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2022-03-30 10:52:47 PM  
Daft Punk ran out of demo tracks on their Casio

Family Guy - Daft Punk
Youtube XrmyU3PTCYk
 
2022-03-30 10:55:44 PM  
List needs more rock bands.
 
2022-03-30 10:57:15 PM  
List fails, just in general, but particularly without Peter Green.
 
jvl [BareFark]
2022-03-30 10:59:22 PM  
And by "a bunch of bands who quit at the top" we mean a bunch of bands who broke up due to hating each other and other bands who quit after they were no longer hot. Also a very small number who quit at the top.
 
2022-03-30 10:59:41 PM  
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2022-03-30 11:01:49 PM  
Anyone with a multiple decades long solo career didnt "walk away."

I'm looking at you Sting and Paul Simon.
 
2022-03-30 11:05:54 PM  
List is incomplete without Chris Gaines.
 
2022-03-30 11:11:20 PM  
This seems to be an odd list of bands that broke up just as they were making it big and bands/artists that eventually retired after years if superstardom.

For the former category, I'd include these guys
[1986] The Housemartins • Happy Hour
Youtube L9sHfcCwTYA
 
2022-03-30 11:13:49 PM  
List is complete shiat without Oingo Boingo.
 
2022-03-30 11:21:04 PM  

InfoFreako: This seems to be an odd list of bands that broke up just as they were making it big and bands/artists that eventually retired after years if superstardom.

For the former category, I'd include these guys
[YouTube video: [1986] The Housemartins • Happy Hour]


Ex-Members did some interesting stuff after as well.
 
2022-03-30 11:21:38 PM  
No Ace Of Base?
 
2022-03-30 11:24:31 PM  
How about Nirvana, and Guns n Roses? Both finished before they had a chance to make a lot more records.
 
2022-03-30 11:41:13 PM  
The Clash.
 
2022-03-30 11:46:59 PM  

kling_klang_bed: The Clash.


Cut the crap.
 
2022-03-30 11:47:08 PM  
Strapping Young Lad.
 
2022-03-30 11:47:19 PM  
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2022-03-30 11:48:45 PM  
Big Black.
Went out at their peak, broke up when one member quit to go to law school and before another member's alcohol problem got too bad.  Never sucked.
 
2022-03-30 11:51:06 PM  
Glad to see love for the T-Hip. Gord was a genius, and his performance of "Grace, Too" at the farewell concert was the most chilling one I've ever experienced. The man was dying, everyone knew it, and here he was showing the country all the anguish...
 
2022-03-30 11:56:04 PM  
the French duo known as Daft Punk quickly went from early Big Beat headliners

Daft Punk never played Big Beat.
 
2022-03-30 11:58:34 PM  
Fugazi.
Minutemen.
Sugar.
 
2022-03-31 12:03:09 AM  
No CCR?
 
2022-03-31 12:08:29 AM  

Billy Liar: Fugazi.
Minutemen.
Sugar.


Jesus Lizard.
The Pixies.
 
2022-03-31 12:13:10 AM  
How about Janis Joplin? Jimi Hendrix? Kurt Cobain? Amy WInehouse?

I mean, talk about quitters.
 
2022-03-31 12:34:39 AM  
This list includes Tom Lehrer. It is therefore canonically perfect.
 
kab
2022-03-31 12:35:36 AM  
Slayer walked away at the top of their game?  Really?
 
2022-03-31 12:54:10 AM  

Luse: List is complete shiat without Oingo Boingo.


They are touring next month in California.
 
2022-03-31 12:58:32 AM  

Courtney Cox-Zucker: kling_klang_bed: The Clash.

Cut the crap.


Difficulty; no Jones or Headon.
 
2022-03-31 12:59:43 AM  

PabloHosehead: Glad to see love for the T-Hip. Gord was a genius, and his performance of "Grace, Too" at the farewell concert was the most chilling one I've ever experienced. The man was dying, everyone knew it, and here he was showing the country all the anguish...


Gord's passing still hurts.
 
2022-03-31 1:13:31 AM  
Pavement should keep farking walking.
 
