Monday, April 19, 2010

Kill The Wabbit

The Who and KISS top the lists of the Best and Worst Rock Operas as chosen by Spinner. The Who's Tommy was voted the best, followed in the Top 10 by Pink Floyd's The Wall, David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust and Green Day's American Idiot. The Who's Quadrophenia also made the list.

The list of the Worst Rock Operas is headed up by KISS's Music From the Elder. Also making the list are Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell, Styx's Kilroy Was Here, Neil Young's Greendale and Pete Townshend's Psychoderelict. --Sal Cirrincione

Best Rock Operas:

1) The Who - Tommy

6) Green Day - American Idiot

2) Pink Floyd - The Wall

7) Frank Zappa - Joe's Garage - Acts 1-3

3) Drive-by Truckers - Southern Rock Opera

8) The Who - Quadrophenia

4) David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

9) Original Cast - Hedwig and the Angry Inch

5) Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice - Jesus Christ Superstar

10) Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years

Worst Rock Operas:

1) KISS - Music From the Elder

6) Vanilla Fudge - The Beat Goes On

2) Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell

7) Alice Cooper - Goes to Hell

3) Styx - Kilroy Was Here

8) Tenacious D - The Pick of Destiny

4) Jefferson Airplane - Blows Against the Empire

9) Neil Young - Greendale

5) Garth Brooks - The Life of Chris Gaines

10) Pete Townshend - Psychoderelict

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