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Initial post: May 18, 2010 10:32:55 PM PDT
elton or billy

Posted on May 18, 2010 10:52:01 PM PDT
Alt9999 says:
Definitely Billy:

"In the midnight hour- she cried More More More
With a Rebel Yell- More More More..."

Posted on May 18, 2010 11:35:41 PM PDT
Shadow says:
Which Billy? I just assumed Billy Joel. In which case, my answer is Elton! :)

Posted on May 18, 2010 11:49:10 PM PDT
Koala says:
Elton ---- but I love them both.

In reply to an earlier post on May 19, 2010 12:20:40 AM PDT
Iceblossom says:
I think Elton had more good years but I stopped listening to either of them almost 30 years ago... but back in the day Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was the first non-kid album I owned.

Posted on May 19, 2010 1:08:17 AM PDT
Alt9999 says:
Definitely Billy:

"Bullet With Butterfly Wings"
"Cherub Rock"
"Tristessa"

The Pumpkins rocked

Posted on May 19, 2010 3:07:23 AM PDT
tabccb says:
Elton

Posted on May 19, 2010 6:26:41 AM PDT
Elton John is the King! He was a very prolific writer of great songs, especially during his "golden era" from 1970 to 1976. Plus, I still don't know what "Billy" you're referring to, Billy Holiday? Billy Joel? Billy Crystal? He,he.

Posted on May 19, 2010 6:51:59 AM PDT
Ms. 90 says:
Both!

Posted on May 19, 2010 7:17:15 AM PDT
crater face says:
billy j kramer? billy bragg? Billy don't be a hero?

Posted on May 19, 2010 4:01:26 PM PDT
Alt9999 says:
Definitely Billy:

Landau Calrissian was straight-up Gangsta

And Colt 45- Works every time...

In reply to an earlier post on May 19, 2010 5:15:19 PM PDT
look people, isn't it obvious billy is billy joel. why else would i put the two together? you know piano players, touring together.

In reply to an earlier post on May 19, 2010 5:23:46 PM PDT
Billy Bad Breaks?

The Damned STILL rock...

Posted on May 20, 2010 2:18:36 AM PDT
E-L-T-O-N.

Posted on May 22, 2010 4:24:40 AM PDT
they both did some great albums, and even though Elton kind of lost it in 80s, i would still have to pick him for the amazing streak of albums he had in the 70s.

Posted on May 22, 2010 5:18:59 AM PDT
vgcrisp says:
Elton never grew on me. He's a great entertainer but I choose Billy Joel. At least I can listen to a whole album by him.

Posted on May 26, 2010 1:03:25 PM PDT
Timmybear says:
Between Elton Motello and Billy Bremner, I think the latter was a better musician. :)

(if you're asking about John and Joel, I have no opinion. I'd rather listen to Diamanda Galas)

Posted on May 27, 2010 7:08:43 AM PDT
NT says:
Billy Joel is one of the only solos that can make a 5 star album with no filler. So I go for Billy Joel.

In reply to an earlier post on May 28, 2010 12:16:07 AM PDT
Elton actually had a run of damn good songs and albums from 1971 until about 1978. The second half of a song like "Love Lies Bleeding" rocks just as good as almost anything I've heard.

Billy ? An overexposed egomaniac who can't decide whether he wants to be Chopin or Fats Domino. Does he have some good songs ? Yeah, sure. But his arrogance and that stuffy, snobbish Long Island accent he continually carries around sink his music for me.

In reply to an earlier post on May 29, 2010 6:41:49 PM PDT
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Posted on Jun 2, 2010 7:55:33 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
Are you joking...Billy isn't worthy of tuning Elton's piano!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 3, 2010 7:39:51 AM PDT
This is a tough one. It's like choosing between a Walrus and a Manatee. But I'll have to go with Elton cause Billy tried to kill himself once by drinking furniture polish. What up with that?

Posted on Jun 3, 2010 2:31:19 PM PDT
Yeah. But Elton's suicide attempt was better. Put his head in a gas oven, but not until he had opened all the windows.

Posted on Jun 3, 2010 2:48:41 PM PDT
Suze says:
Elton

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 5, 2010 2:41:44 PM PDT
As a piano player since childhood, I would have to give the nod to Sir Elton John, the former Reginald Dwight, a/k/a Captain Fantastic. While I still listen to both, Sir Elton keeps me interested with some of his recent work.
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