat). Always 5 years ahead of the curve.

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Old 20th June 2003, 10:02   #9
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A truly great musician is a lot of things- not just musical skill. He must have the cult of personality- he must be charismatic, he must be a showman.

To me, the classic exemplification of that is Niccolo Paganini the violinist. He was probably the first musician ever to really have a giant fan following comparable to 'rock stars' today-in that scores of fans followed him, and he toured the entirity of Europe. Furthermore, many people truly thought he had actually made a deal with satan for his gift, and he encouraged it by acting the part of a possessed man not in control on the stage.

His playing was flamboyant, violent- and simply spellbinding. Here was a man who appeared on the quaint music scene with technique that scared ******** richochet bowing, lefthand pizzicato. He once arrived
to perform a sonata in a concert hall, and surprised everyone by playing the entire thing at twelve notes per second. On another famous occasion, he played a piece so violently that be broke 3 strings and successfully finished the entire thing on the G string- to a wild ovation at it's finish.

He was the original virtuoso- all other individually recognized musicians follow in his footsteps.


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Old 20th June 2003, 21:28   #11
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Loreena McKennitt - she captures the soul with her hauntingly melodic voice.

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Old 4th July 2003, 21:32   #12
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paul mccartney and/or john lennon.
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Old 5th July 2003, 02:50   #13
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w00t for Paganini...I agree. Just listen to something played by him and something played by other musicians at the time...insane difference.

lol, Satan set him up Nice :P
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Old 7th July 2003, 02:54   #14
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I love disturbed so I'm tempted to say one of them, but they aren't great musicians.

I guess I would have to narrow it down to either Joe Perry or Eric Clapton.
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