2022-03-31 1:13:54 AM  
I liked and still like Pavement. I remember reading a review of their latest album (Terror Twilight) at the time complaining that their schtick had always been that their instruments were out of tune, but their last album failed because they had tuned their instruments.
 
2022-03-31 1:37:07 AM  

Courtney Cox-Zucker: [townsquare.media image 850x566]


Who is this makeup-caked douchebag?  The goth magician guy?
 
2022-03-31 1:41:02 AM  
Ooh, you're one of today's lucky ten thousand.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Gaines
 
2022-03-31 1:45:22 AM  

SavageWombat: Ooh, you're one of today's lucky ten thousand.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Gaines


OH THAT.

HORK.

If I squish my eyes real tight maybe I won't remember what it looks like.  Again.
 
2022-03-31 1:53:24 AM  
Hard to say Billy Joel has gone out. He will play any date you drive him to, and has an almost standing engagement at Madison Square Garden (which is a short drive from home). He might not be making new stuff, he can fill to the rafters many venues around the world.  Basically, if MSG hasn't been reserved, he can fill the joint enough to make it worthwhile.

It's like when the "live music" around Denton is Bowling for Soup. They all live out in Lantana, a short drive from everything.
 
2022-03-31 2:07:38 AM  

kling_klang_bed: Billy Liar: Fugazi.
Minutemen.
Sugar.

Jesus Lizard.
The Pixies.


Sex Pistols
Operation Ivy
 
2022-03-31 2:20:06 AM  

Greywingnut: This list includes Tom Lehrer. It is therefore canonically perfect.


I didn't know that he made all his stuff public domain.  That's nice of him.
 
2022-03-31 2:33:37 AM  

LrdPhoenix: Greywingnut: This list includes Tom Lehrer. It is therefore canonically perfect.

I didn't know that he made all his stuff public domain.  That's nice of him.


He got the idea from Agnes
 
2022-03-31 2:59:25 AM  

TedCruz'sCrazyDad: Luse: List is complete shiat without Oingo Boingo.

They are touring next month in California.


No, that is Former Members of Oingo Boingo. No Danny Elfman, no Oingo Boingo. They are still broken up.
 
2022-03-31 3:20:24 AM  

Tman144: kling_klang_bed: Billy Liar: Fugazi.
Minutemen.
Sugar.

Jesus Lizard.
The Pixies.

Sex Pistols
Operation Ivy


Beatles
Led Zeppelin
 
2022-03-31 4:39:15 AM  
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Chris Evans and Steve Buscemi's baby.
 
2022-03-31 4:45:32 AM  
Thanks for that shiatty earworm Subby.
 
2022-03-31 4:49:34 AM  

kling_klang_bed: No Ace Of Base?


Ace of Base still releases music, most recently in 2020.
 
2022-03-31 4:57:13 AM  
Wot, no Talk Talk?
Or the La's?
 
2022-03-31 5:01:06 AM  

LewDux: Tman144: kling_klang_bed: Billy Liar: Fugazi.
Minutemen.
Sugar.

Jesus Lizard.
The Pixies.

Sex Pistols
Operation Ivy

Beatles
Led Zeppelin


Mozart
 
2022-03-31 6:14:50 AM  
I have never seen this picture before.  It made the article worthwhile.
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2022-03-31 7:00:55 AM  
List fail. Paul Davis had a handful of minor hits in the late 70s and early 80s. Put
Out some great Albums of yacht and country rock . Quit at his peak to care for his special needs son, the best reason I've heard of anyone quitting the biz.


Instead of a song you get an interview because damn, the hair and mustaches on his band has to be seen to be believed.

Dick Clark Interviews Paul Davis - American Bandstand 1982
Youtube 5D5AAJZXuDo
 
2022-03-31 8:19:31 AM  
no XTC ?
 
2022-03-31 8:26:21 AM  
Just popping in to thank Subby for the link. Listening to Ultimate Painting right now.
 
2022-03-31 8:59:51 AM  

Billy Liar: Fugazi.
Minutemen.
Sugar.


minutemen lost their singer/guitarist in a car wreck.   not exactly 'walking away'.
 
2022-03-31 9:22:03 AM  
The Hip didn't "walk away". Gord had brain cancer and did a cross-Canada farewell tour.  And the final show was fucking amazing.
 
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