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Who is your favorite 1960s singer or group that is still rockin' on?

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THE ROLLING STONES !

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earlier than the 60s but how about BB KING!

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Rolf Harris, no competition.

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The answer must be: Bob Dylan.

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That's so hard! The Stones, yes! Bob Dylan, yes! The Dead, yes! Eric Clapton, yes!

Sorry teach, can't answer!

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Paul McCartney

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STONES !

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Would ya'll believe Jethro Tull has released Thick as a Brick 2, and has enbarked on a tour, performing the entire album!

Really don't mind if you sit this one out

My words but a whisper - your deafness a SHOUT...

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Rod Stewart

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David Gilmour from Pink Floyd!!!

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I was going to say the Stones, but honestly, I can't think of anything they have put out in the past 30 years that I would consider great music. People don't go to see the Stones to listen to their new music. They go to see them play 40 year old songs. The same goes for the Beach Boys and to a lesser extent Paul McCartney.

Neil Young on the other hand is still amazing.

Robert Plant as well.

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Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Lou Reed, John Cale, Eric Clapton, Pete Townsend, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Bucky Pizzarelli, Dr. John, Leon Russell, McCoy Tyner, Maria Muldair, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, The Rolling Stones, The Moody Blues, Mavis Staples, Gladys Knight, Diana Ross, Taj Mahal, Richie Havens, CSNY, Joe Cocker, Jethro Tull ...

Still "rockin"...

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Good list pamelot, you had a few in there that I was convinced had already keeled over....

Reed, Clapton, Townsend, Dylan and (not sure if he is actually still rocking) but I would like to add Leonard Cohen.

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Shirley Bassey

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Engelbert Humperdinck !!

lol...

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Brian Wilson!

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Shirley Bassey

@ Hategobo:

I had Dame Shirley on my original list, along with Cleo Laine, but took them off at the last minute, as I took "rocking" too literally...

Glad someone else on JT also digs her fabulous vocals!

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I would like to add Leonard Cohen.

@squidbert

Hallelujiah!

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Oh and there has been a horrible omission made here, we all forgot the biggest musical hero of the free world (and heck you can include the non free world as well).

Kenny Rogers, how could we all forget? Shame on us.

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Scott Walker.

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Chicago

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OK... I'll admit it,

The Kenny Rogers was a somewhat of a smart Alec ironic remark. Although, at times , when I am sure that no-one can see or hear me I have turned up the volume and sang along to "Just Dropped In", "Beer for my horses" and "The Joker" :D

On a more serious note, Fogerty / Creedence is missing.

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"Joe Cocker"

You are so beautiful

To me!

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The Kinks

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TBH, I feel if a band/performer is just re-hashing their old hits, then they've stopped "rocking" and are now just bringing in a paycheck.

Cue Springsteen's "Glory Days"

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Cliff Richard! Tom Jones!!

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@aeho11 - YES! YES! YES! My initial reaction was the STONES, but CHICAGO is GREAT!

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Mick Jagger, Ray Davies, Joe Cocker

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Kenny Rogers, how could we all forget? Shame on us.

;^)

You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run...

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I'm not sure he's still, or ever was, "rockin'", but Paul Simon is still crazy - in a completely good way.

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Grateful Dead with Jerry Garcia, Prolco Harum, Jimi Hendrix, Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Doors, Ray Davies of the Kinks, Ventures, Booker T. & the MG's.

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The guy that is still rock'n well and still amazing is Neil Young, formerly of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

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@sfjp

Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison (Doors) have been dead for quite some time now.

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The question asks "still rockin' on?"

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Pamelot,

You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run...

And the song's name is of course "The Gambler", not "The Joker" as I stated above.

You never count your money when you're sittin' at the table. There'll be time enough for countin' when the dealin's done.

... Cause every hands a winner, and every hands a loser ... and the best that you can hope for is to die in your sleep. .....

Pure lyrics gold, I am telling you the man is a genius

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SquidBertJun. 19, 2012 - 09:00AM JST @sfjp Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison (Doors) have been dead for quite some time now.

I know that. But the questions is "Who is your favorite 1960s singer or group that is still rockin' on"? Doesn't ask if they are still alive or dead. Many people still recognize and relate to the music of Joplin, Hndrix, Morrison and still sounds great today. Even today, people listen to original Queen with Mercury or Beatles with John Lennon. Just because they are dead doesn't mean that their music died, it still rocks.

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@sfjp,

Agreed, they were great and their music still rocks. But to me, "still rockin' on" means "still playing" or at least being fairly animated.

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Just because they are dead doesn't mean that their music died, it still rocks.

Yes, absolutely...

But there is something to be said of the survivors; who keep it going, year after year...

"It takes some doing - Monkery's a slow, slow train, Trial and error, loss and gain."

-Blue Monk, Thelonius Monk

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Bob Dylan is still going strong. Also Neil Young. Jethro Tull. I'd go and see any of those acts if they came to Japan.

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The Ventures.

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